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Here's Everything We Know About the Wisconsin Temple Shooting Suspect Wade Michael Page
Business Insider ^ | 08/06/2012 | Abby Rogers and Michael Kelley

Posted on 08/06/2012 8:51:50 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

The man suspected of killing at least six people yesterday at a Milwaukee-area Sikh temple has been unofficially identified as Wade Michael Page. The shooter was killed by police.

Here's everything we know about Page:

Page is described as a "heavily-tattooed, 40-year-old ex-Army soldier." Neighbors told Fox News that he had a 9-11 tattoo.

Sources told CBS News he was 6-foot-tall bald white man who "seemed like he had a purpose and knew where he was going." NBC reports that he was said to be "wearing some sort of tactical-type pants but no bulletproof vest or protective gear."

In 1994, Page was arrested for causing criminal damage to property between $20 and $200, according to BuzzFeed, which examined Texas court records. The crime, to which Page pleaded guilty, was a class B misdemeanor, BuzzFeed reported.

Bloomberg reports that Page was "discharged honorably from the Army in 1998 after six years of service" after serving from April 1992 through October 1998 as a sergeant and later a specialist, working as a Hawk missile system repairman before becoming a psychological operations specialist.

He was stationed at Ft. Bliss in Texas and at Ft. Bragg in North Carolina while originally being from Colorado. He was discharged from the Army for "patterns of misconduct," Reuters reported.

Page was never stationed overseas and in 1998 he was disciplined for being drunk on duty. That disciplinary action resulted in his rank being reduced from sergeant to specialist, according to Reuters. Page was not eligible to re-enlist, sources told Reuters.

The Southern Poverty Law Center, a group that has studied hate crimes for decades, reports that Page was "a frustrated neo-Nazi who had been the leader of a racist white-power band." They have a picture but we have not confirmed it. Here is End Apathy's MySpace page.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: domesticterrorism; shooting; sikhtempleshooting; temple; wademichaelpage; wadepage

1 posted on 08/06/2012 8:52:01 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

From this website:

http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2012/8/6/worldupdates/2012-08-06T121258Z_18_BRE8740FN_RTROPTT_0_UK-USA-WISCONSIN-SHOOTING&sec=Worldupdates

Authorities said the gunman had used a 9mm semi-automatic pistol, which was recovered at the scene. They were trying to track the origin of the weapon.

Wisconsin has some of the most permissive gun laws in the country. It passed a law in 2011 allowing citizens to carry a concealed weapon.


2 posted on 08/06/2012 8:52:58 AM PDT by SeekAndFind (bOTRT)
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To: SeekAndFind

SOURCE: http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/06/us/wisconsin-temple-shooting/index.html

“One law enforcement official said Page legally owned the gun used in the shooting.”


3 posted on 08/06/2012 8:54:57 AM PDT by SeekAndFind (bOTRT)
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To: SeekAndFind

Wasn’t Holmes’ shrink in psy ops as well?

Two mass shootings 100 days out from an election. Odd.


4 posted on 08/06/2012 8:55:10 AM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: TigerClaws

A Reichstag Fire’s coming, sooner or later.


5 posted on 08/06/2012 8:57:13 AM PDT by Houghton M.
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To: TigerClaws

very odd


6 posted on 08/06/2012 8:58:42 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: TigerClaws
The perp was a "Psy-op Specialist" Alex Jones's Head is going to 'splode this morning....

He may have to borrow some tape from Glenn Beck

Beck: Have some Tape Comrade Jones!

Alex: Thanks Glenn what do I do with it?

Beck: Wrap it around your head so this doesn't happen...


7 posted on 08/06/2012 9:00:42 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: dalebert
Two mass shootings 100 days out from an election. Odd.

Everything comes in threes?

8 posted on 08/06/2012 9:02:48 AM PDT by Jakarta ex-pat
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To: TigerClaws

odd indeed.
Makes one wonder if these guys were programmed


9 posted on 08/06/2012 9:04:58 AM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: SeekAndFind

How could he have been discharged honorably, but refused the right to re-up because of misconduct?

That seems a bit strange.


10 posted on 08/06/2012 9:06:22 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: SeekAndFind

“Funny how the news organizations always report that killers/terrorist are “Military” but never that the killers are on “Welfare”.

Thought that was interesting and tried to put that on a Comment Section of CBS-DC but to no avail.


11 posted on 08/06/2012 9:08:47 AM PDT by BilLies (Ass.Press ABCBSNBCNN, NYTimes, WaPOSt , etc., hates your Traditional American guts!)
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To: Venturer

It does seem strange. He should have left with a general discharge if there was that much misconduct that he could not re-enlist. Oh the things that make you go, Huh?


