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As Parkland families watch, Florida Senate committee recommends upholding Scott Israelís suspension
sun-sentinel.com ^ | 10/21/2019 | Anthony Man

Posted on 10/22/2019 8:24:27 AM PDT by yesthatjallen

Suspended Broward Sheriff Scott Israel shouldn’t get his job back, a key Florida Senate committee decided Monday, a powerful indication of the ultimate outcome.

The vote was close, with nine senators voting in favor of Israel’s permanent removal and seven favoring his reappointment.

Cheers immediately erupted from family members and supporters of the 17 people killed in the 2018 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre, who were at the committee when it convened at 10:30 a.m. through the vote at about 8:45 p.m.

Israel, who also spent the day at the Senate Rules Committee, sat near the back of the room with his wife, Susan, for the final hour as senators debated his fate and voted against his reinstatement.

The vote was entirely on party lines. All Democrats on the Senate Rules Committee voted to return Israel to his job; Republicans voted to make the suspension permanent.

Israel, a Democrat, said afterward it was a political move by senators. The suspension was initiated by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, who said Israel demonstrated incompetence in his handling of the Stoneman Douglas massacre and the 2017 shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

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KEYWORDS: parkland; scottisrael
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The Democrats of Parkland still support a man whose liberal policies led to the death of 17 people.
1 posted on 10/22/2019 8:24:27 AM PDT by yesthatjallen
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Good news.


2 posted on 10/22/2019 8:27:26 AM PDT by sevlex
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He’s running for reelection in 2020..................And will probably win..............Broward Coward............


3 posted on 10/22/2019 8:30:54 AM PDT by Red Badger (Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain...................)
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Why Meadow Died: The People and Policies That Created The Parkland Shooter and Endanger America’s Students
https://www.amazon.com/Why-Meadow-Died-Policies-Parkland/dp/1642932191

Scott Israel is towards the top of the list. Runcie still has a job and needs to go.


4 posted on 10/22/2019 8:32:37 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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Very good news,


5 posted on 10/22/2019 8:34:28 AM PDT by Guenevere
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While isreal couldnt get a job anywhere in Florida he can easily get elected sheriff of Broward county.
He could get caught have sex with a dog and still get elected.


6 posted on 10/22/2019 8:34:33 AM PDT by rrrod
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An objective analysis of the man’s work history and this event in particular ought to provide a foundation by which one can determine whether they are a D or an R.


7 posted on 10/22/2019 8:35:39 AM PDT by frog in a pot (Arguing the Founders intended the weakest of 2 possible forms of NBC for our leader is a scam.)
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It is more obvious than ever the Democrat party is working on us, to stress us all, and make us just turn away from the political scene, and let them have their way. Why else would they support stupid every time over what is obviously the right, and smart thing we the people want?


8 posted on 10/22/2019 8:38:58 AM PDT by rockinqsranch ("Democratic" party sold out to the ICP. It is now the Communist Party USA.)
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The Florida Senqate should pass a resolution censuring President Barack Obama who is the proximate cause for the massacre of he 17 students.

The Obama policy for ignoring the criminal behavior of black male students led to ignoring the well telegraphed actions of a white student that became dangerous as he realized he could do what ever he pleased.

OBAMA’S FAULT....... Africanization of America in progress in Broward County


9 posted on 10/22/2019 8:44:32 AM PDT by bert ( (KE. NP. N.C. +12) Progressives are existential American enemies)
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How stupid is Israel? In Broward----terror has a badge and a gun.

Sheriff Israel names Muslim depu ty.

10 posted on 10/22/2019 8:51:05 AM PDT by Liz ( Our side has 8 trillion bullets; the other side doesn't know which bathroom to use.)
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Another reason to Thank God Hillary lost. Was Israel her FBI head pick (gag)?


