Joseph Andrew Stack

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Joe Stack's Daughter Retracts 'Hero' Remark

Though man killed by Texas suicide pilot was

(Newser) - The woman whose father crashed his plane into a Texas IRS office in a suicide statement about big government backed away this afternoon from her characterization earlier in the day of Joe Stack as a “hero.” Samantha Bell, 38, called ABC to say that, in fact, Stack is... More »

Suicide Pilot Joe Stack Sounds Like Tea Partier to Me

.. says one blogger; that's 'reprehensible,' says another

(Newser) - Joseph Stack’s anger at big government in general and the Internal Revenue Service in particular sounds very much like another of the day’s big noise-makers to Jonathan Capehart. “After reading his 34-paragraph screed,” Capehart writes in a Washington Post blog of the Austin suicide pilot, “... More »

FBI: 2 Bodies Found at Austin Site

One believed to be pilot; other may be missing employee

(Newser) - An FBI spokesman confirms tonight that two bodies have been found at the site of today’s plane crash in Austin, Texas, with one thought to be of the pilot, Joseph Andrew Stack. Officials can’t confirm that the other is that of the federal employee still missing, the American... More »

Joe Stack's No Hero—He's a Terrorist, and a Poor One

We all dislike taxes, but Austin pilot added intent to murder

(Newser) - The fact that some are already touting Joseph Andrew Stack—the man who flew his plane into an IRS office in Texas today—as a hero strikes Henry Blodget as absolutely “stunning.” One emailer wrote to the Business Insider that while Stack’s “method of registering his... More »

'Easygoing' Austin Pilot Presumed Dead

One office worker remains unaccounted for

(Newser) - The man accused of flying his small plane into IRS offices in Austin today is described as "easygoing" by a friend. “He talked politics like everyone but didn’t show any obsession,” says Pam Parker, who managed a band that Andrew Joseph Stack played in as recently... More »

Angry Man Flies Plane Into Austin IRS Office Building

Reports say pilot set his house on fire before crash

(Newser) - A small plane crashed into a seven-story office building in Austin, Texas, and signs are now pointing to a deliberate act. CNN reports that the pilot—identified as Joseph Andrew Stack—set his house on fire, took off in his own plane from a local airport, and crashed it into... More »

Anti-IRS Rant Linked to Austin Crash Pilot

Joe Stack apparently left email post to be read after crash

(Newser) - "Well, Mr. Big Brother IRS man, let’s try something different; take my pound of flesh and sleep well." Those words appear near the end of a long email rant written by someone named Joe Stack, thought to be the man whose private plane crashed into an office... More »

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