Gun Free Zones Kill, Again – This Time 4 Marines in Chattanooga

This keeps happening and yet it is predictable, and to some degree preventable. Our lawmakers and politicians continue to believe that our society needs what they call “gun free zones”, ostensibly to keep guns out of the building, arena, or gathering place. But gun free zones are becoming known as “killing zones”.

A few weeks ago, we reported about a senseless shooting in Charleston, S.C. This time the location is in Chattanooga, TN where a Muslim man shot through the windows of a military recruiting station located in a strip mall. Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez, a naturalized American citizen, born in Kuwait, with citizenship in Jordan, woke up in the morning and decided that this form of terrorism, shooting up two military centers with an AK-47, would be appropriate for his unknown cause. He paid for it with his life.

According to Sgt. 1st Class Robert Dodge, the leader for the recruitment center for the U.S. Army, shots starting ringing out 10:45. First one shot and then many more. He and his colleagues got down on the ground and tried to barricade themselves in a safe place. He estimated that some 30 – 50 shots were fired. The shooter was apparently shooting from his convertible Mustang in the parking lot. He most likely went through one 30 round magazine for his AK-47. Sgt. Dodge praised the police for their quick response but stressed that the Marines inside the center simply had no way to respond to the attack; they had no means with which to defend themselves.


gun-free-killing-575x261Ironically, one of the pictures taken shortly after the shooting, showed the “Gun Free Zone” sign on the glass doors that enter the recruiting center. Looks like an invitation to me. Come on in, Sitting Ducks inside.

Disarming recruiters at Federal recruitment centers was an idea of the Clinton administration. Many hoped that President Bush would repeal the Clinton regulation but it did not happen. You can bet that the Obama administration is not going to overturn the regulation, even after this heinous attack. But apparently the Obama administration has learned nothing from the massacres at Fort Hood in 2009 and 2014, nor the attack at the Washington Navy Yard in 2014. Obama simply focuses on the mental health issues. But what if it turns out not to be a mental issue but a terrorist issue. Is there any backup plan for that? Apparently not, as seen here.

But one has to wonder why we trust soldiers all the time with weapons when they are stationed in Iraq or Afghanistan, but for some reason, when we bring them home we no longer trust them. Why do we make it easy for killers to attack our Military installations?

After shooting at the recruiting center, Muhammad shifted his Mustang into high gear drove at a high rate of speed out to the Navy Operational Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center Chattanooga. At this location he shot 4 unarmed Marines who never had a chance. Police finally shot and killed the shooter, ending the shooting spree.

As I always say after these killings at Gun Free Zones, ‘if only one person had been allowed to have a gun, it could have been different’. It could be said about Aurora, Sandy Hook, Fort Hood, Charleston, and so on. We set people up as sitting ducks in a Gun Free Zone.

As a result, Oklahoma Governor, Mary Fallin (R), today authorized the state’s adjutant general to arm military personnel at certain military facilities, in defiance of the Obama administration. She authorized them to arm certain military installations with weapons appropriate to provide for the security of the facilities and their personnel.

Donald Trump went off on Twitter and elsewhere today saying that it is time to “get rid of Gun Free Zones” all together. Personally, I agree. We need to bring back our Military’s Right To Carry to protect our citizens on American soil. We are placing our citizens in a Gun Free “Killing Zone”.

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An Armed Society is a Polite Society

The Liberal, gun grabbing society that we live in today shudders at the idea of guns in our communities. The idea of having even more guns among the peasants is absolutely abhorrent to the average big city dweller/liberal. But there is a saying that “An armed society, is a polite society”. On it’s face that seems to be fairly logical. When one ponders the concept, within seconds they can rationalize in their brain just how that might be true. One can easily see how “Manners are good when one may have to backup his acts with his life”. But it would require a majority of the people to carry guns.

After their initial realization in their head of how this concept might be true, today’s modern liberal would then realize that this idea flies in the face of their beliefs, and they can’t have that. They won’t stand for it. So next comes an argument such as, “Well, I suppose we should go back to the ways of the wild west with gun fights, blood in the street and near everyone carries a gun”. They think this is the ultimate bad idea that might come out of it.

