So, Bubba's been down South fishin' the past few weeks, on vacation
from his job washing dishes in the dining commons, and returns just in time to
see this "active shooter" playacting like he's trying to kill
people. Bubba doesn't know this, so it looks to him like the chance
he's been waiting for, packing that concealed pistol under his work smock
the past ten years. So he shoots and kills the active shooter in "self
defense," expecting he's gonna be some kinda hero, but . . . . It
can't be murder, but up here in Massachusetts it would be manslaughter.
Out there, who knows? Maybe he gets off twice. One while shooting someone, and
then for doing it.
Years ago I remember reading about a 'police training' bank robbery
during bank business hours when the bank was actually open. A civilian pulled
out a gun and ordered the robber to cease. Then it had to be explained to him
this was a training exercise.I trust adequate warning has and will
be given out at the time of this simulation so a similar thing doesn't
Let's just hope that the innocent bystander takes the time to order the
robber to cease, and doesn't just shoot. I am sorry but doing
these kind of things just don't seem all that smart, especially during
finals week. The students are already stressed enough!
UVU students DO NOT go to campus on this day!9/11/2001, there was a
drill going on the same day.UK subway bombing, there was a similar drill
going on the same day.Sandy Hook Shooting, there was a similar drill going
on the same day.Boston Marathon Bombing, there was a similar drill going
on the same day."There's an old saying in Tennessee —
I know it's in Texas, probably in Tennessee — that says, fool me
once, shame on — shame on you. Fool me — you can't get fooled
again." —President George W. Bush, Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 17, 2002
Wouldn't it be wise to maybe do this over Christmas break when the students
are gone, and as one poster said, not when it is finals week and students are at
their peak of pressure. This is all so lame, like this would really help in a
real situation. Things change per the circumstance. In the military we train,
in the field we brief as every situation is/was different.
LAX was running drills 3 weeks before their shooting. Another elementary school
in newtown was running a drill the day of sandy hook. The FBI was running a
drill in the exactly where the Boston bombing happened, probably planting the
bombs themselves. NORAD was running a drill on 9/11 of the exact same scenario
that actually happened on 9/11 so they would stand down when the real attack was
happening. Drills always precede the real thing. I am confidant that
the federal government will stage another mass shooting in an attempt to grab
the guns within 3 weeks. Gun control is all over the mass media right now in an
attempt to condition minds for the actual thing.
JimInSLCI'm glad I'm not the only one on this forum who is
informed and awake.
Really, really dumb idea.
If this is a setup for a false flag attack at UVU, then they picked a poor place
to do it. In Utah, people are allowed to carry firearms at the school so it
(hopefully) will not be a gun free zone. You should be doing this anyway, but it
might be a good idea to carry that day, just in case. :)
I don't get it. It's a joke, right. I still don't get it.
"She said the main concern has been that someone ignorant of the situation
could wander into the building, especially if the person has a concealed weapon.
However, she said, that is extremely unlikely."Relevant to
several comments. The simulation will be indoors, in a building carefully
cleared of all non-participants. I am sure they are aware of the consequences of
something extremely unlikely happening.