Clinton Ally Headed for Jail

Media Matters founder David Brock has pocketed over $1million in unreported lease income. Trump administration shakeup at IRS could mean jail-time for the top Clinton aide.

It might soon be David Brock’s “time in the barrel,” according to high-level sources at the IRS, who are signaling a massive firing will take place in order to clean house from the Obama-era.

Over the past eight years, the IRS has unfairly targeted conservative groups and individuals while ignoring several glaring omissions on Media Matters tax filings. Media Matters is a “non-profit” group funded by liberal billionaires and special interests.

David Brock, a former conservative who turned his back on the GOP for a hefty payday from the Clinton Crime Cartel, has pocketed $1,052,000.00 from sub-leasing the Media Matters office space since 2010.

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Thirteen office spaces share the same address as the 6th floor of 455 Massachusetts Avenue NW in Washington D.C. A report from The Citizens Audit in December of 2016 exposed numerous discrepancies in Media Matters federal tax filings and legally required state paperwork.

Those federal tax filings show that Brock’s Media Matters failed to disclose the sub-lease rental income, while other documents filed by the group admit to receiving rent money.

Documents showing a lower floor unit office space in the same building prove that Media Matters is over-reporting their true expenses and thus pocketing the sub-lease income, tax-free. In the past four years, this scheme has netted Mr. Brock and his allies anywhere from $115,000 to $290,000 annually.

Aside from this Capone-style tax evasion, one has to wonder what Brock has done with his ill-gotten gain. I’m told he has a fondness for wearing women’s underwear and we presume he has expanded his collection extensively as he evades the IRS.

Now, as President Trump plans to clean house at the IRS and dramatically reduce the staff, Brock’s crimes are ripe for reexamination. With Obama lackeys getting dropped by the hundreds at the IRS, Mr. Brock will no longer have the institutional protection provided by the Clintons by way of President Obama.

Pursuing charges against Brock and Media Matters would be the logical first step for the Trump administration, as investigators work further to solidify their case against Hilary Clinton.

Who knows what Brock might reveal about the inner-workings of Clinton world in turn for a reduced sentence or fine. He turned his back on the Republican Party and conservative cause for a quick buck, as they say… everyone has a price.

What will his price be to Benedict Arnold the House of Clinton?

We still want to #LockHerUp… but for now we will settle for David Brock. #LockBrockUp… #LockBrockUpDEMAND THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE INVESTIGATE DAVID BROCK!

Reprinted with permission from Roger Stone.

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Sell It All, Houston

The city council of Houston, Texas has approved selling or swapping almost $2 million worth of city streets and utility easements in a move to close a $123 million budget shortfall.

The first such sale was in the Manchester area, where the council abandoned and sold several streets and easements to the nearby Valero refinery for $1.4 million, according to the Houston Chronicle.

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The oil giant already owns the blocks immediately surrounding its facility. The move will allow the company to expand and build an office facility, warehouse, and security building and to add parking farther away from the central plant.A second example is the selling of five streets and an easement to Houston’s Milby High School, valued at $431,000. Instead of cash, the city is prepared to do a land swap for three miles of territory north of Milby.

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Selling easements – the right to use someone’s land or property for a specific purpose – and strips of city land has become commonplace by Houston City Council to balance six of the last seven budgets.

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In May, the council approved the $5.2 billion budget, with $2.4 billion coming from the general fund that is supported by residents’ taxes and that funds most basic services such as police, fire, trash pickup, parks and libraries, according to the Houston Chronicle.

The general fund budget aims to spend about $35 million more than the current one, due partly to a $51 million rise in debt costs. For the first time in about 15 years, the budget fully funds the city’s pension costs, thanks to the reform bill Mayor Sylvester Turner successfully pushed through Austin and that Gov. Greg Abbott signed Wednesday while the council was in session.

The city has been spending more than it brings in for years, a structural gap driven chiefly by soaring pensions costs, and in recent years a spike in debt payments.

Debt payments for past public projects have risen by more than half over the last five years, to $346 million in 2015, and are projected to reach $411 million in 2020.

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Changes in the early 2000s to pension benefits for police, firefighter and municipal retirees led to a huge spike in costs.

