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GUNS SAVE LIVES DAY a Huge Success

BELLEVUE, WA - "Guns Save Lives Day," observed Sunday, Dec. 15, in conjunction with Bill of Rights Day, was a huge success, the Second Amendment Foundation said today.

SAF Executive Vice President Alan M. Gottlieb said preliminary data indicates that more than 20 million people saw or heard the organization's "Guns Save Lives" advertisements on cable television or radio, more than 46,000 people voted in the opinion poll supporting the right of law-abiding citizens to protect themselves from violent crime, and more than 90,000 people signed an on-line Gun Rights petition.

"We want to thank all of the sponsoring organizations that supported this event," Gottlieb said. "They are too numerous to mention all of them, but in particular the effort was supported by the Calguns Foundation, Texas State Rifle Association, Illinois State Rifle Association, Virginia Citizens Defense League, Illinois Carry, Long Island Firearms, Florida Carry, Alabama's Bama Carry, Georgia Carry, Montana Shooting Sports Association, Nebraska Firearms Owners Association, Louisiana Shooting Association, New Jersey Second Amendment Society, the Shooters Committee on Political Education of New York, Arizona Citizens Defense League and many others."

Preliminary estimates indicate that more than 700,000 people celebrated "Guns Save Lives Day" by attending gun shows, visiting gun clubs, gun shops and shooting ranges, Gottlieb added.

Leading up to the event, Gottlieb participated in 36 radio and television interviews and discussions, reaching millions of viewers and listeners with the "Guns Save Lives" message.

"From all indications," he said, "there was overwhelming support from firearms owners across the landscape. While anti-gunners shamelessly exploited Saturday's somber anniversary of the Newtown tragedy, Sunday's activities and weekend attendance at gun shows demonstrated that America is a resilient nation, and that its people understand the difference between extremist, agenda-driven ideology and common sense.

"Guns Save Lives Day," he concluded, "underscored the positive impacts of widespread firearms ownership, and the importance of protecting and preserving the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms."

Amnesty Proceeding -- Border Remains Unsecured

The lamestream media told you:

John Boehner is considering a "comprehensive immigration plan" that will be rational and acceptable to all sides in the sensitive immigration problem. He has hired an immigration moderate, seen as a good sign to media pundits.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:


Specially crafted water bottles made in Mexico don't reflect light, avoid night detection.

Mexican bottled water companies now produce water bottles in black so they can't be seen well at night, for smugglers to use. The Mexican government (and the U.S. government) are complicit -- they all know what's going on, but both parties want it to continue, cheap labor, votes, diversity, multicultural hogwash, and a veneer of border security that is really a jobs program. It's schizophrenic and again, no real news. Constant activity, and what do you get on evening news? Miley Cyrus, Duck Dynasty, cold fronts during global warming, golden globe awards and sports scores. Ooops, looks like I'm writing another Page Nine. It's so infuriating I can hardly help myself.

 

The U.S. Border has been moved by Mexican gangs, in cooperation with the
Obama Administration, to north of Interstate 8. Just read the official U.S. sign.
Tough luck if you live south of the new border.

Magpul Moving to Wyoming

The lamestream media told you:

Nothing.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

The National Shooting Sports Foundation, which will stage the ginormous SHOT Show in Las Vegas next week, broke the news that in a joint announcement with Gov. Matt Mead, Magpul Industries confirmed it will relocate manufacturing, distribution and shipping operations to Cheyenne, Wyoming. The company said it plans to lease a 58,000 square foot manufacturing and distribution facility while the construction of a new 100,000-square-foot facility is being completed in a Cheyenne business park. This approach allows for rapid movement of operations out of Colorado where the company is currently located. Magpul also said is moving its corporate headquarters to Texas. The company had made it very clear that it would relocate from Colorado following the enactment in 2013 of that state's new gun control laws, which included a provision limiting the capacity of magazine.

U.S. Pledges Billions It Doesn't Have

The lamestream media told you:

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/health/2013/12/02/president-obama-pledges-100-million-to-find-hivaids-cure/

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama announced a new initiative at the National Institutes of Health in pursuit of a cure for HIV, saying his administration is redirecting $100 million into the project to find a new generation of therapies...

