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DAILY SHOOTER: Inter-Agency Drill, Lone Gunman and ‘USB Manifesto’ at Oregon Campus Shooting

Shawn Helton
21st Century Wire
 

Another day, another Daily Shooter. Once again, we see evidence of another multi-agency drill held prior the event, as well as a number of other bizarre coincidences and anomalies attached to this heavily dramatized mass-shooting that is said to have occurred at Umpqua Community College, near the small town of Roseburg, Oregon.


‘OREGON SHOOTER’ – Chris Harper Mercer – coldblooded killer or another ‘active shooter’ patsy? (Photo YouTube)

Early media reports stated that a 20-year-old male had fatally shot at least 13 people, but that was later downgraded to 10 fatalities including the gunman, with another seven injured before being changed again to 10 killed and nine wounded at the UCC campus. Eventually, the suspected gunman turned out to be 26-year old Chris Harper Mercer, who we were told repeatedly had been ‘neutralized’ (shot) by police during a gun battle on campus. However, 48-72 hours later, it was revealed that the ‘lone gunman’ Harper Mercer had committed suicide, dying of a self-inflicted gunshot.

Listen below to Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin, as he describes the heavily coordinated law enforcement response shortly after the UCC incident. The clip also includes excerpts of the 911 police call…


According to authorities, they recovered 6 guns from the crime scene and said that Harper Mercer was wearing “body armor with metal plates” and a flak jacket, and “enough ammunition for a prolonged gunfight.” 

Harper Mercer was stated as owning or being in possession of at least 13 guns in total, including the guns found at his apartment. This has prompted some critics of the event to question how the gunman was able to obtain thousands of dollars in high-grade weaponry. Interestingly, this mirrors the improbable James Holmes case, were the alleged shooter who was an unemployed student, had managed to procure over $10,000 in high grade weaponry and tactical military gear.

Shooter Linked to Military and Private Security Firm

In 2008, Harper Mercer also had a brief stint in the US Army. According to the Pentagon (believe it or not), Harper Mercer was enrolled in basic training for less than a month before being discharged for “failing to meet the minimum administrative standards to serve in the U.S. Army.”

In 2012 – 2013, he sought to join an organization called ‘Seven 4 Para’, described as ‘a private self-defense and law enforcement’ training academy in Torrance, CA. The narrative goes that he was “turned away” by the academy’s president and head instructor Elon Way

“We wanted him to take a beginner safety course and he was trying to tell me that he already had experience with firearms and I didn’t get a good feeling about him, so I turned him down,” Mr. Way told Reuters. 

“He was just kind of a weird guy and seemed kind of spoiled, immature,” Mr. Way added. “He was a little bit too anxious to get high-level training and there was no reason for it.” 

Did the Media Just Invent A Fake Name?

Curiously, the police and the mainstream media appear to be concealing, or deflecting from the shooter’s true identity, as his real name appears to have been Christopher Sean Mercer. Moreover, why did the government-media complex change his to a hyphenated name, using Christopher Harper-Mercer and Chris Harper-Mercer? How come the US cannot be bothered to even confirm the actual name of the suspect?

Even more importantly, why is no media outlet showing any pictures of his alleged mother, Laurel Margaret Harper?

USATODAY revealed that a Federal law enforcement ‘source’ first confirmed the identity of the shooter but did not state how:

“A federal law enforcement source identified the gunman as a local Oregon man, Chris Mercer. The official said Mercer was armed with up to four firearms, including one [long] rifle. Investigators were interviewing his mother to try and determine what caused his rampage.” 


‘UCC CAMPUS’ – Umpqua Community College: site of America’s latest ‘mass-shooting’ tragedy. (Photo TheWeatherSpace)

As this story continues to unfold, there are already a number of bizarre anomalies associated with the official narrative, most notably, the rash of conflicting media reports coming out since the shooting was said to have taken place on Thursday, October 1st at 10:37 am (PST ).

