Stop Mass Killings Limit First Amendment Not Second

Time to leave the corporate media twisting slowly in the breeze?

The Bill of Rights is a beautiful thing. The First Amendment protects freedom of expression and freedom of religion, while the Second Amendment mandates that the people ARE the military – in other words, the only kind of military allowed to exist in the USA is the “well-regulated militia” consisting of THE PEOPLE, self-organized, and their privately-held weapons.

No other interpretation of the Second Amendment makes any sense whatsoever. If you don’t like it, amend the Constitution – don’t torture logic!

Today, the First Amendment is on life support. Since the coup d’état on September 11th, 2001, the USA has gone to war against the religion and people of Islam. So much for freedom of religion. And many thousands of people, including Sami al-Aryan and Tarek Mehanna, have been imprisoned for their political opinions as well as their religion. So much for freedom of expression.

But the First Amendment isn’t entirely dead. Enough of it survives in the hearts of minds of the people that many serious dissidents, including yours truly, are still on the loose.

The Second Amendment, however, is as dead as Monthy Python’s proverbial parrot. (Except maybe in Switzerland, where the “Swiss Army” consists of the entire adult population of Switzerland, every one of whom is required to own a machine-gun and keep it in a locked box in case someone is stupid enough to invade that country and challenge its “well-regulated militia.”)

Nobody, not even Hitler and Napoleon, is ever dumb enough to invade Switzerland.

The whole point of the Second Amendment was to prevent any armed bureaucratic organization, whether “police” or “military,” from ever raising its ugly head. The Founders (at least the smart ones) knew that unless the people ARE the military and police, they will be oppressed and exploited by the bureaucracies that control the guns.

In other words, power does indeed grow out of the barrel of a gun. The only way for the people to have the power, is for the people to have the guns. It really is that simple.

Unfortunately, the USA, unlike Switzerland, is in an advanced state of civilizational decline. Loonies, Operation Gladio style false-flag killers, and various combinations thereof regularly commit mayhem with the relatively light weapons they are able to obtain.

And since the real meaning of the Second Amendment is so profoundly at odds with today’s reality, after every massacre, an anti-gun mob starts howling for even more restrictions on privately-held guns – without ever calling for the Operation Gladio professional killers, and all of the other armed bureaucracies including police and military agencies, to be similarly disarmed, as the Second Amendment mandates.

Meanwhile, the so-called “gun nuts” of the NRA respond by touting the talking points of the firearms industry.

Any way you slice it, the gun nuts are right about one thing: Banning and regulating weaponry is not going to stop crazy, evil people from committing massacres. Anybody who wants to can easily massacre at least a couple of dozen people, maybe more, without using any “weapons” at all.

Regulating and restricting privately-held firearms – which the Second Amendment would seem to prohibit – cannot possibly stop massacres. But regulating and restricting free speech – i.e. violating the First Amendment – probably could.

Here’s how: Simply pass a law prohibiting any professional media outlet from covering any massacre.

When crazy people commit these massacres, it is because they have seen similar massacres in the media, and gotten excited about them (like everybody else, only more so). They see that committing a massacre is by far the easiest ticket to fame. Any idiot can make their name a household word simply by murdering a whole bunch of innocent people.

And when Operation Gladio professionals commit these massacres, their purpose is to use the media coverage to manipulate popular opinion in service to an authoritarian political agenda.

Any way you slice it, the real culprit in these massacres is THE MEDIA.

Who says that twenty-six deaths in a school is nationwide news, while twenty-six deaths on the highways are ignored? THE MEDIA. Why? Because by hyping the exciting, melodramatic nature of school massacres, and whipping up fear and hysteria, they can MAKE MONEY.

The media are getting rich by lapping up the blood of the murdered children of Newtown, Columbine, and all the other places where lucrative wall-to-wall coverage has, in effect, celebrated the exploits of a mass killer.

It gets worse. Believe it or not, the media are often directly involved in the Gladio-style operations that massacre civilians. For example: The corporate-monopoly media, owned by 9/11 conspirators, was profoundly complicit in the terrorist attacks of 9/11. If you don’t believe it, check out the pre-scripted performances of Harley Guy, Jerome Hauer, Ehud Barak, and Jane Standley of the BBC; or watch the evidence of foreknowledge broadcast shortly before 9/11 in these episodes of The Lone Gunman and The Simpsons.

The film V for Vendetta got this exactly right.

Today, the corporate monopoly media are the real terrorists. They are the ones who are terrorizing us. They brainwash us into fearing “Islamic terrorism,” even though you’re far more likely to be struck by lighting than to be killed by any kind of terrorist; and even though Muslims commit less terrorism than radical Jews, leftists, and hispanics.

Maybe it’s time for President Obama to use his insanely unconstitutional power to order drone strikes against suspected terrorists, and “take out” every key player in every major US corporate media outlet. I mean, if you’re going to shred the Constitution, you might as well go all the way.

Yes, some might call that a violation of the First Amendment. But compared to the violations that have made the Second Amendment a dead letter, executive assassination of every significant player in every significant corporate media organization would be a relatively minor transgression.

And if you think that’s going too far, we could always just prohibit big media from covering massacres (including “terrorist attacks”). Word could still leak out through the non-professional internet media, so we’d all still know what was going on. In fact, we’d probably have a more accurate idea of what really happened at Newtown, or 9/11 for that matter, if everything went straight from those involved to the non-professional media, without the filtering of the professional liars and propagandists.

Severely restricting big media would actually enhance freedom of expression overall. One could even argue that if we really want to respect the spirit of the First Amendment, we should completely shut down the Orwellian corporate media propaganda machine.

