FBI Releases Heavily Redacted Sandy Hook Investigation Docs

Mountain★Republic

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s records vault released a trove of documents Tuesday concerning their investigation into the December 14, 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook elementary in Newtown, Conn.

Over 1,500 heavily redacted pages split into three parts – likely released as part of a Freedom of Information Act request – feature interviews with unknown individuals, official state and federal reports, numerous subpoenas and more.

In many cases entire pages are redacted, as others are also pointing out online.

Throughout unredacted portions of the docs, 20-year-old gunman Adam Lanza is described as a loner tech-savvy high school dropout who enjoyed Japanese techno music and Manga, had an interest in weapons and was an…

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National Service?

Marlene, this is a brilliant suggestion! I know Israel and S Korea has mandatory 2 to 3 year military service. Why not recruit citizens who are unemployed, poor, on gov’t welfare and give them a sense of purpose?

I could see an expanded national Peace Corps operation to really Make America Great Again, not just an empty slogan!

Marlene Dotterer

This article in the NYT was interesting. Mind you, I have nothing but derision for Kelly’s attitude toward the American people he’s supposed to be serving, but he’s got the right idea with a national service.

I agree. I think we should have a national service in which all Americans, except for the most seriously disabled, should be required to participate. Not just – or even primarily – military service. We should not live our lives or run our country in devotion to war. There are a thousand other things people could do during their service: build homes, schools, or other public areas, teach, feed, care for elderly or children, serve on juries, pick up litter, serve as emergency responders… we could consistently build and maintain a highly functional society whose people understand they depend on each other.

Timing and length of service is debatable. Immediately after high school? Or…

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The Return of the Ancien Régime: DNC Pushes Out Sanders Supporters In Favor of Clinton Allies Like Disgraced Former DNC Head Donna Brazile

JONATHAN TURLEY

download-3We have previously discussed how the Democratic establishment has held on to power despite the disaster in the last presidential election.  The Democratic members of Congress were virtually unanimous in guaranteeing the nomination for Hillary Clinton despite the clear anti-establishment mood of the electorate and Clinton’s record negative polling.  By the end of the campaign, the Democrats were largely arguing for an anti-Trump vote rather than a pro-Clinton vote.  Despite the loss to the least popular presidential candidate in history, Nancy Pelosi and various other Democratic leaders have tightened their grip on power.  The establishment then fought off a challenge from Bernie Sanders supporters and elected close Clinton ally Tom Perez to lead the Democratic National Committee.  Now Perez has moved to fill high-ranking positions with establishment figures and Clinton allies. Among them is Donna Brazile who lied about her violation of DNC rules in sharing debate questions with Clinton. 

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