Florida International University Pedestrian Bridge Collapse; 4 Dead (Update: 6 Dead) Vehicles Still Trapped Under Rubble
PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE COLLAPSES, SEVERAL DEAD …
A pedestrian bridge under construction that was intended to give Florida International University students a safe route across the busy roadway has collapsed. According to reports, at least 4 are dead. According to Miami-Dade County Fire Rescue, multiple vehicles were crushed when the bridge came down near Florida International University’s campus at around 1:30 p.m on Thursday. There have now been 6 confirmed deaths.
A pedestrian bridge under construction collapsed Thursday, just days after crews had dropped an elevated 950-ton span in place on a signature project that was intended to give Florida International University students a safe route across the busy roadway.
The massive span — in a sudden, catastrophic failure — crashed down across eight lanes of heavily traveled Tamiami Trail, flattening eight cars. The death toll remained uncertain as rescue crews continued to work into the night to reach vehicles but late Thursday Miami-Dade fire chief Dave Downey confirmed at least four people had been killed, including a student from FIU, police sources said.
Nine people had been pulled from the rubble by evening and rushed to Kendall Regional Medical Center’s trauma unit, including two who required immediate surgery. The others sustained injuries ranging from scrapes and bruises to broken bones, which were not considered life threatening. On campus, some families waited for word on missing loved ones.
It was not immediately clear what caused the collapse of a $14.2 million structure FIU had touted as an innovative “instant” bridge because of construction techniques intended to speed up the work and minimize disruption to commuter traffic. The bridge’s main 175-foot span, assembled on the side of the road, was raised into place across Tamiami Trail on Saturday in less than six hours. But the project was far from complete and not expected to open to student foot traffic until 2019.
Sadly the this has now turned from a rescue to a recovery operation
The Dana Pretzer Show – Thursday, March 15, 2018 – Please Join Dana Pretzer Tonight at 9 PM ET with Special Guest: Paul Derry & Paul H. Robinson
THE DANA PRETZER SHOW
- Paul Derry – Author and former police informant.
- Paul H. Robinson will be discussing his book, ‘Shadow Vigilantes’
A pervasive and destructive problem is afflicting our current justice system, eroding community confidence in law enforcement. “Shadow vigilantism” is a vicious cycle in which ordinary people, as well as criminal justice officials, are so fed up with the system’s failures that they distort and subvert the system to force it to do the justice that it seems reluctant to do on its own. The effects of this lack of trust are pervasive and pernicious: citizens refuse to report a crime or help investigators; jurors refuse to indict or convict; and officials manipulate a system that is perceived to be unreliable. This downward spiral eventually undermines the moral authority of law enforcement and creates widening rifts in the community.
Sean Penn’s Novel Calls for the Assassination of a President Identical to Donald Trump … Taunts: ‘Tweet me B*tch’
BUT OF COURSE THIS IS OKAY TO DO, HAD IT BEEN OBAMA, ALL HELL WOULD BREAK LOOSE FROM THE MSM …
From The Daily Mail, once again the LEFT is allowed to do anything they want in making threats and creating a narrative of assassinating a Republican president. Actor Sean Penn’s debut novel’s main character does just that and calls the assassination of the president and dares the commander in chief to ‘Tweet me, b*tch’. UNREAL. What do you think would happen if such a book was written and the president was Barack Obama? Maybe the Secret Service need to pay Mr. Penn a visit.
Actor Sean Penn’s debut novel’s main character calls for the assassination of the president and dares the commander in chief to ‘Tweet me, b****’, DailyMail.com can reveal.
The two-time Oscar winner’s 176-page fiction, titled Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff, is about a ‘modern American man, entrepreneur, and part-time assassin’.
Toward the end of the novel, Honey admits himself into a hospital and writes a letter to the president of the United States, who is eerily similar to Donald Trump but goes by the name, Mr Landlord.
He writes: ‘Many wonderful American people in pain and rage elected you. Many Russians did too. Your position is an asterisk accepted as literally as your alternative facts.
‘Though the office will remain real, you never were nor will be. A million women so dwarfed your penis-edency on the streets of Washington and around the world on the day of your piddly inauguration – unprecedented (spelling ok?).’
