Sheriff Scott Israel Stonewalling Release of Parkland Video

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by AWR Hawkins

An op-ed in the Sun Sentinel claims that Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel is stonewalling the release of surveillance video that could clear up exactly what law enforcement did or failed to do in response to the February 14 school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

The paper has been trying to obtain the video taken “outside the school” during the shooting, only to be told that the only copy was given to Israel’s office and will not be released.


On Wednesday, the Sentinel reported:

Sheriff Israel doesn’t want to release the video, which is curious, given that he’s already given a detailed description of its substance. At a televised press conference eight days after the shooting, he said he felt “the public needed to know” that the video showed [deputy Scot] Peterson did “nothing” except get on his radio while shots were being fired. The sheriff said Peterson “never went in” as he should have.

But four days later, Peterson, through his lawyer, said the criticism was unwarranted and that the video (along with eyewitness testimony) will exonerate him.

We tried to get the video — and please note, we only seek the video taken outside the school — from Broward school district officials, but they apparently gave their only copy to  [the Broward County Sheriff’s Office].

The paper also notes allegations that other Broward County Sheriff’s deputies arrived on scene but failed to go in. This, too, could be cleared up via the release of the video. Continue reading this article at

Related story: Radio Calls Contradict Claims Made by Disgraced Parkland Deputy

Sessions Pushes Back – Will Sue California on Sanctuary Laws

by Ian Mason

Update: DOJ filed its complaint, motion for preliminary injunction, and supporting exhibits shortly after 9 PM Eastern Tuesday.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will speak Wednesday about his Department of Justice’s (DOJ) first-of-its-kind lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of three of California’s “sanctuary” laws, Breitbart News has learned.

Relying on both federal statutes and the U.S. Constitution’s Supremacy Clause, DOJ will ask the U.S. District Court for the District of Eastern California to issue a preliminary injunction blocking the enforcement of these laws intended to protect illegal aliens by preventing cooperation with federal immigration enforcement. DOJ will also seek declaratory judgement that these laws are unconstitutional – “preempted” by federal immigration law – when it files late Tuesday night.

“The Department of Justice and the Trump administration are going to fight these unjust, unfair, and unconstitutional policies that have been imposed on you,” Attorney General Sessions is expected to tell a gathering of California police officers Wednesday in Sacramento. “We are fighting to make your jobs safer and to help you reduce crime in America. And I believe that we are going to win.” Continue reading at

As Membership Soars, NRA Fights Back

NRA Targets ‘Every Hollywood Phony,’ ‘Lying Media’ with Time’s Up-Inspired Ad

Oscars: Celebrities Push Gun Control Surrounded by a Wall of 500 Armed Officers

They will be preaching gun confiscation for us, masked as gun safety (gun control), behind their army of 500 LAPD officers. Now that’s equality. Many of the celebrities will be sported custom designed lapel pins supplied by Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety. Formerly called Mayors Against Illegal Guns.


March 4, 2018 ♦ From Breitbart’s BIG HOLLYWOOD ♦ By Jerome Hudson

The Los Angeles Police Department will deploy 500 officers to wrap the Dolby Theatre in multiple barriers of armed security for the 90th Academy Awards on Sunday night, an event at which several of Hollywood’s most celebrated stars will actively push for more gun control in America.

“We have these concentric rings of security that start in the middle and radiate outward,” said LAPD Cmdr. Blake Chow, the man tasked with overseeing the massive operation. “We have a lot of officers in fixed posts and foot beats keeping an eye on the event.”

Several celebrities plan to wear orange lapel pins on the red carpet and during tonight’s ceremony in support of gun control and the Michael Bloomberg-founded gun control advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety.

Indeed, there will be road closures to prevent people breaching a security perimeter made up of a wall of ten-foot gates and barricades, FBI agents, and firefighters. Police helicopters will be buzzing above and private security guards from Security Industry Specialists will be inside the Dolby Theater.

