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  • Video: A SWAT Team With GUNS DRAWN Raided A Peaceful Protest Against Forced Closure In Texas – Arrests Demonstrators

    05/05/2020 1:42:39 PM PDT · by USA Conservative · 60 replies
    Right Journalism ^ | 05.05.2020 | Natalie Dagenhardt
    Gov. Greg Abbott ordered the gradual reopening of Texas businesses amid the coronavirus outbreak. Here’s some of what we can expect under phase one, which will continue until at least May 18: What can reopen? All retail stores, malls, restaurants, movie theaters, libraries and museums must limit customers to 25% of their listed occupancy. Grocery stores, gas stations and other essential services that have already been open have no occupancy limits. What remains closed? Public swimming pools, bars, gyms, cosmetology salons, massage businesses, bowling alleys, video arcades, and tattoo, and piercing studios cannot yet open. Abbott’s order, unveiled Monday, says...
  • Kiev protege allegedly behind Mariupol and Odessa massacres – leaked tapes

    05/15/2014 2:54:11 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 11 replies
    Russia Today ^ | 5-15-2014 | Russia Today
    Two leaked tapes have emerged on the internet where Kiev-appointed governor allegedly threatens an ex-presidential candidate who called for a referendum. The official may also be behind the Odessa massacre and Mariupol shootings, the leak adds. On the first tape, which appeared on May 14, an oligarch and governor of the city of Dnepropetrovsk in southeastern Ukraine, Igor Kolomoisky, allegedly called ex-presidential candidate Oleg Tsarev and started threatening him. He told Tsarev to leave Ukraine immediately, saying it was in connection with the killing of Bogdan Shlemkevich, a soldier from Ukraine’s National Guard on May 9 in Mariupol, southeastern Ukraine....
  • Texas police were warned about Odessa mass shooter 8 years ago

    10/03/2019 7:12:54 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 11 replies
    NYP ^ | September 30, 2019 | Tamar Lapin
    Police were warned that the gunman who killed seven people and wounded 25 in Texas last month was planning an attack eight years ago, according to newly revealed police reports. Seth Ator’s mother reported to cops in February 2011 that her son was refusing to take his mental health medication and had threatened to kill himself in a shootout with police, CNN reported. The worried mom shared a recording with cops, in which Ator declared “911 will bow down before me.” When officers in Amarillo, Texas, showed up to her home in 2011, they found what they interpreted as preparations...
  • Beto O’Rourke Raising Money for Gun Control with ‘This Is F***ed Up’ T-Shirts

    09/06/2019 8:00:35 AM PDT · by rktman · 23 replies
    gunsamerica.com ^ | 9/6/2019 | Jordan Michaels
    Trying his best to raise the profile of a Democratic presidential campaign consistently polling in the 1-3 percent range, Robert “Beto” O’Rourke has adopted the favorite strategy of 14-year-old’s arguing with their parents: the F-bomb. The O’Rourke campaign recently released a t-shirt that displays the text “This Is F*cked Up” six times followed by “End Gun Violence Now” and “Beto for America.” The quote references a statement O’Rourke made at an appearance in Fairfax Station, Virginia, after hearing of the massacre in Odessa, Texas, that left seven dead and 22 injured. “Not sure how many gunmen. We don’t know how...
  • Sorry, Anti-Gunners, New Development In The Odessa Shooting Blows Up Your Narrative

    09/06/2019 8:02:03 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Townhall ^ | 09/06/2019 | Matt Vespa
    Over the Labor Day weekend, Seth Aaron Ator shot and killed seven people. He wounded more than 20 others in his senseless rampage. Police killed him during his attack. Ator was a man marked with mental illness. As they searched his home, police noted that this man was on a downward spiral, which apparently culminated when he was fired from his job the day he committed his heinous crime. As the anti-gun Left mobilized again, many questions remained. How did Ator get a rifle? He failed a previous background check via mental health adjudication. Well, it seems Ator obtained his firearms...
  • UPDATE: Odessa Shooter Had been “Calling FBI and Police FOR YEARS” Leaving Incoherent Messages

    09/04/2019 11:44:36 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 110 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 9/4/2019 | Jim Hoft
    The shooter Seth Ator had been calling the FBI and police “for years” and “leaving incoherent messages” before the mass shooting.
  • FBI: West Texas gunman ‘was on a long spiral of going down’

