Breaking: Another shooting at Fort Hood; Update: CNN says one shooter dead; Update: NBC says base confirms only one shooter

posted at 6:12 pm on April 2, 2014 by Ed Morrissey

Fort Hood has gone into lockdown mode, with orders to “shelter in place,” as reports of another shooting come into newsrooms. Details are sketchy, but there are reports of some soldiers being shot (via Jim Hoft):

kcentv.com – KCEN HD – Waco, Temple, and Killeen

We have reports of an active shooter on Fort Hood. We have reports that there are several injuries from this shooting. There is at least one patient being transported to the hospital. We are also getting reports of victims in the Battle Simulation Center on 65th and Warehouse. The suspect is still at large. The shooter was said to be in building 33026 which is the Medical Brigade Building.

Don’t take any of these details as confirmed yet. If we’ve learned anything over the years, it’s that the first reports from this kind of crisis usually end up either entirely wrong or exaggerated. The lockdown has been confirmed, according to KCEN, by the Facebook page of Fort Hood. They have confirmed that much with CNN, too. CNN now has a report up too:

There is an active shooter at the sprawling central Texas base of Fort Hood, a source at Fort Hood told CNN on Wednesday. The situation is serious and sirens are going off, said the source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity. … “They got some kind of shooting incident going on. They haven’t told us anything. It was on post and being handled by the military. Fort Hood has not asked for any assistance,” said Lt. Donnie Adams with the Bell County Sheriff’s Office.

Four and a half years ago, Major Nidal Hassan killed 14 people in a lone-wolf terrorist attack on Fort Hood. So far, we have no indication that this is anything similar.

Update: KAKE reports that there is one person dead and several others injured, but again, be prepared for that to change later.

Update: KBTX reports that Ft. Hood confirmed one death:

At least one person is dead after a shooting late Wednesday afternoon on Fort Hood, a post spokesman confirmed. Others were injured in the shooting, but the spokesman didn’t say how many. The gunman is still at large and the spokesman said the incident is being treated as an active-shooter situation.

Update: The FBI announced yesterday that they were tracking a recent Army recruit who threatened a “Fort Hood-inspired jihad against US soldiers:

Federal officials are on the hunt for a recent Army recruit who was reportedly plotting a “Fort Hood-inspired jihad against U.S. soldiers.” News of the recruit’s evil intentions emerged after the FBI’s Kansas City division sent out an alert which was then distributed to the U.S. Marine Corps. The alert allegedly identified the man as Muhammad Abdullah Hassan, also known as “Booker.” The document was then distributed to Kansas City Police and to members of the U.S. Marine Corps to “ inform and protect officers who may encounter this individual or others exhibiting the same aspirations,” Fox reports.

The NYDN reports that the focus of that investigation was in Kansas, not Texas, and so far there isn’t any specific indication that this is connected to that threat. At least, not yet.

Update: Local CBS affiliate KWTX reports that one person has been confirmed killed in this incident, and that as many as 15 others may have been wounded. KCEN is also reporting that one person may be in custody and there may be a second suspect, but we’ve seen that in other incidents just to discover that only one shooter was involved.

Update: NBC has a report from Jim Miklaszewski on the possible number of suspects, but notes that the injuries may only be eight people:

We’ll see how this holds up.

Update: CNN says one shooter is confirmed dead:

That may be the one that was earlier reported as “in custody,” though — so if there’s another, they may still be looking for him or her.

Update: Curiously, the man whom the FBI thinks might be a copycat wannabe is in a mental hospital at the moment — and has been since last month, according to Rusty Shackleford:

John Thomas Booker, 19, of Topeka, Kan. enlisted in the Army in February and was due to report for basic training on April 7. But the FBI interviewed him in March and alerted the Army, which formally discharged him last week. He is now in an undisclosed mental health facility, sources told FoxNews.com.

Perhaps they are concerned that he recruited others, but it’s another reason to think that the two stories are not linked.

Update: NBC now reports that base officials say only one shooter is involved:

Again, keep an open mind on that point.

