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Who Was Clay Duke? The Gunman Who Opened Fire At A Florida School Board Meeting
Eyeblast TV / The Blast ( Media Research Center) ^ | 12/15/2010 | Joe Schoffstall

Posted on 12/15/2010 8:13:43 AM PST by blog.Eyeblast.tv

By now, most people have heard about Clay Duke entering a Panama City, FL school board meeting, painting a ‘V’ on the wall in red spray paint- which appears in the comic book and movie V for Vendetta- and opening fire on the board members before a security guard began exchanging shots with Duke- who ultimately died from what is believed to be a self-inflicted wound.

The video below is from a different angle and contains a little more interaction between Duke and the school board members than most videos going around. You really can’t see all that much once the shooting begins. As said earlier, no one was killed except for Clay.

However, who was Clay Duke?

According to his Facebook profile, Duke lists his political views as “Freedom Fighter”, religious views as “Humanism”, and bought heavily into class warfare rhetoric. This is specified from some of the quotes within his profile, they read:

(Excerpt) Read more at blog.eyeblast.tv ...


TOPICS: Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: clayduke; flgunman; liberalwacko; massshooting; schoolboard; violentleft
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1 posted on 12/15/2010 8:13:49 AM PST by blog.Eyeblast.tv
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

Probably one o’ them teabagger, right-wing extremist types ... right?

/s


2 posted on 12/15/2010 8:24:17 AM PST by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

He was an ex-con who yrs ago tried to killed his wife.
nuff said


3 posted on 12/15/2010 8:24:17 AM PST by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

As I figured. A lefty - bet he’ll be spun as otherwise, though.


4 posted on 12/15/2010 8:24:41 AM PST by IYAS9YAS (Liberalism can be summed up thusly: someone craps their pants and we all have to wear diapers)
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

If one person had been armed to defend themselves against this guy, he would probably be dead now. Maybe he was hoping someone would take him out-—


5 posted on 12/15/2010 8:27:05 AM PST by basil (It's time to rid the country of "Gun Free Zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

By the end of the day, he will have been a tea ‘bagger’


6 posted on 12/15/2010 8:27:05 AM PST by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: IYAS9YAS

He was a wack job.

Shooting up the school committee though? Thats just nuts.


7 posted on 12/15/2010 8:28:42 AM PST by Vermont Lt (Don't taze my junk bro.)
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv
The extremists on both the Left and the Right seem mad enough to go to war against the government.

Probably not going to end well.

8 posted on 12/15/2010 8:29:33 AM PST by ClearCase_guy
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To: basil

He is dead


9 posted on 12/15/2010 8:29:50 AM PST by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: lacrew

im sure this story will soon fade away now that the media has figured out the gunman was a left wing radical.


10 posted on 12/15/2010 8:29:50 AM PST by And2TheRepublic
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv
Typical incompetent lib.

Fortunately, he was so inept that he killed no one but himself.

11 posted on 12/15/2010 8:30:10 AM PST by Martin Tell (ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it)
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To: basil

He is dead.


12 posted on 12/15/2010 8:30:24 AM PST by Trust but Verify (Let's party like it's 1773!)
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv
Flipping heck, it was the WOMAN who tried to stop him! Where were the MEN to back her up? They could have stopped him if just one of the men had jumped up at that point.


13 posted on 12/15/2010 8:30:30 AM PST by Cinnamontea
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To: basil

I understood one person was armed and wounded the perp. He then took his own life with the only on-target shot he made.


14 posted on 12/15/2010 8:31:41 AM PST by Ingtar (If Washington and his peers had been RINOs, we would still be a British colony.)
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

Class warrior, V for Vendetta fan, liberal America hater, bad shot, professional decomposer.


15 posted on 12/15/2010 8:37:57 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Ingtar

Two houses on Cape Cod were torched over the weekend with the words “F*** the Rich” on them.


16 posted on 12/15/2010 8:40:41 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: massgopguy

Poetry from his facebook page called “The mask of anarchy”.

