Skip to comments.Exclusive: Loughner Friend Explains Alleged Gunman's Grudge Against Giffords
Posted on 01/10/2011 8:35:17 AM PST by SE Mom
At 2:00 a.m. on Saturdayabout eight hours before he allegedly killed six people and wounded 14, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), in TucsonJared Lee Loughner phoned an old and close friend with whom he had gone to high school and college. The friend, Bryce Tierney, was up late watching TV, but he didn't answer the call. When he later checked his voice mail, he heard a simple message from Loughner: "Hey man, it's Jared. Me and you had good times. Peace out. Later."
That was it. But later in the day, when Tierney first heard about the Tucson massacre, he had a sickening feeling: "They hadn't released the name, but I said, 'Holy shit, I think it's Jared that did it.'" ...
In messages on MySpace last month, Loughner declared, "I'll see you on National T.v.! This is foreshadow." He also noted on the website, "I don't feel good: I'm ready to kill a police officer! I can say it." ...
"I think the reason he did it was mainly to just promote chaos. He wanted the media to freak out about this whole thing. He wanted exactly what's happening. He wants all of that."
(Excerpt) Read more at motherjones.com ...
I keep wondering WHERE in the world were his parents?
>> “Tierney tells Mother Jones in an exclusive interview that Loughner held a years-long grudge against Giffords and had repeatedly derided her as a “fake.” Loughner’s animus toward Giffords intensified after he attended one of her campaign events and she did not, in his view, sufficiently answer a question he had posed, Tierney says.”
Out of his freaking mind.
Didn’t he build some type of occult shrine in his backyard utilizing skulls? As I understand it he was living at home, which should have given real pause to his parents even assuming they missed all the other signs.
He chose to “promote chaos” by putting bullets in innocent people.
Premeditated, planned, and executed in cold blood.
He is getting what he wanted. Global attention.
This is why we have the death penalty. Unfortunately he knows he will be treated in a humane fashion and not suffer as his victims did.
Great find, Mom.... ;)
The ‘comments’ at the end are priceless, too.... ;)
Funny...MJ leaves out the part about him being a 9/11 truther...and thus...the polar opposite of a tea party member and 99.99% of conservatives...
Reminder...DU hosts a 9/11 was an inside job forum...
Mom is Jewish but cited Mein Kampf on his FB page to tweek his mom in some subliminal way?
Surprisingly good article from a leftist publication. Appears to show that Loughlin was, if anything, apolitical (certainly not right wing).
Yes he did- there are photos of it:
Now do we really think this seriously ill young man was sitting at home listening to FOX news and Rush?
I have to give Mother Jones some credit for an unusually fair and well-balanced piece. At least they don’t have him attending any non-existent Tea Party rallies or wearing a Palin t-shirt in here.
I know- it’s a pleasant surprise to just read a news story without being told what to think of the story on some subliminal level.
everyone should read it!
” Surprisingly good article from a leftist publication. “
Yep - and doubly surprising that there were so many people in the ‘Comments’ section who were going-to-the-mat to refute the Leftist Mantra.....
I remember seeing a Van Jones speech where he said the radicals need to get out in the street to create the situations where Obama can do the things he needs to do. They need chaos to have the excuse to impose totalitarianism.
This psycho stalker untreated paranoid schizophrenic kept a letter from her office locked up in a safe for THREE YEARS.
Jerry Loughner was obsessed with Gabby Giffords and when she recently married a NASA astronaut, his conspiratorial online ravings about NASA suddenly start to become clear.
This mentally ill male had a crush on Giffords and like all other loser stalkers who can't interest the opposite sex, became ENRAGED with her.
Jerry Giffords was in OBVIOUS need of psychiatric care ---- where was that lousy sheriff all along while Jerry was making death threats which became KNOWN to the sheriff?
How did this extremely ill individual EVER pass an FBI background check which enabled him to purchase the Glock?
Where'd he get the MONEY for that kind of weapon???
Mother Jones, Uncle Ike- whodathunkit?
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