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Media Getting Almost Too Bad For Commentary

Guns Locked Up for Biden's Visit

NPR Spin Becomes Incontrovertible

911 Limited-Immunity Law Advances, Stalls

Top Firearm Brands Identified

BATFE Abuse Goes Overboard

No Nuclear News But Lotsa Airtime

Culture, Not Guns, Makes Violence

Government Shutdown Baloney

Will We See Giffords, or Just Gushing Hype?

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PAGE NINE No. 99

The Uninvited Ombudsman Report

No. 99 -- April 28, 2011
by Alan Korwin
Bloomfield Press

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OPENING REMARK --

It is getting harder and harder to do Page Nine, because the "news" media is getting so bad there's precious little news to comment on. The cover story in TIME magazine this week -- "What If There Is No Hell?" That's news? It is so far from anything remotely news, what can I say? That's philosophy, or humor, or a heathen anti-God campaign, or a cleverly unanswerable conjecture, or mindless nuttiness designed to, well, what exactly? How do I analyze a story like that?

The networks are beyond hopeless and literally hard to watch at length,  and CNN is little more than a commentary box of opinions. FOX is not what it used to be, and no one can say why. The story topics are vapid, the coverage is mindless, self-evident errors are the headlines, any depth or insight into what's really going on in the world is no longer part of the "news" process. The New York Times has a front page story today on atheists lobbying to become chaplains in the military.  I'm not making this up. I guess I'm finding it discouraging.

I leave in the morning for the NRA Convention in Pittsburgh. I'll spend four days in tight with the choir. That's a comfortable spot, but I wonder how much it will expand my horizons. The people who hold to those causes are good people, and we certainly know the nation is in trouble. Four days away from the daily grind, I'll be seeking some refreshing perspective and mental space to think things through.


Alan.

P.S. I'm sending this out without my usual thorough edit and re-reads, due to limited time, so please pardon any errors of format, and I won't be able to reply to you for a few days if you decide to write.


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1- Biden Disburses Cash

The lamestream media told you:
The lamestream media told you:


CHISINAU, Moldova -- U.S. vice president Joe Biden, fresh off a tough speech on Russian human rights, sided firmly Friday with Moldova's Europe-minded leader over opponents pressing for closer ties to Moscow... As the first U.S. vice president ever to visit Moldova, he pledged $262 million in aid over five years, according to Jonathan Weisman, writing for the Wall Street Journal. The story got coverage from most lamestream outlets in America.  http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703597804576194534027327912.html



The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:
The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:


An exhaustive study shows that vice president Joe Biden lacks any power or authority whatsoever to promise money to, well, anyone, actually, including tiny Moldova, the poorest country in Europe, which may seek to become a member of the failing European Union.

The U.S. Constitution delegates spending to acts of Congress, and Congress did not act, or reportedly even know about the vice president's plan to abscond with more than a quarter billion dollars of taxpayer funds and give them away. The former communist-dominated nation has untold numbers of former communists still in power, a point which went unmentioned in "news" coverage.

No arrests have been made or are expected, and no investigation is planned because, "He's the vice president for Pete's sake," according to one unnamed co-conspirator, confirming remarks from three bureaucrats who will be writing the checks to Moldova, using your money and mine. Public outrage among U.S. citizens, well, there wasn't any, because it happens so often the public has grown weary.

Time.com reported that: "Anyone living within firing range of Biden's route through the capital city, Chisinau, was ordered to lock up their guns. Manhole covers were soldered shut to make sure no bad guys could spring from the sewers. Volunteers handed out little American flags..." http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,2058593,00.html


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2- NPR Spin Incontrovertible

The lamestream media told you:

"Embarrassed by video, NPR fears funding cuts: After a conservative activist released a video of a top National Public radio fundraiser maligning "tea party" activists and the republican party, station managers are bracing for the worst," according to the Washington Post. The fundraiser Ron Schiller did not know he was being recorded.


The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

With the bias at National Public Radio and its parent corporation now blatantly exposed, the Washington Post persists in its non-stop efforts to spin truth to its own taste.

According to the Post: "Conservatives have long targeted federal support for public media, accusing NPR and PBS of having a liberal bent."

