Skip to comments.Mateen altered looks, researched anti-psychotic drugs before attack: Acquaintance [New Narrative]
Posted on 06/24/2016 6:08:53 AM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., June 22 (Reuters) - On the morning before the massacre at Orlando's Pulse gay nightclub, shooter Omar Mateen drastically altered his appearance, shaving his head and face, and seemed agitated and surly, said an acquaintance who saw him that day.
Mateen also talked about staying up all night to do online research into anti-psychosis medication, the acquaintance said in a interview. The acquaintance requested anonymity, saying authorities had asked him to keep quiet.
The 29-year-old gunman, who killed 49 people and wounded 53 in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, called himself an "Islamic soldier" and pledged allegiance to the Islamic State militant group before being fatally shot by police after a three-hour siege.
The FBI would not comment on the acquaintance's remarks, but several senior U.S. sources told Reuters the investigation was moving more toward the belief that Mateen's motives were personal rather than political....
..."It looks increasingly like this may have been the act of a seriously troubled individual whose personal problems dwarfed any last-minute inspiration from radical groups," said a senior U.S. official familiar with the investigation, speaking on condition of anonymity.
Mateen said he was worn out from staying up all night to research psychiatric medication, although he did not say he was taking specific drugs.
"He'd been real worried about whether or not he'd slipped into psychosis," the acquaintance said. "He wasn't as friendly. He was obsessed with researching medication online.".....
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They will get away with it if we allow the coverage of what happened on Orlando to fade away.
This is what the Left does. They’re good at shaping narratives to obscure their failures. The Left has no compunctions about lying and distorting facts to support their agenda.
Authorities ‘asking’ this person to ‘keep quiet’. Unsubstantiated claims of this and that with the OBVIOUS attempts to try and pawn this off on something personal. I guess the next thing we’ll see are ‘leaked’ autopsy results claiming that Mateen had become HIV-positive, and the GAY and the MUSLIM connection are just ‘immaterial’ now. IOW, relax folks it wasn’t homo or Muslim.....just personal.... Ha. Bullshit.
I would agree with that.
Isn’t shaving the head and face a muslim thing before they commit jihad?
He was pretty vocal and specific about his ‘motives’ during the murders.
How do you make that go away?
More BS....He was a typical born and raised muslim following the command of the mohammed dude...”Kill all the Christians and Jews”.
Muzzie, gay, ugaly and demoRat. Talk about a psychological conundrum.
“...said a senior U.S. official familiar with the investigation, speaking on condition of anonymity.”
But he had slipped into psychosis...he was a muslim.
he had pro-jihad and anti-US views dating at least back to 9/11 when he was only 14 yrs old!! Reported by his classmates....
He spent at least 15 years as an incipient jihadist. This was no sudden “conversion”.....
Yep. Often whole body.
The thing is, probably all terrorists have issues beyond islam. The govt is evil as they try to lull us to sleep with these lies and misdirection.
Islam is a psychosis but that doesn’t make him any less a murderous jihad fanatic. Trying to spin this as something other than Islamic jihad is just disgusting. Sure, other personality factors may have entered in, but all in a context of jihadist devotion.
People who really believe Bruce Jenner is a girl will believe anything at all.
Funny, this intense navel gazing over motive wasn’t in evidence when Dylan Roof shot up the church in Charleston. All they needed there was a Confederate flag photo.
It’s also something they do before their pilgrimage to mecca.
Narrative is a tool of fiction. This is a another attempt to spin a yarn for the general public that does not define this for what is was. An enemy attack against a civilian target.
DAESH/ISIL/ISIS gains its effectiveness by a willingness to issue broad guidance to potential jihadis... Something to the effect of “go kill a lot of infidels, if you die, you go to paradise” They don’t direct detailed specifics, nor do they need to in order to get strategic effects.
Nuts and sluts. How Clintonian.
Yep, and they are trying to put all the pieces in place, to be dripped out a drop at a time, so that in a couple weeks, they can draw the conclusion that the only cause was GUNS and MENTAL ILLNESS.
This is so sickening. And what an insult to the loved ones of the victims. Kind of like Benghazi, but being played out a little more slowly and creatively.
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