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?
If that doesn't make him a Alinsky/Cloward-Piven Democrat nothing would.
That's it! Art Bell and George Noory are to blame. That lucid dreaming stuff comes straight off Coast-to-Coast. Hahahaha...yeppers, talk radio is to blame. The media just pinned it on the wrong show. Snicker...
Tierney believes that Loughner was very interested in pushing people’s buttons?and that may have been why he listed Hitler’s Mein Kampf as one of his favorite books on his YouTube page. (Loughner’s mom is Jewish, according to Tierney.)
This guy was nothing more than a Devil worshipping deranged dope-smoking hippy Leftist with an enormous superiority complex.
Wow, that pretty much describes most people on the Left. He was just farther out-there than average.
“I think the reason he did it was mainly to just promote chaos...”
Can we say the Anarchists formed his demented mind?
Thanks for finding this SE Mom.
The Guardian and Mother Jones are the ones posting sane coverage of this story?
What universe is this?!
Loughner is 22, four years past the age when he became a legal adult. Not much they could do. For this we must thank the Democrats who gutted our mental health system in the 1960's and 70's.
“”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.””
And the left is more than willing to comply with this nut-job’s wishes.
Speaking of ‘nut-jobs’...
June 2008, Obama quoted the movie The Chicago Way in a speech:
If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun, Obama said
in Philadelphia last night. Because from what I understand, folks in
Philly like a good brawl. “
Who among us has not had questions "blown off" by politicians of various sorts??? I certainly have. BFD. I more or less expect that.
Twice. Just to be sure.
When Hinkley shot Reagan, we learned within 12 hours that his parents were registered Republicans.
The shooter (as I choose to call him) was not apolitical in my opinion... Rather he was / still is a nut case who grew progressively worse and along the assembled a nearly indecipherable hodgepodge of conflicting political beliefs...Then the shooter mixes in his confused set of political beliefs with off the wall Matrix like world of unreality...
And somehow this deranged mindset was associated with WHAT?
Oh the leftist news media are going to shoot themselves in the foot with this one ... No matter how mislead by the media Americans will figure this one out ... This article is a good piece of information to send out far and wide..
So he left a message for his friend and said, “Peace out”?
That’s like a secret Tea Party code, right?
Also, is this idiotic dream crap just daydreaming? Is that what he was doing?
His question was, apparently, “What is government if words have no meaning?”
... a question that cannot help but be blown off.
He’s a left-wing fruitcake who admired Che Guevara, Karl Marx, Hugo Chavez and Obama.
He probably voted for Obama AND the Congresswoman he shot.
Literally. In a vat of hot oil. It'll just be the pre-show for the eternal lake of fire, though.
Tierney got used to spending the first ten minutes or so of every day together arguing with Loughner's "nihilist" view of the world.
Using that word is extremely telling IMHO. These are its definitions per Dictionary.com
a) an extreme form of skepticism: the denial of all real existence or the possibility of an objective basis for truth.
b) nothingness or nonexistence.
Now this is when he was a 'kid' still in High School. Back in the 'good old days', he'd have been in an insane asylum pdq. So where were this Psycho's PARENTS?!? They had to know their kid was nuts, but they apparently did nothing.
And where are the parents NOW?? The MSM should be camped out on their front lawn!
(are the parents druggie whack-jobs too?)
” Also, is this idiotic dream crap just daydreaming? Is that what he was doing? “
Illegal substances were probably involved...
If not, the ‘technical term’ would be “psychotic episodes”....
I think the reason he did it was mainly to just promote chaos...
Is this the “inside out”, the “heart part” that Van Jones is promoting to his followers?
INSIDE OUT Van Jones: Grab the Whip, Run the Plantation, Take Media & Power From Mean, Dumb Republicans
Incredible that we have to go to the ultra-leftist Mother Jones for a completely unbiased article. The MSM is a scourge on us all.
“Some people just want to see the world burn.”
From the article:
“He told me that she opened up the floor for questions and he asked a question. The question was, ‘What is government if words have no meaning?’”
To which Gifford should have answered: “Dude, what does you question mean if words have no meaning?”
The circular illogic of post-modern nihilism is generally missed by those, be they highbrow academics or bat-shit crazies, who buy into this drivel.
You see it is incendiary rhetoric such as this that potentially could cause the weaker minded leftists in the media to actually go purchase guns and start shooting themselves in the feet. /s
What? He murdered SIX people? Do the other four not count because they weren't "federal employees"?
That was my question too - but I’m thinking the murder charges will be filed locally, not by Feds?
This is only for the federal case. Only murders of federal empolyees would be covered (the judge, Giffords and her assistant).
The state of Arizona will bring charges later.
It’s the way our legal system works, and not a reflection of an obvious truth.
No one is “guilty” of a crime until convicted.
I’ve seen anarchists working first hand and they are controlled by the ‘rats. They are turned on and off like the “peace” movement.
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