Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Time to Change the National Conversation

Staff Writer, DL Mullan
Media / Political Dialogue
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We can no longer trust the Fourth Estate. That fact has been apparent for many years now. More and more people are catching on to the media's bias toward corporations, propaganda, ideologies, and religions. 

There is no place for subjectivity in journalism. The Free Press, which has not been seen in years, is supposed to be the check on the institution of government and its corruption, not for the control of the People. 

If you are a journalist and you are selling social justice, then you are not a journalist; you are a commentator. An opinion maker. A script reader. You have no right to make any claims about journalism.

That is why the VDP Gazette posted the article: When Will the FCC Investigate News Stations and Their Reporters? because journalists have gotten away from their duties and responsibilities to focus on what corporations demand: social engineering the public for profiteering. 

The "Free Press" is not shy about what it believes its job has become:
“It could be that while unemployment and the economy worsens, he could have undermined the messaging so much that he can actually control exactly what people think,” Mika Brzezinski stated on MSNBC. “And that, that is our job.”
No. No, it isn't. That is an example of the complete and total failure of the Fourth Estate. 

We need to change the national conversation away from what the mainstream media has to say to what is the real crux of a situation.

For example, the media has been used to soften and corrupt the conversation about illegal immigration by calling the criminal element: illegal immigrants or even undocumented workers. When in reality, crossing the border without permission of the People of the United States is considered a criminal act.
8 U.S. Code § 1325 - Improper entry by alien
(a) Improper time or place; avoidance of examination or inspection; misrepresentation and concealment of facts
Any alien who (1) enters or attempts to enter the United States at any time or place other than as designated by immigration officers, or (2) eludes examination or inspection by immigration officers, or (3) attempts to enter or obtains entry to the United States by a willfully false or misleading representation or the willful concealment of a material fact, shall, for the first commission of any such offense, be fined under title 18 or imprisoned not more than 6 months, or both, and, for a subsequent commission of any such offense, be fined under title 18, or imprisoned not more than 2 years, or both.
If you knowingly help an illegal alien, that is considered a criminal offense as well under the law:
Unit of Prosecution -- With regard to offenses defined in subsections 1324(a)(1)(A)(i)-(v), (alien smuggling, domestic transporting, harboring, encouraging/inducing, or conspiracy/aiding or abetting) each alien with respect to whom a violation occurs constitutes a unit of prosecution. Prior to enactment of the IIRIRA, the unit of prosecution for violations of 8 U.S.C. § 1324(a)(2) was each transaction, regardless of the number of aliens involved. However, the unit of prosecution is now based on each alien in respect to whom a violation occurs.

Knowledge -- Prosecutions for alien smuggling, 8 U.S.C. § 1324(a)(1)(A)(i) require proof that defendant knew that the person brought to the United States was an alien. With regard to the other violations in 8 U.S.C. § 1324(a), proof of knowledge or reckless disregard of alienage is sufficient.

Penalties -- The basic statutory maximum penalty for violating 8 U.S.C. § 1324(a)(1)(i) and (v)(I) (alien smuggling and conspiracy) is a fine under title 18, imprisonment for not more than 10 years, or both. With regard to violations of 8 U.S.C. § 1324(a)(1)(ii)-(iv) and (v)(ii), domestic transportation, harboring, encouraging/inducing, or aiding/abetting, the basic statutory maximum term of imprisonment is 5 years, unless the offense was committed for commercial advantage or private financial gain, in which case the maximum term of imprisonment is 10 years. In addition, significant enhanced penalties are provided for in violations of 8 U.S.C. § 1324(a)(1) involving serious bodily injury or placing life in jeopardy. Moreover, if the violation results in the death of any person, the defendant may be punished by death or by imprisonment for any term of years. The basic penalty for a violation of subsection 1324(a)(2) is a fine under title 18, imprisonment for not more than one year, or both, 8 U.S.C. § 1324(a)(2)(A). Enhanced penalties are provided for violations involving bringing in criminal aliens, 8 U.S.C. § 1324(a)(2)(B)(i), offenses done for commercial advantage or private financial gain, 8 U.S.C. § 1324(a)(2)(B)(ii), and violations where the alien is not presented to an immigration officer immediately upon arrival, 8 U.S.C. § 1324(a)(2)(B)(iii). A mandatory minimum three year term of imprisonment applies to first or second violations of § 1324(a)(2)(B)(i) or (B)(ii). Further enhanced punishment is provided for third or subsequent offenses.
For more information, read 1907. Title 8, U.S.C. 1324(a) Offenses

