Thursday, June 16, 2016
DAY 05 OF THE 49 KILLED WORST MASS SHOOTING AND 2ND WORST TERRORIST ATTACK IN AMERICAS HISTORY.
7 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
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WE NOW FIND OUT THAT OMAR MATEEN PHONED HIS WIFE NOOR SALMAN NUMEROUS TIMES DURING THE 3 HOUR SLAUGHTER OF THE 49 PEOPLE AT THE PULSE GAY BAR IN ORLANDO FLORIDA LAST SUNDAY JUNE 12,2016. MATEEN HAD A BAD PATTERN OF BEHAVIOR EVER SINCE HE WAS 10 YEARS OLD IN SCHOOL. AT LEAST 31 INCIDENTS HE HAD OF VIOLENCE OR THREATS OR SEXUAL INUENDOS.
WELL AS USUAL OBAMA STARTED HIS SPEECH 45 MINUTES LATE. OBAMA SAYS I TALKED TO THE FAMILIES THAT THIS WAS A HATE CRIME. THE REMAINING FAMILY MEMBERS OF THE LOST SAID THE DEAD WERE LOOKED UP TO AND WERE GREAT ROLE MODELS. AFTER THE WORST OF HUMANITY HIT-THE BEST OF HUMANITY PREVAILS. THE WORLD HAS TO GATHER TO GET THESE DERANGED KILLERS STOPPED. THIS WAS A HOMEGROWN DERANGED HATER THAT WAS PROPELLED BY HATE AND RADICALIZATION OFF THE INTERNET. OBAMA SAYS THE MOTIVES OF THE KILLER MAY BE DIFFERENT, BUT THIS DERANGED KILLER USED POWERFUL WEAPONS. HERE OBAMA IS SAYING TO BAN AR-15S. THE FAMILIES ARE NOT WORRIED ABOUT POLITICS AND NEITHER AM I SAYS SUNNI-ARAB-MULIM OBAMA. THEY JUST WANT THE ASSAULT RIFFLES OFF THE STREETS SO OTHER PEOPLE DO NOT DIE LIKE THEY DID AT THE HANDS OF THIS KILLER SHOOTER. OBAMA THEN BEGS THE HOUSE AND SENATE TO BAN POWERFUL RIFFLES. THE PARTIES MUST COME TOGETHER TO STOP MASS KILLERS. YOU CAN NOT STOP ALL FROM DYING-BUT YOU CAN STOP THE CARNAGE BY BANNING ASSAULT WEAPONS. OBAMA SAYS AT THE GAY NIGHTCLUB-BAR. THE AMBOMINATION SODOMITES CAN DANCE, HAVE FUN, AND BE THEIRSELVES. THEY CAN EXPRESS THEIR LOVE FOR EACH OTHER. WE GOT TO END HATE AGAINST SODOMITES AND WOMEN. MEANWHILE ITS OBAMAS ISLAMIC-QURANIC-MUSLIMS THAT ARE THE WORST HATERS OF GAYS AND WOMEN ON EARTH. BUT OBAMA WOULD NEVER MENTION THAT IN THIS PEACE, LOVE, JOY UTOPIA SPEECH TODAY. WE GOT TO HAVE LOVE AND INCLUSION AND UNITY. NOT DIVISION BY RELIGION, OR YOUR THEOLOGY. WE NEED THESE DERANGED TERRORIST KILLERS OF VIOLENCE STOPPED. BUT IN THIS SPEECH. AS USUAL HE NEVER MENTIONED THAT THIS SO CALLED LONE WOLF EXTREMIST KILLER WAS AN ISLAMIC-RADICAL DERANGED GAY WORSHIPPER OF THE SEX FOR MURDER-72 VIRGIN-DEATH CULT-ISLAMIC-QURANIC-MUSLIM, MOON GOD ALLAH AND HIS PEDOPHILE FALSE PROPHET MUHAMMAD.
OBAMA THE SODOMITE SUCKUP AT 12:56PM TODAY HAS TOUCHED DOWN AT ORLANDO FLORIDA AIRPORT TO GIVE HIS GAY SUCK UP SPEECH. HIS BAN GUNS SPEECH AND HOW HIS SUNNI-ARAB-MUSLIM BRETHERN DO NOT DO TERRORIST ATTACKS. BECAUSE ISLAM IS THE MOST PEACEFUL RELIGION ON EARTH. OBAMA WILL BE SAYING THIS "QUOTE" KILLER WAS A LONE WOLF EXTREMIST TERRORIST SHOOTER THAT TARGETED SODOMITE RAINBOW GROUPER ABOMINATIONERS. OBAMA WILL BE HAVING A SPEECH FROM ORLANDO AT 4PM TODAY. BUT SINCE OBAMA IS NEVER ON TIME WITH HIS SPEECHES. HES TO BUSY DOING HIS HAIR AND SAYING IN THE MIRROR OF THE WASHROOM-I OBAMA ARE SO BEAUTIFUL. FORGET THE SODOMITE SPEECH FOR AN HOUR-I NEED TO ADMIRE MY-GAY-MUSLLIM SUCKUP SELF. IF OBAMAS SPEECH IS AT 5PM INSTEAD OF 4PM. DO NOT BE SURPRISED.
