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Defenselessly ‘sheltered’ as
anti-gun fortress is breached

Washington Times, by Charlaes Hurt

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Posted By:FlyRight, 9/18/2013 8:03:32 AM

For those of us foolish enough to live in a crime-gripped city that summarily denies our constitutional right to protect ourselves, this week´s massacre at the Washington Navy Yard pretty well sums up our insane, defenseless existence.Our Capitol Hill neighborhood drowned in the screams of sirens as police cars, vans, trucks and armored vehicles streaked through the narrow streets at deadly speeds. The skies filled with the constant whopping of countless helicopters.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 9/18/2013 8:30:47 AM     (No. 9525789)

Charles Hurt is one of my top 3 favorite columnists - the knuckles are always bare but the sense of humor and irony remains rich.

But I must ask him: when the crisis passes, what then? It is clear that the only means of opposing, overturning and/or nullifying these insane laws passed by equally insane leftists is to openly defy them en masse.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: E Unum Pluribus, 9/18/2013 8:31:02 AM     (No. 9525791)

To summarize, ´´We are defenseless, because of the silly laws enacted by the people we continue to elect.´´

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Udanja99, 9/18/2013 8:32:38 AM     (No. 9525792)

The "anti-gun fortress" he´s talking about is not just the Navy Yard. It´s the entire city of DC.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: seminolesecure, 9/18/2013 8:36:42 AM     (No. 9525802)

And the so-called psychopaths who murder on a mass scale always seem to pick defenseless victims. Has there ever been any workplace violence or mass shooting at a gun show?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Palmetto Bug, 9/18/2013 8:38:01 AM     (No. 9525807)

For the sheeple, it´s what happens when you live under O-baaaaa-ma....
All together now, bleat it out!! O-baaaaaa-ma....

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Freeloader, 9/18/2013 8:54:06 AM     (No. 9525830)

"I loathe the military."
-William Jefferson Clinton

Thanks to President Clinton´s executive action, in the Spring of 1993, disarming military personnel and employees at our military bases, terrorists can now expect more return fire from a local donut shop than a military installation.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Felixcat, 9/18/2013 8:55:59 AM     (No. 9525834)

And since the Clinton Administration, our military bases have been gun free.

The pwer elites have their personl protection at taxpayers expense. But what about We The people who pay for all the Secret Service protection, armored cars and guns (assault weapons) with ammo in them? What about us?

You had Marines there at the Barracks, the best trained indivuduals in the world, in weapons, who could have probably cleared out building 197 much quicker and with less loss of life (if they had their ammo with them) then waiting for the Metropolitan DC police to respond.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: peterfleming, 9/18/2013 9:17:08 AM     (No. 9525866)

BRAVO #6 Freeloader, above ! ! ! he writes,
"I loathe the military."
-William Jefferson Clinton
Thanks to President Clinton´s executive action, in the Spring of 1993, disarming military personnel and employees at our military bases, terrorists can now expect more return fire from a local donut shop than a military installation." Nice going, Freeloader!
Think about it, doesn´t it make perfect sense for the Navy Yard as a perfect example, where damn near any cleared worker
should be a ble to openly or concealed "carry" ?????
Bad enough inviting the not so crazed crazies into any government school in America, but armed services bases, the Navy Yard? It´s insanity, thanks to Slick Willie
and of course, entire Washington Congress,
all insane enough NOT to revoke this stupid
pro killing idea of the former lying crook president. And yet anti gun crazed nazis like Feinstein and Bloomberg have many gun packing body guards !!!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Joe Btfsplk, 9/18/2013 9:23:26 AM     (No. 9525882)

Umm... Commander Barry-O? Don´t you think that it would be wise to let our highly trained military folks defend themselves against Muslim nut-jobs and murderous crackpots? How about an executive order to fix that?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: LadyVet, 9/18/2013 9:31:55 AM     (No. 9525899)

#6, we need to constantly remind people about whose bad judgment gave rise to this ridiculous policy. Now, when a military base (!!) is attacked, there is no one to fight back. Just think about that!

And when I look at TV and see the response of the DC police and other responders, I wonder if they even read the newspapers about the tactic of terrorists to attract the responders and then include them in the secondary attack. Supposedly, there was "no evidence this was a terrorist attack;" but when the response was first made, there was nothing to go on to rule it out. So why was every emergency vehicle parked so that one bomb would take them all out??? Does that DC police chief even know the term "ambush?" She just got lucky this time.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: JustRight, 9/18/2013 9:52:09 AM     (No. 9525948)

Keep in mind that when seconds count the police are minutes away! Liberal idiocy strikes again - no weapons on a military base.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: EnsignO, 9/18/2013 9:53:59 AM     (No. 9525954)

So here we are with 12 good people dead, living in the land of gun control, where terrorism reigns because the criminals have guns and the rest of us are scolded: “Do not take action” and “Shelter in place.”

This is an insult to Common Sense - thanks Janet Napolitano.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: RancherJack, 9/18/2013 10:35:30 AM     (No. 9526017)

Shelter in Place


Defend Your Space

Which will save your life?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: odinsacolyte, 9/18/2013 10:52:49 AM     (No. 9526046)

What a useless waste.
Every law kills a piece of freedom. All laws smother it given time. We have had enough time and enough law.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: odinsacolyte, 9/18/2013 11:02:51 AM     (No. 9526065)

An anti-gun fortress is about as effective as a marshmallow wall.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: trapper, 9/18/2013 11:22:34 AM     (No. 9526104)

I won´t look up the names and details, since anyone can google it, but at the time of one of the mass shootings a few years ago one guy who was in some branch of law enforcement decided that the way law enforcement were trained was flawed. Up until that time, the first cops on the scene were trained to hunker down and wait for SWAT. Problem is, while they were standing around outside, several people were killed inside, and they could possibly have been saved. So, he went all over the country training police in a new system in which the first cops on the scene go in immediately, even if they are alone. Everything changed.

