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Homeland Security has advice for confronting mass murders: scissors (Idiots)
NY Post ^ | : 5:44 AM, January 31, 2013 | S.A. Miller

Posted on 01/31/2013 4:42:41 AM PST by onyx

Edited on 01/31/2013 5:53:10 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

WASHINGTON — Is your workplace getting shot up by a crazed gunman?

No problem — just grab a pair of scissors and fight back!

That’s some of the helpful advice in a new instructional video from the Department of Homeland Security that was posted on the agency’s Web site just a month after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.


(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; democrats; dhs; dhsisajoke; fudhs; guncontrol; homelandsecurity; liberallunacy; notguns; scissors; secondamendment
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1 posted on 01/31/2013 4:42:54 AM PST by onyx
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To: onyx

“duck & cutter”
That’s funny


2 posted on 01/31/2013 4:45:21 AM PST by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: onyx
Seems legit to me. They are only trying to help.


3 posted on 01/31/2013 4:45:28 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: onyx

Or take a minute and make a pot of hot coffee to throw in his face.


4 posted on 01/31/2013 4:45:41 AM PST by albie
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To: onyx

What planet are these people from?


5 posted on 01/31/2013 4:47:02 AM PST by MomofMarine
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To: onyx
Homeland Security has advice for confronting mass murders: scissors (Idiots)

Scissors???!?

Suppose the crazed gunman has Rock? THEN WE LOSE!!!

I suggest, instead, Paper.

6 posted on 01/31/2013 4:49:06 AM PST by Lazamataz (LAZ'S LAW: As an argument with liberals goes on, the probability of being called racist approaches 1)
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To: onyx

From the beginning of this insanity I’ve asked, “Why not pepper spray and/or taser?” Under lock and key within reach of trusted, and trained, administrators/teachers.


7 posted on 01/31/2013 4:49:18 AM PST by Portcall24
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To: Travis McGee

You gotta see this chit.


8 posted on 01/31/2013 4:50:00 AM PST by Lazamataz (LAZ'S LAW: As an argument with liberals goes on, the probability of being called racist approaches 1)
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To: Travis McGee

Perfect!


9 posted on 01/31/2013 4:50:04 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Portcall24

What’s the point of having substandard weapons, and having them locked up to boot?

How about allowing teachers to carry concealed? Problem solved.


10 posted on 01/31/2013 4:50:41 AM PST by dinodino
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To: onyx; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; Gilbo_3; Impy; NFHale; BillyBoy; fieldmarshaldj; ...
RE :”“If you are caught out in the open and cannot conceal yourself or take cover, you might consider trying to overpower the shooter with whatever means are available,” says the narrator in the video, which shows an office worker pulling scissors out of a desk drawerThe video, titled “Options for Consideration,” also advises that people who get caught in an “active shooter” situation should run away, hide under a desk or take cover out of the line of fire”

Gabby says it OK to use scissors to defend yourself!

11 posted on 01/31/2013 4:51:34 AM PST by sickoflibs (Losing to Dems and Obama is not a principle! Its just losing.)
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To: onyx

Great advice. DHS can now cancel those big expensive orders for guns & ammo and buy truck loads of scissors. Hey, if its OK for us then it should be OK for them.


12 posted on 01/31/2013 4:51:34 AM PST by 556x45
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To: Portcall24


13 posted on 01/31/2013 4:52:38 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Travis McGee

Too ironic. THEY, the crowd NOW in charge started out in the sixties with “QUESTION AUTHORITY”, and now look as they cover their....let’s just say CYA.


14 posted on 01/31/2013 4:53:39 AM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: onyx

I love the vacant look in her eyes.

Take two grams of Soma and forget your troubles.


15 posted on 01/31/2013 4:53:39 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: MomofMarine
What planet are these people from?

Planet Janet

16 posted on 01/31/2013 4:54:17 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: onyx

So they are saying bring a pair of scissors to a gunfight!?


17 posted on 01/31/2013 4:55:54 AM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Travis McGee
I love the vacant look in her eyes.