Obama made the announcement Monday at a White House event marking World AIDS Day, which was Sunday -- and as health leaders and philanthropists gathered in Washington to determine how to replenish the major global health fund that combats AIDS and two of the world's other leading killers in low-income countries.

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=251445070

In other news, Kerry pledged $32.5 million, including up to $18 million for Vietnam that will include five fast patrol boats for its Coast Guard. With the new contribution, U.S. maritime security assistance to the region will exceed $156 million over the next two years, he said.

Kerry said the new assistance was not a "quickly conceived reaction to any events in the region" but rather a "gradual and deliberate expansion" of U.S. support as part of the Obama administration's broader decision to refocus attention on the Asia-Pacific.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

Where does all this money come from? Isn't Congress supposed to be involved in things like this? Don't these "reporters" even ask about that, instead of just telling the public the money is flying out the door? Isn't the U.S. way beyond broke, hopelessly in debt? How is it we're giving away money like this? Do any Page Nine readers remember back to when a million dollars was, like, a lot of money? They are giving away amounts of money beyond any human capacity to understand how much money it is -- and we don't even have it. Someone needs to be fired, pronto, tonto. (That's not a race joke about Indians, it's a Spanish word, look it up.)

Feds 40-Year Study Doesn't Stop Bacteria, or Feds

The lamestream media told you:

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/viewart/20131216/NEWS/312160112/FDA-plans-tougher-rule-antibacterial-soaps

WASHINGTON - After more than 40 years of study, the U.S. government said Monday it has no evidence that the anti-bacterial chemicals used in countless common soaps and washes help prevent the spread of germs, and it is reviewing research suggesting they may pose health risks.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

Only the government (in this case the FDA) could study something for 40 frickin' years before drawing a simple conclusion. At least, taxpayers paid the salaries of these people the entire time, so they had so-called jobs.

Even as a child I learned and understood that the entire planet Earth (proper noun, takes a capital "E") is covered from edge to edge with germs and this is normal and fine.

Living in a sea of germs we develop immunities and this is healthy and good. Any attempt to destroy short-lived fast-breeding germs only kills the weak ones, leaving stronger ones behind to breed, creating new more resistant ones. It's called natural selection, a feature secularists adore so much they see it as a godless way to view humanity itself, where it barely applies at all. The AP report continues:

"The government's preliminary ["preliminary!" 40 years and it's preliminary!] ruling ["ruling"! they learn what everyone knows and they think it's a ruling!] lends new support to outside researchers who have long argued [yeah, like for 40 years] that the chemicals are, at best, ineffective and at worst, a threat to public health [like selective killing of bacteria just directly breeds stronger bacteria, everyone knows that, it's the way life works, moron]."

The rest of the article is so meshugena I can't go on: "The rule does not apply to hand sanitizers, most of which use alcohol rather than anti-bacterial chemicals." [alcohol IS a chemical, it IS anti-bacterial -- it kills bacteria, what does IS mean, have mercy.] Conclusion: you should drink alcohol rather than bathe in it?

Who Gets U.N.'s Billions of Food Dollars?

The lamestream media told you:

UN Needs Billions in Aid to Meet Goal, by John Heliprin, Associated Press.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/17/world/middleeast/un-seeks-record-sum-for-humanitarian-aid-in-2014.html?_r=0

Valerie Amos, the under secretary general for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief coordinator, told a news conference in Geneva that aid agencies needed nearly $13 billion for humanitarian relief operations worldwide in 2014. “This is the largest amount we have ever had to request at the start of the year,” she said. Provided by 500 organizations... $6.5 billion for Syria... food, shelter, clothing... terrible situation... 52 million people, 17 countries, High Commissioner for Refugees... only 60 percent funded... humanitarian response... millions of civilians... Haiti, Somalia, Djibouti... huge gaps... 20% of Lebanon's inhabitants... need for a political solution...

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

Not one word in this lengthy bleeding-heart story, about very real tragedies that occur non-stop all over the world without end, perpetrated essentially by governments, ever mentions who GETS all the money.

We know where the money comes from, though it is also never mentioned. It comes from working stiffs like you and me who work hard and earn it, taken in the form of taxes from the publics, by their governments, and given to the U.N. for "humanitarian do gooderism," without direct representation. The U.N. itself has no direct representative structure, just governments operating among themselves.