12 posted on 08/06/2012 9:10:04 AM PDT by formosa (Formosa)
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To: SeekAndFind
Bloomberg reports that Page was "discharged honorably from the Army in 1998 after six years of service" after serving from April 1992 through October 1998 as a sergeant and later a specialist, working as a Hawk missile system repairman before becoming a psychological operations specialist.

Is Bloomy modifying the news ?

The other sources report that it was Less then Honorable


13 posted on 08/06/2012 9:12:14 AM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: SeekAndFind

The Southern Poverty Law Center is a nest of Communist liars.

It’s purely speculative, but I’ve been wondering if he may have thought that those Sikhs were Muzzies? They don’t really wear the same kind of garb, but it might look similar to a crazed idiot.

And, I would agree, there is nothing “conservative” about White Supremacists. When they were out in the open down South, they were virtually ALL Democrats. And Hitler was a LEFTIST, leader of the National Socialist Workers’ Party, commonly known as Nazis. It’s pure Communist propaganda to call them conservatives. Nazis and Communists and Fascists all came out of the same barrel of evil.


14 posted on 08/06/2012 9:13:03 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: TigerClaws

I can’t figure out why there is no mention now of the multiple shooters that victims claimed were there.

One of the bizarre twists to this is that

Wade Page
and
James Eagan Holmes have the same Jewish Gematria Number.

Maybe the Universe is trying to tell us something.


15 posted on 08/06/2012 9:14:20 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: SeekAndFind

This guy could have walked into my church and did the same thing because I was there. We love our guns here in Texas but we don’t pack in church!


16 posted on 08/06/2012 9:16:26 AM PDT by ForAmerica (Texas Conservative Christian Black Man!)
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To: formosa

With a General Discharge, you can go to the VA and six months later have it upgraded to a honorable. The guy was reduced in rank and given a BAR to reenlistment. Happens all the time


17 posted on 08/06/2012 9:17:33 AM PDT by hoskinsr3106 (retired Army with 20 years and 18 days, but who is couning?)
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To: RummyChick

I heard on the top of the hour news that they are looking for a person of interest. This could be code for the second shooter.


18 posted on 08/06/2012 9:19:19 AM PDT by cableguymn (For the first time in my life. I fear my country's government.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Great, I worked on the Hawk Missile System...


19 posted on 08/06/2012 9:20:21 AM PDT by tje
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To: SeekAndFind

Seven Shot on Detroit Riverboat won’t get a mention because it was a hip/hop deal.


20 posted on 08/06/2012 9:20:27 AM PDT by KSCITYBOY
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To: SeekAndFind

after serving from April 1992 through October 1998 as a sergeant and later a specialist,

Busted from E-5 to E-4. “Misbehavior.” “Patterns of misconduct.” Short version: loser. In a few minutes, ABC will announce he was a Tea Party member. One notes he is identified as a veteran in the news networks’ first sentence. Turds.


21 posted on 08/06/2012 9:22:34 AM PDT by pabianice
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To: SeekAndFind

And again, the scum-bag is treated with deference, his FULL name is used to ensure he gets a full share of “Glory” for his crime!

HE should get no more than “WMP”, pronounced as “Wimp”, whenever anyone has to bring him up.

Stop glorifying these turds!


22 posted on 08/06/2012 9:27:32 AM PDT by Loyal Sedition
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To: formosa

If the myspace stuff is correct this was a muscle-bound skinhead complete with bizarre tats and a hate band.

Very odd if he would even be allowed in the army.


23 posted on 08/06/2012 9:39:51 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama Kills))
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To: Cicero
It’s purely speculative, but I’ve been wondering if he may have thought that those Sikhs were Muzzies?

I don't believe so; I think most people know the difference.

It seems more likely to me that if could have been working at the behest of some Islamist group. Muslims have been in perpetual war with the Sikhs since their foundation; the depredations of Muslims forced the Sikhs to embrace the warrior ethic we admire them for.

There are plenty of connections between White Nazis and Islamist outposts in the West. It was suggested, seems probable actually, that they were involved with the Oklahoma City bombing.

24 posted on 08/06/2012 9:45:08 AM PDT by tsomer
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To: SeekAndFind
Wisconsin has some of the most permissive gun laws in the country. It passed a law in 2011 allowing citizens to carry a concealed weapon.

Big Whoop! Wisconsin was 49th out of 50 states in affirming such natural rights. Wisconsin's gun laws are no more "permissive" then any other state (except Illinois), although during the fall we manage to field a near million man army of riflemen (and woman) in pursuit of the elusive white tail.

