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CNN's Piers Morgan denies armed guard stopped Atlanta school shooter
The Examiner ^ | February 1, 2013 | Joe Newby

Posted on 02/01/2013 10:29:27 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

On Thursday, the Associated Press reported that an off-duty armed officer at the Price Middle School in Atlanta disarmed a student who managed to shoot a 14-year-old boy in the neck. CNN's Piers Morgan, however, claimed in a tweet that the officer really didn't stop what could have been another Sandy Hook tragedy, Twitchy reported Friday.

"REVEALED: Armed guard was NOT able to stop Atlanta school shooting," Morgan tweeted, linking to the AP report that says the boy was disarmed by an off-duty officer at the school.

Twitchy said that while most "reasonable people" would "consider this an argument in favor of placing armed guards in schools, or perhaps allowing teachers to arm themselves," Morgan claims that since the guard didn't stop the first shot, he really didn't stop anything.

"That’s not only not reasonable," Twitchy said, "it’s pathetic."

"There is no telling how tragic Thursday’s shooting could have been had that armed guard not been in the building," Jason Howerton wrote at The Blaze.

A number of Twitter users called Morgan out for his tweet.

"This Tweet by @PiersMorgan is so ridiculous, it doesn't need additional commentary," wrote best-selling author Brad Thor...

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KEYWORDS: banglist; bradthor; georgia; guncontrol; medialyingdying; msm; piersmorgan; secondamendment; thedailymail; twitbrit; unitedkingdom
Remind me again why we allow him to stay in our country and spew his nonsense...
1 posted on 02/01/2013 10:29:36 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Why are there so many foreigners on American TV?

As if we don’t have enough home grown liberals to lecture us???

It’s maddening to see a Brit such as this dude, lecture us about our constitution, and lecture us about how we should live.

He has no appreciation for our constitution or our history. How the H*** did he get a green card to work in this country????


2 posted on 02/01/2013 10:37:32 PM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He is just trying to get his sorry ratings out of the basement.

I read that England doesn’t want him back. Poor chap..where can he go after he hits rock bottom. (like I care)


3 posted on 02/01/2013 10:38:38 PM PST by berdie
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To: Dilbert San Diego

They don’t want him back in Britain.


4 posted on 02/01/2013 10:39:06 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: berdie

Iran? Burma? North Korea?


5 posted on 02/01/2013 10:40:25 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

In my opinion, I think he is being deliberately provocative, in search of ratings. I am presuming a lot of folks would never tune in to CNN, but do so, just to see what this clown will say next. I predict he is a passing fad, and soon will be sent packing. I know ratings plummeted after Larry (not the) King retired, I get the impression that Morgan is clinging to the life preserver that was thrown to him, after Newtown. Thank you.


6 posted on 02/01/2013 10:46:41 PM PST by jttpwalsh
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To: jttpwalsh

Yep, Piers got a six-month extension because of the gun episode. Maybe he can find another mess to stumble into by June, like gang warfare in Chicago.


7 posted on 02/01/2013 10:56:12 PM PST by pepsionice
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To: pepsionice

Oh my. Although you are probably correct, I hope not. Thanks!


8 posted on 02/01/2013 11:18:22 PM PST by jttpwalsh
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They have to send one of their morons out to say it. What else do you expect them to say? May as well be PiersMoron.


9 posted on 02/01/2013 11:43:09 PM PST by CIDKauf (No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.)
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Our motto is “Not on our watch!”

http://oathkeepers.org/oath/


10 posted on 02/01/2013 11:48:24 PM PST by ThermoNuclearWarrior (www.OathKeepers.org/oath/)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Retarded Poofter ...


11 posted on 02/01/2013 11:52:30 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Piers got a green card because - sorry to say - he is a PERFECT fit for your cancerous MSM.

Wheras he got kicked out of Britain for faking libellous stories about UK soldiers in Iraq.


12 posted on 02/02/2013 12:59:03 AM PST by agere_contra (I once saw a movie where only the police and military had guns. It was called 'Schindler's List'.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Because you complain to us instead of CNN?


13 posted on 02/02/2013 2:49:04 AM PST by tdscpa
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Question: What's the difference between RuPaul and Piers Morgan?

Answer: RuPaul is a transsexual something entertainer while Piers Morgan is an elitist British poofter snob and insufferable boor.

14 posted on 02/02/2013 3:18:04 AM PST by MasterGunner01
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Is this idiot closing his eyes, sticking fingers in his ears and chanting nya, nya nya incessantly yet on TV yet?

Now I truly believe in liberal lunacy, they all have these brain slugs I swear. Makes me think about a certain parasite that actually turns your brain into swiss cheese by boring through it, may God have mercy on their souls.


15 posted on 02/02/2013 3:22:25 AM PST by Eye of Unk (AR2 2013 is the American Revolution part 2 of 2013)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Who to believe? Piers Morgan or the AP?

That’s a tough one.


16 posted on 02/02/2013 3:26:03 AM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Who listens to this dumb arse?


17 posted on 02/02/2013 4:29:35 AM PST by BTCM (Death and destruction is the only treaty Muslims comprehend.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I guess the fact that the guy didn’t have to shoot the perp to stop him means he wasn’t armed - the Left has no understanding that just the presence of a weapon in the hands of a righteous man or woman can be a big deterrent.


18 posted on 02/02/2013 5:44:09 AM PST by trebb (Allies no longer trust us. Enemies no longer fear us.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I feel like I’m back in college. The Left makes stupid, untrue statements and won’t let you refute them. Just like the old days.


19 posted on 02/02/2013 5:51:55 AM PST by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Morgan has a home at Al Jazerra. I’m currently in Panama where I got to view it for the first time. Morgan and his anti-American views would fit right in.


20 posted on 02/02/2013 7:00:06 AM PST by South40
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks 2ndDivisionVet.
Twitchy said that while most "reasonable people" would "consider this an argument in favor of placing armed guards in schools, or perhaps allowing teachers to arm themselves," Morgan claims that since the guard didn't stop the first shot, he really didn't stop anything.
Morgan and the CNN d!psh!t who keeps him on the air need to be dragged out, given the Mussolini treatment they so richly deserve, and then the heads should be switched on the bodies. I mean that figuratively, of course.


21 posted on 02/02/2013 2:20:50 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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