Virginia Man Kills Himself And His Family Over Fear Of Obama’s Reelection

A wealthy defense contractor and devout Christian from suburban Washington, D.C. fatally shot his wife, his children, and himself over fears of Barack Obama’s winning a second term, the Daily Mail reports:

Albert Peterson shot dead his wife and two sons hours after going to church because he dreaded the thought of Obama winning the election, a family friend has revealed.

A confidante of the family for the past 25 years has spoken to MailOnline about the strength and grace of the Peterson family, as well as the torment that plagued Albert which drove him to shoot dead his wife Kathleen and his two sons Christopher and Mathew at their suburban home in DC on Sunday.

A history of mental illness and a growing fear of Obama winning a second term in the White House took its toll on the mind of Mr Peterson, a wealthy defense contractor, the friend said.

Albert, 57, Kathleen, 52, Matthew, 16, and Christopher, 13, were found Tuesday just after noon inside their home in Herndon, Virgina. Co-workers reported to police that they were concerned that Mr and Mrs Peterson had not reported to work for the past two days. The preliminary police investigation indicates that Albert Peterson killed his wife and their children before taking his own life. Each of the deceased died of gunshot wounds to the upper body.

47 Comments on "Virginia Man Kills Himself And His Family Over Fear Of Obama’s Reelection"

  1. Liam_McGonagle | Oct 1, 2012 at 3:00 pm |

    Yeah, I bet.
     
    You just wait until the estate administrator’s auditors get through with this.  Guarantee you’ll find that Mr. Christian Businessman was up to his eyeballs in debt and had been fudging the company’s records for years trying to hide his mistress’ rent payments.

  2. Liam_McGonagle | Oct 1, 2012 at 3:00 pm |

    Yeah, I bet.
     
    You just wait until the estate administrator’s auditors get through with this.  Guarantee you’ll find that Mr. Christian Businessman was up to his eyeballs in debt and had been fudging the company’s records for years trying to hide his mistress’ rent payments.

    • Auto5734955 | Oct 1, 2012 at 7:06 pm |

      sounds like he was self-testing his wifes’ psyops war chemical experiment,  next generation LSD to make the enemy turn on itself.

  3. Blerzirp | Oct 1, 2012 at 3:19 pm |

    This is what Fox News does to people

  4. Blerzirp | Oct 1, 2012 at 3:19 pm |

    This is what Fox News does to people

    • Miracles | Oct 1, 2012 at 3:44 pm |

      This is what Rush Limbaugh does to people.

      This is what Matt Drudge does to people.

      This is what Glen Beck does to people.

      This is what Ann Coulter does to people.

      This is what Alex Jones does to people.

      This is what Michelle Malkin does to people.

    • Miracles | Oct 1, 2012 at 3:44 pm |

      This is what Rush Limbaugh does to people.

      This is what Matt Drudge does to people.

      This is what Glen Beck does to people.

      This is what Ann Coulter does to people.

      This is what Alex Jones does to people.

      This is what Michelle Malkin does to people.

  5. lifobryan | Oct 1, 2012 at 3:51 pm |

    I suppose his reasoning went something like this:

    1. Obama seems to want war a bit less than Romney does.

    2. Therefore, the war industry could suffer a bit if Obama is re-elected … just like Jesus suffered on the cross.

    3. Obama is a muslim, therefore he does not love Jesus.

    4. Jesus was a carpenter, and so He must have hit lots of things with a hammer.

    5. To a hammer, everything looks like a nail.

    6. To a munitions contractor, everything looks like a target.

    7. There is often collateral damage in both carpentry and war. 

    8. Therefore, if Obama is re-elected, my Targets … er, Family … could suffer.

  6. Cheftommyboy | Oct 1, 2012 at 3:58 pm |

    Maybe all these right wing war mongers will all kill themselves and make the world a better place after the election…..Go Obama go….!!!

  7. Cheftommyboy | Oct 1, 2012 at 3:58 pm |

    Maybe all these right wing war mongers will all kill themselves and make the world a better place after the election…..Go Obama go….!!!

  8. Candidate for Official Darwin Award?

  9. Candidate for Official Darwin Award?

  10. Interesting information/outlook about this incident:

     http://willyloman.wordpress.com/2012/09/29/the-odd-story-of-the-peterson-family-both-parents-employed-by-companies-tied-to-destabilization-campaign-industry/

     

  11. Interesting information/outlook about this incident:

     http://willyloman.wordpress.com/2012/09/29/the-odd-story-of-the-peterson-family-both-parents-employed-by-companies-tied-to-destabilization-campaign-industry/

     

    • Infvocuernos | Oct 1, 2012 at 5:34 pm |

       Wow, good link- the wife was involved openly in psyops so I’m sure of two things:
      -1. that we are not being told the truth about this incident, and
      -2. we’ll never know the truth for sure. 

