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Parkland dad: Massacre was avoidable, if district hadnít enabled deranged student
NY Post ^ | 9/8/19 | Andrew Pollack & Max Eden

Posted on 09/09/2019 2:01:43 AM PDT by T-Bird45

When staff at Westglades Middle School heard that Nikolas Cruz had committed the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas HS, some couldn’t believe it. The fact that he was a mass murderer wasn’t what surprised them, but rather the fact that he had attended that school.

“How is that possible?” one Westglades educator recalled thinking. “We did our jobs. It took forever, but we got him [to the specialized school] where he needed to go. We couldn’t believe they ever let him into [Stoneman].”

Westglades students and staff had never seen anyone like Nikolas Cruz. One student, Paige, recalled the time that she met Cruz. They were standing outside their classroom waiting for their teacher to open the door, and Cruz offered her a hug, which Paige accepted. Their teacher later pulled Paige aside and warned her, “Don’t touch him. He just got caught jerking off.”

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: banglist; browardcounty; cruz; danger; fl; nikolascruz; parkland; psycho; schoolshooting
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Prologue to the article: After the deadly Feb. 14, 2018, mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas HS in Parkland, Fla., national media focused largely on a handful of student activists, leaving it to victims’ parents to unravel why the slaughter happened. Andrew Pollack, whose daughter, Meadow, was one of the 17 killed, conducted his own investigation to uncover the roots of what he calls the most avoidable mass murder in American history. He and Max Eden are co-authors of “Why Meadow Died: The People and Policies that Created the Parkland Shooter and Endanger America’s Students.” This adapted excerpt, based on never-before-released educational records of the shooter, Nikolas Cruz, shows the Broward County school district knew full well about his obsession with guns and murder — and then let him practice shooting at school.
1 posted on 09/09/2019 2:01:44 AM PDT by T-Bird45
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is this another meathead who warned the fbi?

seems like all the mass killers did, even the russians warned fbi about boston bombers.

whose side is fbi on?


2 posted on 09/09/2019 2:14:33 AM PDT by 867V309 (Lock Her Up)
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To: T-Bird45

Cruz’s crazy adoptive mother brought him into the world by paying a violent convicted felon lesbian to get impregnated by a random man.

How could that have possibly gone wrong?


3 posted on 09/09/2019 2:15:46 AM PDT by Moonman62 (Charity comes from wealth.)
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To: T-Bird45

And if the cop had done his job. And wasn’t there information that a teacher saw Cruz, who had been suspended(??), approaching the school with a bag(rifle case) and said nothing(??)

Unfortunately, it seems to me that as the dust starts to settle after one of these events, there are more questions that we’ll never get an answer to. And with each question and attempted answer, there are even more questions.

Of the many questions I have about this is, the couple that took him in, where did they go? Your son comes to you, asks you to take in a troubled/homeless kid, who just happens to have an AR and you let him hold onto it and think nothing of it. Kid is ‘homeless’ with no money and he’s got an AR. That doesn’t sound weird. And apparently the two of them were Intel Contractors with DoD(??)

Now, before all the 2A absolutist start bashing me for thinking anyone could have denied this teenager his 2A rights, slow down a bit. I know it’s easy to be a Monday Morning QB, in this case, but that doesn’t seem a little weird to anyone?


4 posted on 09/09/2019 2:17:42 AM PDT by qaz123
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this case was so avoidable. it is textbook in what not to do. I place blame 100% on Obama and Holder for this one.


5 posted on 09/09/2019 2:29:16 AM PDT by Undecided 2012
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To: Undecided 2012

The Broward sheriff and school board were ahead of Obama and Holder, and created the model used nationwide by O & H. It was called The Broward Promise. I hope the book includes a couple chapters on this formal policy.


6 posted on 09/09/2019 2:39:22 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: PROCON; marktwain; Jack Black

This looks to be an important book.


7 posted on 09/09/2019 2:43:10 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: T-Bird45

The NYPost should be commended for printing information that doesn’t fit the liberal agenda.


8 posted on 09/09/2019 2:44:39 AM PDT by Moonman62 (Charity comes from wealth.)
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To: T-Bird45

Liberalism in action:

Students with disabilities are supposed to be educated in the “least restrictive environment” possible, regardless of whether their disability is that they’re dyslexic or a psychopath, and the paperwork requirements to send them to a specialized school can take many months.


9 posted on 09/09/2019 2:46:47 AM PDT by Moonman62 (Charity comes from wealth.)
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We knew as it unfolded what were the root causes but it once again was overshadowed by the fake media reporting and the narrative. Sadly the truth comes out and those who are unable or refuse to look at the reasons and results as to why this happened are on to the next emotional rollercoaster narrative and really don’t want to know, they have made up their minds.


10 posted on 09/09/2019 2:56:47 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (nicdip.com)
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yep, for sure, it gotta be the guns bad bad bad


11 posted on 09/09/2019 2:59:57 AM PDT by Undecided 2012
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UPDATE Gov De Santis is doing a yeoman's job, picking off those responsible for the Broward massacre.
<><> he tossed out the imbecile Sheriff Israel,
<><> the officer who did nothing as gunfire resonated and kids screamed and called for help got arrested.

Still a few to go such as the Broward moron hand-picked by Obama from Chicago.
Supt Runcie did THE VERY LEAST he could do in the wake of the massacres. He needs to be unceremoniously ousted.

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AND THIS---Happy Days pic of the imbecile Sheriff Israel (now ousted)
with Cong Debbie W/S...........she is a Broward resident.

