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Joseph Stack

Discovery Channel Gunman Is Not an Ecoterrorist if I Am

Andy Stepanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andy Stepanian

Instead of feeling relieved after Wednesday's crisis at the Discovery Channel building ended without injury to any of the hostages a small group of opportunistic pundits and special interest lobbyists salivated.

The Hutaree Michigan Militia, Lone Wolves, and Alex Jones' New World Order

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics
Harmon Leon

What makes the Hutaree unique? They are a Christian-based militia group driven by biblical teachings to take up arms. Apparently their Jesus is also heavily armed.

Exploring What It Means to be a Terrorist

Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D.

If the country is facing a war on terror, then we need to understand that any violence against innocent civilians that is intended to make a political statement is terror, no matter where it comes from.

Hate Groups On the Rise -- It's Only the Economy, Stupids

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrea Chalupa

The worsening recession, soaring public debt, bailouts for bankers, and misinformation over President Obama's attempts at health care reform are fueling radicalism and hate groups.

Tax Favors, IBM, and the Murder of Vernon Hunter

David Cay Johnston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Cay Johnston

The important aspects of the Joe Stack suicide attack story that have been left out by the mainstream media relate to how corrupt and outdated tax law-writing is in this country.

Threats Against IRS Employees On The Rise, Increased 21 Percent From 2008 To 2009

Huffington Post | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This afternoon's incident at an Internal Revenue Service facility in Utah, in which several people were removed on stretchers after an "unknown substa...

Polticians' Curious Reactions Joe Stack's Suicide Attack

New York Times | FRANK RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

No one knows what history will make of the present -- least of all journalists, who can at best write history's sloppy first draft. But if I were to p...

Austin Plane Attack Highlights Double Standards

Seema Ahmad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Seema Ahmad

It is shocking that there wasn't non-stop news coverage after Joseph Stack flew his plane into an IRS building in Austin. Yet when violence is perpetuated by Muslim extremists, the results are different.

Criminy! I Forgot to Celebrate Black History Month Again

Patrick Sauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Patrick Sauer

I would like to extend a sincere apology for forgetting Black History Month yet again. I don't know why this seems to happen every year, but I'm always filled with regret that I didn't do any celebrating.

The F Word: Looking Closer at Joseph Stack

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

By all means hold those who praise Stack to account, and call out media hypocrisy and double standards. But before you dismiss him as simply a crazy, read his manifesto.

Rage Against the Whatever

Daniel Cluchey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Cluchey

If there was one issue I was absolutely certain that all Americans agreed upon, it was this: we are, uniformly and emphatically, opposed to extremists flying planes into our buildings. I was wrong.

Senator Scott Brown On Austin Terror Attack: "People Are Frustrated"

Bill Lichtenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Lichtenstein

In what Fox News is calling his first national TV interview since being elected, Scott Brown pointed to the public's frustration with Washington when he was asked about Joe Stack.

Airplanes Don't Kill People, People Do

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

As we mourn the losses from the attack in Austin, let us also keep a healthy perspective. General aviation is the lifeblood of this country's economy. Calling for more restrictions on the freedom to fly simply makes no sense.

Joe Stack STATEMENT: Alleged Suicide Note From Austin Pilot Posted Online

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A Joe Stack statement has surfaced online, allegedly a suicide note by the pilot of the Austin plane crash today. Local newspaper The Austin Statesma...

Austin Pilot Suicide Note: Joe Stack Motivated By Tax Law In IRS Attack

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In his suicide note, the computer software engineer who flew a small plane into a building with Internal Revenue Service offices in Texas on Thursday ...

Embedded Art: Web Site Linked To Austin Plane Crash

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Embedded Art was a firmware and software development company run by Joe Stack, pilot of today's Austin plane crash. If you go to Embedded Art's Web s...

On Stack and the IRS

Aaron Greenspan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Greenspan

Taxation in the United States of America is like some sort of cosmic joke. It's not hard to see why a downtrodden entrepreneur might go crazy.