Take two grams of Soma and forget your troubles.

LOL. Yes! A total zombie. It's a perfect graphic. I had to put on my glasses to read the bottom part. At first glance, I thought it read, "A Message from the Ministry of Homeland Security"!

18 posted on 01/31/2013 4:57:55 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: sickoflibs

Gabby? ....Goofy is a better description.

The woman is ridiculous in her sell out and use as a pathetic prop.


19 posted on 01/31/2013 4:58:05 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....The fairest Deduction to be reduced is the Standard Deduction)
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To: onyx

Big Sis also reminds us all, as a matters of Homeland Security, to never run with a pair of scissors, even when running away from a terrorist.


20 posted on 01/31/2013 4:59:22 AM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: rockinqsranch

LOL. You have it nailed!


21 posted on 01/31/2013 5:00:59 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: onyx

Scissors? But what if we have to run? Then what?


22 posted on 01/31/2013 5:01:24 AM PST by mykroar ("I'm afraid I can't use a mule. I have several hundred up on Capitol Hill." - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Lazamataz

Just for this foolishness alone, those idiot homeland folks almost deserve to die at the hands of a crazed mass murderer, but they have armed security to protect them!


23 posted on 01/31/2013 5:04:22 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: onyx
let's hope the Secret Service gets this memo

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24 posted on 01/31/2013 5:04:27 AM PST by Elle Bee
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To: mykroar

ROTFL. Be very careful running with scissors!
Never mind that crazed democrat shooter!
They’re all democrats, ya know.


25 posted on 01/31/2013 5:06:04 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Elle Bee

Ya think?
Warning: watch for the scissors! LOL.


26 posted on 01/31/2013 5:06:57 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: bert
RE :”The woman is ridiculous in her sell out and use as a pathetic prop.”

They say she is brave to get up there and talk about needing gun control, unlike this woman:

Scarborough: Woman Testifying In Support Of Assault Rifles Looked Like 'Jackass' ( NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein January 31, 2013 )

27 posted on 01/31/2013 5:07:19 AM PST by sickoflibs (Losing to Dems and Obama is not a principle! Its just losing.)
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To: onyx

I think it a great idea, arm ALL Department of Homeland Security personnel with only sissors.
Be great to see them all take their sissors to gun fights.
Idiots.


28 posted on 01/31/2013 5:09:37 AM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: sickoflibs

I’m sick of that woman.
BTW, she didn’t write that note that the media fawned over.
Her therapist wrote it.


29 posted on 01/31/2013 5:09:46 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: onyx

Well at least the weenies have to admit you have no choice but to fight back.

Their advice for fighting back needs a little work though...


30 posted on 01/31/2013 5:10:25 AM PST by Wildbill22 (They have us surrounded again, the poor bastards- Gen Creighton Williams Abrams)
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To: Joe Boucher

I love your idea!


31 posted on 01/31/2013 5:10:35 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: onyx

32 posted on 01/31/2013 5:11:18 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: Wildbill22

Yep, scissors and hiding under the desk.


33 posted on 01/31/2013 5:11:24 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: onyx

Those armed security folks you are talking about are the ones with the scissors.

I however prefer Cowbells I hear they can knock you with one crack upside the head.


34 posted on 01/31/2013 5:12:02 AM PST by Clyde5445
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To: dinodino

Gabby Giffords was supposedly armed with the same sort of pistol her assailant had ~ but his was in his hand while hers was safely zippered up in her purse.


35 posted on 01/31/2013 5:12:42 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: onyx

I want to see Zero or Biden fight off an assassination attempt with scissors.


36 posted on 01/31/2013 5:12:57 AM PST by NRA1995 (I'd rather be a living "gun culture" member than a dead anti-gun candy-ass.)
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To: Clyde5445

LOL.
OKay!


37 posted on 01/31/2013 5:15:15 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: onyx

Sounds like a great idea: keep sending people toward an armed gunman with scissors until he runs out of bullets.

