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  • Majority of young people not planning on voting in midterm elections, says survey

    07/22/2018 7:26:59 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 22 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 07/22/18 | Adam Sabes
    Only 28 percent of young adults ages 18-29 say they are “absolutely certain” of voting in the 2018 midterm elections, according to a new survey. On the other hand, the Public Religion Research Institute (PPRI) and The Atlantic also found that 74 percent of seniors said they are “absolutely certain” about voting in the midterm elections, in what the survey-takers described as a “massive” generational gap in voting intent. Overall, half of Americans are “absolutely certain” about voting in the midterm elections, which is about the same compared to the 2014 midterm elections. According to the poll, young adults are...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel To Be Removed Next Week

    07/03/2018 10:59:41 AM PDT · by dila813 · 54 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | July 3, 2018 | Laura Loomer
    According to the source, Sheriff Israel is being removed from office for criminal issues, not malfeasance, following an investigation conducted by the office of Florida Governor Rick Scott.
  • Retired Secret Service agent had warned Stoneman Douglas about security failures

    06/10/2018 7:14:48 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 15 replies
    Sun Sentinel ^ | 6-8-2018 | Lisa J. Huriash
    Wexler retired from the Secret Service in 2014 after 27 years with the agency. ~~~~~~~~~~~ He had offered in the past to make security recommendations. The district finally took me up on the offer in December when a teacher on behalf of the schools security committee asked him to conduct a site survey of the campus. Was school security sufficient? they wanted to know. ~~~~~~~~~~ He said he printed out details about the school: its floor plan, bell schedule and an aerial map. Then he arrived early for his meeting Dec. 13 and pulled his truck into the visitors parking...
  • Florida Lawmaker Seeks To Create Nationwide Gun Registry

    06/10/2018 10:22:50 AM PDT · by rktman · 54 replies
    bearingarms.com ^ | 6/7/2018 | Tom Knighton
    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson introduced legislation this week that would create a national gun registry. Known as the Crime Gun Tracing Modernization Act, the bill would require ATF to set up a searchable, computerized database of all records pertaining to the sale, importation, production or shipment of firearms. The agency would be given three years to get the system up and running. The fact that there is a law on the books that forces agents to comb through millions of files by hand is absolutely ridiculous, said Nelson, a Florida Democrat.
  • Florida Didn't Conduct Gun Background Checks for a Year Because an Employee Couldn't Log In

    06/10/2018 7:26:24 AM PDT · by rktman · 32 replies
    Fortune ^ | 6/8/2018 | Alana Abramson
    The Florida government did not conduct background checks on thousands of applicants for concealed weapons for a year because the state employee was unable to log into the system. According to a February 2016 investigative report from Floridas Inspector General, first reported by the Tampa Bay Times, a state Division of Licensing employee identified as Lisa Wilde was unable to log into the system to actually complete these background checks. She never mitigated this issue. When determining eligibility for purchasing a firearm, applicants must undergo a background check known as the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), which is...
  • Four years later, alleged assault by Sheriff Israel's son becomes a news story

    05/29/2018 4:56:27 AM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 24 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 26-27 (Update) May 18
    In mid-February of 2014, two 17-year-old Marjory Stoneman Douglas students assaulted a 14-year-old baseball player near the high school stadium. They kicked the boy, a police report said, held him to the ground and simulated a sexual assault through the teen's clothing with a baseball bat. One of the assailants was Broward Sheriff Scott Israel's son, Brett Israel, according to the incident report. When the attack was reported to authorities, Brett Israel and the other 17-year-old, Anthony Broderick, were not arrested. They were suspended from the Parkland high school for three days based on the school's conclusion that they had...
  • Parkland Dad Calls For Probe Into Broward Sheriff's Office ( Florida )

    05/25/2018 6:43:08 AM PDT · by george76 · 9 replies
    Patch ^ | May 17, 2018 | Paul Scicchitano
    'Iron Man's' father wants a 2014 battery case involving Sheriff Scott Israel's son to be investigated by the state. The father of a survivor of the Parkland school shooting rampage .. called for an investigation into the handling of a 2014 incident involving one of Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel's children. The alleged incident occurred exactly four years before the deadly massacre on Valentine's Day. ... Royer Borges said that a then 17-year-old son of the sheriff was involved in an incident with former Deputy Scot Peterson, the former Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School resource officer. Peterson was the...
  • School district shuts down information after Stoneman Douglas shooting [Rare Media Honesty!]

