suicide pilot leaves chilling manifest

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Joseph Stack, the alleged pilot of today’s fiery crash in Austin, left behind a lengthy manifesto, detailing his economic woes, anger towards the government and hatred of the IRS. As explanation for his actions, Joseph outlines a life of economic troubles and mistakes for which he holds the federal government responsible.

The original website has been removed due to the ongoing investigation. obtained the full text of the journal entry before Stack’s website was disabled.

Below are a few excerpts from Stack’s manifesto and outlining the reasons behind the attack:

Now when the wealthy fuck up, the poor get to die for the mistakes… isn’t that a clever, tidy solution.

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.

But I also know that by not adding my body to the count, I insure nothing will change. I choose to not keep looking over my shoulder at “big brother” while he strips my carcass, I choose not to ignore what is going on all around me, I choose not to pretend that business as usual won’t continue; I have just had enough.