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    Disgraced freelancer falsely claims peaceful Virginia 2A rally wasnt peaceful

    Mondays march for the 2nd Amendment in Richmond, Virginia went off without a hitch. Contrary to early reports that swarms of white nationalists would be descending upon the Virginia state capitol to protest gun control laws enacted by the commonwealths General Assembly, mostif not allof the gun rights activists remained orderly and self-composed.




    The people are speaking, but are our representatives listening?#WheresRalph #Virginia2A

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    Courtney Holland 🇺🇸 (@hollandcourtney) January 20, 2020
    Gun rights marchers expelled speakers who called for violence. In one instance, an antifa member Goad Gatsby called out a neo-Nazi named Jovi Val, who allegedly wore a swastika to the event.







    Jovi Val here, denying the Holocaust. So we have a Nazi loudly expressing himself here. pic.twitter.com/Q9GFEec0QH
    Robert Evans (The Only Robert Evans) (@IwriteOK) January 20, 2020
    Despite the peaceful protest, NBC reporters portrayed the event in negative terms, and even lied about it. MSNBCs Chris Hayes claimed in a broadcast that the rally sent an explicit and implicit message of dont you dare enact our policies, if you do, we will use these guns against you. If anything, the Framers would be proud of seeing Americans generations ahead of them stand up for their God-given rights to defend themselves against the tyranny of an overbearing government.

    The medias message is that standing up for your rights is a violent action in and of itselfits a narrative that continues to be propped up. Writing for the mens publication, disgraced New Yorker fact-checker Talia Lavin says that the threat of violence in Richmond, and the few arrests of alleged neo-Nazis planning violence that were made prior to the event sent other groups into hiding.



    A Canadian neo-Nazi is currently being prosecuted for his alleged intention to commit violence in Richmond. He recorded a video calling for violent revolution ahead of his failed attempt to participate in the gun rights rally.

    According to Lavins spin, the thousands of protesters attending the rally (which includes activists from the Black Panthers movement, pro-gay rights libertarians, 2nd wave feminists, and many others who support the right to bear arms) only grumblingly abided Governor Ralph Northams state of emergency declaration. The description she uses to describe the marchers is biased, to say the least:

    But just outside the legions of police barricades, twice that number of people roamed the streets of Richmond bearing a bristling mass of rifles, from AR-15s to massive Barrett sniper rifles. Some wore skull masks; others waved Confederate flags. Members of hate groups like the League of the South and the American Guard, as well as the Proud Boys, mingled openly; some of the latter were wearing patches that said RWDSan acronym for Right-Wing Death Squad. Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones gave a speech from a Terradyne battle tank.



    A Terradyne battle tank? Really?

    Firstly, the Terradyne is a glorified SUV. And second, even APCs arent tanks. Those BearCats the police use? Yeah, those arent tanks either. Come on, journalistsyou cant keep confusing Remington 870s for AR-15s.

    Digression aside, the mention of skull masks, massive Barrett sniper rifles, and Confederate flags paints a less-than-friendly picture of the march. But as video footage of the march itself exists, its a false depiction of a peaceful event thats very easily dispelled. We can watch the footage too, you know.



    One can see now why Lavin was forced to resign from her position as fact-checker at the New Yorker after falsely accusing an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent of having a Nazi tattoo. The tattoo in question was a Maltese Cross, often seen in paramedic and firefighter insignias. One wonders if she will issue a correction properly describing the event from an unbiased, fact-based perspective.

    Lavin then concedes, or more accurately laments, the fact that no one was shot at the event, describing it as a frankly extraordinary turn of events given the sheer amount of weaponry, the density of the crowd, and the weapons stuffed casually into backpacks or held loosely in the crooks of pale arms.

    Pale arms. The subtext is clear: white people who stand up for their right to self-determination are prone to acts of violence.

    Theres an old saying made popular by gun rights activists that holds true, especially following the medias inability to reconcile the abundance of firearms with the lack of violence: an armed society is a polite society.

    Diverging, or at least pretending to diverge from the mainstream view that man with guns = bad, Lavin opines that both fringe-right publications as well as the mainstream media declared the event a peaceful protest. Why, it seems that reality may indeed have a conservative bias. None of this matters to Lavin, of course, who argues that violence was only narrowly averted because some wingnuts from a neo-Nazi organization called The Base were arrested prior to the event.

    This is, of course, a poor read on the event. While neo-Nazis may have in fact been planning to enact violence at the Virginia state capitol, the fact remains that the estimated 22,000 people who walked for their right to bear arms had nothing but peaceful intentions. Also worth noting is the fact that the 22,000 figure, provided by Richmond authorities, is whittled down to a mere 6,000 by Lavin in her piece. Surely giving readers the impression that more than a few thousand people care about their 2nd Amendment rights is a fact that would fly in the face of her narrative that its an issue only dangerous neo-Nazi skull masks care about.

