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HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT DISARMS GUNMAN…GETS SUSPENDED?
The Blaze ^ | Mar. 2, 2013 10:12am | Madeleine Morgenstern

Posted on 03/03/2013 6:23:13 AM PST by BornToBeAmerican

A Florida high school student wrestled a loaded gun away from another teen on the bus ride home this week and was slapped with a suspension in return.

The 16-year-old Cypress Lake High student in Fort Myers, Fla. told WFTX-TV there was “no doubt” he saved a life after grappling for the loaded .22 caliber revolver being aimed point-blank at another student on Tuesday.

“I think he was really going to shoot him right then and there,” said the suspended student, not identified by WFTX because of safety concerns. “Not taking no pity.”

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1 posted on 03/03/2013 6:23:23 AM PST by BornToBeAmerican
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To: BornToBeAmerican

No good deed goes unpunished.


2 posted on 03/03/2013 6:27:17 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Smokin' Joe

He denied the left another bloody shirt to wave in their quest for gun control.


3 posted on 03/03/2013 6:30:20 AM PST by hopespringseternal
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To: BornToBeAmerican
Another case of IDIOTS being in charge.
4 posted on 03/03/2013 6:31:52 AM PST by piroque ("In times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act")
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To: BornToBeAmerican; Gabz; SoftballMominVA; shag377
This is normal procedure for the protection of the three students that wrestled the gun away. While thy may be heroes you can bet that friends or family members of the gunman will take exception to their actions and want to retaliate.
5 posted on 03/03/2013 6:32:23 AM PST by verga (A nation divided by Zero!)
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To: verga

Who ended up with the gun?


6 posted on 03/03/2013 6:33:23 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: BornToBeAmerican

My home state Floriduh sure has its share of stupids


7 posted on 03/03/2013 6:34:26 AM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: piroque
Another case of IDIOTS being in charge.
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Let's amend this to **Useful** Idiots.

What can you expect from K-12 schools that are the very definition of a GODLESS, socialist-entitlement, single-payer, compulsory,and government union-dominated program?

8 posted on 03/03/2013 6:35:29 AM PST by wintertime
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To: BornToBeAmerican

Every single school official involved in the matter of suspending the student(s) who took the gun away should be terminated following a hearing to establish participation in that process and then banned from public or private education for LIFE. No mercy. This stuff has to stop.


9 posted on 03/03/2013 6:36:01 AM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: Paladin2
Who ended up with the gun?

I would assume that it is currently in a police lab or evidence room.

10 posted on 03/03/2013 6:36:15 AM PST by verga (A nation divided by Zero!)
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To: Smokin' Joe

I posted the same thing on the other thread.


11 posted on 03/03/2013 6:37:29 AM PST by sport
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To: BornToBeAmerican

I can see a suspension until the facts are gone over, but if the kid saved a life he should later be rewarded and his record of suspension removed, and a letter of commendation placed in it’s stead.


12 posted on 03/03/2013 6:42:09 AM PST by Venturer
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To: BornToBeAmerican
Here is again proof that the powers that be, are castrating the American male and turning them into sheep.This has to stop and the American male needs to act like a man or this country is indeed lost.
13 posted on 03/03/2013 6:43:51 AM PST by baddog 219
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To: Smokin' Joe

“The student, who Fox 4 has agreed not to identify because he fears for his safety, says there’s “no doubt” he saved a life by disarming the gunman. And for that he was suspended for three days.”


14 posted on 03/03/2013 6:46:07 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: BornToBeAmerican

can I scream A##H0lE$!!!!


15 posted on 03/03/2013 6:47:54 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: hopespringseternal

The Left worships death and destruction!


16 posted on 03/03/2013 6:48:04 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: piroque
idiots in charge

Parents are still in charge of their childrens' education. If they send their children to public school, they are the idiots in charge.

17 posted on 03/03/2013 6:48:25 AM PST by HomeAtLast ( You're either with the Tea Party, or you're with the EBT Party.)
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To: verga

‘I would assume that it is currently in a police lab or evidence room.’

I am just glad that that ‘GUN’ will not be allowed to kill anyone.


18 posted on 03/03/2013 6:50:06 AM PST by Delta Dawn
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To: Venturer
"I can see a suspension until the facts are gone over, but if the kid saved a life he should later be rewarded and his record of suspension removed, and a letter of commendation placed in it’s stead."