Fact is, that that is not a bad idea at all. Except, the concept of what it was like in the old west has been bastardized way beyond what really went on. Sure there were bad guys, just as there are today, but there were fewer of them. And most people did not carry guns, contrary to popular belief. People who did carry guns were a curiosity much as they are today. People living in towns and cities did not need them for the most part. Travelers would come to town with a side arm but they had a need while traveling because of road agents, bandits or even Indians in the earlier days. But there were no draw down gun fights as we see in Hollywood westerns, save one famous one that involved Bill Hickok in Abilene, but that’s another story.

But even in the early days of our nation, people were generally more polite. Mainly because people had manners. That there was the possibility that the person with whom you were conversing was carrying a gun was also a part of it.

But the concept of a Polite Armed Society came from much earlier in history. More than 3,000 years ago in Mesopotamia, men carried swords and knew how to use them. People were more polite because you never knew when you might have to back up your rude insults with your life. Move forward to the middle ages and you would see knights who would carry swords and do so with a mindset of responsible weapon ownership. The knight’s sword was a symbol of his duty to protect the weaker members of society and behave chivalrously, with respect and courtesy to women, elderly and those unable to defend themselves.

The concept embraces the simple truth that people in society both then and now who would be armed carry with them a profound responsibility. A person who would carry a weapon in public recognizes that he carries a responsibility to protect himself, his family, friends and those around him from violence and criminal predation.

They also carry a responsibility to avoid confrontation. They must not allow a situation to escalate for they have the ability to stop a situation immediately with overwhelming force and potentially profound consequences. As one who carries a gun regularly, I am much more tolerant of open rudeness, more so when I am carrying a gun that when I am not. We, the armed have a responsibility to defend the unarmed. It is a responsibility we take very seriously.

So everyone around me is safer when I am armed, as would be society as a whole if an overwhelming majority of responsible Americans were armed as well. But that concept is more than what many “well meaning liberals” who would rather disarm us, could understand. It makes too much sense.

That is why An Armed Society is a Polite Society.

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Gun Free Zones Kill – Now 9 in Charleston, S.C.

Once again liberal law makers have put their own constituents in harm’s way and the unthinkable has happened – 9 innocent victims were needlessly massacred while studying the Bible at their church. When are they going to realize that so called “gun free zones” are no less than a “killing zone” for some gun free killing zonedrugged up or mentally ill wacko who is looking to kill innocents and be assured that no one there will be carrying a weapon and be able to stop him? When are they going to realize that these same wackos intentionally look for gun free zones to carry out their evil plans?

I suppose it’s possible that lawmakers may not even know that they have created a ‘killing zone’ out of a church, but South Carolina statutes clearly state that churches and places of religious study are on the list of places that one may not enter with a gun even if you have a permit for concealed carry or otherwise. They simply created the law to fit their agenda. The thing is that it is not necessary by law for a church to put up a sign with a silhouette of a gun in a red circle and a red line through it. It is not necessary for a church to display a sign stating that it is a “gun free zone” the way schools do. But they may as well put up a sign saying “KILLING ZONE” because that is what is was and is in Charleston, or for that matter, all schools and churches in South Carolina or anywhere else for that matter. A “Gun Free Zone” and/or a sign stating such, will not protect anyone.

Yes, it was indeed one Dylann Roof, a 21 year old disturbed young man who committed the heinous act, but it was the liberal law restricting guns from all churches, that gave him the perfect venue. Now I must admit that if there was no such law banning guns from church, it would not guarantee that there would have been any other members there carrying a gun. After all, one would think that church is a safe environment. But if only one other member there had a weapon, it would have turned out entirely different.

