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Retired School Administrator Asks The Parkland Questions.

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posted on Feb, 23 2018 @ 09:31 AM
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I apologise if this has already been the subject of a thread. I carried out a search and did not find anything about this.

I should start by saying I am not an American, I do not reside in the U.S. and have no dog in the current gun control fight. This retired school administrator seems to me to have the incisive intellect to ask all the right questions regarding this latest school shooting and the wider issues associated with the phenomena. This is a provocative post that asks some really disturbing questions about the official narrative of the Parkland HS de Jesus Cruz shooting. I reprint the entire thing because I could not summarise these points without losing some of the gravitas and thought of the original at the link.

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My name is John Bouchell and I am not a bot. I was in school administration after spending a stint in the military. Let me explain: As usual, I was a teacher, a coach and later became an administrator. I worked at all three levels of public school in administration.

Like most athletic males I was assigned as a part of a school security team- at all three levels. Eventually, I was trained by the Department of Homeland Security, Several sheriff’s departments, and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, GBI. Prior, I was trained the military.

I was a Combat Crew member and a certified marksman with both rifles and pistols (M-16, and .40 Cal Colt) with an Oak Leaf Cluster (Multiple awards). I was a likely person to help with school security and had an extensive background in technology and video surveillance as well.


I have nothing to add to this
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posted on Feb, 23 2018 @ 09:46 AM
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All good questions!! I hope this discussion doesn't get sandyhooked into the snopes bin.




All in all my PROFESSIONAL opinion is this stinks to high heavens. Either we are surrounded by the most incompetent news people in the world, who don’t ask questions or give a damn about these murders, or they have NO concept of why this happened will happen again soon.


I wish there was someone more credible than Alex Jones researching this event with the obvious anomalies.
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posted on Feb, 23 2018 @ 09:48 AM
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That is a risk I am prepared to take because I think this man's thoughts deserve an audience.
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posted on Feb, 23 2018 @ 09:58 AM
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a reply to: CulturalResilience

Bravo!
These are all extremely pertinent questions that, if all answered honestly, would lead the investigation down a sickeningly dark, unfathomably deep hole, leading all the way back to nameless dark suits with a truly psychotic agenda.

We the people, and the parents, deserve answers.



posted on Feb, 23 2018 @ 10:04 AM
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It seems to me that these are the questions that aren't being asked and I think the reason for that is fear by those who would have to answer them.
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posted on Feb, 23 2018 @ 10:18 AM
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John asks some interesting questions, but other parts of his op-ed seem a little...off.



posted on Feb, 23 2018 @ 10:19 AM
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a reply to: CulturalResilience

Indeed a worthy statement from hopefully someone that can prove his qualifications.

I think it stands that like so many mass shooting events this is already starting to have major questions asked (by a few people granted) of what the hell is going on?..

Sandy hook was very very troubling and for me I started to really listen when the father of the murdered child was laughing and joking just off the mic to then come into sorrow mod as he approaches the podium to speak, (I guess you all know the clip?).. It was just weird and not natural, I doubt I would ever be able to smile again if my child had been gunned down even a decade on...


They have made gun control such a hot topic just how far would "they" go to start pushing acts trough??, Sandy hook, Vegas, Florida?????....



RA



posted on Feb, 23 2018 @ 10:52 AM
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Does seem to be a lot of convenient things in place to attack the 2nd.





I don't know what to think.



posted on Feb, 23 2018 @ 11:52 AM
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a reply to: The GUT

Damn. What a radicalized kid. A kid who held such views in a school that just happened to be tragically attacked...

Sometimes, folks, the logical answer, after connecting all the dots, is the hardest to accept.

This is one of those times.



posted on Feb, 23 2018 @ 12:33 PM
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a reply to: CulturalResilience

I'm not debunking this article/video, but has his alleged experience been verified? He says he held the highest government security clearance....yet he was a teacher? So he was in the Army, which is where/why he got the security clearance, I'm guessing? And then he became a teacher. He also claims extensive experience in technology issues.

This guy seems to have had 3 or 4 careers already and rose to the top expert positions in each of them.

