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America's Toughest Sheriff Rides Off

The lamestream media told you:

Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, who calls himself "America's Toughest Sheriff" is a corrupt bully hated by nearly everyone. His prejudice and bigotry knows no bounds and if it wasn't for the power he wields and the people he controls he would have been in prison long ago. He has terrorized migrants for too long and we're glad to see him go.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that: If Sheriff Joe, as everyone in Arizona affectionately knows him, wasn't so well liked, he would not have won six consecutive terms for 24 years by usually huge margins against everything the left-wing democrats could throw against him. His fan base nationwide, well, he wouldn't have one, but he has been called on repeatedly for newscasts, public appearances, and his net positive effect on the state and national scene has been tremendously positive. He brought the illegal immigrant invasion (now called "guests" by progressives) to national prominence.

-- He limited jail TV to the weather channel and an education channel -- taxpayers shouldn't pay for cable and prisoners don't earn HBO for committing crimes.

-- Tent City housed low-risk prisoners cheap when jail space ran out, instead of releasing them like elsewhere. When bleeding hearts complained that desert heat was inhumane, he told them if it's good enough for our soldiers, it's good enough for prisoners. He hung a "Vacancy" sign.

-- Tent City housed low-risk prisoners cheap when jail space ran out, instead of releasing them like elsewhere. When bleeding hearts complained that desert heat was inhumane, he told them if it's good enough for our soldiers, it's good enough for prisoners. He hung a "Vacancy" sign.



-- Joe's get tough stand on people sneaking into our country without permission continues to be a national focal point. He single-handedly raised awareness about its effects.

-- His volunteer citizen posse has saved a fortune, instilled pride in the community, keeps malls safe at Christmas time, is its own Peace Corps in our county.

-- Animal abuse got the attention it deserves, inmates got therapeutic interactions in the kill-free shelter the Sheriff's office ran and animal crimes were back on the radar.

-- Inmates don't need coffee, that ended, and a vegetarian diet eventually saved money, eliminating the famous green baloney sandwiches that were their own cost-saving headline.

-- We get a thrill when we see Joe's chain gang working in our neighborhoods, keeping them nice. This one was right down the street from me, so I paused to snap an image. The prisoners love the fresh air and exercise, compete for good behavior to get the assignment. It's called "rehabilitation." Passersby wave and honk in appreciation. Positive feedback.



In the interests of full disclosure, Joe endorsed my book, Gun Laws of America, Every Federal Gun Law on the Books, with Plain English Summaries, http://www.gunlaws.com/gloa.htm when it was released, because he recognized a good thing when he saw it. You can too, only $19.95.

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-- Instituting county-wide sex offender notifications was a double-edged sword, because neighborhoods now became aware when these predators moved in, but it also made it hard for them to settle. Tough problem.

I'll stop here, and while he did attract a lot of lawsuits, and that cost the county a good chunk of change, he brought his department consistently in under budget. He had enough hot button issues from Paris Hilton in his jail to, oh, catch my political-parody band sometime, The Cartridge Family, http://www.gunlaws.com/CFB-BandInfo.htm, we played his roast.

Don't Inspire Evil Initiative

Support Grows, Media Remains Immune




__________ON LETTERHEAD__________
 
 

 

Do you belong to a national group that would support this campaign?

Send me a letter on your letterhead expressing that support, and I'll make sure it becomes part of the program.

Hundreds of journalists at the annual Society of Professional Journalists (spj.org) conference in New Orleans were exposed to this message in September. So far, there has been no direct feedback or visible results. Leadership received letters like the ones above, and other materials, by fax to their hotel, by email, and by telephone, so we know they got the message.

This program is ongoing. News as it happens.

ATF Launches Anonymous Tip App

A government press release told us:

ATF Launches Anonymous Tip App
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has launched a new mobile app that enables the anonymous reporting of information regarding crimes or that could be used to help prevent the commission of crimes. With the reportit app, available through the App Store or on Google play, citizens can submit a tip and attach a photo or video. The information is forwarded to ATF in real time, but should not be used to report a crime that is currently in process. Submitters will have the option to provide personal information, but it is not required (emphasis added).

