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Violence! But There Is None.

Even the Headline Lies

(Arizonans may have seen this item)

The lamestream media told you:


The gathering in Phoenix was peaceful until the end when rioting broke out and there was widespread violence. Police had to use tear gas, pepper spray, pepper balls and rubber bullets to disburse the mob.

 
 
 
 

WHAT VIOLENCE?

Winner: The End of Credibility Award.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

In the most flagrant display of bizarre propaganda in recent memory, a front page mainstream newspaper proclaims violence, but shows a totally peaceful scene with one demonstrator. Because there was little else.

A line of battle ready shock troops, identities hidden, aligned in combat formation stand guard, as absolutely nothing is happening. The disjoint between headline and image must have appealed to someone up there in those isolated halls.

The Uninvited Ombudsman carefully screened footage from every major “news” outlet, and despite vigorous editing and artful presentation, the only thing remotely resembling violence was police action against the assembled public.
 
Kicking a single canister of riot gas back at its source is not deemed violence for the purpose of this report. That scene, repeated on screens ad nauseum, including the guy folding from a rubber-bullet shot to the groin, is not proof of violence or justification for any of the phony reports that followed.

Friends who were there reported an unruly angry, antagonistic mob of anti-Trumpers when they exited the rally. Police did the right thing, keeping the sides separated, across the streets, with barricades. That's what police in other cities are supposed to do, but frequently do not, yet they retain their jobs for reasons that were unclear at press time.

Although claims of tossed empty water bottles were received during the 108-degree day, police action was unquestionably violent, and demonstrators and participants from many sides had no choice but to disburse. Anti-Trump protesters did create a ruckus at one point. These people and the belligerent crowd associated with them were deemed “peace activists” by Reuters, who withdrew the false characterization after a withering storm of rebuke. According to leading experts, such misleading references are institutional.

A picture speaks 1,000 words. Although MSNBC at one point referred in passing to "tens of thousands" of demonstrators, there were hundreds, which grew eventually to perhaps just more than that. This was the thickest crowd shot I could capture:
 

The full-size image allows head counts, pretty close. It's in the hundreds. This
image from TV during daylight, mid event. Night crowds were hard to gauge.
This was the main gathering spot, near the entrance, people flowed to here.

Climate Change Noise Missing

Public Baffled, Scientists Not So Much


The lamestream media told you:

Nothing.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

A near total lack of reports linking climate change to Hurricane Harvey (can you remember back that far?) has no environmentalists shouting about censorship or biased reporting.

This may be due to the fact that the “green” movement has learned the public doesn’t believe linking individual weather events to master environmental edicts qualifies as science, or that the case for climate change, also called global warming, climate disruption, carbon footprint and eco terrorism -- may have hockey-stick sized holes. (Recent hurricanes have had global alarmism shouting.)

A recently published report (Science News, Vol. 191, No. 9, p. 19) notes, “The world’s more than 100 million lakes are often overlooked in climate simulations. That’s surprising, because lakes are far easier to measure than oceans.” After a landmark study was published in 2015, scientists were shocked to find, “the picture is far more complicated,” than they expected. Although lakes experienced the same weather, some warmed faster, or slower, for reasons they could not explain or understand. “Such variability makes it hard to pin down what to expect in the future,” according to an aquatic biologist at Washington State U.

It seems that climate changes, because that’s what climate does. Human understanding of the phenomena is in its infancy, and calls for massive upheaval of humanity, to avoid massive upheaval of humanity, may be premature. Especially since some of the world's largest industrialists are excluded from current plans (communist China, India, more), and the developed world tasked with the invented burdens. Control of the purse strings and people on the receiving end of life style changes requires more care and thought that it may have received previously, according to leading experts. Changing our climate, if this is even possible, should not be handled with the alacrity we are all-of-a-sudden using to replace our monuments, according to leading experts.

Democrats Arrested, But Why?

