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Gunman Angry Over Poor English, Job Loss
cbsnews. ^ | April 4, 2009

Posted on 04/04/2009 7:59:13 AM PDT by JoeProBono

Binghamton's police chief said a man who killed 13 people inside an immigrant community center was depressed after recently losing a job and angry that he couldn't speak English well.

Police Chief Joseph Zikuski told CBS' The Early Show that the motives of 41-year-old Jiverly Wong, who had taken classes at the American Civic Association, to kill so many were not very clear.

"He recently lost a job, spoke very little or no English, and was angry because people looked down upon him," Zikuski told Early Show anchor Erica Hill. "That's all we have at this point. There's been no notes or anything like that to indicate what his motives may have been and we're hoping to get some more light shed on why he did something as horrible as this. But that's all we may end up with."

(Excerpt) Read more at cbsnews.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: gunman; immigrant

1 posted on 04/04/2009 7:59:13 AM PDT by JoeProBono
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To: JoeProBono
and angry that he couldn't speak English well.

Yeah, every time that I misspell a word here, I grab my uzi and kill a few people...

2 posted on 04/04/2009 8:01:39 AM PDT by bill1952 (Power is an illusion created between those with power - and those without)
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3 posted on 04/04/2009 8:02:29 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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Caption: “That lady who called 911 say if it’s safe to go inside now?”


5 posted on 04/04/2009 8:02:51 AM PDT by BradyLS (DO NOT FEED THE BEARS!)
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To: JoeProBono

Why didn’t the messiah wave his wand and fix everything in the kook’s life.


6 posted on 04/04/2009 8:03:40 AM PDT by Carley (President Obama Dropped a MOAB on America)
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To: JoeProBono
The perils of a country that now thinks “assimilation” is racist.

Creating even more victim mentality.

8 posted on 04/04/2009 8:05:32 AM PDT by roses of sharon (Pray Hussein fails!)
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To: Carley

They said his father worked at IBM. I’d love to know how long he had lived in the USA.

I wish these people would leave the world without taking anyone else with them.


9 posted on 04/04/2009 8:05:33 AM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: JoeProBono

The media does not know how to spin this one.

The “guns out of control” angle is in full play, but the fact the murderer is an immigrant and “person of color” has the MSM, briefly, not sure how to respond.


10 posted on 04/04/2009 8:06:59 AM PDT by PGR88
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11 posted on 04/04/2009 8:07:09 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: JackRyanCIA
Yes; let us give 'reason' to this outrage and sympathy for the perp. So ok; he had issues. How he handled them, cost a lot of innocent people to lose their lives and brings a lifetime of pain and suffering to their families.

Giving 'reason' here; only plants seeds of 'justification' for those 'sick' who feel aggrieved. . .and wondering what they might do about it.

12 posted on 04/04/2009 8:07:18 AM PDT by cricket (NOOOOOOO to Serfdom. . .)
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13 posted on 04/04/2009 8:09:17 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: JoeProBono
Makes no sense for many reasons.

It sounds like a scam by the libs to coddle the “don't make me speak English” crowd AND the “guns are evil” crowd. Two birds with one stone.

Don't believe a damn word these “journalists” say.

14 posted on 04/04/2009 8:09:22 AM PDT by varyouga (2 natural disasters, zerO action. Obama doesn't care about white people!)
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To: JoeProBono
Just remember keep a leash on your dog when in a Vietnamese neighborhood!
15 posted on 04/04/2009 8:10:35 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: JoeProBono

Per the article, they don’t even know who exactly this guy is, but they know his motives? This sounds like a whitewash. It could easily be an educated technology worker ticked off that we’re letting more and more immigrants in to do hi-tech jobs and pushing out older folks who make more money.

It’s just awful fishy that they know nothing about the guy or even his name, but they already know that it’s “our” fault for being intolerant. hmmm...


16 posted on 04/04/2009 8:13:12 AM PDT by dannyboy72a (The President of the United States should not be selling me insurance)
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18 posted on 04/04/2009 8:16:16 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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Not condoning the actions in any way or suggesting I know the truth either. Condolences to the families.

But this has government, media spin written all over it. If he’s been in the country for 20+ years or has a parent that works in the U.S. it’s more likely that he got along just fine. If he’s ticked off about the language and not being able to find a job, wouldn’t he shoot up IBM? or the unemployment office? just thinking out loud.


19 posted on 04/04/2009 8:16:58 AM PDT by dannyboy72a (The President of the United States should not be selling me insurance)
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To: JoeProBono
"He recently lost a job (so did 600,000 other people last month), spoke very little or no English (lots of people not be speaking English good), and was angry because people looked down upon him (he was short?),"
20 posted on 04/04/2009 8:19:23 AM PDT by OCC
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To: JoeProBono

In other words, straight shooting CBS News sort of “filled in the blanks”, making it look as though racist employers drove the poor, unfortunate guy to murder. Well knock me over with a feather.


22 posted on 04/04/2009 8:26:15 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax (AGENDA OF THE LEFT EXPOSED)
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To: dannyboy72a

I read a report yesterday evening that said his wife had left him about a year ago (because he had been acting strangely) and that his neighbors thought he was becoming rather peculiar and weren’t comfortable around him. This was well before he lost his job.

In other words, he was a nut-case who should have been hospitalized before he could have done any damage.


23 posted on 04/04/2009 8:27:02 AM PDT by livius
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To: JoeProBono

I wonder if the guy was depressed and on Paxsil or something?


24 posted on 04/04/2009 8:27:28 AM PDT by bboop (obama, little o, not a Real God)
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To: JoeProBono

Is he gone?

25 posted on 04/04/2009 8:32:01 AM PDT by uglybiker (AAAAAAH!!! I'm covered in BEES!)
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To: JoeProBono

THe gunman is still alive?


26 posted on 04/04/2009 8:32:22 AM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: dannyboy72a

Excellent point. Apparently, a dead man’s thought can be learned quicker than his identity.... at least in the media’s investigation.

This is a case where the headline writer should be shot. In the article, the police chief says “We have no idea what the motive is.” Since the world would like to know the motive, it would have been more responsible to say “Police chief says no motive found yet.”


27 posted on 04/04/2009 9:39:47 AM PDT by cpanter
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To: JoeProBono

See engrish.com


28 posted on 04/04/2009 10:00:36 AM PDT by Vaduz
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OK


29 posted on 04/04/2009 10:02:43 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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