11 posted on 10/22/2019 8:52:42 AM PDT by Liz ( Our side has 8 trillion bullets; the other side doesn't know which bathroom to use.)
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Broward's Muslim Deputy Sheriff Nezar Hamze (appointed by Sheriff Israel) has Sit-Down with Taliban

After leaving his job at CAIR, Nezar Hamze has now settled into his new position as Executive Director of the South Florida Muslim Federation (SFMF), an umbrella organization for most if not all of the area’s Islamic extremist groups, including CAIR. Last month, SFMF held a meeting at a radical mosque with a number of SFMF affiliate imams, one of which was previously arrested and charged with conspiring to provide funding to the Pakistani Taliban. All of this should be unsettling for Floridians and Americans, but what is most alarming is the fact that Hamze also serves as a Deputy Sheriff in one of the most prominent law enforcement offices in the nation.

On March 23, 2019, SFMF’s Council of Imams held its second meeting at the Islamic Center of Greater Miami (ICGM), a.k.a. Muslim Communities Association of South Florida (MCA), a.k.a. Masjid Miami Gardens. According to SFMF, the meeting was called to discuss various community issues, such as mental health, marriage/divorce, parenting, “political anxiety,” senior issues, anti-Muslim bigotry, and religious outreach. Leading the meeting was SFMF Executive Director Nezar Hamze. The attendees of the meeting comprised of a number of imams representing mosques with strong links to terrorism.

The Florida mosques included: the Islamic Center of Boca Raton (ICBR) that was founded by a Hamas website designer, Syed Khawer Ahmad, a former assistant of Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) leader Sami al-Arian, Bassem Alhalabi, and an imam that was placed on the federal no-fly list, Ibrahim Dremali; Darul Uloom, where future al-Qaeda commander Adnan el-Shukrijumah was a prayer leader and “Dirty Bomber” Jose Padilla took classes; and Nur-ul-Islam, where a former member of the mosque’s Islamic Affairs Council and ex-Vice President of its children’s school, Raed Awad, was the Florida representative for the Hamas charity Holy Land Foundation (HLF).

One of the participants at the meeting was Izhar Khan, the imam of Masjid Jamaat Al-Mumineen (MJAM). In May 2011, Khan was arrested and spent the next 20 months in a federal detention center in Miami on charges of terrorism. According to the indictment against him, “Izhar is a Pakistani Taliban sympathizer who worked with [his father Hafiz] and others to collect and deliver money for the Pakistani Taliban… Izhar… provided and attempted to provide material support and resources… knowing and intending that they be used in preparation for and in carrying out… a conspiracy to murder, kidnap, and maim persons in a foreign country.”

The Miami Gardens mosque, where the Muslim Federation meeting took place and which is a member organization of SFMF, is no stranger to Izhar Khan. In December 2017, Khan was honored by ICGM at the mosque’s ‘A Light for Humanity’ celebration. Also in December 2017, ICGM imam Abdul Hamid Samra, who sat next to Khan during the SFMF meeting, invited Khan to join him in speaking at the Iglesia Rescate church in Hialeah. Furthermore, in April 2017, Khan participated in a youth basketball tournament at ICGM. ICGM has played host to other extremist events.

Last December, the mosque hosted a lecture by Markazi Majlis-e-Shoora (Advisory Council) member of Jamaat-e-Islami’s (JI) India faction, Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, Yusuf Islahi. JI’s militant wing, Hizbul Mujahideen (HM), owned the Pakistani compound where Osama bin Laden was living and eventually killed in. The event was sponsored by JI’s American affiliate, the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA).

ICGM has, as well, hosted a number of events for the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). CAIR has both institutional and financial ties to Hamas. One of the CAIR events, last July, featured CAIR-Florida Executive Director Hassan Shibly. After the 2006 Lebanon War between Israel and Hezbollah, Shibly notoriously stated that Hezbollah was “basically a resistance movement” and “absolutely not a terrorist organization.” In August 2014, Shibly tweeted that “Israel and its supporters are enemies of God.” And in April 2017, Shibly promoted a video on Facebook lauding convicted Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti as a “hero.”

