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After this past Sunday, James Shaw Jr. never had to do another valiant thing in his life to be considered a legendary hero.

Shaw rushed a gunman dressed only in a green coat and armed with an AR-15 at a Waffle House in Nashville, Tennessee around 3:30 on Sunday morning.

He then “grabbed the gun’s barrel, pulled it away and threw it over the Waffle House counter,” the Tennessean reported.

Four people died in the attack — which a man named Travis Reinking is accused of perpetrating — but Shaw is credited with saving many more lives, all while taking a gunshot wound and burns from grabbing the hot barrel of the gun.

That’s enough in one lifetime to be considered a hero. But James Shaw Jr. didn’t stop there. Thanks to a GoFundMe campaign, he’s raised over $100,000 for the families of those affected by Sunday’s shootings.

Much like the man himself, the campaign’s language is unassuming.

“My name is James Shaw Jr. I am creating this page to help the families of the victims from the Shooting that took place at Waffle House in Antioch, TN,” the page reads. “Please take the time to donate as all of the proceeds will be given to the families. Thank you again for your generosity and blessings!”

The page includes a picture of the Waffle House with police tape around the scene.

Perhaps predictably, Shaw has been very clear about the fact he doesn’t consider what he did anything special.

“I’m not a hero. I’m just a regular person, and I think anybody could have did what I did if they are just pushed into that kind of cage,” Shaw said during a news conference.

“You have to either react or you’re going to fold, and I chose to react because I didn’t see any other way of living, and that’s all I wanted to do. I just wanted to live.”

Shaw told The Tennessean that the first time he cried came when a paramedic asked him a simple question while taking his blood pressure.

“He asked if I had kids,” Shaw Jr. said. “I thought I could have possibly never seen my daughter again. That hurt.”

“It feels selfish,” he added. “I was just trying to get myself out. I saw the opportunity and pretty much took it.”

Yes, four people are dead and many more are injured, but Shaw turned what could have been one of America’s worst mass shootings into a moment of pure heroism.

If you want to donate to the GoFundMe account, the page is here.

What do you think? Scroll down to comment below!

Steven April 26, 2018
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It is the CONSERVATIVEFIGHTERSS in the URL that is being controlled by Facebook. Put in a space to get it through.
Shirley Chapian April 25, 2018
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Unable to post this on Facebook because they said some people found it abusive! How sick is that!!!
Joseph Vigue April 25, 2018
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James Shaw Jr., yes, you are a hero for saving who knows how many lives (even if your own was 1 of them). You are also a hero for raising so much money for the families of the deceased. God knows they will sure be able to use it. As a veteran, it gives me great pleasure to say to you----THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE!! May you, your beautiful (and proud) daughter and your entire family have God's blessings and great lives!
Sandi Hodnett April 25, 2018
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What a hero!!! God bless him! I tried to share this article on Facebook, but got this message: (I suppose the wound he has on his arm from his heroic action is too much for FB.) Warning: This Message Contains Blocked Content . Your message couldn't be sent because it includes content that other people on Facebook have reported as abusive.
Tom Cooke April 25, 2018
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You are a hero! Heros take to action and that is exactly what you did! Sir, I salute you!
Harry Townsend April 25, 2018
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Dear President Trump, Please recognize James Shaw Jr. as a real American hero to show the negative people in this country what a real man and hero James Shaw is, because I doubt the mainstream media will even care, but we do! Thank you.
John Isbell April 25, 2018
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People like Jim Shaw are the reason Tennesee is called the Volunteer State. They do what is right because it's in their nature and they don't have to be asked to do it.
Donna April 25, 2018
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Mr. Shaw is definitely a hero in my eyes. God Bless You.
Abner T Yokum April 25, 2018
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The amazing part? How many people (aka liberals, 'educators', blm, politicians et al) would think this guy's a stupid failure and a fool for taking steps to defend himself and others? I'm still waiting for the feature story to come out on CNN--NOT!! Too many. This guy represents all that's good about this country. And too many want to change that. I hope God stays on this man's shoulder...
john April 25, 2018
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look at the picture above and you will see the picture of a very brave man----A TRUE HERO !!!!!
Jon J Anderson April 25, 2018
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This is the man Black Lives Matter should b e showcasing ..Kudos!
Linda Nitzschke April 25, 2018
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If he weren't a hero, he'd have looked for a back door so he could run away...or just hidden from view. He most definitely is a hero.
Joy April 25, 2018
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What a wonderful person - and, indeed, what a tremendous ROLE MODEL for other young African-American men and women!! God guided him at that moment and in that time. It was nothing short of a miracle, and I think he feels that way himself. May he live to see his beautiful young daughter grown into a beautiful woman!
Ron Hunter April 25, 2018
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A hero is an ordinary person who, when confronted by danger, or crisis, acts in the best interest of himself, and those around him, often at the risk of his own life, and takes care of the situation. Shaw did this, and, whether or not HE thinks so, IS A HERO.
Marsha April 25, 2018
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May God bless you many times over. Thank you from the heart of someone who believes you a true hero.


