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Sheriff’s Department Rushes In School, Firing Blanks At Teachers To Test School’s Readiness
constitution school ^ | May 2, 2013 | constitution school

Posted on 05/02/2013 9:20:00 PM PDT by yldstrk

Teachers in rural Oregon are stunned after the local Sheriff’s Department attempted to test their school’s emergency readiness by sending two masked gunmen into the Pine Eagle Charter School, wearing hoodies and wielding handguns.

The event, which took place last Friday during a staff meeting of teachers, was part of a surprise drill conducted by the Sheriff’s Department, aimed at testing “Pine Eagle’s preparation for an assault by ‘active shooters,’ who were in reality volunteer staff members of the school.”

The volunteers fired blanks at everyone in the room, “killing” all but two of the teachers.

According to local media, the school’s principal stated, “it became clear very quickly just how many of the school’s fifteen teachers would have survived. The answer: Not many.”

The armed volunteers did not fear any threat of being shot by onlookers, who mistook them for being real shooters, due to the fact that the school is a gun-free zone and everyone in the room was unarmed.

The apparent goal of the drill was to demonstrate how defenseless individuals inside a school are, during such a situation.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: banglist; drill; guncontrol; gunfreezone; guns; secondamendment
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they are lucky nobody shot them
1 posted on 05/02/2013 9:20:00 PM PDT by yldstrk
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To: yldstrk

Lucky for them, nobody takes liberty seriously.


2 posted on 05/02/2013 9:31:02 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: yldstrk

Yeah, no kidding. One of the dumbest stunts I’ve read about in a long time. Incredibly stupid.

A whole lot of folks should lose their job and face jail time.

They could have given somebody a heart attack, caused someone to shoot at them and risk other people’s live, etc.

Idiots.


3 posted on 05/02/2013 9:31:07 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: yldstrk

They ASSumed everyone was unarmed. You know what they say.


4 posted on 05/02/2013 9:32:31 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: yldstrk

Excellent demonstration of the need to arm teachers, though stupid at the same time.


5 posted on 05/02/2013 9:33:42 PM PDT by shove_it (long ago Orwell, Huxley and Rand warned us about 0bama's USA)
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To: yldstrk

Firing blanks at people is a great way to seriously wound somebody for no reason, or get shot themselves.

They should nickname this stunt “The Soetoro Protocol” since it could only have been conceived by a reckless idiot trying to sabotage the 2nd Amendment.


6 posted on 05/02/2013 9:35:05 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: smokingfrog

If any teacher had been carrying in a gun free zone they would have been fired.


7 posted on 05/02/2013 9:36:01 PM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: yldstrk

Sheriff Bonehead.


8 posted on 05/02/2013 9:39:59 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: yldstrk

The idiots who staged this are absolutely nuts.


9 posted on 05/02/2013 9:40:59 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: 1_Rain_Drop

>>”If any teacher had been carrying in a gun free zone they would have been fired.”

S/he could become employed again. The fool(s) would still be dead.


10 posted on 05/02/2013 9:41:25 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: yldstrk

Why don’t they just bring prayer back into school?

They don’t need protection from guns but from evil. The killers will figure something else out, anyway, and with prayer, comes order, men willing to defend, and respect for freedom along with protection from evil.

We’ve allowed the atheists to win with their assertion that evil does not exist. But, in fact, it is they who offend by taking away our protection from the enemy. We wimp out in this.

No. People want government that will allow licentiousness. Abortion, gender bending, etc, enough to give up god and freedom, so cops raid the classroom.

Try THAT in Texas.

Oh, well, even Texas is not safe from all of this nonsense.


11 posted on 05/02/2013 9:48:03 PM PDT by stanne
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To: yldstrk
The armed volunteers did not fear any threat of being shot by onlookers, who mistook them for being real shooters, due to the fact that the school is a gun-free zone and everyone in the room was unarmed...

...except for the substitute teacher who was carrying the little Ruger LCP. He shot and killed both volunteers. Since he acted in defense of his own and others' lives, no charges have been filed against him. However, the sheriff who organized the staged attack has been arrested and charged with reckless endangerment, with additional charges expected to follow.

12 posted on 05/02/2013 9:57:13 PM PDT by TChad (Call them Oppressives, not Progressives)
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To: stanne

bttt


13 posted on 05/02/2013 9:58:18 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: LyinLibs
Firing blanks at people is a great way to seriously wound somebody for no reason, or get shot themselves.

Could be fatal at that range. I somehow doubt the veracity of this story. If this really happened, these deputies are exquisitely reckless.