Similarly here. This notion of "sheltering in place" is madness. It is complete passivity. Waiting to die. Surrendering to victimhood. It is a most un-American notion and against our nature.

We train women to fight when they are attacked. To bite, scratch, kick, punch, but fight. Fight for your life. Same here. The whole thing must be rethought. Perhaps "sheltering in place" should be replaced with "find something to hit him with." The response must recognize the reality that we are, each of us, always, whether we like it or not, our own first responders.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: chicodon, 9/18/2013 11:49:30 AM     (No. 9526151)

Gun free and hate free zones. Only in liberal land. We better get used to the fact that there is, and has been, a full scale assault on the 2nd Amendment underway. Obviously Clinton played a part as did FDR before him. Now it´s on steroids while various government agencies are arming to the teeth. Their latest line of attack is the war on ammunition as a slick "lawyerly" way around the Constitution. The 2nd Amendment says we have the right to bear arms but it says nothing about ammo. So the government corners the market and Bingo! Gun control. Al Capone and Alinsky are laughing.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 9/18/2013 12:04:35 PM     (No. 9526174)

Apparently this guy Alexis has been a loose cannon for quite some time. Those who came in contact with him, including law enforcement, had information on his possible mental `irregularities`. As usual, the dots were not connected.

My guess is we`ll hear of a story in 6 months that our govn is still paying his civilian contractors salary.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Butch59, 9/18/2013 12:27:04 PM     (No. 9526198)

I´m one of those that is someone tries or breaks into my home, the only way he will leave is in a body bag. And that means no matter where I live.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: strike3, 9/18/2013 12:44:34 PM     (No. 9526226)

“Do not take action.” Instead, we are given an “event” number and instructed to call 911.

This is like calling Dell Computer for service, only to be put on hold for some foreign technician who can´t speak your language. This is something only bureaucratic idiots could come up with. I will carry a weapon anywhere that I deem dangerous, with or without benefit of the proper paperwork. After you are caught defenseless and shot dead, who is going to argue in your behalf?

Today´s law enforcement has inflated egos and are not as effective as they would like to think. A perfect example was the terrorist bombing at the Boston Marathon, where a private citizen discovered the murderer in his backyard but the police found it necessary to hold a big press conference to pat each other on the back for an hour.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Tulunk, 9/18/2013 12:52:49 PM     (No. 9526239)

On 9/11 I was listening to 911 recordings and wept in frustration as frantic people were told to stay in their offices and wait for help to come to them.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: garyhope, 9/18/2013 2:43:56 PM     (No. 9526377)

So, thanks to Bill Clinton´s no personal weapons on military bases, we have 26 dead military members. 13 at Ft. Hood and 13 at the Navy Barracks.

Oh, wait a minute Hassan had a gun and Alexis had a gun. It was only the shooting victims that couldn´t defend themselves.

Clinton´s fault. I guess he does "loathe the military".

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Reply 23 - Posted by: bighambone, 9/18/2013 3:52:50 PM     (No. 9526459)

The anti-gun fortress was dreamed up by idealistic liberals who don´t have a clue or care about reality. Those liberals simply think that they know best and that everybody should just follow along.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: joew9, 9/18/2013 8:01:46 PM     (No. 9526769)

When seconds counted the police were on the scene in minutes.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: f64, 9/18/2013 8:11:03 PM     (No. 9526775)

Thus the Eloi began their evolution.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: gone2pot, 9/18/2013 8:44:43 PM     (No. 9526814)

The whole 13 dead and shooter story is a big hoax. Firearms are illegal in DC, therefore I know via my elected leaders that banning guns virtually eliminates gun violence. This alleged "shooter" story is a big lie. However, IF the story were true and IF there were armed Marines at the gate like there was when I was on active duty, the shooter would have been dead just after his first trigger pull. Thankfully though, a person opening fire in a gun-free area is simply an impossibility. Just ask Dianne Feinstein.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: sw penn, 9/18/2013 10:04:20 PM     (No. 9526863)

First you get attacked at work.
Then you get "saved" by first responders
pointing their weapons at you.
Then you get patted down,
and you get to be marched down the street
with your hands in the air like you´re
the criminal.

Is this a great country or what?

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President Obama asserts that 8 million people have signed up for Obamacare, as though that were something to be proud of. In fact, Obamacare has always been a fiasco from a fiscal perspective–a black hole of subsidies and expanded Medicaid, with largely fictitious mechanisms in place to pay for it. As the number of subsidized participants grows, the disaster gets worse. Charles Blahous explains: Our national discussion…is missing the truly significant story here; what is unfolding before our eyes is a colossal fiscal disaster, poised to haunt legislators and taxpayers for decades to come. It is quite possible that the ACA is

Gospel story of Jesus’ resurrection a
source of deep rifts in Christian religion

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Washington Post, by Kimberley Winston    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/19/2014 10:46:11 PM     Post Reply
“On the third day, he rose again.” That line, from the Nicene Creed, is a foundational statement of Christian belief. It declares that three days after Jesus died on the cross, he was resurrected, a glimmer of the eternal life promised to believers. It’s the heart of the Easter story in seven little words. But how that statement is interpreted is the source of some of the deepest rifts in Christianity — and a stumbling block for some Christians, and more than a few skeptics. Did Jesus literally come back from the dead in a bodily resurrection, as many traditionalist

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