Vicente Adolfo Solano, 53, appeared before a judge to face a federal charge of attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction.
Authorities said Solano made pro-Islamic State videos before planning the attack, which included detonating a weapon of mass destruction, the complaint said.
"I love that there is going to be a holy war," he said in one video. "The United States is the most terrorist country of them all."
Reminder: he's from Honduras. Not Syria. Not Iraq. Not Iran. Honduras.
"I am going to plant a bomb like in-like in Boston, in the name of Allah," Solano said, according to the complaint. "Like in Boston, like Suarez wanted to do in the Keys, that's how they're going to get it, and even worse."
Solano later met with undercover agents and "described his feeling of exclusion that stems from his temporary immigration status," the complaint said.
On Friday, Solano met with the undercover agents at a hotel, where they put the device together. Solano practiced arming the device, which was inert and could never actually explode, the complaint said.
Okay, so this busted a number of leftist narratives.
One needn't be from the Middle East to be a terrorist.
Not all immigrants are here for a "better life." Ergo immigration background checks should maybe be a little more stringent than they already are. If an American citizen has to go through a full rectal exam for a gun (or to come back into the United States from visiting another country, hello Customs), maybe we should examine foreigners more closely.
He was already here temporarily. And was so miffed he wasn't getting his meal ticket pronto, he wanted to blow up a mall. That's hardly the American way, no?
Terrorists hate America for a myriad of reasons. When was the last time America bombed Honduras for oil? Uh huh. So much for that sacred cow.