Dayton Killer Was A Socialist Who Worshipped The Devil – Someone Tell CNN

H/T Clash Daily.

This will never be reported by the drive-by media.

They’re awfully selective about what outrages them, aren’t they?

The shmuck who shot up El Paso said the magic word ‘white’ and he was all they could talk about — forget that his manifesto also mentioned the Eco-fascist motivation behind his killings (world too populated, too much consumerism) or the fact that he specifically mentioned his plan predated Trump’s election and was NOT motivated by the President. (His ideas are traceable to Camut, it seems.)

None of those details stopped the Left — media, politicians, blue-check-verified activists and the like — from laying the shooting directly at the feet of — you guessed it, President Trump.

Not that we at ClashDaily have ever wanted to place blame at anyone OTHER than perpetrators of violence or anyone making direct appeals to violence (yes, we’re looking at YOU, Antifa), but if they were to be consistent, they should play up the Dayton shooter’s past, too.

He’s got white skin, so they tried to lump him in as generically a ‘white supremacist’ to double down on the narrative.

Guess again, lefties. This guy was backing Warren. He’s a self-described Satanist. A Socialist. He saw the would-be ICE bomber as a ‘Martyr’ Antifa’s cause. And he has the typical leftist contempt for police.

Strangely enough, he complained about gun violence, too. Maybe this is his misguided way of forcing their hand?

[The shooter’s] Twitter profile read, “he/him / anime fan / metalhead / leftist / i’m going to hell and i’m not coming back.” One tweet on his page read, “Off to Midnight Mass. At least the songs are good. #athiestsonchristmas.” The page handle? I am the spookster. On one selfie, he included the hashtags, “#selfie4satan #HailSatan @SatanTweeting.” On the date of Republican Sen. John McCain’s death, he wrote, “F*ck John McCain.” He also liked tweets referencing the El Paso mass shooting in the hours before Dayton. The Twitter page contains multiple selfies of [B***s].

…“This is America: Guns on every corner, guns in every house, no freedom but that to kill,” he wrote in December 2018. And, “’Tis! The pistol is a Beretta 93R, called the REK7 in BO4. Do love me some guns!” He also wrote, “Hammer, brick, gun.” On Feb. 14, 2018, he tweeted this at Sen. Rob Portman: “@robportman hey rob. How much did they pay you to look the other way? 17 kids are dead. If not now, when?” That was the date of the mass shooting at a school in Parkland, Florida.
Source: Heavy

There was more like that.

The Twitter account painted a picture of a left-wing anarchist and discontent, very far from the anti-immigration manifesto posted by Saturday’s El Paso gunman.

Politically, B***s was on the far left. His pinned Top Tweet was a retweet of someone else’s claim that “Millennials have a message for the Joe Biden generation: hurry up and die.”

When another Twitter user posted a picture of Ms. Warren and 2020 Democratic presidential rival Kamala Harris and asked “co-Presidents?” B***s poured scorn.

“Nahh, but only cuz Harris is a cop – Warren I’d happily vote for,” he replied.

When noting that alt-right demonstrators were marching in Charlottesville, a rally that later ended in the death of Heather Heyer, he exhorted his followers: “Kill every fascist.”

According to Heavy, B***s also shared posts about “concentration camps” at the border and wrote, “Cut the fences down. Slice ICE tires. Throw bolt cutters over the fences.”
Source: WashingtonTimes

Gee, where have we heard any of THAT rhetoric before?

They are trying pretty hard to lay the El Paso shooter at the President’s feet, but — if connections were to be drawn — there’s a FAR stronger case to be made why the load of trash that shot up Dayton is the embodiment of the Left’s policy. Especially since they are so reluctant to disavow Antifa.

Here comes the objection: Duh, what’s so horrible about supporting a group like that? It’s ‘jUsT aNtIfAsChiSt, iT’s rIgHt iN tHe nAmE!

