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An Open Letter to “The Squad”

In cooperation with JPFO, Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership, http://www.jpfo.org, we released this letter and news release over the weekend:

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March 19, 2021

An Open Letter to “The Squad”

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Rep. Ayanna Pressley
Rep. Cori Bush
Rep. Ilhan Omar
Rep. Jamaal Bowman
Rep. Rashida Talib

We have been in touch with Arizona’s Republican delegation to the House of Representatives, and they agree it would be commendable if members of the congressional “Squad” took daring action and joined JPFO in denouncing genocide, on Holocaust Remembrance Day, April 8, 2021.

More than one million Muslims are currently experiencing physical and cultural genocide at the hands of the Chinese communist government.

As always, it is consciously played down by mass media to the public, a true statement. This is also not the only atrocity happening right now on the planet. Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership, a 30-year-old civil-rights group, is uniquely aware of this abomination people perpetrate. Our advocacy of individual civil liberties recognizes that the main perpetrator of genocide is government.

It’s the truth.

Your voices are louder and heard more clearly than others in Congress. This is also true. Reach across the aisle, ignore the political and religious walls.

Join us in publicly renouncing any form of and all calls for annihilating people en masse for any reason. We eagerly await your reply.

 Sincerely,

Alan Gottlieb, Chairman & CEO, Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership
Alan Korwin, Editor, The JPFO Bill of Rights Sentinel
Richard Busch, JPFO Ambassador
J.D. “Duke” Schechter, JPFO Ambassador

 

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In addition, JPFO issued a news release announcing the outreach, and awaits a response:

 

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Dems Introduced Total Gun Bans

HR 127 Isn't enacted yet

Long List of Common Guns Banned

Possessing .50 Cal Ammo To Be Outlawed Immediately

Every Gun You Now Own Will Require Federal License

Full description and storage location must be provided for each one

Listing errors would be major offenses, simply relocating a gun would be illegal

License Requires Psych Test—of your family too

The Ban on a Federal Gun Registry Is Repealed

Registry Contents Accessible to the Public, and Anyone

No Firearm Possession by Anyone Under 18

No Wiggle Room, No Appeals

Penalties from $75,000 and 15 Years

Attorney General Gets All Powers

Entire bill described in Plain English below

Read the bill for yourself:

https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/127/text

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Democrats introduce totally unconstitutional
gun bill
HR 127
 
Shows zero concern for legality, delegated powers, Bill of Rights
 
Has no focus on crime or criminal activity, grants huge new powers to government
 
New "offenses" require no wrongdoing, just routine property ownership
 
Failure to buy their $800 insurance policy is a crime
 
Named after Pakistani Muslim exchange student victim of school mass murderer
 
Many requirements will be mandated later by an appointed Attorney General
 
Sheila Jackson Lee cites Art. I, Sec. 8, as authority for her bill
 
I wish I could say I was making this up, it is so bizarre
 
Complete details below. Be sure to sit down.
 
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HR 127 Main Sponsor, Sheila Jackson Lee
 
I am describing the bill in plain English terms, which requires some ease on the grammar, but no substantive changes. (e.g., "Wherefore art thou Romeo" becomes "Where are you Romeo" etc.)
 
USC Section § 923 Licensing of Firearm and Ammunition Possession; Registration of Firearms
The Attorney General (AG) working through the BATFE, shall establish a system for licensing and registering all firearms and ammo in private hands.
 
This must include make, model number, serial number, owner, date acquired and where the firearm is or will be stored.
 

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Joe Biden's Plan for Everyone's Guns

The Democrat's text for effectively ending the Second Amendment, HR 5717.

I’m starting with Parts One and Two below (called Title I and II, it goes on to Title X, or Ten).

It is complete federal discretion over firearms freedom.

“Shall not be infringed” may as well be erased from The U.S. Bill of Rights.

The Republicans who are standing by silently deserve to be removed.

Mass media, leaving you uninformed, are indeed among the greatest enemies our nation faces.

This is total infringement from its opening line:

“It shall be unlawful for any individual who is not licensed under this section to knowingly purchase, acquire, or possess a firearm or ammunition.”

You can’t have or get guns, not even the ones you already own, without federal permission.

If democrats sweep the election, they have already written this, introduced it, just need majorities to enact it.

"But the Supreme Court would overturn that!" you shout.

And Democrats have promised to overrun the Supreme Court.

The conditions for granting gun permission are literally whatever the leadership says it should be. Including determining if you are fit, by their standards.

