Suspected Santa Barbara Shooter Posted Many Videos Lamenting His Loneliness

"I'll be a god exacting my retribution on all those who deserve it ... Just for the crime of living a better life than me."

Elliot Rodger. Photo from his YouTube account.
Elliot Rodger. Photo from his YouTube account.
While details are still unfolding in Friday night's mass murder shootings in the UC Santa Barbara neighborhood of Isla Vista that left seven dead, the suspected gunman apparently explained his motives in a tirade against women posted on YouTube.  

"I hate all of you and can't wait to give you exactly what you deserve. Utter annihilation," says Elliott Rodger in his seven-minute long, even-toned rant about rejection, loneliness and being an unkissed virgin at age 22 entitled Elliot Rodger's Retribution.

"Girls, all I’ve ever wanted was to love you and to be loved by you," he says. "I've wanted a girlfriend. I’ve wanted sex. I’ve wanted love, affection, adoration. You think I’m unworthy of it. That’s a crime that can never be forgiven."

"I'll take to the streets of Isla Vista and slay every single person I see there. All those popular kids who live such lives of hedonistic pleasure while I've had to rot in loneliness for all those years."

"I'll be a god exacting my retribution on all those who deserve it ... Just for the crime of living a better life than me."

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MAC June 02, 2014 at 12:02 PM
Strother is ignorant and illogical, as are most politicians and others who believe more gun control laws are the answer to prevent these spree and mass killings. "Gun Free Zones" are an open INVITATION to the Law Breakers and SOCIOPATHS!!!----------------------------------------------------------------------------------The killer in this case, who killed just as many with a HAMMER and MACHETE, was a schizophrenic who would not take his meds! The only solutions in cases like this are 1) involuntary committal to a mental institution if the unstable (SICK) person won't take his meds, and 2) normal, law-abiding persons carrying licensed guns.----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------The only protection against a bad or sick guy with a gun is a good guy (or gal) with a gun!!!!!
deborah davidson June 02, 2014 at 08:07 PM
We have alot of racisim going on. I'll be glad when Obama is out, he and his wife are racists and the black people are out of control. The illegal mexicans are causing trouble and are haters and they are out of control. The chineese think they are control freaks. Everybody is out of control and this must stop. The world needs more peace and help. The world is fine but 3/4ths of the world is nuts. Be sane and logical. Be aware there's alot of crime. The homeless should not be on our streets. We need to build up America and bring the jobs back. Too many drug addicts/dealers/alcoholics. Stick up for the Constitution of the United States and the right to protect y ourself.
SD June 03, 2014 at 01:30 PM
whoa ..... scary comment
TT June 14, 2014 at 03:13 PM
deborah you are nuttier than squirrel turds.
Autumn Johnson June 23, 2014 at 04:28 PM
Senate Committee to Vote on Bill that Could Remove Guns from 'People in Crisis' http://dublin.patch.com/groups/politics-and-elections/p/senate-public-safety-committee-to-vote-on-gun-violence-restraining-order-bill


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