ICGM has its own links to terror. The mosque is an affiliate of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA). The mosque’s property, at 4305 NW 183rd St. in Miami Gardens, is owned by the North American Islamic Trust (NAIT). Both ISNA and NAIT, along with CAIR, were named co-conspirators by the US Justice Department for the Hamas financing trial against the leaders of the Holy Land Foundation (HLF) charity.

Looming over all of this is the fact that the individual leading the Muslim Federation meeting, Nezar Hamze, is a Deputy Sheriff at the Broward County Sheriff’s Office (BSO), one of the most prominent law enforcement offices in the US. When Hamze was hired to be a Deputy Sheriff, in August 2014, it was per a recommendation from then-Sheriff Scott Israel.

Last January, Governor Ron DeSantis had Sheriff Israel removed from the BSO and replaced him with former Coral Springs Police Sergeant Gregory Tony. Unfortunately, though, while Hamze’s friend Scott Israel left the BSO, Hamze has remained. And like with Sheriff Israel, Sheriff Tony has allowed Hamze to hold a second job – the job as a leader of an umbrella organization for radical Muslim groups and groups tied to terrorism. No doubt, this is a threat to South Florida and to all American citizens. It is totally unacceptable for a Broward Deputy Sheriff to be a liaison for terror-related entities and law enforcement. How can the BSO uphold the law, when one of their own is collaborating with those who spit on it? This blatant conflict of interests, alone, is a reason for him to be dismissed. It is time to shut Hamze’s organization down and Hamze with it.

12 posted on 10/22/2019 8:59:02 AM PDT by Liz ( Our side has 8 trillion bullets; the other side doesn't know which bathroom to use.)
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Then they get what they deserve if they re-elect him.


13 posted on 10/22/2019 8:59:23 AM PDT by ealgeone
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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

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.

14 posted on 10/22/2019 9:00:13 AM PDT by Liz ( Our side has 8 trillion bullets; the other side doesn't know which bathroom to use.)
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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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15 posted on 10/22/2019 9:03:25 AM PDT by Liz ( Our side has 8 trillion bullets; the other side doesn't know which bathroom to use.)
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Well-known terrorists conferring on possible targets?

NEWS STORY: Islamist Candidate Khurrum Wahid Comes in Third at Florida Elections
Frontpage Mag ^ | 06/24/2019 | Joe Kauffman / FR Posted by SeekAndFind

On June 18th, over 7300 voters in Coral Springs, Florida went to the polls in a Special Election to cast their votes for the individual they wanted as their new City Commissioner. The former Commissioner, Dan Daley, left the seat vacant, after he won his own Special Election, for Florida State House. Out of the six candidates in the Commission race, one, Khurrum Wahid, raised far more money than any of the others. But for many voters, Wahid, a terror-linked lawyer, represented a danger to society, and therefore, he was soundly rejected.

Khurrum Basir Wahid, a South Florida attorney, has made a name for himself by representing high-profile terrorists, including the most violent of al-Qaeda operatives. And while Wahid has every right to act as legal counsel to such miscreants, when viewing the rest of his terror-related and disturbing activity, it would be a grave error not to view Wahid as a threat as well.

One of Wahid’s former clients is Hafiz Khan, a Miami imam who received a 25-year prison sentence, in August 2013, for his role in shipping $50 thousand to the Pakistani Taliban for the specific goal of murdering American troops overseas. Khan was not the only individual charged in the crime. His son, Izhar, spent 20 months in a Miami federal detention center for his alleged participation in the terror financing scheme.

As stated by the US Justice Department, “Izhar is a Pakistani Taliban sympathizer who worked with [his father Hafiz] and others to collect and deliver money for the Pakistani Taliban… Izhar… provided and attempted to provide material support and resources… knowing and intending that they be used in preparation for and in carrying out… a conspiracy to murder, kidnap, and maim persons in a foreign country.”