The city, the biggest and most populous in Texas, has been hampered by a cap on property tax revenues that voters imposed a decade ago. Houston can collect more property taxes each year than the year prior, but is limited to the combined rates of inflation and population growth.

Without the cap the city would have had another $53 million to spend this year.Other measures to the one-time fix of selling city land include department cuts largely to police and fire department overtime, deferred payments to the Houston Zoo, and a dip into city reserves.

In May, the Texas house approved a bill potentially cutting billions in future costs from Houston’s cash-strapped police and firefighter pensions. Plagued by investments that didn’t meet high return expectations, Houston is facing about $8.1 billion in unfunded pension liabilities.

In the Twittersphere, comments on the sale ranged from “Conservative America is literally selling its streets,” and “It’s streets, but Houston should prioritize selling land it owns (or portion) for affordable housing development,” and “Selling off public assets, looks like toll booths are headed to Houston.”

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Reprinted from RT News.

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Can the FBI Take Down Another Prez?

I was surprised last weekend when one of President Donald Trump’s lawyers told my colleague Chris Wallace twice on “Fox News Sunday” that the president is being investigated by the FBI and then told him twice that he is not. This same lawyer repeated the “not being investigated” argument on a half-dozen other Sunday shows but did not repeat the “is being investigated” remark.

This produced substantial consternation in the news media and at the White House, since the President himself had tweeted over the weekend that he is being investigated for firing FBI Director James Comey by the same person — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein — who recommended Comey’s firing and that the investigation is a “witch hunt.”

So, who is correct, the president or his lawyer? Is the president under criminal investigation by the FBI? If he is being investigated as he claims, is the investigation a witch hunt? Here is the back story.

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When Donald Trump began running for the Republican nomination for president in June 2015 and made novel arguments indicating that his view was that Europe should essentially pay for its own military defense, this triggered concern in European capitals, and it resulted in the commencement of now well-documented British surveillance of Trump and his principal adviser on national security matters, retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn. The foreign surveillance was eventually passed on to American spies, who acceded to demands from the West Wing of the Obama White House and handed over transcripts of conversations and names of participants.

This went on throughout the presidential campaign and into the transition period after Trump had been elected. President Barack Obama’s national security adviser, Susan Rice, recently confirmed that she ordered transcripts of surveilled conversations and names of participants — this is called “unmasking” in intelligence community lingo — and James Clapper, the Obama administration’s director of national intelligence, recently acknowledged under oath the existence of the foreign and domestic surveillance of Trump in 2015 and 2016, as well as the unmasking.

One of the unmasked conversations handed over to Rice was between Flynn and the Russian ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak. Portions of that conversation were leaked to The Washington Post, and that generated interest in the relationship, if any, of the Trump campaign and transition team to the Russian government. This provoked a preliminary FBI investigation into Flynn. Flynn apparently was interviewed by the FBI while ignorant of the FBI’s possession of transcripts of his conversations with Kislyak. If Flynn lied in that interview as has been reported and speculated in the press, he committed a felony. When Trump learned Flynn had lied to others, he fired Flynn.

Flynn’s firing ratcheted up the investigation of him, as well as the investigation of whether anyone from the Trump campaign had assisted Russian intelligence agents in hacking into computers in America in order to affect the outcome of the election. When Trump asked then-FBI Director Comey whether he, Donald J. Trump, was being investigated by the FBI, Comey thrice said no. That was, no doubt, true at the time. The Trump campaign and the Trump transition team were being investigated, but not Trump personally.

Then the president, according to Comey, asked Comey to drop the investigation into whether Flynn had lied to FBI agents and others. Then, according to Comey, the president suggested to him that he could keep his job as FBI director if he dropped the Flynn investigation. Then the president fired Comey.

After Comey released a portion of a memo containing his recollections of his conversations with Trump, Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as independent prosecutor to investigate and charge, if appropriate, anyone criminally implicated in the Flynn investigation, the investigation of Russian attempts to influence the 2016 election, the investigation of whether any assistance was provided to the Russians by any Americans, and all related matters.

Because Comey presented a credible case for the possibility that the president interfered with a federal criminal investigation, Mueller no doubt is investigating that as one of the related matters. In that respect, President Trump is under investigation by the FBI, which seeks to determine whether he attempted to influence a federal criminal investigation for a corrupt purpose.

