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Media Promote Spree-Murder Contagion Again

Senseless breathless reports contain little news

This is the right time to remember the “Don't Inspire Evil” Initiative

CNN and MSNBC are running non-stop newsless murderer promos

News outlets that feature and name mass murderers border on criminality. They don’t advance news—they encourage copycats. Reporters, editors and producers know this, they’ve seen it, they’ve been warned by police, doctors and their own watchdog agencies—plus the criminals themselves tell them so. “But it increases our audience and revenues!” they cry (or silently admit). It could hardly be more despicable or corrupt.

“In the first 90 seconds on any news channel you’ll get all the news you’re going to get,” said Alan Korwin, the publisher at Bloomfield Press. “Where it happened, how many dead and injured, what was used, and pointless speculation on why, which is unknown. After that it’s just lurid and morbid repetition, endless background “B-roll” image loops and talking heads, with armored police and hypnotic flashing lights,” Korwin notes. “The media knows it, viewers know it, and crazed criminals waiting to act know it. It encourages them and they tell us so, but media continues the cycle of blood and headlines anyway.”

Images of victims, families, crying, and especially politicians using it to campaign violate news-media ethics codes. Demands to disarm the public that did nothing are detestable and abrogate basic human rights. Failure to examine the deterioration of society's fabric, the family unit, the education system and basic morality that breeds these monsters is a breech of the public trust. Chris Cuomo of CNN was seen on air wearing a T-shirt instantly made to profit from a recent tragedy in El Paso (which now has a new twisted pronunciation), and instead of a well-deserved scold, his partner Don Lemon chimed in, "Get me one!"

“Refrain from gratuitous or repetitious portrayal of mass murderers’ names and images,” is the theme of a campaign at Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership, http://www.jpfo.org, a civil-rights group celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. The media has ignored this year after year.

"But news outlets relish the chance to sink to the lowest sensational interest," the group insists. Displaying names and images of the most heinous mass murderers on page one motivates those psychopaths. Conferring fame on murderers is not “news,” it is a corrupt financial misuse of the public trust and exactly what the murderers seek. Mass-media outlets profiting from mass murder deserve scorn, boycotts and open recognition for incentivizing copycat murder and societal decay. Promoting murder products should get them fired instantly. What sort of producer allows that to air.

Police know the media encourage criminals and police vehemently oppose this. Medical and psychological authorities recognize the effects and publish professional papers denouncing the practice. The public sees it, has abandoned the so-called “news” in droves and lost faith in legacy media. Meanwhile, mass-media personnel laugh it off, vilify the right to arms, conflate murder with shooting—a righteous tradition and fine American sport that’s bigger than golf—then drink at their elite award dinners, rake in cash from useful idiots, and feign ignorance as audiences shrink, credibility evaporates and the public is revulsed.

We call upon the Fourth Estate to wake up to their self-evident complicity in mass murder. Stop publicizing the names, faces and spiels of heinous criminals. Ask political candidates if they have any programs for teaching the public about their right to arms, the proper use of firearms, or the role guns play and have always played in the preservation of peace and freedom. How is it this never gets ink? It's blatantly obvious you do not cover the subject, as if it was a new electrified third rail in politics. What are you afraid of—have you been told to censor yourselves?

Democrat voters get no choice on guns

Crowded Democrat’s Presidential Field
Offers No Pro-Gun-Rights Candidates

Not a single supporter of Right to Self Defense emerges 

“A new 3rd rail in politics” 

Voters get no choice—Only government agents to be properly armed

No limit to officials’ firepower, or raw power

“Media is not woke on this issue”

 

The Founding Fathers’ fears have materialized, at least for one political party on the American landscape. Left-leaning politicians have decided only officials should have proper guns. It’s exactly like the British who forced this country into independence. "Why does anyone need an AR-15?" media pundits perpetually wonder? Just ask police, it's their firearm of choice, the same as millions of decent American citizens.

“Democrats are running on a host of issues that are actually banned by the U.S. Constitution, which is itself newsworthy,” said Alan Korwin, publisher at Bloomfield Press. “That is stunning, but the legacy media is silent, encouraging an entire political party to abandon the rule of law,” he said. “We have been publishing books on the Second Amendment for decades—about preserving the right to keep and bear arms—which no candidate on the left side of the aisle is standing to support.”