Nikki Haley Breaks with Trump: ‘We Shouldn’t Have Followed Him, and We Shouldn’t Have Listened to Him’



Nikki Haley, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, believes that former President Donald Trump “let us down.”

Haley’s remarks come as the former president’s legal team prepares to present its defense of Trump during his second impeachment trial in the Senate.

In a Politico interview published Friday, Haley, former South Carolina governor, said that “we shouldn’t have followed” Trump.

“We need to acknowledge he let us down,” she said in an extensive profile. “He went down a path he shouldn’t have, and we shouldn’t have followed him, and we shouldn’t have listened to him. And we can’t let that ever happen again.”

She also told the outlet that she has not spoken to Trump since the Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol, and takes issue with his remarks condemning former Vice President Mike Pence’s refusal to reject the Electoral College vote.

“When I tell you I’m angry, it’s an understatement,” she expressed. “I am so disappointed in the fact that [despite] the loyalty and friendship he had with Mike Pence, that he would do that to him. Like, I’m disgusted by it.”

The former ambassador, who many people are speculating may run for the White House in 2024, also added that Trump will never accept the results of the 2020 presidential election.

“There’s nothing that you’re ever going to do that’s going to make him feel like he legitimately lost the election,” she explained. “He’s got a big bully pulpit. He should be responsible with it.”

Haley also warned that many people still love the former president and will not stop supporting him just because he is out of office.

“I know how much people love Donald Trump,” she admitted. “I know it. I feel it. Whether it’s an RNC room or social media or talking to donors, I can tell you that the love they have for him is still very strong. That’s not going to just fall to the wayside. Nor do I think the Republican Party is going to go back to the way it was before Donald Trump. I don’t think it should.”

Haley added that people, instead, should “take the good that he built, leave the bad that he did, and get back to a place where we can be a good, valuable, effective party.”

“[I]t’s bigger than the party,” she insisted. “I hope our country can come together and figure out how we pull this back.”

Referring to Haley’s possible 2024 ambitions, Politico’s Tim Alberta wrote, “Since last fall, I’ve spent nearly six hours talking with Haley on-the-record. I’ve also spoken with nearly 70 people who know her: friends, associates, donors, staffers, former colleagues. From those conversations, two things are clear. First, Nikki Haley is going to run for president in 2024. Second, she doesn’t know which Nikki Haley will be on the ballot.”

Haley also said that she didn’t believe Trump had a chance of winning in a 2024 election scenario.

“I don’t think he can,” she admitted. “He’s fallen so far.”

“I think his business is suffering at this point,” she added. “I think he’s lost any sort of political viability he was going to have. I think he’s lost his social media, which meant the world to him. I mean, I think he’s lost the things that really could have kept him moving.”

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The Democrats demonized President Trump for using the word ‘fight’. Trump’s attorneys responded today with a collage of clips from each of the Democrats in the room using the word ‘fight’.

