Report: Loughner's Online Musings Bizarre, Sad

Loughner Crime Scene AP Photo/James Palka

At 2:23 a.m. on May 9, 2010, suspected Tucson shooter Jared Loughner allegedly asked a group of gamers online: "Does anyone have aggression 24/7?"

This is just one one of the many bizarre statements contained in more than one hundred online posts obtained by The Wall Street Journal alleged to be from Loughner.

An FBI official involved in the investigation of the Tucson shootings tells CBS News the FBI is aware of the alleged postings made, as reported in the Journal, on gaming websites. The FBI is currently investigating whether Loughner was, in fact, responsible for them.

A report from Reuters claims that these statements resulted in Loughner being kicked out of the forum.

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The Journal reports there were 131 postings written between April and June 2010 in a web forum linked to the online game Earth Empires. They cover a time period during which Loughner struggled immensely to find work, and was repeatedly rejected by women.

The breadth of subjects they cover is wide, but the disturbing nature of many of the posts led other gamers to wonder whether Loughner was mentally ill or on drugs, the Journal reports.

In a May 20 posting around midnight, Loughner allegedly wrote: "I bet your hungry...Because I know how to cut a body open and eat you for more then a week. ;-)"

Other posts talk about Loughner's inability to land a minimum-wage job after sending out 65 applications, and being rejected by women, the Journal reports.

The posts allegedly also show Loughner's fixation on grammar, currency and the government, but are noticeably absent of any mention of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was the alleged target of Saturday's Tucson shooting.

The Journal notes the overriding misogyny of many of the posts, including the one titled, "Why Rape?," which argues that college girls enjoy being raped: "There are Rape victims that are under the influence of a substance. The drinking is leading them to rape. The loneliness will bring you to depression. Being alone for a very long time will inevitably lead you to rape."

Loughner allegedly describes his work history in the posts, including five "terminations," listing Peter Piper Pizza, "Chineese" fast food, Red Robin, Quiznos and Eddie Bauer. He wrote that the list of firings "will be updated." He wrote: "I'm thinking....2 misdemeanors hurt. Don't do Graffiti."

Not all of then postings involve joblessness and disturbing rants.

On April 28, Loughner allegedly began a lengthy discussion by writing: "How many stars are in the universe?" Later in the thread, Mr. Loughner shifted gears: "What do Chocolate cookies taste like?"

On May 2, Loughner allegedly wrote: "This forum made me feel better....," followed by the emoticon for a smiling face.
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