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. Is it possible this app doesn't already know who you are if you use it? Especially considering who designed it?

Top-notch expert: Oh I'm sure it does.
Second top-notch expert: Recommend you route any tips through Hillary's personal email server to be safe.
Third: Doesn't everyone know the system has to identify both ends of the address to deliver the message?
Names withheld but it doesn't matter anymore.

Obama Nearly Doubles Commutations in Month

The lamestream media told you:

http://www.usatoday.com/videos/news/nation/2016/08/30/89602538/
USA Today, Gregory Korte -- President Obama announced another 111 commutations, adding on to the 214 he issued weeks ago. He has used his clemency power more times than the last ten presidents combined, according to the Department of Justice... part of the Obama administration's two-year old clemency initiative... About a third of Obama's 673 commutations to date have been for people serving life sentences.

"As successful as we’ve been in reducing crime in this country, the extraordinary rate of incarceration of nonviolent offenders has created its own set of problems that are devastating," he said. "Entire communities have been ravaged where largely men, but some women, are taken out of those communities. Kids are now growing up without parents. It perpetuates a cycle of poverty and disorder in their lives. It is disproportionately young men of color that are being arrested at higher rates, charged and convicted at higher rates, and imprisoned for longer sentences."

Those granted shorter sentences Tuesday were convicted of drug offenses for trafficking cocaine, heroin, marijuana and methamphetamine. But sixteen of the commutations granted Tuesday also included firearms offenses. In his August 4 press conference, he said he's tried to "screen out" inmates with a propensity for violence. 

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

Obama of course hasn't doubled prison releases of criminals, or shortened sentences of criminals, he has a czar organizing this. The czar has hired an entire department of people to go over the records of criminals to select the criminals to be released. They are highly paid, sitting in well equipped high-security offices with access to everything they could want or need. They are white executives from the suburbs with 2.3 children in private schools and family vans, or since that would be racist, maybe they're not.

The point is, you don't know who is poring over the 11,477 records (as of Aug. 11), picking the criminals to be released, and the "news" media isn't looking, doesn't care, and isn't informing the public. You're lucky they're even telling you Obama is vastly increasing the numbers of criminals Obama is releasing back into the public, because their sentences are "too harsh." They didn't identify what those sentences are, or what the harsh crimes were. They "reported" it, because Obama announced it, and they are mimics, not reporters.

Apparently in a mental haze, Mr. Obama seems to believe black children are growing up without parents because black drug dealers are arrested in ghettos, overlooking the 70% out-of-wedlock birth rate in black communities, unmentioned in his "news" briefing about releasing criminals. "Kids ('young men of color') are now growing up without parents. It perpetuates a cycle of poverty and disorder in their lives," he said. The president of color is releasing young prisoners of color, issuing clemency at ten times the historic rate, and no one sees any racism in this?

Cop Body Cameras Work One Way Only

Big Brother films you, you don't film him

Police object to being filmed, for obvious reasons

The lamestream media told you:

Every state in the union is considering putting body cameras on police, following racially charged shootings of black criminals and other black people by police officers. Since the beginning of 2015, at least 15 states have introduced legislation to limit release of footage from the cameras through open-records laws. Everyone is clamoring for the devices, which seem to be a great idea. The White House is requesting free money from Congress to buy lots of test units for police.

Cop Body Cameras Work One Way Only

While many members of the public are blindly welcoming the camera idea, few have considered that this really means, "Big Brother is watching you."

Police and authorities have a very bad impression of the public wearing body cameras also, to film the police, since police cameras only take pictures in one direction -- of you as suspects.The devices omit police actions, expressions and everything happening behind them. The cameras also come with on-off switches.