    • WankstonHughes | Oct 2, 2012 at 8:32 am |

      Almost everybody in the DC Metro area works for a defense contractor. Their house, shown in the story, is nothing compared to most places in Fairfax County–far, far from the 1%. As he was a subcontracts administrator, he never dealt with the government directly. It’s paper-pushing.
      Too much paranoia about a guy who was too paranoid.

    • WankstonHughes | Oct 2, 2012 at 8:32 am |

      Almost everybody in the DC Metro area works for a defense contractor. Their house, shown in the story, is nothing compared to most places in Fairfax County–far, far from the 1%. As he was a subcontracts administrator, he never dealt with the government directly. It’s paper-pushing.
      Too much paranoia about a guy who was too paranoid.

  12. mulecheeks | Oct 1, 2012 at 5:19 pm |

    So the Right Wing Christian Uber-Republican murders his whole family, cause his candidate is behind in the polls. I’m sure Glenn Beck and Rush will find a way to blame this on Obama. And the sad thing is, it will make perfect sense to their followers.

  13. Let that be a lesson to you folks:
    if you think nutty thoughts about the authorities, it’ll kill you dead.
    Always remember to do what you’re told and nothing will happen.

    Kewl that a psyoper died to create a psyop. Now that’s loyalty.

    • Matt Staggs | Oct 2, 2012 at 2:38 pm |

      Conspiracies
      psy-ops
      allegations and what-ifs
      doubts about 
      this Blackbird
      corporation
      offering psy-op services
      there are none
      but did this woman
      this black bird
      do these things
      was she wetting her beak
      in the black ink of
      psy-ops or was her
      employment less august
      a mom a paycheck a day in the life
      that’s boring to us
      we prefer spooky
      do we guess and propose
      stoking the fires
      of conspiracy
      for campfire 
      ghost story
      thrills
      while a mother
      and her children
      lay cold 
      in the 
      ground?

      • All communication is psy-op.

      • Put up again thy sword into his place:
        for all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword.

        • Matt Staggs | Oct 3, 2012 at 12:33 pm |

          “Many that live deserve death. And some die that deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then be not too eager to deal out death in the name of justice, fearing for your own safety. Even the wise cannot see all ends.”

        • Matt Staggs | Oct 3, 2012 at 12:33 pm |

          “Many that live deserve death. And some die that deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then be not too eager to deal out death in the name of justice, fearing for your own safety. Even the wise cannot see all ends.”

  14. Paraphrasing a Bill Hicks joke…A guy killed himself because he hates black people and didn’t want to live if Obama won another term?  Good.  One less door knob to worry about.  Did you hear that honey?  We lost a moron! We lost a moron!

    But seriously, sad for the family.

  15. Paraphrasing a Bill Hicks joke…A guy killed himself because he hates black people and didn’t want to live if Obama won another term?  Good.  One less door knob to worry about.  Did you hear that honey?  We lost a moron! We lost a moron!

    But seriously, sad for the family.

  16. Simaintongue | Oct 2, 2012 at 12:15 am |

    Defense contractor = killed family and himself with a gun. To a man with a hammer every problem is a nail eh?

  17. Simaintongue | Oct 2, 2012 at 12:15 am |

    Defense contractor = killed family and himself with a gun. To a man with a hammer every problem is a nail eh?

  18. Simaintongue | Oct 2, 2012 at 12:15 am |

    Defense contractor = killed family and himself with a gun. To a man with a hammer every problem is a nail eh?

  19. Tea Party Terrorism at it’s best.

  20. Tea Party Terrorism at it’s best.

  21. Democrats with Battered Wife Syndrome and Republicans as Family Annihilators.

  22. Democrats with Battered Wife Syndrome and Republicans as Family Annihilators.

  23. coiled embrace | Oct 2, 2012 at 2:51 pm |

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  24. coiled embrace | Oct 2, 2012 at 2:51 pm |

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  25. 2 less votes for Romney!

  26. 2 less votes for Romney!

  27. President Obama had nothing to do with this, this man had a mental sickness…may God bless his soul!

  28. Defense Contractor Targets His Family … end of story.

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