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Nancy Lanza Not a Teacher?
TPM ^ | 12/14/12 | Josh Marshall

Posted on 12/14/2012 7:17:27 PM PST by BunnySlippers

There have been a lot of factual errors in the chaotic rush to get details about today’s shooting in Connecticut. But one fact that seemed established across the board was that victim Nancy Lanza, the mother of alleged shooter Adam Lanza, was a teacher at the Sandy Hook Elementary School — specifically that it was her class that Adam Lanza massacred.

But this story just out in the Journal suggests that’s not true.

Oddly, it’s buried down at the bottom of the story, almost as an afterthought …

A former school board official in Newtown called into question earlier reports that Nancy Lanza had been connected to Sandy Hook Elementary School, possibly as part of the teaching staff.

“No one has heard of her,” said Lillian Bittman, who served on the local school board until 2011. “Teachers don’t know her.”

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To: funfan

I lost all respect for megan kelly on nov 6, 2012


51 posted on 12/14/2012 8:29:41 PM PST by Josa
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To: funfan

There wasn’t a second shooter.


52 posted on 12/14/2012 8:35:00 PM PST by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Galt is freedom.)
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To: maggief

Just an aside....
How does a principal married to a school nurse afford to raise racehorses and golf at the country club?

Boy...these school unions are robbing us blind!!


53 posted on 12/14/2012 8:38:02 PM PST by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: BunnySlippers

I heard she was a substitute teacher and that she was killed at home.


54 posted on 12/14/2012 8:40:59 PM PST by Spunky (We lost so now I am thinking of joining them and getting an Obamaphone.)
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To: BunnySlippers

The only thing relevant to the MSM is that the shooter must have been a Tea Party member who listens to Rush and Beck, belongs to the NRA, and attends church regularly. Whatever is discovered after this pronouncement is irrelevant, even if factually correct.


55 posted on 12/14/2012 8:42:01 PM PST by tips up (Living is easy with eyes closed, misunderstanding all you see.)
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To: maggief

Interesting. Thanks.


56 posted on 12/14/2012 8:48:14 PM PST by PGalt
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To: Sarah Barracuda

You can’t makea schoola fortress. All kinds of people have legitimate reasons for going in and outof schools allthe time. Supply deliveries, USPS, UPS, FedEx, plumbers, electricians, sales people, janitorial staff, parents getting their sick kid, other parents bringing Johnny back from his doctor appointment, etc., etc., people in and out all day long. What you need is armed staff members (trained of course).


57 posted on 12/14/2012 8:49:08 PM PST by cookcounty
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To: Private_Sector_Does_It_Better
"Does anyone know what king of guns this evil SOB used?"

This is from an article I read. "At least three guns were found - a Glock and a Sig Sauer, both pistols, inside the school, and a .223-caliber rifle in the back of a car, authorities said."

They also said that these guns belonged to the mother. Heck of a lot of good it did her to own all those guns (that is if she did)as the news media get things so screwed up.

58 posted on 12/14/2012 8:51:29 PM PST by Spunky (We lost so now I am thinking of joining them and getting an Obamaphone.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Ditto here. I supposed that she was trying to kick him out of the house or something. Maybe she talked about the kids a lot, and this got to him. It seems as though his motive was simple, maybe infantile. It’s the extremity of his action that is hard to understand, but I can kind of see it. It’s just because it was so outrageous that it appealed to him. He wanted to show everyone how he felt.


59 posted on 12/14/2012 8:52:44 PM PST by dr_lew
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To: cookcounty

In Israel it’s a different life, the teachers are armed..you see them carrying their rifles..when I was in Israel I saw women who were Israeli soldiers carrying rifles throughout the mall..seeing people armed in Israel is a way of life..people need the right to carry their weapons in order to prevent tragedies like this..if teachers don’t want to be armed, fine..but have a guard outside of the school..a retired police officer or a security guard


60 posted on 12/14/2012 8:53:41 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

I’m still wondering how someone wearing combat gear gets buzzed in.

The person that probably let him in is likely no longer with us.