The PartsianPress has been looking for ways to legitimize Antifa since he was elected, and in particular since they were the OTHER group Trump was denouncing in his now-infamous (and typically misquoted) good people / bad people on both sides comments following Charlottesville.

He also wrote that he enjoyed anime, railed against ICE and the industrial revolution, and made references to Satan. In May, he tweeted, “You’ll never be rid of me. I’ll haunt your life like a fucking vengeful spirit.” He added, “My Horoscope Just Reads ‘Doom.’” He shared posts of people outed for possibly being at a KKK rally in Dayton and wrote, “Know your enemies.”

Was it preventable?

High school classmates of the gunman who killed nine people early Sunday in Dayton, Ohio, claim he was suspended for compiling a “hit list” of those he wanted to kill and a “rape list” of girls he wanted to sexually assault. The accounts by two former classmates emerged after police said there was nothing in the background of 24-year-old C***** B***s that would have prevented him from purchasing the .223-caliber rifle with extended ammunition magazines that he used to open fire outside a crowded bar.
Source: CBS

How many times will we see the system has treated veritable monsters with kid gloves only to have them go purchase a firearm they might otherwise have disqualified themselves from buying?

There are usually warning signs, too often ignored.

Stoneman Douglas was one. Sutherland Springs was another where the shooter should have been disqualified from purchasing a weapon, but somebody screwed the pooch, royally.

Cries for Socialism from the clamoring mob are growing louder. But we’ve got a President who’s holding his ground. Trump may not be leading the Battle of The Bulge like Old Blood And Guts, but he’s leading a domestic scrap against growing cries for Socialism and ‘free S#!T’ from the taxpayer pocket.

Trump may not have made his mark with rousing speeches about going off to battle, but he has his own rousing speeches. Ones about Freedom here on the home front.

“America was founded on liberty and independence – not government coercion, domination, and control. We are born free, and we will stay free.”

“Tonight, we renew our resolve that America will never be a socialist country,”

Surrounded by cackling voices demanding we Turn America into a socialist scrap-heap, it takes a real fighter to hold his ground and push back. To borrow a phrase from WWII:

“They have him surrounded… the poor bastards.”

Beto O’Rourke Tells Trump: Stay out of El Paso

H/T Breitbart.

Just who does Robert Francis O’Rourke think he is telling President Trump not to come to El Paso?

2020 White House hopeful and former Rep. Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke (D-TX) is calling on President Donald Trump not to visit El Paso in the wake of the mass shooting in his former district.

“This president, who helped create the hatred that made Saturday’s tragedy possible, should not come to El Paso. We do not need more division,” O’Rourke wrote on Twitter. “We need to heal. He has no place here.”

Beto O’Rourke

@BetoORourke

This president, who helped create the hatred that made Saturday’s tragedy possible, should not come to El Paso. We do not need more division. We need to heal. He has no place here.

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O’Rourke is the latest Democrat to urge the president to steer clear of El Paso after a gunman shot dead 22 people and injured 53 at a Walmart. The suspect, 21-year-old Patrick Crusius, was charged with capital murder, making him eligible for the death penalty. The Justice Department is weighing bringing hate crime charges against Crusius, which also carries the death penalty. Hours later, a gunman killed 9 people, including his sister, after opening fire in a busy bar district in Dayton, Ohio. Police killed gunman 24-year-old Connor Betts within one minute after he began shooting.

O’Rourke on Saturday left to the campaign trail to be in El Paso after the shooting, where he attempted to tie President Trump to the tragedy.

“He is a racist, and he stokes racism in this country. And it does not just offend our sensibilities, it fundamentally changes the character of this country, and it leads to violence,” he told reporters. “And again, there are still details that we are waiting on, but I’m just following the lead that I’ve heard from the El Paso Police Department where they say there are strong indications that this shooter wrote that manifesto and this was inspired by his hatred of people here in this community.”

Appearing on CNN the following day, the Texas Democrat accused the president of being a white nationalist, who uses rhetoric “reminiscent of Third Reich.”

