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  • Weekly Update: New JW Lawsuits on Dossier

    03/17/2018 9:49:14 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 1 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | March 16, 2018 | Tom Fitton
    Parkland Update: Broward County Sheriff’s Office Training Materials Say First Officers Should ‘Confront the Shooter’ Judicial Watch Files Two Lawsuits against DOJ for Documents on Top Officials’ Ties to Clinton Dossier Creator Fusion GPS Charm City Corruption: City with Highest Murder Rate Starts Defense Fund for Illegal Aliens Parkland Update: Broward County Sheriff’s Office Training Materials Say First Officers Should ‘Confront the Shooter’ The school shooting in Parkland, Florida, just becomes more tragic as we learn new details of the local sheriff’s department response – actually, its lack of response. This week, Judicial Watch released Broward County Sheriff’s Office...
  • Ohio student suspended for staying in class during walkouts

    03/16/2018 7:08:46 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 63 replies
    AP ^ | March 16, 2018
    HILLIARD, Ohio – An Ohio high school student says he tried to remain nonpolitical during school walkouts over gun violence and was suspended for a day because he stayed in a classroom instead of joining protests or the alternative, a study hall. Hilliard senior Jacob Shoemaker says school isn't the place for politics, and he wasn't taking sides Wednesday. The district says it's responsible for students' safety and they can't be unsupervised. Jacob's citation for not following instructions was shared online by a friend, prompting a flood of messages to his father. Scott Shoemaker says some people thought his son...
  • Judicial Watch: Broward County Sheriff’s Office Training Materials Say First One or Two Officers...

    03/15/2018 1:48:11 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 24 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | March 15, 2018 | Tom Fitton
    Full title: Judicial Watch: Broward County Sheriff’s Office Training Materials Say First One or Two Officers on Scene should ‘Confront the Shooter’ ‘Remember, every time you hear a gunshot in an active shooter incident; you have to believe that is another victim being killed.’ Four Officers on Scene at February 14 Parkland Shooting Did Not Enter School Building (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released Broward County Sheriff’s Office training and operation materials that specifically dictate that the first one or two officers on the scene of an active shooter incident “will immediately go to confront the shooter.” The Broward...
  • BSO deputy accidentally shoots himself while responding to North Broward Preparatory School

    03/14/2018 6:41:34 AM PDT · by Makana · 27 replies
    Local 10 News Florida ^ | Feb 15, 2018 | Carlos Suarez
    "We heard shots for a second. We heard one shot, and after that it was just terrifying. We went in the classroom and waited it out," Nicolas Krate said. But that shot heard was actually from a deputy who accidentally discharged his gun, injuring his leg, Oglesby said."
  • Dear Annoying Parkland Kids: We Gave You A Pretty Awesome World[tr]

    All the reasons for refusing to allow ourselves to be led by children were summed up in the latest coronation of the Parkland kids, this time by ancient leftist Bill Maher. He invited David Hogg and Cameron Kasky on his show so Hogg could boast about hanging up on the President of the United States, and so Kasky could give us this sanctimonious little lecture: “I mean this sincerely, I really do, to all the generations before us, we sincerely accept your apology. We appreciate that you are willing to let us rebuild the world that you f—ed up.” This...
  • FBI staffers knew warnings about Nikolas Cruz were related but closed the case, lawmakers learn

    03/07/2018 7:11:35 PM PST · by jazusamo · 38 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 7, 2018 | Frank Miles
    The FBI this week detailed to Congress a series of mistakes and missed opportunities to intervene before a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida -- including a revelation that staffers knew two warnings about suspect Nikolas Cruz were related, but still closed the case. FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich made the comments in a closed briefing Tuesday with members of the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees. In a summary released Wednesday to Fox News, Bowdich cited two tips that the FBI received about Cruz in September 2017 and January 2018 that were mishandled.
  • Nikolas Cruz indicted on 17 counts of murder, jail records reveal odd behavior[Tr]

    03/07/2018 1:21:58 PM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 68 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 7, 2018 | Katherine Lam
    Nikolas Cruz indicted on 17 counts of murder, jail records reveal odd behavior in days after Florida massacre [full title] Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz, whose jail records show was unapologetic and behaved oddly in the days following the massacre, was formally charged Wednesday with 17 counts each of premeditated murder and attempted murder. The Broward County grand jury announced on Wednesday the 34-count indictment for Cruz, who allegedly opened fire inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, killing 17 people. The attempted murder charges were for the 17 other people injured in the mass shooting on Valentine’s Day. Nikolas Cruz...
  • Conservative Parkland Shooter Survivor: I’m Angry That My Peers Hung Up On The Trump White House

