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Did anyone else find it odd they pointed this little factoid out before they even named the suspect?
Confirmed: San Bernardino shooters were Muslim terrorists
While federal and state authorities work today to gather evidence surrounding one of the worst mass shootings in recent history, a clearer picture is emerging of the Muslim husband and wife who orchestrated the violence.
And it’s becoming increasingly clear that the shootings were an Islamic extremist terror attack that may have been in the works for months. At least one of the shooters, Syed Rizwan Farook, was in touch with “more than one” international terror suspects and was actively being monitored by the FBI. Local law enforcement confirmed he had been radicalized, CNN is reporting.
Farook worked for the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health, which was renting space at the center for a celebration. An argument reportedly erupted, and Farook returned about 20 minutes later with Malik and started shooting.
But the advanced weaponry that the two brought to the center strongly suggests that they’d been stocking up to conduct a massacre, possibly for a long period of time.
Both Farook and Malik reportedly returned to the Inland Regional Center with assault rifles, extra magazines, body armor, assault-style clothing, and homemade bombs. It was the type of arsenal that would be impossible for anyone to assemble on the fly in just minutes.
The couple left behind three rigged-together pipe bombs with a remote-control device that apparently malfunctioned, and had over 1,600 more bullets with them when they were gunned down in their SUV, authorities said Thursday.
At their home, they had 12 pipe bombs, tools for making more explosives, and over 3,000 rounds of ammunition, San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan said in a grim morning-after inventory that suggested Wednesday’s bloodbath could have been far worse.
“They came prepared to do what they did, as if they were on a mission,” said Burguan said.
originally posted by: neo96
I can see it.
'Hey mom? Can you watch our kid for a little while? Me and the wifey gonna go out for a bit, and shoot a bunch of people for whatever reason'.
Mom, Replies' Ok, stay safe we make some cookies while your out'.
The couple had a child together in May, and left their 6-month-old daughter with her grandmother before the onslaught.
The next defense authorization bill to be proposed by the American congress contains a not-so-publicized amendment that would legalize the use of propaganda on American citizens. The bill would indeed nullify an existing law that (supposedly) protects U.S. audiences from misinformation campaigns conducted by its own government. In other words, Americans could now be subjected to the hardcore, massively manipulative and disinformation-filled propaganda that is usually reserved for foreign countries such as Iraq. Yes, the American public is the new “enemy” to brainwash and the internet will be an important battlefield.
Readers of this site might ask: “Since when Americans were NOT subjected to propaganda?”. That is a true assessment. Most of the articles on this site effectively describe how mass media products are filled with propaganda and disinformation that is communicated to the American public. The new bill would however legalize the process, making it official and out in the open. While propaganda in the United States was always somewhat covert and disguised as something else, the new bill apparently seeks to form an actual Orwellian Ministry of Truth, where propaganda is just part of daily business. If you believe that mass media is full of BS now…there’s apparently a lot more of it coming our way soon.
The newest version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) includes an amendment that would legalize the use of propaganda on the American public, reports Michael Hastings of BuzzFeed.
The amendment — proposed by Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) and Adam Smith (D-Wash.) and passed in the House last Friday afternoon — would effectively nullify the Smith-Mundt Act of 1948, which explicitly forbids information and psychological operations aimed at influencing U.S. public opinion.
Thornberry said that the current law “ties the hands of America’s diplomatic officials, military, and others by inhibiting our ability to effectively communicate in a credible way,” according to Buzzfeed.
originally posted by: Bloodydagger
a reply to: Indigo5
Yes, religion very much played a role. These were radical Muslims that went into a CHRISTMAS party full of Christians with the goal of murdering them all.
RADICAL ISLAMIC TERRORISM.
originally posted by: DontTreadOnMe
Please keep the discussion about the San Bernardino shootings and the shooters and not about gun control, Obama, global warming, etc.
You are responsible for your own posts.
and, as always:
Do NOT reply to this post!!
originally posted by: marg6043
a reply to: NightSkyeB4Dawn
It does but the only reason they are keeping her out of the picture is because they are tracking her links to her home back in Pakistan to see if she was having ties to terrorist groups.
But is just speculation.
originally posted by: tonycodes
the fbi agent said this doesnt fit the fbi's definition of terrorism? what definition is that?
originally posted by: NightSkyeB4Dawn
a reply to: Bloodydagger
Because saying "Christians" being at a Christmas party is a pretty good guess. Its like saying Muslims are at the Mosque.
It really does depend on where you live and the predominant culture.
A couple of years ago, I dropped in at a Holiday party that was given for the staff, by one of the Elder Care facilities. Only about 1% of the staff were Christians.
Most people will accept any excuse to have a party, especially if the boss is paying for it.