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It's not about GUNS. It's about CRIME.

It’s not about “gun violence.” It’s about CRIME.
 
We all know the left is masterful at twisting words. From “Saturday Night Specials” to “Cooling Off Periods” to “Junk Guns,” now long forgotten, “gun violence” is the exact same deception.
 
CRIME is what’s running rampant. CRIME is out of control.
 
You all watch TV, see, hear and read the so-called “news.” Stabbings, murdering people on train tracks, daylight muggings, thousands of inner city murders, stealing, retail thievery without compunction, smash and grab—the real problem is people who would do such things. America suddenly has many of them—with long rap sheets, multiple felonies, loose on the streets.
 
The false narrative says murders will stop, if only we confiscate guns—a subtle but seductive error of logic. Weapons aren’t the issue. It is use of weapons, for evil purpose by misguided or evil people, that’s what needs attention. Our politicians are avoiding this harsh reality, in vain efforts to preserve a voting base. It’s not working. It can’t work. The criminals must be stopped, and the racist and economic reasons they are multiplying and getting more brazen must be addressed.
 
Until politicians get on the case, and empower law enforcement, you better have your own loaded gun, for its intended purpose—protection from thugs and tyranny. Both are in our faces daily. Wise Jewish people understand this, we have been through it since the Exodus. Learn from us.
 
When media reports say “gun violence,” think “crime,” and reach understanding. When you hear “ghost guns” (a brand new term invented by the left), realize we have 350 million guns, ghosts are pure distraction. They’re faking you out. Think instead, “armed criminals,” the real problem they don’t want you to recognize.    
 
 
Part 2: An open letter to the left:
 
IF YOU THINK GUNS ARE A PROBLEM—YOU ARE THE PROBLEM.
 
Focus on the murderous psychotic children, you’ll meet success. By focusing on guns, all you do is face a wall of honest resistance.
 
All Americans want to stop the murders.
They do not want to relinquish their rights.
Work with us, not against us, we shall overcome.
 
Once again, psychotic murderous youngsters are motivating Democrats to attack guns, instead of attacking crime and psychosis. Why are children murdering each other? You don’t know, don’t want to know, and want to do what you’ve done before—that everyone knows doesn’t work.
 
1. Gun control is not related to crime control. Crime control is what’s needed. People who commit crimes, without conscience or resistance—that’s a problem. Crimes by psychopaths, that’s a problem. Assault of every type is already totally illegal. That’s done, enforce it, get results.
 
2. With 350 million guns already distributed, restricting more sales makes no sense. About half the nation, maybe more, qualifies as innocent gun owners. That’s a good thing. They harm no one. Don’t fail to grasp this. By aiming at them after rampage murders, with repetitious laws, you anger a sleeping tiger. You defeat yourselves, and hurt us all.
 
3. By assaulting gun rights you merely aggravate the NRA and 100 million gun owners. This is not what you want, it’s a battle you won’t win, and it won’t protect kids—just like all the times before. You want to stop murderers and save lives, right? Do things that stop criminal behavior.
 
4. People bought 22 million guns last year (it’s true!) because you’re doing the wrong thing. People, even you, want to feel safe and have protection. Right now people feel unsafe, vulnerable and undefended. So they’re doing the right thing by getting armed. Trying to stop them, because a tiny number of psychotics are acting out gets you nowhere. Surely deep down you must know that. You’ve been down this path before. If you don’t change, then you are personally perpetuating the problem.
 
5. Remember—Assault is a behavior, not hardware. Stop the behavior. Relying on this fabricated term “assault weapon” hides the fact that any weapon can be used in an assault. It is the crime, not the tools, that you must resolve. You are avoiding the problem, caused by people, so it just gets worse. You share responsibility for the bloodshed, along with the evil perpetrators, by adamantly repeating your past actions that you know don’t work.
 
Work with the firearms community to stop hellacious murders. Or work with your fellow gun-controllers to illegally confiscate legal property. Only one will get the result you say you seek. Choose wisely.
 
Here is a compromise for you—Disarm everyone, bad guys first. Disarming good people doesn’t make bad people harmless.

"We never point guns at each other." –Hollywood

 

Hint: "Know your target and what's beyond it."

Remember...OPEC?

Government and mass media count on your short memory

The people who matter (the elites) have figured out the American public (that includes you) can't remember even obvious things, so they can invent tales about anything, repeat them, and you'll buy in.

Don't think it's true? Before the Ukraine invasion, do you remember ever hearing that we are dependent on Russia for oil? I didn't think so. What you recall, with a bit of a refresher, is:

OPEC.

