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azmouse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-18-10 04:03 PM
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43. If he was rich enough for a private plane then he could have paid his taxes.
Good riddance to him and I'm glad he wasn't able to take anyone else out with him.
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  -you know, I don't think I would have liked Joe Stack at all... mike_c  Feb-18-10 02:48 PM   #0 
  - He seems to have hated capitalism and liked socialism.  timeforpeace   Feb-18-10 02:52 PM   #1 
  - we certainly had that in common....  mike_c   Feb-18-10 02:53 PM   #2 
  - Apparently many here agree. And be sure to read the end of his manifesto.  timeforpeace   Feb-18-10 04:04 PM   #45 
  - Except for all that business...  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-18-10 02:54 PM   #4 
  - codswallop. He was a businessman waho didn't want to pay his taxes.  cali   Feb-18-10 02:55 PM   #8 
  - I think you are right.  county worker   Feb-18-10 03:02 PM   #17 
  - exactly right.  Javaman   Feb-18-10 03:03 PM   #18 
  - Yep. He sounds like a leftist loony. nt  Kahuna   Feb-18-10 03:13 PM   #22 
  - You are really trying hard, aren't you?  Ikonoklast   Feb-18-10 03:40 PM   #31 
  - Read the end of his manifesto.  timeforpeace   Feb-18-10 04:03 PM   #44 
     - I read ALL of it.  Ikonoklast   Feb-18-10 04:16 PM   #53 
  - Socialists are rarely anti-tax activists.  LeftishBrit   Feb-18-10 03:51 PM   #36 
  - Read the end of his manifesto.  timeforpeace   Feb-18-10 04:03 PM   #42 
  - regardless of what he wrote, he ended his life in a gesture against the IRS. So...  NoFace   Feb-18-10 04:13 PM   #51 
  - You've been posting sympathetic crap about him all day. Trying to make him "one of us" - sickening.  Justitia   Feb-18-10 04:18 PM   #57 
  - he was pushed into a level of desperation that more and more of us are being forced into  NightWatcher   Feb-18-10 02:54 PM   #3 
  - Are you kidding???? He was a middle-aged, successful business owner w/his own plane!  Justitia   Feb-18-10 04:25 PM   #63 
  - I've read his screed three times  cali   Feb-18-10 02:54 PM   #5 
  - Correction: stole someone else's plane. nt  eppur_se_muova   Feb-18-10 03:48 PM   #34 
     - nope. he used his own plane  cali   Feb-18-10 04:00 PM   #39 
        - Different outlets saying different things ... will have to wait for chaos to die down.  eppur_se_muova   Feb-18-10 04:16 PM   #54 
           - nope, sorry. every outlet is now saying it was his plane.  cali   Feb-18-10 04:17 PM   #56 
              - Well, that's very gracious of you.  eppur_se_muova   Feb-18-10 04:23 PM   #62 
  - Well, he was an antitax nut, possibly a teabag sympathizer  Warpy   Feb-18-10 02:55 PM   #6 
  - that is EXACTLY the point I was trying to convey....  mike_c   Feb-18-10 02:57 PM   #10 
  - Flatterer!  Warpy   Feb-18-10 03:00 PM   #15 
  - He was stark,raving mad. Period.  virgogal   Feb-18-10 03:37 PM   #29 
     - what do you base that diagnosis on...?  mike_c   Feb-18-10 03:47 PM   #33 
        - Suicide, and the possibilty of other deaths while committing it, is  virgogal   Feb-18-10 03:51 PM   #35 
        - so you'd advocate NOT prosecuting him, had he survived....  mike_c   Feb-18-10 04:02 PM   #41 
           - If he survived he should be tried as insane. Each state is  virgogal   Feb-18-10 04:08 PM   #48 
        - He tried to kill his family?  MilesColtrane   Feb-18-10 04:25 PM   #64 
           - I'm not sure there is any "sane rationalization" for that....  mike_c   Feb-18-10 04:32 PM   #65 
