By Alan Korwin
PHOENIX, AZ –-(Ammoland.com)- The lamestream media told you:
Watch the PBS Documentary “Gunned Down, The Power of the NRA,” tonight at 9! Frontline investigates the politics and power of the NRA. The NRA is the most powerful lobby in Washington.
The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:
PBS has once again demonstrated its lack of qualifications for public funding by producing another blatant anti-rights propaganda hit piece against a civil-rights organization with which it disagrees, this time the National Rifle Association.
Among the compilation of lies and distortions broadcast, PBS imagines the NRA is the most powerful lobby in Washington. This is emblematic of the rest of the show's integrity and accuracy. Can they truly be so ideologically driven that didn't they think anyone would look?
THE REAL LOBBYING POWERHOUSES:
PBS said (and believes) NRA is the most powerful lobby in Washington. NRA isn't in the top 20 –– familiar, predictable influence peddlers are. The accuracy of the rest of the PBS broadcast is similar, virtually zero. Credit: the Center for Responsive Politics.
It's the same picture by industry — AGENDA-DRIVEN PBS LIES:
The entire PBS premise is bogus: fundamental rights of American citizens to defend themselves, own constitutionally protected property or keep and bear arms are in no way measured, as PBS seems to believe, against the angst of people whose lives have been disrupted by heinous criminals murdering innocent people. Conflating crime and individual rights is a sign of hoplophobia, a serious mental illness. This calls for an intervention and medical treatment for PBS staff, not propaganda film production. Maybe they could show good faith and publicly sign up for a permanent personal felony-level gun ban, just to be safe.
Misguided attempts to dispossess the public of private property it already owns, in the name of fighting crime and acted-out psychosis is so misplaced it destroys the station's efficacy as journalists, let alone entitlement to the public dole. Experts believe PBS could not survive without the tax-funded handouts.
The PBS balance-lacking mockumentary is an embarrassment to the writing profession, and while the First Amendment protects them, their right to our money to exercise it should end. The laws that grant PBS funds in the first place violate the separation of press and state. Federal funding of the “Propaganda Broadcasting System” must stop.
Ethics requires a corrections broadcast, but no one expects one.
P.S. I'm not giving anything away here about NRA power either — Media Matters complained that the broadcast perpetuated the myth that NRA has much power at all. Go figure. NRA is gun owners' main voice in Washington, but it is up against an enormously powerful array of anti-rights enemies of freedom.
The real power rests with 100 million gun owners, who vote, contribute, demonstrate, and are armed.
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