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Press hypocrisy Part XXVIII

Double standards emerge in cop-killer coverage

As the massive manhunt for suspected California cop-killer Christopher Dorner – himself an ex-police officer – continues Friday across much of the West, there is an underlying issue that only a few daring folks, including KVI’s John Carlson, have discussed: The gross hypocrisy of the coverage as it relates to Dorner’s apparent political leanings.


Article by Dave Workman


Ex-LAPD Officer’s Manifesto Targets LAPD, NRA, Lauds Left-Wingers
By Harold Hutchison

A rambling manifesto by an ex-LAPD officer who is allegedly responsible for a double homicide and who attacked two cops, killing one, targets not only the Los Angeles Police Department, but the National Rifle Association while also calling for a big-time gun grab.

Oppose Joe Manchin's Veterans Gun Ban and National Gun Registry

Reports out of Capitol Hill reveal that just-reelected turncoat West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin is about to stick a big knife in the back of American gun owners. And to make matters worse, he's lying about what he’s doing.

Both Manchin and House anti-gun crazy Carolyn McCarthy are claiming to be “working with NRA” to enact gun bans and national gun registries. NRA says flatly that Manchin is lying, and we believe he is. (The Hill, 1/24/13)

Tony Bennett should stick to singing, eh?

Bennett’s heart is in San Francisco, but where’s his brain?

Legendary singer Tony Bennett may have left his heart in San Francisco, but after his rant on gun control that is now making its way across the Internet, one might reasonably wonder where he left his brain.


Article by Dave Workman

GOA scores partial victory on Rules; Solicits horror stories from its members

Events have been moving so fast and furiously (no pun intended) that we have not had an opportunity to give you an update on the rules fight -- or to solicit your help in connection with a pivotal ongoing battle.


The Senate has reached its decision on what to do about its rules. And the outcome is neither a complete victory nor a complete loss.

On the good side: The Senate DID NOT pull the “nuclear trigger.” It did not do what we feared most -- and that was to decide that 51 senators could, by brute force, do whatever they wanted, irrespective of the rules.

SAF victory over Oak Harbor parks gun ban

Victory in Oak Harbor could fuel push to destroy state preemption

It was the most peaceful armed resistance in memory, as scores of gun owners and activists crowded the Oak Harbor City Council chambers to show their support of gun rights before the council repealed an ordinance that prohibited firearms in city parks.


Article by Dave Workman

Obama's launch pad

Obama visit was launch pad for anti-gun measures in Minn.

President Barack Obama’s visit to Minneapolis on Monday provided a launch pad for what Minnesota attorney and gun rights activist David Gross suggested is an example of “clearly overreaching” by anti-gunners.


Article by Dave Workman

Hoplophobia is a 'public health issue'

Are guns a ‘public health’ issue, or is the problem ‘hoplophobia?’

Tuesday night’s much-anticipated public meeting in Oak Harbor regarding a clearly illegal city regulation banning guns in public parks has been reportedly moved back to the city council chambers, where space is limited, because the mayor apparently did not have the authority to move it to a fire station.


Article by Dave Workman

Opposition to 'universal background check' mounts

NRA, GOAL oppose ‘universal background check’ legislation

The National Rifle Association was out late yesterday with a blistering criticism of House Bill 1588 which would require “universal background checks” on all firearms transactions in Washington State, and Examiner has learned that the Gun Owner’s Action League of Washington “will take a similar tone” in this evening’s on-line edition of The GOAL Post.


Article by Dave Workman