Again, not debunking, but just asking if his claimed qualifications have been verified. I can't watch the video so only have your transcription to go by (thank you for that!!), so if it was covered in the video I apologise.



posted on Feb, 23 2018 @ 12:51 PM
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I don't know of any independent verification of the guys credentials. His career path doesn't seem particularly unlikely as it is not uncommon for former military's to enter education as a second career and rise throughout the structure.
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posted on Feb, 23 2018 @ 12:57 PM
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I found a fella on social media with the same name that says he was an Air Force Combat Controller, which falls under Air Force Special Operations. I've never met a Combat Controller that referred to himself as a "Combat Crew member" as the writer of this op-ed does. To be blunt, their training pipeline is hard as # and long as hell, so for one to say he was anything other than a Combat Controller is perplexing in the extreme.

The Air Force doesn't award Oak Leaf Clusters for their Small Arms Expert ribbon to my knowledge, they award a bronze star device to denote a multiple weapon expert score. I may be wrong about that, but I haven't found anything about OLCs being worn on the Expert ribbon.

I don't think the US Military has ever used a Colt .40 pistol as an issue weapon, and definitely not when this guy says he was in. They had either .45 or 9 mm.

As for the security clearance: Combat Controllers have to have a Secret clearance. It's possible for some to find themselves in the position of needing a TS/SCI, certainly, but the few I've met didn't.

2013 is when DHS in general, and USSS specifically, started getting really proactive with active shooter training for schools. It was after Newtown. This guy says he retired in 2013. While it's possible that he spent ten years balls-deep in DHS training and never once spoke to a USSS agent, I find it a little unlikely.

Like I said in my first comment here, he raises some valid questions but he misses the mark on some really basic stuff, imho, when trying to explain why he's an expert to be listened to.



posted on Feb, 23 2018 @ 01:03 PM
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You're knowledge of the US Armed Services is obviously more in depth than mine so I value your contribution. As you say his credibility is central to what he claims, but as you also point out the questions are valid regardless.
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posted on Feb, 23 2018 @ 01:18 PM
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a reply to: CulturalResilience

Yep. Certainly not my intent to detract from some of the stuff he's asking. Why was this shooter so known to local LE and local Social Services yet his case worker kept showing up saying he wasn't a danger to anybody? Why does it seem CNN had their segments canned and ready to go so quickly?

My only interest in his background is when it comes to using that to lend credence to him asking about USSS training and so on.



posted on Feb, 23 2018 @ 01:19 PM
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a reply to: Shamrock6

Thanks for that reply!

(The Oak Leaf cluster bothered me too)

I would like to see the guy answer the questions we've brought up. Dos anyone know if he's allowing comments to his video?



posted on Feb, 23 2018 @ 01:20 PM
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In the UK we have the situation where the only ones who are the scene of a tragedy before the media and the emergency responders are the florists.
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posted on Feb, 23 2018 @ 02:10 PM
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I did a quick check and yes the AF has a oak leaf for their weapons qual badges. Also there is a such thing as a Combat Crew... now if they need a SCI I am not sure I do know they do intel work so its not too far of a stretch. Now as for the pistol that he claims I have never seen that used in the military. I have 21 yrs in this Aug and I am currently a Warrant Officer in the Army and only a G.O. would carry a Colt and those are far and few... Lots of good points but I hope he is not bumping up his background for more credibility.



posted on Feb, 23 2018 @ 04:04 PM
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I did a quick check and yes the AF has a oak leaf for their weapons qual badges.


Where'd you find that at? I looked at multiple sources and never found that anywhere. This page says the only authorized device for the Expert Marksmanship Ribbon is a service star.


Also there is a such thing as a Combat Crew


What's the AFSC for that?



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posted on Feb, 23 2018 @ 04:48 PM
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I like what I found in the OP's link. That CT thinking is what brought me to and tantalizes me still to remain a member of this forum. So thank you and S&F.

If you haven't caught the strong smell of BS in this latest school shooting, I don't know what I could tell you. Stinks to high-heaven.




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