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No, CNN Commentator, The NRA Didnít Train The Florida Shooter, Thatís A Total Garbage Lie
townhall.com ^ | 2/20/2018 | Matt Vespa

Posted on 02/21/2018 8:59:38 AM PST by rktman

Oh, well, they wouldn’t be the liberal media without dishing out total trash about gun politics. Take this lie about their favorite punching bag, the National Rifle Association. The lefty outlet Think Progress and others tried to smear the NRA for training Florida shooter Nikolas Cruz:

Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old who charged with murdering 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, honed his marksmanship skills in a school program supported by the NRA. Cruz was, according to the Associated Press, a member of the school’s four-person varsity marksmanship team, which received a $10,000 grant from the NRA in 2016.

The marksmanship team was part of the schools’ JROTC program. On the team, Cruz trained with “air rifles special-made for target shooting, typically on indoor ranges at targets the size of a coin.”

Cruz discussed his AR-15 with other team members and was given the nickname “Wolf.” Another member of the team described him as “a very good shot.”

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: 2a; 2ndamendment; banglist; clintonnonnews; cnn; florida; mediawingofthednc; nikolascruz; nra; parkland; partisanmediashills; presstitutes; secondamendment; thinkprogress
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Well at the very least, didn't the NRA supply him with high cap magazines and ammo? /S I really, really, really don't like these people. Sadly, the first lie out of the gate usaually wins the day. Retractions in section D page 18 lower left in #4 font.

FUMSM

1 posted on 02/21/2018 8:59:38 AM PST by rktman
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If they were serious they’d be recommending that the other teammates be incarcerated for observation immediately.


2 posted on 02/21/2018 9:05:09 AM PST by DBrow
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Actually, CNN and the corrupt FB”I”
trained the fake “student” Hogg from California
and elsewhere. This is sedition
and ALL SHOULD be taken to Guantanamo.


3 posted on 02/21/2018 9:06:52 AM PST by Diogenesis
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Even if the NRA did train him, should they be blamed any more than a member of the US military shoots up a place, like, say, Ft Hood?


4 posted on 02/21/2018 9:07:00 AM PST by robroys woman (So you're not confused, I'm male.)
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Fake News on Steroids
5 posted on 02/21/2018 9:07:03 AM PST by butlerweave
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Correction:

Even if the NRA did train him, should they be blamed any more than the US military should be blamed if a member of the US military shoots up a place, like, say, Ft Hood?


6 posted on 02/21/2018 9:07:49 AM PST by robroys woman (So you're not confused, I'm male.)
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Many people believe their lies, hook, line, and sinker. When you advise them they have been misinformed they become angry. Their anger is directed not at the liars, but at he who points out how they have been duped. The can not admit they were wrong. If a liberal admits he is wrong...even once... his whole narritive goes out the window. He would have to aknowledge the flaws in his thinking. He simply can not do that.


7 posted on 02/21/2018 9:10:23 AM PST by bk1000 (I stand with Trump)
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Even if they did train him, can they be blamed for the evil that exists in someone’s heart and mind?


8 posted on 02/21/2018 9:11:31 AM PST by notaliberal (St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle,)
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To: Diogenesis

Does anyone have actual facts about the Hogg kid? I’ve seen all sorts of suppositions about who he may be but nothing certain. Is he 16 or is he 19? Did transfer to this school? Did he graduate from a high school in CA last year?


9 posted on 02/21/2018 9:11:37 AM PST by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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The US Army has trained millions on M-16’s, but did they train to shoot kids in school? Did the Army JROTC train their members to shoot fellow students? When I was in HS we had 22’s, single shot Remingtons and yet no students were shot in all the years that the team existed. I’m starting to wonder if there is a drug connection involved, since these all seem to appear after mom and dad put their kids on all sorts of medicines to control them. The other question is, did the drugs parents took have some effect on their new born’s systems like the thalidomide days?


10 posted on 02/21/2018 9:11:56 AM PST by Bringbackthedraft (Damn, the tag line disappeared again? Coursors!)
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Yup. I believe it was Mark Twain that said: “A lie can be half way around the world before the truth can get it’s pants on.” Something like that.


11 posted on 02/21/2018 9:13:06 AM PST by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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How is David Hogg a “fake student”?


12 posted on 02/21/2018 9:16:25 AM PST by ilovesarah2012 (I)
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There is a graphic making the rounds that claims David Hogg graduated from Redondo Beach in 2015. It's a falsehood put out by a parody account called "Laguna Beach Antifa". There IS a video of him in Redondo Beach, however, he could have simply been visiting family.

This is a link to the parody site. Notice that the site claims to be in Russia. Also, the Parkland school mascot is an eagle. The kid in the pic, 2 above Hogg, is wearing an "Eagles" t-shirt.

Laguna Beach Antifa

13 posted on 02/21/2018 9:21:43 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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In any case, it appears that they are both (emma gonzalez) are being given pointers from here:

http://s3.documentcloud.org/documents/748675/gun-violencemessaging-guide-pdf-1.pdf


14 posted on 02/21/2018 9:24:48 AM PST by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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They are absolutely being coached and used by Democrat gun grabbers. Hitler used kids too.


15 posted on 02/21/2018 9:27:30 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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50 years ago in my JROTC days we all had to qualify using 22cal match rifles on competition targets on our 50 foot range. Our school, which was all JROTC, had a nationally recognized rifle team. We also had to successfully diasassemble clean and reassemble M1s, M1 Carbines, and by table group a BAR. So I guess the JROTC has become more woke by using air rifles.


16 posted on 02/21/2018 9:28:43 AM PST by xkaydet65
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They’re pushing this Florida shooter thing so hard because they know that Mueller and the Russia Russia Russia story is collapsing.


17 posted on 02/21/2018 9:29:10 AM PST by Steely Tom ([Seth Rich] == [the Democrat's John Dean])
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Graduation elsewhere. Tied to Podesta.
Posted at the planned FF by his father from the FBI.
They even rehearsed at CNN.


18 posted on 02/21/2018 9:29:41 AM PST by Diogenesis
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To: DJ MacWoW

Link at #14 of this thread.


19 posted on 02/21/2018 9:31:25 AM PST by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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But anti-gun lunatics and CNN are goading and training school aged children into making fools of themselves on television.


20 posted on 02/21/2018 9:32:23 AM PST by jerod (Nazi's were essentially Socialist in Hugo Boss uniforms... Get over it!)
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