Michael Stephen Bowden

*In South Carolina, a 78-year-old man with more than a dozen weapons in his home has been arrested after federal authorities say he told a nurse he was thinking about killing President Barack Obama.

Michael Stephen Bowden was being held Friday at the Spartanburg County jail. Bowden was arrested recently after he told a nurse at a Veterans Affairs clinic in Spartanburg he was thinking of killing the president, according to a sworn statement by a U.S. Secret Service agent, reports the AP.

During a checkup at the clinic Nov. 16, a nurse asked Bowden if he ever thought about killing himself. According to the affidavit, Bowden told the nurse, “Yes, I would like to shoot the president then myself.”

Bowden repeated those words to another nurse, adding that he wanted to kill Obama “because he is not doing enough to help African Americans.”

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