    05/13/2018 11:08:34 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 22 replies
    Sun sentinel fort Lauderdale ^ | 5/13/18 | D Fleshler
    The he Broward school districts repeated, emphatic and it turns out, false statements that Nikolas Cruz had not been in a controversial disciplinary program fit a pattern of an institution on the defensive and under siege. Facing significant legal and political exposure over the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the district has tried to keep information from the public and put out untrue and misleading statements, frustrating parents who say this is the time for maximum transparency.
  • Parkland teen David Hogg attends the White House Correspondent's dinner (T)

    04/30/2018 4:01:05 PM PDT · by rktman · 54 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 4/29/2018 | Germania Rodriguez
    Full title: Parkland teen David Hogg attends the White House Correspondent's dinner with fellow gun violence survivor and reveals they got six congressmen to sign 'no NRA money' pledgeParkland survivor David Hogg made an appearance at the White House Correspondent's Dinner on Saturday. The 18-year-old gun control activist was a guest of liberal news site the Daily Beast and attended the event with fellow gun violence survivor Zion Kelly. Kelly's twin brother was shot dead last year by a robber who had tried assaulting Kelly just hours before near their Washington D.C. home. Hogg has become one of the leading...
  • Principals accuse teachers union of harassment, sue district for not stopping them

    04/30/2018 3:49:57 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 3 replies
    Shun Sentinel ^ | 4/28/18 | S Travis
    ....a dozen school principals are accusing the Broward Teachers Union leaders of bullying, breaching security and even threatening castration.... Among the allegations are: -- [Union] members bypassed security and showed up unannounced at schools, often coming in back doors. -- They interrupt classes to talk to teachers about union matters ...[The Union President] commandeered the public address system at Coral Cove Elementary....to make union announcements...called an African-American administrator little boy...threatened a male administrator with the castration of his genitals because he told her she wasnt allowed to roam the campus unescorted....ordered an administrator to get her head out of her...
  • David Hogg demands Mike Pence cancel NRA speech

    04/30/2018 6:37:27 AM PDT · by C19fan · 177 replies
    Washington Times ^ | April 29, 2018 | Victor Morton
    Gun-control activist David Hogg now wants to stop elected politicians from speaking to the National Rifle Association. In a tweet Sunday, Mr. Hogg noted that he had signed a MoveOn.org petition to Demand Mike Pence cancel his speech to the NRA convention on May 4. The tweet to Mr. Hoggs 777,000 Twitter followers links to a petition that makes a similar demand of Nick Ayers, the vice presidents chief of staff. It was unclear whether the threat from Mr. Hoggs followers would discourage the vice president from going to the Dallas meeting.
  • P.J. ORourke: We May Have To Shoot Democrats

    06/06/2011 5:55:13 PM PDT · by AustralianConservative · 62 replies
    Weekend Libertarian ^ | June 7, 2011 | B.P. Terpstra
    Ill keep this short. Im against gun control. Why? We tried it in Australia. By punishing law abiding citizens, we empowered criminals. Australia was safer in the 1950s when guns were treated as tools. But I digress. Heres another unique pro-gun argument made by the satirist P.J. ORourke in 2010s Dont Vote! It Just Encourages The B******s (page 165, if you must know): Gun ownership is crucial to the preservation of American freedoms. We may have to shoot Democrats. It happened in 1861 and it could happen again. Just kidding. Sort of. But there are other important arguments in favor...
  • We need a David Hogg meme

    04/29/2018 7:48:03 AM PDT · by Jonty30 · 63 replies
    I think David Hogg shares more than a passing resemblance to Audie Murphy, war hero. I think it would be a great meme about character or something, if somebody could do the honours.
  • Broward leads state in seizing guns under 'red flag' law passed after Parkland school shooting