The truth is: "Conservatives have long targeted federal support for public media, because NPR and PBS have a liberal bent." The bias is incontrovertible. Anyone "accusing" NPR of being a right-wing stooge, well no one does because it's simply not so. The left-wing slant of the station is present in every fiber of the broadcasts, and is only denied or soft-peddled by its stooges in the lamestream media.

Schiller's comments were only unusual in that they were caught on tape, while he spoke frankly, unaware he was being recorded. Observers have known for years that NPR thinks and acts this way as a group. Also unusual, and reported by the Post but plainly visible in the video, the $5 million in funding Schiller believed he was seeking was from a Muslim Brotherhood front group, described in the set up for the truth sting.


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3- Top Firearm Brands

The lamestream media told you:

Nothing.


The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

While "news" reports are often filled with studies of top brands for consumer items from soft drinks to cars to computer gear, firearms are virtually never covered as a financial matter. This despite the fact that the shooting sports, a term you just don't see in the "news" is the #2 participant sport in the nation (behind exercise equipment and ahead of golf -- a sport you see covered to excess).

Southwick Associates has completed an extensive survey of the top brands in the shooting sports. It is part of a 238-page report that received so much coverage you have never even heard of it. Are you using the top brands? Here they are:

Top rifle brand: Remington (17.5% of all purchases)
Top shotgun brand: Remington & Mossberg (virtual tie with 21.5% of all purchases)
Top muzzleloader brand: Thompson Center (31.9% of all purchases)
Top handgun brand: Sturm Ruger (16.7% of all purchases)
Top scope for firearms: Bushnell (17.1% of all purchases)
Top rifle ammunition brand: Remington (25.3% of all purchases)
Top shotgun ammunition brand: Winchester (31.9% of all purchases)
Top handgun ammunition brand: Winchester (22.0% of all purchases)
Top blackpowder brand: Pyrodex (38.7% of all purchases)
Top balls, bullets, or shot brand: Hornady (28.4% of all purchases)
Top reloading bullet brand: Hornady (31.7% of all purchases)
Top reloading primer brand: CCI (38.2% of all purchases)
Top reloading powder brand: Hodgdon (37.8% of all purchases)
Top binocular brand: Bushnell (33.6% of all purchases)
Top holster brand:  Uncle Mikes (19.0% of all purchases)
Top knife brand: Gerber (15.0% of all purchases)

The shooting sports are a significant contributor to the U.S. economy, but you wouldn't know it if you follow lamestream reports. Archery and hunting gear are also covered, see for yourself:
http://southwickassociates.com/node/10972


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4- BATFE's Increasingly Rogue

The lamestream media told you:
The lamestream media told you:

Project Gunrunner appears to be turning into Project Gunwalker, as the BATFE seems to have let hundreds and possibly thousands of big deadly black high-capacity assault weapons walk out of U.S. gun stores and directly to Mexican drug cartels. Possibly for as long as a year, the controversial bureau has apparently been getting stores to cooperate, in an upside-down effort to stop guns from getting into Mexico from the U.S. The agency is predictably stonewalling, especially now that one of the walked guns was used to kill a federal agent.


The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:
The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

While this travesty from a rogue federal bureau is getting news, its more serious efforts to ban guns for Americans is operating under the radar. Unmentioned in the "news" reports is the fact that, the stronger the drug cartels get, the more work and job security the heavily armed agency has. No one in a position of authority is suggesting BATFE is arming drug cartels as a way to justify the agency's existence or increase its staff and funding at taxpayer expense.

Although Mr. Obama's fingerprints are nowhere to be found directly, underlings operating under his authority have been incrementally impeding the flow of decent and wholesome firearms to the public. This is something they could not likely do without his approval at some level. The staged, long-term, grand-scale straw purchases the agency has apparently orchestrated have been used to propose costly and time-consuming new regulations on firearms dealers, in the form of multiple sales reports. But that's just a coincidence, agency insiders claim.

Of a more serious nature, the agency has changed operating policies and import definitions without a change in law, regulation or any visible authority to do so. The Firearms Import/Export Roundtable (FAIR) Trade Group has filed suit to stop what appears to be powers exercised without any basis in law. Quoting from FAIR's press release, ATF stands accused of "arbitrarily changing interpretation of federal law regarding the importation of certain firearm barrels." The announcement continues:

"ATF reversed years of statutory interpretation of the Gun Control Act and is acting in conflict with published implementing regulations... ATF chose to reverse course 37 years after the GCA was passed and 18 years after the last amendments to the law. No underlying justification has been offered for ATF's decision to affirmatively reverse a published regulation to the detriment of the industry...