Update (Erika): The Associated Press corroborates the reports that the shooter is dead:

Update: Fox News is suggesting that this is a “soldier on soldier” incident:

A shooting at Ft. Hood that reportedly left three injured Wednesday was a “soldier on soldier” incident without any terrorism link, a senior Department of Homeland Security source told FoxNews.com. The source, who stressed the information was preliminary, added that there was “currently no [counter terrorism] nexus” and said it appears the shooter “killed himself and three soldiers were wounded.” But there were conflicting reports on how many shooters may have been involved, and what happened in the incident. A senior law enforcement official told Fox News that it is believed one shooter has been “neutralized,” and authorities believe there may be another shooter in the vicinity.

Update: Both Fox and CNN are reporting that four people, including the shooter, are confirmed dead:

Update: Multiple outlets are reporting that we have an identity, but I’d take it cautiously:

 


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BREAKING: Obama: US heartbroken over Fort Hood shooting, people there have sacrificed much for freedom.

Flora Duh on April 2, 2014 at 8:00 PM

CBS stream -
http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/live-video/

whatcat on April 2, 2014 at 7:47 PM

whatcat: Thank-You too:)

canopfor on April 2, 2014 at 8:00 PM

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BREAKING: Obama: US heartbroken over Fort Hood shooting, people there have sacrificed much for freedom.
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BREAKING: Obama says he’s following Fort Hood shooting closely, US will get to bottom of what happened.

canopfor on April 2, 2014 at 8:01 PM

Idiocy.

ajacksonian on April 2, 2014 at 8:00 PM

Agreed.

NiteOwl on April 2, 2014 at 8:02 PM

Rep. Mike McCaul (TX) Chair of House Homeland Defense Committee says there are 4 dead and 14 people injured including the shooter based on information he’s been given. His district is close to Killeen to- WBAP

workingclass artist on April 2, 2014 at 8:02 PM

BREAKING: Obama: US heartbroken over Fort Hood shooting, people there have sacrificed much for freedom.

Flora Duh on April 2, 2014 at 8:00 PM

Flora Duh: Typical Hopey Talky Pointys!:)

canopfor on April 2, 2014 at 8:03 PM

HarrisFaulkner retweeted 1m

Breaking911 @Breaking911
BREAKING: DEATH TOLL NOW AT FOUR. -House Homeland Security Chairman McCaul: 4 Are Dead Including Shooter

Flora Duh on April 2, 2014 at 8:03 PM

More: Fort Hood’s Directorate of Emergency Services says number of injured in shooting not confirmed; injured personnel being transported to Carl R. Darnall Medical Center, other local hospitals – statement
read more on forthoodpresscenter.com
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http://www.forthoodpresscenter.com/go/doc/3439/1992690/

canopfor on April 2, 2014 at 8:04 PM

Self inflicted gun shot wound?

Doesn’t sound like an Inner Struggle operation.

Ben Hur on April 2, 2014 at 8:04 PM

Shep begins the segment discussing the Booker story, only to state “there is no link”…

CYA mode.

Odie1941 on April 2, 2014 at 8:05 PM

Cheese Wheel on April 2, 2014 at 7:48 PM

Pat Dollard.

Flora Duh on April 2, 2014 at 7:56 PM

I saw that, thanks. I see Miss Muslim America isn’t wasting time smearing AB. POS with a huge piece of camel dung on his shoulder.

Cheese Wheel on April 2, 2014 at 8:05 PM

Shooter identified as “Ivan Lopez”

coolapic on April 2, 2014 at 8:05 PM

Gov. Perry asks all Texans to give their thoughts and prayers to soldiers and families at Ft. Hood

workingclass artist on April 2, 2014 at 8:06 PM

Hawaii, US
37s
Live video: Secretary Hagel holds scheduled press conference in Hawaii – @NBCNews
read more on nbcnews.com

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/watch-live-secretary-hagel-holds-press-conference-n70301

canopfor on April 2, 2014 at 8:08 PM

So when is Obama going to have a “shout-out” laden statement about this?

tdarrington on April 2, 2014 at 8:09 PM

Ivan lopez

http://kdhnews.com/fort_hood_herald/fort-hood-herald-in-review/image_cbeb53c0-e575-11e1-a5e4-0019bb30f31a.html?mode=jqm

tommyboy on April 2, 2014 at 7:49 PM

…that was quick!