Police have been known to confiscate or forcibly destroy citizen cameras, or to falsely claim it is illegal to make recordings of them -- which everyone knows might show them up to no good. The widespread presence of video recorders in cell phones has recorded numerous police actions recently, exposing wild acts of abuse that would otherwise go unnoticed. It has perhaps paradoxically led to the outcry for police to start recording the public.

Few people doubt that police caught in acts of murder or other felonies would destroy video evidence immediately, given the opportunity. Hey, Hillary destroyed thirty thousand pieces of evidence and no one was even killed... well, we don't actually know that. And I digress.

The presence of police body cameras also have the potential for stopping good, friendly police from cutting you slack, letting you slide for minor infractions, and letting you off with warnings, or looking the other way. When a Mr. Nice Guy approach makes more sense than strict adherence to silly rules -- if no one is watching -- LEOs may be stuck in statist schtick.

Cost and storage space are unintended factors as well. Data-memory makers have to be lobbying hard for this financial windfall, if c. 900,000 sworn officers nationally will be recording life 24 hours a day. Remaining unresolved is whether police should notify you they are recording (Spokane plans to notify, Tempe only if asked, for example), whether the data should stream to central command or be dropped off at end of shift (raises many tech and legal questions), who gets to see what and when (the public, suspects, lawyers, researchers, media, cops before writing up reports, or not, new teams of police video reviewers, paid for how), and how to evaluate mysteriously missing sections or possible infractions -- if any.

The person currently in the White House called it "21st century policing."

Baltimore Police Allow Rioting

The lamestream media told you:

"We are deploying every resource possible to gain control of the situation and ensure peace moving forward," Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said, on page one of USA Today. Two images in the Arizona edition showed heavily uniformed riot police tussling with a few individuals in the street. The national edition had a different calm image.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

While USA Today would, if asked, insist that they accurately quoted the mayor (I asked, they did), the mayor's statement is false, an outright lie, which anyone watching witnessed on live TV, as hundreds of heavily uniformed riot-equipped police officers stood in lines. They calmly watched rioters and looters setting fires, driving stolen cars into fires and creating general mayhem easily within reach, while they had obvious orders to stand around and do absolutely nothing.

No reporters from USA Today asked the mayor about her obviously false statement, or if they did, editors at the paper refused to use her response. The image in the national edition of USA Today on the same day shows a single evidence-quality photo of a black male suspect carrying what appears to be stolen contraband past a background of fire, smoke and police vehicles. No images of hundreds of police standing around doing nothing were run, for reasons that were unclear at press time.

Despite the mayor's inaccurate statement of doing everything possible, she decided to enact a curfew the day after the riots, which allowed the riots to take place, 200 businesses to be destroyed, and her black brethren to load up on stolen goods, an unpopular commentary to make. Mr. Obama blamed the media, the police, hopelessness and said we need to do "soul searching." Searching some of the "soul brothers" might turn up some of the stolen loot. No searches are planned.

Despite wall-to-wall coverage of the one black man who died, igniting the black riots, black mea culpas, white guilt and conservative and liberal talk shows, more than 70 blacks have been murdered in Baltimore this year alone, with no news coverage, no mea culpas and no talk shows, causing cynical observers to suggest black lives don't matter. Who are these people? No one is saying publicly. The cause of death for the one black whose death ignited the riots is not known, though six people are being charged with his murder.

For a map of black, white, male, female and other shooting victims in Baltimore:
http://www.gunlaws.com/GunshotDemographics.htm

Check current Baltimore murder stats, on a map, including by age, gender, race and year:
http://data.baltimoresun.com/bing-maps/homicides/?

Go ahead and look, I'll wait, it's stunning.

Crime Drops, Media Drops the Ball

The lamestream media told you:

We have crime in the streets. Blacks are murdering other blacks in huge numbers in their own neighborhoods. There was a shooting in a town 1,000 miles away from where you live today, read all about it. Gun crime is a national problem. A mentally ill person killed some other person today, somewhere. Congress refuses to enact more gun laws. The NRA is defying all logic and preventing anything good from getting done. 92% of all Americans support a bill proposed by Nancy Pelosi, which must be true, since she mailed this fact to millions of people in a fund-raising letter. Nothing good with guns happened all year.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

Americans Unaware Of Dramatic Drop: The U.S. Dept. of Justice and Pew Research Center have issued studies confirming that crime involving firearms, as well as violent crime in general, has dropped dramatically in the last two decades, even as the nation's population and firearms ownership has increased.

