Wade Michael Page

Oak Creek: An act of home-grown terrorism

Oak Creek: An act of home-grown terrorism

It's been a year since Wade Michael Page opened fire at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis. Since then, some basic facts about Page have come to light.

We now know that he was involved with white supremacy groups and that he was the founding member and vocalist for a neo-Nazi band. A former soldier, he had been heard to disparage Muslims, calling them "towel heads." Even Page's body served as a temple for his racist beliefs, bearing a tattoo of the number "14." Among white supremacists, this stands for a 14-word credo coined by one of their heroes, David Lane: "We must secure the existence of our people and a future for white children."

But the...

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