Well it turns out that, as usual, the suspicions had some bearing on the reality.
Mich. militia members cleared of charges that accused them of plotting war against governmentYeah. Tell me why we should trust the gov't again?
Roberts granted requests for acquittal on the most serious charges: conspiring to commit sedition, or rebellion, against the U.S. and conspiring to use weapons of mass destruction. Other weapons crimes tied to the alleged conspiracies also were dismissed.