Yet, the American public believes crime is rising. Only 12% of Americans surveyed correctly replied that crime has been significantly reduced in the last 20 years, as opposed to 56% who thought it was higher.

If you think the media's constant drumbeat has no effect you're a fool. Failure to accurately report what's going on manipulates the public and harms the nation. http://www.gallup.com/poll/162347/americans-give-guns-immigration-reform-low-priority.aspx

Trayvon Martin HAD NO ICE TEA

The lamestream media told you:

Trayon Martin was a helpless young teenager armed with only a bag of Skittles candy and a container of ice tea when he was ruthlessly stalked and murdered by George Zimmerman, a wannabe cop who was really a self-appointed vigilante.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:


Trayvon Martin HAD NO ICE TEA

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Trayvon Martin was carrying no ice tea when he met George Zimmerman.

The news media fabricated the ice tea "fact" to promote a story that is false.

The "ice tea" factoid has led to national unrest and a show trial for which the news media is solely responsible. An ethics investigation should be mandatory. The AP and SPJ have no plans for an ethics investigation for the lies.

The trial ended without a conviction because none was in order. No one in the media has been held responsible yet for the harm they have caused.

Trayvon Martin had a can of:

"Arizona Watermelon Fruit Juice Cocktail." It contains no tea.

Does that matter?
Is this just a small detail?
Why would the "news" media suppress this,
or change this fact?
Is it even true?

I have seen the crime evidence photo. You can too. Anyone can, including the media. Anderson Cooper on CNN displayed the can and called it ice tea. ("Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!") There is no tea in it. It is Watermelon Juice. And you know why they changed it:

The media won't say "Watermelon" because it fits a black racial profile the media seeks to suppress.

WatermelonGate

There is racial profiling at work here,
but it's not from the defendant --
it's from the news media.

The media is lying about Watermelon Juice because it fits the racial profile of blacks and watermelon, and they can't stand that. It makes them so crazy they would rather lie, mislead you and violate their Code Of Ethics than report it.

And this is the ugly underbelly of this entire affair. The news media in the United States has become grotesquely racist and it permeates everything the media does. They deny this with every fiber of their being. They pretend it doesn't matter, but they act on it with every word they speak. CNN, NBC, FOX, all of them without exception.

Media bias appears to be grounded in a simple psychological phenomenon -- white guilt.

But even that is secondary, an issue we'll get to in a moment. It colors and effects everything they do, and blinds them to everything they ought to do.

Here's the real question, that they never asked:

Why was Trayvon Martin out on a rainy night buying Watermelon Juice?

The answer comes from his cell phone and social media pages. These were not allowed into evidence at the Zimmerman self-defense trial -- which is proper. I agree with suppressing that evidence, because it was not known to Zimmerman when the incident occurred. It did not belong in the trial.

But it belonged in the news. It was available to the media and suppressed by them, because it would present Trayvon in a true light. Failure to present it inflamed the public, instigated the protests, fueled the race baiters, fed the hate. The racist media made that happen by inventing facts and hiding facts.


Self defense trial, or a murder trial?

The media, as you know, insisted on calling this a murder trial, but to anyone who owns a gun, or understands the law even a little, or understands Zimmerman's claim -- or ever worried about facing a similar circumstance after defending your own fate on a dark and rainy night -- this was and turned out to be: A Self-Defense Trial.

