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  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 16, 3:14pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

bob2356 says
Where are the arrests of the business owners? Where are the raids at purdue, tyson, smithfield, or trump properties? Christ you can pick up 212 illegals in a couple home depot parking lots any day of the week without breaking a sweat.

122 businesses were told by ICE to produce documents. What do you think will happen when they can't? Process Fees at a minimum.
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 16, 3:21pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

The fact that men who think they are women can't breastfeed is the Human Rights issue of our time.

Dumbass Rustbelter Scum, millions of them, should die of opiate addiction and despair so we can help the .03% of the transpopulation.
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 16, 3:23pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

anon_8f378 says
No, we know that he's systematically investigating and working his way up the food chain. This is but another stop on his road.

A year into it and this is all he's got. Sad.

When is the DNC gonna turn over those servers so Mueller can have a look at who grabbed their emails, make sure it wasn't the Russians. hahahahahhaah
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 16, 3:27pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

Are Blacks realistically portrayed, or are all the women very slender?
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 16, 3:34pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

CBOEtrader says
Imo, a free market would solve this problem. Look at Lasik surgery as an example wherein there are tons of competitors and financing options to keep the cost low.

One way is that Lasik or Gastric Bypass would be covered after X years of coverage.

This person isn't being denied care, if they have insurance and a job, book a flight to Mexico or Brazil and get it there at 1/5th the price, including private room and board and a nursing staff that only has 4 other patients at the same time instead of 12.
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 16, 3:36pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

With 90% negative coverage of Trump, didn't the MSM try to influence the election?
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 16, 3:40pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

My wife nagged me into a Smartphone.

"What if something happens when we're out?"
"Uh, what happened when that happened for the first 30 years of our existence?"
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 16, 3:41pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

"Hello, FBI, there's this crazy kid who is planning to shoot up a school, talking about he's gonna be a professional school shooter!"
"Fuck off, we're still working on trying to find evidence of Trump-Russia Collusion."
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 16, 3:44pm   ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

The FBI: "Fuck the Children; Protect the Clintons"
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 16, 3:46pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

Reporters traditionally have been reported to not use unnamed sources except in extreme circumstances and then only if backed by documents.

Now they talk to some schmucks on 4Chan and run with it because bias confirmation.
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 16, 4:53pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

Concealing identity to buy ads is what most PACs are formed for.

"This attack ad on Politician paid for by Large Banks, H1-B Coolie Contractors, and Illegal Employers Concerned Citizens For America."
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 16, 7:00pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

Whereas Clinton got no deferments and won 3 purple hearts, a CIB, and a Bronze Star when he volunteered for the Infantry.
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 6:38am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

"Nobody knew! This kind of thing doesn't happen in Broward County, home of Griselda Blanco."
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 6:54am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

Sniper says
first one with CB radios

About 12-13 my friend was obsessed with CB Radios. Watched "Convoy" 100x. Damn theme song is seared in my memory forever, will probably go through my head when I pass from the Earth.

"I see a light ahead... WE GOT A GREAT BIG CONVOY ROCKIN THROUGH THE NIGHT... Chris Kristofferson in his wife beater is Saint Peter... "
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 3:15pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

SCOTUS already asked about "keep and bear" and it was clear the majority views it the same as it does in every other circumstance.

You don't bear a heavy load by placing it in a storage facility and locking the door. You bear a heavy load on your back.

Keep means to personally possess, and not have one put aside in an armory.
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 3:21pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

Repeal the 2nd Amendment. If it's truly that unpopular, shouldn't be a problem.
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 3:22pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

You can always rip up a steak with your hands.
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 3:25pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

TPB, Poor White People don't matter. Only exotic poor people, the boho bourgeois have decided.
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 3:28pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

Here's two things everybody should agree on:

The FBI and Sheriff's Office must be called into Account.

I would also remind folks that Omar Mateen was also referred to the FBI at least once (may have been several times) before the previous record Mass Murder in Orlando.

A review of the forcible mental health incarceration laws that don't apparently allow troubled individuals with a rich past of violent threats and interactions with authorities to be incarcerated for the safety of themselves and the public.

Why a huge K-12 campus lacks elemental security, meaning an individual, posted at the entrance. Quite frankly, if you're not a vendor, parent, faculty, staff or ER Personnel, why should ANYBODY be admitted into a school building without ID, a valid reason, and a pat-down or x-ray?

Businesses with a fraction of the people, all of whom are adults, generally have at least one person at the door or in front of the elevators demanding ID. Why not a campus of 1000+ kids? Doesn't need to be a full-fledged cop or deputy, just a security guard. Great set-aside job for Veterans.

