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The Media’s Gunsmoke
American Spectator, by George Neumayr

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Posted By:StormCnter, 12/19/2012 6:13:49 AM

Eliminating guns is a separate goal from eliminating violence. The media supports the former but opposes the latter. It routinely props up the culture of death, guarding abortion with even more zeal than it condemns gun rights. “We need to have a conversation about the killing of unborn children,” is a line you will never hear from CNN’s Piers Morgan or Soledad O’Brien. The lamentations of posturing pro-abortion journalists over a coarsened culture don’t count for much. Piers Morgan, when not hectoring the NRA, can usually be seen interviewing actors and directors

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: tocsin, 12/19/2012 6:41:35 AM     (No. 9073773)

Bravo, Mr Neumayr.
This is a Must Read

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Reply 2 - Posted by: EnsignO´Toole, 12/19/2012 6:47:53 AM     (No. 9073778)

FTA: “If [Adam Lanza] had had an Arab name, people would be going nuts about what we ought to do right now,” claimed CBS’s Bob Schieffer. No, it is more likely that journalists would be downplaying it. After the worst shooting on a U.S. military base ever at Fort Hood by an open jihadist, they shrugged. They cautioned against backlash and hasty prescriptions.

Every day this week and over the weekend, I can´t get the tears out of my eyes or the lump out of my throat. The only thing that has seemed to help is the story of what happened 2000 years ago, when Herod heard that a "King" had been born. He sent soldiers to kill all children who were two years old or younger. I don´t know why that helps but it tells me that God still was with us and that Herod and his unspeakable violence did not prevail.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Bur Oak, 12/19/2012 8:30:11 AM     (No. 9073955)

The media gorges itself on violence. Just look at the hours of labor and air time they have spent on Newtown.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JackBurton, 12/19/2012 8:38:13 AM     (No. 9073973)

Beat me to it, #2.. Great quote. Along with this one:

As C.S. Lewis said, violence sanctioned “in clean, carpeted, warmed and well-lighted offices, by quiet men with white collars and cut fingernails and smooth-shaven cheeks who do not need to raise their voices” poses the greatest risk to civilization.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: tennisbum, 12/19/2012 9:14:07 AM     (No. 9074054)

Morgan and O´Brien and the rest of the media are consistently hypocritical AND they don´t even realize that they are hypocrites.

Stupidity is bone deep.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: retiree, 12/19/2012 10:17:52 AM     (No. 9074228)

These liberals would never ban alcohol that drunk drivers kill thousands of innocents every year, children included because they induldge themselves.
I had a niece killed by one who left the road and hit her while she was on the sidewalk. She is just as dead as those students and teachers.
There are lots of things that kill people and the object that kills always has to be used by a person. A car. a gun, a knife, a ball bat, or any other object that is used to kill is done by a person.



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Reply 7 - Posted by: Peach1, 12/19/2012 10:25:04 AM     (No. 9074243)

These same liberals who are "crying" for the poor children that were slaughtered, would not have shed one tear had they been aborted.

So all of you hypocrites can take your change and gun control and shove it.

What we need is for every school to have an armed security guard, and replace all the gun free zone signs with signs that say "firearm protected".


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