While using his law firm to actively raise money for Izhar and his father, Wahid went out of his way to label Izhar a “rising star.” Also, according to the Miami New Times, Wahid said of Izhar that he was a “sweet kid who did his father’s bidding.” In this same New Times piece, it is reported that Wahid, himself, was placed on the federal terrorist watch list, in 2011.

Besides his work as an attorney, Wahid is the National Co-Chairman of Emgage Action (formerly Emerge USA), an Islamist group he founded in 2006 that attempts to pass its extremist agenda off as political advocacy. The group is part of the South Florida Muslim Federation, a consortium of South Florida’s radical Islamic organizations and terror-related mosques.

Emgage tends to attract leaders of the Democratic Party, who see Emgage as an opportunity to pander for Muslim votes and close their eyes to the extreme nature of the group. Under Wahid’s authority sits Ammar Ahmed, the South Florida Director of Emgage. In February 2010, following a debate he participated in at a school, Ahmed wrote on Facebook, “I hate white people” and joked that he “should have threatened to blow up the school.”

Prior to creating Emgage, Wahid served as a legal advisor for the national office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and a director of CAIR’s Florida chapter. According to the US government, CAIR has both financial and foundational ties to Hamas.

Various CAIR representatives have served prison time and/or have been deported from the US for terrorist-related activity. In November 2014, CAIR was designated a terrorist organization by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government. The mosque Wahid attends is the Islamic Foundation of South Florida (IFSF). Wahid is also the Registered Agent for IFSF’s corporation. Up until recently, the Youth Group leader for IFSF was Abdur Rahman al-Ghani, an individual who says on his Facebook page that Jews are “demonic” and Islam “will over-take the World.” In June 2013, IFSF hosted a Ramadan Prep Youth Night featuring Izhar Khan, and in April 2014, IFSF hosted a talk by Mazen Mokhtar, a former administrator for the al-Qaeda recruitment site, qoqaz.net (Jihad in Chechnya), and who has called Hamas acts “heroic” and suicide bombings “an effective method of attacking the enemy.”

It is through Wahid’s engagement in politics, via his Emgage organization, that Wahid probably believed that he had a shot to win the vacant Commission seat. However, any voter looking into Wahid’s extremist and terror-tied background would surely have questions about Wahid’s true intentions in running for such an office – in running for any office.

What is indeed concerning, though, is that just short of 1400 Coral Springs voters thought highly enough of Wahid to give him their votes, putting him squarely in third place. That was well behind the 2553 votes the winner, Sean Cerra, received, but it was 1400 votes nonetheless. Either those voters were ignorant of Wahid’s sordid history or they disturbingly chose to ignore it. Beyond Wahid and his fellow Islamists, any vote for him would be aiding and abetting extremist activity. A vote for Wahid was and is a vote for terror.

Beila Rabinowitz, Director of Militant Islam Monitor, contributed to this report.

16 posted on 10/22/2019 9:07:14 AM PDT by Liz ( Our side has 8 trillion bullets; the other side doesn't know which bathroom to use.)
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Broward County is full of New York Democrats................... 😨
17 posted on 10/22/2019 9:08:07 AM PDT by Red Badger (Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain...................)
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The cowards of Broward get some comeuppance.


18 posted on 10/22/2019 9:21:23 AM PDT by null and void (Convicted spies are shot, traitors are hanged, saboteurs are subject to summary execution...)
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“He’s running for reelection in 2020..................And will probably win..............Broward Coward............” Don’t count on that. 2020 is a presidential election year, his replacement is a Black man who is doing a very good job, and is a registered Democrat. Israel aint coming back. In fact he might actually hurt the Democrats with Blacks.


19 posted on 10/22/2019 9:47:01 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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But if they have permanently suspended him how could he take office if he wins??


20 posted on 10/22/2019 10:22:52 AM PDT by MissEdie (I am South Carolina Strong.)
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