“Let’s be clear who the president is, he is an open avowed racist and encouraging more racism in this country and this is incredibly dangerous for the United States of America right now,” he told host Jake Tapper. “All of us have a responsibility to stand up and be counted on this issue.”

Earlier Monday, Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-TX) said President Trump is not “welcome” to in El Paso and should “accept responsibility” that his rhetoric was a contributing factor to the massacre.

“I would encourage the president’s staff members to have him do a little self-reflection. I would encourage them to show him his own words and his actions at the rallies because we’re not going to get past this until there’s acknowledgment from the very top that we need to heal, that this whole country is hurting, that there has been bigotry and racism and hatred that has been stoked at all levels,” Escobar told MSNBC’s Morning Joe. “And as the president, he has the most significant authority and responsibility to show this country, to lead this country into healing. And now is the time, and he needs to accept responsibility, everyone does, for what has gotten us to this point.”

Crusius is believed to have posted a manifesto online railing against Hispanic immigrants.

President Trump delivered a scheduled speech at the White House on the shootings, declaring the United States “must condemn racism, bigotry, and white supremacy.”

“These sinister ideologies must be defeated. Hate has no place in America,” the president said. 

“These barbaric slaughters are an assault upon our communities, an attack upon our nation, and a crime against all of humanity,” he added. “We are outraged and sickened by this monstrous evil.”

In the wake of the shootings, President Trump has suggested merging immigration reform and background check legislation.

“We cannot let those killed in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, die in vain,” the president tweeted. “We can never forget them, and those many who came before them.

“Republicans and Democrats must come together and get strong background checks, perhaps marrying this legislation with desperately needed immigration reform. We must have something good, if not GREAT, come out of these two tragic events!” he added.

Feinstein Leads Dems in Call for Another ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban

H/T GunPowder Magazine.

This assault weapon ban like the one from 1994 will not do one thing to deter crime.

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein is leading the charge once again to get a so-called “assault weapons” ban on the books.

Feinstein (D-CA), Chris Murphy (D-CT), and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced the Assault Weapons Ban of 2019 yesterday “to ban the sale, transfer, manufacture, and importation of military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines,” Feinstein’s office reported in a press release.

Guns.com explains what the ban calls for:

Besides outlawing 205 gun models by name — Feinstein’s original 1994 ban only listed around 20 specific models — the proposal would also define an “assault weapon” as a semi-automatic with a detachable magazine that included one of a list of cosmetic features that are deemed “military characteristics” such as a threaded barrel, pistol grip or folding stock. This is less lenient than the previous ban which allowed a “features test” that included two such characteristics.

In addition, the measure would expand federal law to ban adjustable stocks, Thordsen-style stocks such as used in “featureless rifles” marketed in states like California, “assault pistols” that weight more than 50-ounces when unloaded, and popular pistol stabilizing braces that have become widespread in recent years. Detachable magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds would be prohibited from transfer and guns grandfathered when the ban takes effect would be required to be locked up when not in use. A background check would be mandatory for future sale or gifting of grandfathered guns, even between two private parties.

‘Military Style’ Weapons Are Already Outlawed
Feinstein, during the unveiling of her prized bill, displayed the usual amount of liberal ignorance on guns that illustrates why they have no business regulating them.

“Americans across the nation are asking Congress to reinstate the federal ban on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity magazines,” Feinstein said. “If we’re going to put a stop to mass shootings and protect our children, we need to get these weapons of war off our streets.”

Sen. Chris Murphy echoed her:

“Military-style assault rifles are the weapons of choice for mass murderers,” Murphy said. “There’s just no reason why these guns, which were designed to kill as many people as quickly as possible, are sold to the public.”

As knowledgeable Second Amendment supporters know, “military style” weapons are already outlawed. Guns “designed to kill as many people as possible,” i.e. automatic weapons, or machine guns, are not sold to the general public.