The character says that those against Mr Landlord ‘own the most powerful weapons on earth’ which include ‘dreams, the science of physics, seismology, geology, topography, and typhoons’.
Honey continues: ‘Your gasconade and cache of catchphrases, so limiting and reflexive, escalate the emasculation of you by a world whose patience is in nuclear peril. These sciences and sensibilities are our guns your narcissism neglects.
‘Weapons your NRA masters are incapable of proffering for profit, and outside your dutiful military’s might, mandate or mission.
‘So to your attempt to posthumously assassinate our Founding Fathers, and bait and switch your core, I say I will eat where the fish are glowing.
‘You are not simply a president of impeachment, you are a man in need of an intervention. We are not simply a people in need of an intervention, we are a nation in need of an assassin. I am God’s squared-away man.
‘I am Bob Honey. That’s who I am. Sir, I challenge you to a duel. Tweet me, b****. I dare you.’
Sen. Elizabeth Warren resfuses to take a DNA test that would prove once and for all that she either has or does not have Native American Heritage. Fauxchontas was presses on her ancestry. She of course avoided it like the plague. Warren continues on her story of because of what she has been told, rather than what she actually might really be. Imagine that … good luck running for president and not divulging who you are.
FYI … just because of tall story and mis-truth has been spread down through the years, does not make it a fact just because it is the only thing you have been told. You can’t make up your own set of facts, unless of course you are a liberal Democrat. See Hillary Clinton being named for Sir Edmund Hillary.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren batted down calls for her to take a DNA test to prove her Native American heritage in an interview that aired Sunday.
“I know who I am. And never used it for anything. Never got any benefit from it anywhere,” Warren said of her ancestry on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”
The Massachusetts Democrat has been under increased pressure to provide evidence of ?her ?Native American roots, with President Trump repeatedly mocking her as “Pocahontas” as recently as Saturday.
An editorial this month in Massachusetts’s Berkshire Eagle urged Warren to buy a DNA test for $99 to resolve the issue once and for all.
“All the senator needs to do is spit into a tube, wait a few weeks and get her answer,” the paper said.
North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un has Invited President Trump for a Meeting … President Trump Says “Yes” (VIDEO)
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP, DOING THE IMPOSSIBLE … TWITTER NOT SO SOFTLY AND CARRY A BIGGER STICK!!!
President Donald Trump has forced the North Korean dictator to the table. During an announcement at the White House Thursday night, South Korea announced that President Trump will meet with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un by May. It was also announced that Kim Jong Un is open to discussing denuclearization. The LEFT and the MSM were wrong again. The Negotiator in Chief has brought North Korea to the table. It was not through cowardly talk and bribes of paying off our enemies, like previous presidents have done, but tough talk (Video).
The decision to meet with Kim Jong Un in the coming weeks was one that President Donald Trump made “himself,” U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday, attributing the move to a “dramatic” change in posture by the North Korean leader.
“President Trump has said for some time that he was open to talks and he would willingly meet with Kim when conditions were right,” Tillserson said during a visit to the African nation of Djibouti. “And I think in the president’s judgment that time has arrived now.”
According to Tillerson, the U.S. has seen a shift in Kim from “not just willingness but really his desire for talks.”
South Korea is expected to announce Thursday night that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is extending an invitation to meet with President Trump, a senior U.S. official revealed to Fox News.
South Korean National Security Adviser Chung Eui-yong will also announce an upcoming meeting between South Korean president Moon Jae-in and the North Korean leader, Fox News has learned.
There currently are no plans to change U.S.-South Korea military exercises nor is their a commitment by Kim Jong Un to stop his nuclear testing.
President Trump has agreed to meet with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un by the month of May, says South Korean National Security Adviser Chung Eui-Yon.
Following the announcement, even CNN’s Erin Burnett begrudging admitted that Donald Trump would go down in history as a “great President” if the talks lead to peace between North Korea and the world. She stated, “there is no way around that, that is the reality here”. Watch the video at The Gateway Pundit, WOW!!!