  - dude you never know who you are going to be friends with,  vadawg   Feb-18-10 02:55 PM   #7 
  - does anyone have a link to the suicide note?  inna   Feb-18-10 02:57 PM   #9 
  - I read it on DU, but the mods took it down....  mike_c   Feb-18-10 02:59 PM   #12 
  - FBI was going to shut the site down, but you can see the letter here...  Individualist   Feb-18-10 02:59 PM   #14 
  - here's my DU hasn't been taken down...  nashville_brook   Feb-18-10 03:06 PM   #20 
  - Here's a link to an archived copy.  sinkingfeeling   Feb-18-10 03:16 PM   #24 
  - I read his letter and what it says to me is that he tried avoid paying taxes.  county worker   Feb-18-10 02:58 PM   #11 
  - that's what I got too, plus...  Javaman   Feb-18-10 03:25 PM   #27 
  - I see no need to attempt to kill lower-level treasury dept employees when CORPORATIONS  kestrel91316   Feb-18-10 02:59 PM   #13 
  - as I suspected, this thread is already completely hijacked...  mike_c   Feb-18-10 03:03 PM   #19 
     - Trying to defend this guys actions, is bizarre.  Javaman   Feb-18-10 03:32 PM   #28 
     - what on earth gave you the impression that I'm defending his actions...?  mike_c   Feb-18-10 03:41 PM   #32 
        - Here's why...  Javaman   Feb-18-10 04:05 PM   #46 
           - see # 58, just below....  mike_c   Feb-18-10 04:21 PM   #60 
     - Wait, what? You say "condemn what Stark did" as if such condemnation is a BAD thing?  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Feb-18-10 04:12 PM   #50 
     - oh for pete's sake....  mike_c   Feb-18-10 04:19 PM   #58 
     - he was a tax cheat. he was angry that he had to pay taxes  cali   Feb-18-10 04:21 PM   #61 
  - I agree. I don't like what he did but I can see his argument.  Arctic Dave   Feb-18-10 03:00 PM   #16 
  - i see a lot of "grey area" in his letter -- i agree with you that there's parts that resonate...  nashville_brook   Feb-18-10 03:12 PM   #21 
  - Hell, I think I worked with him in the early '80s. Had a co-worker, with a different name, in the  sinkingfeeling   Feb-18-10 03:15 PM   #23 
  - it scares the hell out of me to think that a man might watch the wall approach...  mike_c   Feb-18-10 03:18 PM   #25 
  - Well, if he was writing that manifesto while flying into the wall, I won't say anything.  sinkingfeeling   Feb-18-10 03:24 PM   #26 
  - except father, about every repug i know dont pay, or dont pay what suppose to  seabeyond   Feb-18-10 03:37 PM   #30 
     - You don't take your legally allowed deductions?  virgogal   Feb-18-10 03:55 PM   #37 
        - did it sound like i was talking about LEGALLY allowed deductions? nt  seabeyond   Feb-18-10 04:17 PM   #55 
  - Let's not forget he set his house on fire with his wife and daughter inside  lunatica   Feb-18-10 03:58 PM   #38 
  - Pathetic. A deranged tax cheat is a hero to some because he whines about the IRS  Uzybone   Feb-18-10 04:00 PM   #40 
  - no-- you know what's pathetic?  mike_c   Feb-18-10 04:12 PM   #49 
  - Seriously.  DevonRex   Feb-18-10 04:13 PM   #52 
  - If he was rich enough for a private plane then he could have paid his taxes.  azmouse   Feb-18-10 04:03 PM   #43 
  - You're on the side of a tax evading murderer? Nice. nt  DevonRex   Feb-18-10 04:07 PM   #47 
  - He believed that killing people is the answer to political problems.  MilesColtrane   Feb-18-10 04:19 PM   #59 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-18-10 04:32 PM   #66 
  - Locking  Wickerman   Feb-18-10 04:33 PM   #67 

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