Edward Scissorhands should probably register his “assault Scissors” though.


38 posted on 01/31/2013 5:16:08 AM PST by Wildbill22 (They have us surrounded again, the poor bastards- Gen Creighton Williams Abrams)
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To: onyx
RE :”I’m sick of that woman.
BTW, she didn’t write that note that the media fawned over.
Her therapist wrote it.”

They say she has captured American’s hearts with her bravery.

Here’s what they say about wimmin who get on TV and defend the 2nd Amendment:
Scarborough: Woman Testifying In Support Of Assault Rifles Looked Like 'Jackass' ( NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein January 31, 2013 )

39 posted on 01/31/2013 5:17:06 AM PST by sickoflibs (Losing to Dems and Obama is not a principle! Its just losing.)
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To: Portcall24

“Why not pepper spray and/or taser?”

Pepper spray is a condiment. I put similar stuff on my chicken wings and in my chili. “Yum” is not the reaction you’re looking for when dealing with a mass murderer.

I’ve been on the receiving end of a “stun gun”. Felt like a bee sting. I brushed it off and then fired 17 rounds into a target.

If someone is on a killing spree in a school, you SHOOT HIM.


40 posted on 01/31/2013 5:18:03 AM PST by ctdonath2 (End of debate. Your move.)
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To: sickoflibs
The Army has two doctrines regarding ambush ~ if you're too close to the enemy to take effective cover, then attack. If, on the other hand, you are too far away from the enemy to properly engage, withdraw AND take cover ~ or both ~ whichever is convenient.

Remember, that's an ambush.

HS is not properly portraying the doctrines and will leave people confused. And I'm not sure it's applicable at all in a multi-story building. First, you need two entrances. Secondly, know where the stairwells are. The killer comes in the front, go out the back to the nearest stairwell. Then escape. If the killer comes in the back, go out the front to the nearest stairwell. Then escape. DO NOT WAIT ON THE ELEVATOR.

If you have on high heels, get rid of them now.

Never rent office space with less than two functioning entrances.

Guns as required.

41 posted on 01/31/2013 5:18:32 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: onyx
Yeah, but what if he brings a rock? Better bring some paper just to be sure. (Life asymptotes to Monty Python.)
42 posted on 01/31/2013 5:19:03 AM PST by PlateOfShrimp
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To: onyx

Will ‘high-capacity’ desk drawers capable of holding more than 7 pairs of scissors be banned?

Time to arm ourselves with assault hedge-clippers!!


43 posted on 01/31/2013 5:22:42 AM PST by panaxanax
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To: onyx
Nobody NEEDS a pair of pointy sharp scissors.

I'm OK with legitimate scissors for the crafting sports, but there is no room for high capacity 12” shears in the workplace.

And we need to close the garage sale loophole, where just anyone off the street can grab a Fiskars 12-9653 6984 Titanium Nitride 12” Shop Shears. You don't need Titanium Nitride shears to open a packet of cocoa.

This isn't about controlling scissors, its about safety. Countless children find scissors just setting in a drawer or laying out in the open, and then they hold the upright and run with them.

44 posted on 01/31/2013 5:24:22 AM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Lazamataz

Rotflol!

Thanks, Laz.

One for the archives.


45 posted on 01/31/2013 5:26:12 AM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True supporters of our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: panaxanax

LOL. Yes, and those electric ones would be great!


46 posted on 01/31/2013 5:27:40 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: sickoflibs

Thanks very much! I was pinged to that, but haven’t gotten there yet.


47 posted on 01/31/2013 5:29:09 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: onyx

I almost forgot to mention cowbells can stop bullets in a ninja sort of way.


48 posted on 01/31/2013 5:30:45 AM PST by Clyde5445
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To: SampleMan; DJ MacWoW

ROTFLOLOL.

DJ, come see SampleMan’s comments!


49 posted on 01/31/2013 5:30:45 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Clyde5445

Is that so!


50 posted on 01/31/2013 5:31:48 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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