Regards,
GtG

25 posted on 08/06/2012 9:57:51 AM PDT by Gandalf_The_Gray (I live in my own little world, I like it 'cuz they know me here.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Gotta get that Army in there, like it had something to do with what he did! Amazing!


26 posted on 08/06/2012 10:00:12 AM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: Venturer

He received a general discharge with no right to reup


27 posted on 08/06/2012 10:20:23 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: tsomer

I am of the same opinion. The MSM is incapable of reporting this possibility. It does not fit their marxist template. As pointed out above Marxism and Naziism are leftist movements with strong ties to Muslim extremism. Evidence for this is concrete and goes back at least 70 years.


28 posted on 08/06/2012 10:31:50 AM PDT by Louis Foxwell (Better the devil we can destroy than the Judas we must tolerate.)
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To: ForAmerica

Why not? This guy could have walked in and done the same thing.


29 posted on 08/06/2012 10:36:31 AM PDT by ctdonath2 ($1 meals: http://abuckaplate.blogspot.com)
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To: SeekAndFind

“Wisconsin has some of the most permissive gun laws in the country.”
I believe Wisconsin has long allowed open carry, although I didn’t know that during the many years that I lived in the Badger state, and despite having been born there. Perhaps a Wis. resident better informed than I will favor us with the truth about this.
However, I do know that repeated attempts to legislate concealed carry were long frustrated by the very liberal governor Doyle and a like-minded legislative majority. As soon as clear-thinking Republicans got control of the legislature, and Scott Walker became Governor, Voila!! Concealed carry!!


30 posted on 08/06/2012 11:01:18 AM PDT by Elsiejay
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To: Cicero
It’s purely speculative, but I’ve been wondering if he may have thought that those Sikhs were Muzzies? They don’t really wear the same kind of garb, but it might look similar to a crazed idiot.

The investigative reporting on this event sucks. All I could get from Fox yesterday is that four priests were killed. The cops shot him before he could kill more. That this was an act of domestic terrorism.

If he targeted the priests, I wonder how he was able to find them in a strange building filled with hundreds of strangers (to the shooter)?

If the cops shot him out side the building after he killed the few inside the building, why wouldn't I think he was making his escape and was done with killing?

Why can't we see this as an act of vengeance rather than a terror hate crime. No one is asking the Sikhs if they knew the shooter?

All the media is doing is parroting the establishment. None are digging into the facts. This was Fox yesterday. The others are likely worse.

31 posted on 08/06/2012 11:16:31 AM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: Hardraade

Perhaps he went to his physical wearing pink underwear. Can’t discriminate in Barack’s army you know.


32 posted on 08/06/2012 11:32:39 AM PDT by SPOTTEDOWL (Are frontal lobotomies prerequisite for being classified as a liberal?)
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To: SeekAndFind; All
He was discharged from the Army for "patterns of misconduct," Reuters reported.

How does one get honorably discharged for "patterns of misconduct?"

33 posted on 08/06/2012 12:30:35 PM PDT by newzjunkey
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To: SeekAndFind
The man suspected of killing at least six people yesterday at a Milwaukee-area Sikh temple has been unofficially identified as Wade Michael Page. The shooter was killed by police.

Suspected? So, when's the trial?

34 posted on 08/06/2012 12:47:23 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Venturer

A small distinction, but vitally important:

General Discharge is “under honorable conditions, but for the good of the service”, a euphemism for getting rid of misfits and potential discipline problems. Ineligible to enlist or re-enlist, even though no formal disciplinary action (such as court-martial) has been brought.

Used to be the kind of discharge given persons who were outed as homosexuals, back in the day of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”.


35 posted on 08/06/2012 1:10:37 PM PDT by alloysteel (Voter suppression is needed now more than ever. Only, whom shall be suppressed?)
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To: ForAmerica

Speak for yourself, FRiend. I know of Texas churches where the Deacons constitute a pretty formidable armed posse...


36 posted on 08/06/2012 1:51:23 PM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: ForAmerica
"We love our guns here in Texas but we don’t pack in church!"

Speak for yourself, FRiend. I know of Texas churches where the Deacons constitute a pretty formidable armed posse...

37 posted on 08/06/2012 1:53:10 PM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: ForAmerica
"We love our guns here in Texas but we don’t pack in church!"

Speak for yourself, FRiend. I know of Texas churches where the Deacons constitute a pretty formidable armed posse...

38 posted on 08/06/2012 1:53:27 PM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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