Maybe some mayors and governors need to be hauled off to jail for their role in supporting illegal aliens in our country as well as enticing them with benefits. 

In the City of Phoenix, Mayor Greg Stanton gives illegal aliens identification cards at the cost of American tax payers. If that is not enticing as well as aiding and abetting criminal illegal aliens in the United State, then what is?

We have real issues in this country. Our state is no different, but why should we be concentrating on foreign nationals who are literally someone else's issue before our own people? Here is an example:

Last year even AZ Central published an article about heat related deaths citing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
More Americans die each year from heat-related incidents than from all other national disasters combined, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Last year, Maricopa County recorded 84 heat-related deaths, according to county health officials.

About 40 percent of heat-related deaths occur indoors, county officials said, while stressing the importance of keeping air-conditioning running.
With the push for phony climate change, electric bills increase per year and people on fixed incomes cannot hope to make up the difference. Elderly, the home bound, and the disabled pay the price of low to no cooling with their lives.

Isn't that a huge problem in our state?

One estimate of the city services identification card so that illegal aliens can rent homes and obtain other opportunities has been guessed to cost Phoenix residents around $3 million dollars per annum. Here is a list of news articles and another from a progressive media outlet about this illegal action by the City of Phoenix.

Costs onto the already overburdened tax payer are inaccessible online except for an unofficial estimate.

Instead of catering to Mexico and their Nationals, which is nothing more than international and corporate welfare, how about the City of Phoenix rescind the City Services ID card for illegal aliens and use that money to offer air conditioning replacement and/or repair for the elderly, home bound, and disabled?

Why do Americans come last when the money is theirs in the first place?

Real journalism asks these types of questions. Real journalism points out the flaws in the government's argument. Real journalism uses real quotes, language, and information. 

The Fourth Estate is too focused on pleasing their corporate and elite masters instead of doing their damn job.

Isn't it time the People demand Truth, Justice, and the American way out of our politicians and media?

The People are not supposed to be propagandized. Isn't it time to change the national conversation away from social justice and just back to justice before another vulnerable American dies from being forgotten?

A few air conditioning units for the most vulnerable of our Phoenix population will save lives and not enticing illegal aliens to cross the hot Sonoran Desert for a Phoenix City Services Card definitely will.


Sources: Listed in Article




Improper time or place;  avoidance of examination or inspection;  misrepresentation and concealment of facts
Any alien who (1) enters or attempts to enter the United States at any time or place other than as designated by immigration officers, or (2) eludes examination or inspection by immigration officers, or (3) attempts to enter or obtains entry to the United States by a willfully false or misleading representation or the willful concealment of a material fact, shall, for the first commission of any such offense, be fined under Title 18 or imprisoned not more than 6 months, or both, and, for a subsequent commission of any such offense, be fined under Title 18, or imprisoned not more than 2 years, or both.
Improper time or place;  avoidance of examination or inspection;  misrepresentation and concealment of facts
Any alien who (1) enters or attempts to enter the United States at any time or place other than as designated by immigration officers, or (2) eludes examination or inspection by immigration officers, or (3) attempts to enter or obtains entry to the United States by a willfully false or misleading representation or the willful concealment of a material fact, shall, for the first commission of any such offense, be fined under Title 18 or imprisoned not more than 6 months, or both, and, for a subsequent commission of any such offense, be fined under Title 18, or imprisoned not more than 2 years, or both.
8 U.S.C. § 1325 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 8. Aliens and Nationality § 1325. Improper entry by alien

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