Unarmed Security & Active Shooter Drills

On October 1st, CBS news reported that “Joe Olson retired in June from his position as president of Umpqua Community College in Roseburg.” And that “He [Olson] says last year, one of the biggest debates on campus was whether the school should have armed security officers. He says the college had three training exercises with local law agencies in the past two years, “but you can never be prepared for something like this.”

The shocking takeaway here, is that UCC “has only one security officer on duty at a time, and that person isn’t armed.”

How would it be possible for one unarmed security guard to protect a student body of 3,145?

On an interesting note, KOIN reported that “Most Oregon college campuses do not have armed security, but after 4 years of study the Portland State University security force became the latest to add guns.”

The Trace, discusses the evolution of gun laws in Oregon over the last few years. Here is the following passage from their site: 

In 2011, the Oregon Court of Appeals overturned the Oregon University System’s longstanding ban of firearms on college campuses, allowing those with concealed carry permits to bring weapons on university grounds.

The following year, the Oregon Senate considered a bill that would have again prohibited the carrying of guns onto school, college, or university grounds in the state. That legislation lost by a single vote. The state Senator [Sen. Jeff Kruse, R-Roseburg] who represents the city where Umpqua Community College is located was among the lawmakers voting against the measure.

No matter how you look at this issue, the relaxed and unarmed security of Oregon campuses appears to contradict the intent behind the training scenarios of multi-agency drills. 

According to BendBulletin, Jim Bennett, the interim director of campus safety at Central Oregon Community College campus held a multi-agency and multi-jurisdictional active shooter drill within the last year. COCC is located in Bend, Oregon, a little over three hours from UCC:

“Safety at COCC — Students and staff at Central Oregon Community College are trained to follow an emergency procedures plan, according to Jim Bennett, interim director of campus safety at Central Oregon Community College.”

“The plan is available on the college’s website and outlines appropriate responses to various situations, such as bomb threats and civil disturbances, as well as shootings. Bennett said staff at COCC receive training specific to active shooter scenarios. A college emergency notification system is in place to alert students. Bennett said an active shooter situation at the college campus would require a multi-jurisdictional response from campus safety officials as well as local police and fire agencies.”

“Various police and fire agencies from Central Oregon participated in a large active shooter drill at the college about a year ago, executing a training scenario involving an active shooter in two campus buildings.”

It was also revealed that on September 8th, COCC conducted a multi-agency ‘active shooter drill’, according to KTVZ:

“Several Central Oregon public safety agencies and school personnel took part Friday morning in a training scenario involving an “active shooter” on the Bend campus of Central Oregon Community College.”

“This training event provided an opportunity to evaluate responses, resources, equipment and local inter-agency cooperation, said Bend police Lt. Nick Parker.”

“The scanner traffic was indeed dramatic, involving several campus buildings and at least two different reported “gunmen.” An early report was of seven shots fired and two people hit, two with critical wounds. “Hostages” were taken, at least one suspect was “down” and officers cleared rooms and buildings, also working in the basements (with a K-9 unit) and on the roofs to make sure all was safe.”

On February 27th, 2015, the Oregon Department of Corrections also held an active shooter drill and that “designated staff will fire blanks as part of the exercise.”

Over the past year, it seems that Oregon has become a veritable hot-bed for multi-agency ‘fusion drills’.

Additionally, it appears that Oregon has become a ‘virtual playground’ for certain military related operations over the years. The background of this was uncovered by the former US prosecutor John Loftus, who was on record stating that Haroon Rashid Aswat, who was described as the mastermind of London’s 7/7 bombings, was a ‘double agent’ working for MI6, and that he evaded extradition to the US for his role in providing military training at a militant facility in Dog Cry Ranch Oregon in 1999.

In October of 2014, Aswat was finally extradited back to the US to face terror related charges for his role in the 1999 Oregon facility.

How would it be possible for the US government not to know about a facility such as this being erected within its own borders?