I have heard in recent days, pastors come forward that who have said that they welcome their parishioners who are properly licensed, to carry their weapon concealed to the church, that they have an agreement that they may do so in mutual recognition of the duty they have to provide protection for all in the event of an atrocity that might befall the congregation. I have also heard in the days following this most recent attack, that other pastors would do the same, if they could in their state that now bans such acts. I have also heard from pastors who are vehemently against the whole idea of guns in church. But at least they should have the choice, and not be handcuffed by liberal law makers who ban self-defense by law.

That liberal lawmakers have created such conditions is in itself, a heinous act.

Not only do liberals fail to recognize the unsafe conditions that they have created by banning guns from institutions, but they immediately set out to blame conservatives for the shootings when they happen. Within hours of the shooting, the bodies not yet cold, President Obama held a press conference wherein he blamed the shootings on the ease with which a person may obtain a gun. Hillary Clinton actually tried to blame Donald Trump for the environment which would allow this to happen. And a CNN interview set out to blame FOX News and Conservative Radio for coded messages they propagate in their hate filled commentaries that undoubtedly incite people to conduct such heinous acts. SERIOUSLY??

These leftist gun grabbing extremists must not be allowed to continue. They must be stopped, or at least exposed for racist, haters they are. It is they who spew these hate filled, racist ideas to churn up the low information hordes of reactionary mobs that would begin a riot or at the very least, continue with more of the same propaganda to further a liberal agenda.

You never hear of right minded conservative proponents making such vile claims of the other side. Hell, they don’t even stand up for themselves, let alone make unsubstantiated claims as the left does. Our own Republican leaders in Congress are so spineless they willingly hand over much of what the left wants to pass.

I grow weary waiting for the time that we might have a worthwhile group of leaders that actually stand up for conservative values as I remember we once had when I was growing up. We elect congressmen and senators who say they will stand up for our ideals who merely make a one-time feeble attempt at making change and then acquiesce to will and moderate desires of the Republican leadership. If our Republican ruling class will not to the job, we will have to vote ones in who will.

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The Most Logical Approach to Gun Ownership

I guess this has been around for some time now, perhaps about 10 or 12 years now but it still makes sense.  I received it as an email the other day and it says that Fred Maslack ‘recently’ proposed this as a bill but for as much as I can tell, he is not even still in the legislature anymore.  It has probably surfaced as a result of the recent new push for more gun control.  But it is still a great idea that came from someone in New England with a realistic head on his shoulders.

Flag GunVermont State Rep. Fred Maslack has read the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, as well as Vermont’s own Constitution very carefully, and his strict interpretation of these documents is popping some eyeballs in New England and elsewhere.

Maslack recently proposed a bill to register “non-gun-owners” and require them to pay a $500 fee to the state.  Thus Vermont would become the first state to require a permit for the luxury of going about unarmed and assess a fee of $500 for the privilege of not owning a gun.  Maslack read the “militia” phrase of the Second Amendment as not only the right of the individual citizen to bear arms, but as ‘a clear mandate to do so’.  He believes that universal gun ownership was advocated by the Framers of the Constitution as an antidote to a “monopoly of force” by the government as well as criminals.  Vermont’s constitution states explicitly that “the people have a right to bear arms for the defense of themselves and the State” and those persons who are “conscientiously scrupulous of bearing arms” shall be required to “pay such equivalent.”  Clearly, says Maslack, Vermonters have a constitutional obligation to arm themselves, so that they are capable of responding to “any situation that may arise.”

Under the bill, adults who choose not to own a firearm would be required to register their name, address, Social Security Number, and driver’s license number with the state.  “There is a legitimate government interest in knowing who is not prepared to defend the state should they be asked to do so,” Maslack says.

Vermont already boasts a high rate of gun ownership along with the least restrictive laws of any state.   It’s currently the only state that allows a citizen to carry a concealed firearm without a permit.  This combination of plenty of guns and few laws regulating them has resulted in a crime rate that is the third lowest in the nation.
“America is at that awkward stage. It’s too late to work within the system, but too early to shoot the bastards.”   This makes sense!  There is no reason why gun owners should have to pay taxes to support police protection for people not wanting to own guns. Let them contribute their fair share and pay their own way.