But who gets the $13 billion the U.N. is now advertising for, through the Associated Press' pretend "news"? Why didn't the "reporter," this John Heliprin person who ran the under secretary's staged press conference announcement, with the cooperation of his chain of command and so-called editors, ask?

Is it Campbell's soup? Or the Heinz food companies conglomerate, owned by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's wife? Does it go straight to dirt farmers in Kansas growing subsidized vegetables? Could it be rice paddy farmers on subsistence wages in Vietnam?

Inquiring minds want to know. After all, $13 billion is a lot of money. It buys a lot of food. What kind of food does the U.N. buy -- but you won't find out, if your source of news is the "news" media.

If you were a skeptic, you might even conclude that the companies that get all the billions, have a perverse love of the governments that run the wars and create the tragedies -- because it generates the billions they get. That of course would be sick, but it would send their kids to school, pay for their vacations, and make their bottom lines look very nice indeed. If government malfeasance stopped, or when tragedies slow down, they have an inverse desire to see things get worse.

Year After Delhi Rape, Women See Changes

The lamestream media told you:

http://tinyurl.com/mj8v83p

New Delhi, by Nirmala George, Associated Press
One caller, speaking in whispers, said her husband beat her regularly because she failed to bring in enough dowry. Another woman said her teenage daughter was being stalked by a neighbor and needed legal advice... Established in the wake of last year's gang rape and murder of a young New Delhi woman, the government hotline is part of a wave of change since the case forced the country to confront its appalling treatment of women... the case cracked a cultural taboo surrounding discussion of sexual violence in a country where rape is often viewed as a woman's personal shame to bear... And in such a conservative country with patriarchal traditions, it will take more than a year to erode generations of sexism.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

Unrepentant, the Associated Press continues to assault decent wholesome conservative values by calling backward, primitive, crime-ridden, intolerant, sick rape-filled nations like India as "conservative." A universe of adjectives exist for AP and other "news" sources to use in describing disgusting, disgraceful, hellish behavior in backwater pestholes like New Delhi besides "conservative," but the "news" media and AP in particular which spoon feeds media lapdogs perpetuates its offensive behavior without remorse or apology.

There is nothing conservative about tolerating abuse of any group, especially crimes against humanity like the rampant physical molestation of half the population. Feminist groups and women's libbers were totally silent on the issue, and none were contacted for comment by the abuse-promoting AP, not even women on their staff or in their editorial departments, if there are any worthy of the name.

Feds Want Guns -- To Save Their Lives

The alternative (Examiner) media told you:

http://www.examiner.com/article/lax-tragedy-tsa-officials-advocate-creation-of-special-armed-agents (11/6/13)

In the aftermath of the shooting incident at Los Angeles International Airport, the American Federation of Government Employees, the labor union that represents 45,000 federal transportation security officers, on Monday urged the Department of Homeland Security's new secretary and President Barack Obama to create special units of armed TSA security officers with police training and arrest authority while on duty at the nation's airports. "The sad truth is that our TSA officers are subject to daily verbal assaults and far too frequent physical attacks," said Jeffrey David Cox Sr., president of the American Federation of Government Employees. "We feel a larger and more consistent armed presence in screening areas would be a positive step."

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

Guns save lives. Even government agents know it. I have nothing to add.

Wall of Silence Surrounds Newtown

"Preemptive Strike" by SAF's Gottlieb cuts legs off Bloomberg's plans

"Newtownian" Levers of Power Muted

The lamestream media told you:

Anti-gun-rights activists were depressed and demoralized by their failure to capitalize on the psychotic murder of children, to advance their agenda to disarm the American public, according to media reports.

The staunch refusal of Congress to take guns away from Americans, using the acts of madmen as a motivation, morphed into a variety of schemes for gun registration, ammunition limitations, new gun definitions, manufacturing changes, taxation schemes, so-called "background check" restriction and tracking plans and other novel approaches to civil-rights infringements banned for more than two centuries by the U.S. Constitution and the public will.