    03/06/2018 8:10:16 PM PST · by Kaslin · 34 replies ^ | March 6, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    Guy wrote an excellent interview with Parkland shooting survivor Kyle Kashuv, who isn’t going around with fellow peers, Cameron Kasky, David Hogg, and Emma Gonzalez pushing the anti-gun agenda of the far left. He describes himself as politically conservative and a Second Amendment supporter: "I'm a very strong Second Amendment supporter and I will continue to be throughout this entire campaign." he tells me.  "As of right now, my main goal is to meet with legislators and represent to them that there are big Second Amendment supporters in our community. Through this entire thing, my number one concern has been...
  • Editorial-If Sheriff Israel is the Amazing Leader he Says he is-He Will Release Videos [tr]

    03/06/2018 2:29:24 PM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 4 replies
    MSN.con ^ | March 6, 2018
    It's imperative that Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel release the video recordings of what his deputies did, and did not do, outside Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School while Nikolas Cruz was on a killing spree inside.
  • Teen shot five times at Stoneman Douglas High plans to sue BSO, school system

    03/06/2018 8:44:50 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 62 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | March 5, 2018 | ARLI TEPROFF
    A 15-year-old Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting survivor and his family have put Broward County authorities on notice that they will sue to seek money damages to help cover the cost of his recovery. Attorney Alex Arreaza filed the letter on behalf of Anthony Borges, who was shot five times, including in both of his legs. “These kids at this school were let down at just about every level,” Arreaza said. The suit, when it is filed, could be the first of many stemming from the tragedy that took 17 lives on Valentines Day. Confessed shooter Nikolas Cruz entered his former...
  • If Sheriff Israel is the “amazing” leader he says he is, he will release videos...

    03/04/2018 1:57:25 AM PST · by MilesVeritatis · 23 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | March 03, 2018 | MIAMI HERALD EDITORIAL BOARD
    [Full headline:] "If Sheriff Israel is the “amazing” leader he says he is, he will release videos of his deputies’ actions during Parkland shooting" It’s imperative that Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel release video recordings of what his deputies did, and didn’t do, outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School while Nikolas Cruz was on a killing spree inside. First, Israel himself has said that the public needs to know this information. He’s right, and he should accommodate the people on whose behalf he and his deputies work. This is an extraordinary case in which his department bears a large share...
  • The left’s path to gun confiscation

    03/02/2018 9:24:34 AM PST · by VegasVictor · 26 replies
    Las Vegas Review-Journal ^ | March 2, 2018 | Victor Joecks
    The big gun-control bill House Democrats are pushing after the horrific Florida school shooting has a significant flaw. It won’t prevent the next school shooting. On Monday, House Democrats introduced an assault weapons ban. Of the 193 Democrats in the House, 168 are sponsors or co-sponsors. The bill would make it illegal to sell most semi-automatic rifles. It specifically outlaws 205 types of weapons. That list includes rifles, pistols and even shotguns. If that’s not enough, its language is so broad that it would ban any “part … that is designed or functions to accelerate the rate of fire of...
  • Broward County State Attorney Has Dozens Of Investigations Of Sheriff’s Office

    03/02/2018 5:48:24 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 4 replies
    Bearing ^ | March 1, 2018 | Tom Knighton
    The Broward County Sheriff’s Office is a mess. While I have no doubt there are good, capable deputies within the department, they’re marred by being in the same department with Sheriff Scott Israel. The embattled sheriff’s woes began with the Parkland shooting but only seem to grow, probably in part due to his vocal stance on gun control in the immediate aftermath now looking like a case of wagging the dog. The latest is the sheer number of investigations by the Broward State Attorney’s office into the sheriff’s department. There is a pile of them. Since 2012, there have been...
  • New School Policing Info Marks Broward County’s Scott Israel An Ayn Rand Villain