Sounds reasonable to me!  Non-gun owners require more police to protect them and this fee should go to paying for their defense!


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Diane Feinstein Calls for Renewal of Assault Rifle Ban

Well, that didn’t take long.  I thought it would be at least Monday before we heard from the politicians, but I guess I forgot about the Sunday TV shows. In my post from Friday, just two days ago, I predicted that it would be 2-3 days tops before we heard about the assault weapons ban.  And since then, all of the usual suspects have been coming out of the woodwork calling for everything from magazine size restrictions, to banning internet sales of ammunition and now the ever popular “assault weapons ban”.

Feinstein faced off on the gun control issue with Ron Johnson, Republican Senator from Wisconsin, on Fox News Sunday wherein she said, “Weapons of war don’t belong on the street.”  The Senator from California argued that the Federal Government should put a ban on rapid-fire weapons and large magazines.  She further said, “We’ve got to sit down and really come to grips on what is sold to average citizens.”

Senator Johnson insisted, “This isn’t an issue about guns.  It’s about a sick, demented, evil individual.  I don’t think there’s a solution for that in Washington.  We need to look at families and the education system.” He further said such legislation would do little to curtail mass killings but would instead “reduce America’s freedom.”  Senator Johnson argued, “This isn’t an issue about guns, this is really just an issue about sick, demented, individuals. I don’t think society can keep demented individuals from obtaining any type of weapon the want to kill people.”

Senator Feinstein continued with her rant on large magazines and military style assault rifles saying that it is time to re-instate the ban.  But Senator Johnson re-iterated, “We are talking about basic freedoms, and the Constitution’s Second Amendment and I am a strong defender and believe in that”.
He said, “I would hate to see a tragedy like this used to promote a political agenda to reduce American’s freedom.  Enough of our freedoms have already been taken away.  We don’t want to lose any more.”  Thank you Senator Johnson for your common sense approach.  It is unfortunate that we can’t get liberals like Diane Feinstein to understand the logic.

But liberals have no faith in families.  They believe that government is the only answer here because we are incompetent at teaching our children about life issues.  What’s more, we used to have rifle marksman classes in most of our high schools, but not anymore.

Yesterday, Senator Frank Lautenberg, Democrat from New Jersey, told the Huffington Post that he already has legislation ready that he plans to introduce for that will ban the sale of magazines that hold more than 10 rounds.  And today he made the ridiculous comment, “No sportsman needs 100 rounds to shoot a duck.”  No shit Sherlock.  We use a shotgun instead.  Unfortunately, he plans to introduce his legislation this next week just the same.

Yesterday too, New York Mayor Michael Doomberg started making demands that both of the Presidential candidates need to outline their policies with respect Federal gun laws.

And so it begins.

“Let no tragedy be wasted that could further our liberal agenda.” – Liberal mindset

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Expect New Calls for Assault Rifle Ban

Dateline: Aurora, Colorado, July 20, 2012 – A gunman dressed all in black and wearing a gas mask massacres 12 people attending a midnight premier showing of the “Batman, The Dark Knight Rises”, and injures at least 50 more at the Century Theaters in Aurora. 

Yet another tragic mass shooting, this time involving what appears to be an otherwise sane person by all initial accounts, who for some unknown reason shot theater goers in the Rocky Mountain metropolitan city of Aurora, Colorado. 

As usual the media jumped right in with its usual slipshod, inept attempt to investigate the incident and the shooter that only resulted in journalistic malpractice.  Early Friday Brian Ross with ABC News checks out the name James Holmes on his I-Phone and finds one of the James Holmes listed is an active TEA Party member, so he gleefully reports that he is the “Batman Killer”.  Oops!  Didn’t check his facts again.  Turns out he wasn’t the same guy.  Just the possibility that the TEA Party could be tarnished and tied to this was enough to send Brian Ross into a frenzy and report to the world that the Batman Killer is a major TEA Party member.  He later had to apologize.  But I digress.