A dark army of new anti-rights groups, largely funded by a single man, billionaire former NY mayor Michael Bloomberg, sprang up to push this civil-rights attack, but to no avail so far. They vowed anew to continue their pressure at federal, state and local levels, using massive new funding, to deny the rights Americans have always enjoyed, as a way to prevent mass murderers from committing their violent carnage.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

An analysis of the killing sprees unleashed by psychotics, promoted wildly, vigorously and incessantly in the lamestream media, shows that none of the measures promoted by anti-rights groups would have prevented any of the now famous perpetrators from committing their acts in pretend gun-free zones where they occurred.

Efforts to foreclose the make-believe gun-free zones have been met with staunch resistance from the people bent on disarming the public in every case.

The lack of a loud and highly publicized push from Sandy Hook and Newtown promoters on the anniversary of one of these psychopathic assaults has been largely attributed to the preemptive campaign by Alan Gottlieb.

Gottlieb, founder of the Second Amendment Foundation, proposed a counter-demonstration named Guns Save Lives Day, to highlight the fact that guns save far more lives on a daily basis than madmen take in their infrequent highly publicized assaults. He was determined to prevent the anti-rights side from "owning" the day, and probably forced the media to back off leaked plans to campaign loudly for new rights-denial laws in the public eye. The city of Newtown subsequently asked the media to stay away, and the media obediently complied.

It was unclear whether future requests to have the media back off its insensitive, biased, or pack-reporting mentality might also be possible. No balanced or other-side stories were planned or have been released.

Crimes averted and lives saved by private gun possession and use received virtually no national news coverage at all, all year long, giving the public a hopelessly distorted view of reality on the gun issue.

The "news" media could not be reached for comment on this now well-documented fact. Even the most conservative estimates, at 170,000 defensive gun uses annually, suggest more than 460 crimes averted daily. Using the more widely quoted statistics from the Kleck study in Florida, the number is in the mid thousands dailyhttp://civilliberty.about.com/od/profiles/a/Gary-Kleck-Biography.htm

Figures for so-called "gun deaths," implying routine crime-related events, have been revealed recently by N.Y. City police, Chicago police, Pittsburgh police, Philadelphia police, Detroit police and others, to be almost exclusively gang-related deaths among black youths in inner-city ghettos, and drug related. http://www.gunlaws.com/GunshotDemographics.htm

Media Continues to Ignore Lives Saved by Guns in Wake of Newtown

The lamestream media told you:

http://www.azcentral.com/news/politics/articles/20131210year-after-newtown-gun-control-still-elusive.html

By Dan Nowicki The Republic | azcentral.com Fri Dec 13, 2013 11:25 AM 

One year after the slaughter in Newtown, Conn., gun-control advocates are frustrated by Congress' failure to strengthen background checks or pass any meaningful firearms reforms. But they remain determined to keep the issue at the forefront of U.S. politics during the 2014 midterm elections and beyond... <snip>

This report mirrored virtually every lamestream report in America.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

One year after the slaughter in Newtown, Conn., the lamestream media continues to ignore any stories that demonstrate the life-saving and crime-stopping power of an armed public, preferring instead to focus entirely on laws that would ban or restrict the rights of innocent Americans, for reasons that were unclear at press time. Civil-rights advocates attribute the wildly out-of-balance reporting to overt bias and bigotry, which the media denies, despite the evidence. Recaps of the year-old story, known disparagingly in the trade as "yesterday's news" continue to make the front page.

This report goes to every major news outlet in America. Care to comment?

According to all the published research, by pro- and anti-rights groups, firearms in the hands of the public have prevented thousands of crimes and saved hundreds of lives since Sandy Hook, even using the most conservative studies, but virtually none of this has appeared in the news. None of the incidents have been reported in major U.S. news outlets, though smaller ones produce a constant flow of such stories, off the national radar, fact that is well documented.

"The truth is that our society is populated by an unknown number of genuine monsters," Mr. Wayne LaPierre said, in the NRA's first reaction to the Sandy Hook killings. Only the BBC brought this up in a story before the Newtown anniversary. They continued, "People that are so deranged, so evil, so possessed by voices and driven by demons, that no sane person can ever possibly comprehend them." (BBC) http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-21890032

Why our own media would suppress anything about this is a national disgrace, as admittedly left-wing zealots populating newsrooms nationwide continue their efforts to bend American culture to their twisted view of a perfect society.

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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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