Illegal Immigration Reporting Totally Twisted

No wonder people are misled.

The lamestream media told you:


“U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva and two other Democratic members of Congress were arrested as they led immigration-related protests outside Trump Tower on Tuesday.

“The eight-term Arizona Democrat has been an outspoken critic of the Trump administration's crackdown on undocumented immigrants and its decision to end an executive action by former President Barack Obama that temporarily protected ‘dreamers’ from removal proceedings...”
 
http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/arizona/2017/09/19/rep-raul-grijalva-arrested-while-protesting-outside-trump-tower-immigration/681895001/


The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:


Maintaining its official narrative, instead of reporting straight facts, AZCentral.com could have more accurately reported:

“U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva and two other Democratic members of Congress were arrested blocking Manhattan traffic in an immigration-related protest outside Trump Tower on Tuesday.

“The Arizona Democrat, among the most far-left-leaning members of Congress, now in his eighth term, has been an outspoken critic of the Trump administration's effort to stop the massive illegal entry of people sneaking undetected across the nation’s southern border. He objects to Trump’s decision to end an unconstitutional executive action by former President Barack Obama, which created the current crisis of so-called ‘dreamers.’ Congress abdicated its check-and-balance duty, ignoring the illegal order when it was mandated.

“The metaphorical ‘dreamers’ are now at the center of deportation proceedings for their lack of legal status to be present in the country.”

The Washington Post had a slightly different take, calling it: “a protest of President Trump’s decision to end legal protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants.” That would more accurately read: “...to remove hundreds of thousands of adults in the country illegally under Obama’s unconstitutional action while in office.” In a now common propaganda tactic, the Post calls the illegal immigrants “immigrants.”

In predictable lockstep, CNN reported Grijalva’s arrest as part of, “a demonstration in support of immigrants,” without mentioning these are illegal immigrants. CNN omitted mention of Obama’s illegal action or these people’s secret entry into America past border guards. They go on to say the program, “was put in place under President Barack Obama” without mentioning anything about the lack of authority to do so, which has created this political crisis. A quick survey of other mainstream reports is unsurprisingly similar. No one breaks the mold.

If the illegal and unconstitutional nature of the former president’s program, and the sneak-entry across our border was mentioned, even if not prominently, the entire sense of the public conversation would change. National media is aware of this, as you are now.

Orders Issued to Disarm... Everyone?

Hurricane Irma Gun Grab -- The Truth

Front Page "Error" and Rumor Gone Wild


USA Today doesn't even bother lying carefully any longer.
Read the caption. 
Go ahead. I'll wait.
 
They're not putting up shutters. They're boarding up the windows. Sure, it's a small point. But it's blatant and obvious. The media no longer even cares about accuracy, even when it's front and center. The frequent excuse is they fudge to save space. Board up windows has fewer characters, and would be correct, too. USA Today. Sep. 9, 2017. Page One.
 

The lamestream media told you:

Non-stop coverage of the storm -- it's coming! it's coming!, it's here!, it's going!, it's gone!, preempting every other bit of news for days -- days -- even the Russian takeover of Donald Trump's brain, and his tax returns (forgot about those, didn't you).

Only Tucker Carlson questioned the governor of the Virgin Islands about it, live on FOX News, who seemed to have ordered every gun on the islands confiscated by the National Guard. Forty Google listings deep and not one other lamestream media outlet was on the subject -- but every gun and new-media source was all over it.

Publicly posted, click for a full-size image of the gun-seizure order:

VI Mapp's Gun Grab Order


The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

There’s more to it than that.

Only the new-media and gun media really carried the story, because it was so “minor.” Governor Kenneth Mapp of the U.S. Virgin Islands, a U.S. territory protected by the National Guard, issued an order to confiscate the public’s guns and ammo before hurricane Irma arrived in early Sep. 2017. The “officials” down there know who has what, because all guns are registered -- the holy grail of the anti-gun-rights community worldwide.