And if that’s going too far, maybe we could at least start by convincing the media to act responsibly, and turn the volume way, way down on its coverage of massacres.

Obviously, if we did that, the attacks would stop.

But does anybody, in our corporate-media-brainwashed society of the spectacle, really want them to stop?

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8 Responses to "Stop Mass Killings Limit First Amendment Not Second"

  1. Worker Bee  December 30, 2012 at 12:36 pm

    The standard issue weapon for the Swiss militia is the Sig 550 assault rifle, not a machine gun – the latter not being suitable for individual use (machine guns of course require a support team).

  2. arthurborges  December 29, 2012 at 5:22 am

    We had a guy here in Henan Province go after a school on the same day as the Connecticut shootings: he got 22 kids before he was stopped. The difference is that not one kid died. Why? Because nobody has guns here — not even the cops, so all the perpetrator could lay his hands on was a knife.

  3. arthurborges  December 29, 2012 at 5:19 am

    Now there’s talk of arming school teachers? Um, yeah, and who’s going to train them to sharpshooter level? So there I would be, aged 64, holstering my piece of chalk and pulling out a firearm to aim at one or more shooters moving across a field of view with lots of students and school staffers mixed in and scrambling around left, right and center.

    In other words, every extra gun just puts more people at risk.

    I am appalled that this tragedy is being turned around into blatant advertising to boost end-year firearms sales.

    Why not depict Santa with a Glock and Uzi plus a few hand grenades? Plus a sleighful in the back to hand out to every little kid who hasn’t been naughty?

  4. dalethorn  December 28, 2012 at 2:10 pm

    If they’re going to kill you, like the Nazis did to those poor slobs in the Warsaw Ghetto, better you die with gun in hand than wimped out and defenseless. Is there EVER, ever, ever a reason to “give up your guns”? Why not just give up a couple lungs or kidneys? Take guns away from the people (remember that from the Declaration and Constitution?) and give them to people like Feinstein and Chuckie Schumer? What an absolute nightmare that would be. I can only imagine being detained in a cell, naked, and having Chuckie and Dianne walking by, smirking and laughing, saying in loud voices “Well, we got rid of those ‘patriots’ and put Our Kind in charge.” Now let’s humiliate and torture those ‘patriots’ until they beg us for mercy, and when they do, we’ll just increase the torture. Think I’m kidding? They hate you, in ways decent people can’t imagine.

  5. Walking Turtle  December 27, 2012 at 5:56 pm

    “They will not stop staging such massacres until guns are confiscated.”

    With respect, a correction to the logic:

    ‘They’ will not start staging so many more such massacres in full earnest until the citizen-owned guns are confiscated. THEN there’ll be Hell to pay.

    So now one must ask: Is someone profoundly dyslexic…? Or perhaps might someone be somehow allied with that very fine, Very Dark-Light Shiny and all-too-nebulous “they” so mentioned, pray tell?

    Fact: An Old Turtle and literally scores of millions of other surroundings-aware Americans have already seen far, far too much of precisely that specific manner of inverted logic and consequent false reasoning in its NET EFFECT. Such “Defense-Free Zone” proposals always issue from exactly one key camp – and that camp is NOT any Friend of the People, now IS it, my friend?

    Fact: Deliberately playing-into the hands of the Kill Squads operating on US soil already is to fail to take the root question seriously. Been told in shrieking tones too many times already by agenda-driven and remarkably sophisticated others of a certain ilk that I personally have NO RIGHT to defend my life – not even to save it outright! What an insult to ones’ basic core instincts and intelligence!

    Such others as those reliably do later turn up exposed as profoundly criminally inclined. Then they Go Away… And I am still here, loved by savvy friends and similarly respected by once-savage foes. So that settles that. 😉

    Experience counts. Paid the Dues; got the Creds, so to speak. Always sweet when that Net Effect comes around, always in Heaven’s own good time. Most often, that time-span is indeed right near immediate… Just musin’… 😉

    Fact: Big mistake to fail to point-up that key inversion right here and now, one finds. But one thing: Who’s that “they” so mentioned, anyway, pray tell, Kemo Sabe? Seems too nebulous a term to gloss-over or otherwise miss on this particular Critical Thinkers’ site… ‘Tain’t FaceBook not YouTube grade, fer sure. Very few is any at all here a re so mindless as that, really.

    Just askin’… Maybe herein I have addressed a mere honest mistake of Logical Inversion or ill-informed understanding of Natural Law – and not instead inadvertently fed truth to a troll. That sort’ll do Just Anything for the Money. Even for a promise of Power in the Future – the old Pie-in-the-Sky-Bye-and-Bye-After-You-Die Lie.

    Their handlers occasionally use blackmail, too… Póbrecitos! But I ramble. So that is all. 0{:-|o[

  6. stephanaugust  December 27, 2012 at 2:59 pm

    “Simply pass a law prohibiting any professional media outlet from covering any massacre.”

    Good idea.

    Another possibility would be if the media give up their anonymity with every journalist providing a list naming his three favorite authors, three favorite philosophers, three favorite politicians, three favorite movies, three favorite music albums.

    Just imagine.

    How they would start to talk about privacy.

  7. LightSaber  December 27, 2012 at 11:13 am

    They will not stop staging such massacres until guns are confiscated. What will be the next false flag, what would be heart-breaking, appalling, gut-wrenching horrifying than slaughter of many little children and their teaches ?
    Most probably if we take “hints” in the “Dark Knight” movies seriously – a hospital, maybe its mental ward or geriatric department. The next step would be ruthless killing of helpless, bed-ridden, ailing, suffering human beings, the more powerless the better. So brace yourself for another round of this tyrannical, totalitarian madness. Unless enough people are aware and awake…

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