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Inside the mind of the Navy Yard killer: 'Paranoid' gunman was being treated for mental illness...
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Posted on 09/17/2013 10:25:19 AM PDT by Morgana

FULL TITLE: Inside the mind of the Navy Yard killer: 'Paranoid' gunman was being treated for mental illness and was left 'devastated after Thai girlfriend dumped him when she refused to move to the U.S.'

Washington Naval Yard gunman Aaron Alexis began treatment for serious mental illness in August as friends of the shooter today revealed he was devastated last year when a Thai girlfriend left him broken-hearted.

According to anonymous law enforcement officials, Alexis, 34, sought treatment from the Veterans Administration for paranoia, insomnia and possible schizophrenia just one month before his shooting rampage which claimed the lives of 12 people on Monday.

Prior to this, Alexis visited Thailand in 2012 where he spent his time frequenting massage parlors and was crushed when a girl he liked rejected his offer to come and live with him in the United States because the woman 'didn't like black people.'

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Indeed, such was Alexis' fascination with Thai culture, Buddhism and Thai people that he traveled to the south east Asian country in March and April of 2012.

According to the UK's Channel 4 News, he spent 45 days in the country and was shown around by Parin Suthamtewakul, a relative of Nutpisit Suthamtewaku. Gunman: Accprding to NBC Washington, this man Aaron Alexis, 34, from Fort Worth, Texas is the Navy Yard shooter

Gunman: According to NBC Washington, this man Aaron Alexis, 34, from Fort Worth, Texas is the Navy Yard shooter. A background check has revealed that this is the police mugshot for Alexis who was arrested but not charged for firing a gun in his apartment in 2010

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TOPICS: Local News; Military/Veterans
KEYWORDS: aaronalexis; alexis; mentalillness; navy; navyyard; shooter; washingtonnavyyard

1 posted on 09/17/2013 10:25:19 AM PDT by Morgana
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To: Morgana
The left will use this as an excuse to track "mental illness" even more, to prevent people from owning guns.

2 posted on 09/17/2013 10:27:21 AM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: Morgana

They still aren’t saying what meds he was on.


3 posted on 09/17/2013 10:28:16 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: BitWielder1

If he was in real bad shape, the physiatrist should have reported him.


4 posted on 09/17/2013 10:29:12 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Morgana

It says that the girlfriend didn’t like black people. Then why was she his girlfriend?

Also, I heard he was from NY, but had lived briefly in TX. But the media seems to focus on the TX part. No agenda there...


5 posted on 09/17/2013 10:31:23 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: Morgana

What was a nutcase doing working for a Contractor.

The guy went to Thailand and fell in love with a Thai whore, who gave him a rub job, but didn’t like black people.

This guy was Fugged up.


6 posted on 09/17/2013 10:33:16 AM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: Morgana

Name the so-called “anti-depressant” here: ______________

That which makes some people *care* - *less.* As in, being intellectually aware of what is right and wrong, but *still very much aware of how their conscience is suppressed:*

The thing that makes a person *FEEL* restraint and wonder, “Is this right? ... is suppressed for some patients.

That stuff does *NOT* work as well as its pushers claim.


7 posted on 09/17/2013 10:36:47 AM PDT by First_Salute (May God save our democratic-republican government, from a government by judiciary.)
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To: Morgana

This lady gets promotion “health care admin”

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/09/17/the-comments-about-gun-violence-from-one-of-the-doctors-treating-the-navy-yard-victims-that-are-getting-so-much-attention-theres-something-evil-in-our-society/

A little blatant


8 posted on 09/17/2013 10:39:48 AM PDT by Therapsid (Communism has killed 50-60 Million people in only 50 yrs.)
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To: Therapsid

Apparently she resigned before the shootings.


9 posted on 09/17/2013 10:43:22 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

Since he was in Texas and George Bush was also from Texas, it is obviously Bush’s fault. Well, Bush and the gun which sort of fired all by itself.


10 posted on 09/17/2013 10:43:59 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Morgana

He was probably a mandatory hire to begin with. Just like that fired negro policeman that killed all those white folks out of revenge.

Can you imagine being self aware that you’re incompetent for a job and being surrounded by more qualified folks that knew you were forced on them and that’s you’re entire life experience wherever you’ve been? You got in not by competence but because of the threat of law and it was almost impossible to be fired.

That has to create a lot of mental baggage over time.


11 posted on 09/17/2013 10:48:50 AM PDT by exPBRrat
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To: Morgana

I just received word thru the grapevine that Alexis had worked at the Navy’s NUWC facility in Newport, RI prior to DC.


