Man Kills Himself and His Family Out of Fear that Obama Would be Re-elected

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In the list of tragic stories that we hear in the midst of the celebration of another four years of Obama, we have this one.  A man felt so concerned that his rights were being taken away by President Obama that he killed himself and his entire family.  The voter appeared to have some serious psychiatric problems, and it’s sad that he and others didn’t realize that we can all get along as a country if we stand together. Hating one another is not the answer.

One of our bloggers posted the article without realizing that it was actually a month old.  But since we hadn’t reported it, we thought we’d share anyway.  Also, it’s still sad, no matter when the event took place.

The friend said Albert Peterson, a defense contractor, had a history of paranoia and was also affected by a favorite uncle’s recent suicide. On Wednesday, The Washington Post reported that Peterson, his wife Kathleen and their two sons, Matthew and Christopher, were found dead in their home.

According to The Mail, authorities believe Peterson shot his wife and the children before turning the gun on himself. Maggie told the newspaper that his family had a history of mental illness; his father killed himself when Peterson was young, and the death of his mother five years ago, she said, nearly drove him to suicide before Kathleen saved him.

 

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14 Responses to Man Kills Himself and His Family Out of Fear that Obama Would be Re-elected

  1. Its a tragedy that he felt that he had to kill his whole family because the President was re-elected. But, at the same time, he was mentally ill and someone should have seen that so this could have been prevented.

    Marilyn Coleman
    November 9, 2012 at 5:27 am
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  2. this is pathetic and the view of prejudiceness and racism is sick. i am so sick of it white black chinese indian girl guy gay straight bi transgender catholic christian muslim who cares we are all human we all bleed the same blood we all make wrong decesions we all make mistakes none of us are perfect and no one can run this world alone. people need to chill out and view your neighbor as just that a neighbor not a color creed or religion and to the man larry broussard who said this is not a white world you are right cuz this world is a multi colored world period not white yellow black or ect. ignorance and lack of morales and respect are a big problem in this world in all colors if i was raised to respect everyone the word everyomne should not change becquse of a color s*x or belief

    monica hilts
    November 9, 2012 at 6:17 am
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  3. Just stupid!!! smmfh

    Barbie
    November 9, 2012 at 7:48 am
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  4. You can’t fix stupid!! And beside he knew he was in the way.

    Debra
    November 9, 2012 at 8:50 am
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  5. Stupid is as Stupid does!

    jerome
    November 12, 2012 at 1:28 pm
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  6. If I was the President, I would think “well d**n, AM I that Bad (meaning bad for good) that someone takes their life and family over me?” Shoooooooooooootttt Now Thats being a true STAR! I thought only Christ died for/over others. These days its a different story! LOL LOL LOL

    LOL Amazin the depths of what ppl will do! I swear. SMH.

    Kim
    November 12, 2012 at 2:24 pm
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  7. White people have a history of committing suicide in this country; the only reason why insurance companies do not pay out when one commits suicide…

    My suggestion, is for white people to continue to do what they do best. “Go Kill Yourself”…

    PB Short
    November 12, 2012 at 6:19 pm
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  8. He wanted To kill his Family, if you dig deep it will have nothing To do With Obama, so please be responsable in your reporting

    Erica
    November 12, 2012 at 9:52 pm
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    • I agree with you

      jody
      November 13, 2012 at 1:50 am
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  9. It is far worse than stupid…He has so much hatred instilled in him that it caused him mental illness.

    Toni
    November 13, 2012 at 1:00 am
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  10. This man did not kill himself because President Obama might be re-elected. This man killed himself along with his family because he was a certified NUT CASE!!!

    corbin56
    November 13, 2012 at 1:11 am
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  11. He probably found out his family were Obama supporters.

    Miss T
    November 13, 2012 at 12:48 pm
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  12. I am sorry that this happend. If it is true. America is responsible for this sad tragedy. They tought hate to as many people as possible, And it lasted for generations. Today this man’s family had to pay the price. This is a sad sick story. If he had taken his time, he might have appreciated our President. Hate will keep you in darkness a long time.

    bernice
    November 17, 2012 at 3:39 am
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  13. Gov. Romney looks and acts as if he had a nervis brake down That is what hate will do to you. The republic party knows that he is sick. Most of them are embarressed and try to stay away from him. Mr. Ryan knew it first. After listening to some of the things that he was saying, the twisted lies. Ryan was hoping if they got in he would take over the presidency, because a sick man are dangerous. Then he would become president. Romney is a sick men.

    bernice
    November 17, 2012 at 3:52 am
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