Steve Kangas

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Steve Kangas (Steven Robert Esh, May 11, 1961 – February 8, 1999) was a journalist, political activist and chess teacher known for his website Liberalism Resurgent [1] and highly political usenet postings.[2] Until 1986 he allegedly worked for the U.S. military.[citation needed] His stay in Berlin turned him from a conservative into an outspoken liberal.[3] His writings were sharply critical of the business propaganda of the overclass[4] and the CIA.[5]

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On February 8th, 1999 Kangas was found dead from a self inflicted gunshot wound in a restroom on the of 39th floor of the One Oxford Center, Pittsburgh home to the offices of Richard Mellon Scaife. Kangas’ blood alcohol was 0.14 and his backpack contained 47 rounds of ammunition and a copy of Hitler's "Mein Kampf" .[6][7]

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