RODEO, California (AP) — She was a sweet, pretty California girl with Palestinian roots who left an arranged marriage only to find love with a man who committed the worst mass shooting in modern US history.Little by little, details have begun to emerge about 30-year-old Noor Zahi Salman, who grew up in the small suburb of Rodeo, California, tucked in the dry hills near the oil refineries 25 miles northeast of San Francisco.Her romance with Omar Mateen — security guard, bodybuilder and devout Muslim — began online, according to a neighbor, and they were married on September 29, 2011, near her hometown, according to public records. The couple has a 3-year-old son.Early Sunday, the 29-year-old Mateen opened fire at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, leaving 49 people dead and 53 wounded.Authorities believe Mateen’s wife knew about the plot ahead of time, said an official who was briefed on the progress of the case but insisted on anonymity to discuss a continuing investigation. The official said investigators are reluctant to charge her only on the basis of possible advance knowledge of her husband’s plans.Three people identifying themselves as FBI agents visited Salman’s childhood home in Rodeo on Tuesday and spoke with her mother, said Jessie Rojas, a next-door neighbor.In Fort Pierce, Florida, where Salman and Mateen lived, Salman made a brief visit to their first-floor apartment late Monday, escorted by police and her brother-in-law. Her father-in-law said she came to retrieve clothing. She did not speak with reporters. She has otherwise been in seclusion.According to marriage documents on file in the Contra Costa County Recorder’s office, Salman was born in the United States while her parents’ birthplaces were listed as “Palestine.”It’s unclear when her parents, who served as witnesses for the wedding, came to the United States, but their naturalization papers allowing them to stay in the country were approved in 1984.No one answered the door at the Salman home Tuesday, but neighbors who know the 2004 graduate of John Swett High School in nearby Crockett said they find it hard to believe she had anything to do with the massacre.Jasbinder Chahal, who has lived across the street from Salman’s childhood home for the last 15 years, said Salman is “very nice…not the smartest, but she was beautiful.”“You know, some kids after high school, they open up the box and the world is theirs. She was inside the box, just pack it up and get married,” said Chahal.“They had a small wedding and took lots of pictures here at the house,” said Chahal. The marriage license says the ceremony took place in Hercules, California, and that an imam officiated.Of Mateen, Chahal said, “He was shorter than her and did not seem very friendly.”Chahal said Salman’s mother, Ekbal Salman, was deeply upset when she visited her Monday night and said she feared for the safety of her daughter and grandson.Salman’s parents tried to shelter their four girls as they grew up.“Noor never played in the street, and the girls were never allowed to drive,” Chahal said.The neighbor quoted Salman’s mother as saying Mateen also kept her daughter from driving, until he recently allowed her to take a test to get her driver’s license.Salman’s marriage to Mateen was her second, said Chahal. Mateen had previously been married as well.Her first marriage had been arranged in the West Bank, said Chahal, adding that the union did not work out.“He was in Chicago and they were living there, but they were not married long,” Chahal said. “They had cultural differences since she grew up here and was American.”On one of her sister’s Facebook pages — next to a family photo — there is a box with the words: “Solidarity with Gaza.”Salman rarely came home to visit after she married because Mateen would not let her, Chahal said. She quoted Salman’s mother telling her that Mateen even tried to keep the daughter from traveling home to see her father when he was sick.The younger Salman managed to scrape together the money to visit before her father died in a local hospital, Chahal said.
