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June 07, 2013


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Just happened in santa monica calif


You are a good man. We need more like you.

Pappy Van Winkle

The explosion at the Deepwater Drilling Rig provided a convenient reason for Bronco Bama to stop drilling in the Gulf. He hates oil, but he gave Brazil billions of dollars for drilling off their coast. More perfidy? Go back to the last unbiased network journalist, Tim Russert. Real convenient he dies just 5 months before the 2008 election.


JJ -
Sorry, I couldn't get the picture to transfer to TypePad.

List of Santa Monica gunman's weapons, ammunition
Published - Jun 09 2013 02:14AM CST
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police in Santa Monica, Calif., said that a suspected gunman carried the following weapons, ammunition and equipment during Friday's rampage that left four people dead and several others wounded. The items were found at several crime scenes and many were displayed at a news conference on Saturday.
— AR-15 assault-style rifle.
— Spare upper receiver for an assault-style rifle.
— .44 revolver.
— Duffel bag with magazines that had about 1,300 rounds of ammunition.
— Ballistic vest.
— Knee pads.
Source: Santa Monica Police Department.

(The Associated Press)
Weapons recovered from Santa Monica College are displayed during a news conference held by Santa Monica Police, Saturday June 8, 2013, in Santa Monica, Calif.

It was stated in the report and an accompanying AP report (Police: Calif. attack that killed 4 was planned
Published - Jun 09 2013 02:18AM CST
TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press)

that “Standing next to the weapons and ammo found at multiple crime scenes, Seabrooks said at a Saturday news conference that the "cowardly murderer" planned the attack and was capable of firing 1,300 rounds.” “Any time someone puts on a vest, of some sort, comes out with a bag full of loaded magazines, has an extra receiver, has a handgun and has a semi-automatic rifle, carjacks folks, goes to a college, kills more people and has to be neutralized at the hands of the police, I would say that that's premeditated," she said.

There is something very wrong with the veracity of the reports, in that the associated picture of the shooter’s arsenal does not support the story. The reporter and, perhaps, the Santa Monica police chief were mincing words when describing that Zawahri (the shooter can only be identified through assuming that his last name was the same as his father, Sami Zawahri,) was capable of firing 1,300 rounds. Note that the most ammunition that can be contained with nine magazines is 270 – unless he planned on reloading the magazines with more ammunition, which does not appear in the photograph. The nine magazines would have to be reloaded nearly five times to fire 1,300 rounds. This is not a likely scenario. It is more likely that the statements of the police chief were miss-quoted and should have been 300 rounds not 1,300.

Taking note that the shooter himself was not named in the AP reports, even though he was engaged in a gun-fight with the police, was shot, and killed while he was armed with what is likely an AR-15 class rifle. (The shooter was identified as John Zawahri in another news source.) The name, Zawahri, is Egyptian. There is no mention of the family’s religion, even though it is most likely to be Muslim. There is no mention of the family’s origin, only a statement that Sami brought his wife and two sons to Santa Monica in the mid-90’s. The report in which the shooter was identified also stated that an anonymous police source stated the shooter may have been angry over the divorce of his parents. This is a stretch or deliberate miss-information as his parent’s divorce happened in 1995. That is, unless this muzzie was a real slow thinker.

The question begs to be asked, why wasn’t the shooter identified by the AP? Was it because of political correctness to not report anything that would associate a criminal with Islam in the wake of the Boston bombing, and recent declarations of renewed Jihad by radical Islamic clerics and terrorist leaders? Maybe, these are questions to which the Shadow (of the 1940’s and early 1950’s radio fame) doesn’t know. The bottom line is there’s more to the accuracy and factual information than has been currently reported.

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