Yeah like that's going to happen? Maybe after his parents spend a few hundred in legal fees or after weeks and weeks of 'investigation'.
19 posted on 03/03/2013 6:52:39 AM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: BornToBeAmerican

Another “zero tolerance” outrage. Click on the “zero tolerance” keyword to read about hundreds of others.


20 posted on 03/03/2013 6:53:20 AM PST by Fiji Hill (Io Triumphe!)
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To: baddog 219
Here is again proof that the powers that be, are castrating the American male and turning them into sheep.This has to stop and the American male needs to act like a man or this country is indeed lost

The Communist Takeover of America: 45 Declared Goals (Congressional Record, 1963)

21 posted on 03/03/2013 6:54:45 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: BornToBeAmerican
Let's argue this logically. WHY would school officials suspend the student who grabbed the gun? The only premise possible is that liberals want all of the guns so badly that they are upset because another needless death was prevented which does NOT fit the agenda of the leftists trying to take over the country and establish totalitarianism.

If indeed the perpetrator in this incident had killed the offending individual, it would have fit the leftist agenda perfectly. More calls could be made for gun control and one step taken in the direction of disarming the populace to prevent backlash from takeover. Anything that happens with a firearm that does not lead to that end result will be punished.

This leaves us with a reality that many have not come to see. The leftist element in government in all institutions is despotic and wants total control NOW. This leaves us with about four options:

1. Revolt - The populace, if it had the moral foundation, would realize what is happening, turn back to God and ask for His help and blessings, and reestablish principled government. Don't hold your breath for that one -- the moral foundation of the nation has just about collapsed. One thing many people are forgetting is this. Even if you got control of this country and you were a moral, upright person, how are you going to govern a nation of millions who have little or no moral foundation? The ONLY way to govern a people like that is with dictatorship. Most people with a righteous foundation do not have the stomach for ruling in that fashion at all. As my dad said all of his life, "People get the kind of government they deserve."

2. Endure and suffer - Live under the developing governmental situation and keep your mouth shut and your pen put away. This is going to be the only option for millions who have no way of enacting the third option. It is also scriptural: Amos 5:13 Therefore, at such a time the prudent person keeps silent, for it is an evil time.

3. Leave the country for some other country. Good luck finding a decent place to live without the corruption found here. We, like Babylon and Rome, have infected the entire world with our immorality.

4. Suicide. Kill your entire family and yourself so you don't have to go through the mess around you. The Jews at Masada chose this option to the consternation of the Romans but accomplished nothing but a footnote in history. Completely stupid action to take, but more and more people seem to be taking that option.

We keep wondering why foolish decisions are being made. The decisions are foolish to us, but completely rational to the people making them because it fits THEIR Satanic agenda.

22 posted on 03/03/2013 6:56:41 AM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

No demographics mentioned for this incident?? No names??


23 posted on 03/03/2013 7:06:35 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: BornToBeAmerican

Yes it is, however one more time will not hurt and will help get the word out.

MOLON LABE


24 posted on 03/03/2013 7:07:01 AM PST by EXCH54FE (Hurricane 416 "ItÂ’s one thing to make a law, ItÂ’s another to enforce it.")
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To: BornToBeAmerican

Way to go, Florida. Cut school administrators by 50% for starters.


25 posted on 03/03/2013 7:07:20 AM PST by Rapscallion (The people sense what Obama has in store for America.)
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To: BornToBeAmerican

7-year-old suspended for biting Pop Tart into gun shape

http://foxbaltimore.com/news/features/featured/stories/7yearold-suspended-teacher-says-he-shaped-pastry-into-gun-635.shtml#.UTNnDTehzkO


26 posted on 03/03/2013 7:07:28 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

Fears for his life?? Where are the names?? and Pics??


27 posted on 03/03/2013 7:10:07 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: BornToBeAmerican

Masculinity and bravery is despised in our prissified feminazi world.


28 posted on 03/03/2013 7:11:11 AM PST by AbolishCSEU (Percentage of Income in CS is inversely proportionate to Mother's parenting of children)
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To: BornToBeAmerican

This incident shows that schools’ Zero Tolerance policies are the idiots’ way (and yes, I think most “educators” are idiots from the classroom teacher through the superintendent of schools. They tend to be well versed in how to teach and how to administer, but are lacking in what to teach and how to make decisions based on facts) of avoiding having to deal with real-life situations in a rational way.