14 posted on 05/02/2013 10:02:23 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: yldstrk

“The armed volunteers did not fear any threat of being shot by onlookers, who mistook them for being real shooters, due to the fact that the school is a gun-free zone and everyone in the room was unarmed. “

Never, ever, bet your life that anyone whom you haven’t just frisked is unarmed.


15 posted on 05/02/2013 10:05:23 PM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: yldstrk

Try that in a Southside Chicago school.


16 posted on 05/02/2013 10:05:36 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: yldstrk

[[Teachers in rural Oregon are stunned after the local Sheriff’s Department attempted to test their school’s emergency readiness by sending two masked gunmen into the Pine Eagle Charter School, wearing hoodies and wielding handguns.]]

But yet a police officer was fired for bringign a target to the shooting range- a NO SHOOT TARGET mind you,. that ‘resembled’ trayvon martin?

Wating for these polcie officers that scared the bejeebers out of teachers- and all thsoe who were invovled to be fired too-


17 posted on 05/02/2013 10:06:56 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: yldstrk

They were sure it was safe for them to do it,,because it was a gun free zone. Insane.

Yes, professionals are predictable and follow the rules. However, the world is filled with rule breakers and amateurs. They were incredibly lucky someone didnt pull a gun and start shooting.


18 posted on 05/02/2013 10:07:32 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: yldstrk
The armed volunteers did not fear any threat of being shot by onlookers, who mistook them for being real shooters, due to the fact that the school is a gun-free zone and everyone in the room was unarmed.

Uhhhhhhhhh, OK.

19 posted on 05/02/2013 10:07:46 PM PDT by TigersEye (If babies had guns they wouldn't be aborted)
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To: yldstrk
This is inexcusable. The sheriff and the school administrator that allowed it should be canned. Also, they could explain the purpose of the drill to me after they hauled off the two guys I'd beaten to death with a chair...
20 posted on 05/02/2013 10:25:55 PM PDT by stormer
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This has got to be the dumbest thing I have ever heard.


21 posted on 05/02/2013 10:30:54 PM PDT by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: yldstrk

At work today (Public elementary school) I posed this scenario to a teacher and the principal, asking how they would react if someone did this. Then I informed them it actually happened in Oregon. My principal was incensed at the stupidity. Aside from the physical danger of the faux shooting (someone becoming injured in the melee, or a teacher just happen to be armed, and shooting back in self-defense) what if one of the staff members had a heart condition? Some dumb-ass idiot needs to be fired for this.


22 posted on 05/02/2013 10:45:36 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: yldstrk

LMBO!!!
You can’t make this stuff up.


23 posted on 05/02/2013 10:52:51 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: John Semmens

Source material (( ping )).


24 posted on 05/02/2013 10:53:27 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: yldstrk

2 masked gunman dead at my local school...Film at 11....*S*


25 posted on 05/02/2013 10:57:59 PM PDT by M-cubed
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To: yldstrk

Absolutely stoopit.

Blanks can kill


26 posted on 05/02/2013 11:59:01 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Lancey Howard

Here: http://www.oregonlive.com/pacific-northwest-news/index.ssf/2013/04/gunfire_and_moments_of_fear_as.html


27 posted on 05/03/2013 12:02:53 AM PDT by chulaivn66 (Semper Fidelis in Extremis)
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To: yldstrk

I was thinking of going into the local police station and testing their readiness by firing blanks at them.


28 posted on 05/03/2013 2:06:19 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: PLMerite

Even if nobody there was armed, they were lucky someone didn’t tackle one of them and beat the crap out of them. It would take quite a while for “it’s a drill” to sink in to the person doing the beating.


29 posted on 05/03/2013 3:20:15 AM PDT by conservaterian (Time for a CONSERVATIVE party, but no, if we do that the libs will win !)
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To: yldstrk

I can see the lawsuit now for PTSD, night terrors, etc. What a dumb stunt. Beyond that, there could have been injuries just by resistance with whatever was at hand, hot coffee carafe, attacking the gunmen physically, and so forth.


30 posted on 05/03/2013 3:24:56 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: yldstrk
This is causing quite a stir - making the gun control freaks heads explode.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7F1nPSNnaBo

only 2 minutes - pass it on after viewing. it is going viral ...

31 posted on 05/03/2013 3:29:39 AM PDT by bankwalker (In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.)
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To: yldstrk

...counselors are now available. A team of lawyers will be available during this week’s student production of “How to Waste a Few Million” and get excellent advice from local Democratic and Union leaders on where and when to stage your next fiasco. *that’s all for now,over and out*


32 posted on 05/03/2013 3:30:19 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: yldstrk

Pity none of the teachers were armed...


