Rand Paul's Dramatic First Hand Account Of The Shooting

Tyler Durden's picture

Below is a first-hand account of this morning's shooting in Washington D.C. from Senator Rand Paul who was on the scene enjoying some batting practice when the first shots rang out.  Paul recounts a chaotic scene in which Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot while playing 2nd base and then crawled toward the outfield to get further away from the shooter who apparently took cover behind the 3rd base dugout. 

Paul, who couldn't see the gunman from his position, said he believed the shooter fired 50-60 shots and he described the gun as sounding like an AR-15.

Paul credited the Capitol Police, who would not have been on site but for the presence of Scalise, for reacting swiftly to counteract an attack that could have been far worse.

"One of the things that's really fortunate and probably why — everybody probably would have died expect for the fact that the Capitol Hill police were there," he said.


Capitol Police were at the scene because of the presence of Scalise, the third-ranking Republican in GOP leadership.


"If Scalise wouldn't have been on the team — unfortunately he was hit and I hope he does well — but also by him being there it probably saved everybody else's life because if you don't have a leadership person there, there would have been so security there," Paul said.


"They do a great job. These are brave men and women and we were really lucky they were there," he said.


And here is the Senator on CNN:

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Chupacabra-322's picture

If my gut feeling is right. The Americans Pepole's tolerance with the absolute, open, in your Face

Tyrannical Lawlessness

Amongst these Criminals has run its course. Either arrests of the obvious perpetrators takes place or the fabric which holds together our fragile Society &Institutions will erupt in bedlam, mayhem & chaos.

The Order out of which Chaos has been artificially manufactured & manipulated & stolen by the Failed Institutions & Criminally Highly Compartmentalized Individuals within them that run them.

This is a civil war in progress. One front is full spectrum dominance on consciousness. Another front is law. Another, sovereignty. Another is education. We the People are the true enemies of the state. The state wants to demoralize us. Dumb us down, divide us. Confuse us in the fog of war. This fake news meme is new while propaganda is not so new. Everything is weaponized from food to health care to the economy. The technology in our homes spies on us. Durable goods are designed to fail. Welfare and SNAP wine in the fountains, bread and circus. It can get depressing.

Power is vested in the people. This is always the truth. People choose to give up their power. My point is that on the one hand there is the Truth. On the other hand there is concensus reality.

It all comes back to law. One law that can never be corrupted is the law of nature. Nature wastes nothing. Nature finds equilibrium. Life is everywhere. Mechanics are inviolable. Consensus reality is relativism that consents to untruth, lawlessness, theft, waste, and other unnatural and immoral measures to empower a few at the expense of the many. Many snowflakes like this. They love thier slavery dearly. And they mimic thier idols. So far as I know there is no other species on this earth as creative and amazing as the homo sapien sapien. But for some reason we trade our power for free shit and consent to falsehood.

SmackDaddy's picture

If you aren't naming the jew, you are just diverting...  But the cull must begin with white traitors...

CompassionateConservative's picture

That's highly anti-semitic goy!  You need to be locked in the U.S. Holyhoax Museum until you repent!

Jubal Early's picture

Unfortunately Rand Paul, as good as he is, doesn't dare name them either.  I would not be at all surprised if he was the target.

Luc X. Ifer's picture

Soros. They are legion and their cursed name is Soros.

Al Gophilia's picture

Black-masked Antifa cowards drawing pay from that bastard. The tolerance for this sort of shit has reached its limit. Not to be too dramatic but I've got a feeling that a lot of folk are getting to this stage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ohw1uI1NsmU

Cognitive Dissonance's picture

"Capitol Police were at the scene because of the presence of Scalise, the third-ranking Republican in GOP leadership."

Just to be clear, if the 4th ranking GOP leadership had been there, no police presence would have been needed.


Incredibly Rand Paul says precisely this in the next sentence, that if the 3rd ranking GOP had not been there, no police would have been there.

Jubal Early's picture

Thats why I think Rand Paul may have been the target.  He was in the batters cage, next up.  The vast majority of the rest of the Republicans are just cucks anyway.

Killtruck's picture

Thankfully the guy couldn't shoot for shit.

Jubal Early's picture

Maybe he wanted the killshot for Rand Paul but couldn't locate him.

Think of the diversion from the Session fiasco it would have made.   In a week after everyone had forgotten what had gone down someone "in high office" could have leaked that Sessions had been in contact with a "fourth russian".  Bingo, the witch hunt would have been able to restart in high gear and the sheeple would have forgotten Rand Paul after impeachment demands.

Now they will have to try something even bigger.  How about a tidal wave off of Malibu?

Antivenom's picture

Likely his pink pussy hat slid over his eyes...

caconhma's picture

Rand Paul is no any better than others. The same POS. 


Soon police will run out of people from the CONgress. After all, they are responsible for our political and economic mess.