KOOLAID2 on April 2, 2014 at 8:10 PM

whatcat: Thank-You too:)

canopfor on April 2, 2014 at 8:00 PM

Youse welcome, too.

whatcat on April 2, 2014 at 8:10 PM

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Tom Winter ‏@Tom_Winter 5m

Multiple sources tell @PeteWilliamsNBC @REspositoNBC and @JimMiklaszewski that the name of the shooter at Fort Hood is Ivan Lopez, 34.

canopfor on April 2, 2014 at 8:10 PM

Obama: We’re going to get to the bottom of this.

…and if we don’t like what we find, we’ll call it workplace violence.

tdarrington on April 2, 2014 at 8:10 PM

And Shep is pissed.

Well, TFB.
He can pick up his marbles and move to PMSNBC for all anyone cares.

Another Drew on April 2, 2014 at 7:23

I think he would be much more comfortable at CNN, maybe they could swap Jake Tapper for Sheep!

cableguy615 on April 2, 2014 at 8:11 PM

Ya know,..with a name like Ivan Lopez,

I wonder if its Ukraine connected,…or ACA connected!

(And,..yes,…I’m kidding)
(sarc)

canopfor on April 2, 2014 at 8:12 PM

BREAKING: DEATH TOLL NOW AT FOUR. -House Homeland Security Chairman McCaul: 4 Are Dead Including Shooter

Flora Duh on April 2, 2014 at 8:03 PM

I understand some victims are in critical condition. Tragic day.

whatcat on April 2, 2014 at 8:12 PM

Was Ivan Lopez a Tea Party member?

CNN is investigating now…
Using a phone book..

Electrongod on April 2, 2014 at 8:12 PM

BREAKING: Obama says he’s following Fort Hood shooting closely, US will get to bottom of what happened.

canopfor on April 2, 2014 at 8:01 PM

…where have we heard that before?

KOOLAID2 on April 2, 2014 at 8:13 PM

Shooting at Fort Hood, April 2, 2014
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Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, on Fort Hood shooting: ‘No community should have to go through this horrific violence once, let alone twice’ – @ChadPergram

canopfor on April 2, 2014 at 8:13 PM

Shooter identified as “Ivan Lopez”

coolapic on April 2, 2014 at 8:05 PM

Chechnyan?

oldroy on April 2, 2014 at 8:14 PM

And Shep is pissed.
Well, TFB.
He can pick up his marbles and move to PMSNBC for all anyone cares.
Another Drew on April 2, 2014 at 7:23

What is he pissed about?

bluegill on April 2, 2014 at 8:14 PM

canopfor on April 2, 2014 at 8:01 PM

…where have we heard that before?

KOOLAID2 on April 2, 2014 at 8:13 PM

KOOLAID2:

When the Police acted “Stupidly”!!

(sarc)

canopfor on April 2, 2014 at 8:15 PM

Was Ivan Lopez a Tea Party member?

Clearly he was. All those TEA partiers are just one loaded gun away from a rampage.

tdarrington on April 2, 2014 at 8:15 PM

They’ll get to the bottom of it… unless he is a Muslim convert or a Leftist… then it will be under the rug time.

ajacksonian on April 2, 2014 at 8:16 PM

What is he pissed about?

bluegill on April 2, 2014 at 8:14 PM

Shep said this was workplace violence and Greta called him out on it.

tdarrington on April 2, 2014 at 8:16 PM

Was Ivan Lopez a Tea Party member?

CNN is investigating now…
Using a phone book..

Electrongod on April 2, 2014 at 8:12 PM

Wrong – that’s ABC patented M.O. – CNN is more likely to have a medium on to interview the dead shooter.

whatcat on April 2, 2014 at 8:16 PM

Next Up:

Shooting at Fort Hood, April 2, 2014
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Editor’s note: Update: Scott & White Memorial hospital has rescheduled a press conference on Fort Hood, Texas, shooting patients to 7:45 p.m. CT – statement – Stephanie
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canopfor on April 2, 2014 at 8:16 PM

Watching Hagel. What a tool.

Mark1971 on April 2, 2014 at 8:17 PM

1 Dead 14 injured.Shooter dead.

CW on April 2, 2014 at 7:33 PM

Without a doubt, the best news I have heard from this thus far.

cableguy615 on April 2, 2014 at 8:17 PM

Shooter identified as “Ivan Lopez”

coolapic on April 2, 2014 at 8:05 PM

Chechnyan?

oldroy on April 2, 2014 at 8:14 PM

Doesn’t sound like Chechen, maybe a converted to the ROP ?

coolapic on April 2, 2014 at 8:18 PM

Gee, another shooting at a gummint-declared “gun-free” zone…

Nah, it can’t become more EVIDENCE for the party of science, eh?