‘LIGHTNING SPEED’:  A heavily coordinated emergency effort in such a short period of time. Notice the matching, color-coordinated pink T-shirts. (Photo Citizens Voice

‘Rapid’ Emergency Response

Below is a timeline of events according to OregonLive.com that subsequently contradict other police statements made about the time frame of the shooting:

10:37 a.m.: Dispatchers receive a report of shots fired on the Umpqua Community College campus in Roseburg. Initial details are scant, but dispatchers immediately report at least one female shot inside Snyder Hall.

10:42 a.m.: Two additional ambulances are requested as police begin arriving on campus.

10:43 a.m.: As details emerge, responding officers identify the shooter as a male, and say he is located on the southeast side of the building.

10:44 a.m.: Officers report exchanging gunshots with the shooter. Unconfirmed reports from the 9-1-1 dispatch indicate “he’s got a long gun.” There are reportedly 35 people in Snyder Hall, and the campus is now on lockdown. Mercy Medical Center in Roseburg has been notified to prepare for patients.

10:46 a.m.: Officers report “Code 4, suspect is down.”

Additionally, “According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Twitter account, Thursday’s shooting is a “mass-casualty event.” Their protocols for mass-casualty events require that they not release names for 24 to 48 hours.”

If this indeed is true, why were names released in less than 24 hours after the mass-casualty event occurred?
 
Additionally, there’s been some confusion concerning the time frame of the UCC shooting, as some have officials stated that the entire event lasted only 3-4 minutes, instead of a total incident time frame of 9 minutes listed above. But regardless of the time frame discrepancy, it was without a doubt an uncanny response time for any type of emergency – especially when you consider that the 911 call was made very shortly after shooting began, and that officers were able to drive from their previous location and secure the scene at Snyder Hall in less than 10 minutes.

Also according to OregonLive, many victims arrived at Mercy Medical Center while others were transferred to PeaceHealth. Additionally, a unnamed doctor for Mercy Medical disclosed the following commentary as victims were being transported for treatment:

“The best way to describe it is controlled chaos. We practice and we do drills.”

On April 10th of 2015, Mercy Medical Center had scheduled an Emergency Preparedness Drill according to their own website.

No motive, but multiple ‘manifestos’

According to a recent article published at IB Times, the motive in the UCC shooting is still very much unknown to investigators:

“Officials have not yet identified a motive in the shooting that took nine lives and injured at least 10 more on the fourth day of fall semester at the community college Thursday. Witnesses have suggested that the shooter sought to target Christians, while officials have traced his interest in mass shooters and antipathy toward organized religion, according to the Washington Post.”

One mainstream media report said he left behind a “multipage, hate-filled” statement in the classroom – an NBC reporter tweeted, citing only “law enforcement sources”.

Then CNN reported that his writings had revealed “hatred” toward black men (an odd claim, considering the shooter was black), as well as how he was “frustrated” Mercer was not being able to find a girlfriend and being a “virgin”.

As investigators have been searching for a clear motive since Thursday, CBS news revealed an novel new twist to an already complex case:

“One of the wounded said Harper-Mercer handed a package of some kind to one of the victims, reports CBS News correspondent John Blackstone.”

Christopher Sean Harper-Mercer spared one student dubbed by CNN as “The Lucky One”, allegedly handing him a mystery package ‘to deliver to the police’, according to the mother of a student who witnessed Thursday’s rampage. According to CNN, the box contained a ‘flash drive’ that contained all of Mercer’s “writings”.

That student, Matthew Downing, was only identified by his mother, Summer Smith (again, a mother and son with different family names), as part of a heavily produced feature which ran on CNN on October 5th.


‘THE AFTERMATH’ – “Lucky One” Matthew Downing (wearing glasses) next to his mother Summer Smith (wearing black) at an evangelical church service after shooting led by flamboyant Pastor Randy Scroggins, head of the New Beginnings Church of God in Roseburg. Scroggins said his daughter Lacey (wearing green) also ‘survived’ the shooting at Umpqua College. Scroggins told the AP the gunman told her son ”go to the back of the room and sit down, facing all of us, and you’re gonna watch.” (Photo AP/Daily Mail)

ABC news continues: “Bonnie Schaan, the mother of 16-year-old Cheyeanne Fitzgerald, said she was told by her daughter that the gunman gave someone an envelope and told him to go to a corner of the classroom.”


