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  •  Any clue as to their specific reason(s) (1+ / 0-)
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    for doing this and if it could be part of a broader movement hoping to engage in similar attacks for similar or related reasons, or it it's a one-off having to do with certain peoples' personal issues and beefs, akin to serial shooters?

    "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

    by kovie on Fri Apr 19, 2013 at 08:23:17 AM PDT

    •  Not yet. We don't know anything. n/t (2+ / 0-)
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      •  I've learned to not spend too much time (1+ / 0-)
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        following such situations in real time given how long it takes for the complete story to come out. I add no value and waste my time. So I was just popping in briefly to see what was known at this time.

        "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

        by kovie on Fri Apr 19, 2013 at 08:38:52 AM PDT

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    •  Rumor and the internet has it (4+ / 0-)
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      The older brother has the zeal of a convert.  Apocalyptic religious blah blah.  Same as al Qaeda, the Branch Davidians the the Tokyo cult with sarin gas on the subways.  As far as anyone can tell the younger brother remains a complete mystery.  

      Tom Frank was a pseudo that I coined before I found out about that guy who writes books.

      by Tom Frank on Fri Apr 19, 2013 at 08:33:44 AM PDT

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      •  Any word on whether his dreams of being (0+ / 0-)

        a US Olympic boxer were thwarted and if this could have had anything to do with that, e.g. "Racist American officials passed me up because they hate Chechnyans" or some such craziness. There's often personal resentment involved in such attacks that try to hide behind some political motivation.

        "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

        by kovie on Fri Apr 19, 2013 at 08:41:34 AM PDT

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