Prayers out to the military and even to our Commander in Chief.

DublOh7 on April 2, 2014 at 8:18 PM

Probably him – even tho Lopez is common, but not too often with Ivan as the first name.

whatcat on April 2, 2014 at 7:59 PM

We have a sales guy in South America whose name is Ivan, with a fairly common ‘hispanic’ last name. *shrug*

Midas on April 2, 2014 at 8:18 PM

Prayers ascending for the victims and their families.

Newtie and the Beauty on April 2, 2014 at 8:18 PM

Wrong – that’s ABC patented M.O. – CNN is more likely to have a medium on to interview the dead shooter.

whatcat on April 2, 2014 at 8:16 PM

And Rolling Stones magazine will have the shooter’s face on their next cover…

Electrongod on April 2, 2014 at 8:18 PM

Obama: We’re going to get to the bottom of this.

tdarrington on April 2, 2014 at 8:10 PM

Like:

Operation Fast and Furious?
IRS targeting of conservative groups?
Benghazi?

Yeah this is going to be a top priority from the rat-eared idiot who gave a shout out at the beginning of his comments following the last shooting at Fort Hood.

Happy Nomad on April 2, 2014 at 8:19 PM

Shooting at Fort Hood, April 2, 2014
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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Fort Hood shooting: ‘It is a terrible tragedy. We know there are causalities’ – @NBCNews live video
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canopfor on April 2, 2014 at 8:19 PM

Shep begins the segment discussing the Booker story, only to state “there is no link”…

CYA mode.

Odie1941 on April 2, 2014 at 8:05 PM

Love how they refer to him as ‘Booker’ too – not mentioning his muslim name much, are they?

Midas on April 2, 2014 at 8:19 PM

CNN is interviewing a waitress, who was brewing iced tea, to tell us what she knows about the suspects link to the TEA party.

tdarrington on April 2, 2014 at 8:20 PM

Next Up to Presser Batting:

Shooting at Fort Hood, April 2, 2014
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Editor’s note: Update: Scott & White Memorial hospital has rescheduled a press conference on Fort Hood, Texas, shooting patients to 7:45 p.m. CT – statement – Stephanie

canopfor on April 2, 2014 at 8:20 PM

Watching Hagel. What a tool.

Mark1971 on April 2, 2014 at 8:17 PM

Watching bagels would be more entertaining, plus you would get more intelligent conversation with a bagel.

cableguy615 on April 2, 2014 at 8:21 PM

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BREAKING: Defense Secretary Hagel calls Fort Hood shooting a ‘terrible tragedy’
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canopfor on April 2, 2014 at 8:22 PM

Doesn’t sound like Chechen, maybe a converted to the ROP ?

coolapic on April 2, 2014 at 8:18 PM

I thought the sarc tag was implied. //

oldroy on April 2, 2014 at 8:23 PM

You can still totally see Obama’s jacket. They didn’t quite get the floating head effect right.

tdarrington on April 2, 2014 at 8:24 PM

Great. President UH. Great orator. /

Cheese Wheel on April 2, 2014 at 8:25 PM

That man disgusts me. He just gave a statement expressing his sadness, knowing that in 5 minutes he’ll be glad-handing, slapping backs and showing that big ass toothy smile for donations at a fundraiser.

Flora Duh on April 2, 2014 at 8:28 PM

Imagine something like this on a base where people were allowed to be armed in self-defense.

You know, we train our soldiers to put their lives on the line using some of the nastiest arms ever devised… but don’t trust them with a pistol on a military base.

What happens when you deny people the civil right to self-defense? They become victims.

FDR said we prefer to die on our feet than live on our knees.

Luckily with shelter in place you can die on your knees, instead.

ajacksonian on April 2, 2014 at 8:28 PM

New Headline: Possible Tea Party supporter Named Fort Hood Suspect.

