Domestic terror in Austin TX. Man flies plane into IRS building

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  1. B_talltpaguy

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    Small plane hits Austin office building 10:32 AM CT | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News | Latest News

    Small plane hits Austin office building

    Small plane hits Austin office building 10:32 AM CT

    10:50 AM CST on Thursday, February 18, 2010
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    Joseph Andrew Stack
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  2. B_talltpaguy

    B_talltpaguy New Member

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    In case anyone is wondering, this guy wasn't a rightwinger or a leftwinger necessarily. He was an educated, generally successful guy, who was extremely sick of watching the wealthy and large corporations rule the government... or something like that.
     
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    As tragic as this story is, you do realize just how ironic that sentence is in conjunction with the rest of the information? :15:


    I'm sure we'll be hearing more about this on the news channels tonight.
     
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    it wasn't just thathe was sick of watching the wealthy and large corporations rule the government or "something like that"...he had a wide variety of gripes, mainly with what the government and IRS were doing to him and the little guy, which he then projected on to the government and the corporations etc...he also went after the catholic church, the corrupt unions and others.

    here is his entire letter

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  5. B_talltpaguy

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    ^I already posted a link to (and read) his suicide note in the initial post.

    As OP, I'm not debating things, just providing some links to the news. Hence the effort at a short explanation that was purposefully vague and middling.
     
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    And yet, I don't feel terrorized at all.
     
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    Me either.
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    You beat me to it HG
     
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    Bipolar/depressed/paranoid.
     
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