That’s what Biden and his gang’s new law (in plain English, below) will require when enacted. Compare that to: the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. You can’t. The “officials” have absolutely no legitimately delegated power or authority to do what their bill says. So how is it they can even propose such a thing? Ask how they can propose an ineligible person for the job. They know they will not get shot for proposing it—the arms you keep are a nullity. The opposition party is AWOL (Republicans), without warrants they have earned for their arrest, for dereliction of duty.

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Three parties running for president—

Three Major Parties Running for the White House—
DEMOCRATS, REPUBLICANS, COMMUNISTS

No one doubts the communist Chinese want control of America as badly as Democrats and Republicans The winner fills more than 6,700 jobs for the office, another 1,200 with Senate consent

Only one party supports an armed public to balance gov’t power

• Communists don’t allow their subjects to be armed. They run dictatorships.
• Democrats have bills in Congress right now to take virtually every private American gun.
• Republicans support the right to keep and bear arms, at least a little (by comparison)
• Read the democrats' bill HR5717, it is nothing like media or politicians describe.
• HR5717 bans loaded guns at home, even locked—until you’re under attack. It bans guns with grips. We’re not imagining this.

—If government disarms us—which is done by force, through law—it’s all over.
—The great American experiment ends. Self-governance stops. Government rules you.
—Freedom, liberty, free-enterprise, free speech, all of it. Self-determination is in “their” hands.
—No one “gives” you liberty. You take it. By force. With arms. Our Founders understood this.

Only force keeps freedom in your hearth and home—away from “officials,” adversaries, mobs—seeking to take it. Common wisdom says, “You can’t arm slaves and expect them to stay slaves.” It works the other way too—disarming free people enslaves them. Commies sure know it. Citizens endure offensive Democrat ridicule for keeping arms... yet still recommend: Cling to your guns and Bibles.

G-d help us if the three major parties push the American people too far. Tell your friends to sign up for my Page Nine reports:

http://www.gunlaws.com

"Uniting the Country" myth

Do NOT be fooled—
“I WILL UNITE THE COUNTRY.” (Nonsense!)
Guns are a partisan issue and will remain so.
Democrats and Republicans “steal each others’ lawn signs.”

A cover story in The Wall Street Journal (Oct. 10) laments how political-lawn-sign thefts are skyrocketing. But Big Brother camera growth—installed by homeowners (not the state as Orwell predicted) are giving police leads to track down the perps. Election of this candidate or that will unite nothing. Such rhetoric is garbage. Don’t believe it. Instead, cling to your guns and Bibles. Go out now for training. Embrace the Second Amendment and the entire Bill of Rights—it’s there for your own good. Free speech, due process, right to assemble and the rest... matters.

How quickly we relinquished our fundamental rights, for a little promised safety that never came. We failed the usurpation test. And politicians responsible never faced armed wrath.

Only people who treasure independence want to keep their firearms and gun rights. That basically describes the red team, the Republican right, nominal conservatives. People seeking government solutions, guns controlled even more tightly—or taken by force—won’t change or may worsen from elections: the blue team, Democrats, the socialist progressive liberals and now openly Marxist communists. The election will bring together no one. It’s just fact. Gangs remain fully armed and dangerous despite decades of specious “gun control.”

What you have to do is recognize you’re responsible for your own safety and your family’s well-being. When “officials” tell police to stand down, let rioters run free and you’re at home feeling desperate, ask why you didn’t join JPFO or any of the other dedicated freedom groups, get informed, buy a few guns and plenty of ammo, and hear the clarion call. The Jewish people have been through this before. Learn the lessons of history already. Never Again!

WHEN TO VOTE

-- If you already voted, this is too late.

-- You’re supposed to rise up as a nation, on a SINGLE day, and select leaders.

-- The first Tuesday, after the first Monday, in November.

-- All the good dirt comes out near the end.

-- You can’t recall your ballot once it is early cast (tons of people are trying to now, having discovered the Biden family is in league with the communist Chinese, received tens of millions of dollars illegally, and probably can’t pass a security clearance. But, to quote a famous politician, "What difference, at this point, does it make?"

-- The plot (I don’t use the word lightly) to stretch out the election for months, was part of a conscious plan to undermine the U.S. system of government, and it is working well.

-- Back when journalists were honest:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vm6Yd0zaisc&feature=share&fbclid=

Preparing for the Election

"There won't be any civil unrest" nobody said.

A very wise friend suggests preparing for civil unrest around the election.