12 posted on 09/17/2013 10:48:56 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Is John's moustache long enough YET?)
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To: Morgana

Inside the mind of a spineless military bureaucrat:

Sure his dossier indicates that he’s psycho, but if we classify him as that and take away his gun, he’ll claim we’re discriminating against him because he’s black.


13 posted on 09/17/2013 10:51:25 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Sacajaweau
They still aren’t saying what meds he was on.

I predict that will remain a deep secret a long time. I have a hunch there's a great deal to hide.

14 posted on 09/17/2013 10:54:48 AM PDT by Standing Wolf (No tyrant should ever be allowed to die of natural causes.)
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To: Morgana

Looking for info
As an honorably discharged vet from a good ways back, I thought the VA was only for retired vets and disabled vets.
Especially, since this guy was discharged other than honorable.
How does it work, do ya’ll know?


15 posted on 09/17/2013 10:59:09 AM PDT by Undecided 2012
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To: Morgana

Just...wow! I have had my heart broken so many times it’s not funny.

And I just keep keepin’ on.


16 posted on 09/17/2013 11:00:04 AM PDT by left that other site (You Shall Know the Truth, and the Truth Shall Set You Free...John 8:32)
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To: Cowboy Bob
It says that the girlfriend didn’t like black people. Then why was she his girlfriend?

Possibly money was involved. :)

17 posted on 09/17/2013 11:00:58 AM PDT by itsahoot (It is not so much that history repeats, but that human nature does not change.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

And notice that he doesn’t seem to have any parents or family.


18 posted on 09/17/2013 11:03:31 AM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: Undecided 2012
How does it work, do ya’ll know?

In the beginning it was promised forever if you actually needed it. I joined in 1957 along with a buddy and he was treated gratis at an Oklahoma VA hospital, until he died a couple years ago, it may vary from state to state. He was not disabled or retired but they honored his service anyway.

19 posted on 09/17/2013 11:07:31 AM PDT by itsahoot (It is not so much that history repeats, but that human nature does not change.)
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To: Morgana
Inside the mind of the Navy Yard killer: 'Paranoid' gunman was being treated for mental illness...

And yet he got a Secret Clearance to work at the yard......

20 posted on 09/17/2013 11:08:00 AM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: Morgana
According to anonymous law enforcement officials, Alexis, 34, sought treatment from the Veterans Administration for paranoia, insomnia and possible schizophrenia just one month before his shooting rampage which claimed the lives of 12 people on Monday.

Nobody that I've heard has said anything about him ever being deployed. Since when do Reservists get VA benefits, unless they were activated? Is this something new? Not earthshaking, just curious.

21 posted on 09/17/2013 11:08:53 AM PDT by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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To: left that other site

Reminds me of the Status I saw on the Facebook page of one of my son’s female Navy friends: “One more bad relationship away from having 27 cats.”


22 posted on 09/17/2013 11:11:22 AM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: Morgana

The scrubbing, the lies, the revisions, the false histories:

“Let the Games Begin.”

Please tell me how this deranged loser got a top security clearance; an automatic rifle and ammo; a top-of-the line auto; a room with a view at a swanky hotel, etc. etc. etc.

He was supposed to be so broke that he took his meals at a Thai restaurant in exchange for waiting tables. He was so dysfunctional that even the kind Buddhists couldn’t get through to him to “manage his anger”.

This maniacal robotic piece of crap couldn’t even tie his own shoelaces. (I bet he had velcro closures on his sneakers.)

And we are to believe that he pulled this off on his own.


23 posted on 09/17/2013 11:15:06 AM PDT by miserare (Fire Eric Holder!)
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To: BitWielder1

The left will use this as an excuse to track “mental illness” even more, to prevent people from owning guns.

Not really the issue.

Here we have a dude that has had previous cases where he went off the deep end and started shooting stuff up.
He also has mental health issues.

He might have even been dishonorably discharged.

Most states have laws about who can legally purchase/own guns. Here in Washington, he would not have been able to buy a firearm.

Somebody dropped the ball, and I am betting CURRENT laws were not enforced.

Passing more laws and taking away everybody elses guns isn’t gonna do a darn thing to stop a maniac like this guy.


24 posted on 09/17/2013 11:15:29 AM PDT by djf (Rich widows: My Bitcoin address is... 1ETDmR4GDjwmc9rUEQnfB1gAnk6WLmd3n6)
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To: Morgana
she refused to move to the U.S

Probably the smartest move she ever made.

25 posted on 09/17/2013 11:27:22 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: djf

Is security at a military base not an issue here?