It is common for a Congressman to secure federal monies for their district.

<><> What part did D/W/S play in securing the $58 million bribes, er, I mean tax dollars Obama showered on Broward for keeping minorities off the arrest roles?

<><> The troubled Cruz was visited by Broward police some 47 times before the massacre.

<><> Where are the police reports of L/E's 47 visits?

<><>Did D/W/S have any nice things to say about Cruz BEFORE he massacred students and faculty?

<><> Did D/W/S have a hand in keeping Cruz off the arrest records so Broward could cash in?

<><> Can the imbecile Sheriff and the Congressional beast from Broward account for all of Obama's $58 million?

<><> The good-for-nothing Sheriff also had a $800M L/E budget. Can the bozo account for all that money??

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12 posted on 09/09/2019 3:03:14 AM PDT by Liz (Our side has 8 trillion bullets; the other side doesn't know which bathroom to use.)
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It is very instructive that the bereaved parents of the slaughtered victims are the ones literally forced to lead the search for justice.

The Broward PTB chickened out.

<><>The $800 million Broward police force some 5000-strong did NOTHING.
<><>Democrap Cong Debbie Wasserman Scultz is a Broward resident

An investigation showed the on-site officer:
<><> refused to investigate where the gunshots were coming from,
<><> retreated during the gunfire as victims were being shot,
<><> directed other law enforcement who arrived on scene to remain 500 feet away from the building.

As well. the gonad-lite mega-paid Supt Runcie (Obama's stupid pick)
did THE VERY LEAST he could do in the wake of the massacres. He needs to be unceremoniously ousted.

Runcie looked mighty worried (below) when the Sun Sentinel caught up with him for the story of multiple
exiting school officials....all of them subjects of the murdered students parents' escalating anger.

Supt Runcie alerted School Board members of the departure of human resources' Nichols, head since 2015 who ignorantly
overruled the firing of a school security guard found sexually harassing students, including one of the murdered students.

Parents were outraged to learn that School Security Guard Medina was still employed by the school.

In fact, Medina was the first to see Cruz on school property carrying a rifle bag that infamous day BUT DID NOTHING ABOUT IT.

Runcie placed the blame solely on the exiting Nichols. “Mr. Nichols signed off on it,” Runcie said at the time.
“I was not aware of it until after it was brought up." That’s all the $400,000 Supt had to say.
NOTE: Harasser Medina and another security type whose performance on Feb. 14 was deemed ineffective were let go.
(SOURCE: Sun Sentinel report)

Runcie is a stupid excuse for a $400,000 Supt..... doesnt understand IT IS HIS JOB to know these things and TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT.

13 posted on 09/09/2019 3:10:46 AM PDT by Liz (Our side has 8 trillion bullets; the other side doesn't know which bathroom to use.)
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To: Undecided 2012

They knew he was insane and violent, always talking about wanting to shoot people, and yet they let him take a Junior ROTC class where he could practice with an air rifle that resembles an AR-15. Yes, the leftists running the school actually sponsored training him how to shoot guns. The same leftists would say that normal, sane people shouldn’t be allowed to have any guns.


14 posted on 09/09/2019 3:20:15 AM PDT by Wilhelm Tell (True or False? This is not a tag line.)
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ANOTHER PUTRID OBAMA LEGACY The most ill-conceived use of tax dollars during the Halfrican's unfortunate sojourn in DC.
Obama monetized bad behavior, showering schools with tax dollars for keeping budding criminals off arrest records.
Broward collected some $53 million....that we know of.

EVEN WORSE The sap-happy Obama warned school superintendents nationwide that racial disparities in
suspension rates would be in violation of federal anti-discrimination law, and at risk of losing federal funding.

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The Broward bunch sucked up bigtime especially the gonad-lite mega-paid Supt Runcie (Obama's stupid pick from Chicago)
did THE VERY LEAST he could do in the wake of the massacres. He needs to be unceremoniously ousted.

Runcie looked mighty worried (below) when the Sun Sentinel caught up with him for the story of multiple
exiting school officials....all of them subjects of the murdered students parents' escalating anger.


15 posted on 09/09/2019 3:22:11 AM PDT by Liz (Our side has 8 trillion bullets; the other side doesn't know which bathroom to use.)
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To: T-Bird45

because if you do not embrace/engage a “special needs” person, you’re the bad guy. and now every misfit falls under that umbrella.


16 posted on 09/09/2019 3:22:45 AM PDT by ronniesgal (so I wonder what his FR handle is????)
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To: T-Bird45

Ping


17 posted on 09/09/2019 3:28:32 AM PDT by immadashell (Save Innocent Lives - ban gun free zones)
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To: Liz

$800mm

I am in the wrong business


18 posted on 09/09/2019 3:29:22 AM PDT by combat_boots (TGod bless Israel and all who protect and defend her! Merry Christmas! In God We Trust! Hi)
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To: qaz123

Not weird at all

How many students pegged him from jump? Or teachers?


19 posted on 09/09/2019 3:30:50 AM PDT by combat_boots (TGod bless Israel and all who protect and defend her! Merry Christmas! In God We Trust! Hi)
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To: Wilhelm Tell

Teachers act in loco parentis.

In this case, loco is key.


20 posted on 09/09/2019 3:32:36 AM PDT by combat_boots (TGod bless Israel and all who protect and defend her! Merry Christmas! In God We Trust! Hi)
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