Secret Weapon's picture

Dumb asses should have been carrying their own protection. Guess they got a taste of what the rest of us go through every day. 

Chupacabra-322's picture

@ Cog,

Didn't you get the Memo?

Anointing & Propping up the Fascist Police Jack Booted Thugs in the Scripted False Narrative to Gas Light the masses is part of the PsyOp.

Trust, respect & most importantly engraving into the mindset & Psyche to love authorities or figures is part of the mind fuck.

Endgame Napoleon's picture

How about the invariably young staffers, making $18k back in 2004, according to someone who worked for a senator, living in big groups of unattached roommates to cover unaffordable D.C. rent. Do they warrant protection?

cheech_wizard's picture

Still, I'd say the odds were with the baseball team. 9 to 18 people armed with bats vs. the Sander's supporter who couldn't shoot straight.

Standard Disclaimer: Although hakapiks still do a much better job against the blubberous.

Oh, by the way, let's see what the U.S. Code has to say... https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/351

I believe this is the applicable section. 

(c) Whoever attempts to kill or kidnap any individual designated in subsection (a) of this section shall be punished by imprisonment for any term of years or for life.


Shitonya Serfs's picture

I think you mean: Just Joo It!

hestroy's picture

Joo watch in action and downvoting.

Seasmoke's picture

I will start. Netanyahu. Yellen. Fischer. Greenspan. Bernanke. Ginsburg.

Jubal Early's picture

You forgot (((Koskinen))), one of the most important ones.  He grants IRS indulgence for all good tribe members who have tax evasion sins.

dasein211's picture

White people are outnumbered. Indians and Asians are better at math as well. Your lack of math skills are noted.

HominyTwin's picture

Slavs and WASPs have the best math skills. North Asians are also good. South Asians...India is a country where an outhouse is an advanced piece of tech, so you're wrong there.

Endgame Napoleon's picture

I know quite a few white people smart enough in math to get 3 math-related degrees. Math is not race-dependent, but maybe, Asians make their kids study harder in many cases.

landsman's picture

You're clearly not smart enought to be Jewish. 

hestroy's picture

Shalom, shalom, my joo friend. Go to steal something instead talking BS.

N0TME's picture

I'm half Jewish, does that mean I'm half smart?


Edit: For all the Jew haters, I'm not part of the tribe. 

Endgame Napoleon's picture

I am not Jewish, but do not blame 1% of the population for all of our major, economic problems here in the USA. There are not many Jews living in my state. It would be super-irrational to blame them for my state's incredibly unprofessional workplaces and pay levels for most that require unearned income from welfare/taxfare or spouses to survive. To blame Jews, you would need to claim that people thousands of miles away control what goes on in a state with few Jews.

hestroy's picture

17 filthy joos down voted you so far.

Seasmoke's picture

The assholes broke the social contract on 2008. Rule of Law is dead. Law of rule is here.

Cognitive Dissonance's picture

The social contract was broken long before 2008. It just became painfully obvious by that point.

Chupacabra-322's picture

If you mean by Social Contract me CONSENTing to the Criminal Fraud UNITED STATES, CORP INC. run out of The City of London then your sadly mistaken.

Today was the preverbal first shot with the ripple effect heading towards the ten square miles located in the

Tyrannical Lawlessness

CORP. entity known as D.C.

NAV's picture

Yes. Economist and author Michael Hudson believes that the 2008 bailout was in fact a financial coup d'etat, and that, in pulling it off, the oligarchs offically declared war on the rest of the population.

"Under the pretense of restoring normalcy, the new financial oligarchy achieved a political coup to insure payment of debts owed mainly to the banks, bondholders, and the One Percent behind them. Most people hardly realized that Congress, the Treasury and Federal Reserve had joined to endow bankers, bondholders and speculators with massive fortunes." -- Killing the Host: How Financial Parasites and Debt Bondage Destroy the Global Economy, Michael Hudson

Who are the parasites?  Says a book reviewer: "Going back to the Sumerians, Hudson discovered that certain classes of men were parasites who did not labor but who lived off the labor of others. Usury was their mechanism of control."

Endgame Napoleon's picture

What about people who accept jobs, but leave work constantly in absenteeism cliques? Are they parasites? Many of them have unearned welfare/taxfare income in the thousands that bumps up their wages. They often spend it on tattoos, trips out of town with boyfriends and the like, although it is given to them and not to other workers because they reproduced.

Zorba's idea's picture

The social contract was blown to smithereens on 911. The most infamous day in American history.

TahoeBilly2012's picture

Hard to figure out how to go after a guy without weapons, but if 2 or more men converge from all sides, the guy will go down. How to get that effort under way in the hystery is hard to say, but real men had better learn to react to these shooters immediately and more than one or it's a turkey shoor and you just don't want to die huddled together in a fucking dug out.

