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White Men With Guns in Trump’s America

BY Herschel Smith
1 week, 4 days ago

Or in other words, when the MSM lies about people.

What gives? Was the initial toilet paper shortage the “trigger” that led these GI Joe wannabes to rush out to their neighborhood gun store and grab the latest AR-15? Is it the fear that people of color will finally get justice instead of bullets that brings out the macho men? Is it this kind of imagined domestic Armageddon exactly what these paranoid jack-booted men want?

Whatever legitimate complaints they have are overshadowed by the real threat of a mass shooting by one of their own. We know it only takes one Tim McVeigh nutcase to go off at one of these rallies.

Someone like Kyle Rittenhouse.

This is what happens when little boys get degrees in journalism and know nothing about the subject.  They should be required to dig ditches for a decade before writing on any subject.

He equates Kyle Rittenhouse with Timothy McVeigh.

Kyle, who said “If someone is hurt, I’m running into harm’s way.”  There to protect the property of people he didn’t even know.

Timothy McVeigh, who killed women and children.  I saw the interview of him just days before his execution.  He was an atheist.  At least he was then.  He isn’t today.

Jack Dorsey Sucks

BY Herschel Smith
2 weeks, 3 days ago

Via David Codrea, Jack Dorsey sucks.

The lawyer for accused Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse fumed that he was “going to take Jack Dorsey’s ass down” after Twitter blocked him as he tried to raise money for his client.

L. Lin Wood accused the Twitter CEO of censorship and said he would sue the social media giant for locking down his account for nine hours Tuesday.

“I’m going to take Jack Dorsey’s ass down,” Wood told Fox News. “He has been abusing the First Amendment of this country for his own agenda.”

“I knew they were going to censor me because I’m sending a message of hope,” the lawyer said. “I’m sending a message of truth. And I’m sending a message that Kyle Rittenhouse is innocent.”

Wood, who has nearly 138,000 followers on Twitter, said he was blocked from tweeting for several hours on Tuesday for violating the company’s guidelines — receiving a message that he was “glorifying violence” when he sought to raise money for his client’s legal fees.

So now Mr. Wood has two errands that should keep him busy for a while.  First, get Kyle Rittenhouse freed from jail and from the ridiculous charges.

Second, take down that Jack[ass] Dorsey.

We must pray that he’s successful at both of these errands.

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The Southern Preposterous Lie Center Strikes Again

BY Herschel Smith
3 weeks, 1 day ago

Good Lord.  This screen capture has been out over AR-15.com and reddit/Firearms for at least a couple of days now.

But it’s fun to watch the implosion, sort of like watching the Keystone cops.

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What Does It Take To Be A Writer For Slate?

BY Herschel Smith
3 weeks, 2 days ago

Mark Joseph Stern writing at Slate.

This narrative transforms Rittenhouse from an unstable killer to a Second Amendment hero. And you need only accept a few fictions to buy into it. First, you must believe that the protesters chasing down Rittenhouse and attempting to wrest his gun away were not trying to prevent further bloodshed, but simply to brutalize him. Second, you must agree that even if these protesters were trying to confiscate Rittenhouse’s gun, they were wrong to do so, because they were the vicious lawbreakers and he was the vulnerable peacekeeper. Third, you must embrace a definition of self-defense so capacious that it allows a gunman to legally shoot a civilian dead when that civilian is trying to seize a weapon the gunman has used to kill someone. Or, as the New York Times’ Jamelle Bouie put it, “if someone is trying to stop you after you killed someone, you can continue shooting and killing in ‘self-defense.’ ”

In order to be a writer at Slate, you only have to be willing to hawk fiction like the three convicted criminals trying to kill Rittenhouse were only “attempting to wrest his gun away.”

Without even a scintilla of evidence, you have to be willing to publish information you know to be false, like they had no intention of brutalizing him.

Oh, and here’s the criminal in his own words.

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube Remove Doctors’ Coronavirus Video, Claiming It Is ‘False’

BY Herschel Smith
1 month, 3 weeks ago

PJM.

Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube deleted livestream videos of the event posted by Breitbart News after they went viral, claiming the videos contained “lies” and disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic.

Gulag and Fakebook removed it, but guess what?  TCJ readers saw every bit of it if you wanted to.  And more of the conference.

That’s because [1] people have finally learned their lesson and are saving the raw video to other, less communist sources than YouTube and Twitter and Fakebook, and [2] TCJ has great readers who love to spread the truth.