Yet as a sitting president, Trump cannot be indicted for any criminal behavior committed while in office. Hence he cannot be a “target” of an FBI investigation. I use the word “target” in quotation marks because it has a technical meaning — namely, that the Department of Justice plans to seek an indictment. So though it is true that the president is being investigated by the FBI, it is also true that he is not a target of that investigation.

Of what value is a criminal investigation of a person if that person cannot be charged criminally? Can’t the president fire an FBI director without fear of a criminal investigation of his purposes? Can’t he order the cessation of a criminal investigation without fearing that the FBI will investigate the reasons for his order?

Sometimes criminal investigations exonerate a person, and the FBI, without fanfare, will just drop it. In the case of the president, any evidence of guilt will go to the House Judiciary Committee, not a grand jury, as the constitutional remedy for presidential criminal behavior is impeachment, not indictment. Of course, the president can fire a director of the FBI for any non-corrupt reason, but if he does so after a rejected quid pro quo as Comey has publicly claimed that Trump did, that can trigger the woes Trump now endures.

We live in perilous times — times that demand fidelity to first principles. The core of those principles is the rule of law: No one is beneath laws’ protections, and no one is above their requirements. No one.

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How To Get Rid of Bloating

While gas is a normal part of the digestion process, with the average adult passing gas between 13 and 21 times a day, gas buildup in your intestines can be incredibly uncomfortable and even painful. When this happens, you may experience accompanied bloating that leaves you wondering what went wrong.

From overeating or eating certain foods, to swallowing air while you eat or drink, to chewing gum or smoking cigarettes, there are various things you could be doing wrong.

To eliminate bloating, you first need to understand the root of the cause, and also how to alleviate it once its set in.

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Eliminate Trigger Foods

There are many foods in the diet that could serve as bloating triggers. Many of these fall within the category of “FODMAP,” which stands for:

  • Fermentable –  broken down (fermented) by bacteria in the large bowel
  • Oligosaccharides – “oligo” meaning “few” and “saccharide” meaning sugar, in which the molecules are made up of individual sugars joined together in a chain
  • Disaccharides – “di” meaning two, referring to a double sugar molecule
  • Monosaccharides – “mono” meaning single, referring to a single sugar molecule
  • And Polyols – sugar alcohols

There are other foods that can trigger bloating as well, like chewing gum and hard candy, which cause you to swallow excess air, carbonated beverages, which can introduce additional gas into the digestive tract, coffee, especially for those that have a coffee intolerance, and nutrition supplements, like low-quality protein powders.

Take Advantage of Probiotics

Naturally found in some foods, probiotics can help restore the bacterial balance to promote digestive health and eliminate bloating. Probiotic supplements are also beneficial, though not all brands are proven to work. In fact, bifidobacterium infantis is the only probiotic strain that studies show relieves GI symptoms.

Incorporate Low-Intensity Exercise

Exercise seems to be a cure-all, though many people still struggle to find motivation to do it. When you’re feeling bodily discomfort, it may even seem like the last thing you’d want to do, but low-intensity exercise could be just the cure you need. Research suggests it helps move gas through the digestive tract, which in turn reduces bloating.

In fact, in one study of eight volunteers, in which seven had IBS, and all received infusions of gas into the digestive tract, the subjects switched between rest and low-intensity exercise on a stationary bike. The researchers found that those at rest retained 45% of infused gas compared to only 24% during exercise.

Try Peppermint

Studies have found that peppermint tea or supplements may work to reduce symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, including gas.

Peppermint oil has also been shown to help those suffering from bloating. In one study of 35 people with IBS, one group received capsules containing peppermint oil and fiber three times per day, while another group received a placebo pill that only contained fiber. The researchers found that after our weeks, it was the peppermint oil group that showed a 53.5% improvement in symptoms including bloating, while the fiber-only group showed a 28.1% improvement.

Reprinted with permission from Collective Evolution.