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. OPEC. They held us for ransom, manipulated how much oil they produced (actually, just sucked out of the ground). Manipulated prices by manipulating supply. If it wasn't for their infighting and lack of cohesion, they could act in unison and starve the world of energy. Those Arab states were malicious. We were dependent. The old joke, Why did the Almighty give the Arabs oil, and only gave Israel sand? The chosen people. For dirt.

Then came 2019, and with effort and some subtle changes, the U.S. became not only energy independent, we were a net exporter of oil. What happened? President Magoo shut off our own supplies, leases, projects, exploration, pipelines and as expected, we got screwed, blued and tattooed. Even so, look it up -- we produce slightly more oil than we consume daily. It's complicated.

The moral of the story -- If it's in the "news" it's probably wrong. That has been true, as I've been saying about firearms, for decades now, literally.

So let's blame Russia for our high gas prices, and (non) lack of oil. The same as lefties blamed Russia for Trump's election. And his actions as a spy and Putin puppet (media bought that at least), though now proven totally false.

The real threat from Russia is communism, and dictatorship. But since the left is now borderline communist themselves, we can't go after Russia for being commies, like we always could. Damned red Rooskies!

DON’T CALL MURDERERS “SHOOTERS”

Is mass media leading America astray?

DON’T CALL MURDERERS “SHOOTERS”

And they’re not gunmen either—a completely sexist term

You may think you’re getting news, when you’re being filled with prejudice

 

Mass media is on a non-stop campaign to vilify and outlaw America’s hardware of liberty—firearms. In a self-defeating mantra, the very tools needed to preserve freedom of the press, and all other freedoms we enjoy here, are under withering attack by the so-called Fourth Estate. It has become a Fifth Column in the deliberate effort to undermine all the good this country represents for the world.

A significant segment of Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership, http://www.jpfo.org, and this nation, are shooters. That term reporters and editors misuse to misdirect thinking about murderers. A mass murderer and a shooter are different things. Conflating these terms is offensive. It insults the fine art and skills of shooting, and learning to shoot better. Journalists are making a good thing sound evil and criminal.

All of us who practice are shooters. It’s what we call ourselves. Shooting is what we do—the number two participant sport, just behind exercise and ahead of golf, with billions in sales annually. When a vicious or psychopathic person makes the choice to become a murderer, and do drive-by murders, or go to a carefully selected defenseless place to kill innocents—these make-believe “gun-free zones”—mass media must start recognizing these monsters as killers, murderers, psychopaths, villains. Stop linking the decent act of shooting with the heinous act of violating the Ten Commandments. “Thou shalt not murder.” Failure to make this distinction places blame on women and men who write those propaganda pieces, hurting our freedom.

Guns are good. Guns save lives, stop crime, keep you safe. The abject removal of the art of the firearm makes media complicit in what’s happening. Not the least of that is distorting the picture with incessant focus on single “high-profile” atrocities. Media ignores constant thousands of essentially black people murdering other black people, in “disadvantaged” neighborhoods, 9,700 last year alone. While you are constantly fed repetitious stories about one mental case in a far-away city, murderers (not shooters) right near you are taking innocent lives. Your local “news” media is missing the story. Shame on them.

JPFO says promote good shooting skills, range time and practice, and staying safely and peacefully armed. Distinguish marksmanship from crime. Don’t compare or create false equations between evil running rampant in several cities, and gun owners. Identify who is directly at fault for murder—criminals. Respect America’s 100 million decent citizens preserving freedom by exercising the Second Amendment in positive ways.

Ask JPFO to join you on air. We know our stuff.

9,941 Black People Murdered in 2020

Buffalo’s psycho-killer isn’t the real story—

9,941 Black People Murdered in 2020*

Saturation coverage of 10 dead in Buffalo is misdirection

Here is hard proof that Black Lives Don’t Matter

 

The only reason ten blacks murdered in Buffalo are getting so much news coverage is because that supports the false government narrative that white people pose the top threat to America, and guns are evil.

In 2019, nearly 8,000 black people were murdered.* News media failed to cover it or bring the point home. Few arrests, few trials, murderers roamed free amidst newslessness. The following year black murders increased, and again little or no coverage. But now, the so-called “news” media harps on one teenage psychopath who made advanced threats, posted his intentions, never got treatment, and media uses the tragedy to falsely claim whites are part of a scheme. Whites are more racist than blacks or other clinging ethnic groups, they say, guns are evil, while ignoring the real dead stacked in a corner like firewood.

