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posted by takyon on Sunday June 12 2016, @06:00PM   Printer-friendly

A suspected Islamic terrorist opened fire at a gay nightclub in Florida, killing 50 people and wounding another 53 before he was killed by police. While authorities continue to investigate to determine whether this man had ties to ISIS, the terror organization has not been quiet in praising the attack. This comes three days after ISIS announced they would attack somewhere in Florida. Today's attack marks the largest act of terrorism on US soil since 9/11.

takyon: The gunman reportedly called 911 emergency services to pledge allegiance to ISIS. The President will hold a briefing momentarily. Compare this article to the original submission.


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  • (Score: 2) by takyon on Monday June 13 2016, @07:00AM

    by takyon (881) <reversethis-{gro ... s} {ta} {noykat}> on Monday June 13 2016, @07:00AM (#359206) Journal

    The President is going to wait more than 24 hours to allow investigation before laying definitive blame on ISIS? He didn't get into the specifics during a 5 minute press briefing? How #Sad!

    He called it a terror attack, he said it was "an attack on all of us", a phrase the NY Post writer used. What more do you want?

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  • (Score: 3, Interesting) by frojack on Monday June 13 2016, @05:02PM

    by frojack (1554) on Monday June 13 2016, @05:02PM (#359448) Journal

    By the time he made his announcement, the terrorist already had been identified, his file found in the FBI Data base, which also documented his two trips to Saudi Arabia, his connections to a radical imam, and people had come forth with tales of his work place rages. Everything else except these rages were in the FBI files. Check the time lines on the stories. Even the FBI released information more damning well before Obama spole.

    But is that who Obama blamed? US.

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