“What is worse,” according to Second Amendment Foundation chairman Alan Gottlieb, “most have taken a position for some form of confiscation of privately owned firearms, which is infringement by definition,” he said. “If they can champion such gross violation of our fundamental charter, what other atrocities might they be willing to back if they gain power?” Non-delegated powers fill their platform, he says.

The idea of guns in the hands of government, without commensurate power in the hands of the people, has all the earmarks of tyrannical government, a point the media won’t even touch, Korwin asserts. “It is the new 3rd rail of politics,” he says, “a subject deemed too hot for the media to even mention.”

 

Response to Dumbfounded Dad

Quite a few people have written to tell me about an advice column in the Chicago Tribune, so full of gun nonsense and distortion it was hard to believe the paper ran it, or columnist Amy's hopelessly ignorant reply.

Personal Defense World magazine asked me to draft a reply, which they just published.

https://www.personaldefenseworld.com/2019/06/dear-amy-legal-gun-ownership

If you have any doubt about a total lack of knowledge or overwhelming bias concerning guns at the Trib, you can abandon that now. Pretty much similar to other legacy media outlets. "Dumbfounded Dad" begins:

This week I discovered that my intelligent, hard-working,responsible 24-year-old daughter (who lives with me) is a gun owner! And it's not a normal gun either — it is a 40 caliber semi-automatic, and she has hollow point bullets. Amy, this is the kind of weapon a criminal would possess!

Amy's response piles on ignorance and fabrication like gasoline on a wildfire. Hollowpoint ammo explodes. It gets worse. Read the reply.

The ethical lapse this represented is a subject I'll be speaking about at the annual Mensa conference here in Phoenix in July (invitation only). If you'd like me to speak about "Enforcing News Media Ethics" for your group or event please get in touch. I can send you the forum outline.

Crowded Field of Dems for Prez -- NOT!


It's a total scam, media typically deceptive
 
These are publicity hounds vying for exposure

Most have no chance, everyone knows it, 15 milliseconds of fame
 
 
"We get bargaining power for government posts later, when we drop out,
 
throw our influence behind another candidate, in exchange for promises
 
of cabinet posts or ambassadorships. The whole system is corrupt,
 
but if you don't play, you don't get pay."

Red Flags are False Flags


Eliminating Due Process "for safety" eliminates safety
 
So-called "Red Flag Laws" empower your neighbors -- or anyone --
 
to declare you "dangerous," which then eliminates your right to due process,
 
authorizes police to invade your home without a warrant, confiscate your property,
 
(like firearms, and more) imprison you, and haul you before a court with filing charges.
 
It is how communist countries controlled their populations.
 
Turn neighbor against neighbor, instill fear among the populace,
 
force you to not say or do anything that might alert anyone.
 
 
If "emergency orders of protection" identify truly dangerous people
 
they should not be left roaming around with matches, knives, cars... and new guns.
 
That's right -- once red flaggers are released, they can go buy pretty much anything.
 
And they're real ticked off. Media and politicians fail to point that out.
 
Defeat commie-inspired red-flag laws
 

The SHOT Show 2019


Yeah, yeah, months ago, I told you I was busy...

Media may be nuts, industry isn't

Firearms professionals diligent, creative, honest, good Americans
 
The SHOT (Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade show) remains
the preeminent industry trade show on the planet.
I have reported on it in detail many times in the past,
review prior Page nine reports for a sense of it --
 
Endless supplies of ammo for professional and consumer use:
 

 
 
Endless supplies of models adorned exhibitor booths, an American tradition,
which both men and women understood and appreciated:
 

 
Writers got to spend time with their editors, here with Roy Huntington,
of American Handgunner Magazine:
 
 
Celebrities were abundant, here I got some face time with Dana Loesch,
so we discussed important issues about the use of language,
and how the left steals words and bends them out of shape,
a topic we are both very aware of and detest:
 

NICKNAMES FOR MURDERERS?

 
MEDIA MONSTERS ENCOURAGE CARNAGE
 
"Hey, it sells papers. Shut up. We got our rights!"
 
Mass media supports and encourages murder and crime.
 
They can deny it all they want but the proof is in their work, which is in your face.
 
There is no excuse for promoting murderous syndicate killers with nicknames like Joey "Hatchet Killer" Bonzini, or showing names and faces of long-dead mass murderers, and they know that. The shrinks know this encourages new spree killers, police know it generates copy cats, and the murderers themselves say the promo makes them seek the glory. It's common knowledge, but reporters and editors do it any way. Shame? Or guilty, your honor? They made me do it!
 