    The piece is full of what ifs and could haveswhat if The Base members werent arrested? They couldve killed thousands of people, surely. Wouldnt that feed ratings for an entire news cycle?

    There was, it was true, an absence of immediate bloodshed, continues Lavin. But what abounded, in that armed and insurrectionist sea of humanity, was the promise that bloodshed might happen at any time, should the will of the mob be thwarted.

    The promise of bloodshed isnt a promise being made by those defending the 2nd Amendment. As the events in Waco and Ruby Ridge tell us, the only real bloodshed would be caused by a government overreaching and tyrannical in its nature. The right to bear arms is what prevents such violence from being enacted unto the citizenry. Thus always to Tyrants.
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    Re: Disgraced freelancer falsely claims peaceful Virginia 2A rally wasnt peaceful

    NThousands of gun rights activist have traveled from across the United States to gather today in Richmond, Virginia, to protest against gun-control laws being advanced by the commonwealth’s new Democratic majority in the General Assembly. Following reports of “threats” and potential “violence,” VA Governor Ralph Northam (D) ordered a state of emergency and banned guns from Capitol Square—but gun rights activists have not been deterred by the order to protest Northam’s infringement of the 2nd Amendment.

    As the protest in the commonwealth’s capitol begins in earnest, liberal journalists and public figures have taken to smearing its attendees. Pam Keith, a former Democratic candidate for Congress in Florida condemned the 2nd Amendment marchers, referring to them as “a bunch of incel ammosexuals.” She misrepresented the gathering, which has remained peaceful since it began earlier this morning, as “threatening goon squads.”







    So! I see a bunch of incel ammosexuals have gathered in Virginia.

    While I believe in the right of the people to protest peacefully. I reject threatening goon squads.#IStandWithVirgina
    — Pam Keith (@PamKeithFL) January 20, 2020
    A day ahead of the protest, NBC News reporter Ben Collins falsely described the then-upcoming march as a “white nationalist rally in Virginia.” He wrote: “Verify information before you send it out tomorrow, even if it’s a very sensational rumor you heard from a cop. Don’t become a hero in neo-Nazi propaganda circles with made-up stuff.”




    An NBC reporter just blatantly lied and labelled the Virginia 2A supporters as neo-Nazis pic.twitter.com/oxERP153gp
    — Jack Posobiec���� (@JackPosobiec) January 19, 2020
    Perhaps Collins should consider taking his own advice next time. Collins later deleted the tweet, but doubled down on referring to the protesters as “white nationalists.” The reporter justified it by calling it a white nationalist rally due to white nationalist organizations’ alleged plans to attend the Lobby Day protest.






    Hi everybody! I’m deleting a tweet so I can be super clear about tomorrow’s rally in Virginia.

    The Lobby Day protest is and has traditionally been a gun rights rally, but white nationalists, including militant group The Base, have been planning violent action at the event.
    — Ben Collins (@oneunderscore__) January 19, 2020
    Gabe Gutierrez, an NBC News correspondent, openly lied about the protesters’ chants. In a clip shared by Gutierrez, protesters can be heard reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. Gutierrez wrote instead that they were chanting “we will not comply”—a phrase unheard anywhere in the clip.




    You know we can also watch the video, right?
    — Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) January 20, 2020
    In a segment for MSNBC, news reporter Craig Melvin falsely claimed that “thousands” of “white nationalists and militia groups” were “swarming the state capitol in Richmond.” His incendiary language is identical to the terms used by other journalists who’ve been gunning for a showdown between Antifa and the Alt-Right in the Virginia state capitol.




    FAKE NEWS -> @MSNBC's @CraigMelvin who just claimed that "thousands" of "white nationalists" and "militia groups" are "swarming the state capitol in Richmond" (along with "guns rights activists") #2A #LobbyDay2020 #VirginiaRally pic.twitter.com/9cgymITqe4
    — Curtis Houck (@CurtisHouck) January 20, 2020
    Democracy doesn’t simply die in darkness—it dies when journalists lie about the things they write about.






    The people who falsely labelled the Virginia rally as some white supremacist event are absolutely despicable

    The demonstrators I’ve met here in Richmond today are law-abiding Americans standing up for their rights pic.twitter.com/Lik4ZMwI7F
    BC just can’t stop lying about the Virginia 2A rally

    https://www.thepostmillennial.com/nb...inia-2a-rally/

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    Re: Disgraced freelancer falsely claims peaceful Virginia 2A rally wasnt peaceful

    You're Canadian in case you forgot, The 2nd amendment don't cover you, Neither does Americas gun laws.

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    Re: Disgraced freelancer falsely claims peaceful Virginia 2A rally wasnt peaceful

    ian miles cheong is consistently the dumbest mother****er on the internet lmao but like of course you would post something that would quote him. predictable. im surprised you havent also weighed in on "donutgate" yet

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    Re: Disgraced freelancer falsely claims peaceful Virginia 2A rally wasnt peaceful

    Yeah, I'm sure there weren't any white nationalists at a pro gun rally in Virginia.....