Rise like lions after slumber
In unvanquishable number.
Shake your chains to earth like dew.
Which in sleep has fallen on you.
Ye are many – they are few.


17 posted on 12/15/2010 8:42:33 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

FROM DU:

13394, Teabagger? This guy’s note on Facebook could have been written by almost any one on DU.
Posted by sinkingfeeling on Wed Dec-15-10 09:46 AM

13509, I hate it that what you say, is something I thought myself.

We need to find a way to tone down the rhetoric and channel the anger.

Posted by Bluerthanblue on Wed Dec-15-10 10:10 AM

13527, In my opinion his rhetoric is dead on, even if his actions were extreme.
Posted by Nordmadr on Wed Dec-15-10 10:14 AM


18 posted on 12/15/2010 8:47:27 AM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts.....)
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To: massgopguy

Obama is doing a heck of a job fomenting class warfare.


19 posted on 12/15/2010 8:49:33 AM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts.....)
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To: mylife
Obama is doing a heck of a job fomenting class warfare.

Last night the History Channel ran a great show about the rise of the 3rd reich through German eyes. Chilling stuff and all too familiar these days.
20 posted on 12/15/2010 8:55:40 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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One less vote for Obama.


21 posted on 12/15/2010 8:56:14 AM PST by Godwin1
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To: cripplecreek
I watched, and thought of this...


22 posted on 12/15/2010 9:02:22 AM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts.....)
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To: ClearCase_guy
Really? So where are all those right wing nutjobs shooting up school board meetings.....or flying private aircraft into the white house...or shooting up unarmed troops....or bombing recruiting offices....or...or...or...

Screw you and you statements...there is ONLY one group who have used violence as a tool.......tool.

23 posted on 12/15/2010 9:07:36 AM PST by rightwingextremist1776
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To: rightwingextremist1776
Sorry I was unclear.

There are definite incidents of leftwing lunatics actually picking up guns and shooting people out of frustration with our government. I guess the USA isn't communist enough, they're pissed, and they want someone to suffer for it. The left does that.

I don't see that sort of activity on the right. We have more to complain about (IMO) but we also seem to have more self control. We aren't the problem. Yet.

But what I was hinting at in my original comment was that a lot of decent patriotic Americans worry that we are headed for a revolution or second civil war. People on this board talk about torches and pitchforks all the time. The level of frustration is high on both the Left and the Right.

So far, only the Left has actually been violent -- but similar emotions are present on our side as well.

24 posted on 12/15/2010 9:13:58 AM PST by ClearCase_guy
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To: mylife

Same here.

Fuher Maidens were teenage girls basically sent to become pregnant. The Hitler youth boy who attacked his mother with a dagger while screaming “I belong to the Furher”. The complete destruction of the family.

I thought it was interesting how much fear you could see in the eyes of many of hitler’s adoring people. I’m definitely going to watch part 2 tonight.


25 posted on 12/15/2010 9:17:01 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: basil

He is dead. The security guard wounded him and then he took his own life.


26 posted on 12/15/2010 9:26:17 AM PST by bamagirl1944 (That's short for Alabama, not Obama)
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To: cripplecreek; mylife

I’m abt 1/2 thru Shirer’s Rise and Fall of the Third Reich...many first hand accounts, transcripts, and letters in this work. chilling stories for sure


27 posted on 12/15/2010 9:26:29 AM PST by stainlessbanner
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To: basil
If one person had been armed to defend themselves against this guy, he would probably be dead now.

The dude was taken out on stretcher .... dead.

28 posted on 12/15/2010 9:28:11 AM PST by SeeSac
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To: stainlessbanner

Thank God we have term limits.

I shudder to think what this guy could do in 8 years.


29 posted on 12/15/2010 9:28:41 AM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts.....)
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To: basil

Yep. The brave woman who tried to stop him by her attempt to smack the gun out of his hand with her purse would have been the one who would of taken this creep out.


30 posted on 12/15/2010 9:29:38 AM PST by Global2010 (Pisces at hospites tribus diebus foetebunt.....)
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To: Trust but Verify

He’s dead Jim!