The media could hardly be more corrupt in this “reporting.” Proving that black lives don’t matter, they give non-stop repetitive coverage to one isolated incident and miss thousands upon thousands of murdered blacks. 2020 saw an average of 26 dead blacks every day. That’s two-and-a-half-times greater daily than the one sad day in Buffalo they find so alluring. Ten dead is a crime; 9,000 is a massacre.

The mostly white media (statistically true, lamented by that barely inclusive industry) produces self-loathing stories that attack themselves. White guilt is a real thing, and there it is. Invented claims about white supremacy being a greater threat than nuclear Russia, communist China’s announced global hegemony plans and activities, malevolent Muslim nations chanting Death to America, or threats to wipe out Israel, OMG. Supply-chain starvation, poverty-inflicting inflation, lethal plagues leaving one million dead—mass media is so wrong. Underprivileged classes get away with murdering thousands of their own in what we used to call ghettos... there’s no equivalence with a certifiable lunatic now the left-wing’s standard bearer. “Unbiased” mass media vilifies fine firearms Americans overwhelmingly prefer, believing they’re both evil. If dead blacks and browns mattered, you’d hear about it. You don’t. Actions speak so much louder than words.

*Statistics courtesy The Washington Examiner; counts vary slightly by source, from 7,777 to 7,484, or 53.5% of all homicides in 2019; In 2020, the year George Floyd died to saturation press coverage, this rose to 9,941 black people, 55.8% of all murders. That year, 60 unarmed men were killed by police, 18 of whom were black, a stunning indictment of malevolent mass-media coverage.

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The Liberty Poll

Hello candidate!

What’s the purpose of government?

 

POLICY QUESTIONS

1 - If you are elected to the office you seek:

  1. a) what laws will you repeal;
  2. b) what taxes will you reduce or eliminate;
  3. c) what government agencies will you shrink or close?

2 - Would you support criminal penalties:

  1. a) for politicians who violate their oath of office;
  2. b) for bureaucrats who act outside the powers delegated to them?

3 - When did you last read the state and federal Constitutions? 

4 - Should someone who has sworn an oath to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution, but who then votes to allocate tax funds to programs or departments not authorized by that Constitution, be removed from office?

5 - Can you name any current areas of government operations that are outside the authority delegated to government?

6 - Can you name areas where government might serve the public interest, but where it has no authority to act? If not, is it still accurate to say we have "government of limited powers"? Does this matter?

7 - As a candidate for a state or federal office, can you think of any ways to improve enforcement of the 10th Amendment (the states and the people retain powers not delegated to the federal government)?

 

ISSUE QUESTIONS

8 - With regard to jury trials, should judges be required to inform jurors that they have the power, in the sanctity of the jury room, to decide whether a law in question is just, or constitutional? Should schools teach this?

9 - With regard to due process, should judges be allowed to prevent defendants from presenting a defense on constitutional grounds if they so choose?

 

Many more good questions on gunlaws.com, use the Liberty Poll button.

 

This is what triggered the idea, the ACLU Request:

 

Alan –

The threat to free speech being more urgent than ever? That's crystal clear.

Understanding exactly what this fundamental right means in today's world – and how we can best defend it? Not so much.

But the ACLU is here to help. This month, we're bringing you an interactive podcast series with our Director of Speech, Privacy, and Technology Ben Wizner – and he wants to hear all your most pressing free speech questions ahead of time.

Curious about the state of free speech on Twitter? The constitutionality of "cancel culture" and campus censorship? Book bans in public schools and libraries?

Ask and you shall receive.

Submit any and all free speech questions to podcast@aclu.org or leave us a voicemail at 212-549-2558 – and be part of shaping this brand-new podcast series with us today.

Thanks for your questions,

The ACLU Team

 

Take them up on it, write to them about free speech threats that concern you.

Keep it nice please.

List of Hoaxes

Relying on a compliant and non-critical mass media, invented hoaxes get significant play on CNN, MSNBC, three networks, legacy newspapers and more:

Free-speech violation hoaxes committed by politicians, with media help:

-- Jussie Smollett perpetrated a racist scam with media help, even cooperation

-- Benghazi video story circulated by Hillary was false

-- Steele Dossier was a paid-for misinformation campaign Dems ran for two years

-- Border Patrol agents whipping illegals flooding across Texas border was false

-- Russian collusion hoax carried on for years was known to be false the whole time

-- Hunter’s laptop story was knowingly suppressed by media and social media platforms, which numerous surveys have shown influenced the 2020 election results

-- Hunter’s laptop wasn’t his, and besides, had nothing of value on it

-- Andrew Cuomo’s Emmy Award (rescinded) was a farce, reported with glee as if true

-- Chris Cuomo’s clandestine CNN support for brother Andrew Cuomo was obviously an affront to journalism ethics but ignored by media

-- Jacob Blake was an assaultive criminal with an order of protection against his intended victim for repeated domestic violence, refused to stop when repeatedly commanded by police, but has been portrayed as a hero by media and VP Harris.

