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Then this morning I went to the bookstore and bought The Catcher in the Rye. I’m sure the large part of me is Holden Caulfield, who is the main person in the book. The small part of me must be the Devil.
It was a ruse. I really didn't want his signature, I wanted his life. And I ended up taking both."
At 1:30 p.m., John Hinckley Jr. stepped forward from a crowd of television reporters and fired six shots from a Rohm R6-14 revolver. The bullets from Hinckley’s gun struck Ronald Reagan in the left chest, Press Secretary James Brady in the left temple, Officer Thomas Delahanty in the neck, and Security Agent Timothy J. McCarthy in the stomach. Hinckley was immediately arrested, and his trial began over a year later, on May 4, 1982. On June 21, 1982, after seven weeks of testimony and three days of deliberation by the jury, John Hinckley Jr. was found not guilty by reason of insanity.
John Merlin Taylor, a 52-year-old mail carrier in Escondido, CA, was described as mellow and friendly by friends and fellow employees. Taylor shot and killed his wife and two co-workers before killing himself.
William Charles Camp, 62, El Cajon, a postal worker, described as easy going. Camp hung himself in his garage.
Donald Martin Mace, 44, a Poway letter carrier, shot himself in the lobby of the local post office- after responsibly turning in his keys.
Hector Manuel Rubio, 40, a Pacific Beach postal clerk, hung himself with a weight-lifting belt in his home.
Jay Thomas Fanum, a postal clerk in Vista, perished from carbon monoxide poisoning in his own garage.
Hector Torres, age unknown, a San Diego postal clerk, plummeted to his death from the Coronado bridge.
Mark Hillburn, a postal worker in Dana Point, CA, killed his girlfriend and several other postal employees in a frenzy of jealous rage in 1993. Was his girlfriend, a supervisor, a behavioural modification specialist conducting classified research?
Bruce Clark, a postal worker in the City of Industry in California, was another. In 1995, Clark met a co-worker and shot him for no apparent reason. He had no criminal history.
A man carrying a gun, dressed as a National Parks Service ranger, was arrested on October 6, 1995 in Yonkers, New York. He stole onto the seminary grounds where Pope John Paul II had spoken a few hours later. His name was William Wylong, a 45-year-old postal worker. He claimed to be there to "protect" the pope. - Alex Constantine 'Virtual Government'(Feral House Publications 1997)
originally posted by dr_strangecraft:"Just what is it about the USPS that is so mind-warpingly, de-humanizingly stressful?"
Originally posted by magnito_student
Hennard yelled "This is what Bell County has done to me!"
There is a certain comfort in being able to make better sense of the world, but with that increased level of understanding comes the realization that it just might be an even darker, uglier world than most of us could imagine.
... If my life insurance policy is valid please pay off my debts... donate the rest anonymously to a mental health foundation. Maybe research can prevent further tragedies of this type."
Charles Whitman, (The UT Austin "Bell Tower Shooter") in note found pinned to wife's body.
"I'm going to hunt humans"
Statement by James Oliver Huberty (The San Ysidro, California McDonald's shooter) to his wife, as he left their home to begin his killing spree.
"There is nothing that anyone could have done to prevent this. No one is to blame except me and Vodka."
Comment by Eric Harris, one of two shooters in the Columbine, Colorado Massacre, 1999.
Please note that if I am committing suicide today 89/12/06 it is not for economic reasons (for I have waited until I exhausted all my financial means, even refusing jobs) but for political reasons. For I have decided to send Ad Patres the feminists who have ruined my life.
Gamil Rodrigue Gharbi, known as "Marc Lepine," Canada's highest-count serial killer.
Originally posted by el_topo Can anyone help me expand on this?
"Mae, you are thinking yourself in a circle of madness. Charles Manson has been 28 years in prison and all that B.S. you are running is only a reflection of what the news and books have programmed your soul's mind brain to.
"You are looking for attention. It seems as if you are looking for your death wish in the family."
"You're looking at him. Moore and I are one and the same."
"Don't you think those people deserved to die? They were involved in kiddie porn."
"said to have been a former Israeli with strong links to the intelligence community."(Terry)