Feinstein and her cronies want to re-define terms in order to outlaw guns they think look scary, regardless of their internal functions.

‘It Won’t Do What They Propose’
Gun University notes some of the extremely flawed logic behind this ban:

These so-called “assault weapons” are the most popular firearm in America. Let’s assume for a second that their existence is why we have mass shootings (it’s not). If that is [the Democrats’] belief, then why would they only ban new ones and grandfather current ones? The most common rifle in America is, by far, the AR-15. This bill does nothing to address the vast majority of rifles in America.

Now don’t get me wrong… we’re VERY HAPPY that they aren’t going after current rifles. We’re just pointing out the absurdity of this ban and how it won’t do what they propose.

No Significant Impact on Mass Public Shootings, Crime
John Lott’s Crime Research Prevention Center reminded us in May 2018 that:

A large amount of research has been done on the federal assault weapons ban that was in effect from 1994 to 2004. It has consistently found no statistically significant impact on mass public shootings or any other type of crime.

This holds true even for research funded by the Clinton administration. Criminology professors Chris Koper and Jeff Roth concluded in a 1997 report for the National Institute of Justice, “The evidence is not strong enough for us to conclude that there was any meaningful effect (i.e., that the effect was different from zero).”

President Trump Demands the Death Penalty For Mass Shooters, White Supremacists Who Commit Hate Crimes

H/T Town Hall.

I agree with President Trump this rabid animal needs to be put down.

The only disagreement I have with him is concerning these Dangerous Red Flag laws.

Speaking from the White House Monday morning with Vice President Mike Pence by his side, President Donald Trump addressed the nation and responded to two mass shootings that took place over the weekend. Dozens of people were killed and severely wounded in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas.

“These barbaric slaughters are an assault upon our communities, an attack on our nation and a crime against all humanity. We are outraged by this monstrous evil, the cruelty, the malice, bloodshed and the terror. Our hearts are shattered for every family whose parents, children, husbands and wives were ripped from their arms and their lives. America weeps for the fallen. We are a loving nation and our children are entitled to grow up in a just, peaceful and loving society,” Trump said, calling law enforcement who responded to the shootings American heroes. “Together we lock arms to shoulder the grief. We ask God in heaven to ease the anguish of those who suffer and we vow to act with urgent resolve.”

“In one voice our nation must condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy,” he continued. “These sinister ideologies must be defeated. Hate has no place in America.”

President Trump called for action to solve mass shootings and urged Congress to put partisanship aside to come up with solutions.

“Now is the time to set destructive partisanship aside,” Trump said. “Our future is in our control. America will always rise to the challenge….it is not up to mentally ill monsters, it is up to us.”

“Mental illness and hatred pulls the trigger, not the gun…I am open and ready to listen and discuss all ideas that will actually work and make a very big difference,” he continued.

President Trump gave a detailed outline of what the White House is doing in the meantime to solve this problem.

“The internet has provided a dangerous avenue to radicalize disturbed minds and perform demented acts. We must shine light on the dark recesses of the internet and stop mass murders before they start,” he said, directing Attorney General Bill Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray to fully investigate.

President Trump also urged social media companies to develop tools to detect mass shooters and advocated for a death penalty against mass shooters that is delivered “quickly and decisively.” 

President Trump also sent his condolences to the Mexican government after a number of citizens were killed in El Paso.

The flags at the White House have been lowered to half-staff and will remain there until Thursday in honor of the victims.

You can watch the President’s full remarks below.

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FEC Investigating Saikat Chakrabarti, AOC’s Ex-Chief Of Staff Per NLPC Filed Complaint In March

H/T The Lid.

After just a few months in office, Alexandria Occasional-Cortex has become a full-fledged swamp monster.

Could San Fran Nana be behind this investigation?

In March 2019 we reported that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff Saikat Chakrabarti ran $1M slush fund by diverting campaign cash to his own companies. Almost five months later, he suddenly resigned and the news broke that the feds are looking into possible campaign finance misdeeds related to that March report.

