A new year is upon us, and finally some good news … So tired of the half-baked gun-violence remedies from our “leader” and his minions, just a nagging burr in my happy holiday blanket.
Fox News has just aired a piece by the NRA — blaming the media for gun violence. Finally. I have continued to wonder why the elephant in the room, the left-controlled media, has not been exposed for their full complicity in the murder of our children. Sorry, but there’s no nice way to say it.
Think about it. Who among us did not hear about the Clackamas Mall shootings? We have been saturated with the news of gun violence lately. Two weeks and counting on the Sandy Hook killings … and it has all been about evil guns, medicated or unmedicated deranged teenagers and “inadequate gun laws.” But who of us heard anything on national television about all the facts? The untold truth in both shootings was denied to us: the fact that the Clackamas Mall shooter was stopped and shot himself when he was confronted by an armed citizen with a legally concealed weapon; the Sandy Hook shooter who finally committed suicide after shooting 26 people, when the police presented themselves.
In both cases, and throughout our land, killers are stopped by someone with another gun.
How many more children and others would have been murdered if those “good” guns hadn’t arrived when they did? Both shooters had plenty more ammo. Like Wayne La Piere said recently, “The only thing that will stop a bad guy with a gun … is a good guy with a gun. Guns are here. We cannot un-invent gunpowder nor can we remove guns from society since criminals will not forfeit their guns … only law abiders will, which would leave us utterly defenseless.
So, the bigger question has to be:
Why does our media continue to hide these facts? Why is our media allowed to keep the public in the dark where positive prevention with legal guns are involved?
The reason I believe is they have an agenda … and the power of propaganda. They have lost the reality of personal conscientious responsibility. They are not just complicit, co-conspirators of the violent, they are unquestionably the facilitators. Clearly they, and they alone, have deceived the public by selectively withholding the truth about guns. The truth simply does not comport with their ideology and thus continues to kill our children. Who knows how man y more will die before they are brought to justice. Even Fox News has, not yet, divulged the name of the Clackamas Mall hero who put his life in harm’s way to prevent more innocent deaths that afternoon in Portland, so I will. He is 22-year-old Nick Meli. Thank you, Nick.
It is one thing for the media to withhold classified information to protect national security, but to hide facts, facts necessary to make sound decisions, leaves our children with no meaningful security at all. Worse, it creates the free fall of delusional policy and truly stupid gun laws. When are they going to get it? Criminals don’t abide by the law.
The reality is, gun-using criminals are but ignorant soldiers, exploited by an army of truth-twisting media that, together continue to escalate gun violence, all for the purpose of promoting the media’s agenda … repeal of the 2nd Amendment. And make no mistake, the blood of our children is on their hands. The gun-toting psycho, the mentally tormented teen may have some quasi- legitimate excuse, but the media, (the constant parade of eye-rolling gunphobic zombies), and their sponsors do not. The media has no viable excuse and needs to be held accountable to the fullest extent possible. It is the “good gun” used by police officers, and more immediately by a trained teacher or competent citizen with a legally concealed weapon that can prevent or reduce gun violence … especially in schools where cowards know their victims are defenseless.
Propaganda, we must learn what it means again, observe what it does, because we are living in the results (remember Joseph Goebbels?). Do we really know what happened in Benghazi? Fast and Furious? Clackamas Mall? Or in our nefarious administration? It is time to pressure our legislators to pass stringent laws on the media … not gun owners. When the truth is known, reasonable people make better decisions. Perhaps that is the media’s true fear, loss of their naked power.
Are we a free people if we are denied public truths? Are we a free republic if we are lied to and propagandized by the media, the government mouth-pieces?
Are we truly a democracy, without the knowledge of choice?