"FAIR is concerned the ATF is increasingly acting without regard to statutory obligations to the detriment of firearms collectors, sport shooters and enthusiasts..." The barrels in question are for sporting firearms and replacements for legally owned firearms. These small steps combine to present an ever tougher situation for firearms owners. FAIR also points out that ATF is fighting, despite its obligation to do the opposite, to allow U.S-issued M1 carbines into the country. More info: FAIR Trade Group at (202) 296-2573.


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5- Culture, Not Guns, Control Behavior

The lamestream media told you:
The lamestream media told you:

If America had less guns, then we would have less violence. Just look at Canada, or Japan.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:
The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

OK, let's look at Japan. It suffered the most devastating disruption a society can imagine. Look at what the culture there dictates. No looting. No looting! Everything in rubble, people desperately thirsty, hungry, ill dressed, and there's no looting! Does their monolithic, non-diverse, non-multicultural society have anything to do with that, compared with, say, Chicago, or the U.S. as a whole?

People are standing in line for five hours to get meager supplies. There's no pushing, shoving, arguments, line jumping, nothin! Nothing! They quietly behave and follow instructions. Is that because they have no guns? Or is it something else -- like their unilateral cookie-cutter society.

It is the something else factor. Guns have no direct nexus to violence. A society's willingness to engage in violence, with or without guns, is a separate matter. Warlike tribes in Africa wage perpetual war on each other, with primitive weapons. It's not the weapons. It's the people.

And in America, though no one likes to face it or say it, it's not the people. It's the people in the bad neighborhoods. Some parts of town -- shots all night long. Other parts of town -- no shots ever heard. And you know what the bad parts of town look like,  but the media will never admit it. These are not neighborhoods filled with Japanese people.

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6- Obama Spins Gun Yarn Expertly

The lamestream media told you:
The lamestream media told you:

Mr. Obama has a message for us about the Tucson atrocity, in the Tucson newspaper editorial section.

<snip> "But since that day, we have lost perhaps another 2,000 members of our American family to gun violence...

"Every single day, America is robbed of more futures. It has awful consequences for our society. And as a society, we have a responsibility to do everything we can to put a stop to it.

"Now, like the majority of Americans, I believe that the Second Amendment guarantees an individual right to bear arms. And the courts have settled that as the law of the land. In this country, we have a strong tradition of gun ownership that's handed from generation to generation. Hunting and shooting are part of our national heritage. And, in fact, my administration has not curtailed the rights of gun owners - it has expanded them, including allowing people to carry their guns in national parks and wildlife refuges.

"The fact is, almost all gun owners in America are highly responsible. They're our friends and neighbors. They buy their guns legally and use them safely, whether for hunting or target shooting, collection or protection. And that's something that gun-safety advocates need to accept. Likewise, advocates for gun owners should accept the awful reality that gun violence affects Americans everywhere, whether on the streets of Chicago or at a supermarket in Tucson."



The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:
The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

In a nearly perfect use of Alinsky's principles (Rules For Radicals, the socialist play book for modern times), Mr. Obama has reversed the reasoning of both sides in the gun debate, exactly 180 degrees. It is a stunningly clever manipulation of language, for manipulation of thought.

He ascribes to gun haters (what he now coins as "gun-safety advocates," a term you can bet you'll start seeing from the Brady clan) all the values that gun-rights advocates hold, and tells the haters it's something, "you need to accept" such as "gun owners in America are highly responsible. They're our friends and neighbors. They buy their guns legally and use them safely, whether for hunting or target shooting, collection or protection."

Then he tells gun-rights advocates they need to accept what the haters believe: "gun owners should accept the awful reality that gun violence affects Americans everywhere, whether on the streets of Chicago or at a supermarket in Tucson."