“There’s definitely going to be an extensive police presence,” LAPD Officer Luis Garcia told Breitbart news. Read the rest f this article at

Related Article:  Hollywood’s Gun Hypocrisy — in 15 Movie Posters from 2016


Snopes Fact Checks, Facebook Threatens Satire Site for Mocking

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by John Nolte

The Christian satire site Babylon Bee has been fact-checked by Snopes and threatened by Facebook after it published an Onion-style article about CNN about purchasing a washing machine to “spin the news.”

The Babylon Bee openly advertises itself as a satire site. Recent headlines include, “Local Pastor Hoping Curling Metaphors Go Over Big This Sunday,” “Nation That Calls Trump ‘Hitler’ Demands He Take All Guns Away,” “Calvinist Dog Corrects Owner: ‘No One Is A Good Boy’,” and “New Exercise Bike Forces You To Watch Christian Movies Until You Hit Your Calories Goal.”

Not only is this fairly anodyne stuff, but as you can see, the Babylon Bee is more than willing to satirize their own among the Faithful.

Naturally, none of this matters to our left-wing tech overlords, who are becoming increasingly desperate to censor free speech coming from conservatives, Christians, and the like.

This time, in order to protect the far-left CNN from ridicule, Snopes and Facebook worked in tandem to teach the Babylon Bee (and all of us) a lesson about mocking your betters.

It all started with a Babylon Bee headline that read, “CNN Purchases Industrial-Sized Washing Machine to Spin News Before Publication,” and a few paragraphs of satire that are more goofy than biting…

ATLANTA, GA—In order to aid the news station in preparing stories for consumption, popular news media organization CNN purchased an industrial-sized washing machine to help its journalists and news anchors spin the news before publication.

The custom-made device allows CNN reporters to load just the facts of a given issue, turn a dial to “spin cycle,” and within five minutes, receive a nearly unrecognizable version of the story that’s been spun to fit with the news station’s agenda.

One reporter was seen inserting the facts of a recent news story early Thursday morning.

Nevertheless, in a one-two punch, starting with an overbearing Snopes’ fact check that declared an obvious  piece of satire “false,” according to the site’s founder Adam Ford, Facebook used that fact check as a means to lay the groundwork required to forever snuff out the Babylon Bee:

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They Don’t Hate The NRA. They Hate You

by Kurt Schlichter

The progressives are cranking things up to 11 on the Stupid/Psycho Scale, which is good for us in the short term – some of us Normals were growing complacent and the midterms are coming. But we also need to open our eyes and accept the bitter reality we face. We can’t just pretend the truth is not the truth because we wish it were otherwise. The left’s dropping of its mask has demonstrated once again the undeniable fact. The left hates you.

Just give them a listen. Those carefully selected moppet puppets are out there on TV telling Normals “We are going to outlive you.” When leftists tell you that you are going to die first, you should believe they mean it. They have a track record of making that happen.

And then there is the new meme, that the NRA is a “terrorist” organization. This means you are a “terrorist” simply by advocating for your political views. Think about that. Labeling your political opponents as “terrorists” – gee, that can’t end badly. Violence against and suppression of terrorists is okay, isn’t it? And when this ploy works with guns, it will happen with the next right the left wants to take from us.

How’s that blood on your hands? Sure, you were thousands of miles away, and your AR-15 – like the 14,999,999 other AR-15s out there – never shot up a school, but just believing in the Second Amendment makes you a non-human. Those of us who know something about history know that the people leftists regard as non-human always tend to end up non-living.

Oh, they want to have a conversation, all right. It’s a conversation about how you are going to be disarmed, disempowered, and at their mercy. Read the rest of this article at

Texas Sheriff: We Don’t Wait, We Engage Active Shooters and Save Lives

A North Texas sheriff left no doubt about his policy on engaging active shooters. The sheriff made it clear his deputies will not wait for SWAT or other agencies. “We go into engage and stop the shooter and save lives,” the sheriff wrote in a memorandum on Wednesday.