I depend upon you.

Florida Covid Cases

BY Herschel Smith
1 month, 3 weeks ago

The Hill.

Florida has overtaken New York to become the state with the second-highest number of coronavirus cases in the country.

According to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University, Florida has had 414,511 confirmed cases since the pandemic started, while New York, which was once the epicenter of the outbreak, has had 411,200 cases.

Both states trail California, which has had more than 440,000 cases.

Sounds ominous, yes?  But wait.

“An error by the Florida Department of Health produced a COVID-19 positivity rate for children of nearly one-third, a stunning figure that played into the debate over whether schools should reopen. A week after issuing that statistic, the department took it back without explanation. The next weekly report on children and COVID-19 showed the rate had plunged to 13.4%. The department blamed a “computer programming error” for the mistake, in response to questions from the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Experts said the change and the failure to explain it to the public calls into question the state’s data at a time when accurate and trustworthy information is crucial to a society grappling with an unprecedented health crisis.”

Plus: ‘It’s unacceptable to publish information that changes so dramatically that it warrants explanation, and then to not provide any explanation,’ said Jason Salemi, associate professor of epidemiology at the University of South Florida College of Public Health in Tampa. ‘I’m trying to get an understanding of why the number changed so much, what underlies it — and can we trust this new number.’”

Nothing coming from academia or the FedGov or StateGov can be trusted.  I’ve had a hard time explaining that to folks who grew up in the age of “And that’s the way it is.”

Even then, that wasn’t really the way it was.

Dressed For The Party: Models And Crisis Actors Play Prominently In Current Events

BY Herschel Smith
2 months, 1 week ago

H/t WiscoDave, this girl is a model.  My bet is that this girl is a model too.

I simply can’t see either of these two girls eating dirt in a ditch during field exercises or being screamed at by RSOs.  So the moral of the story is this.  You can take their group and the rest of their ilk seriously, or not, that’s your judgment.

But what you do know for sure is that there is big money backing these groups up.  Big money = crisis actors.

About one month ago my oldest son sent this to me, and I literally laughed out loud when I watched it.  He suspected it was all fake, and I assured him that it was.  Tell me if you really believe this isn’t all fabricated?

Basically, you can’t believe any of what you hear or see over the television – the television is for idiots and fools.  You also can’t believe what the MSM writes, but you knew that already.

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WRSA Down

BY Herschel Smith
3 months, 2 weeks ago

From Gab.

POST #1 WRSA REBOOT CYCLE
1955E 2JUN2020

That Would Be Called An “Indicator”

One of the early goals of all Red revolutions is the seizure or destruction of all information distribution outlets.

There is only one truth to the Communist: that day’s party line.

Woe unto those who do not adhere.

The second iteration of the Western Rifle Shooters Association (WRSA) blog, hosted by WordPress, was nuked today.

While it is a loss, it was a deliberate sacrifice of a player to increase situational awareness.

The Reds are on the move.

The prize is the former United States of America.

The Red cares not about race, except to the extent it can and is used to befog the naive about the Party’s real goals.

WRSA was, first and always, a freedom advocacy site.

It was shot out of the saddle today by an arm of the Communist enemy propaganda machine.

Their attack did not kill WRSA.

Nor did it kill a single one of its followers.

The totalitarian bastards really can’t stop the signal.

Take heart, not just in this tiny skirmish but in the overall struggle to save the West, from WRSA’s final masthead:

“This is only the beginning of the reckoning. This is only the first sip, the first foretaste of a bitter cup which will be proffered to us year by year unless by a supreme recovery of moral health and martial vigour, we arise again and take our stand for freedom as in the olden time.”

― Winston Churchill

Forward.

CA asked me to post this information, but I have no idea and have gotten no information from CA on whether Gab will be the final stop or if there are other plans in the works.

I have a Gab account but haven’t been active on it in a long time.  I might need to start.

WordPress can legally do this, as can Blogspot.  They see themselves as owning an author’s content, and can ban him at any time for reasons they don’t have to explain.

I have WordPress functionality, but I’m not hosted by WordPress.  I’ve done this before, but once again, I plead with all liberty-minded folks who blog on WordPress or Blogspot to get off, now.  Back up your content, move it to a new site, and start up on an independent server where ‘they’ can’t get to you.  Don’t even tell Blogspot or WordPress what you’re doing.  Just do it.

Please.

