This photo from the Tucson Book Festival, March 2010 shows volunteer Jared Loughner.
Arizona Daily Star Photo
One user on Twitter, Caitie Parker, wrote she went to high school, college and was in a band with the gunman. She said she hadn't seen him since 2007. On his now deleted MySpace page, Lougher wrote a series of disjointed rants, including:
And, speaking of Loughner's left wing influences:
The Fascist New Frontier by Pamela Geller at Atlas Shrugs
Ayn Rand delivered this lecture at the Ford Hall Forum in Boston in 1962...(read more)