‘DRAMATIC EFFECT’ – Pastor Randy Scroggins following his theatrical sermon on Saturday. (Photo: AP/Daily Mail)

It just so happened that the Pastor’s own 18 year old daughter, Lacey, is said to be a survivor of the mass shooting. According to the Pastor, his daughter survived because she was lying on the floor pretending to be dead, partially covered by the body of a fellow student. Lacey escaped without any physical injuries, said she told him that the gunman called to student Matthew Downing, saying: “‘Don’t worry, you’re the one who is going to survive.'”

‘Sectarian’ Religious Theme

There have been conflicting accounts of Harper Mercer’s words inside the classroom, and what he may have meant by them. Some ‘survivors’ claim that the gunman asked students, ‘Who is Christian?’ and then shot them, while other students he continued to execute others, doing so randomly. A number of high-profile US media pundits, like Glenn Beck, immediately announced that the dead students we ‘Christian Martyrs’. Predictably, this part of the story prompted a viral hashtag frenzy on Twitter #IamAChristian.

“Scroggins also said his daughter heard the gunman tell one victim he would spare that person’s life if the student begged, then shot the begging victim anyway.”

Not surprisingly, Pastor Scroggins seized on this sectarian theme while delivering his firey sermon. He told his congregation the following this past weekend:

“We have shown up here to say, violence will not have the last word in Roseburg… God will have the last word!”


‘THE LUCKY ONE?’ – Why did the media and authorities sit on this element of the story for two days? (Photo Daily Mail)

According the Pastor’s second-hand account of events (and not his daughter’s), Harper Mercer had told Matthew Downing that inside the shooter’s backpack was “all the information that you’ll need. Give it to the police.”

It is a completely improbable sidebar to the Umpqua College story, but is the “lucky one” chapter just another red herring meant to close up loose ends in the Oregon shooting narrative – creating a motive via computer hard drive data? It’s a bizarre twist to say the least, and one that makes little if any sense in an age of social media – where anyone can publish their own “manifesto”. Possible yes, but hardly probable.


‘MADE FOR TV’ – It has been alleged that Harper Mercer sought the ‘limelight’ of Virginia TV reporter shooter – Vester Flanagan/Bryce Williams. (Photo Breitbart)

Oddly, Harper Mercer referenced that last major Daily Shooter, Roanoke’s Vester Lee Flanagan, and commented on Flanagan’s virtual rise to fame. Chris Harper Mercer is alleged to have said the following:

“I have noticed that so many people like [Flanagan] are alone and unknown, yet when they spill a little blood, the whole world knows who they are. A man who was known by no one, is now known by everyone. His face splashed across every screen, his name across the lips of every person on the planet, all in the course of one day. Seems like the more people you kill, the more you’re in the limelight.”

Few pundits have dared to challenge the validity of this posting attributed to Harper Mercer. A skeptic might view this written passage as extremely trite and contrived as to fit perfectly into a pre-packaged media narrative of the Daily Shooter. Nonetheless, it’s a perfect example of how the media have seized on an online posting in order to stitch together a virtual conviction of guilt.

It’s also worth pointing out here how a similar posting referencing a previous Daily Shooter, Dylan Storm Roof of Charleston South Carolina, was attributed to the alleged Roanoke shooter Vester Lee Flanagan. In a bizarre ‘manifesto’ that was allegedly sent by Flanagan via FAX to ABC News at nearly exact time of the shooting, Flanagan is said to have written this:

“Why did I do it? I put down a deposit for a gun on 6/19/15. The Church shooting in Charleston happened on 6/17/15…” Flanagan wrote. “What sent me over the top was the church shooting. And my hollow point bullets have the victims’ initials on them.”

