Posted by Sadie from D007034.N1.Vanderbilt.Edu (220.127.116.11) on Thursday, July 10, 2003 at 1:12AM :
In Reply to: Defense Policy Board Ties To Defense Contract posted by StarDrifter from adsl-64-108-206-204.dsl.chcgil.ameritech.net (18.104.22.168) on Wednesday, July 09, 2003 at 9:50PM :
My dad was explaining to an Egyptian friend here today that, unlike in Egypt, violent crime in the States usually occurs with very little motive. I.e. a man sees a car he wants, kills the driver at a stop light & drives off with the car. Or, a man sees a woman at a rest stop in her car, rapes & kills her, & then makes off with her wallet. NO reason. In other places, such as Egypt, such crimes would only occur if one party severely hated the other.
In this case, a guy with racist views just decides to kill African-Americans & end his own life - no real motive involving a true source of anger. Only in America.
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