    03/02/2018 4:56:29 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 10 replies
    The Federalist ^ | February 28, 2018 | Robert Tracinski
    Like Wesley Mouch, the bumbling central planner in 'Atlas Shrugged,' Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel keeps messing up then demanding wider powers. The shooting in Parkland, Florida, was supposed to be yet another morality tale about the evils of private gun ownership, showing us why we need to surrender our weapons to the state. It has ended up being a massive story about government incompetence and indifference, centering around Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel. It just goes to show you. The moment I write something nice about the office of sheriff, a sheriff has to go and bring discredit to...
  • CRIME 5 hours agoTexas teen arrested with rifle, ammo near high school

    03/01/2018 8:49:42 PM PST · by Beowulf9 · 52 replies
    FoxNews/AP ^ | 3-1-18 | Associated Press
    ROWLETT, Texas – A Dallas-area teenager was being held on $1 million bond Thursday after a police officer encountered him sitting in his car outside of a high school sporting event with a semi-automatic rifle and 100 rounds of ammunition.
  • Why Did It Take Two Weeks To Discover Parkland Students’ Astroturfing?

    03/01/2018 2:44:57 PM PST · by Mount Athos · 49 replies
    The Federalist ^ | MARCH 1, 2018 | David Hines
    “Can you believe these kids?” It’s been a recurring theme of the coverage of the Parkland school shooting: the remarkable effectiveness of the high school students who created a gun control organization in the wake of the massacre. In seemingly no time, the magical kids had organized events ranging from a national march to a mass school walkout, and they’d brought in a million dollars in donations from Oprah Winfrey and George Clooney. The Miami Herald credited their success to the school’s stellar debate program. The Wall Street Journal said it was because they were born online, and organizing was...
  • NAACP Helped Craft Sheriff Israel’s No Arrest Policy

    03/01/2018 10:37:07 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 45 replies ^ | 2/28/18 | Tea Party
    (Conservative Tribune) – Political motivations often lead to bad policy — in the case of the Broward County School District, political motivations led to deadly policy. A look at the past seven years since Scott Israel became the head of the Broward County Sheriff’s Office reveal his agenda for self-advancement by making the school district in his jurisdiction appear safer. His actions proved to do the exact opposite. During his reelection campaign in 2016, Israel proudly toted his accomplishments of “sharply reduc(ing) violent crime and burglary rates,” as well as his “innovative initiatives” to keep students in school and out...
  • BREAKING VIDEO: Sheriff Scott Israel Spoke Arabic At Muslim Gathering

    03/01/2018 5:42:40 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 138 replies
    bigleaguepolitics ^ | Feb 26, 2018 | Patrick Howley
    A video has surfaced of Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel attending a meeting of Muslims, where both Israel and one of his deputies spoke in Arabic. The deputy said that Israel pledged to keep young people out of jail and to put “God first, your family second and the community third.” Israel credits his deputy Nezar Hamze as a likeminded individual who is on the same mission as Israel. Israel compares himself and Hamze to lions on a mission. Both Israel and Namze boast that they keep young people out of jail, rather than put them in. “I want you...
  • Democratic Congressional Candidate Smokes Marijuana in Campaign Ad

    03/01/2018 5:04:25 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 17 replies
    freebeacon ^ | February 27, 2018 | Haris Alic
    A Democrat running for Congress in Illinois' fifth congressional district showcased his support for marijuana legalization by smoking pot in a new campaign ad. Benjamin Thomas Wolf, a former FBI official turned Chicago restaurant owner, told the Chicago Sun-Times that it is important to be upfront about recreational cannabis use and the potential economic and social benefits of legalization. "As a cannabis user, I think it's important we get out front and talk about it," said Wolf, who is vying to defeat incumbent Rep.I Mike Quigley (D., Ill.) in this year's Democratic primary. "We realize that cannabis can bring billions...
  • Anthony Borges, hero of Stoneman Douglas shooting, gets invite to FC Barcelona

    03/01/2018 5:27:31 AM PST · by neverevergiveup · 10 replies
    FC Barcelona ^ | 3-1-2018
    Anthony Borges, who played at the new Barça Academy in Lauderhill, near Fort Lauderdale, for two months in 2016, Florida, has received a club shirt signed by the first team players this week. And it’s a gesture that he most certainly deserves. For the 15-year-old of Venezuelan origin is a true hero. Anthony received five bullet shots in the back and limbs as he helped 20 classmates to take refuge in one of the rooms while holding the door – and thanks to his gallantry the death toll, horrific as it already is, was not much higher.