Again, no news pundit has dared to challenge this nonsensical posting attributed to Vester Lee Flanaganone which provides an apparent motive and secures the all-important ‘virtual conviction’ that fits perfectly into a pre-packaged media narrative of the Daily Shooter.

Trial By Social Media: Online ‘Persona’ of a Mass-Shooter

Big Media appears to have worked out their own formula for laying out a familiar series of polarizing political points in the aftermath of any ‘tragic’ mass-shooting. Roseburg was no different. And it appears that once again, the public has been purposefully redirected to look at a ready-made digital laundry list of hateful rhetoric, random writings, anonymous social media rants and obscure online dating profiles – none of which clearly indicate, much less fully explain any discernible motive for the crime. Instead, the entire exercise quickly descends into an orgy of mainstream media speculation and theorizing, as well as playing on emotive stereotyping.

All too often we see the ‘online persona’ of any alleged killer being touted as hard evidence, despite the fact that even strong circumstantial evidence of any apparent crime would likely result in many hours of analysis and debate, potentially without a definitive conclusion, even if the evidence eventually reached a court room setting.

What protocols does law enforcement have in place when investigating digital forensics or determining who posted certain artifacts on the various online sites, wouldn’t this process take a considerable amount of time to prove? 

And how is it that the media gets away with dispensing these postings as definitive proof after every mass-shooting event?

By enacting this process, the new trend of ‘trial by social media’ allows law enforcement and media to quickly bypass any real investigation, and ultimately due process.

The result is that the mainstream media will speak and act as though a ‘trial by social media’ automatically leads to a foregone conclusion, long before all of the evidence has been properly reviewed. The level of standard for media outlets is in a rapid decline, as they no longer conduct any real investigation, preferring instead to wait for the official press conference for all of their information – and their easy job seems to have gotten much easier.

On a 24/7 loop, the public is subjected the media’s focus on speculative commentary and emotionally charged images.

This is the new formula for mass media coverage, a new political commodity and trial by social media equates to a ‘virtual’ conviction, inducing a kind of cognitive dissonance for passive audiences, which often blocks viewers from considering another perspective following a traumatic event. This type of new disposable propaganda has become the doorway for all hot button socio-political issues including ‘gun control/reform’ and for those concerned over ‘mental illness’ background checks. Once again, the media plays a crucial role – not in informing and educating the public, or investigating crime, or (god forbid) questioning the state’s methods and motives in any high-profile event – but rather, jamming up the public’s ability to use deductive reasoning in the aftermath of any apparent crime.

It should be obvious by now how events like Oregon, along with other ‘mass-shootings’, become a serrated catalyst to usher in calls for endless new protocols for ‘security’, inter-agency fusion, emergency medical procedures, and also for injecting more and more military terminology into civilian life.

One key feature of every single press conference immediately following a mass shooting is that lead officials will begin the presentation boasting about how quick response times were and how well federal, state and local agencies ‘worked together’, and they will also name each individual department head and mention the federal grant program. Even in the face of an apparent tragedy, the priority always seems to be the promotion of named executives and funding allocations. It’s almost like a PSA for Department of Homeland Security fusion protocols.

The Dark Net

Additionally, over the last few days we’ve seen a flood of strange side stories concerning the UCC shooting, as the message board and popular hacker hangout site, 4chan, seemed to surface as the starting point regarding this story, as random Twitter feeds vaguely linked an ‘ISIS meme’ to this event but without any clear evidence.

As evidence of advanced knowledge of the Oregon shooting event surfaced on 4chan, many have become concerned and even suspicious of the claims. The following is passage is from Salon that discusses the suspicious alert prior to the UCC campus shooting:

“Federal officials announced they were investigating a recent 4chan exchange that appeared to predict the rampage. In a cryptic post on the /r9k board on Wednesday, an anonymous poster with an image of Pepe the Frog holding a gun reportedly posted, “Some of you guys are alright. Don’t go to school tomorrow if you are in the northwest. happening thread will be posted tomorrow morning. so long space robots.”

