From the article :
"Time and again, Mr. Alexis’s behavior fell below a level that would have brought a serious response, like a less-than-honorable discharge from the military or involuntary commitment to a mental institution, experts and officials said.
But the sheer number of episodes raises questions about the government’s system for vetting people for security clearances, including the thousands of contractors who help run the nation’s military and security system work. Though the cases are different, the access granted Mr. Alexis, a former Navy reservist who as an independent contractor serviced Navy computers, raises questions similar to those raised about another outside government contractor, Edward J. Snowden, who leaked national intelligence secrets."
|Aaron Alexis Displays His Saggital|
Keel For The Po-Leece Camera
Yah right: an affirmative action pre-human Navy hire, saggital keel and all, too stupid to understand that the guy who pissed him off two weeks ago in a 7/11 parking lot confrontation was not actually transmitting messages into his hardened yet economy-size skull via microwaves through the walls of his Motel 6, is, like, practically the exact same thing as the 145-IQ computer geek who sacrificed his career to do what he thought was right.
Aaron Alexis joins Cookie Thornton (Saint Louis), Omar Thornton (Hartford Connecticut), and the great Colin Ferguson (LIRR, New York), in that vast pantheon of Angry Blacks Killing Crackers.
And no: those two Thorntons aren't related. Sort of....
The New York Times: Blocks, Bluffs, And Obfuscations, Since 1898.