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The Insane Manifesto Of Austin Texas Crash Pilot Joseph Andrew Stack (was he a Leftist Moonbat?)
businessinsider.com ^ | Feb. 18, 2010 | Joe Weisenthal

Posted on 02/18/2010 11:00:39 AM PST by Free ThinkerNY

Wow.

Check out the anti-big brother rant on EmbeddedArt.com that's almost certainly from the pilot of the crash.

The manifesto is dated today, and it even anticipated his death.

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If you’re reading this, you’re no doubt asking yourself, “Why did this have to happen?” The simple truth is that it is complicated and has been coming for a long time. The writing process, started many months ago, was intended to be therapy in the face of the looming realization that there isn’t enough therapy in the world that can fix what is really broken. Needless to say, this rant could fill volumes with example after example if I would let it. I find the process of writing it frustrating, tedious, and probably pointless… especially given my gross inability to gracefully articulate my thoughts in light of the storm raging in my head. Exactly what is therapeutic about that I’m not sure, but desperate times call for desperate measures.

We are all taught as children that without laws there would be no society, only anarchy. Sadly, starting at early ages we in this country have been brainwashed to believe that, in return for our dedication and service, our government stands for justice for all. We are further brainwashed to believe that there is freedom in this place, and that we should be ready to lay our lives down for the noble principals represented by its founding fathers. Remember? One of these was “no taxation without representation”. I have spent the total years of my adulthood unlearning that crap from only a few years of my childhood. These days anyone who really stands up for that principal is promptly labeled a “crackpot”, traitor and worse.

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1 posted on 02/18/2010 11:00:39 AM PST by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Guess the Obama admin was looking the wrong way on that right wing militia scare.


2 posted on 02/18/2010 11:02:08 AM PST by Williams (It's the policies, stupid)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
The screed was very Marxist in tone.

3 posted on 02/18/2010 11:04:35 AM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He’s going to get tagged as a “tea bagger” and used to smear the conservative movement. Mark it.


4 posted on 02/18/2010 11:04:46 AM PST by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: UriĀ’el-2012

There was a powerful vein of anti-Catholic hatred running through it.


5 posted on 02/18/2010 11:05:34 AM PST by Petronski (In Germany they came first for the Communists, And I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Communist...)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Guy has a point, goes to insane extremes to communicate the point and he will be ignored.

It's only a matter of months before the society bubble bursts.

Get remote, get secure, get self sufficient. Do it now.


6 posted on 02/18/2010 11:05:48 AM PST by I see my hands (_8(|)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

But seriously....an ANTI-TAX COMMUNIST??? That’s just weird...


7 posted on 02/18/2010 11:05:59 AM PST by lovecraft (Specialization is for insects.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

At least he didn’t have a Muslim name.


8 posted on 02/18/2010 11:05:59 AM PST by jdsteel (CONGRESS: Take it again in twenty ten.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Madman and a leftist as well.

Is that redundant?


9 posted on 02/18/2010 11:07:28 AM PST by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat veteran)
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To: jdsteel

He sounds like a Rosie fan...


10 posted on 02/18/2010 11:07:49 AM PST by Col Frank Slade
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Definitely a lefty moonbat - we can’t let the left frame this one.

I read his screed. He hated everything from corporations, to the American Health Care System, to the Catholic Church, etc.

Screed ends like this:

“The communist creed: From each according to his ability, to each according to his need.

The capitalist creed: From each according to his gullibility, to each according to his greed.

Joe Stack (1956-2010)

02/18/2010”

Link here:
http://www.statesman.com/blogs/content/shared-gen/blogs/austin/blotter/entries/2010/02/18/internet_note_posted_by_man_li.html


11 posted on 02/18/2010 11:08:54 AM PST by Let's Roll (Stop paying ACORN to destroy America! Cut off their government funding!)
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To: lovecraft

Yeah, he’s all over the place. Confused me too.


12 posted on 02/18/2010 11:09:27 AM PST by Vasilli22
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He appears to have resented taxes so much because they went to 0bama’s buddies, Goldman Sachs, Wall Street, Big Corporations etc.


13 posted on 02/18/2010 11:09:45 AM PST by eureka! (Tea Party = Real Americans' ACORN --the ground game will save us.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
The End is Priceless..

another Stinking Dead Commie

14 posted on 02/18/2010 11:10:20 AM PST by BallyBill (WARNING:Taking me serious could cause stress related illness.)
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To: lovecraft
But seriously....an ANTI-TAX COMMUNIST??? That’s just weird...

Thats not weird. They are all anti-tax when it comes to themselves. Its the other guy that should have his taxes raised.

15 posted on 02/18/2010 11:11:56 AM PST by Phantom Lord (Fall on to your knees for the Phantom Lord)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Well, he made some valid points, but all in all he blamed all of his problems on the govt. It’s no wonder he never learned to avoid more mistakes. He was to busy blaming everyone else.


