Skip to comments.Florida emergency medical teams frustrated over 'delay' in Parkland school shooting response
Posted on 02/26/2018 6:11:34 PM PST by NoLibZone
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Horrible. Tip of the iceberg, methinks. This stinks to high heaven.
Thanks for the ping, SE.
On August 1, 1966, Charles Whitman killed 14 people from the U.T. Austin Tower. I was four blocks away on a summer job pouring the 5th floor of a dormitory. I was 18. I heard and saw every shot.
On this thread tonight, we’re talking about “response times” at Parkland. I can tell you that of the dozens of wounded that day in Austin most were picked up by civilians, sometimes under fire. Few involved, if any, “waited” to be told what to do regarding the wounded. Individual citizens made life saving decisions. Injured people were immediately driven to Breckenridge Hospital a few blocks away where my sister was on duty. There was little if any waiting for EMT’s and ambulances or even police.
The police officer that made it to the top of the tower was accompanied by an armed civilian and both shot Whitman and Killed him.
Armed citizens were firing back at Whitman with their rifles that some had in their car and some went home and got them.
So, as for Parkland, Florida, yes, based upon my own first hand observations at the Whitman shooting, there was a lack of leadership at Parkland but also a general lack of courage amongst too many adults close by. I believe as a society that we have to expect and demand that those on the scene of something like this ACT. Sure there will be exceptions. But, our societal expectation should be “ACT”.
As Trump said..........”I believe I would have gone in without a gun”. I believe him!
I’m no conspiracy theorist, however, what is coming out of this fiasco is starting to sound like the word was out to let this massacre play itself out and that CNN already had their propaganda assault team and “town hall” shows ready to go after the killings. JMO.
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