61 posted on 12/14/2012 8:56:32 PM PST by Scotswife
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To: haircutter
“Meghan Kelly seemed like she wanted to look sad but wanted to be FIRST with announcements, like election night...just made me ill to watch...so tonight I turned off TV..heard enough, saw enough...time to lets the families handle this their way not the MSM.”
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I listened to her today at lunch and I couldn't believe how absolutely clueless this dumb bi*ch really is.

She was interviewing a couple of people, and every 2-5 minutes they would have one of their idiotic “Fox News Alerts.” A couple minutes after their alert, she'd have to backtrack about their previous alerts's bogus information. It's like they don't give a crap about how this misinformation might effect the families!

I don't even watch Fox anymore. Meghan Kelly is a joke, and so is Fox!

62 posted on 12/14/2012 8:58:34 PM PST by Artcore
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To: haircutter
“Meghan Kelly seemed like she wanted to look sad but wanted to be FIRST with announcements, like election night...just made me ill to watch...so tonight I turned off TV..heard enough, saw enough...time to lets the families handle this their way not the MSM.”
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I listened to her today at lunch and I couldn't believe how absolutely clueless this dumb bi*ch really is.

She was interviewing a couple of people, and every 2-5 minutes they would have one of their idiotic “Fox News Alerts.” A couple minutes after their alert, she'd have to backtrack about their previous alerts's bogus information. It's like they don't give a crap about how this misinformation might effect the families!

I don't even watch Fox anymore. Meghan Kelly is a joke, and so is Fox!

63 posted on 12/14/2012 8:58:59 PM PST by Artcore
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To: cookcounty

... And it only took 57 posts before someone stated the obvious truth, that all staff at schools need to be armed and trained int eh use of those weapons and tactics to employ.


64 posted on 12/14/2012 9:06:03 PM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: doc1019
He shot everyone with only hand guns?

Appears to be so. Rifle found in the trunk. He likely would not have been buzzed in the school entrance if he was carrying a rifle.

65 posted on 12/14/2012 9:06:33 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel

Interesting, thanks.


66 posted on 12/14/2012 9:08:54 PM PST by doc1019
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To: Josa

LOL! Is that when she shot you down? ;-)


67 posted on 12/14/2012 9:11:09 PM PST by doc1019
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To: maggief

Thanks! Good find!

From the thread’s article:

“At least one parent said Lanza’s mother was a substitute teacher there. But her name did not appear on a staff list. And the law enforcement official said investigators were unable to establish any connection so far between her and the school.”

Incredible!!??


68 posted on 12/14/2012 9:11:28 PM PST by thouworm (.)
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To: MHGinTN

69 posted on 12/14/2012 9:19:32 PM PST by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: All

From the AP article, another one extolling the “tearful Barack Obama”, “A law enforcement official speaking on condition of anonymity said investigators believe Lanza attended the school several years ago but appeared to have no recent connection to the place.”

It’s a K-4 school. That’s up to age 10/11. A 20 year-old attended there several years ago?

The contradictory info by the MSM is staggering. Mindless reporting, if one could even call it reporting.


70 posted on 12/14/2012 9:20:31 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline, (it's back). 2008, the Decline of America)
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To: Marcella

And any parent of two close siblings-where one is over 21 and the other not-knows why the younger would carry the older’s ID.

It’s to get into bars, silly.


71 posted on 12/14/2012 9:24:30 PM PST by Vermont Lt (We are so screwed.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

MSM said he broke the glass in the door window and let himself in.


72 posted on 12/14/2012 9:29:20 PM PST by lu shissler (an take his naiv)
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To: lu shissler

Thanks for letting me know, the reporting today from the idiotic media has been well, unbelievable..so he wasn’t buzzed in after all? But I still believe that he had a connection to that school and chose that particular class to massacre those babies for a reason


73 posted on 12/14/2012 9:31:50 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Marcella

There was someone in the tree line in camo. I got that from a person with state police who was on the scene. He did not say any more about it. I am guessing it might have been some guy walking his dog.