-- “Deadly” Jan. 6 rally had no civilian murderers, only one odd police shooting

-- Arson fire riots in Pacific Northwest, summer 2020, were labelled “peaceful protests”

-- CHAP and CHOP were covered with praise yet they were totally criminal acts

-- Carter Page (White House) was falsely victimized to a fault

-- “The Border is closed,” repeatedly stated, was false, even with contrary images shown

-- ICE detention facilities are “concentration camps” is untrue; on that note, politicians who voice these inanities, are reported but not refuted or researched, perpetuating myths

-- “Swatting,” calling police for non-crimes as a form of harrassment, is an ignored tactic of the left, but a felony in real life

-- Uranium One (Hillary) was good for America, gave 20% of Uranium reserves to Russia

-- Hillary lost 32,000 emails, but they were only wedding plans, what difference does it make

-- Harvey Epstein committed suicide (unproven) with cameras off and guards away

-- Covid vaccines are free—you don’t even know what Big Pharma charges us for them

 

Continue reading "List of Hoaxes" »

THE BIG SCOTUS GUN CASE - NATIONAL CARRY

Things I noted from the SCOTUS NY State carry case, while watching the whole thing live on TV:

And let me start by saying the framing of the case was splendid, superb—not do we have rights, but,

"Whether the Second Amendment allows the government to prohibit ordinary law-abiding citizens from carrying handguns outside the home for self-defense." -from the Petitioner's brief. You really have to lie cheat and steal to conclude the Second Amendment is a power grant to the government, not a restriction on them.

"Text, history, tradition" is a set of values the Justices brought up repeatedly. I did not have as much appreciation for this triumvirate as I do now. Their decision will no doubt weigh these factors.

The Court expressed serious concern at the proper level of scrutiny for future 2A cases. Should laws affecting 2A go to court under strict scrutiny (the most stringent, as narrowly drawn as possible, the least restrictive solution and specifically tailored to a compelling government interest); or is intermediate scrutiny sufficient (a reduced level of review for constitutionality involving a developed test); or is rational basis scrutiny sufficient (the lowest level where if it seems OK it's OK, no real accountable measurable scrutiny at all). 2A advocates all hope for strict scrutiny, leftists argue for rational basis, where little stands in the way of violative statutes.

Time-place-and-manner restrictions, which apply to 1A limits are a working model, or at least need attention.

Frequent reference to 1A, especially libel and defamation, totally speech but totally restricted, all within the confines of the Constitution.

The Statute of Northhampton must have gotten a good bit of play in the outside briefs, because it came up a bunch. Need to look at that and see what its relevance is.

Liberal Justices expressed some lament that we don't have national rules, or even that we need some, but 2A is implemented by the state somewhat at their whim, and feds lack police power and they know it so they are blocked. That's not to say they haven't been working on nationalized police in many ways.

The theme of more-guns-more-crime came up, even though it's been debunked so badly and is so evident. Breyer suggested the BITS myth, Blood In The Streets, if everyone is freed to carry, a recurring left-wing myth that defies statistics and evidence to the contrary. Every state that enacted licensed carry suffered under this media-fueled dire prediction of doom. But it never ever occurs. No apologies issued. It just will not die. Sorta like the assumed victims in this fable, who aren’t dead either.

The Terry Frisk, in other word cop stops, was mentioned, and stupidly. If the public is free to carry, then cops suddenly have increased risk, and must change tactics because a vehicle might have a gun! Or the odds of armed vehicles will increase risks. As if cops don't exercise extreme caution in stops, knowing full well a gun can poke out from any window -- illegally. That just suggests these bench warmers are as much lost in vapor and myth when it comes to guns, as anyone not on the bench.

Those are my notes on some highlights of the discussion. Which side will win? The decision will contain a mix of elements, some really good and some not so much, even damaging. If the Second Amendment prevails, the dissenting position will, mark my words, threaten the BITS myth, attack the winning side of endangering the nation, and demonstrate hoplophobia. Petitioners should prevail and NY State will be forced to grant licenses, which NY will hinder and make inadequate, violate the spirit of the decision, require more court hearings, and so it all goes back to court. Hey, lawyers have kids to feed.