Chakrabarti reportedly funneled more than $1 million in political donations from two political action committees he founded into two of his own private companies in a scheme to divert campaign money so it won’t have to be reported.  A complaint about the diversion scheme was by the National Legal and Policy Center,  They contended the transfers violated the law because PACs must disclose what those funds were used for – such as advertisements, payments to vendors and donations to candidates. The private companies Chakrabarti moved the money to are not subject to those requirements]

Tim Pool

@Timcast

“It appears Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her associates ran an off-the-books operation to the tune of hundreds of thousands of dollars, thus violating the foundation of all campaign finance laws” https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/politics/ocasio-cortezs-chief-of-staff-ran-1m-slush-fund-by-diverting-campaign-cash-to-his-own-companies 

Saikat Chakrabarti, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

AOC’s chief of staff ran $1M slush fund by diverting campaign cash to his own companies

Two political action committees founded by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s top aide funneled over $1 million in political donations into two of his own private companies, according to a complaint…

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Tim Pool

@Timcast

“One is the scam PAC possibility — they’re really just paying themselves and they’re concealing it by using the LLC. The other is that there’s actually another recipient, that the money is going to the LLC and then being disbursed in some other way that they want to conceal.”

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As reported by the Washington Examiner at the time:

Two political action committees founded by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s top aide funneled over $1 million in political donations into two of his own private companies, according to a complaint filed with the Federal Election Commission on Monday.

The cash transfers from the PACs — overseen by Saikat Chakrabarti, the freshman socialist Democrat’s chief of staff — run counter to her pledges to increase transparency and reduce the influence of “dark money” in politics.

Chakrabarti’s companies appear to have been set up for the sole purpose of obscuring how the political donations were used.

The arrangement skirted reporting requirements and may have violated the $5,000 limit on contributions from federal PACs to candidates, according to the complaint filed by the National Legal and Policy Center, a government watchdog group.

Campaign finance attorneys described the arrangement as “really weird” and an indication “there’s something amiss.” They said there was no way of telling where the political donations went — meaning they could have been pocketed or used by the company to pay for off-the-books campaign operations.

According to Tom Anderson, director of NLPC’s Government Integrity Project, “These are not minor or technical violations. We are talking about real money here. In all my years of studying FEC reports, I’ve never seen a more ambitious operation to circumvent reporting requirements. Representative Ocasio-Cortez has been quite vocal in condemning so-called dark money, but her own campaign went to great lengths to avoid the sunlight of disclosure.”

According to the NY Post, the NLPC’s has led to a result:

In March, when the FEC complaints were filed, a lawyer for the PACs, the LLCs and the Ocasio-Cortez campaign told the Washington Post that the arrangement “fully complied with the law and the highest ethical standards” and that Chakrabarti never profited from any of the political entities he formed.

They may also have violated the $5,000 limit on contributions from federal PACs to candidates, according to the complaint. It is not known if any of that money flowed to Ocasio-Cortez’s campaign.

Federal authorities are looking at new salary rules imposed by Ocasio-Cortez when she took office earlier this year, and whether they were put in place to let Chakrabarti dodge public financial-disclosure rules, according to sources.

Although Ocasio-Cortez raised the salaries of junior staffers in her office to just over $52,000 a year, Chakrabarti took a massive pay cut. The Harvard graduate and tech millionaire agreed to an annual salary of $80,000 — far less than the $146,830 average pay for his position.

Because his salary was less than $126,000, congressional rules exempted the chief of staff from having to disclose his outside income.

Is this investigation the reason Saikat Chakrabarti suddenly resigned on Friday?

Chakrabarti hasn’t made himself popular with his fellow Democrats thanks to his attacks on Nancy Pelosi

Saikat Chakrabarti@saikatc

All these articles want to claim what a legislative mastermind Pelosi is, but I’m seeing way more strategic smarts from freshman members like @AOC, @IlhanMN , @RashidaTlai and @AyannaPressley. Pelosi is just mad that she got outmaneuvered (again) by Republicans.