74 posted on 12/14/2012 9:32:53 PM PST by Vermont Lt (We are so screwed.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

MSM said he broke the glass in the door window and let himself in.


75 posted on 12/14/2012 9:33:23 PM PST by lu shissler (an take his naiv)
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To: Vermont Lt
“There was someone in the tree line in camo.”

Right, that was just as this was beginning. Then, it was cleared up so didn't hear about it again. I was watching Fox and CNN every minute today, didn't leave my chair except to walk short distance to kitchen and could still hear everything said. I didn't need to do anything today, went to grocery yesterday, so had no reason to leave. My Yorkie slept on my chair with me all day. Maybe she knew something wasn't right. Doggies are smart.

76 posted on 12/14/2012 9:39:28 PM PST by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Galt is freedom.)
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To: machogirl
"From the AP article, another one extolling the “tearful Barack Obama”,

Funny how when I cry my tears flow from the tear ducts near my nose. I noticed Obama wiping the outer part of his eye and one time it was with his middle finger (which he seems to use a lot).

77 posted on 12/14/2012 9:51:15 PM PST by Spunky (We lost so now I am thinking of joining them and getting an Obamaphone.)
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To: BunnySlippers

One thing I heard today was that the school just opened to preK this year and that perhaps Nancy Lanza was a teacher there.
I didn’t hear this but perhaps she was working in the cafeteria or perhaps her son worked there himself in some capacity, like janitor or cafteria/kitchen worker and someone there may have slighted him. Just speculating ties he may have had to the school.


78 posted on 12/14/2012 9:54:10 PM PST by tinamina
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To: Vermont Lt
"And any parent of two close siblings-where one is over 21 and the other not-knows why the younger would carry the older’s ID."

Since the older brother lives in NJ with his father I am wondering how the younger brother got his ID and the older brother not needing it.

79 posted on 12/14/2012 9:55:11 PM PST by Spunky (We lost so now I am thinking of joining them and getting an Obamaphone.)
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To: Spunky

Yep he likes that middle finger.
From a distance, speaking haltingly and wiping near your eye, is a narcissistic behavior meant to convey you care when you don’t.

These MSM articles are STILL being written poorly, information not true, contradictory, using sources that are anonymous because they aren’t authorized to speak, promoting gun control and adulation for “the One”.

The victims are being used by the MSM and politicians. It’s sickening and hypocritical.


80 posted on 12/14/2012 9:59:44 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline, (it's back). 2008, the Decline of America)
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To: machogirl
Did he really ever attend that school? Where are the interviews with his friends saying what a wonderful person he was have there been any?
81 posted on 12/14/2012 10:03:56 PM PST by funfan
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To: machogirl

The only true thing we know is that children and school staff were shot and killed today. Everyting else seems to be made up, scripted and orchestrated. I am not sure what to believe


82 posted on 12/14/2012 10:07:59 PM PST by funfan
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To: funfan

that i could see, he never attended that school. i’ve seen interviews with kids in middle school with him. he attended Newtown High and one said he graduated 3 years early he was so intelligent.

imho, he wasn’t autistic, but the borderline personality disorder may fit. i can’t imagine a high-functioning autistic methodically plan a violent attack, shoot his mother, then drive to a school which appears to have no connection and kill 26 people. borderline personality disorder and the meds, it could be. of course the articles are interviewing people who really may or may not have seen the real side of the family and i have been reading contradictory info about the behavior of Adam. Normal, shy, well behaved, strange, smart, didn’t speak.....


83 posted on 12/14/2012 10:10:23 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline, (it's back). 2008, the Decline of America)
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To: Josa

me too, but she aggravated me long before that too. It’s like she’s on speed or something.


84 posted on 12/14/2012 10:18:31 PM PST by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

If one of my kids forgets a lunch and I bring it over to the school, they just buzz me in. They don’t know me, but I have a nice face.