Trayvon Martin was out buying a sweet drink to make "Lean." That's ghetto slang for a potent combination of cough syrup, candy and soft drink. Here's the dialog, as posted at AmericanThinker.com:

"Trayvon, in fact, had become a devotee of the druggy concoction known as "Lean," also known in southern hip-hop culture as "Sizzurp" and "Purple Drank." Lean consists of three basic ingredients -- codeine, a soft drink, and candy. If his Facebook postings are to be believed, Trayvon had been using Lean since at least June 2011.

"On June 27, 2011, Trayvon asks a friend online, "unow a connect for codien?" He tells the friend that "robitussin nd soda" could make "some fire ass lean." He says, "I had it before" and that he wants "to make some more." On the night of February 26, if Brandy had some Robitussin at home, Trayvon had just bought the mixings for one "fire ass lean" cocktail."

Trayvon, the clean-cut 11-year-old pictured by the "news" media was actually a six-foot-tall football player who had been suspended from school three times, and when confronted by a school security guard for writing "WTF" on a school locker, was found with 12 pieces of jewelry, a watch and a "burglary tool" in his backpack, according to that published report.

Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/2012/06/what_the_media_choose_not_to_know_about_trayvon.html#ixzz2ZS2scXcS

The "news" media has yet to be held up on ethics charges for instigating this whole affair.

In other news, 11 young black men were murdered, presumably by other black men, in predominantly black areas of Chicago, on Independence Day. Those grieving parents have received no coverage, no followup reports, and no attention from major national race baiters like Jess Jackson and Al Sharpton. The latter a commentator on MSNBC, who has been staging well-covered protests in the WatermelonGate affair.

Continue reading "Trayvon Martin HAD NO ICE TEA" »

Black Teenage Murderer

The lamestream media told you:

"AP, SARASOTA, Fla. 3/28/12 - A Florida teenager received a life sentence Wednesday after a jury convicted him of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of two young British tourists last April, a case that generated blaring tabloid headlines in the U.K. press.

"The two men were vacationing in Sarasota and spent an evening drinking when they got lost and walked into a housing project where Shawn Tyson lived. Details of their deaths have gripped the British news media. Tabloids there have written stories saying the men were 'slaughtered' in a Florida 'ghetto.' "  The U.S. "news" media have refused to call a ghetto a ghetto in a long long time, according to sources.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

In a stunning coincidence, two 17-year-old black Florida teenagers have been involved in homicides. "What are the chances of that," asked one observer, who denied racially profiling the story. Even more remarkable, is that one teenager got enormous press in England for murdering two British tourists, but got almost no attention here.

The other black teenager, six-foot-two-inch varsity-football-player Trayvon Martin, who was killed in what may have been a successful self defense against a failed felony assault on a stranger, has dominated U.S. news domestically for months and is likely to continue doing so.

It was unclear at press time why a black teenage murderer, who got no help from Jesse Jackson or Al Sharpton, would get scant press coverage, when a dead black teenager who looked angelic in his baby pictures, would get so much more attention.

Criminals Switch -- Blades

The lamestream media told you:

Nothing, unless you live in the U.K. --
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/9024711/Knife-crime-rises-by-ten-per-cent.html

National police figures show the number of robberies involving knives rose from 13,971 in 2010 to 15,313 last year, despite the overall number of crimes recorded by police falling by four per cent to 4.1 million, figures showed today.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

In a report that surprised no one in the U.S., crime with knives has increased in Great Britain, which has a virtual ban on firearms for the public. Handguns are essentially impossible to obtain, and long guns for hunting are strictly controlled and constantly monitored.

The report by the Telegraph, pointing out a decrease in overall crime, didn't refer at all to the criminal switch to knives, with guns so much harder to obtain. They also failed to point out that, with a population of 62 million, the chances of being a victim in a knife or other crime is only 1 out of 15, not very good for a nation touted as safe thanks to its gun-free approach to fighting crime.

According to the report, "Chief Constable Jon Murphy, the lead for crime for the Association of Chief Police Officers, said... 'This has been driven by a rise in robberies of personal property and police forces will want to focus actions on tackling these offences and offering crime prevention advice.'" We can only hope that they're crime-prevention advice is, like, really really good.

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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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