The next words out of the reporters mouths was that the gunman was carrying an “assault rifle” thought to be an AR-15 that shoots high velocity ammunition along with a pistol and a shotgun, that were bought “legally”.  Now the word “legally” is added strategically.  Their agenda is to put blame on the guns that are ‘so prolific’ in our society – in their minds.  And the fact that someone could buy what they call an assault rifle legally is undoubtedly going to be brought the forefront in the media reporting in the next few weeks.  Journalists are no doubt chomping at the bit at the notion that they are going to be able to start calling for more gun control, more extensive background checks, new gun laws, waiting periods, gun limits and wait for it – a renewal of the “assault rifle ban”. 

Yes, an “assault rifle ban” just like the one that expired in the ‘90s.  After all, their mantra is “let no tragedy be wasted”.  They’re not going to let this go unanswered.  In a press conference this afternoon, the Aurora Police Chief said that it now up to us to now start “pushing back”.  Pushing back??  What the hell does that mean?  I’ll tell you what that means.  They are going to start the call for more gun control laws.  Liberal legislators are going to be more than eager to answer the call. 

So let’s just see how long before we see the first news report on calls for new gun legislation.  I give it two – three days tops.  After all, it is a weekend coming up.

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Eric Holder Says We Have No Right to Guns

Attorney General Holder says:  “WE HAVE NO RIGHT TO POSSESS GUNS.”

Guess they were not happy with the poll results the first time, so USA today is running another one…Vote now below…

Attorney General Eric Holder, has already said this is one of his major issues.  He does not believe the 2nd Amendment gives individuals the right to bear arms.  Afterall, that is the basis for his twisted scheme to run guns across the border to Mexico in his bungled scheme Project Gunrunner. 

This takes literally 2 clicks to complete. Please vote on this gun issue question with USA Today. Then pass the link to this post to all the pro-gun folks you know. Hopefully the results will be published later this month.

Here’s what you need to do:  First – vote by clicking here:  Take 10 seconds and then pass this on.

Second- Send this link to other folks, then we will see if the results get published.  You can send them this link:

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Competition Shooting – My First IDPA Match

Going to the local gun range is good but very limited.  Everyone should indeed visit their local gun shooting range periodically to maintain their skills and familiarity with their tools.  You don’t want to grab your gun in an emergency and have to spend time trying to remember how to make it go bang.  But as I said, a simple gun range is limited in that you may not use a holster at most ranges, you can’t move from your lane position with a loaded weapon, and it’s all very calm and relaxed while you fire at a static paper target with maximum accuracy.  As such, range shooting does not come anywhere close to a real life situation where you might have to defend your life or your family.

Enter IDPA which stands for International Defensive Pistol Association.  It was founded in the mid 90s to provide more realistic scenarios for competition and training. It simulates self defense scenarios and real life encounters to give participants active concealed cover training that goes beyond simply standing at a range bench and killing paper.  Now, no simulation is ever going to actually provide the anxiety of a real life gun battle but it at least gets you moving and using more of your brain to complete the scenarios.

I knew that I needed to be there by 8:00 AM to be able to attend a newcomer briefing, which I did.  However, there were a lot of people who showed up to participate which took a long time to get them all signed in.  Sixty six participants showed up which is the most they’ve had in several months.  In addition, there were 16 new shooters all wanting to try an IDPA match for themselves.  So as registration went long, so did the newcomer briefing.

At the briefing we were schooled on safety rules, protocol, safety rules, scoring, safety rules, garments (you are supposed to be dressed for concealed cover), safety rules, advice on how to approach the match as a new never been tested first time shooter, and more safety rules.

Did I mention that they discussed “safety rules”?  Safety is paramount at an IDPA match.  It is the first consideration in anything you do with your gun.  Here are just a few of the safety rules:

  • Your gun never leaves its holster except and unless directed by a “Safety Officer” (SO) to do so, or at the safe handling zone.
  • Your finger must never be on the trigger except when aimed and ready to fire at a threat (target), especially when moving to the next firing position.
  • Your gun must be unloaded at completion of each stage in the presence of the SO who must see the magazine ejected, see an empty chamber and witness the trigger pulled at which time he will declare the range ‘safe’ and instruct you to return the gun to your holster.
  • Never drop your gun.  It will result in a disqualification.
  • Never shoot at the ground, accidently or otherwise, within 6 feet of yourself or anyone else (disqualification).
  • The gun muzzle must not break the 180 degree rule.
  • And many more.

