The Copycat?

Did Columbine inspire a new plot--or a fantasy?

Hey bastards, reads the salutation in the June 1998 posting by Flame88610 on an anarchy message board. "First off, I have lost all hope that anyone belonging to the human race, including myself, is worthy of life, liberty or anything worth mentioning, other than extermination." Flame88610 then goes through a checklist of how to destroy the "United $tates of Amerikkka," including forming a terrorist band, acquiring "various weapons of mass destruction," the poisoning of the water supply, assassinations, bombings and, in an epilogue to apocalypse, turning the terrorists on themselves. Earlier, Flame88610 had asked about bombing "aquaducts [sic]...supplying water" to California's...

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