The Notorious G.O.P on April 2, 2014 at 8:29 PM

BREAKING: Obama says he’s following Fort Hood shooting closely, US will get to bottom of what happened.

canopfor on April 2, 2014 at 8:01 PM

As we speak, Obama’s aides are scouring the internet for a video to blame it on. Petraeus may be brought out of retirement to head the investigation.

VorDaj on April 2, 2014 at 8:29 PM

Obama clearly pissed off that he had to do this statement from Chicago in the middle of a fundraiser. His statement was bland, showed no real empathy for the soldiers and their families involved, and couldn’t give a damn. At least he didn’t give a shout out….. this time.

Filthy bastard. The troops deserve better than this lazy stupid idiot shucking and jiving his way through his presidency. I hate him so much!!!

I can’t imagine why Ed Morrissey was such a supporter of Obama back in 2009. He didn’t support Obama over McCain but he was very defensive about giving this rat-eared commie “a chance” to prove he really was a post-partisan looking to heal the rifts. Well I was saying then and I say now that our troops deserve a better Commander-in-Chief.

Happy Nomad on April 2, 2014 at 8:30 PM

I am guessing the guy is a “white Hispanic”

The Notorious G.O.P on April 2, 2014 at 8:31 PM

Shooting at Fort Hood, April 2, 2014
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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Fort Hood shooting: ‘Obviously when we have these kind of tragedies on our bases, something’s not working’ – @NBCNews live video
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Whats needed is a Free Gun!!!
(sarc)

canopfor on April 2, 2014 at 8:31 PM

My Prayers go out to the victims and their loved ones.

ToddPA on April 2, 2014 at 8:31 PM

Ivan Lopez, 34
Not the best pic, but there it is was.

V7_Sport on April 2, 2014 at 8:32 PM

Ivan lopez

http://kdhnews.com/fort_hood_herald/fort-hood-herald-in-review/image_cbeb53c0-e575-11e1-a5e4-0019bb30f31a.html?mode=jqm

tommyboy on April 2, 2014 at 7:49 PM

Aaaah, beat me to it. Well done.

V7_Sport on April 2, 2014 at 8:34 PM

Via FB :
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, issued the following statement in response the Fort Hood shooting today:

31 minutes ago
My prayers are with all in the Fort Hood community who have been impacted by today’s shooting, including first responders who have been actively working to move people out of harm’s way and secure the area. Our office will continue to closely monitor the situation and stands by to offer assistance as necessary.

Sen. Cruz Statement on Fort Hood Shooting
http://www.cruz.senate.gov

pambi on April 2, 2014 at 8:34 PM

BTW-

Getting really pissed off at this soldier-on-soldier bit. As if that makes it a non-story.

Happy Nomad on April 2, 2014 at 8:34 PM

I have an idea. Let’s let people who have no allegiance to America, aka illegal aliens, join the military.

SouthernGent on April 2, 2014 at 8:35 PM

I can carry all day everyday, but Soldiers can’t?

wolly4321 on April 2, 2014 at 8:36 PM

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, issued the following statement in response the Fort Hood shooting today:

My prayers are with all in the Fort Hood community who have been impacted by today’s shooting, including first responders who have been actively working to move people out of harm’s way and secure the area. Our office will continue to closely monitor the situation and stands by to offer assistance as necessary.

pambi on April 2, 2014 at 8:34 PM

Far, far, far better than what the filthy lazy stupid rat-eared wonder said when he finally showed up in front of a camera to acknowledge that this was going on during his fundraising event.

Happy Nomad on April 2, 2014 at 8:36 PM

Ivan Lopez. One of our illegal-immigrant members of the military? Upset about the absence of comprehensive immigration reform?

BuckeyeSam on April 2, 2014 at 8:36 PM

My predictions :
1. Hussein partaaays tonite
2. Tomorrow he reads another speech with a sad face
3. Media show pics of him in the Situation room etc.
4. Flies for another speech for another memorial with flag draped coffins as props
5. Pushes for gun control and amnesty citing this shooting
6. By Friday , everything is quiet again

burrata on April 2, 2014 at 8:37 PM

New Headline: Possible Tea Party supporter Named Fort Hood Suspect.

The Notorious G.O.P on April 2, 2014 at 8:29 PM

Ted Cruz and Sarah Palin both told they must have 25 witnesses each as to their whereabouts at the exact time of the latest workplace violence at Fort Hood.