Covid-19: I Think They Communicated Just What They Wanted

BY Herschel Smith
4 months, 3 weeks ago

Article Title: “Tennessee Restaurants Reopen As State Sees Biggest 1-Day Jump In COVID-19 Cases

That’s right folks.  Just as they’re spiking in “cases,” they are going to open the state up to commerce.  Or not.

Restaurants across Tennessee are able to welcome dine-in customers Monday for the first time in nearly a month as the state eases restrictions put in place to help stem the spread of the coronavirus.

The step toward some semblance of normalcy comes a day after the state reported its highest single-day jump in newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, 478, which officials say represents a 5.2% increase from the previous day.

The number of people confirmed to have the virus statewide as of Monday morning was just shy of 10,000 cases at 9,667, according to data compiled by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

State officials say the spike in confirmed cases is due primarily to an increase in testing. The state’s department of health tweeted that it conducted more than 7,000 tests this past weekend.

Oh, I see.  You actually have to read English to tell that the headline is complete bullshit.

So here’s the deal.  People who contracted the virus, and shed the virus with little to no symptoms, are now called “cases,” and as more testing gets done, the number of Coronavirus “cases” keeps increasing.

The MSM really does take you for an idiot.  Don’t be one.  And always remember when you hear these kinds of numbers, “Presumed Covid-19 Diagnosis.”  That’s right.  Presumed.

These are very dark days for science.  I know.  I’ve done science (real science, physics, engineering, and math) for 40 years now.

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Paul Harrell Versus Gun Nuts Media

BY Herschel Smith
5 months, 3 weeks ago

Watch all of this video (it’s long) or my comments will make no sense at all.

Allow me to weigh in a bit.  I’ve never seen or heard of this guy (“Caleb” from Gun Nuts Media – I have no idea if that’s his real name or a nom de guerre).  I have visited his site once as you’ll see below, and I’ll never visit again.

He impresses me as a spoiled little boy, a narcissist, a child who was never spanked, a liar, and a drama queen who writes click bait for his web site and soap operas for his YouTube channel.  He’s much too emotional for my tastes.

If he was never spanked as a child, he certainly was by Paul in this video.  He deserved it.  I agree with everything Paul said, but even if I had not, there’s a moral issue at stake here.  It comes from Leviticus 19:32.  “Caleb,” if you need help with exegesis of that, write me a note.

On the issue of revolvers and “hitting” or slapping the ejector rod, I’ve done that as long as I’ve been shooting revolvers.  I’ve never had a problem.  The only problem I’ve ever had was with a S&W R8 revolver.

It’s tolerances are tight, and it’s very accurate.  I’m sure those are related things.  I could have taken the time to ream the cylinder a bit and gotten better performance, but there would still be the issue of the forcing cone being so tight against the cylinder.

Within 50 rounds without fail, shooting high power .357 magnum ammunition which of course runs very hot, the metal would expand and cause either (a) the brass to fail to come out of the cylinder (which necessitated me striking the ejector rod pretty hard), or (b) the cylinder seizing against the forcing cone until the gun cooled down.

I dumped the gun.  It was a wonderful gun, but I just wanted to shoot more than it would allow without heating up too much.  Every other wheel gun I’ve ever shot only had that problem to a much less degree, this one to a much greater degree.

So if you needed any more information about Gun Nuts Media, here is something they have to say about what should be your own choice.

Basically, it’s 2019, and if you aren’t shooting 9mm as a primary pistol cartridge, you need to re-evaluate your life choices. It’s now an undisptued fact that modern 9mm ammo can give ballistic performance on par with 40 S&W, 45 Auto, and pretty much every other handgun cartridge.

“Re-evaluate your life choices.”  Being a bit dramatic, are we?  If you shoot anything other than 9mm you need to “re-evaluate your life choices.”

Okay, first of all, it’s simply not true.  Oh, it may be close for two-legged threats, but it’s certainly not true for four-legged threats.  Moreover, if someone happens to shoot .45 ACP or .40 S&W better than 9mm, or .38 Spl better, they should be allowed to shoot whatever works for them without internet know-it-alls telling them not to.  Some rounds push, some rounds snap and cause more pronounced muzzle flip.

Either way, I don’t think there’s a nickel’s worth of difference between someone telling you that you shouldn’t be allowed to have such-and-such gun, and someone telling you that you should shoot such-and-such a gun because I say so.  Each is a different form of collectivism.  I can’t stand collectivists.  Mind your own business.

And “Caleb,” grow up, little boy, and quit being a drama queen.  Maybe when you do, you can be like Paul.


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