Sheriff Murphree wrote:

With the recent tragedy in Florida, I wanted to make clear my policy on responding to an active shooter. All commissioned Deputies, if you repond to an active shooter you are expected to take immediate action. We do not stage and wait for SWAT, we do not take cover in a parking lot, and we do not wait for another agency. We go in and do our duty. We go in to engage and stop the shooter and save lives.

The sheriff closed the letter by asking any deputy who felt they could not follow the directive to notify their supervisor and request a re-assignment.

Four Broward County Sheriff’s Office deputies waited outside the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School while the attack on the school continued inside, Breitbart News’ AWR Hawkins reported on Friday. Initial reports indicated that one deputy remained outside the school. A CNN report later expanded the number of deputies waiting outside to four. Continue reading at


Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel Destroyed on Social Media with #ResignSheriffIsrael Campaign

A social media campaign is calling for Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel’s resignation. (Image source: YouTube screenshot)

It’s nice to see while the Anti-Second Amendment Astro Turf (ASAAT) crowd from the uber left (no offense to Uber), has pressured major corporations to lash out, boycott and ban the NRA, that thousands upon thousands of Patriots have taken to Twitter to stand up for our Constitutional rights.

From theblaze:   Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel has become the target of much outrage over the last two days after it was revealed his agency seriously dropped the ball in responding to and helping prevent the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school on Feb. 14.

What did his agency fail to do?

First, it was reported this week that the school resource officer at MSD — who was a Broward County sheriff’s deputy — failed to act when shots rang out at the school last week. Instead, he pulled his service weapon and took cover outside.

That deputy has since resigned and is being investigated.

Then, it was reported that it wasn’t just the school resource officer who failed to act while students were being murdered at the school. Three other Broward County sheriff’s deputies responded to the school and were seen outside with their weapons drawn behind cover. They did not enter the school to return fire or provide aid to victims in the initial moments of the tragedy.

Instead, it was officers with the Coral Springs police department who were the first to enter the school and adequately respond to the shooting.

Unfortunately, the blunders don’t end there. In addition, the sheriff’s department had countless interactions with the shooter and numerous warnings about his behavior and the potential that he might act on numerous threats to kill people or shoot up his high school.

Meanwhile, Israel had the gall to lecture National Rifle Association spokeswoman Dana Loesch on Wednesday during a CNN town hall for alleged lax gun laws, which he blamed for the shooting. The sheriff also accused the NRA of not “standing up” for students nationwide.

But the tides quickly turned on Thursday, and by Friday, thousands of people nationwide were calling for Israel’s resignation with the hashtag #ResignSheriffIsrael on social media.

Click the leak below for thousands of tweets: What people saying?


Is Gun Ownership a Right?


What does the Second Amendment say? Is gun ownership a right for all Americans? Or just for a small militia? Eugene Volokh, Professor of Law at UCLA, explains what the Founding Fathers intended.

Hat tip: PragerU

Report: Four of Sheriff Scott Israel’s Deputies Waited Outside Douglas High During School Shooting

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A report released Friday claims four of Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel’s deputies waited outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School while the attack was occurring.

On February 22 Breitbart News reported that one deputy resigned after it was learned that he was on scene but failed to control Nikolas Cruz. Sheriff Israel told ABC 13 that video shows the deputy, Scott Peterson, “arrive at the west side of Building 12” and “take a position” outside the school — but never go inside. The sheriff’s office moved to suspend Peterson, who resigned before the suspension could take place.

Now CNN reports that the Coral Springs police officers claim three other Broward County deputies were outside the school but failed to go inside as well. They quote “Coral Springs sources” who said the three “deputies had their pistols drawn and were behind their vehicles” when Coral Springs officers arrived. They said “not one of [the deputies] had gone into the school.” Read the rest of this article at


Dana Loesch at CPAC 2018: SLAMS the Media ‘You Love Mass Shootings’

This is about as mooving a speech as you’ll ever hear – Transcript below.

To outsmart us or try to outsmart us, they had to change their algorithms to suppress our speech on social media platforms. They try to ignore us and they try to change Google rankings because, we are a voice that they can no longer ignore. And try as they might just spin it, they are unsuccessful. And they have been.