My solution is simple. Step 1: Get people who want to improve education to run for the school board. Step 2: Elect those individuals as opposed to the ones who are in the pockets of the “education” establishment. Step 3: Have the new school board grill the existing Stupidintendent of Schools concerning his policies. Step 4: When the existing Stupidintendent of Schools cannot adequately defend his policies, fire him.


29 posted on 03/03/2013 7:22:58 AM PST by MIchaelTArchangel (Have a wonderful day!)
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To: BornToBeAmerican
I'd bet dollars to doughnut holes that the gun-wielder is one of Eric Holder's people and the gun-taker is not.

The purpose of "Zero Tolerance" is to manufacture more offenses by non-blacks, because it's not fair that blacks get caught committing so many more offenses than non-blacks.

30 posted on 03/03/2013 7:23:17 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("Somebody has to be courageous enough to stand up to the bullies." --Dr. Ben Carson)
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His crimes are obvious:
1) he stopped a shooting
2) He saved a kid from being killed.

Liberals love shootings and dead kids. It helps them push their political agenda forward.”

Yup, It spoiled another chance for them to get their gun ban pushed


31 posted on 03/03/2013 7:23:58 AM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Smokin' Joe
The only way this institutional madness will stop is when the cost of punishing the innocent becomes so high that the government drones will stop committing their own crimes in the name of preventing crimes. The principal needs to be sued and hounded into oblivion. The parents of the innocent suspended student need to do more than sue, they need to hire PIs to go through the Principal’s background and follow him around to find out his darkest secrets and publicize them for all to see.
32 posted on 03/03/2013 7:25:48 AM PST by Truth29
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To: piroque

“Another case of IDIOTS being in charge.”

I’d have to disagree. They are insane and following an agenda that’s been laid out for them.


33 posted on 03/03/2013 7:26:17 AM PST by dljordan (Voltaire: "To find out who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.")
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To: hopespringseternal
The criminal was clearing willing to wait for the police.
Do-gooders are the real enemy. How dare he disarm someone who hasn't shot anybody.
34 posted on 03/03/2013 7:27:06 AM PST by MaxMax
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To: BornToBeAmerican

Hey, rules are rules. No fighting on the bus!


35 posted on 03/03/2013 7:35:46 AM PST by umgud
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To: Sacajaweau
Source article claims the gun-wielder was named "Quadryle Davis"

Sounds Amish. Definitely
36 posted on 03/03/2013 8:01:15 AM PST by The_Sword_of_Groo (My world view is accurately expressed in the lyrics of " The Fightin' Side of Me")
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To: verga

>>>This is normal procedure for the protection of the three students that wrestled the gun away. While thy may be heroes you can bet that friends or family members of the gunman will take exception to their actions and want to retaliate.>>>

Exactly what I thought. And it’s sloppy reporting by the writer.


37 posted on 03/03/2013 8:05:45 AM PST by kitkat (STORM THE HEAVENS WITH PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY)
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To: The_Sword_of_Groo

http://www.abc-7.com/story/21426291/deputies-teen-pointed-gun-at-fellow-student-on-school-bus


38 posted on 03/03/2013 8:09:17 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: kitkat
Exactly what I thought. And it’s sloppy reporting by the writer.

Sadly some of our fellow freepers have fallen into the liberal trap of making emotional reactionary responses up thread.

39 posted on 03/03/2013 8:29:57 AM PST by verga (A nation divided by Zero!)
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To: BornToBeAmerican

40 posted on 03/03/2013 8:31:32 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: dljordan
They are insane and following an agenda that’s been laid out for them.

The agenda was developed decades ago at places like the Frankfort School. But saying they are insane makes them seem less culpable. The are fully cognizant of what they are doing and they like it. They should be dealt with accordingly.

41 posted on 03/03/2013 8:35:37 AM PST by Count of Monte Fisto (Republicans are to the Democrats as the Generals are to the Harlem Globetrotters)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
You are calling the Jews of Masada stupid? They chose to kill themselves in order to die as free men and women, vs. spending the rest of their lives consigned to brutal slavery, rape, and whatever depraved act entered the head of whoever eventually bought them. This is not the first case of Jewish women choosing death over being defiled by rape.

