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Old 02-23-2018, 13:36   #61
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^^^And that’s just another part of the issue.

Funds misdirected away from original purpose and never ending spending on programs that don’t meet the smell test.

You bring up another mostly overlooked issue and that is the school bus. Our school buses are vulnerable to attack twice each day multiplied by number of schools serviced. Make the school campus a hard target just find the nearest soft target.
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Old 02-23-2018, 13:38   #62
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Am certain you're savvy enough to know they would.

Every Memorial Day & Independence Day and at the county's local gathering in the park for "Nat'l LE Night Out" (with other first responder groups, SKYWARN, and local citizenry with their little kids etc. on hand to watch an overweight tacti-cool bunch throw a flashbang next to a schoolbus), and going down main streets behind the VFW's Color Guard, someone can check a box for "MRAP Deployed." Freestuff - yeah, baby!
Yup. Bureaucrats of all types manipulate metrics every damn day.

And, Broward County bureaucrats, federal and state bureaucrats are gonna be scrambling on this one. BIG TIME !
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The DoJ seems to have been weaponized....
LOL reading the last sentence of your HuffPo quote; my reaction is that it's anyone's guess at this point whether Sessions' DoJ is going to do anything about anything.
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Thanks for those links.

History should show Obama to be one of the most divisive and subversive domestic terrorists this nation has had to endure - whether it will or not remains to be seen. The cultural battle wages on.
Fixed that for you.
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huffingtonpost.co infowars.co

The next one that quotes the above sites for "news" is going to get banned. They are not credible sources for anything but bullshit.
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LOL reading the last sentence of your HuffPo quote; my reaction is that it's anyone's guess at this point whether Sessions' DoJ is going to do anything about anything.
I think we are on the same page on this in that the DoJ is so embedded with self serving liberal zealots that Sessions has little chance of cleaning house....either that or he is incompetent....or maybe both.

But it is not just the DoJ, it is all of the Agencies that come to mind, NOAA, IRS, CIA, FBI, NSA, DOE, etc the preverbal inmates are running the asylum, which is the case with most if not all of the US Government.
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I think we are on the same page on this in that the DoJ is so embedded with self serving liberal zealots that Sessions has little chance of cleaning house....either that or he is incompetent....or maybe both.
I was always suspicious of his quick endorsement of Trump. I think that he wanted to ensure that, if Trump won, he'd get DoJ. Now we may know why.
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Interesting interview here from one of the teachers (skip to 0:42 if you want).

Also, timeline from Cruz' arrival to arrest.

This kid texts a friend from inside his Uber ride, then arrives & gets himself into helmet & vest & starts shooting withiin 2 minutes from curbside. Ditches everything & is able to walk out blending like a student. Things that make ya say "hunh."
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I was always suspicious of his quick endorsement of Trump. I think that he wanted to ensure that, if Trump won, he'd get DoJ. Now we may know why.
That is a very good point, and one I had not considered until recently. I believe there is an old saying jobs/power that whomever asks for it the most are the ones you want least to have it.

As it stands Sessions appears to be a point of constriction i.e. a bottle neck that slow down progress. This could be intentional by design, or the job is far beyond his abilities and he bit off more than he can chew.

Personally, I would like to see some early morning no knock raids, perps straight to a cell, no bond, solitary confinement and no visitors.
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10 round magazines

Report: Parkland Shooter Did Not Use High-Capacity Magazines
By MAIREAD MCARDLE
National Review
March 1, 2018 6:12 PM

The gunman used only 10-round magazines.
The Parkland shooter did not use magazines larger than 10 rounds, but gun-reform lobbyists are calling on lawmakers to ban higher-capacity magazines after the Valentine’s Day tragedy.

The 19-year-old school shooter who killed 17 in Florida on Valentine’s Day had 150 rounds of ammunition in 10-round magazines. Larger ones would not fit in his bag, Fla. state senator Lauren Book revealed.

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https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/...ity-magazines/
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Critics of high-capacity magazines have said the gun jamming is a reason to ban large magazines because a jam would have stopped the shooting if the gunman had used long rounds of ammunition where he did not have to reload. The Parkland shooter used only smaller magazines, however.
I don't even know where to highlight her paragraph, it is so badly written.

Please folks, if you can't cook, stay out of the kitchen.
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I don't even know where to highlight her paragraph, it is so badly written.

Please folks, if you can't cook, stay out of the kitchen.
Yup. “Non-gun” folks writing about things they know little about...my bad...I forgot to provide the disclaimer.
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I don't even know where to highlight her paragraph, it is so badly written.

Please folks, if you can't cook, stay out of the kitchen.
The editors fixed it. The article has been corrected.
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The editors fixed it. The article has been corrected.
Cool beans.
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Cool beans.
They obviously follow PS.com.
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