Now I’m gonna say something that some people are going to say is controversial. So I’ll say it really slowly so all the people on the platform in the back, can hear me loud and clear. Many in legacy
Media, love mass shootings. You guys would love it. Now I’m not saying that you love the tragedy, but I am saying that you love the ratings.

Crying white mothers are ratings gold, to you and many in the legacy media in the back. And notice I said crying white mothers, because there are thousands of grieving black mothers in Chicago every weekend and you don’t see town halls for them do you? Where’s the CNN Town Hall for Chicago? [Applause] Where’s the CNN town hall for sanctuary cities. Where was the CNN Town Hall for Jamil Shah senior whose son, was murdered by someone who illegally entered the country and had been deported repeatedly? Where was his voice? Where was the voice of those Junior ROTC members last night CNN? [Applause] If it bleeds it leads doesn’t it? And I don’t mean to ignore you all here, but I really, I’m really looking at a lot of the legacy media back there on the platform. And you can write whatever you want about me and you can come find me in the hallways and you can scream at me and you can try to confront me, but I’m here, we’re here, we’re not going anywhere. I call BS! [Applause] If it bleeds it leads but it has to be the right people, from the right communities at, the right time.

Let me let me just explain something to you all. I think it was insane that I was the hardest questioner on the Broward County Sheriff last night. How was that possible? Washington Navy Yard, Garland Texas, Fort Hood, Charleston, Boston, San Bernardino, Orlando, Parkland? Do you know what all of these mass tragedy incidents involved? FBI dropped the ball. They dropped the ball. Now I’m allergic to universal statements, just like I’m allergic to people who think Green Day is Punk. But let me just be clear. In Charleston this murderer was able to pass a background check even though he was a prohibited possessor, because as former FBI director James Comey said. They made a mistake, it was a paperwork error. Sutherland Springs, this mass murderer was able to go and mow down a church because why? The Air Force did not report his conviction, the fact that he was mentally unstable to the NICS system which by the way, the organization that I represent, five million plus members, average everyday Americans, moms and dads, they do the school, run they go to the grocery store, they’re students, they’re hunters, they’re they’re people like me, who simply don’t want to be assaulted in the parking lot if I go to the grocery store and get a gallon of milk at night. They are people like us.

And we will not be gaslighted into thinking that we’re responsible for a tragedy that we had nothing to do with. It is not our job to follow up on red flags. It is not our job make sure that states are reporting to the background check system. [Applause] It is not our job. A failure of law enforcement is not a failure of the law. It is a failure of enforcement. Now if all of those in the legacy media are arguing for the NRA to give us the authority and the resources to go and follow up on these red flag events, I’ll volunteer right here now to do it. We have resources available at anyone’s disposal. If they want to reinforce their schools, but I’ll say it again loud and clear. We’re parents too and I believe as the millions of members that make up the NRA and I think millions of people just in the United States in general.

Don’t you think our kids deserve the same protection as our celebrities? [Applause] Don’t you all think that our kids deserve the same protection as our athletes, as our banks, as our as our businesses? But yet we leave them the most unprotected. My condemnation is for those at the FBI. I know there’s some good agents there, but for those at the FBI who dropped the ball eight separate times with catastrophic consequences. You know James Comey, when he wasn’t busy taking directions from Loretta Lynch as to what to call Hillary Clinton’s investigation, or writing his self-aggrandizing memoirs. You know he said they made a mistake. Maybe if you politicize your agency less, and did your job more, we wouldn’t have these problems. [Applause] I want to make this super obvious point. The government has proven that they cannot keep you safe. And yet some people want all of us to disarm. You heard that town hall last night they cheered the
confiscation of firearms and it was over 5,000 people. I had to have a security detail to get out. I wouldn’t have been able to exit that if I did not have a private security detail. There were people rushing the stage and screaming “burn her.”