    09/02/2019 9:43:51 PM PDT · by familyop · 91 replies
    Associated Press ^ | September 2, 2019 | PAUL J. WEBER and JAKE BLEIBERG
    FBI special agent Christopher Combs said Ator called the agency’s tip line...making “rambling statements about some of the atrocities that he felt that he had gone through.” “He was on a long spiral of going down,” Combs said. “He didn’t wake up Saturday morning and walk into his company and then it happened. He went to that company in trouble.” ...Ator had previously failed a federal background check for a firearm, said John Wester, an agent with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. Wester did not say when Ator failed the background check or why.
  • Texas gunman was fired from job, called FBI before shooting

    09/02/2019 1:39:29 PM PDT · by crusty old prospector · 139 replies
    AP News ^ | 09/02/2019 | PAUL J. WEBER and JAKE BLEIBER
    ODESSA, Texas (AP) — The gunman in a spate of violence after a routine traffic stop in West Texas had just been fired from his job and called both police and the FBI before the shooting began, authorities said Monday. Odessa Police Chief Michael Gerke said 36-year-old Seth Aaron Ator had been fired Saturday from Journey Oilfield Services. He said both Ator and the company called 911 after the firing but that Ator was gone by the time police showed up. FBI special agent Christopher Combs says Ator’s statements on the phone were “rambling.” Authorities said Ator killed seven people...
  • Mike Pence’s Team Propose Quick Execution for Mass Shooters

    09/02/2019 12:04:46 PM PDT · by livius · 130 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 2, 2019 | Nikki Schwab
    The Department of Justice has drafted legislation that would expedite capital punishment for those found guilty of mass killings, according to a top Trump administration official. Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff Marc Short told reporters Monday that the veep’s policy team has been working with Attorney General William Barr on the death penalty bill, which will likely be part of a larger gun control package the White House will try to sell to Congress amid a wave of shooting massacres, including the latest rampage in Texas that killed seven people.eVice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff Marc Short...
  • Ted Cruz, Alyssa Milano trade barbs on Bible, 'God-given' gun rights

    09/02/2019 11:56:59 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 84 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/2/19 3 hrs ago | Caleb Parke
    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, took actress and liberal activist Alyssa Milano to task over her faith-based question about the Bible and the Second Amendment. On Sunday, Milano responded to Republican Texas state Rep. Matt Schaefer's tweet that he was "NOT going to use the evil acts of a handful of people to diminish the God-given rights of my fellow Texans. Period. None of these so-called gun-control solutions will work to stop a person with evil intent" following a shooting rampage in Odessa that killed seven and injured at least 22. "Can someone cite which passage of the Bible God states...
  • ODESSA SHOOTER

    09/02/2019 11:09:35 AM PDT · by JBW1949 · 100 replies
    Me | JBW1949
    Why no news or word (thread) about the Odessa shooter, Seth Ator???
  • Texas gunman had been fired hours before shooting: reports

    09/02/2019 5:29:54 AM PDT · by Presbyterian Reporter · 82 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/02/19 | Chris Mills Rodrigo
    The man who killed seven people in Odessa, Texas, over the weekend had been fired from his trucking job hours before the mass shooting, according to multiple reports. The gunman, identified Sunday as Seth Aaron Ator, lead officials on a high speed chase during which he indiscriminately fired on motorists and police officers. Ator was killed after being chased by officers. The New York Times first reported that Ator had been fired from his trucking job in Odessa. ADVERTISEMENT He was pulled over Saturday by state troopers for failing to use a turn single before beginning firing, according to police....
  • Texas mass shooter threatened neighbor, shot animals from roof

    09/01/2019 9:27:34 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 121 replies
    NYPost ^ | September 1, 2019 | Chris Perez
    A neighbor of the Odessa mass shooter says she reported him to police last month — after he threatened her with a rifle for leaving trash near his property — but cops couldn’t find his house on account of it having no GPS address or electricity. The woman told CNN that Seth Ator, 36, would often sit on top of his home and shoot animals at night, which he would then go and retrieve afterwards. SNIP Ator would often sit and sleep inside his Toyota Camry with the heat on when the weather would get to cold, the woman said....
  • Texas mass shooter had record of criminal trespass and evading arrest

