Posted June 30, 2016 11:13 am by Comments

By Bob Owens

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A little over an hour ago, social media began to freak out over the possibility of an “active shooter” (I’m coming to prefer Ron Borsch’s rapid mass murder terminology for accuracy’s sake) at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland.

JBA is currently on lockdown due to a report of an active shooter. All personnel are directed to shelter in place. More info as it comes.

— Joint Base Andrews (@JBA_NAFW) June 30, 2016

BREAKING: Active shooter confirmed at U.S. Joint Base Andrews in Maryland – U.S. Defense official

— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) June 30, 2016

As time wore on, I noticed—among the requisite mainstream media hysteria—that two essential things were missing from the story.

There were no accounts of any actual shooting going on.

There are no reports of anyone being injured.

Now, I’m not always right about all things, but I’m pretty sure for there to be any accuracy in reports of a shooting, that some sort of shooting needs to have taken place. Otherwise, we merely have a “man with a gun” call, and more that all too often ends up being a “moron with a phone” call.

It turns out that there was a scheduled “active shooter” …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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