We usually hear, "It was a total surprise... quiet kid..." this time that is emphatically not the case.
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 3:32pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

Resource Officers are very good, but mostly they're walking the halls and keeping order inside the building.

Is there nobody stationed at the entrance at all times during normal school hours? As far as I've seen, the answer is "No".
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 3:33pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

CajunSteve says
lol--you think a school campus has "an" entrance?

Most schools have one main entrance that is open. The rest are emergency doors that are locked from the outside and sound an alarm if pushed from the inside. Every school I went to was this way.

At my Elementary, JHS, and two HS's, the only way in was the main door, and the service entrance locked from the outside. The staff could open these from the outside only with a key, although they would open out for anybody pushing on the bar, which would make a sound and light up a board. This was 30 years ago.

If not, this is a minor fix that should have been required decades ago.
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 3:36pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

CajunSteve says
Why don't we just lock the main door too then? And any visitor must get buzzed in?

Why not? As long as anybody can push a door to get outside, what's the problem?

Most first year teachers make $30k/year + cost of bennies and pension, but schools can afford ONE (1) full time security guard at the entrance? In areas where first year teachers don't make $30k+bennies, a $9/hr job is considered plush, so still no problem finding and affording a guard.
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 3:40pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

CajunSteve says
That's what pretty much all schools do already.

Well, this one didn't.

And it's not a school in bumville with 100-200 students, but a massive campus of over 3000 students.
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 3:44pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

He waltzed right in the door.

900 students on an average day just in this building. Many office buildings, many with a fraction of the people, all adults, have a FT guard at the entrance. And only one entrance for the public to enter; all other entrances only open with a valid key or keycard.
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 3:52pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

CajunSteve says
Yes, it did. Read this article for the details:

I just did, and nope.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High has fences, gates and emergency procedures to keep students safe, but a determined gunman found a way around them.

Bullshit. If it had real security procedures and a dedicated guard for 1000 people, this wouldn't have happened.

He came when he knew the gates would be open and set off a fire alarm that would dismantle a safety system, officials say. And the school resource officer, who is supposed to help protect students, may not have been on school grounds at the time.

The SRO is NOT a dedicated security guard posted at the entrance. He will be breaking up fights, looking for kids sneaking out of the building, pursuing truants, meeting with parents etc. Security means a person at the door at all times. The SRO may not have even been on the campus. This kid was KNOWN to the admins and staff.

Accused gunman Nikolas Cruz, who had been expelled from the school for behavioral problems, arrived on campus about 20 minutes before the school day ended.

That’s the time school officials usually open the gates around campus so students and staff parked in various parking lots, as well as school buses and parents picking up their kids, can get out easily, said Jerry Graziose, the district’s former director of school safety.

And gunmen in, or perhaps non-custodial parents swooping in, eh? Totally retarded. Something so basically goofy only an Education PhD would think of and implement

“During the day, those areas locked. But when you’re getting ready for kids to leave, all the gates in the different areas have to be unlocked, and it takes a few minutes for the person doing that,” Graziose .said

Dumbassery on so many levels.
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 3:54pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

CajunSteve says
Again--read up. The school is locked down. The shooter knew the routine.

The school wasn't locked down. There was nobody posted at the entrance. The staff had unlocked all the egress points before the school was officially closed. The SRO may not have even been in the building or the campus, much less watching the door and stopping visitors. That's not security.

Imagine if a MIC Contractor opened the gates 20 minutes before the end of day and didn't have a guard checking IDs at the entrance of a Skunkworks building. And the sole designated security person was somewhere else outside the facility (interviewing a potential employee?), much less checking IDs at the entrance points. Would you call that "Well Guarded?" "Why, Congressman, we were well guarded. The Chicoms just were well prepared when they stole the F-37 plans!"

From your own article.
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 3:57pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

I don't understand. When I was a kid, we had to wait until all the safety crossing guards were deployed before they let us out the door. All by walkie-talkies back pre-cell phone era, when only Drug Dealers and Executives had beepers and car phones.

I've seen temples and churches deploy staff for traffic purposes. A campus of 3000+ kids, bigger than most Churches, doesn't deploy staff members in and outside the building?
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 3:59pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

CajunSteve says
Of course it was. You can't keep it locked down when kids enter and exit. That's the point.

Your article states that the sole security officer may not have even been onsite, and everything was opened 20 minutes before the school closed.

That's not a lock down, that's a wide open.
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 4:16pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

CajunSteve says
So, what do you propose. Having a SWAT team clear the campus every day before and after school?

How about ONE (1) security guard for just one building that alone contains 1000 students, staff, and faculty on an average day?

This isn't a one-room schoolhouse in Intercourse, PA or Dry Weeds, Nevada. This is a Campus with 3100+ students, plus a few hundred faculty and staff.