Rand are you not concealed carry? Are you kidding me?

Jubal Early's picture

Concealed carry makes a home run, or even double or a triple impossible.

in4mayshun's picture

Concealed Carry in DC? I doubt the local government is big on issuing CCW permits in Washington. Even if they did, I'm sure most of the politicians would be too cowardly to use them anyway.

Cognitive Dissonance's picture

In DC only those with a super duper good reason (usually a person who 'protects' the VIP's and elites) to CC receive actual permits. Average citizens are left to fend for themselves.

Good luck with that.

Scuba Steve's picture

I guess Seth Rich wasnt invited to the party ...

Abaco's picture

It happened in Virginia. Across the river from DC.

Occams_Razor_Trader's picture

"but if 2 or more men converge from all sides, the guy will go down"

Yes but someone is getting shot- you think the fancy pants Senators- who can't as much get their own ice for their office, they get it delivered- you think they're going to put their life on the line?- highy doubtful.


At this point they are Elites- Elites don't fight- they get lower income plebs to do the fighting and dying for them.

cheech_wizard's picture

9 to 18 guys with bats... It only takes 15 pounds per square inch of pressure to crush a human skull.

Endgame Napoleon's picture

I know, I know--women are as strong as men, say the fake feminists whose mentality leads to a lot of unintended consequences in society, in general, including a backlash against women in many ways. I am a small woman, and *knowing* that a small woman cannot budge a 200 lb man one inch, I guess I should regard guns as a way to protect myself.

But I have never been a gun enthusiast. I have noticed that the only times guns protect anyone is when they are wielded by experienced, trained police and military people. Some country boys have the equivalent in mastery. Most people end up not protecting themselves or others with guns, with the occasional, tragic accident.

When people are murderers with an intent to kill, it is a moral issue, not an issue of their weapon of choice, although some weapons do more damage, faster, from a practical standpoint.

Someone -- some "working family" -- failed to teach the most basic morality, or the murderer has something mentally askew. But only a tiny group of people do things as gruesome and horrific as murder without being aware that what they were doing was wrong. Only a fraction of them are that mentally impaired.

When people have an intent to kill, they can do it so much faster with guns than with knives, as was evident in the second, recent terrorist mass murder in London. That said, I voted Republican and understand why guns make people feel safer, especially in rural areas far from police and in dangerous neighborhoods.

But the truth is that amateurs with guns are not saving many people.

"Working families" have just raised too many mass murderers. We have more mass shooters than ever before in the history of the USA. This dramatic upsurge in mass murders occurs at a time when we have the most people in prison in a free Republic--ever--making it even more obvious that there has been a values shift,

"Working families" are raising a lot of people who do not know the basics of morality. It is not just the so-called loners. Most of the recent terrorist mass murderers have been parents with young children. Many shooters were almost kids, themselves, teenagers just out of high school.

These people had plenty of family and friends around them, and most of the adults were employed. Amidst mass underemployment of US citizens, many of the mass-murdering shooters had good jobs that pay better than average.

HR mommas and family-friendly managers thought the mass murderers were good employees and retained them in the jobs more than they retain many hardworking people with high sales numbers who attend work every day, not that such behavior is helpful in workplaces with backscratching-absenteeism cliques of working parents.

Colleagues and managers thought the mass murderers were "culture fits," throwing them baby showers at work, like they did for the San Bernardino mass-murdering terrorist.

People are raising more mass murderers. We have a shortage of decent-paying jobs and mass underemployment, but every momma must work and be accommodated to do so with stream after stream of welfare/taxfare and mandated workplace privileges galore.

Parents are bored with their children -- bored with the chore of teaching basic morality for sure -- despite all of the workplace, show-off-baby family pageantry and the amazing amount of excused absenteeism for busy working parents in workplaces that are absolutely dominated by crony-parenting, frequently absentee bully cliques.

The morality gap seems to be showing up in some pretty horrible statistics. It is interesting how the MSM focuses on some types of morality, mostly anything having to do with sex to boost ratings, and assorted other moral trivialities. But they will not dare to cover some of these messier issues, specifically anything that might question the promotion of fake-feminist concepts, like idyllic "working career moms" and unquestionably moral "working families."



Mr Pink's picture

CNN, WAPo and the NYtimes now have blood on their hands...it was only a matter of time

in4mayshun's picture

Ironic that Rush Limbaugh was just talking about this yesterday. He said that because of the media's insatiable attacks on Republicans and conservatives, they will turn violent rhetoric into violent attacks.

opport.knocks's picture

I believe the elected congress fully knows the angry shitstorm that is about come their way and they will use this incident as a pretext for even more personal security and state surveillance. 

peopledontwanttruth's picture

Hmmm what did Trump just say to Iran when their parliament was attacked.

I haven't seen the same statement here, but life is more than ironic. You reap what you sow puts it better