Unlike the media-hungry people of today, they could have cared less whether their deed was remembered by mortal humans. That was not their motivation, which was on a far higher plane. Your statement that they were "stupid" is extremely disrespectful to their memory and merely serves to inform any reader that it is YOU who is stupid and YOU who is an insensitive lout.

42 posted on 03/03/2013 10:20:33 AM PST by EinNYC
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To: verga

That sounds almost plausible. But why would the suspension be for only three days? That’s like announcing to the retributive friends when the kid will be ripe for revenge.


43 posted on 03/03/2013 10:42:53 AM PST by DPMD
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To: DPMD
That sounds almost plausible. But why would the suspension be for only three days? That’s like announcing to the retributive friends when the kid will be ripe for revenge.

Three reasons: First three days is a pretty adequate cooling off time period. Second that is plenty of time to view video tapes, if the bus had cameras, or cell phone recordings that made it on to youtube.

It also gives the school and the police time to do a more formal investigation.

I noticed that the gunman was initially charged with a relatively minor offense. Once they get all the evidence they can bump this up. If they charge him with attempted murder right off the bat and that can't stick the DA is less likely to charge him with the lesser included and he walks on all counts and becomes a hero.

44 posted on 03/03/2013 10:52:25 AM PST by verga (A nation divided by Zero!)
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To: piroque

“Another case of IDIOTS being in charge”

Good. Now we need to find out exactly WHO these idiots are and remove them from their jobs with prejudice. What lunacy!


45 posted on 03/03/2013 12:59:50 PM PST by MasterGunner01
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To: piroque

“Another case of IDIOTS being in charge”

Good. Now we need to find out exactly WHO these idiots are and remove them from their jobs with prejudice. What lunacy!


46 posted on 03/03/2013 1:03:56 PM PST by MasterGunner01
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To: EinNYC
extremely disrespectful

Instead of arguing your point intellectually, you resort to name-calling. Typical liberal. I stand on what I said. Suicide is not a prescribed option and I do not want to put my soul in jeopardy of hell by taking that option. So, in spite of your invective, I respectfully disagree.

47 posted on 03/03/2013 1:06:26 PM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: BornToBeAmerican

leftists would have him blow a whistle and call 9-1-1 so that he can get a few before the cops arrive, shootings are propaganda victories for them


48 posted on 03/03/2013 1:23:49 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
Who's a "typical liberal"? Got that phrase stored on one of your keyboard keys? You have simply reinforced my original opinion of you, which is that you are a parrot, not a thinker. I am a conservative, if you ever bothered to read anything I've posted.

The skeletons of the Masada martyrs which have been recovered have been lovingly and respectfully buried near the Roman earth ramp which allowed the invasion of that mountainous sanctuary.

Do not attempt to apply NON-JEWISH laws and NON-JEWISH opinions of what is proper to Jews. Throughout history, capture by non-Jews and the resultant prospect of slavery made suicide an acceptable option according to Jewish law, if the alternative was forcible conversion or being forced to commit immoral sexual acts. There were many such martyrdoms performed by Jews. Hundreds of Jewish youths and maidens jumped overboard to drown from Roman slave ships because they knew they would be forced to perform lewd immoral acts as slaves, and this was in accordance with Jewish law. The Talmud even praises their sacrifice as "saintly". During the Holocaust, Jewish seminary girls also killed themselves rather than be used by the Nazi in immoral acts.

49 posted on 03/03/2013 6:06:28 PM PST by EinNYC
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To: EinNYC
No one was implying forcing any Jew to follow a directive. And, thanks for replying with some points of argument instead of name-calling. If Jews wish to martyr themselves, fine with me. It's a real gray area in regards to how the New Testament God and Jesus might see that, Talmud notwithstanding.

I also can completely understand your point of view about someone disagreeing with you. You have no idea on that one how much we are in an imbalance on what should be done about that. At present, we are not enemies...the enemy is the leftist government types trying to kill both you and me. Might be good to remember that. I do believe the government is attempting to provoke a revolution to give government an opportunity to make an example out of people to frighten everyone else into compliance. It's going to be interesting to see how it all plays out.

50 posted on 03/03/2013 7:09:31 PM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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