And I came there to talk solutions and I still am going to continue that conversation on solutions as the NRA has been doing for before I was alive. But the government can’t keep you safe, and some people want us to give up our firearms and rely solely upon the protection of the same government that’s already failed us numerous times to keep us safe. And then they also call Trump a tyrant, but then say that they want the President to also confiscate our firearms. Try to figure that one out.

You know, after the Parkland tragedy, media was rushing to identify who this person was and Politico ran a headline that said a white nationalist said he’s one of us. Here’s a message for people in the legacy media, many of you, not all, but a lot of you. Don’t trust white nationalists. Don’t use them as sources, don’t trust them. Senator Byrd’s legacy lives on I guess. If you take anything from my remarks to you today, and I say this to the reporters in the media, I say this to the people at Slate and the Salon and Think Progress and Media Matters, and the people who we keep clothed and fed because their beats are us. Right? That’s some job creation.

I want you to all ask yourselves where are the stories about how only 38 states submit less than 80% of criminal convictions to the background check system. it’s only as good as what submitted to it. How many of you knew that? Now why isn’t Diane Feinstein calling for that? I have to question whether or not they want this system to fail. Where are those headlines? Where are those headlines? Where are the headlines and you know by the way, do you realize that that’s those are millions of people who have been adjudicated mentally unfit, or criminally dangerous, that are able right now to go and purchase a firearm. Because the politicians who I’ve given the most lip service about it, have done the least about this. They could change this tomorrow. They could change it today, but they won’t, because they’re exploiting a tragedy for an agenda. Shame on you. We call BS. [Applause] Where the stories about how – Here’s the stat for you. From 1950 to July of 2016, 98.4% of mass shootings that have taken place, have taken place of gun-free zones. That’s a fact. You guys are welcome to go, it’s all online. I mean there’s this thing called Google. It’s maybe the same place that you found the white nationalists, to quote for your political headline, but you know just be careful about your sources, fake news and all you know.

One of the things that you saw in this video before I came out, because a lot of people have been asking what I’m going to do next. Uh, God Bless America, that I can stay in Dallas, Texas. And god Bless America, that I’m able to join a group of people at the NRA and NRA TV, to bring you an hour-long program every day beginning in March no commercial breaks, none. We’re going to show the media how fisking is done and fisk. Those in the legacy media that insist on ignoring the real headlines, that insist on ignoring what is the cause of tragedy.

You know I was sitting on that stage with the Broward County Sheriff and the toughest question I was asking this man how did you fail 39 times? You just had law enforcement go to this murderers house 39 times. He was caught taking bullets and knives in a backpack to his school. He had threatened repeatedly to shoot up his school. He was out there in plain sight using his name on social media accounts, sending messages to students that violated a Florida State statute. That meant that that Sheriff could have gone to his house that night and it had him involuntarily committed. Why didn’t he? Why didn’t you, Sheriff? That’s not the NRA’s job, that’s yours. I’m joining NRA TV, and I’m really excited about bringing you stories that matter. And by the way if anybody at Slate or New York Times or anyone else needs a refresher on what fisk means, I’ll be at the NRA ebooth NRA TV booth later on this afternoon.

And by the way, we can also explain to you what Anglo-Saxon heritage also means, in the discussion of law enforcement and Sheriff’s and all of that, because I know that was a big, as a big obstacle for a lot of people in media too. All right, so I don’t I do not want to cut into the Vice President’s time.

So I’m gonna leave you with a couple of points of advice here. Always remember, always, and especially for you younger, awesome activists who are the future of our movement. Politics is downstream from pop culture. If it happens and it’s going to happen in culture first before it happens in policy. Remember that. A very good friend of mine said that, a mentor of mine God rest his soul. Never, ever, ever compromise your principles, ever. It is your job to chain off change hearts and minds, not the government’s.

A free people have the right to criticize and hold accountable, our Free Press. [Music] We are free, we are Conservative, our principles are proven and to anybody out there who says that conservatism is dead, I declare here and now that we are just getting started, and it will be you who is left in the dustbin of history.

God bless you all.

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