Gun folks went bonkers. The order actually said the troops could confiscate basically anything, if they needed it for their purposes. It was not a blanket order to go door-to-door to disarm the public. But it was sloppy, and could have been read that way. In statutes enacted in 1972 they pretty much gave themselves that authority, and those “laws” should have been quickly voided as unconstitutional. They weren’t. That’s how this sort of power is stolen, bit by bit, without notice.

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Is Anti-Semitism Increasing?

It Doesn't Matter, It Exists, Wha Choo Gonna Do?

The lamestream media told you:


"If Trump's not a white supremacist, he does a good impression."
-Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/if-trumps-not-a-white-supremacist-he-does-a-good-impression/2017/09/25/f070e250-a22b-11e7-b14f-f41773cd5a14_story.html?utm_term=.2c032ffcaa39

“Donald Trump is a white supremacist who has largely surrounded himself w/ other white supremacists.”

...and Trump is “the most ignorant, offensive president of my lifetime,” that he hired and courted white supremacists, that “His rise is a direct result of white supremacy,” that “if he were not white, he never would have been elected.” ... and the Republican Party “has done nothing but endorse/promote white supremacy.”

The New York Times, conveniently attributed to a string a tweets by ESPN host Jemele Hill, so they can't be blamed for saying it themselves. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/18/opinion/trump-white-supremacist.html?mcubz=1

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

This group keeps hitting the nail on the head --
Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership, http://www.jpfo.org
"You don't have to be Jewish to fight by our side."

While the "news" media, the pundits, the pros and antis, reps and dems,
TV and radio guys argue whether Trump is bringing out the crazies or
they're bringing out each other, what matters is what to do about them.
They're armed, dangerous, dedicated to trouble, bedlam, chaos and death.

If we weren't so mired in marxist/socialist propaganda this would be obvious --

“RISE IN ANTI-SEMISTISM”
JPFO Official Statement:



“If anything should motivate you to learn about your precious American right to keep and bear arms and to use your freedom to arm yourself, the current dramatic rise in anti-Semitism is it. If you don’t understand that, shame on you, and you deserve what you get. History is repeating itself. Wake up children. Get armed, get trained, don’t become a victim. Yes, our position is more people properly armed. What is the anti-Semite’s position?”

This highly principled position deserves your support. Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership, http://www.jpfo.org They have a lot of mottos. They fight with the moral imperative of survivors.

Visit JPFO on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/jewsforthepreservationoffirearmsownership/

DESTROY THIS STATUE!

A statue that really needs removal.
 

UNITED NATIONS PLAZA, NEW YORK CITY.    Don't worry, it's small.

An insult, not just offensive, to the Bill of Rights!
It has no place on American soil.
"Denial of rights guaranteed to the people by the U.S. Constitution."
Argue about other statues later - this one affects every American...
"Tear down that coil!"
   

"It is not art, it's a finger in freedom's eye."

The U.N.'s website describes it as "a giant Colt Python .357 Magnum revolver."
Every image I could find online shows it "as big as a house" (my wife's estimate, based on looking).
Couldn't even find a measurement online. This is how anti-rights efforts work.

I was there. It's revolver size. Yup, revolver sized. I was stunned. I expected to be dwarfed by it.
Just another lefty lie. I still don't have an image that shows perspective, searched too long, gave up.

"On the 2011 anniversary of the death of John Lennon,
fellow former Beatle Ringo Starr urged musicians to join
The Non-Violence Project..." (the statute was created related to this).

INVITATION
"I'm inviting Ringo, whose work I grew up with and adore, to a discussion of non-violence, and especially the non-aggression principle, so we can arrive at an intelligent common understanding of the difference between a knotted gun, a real gun, the tyrants behind the walls of the U.N., the possibility of peace on Earth, and real symbols of peace, like smiles, flowers and sunshine. C'mon Ringo, take me up on it, musician to musician."   --Alan Korwin

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