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GunsAmerica is reporting on a black couple who run a self defense and firearms-safety training firm in L.A. censured by political pressure, apparently (though unconfirmed) from Cory Booker and Maxine Waters, according to the business owner. A story featuring the firm set to run in the black community newspaper the next day was scrapped, details here:

https://www.gunsamerica.com/digest/exclusive-historic-la-newspaper-pulls-pro-gun-article-due/

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Mind-boggling hatred of our sitting president has allowed our die-hard real Russian communist enemies to avoid desperately needed attention. Isn't that the real conclusion of the Mueller report? Russia is working against us non-stop, and the democrats are working non-stop against our president, out of blind fuming hatred. Yes, the president is not a commie agent.

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Attacking Gun Rights Due To Massacres Is Nonsense 

It’s a convenient excuse for disarming the innocent, that’s all. 

Eleven teenagers die EVERY DAY texting while driving. Every day.
Psychopaths commit murder infrequently, but get "news" coverage for weeks on end, and years later too.

Media friends: Start promoting those REAL avoidable tragedies, and help end them. Every day. Use endless video loops, like we see for years, of armed psychopaths. Show grief stricken parents. Flashy lights. The works. Make the public supremely aware of the bloodbath -- from cell phones.  Daily.

Encourage marches on the cell companies. They share the blame. 

Demand that a mobile phone’s sensitive motion detectors lock out texting while in moving vehicles. This is easy and a good fix. Phone companies are culpable for not doing it already, they know they can. So many lives will be saved that rare acts of psychopaths won’t hit the radar. 

Infringing on gun rights is not about saving lives, that’s a rotten excuse. Save lives by infringing on criminals. Infringing on gun rights and innocent people is about gaining power. It reveals a mindset that critics claim has pervaded the news platforms. They’re right.

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Watch out for language "news" media uses to fake you out:

Shooting is a sport. The media uses it constantly to mislead and denigrate your gun rights.

Murder is a crime. The media avoids it like a plague, because it is. They constantly call a murder a shooting.

 

The problem America faces is murder and mass murderers, word you don't see.

 

This is invented: gun violence. It is straight propaganda.

The earliest use I can find is 2013, when a group gave itself that in its name.

The term didn't exist just a few years ago.

Leftist progressive socialists are good at inventing terms.

 

The real term is crime, virtually eliminated from media usage.

 

Think crime when you see them use gun violence, watch how dramatically the story shifts.

Same for murder instead of shooting. It's like night and day.

To borrow a phrase from the leftists, you'll become "woke."

JPFO editorial: Democrats calling for disarmament

I am a consultant to this group.

Serving as Editor for their newsletter, The Bill of Rights Sentinel, it seems to me they are 100% on target with this position.

If you agree, at least see what else they have to say, click the newsletter title above for the archive, all of it consistent, most of it never voiced elsewhere. Learn more about this group that holds the moral high ground, http://www.jpfo.org


Few groups have the guts to make this announcement.

  No democrat has spoken out against the bold, explicit demand to confiscate guns.
They stand in favor of it, with silent approval and lack of complaint.
This is what they plan if they gain power, no more mincing words.
They show no fear of armed revolt.


Unnamed
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  •  Sept. 18, 2019  •  Contact: Floyd Neeland  

  FROM THE WARNING IN THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE:
"evinces a design to reduce them to despotism"

  Democrats have "come out of the closet,"

cheering to disarm the public.

This is no false alarm or hype. A significant portion of our own political establishment is calling for disarmament of our own citizenry, while remaining heavily armed itself. Seeking to incrementally or completely disarm the public is tyranny--the very acts that led to revolt against the British Empire. The bill Democrats want (H.R.1296) seeks to ban guns with grips--it is called but isn't some sort of "assault-weapon" act. Democrats are deceiving you -- and the media -- which hasn't read the bill.  

Politicians and their minions who press ahead with this agenda are encouraging a deadly response they should never want to face. Those people should be removed from office or candidacy by legal means before matters get worse, while time remains. Gun confiscation is a bright red line. H.R.1296 bans guns with grips, not "assault" something. Assault is an illegal behavior, not a gun type.

Democrats cannot legally do what they are proposing, it is infringement, which is banned. Leaders of that party must object to the proposed confiscations, but they have not. Confiscation is an obvious overt violation of law and human and civil rights. Any pretense at gaining office by swearing an oath to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution, while adhering to such outrageous policies is preposterous and subversive.

Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership calls for immediate censure of Robert "Beto" O'Rourke by Congress, for insisting that if elected he would take guns from Americans, a blatantly illegal act. We call for an immediate and unequivocal renunciation of that position by every politician seeking office, unless they come out and publicly demand repeals of The U.S. Bill of Rights. Do not be cowards--face us and admit where you stand.

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.
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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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