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CNN Sources: San Bernardino Shooter Was Radicalized; Communicated With More Than One International Terror Suspect

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2015/12/03/cnn-sources-san-bernardino-shooter-was-radicalized-and-communicated-with-more-than-one-international-terror-suspect/

A snippet:

San Bernardino shooter Syred Farook was apparently radicalized and in touch with more than one international terrorism suspects, according to law enforcement sources cited by CNN.

Farook reportedly communicated with overseas terror suspect over the phone and using social media.

The network also reported that Farook traveled to Saudi Arabia at least twice prior to Wednesday’s shooting that left 14 people dead and at least 17 injured. During one of those trips, Farook reportedly brought home Tashfeen Malik, his wife and parter [sic] in crime, on a “fiance visa.”

My comments:

WARNING: ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM COMING THROUGH!!!!!!!!!!!

They’re going to have a difficult time convincing the nation that this was a workplace-related. This wasn’t your run-of-the-mill active shooting. And all those gun-related laws that CA has didn’t stop or slow down this group. And the topic of creating laws to stop people on the terror watch list from purchasing guns…do you actually NEED a law for that?  And would that have stopped this group? They’d have had to have been on the watch list…I don’t believe they were on that list (they might be scribbled in, though).

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Nope, Not Moving to CA!

I’ve had a change of heart and cancelled my plans to move to CA.  Why?  After thinking on it for months, I’ve determined that I’d be a fool to move to a state that limits it’s citizen in the manner that CA does (and not just with guns, but with everything).  After submitting for my VA CCW, I had a license in hand eight days later.  In CA, depending on the county, the CCW permit process could take up to 1.5 years, with a year wait almost guaranteed.  The gun laws are generally very restrictive, even if you’re not carrying.  10-round mags.  A highly restrictive list of guns that can be sold to you via retail.  Lots of red tape even selling used guns from one CA citizen to another.  I’ve lived there before…I didn’t like it then, either, and I wasn’t even into guns then.  Some advice:  never ever try to ignore yourself when your conscious is giving you bad vibes about a decision you’re trying to make.  I already feel much better about myself, now that I’ve decided not to move to that state.

I told my wife that I’d be receptive to moving to a border state (NV, AZ, OR) or states that are relatively close to CA (Utah, Colorado, New Mexico).  She only wants CA, but that’s not going to happen.  She thinks someone influenced my decision.  No, I just woke up.

So, I’ve got 10 guns now, and the only reason I bought the majority of them was because they aren’t available via retail in CA.  That doesn’t bother me since they’re excellent guns.  It does mean that I probably won’t be getting any guns for awhile, but that’s fine too.