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F-16 Buzzes Defense Minister’s Airplane

A day after a Russian fighter allegedly flew within 5 feet of a US reconnaissance plane traveling over the Baltic Sea, Reuters reports that a NATO F-16 fighter jet returned the favor when it tried to improperly approach a plane carrying the Russian defense minister. The plane was traveling to the city of Kaliningrad, a Russian enclave along the Baltic coast, where Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu was scheduled to discuss security issues with defense officials on Wednesday. The NATO aircraft was warded off by a Russian Su-27 jet, according to RT.

In an accounting of the incident, Reuters notes that one of the Russian fighter jets escorting Shoigu’s plane had inserted itself between the defense minister’s plane and the NATO fighter and “tilted its wings from side to side to show the weapons it was carrying, Russian agencies said.” After that the F-16 promptly left the area.

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A clip of the encounter was caught on tape by Russian journalists:

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that he has no information about the incident.

“It’s probably better to ask the Defense Ministry,” Peskov said in answer to journalists’ questions.

The latest provocative maneuver represents yet another escalation of tensions between the US and Russia. On Monday, Russia suspended cooperation with the US in Syria under the “memorandum of incident prevention in Syrian skies”, warning that its missile defense would intercept any aircraft traveling in Russia’s area of operation after a US fighter jet shot down a Syrian regime aircraft on Sunday.

Russia slammed the US for shooting down the jet, calling the attack an “act of aggression” and claiming that the move benefited terrorists in the area. The Syrian regime says its jet was pursuing a fleeing ISIS convoy around the time it was shot down.  US officials claimed they tried to contact its Russia counterparts via an established “de-confliction line,” though Russia has denied this, saying that if the US had reached out, the incident could’ve been avoided.

A US jet also downed a pro-regime drone on Monday in what Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy described as a “dangerous escalation” of tensions between the US and pro-Syrian regime powers like Iran and Russia.   “I think we’re getting closer and closer to open conflict between Iran and Russia and the American public need to know that we are moving very fast towards what could be another war in the Middle East – something Donald Trump promised he wouldn’t do when he ran for office.”

As RT notes, encounters between US and Russian warplanes over the Baltic are becoming more frequent. A Russian fighter jet intercepted a small group of US warplanes, including Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker military refueling aircraft, two B-1 bombers and one B-52, during a BALTOPS (Baltic Operations) annual training exercise on June 10.

Reprinted with permission from Zero Hedge.

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Former CIA False-Flags Guy

“Most terrorists are false flag terrorists or are created by our own security services. In the United States, every single terrorist incident we have had has been a false flag or has been an informant pushed on by the FBI. In fact, we now have citizens taking out restraining orders against FBI informants that are trying to incite terrorism. We’ve become a lunatic asylum.”

– David Steele, the second-highest ranking civilian in the U.S. Marine Corps Intelligence and a former CIA clandestine services officer (source)

It’s a term we hear so often these days, ‘false flag terrorism.’ What is it?

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Does it mean events didn’t actually happen? Does it mean no one died during the event? Was it a drill? Was a patsy involved? Did the government/FBI/CIA know about it? These are the big questions that create confusion amongst people when it comes to false flag terrorism.

When the recent Manchester and London attacks took place our first thought was ‘OK, this happened, but what really happened?’ Why has this become an early first thought for many? Because the evidence for false flag terror, and the sheer amount of times it has happened, has become grand in recent years.

How often do we step aside and question what we’re actually hearing the mainstream media put out? How often do we examine events for ourselves and use our own critical thinking skills instead of blindly believing what we’re told on mainstream media news outlets?

We must remember the CIA’s “Operation Mockingbird” was designed decades ago to infiltrate media and sway public opinion, and it still continues to this day.

So we decided to jump on the phone with Robert David Steele, an ex CIA Spy who has carried out a false flag attack himself. We caught up with him to ask him his thoughts and opinions about false flag terror and how to recognize false flag events.

This interview was also the focus of our latest episode in our CE docu-series. You can watch the full Robert David Steele interview .

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Hillary on the Hot Seat Again

The State Department has opened a formal inquiry into the possible mishandling of classified information by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her aides.

Clinton and her staffers still have security clearances which could be revoked depending on the outcome of the investigation.

The inquiry will be looking into whether Clinton and her aides violated government rules with her use of a private email server while serving as the nation’s top diplomat.