4chan has been rife with controversy since its inception, as some critics think it may indeed be a limited hangout for the intelligence community. And due to the suspect nature of the website, a bevy of internet researchers have questioned the highly orchestrated law enforcement response in the aftermath of the UCC shooting via the apparent 4chan warning.


‘CAMPUS HERO’ – Wounded victim pictured smiling above, was said to have been shot 5-7 times at close range whilst unarmed during the UCC shooting, while apparently heroically saving other students. (Photo twitter)

Additionally, a dramatic tale of heroism emerged following the apparent mass-shooting event. Military veteran Chris Mintz.

Interestingly, during the early media coverage of the Roseburg event, a person looking identical to Mintz seems to have appeared in a still photo gleaned from a news reel shot of student bystanders gathered at Umpqua College (photo, below).

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UNCONFIRMED: Is this the same person in both photos?

A GoFundMe page set-up to solicit donations for Mintz has already raised $765,606. It’s expected to hit $1,000,000 by the end of this week.


‘TAKING AN OATH’ – Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin. (Photo ohio)

Media Propaganda & Sidebar Scripting 

According to Talking Points Memo and other major media outlets: 

“The sheriff investigating a mass shooting at an Oregon community college that left at least nine people dead posted a video to Facebook in 2013 that raised questions about the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.”

Additionally, constitutionally-oriented Sheriff John Hanlin is said to have personally written a letter to Vice President Joe Biden two days after the Facebook post (seen below). CNN and other outlets were quick to discredit Hanlin as a “conspiracy theorist.”

“Gun control is NOT the answer to preventing heinous crimes like school shootings,” Hanlin wrote in the letter. “Any actions against, or in disregard for our U.S. Constitution and 2nd Amendment rights by the current administration would be irresponsible and an indisputable insult to the American people.”


‘DIVERSION’ – Did Hanlin’s Sandy Hook post put a spotlight on him? (Photo TPM)

As we have two anomalies here, then one must consider that this is more than just a coincidence. So it’s fair to ask at this point, is Hanlin, or the views he represents, somehow a threat to the Establishment in some way, and if so, did his county become a target?

Last Action Hero

Today.com reveals another uncanny coincidence concerning the UCC campus shooting:

“Yet another shooting hits close to home for Alek Skarlatos, the hero who helped stop a gunman on a Paris-bound train traveling from Amsterdam in August.”

“Skarlatos, an Army National Guardsman, was enrolled in classes at Umpqua Community College, where a shooting took 13 lives on Thursday, before agreeing to become a contestant on “Dancing with the Stars.”




The Daily Shooter
had previously covered the Paris Train Event and the involvement of newly decorated American Hero and military reservist Alek Skarlatos back in August. Many pundits have speculated that the Roseburg event was Jihad-connected because Harper Mercer had ‘friended’ an alleged ‘ISIS’ avatar on his defunct Myspace social media account, that Harper Mercer has carried out a religious attack at Umpqua College, with certain online personalities even going so far as to speculate that Harper Mercer was at Umpqua to ‘hunt down’ Skarlatos to avenge the Paris Train event. More than anything, this line of conjecture appears to be a red-herring that falls neatly into the ‘fear the Muslim’ category being pushed by certain media operations.

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Obama and Skarlatos (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Much more interesting however, is how quickly Alek Skarlatos has been firmly implanted as a “celebrity” in the media, and like ALL mainstream celebrities – he’s now functioning as a media commodity for the Establishment – and used as a media prop to advance various issues and narratives through TV and super-market stand magazines – even taking personal phone calls from President Obama himself – is it possible that military hero-man Skarlatos could emerge as an advocate for ‘Gun Control’ on behalf of the White House? This would be a mean feat for Obama, considering the numerous postings on social media of Skarlatos posing with all manner of high-caliber guns and tactical equipment. Here are a few:

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‘SERIOUS MUG’ – Skarlatos posing with one of many shot-guns and weapons on Facebook.

