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Jimmy Fallon thanks Parkland students for schooling world
Ass Press/WSVN ^ | 6/4/18

Posted on 06/04/2018 10:38:30 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

The surprise commencement speaker at the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people in February was Jimmy Fallon, who said he wanted to thank the students personally for their courage and bravery.

“Most commencement speakers get up and talk in future tense: `You will succeed. You will make us proud, you will change the world,’ the “Tonight Show” host said. “But I’m not going to say that, because you’re not the future. You’re the present. … You are succeeding, you are making us proud.”

Fallon joked about his own less-than-stellar high school performance — it took having to go to summer school to find “my people,” he said — before telling the students that they’re already proven how setbacks can “change us in ways we don’t expect, and make us better, and stronger.”

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: banglist; celebrity; failon; fallon; guns; jimmyfallon; media; platitudes; tv
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Get a load of the final sentence in this "news":

As families arrived, gunshots from a nearby public shooting range could be heard echoing over the parking lot.

1 posted on 06/04/2018 10:38:30 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

I wonder if Jimmy Fallon will visit the pro-gun students of Santa Fe, Texas.


2 posted on 06/04/2018 10:39:45 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

“.....he wanted to thank the students personally for their courage and bravery...”

And what might that courage and bravery be?


3 posted on 06/04/2018 10:42:43 AM PDT by Bonemaker (invictus maneo)
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To: SoFloFreeper
But nary a bad word for these two persons who were truly responsible for the senseless loss of life at that school in February. All of this personifying the truly soft headed, shallow, and rotten to the core celebrity anti gun politics.
4 posted on 06/04/2018 10:42:52 AM PDT by OttawaFreeper ("The Gardens was founded by men-sportsmen-who fought for their country" Conn Smythe, 1966)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Off topic, but I wonder :

1. Why didn’t the media trot out a David Hogg type from the school.in Texas after that shooting? Why don’t we see any students from the school being feted in the media as gun control crusaders?

2. Why didn’t CNN do their town hall on gun control with the sheriff and spokeswoman from the NRA after the Texas shooting?


5 posted on 06/04/2018 10:43:31 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: SoFloFreeper

That’s kind of funny. I’ll bet if the school asked the range operators nicely, they would have cancelled shooting for the hours of the ceremony. That’s the neighborly thing to do, notwithstanding the shooting at the school.

Last Saturday, I was at a state trap tournament. I hadn’t been to one before. About 100 youth properly and safely handling firearms. Excellent muzzle control at all times.


6 posted on 06/04/2018 10:44:15 AM PDT by cyclotic ( We’re the first ones taxed, the last ones considered and the first ones punished)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Another totally unfunny, worthless libtard. It’s been a long, long road to down from the golden days of Carson and Leno.


7 posted on 06/04/2018 10:45:02 AM PDT by laweeks
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"I wonder if Jimmy Fallon will visit the pro-gun students of Santa Fe, Texas."

Is this true that the students of the High School in Santa Fe, TX are pro-2nd Amendment?

8 posted on 06/04/2018 10:49:25 AM PDT by wmileo
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To: SoFloFreeper
Liberal_Crap
9 posted on 06/04/2018 10:51:18 AM PDT by SkyDancer ( ~ Just Consider Me A Random Fact Generator ~ Eat Sleep Fly Repeat ~)
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To: Bonemaker

Talk about uninspiring.Fallon is just the poster child for Pajama Boy.


10 posted on 06/04/2018 11:02:58 AM PDT by shanover (...To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them.-S.Adams)
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At the same time leftard apparatchiks like this clown are ignoring A fair number of students who blame leftists for making their school a shooting gallery. “Us’ is a word leftards constantly abuse.

“Shit flows from the mouths of hollywood” should be a bumper sticker.


11 posted on 06/04/2018 11:08:39 AM PDT by elbook
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Jimmy Fallon is Obamas echo chamber....same with two or three others hosts....

They're his pets!


12 posted on 06/04/2018 11:13:20 AM PDT by caww
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“As families arrived, gunshots from a nearby public shooting range could be heard echoing over the parking lot.”

So...why didn’t Jimmy Fallon put some teeth in his belief and lead students who agree to that firing range and stage a die-in like Publix? Point where the noise was coming from and shout “Are we going to tolerate this!!? I’m going there to protest! Who’s with me!?”

There’d be an immediate “Cease fire! Clear all weapons!” and firing would be disrupted until police arrived.


13 posted on 06/04/2018 11:24:58 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam. Buy ammo.")
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To: SoFloFreeper

The only thing that those Parkland students have taught us is that our public schools are pumping out a completely-useless generation of brainless, Tide Pod-chewing, condom-snorting stooges.


14 posted on 06/04/2018 11:31:02 AM PDT by 60Gunner (The price of apathy towards public affairs is to be ruled by evil men. - Plato)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Why the heck was Hogg late for school that day?


15 posted on 06/04/2018 11:33:07 AM PDT by Yaelle
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To: SoFloFreeper

Yeah, schooling the country on how the subversives use you.


16 posted on 06/04/2018 11:37:06 AM PDT by WKUHilltopper
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To: SoFloFreeper

If big mouth Fallon wanted somebody “schooled”, he should have read the little “young skulls full of mush” The Bill of Rights. What a jerk.


17 posted on 06/04/2018 11:38:37 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (#NotARussianBot)
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To: SoFloFreeper

How much did Fallon get for his appearance ?
http://www.theusmat.com/index.htm


18 posted on 06/04/2018 12:08:59 PM PDT by mosesdapoet (Mosesdapoet aka L.J.Keslin another gem posted in the wilderness)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I’ve done a 180 on Falon. Years ago, he was one of the most clever comedians on the night circuit. Now he’s a complete idiot.

All the laws in the world regarding guns Jimmy, and these people still break them to kill. What person in their right mind would think more laws could fix it?

Please tell us what happens when guns are outlawed for decent people? Only the criminals will have them. And beyond that, people will pick up knives to kill.

Go sit down and rest Falon. You’re clearly flustered and out of control.


19 posted on 06/04/2018 12:22:01 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (01/26/18 DJIA 30 stocks $26,616.71 48.794% > open 11/07/16 215.71 from 50% increase 1.2183 yrs..)
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To: Bonemaker

Puffing up young people to believe they are more courageous than they are. Courage is those WWII vets who lied about their age to enlist.


20 posted on 06/04/2018 12:27:48 PM PDT by Socon-Econ
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