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Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, confirmed the department’s formal inquiry to Fox News.

Clinton’s spokesman, Nick Merrill, said: ‘Nothing’s been more thoroughly dissected. It’s over. Case closed. Literally.’

A State Department official told MailOnline: ‘Due to privacy considerations, the Department cannot provide any information regarding any current or former employees’ security clearance or access to classified information.’

Earlier this month Senator Grassley launched another investigation into Hillary Clinton over whether the former secretary of state meddled in a Bangladeshi corruption probe to help a Clinton Foundation donor.

‘This new evidence of pay-to-play and special treatment reinforces the appearance that donations to the Clinton Foundation resulted in favorable treatment by Secretary Clinton’s State Department,’ Grassley said.

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Deep State Exposed

Ron Paul interviewed Edward Snowden, where the two men discussed government surveillance and the Deep State.

Snowden highlighted the Deep State’s ability to hide from the public eye and influence US government across both parties.

Snowden…

“Generally, when we’re talking about the Deep State, what we’re talking about is a mass of government that survives beyond administrations, but that is not responding to the politics of the people. This belongs not to a particular political party, but it serves across parties. Across administrations.”

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“Everything we do at the NSA and CIA is typically classified by default, unless you actually work to make it not classified.”

“When I sent an email about lunch plans to one of my office buddies, that was going to be classified. Even the most banal email that you’re sending…is classified.”

Via the Liberty Report

In this wide-ranging exclusive interview, former intelligence analyst turned whistleblower Edward Snowden tells all. What to say to those who argue that they’ve got nothing to hide so nothing to fear from the intrusive ears of the state? Snowden is engagingly philosophical yet frank about his current position and where we are headed as a society.

More from Snowden via the interview transcript  (courtesy Zerohedge)…

“Small government tends to be more respecting of individuals’ rights than large governments. And the question we need to ask, is why?”

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“[Some people] want me to sort of be a frontman for these issues like civil liberty and peoples’ rights but I’m not a politician, I’m an engineer. Last year I gave a presentation…at MIT on how we can make phones safer by understanding what’s happening inside of them.

When we start looking at all of the problems we’re facing today, there’s sort of two tracks. There’s the political track where the government is passing laws that don’t protect citizens’ rights…the other problem is how is it that so many governments are spying on so many people?”

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“Even if we passed the best legal reforms in the world in the US, that doesn’t do anything against China or Russia or Germany or Brazil or any other country in the world. If we want to solve these problems, we need to find new means and mechanisms for enforcing those rights and I think that’s going to primarily be through science and technology.

Ron Paul noted that the Deep State has now attained many of the same powers of the legislative and executive branches of US government.

“It’s becoming more commonplace now for people to realize that the average congressman doesn’t call the shots, but there’s a force out there called the deep state and they’re the ones calling the shots.”

The growing power of the deep state cuts against the US democratic system…

“It raises the question: Who really has the most power in our society? Is it the voter, or at least in theory the politicians who are supposed to be carrying out their will, or is it this larger group, this constellation of influential actors who are able to subvert and shape the decisions of these Congressmen or even Presidents.”

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One Trick To Improve Your Circulation

Do you like going out into the cold? No, we’re not talking about a hot summer’s day when you walk into a perfectly air-conditioned office or take a plunge into the pleasant coolness of a swimming pool. By cold, we mean real cold—the kind that goes through your clothes and pinches your skin.

If you are like most people, you probably aren’t a big fan of uncomfortably cold temperatures. And that’s absolutely normal. It’s in our nature to seek comfort, driven by the force of self-preservation. And thanks to modern-day technologies of all kinds, from central heating to thermal wear and heated car seats, we no longer have to suffer a moment of that pinching cold.

But there’s a huge downside to a life of comfort. Our bodies are not as fit and strong anymore in the absence of a real need to defend itself. It comes as little surprise then that despite incredible medical advancements, proper hygiene, and good nutrition, the rates of obesity, diabetes, chronic pain, high blood pressure, and autoimmune diseases are climbing. To stay in shape, our body needs a healthy dose of stress.

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The cold: The key to proper blood circulation and good health?