Needless to say, they take safety very seriously, as they should.  They want everyone to be able to walk out of there.  You are all playing with a potentially dangerous and lethal tool.  But after all of that, they want everyone to have fun with it – which I think is impossible not to do.  I mean, you’re going to have fun.  I don’t know how you can help it.

So, off we went to our respective groups for the match which had already begun.  There are 8 stages grouped in 4 locations with 2 each.  Each group of about 15-20 people went to one of the four bays where there are 2 stages.  As each group of two stages is completed, you move as a group to the next bay of two stages until everyone has completed all eight stages.  On this day, that took us over 6 hours.  They tell me that normally they are about 4-5 hours.

Now, normally I am a very good shot at a regular range or out at one of our fun shoots with the Big Thunder Gun Club in the desert, but this is a new dynamic.  You have a lot of things to think about and you have to move too.  Most of the stages required you to move either from one firing location to another or to move while shooting.  On my first stage, I think I completely missed two of the targets or at least scored a “failed to neutralize” (FTN).  Hey, it was my first time.  My second and third stages were a little better but not much.  However, by the time I got to my fourth stage, I had calmed down and was scoring much better as I took my time to aim, and some of the basics started to set in and become more natural.

The stages are set up with simulated walls as “hard cover”, sometimes with windows or doors, sometimes barrels as “hard cover” and cardboard targets, which are in a rough human silhouette, that represent a threat that must be taken out.  However, some of the cardboard silhouettes represent an innocent bystander or hostage, and of course, you’re not supposed to shoot those.  I’ve got to say though, some of the hostages had a bad day, although not by me.   I think I only shot one in the head on my first stage.

Scoring is fairly simple.  You are timed on each stage.  The SO asks for you to acknowledge when you are ready, says “stand by” and a buzzer goes off giving you the signal to go.  You draw you gun from concealment and proceed to attack the course and the threats.  After two shooters have gone and the range is declared “safe” by the SO, we all move up to the target area where the scores are read and the holes taped up for the next shooter.  The scoring is minus zero (-0) for a center of mass shot or head shot, minus one (-1) for the next ring, and minus three (-3) for the outer most ring.  If all shots land in the minus three zone you receive a “failure to neutralize” (FTN) which is a minus five (-5) added to your minus threes.  Any “procedural” violations such as not remaining behind cover will give you a minus five (-5).  Each of these numbers represents a half second that is added to your time.  They add them all up, multiply them by 0.5, and add that many seconds to your score.  Simple, right?  Well don’t worry.  They do all of the scoring.  All you have to do is shoot and help tape the holes in the targets.

Most of the stages require about 15 – 18 shots to complete and one took a minimum of 22 which required three magazines.  We live in a land of ten round magazines so that is the most you can have in any magazine whether it holds more or not.  Most of the threat targets are static but there are some moving targets thrown in as well.

They tell you how many shots you are to put in each of the threats.  It could two or three, or even two to the body and one to the head.  You may have to shoot each threat with two or three consecutive shots or in “tactical sequence” which would mean that you would give each of say, three targets one shot, and then follow with a second shot to each.

I found it comforting in that the Safety Officers and seasoned veterans are all very friendly and helpful in that they want you to have a good time and learn from the experience.  Several times the SO we had in our group coached me on some things I might want to work on or pointers on how to better do something.  They of course, knew that I was a first timer since they give all the newbies a name tag which tells everyone that it is indeed your first time.  There was never any condemnation, only encouragement, guidance and a sharing of wisdom that has come from experience.

