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Endicott Store Sold Conklin Teen Rifle Used in Buffalo Massacre


Payton Gendron purchased a semi-automatic Bushmaster XM-15 rifle used in a mass shooting in Buffalo at an Endicott gun shop. Officials have described the attack as a "racially-motivated hate crime."

Robert Donald, owner of Vintage Firearms at 120 South Nanticoke Avenue, told ABC News that the 18-year-old Conklin man bought the gun "a couple months ago."

Donald said he was questioned by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agents Saturday night, shortly after ten people were killed and three others were wounded at a Tops market in Buffalo.

According to ABC News, Donald said: "I couldn’t believe it. Nobody envisions a young man doing this," Donald said. "I mean, who would do this. I’ve been open since 1993 and this is the first time there has been any kind of a problem."

The legally purchased rifle was reported to have been modified by what Governor Kathy Hochul said was an "enhanced magazine," which is illegal in New York state.

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traditional repubs raise alarm about growing strength of militia , racists and john Birch (Idaho)

A Fracture in Idaho’s G.O.P. as the Far Right Seeks Control
Ahead of a primary vote, traditional Republicans are raising alarm about the future of the party, warning about the growing strength of militia members, racists and the John Birch Society.

The bitter intraparty contest between Ms. McGeachin and Mr. Little, set to be settled in the state’s primary election on Tuesday, reflects the intensifying split that is pitting Idaho’s conventional pro-gun, anti-abortion, tax-cut conservatives against a growing group of far-right radicals who are agitating to seize control of what is already one of the most conservative corners of the Republican Party in the country.

The state has long been a draw for ultraconservatives disillusioned with the liberal drift in other parts of the nation, many of them settling off the grid in the mountains of northern Idaho or among like-minded people in towns like Bonners Ferry. Over the years, the Idaho panhandle has been home to white supremacist groups and people ready to take up arms against the U.S. government. Such groups and their allies have been particularly wary of the changing nature of Idaho’s cities, including the legions of other newcomers responding to a booming job market in Boise.

Fearing the growth of the party’s extremist wing, some Republicans are waging a “Take Back Idaho” campaign. In northern Idaho’s Kootenai County, the disputes have led to a formal rift, with two Republican Party factions separately battling to convince voters that they represent the true nature of the party.


One of the growing powers in the region is the John Birch Society, which dominated the far right in the 1960s and 1970s by opposing the civil rights movement and equal rights for women while embracing conspiratorial notions about communist infiltration of the federal government. The group was purged from the conservative movement decades ago but has found a renewed foothold in places like the Idaho panhandle.


Idaho is in the midst of dramatic change, recording some of the nation’s fastest population growth in recent years, especially during the pandemic. What the newcomers mean to Idaho politics remains unclear. Depending on whom you ask, they are either importing some of their home state’s liberal values — Californians face particular scorn — or they are bringing new money and energetic grievances that could help drive Idaho further to the right.


The queen walks into event to standing ovation

ice cream shop reportedly turned away a disabled customer / son when they refused to take masks off



The ice cream shop, Kountry Kreamery, is located in Pigeon Forge, a tourist hub in the Great Smoky Mountains region. The town is also home to Dolly Parton’s amusement park Dollywood, and the Titanic museum.

Users on Twitter quickly dug up similar alleged incidents at Kountry Kreamery, with matching details of refusing service to masked customers.

Screenshots show that Kountry Kreamery once explained that their mask policy was to better hear customers over loud machinery, but other screenshots show a wider anti-mask stance.

On Yelp, reviews dating back to June 2021 detail similar accounts of Kountry Kreamery employees forcing patrons to remove masks.

The Daily Dot reached out to Lindsay Fogarty via Instagram direct message, and to Kountry Kreamery via email, for comment on this story.

three foot thick Underground Wall Could Be Hitch for SF's Millennium Tower Fix Plan

“Although the building remains safe, we believe the project needs to resume construction and complete this construction quickly,” Hamburger said at the January meeting of the Audit & Government Oversight committee. “To allow us recovery of the tilt as originally planned.”

But some experts say there could be a hitch – a big one – to that plan. It’s a three foot thick, 90-foot high steel and concrete wall built directly under the eastern edge of the ten-foot thick slab foundation.

“It just creates a huge amount more uncertainty about how it will respond when you implement …the fix,” said deep foundation expert David Williams.

