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By Special Contributor | December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Factoids Replace Travel News
By Alan Korwin

The lamestream media told you . . . 

“With gas prices falling, an estimated 767,000 Arizonans are expected to travel by road this week, a 3.2% increase over last year, AAA reports.” –Gannett (Arizona Republic) 11/26/14

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that . . .

In an un-bylined story with no backup (but attribution to a private auto club), the newspaper has somehow figured out, with decimal point accuracy, how many people are privately traveling by car Thanksgiving weekend. …

By Special Contributor | December 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
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By Alan Korwin

The lamestream media told you . . . 

Science News, 9/20/14 –Beth Mole. In a story missed by virtually every “mainstream news” outlet, the venerable 90-year-old Science News magazine is reporting that, “The Atlantic and Southern oceans may be covering up global warming by hoarding heat. The finding could explain a puzzling plateau in Earth’s surface temperature that many scientists have blamed on the Pacific Ocean.

“Since the turn of the century, global average temperatures have remained flat despite an unabated rise …

By Special Contributor | December 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The Letter They Wouldn’t Dare Print:

Dear Editor,

We have hundreds of thousands of people discreetly carrying firearms throughout the state, with government permits, for the sole purpose of self defense and stopping crime. Countless others safely carry sidearms for the same reason, without any red-tape government paperwork, under the freedom of Constitutional Carry, for four years now.

Yet the front page today says, as usual, “police and criminologists don’t have an explanation for the dip” in homicides that statistics keep …

By Special Contributor | December 5, 2014 | 6 Comments
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“The Assault-Weapon Myth” (NY Times Headline)

By Alan Korwin

The lamestream media told you . . . 

New York Times, Lois Beckett, Sep. 14, 2014 — “In the 10 years since the previous ban lapsed, even gun control advocates acknowledge a larger truth: The law that barred the sale of assault weapons from 1994 to 2004 made little difference.”

“It turns out that big, scary military rifles don’t kill the vast majority of the 11,000 Americans murdered with guns each year. Little handguns do. Annually, …

By Special Contributor | December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
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By Alan Korwin

The lamestream media told you . . . 

“They are tough, they are smart and they are empowered,’ governor Nixon said of the 16-member panel, charged with making recommendations on how to deal with issues raised by the shooting death of Michael Brown and the protests that followed… the commission will tackle several issues including the relationship between police and citizens, racial equities and disparities, the structure of municipal governments, public education and access to health care….”  –USA Today, 11/19/14

The …

By Special Contributor | December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Compact for America’s Six Week Sprint Status Update!

In the past six weeks, the Compact for America team has made huge strides. As you head out to reconnect with family and friends, here is some great progress you can report to them during the inevitable forbidden political discussions that will ensue:

Arkansas is the first to file the Compact for a Balanced Budget bill for the 2015 session! For details, click here.

By Special Contributor | December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
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By Alan Korwin

Example #1

The lamestream media told you . . . 

“Unrest exploded here, along Ferguson’s downtown strip, after Monday’s announcement that a grand jury would not indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.”  -USA Today, 11/28/14

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that . . .

This story could just as easily say: “Unrest exploded here, along Ferguson’s downtown strip, after Monday’s announcement that a grand jury found no grounds for indicting police officer Darren Wilson after black …

By Special Contributor | December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
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By Alan Korwin

The lamestream media told you . . . 

We’ve all seen, read and heard the reports at this point, I’ve picked a specific few apart below.

 

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that . . .

As near as I could tell from the fuzzy images the “news” programs preferred to report on at Ferguson:

First, it wasn’t people rioting in that town, it was Black people.
Race seems to matter in so many other reports, why not here.

Next, and more important, the …

By Special Contributor | November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
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From Foster Friess

Foster’s back from Black Tiger Peshmerga camp on the ISIS front in northern Kurdistan

The Kurds, on the front lines confronting ISIS, continue to be under-armed and under-equipped due to a long standing State Department policy.  That policy reflects a fear that arming the Kurds would run the risk of Kurdistan becoming an independent nation.

I am grateful to be safely home particularly in view I traversed five days ago the EXACT spot where …

By Special Contributor | November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The Koch Brothers Finally Came Through With a Sweet Donation
By Tom McCabe

We can no longer honestly say the Kochs don’t support the Freedom Foundation. They gave us a gift that keeps on giving.

Just a random sampling of our favorite hits includes:We at the Freedom Foundation are routinely pounded by the media, the unions and the Left for the …