In as much as this was my first time, I don’t expect I had a very good score, as I was walking through most of the stages just to get the hang of it, (in fact they advise that for newbies).  Although, I did pick up the pace a little near the end as I got more familiar with the concept.  I did notice some of the other newbies having a much more difficult time with it than I, so I doubt I will be in last place.  But more than anything, I was competing against myself – trying to see how I would do with something new.  I’m sure I’ll get better the more I do it.  So I think I would give myself a passing grade.  What’s more, I had a lot of fun doing it.  Can’t wait until next time.

My impressions were all positive.  If you are interested in developing your tactical skills I believe you really should try this.  It is an excellent way to provide you with some practical training that goes beyond simply standing and shooting.  The course scenarios at IDPA matches are designed to simulate potentially life threatening encounters and test the skills that would be required to survive such encounters.  In addition, you end up meeting some great people all the while you’re having a great time.

If you think you might be interested in trying an IDPA match, I invite you to visit their website by clicking here.  Once there, click on “Club Info”  and “Club Listings” in the left sidebar and find the range closest to you.  Then go have a blast.

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ABC Releases New Photo of Zimmerman’s Bloody Head

A new picture was released by ABC News today that clearly shows George Zimmerman’s head bleeding from the beating issued to him by Trayvon Martin.  The picture was taken only three minutes after Martin was shot and killed.  It clearly shows his head brutally battered with cuts, gashes, and blood all over his head, proving the reason that Trayvon Martin was finally shot in self defense by George Zimmerman.

This picture is finally substantiating what his contention has been all along that Trayvon Martin was bashing his head on the pavement after Martin had already broken Zimmerman’s nose.  Witnesses said that they heard Zimmerman crying for help as Martin had him pinned on the ground, sitting on him and beating the shit out him.

ABC is no doubt releasing this photo begrudgingly since they have been engaged in a campaign to drive an outcome that better fits their agenda to put guns and the self defense laws in a bad light.  The liberal media as a whole has been trying to discount this story from the beginning to make it better fit false claims being waged by Martin’s mother and sympathizers lead by the likes of Louis Farrakhan and Jesse Jackson.  NBC News even went to the extent to doctor a recording of the 9-1-1 call between Zimmerman and the police, to make it sound like he had spoken in a racially biased manner of the suspect he was observing and describing.

The result of the liberally biased reporting has been to paint a picture of Zimmerman as a racist who had chased down Martin and shot him in cold blood simply because he was black and wearing a ‘hoodie’.  Demonstrations sprang up in numerous cities in Florida and across the country demanding the immediate arrest and conviction of George Zimmerman, which was further fodder for the news media to report.  Of course, the general public couldn’t know that there was no evidence to support their calls since the media was hiding that fact and misleading them all.  The demonstrators already had their own biased agenda but would be further bolstered by the media.

But that is no excuse for Jackson and Farrakhan.  As purported “leaders” of the African-American community they should be urging the community to be calm and not be so quick to judge.  Instead they used the story to further their own racist agendas with rhetoric further stirring the masses to a fever pitch that would resemble “lynch mobs” of the nineteenth century.  The “New Black Panther Party” even put out a $10,000 bounty on Zimmerman’s head.  Since when is it legal for a supposed political party to offer a bounty for someone, especially when the local district attorney had determined that there was no evidence to support an arrest.  Jesse Jackson is now calling for the repeal of “stand your ground” laws and “castle doctrine” laws that have been so effective in lowering the violent crime rate in Florida.

Now, since the release of the new photo, Martin’s family attorney, Benjamin Crump, suggested that the photo didn’t mean anything because Zimmerman wasn’t brought to a hospital for stitches.  “How bad could it have been if they didn’t take him to the hospital [and] didn’t stitch him up,” he asked.  But then Zimmerman shouldn’t have to wait until he is mortally wounded to take action that would save his own life.  He had every reason to believe that his own life was in danger and he would be justified in pulling the trigger.

In another development, George Zimmerman was granted bail pending a $150,000 bond.  Reportedly, the Martin parents were “completely devastated” that bail was granted.  Zimmerman was not immediately released pending the details of the bail to be worked out and until his attorney can find a suitable safe location for Zimmerman to reside.  Apparently, there have been numerous death threats on Zimmerman and he is in fear for his life.  His attorneys want to be able to guarantee his safe return to the court for trial. 