26 posted on 09/17/2013 11:28:54 AM PDT by kenavi (Debunk THIS!)
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To: kenavi

Security at most US military bases is very lax. They have become so complacent, 12 years out from 9-11-2001.


27 posted on 09/17/2013 11:30:33 AM PDT by miserare (Fire Eric Holder!)
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To: Morgana
Transcript of Pre-Clearance Interview With Aaron Alexis:

Interviewer met with Subject to discuss potential problems with his application for a “secret” clearance while working at the Washington Navy Yard.

Interviewer: I see you had a couple of incidents involving the discharge of firearms during the last ten years or so.
Subject: Yes, sir.
Interviewer: And the police were involved.
Subject: Yes, sir.
Interviewer: Hmm… Have you ever attended a Tea Party event?
Subject: No, sir.
Interviewer: Do you have a Ron Paul bumper sticker on your car?
Subject: No, sir. Nothing like that.
Interviewer: Would you describe yourself as a “patriot”?
Subject: Absolutely not, sir.
Interviewer: Have you ever expressed a reverence for the United States Constitution?
Subject: No, sir. Not ever.
Interviewer: All right, then… I don’t see any problems here. (stamping paper) This will go through channels, and you’ll get your badge in two or three days.
Subject: Thank you, sir.
(humor)
28 posted on 09/17/2013 11:37:46 AM PDT by caveat emptor (!)
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To: Morgana

Government healthcare failure.


29 posted on 09/17/2013 11:54:01 AM PDT by School of Rational Thought
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To: Morgana

The guy is 34.

Claims he was stressed out by 9/11/01 NYC attack.

He would have been 22.

Was he even in NYC?

I guess the MSM is checking this out.


30 posted on 09/17/2013 12:12:55 PM PDT by hadaclueonce (dont worry about Mexico, put the fence around kalifornia.)
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To: Morgana

The loonies used to be kept safe from harming themselves and others in an asylum. The left released them and now they walk the streets in hopes that they’ll stay on their meds and off meth or bath salts. It ain’t working, just like every other liberal nutbag idea they force on the rest of us.


31 posted on 09/17/2013 12:25:07 PM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Morgana

http://www.keyetv.com/news/features/featured/stories/officials-gunman-treated-mental-health-issues-4612.shtml

“suffering a host of serious mental issues, including paranoia and a sleep disorder. He also had been hearing voices in his head, the officials said.”

I posted this early this morning but it got yanked within two seconds by the mods for it being a dupe even though it was from AP and CBS so do with it what you will.


32 posted on 09/17/2013 12:26:18 PM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: Mamzelle

The local news in Austin, TX had an interview with his brother in law last night but I can’t find it on their site today. It was part of a story on him claiming the government was discriminating against him and that his benefits weren’t enough to pay the bills.


33 posted on 09/17/2013 12:30:10 PM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: bgill

He has a brother in law? So he must have a sister or a wife. All the news accounts skip over anything about a family. I guess he sprang full-grown from the head of Al Sharpton.


34 posted on 09/17/2013 12:32:02 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: tacticalogic
“One more bad relationship away from having 27 cats.”

His roommate in TX said he asked Alexis to move in with them after a noise disturbance with with neighbor. Yeah, shooting through the neighbor's floor might be considered a noise disturbance by some. The roommate also said Alexis moved out from them because he didn't like their cats.

35 posted on 09/17/2013 12:49:49 PM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: Mamzelle

Some FReeper/s found his parents and apparently he grew up in NY. Of course, the msm is too interested in playing the Texas card. They can’t have another East Coast raised mass murderer so soon after after the Boston Bombers and Hasan’s sentencing.


36 posted on 09/17/2013 1:02:20 PM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: BitWielder1

Events like this will continue to happen until we OUTLAW MENTAL ILLNESS.


37 posted on 09/17/2013 1:22:48 PM PDT by spawn44 (MOO)
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To: Morgana

Where did this guy get the money for all this travelling?


38 posted on 09/17/2013 1:25:32 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: itsahoot

Lots of us were told medical treatment would be free if we served our hitch and was honorably discharged. Nobody told me it would be means tested just when I started to need it.


39 posted on 09/17/2013 1:28:58 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: bgill

I’ve had some upstairs neighbors that sure made me think about firing a gun through the ceiling. I said “think” about it.


40 posted on 09/17/2013 1:32:27 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: tacticalogic

Well, Lynn-DAH-the-Dog keeps me busy enough already! LOL!


41 posted on 09/17/2013 6:18:34 PM PDT by left that other site (You Shall Know the Truth, and the Truth Shall Set You Free...John 8:32)
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