Was Accused LAX Shooter Influenced by Anti-TSA Rants from Alex Jones, Fox News? (Video)

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Last week, Paul Ciancia walked into the Los Angeles International Airport and allegedly killed a TSA Agent and wounded several other people with an assault rifle.

FBI Agent in Charge David L. Bowdich told The Washington Postthat inside Ciancia’s bag was a handwritten, signed letter by Ciancia stating how he had “made the conscious decision to try to kill” TSA employees and “instill fear in their traitorous minds."

Now, many are asking where and how Ciancia got his intense hatred for the TSA, as he has no prior history with the U.S. government agency.

A recent ABC News broadcast mentioned “a shadowy subculture which may have encouraged a disturbed young man” and showed Infowars.com founder Alex Jones (video below) on one of his many anti-TSA rants.

"No kidding, who else wants a job groping men, women and children all day," said Jones on his Internet conspiracy TV show, reported ABC News.

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev is also a fan of Jones, according to Salon.com.

Gawker reports how Fox News' Todd Starnes has lashed out at TSA agents on his Facebook page:

I'm beyond tired of these government-sanctioned thugs -- destroying private property, sexually probing passengers and treating us like criminals.

Fox News Judge Napolitano has also denigrated the TSA on Twitter:

TSA thugs want to see what you feel like under there FreedomWatch shines the the torch of liberty on TSA perverts!

According to MediaMatters.org, Glenn Beck claimed in 2010 that President Obama was going to turn the TSA into his private unionized army.

Sources: MediaMatters.org, Twitter, Gawker, Facebook, ABC News, The Washington Post, Salon.com


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