16 posted on 02/18/2010 11:12:42 AM PST by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Sounds a lot like Francis E. Dec, Esq:

http://www.archive.org/details/CYC-009

(A “must listen”)


17 posted on 02/18/2010 11:14:47 AM PST by PetroniusMaximus
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To: Free ThinkerNY
This is a crazy rant by an embittered tax protestor. GM guilty of plunder and unthinkable atrocities?

Oddly enough, there are some useful nuggets like:

"...wealthy sows at the government trough"

18 posted on 02/18/2010 11:17:29 AM PST by Spirochete (Texas is an anagram for Taxes)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
“Now when the wealthy fuck up, the poor get to die for the mistakes… isn’t that a clever, tidy solution.”

Definitely a Liberal rant.

19 posted on 02/18/2010 11:18:30 AM PST by tobyhill
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To: Let's Roll
Screed ends like this: “The communist creed: From each according to his ability, to each according to his need.

The heavy and progessive U.S. tax code he rails against is inspired by the Communist Manifesto.

20 posted on 02/18/2010 11:20:47 AM PST by Spirochete (Texas is an anagram for Taxes)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

It was a leftist screed from a guy that apparently couldn’t figure out tax planning for a contractor. Good grief. Taxes suck — but get a grip.

He punctuated the thing with a “communist creed” — “from each according to his ability, to each according to his need” — and a “capitalist creed” — “from each according to his gullibility, to each according to his greed.”

You’d think he’d have gotten on well in Austin.

What a nut.

SnakeDoc


21 posted on 02/18/2010 11:20:56 AM PST by SnakeDoctor (I am Jack's smirking revenge.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’ve been to various parts of Texas and in some cases have visited places (San Antonio, Houston, Dallas, etc.) a few times but never made it to Austin. Isn’t that considered a very liberal community?


22 posted on 02/18/2010 11:21:52 AM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama lies, Freedom dies)
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To: eureka!

Bashing GM bailout.


23 posted on 02/18/2010 11:22:29 AM PST by Carley (Are you better off now than one year ago? HELL NO!!!!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

This quote is interesting “I filed no return that year thinking that because I didn’t have any income there was no need. The sleazy government decided that they disagreed. But they didn’t notify me in time for me to launch a legal objection so when I attempted to get a protest filed with the court I was told I was no longer entitled to due process because the time to file ran out. Bend over for another $10,000 helping of justice.” The reason it is interesting is because the IRS was running adds on the Radio stating that people did not have to file if they did not owe taxes. My father fell into that trap and the IRS tried to go after him. My dad was able to beat it by working through a tax advocate, but it was pretty frustrating considering the ads that the IRS were putting out on the radio.


24 posted on 02/18/2010 11:23:24 AM PST by Sarah-bot (Savage is the only one qualified to become the first female President)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I can sympathize with him to some extent, but pretty soon you get the picture. He’s trying to tell a tail of woe. He views himself as a victim. But a lot of the facts don’t really wash.

The lady who lost her pension? I call BS. My dad was a steelworker. When Republic steel went bankrupt, the PBGC picked up the tab. Less mioney? Sure, but not “none”.

Same thing with his losing $10k for not filing in a year when he had” no income”.

Anyway, obviously a troubled individual. May he rest in peace.


25 posted on 02/18/2010 11:27:55 AM PST by Pessimist (u)
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To: SnakeDoctor

Did you read the screed? There’s really no way he’s a communist.


26 posted on 02/18/2010 11:30:35 AM PST by Conservativism
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To: UriĀ’el-2012

Yep, but, watch the news media try to spin it.


27 posted on 02/18/2010 11:31:29 AM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: lovecraft
But seriously....an ANTI-TAX COMMUNIST??? That’s just weird...

They think only "the rich" should pay taxes and can't believe it when they find out they owe taxes too.

28 posted on 02/18/2010 11:32:14 AM PST by colorado tanker
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To: Phantom Lord
They are all anti-tax when it comes to themselves. Its the other guy that should have his taxes raised.

Oh I agree, we were just talking about that among ourselves here at work. Whenever liberals talk about raising taxes it's always for the guy who makes just a bit more money than they do.

That being said...his screed was all over the place.

29 posted on 02/18/2010 11:33:10 AM PST by lovecraft (Specialization is for insects.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Very sad...


30 posted on 02/18/2010 11:33:49 AM PST by WKUHilltopper (Fix bayonets!)
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To: Conservativism

I read every word. He may not have been a communist ... but he certainly was an anti-capitalist.

He quoted the “communist creed” and parodied “capitalist creed” on his own ... so apparently he thought it worth noting. If he was conservative — I can’t imagine he’d have quoted a “communist creed” with admiration, and a “capitalist creed” with disdain.

SnakeDoc


31 posted on 02/18/2010 11:34:43 AM PST by SnakeDoctor (I am Jack's smirking revenge.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
OBAMA'S FAULT!

32 posted on 02/18/2010 11:35:33 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Hey zero, It is NOT Bush's fault anymore.)
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To: lovecraft

That’s probably why he had to terminate himself, he couldn’t stand himself, he was a divided human being and couldn’t find his way. I feel sorry for him and for his family, just a terrible thing.


