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Bill Clinton Requested $60 million to Place Cops in Schools

by huckfunn ( 2 Comments › )
Filed under Bill Clinton, Crime, Democratic Party, Education, Headlines, Media, Political Correctness, Politics, Progressives, Second Amendment, Weapons at December 22nd, 2012 - 10:24 am

Yesterday the NRA proposed placing armed police officers in every school to protect our children and the media has gone into full mockery mode. However, in April 2000, on the one year anniversary of the Columbine massacre, Bill Clinton essentially made the same proposal and the media was just fine with it.

Today, the same elite media who no doubt send their own kids to private schools that employ armed security, just can’t stop howling ridicule at the NRA’s idea to give every student in America those same protections. Because the NRA’s idea is so appealing, as I write this, the media’s going overboard, mocking it as bizarre, crazy, and out of touch.

This is how the media works to silence and vilify the opposition and to ensure that only their ideas control The Narrative. The media doesn’t care about securing our schools; they only care about coming after our guns and handing Obama another political win.

The media also doesn’t care how wildly hypocritical they look.

In their zeal to rampage this left-wing agenda, the media has apparently forgotten that back in 2000, on the one-year anniversary of the Columbine shooting (which occurred with an assault weapons ban in place), President Clinton requested $60 million in federal money to fund a fifth round of funding for a program called “COPS in School,” a program that does exactly what the NRA is proposing and the media is currently in overdrive mocking.

Clinton also unveiled the $60-million fifth round of funding for “COPS in School,” a Justice Department program that helps pay the costs of placing police officers in schools to help make them safer for students and teachers. The money will be used to provide 452 officers in schools in more than 220 communities.

“Already, it has placed 2,200 officers in more than 1,000 communities across our nation, where they are heightening school safety as well as coaching sports and acting as mentors and mediators for kids in need,” Clinton said.

Read the whole article here. Hat tip – Breitbart

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2 Responses to “Bill Clinton Requested $60 million to Place Cops in Schools”
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  1. lobo91
    1 | December 22, 2012 12:28 pm

    If you watch yesterday’s NRA press conference, you’ll see that Lapierre didn’t actually call for cops in all schools. He called for armed security guards.


  2. huckfunn
    2 | December 22, 2012 2:59 pm

    lobo91 wrote:

    If you watch yesterday’s NRA press conference, you’ll see that Lapierre didn’t actually call for cops in all schools. He called for armed security guards.

    I’m not sure where you got your information but this is a direct quote from the transcription of Wayne LaPierre’s speech on Friday:
    “I call on Congress today to act immediately to appropriate whatever is necessary to put armed police officers in every single school in this nation,” LaPierre said.

    Here is the complete transcript.


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