That last statement is demonstrably false, despite his earlier assertion that, "we have lost perhaps another 2,000 members of our American family to gun violence." The drug-gang members, illegal immigrants and poverty-stricken victims of government policies who live in bad neighborhoods are a tangent to the American Family. These people don't die in your neighborhoods, and are not victims of guns. They are victims of demographics, geography, poverty and socio-economic conditions no one wants to look at hard. They include a large portion of suicidal elderly who have become destitute, are in pain and have no recourse in a disintegrated medical system, and a moderate number of individuals who are depressed without adequate support.

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7- No Nuclear News

The lamestream media told you:
The lamestream media told you:

Japan has three nuclear reactors in trouble due to the earthquake and tsunami. Japan has three nuclear reactors in trouble due to the earthquake and tsunami. Japan has four nuclear reactors in trouble due to the earthquake and tsunami. Japan has four nuclear reactors in trouble due to the earthquake and tsunami. All five nuclear reactors at the Japanese plant are in trouble due to the earthquake and tsunami. All five nuclear reactors at the Japanese plant are in trouble due to the earthquake and tsunami...


The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:
The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

Lamestream reports of the nuclear problem in Japan provided perhaps five minutes of news per hour of broadcast, making an ethical error they frequently make. With nothing new to report, they just kept on reporting. B-roll footage, those scenes rolled behind the talking heads and guest speakers, ran dozens of times per hour and sometimes more, because they had no other footage to show. That's known as not good reporting.

In the face of massive devastation, the majors flew their talking heads right into the scene, kept them fed and well dressed, and provided almost no new news. Despite a dire lack of any fresh information, the networks and cable providers virtually blacked-out any other news, of which planet Earth produces a fresh crop constantly. Geraldo Rivera breathlessly consumed two hours of air time at a time.

Government was once again proven to be the suppressor of news, as guest experts attempted to guess what was going on, and complained that "officials" were not cooperating, a fact that surprised no one.

We were treated to endless images of people in white bunny suits, holding what appeared to be Geiger counter sensors up to people, but never once actually saw the meter, heard the clicking, or got any information on whether radiation was detected or how much. Not one reporter on any channel The Uninvited Ombudsman monitored ventured forward to say, "What readings have you got?" which would have been hard news.

The accuracy of anything that comes out in the future about what actually happened will be met with skepticism, SOP. Industry insiders will get real reports, to prepare for the future, but the information is not expected to be reliably made public. Stock discussions of how a nuclear reactor works, which any grade-school child should have been taught, consumed endless hours as well, but at least had colorful cartoons showing the insides of a make-believe reactor.


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8- Whose Budget Is It Anyway?

The lamestream media told you:
The lamestream media told you:


Mr. Obama has released his fiscal year budget for 2012, a document of more than 2,000 pages, with an overall cost of $NNN. Congress has not yet commented.



The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:
The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

Does anyone recall when the executive branch began releasing a budget to Congress? Shouldn't it be the other way around? If I recall: "All bills for raising Revenue shall ORIGINATE in the House of Representatives; but the Senate may propose or concur with Amendments as on other Bills. (Article I, Section 7, emphasis added).

The office of the president is free to say whatever it wants of course. But the idea that vast monies and efforts are spent to produce 2,000 pages of spending plans, from a branch that lacks authority to act on such plans, strikes The Uninvited Ombudsman as bass ackwards. But what do I know. Finance is not my strong suit. I'm best at reading plain English.

According to the White House (a non-human that cannot make statements, no other author was identified): "The President’s 2012 Budget is a responsible approach..."

A simple review of the main features as described by the non-human white building reveals that few of the items proposed are authorized by the U.S. Constitution, the olden document that no longer controls the nation's rulers. For example, "Reforms K-12 school funding by supporting high standards..." and "Builds a next-generation, wireless broadband network..." and "Establishes 20 new Economic Growth Zones..." and there's a lot more in 2,000 pages... http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/overview

By the numbers, the guy wants Congress to spend $3.7 trillion, but only plans to collect from us taxpayers $2.6 trillion, so he, without any remorse or regret, plans to go in broke tank for $1.1 trillion. A trillion dollars, a number too large for anyone -- even a person with an economics degree -- to comprehend, is a thousand billion dollar bills. A billion dollars, also too large to truly comprehend, is a thousand million dollar bills. In plain English, that's a lot of your money.

Oh, wait. This is about spending, not raising revenue. Do I have that right?