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‘OREGON SNIPER’ – A young Skarlatos showing off some of his long-range skills on Facebook.

This week, Skarlatos appeared on the Ellen Show, which will aired today Monday, alongside with his “Dancing With the Stars” partner Lindsay Arnold, where he described the details of the Paris shooting, and also spoke about how he felt knowing he could’ve been on campus at Umpqua Community College:

“I would’ve been there today if I didn’t agree to do this show,” Skarlatos said. “I had classes picked out and everything.”


Coincidentally, Obama had visited the small town of Roseburg back in May 2008 at US Senator while campaigning for the president. He held a series of town hall meetings in Roseburg, Pendleton, and a rally in Portland, Oregon.

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The President’s ‘Gun Reform’ Agenda

In addition, a bevy of potential new laws will fill the conversational vacuum – in what appears to be a very deliberate attempt to radically manipulate public opinion in the wake of a tragedy. Never was this more obvious than with this Roseburg Shooting. President Obama wasted no time (roughly 4 hours after the actual shooting) to call a national press conference where he decreed that he will henceforth be “politicizing” each mass shooting event in order to push forward his own agenda on gun reform in America.

“Our thoughts and prayers are not enough”, and “This is something we should politicize,” said US president Barack Obama from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room, named after the man wounded in the assassination attempt of Ronald Reagan. For decades, Brady has been the national touchstone for gun control issue.

Obama continued, “I’d ask the American people to think about how they can get our government to change these laws, and to save these lives and let these people grow up.” He then leveled an attack against the National Rifle Association (NRA) lobbying group, stating, “And I would particularly ask America’s gun owners who are using those guns properly, safely, to hunt for sport, for protecting their families, to think about whether your views are being properly represented by the organization that suggests it is speaking for you.” See his full speech here.

Other mainstream media outlets quickly began lining-up behind the president’s political juggernaut. The Washington Post ran with, “Is this the mass shooting that will finally shame us into acting?

Time.com posted President Obama’s entire address delivered from the James Brady press room in the following the campus shooting at UCC on Thursday. Here is a short passage from his speech:

“The United States of America is the one advanced nation on Earth in which we do not have sufficient common-sense gun-safety laws — even in the face of repeated mass killings.” And later that day, there was a mass shooting at a movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana. That day!”

As previously mentioned at 21WIRE, following the highly suspicious shooting at Grand Theater in Lafayette, according to the ‘Mass Shooting Tracker’ the definition of a mass-shooting event has changed to include a larger number of shootings. The Washington Post published an article listing the apparent number of mass shootings in America including the new tracking methods. 

There is no doubt that this new method of looking at the gun-related statistics, will invoke a more emotionally charged response for maximum effect.

With each new shooting event there will be calls for tighter gun restrictions, and given Obama’s legacy interview with the BBC this past August – which just happened to coincide (uncanny timing) with the Lafayette Movie Theater Shooting he reminded us of his motive:

“This is not something that I [Barack Obama] intend to stop working on in the remaining 18 months.

Do not forget this speech by Obama’s political and ideological compatriot and former Attorney General Eric Holder, who spelled out the social agenda in back in 1995, admitting that Washington must ‘brainwash’ the public into accepting their gun control agenda:


Repeal of the Smith-Mundt Act

Consider Holder’s extraordinary comments. If you think that your government wouldn’t dare lie to the public, or run a psychological warfare operation in full view in a domestic theater – think again. After the repeal of the Smith-Mundt Act it’s all legal now:

“Congress was quietly planning to lift a 64-year-old law preventing the US government from using propaganda on its own citizenry. Before the House passed its defense budget bill Friday afternoon, Hastings reported, a bipartisan group of congressmen tacked on an amendment that would “essentially neutralize” a set of time-tested guidelines “that had been passed to protect U.S. audiences from our own government’s misinformation campaigns.”

END OF PART ONE – Stay tuned for more information on this event.

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