What charges could Omar Mateen’s wife, Noor Zahi Salman, face?-[Susanna Heller]-June 14, 2016-YAHOONEWS
The second wife of Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen could face criminal charges following the release of new information that she was aware of the gunman’s plans before his attack and said she tried to stop him from carrying out his deadly mission.Details emerged Tuesday after Noor Zahi Salman, who has a 3-year-old son with Mateen, was taken in for questioning by the FBI.Salman, who was listed as Mateen’s spouse on St. Lucie County mortgage papers in 2013, was given a polygraph, CBS News reported. The network also reported that she told authorities Mateen had become radicalized over the past year.Salman told the FBI that she was with Mateen when he bought the ammunition and a holster for the weapon he would use during the deadly shooting, NBC News reported. FBI officials also told NBC News that she once drove her husband to Pulse nightclub so that he could “case” the popular gay club in Orlando.The question now is whether Salman will face charges, and if so, how severe.Yahoo News Now’s Paul Beban spoke to former southern Florida U.S. Attorney Kendall Coffey on Tuesday about the charges that Salman may now face.Coffey stressed that the degree of severity of the charges will directly correlate with the extent to which she was involved in the crime. In order for her to be charged with aiding and abetting a crime, he said, Salman must have taken some “affirmative step.”“If she drove him to get ammunition or to case the crime scene, I think that’s enough to warrant very serious charges if she had requisite knowledge of the crimes,” Coffey said.Salman and Mateen’s marital status won’t grant Salman criminal immunity — plenty of couples have been partners in crime, Coffey said.“If the authorities have evidence beyond reasonable doubt that she did everything knowing what he was going to do, then I think she will face very serious criminal charges,” he said.Tim Heaphy, a former federal prosecutor in Virginia, called Salman’s case a “gray area,” based on what we know now, but he said that if prosecutors can prove she knew Mateen had a plan to kill people and willingly helped him do so, she could be charged with murder.However, if she expressed a desire for him not to go through with the crime, as she claims she did, it’s “really unlikely” this would happen. Heaphy also said it would also be hard to prove that Salman believed Mateen would go through with his threats.“It’s pretty hard to prove that she’s doing it to facilitate the commission of the crime,” Heaphy said. “You can’t be an unwitting accomplice to a crime.”If Mateen threatened her in any way, Salman can use a “duress” defense by saying she was too frightened to alert authorities, Heaphy said, adding that Salman’s cooperation with investigators will also likely help her case.Michael E. Tigar, a professor emeritus of law at Duke University School of Law, offered a similar analysis of the possible implications of Salman’s alleged role.“The criminal law attaches liability to those who participate in the planning and carrying out of a crime with the knowledge that a crime is going to occur with the intention to further it,” he said.“There is some danger in this situation,” Tigar said. “The shooter is dead, so the prosecutors may overstate the evidence to prosecute someone who’s living.”
Survivors of massacre question Orlando police delay in storming nightclub-Dylan Stableford-Senior editor-June 15, 2016-YAHOONEWS
Some survivors of the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando are joining critics who say the three hours police spent negotiating with the gunman before storming the building was too long.“I was yelling at the cops,” Angel Colon, who was shot five times during Sunday’s attack inside the Pulse nightclub before he was dragged to safety, told Fox’s “Good Day New York.” “I didn’t understand why they didn’t go in. There is no reason why they should be standing there with all these gunshots going off. I have videos of me yelling at the cops to go in there.”Jeannette McCoy, who was with Colon at the club and able to escape before the standoff, also questioned how the police handled the situation.“Why couldn’t we have taken care of this much earlier? There were people in there bleeding to death,” McCoy told the New York affiliate. “A part of me puts a sense of blame on them. I’m sorry, but I was there. They could have done something.”The gunman, 29-year-old Omar Mateen, opened fire inside the club shortly after 2 a.m., authorities and witnesses say. An off-duty police officer who was working as a security guard just outside Pulse’s entrance confronted Mateen and exchanged gunfire, and the shooter ran back inside, holing up in a bathroom, where police say he was holding several hostages.Shooting at Pulse Nightclub on S Orange. Multiple injuries. Stay away from area. pic.twitter.com/5Di2mc6XUY— Orlando Police (@OrlandoPolice) June 12, 2016-But more than three hours passed before a SWAT team successfully breached the wall of the club with an armored vehicle, engaged Mateen in a shootout as he tried to flee and killed him, putting an end to a massacre that left 49 dead and 53 wounded — the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.Several experts said the delay may have contributed to the death toll.“Action beats inaction 100 percent of the time,” Chris Grollnek, an active-shooter expert and a retired police officer and SWAT team member, told the Associated Press. “When we see SWAT teams respond and not making entry [it] creates victims. Period. End of story.”Grollnek told the New York Daily News that the police response in Orlando “was a catastrophic failure.”