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What You Should Know / August 8, 2010

thoughtpolice -- NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Connecticut police say they arrested a man at a management company after he mentioned the shooting rampage across the state that killed nine people and said he understood the killer's mindset. Fifty-eight-year-old Francis Laskowski of Derby was charged with breach of peace Wednesday after making the comments while working at Fusco Management Co. in New Haven. Nine people died in the shootings Tuesday at Hartford Distributors in Manchester, including gunman Omar Thornton. Thornton told police in a 911 call that he wanted to avenge racial discrimination, allegations that company officials denied. Laskowski told The Associated Press on Friday that his comments were blown out of proportion. He says his arrest was "ridiculous" and he didn't make any threats.

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  • 1. zhubajie  |  August 8th, 2010 at 11:46 pm

    Those who know don’t talk and those who talk don’t know.

  • 2. internal exile  |  August 9th, 2010 at 2:46 pm

    Further illustrating that whatever challenges and crises the rulers face, they will try to find a way to tighten control as a result.

    Hey, at least I can still think about the Hartford shootings, until the mandatory wearable brain scanners show up, anyway.

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