“Lone wolves’’ — people isolating themselves from others, hard to track down— have made up some of America’s most dangerous and violent people. A 2009 government report asserted that many had extreme right-wing views and branded them as ‘’domestic terrorists.’’ Of the suspects or killers in prominent U.S. cases, only some might fit into that political category, though many had been cut off from society.
Wade Michael Page The suspect in the killings of six people at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin on Aug. 6 -- killed by authorities -- was dismissed from a military career and a recent trucking job because of excessive use of alcohol. The Southern Poverty Law Center describes Page as ''a frustrated neo-Nazi who had been the leader of a racist white-power band.'' At left, Page, 40, is seen on a Myspace.com Web page for the musical group End Apathy. Reuters Buy Photo