“Police are trained that if there’s an active shooter in progress, you go in and confront the shooter at any risk,” he said. “When an active shooter is shooting, you go in and shoot the shooter.”On Monday, Orlando Police Chief John Mina defended the decision to wait, saying they believed Mateen — who called 911 several times during the standoff — had explosives inside.Scott Reitz, a retired Los Angeles police SWAT team firearms and tactics instructor, told LA Weekly that Mina made the right call.“If an individual goes in and rigs the place with explosives and you breach it, everybody gets blown to bits,” Reitz told LA Weekly. “You inadvertently set off an IED.”“The train of thought is, ‘If he’s calling, maybe we can negotiate. Maybe we can get him to surrender,‘” Reitz continued.Crisis negotiators said Mateen was calm when they spoke with him, but when he asserted his intent to kill more people, Mina decided to go in.“We believed further loss of life was imminent,” Mina said. “It was a hard decision to make, but it was the right decision. Our No. 1 priority is on saving lives, and it was the right decision to make.”Ed Allen, training program manager at the National Tactical Officers Association, said it was a textbook case.“If there is a window of opportunity for us to resolve the situation peacefully, we’ll take advantage of it,” Allen told the New York Times. “But when the suspect escalates the level of violence, we are forced to intervene.”But Louis R. Anemone, a former chief of department for the NYPD, told the newspaper the situation in Orlando wasn’t so clear.“Is it an active shooting case or a hostage case? It’s a very fine line,” Anemone said. “What are the facts initially? If there were shots being fired inside when the police arrived, they had a moral obligation to go in.”Orlando police first tried to breach an exterior wall with an explosive device, but the hole wasn’t big enough, Mina said. So a BearCat was used to punch a 2-by-3-foot hole in the wall about 2 feet off the ground.“We were able to rescue dozens and dozens of people who came out of that wall,” Mina said. “The suspect came out of that hole himself with a handgun and a long gun and engaged in a gun battle with officers where he was ultimately killed.”“If you waited and he didn’t kill more people, it was the right call,” Reitz said.Mina, though, said it was possible that some victims may have been killed by officers during the shootout with Mateen.“That’s all part of the investigation,” Mina said. “But I will say when our SWAT officers, about eight or nine officers, opened fire, the backdrop was a concrete wall and they were being fired upon.”
Dalai Lama: Those Who Cause Bloodshed Are Not “Genuine” Practitioners of Islam-[Foreign Policy Magazine]-Megan Alpert-June 13, 2016-YAHOONEWS
The days after a mass shooting in the United States have become a national ritual of helpless grief and anger. On Monday, the Dalai Lama joined the conversation by urging a Washington audience to build a world without violence — a topic that is even more prescient after early Sunday’s massacre in Orlando, Florida, which killed 50 people celebrating LGBT pride in the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.The Dalai Lama believes that a lasting peace is best achieved by empowering young people. As part of that, he told his audience at the U.S. Institute of Peace, people must approach and befriend others from different backgrounds and religions, and voiced skepticism about the effects of prayer if it is not coupled with “serious action.”Asked about the Orlando shootings, the Dalai Lama said when people create bloodshed they are “no longer a genuine practitioner of Islam.” He added, “The very meaning of jihad is not harming others, but to combat your own destructive emotion.”He called the “sad event” in Orlando a symptom of a larger problem of a “self-centered attitude” that creates a “lack of a sense of oneness of human brothers and sisters.”But he also criticized U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, saying many problems in the region could be traced to the U.S. response to the 9/11 terror attacks. “American military power,” he said, “easily can crush. But American military power cannot change others’ mind or emotion.”In May, the Tibetan Buddhist leader held a conference in Dharamsala with 28 youth leaders from areas of conflict or violence around the world. Soukaina Hamia, one of the youth leaders who was there, has for years sought to change the minds of vulnerable youth in Morocco to prevent them from turning to terrorism. After terrorist bombings in Casablanca in 2003 and 2007, she began working at a new cultural center in Sidi Moumen, the city’s largest slum, and where all of the attackers in the two blasts had lived.Hamia, who is now the deputy director of the center, saw a connection between the lack of opportunities for youth and terrorist acts. Before her center opened, vulnerable youth in Sid Moumen had no outlet to express themselves. “They don’t have a sense of belonging, that they are citizens, that they are Moroccans, so it was their way to maybe make the world hear them,” she told Foreign Policy.When events like the Orlando shootings happen, she tries to process the events with the youth at her center, which she said can be difficult for people from conservative backgrounds who are not used to thinking or talking about LGBT people’s rights.“What we do is we focus more on the human factor,” she said. “People use religion as a pretext to justify their acts, but [violence] it is an act against religion.”Speaking of the Orlando shootings, she added: “It doesn’t matter if you are Muslim or not, this is an act against humanity.”This story has been updated.
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