VorDaj on April 2, 2014 at 8:37 PM

“if I had a son…he would look like…..”

Electrongod on April 2, 2014 at 8:37 PM

BuckeyeSam on April 2, 2014 at 8:36 PM

I actually just pondered a similar thought over on Tammy Bruce’s page.

annoyinglittletwerp on April 2, 2014 at 8:39 PM

https://www.facebook.com/FHAEvents

Fort Hood Area Events
42 minutes ago
This photo was originally taken 5 years ago on November 5th, 2009 ~ but rings true TODAY.

https://www.facebook.com/FHAEvents/photos/a.164857790203574.31765.151727944849892/714638491892165/?type=1&relevant_count=1

canopfor on April 2, 2014 at 8:39 PM

It hasn’t always been the case that only MPs can carry firearms on U.S. military bases. A mere twenty years ago, “gun free zones” made their way to these facilities under the watch of President Bill Clinton.

According to a Washington Times editorial written days after the Nov. 5, 2009 attack on soldiers at Fort Hood, one of Clinton’s “first acts upon taking office… was to disarm U.S. soldiers on military bases.”

Clinton’s actions birthed Army regulations “forbidding military personnel from carrying their personal firearms and making it almost impossible for commanders to issue firearms to soldiers in the U.S. for personal protection.”

In other words, thanks to Clinton, citizens who join the military to use guns to defend liberty abroad cannot practice their constitutional right to keep and bear arms while on active duty at home.

As the Times editorial board put it: “Because of Mr. Clinton, terrorists would face more return fire if they attacked a Texas Wal-Mart than the gunman faced at Fort Hood.”

The same theme ran true at the Navy Yard in DC on September 16. Police were called after the shooter opened fired, and reports indicate it took approximately three to seven minutes for them to arrive. Each minute is an eternity when a lunatic with a weapon decides the “gun free zone” rules do not apply to him.

He really is is’d our soldiers.

Cheese Wheel on April 2, 2014 at 8:40 PM

Far, far, far better than what the filthy lazy stupid rat-eared wonder said when he finally showed up in front of a camera to acknowledge that this was going on during his fundraising event.

Happy Nomad on April 2, 2014 at 8:36 PM

I just cannot watch him .. What did he say ??
So sorry to have inconvenienced him. Sigh.

pambi on April 2, 2014 at 8:41 PM

Army Chief of Staff will get right on this just as soon as he’s giving an LGBT appreciation seminar to his senior officers.

VorDaj on April 2, 2014 at 8:41 PM

I’ve never actually met someone named Ivan in this hemisphere.

wolly4321 on April 2, 2014 at 8:43 PM

The Army Chief of Staff will get right on this just as soon as he’s through giving an LGBT appreciation seminar to his senior officers where all of his senior officers were to come dressed as either an L or a G or a B or a T.

VorDaj on April 2, 2014 at 8:43 PM

We have a sales guy in South America whose name is Ivan, with a fairly common ‘hispanic’ last name. *shrug*
Midas on April 2, 2014 at 8:18 PM

Yeah. I’ve run into a few hispanic and black guys named “Oscar”. Being of Scandihoovian blood it gives me a smile.

whatcat on April 2, 2014 at 8:43 PM

burrata on April 2, 2014 at 8:37 PM

Has to… golf game on Saturday and he doesn’t want to be bothered with anything before it.

ajacksonian on April 2, 2014 at 8:44 PM

Love how they refer to him as ‘Booker’ too – not mentioning his muslim name much, are they?

Midas on April 2, 2014 at 8:19 PM

Found this online:

a man identified as Booker, or Muhammad Abdullah Hassan,

BuckeyeSam on April 2, 2014 at 8:44 PM

a man identified as Booker, or Muhammad Abdullah Hassan,

BuckeyeSam on April 2, 2014 at 8:44 PM

http://www.heavy.com/news/2014/03/booker-us-army-terrorist-suspect-muhammad-abdullah-hassan/

VorDaj on April 2, 2014 at 8:49 PM

‘Toon Special: The Trouble With Harry… (Vol I)

‘Toon Special: The Trouble With Harry… (Vol II)

Resist We Much on April 2, 2014 at 8:37 PM

Really????

Trolling for clicks on this thread?

