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August 7th, 2012
05:40 PM ET

Determining the gunman's motive

In an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer, Oak Creek, Wisconsin police chief John Edwards discusses the Sikh temple shooting suspect's motivation may have been. Edwards also confirms that contrary to rumors, the attacker did not have a 9/11 tattoo on his body.

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Filed under: Crime • Interviews • Sikh • Terror • Wisconsin
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  1. gabriel muntaner

    I don't know, but this definetly looks like change to me"...obama is knocking it out of the park on national security..a topic that rublicans have been able to give the illusion over the last decade that only they were capable of handling...aside from succesfully taking out a large percentage of credible enemy combatants while having the utmmost respect for cilvilan collateral casualties and minimal collareteral damage on the couuntries critical and fragile infrastructure...this not only minimizes the ability for terrorist groups to recruit aginst us .. This has promoted a renewed confidence and atiitude towards the united states in the international comunnity..rather than the animosity the previous administration brought our direction and the direction of our friends around the world...

    August 8, 2012 at 4:38 pm |
  2. Ruth

    We all need to wake up! The way in which the right wing treats our president is a good example of a prime reason – a motive – for Jade Michael Page to justify his going after Sikhs – it is not far from treason. Leaders in the republican party such as Rush Limbaugh and Ted Nugent prime the pump for these far right Americans. I just saw this morning that Ted Nugent said that Obama is a good representation of crimes against humanity. This statement is disgusting – he's basically saying that Obama is just like the Nazies – fueling the fire for people like Page – white supremacists – to go after people other than white. If the republican party had any real leaders – any leaders with any backbone, they would call for all this demonizing to stop. The republican party has pushed the anti-Obama envelope to the edge of insanity for people like Page. If the republicans continue down this path of destruction, the weight of these types of atrocities and the demise of the US lie solely on their shoulders- All this in the name of holding the office of the President of the US.

    August 8, 2012 at 9:55 am |
  3. sharon

    I think you and all white folks need to stop hiding your heads in the sand and admit that you know exactly why this man shot those people in the Sikh Temple.White suprememisist and hatred of all people of color. The educational system needs to change all the lies in the history books that the children have to study. We all know that Washington was the eighth president, and we all know that Columbus did not discover America, he was 13 years old and was supposed to go East and went West.Obama was not the first Black President, it was John Hansen.. As long as they tell these lies, white people will always believe they can kill people they dont like. Indians and Blacks were here before Columbus if came this way. The children of this country know that they are lies and when they grow up and meet people of color, they realize their parents lied and the history books too. We are all Gods children supposedly, but dont get too close.

    August 7, 2012 at 7:42 pm |

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