33 posted on 02/18/2010 11:36:13 AM PST by pepperdog (As Israel goes, so goes America!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Among the many things members of the Øbama administration get flat out WRONG, the sickos that threaten America don’t watch Fox News, they watch MSNBC. This spew could very well be an Ølberman rant.


34 posted on 02/18/2010 11:36:35 AM PST by TruthHound ("He who does not punish evil commands it to be done." --Leonardo da Vinci)
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To: Petronski
In particular, zeroed in on a section relating to the wonderful “exemptions” that make institutions like the vulgar, corrupt Catholic Church so incredibly wealthy.

He is most likely taking about tax exemptions for paedophilia.

35 posted on 02/18/2010 11:36:38 AM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: UriĀ’el-2012

You don’t own your own plane, do you?


36 posted on 02/18/2010 11:38:02 AM PST by Petronski (In Germany they came first for the Communists, And I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Communist...)
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To: Vasilli22

Well, yes, he is kind of ‘all over the place’ —in Austin.


37 posted on 02/18/2010 11:40:06 AM PST by bboop (We don't need no stinkin' VAT)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I don’t understand why he thinks it is the IRS’s fault he failed to report his wife’s income. How bizarre.....


38 posted on 02/18/2010 11:41:40 AM PST by txlurker
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To: pepperdog
I feel sorry for him and for his family, just a terrible thing.

You are a kind soul. I can't feel sorry for him. I do feel bad for his family though. Especially if he did try to burn them in the house.

39 posted on 02/18/2010 11:44:08 AM PST by txlurker
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Here’s a copy from the LA Times. Not sure if it has been posted:

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-lat-plane-crash-manifesto-story,0,5519337.story


40 posted on 02/18/2010 11:47:26 AM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama lies, Freedom dies)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’m not sure you could fairly label this guy.

Sounds like a man who just couldn’t handle life, someone who had huge chips on both shoulders and was angry at everyone.

Not somebody you wanted as your next-door neighbor, for sure.


41 posted on 02/18/2010 11:52:37 AM PST by Jedidah (Character, courage, common sense are more important than issues.)
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To: BallyBill
I don't know if he qualifies as a communist for quoting Marx at the end - I think he was only setting up the anti-government "rhyme". The tone of his rant describes a guy who tried everything he could to get out of paying taxes and he tried to fix the problem by continuing to not pay his taxes.

It looks like this fellow was at the end of his rope regarding his tax problems and felt like a fool for taking bad advice.
42 posted on 02/18/2010 11:53:38 AM PST by Apparatchik (If you find yourself in a confusing situation, simply laugh knowingly and walk away - Jim Ignatowski)
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To: MsLady

Actually, CNN made it a point to say that this guy wasn’t a right-winger. I heard it myself.


43 posted on 02/18/2010 11:54:13 AM PST by Jedidah (Character, courage, common sense are more important than issues.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He is strongly against section 1706 in the 1986 tax law. This law makes it difficult to work as a contractor if you are in the technology field. I agree that this provision should be repealed. I do not understand why unhappiness about this tax law provision would cause a homicide-suicide act.


44 posted on 02/18/2010 11:54:48 AM PST by businessprofessor
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To: Arrowhead1952
The bizarre tipoff is that he mentions Bush:

"The recent presidential puppet GW Bush and his cronies in their eight years certainly reinforced for all of us that this criticism rings equally true for all of the government.

But he never once mentions Obama.

45 posted on 02/18/2010 11:57:21 AM PST by browardchad ("Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own fact." - Daniel P Moynihan)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I actually read the entire thing. The man is nuts. He’s taken one from column A, one from column B, and two from column C to create his own little insane worldview, which culminated in double murder and a suicide.

To describe this as ideological one way or the other doesn’t seem right. I sense ideologies used in defense of inner turmoil and madness.


46 posted on 02/18/2010 11:59:18 AM PST by redpoll
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I read it and all I can wonder is what was his DU screen name?


47 posted on 02/18/2010 11:59:28 AM PST by CSM (Keeper of the "Dave Ramsey Fan" ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Blamed “Bush and his cronnies”, Corperations, and the IRS. He’s everywhere.


48 posted on 02/18/2010 11:59:47 AM PST by John.Galt2012 (I'll take Liberty and you can keep the "Change"!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

One would be ‘hasty’ in their judgement unless and until walking in this mans’, or any mans’, shoes. What you find problematic, someone else might find intolerable. Pity is; the man knew not what to do with the dispair.

He definitelly is not crazy about one detail; nothing will change unless FORCED to change.


49 posted on 02/18/2010 12:03:57 PM PST by catchem ("Never underestimate the stupidity of the American voter.")
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To: browardchad

Well, he certainly was a typical libera Austin Moon Bat.


50 posted on 02/18/2010 12:04:40 PM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Hey zero, It is NOT Bush's fault anymore.)
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