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9- Government Shutdown Baloney

The lamestream media told you:
The lamestream media told you:

The government may have to shut down if republicans and democrats can't reach agreement on a budget. At issue are 31 billion in cuts democrats want to make that republcans say are not enough.


The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:
The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

Just when you thought the "news" media could not treat us any more stupidly, they out do themselves with a repeat of a story that was total hogwash last time, and even more baloney this time.

The federal government does not shut down during a media-hyped shutdown.

You cannot shut down a national forest, and the tress and animals are laughing at you.

The troops overseas continue to reload and fire.

Everyone who is supposed to get a paycheck gets it, perhaps a little late.

Many get their paychecks with bonuses and compensation for their discomfort.

Homeland Security, the FBI, CIA, IRS, ATF, FAA, FCC, DEA, and the rest of the alphabet soup bureaucrats and enforcers go to work same as usual. Those who are put on leave get paid time off, which will show up in their next paychecks.

No one loses any money, except the taxpayers who pay for the time off and get no service in return (if you can call some of what they do service).

Threatening the public with government shutdowns is a humiliating insult.

Cutting $100 billion from the budget (the original goal) is such a small amount it is laughable. We have nearly that much waste and fraud just in Medicare, according to the government's own figures.

To get an idea of how small $100 billion is these days to the government, look at this. This fellow uses a penny (one penny) to represent $2 billion dollars. Then he covers a huge table with stacks of five pennies to represent the U.S. budget. Then he takes one penny, cuts it in half, cuts the half in half, and puts three quarters of the penny back on its stack. That's how much money we're talking about removing from the budget. It's nothing.

And it shows you why government has gotten so powerful. By taking money from each of us, they amass an unfathomably large fortune, and then use it against us in innumerable ways, and cry that if they change anything the whole system will shut down.

Meanwhile, out here, we're hoping and praying for a shudown. A day or three without government would be a good thing, don't you think?


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We're watching you --

So Gabrielle Giffords is going to be wrapped up and shipped to Cape Kennedy to watch the space shuttle launch. Will we get to see her? Will we see if she is fit? Will anyone who comes in contact with her the entire time tell us what they think? The media has been presenting a non-stop tirade of gushing isn't-she-doing-great stories. What's the truth? Can we hear her speak? Is she really on her way to being a viable candidate, or is she raising those fantastic sums we keep hearing about out of sympathy? Are we witnessing the biggest, most overt, fairyland tripe ever trumped up over a crime vicitm? Curious minds want to know. Surely someone, somewhere in all the retinue, will see her and form a judgment on the only question that really matters, that EVERYONE wants to know... is she whole, or will she ever be? Sure, we share sympathy over the tragedy. And no, the media does not get a pass to pull the wool over our eyes, or fail to report, no matter how tragic it was or how wishful we all are...



Let's just soak the rich!
But, it SO doesn't work --

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So they're going to shrink the budget?
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Arizonans, proud of the Brady rank of 2 out of 100, are pressing for a perfect zero score, with bills now in the legislative process. To keep up with Arizona's innovative proposed statutes, follow the action at the Arizona Citizens Defense League, http://www.azcdl.org.

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Arizona State Rifle and Pistol Association

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"The common sense gun lobby"

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"America's Best Gun Shows"
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Front Sight

"The world's premier resort dedicated to self-defense and firearms training."

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GunLaws.com

"Your source for the gun laws—in plain English and word-for-word"

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Gunsite

The world's oldest and largest firearms training facility specializing in self defense. Located in central Arizona.

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Second Amendment Foundation

"Dedicated to promoting a better understanding about our Constitutional heritage to privately own and possess firearms."

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Second Amendment Sisters

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Arizona Republic columnist Laurie Roberts blog entry:
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Ms. Roberts column (excellent support):
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Examiner coverage by David Codrea:
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We have a priceless opportunity to launch “a culture of marksmanship” here in Arizona that can sweep across the country, but it can only happen with your direct involvement. Now that government no longer dictates the training environment, private enterprise and the free market should take advantage and fill that vacuum.

This will help your business, build your customer base, and bolster the right to keep and bear arms. By acting as a state instead of separately, we will present an image to the nation that pushes all our independent interests ahead...  Read the rest.



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