He asked me not to use his name, so he doesn't attract attention.

BLM, Antifa, leftists of all stripes (even democrats) like to dox people and set their businesses on fire.

CNN denies those charges.

I think he’s crazy, way overboard. Why would anyone need a fire extinguisher?

The power might go out? Get batteries and charge up your laptop to get Internet links?

Police response will be slow, or not at all? Lay in supplies? C’mon, man!

Here are his notes to me, you decide. I mixed in a few thoughts of my own.

My guess is that there is less chance of unrest if the election goes off in such a way as to appear honest to a high degree of probability, AND if one side or the other wins by a landslide.

Since neither of those conditions is highly likely, I anticipate civil unrest will occur if Trump wins -- and probably not if he loses, conservatives being generally law-abiding. Democrats have been infiltrated and dominated by two criminally violent elements: communists (Antifa and other marxists) and street thugs (BLM). Democrats generally have also become infected with such narcissistic rage that they refuse to be bound by the results of any election they lose. As they have so ably demonstrated now for four years.

I believe that there may be interruptions in water and power, and possibly stove and furnace gas, and that auto fuel will be unavailable because the power is off. Cash machines and credit cards will not work with power down and computer systems malfunctioning. Mobile phone service may be intermittent at best.

There will be few police available in many places and they will be swamped and, at best, slow to respond to individual calls for help. At worst they will be totally unable (and possibly unwilling) to respond, leaving us responsible for our own protection. [Note, a group I consult with, JPFO.org, has counseled self-reliance for decades, for exactly these reasons.] And I expect that there will be random distributions of rioters, arsonists, rapists and looters, some armed, and some with gasoline bombs, firework explosives and instantly-blinding high-powered lasers. They will be less organized after phone and internet service deteriorate.

Were it not for COVID-19, I would evacuate now and go to my daughter's house, where she and my son-in-law and two college-aged grandsons live. But as it is I will prepare here, and wait alone to see how things develop. We may not need to gather in preparation for a siege. [Note: I have advised for many years to prepare to make your stand in your home if things ever get that bad; travel will be dangerous at best, possibly impossible, getting stranded in your vehicle with a go bag and desperation all around will leave you wishing you were home with a toilet, walls and bed.]

If things go sour, I will fall back to her house, where there will then be five defensively armed and trained adults, and a sufficient number of adults to maintain an armed guard and fire watch rotation 24/7 for months if necessary.

Otherwise, I have prepared as I would for earthquake or forest fire. I have my evacuation essentials (documents, etc.) stacked and ready to go.

I have enough medications for three months, canned food for several weeks, drinking water for two weeks or more (not counting the water in the hot water and toilet tanks); a solar-charged power source for my CPAP machine, and for charging phones and flashlights; Ham radio gear and a local network of friends that is better than TV for knowing what is happening locally; a hand-crank am/fm radio; oil lamps and a supply of lamp oil; law enforcement-type flashlights and batteries; a full tank in my station wagon; mobile ham radios in the car as well as handi-talkies; warm bedding if the home becomes unheated; iPad and laptops for if and when there is an internet connection; a very large fire extinguisher; hoses connected to outdoor spigots; water purification tablets.

And though I don't expect to need it, a few years ago I ran across and purchased a new-in-the-box Civil Defense surplus Geiger counter and a dosimeter... in case things get really nasty. ;-) [Note: As a long-time rockhound, I have a Russian-made Geiger counter, very sensitive, popular there after Chernobyl, measures air, ore, fruits and vegetables, fun for a guy like me (one of several types I have), even airplane cosmic radiation as you ascend through the protective atmosphere... very high readings! airlines don’t tell you that; around $199, smaller than a deck of cards, Soecks brand].

And yes Alan, I was a Boy Scout. I was a tenderfoot for about three years.

Enjoy your time with your family this evening!

"Just Shoot 'Em in the Leg!"

Joe Biden recommends committing armed felony. But it doesn’t matter, the nation is so polarized.

Dangerous, felony gun advice goes nationwide—
“Just shoot him in the leg!”
JPFO condemns Joe Biden’s illegal dangerous advice.

What may be worse, mess media failed to inform the public—
Don’t they know it’s illegal to shoot to wound people?

Joe Biden—and mass media—apparently need better understanding here: This is the same man who suggested firing a shotgun blast through a closed door. The mandatory gun safety rule is: “Know your target before squeezing the trigger.”

