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Thu Feb 21, 2019, 09:47 AM

'They hate white males': A Norwegian mass murderer inspired the Coast Guard officer...

‘They hate white males’: A Norwegian mass murderer inspired the Coast Guard officer plotting terror, feds say

By Isaac Stanley-Becker February 21 at 6:31 AM

When federal agents searched the Maryland home of the U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant accused of plotting to kill politicians and journalists in a quest for a “white homeland,” they didn’t just find guns and ammunition.

They also turned up a locked briefcase filled with more than 30 bottles of what appeared to be human growth hormone, a drug used by athletes and bodybuilders who believe that it augments muscle mass and boosts speed. Neither the supplements nor the opioid pills, also seized by authorities, had been amassed on doctor’s orders.

Christopher Paul Hasson found inspiration for beefing up elsewhere — in a 1,500 page manifesto prepared by Anders Behring Breivik, the right-wing Norwegian extremist who killed 77 people, many of them children, in a bomb-and-gun rampage in 2011 that he called his “martyrdom operation.”

The deluded pursuit of a masculine ideal is just one of many ways in which prosecutors say Breivik, who received Norway’s maximum sentence of 21 years in prison when his trial ended in 2012, was a model for Hasson, an avowed white nationalist who wrote that he was “dreaming of a way to kill almost every last person on the earth.” For the 49-year-old resident of Silver Spring, those reportedly included CNN and MSNBC personalities as well as lawmakers such as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), whom Hasson identified as “poca warren," borrowing President Trump’s epithet. Hasson was arrested Friday on weapons and drugs charges.

The inspiration that he drew from Breivik, 40, illuminates the global exchange of extremist ideas binding apparently lone-wolf actors who portray themselves as martyrs for “Western civilization," under siege, they claim, by immigrants and elite opinion makers espousing multiculturalism. The European allegedly emulated by the American extremist had quoted generously from American figures such as Robert Spencer, the director of the Jihad Watch website, and had modeled his act on the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, whose perpetrators are now heroes to some on the far-right fringes. The recycling of fearmongering shows how a nationalist, anti-immigrant vision has become truly international, sometimes with fatal consequences.


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Thu Feb 21, 2019, 10:14 AM

1. So he sets out to kill more white males.

And the like of Breivik and Hasson keep doing and planning things to make white males bigger targets of flow back against their evil.

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