Tag: Orlando Terror Attack

FBI Failures Should Be A Bipartisan Scandal

 
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Omar Mateen, the Orlando shooter, was under FBI investigation twice in 2013 and 2014. So you’d think the FBI’s ears would have perked up when a member of his own mosque reported suspicions that Mateen was planning an attack. And when Disney reported that they believed he was casing their park for an attack, it’s reasonable to expect that the FBI would have had sufficient leads to  stop him, if they had only connected the dots. Ditto when a gun shop owner reported his attempt to buy body armor and bulk ammo. If the FBI had followed up, they probably would have learned some interesting things from the whistleblower at the security firm where Mateen worked.

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So, let me get this straight. If an Arab(ish) Muslim man: Cheers about the 9-11 attacks. Threatens to murder his entire class in a pique of Islamic offense because a piece of pork touched his hamburger Is reported to the FBI by co-workers for openly bragging about his connections to Islamist terror groups. Goes into […]

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Some in the Firearms Community Are Helping Some in the LGBT Community

 
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As you might imagine, this week’s episodes of “Cam and Company” — a Second Amendment news broadcast show that I produce for NRA News — have focused on the horrific massacre in Orlando, Florida. One of the stories that host Cam Edwards discussed that’s been gathering steam all week is about the number of people in the LGBT community who have decided to arm themselves for self-defense. The Washington Times reported yesterday that Pink Pistols, a LGBT gun-rights group, has seen membership spike after Orlando attack:

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We just celebrated Flag Day. As I drove through our town, flags were lowered on Flag Day to half-staff. The news of the terrorist attack in Orlando was just settling in with a deep heaviness upon our state of Florida, the nation and the world. I have a handful of small flags that I tuck […]

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