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Fort Hood: Another gun-free zone shooting

Fort Hood: Another gun-free zone shooting

Some important facts have emerged in the hours following Wednesday’s Fort Hood shooting, including one that is likely to be discussed with greater emphasis in the days ahead, and it got some attention from KVIs John Carlson during the morning drive time: Fort Hood – a military base – is essentially a “gun-free” zone.

http://www.examiner.com/article/fort-hood-another-gun-free-zone-shooting

Article by Dave Workman

ACTIVE SHOOTER STRIKES FORT HOOD

Lt. Gen. Mark Milley

Four Killed, Fourteen Wounded
By Harold Hutchison

Fort Hood was hit by the second mass shooting in five years yesterday, leaving four people dead and 16 wounded. As many as six of the wounded were in critical condition according to some reports.

UPDATE: AT LEAST TWO WOUNDED AT FORT HOOD

At least two soldiers have been wounded in a shooting at Fort Hood. A statement by the installation's press center said, "There has been a shooting at Fort Hood and injuries are reported. Emergency crews are on the scene. No further details are known at this time."

A message posted on the Facebook page for the base and III Corps about 50 minutes ago stated, "All personnel on post are asked to shelter in place."

KHOU.com reported at least one person was dead. Fox News reported that "the threat of one shooter" had ended, but that a second shooter may still be on the loose.

DOWNPLAYING A RESURGENT THREAT

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Obama Downplays Russian Threat
By Cliff Kincaid
Accuracy in Media

WEAKNESS REVEALED, OR SOMETHING ELSE?

By Adm. James A. Lyons, USN (Ret.)
Accuracy in Media

Not many Americans are aware or understand the Obama Doctrine, but it is in full play in the current Ukraine crisis. President Obama’s inept handling of this flash point is not due to his inexperience or incompetence. Quite to the contrary – what we are witnessing is the execution of a planned agenda reflecting his 2008 campaign rhetoric about his promise to fundamentally change America. His doctrine is based on the false premise that dominant U.S. military and economic power throughout the world has been the problem.

DID SNOWDEN AID PUTIN'S SEIZURE OF CRIMEA?

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By Cliff Kincaid
Accuracy in Media

A blockbuster story in the Monday Wall Street Journal reveals the terrible damage National Security Agency (NSA) leaker Edward Snowden has done, enabling Russian “war planners” to avoid detection as they evaded U.S. surveillance and staged the invasion of Ukraine.

At the same time, Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), says Snowden’s theft of documents has made it harder for U.S. troops to avoid being maimed or killed by terrorist bombs known as improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

HOW DO YOU SAY WAG THE DOG IN TURKISH?

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Will Tyrannical Erdogan Use War to Deflect from Corruption Scandal and Twitter Ban?
By Harold Hutchison

Buffeted by a growing corruption scandal and losing popularity, Turkish strongman Recip Erdogan apparently is trying to distract people. Over the weekend, Turkish forces shot down a Syrian fighter. Erdogan is also declaring a ban on social network sites like Twitter.

Putin Now Threatens Nuclear Attack

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By Cliff Kincaid
Accuracy in Media

Don Feder’s timing on his column, “Putin Doesn't Threaten Our National Security, Obama Does,” was a little off. Less than two weeks later, Russian television anchor and Putin mouthpiece Dmitry Kiselyov said in a commentary that Russia is “the only country in the world capable of turning the USA into radioactive dust.” He delivered these comments with a picture of a mushroom cloud behind him.

CRIMEA FALLS TO PUTIN

Ukraine Orders Pullout From Crimea
By Harold Hutchison

The Ukrainian government has ordered military forces to pull out of the autonomous republic of the Crimea as the Russian Duma formally approved the annexation of the Ukrainian territory.