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Death by Hurricane! 

Media has it all wrong

Hurricanes don't pose the risk you think they do

Deaths attributed to evacuations



The lamestream media told you:

Hurricane is coming -- prepare to die! Death and destruction, run, hide, evacuate, certain death will find you, it’s not safe, evacuate, listen to authorities, do what you are told, mandatory evacuation means what it says, do not remain in your home, leave, do not expect the state to come and help you, the hurricane will kill you (repeat for days).

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

Five minutes from any lamestream station during pre-hurricane time will give you everything they have, typically, familiar from the last time they “reported.

The actual causes of death from hurricanes have less to do with the weather than the “news” media leads you to believe. More proof the "news" has left the building. We don't get news in America any longer. In the absence of facts, the public believes hell will come down and cause death. The truth is more specific. Knowing it (“an informed public,” as the Founders intended) can save your life.

Cause of death from Atlantic hurricanes, 1963 - 2012

6% Vehicle accident during evac
9% Evac incident without vehicle
4% Cardiovascular failure during evac
3% Vehicle hits tree
15% Vehicle accident unrelated to evac or tree
4% Fall
6% Electrocution
6% Carbon-monoxide poisoning
4% Fire in residence with open flame
4% Tree incident (no vehicle)
39% Cardiovascular failure not during evac

Hundreds of deaths could not be categorized.
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Soc. 2015

Apologies in advance if this report reduces your confidence in hurricane reporting from the lamestream stations, or your willingness to bow down to government dictates when the rain’s a comin’.

They do sound convincing though, don't they, all breathless and sincere. Chances are they know not what they do.

Comments

Vincent Barbour

Remember years ago how the Holiday Traffic deaths were reported almost like of contest to see which state got the highest highway deaths?

Well, it had gone away once it was shown that while the highway death toll when up on holiday weekends, the overall death rate went down....because folks were safer on the road than at home.

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  • Freelance writer Alan Korwin is a founder and past president of the Arizona Book Publishing Association. With his wife Cheryl he operates Bloomfield Press, the largest producer and distributor of gun-law books in the country. Here writing as "The Uninvited Ombudsman," Alan covers the day's stories as they ought to read. Read more.

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