Saikat Chakrabarti@saikatc

Pelosi claims we can’t focus on impeachment because it’s a distraction from kitchen table issues. But I’d challenge you to find voters that can name a single thing House Democrats have done for their kitchen table this year. What is this legislative mastermind doing?

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It may be strange that after five months, the FEC is finally investigating Saikat Chakrabarti. One theory is that Nancy Pelosi may be behind the FEC, finally launching an investigation.  Perhaps getting rid of Chakrabarti is her way of controlling AOC.

Why ‘Universal Background Checks’ Aren’t The Answer

H/T Bearing Arms.

Universal Background Checks will not stop or even detour mass shootings and the law would not be possible to enforce.

The push for Senate passage of HR8, a “universal background check” bill that passed the House earlier this year, is in full effect, beginning with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer demanding Majority Leader Mitch McConnell bring the Senate into session to vote on the legislation. Gun control advocates have chimed in as well, including Dr. Rebecca Bell, a pediatric critical care practitioner. I want to make it very clear here that I think Dr. Bell does lifesaving work, and I think that is an incredibly noble cause. My disagreement with her regarding universal background checks in no way takes away from that. But I do disagree with her.

Rebecca Bell, MD@RebeccaBellMD

Need more evidence to pass universal background checks? Here’s a mass murderer complaining about the Brady Bill.
He found the loopholes. We can close them.
It’s been 20 years. Let’s make it difficult to commit mass murder in this country.

Source: Columbine by @DaveCullen

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Dr. Bell uses the example of one of the individuals who murdered their fellow students at Columbine High as being concerned that the Brady Bill would thwart him from getting ahold of guns. This, she says, is proof that we should be talking about universal background checks. But, the killers did get ahold of guns, despite the Brady law. In fact, someone bought most of the guns for them, which is a straw purchase, which is already against the law. One firearm was sold to the pair by an individual who knew they were too young to legally own it, which is another crime entirely, and one that is already on the books.

This isn’t an argument in favor of universal background checks. In fact, it points out the folly of the law. First off, the individuals responsible for the attacks in Texas and Ohio had no prohibiting factors that would have made them fail a background check, so this law isn’t even applicable in these cases. But even if universal background check laws had been in place, and they were prohibited, there’s no way to proactively police a private sale. The best you could hope for would be to charge someone with violating the law after the fact.

Right now HR8 comes with a potential one-year prison sentence. Maybe that’s a plea bargaining chip in a case where the defendant is facing more serious charges, but I doubt it’s ever going to be a standalone case for most federal prosecutors. And if violent criminals end up copping a plea to transferring a firearm without a background check instead of being a felon in possession of a firearm and being sentenced to five years in prison, is that really a positive?

Universal Background Check laws are really unenforceable, impractical, and would likely exacerbate existing problems in our criminal justice system, without preventing violent crimes or even increasing background checks themselves. They’re not the answer to reducing violent crime, and politicians shouldn’t pretend that they offer anything more than a chance for a lawmaker to say “See, I did something. I made a law.”

Gun-Grabbing Author Volsky, Uses El Paso Shooting To Push, Impossible Fire-Rate Claim

H/T Western Journal.

Comrade Igor Volsky is a lying anti-gun idiot that like other anti-gunners that dance of the graves of the murder victims pushing their warped agenda.

Their agenda is to disarm innocent law-abiding citizens.

People like Comrade Igor Volsky have all of the answers to gun violence but they have no clue as to what the questions are that needs to be asked.

The lie that got my goat was how you can fire 300-500 rounds per minute from a semiautomatic rifle.

It’s almost inevitable.

In the wake of a tragedy befalling their fellow Americans, gun grabbers can barely restrain themselves from using an incident of mass killing to drum up more reasons to curtail constitutionally protect rights.