MEDIA COMPLICITY IN OBSCURING THE TRUTH

The communist Chinese electronics giant with plans to exercise control over our electronics, WahWay, is not spelled Huawei. Misspelling it so badly only makes it harder for us to think of and deal with it. What a wonderfully effective and under-the-radar commie propaganda technique. The brutally merciless communist Chinese dictator who calls himself president Zee, is not spelled Xi. Misspelling it so badly only makes it harder for us to think of and deal with him. What a wonderfully effective and under-the-radar commie propaganda technique.

The main unit of Chinese currency, the Wahn, is not spelled Yuan. Misspelling it so badly only makes it harder for us to think of and deal with them. What a wonderfully effective and under-the-radar commie propaganda technique.

U.S. media simply complies.
It would be easy enough to simply spell correctly.
Reporters have never been the idealized images we have of them.

For those of use old enough to remember the Chicoms, the red Chinese, the nuclear armed (with secrets they stole from us) communist Chinese, mass media perpetrates a fraud every time they say China instead of communist China, a brutal dictatorship bent on world domination. They are not our friends. They were and remain the greatest threat to you and freedom the world has ever known. Someone tell reporters this.

 

VIP Law Details

Statement of Policy

 “Equal treatment under the law—a fundamental principle of The American Way and global justice—demands that anyone who acts in defense against an unprovoked violent attack must have strong and uniform legal protection in the aftermath. America lacks this at present. A coalition of civil-rights groups seeks to rectify these inequities.

 “The self-defense laws in the 50 states range from excellent for the protection of the innocent, to abysmal, encumbering any person who acts against an unjustifiable violent assault. What is needed is a set of National Model Self-Defense Laws, which aggregate the best laws from the states, and makes them available to all. This effort is underway.

 “Because police power is constitutionally reserved for the states, and specifically not a function of the federal government, the several states are free to make their own choices in this arena. Over time, this has led to a mashup of good, bad and ugly laws, with no one watching the big picture. Reasonable people are inclined to agree that equal crimes deserve equal punishment, even if they disagree on appropriate repercussions. The same must be true, if justice is to be served, on equal defense of the innocent.”

 Here then, the result of intense effort over a long period of time, are National Model Self-Defense Laws designed to provide robust protection to people who act against criminal assault, while encouraging swift and fair action against criminal perpetrators.

 Signed,

Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership, https://www.jpfo.org

The Arizona Citizens Defense League, https://www.azcdl.org

The Firearms Coalition

More pending -- Your state association belongs here, ask them to support National Model Self-Defense Laws, and get them in touch with me. Alan.

Working bill title:

Victim Innocence Protection act (VIP Act)

NOW IT'S "DELTA" VIRUS, TOMORROW...?

How much Latin alphabet do you know?

“COVID Supremacy” in the news has all but ended. Box scores for the dead and infected no longer dominate screens, entire newscasts fail to even mention the word virus. Just before it became a non-issue, the Dreaded Delta Disease variant was the big problem, and even that has faded from the Ministry of Mass News reports. Does that mean the Delta variant is the problem, or isn’t, or was the problem, or are most of us free from COVID 19 infection, so we won?

Reflect now, with the worst behind us—when was the last time you wore disposable rubber gloves? Was it always an unneeded myth? Does the “more contagious” Delta variant require less safeguards? Should the social-distance rule become nine feet? It should if it’s more contagious now—stand clear! The wipe-all-your-groceries frenzy was so bad for months you couldn't find disinfectant wipes or isopropyl alcohol anywhere. Remember that? And people were asking if they had to wipe their mail... maybe if you just wiped the outside of boxes the inside of the box would be OK because it sat so long the virus would no longer be viable. Were questions about viruses on surfaces, and wipes, none of which you see anymore... is it because it was a scam then and still is now?

If the Delta variant is more infectious we must stand more than 6 feet apart now, wear extra masks like they used to say, wash your hands twice as often or buy disinfectant wipes and wipe all the groceries like we were doing—or did that ever make any sense and if not when will they apologize...

I do remember the abject bottomless fear injected into the whole thing by idle empty speculation on TV where news should have appeared. We were truly terrified the virus would reach out and “get us.” We were all doomed, or facing doom, only wipes and masks and isolation stood between us and an eternity of being dead.

The American public is well aware we’re not getting full information on the virus. For one thing the government-controlled database on this (VAERS, the virus adverse effects reporting system) is suppressed or distorted. But for another the D variant everybody says is more contagious—but is it more deadly—is not even addressed. It's more infectious meaning you get it more easily but is it about to unleash the disaster New York went through in the beginning with people dropping dead in the halls? Bright people want to know, but have become so numb to the incessant grandstanding rants they can barely give it a glance.

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