33 posted on 05/03/2013 3:34:38 AM PDT by dinodino
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To: yldstrk

Who would’ve thought that this was a good idea??!

I’m going to hang out a shingle as a ‘Common-Sense Consultant’. Pay me 5k for an hour consultation to talk you out of your idiotic idea, or pay the 5 million in lawsuits.


34 posted on 05/03/2013 3:44:57 AM PDT by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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To: bankwalker

That was a pretty good video.


35 posted on 05/03/2013 3:45:26 AM PDT by RandallFlagg
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To: yldstrk

I would like to know why those involved are not in jail for the numerous felonies committed during this “experiment.”

For example, assault, menacing, terrorist threats, violation of Title 18 USC civil rights under color of law and in the case of the school administration being accessories before the fact, or co-conspirators. And I’m sure that’s just a tiny fraction of the charges that should be brought.

Civil liability against all should run into the tens of millions.


36 posted on 05/03/2013 3:58:29 AM PDT by JackOfVA
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To: F15Eagle

Who will prosecute them? Who has standing to sue?

Nothing will happen to these guys. Thin Blue Line and all.


37 posted on 05/03/2013 4:00:16 AM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: yldstrk

I may be overboard with this idea, but it seems to me that the sheriff’s next move is simply to tell the community that they need more officers so that they can be used to protect the schools.

To me, this seems to be nothing more than an opportunity to get more officers/money. Maybe I am sounding like a conspiracy theorist, but that’s how it seems to me.


38 posted on 05/03/2013 4:01:51 AM PDT by Preachin' (I stand with many voters who will never vote for a pro abortion candidate.)
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To: yldstrk
Incredibly arrogant and stupid. Someone needs to be fired for this stunt.

They should go to the grocery store and throw cans of soup at people and
say nobody was prepared for cans of soup being thrown at them. good grief.

39 posted on 05/03/2013 4:05:30 AM PDT by MaxMax
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To: yldstrk

thye sure wouldn’t dare to do that in a school where teachers carried guns, would they?

One teacher with a gun would have ended that drill and proved how teachers can protect schools


40 posted on 05/03/2013 4:05:35 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: yldstrk

These a-holes should be sued for a whole slew of reasons.


41 posted on 05/03/2013 4:08:36 AM PDT by Third Person (Welcome to Gaymerica.)
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To: conservaterian

That’s what I was thinking conservaterian.
I would have beaten the hell out of the closest shooter.

And this act may give other schools the idea to do a mock terror attack. Someone is going to die.


42 posted on 05/03/2013 4:40:52 AM PDT by RadiationRomeo (Step into my mind and glimpse the madness that is me)
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To: yldstrk

What an F’ing bunch of Moroons, just think if someone had CC......


43 posted on 05/03/2013 4:47:31 AM PDT by stockpirate (Planned Parenthood, murdering black children one baby at a time.......where is the outrage)
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To: yldstrk

This does not sound like it was a good idea.


44 posted on 05/03/2013 4:48:23 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: bankwalker
Thank you for posting that link - EXCELLENT!

Everyone should see it!!

45 posted on 05/03/2013 5:01:32 AM PDT by kinsman redeemer (The real enemy seeks to devour what is good.)
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To: Vendome

The one thing I instilled on my wife and daughter from day one (actually discussed it with the wife before we got married) is that in a situation woth a mugger/like this, whatever, ‘we are likely to die anyway so go down swingin’.
Because in truth, people doing nothing, die anyway.

The kid actually told me she remembered that when she went through SERE ;)


46 posted on 05/03/2013 5:11:08 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: yldstrk

Exactly.


47 posted on 05/03/2013 5:44:21 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: yldstrk

This story is B.S.

Even assuming nobody was armed, an unarmed teacher could have (and probably should have) rushed the pretend perps. Somebody could have gotten hurt or even killed.


48 posted on 05/03/2013 5:50:07 AM PDT by babygene ( .)
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To: babygene

“Yeah, no kidding. One of the dumbest stunts I’ve read about in a long time. Incredibly stupid.”

Typical of every school in this country.

Those idiots are damn lucky there wasn’t one or two of the teachers that WERE armed. That would have ended REAL BADLY for both sides.


49 posted on 05/03/2013 5:55:36 AM PDT by DaveA37 (I'm for HONEST government)
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To: SoldierDad

well no sheet, I saw a demonstration at Old Olathe days where the guy fired a “blank” into a Cock can and it left a hole, so these guys are led by a complete numbskull


50 posted on 05/03/2013 5:58:30 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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