But a Twitter post published by an anti-gun activist after Saturday’s mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, was almost too absurd to believe.

The post came from Igor Volsky, author of the anti-gun book “Guns Down” and director of the anti-Second Amendment group Guns Down America.

And it showed just how little some people who want to regulate guns actually know about firearms.

“Assault weapons are particularly dangerous because they can fire 300-500 rounds per minute (the rate of fire is almost the same as an M-16.),” Volsky wrote.

“You can empty a 30-round magazine in about 5 seconds.”

igorvolsky

@igorvolsky

Assault weapons are particularly dangerous because they can fire 300-500 rounds per minute (the rate of fire is almost the same as an M-16).

You can empty a 30 round magazine in about 5 seconds. https://twitter.com/samstein/status/1157721497034612737 

Sam Stein

@samstein

“Keep that shit on the battlefields. Do not bring it into our communities” — Beto on military styled weapons, which he says it looks like were used in El Paso

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To say the tweet was exaggerating would be putting it mildly.

Other Twitter users wasted no time pointing out the problem.

Harold Stickeehans@StickeeNotes

A semi-automatic weapon fires once per trigger pull. Not even professional competition shooters can fire that fast. At 500 rounds per minute a shooter would have to depress the trigger 8 times per second. That doesn’t even factor in mag changes. You’re spreading lies.

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Caleb Hull

@CalebJHull

professional shooters can’t even fire 300-500 rounds per minute. Clearly you’ve never touched a gun in your life.

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4 the USA@melikesamerica

300 trigger pulls, 10 mag dumps and 10 reloads in a minute huh. Please anti-gunner continue to tell us all that works.

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Technical ignorance aside, the saddest part of this is that using a tragedy to push a political agenda is standard operating procedure for the gun-grabbing left.

Whether it’s the Parkland, Florida, shooting from February 2018, El Paso in 2019 or any other scene of tragedy, anti-gun activists are trying to score points before the sound of the firing has even died down.

Sometimes, as in Volsky’s tweet on Saturday, they show they know little or care much about how guns actually work.

And every time, they show they care even less about the United States Constitution.

OSS Unit 101 – American/Kachin Rangers

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After the withdrawal of the two Chinese divisions back to China, from Burma, ordered by Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, this left a large void in the area in which they operated. The British were unable to fill the area with troops vacated by the Chinese and thus the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) Detachment 101 was tasked the mission with its “Kachin Rangers,” numbering 10,800 indigenous soldiers at the time, at full strength, comprising four (4) battalions.

During most of the unit’s existence, it funded and coordinated various resistance groups made up of the Kachin people of northern Burma. The best known resistance force was known as the Kachin Rangers and was under the command of Carl F. Eifler, though often the term Kachin Rangers has been used to describe all Kachin Forces raised during the war by the Americans in Northern Burma.

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U.S. Marines in China – Part IV – conclusion

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By early 1947, it was clear that General Marshall’s effort to reconcile the Nationalists and communists was an utter failure. As a result, President Truman ordered all U.S. military home, but the disengagement was going to be a long and tedious one. Units were shifted around and finally withdrawn. It was clear that Chiang’s government was going to fall.

The last and greatest clash between American Marines and the Chinese communists took place the night of April 4-5, 1947. Mao’s forces, now dubbed the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), attacked an ammunition dump at Hsin Ho that was guarded by Marines. The Americans were heavily outnumbered; the attacking force was estimated at about 350 men.

The night’s quiet was broken by the shrill notes of a Chinese bugle call. It was the PLA’s style to blow bugles when launching an offensive. This same technique would be used later in the Korean…

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The Cowardice Of Mass Shooters And The Easy Prey They ALWAYS Target

H/T Town Hall.

Gun-Free Zones are target-rich environments.

There are many questions we are awaiting answers on.

For the friends and families of each of the 30 (or more) fatalities from Saturday’s shootings in Texas and Ohio, this weekend will be the beginning of a long cycle of days, weeks, months and years.