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    Re: Disgraced freelancer falsely claims peaceful Virginia 2A rally wasnt peaceful

    Not to mention that Andy Ngo also writes for the Post Millenial.

    I can't say he's a journalist, because he ISN'T.
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    Re: Disgraced freelancer falsely claims peaceful Virginia 2A rally wasnt peaceful

    Quote Originally Posted by ckg927 View Post
    Not to mention that Andy Ngo also writes for the Post Millenial.

    I can't say he's a journalist, because he ISN'T.
    Didnt he get exposed recently for failing to report plans of violence because it was on the right and didnt want them to look bad?

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    Re: Disgraced freelancer falsely claims peaceful Virginia 2A rally wasnt peaceful

    Quote Originally Posted by JATMtheJATM View Post
    Didnt he get exposed recently for failing to report plans of violence because it was on the right and didnt want them to look bad?
    Cue Bugs Bunny drawling "Yep."

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    Re: Disgraced freelancer falsely claims peaceful Virginia 2A rally wasnt peaceful

    The "reports" of it being a white anything rally are bizarre and grossly false.

    While completely non violent, there was one arrest-a young woman wearing a mask was asked to adjust it, more than once, and refused.

    Other than that-nothing.

    Thank goodness nobody was run over by the ridiculous amount of satellite trucks waiting to get news of riots and violence to you quickly.

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    Re: Disgraced freelancer falsely claims peaceful Virginia 2A rally wasnt peaceful

    Quote Originally Posted by JATMtheJATM View Post
    Didnt he get exposed recently for failing to report plans of violence because it was on the right and didnt want them to look bad?
    Is that the guy where the left wing group Antifa beat the crap out of? You know that group that was caught terrorizing that poor old lady trying to cross the street?

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    Re: Disgraced freelancer falsely claims peaceful Virginia 2A rally wasnt peaceful

    Quote Originally Posted by ckg927 View Post
    Not to mention that Andy Ngo also writes for the Post Millenial.

    I can't say he's a journalist, because he ISN'T.
    So then it is ok to beast him up. And you say the right is nuts. You should be ashamed of yourself.

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    Re: Disgraced freelancer falsely claims peaceful Virginia 2A rally wasnt peaceful

    Quote Originally Posted by Downinfloflo View Post
    You're Canadian in case you forgot, The 2nd amendment don't cover you, Neither does Americas gun laws.
    so what? He has as much right as you do on this board to talk about anything that you can talk about.

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    Re: Disgraced freelancer falsely claims peaceful Virginia 2A rally wasnt peaceful

    Quote Originally Posted by ticatfan View Post
    Is that the guy where the left wing group Antifa beat the crap out of? You know that group that was caught terrorizing that poor old lady trying to cross the street?
    That's great. He still got exposed

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    Re: Disgraced freelancer falsely claims peaceful Virginia 2A rally wasnt peaceful

    Quote Originally Posted by OpIv37 View Post
    Yeah, I'm sure there weren't any white nationalists at a pro gun rally in Virginia.....
    there probably were , but it doesn't mean is what a KKK rally like the left want to make it out to be.
    the left is butt hurt that there wasnt any bloodshed in a gathering of law abiding citizens with guns.

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    Re: Disgraced freelancer falsely claims peaceful Virginia 2A rally wasnt peaceful

    here's the KKK grand wizzard with his rolled up orange hoodie.



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    Re: Disgraced freelancer falsely claims peaceful Virginia 2A rally wasnt peaceful

    Quote Originally Posted by ticatfan View Post
    So then it is ok to beast him up.
    it sure is

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    Re: Disgraced freelancer falsely claims peaceful Virginia 2A rally wasnt peaceful

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    it sure is
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    Re: Disgraced freelancer falsely claims peaceful Virginia 2A rally wasnt peaceful

    Quote Originally Posted by ticatfan View Post
    What a LOSER. LMFAO
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    Re: Disgraced freelancer falsely claims peaceful Virginia 2A rally wasnt peaceful

    Quote Originally Posted by SupremeParentHater View Post
    ian miles cheong is consistently the dumbest mother****er on the internet lmao but like of course you would post something that would quote him. predictable. im surprised you havent also weighed in on "donutgate" yet
    AHEM....Have you ever seen Jim Hoft of Gateway Pundit? I think he can outdo Ian in terms of "the dumbest man on the internet".

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    Re: Disgraced freelancer falsely claims peaceful Virginia 2A rally wasnt peaceful

    Quote Originally Posted by ticatfan View Post
    So then it is ok to beast him up. And you say the right is nuts. You should be ashamed of yourself.
    Don't put words in my mouth.

    And, BTW, how about you ask Andy THIS...

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