“Refrain from gratuitous or repetitious portrayal

of mass murderers’ names and images.”

 
Remember, reporters, producers, editors and mass-media "news" crews don't get background checks.
 
They don't need licenses or testing.
 
Diversity is not a requirement -- why, they could all be from the same political party!
 
They don't even need...  education.
 
And never forget -- they make their own ID. It's not fake. It's phony.
 
Gain an understanding of how news is faked, slanted, used for an agenda, see the stats, read revealing essays, "Dr. Brown's Rules for Gun Coverage," the official ethical guidelines (prepare to laugh we are so far from them), Dr. John Lott, Prof. Fabricius, more:

Men and women aren't equal, they're different.


ALTHOUGH CAMERAS CAN EASILY DECEIVE,
A PICTURE IS WORTH A LOT OF WORDS.

Men and women aren't equal, they're different.
 
It turns out men and women throw a shotput almost equally far -- men excel by just a little.
 
That's a little hard to tell from this photo -- because top competitors aren't remotely equivalent. To balance the scales and account for the fact that men and women are not equal, women get to throw a shot that weighs about half of what a man throws: 8.8 pounds vs. 16.01 pounds (55%). Look closely... ahh... yes.
 
"Fake News" is worse than what the politicians scream about. This is inherently phony, denying fundamental truth -- then arguing for equivalency that must -- by the nature of reality -- be false.
 
Putting boys on girls' sports teams, even if the boys feel like they are girls, and vice versa, is abject nonsense. Give the girl a 16 pound shot, sure, go ahead and have fun. And vice versa.
 
"The diversity delusion."
 
"Leftist derangement syndrome."
 
P.S. Men can't have babies either. Big difference.

THE WOMEN'S ISSUE THAT WON'T QUIT

 

 
Political correctness, affirmative action, tolerance, diversity, multicultural whateverness, intolerance, being "woke," all the left-wing nuttiness that is destroying The American Way is neatly summed up in this picture.
(Click the link for a mind full.)
 
You can fool yourself, and convince yourself for only so long. Women forced by men or anyone to behave this way is not liberated behavior. While feminism and olden "women's lib" remains quiet about this, it is a fraud. #MeToo can no longer say it's "over there." Michigan and Minnesota are inculcated.

WHY DID THE WOMAN CROSS HER LEGS?


 
WHY DID THE WOMAN CROSS HER LEGS? 
 
Because the #MeToo orthodoxy is unorthodox.
 
Even if she claims allegiance to it.
 
Just look at all that makeup (not on him)!
 
Why doesn't the man cross his legs?
 
Is he hiding anything with his... hands? 
 

 
 
WHY do the women cross their legs?
To hide their lady parts!
 
For reasons that went unexplained at press time, despite raging and foaming from self-proclaimed feminists and "woke" socialists attempting to dominate: the pop culture, news media, Hollywood, the school system, music and everything around you -- even you -- women still wear clothing that exposes their lady parts, the parts that entice real men to lust after them and sometimes do unspeakable things.
 
Why women expose themselves that way, and relinquish any responsibility for the results, remained an unspoken mystery at press time. The men, as demonstrated in the images, do no such thing, and can sit with their legs comfortably akimbo. For a woman to sit with her legs apart, well, let's not go there.
 
To enhance the effect, women, even extremely old ones, paint their faces and hang metal objects from their skin, which you must not comment on, except to compliment. Deviation from the speaking norms is taken as deviation, and you will pay, deviate.
 
Sexual play and attraction in the nation is a complex game with spoken and unspoken rules. The so-called #MeToo "movement," while simultaneously addressing certain valid issues, is a also a clever tactic that effectively adds additional control over men, as if women don't exercise enough already. A man isn't complete until he's married. Then he's finished.
 
Has each side abused the other intolerably? Of course, it's common knowledge. But anyone who thinks men and women are equal must simply consider who is stronger, and from where rape claims come -- it is totally one-sided because the two sexes are not equal at all. To pretend otherwise is dumb.
 
When men start complaining about rape in equal numbers and start their own #MeAlso movement this tune will change. Fundamental differences in the very biology of things means place your bets wisely. Keep crossing your legs ladies, or change your clothes, and understand that men will by their nature always try to sneak a peek. They know you know that. #UsToo.
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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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