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President Obama Delivers Statement After Meeting with Orlando Shooting Victims’ Families

Vice President Biden was also present.

 

June 15 – Wordless Wednesday

 

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Special Edition …. “#OrlandoStrong …. Victims’ Names …. “!!

My heart is heavy. It cries out for the families and friends. Here’ hoping that the wounded fully recover. It must be very hard on the owner of the Pulse to decide what to do with the nightclub and I hope the owner is not placed in financial ruin.

It Is What It Is

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~~June 13, 2016~~ 

WE REMEMBER

Orlando nightclub shooting victims’ names released

In honor of the 49 victims of the Orlando LGBTQ nightclub shooting. ‪

#‎Orlando‬ ‪#‎LoveConquersHate‬

(*Note that we will update this as more images become available*)

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Edward Sotomayor Jr., 34 years old

Stanley Almodovar III, 23 years old

Luis Omar Ocasio-Capo, 20 years old

Juan Ramon Guerrero, 22 years old

Eric Ivan Ortiz-Rivera, 36 years old

Peter O. Gonzalez-Cruz, 22 years old

Luis S. Vielma, 22 years old

Kimberly Morris, 37 years old

Eddie Jamoldroy Justice, 30 years old

Darryl Roman Burt II, 29 years old

Deonka Deidra Drayton, 32 years old

Alejandro Barrios Martinez, 21 years old

Anthony Luis Laureano Disla, 25 years old

Jean Carlos Mendez Perez, 35 years old

Franky Jimmy Dejesus Velazquez, 50 years old

Amanda Alvear, 25 years old

Martin Benitez Torres, 33 years old

Luis Daniel Wilson-Leon, 37 years old

Mercedez Marisol Flores…

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50 Dead, 53 Wounded in Orlando

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Saturday night, about 320 people came to the Pulse for a “Latin flavor” event.  The Pulse is a gay nightclub in the heart of Orlando, Florida.

At about 2 a.m. this morning, shots ranged out.  An officer working extra duty in full uniform at the club responded.

CNN reports that the he and two other officers nearby opened fire on the shooter, and a gun battle ensues.  The shooter went inside the club, where a hostage situation developed.

Some 100 officers from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office and the Orlando Police Department respond to the chaotic scene.  At about 2:22 a.m. the shooter called 911 to pledge allegiance to ISIS. He also mentioned the Boston Marathon bombers.

It was around 5 a.m. when heavily armed SWAT team members use an armored vehicle to smash down a door at the club, clearing the way for some 30 people inside to flee to safety.  SWAT officers confronted the suspect in the doorway, shoot and kill him.  One officer was injured.

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Mark O’Mara Has Time For Private Practice

Some, most, or maybe all who read here are familiar with the name Mark O’Mara. O’Mara represented George Zimmerman in his second degree murder trial for killing unarmed 17-year old Trayvon Martin.

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After his acquittal, George Zimmerman was retained by the police at the house that he rented and shared with his wife Shellie, who had filed for divorce and was moving out of the house. Mark O’Mara appeared at the house.

It was at or around that time when Mark O’Mara told the press that he no longer represented George and would not be representing him in the divorce case. Shortly thereafter, O’Mara announced that he was hired by CNN to give legal commentary.

Then came O’Mara’s announcement that George owes him $2.5 million.   There were pending motions for sanctions against the State left over from George’s 2nd degree murder trial. The motions were abandoned. Read the rest of this entry

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