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Media Admits Suppression

The lamestream media told you:

May 2, 2012. "Republicans for more than a year have tried to parlay a federal gun sting called 'Fast and Furious' into a major Obama administration scandal. They have not succeeded, but not for lack of trying." --The Roanoke Times

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

All this says is that the lamestream media has refused to follow this story like they should. It's not about a "lack of trying." It's about deliberate suppression of real news. The "news" media would cover this like white on rice if it was a republican administration shipping guns in wholesale quantities to Mexican drug kingpins. Despite overwhelming evidence of malfeasance, deliberate lying by the attorney general of the U.S., self-evident cover-ups, promotions for the bad actors, retracted documents and stonewalling (92% of requested documents have not been provided), the republicans "have not succeeded, but not for lack of trying." The "news" paper has indicted itself, without knowing it, but not for lack of trying.

FFL Numbers Exploding

The lamestream media told you:

Jobs are shrinking, the workforce is shrinking, the economic outlook is dreary, jobs are going overseas, people are demoralized, there are no bright spots on the horizon...

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

More than 2,000 federally licensed firearm dealers have entered the marketplace since Jan 2010, bringing the national total to just under 49,000. This reverses a trend of draconian business policies instituted under former president Bill "Slick Willie" Clinton, that wiped out about two thirds of the FFLs in the nation, mostly small independent entrepreneurs and Mon-and-Pop shops.

Data collected by NSSF from the BATFE shows that the number of Type 01 (dealer in firearms) federal firearms licenses (FFLs) in the U.S. increased from 47,411 in January 2010 to 48,987 in February 2012. Additionally, the number of Type 02 FFLs (defined as pawnbroker in firearms) increased from 6,712 in January 2010 to 7,171 in February 2012.

"These increases over the past two years, especially considering the economic times, complement many other indicators that show strength for the firearms industry," said Randy Clark, NSSF managing director of business development.

Ammunition Exports Exploding

The lamestream media told you:


The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

Overall U.S. exports of arms and ammunition in six sporting categories increased 48.5% in January 2012 compared to January 2011. January 2012 exported units in tracked categories totaled 119.0 million units, up from 80.2 million units reported in January 2011.

Overall U.S. imports of arms and ammunition in the same six tracked sporting categories however decreased 21.1 percent in January 2012 compared to January 2011. This means our balance of trade for arms and ammunition is in positive territory, a strong plus for the economy.

January 2012 imported units in the six tracked categories totaled 114.9 million, down from 145.7 million reported in January 2011. All figures are from U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC). See a breakdown for each category here:

The six tracked categories are handguns, rifles, shotguns, muzzleloaders, shotgun cartridges and other cartridges. Handgun exports increased 65.6% from 10,557 to 17,487 units.

Firearm Sales Exploding

The lamestream media told you:

Jobs are bad, the economy is bad, the economy is actually good, the recovery is on, the recovery is over, there is no recovery yet, we're still in a recession, there is no recession, unemployment is terrible, you're doomed, be afraid, be very afraid, everyone is out of work, the government is trying to make jobs, Obama is a good president and the economic problems are not his, candidates are running because they will create jobs, blah, blah, blah...

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

Gun sales continue to provide robust stimulus to the economy. The February 2012 adjusted NICS firearm-background-checks figure of 1,266,344 is an increase of 31.4% over the 963,746 in February 2011. These figures from the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) are adjusted to more accurately reflect actual firearm sales, since some NICS checks are performed for states that use NICS to qualify people for CCW permits and for other purposes.

The numbers are not precise sales figures, since one NICS check can be used for multiple purchases, and some people, after a check, decide not to complete a purchase. Without the adjustments carefully performed by NSSF, the figures would be different.

For example, the unadjusted February 2012 NICS count is 1,734,646 background checks, an 18.6% increase from the unadjusted NICS figure of 1,463,138 in February 2011.

The Brady Campaign to Promote Gun Violence was rumored to be nauseated that the system they instigated informs us that 1.7 million Americans sought guns or gun-related actions -- in a single month. They didn't like this either:

This is the 21st straight month that NSSF-adjusted NICS figures have increased when compared to the same period the previous year. The world may be going to heck in a handbasket, but the firearms industry is a tremendous bright spot in the economy. The lamestream media could not be reached for comment. Read more and view the charts:

Total NICS background checks from inception in November 1998 through last March totaled 145.7 million. The most checks for any month were last December (2011) with 1,882,000 conducted. Three of the "top ten" days for background checks have occurred since "Black Friday" last November. March 2012 was the 22nd straight month that NSSF-adjusted NICS figures have increased.