When you don't have ONE (1) dedicated security guard for the entire campus - not an SRO whose responsibilities take them off site but somebody at an entrance point watching cameras - you have NO security.

It would be a scandal if this was an office park. It's infamous that there was not a single dedicated security person onsite and watching the doors and/or cameras for what is a massive campus, a town unto itself.
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 4:18pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

Here's what would have happened if they had one gatehouse at the entrance to the campus.

Kid drives up in an Uber. Guard gets the Kid's name, looks him up, he's on a list because the school already put out a warning he was not to enter and was expelled.

You've just prevented a mass shooting.
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 4:19pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

CajunSteve says
Because the security guard would likely be flirting with one of the secretaries or talking to a student or playing candy crush when the assault rifle toting murderer came up on him. The element of surprise would be squarely on the side of the kid.

When the kid pulled the alarm, the guard would have seen the camera and saw a kid with a backpack fleeing the scene, which would have totally changed the encounter. He could have cancelled the alarm, put out on the PA to lock all classroom doors and stay inside, or take other actions that would have prevented many deaths.

And if it was a gatehouse guard, the kid probably wouldn't have gained entry. The Uber Driver ain't gonna ram the gate to deliver the gunman to the front door of the school.

Chances are the AR-15 was disassembled in the backpack, or it was a hell of a tall backpack.

Not having ONE (1) dedicated campus Security Guard on a massive 3100 Student (+100s of faculty/staff) != Amazing Security, and could not at all be called a Lockdown or even basic security.
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 4:23pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

CajunSteve says
I believe comment 99 is against your rules

I believe 90 was also against "Your Rules" @Patrick.

I'm an Armchair Quarterback for noticing there was not a single ONE (1) dedicated guard for an immense campus of 3100+ Kids.
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 4:29pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

Imagine if Lockheed-Martin, or the Department of Energy, or for that matter General Mills or the Florida Department of Agriculture or a UPS distribution center did not have a single dedicated security guard for a campus of over 3100 employees, nor a controlled gateway for vehicles.

If some crazed shooter, or random individual, entered that facility and killed somebody or stole documents, the lack of even rudimentary security would be a scandal.

Here we have a kid already on a list and known to the school authorities as well as the Sheriff's Office, who could penetrate a 3100+ campus without the least interaction with a human being, because there wasn't a single dedicated security person for a facility of that size.

And people are saying "What could we have done?"
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 5:24pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

PS The last TWO hospitals I went into, both in Florida and one in a rural unincorporated part of the county that only had a handful of beds, I had to give up my Driver's License and take a picture to get past the security guard, who gave me a badge with my photo on it. This hospital had maybe a few hundred patients and staff at most and definitely less than 3000 people at any given time.

Like I said, the school had no security to speak of.
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 5:31pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

Sniper says
What if an armed and trained security guard was in the hallway and he knew they were there? Any chance the outcome might have changed when the guard heard him shooting his way in?

For starters, the cops would have had a heads-up real fast. And give the kids time to escape or lock the classroom doors.

But the AR-15 was almost certainly in his backpack, and at least on it's hinges. If he decided to shoot his way through the gatehouse/front door, he'd have to take off the backpack, pull out the rifle, and put it together. 30 seconds if he was stone-cold SSRI overdose. Longer if he was the least nervous.

Every delay and obstacle increases the chance of survival. Too bad there weren't any at the school.

"But Muh Cameras"

That nobody was watching.
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 5:33pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

Last time I went to a hospital in rural Florida. A few hundred patients, faculty and staff, tops. Obviously, mostly adults.

No getting past reception without having your picture taken, your Driver's License copied, and your name, DL# and photo on a visitor badge.

This school was a facility with a population several times larger.
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 5:49pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

Satoshi_Nakamoto says
Cannons were in legal private ownership in 1775 when the Revolutionary war broke out.

Nobody in their right mind would ever send a barque into the Java Sea without a half dozen 36-pounder carronades at the least. Well into the 19th Century.

Or the Bugis-Men (Indonesian Pirates in Demon Masks, source of "Boogeyman" to scare a sailor's child to behaving well) would attack the ship.

Put a few 9-pounder Long Guns on a Merchant vessel and have it cruise up and down the horn. Nothing like a sub-sonic iron ball to learn a Somali Pirate. Or better yet, grape to the wheelhouse.

For your enjoyment, cars versus Civil War Cannon
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 5:56pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

More Cannon Porn.

12 pounder cannons versus Steel Drums
  TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2018 Feb 17, 5:58pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

LeonDurham says
Whoa Nelly. Let's back up. Is your position that citizens should have the right to any weapon?

Killing intruders, deer, and target shooting as well.

It's like saying cars should be banned because their only purpose is to run over people.