Conditions stemming from poor circulation claim almost 30 percent of deaths in the world. Just think about it: one-third of deaths are due to circulatory diseases. One of the main culprits of poor blood circulation is weak blood vessel musculature. When the veins cannot pump blood properly, for example, the blood pools, causing pain, discomfort, swelling, and even clothing.

Like other parts of the body, we need to keep our circulatory muscles toned for proper functioning. However, with a limited variety of temperature extremes—something we’ve so successfully achieved in recent years with our thermostats and layers of insulation—we don’t really expose ourselves to weather extremes on the regular.

Meanwhile, exposure to the cold can prompt a whole myriad of changes in our physiology, aside from our body’s direct response with processes geared towards warming itself. Cold boosts our mental awareness, regulates insulin production, and, yes, tonnes our circulatory system.

Conditioning yourself to the cold

You don’t have to move to the North Pole or go swimming in your local lake in the wintertime to reap the circulatory and health benefits of being cold. All it takes is stepping out just a little bit outside of your comfort zone.

The easiest change you can try is resetting your home thermostat. Over a third of British people keep the indoor temperature as high as 25◦C—quite hot, don’t you think? Gradually decrease your home temperature. For a cold conditioning boot camp, set your thermostat to less than 15◦C for a couple of weeks and don’t wear too many layers. This change can reinvigorate your system, improve your metabolism, and boost your circulation. Not a bad price to pay for so many benefits!

You can also try taking 30-second cold showers. Only half a minute—that’s it. Turn the cold water tap as far as it can go and feel the water pour over your head, back, chest, and legs.

When exposed to the shock and pain of the extreme cold, keep in mind two coping strategies. First, control your breathing. Your initial reaction will be to hyperventilate and clench your muscles. Don’t. Instead, try to relax, and soon you will notice that you feel much better and the cold is way more bearable. Once you’re there, suppress your body’s natural impulse to shiver. This will prompt your body to produce brown fat, which keeps you warm by burning the regular white fat. (Yes, weight loss is another benefit of cold exposure!)

As you can see, you can do a lot of good for your health by going back to nature. All you have to do is make yourself a little uncomfortable.

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We Shoot Back

Originally published by AmmoLand.com.

Ft Collins, CO – “The first five seconds are more important than the next five hours”

Last weeks’ shooting incident in VA:

I won’t comment on a motive of the single shooting suspect (now deceased), as these facts have been reported elsewhere.

I will comment on tactics:

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Representative Mike Bishop (R-MI), who was there, said this in a radio interview:

“The only reason any of us walked out of this thing, by the grace of God, one of the folks here had a weapon to fire back and gave us a moment to find cover. We were inside the backstop, and if we didn’t have that cover by a brave person who stood up and took a shot themselves, we would not have gotten out of there, and every one of us would have been hit, every single one of us.”

Representative Rodney Davis (R-IL) added:

“… would have been a lot worse without Steve Scalise’s (security) detail. They immediately began returning fire. They were the true heroes. They fired back”

Scalise’s bodyguards [Uniformed Capitol Police] where apparently the ones to which Mike Bishop (above) was referring.

Uniformed Capitol Police were on the scene, and apparently fired at the suspect. Uniformed APD officers arrived within minutes and could have fired at the suspect too.

In any event, the suspect was fatally wounded at some point, but perhaps dissuaded (maybe wounded too) by return fire at a much earlier point, as Mike Bishop indicated.

Points everyone needs to take away from this:

  • 1) Decisive and IMMEDIATE return fire doubtless prevented a much larger massacre.
  • 2) Those who go armed routinely, and have IMMEDIATE access to guns, are the only ones who can possibly influence these kinds of terrorist incidents in any meaningful way.
  • 3) Competent training is the only way through which one can adequately prepare to deliver precise, war-winning fire on pernicious threats, at the moment it is required. Simply “giving guns” to the incompetent accomplished nothing!
  • 4) “Armed and well trained,” is the solution to terrorist attacks, whether you’re protecting a dignitary, your family, or just yourself.
  • 5) “Helplessly waiting to be rescued” holds out scant hope!

This tragic incident has changed our political climate already! Many politicians and bureaucrats, who rarely thought about the subject before, will be carrying guns this week. Many others will be clamoring for bodyguards!

This is America, and we shoot back!

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