With 145 million checks conducted in just the past 14 years, the lamestream media's popular figure of 200 million guns in American hands -- for the rest of the nation's two centuries of history -- seems like it might be a bit low, you think?

The "news" media was unavailable for comment. Or reporting.

In other news, Ruger has stopped taking orders, with more than one million back orders currently on hand. Their firearm sales by April of this year had reportedly exceeded all sales for 2011. Smith and Wesson, Mossberg, Hi Point and others are facing similar problems, if you can call that a problem, in this terrible economy.

Different "Why Jews Hate Guns"

Are they right?

And who are The Shomrim?

by Rabbi Dovid Bendory, Rabbinic Director
Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership (JPFO)

and Author Alan Korwin,

It's no secret that one of the largest blocs of people pressing for so-called “gun control” is the culturally (aka not-so-religious) American Jewish community. This confounds many observers who would expect that Jews, with such a stunning history of oppression and murder by humanity's villains, would cling tenaciously to personal firearms and the ability to protect themselves as the Hebrew Scriptures instruct.

In reaction to the Holocaust, American Jews adopted the phrase “Never Again!” If actions mean anything, they don't believe it. That's for someone else to do. How do Jews expect to put teeth behind the words “Never Again!” if not with the ability to apply and project personal force when righteous -- and necessary -- for survival?

Why then do so many American Jews hate guns and fear gun ownership so much?

Our research identifies ten reasons why these Jews feel the way they do about self defense in general, firearms specifically and your own right to keep and bear arms.

The adamantly anti-gun-rights Jews are bowing to:

1. A desire for utopian moral purity
2. A disproportional incidence of hoplophobia
3. A quest for power through victimization of peers
4. A utopian delusion that if guns would just “go away,” crime would end and the world would be a peaceful safe place
5. Self hatred and a wish to be helpless, acting out guilt-based behavioral problems that develop in childhood
6. The Ostrich Syndrome
7. Garden-variety hypocrisy
8. Adulterated religion -- Jews In Name Only (JINOs)
9. Feel-good sophistry
10. Abject fear that yields irrational behavior

Despite the modern American Jewish aversion to arms, it has not always been so, and Israeli Jews certainly understand the value of arms. Throughout history, there were Jews who fought in defense of their people and way of life. The Torah is filled with Jews who took up arms in righteous and valiant defensive action. See, for example, The Ten Commandments of Self Defense, (Bendory and JPFO, 2009); or recall, “When Abraham heard that his nephew Lot was taken captive, he took the 318 trained soldiers of his house and pursued the captors,” defeated them, brought back Lot, and exacted retribution with their looted property. (Genesis 14:14)

Continue reading "Different "Why Jews Hate Guns"" »

Special Report Released: "Why Jews Hate Guns"

An orthodox Rabbi, working with a gun-law expert, has released a white paper that claims to have identified the underlying causes for well-known Jewish hatred of guns and fear of gun owners in America.

WorldNetDaily, in a top-of-page exclusive, has described an advance copy of the report published by Wisconsin-based Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership (JPFO), a 21-year-old civil-rights group.  The WorldNetDaily feature and the white paper are linked at the end of this memo.

"It's no secret that one of the largest blocs of people pressing for so-called gun control in America is the Jewish community," says Rabbi Dovid Bendory, the Rabbinic Director of JPFO. "This confounds many observers," he says, who would expect Jews, given their troubled history, to cling tenaciously to personal firearms and the right to self defense, as the Bible instructs.

"The most vigorous anti-gun-rights leaders in Congress are Jewish," notes the report's co-author, Bloomfield Press publisher and gun-law expert Alan Korwin, naming Charles Schumer, Barbara Boxer, Diane Feinstein, Barney Frank, Frank Lautenberg and Carl Levin, among others. "Why so many elected Jewish leaders are enemies of the very thing that helps keep us all safe was a mystery begging to be solved."

Although this highly charged subject is rarely discussed publicly, it is on the front burner for a controversial organization like JPFO, which bills itself as "America's most aggressive defender of gun rights." The group is open to membership and actively supported across a broad spectrum of faiths. JPFO was responsible for the ground-breaking expose "No Guns For Negroes," documenting the systematic racist roots of gun control from before the Civil War to modern times.


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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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