The major question everyone in America is searching for is, “Why?”

“Why did these two evil individuals seek to kill as many innocent humans as possible?”

From the beginning of time, from the very first homicide, humans have wrestled with that question.

Losing those we love—whether one of the 40,000+ who die annually in automobile deaths, or one of the 14,000+ gun homicides in 2018 (a 7 percent drop from 2017, and 5 year low)—is not something that abates mercifully.

Politicians that are not currently in power exploit this pain to begin calling for an undoing of Constitution(s) even before the victims have been identified.

Refusing to call culture to account, they campaign on casting the Constitution as inhumane.

Refusing to institute legal and common sense changes that reinforce the rights, and protections of our people with constitutional consistency they point to the tools of the killers as opposed to the killers’ conscience.

Politicians have to do this.

They can’t sound like schizophrenic crazies themselves, harping for people to stop pulling triggers, and on the other hand allow post-birth killing of children to remain legal.

That’s the advantage that you and I enjoy not being a Democratic candidate for president in 2020.

We can hold to a consistent and compassionate ethic that seeks to protect innocent victims—always!

One of the questions I’m awaiting an answer to in both the Texas and Ohio shooting is simple, “Did the shooters legally acquire the weapons they used?”

The reason I’d like to know is also simple. If they did acquire them illegally then the argument for more laws defining legal parameters around guns falls apart.

Criminals, murderers, and mass killers don’t obey laws.

That the Sandy Hook killer stole the guns he used to massacre babies demonstrated that.

I mean their plan is always to commit mass homicide—which we can legally put them to death for—shop lifting a gun from somewhere doesn’t strike me as quite “scary” of a crime.

So if killers are dedicated to committing crimes in order to pull off their crimes, are there other elements a constitutional society can look to to protect her citizens?

This week the Democratic candidates will likely call for the passing of more laws (that, even if passed, criminals will ignore.) Those laws (if they stop short of complete confiscation) will do zero to have prevented either of this weekend’s shootings. If those laws include complete confiscation of 393,000,000 legally owned firearms amongst a population of 327,000,000 citizens… well… good luck with that.

When the Parkland, Florida shooting took place I penned a short column on seven simple steps that could be taken to immediately end school shootings.

In the aftermath of Parkland the Florida Assembly took up all seven in legislative proposals and adopted (I believe) six of them as final law.

They don’t all apply to a mall in El Paso or a bar in Dayton, but one incredibly important parallel does apply.

Both shootings happened in “gun free zones.”

Simon Malls, the operators of the Cielo Vista Mall, the scene of the El Paso shooting, bans guns on their property even though Texans are allowed to open and carry concealed.

Similarly eateries that serve alcohol in Dayton, Ohio ban guns. They do so even though Ohio is similar to Texas offering both open and concealed carry options.

We may not know the answer to why the shooters chose to kill. But we know at least part of the reason they chose where to kill.

In gun free zones there is no one to return fire.

In the Texas shooting—if the “manifesto” is confirmed to be that of the shooter’s—it was fairly obvious that he had his doubts that he would survive. The fact that he did is a testament purely to the idea that the 3,000 people in the mall that day simply had no means to respond.

In Ohio, according to an eye-witness report, the gunman was disarmed and killed with his own firearm.

In both instances the killers did not choose to attack a military base, a police department, or a gun range.

Nope, their cowardice took them to places where killing victims was akin to shooting fish in a barrel.

As did the Gilroy, California, and Brooklyn, New York shooters the week before.

126 Americans have died thus far in 22 mass shooting homicides, defined as four or more deaths, not including the perpetrator, in 2019.

The pain of each loss is immeasurable.

The time for politicians to make us weaker through complete confiscation will never be allowed.

And if that’s true, it is a moral imperative that we make it more difficult for criminals to act on their darkest wishes. They are cowards. They see the innocent as targets.

And they believe they will not be stopped.

It’s time to help them change their beliefs.