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PBS scraps ethics, assaults civil-rights group (NRA)

Invents its own facts to do so


The lamestream media told you:


Watch the PBS Documentary "Gunned Down, The Power of the NRA," tonight at 9! Frontline investigates the politics and power of the NRA. The NRA is the most powerful lobby in Washington.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

PBS has once again demonstrated its lack of qualifications for public funding by producing another blatant anti-rights propaganda hit piece against a civil-rights organization with which it disagrees, this time the National Rifle Association.

Among the compilation of lies and distortions broadcast, PBS imagines the NRA is the most powerful lobby in Washington. This is emblematic of the rest of the show's integrity and accuracy. Can they truly be so ideologically driven that didn't they think anyone would look?

THE REAL LOBBYING POWERHOUSES:

 
PBS said (and believes) NRA is the most powerful lobby in Washington. NRA isn't in the top 20 -- familiar, predictable influence peddlers are. The accuracy of the rest of the PBS broadcast is similar, virtually zero.

Credit: the Center for Responsive Politics.

 

It's the same picture by industry -- AGENDA-DRIVEN PBS LIES:

 

The entire PBS premise is bogus:  fundamental rights of American citizens to defend themselves, own constitutionally protected property or keep and bear arms are in no way measured, as PBS seems to believe, against the angst of people whose lives have been disrupted by heinous criminals murdering innocent people. Conflating crime and individual rights is a sign of hoplophobia, a serious mental illness. This calls for an intervention and medical treatment for PBS staff, not propaganda film production. Maybe they could show good faith and publicly sign up for a permanent personal felony-level gun ban, just to be safe.

Misguided attempts to dispossess the public of private property it already owns, in the name of fighting crime and acted-out psychosis is so misplaced it destroys the station's efficacy as journalists, let alone entitlement to the public dole. Experts believe PBS could not survive without the tax-funded handouts.

The PBS balance-lacking mockumentary is an embarrassment to the writing profession, and while the First Amendment protects them, their right to our money to exercise it should end. The laws that grant PBS funds in the first place violate the separation of press and state. Federal funding of the "Propaganda Broadcasting System" must stop.

Ethics requires a corrections broadcast, but no one expects one.


P.S. I'm not giving anything away here about NRA power either -- Media Matters complained that the broadcast perpetuated the myth that NRA has much power at all. Go figure. NRA is gun owners' main voice in Washington, but it is up against an enormously powerful array of anti-rights enemies of freedom. The real power rests with 100 million gun owners, who vote, contribute, demonstrate, and are armed.

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pyrodice

And when they say NRA, most times they actually mean the ILA anyways, don't they?

Carl Stevenson

"The real power rests with 100 million gun owners, who vote, contribute, demonstrate, and are armed."

That is EXACTLY why the left is so intent on disarming everyone but their enforcers. It's so much easier to control, and eventually eliminate defenselesss populations. (And historically elimination has always been the ultimate outcome. Read below and follow the link to read how leftist governments murdered about 262 million of their citizens in the 20th century alone ... After first disarming them.)

No matter what additional unconstitutional infringements of our gun rights are passed - bans, registration, and/or any/all other infringements of our rights, I will not comply. Millions more will not comply.

To quote a few of their heroes, with explanatory comments in ( ):

“Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.” – Mao
(They revere Mao and the way he ruthlessly grabbed power in China. The fact that he murdered about 100 million Chinese to do it is, to them, a “feature,” not a “bug.”)

“If the opposition disarms, well and good. If it refuses to disarm, we shall disarm it ourselves. … The only real power comes out of a long rifle. … Everyone imposes his own system as far as his army can reach. … We don’t let them have ideas. Why would we let them have guns? … The death of one man is a tragedy. The death of millions is a statistic.” — Joseph Stalin

“The most foolish mistake we could possibly make would be to allow the subject races to possess arms. History shows that kall conquerors who have allowed the subject races to carry arms have prepared their own downfall by so doing. Indeed, I would go so far as to say that the supply of arms to the underdogs is a sine qua non for the overthrow of any sovereignty.” — Adolf Hitler
(These psychopathic sociopaths in our government – and THEY ARE PRECISELY THAT, never make the mistake of doubting it – believe that they are anointed to be our rulers and that we are the equivalent of Hitler’s “subject races.” And we know what they did to "them.")

Obama's DHS Gestapo and other alphabet agencies have recently purchased over 1.8 BILLION rounds of hollow point ammo – enough to shoot every man, woman, and child in the country 5 times or more - enough for over 20 years of warfare here in the homeland at the intensity of the Iraq/Afghanistan conflict - ammo that’s illegal for military use under international law, and have just ordered more and an additional 7,000 FULLY AUTOMATIC "personal defense" weapons. They have also recently purchased almost 3,000 armored fighting vehicles for use on the streets of America, in addition to the many already obtained from DoD. How does anyone with the capability of rational thought escape the conclusion that the ruling class is preparing for a war on its own citizens?

Feinstein, Schumer, Obama, Holder, Bloomberg, Cuomo, Durban, and their whole gang are tyrant wannabes. To them, anyone who does, or might, oppose their control over every aspect of our lives, is “a criminal” because they said so.

Hitler disarmed the Jews and others, then murdered millions
Stalin disarmed the Russians, them murdered millions
Mao disarmed the Chinese peasants, then murdered nearly 100 million.
The Turks disarmed the Armenians, then murdered 1.5-2 million.
Pol Pot disarmed the Cambodians and murdered millions.
Rwanda disarmed its ethnic groups, then murdered millions.
The list goes on … about 262 MILLION people were murdered BY THEIR OWN (leftist, totalitarian) GOVERNMENTS in the 20th century – AFTER they allowed those governments to disarm them. See: http://www.hawaii.edu/powerkills/20TH.HTM

They ALL thought “It can’t happen here” – until they were disarmed and it started, then it was too late. Don’t make the same mistake. Don’t EVER let your government disarm you. Don’t tell me, “It can’t happen here in America.” To borrow a quote from Mike Vanderboegh, “Anyone who tells you that ‘It Can’t Happen Here’ is whistling past the graveyard of history. There is no ‘house rule’ that bars tyranny coming to America. History is replete with republics whose people grew complacent and descended into imperial butchery and chaos.”

The Founders knew that government, if not constrained at every step, will continue to accumulate power and control until it becomes tyranny. That’s why they feared standing armies and insisted that the “right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” The ruling class thinks they can ignore (and will quite enthusiastically gut) the Constitution. We have allowed them to accumulate too much illegitimate power and organize their agencies too well to trust them with the Constitution. They must be forced, by any means required in the end, to obey it or be removed from power.

“A tyrannical rule cannot in any reasonable construction be accounted lawful, and therefore the disturbance of such a government cannot be esteemed seditious, much less traitorous.” – Thomas Aquinas

When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance becomes Duty – Thomas Jefferson

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