85 posted on 12/14/2012 10:24:31 PM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Spunky

The media screwed that one up, too. The father lives in Connecticut. According to The Danbury CT News Times, he came home to find a reporter staked out in his driveway. He politely asked “May I help you”, and then turned pale as a ghost when he was told that his address was connected to the massacre (Police were there earlier in the day).


86 posted on 12/14/2012 10:25:30 PM PST by jttpwalsh
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To: doc1019; Red Steel

What I want to know is, how did he get buzzed in when he had a “combat vest” on?

(and where did he get that part of the gear?)


87 posted on 12/14/2012 10:27:31 PM PST by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: funfan

Before I turned 21, I always carried my older brother’s ID. That part’s not too weird.


88 posted on 12/14/2012 10:28:18 PM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: BunnySlippers

Creepy eyes!!!!!!


89 posted on 12/14/2012 10:28:54 PM PST by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: BunnySlippers

She was a class room aide


90 posted on 12/14/2012 10:30:25 PM PST by Nifster
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To: dead

Do they ask who you are? Or proof that your a parent of one of the kids in the school?


91 posted on 12/14/2012 10:31:56 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: machogirl

Respectfully offered; my experience with Connecticut schools has been that buildings remain the same, but the grade configurations change. The elementary school in 1965 became the Alternative High School, a decade later. The 7th and 8th Grade Jr. High in the 70’s became the 7th, 8th, and 9th Grade Middle School in the 90’s, and reverted back to 7th and 8th Grade School, in the current era. It may be possible that the shooter attended class in this building, but not as a K-4 School. Thanks.


92 posted on 12/14/2012 10:34:17 PM PST by jttpwalsh
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To: Spunky
Since the older brother lives in NJ with his father I am wondering how the younger brother got his ID and the older brother not needing it.

You take your older brother's birth certificate to the DMV and replace the "lost" license.

93 posted on 12/14/2012 10:34:34 PM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: jttpwalsh; Spunky

Early thread here at FR had older brothers Facebook page link.

It showed two states for him.

Maybe he was home for Christmas break and that’s how the younger brother got the ID.


94 posted on 12/14/2012 10:36:20 PM PST by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: Sarah Barracuda
Do they ask who you are? Or proof that your a parent of one of the kids in the school?

No, there's an intercom and they buzz and say "Come on in."

I make a quick left into the office and give them the lunch with my kid's name on it and leave.

Probably happens ten times a day in the school. But I expect the procedure will be changed by tomorrow morning.

95 posted on 12/14/2012 10:38:15 PM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: WildHighlander57
I thought that there was released audio(police/other dispatch)that said there was evidence that he shot his way in(broken glass in front door entrance?).

Too much bad info floating around though.

96 posted on 12/14/2012 10:38:30 PM PST by RckyRaCoCo (I prefer liberty with danger to peace with slavery, IXNAY THE TSA!)
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To: dead

yeah I think that policy will change..it should..as sweet of a face that you have(And I dont doubt you have a nice face) unless the school knows who you are and that your a parent of a child attending that school they shouldn’t be buzzing you in because even though 99.9 percent of the time its fine you just never know


97 posted on 12/14/2012 10:46:53 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: RckyRaCoCo; All

Sorry for the goof on the “buzzed in”.

But still wonder where he got the combat vest.


98 posted on 12/14/2012 11:11:46 PM PST by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: Sarah Barracuda

The principal(May she rest in peace) recently got security cameras installed outside the school..this guy had to be buzzed in in order to get inside.
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Then why did they report on the news Friday night that the glass of the front door had been busted inward? ...Doesn’t sound like anyone buzzed him him. Seems more like he kicked or shot the glass of the door and walked in...


99 posted on 12/14/2012 11:57:49 PM PST by octex
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To: Spunky

It could have been set up between them. Either a school ID that wasn’t needed, or License that was reported lost.

I caught my youngest daughter carrying her sisters “lost” license.

I took it away and read them the riot act. But they are older now, so it doesn’t matter.

But since the drinking age went back to 21 kids on the margin will always look for the edge.


100 posted on 12/14/2012 11:59:00 PM PST by Vermont Lt (We are so screwed.)
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