    04/28/2018 8:37:45 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 19 replies
    Shun Sentinel ^ | 4/26/18 | Rafael Olmeda
    Since the Parkland school shootings, police in Broward County have seized guns from private citizens more often than any county in Florida. As of Thursday, police had obtained 34 court orders under a new law that allows guns to be taken from people considered at risk of harming themselves or others.
  • 5 Facts About Mass Shootings That The Gun Control Fanatics Dont Want You to See

    04/28/2018 5:40:38 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 28, 2018 | John Hawkins
    Every time there is a mass shooting we get the same old song and dance from the gun control fanatics. Youre sorry this happened? Then you must institute gun control. Oh, you dont want to do that? Then its your fault that it happened. The NRA is bad. They kill people. We must have gun control. Innocent law-abiding Americans are responsible. Dont you feel bad for the victims? Then institute our gun control agenda that will do nothing to stop the killings. Its hamhanded, relentless propaganda peddled by smug, self-righteous anti-gun zealots.Well, here are some things you dont typically see...
  • Police union votes no confidence for Florida sheriff after Parkland

    04/27/2018 8:21:21 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/26/18 | JULIA MANCHESTER
    The Florida sheriff who oversaw the response to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland earlier this year received a no-confidence vote from a police union on Thursday. The Broward Sheriff's Office Deputies Association voted 534-94 to express no confidence in Sheriff Scott Israel, asking Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) to remove him from office.
  • Student Of Racist Promposal Apologizes, Quits All School Events, BLM Threatens

    04/25/2018 1:52:48 PM PDT · by Liberty7732 · 26 replies
    The Florida high school student who made a racist sign asking his girlfriend to the prom has issued a profuse apology. His family issued a more profuse apology. But the promposal brouhaha is forcing him to forgo all the rest of his high school activities a decision made in conjunction with the high school administration. There will be no prom, no graduation experience or anything else for him. So, quite a lot of consequences and punishment for a racist, but likely just stupid teenage boy stunt to get a girl. Lesson learned, move on, right? We all know that...
  • The Best Government Survey on Guns You've Never Heard Of

    04/24/2018 8:25:20 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 04/24/2018 | Rick Moran
    A survey by the Centers for Disease Control on defensive gun use (DGU) in the United States that shows DGU happening more regularly than gun crimes has never been publicized.Gary Kleck, a Florida State criminologist, conducted his own study of DGU and his results mirror those of the CDC.The Daily Caller: CDCs data, collected a few years after Klecks survey, appears to corroborate his findings, Reason.com reported. The question asked in the CDC survey addressed the use or threatened use of a firearm to deter a crime.During the last 12 months, have you confronted another person with a firearm, even...
  • Parkland Activists Parents: Theyre Not Gay With Each Other

    04/24/2018 9:02:12 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 69 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | 4/24/18 | Patrick Howley
    Parents of Parkland gun control advocates David Hogg and Cameron Kasky assured the media Tuesday that their sons are not homosexual with one another. Here is a photo that Cameron Kasky posted to Twitter, referring to Prom 2018, which created a situation in which the young adults parents had to clear up gay rumors. Hoggs activist mother Rebecca Boldrick said that Hogg is not going to prom with Kasky as his date, and Kaskys father also weighed in on the issue, according to TMZ. Cameron and David love each other very much, as do the 20 or so other kids...
  • (Pro-2A Student) Kyle Kashuv Interrogated By Broward County Deputies After Range Trip

    04/23/2018 4:33:59 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 166 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 04/23/18 | Dan Zimmerman
    Kyle Kashuv is a Parkland student who, just like Emma Gonzalez and David Hogg, was at Douglas High School the day Nikolas Cruz murdered 17 of his classmates. Unlike Gonzalez and Hogg and many other Douglas survivors, Kashuv has been a lone, persistent student voice in favor of gun rights and the Second Amendment. Despite his support for the right to keep and bear arms, Kashuv didnt own a firearm and had never fired one. That changed over the weekend when he went to a range with his father. He tweeted stills and video of the range session. As...