31 posted on 12/15/2010 9:30:15 AM PST by DarthVader (That which supports Barack Hussein Obama must be sterilized and there are NO exceptions!)
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To: Cinnamontea

Uh, actually, it was a man who shot Duke, disabling him and ultimately putting an end to the situation. Let’s stop the feminist claptrap, k?


32 posted on 12/15/2010 9:30:56 AM PST by Paladins Prayer
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To: cripplecreek

Thanks for that comment.

I almost clicked onto that several times wondering if there would be any comparison to the Ker Plunket game we are in now.

I’ll have to watch it next time I see it listed.

Ended up watching Ramsey Christmas dinner special which is not the best idea late at night when the kitchen is closed.

Made it through with a Glass of Tomatoe juice and water.


33 posted on 12/15/2010 9:35:50 AM PST by Global2010 (Pisces at hospites tribus diebus foetebunt.....)
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To: stainlessbanner

History leaves the impression that Hitler was beloved by the German people but the reality is that it took orchestrated events, intimidation and community organizing to bring him to power. Apathy played a huge part in it as well.

One of the first narrators last night said something along the lines of “I didn’t support the nazis but none of us are innocent, we all breathed the same air”.


34 posted on 12/15/2010 9:36:40 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: nuconvert; All
I know he's dead, of course. My point was that IF he hadn't been shooting blanks, the people there could very well be dead. He could have done a lot of damage while waiting for the Security Guard to show up.

Of course the meeting was probably held on school property so in all probability, it was one of those awful "gun free zones" that we need to get rid of. Again--this guy didn't pay any attention to that--and the folks there were just damn lucky that he was shooting blanks...think about it!

35 posted on 12/15/2010 9:37:06 AM PST by basil (It's time to rid the country of "Gun Free Zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: DarthVader

FOX news was covering it quiet extensively early this A.M. but did not mention that while I was tuned in.

That is the perfect example of when a printed message at bottom of screne would have been useful.

Perp is Dead.


36 posted on 12/15/2010 9:40:06 AM PST by Global2010 (Pisces at hospites tribus diebus foetebunt.....)
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To: cripplecreek
I might check out the second night on they History Channel. One of the observations I just read in the book was something to the effect how much fear was behind his "supporters".

On another note, the lady who attacked the shooter in the Duke video was amazing. We should all be as bold and brave as Ginger

37 posted on 12/15/2010 9:44:51 AM PST by stainlessbanner
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To: ClearCase_guy

I agree with you....there is a limit to decent people’s patience. When that breaks it does not make them “extremists”....it makes them fed the F*** up. There is a very big difference as well as in keeping with our framers intent. That is not extremism......that is patriotism.


38 posted on 12/15/2010 9:53:49 AM PST by rightwingextremist1776
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To: rightwingextremist1776
I agree with you....there is a limit to decent people’s patience. When that breaks it does not make them “extremists”....it makes them fed the F*** up. There is a very big difference as well as in keeping with our framers intent. That is not extremism......that is patriotism.

You might find the book UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES worth reading. I'm a bit reluctant to recommend it because of all the kinky sex in it, but I think it does describe how this is likely to play out. It won't be a repeat of 1860. It'll be more like Baghdad in 2006.

Borrow a copy if you can. It's out of print, and the prices on Amazon are absurd.

39 posted on 12/15/2010 10:56:18 AM PST by JoeFromSidney (new book. Info at book-resistancetotyranny.com)
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Re Unintended Consequences: It's out of print,...

Kind of odd, but just a week ago Accurate Press (the original publisher) had a note that paperbacks are on backorder ("We are out of hardcover editions"). Now I can't find that note anywhere. All I can say is check next year and see if it is available.

Note to whoever it was JoeFromSidney was writing to: There are a couple nasty sexual situations, but they are integrel to the story and to how Henry and later Cindy got the way they were.

John Ross is the father of a genre and a must read for anyone interested in America's gun culture and the history thereof. His name is invoked in Vanderboegh's not-yet-published Absolved, FR's own Travis McGee's Enemies..., ISTR "Boston T. Party's" Molon Labe, and Mark Spungin's Neither Predator Nor Prey.