This portion of today’s events on Capitol Hill was excellent. The Democrats claim that because President Trump used the word ‘fight’ in his speech on January 6th in Washington D.C. However, what every Democrat in that room forgot was that they too had used the word previously in political speech.

The montage went on for 13 minutes. (The video montage starts at 7:10 timeframe.)

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WATCH: Trump Attorneys Destroy House Managers on Lying to American Public and Using Manipulated Tweet as Evidence



President Trump’s defense team took the floor of the US Senate on Friday in defense of President Trump in the Senate impeachment trial.

Trump Attorney David Schoen absolutely destroyed the House Managers when he took to the floor of the US Senate.

At one point Schoen played video of the Democrat lawmakers lying about a Trump tweet.

House Impeachment Manager Eric Swalwell gave a riveting performance on Wednesday reading off Trump’s tweets with emotional appeal.

During this theatrical performance, Swalwell read off a Trump retweet by Jennifer Lynn Lawrence.

But there was one problem with the tweet. It was photoshopped.

Jennifer Lynn Lawrence has never been verified by Twitter. Democrats faked that to make it look more important.

On Friday Trump Attorney David Schoen destroyed Democrats for lying about this to the American public.


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The White House announced on Friday that it was suspending Deputy Press Secretary TJ Ducklo after a report surfaced alleging that he sexually harassed and threatened a female reporter who was getting ready to publish a report revealing that he was dating a reporter who had previously been tasked with covering Democrat Joe Biden.

“The confrontation began on Inauguration Day, January 20, after [Politico reporter Tara] Palmeri, a coauthor of Politico’s Playbook, contacted [Axios political reporter Alexi] McCammond for comment while one of her male colleagues left a message for Ducklo,” Vanity Fair reported. “Ducklo subsequently called a Playbook editor to object to the story, but was told to call the Playbook reporters with his concerns. But instead of calling the male reporter who initially contacted him, Ducklo tried to intimidate Palmeri by phone in an effort to kill the story. ‘I will destroy you,’ Ducklo told her, according to the sources, adding that he would ruin her reputation if she published it.”

“During the off-the-record call, Ducklo made derogatory and misogynistic comments, accusing Palmeri of only reporting on his relationship—which, due to the ethics questions that factor into the relationship between a journalist and White House official, falls under the purview of her reporting beat—because she was ‘jealous’ that an unidentified man in the past had ‘wanted to f***’ McCammond ‘and not you,’” the report added. “Ducklo also accused Palmeri of being ‘jealous’ of his relationship with McCammond.”

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said following the report that Ducklo has been suspended for a week over the incident.

“TJ Ducklo has apologized to the reporter, with whom he had a heated conversation about his personal life,” Psaki wrote on Twitter. “He is the first to acknowledge this is not the standard of behavior set out by the President.”

“In addition to his initial apology, he has sent the reporter a personal note expressing his profound regret,” she continued. “With the approval of the White House Chief of Staff, he has been placed on a one-week suspension without pay. In addition, when he returns, he will no longer be assigned to work with any reporters at Politico.”

Reporters called out the administration over the incident, highlighting how the Trump administration did not treat reporters that way as well as issues with the timeline of events with regard to the White House taking action to address the incident.

“The Vanity Fair piece indicates that Politico editors reached to the WH after the incident first occurred and the WH acknowledged it was inappropriate,” Spectator editor Amber Athey wrote on Twitter. “But they clearly didn’t have any interest in disciplining Ducklo until his behavior was made public.”

New York Magazine reporter Olivia Nuzzi wrote on Twitter: “I covered Donald Trump for 6 years. It is saying something that this behavior — from a Biden official — shocks me.”

Grabien founder Tom Elliott highlighted the following remarks that Biden made a few weeks ago: “If you’re ever working with me and I hear you treat another colleague with disrespect, talk down to someone, I promise you I will fire you on the spot, on the spot. No if, ands, or buts. Everybody — everybody is entitled to be treated with decency & dignity.”

CNN anchor Jake Tapper responded to the quote, writing: “Standards that are not upheld are not standards. They’re lies.”

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