At the bail hearing, in an unortodox move, Zimmerman offered an apology to the Martin Family saying that he was truly “sorry for the loss of their son”.  The Martins attorney responded to the news media saying that they (the Martins) thought (characteristically) it was insincere and further said, “This was the most disingenuous, insulting thing I’ve ever seen.”

Give me a break!  Seriously?!


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Zimmerman Arrest is a Sham

The idea that George Zimmerman would be arrested for shooting Trayvon Martin is setting itself up as one of the biggest examples of a miscarriage of justice since O.J. Simpson was acquitted.  With the incompetent special prosecutor Angela Corey producing a problematic arrest warrant, it is clear that she is merely pandering to the marauding hordes of lynch mobs calling for his arrest and liberal supporters in an election year.

The ‘lame stream media’ did not even know about this story until a month after and did not even seem to care until shills for the Obama administration brought it to light.  The so called “war on women” charge that the media had been trying to use to bolster Obama’s re-election campaign was not working and they needed something else.   It too was a trumped-up and manufactured premise that made no real sense but started when George Stephanopolis asked Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum if States should be allowed to ban birth control – something that was out of the blue and absolutely nobody had even considered.  So when that didn’t work for them, they went looking and found George Zimmerman.

Suddenly, the liberal media was all a frenzy trying to call Zimmerman a racist who ran down Martin and shot him in cold blood.  It didn’t matter that they didn’t have any of the facts straight.  They even tried to hide some of the facts and change statements by George Zimmerman to sound racist.  What they needed was to get people and other media fired up.  They dragged out Jesse Jackson and then Louis Farrakhan who were perfect to build up the racist charge since they are two of the biggest racists in the country.

Gradually parts of the incorrect story started to get corrected but never entirely.  After all, they aren’t interested in the truth; they’re just pushing an agenda.  There are several motives they are fulfilling, the first of which is giving Obama something to decry on his bully pulpit and ostensibly help his campaign.  Second, they want to point to the “stand your ground” laws as outdated and in need of repeal. And a third grand motive, as is always the case with liberals, is to point to guns and guns used in self-defense as ‘uncivilized’ and unacceptable in today’s liberal society.

Liberal anti-gun groups can’t stand the fact that guns are actually becoming increasingly acceptable in today’s society. More and more average citizens are buying guns and finding them to be an important tool to have available for use as a means of self-defense.  As an added benefit, they also are finding that shooting is fun.

This pendulum swing towards gun ownership and acceptance is frustrating the liberal anti-gun activists.  They try to point to every gun use and an unacceptable condition of society.

I just found today a reference to an article in Pravda West (the New York Times) that tried to claim that there were “almost 100,000 people killed with a gun” last year.  The actual figure is just over 13,000 gun homicides.  Their need to show guns as bad tremendously outweighs any desire to tell the truth.  But I digress.

Once Jesse Jackson and Louis Farrakhan were involved stirring up the masses of sympathizers to a fever pitch, the Black Panthers actually offered a $10,000 bounty for the arrest of George Zimmerman.  Since when is it legal for any political group to place a bounty on a private citizen?  Why didn’t the media cry foul on this atrocity?

So, apparently ‘special prosecutor’ Angela Corey acted with a faulty arrest warrant to appease the activists so bent on seeing an arrest.  It didn’t matter that she had no evidence.  It’s clear in her arrest warrant that she has no evidence.  We pointed that out in our previous article titled “There are Serious Problems with the Zimmerman Arrest”.

On top of that, this is an election year.  She needs to appeal to her liberal base if she wants to be re-elected.  What better way than to arrest a racist child killer.  Unfortunately, this is going to backfire on her.  An acquittal is the only obvious outcome and she is going to be seen as a fool.

This Arrest Warrant looks to be a huge risk for Angela Corey.  It is a sham and total misuse of the courts for a political agenda.



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