Although Joe Biden demonstrated a nearly complete lack of knowledge about firearms law, firearms safety, self defense and crime-prevention tactics, he has never been questioned on these subjects by mass media. The words “Second Amendment” get invoked periodically, followed by familiar wedge-issue talking points, and substantive detail never emerges. The paucity of understanding exhibited in these displays, not just “gaffes” that can be written off with chuckles, but careless ignorance and apparent willingness to act upon it, should alarm you. Based on the few statements he has made, it is not unfair to speculate that Joe Biden would be unsafe at a shooting range with a cocked pistol fully loaded with live ammo, and a paper target downrange. Yes, the very thought put a chill through us too.

Joe Biden suggested committing felonies with firearms to a national audience. JPFO recommends contacting their spokesperson and firearms expert Charles Heller (jpfo.org) to explain why those are both dangerous felonies, and better ways to handle similar situations. Mr. Biden’s encouragement to make noise shooting a gun up into the air is a specific criminal act. In Arizona it's called Shannon's law.

“While it’s legal to use deadly force to defend yourself in the most dire circumstance, it’s never legal to intentionally wound someone. If you truly believe your life is at immediate risk, the last thing you want to attempt is the most difficult shot known—hitting a moving human limb in the fractions of a second where such a shot could be legally fired at a killer assaulting you. Given his statements, I suspect Joe Biden couldn’t even recite the basic three gun safety rules.”

–Alan Korwin, Co-Author, Supreme Court Gun Cases

Although websites were awash in chastising Joe for his foolishness, no one confronted the candidate with his unwise advice. For all we can tell, he still thinks shooting the legs out from under villains is a strategy. What sort of “news” media doesn’t bring this up? This is bigger than the Second Amendment, which is merely a concept and words. This is iron and guns for Pete's sake! Will somebody speak to the man? Say what, he’s holed up at home?

Alan Korwin’s 2020 Arizona Ballot Analysis

First draft, 10/21/2020

If people send me valid comments I may change my outlook and re-post.

 

[Special bonus segment (at end) -- Is the next presidential debate (10/22/2020, Thu. eve.) unbiased?]

 

AZ VOTE SUMMARY (Descriptions follow)

I don't endorse or oppose candidates.

 

Prop 444. “Locally Controlled Alternative Expenditure Limitation”

(Phoenix only, where I live) aka Home Rule. VOTE NO.

 

Prop 449. Maricopa County Special Health Care District (where I live)

Continue a property tax. VOTE NO.

 

State Prop 207. “The Smart and Safe Act”  Legalize Marijuana

-- VOTE YES -- If you want pot more available and less criminalized than it already is, plus retail sales stores.

-- VOTE NO -- If you want to leave things as they are with medical marijuana dispensaries widely available.

-- AND -- A “yes” vote also introduces 19 pages of new state bureaucracy, regulations, taxation, crimes, licensing, permanent government and private sector jobs, a new billion-dollar industry, speech regulations, tracking, penalties, fines and fees, and competition for the underground marijuana industry run by foreign and domestic drug cartels.

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The Real Threat to Your Guns Is Not Just Rust and Politicians

The biggest threat to your fundamental right – your right to keep and bear arms – may not be what you’ve always feared. It may not be new laws. The risk may not even be from the two main political parties, though they both need constant watching, as Thomas Jefferson and the Founding Fathers warned.

No, the threat may be coming from something we were keenly alerted to back in the 1950s and 1960s, which we’ve grown inured to, bored with, discarded onto history’s trash heap. We may have forgotten it as a guns-and-ammo threat, but it’s still there. As alive as ever, active as ever, working its nefarious magic, seeking to take every gun you own, every round of ammunition you possess, either by direct force or through subversive covert action. That enemy is our old friendly villain, Marxism and communism, now in control of fully one third of the world’s population and making inroads here. Mass media, infected with that scourge, is not alerting us. They hide it, disguise it, aiding and abetting a mortal enemy of our Republic.

Thomas Jefferson warned, “Be eternally vigilant” to preserve freedom. He could never have imagined an enemy like Karl Marx. The rioting, looting, arson and upheaval we have witnessed on our televisions every night, is being run by dedicated Marxists with announced plans, signage, upraised fists. They make no secret of it. Class warfare. Call it “racism” if you want, but that’s not it, we are as free from racism as any nation you can name, which is why American immigration is basically a one-way street – inbound. No one is breaking into Cuba, China, Africa or lining roadways escaping here. These nightly mobs have communist influences and international provocateurs at their heart. Leaving you armed to resist is not their plan.

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