The wall was put in place early on in the project to serve as a buffer between the tower’s foundation and the five level deep parking garage being built next door on the tower’s east side.

That’s the side, under Hamburger’s plan, that needs to settle and sink once weight is shifted so as to straighten the leaning tower. The wall is depicted in early construction photos, which also show that just above the wall is a gap filled with about a foot of soil. The gap was designed to allow the building to settle the six inches that engineers estimated would occur after construction. But the building has sunk so much that surveys done back in 2018 indicate it is now nearly on top of that wall. Williams says the wall could prop up that side of the building indefinitely, and in the process, doom any chance of reversing the tilt.

“So there's a lot of concerns about the fact that it may be hung up on the shoring wall,” Williams said.


threatened a school shooting / was given psychiatric treatment - but still legally bought 3 guns

Buffalo white supremacist, 18, threatened a school graduation shooting last year and was given psychiatric treatment - but still legally bought three guns

'A school official reported that this very troubled young man had made statements indicating that he wanted to do a shooting, either at a graduation ceremony, or sometime after,' a government source told the Buffalo News.

After police looked into the account, Gendron was referred for mental health evaluation and counseling.

Classmates said that he often acted strangely at times and espoused extremist views on politics.

Last year, one former student recalled, Gendron wore a hazmat suit to school for a week. She believed it had something to do with protecting himself from the coronavirus, but she didn't rule out the fact that he was making a joke.

'It was the most extra thing that I ever saw him do,' a former classmate who asked not to be named said.

There were other indications of Gendron's fragile mental state.

During a class exercise in political class in which the students created their own countries with the government of their choice, Gendron's pick was an autocratic regime that the classmate described as 'Hitler-esque.'


15 year old Georgia gamer sends SWAT team to the homes of other gamers

“I killed my mom and I got my two little sisters, they’re sleeping their room right now. And I’m fixing to go in and kill them all too. ..and kill myself,” according to the call to 911.

“We had 30 law enforcement officers show up on this call,” said Capt. Jay Baker.

The SWAT team and other law enforcement went to the home, anticipating a confrontation. But then, someone came to the door.

“Things weren’t adding up to what was described in the call and what was happening in the house and then we quickly realized it was a swatting call,” said Baker.

Investigators traced the bogus 911 call to a 15-year-old in Harlem, Georgia, on the outskirts of Augusta.

Police said the teen made the prank call following an online gaming clash with a teen in the Cherokee County home. He made the swatting calls to 911 centers in other states, apparently in relation to conflicts with other gamers.

Baker said there were also calls made in other states.

“Also made calls to North Carolina, Connecticut and Florida. Two of those calls actually resulted in the swat team kicking the door down,” said Baker.

The teen is facing several charges including a felony and making terroristic threats


Police suspect that the boy is also responsible for similar swatting calls in Windsor Lock, Connecticut; Charlotte, North Carolina; and Tampa, Florida, the release said.

SWAT teams responded to two of the calls and “made forced entry” into the homes, the release said. Police used a search warrant to seize the boy’s Sony PlayStation console, as well as two cellphones, the release said.

Police said they heard audio of the 15-year-old making a swatting call in a Sony PlayStation “party chat,” where players can speak to one another during games. “It is suspected the motivation behind the calls is related to online gaming disputes,” the sheriff’s office said in the news release.

Read more at: https://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article261174617.html#storylink=cpy


Texas boy cracks whip on African American family's door (father is arrested for discharge of gun)

Shocking footage shows the unnamed child cracking the weapon on Dee and Carissa Nash's front door just outside of Dallas Friday, allegedly in search of the couple's young daughter.

The clip shows mom Carissa answering the door to confront the child, who she says was upset with and planned to attack her daughter.

'Little boy, you better get your a** up and off my porch before I call the police, beating on my door like this!,' Carissa can be heard saying in the video. 'I will call the police - you need to leave. Don’t you ever beat on my G*ddamn like that - go!'

It is unclear why the boy was searching for Carissa's daughter, who she hasn't named, and what he planned to do to the little girl if he did manage to find her.

The boy, who cops said is also nine, remains silent while being reprimanded, but defiantly stands on the African-American family's front porch - cracking the whip against the floor at one point in apparent frustration.

After a few moments, the child - who cops did not identify due to his young age - flees, presumably running back to his own home.

He is also said to have scratched the Nash's Audi while walking away.


TFG makes Buffalo tragedy about himself... of course.

his first words were to comfort the families NOT

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