    09/01/2019 4:15:29 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 60 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | September 01, 2019 06:35 PM | Zachary Halaschak
    Details are beginning to emerge about the gunman who killed seven and injured at least 19 others during a shooting rampage in Odessa and Midland, Texas on Saturday. The suspect, identified as 36-year-old Seth Ator, had a criminal record dating back to his teenage years. In 2002, Ator pleaded guilty to criminal trespassing and evading arrest, both misdemeanors in Texas. He avoided jail time but received two years of probation according to public records, which indicate the crimes took place in McLennan County. Adjudication was deferred in the case, which can be granted to first-time offenders and allows a conviction...
  • Odessa Texas Shooting (video)

    09/01/2019 3:00:30 PM PDT · by Levy78 · 18 replies
    LiveLeak ^ | Stlouis03
    Video of multiple law enforcement agencies opening fire on stolen USPS van. Over 20 shoot, 5 dead as of right now including the shooter. Video at link
  • Seth Ator: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    09/01/2019 1:08:07 PM PDT · by TomServo · 159 replies
    Heavy ^ | 9/1/2019 | Erin Laviola
    <p>Seth Ator has been identified as the accused gunman who was shot and killed by police after a rampage in Odessa and Midland, Texas, according to the Odessa Police Department. Police said the shooter was taken down by officers at the Cinergy movie complex in Odessa. The incident began around 3:15 p.m. local time on Saturday, August 31, as an attempted traffic stop along Interstate 20.</p>
  • Seth Ator, 36, reportedly identified as Texas shooter

    09/01/2019 1:05:36 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 92 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 1, 2019 | 2:57pm | Updated | Aaron Feis
    The assault rifle-toting madman who killed seven people and wounded more than 20 others in a roving Texas spree was identified Sunday as Seth Ator. Ator, a 36-year-old resident of Odessa, Texas, was first named as the assailant by CBS News, citing law-enforcement sources.When his gold Toyota pick-up truck was pulled over for a minor signaling infraction along a stretch of I-20 near Midland, Texas, on Saturday, Ator blasted approaching state troopers, seriously wounding one, authorities have said.He then peeled off, firing indiscriminately with his AR-style rifle out of the truck as he floored it towards Odessa, authorities said.Along the...
  • Beto O'Rourke Calls Mass Shootings 'F---ed Up,' CNN Doesn't Bleep

    09/01/2019 1:13:26 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 52 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Like an adolescent seeking attention, Beto O'Rourke, desperate for any hook to hoist his pitiful polling position, has resorted to puerile vulgarity. O'Rourke has glommed onto the issue of mass shootings as his last, best shot to salvage his drain-circling candidacy. O'Rourke was a guest on CNN's State of the Union this morning. Guest host Dana Bash began by playing a clip in which O'Rourke, addressing a campaign gathering yesterday regarding the shootings in Texas, called the situation "f---ed up." CNN bleeped out the vulgarity. But when Bash invited O'Rourke to comment on the situation live in the studio, he...
  • 'I refuse to': Texas police chief won't reveal name of mass shooter

    09/01/2019 12:55:13 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 106 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | | September 01, 2019 02:04 PM | achary Halaschak
    Officials refused to say the name of the gunman involved in the west Texas shooting out loud during a press conference Sunday. Odessa Police Chief Michael Gerke began the update by noting that the investigation into the shooting that left seven dead and 22 injured is still active and ongoing. “There are still multiple crime scenes that are being worked. There are no definitive answers as to motive or reasons at this point. But we are fairly certain that the subject did act alone,” Gerke, who was accompanied by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said. “You’ll notice that I’m not naming...
  • President Trump: Stronger Background Checks Would Not Stop Attacks

    09/01/2019 11:59:19 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1 Sep 2019 | AWR Hawkins
    While speaking to reporters Sunday morning President Trump said stronger background checks would not have stopped the mass public attacks our nation has witnessed over the past six or seven years. Trump said, “I will say that for the most part, sadly if you look at the last four or five going back even five or six or seven years, for the most part, as strong as you make your background checks, they would not have stopped any of it.” He made these comments the day after a man in the Midland-Odessa region of Texas drove around shooting people while...