Unintended Consequences is also a story of overbearing government and citizen rebellion. It was a part of a self-assigned reading list I went through that ranged from Sinclair Lewis It Can't Happen Here, through Ross, and the above mentioned, then on to more on that theme.
40 posted on 12/15/2010 1:09:26 PM PST by Peet (Leftists think personal liberty is so important it must be carefully rationed.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

The extremists on both the Left and the Right seem mad enough to go to war against the government.
Probably not going to end well.


It is going to be espeically bad for the dummy standing in the middle of the road. ;)


41 posted on 12/15/2010 6:33:53 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: IYAS9YAS

>> As I figured. A lefty

And a big-time lefty, at that. The link to metanoia-films.org produces a 2 hour film that at 31:49 into it features Noam Chomsky.


42 posted on 12/16/2010 4:17:31 AM PST by QBFimi (When gunpowder speaks, beasts listen.)
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To: cripplecreek
Last night the History Channel ran a great show about the rise of the 3rd reich through German eyes. Chilling stuff and all too familiar these days.

Do you remember the title of the program on the History Channel? I'd like to see if it's going to air again to watch it.

43 posted on 12/16/2010 6:42:37 AM PST by IYAS9YAS (Liberalism can be summed up thusly: someone craps their pants and we all have to wear diapers)
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To: IYAS9YAS

It was a 4 hour two part series. The first was “The Third Reich: The Rise (Through German eyes)” The second part was “The fall”.

They’re already selling the DVD. I might just get this one to keep stored away somewhere.

http://shop.history.com/detail.php?p=290343&v=history_dvds-and-books_recently-aired-dvds


44 posted on 12/16/2010 7:54:26 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: cripplecreek

Thanks! I’ll set my DVR to record it.


45 posted on 12/16/2010 8:25:41 AM PST by IYAS9YAS (Liberalism can be summed up thusly: someone craps their pants and we all have to wear diapers)
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To: Vermont Lt

Your city council or government school committee might be nice guys, but in countless cities and towns, these government employed people are the absolute pinnacles of arrogance...


46 posted on 12/16/2010 8:29:12 AM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit.)
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To: ClearCase_guy
The extremists on both the Left and the Right seem mad enough to go to war against the government. Probably not going to end well.

I don't think there will be a war unless food becomes scarce...More likely several million leaderless incidents. Just guessing though...

We were discussing why government facilities have become armed and secured fortresses...We came to the conclusion, it probably has nothing to do with Mideast terrorism. Again, just guessing.

47 posted on 12/16/2010 8:35:58 AM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit.)
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To: IYAS9YAS
YIKES!!!

Looking for info on when it would run again and stumbled across this gem of a thread at the DU.

So I watched 'Third Reich, the Rise" on History Channel

and TWO things really struck me.

1) Something similar CAN happen again, even here in the USA.

2) It's the uniforms. In the 1930's if you were a young person, unemployed and looking for a direction in life... and you saw these guys marching around in these cool-ass uniforms (not my opinion of their uni's) and you could JOIN that group...

It would give one a sense of belonging to a group, to a cause, to something bigger than yourself. And all your neighbors and friends would see you in the uniform too. IMHO... just as many people were drawn to the party by the allure of wearing the uniform as were attracted by the rhetoric.

48 posted on 12/16/2010 8:59:22 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: cripplecreek
The Wave: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wave_(novel)

I remember watching the television show as a pre-teen. The book was based on the show, but both were based on the Third Wave experiment. It was an eye-opener on how easily folks could be swayed.

49 posted on 12/16/2010 10:34:27 AM PST by IYAS9YAS (Liberalism can be summed up thusly: someone craps their pants and we all have to wear diapers)
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To: Cinnamontea

I gotta hand it to that woman for at least trying to do something.


50 posted on 12/17/2010 11:33:29 AM PST by smokingfrog (Do all the talking you want, but do what I tell you.)
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