Happy Nomad on April 2, 2014 at 8:49 PM

Ughs,…back later:)

canopfor on April 2, 2014 at 8:51 PM

Has to… golf game on Saturday and he doesn’t want to be bothered with anything before it.

ajacksonian on April 2, 2014 at 8:44 PM

True, the dude needs some rest after bestowing healthcare upon
7 million stinkers !

burrata on April 2, 2014 at 8:51 PM

I just cannot watch him .. What did he say ??
So sorry to have inconvenienced him. Sigh.

pambi on April 2, 2014 at 8:41 PM

He strung together a bunch of clearly insincere platitudes and then rushed back to the fundraiser.

Happy Nomad on April 2, 2014 at 8:52 PM

Really????

Trolling for clicks on this thread?

Happy Nomad on April 2, 2014 at 8:49 PM

Trolling for nothing. Promised Hawkdriver.

Resist We Much on April 2, 2014 at 8:56 PM

He strung together a bunch of clearly insincere platitudes and then rushed back to the fundraiser.

Happy Nomad on April 2, 2014 at 8:52 PM

What can he say when he doesn’t even k
now if the shooter is a muzie or not ? Also, they still haven’t found a youtube video to help him speechify later in the week !

burrata on April 2, 2014 at 8:56 PM

He strung together a bunch of clearly insincere platitudes and then rushed back to the fundraiser.

Happy Nomad on April 2, 2014 at 8:52 PM

Ok, thanks. Pretty SOP.
Guess I was hoping for a really crappy quote I could use.
LOL.

pambi on April 2, 2014 at 8:56 PM

What Obama’s doing.

22044 on April 2, 2014 at 8:57 PM

If you believe the date and caption on that pic, this guy was a 30 year old Specialist. Now maybe he joined late, but E4 at the age of 30? Not exactly climbing the ranks.

JusDreamin on April 2, 2014 at 8:58 PM

What a different Ft. Hood than when I was there in 1970 with the 2nd, Hell on Wheels, Armored Division. What then would have been unthinkable is now becoming routine.
Thanks, obama.

GaltBlvnAtty on April 2, 2014 at 8:59 PM

Active duty military are not trained to fight at home in fact by law they can’t. A military base day to day isn’t like Afghanistan. The only place all military carry a weapon is at a combat base.
Sven on April 2, 2014 at 7:21 PM

Except that they’re constantly wearing their BDUs…because we’re in a state of war. If they’re wearing BDUs, they should be carrying a sidearm at least.

Nutstuyu on April 2, 2014 at 9:01 PM

Kelly refuses to give the guy’s name. I like that, I think. But can’t she call him an extremely derogatory name instead?

BuckeyeSam on April 2, 2014 at 9:01 PM

Sure is taking a long time for info to filter out.

oldroy on April 2, 2014 at 9:02 PM

When the going gets tough, Obama goes fundraisin’.

BuckeyeSam on April 2, 2014 at 9:04 PM

Active duty military are not trained to fight at home in fact by law they can’t. A military base day to day isn’t like Afghanistan. The only place all military carry a weapon is at a combat base.
Sven on April 2, 2014 at 7:21 PM

This no doubt is to prevent the Military from taking the civilian side should a military putsch take place in the United States.

oscarwilde on April 2, 2014 at 9:04 PM

Get ready for two narratives from the left:

(1) He was abused by the privileged whites in the U.S. Army.

(2) Everyone in the military and all vets should be psychologically checked out and must be prevented from having guns…because they all have PTSD…

And yes the left will go there, it is in their nature.

William Eaton on April 2, 2014 at 9:06 PM

Really????

Trolling for clicks on this thread?

Happy Nomad on April 2, 2014 at 8:49 PM

Don’t click.

(ty, Wise Woman)

davidk on April 2, 2014 at 9:08 PM

If Democrats really care about the troops, how about if all the money the rat-eared wonder raised tonight at those fundraisers go to a fund to support the victims of this Fort Hood shooting? Because, Obama left the last group without any support when he declared it to be a workplace shooting.

Happy Nomad on April 2, 2014 at 9:10 PM

Homeland Security says it is not terrorism.

Representative McCaul (TX) said it is too early to dismiss that fact.

Hmmmmmm.

tru2tx on April 2, 2014 at 9:11 PM

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