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New Research Completely Annihilates Pro-Gun Control Study Routinely Cited by Mainstream Media

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There are a lot of liberal, anti-gun talking points in favor of strict gun control that you hear almost constantly in the mainstream media, but none of them are more prevalent than the notion that mass shootings happen with more frequency here in the United States than they do in any other country in the world.

Well, as it turns out, new research has debunked the study that most of these gun control advocates cite when making this claim.

That study, published by criminologist Adam Lankford, claims the U.S. accounted for 31 percent of all public mass shootings between 1966 and 2012 in the world despite having less than 5 percent of the world’s population.

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John. R. Lott Jr., president of the Crime Prevention Research Center, released a comprehensive study last week debunking the myth that mass shootings are a uniquely American problem.

He discovered that, over a 15-year period from 1998-2012, the U.S. accounted for less than 3 percent of the world’s public mass shootings and less than 2 percent of public mass shooters.

“By our count, the US makes up less than 1.43% of the mass public shooters, 2.11% of their murders, and 2.88% of their attacks. All these are much less than the US’s 4.6% share of the world population. Attacks in the US are not only less frequent than other countries, they are also much less deadly on average,” the study found.

One of the biggest problems with Lankford’s study, the CPRC alleges, is that Lankford was never honest about that data he included in his study, massively skewing its results.

From the CPRC:

Lankford’s study reported that from 1966 to 2012, there were 90 public mass shooters in the United States and 202 in the rest of world. We find that Lankford’s data represent a gross undercount of foreign attacks. Our list contains 1,448 attacks and at least 3,081 shooters outside the United States over just the last 15 years of the period that Lankford examined. We find at least fifteen times more mass public shooters than Lankford in less than a third the number of years.

Even when we use coding choices that are most charitable to Lankford, his 31 percent estimate of the US’s share of world mass public shooters is cut by over 95 percent.

What did Lankford have to say for himself after having his study thoroughly destroyed by real, legitimated facts?

“I am not interested in giving any serious thought to John Lott or his claims.”

In other words, since the truth does not cater to his own anti-gun prejudices, he has no interest in it whatsoever. This, ladies and gentlemen, is the left-wing brain put on full display.

This is the sort of thinking that is widespread in the progressive movement, the so-called party of “tolerance,” which is in reality, the LEAST tolerant group of people you’ll ever come across.

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AOC May Have Committed ‘Major Ethics Violation’ After Startling Discovery Uncovered

Kind of a big deal!

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New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s boyfriend, Riley Roberts, was found to have a government email address.

Her team was quick to say that Roberts was not a member of AOC’s staff, therefore he’s not earning a salary.

From Daily Mail:

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Her chief of staff Saikat Chakrabarti also argued the move was normal for a spouse or partner.

He wrote: ‘He’s not paid. We have no volunteers in the office. He’s not doing any government work. He can see her calendar just like spouses/partners/family members in other congressional office.

But something’s up.

You see, Roberts is actually listed in Alexandria’s staff directory.

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Is this a “major ethics violation?”

Turning Point USA’s Charlie Kirk says, yup.

Alexandria’s chief of staff, Saikat Chakrabarti openly supports a man who was an Hitler “ally.”

More from Liberty Nation:

Saikat Chakrabarti is a highly motivated, smart guy. A Harvard grad, he founded a web tools company, Mockingbird. He is a founder of Justice Democrats, the PAC set up with The Young Turks’ Cenk Uygur, was instrumental in getting AOC elected, and is presently going through congressional training to learn how to become an effective chief of staff for the Dems’ golden girl.

Based on a recent clothing choice, Chakrabarti might justifiably be considered a Nazi sympathizer. But really? Well, yes. In his latest love-fest video for AOC, Chakrabarti is sporting a tee-shirt that features a portrait of Subhas Chandra Bose. Not familiar with this former Indian head of state? Here a few facts:

-Bose was an ally of Adolf Hitler and met with him personally in 1942.

-Bose founded the Free India Legion (FIL) made up of troops captured by Nazi Field Marshal Rommel’s Afrika Korps.

-The FIL swore an oath to Hitler and was under SS command.

-Bose teamed up with the Japanese in 1943.

-Bose was an admirer of the USSR and sought to implement its authoritarian practices in India.

At a press conference for Sunshine Movement, which is far-left, Alexandria compared her midterm election victory to the Civil Rights Movement.

There are no words to explain this ignorance. It would be funny if it was meant to be parody.

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She also thought her win was comparable to the moon landing.

AOC: “This is not just about a clean new deal. This is about a new deal for the United States of America.

Because in every moment when our country has reached the depths of darkness, in every moment when we were at the brink, at the cusp of an abyss and we did not know if we would be capable of saving ourselves, we have. We’ve done it. We’ve dug deep and we’ve done what we thought was impossible.

Former Governor Mike Huckabee had some thoughts:

Here’s another wild clip featuring the gaffe-prone Democrat Socialist:

AOC also needs everyone to know that “people are going to die” if something isn’t done about climate change.

Maybe Alexandria didn’t get the message that large outfits often falsify their data to make it seem as if things are worse than they are?

Ugh. It’s going to be a long two years covering this one.

Alexandria is apparently looking for attention, sending what was clearly a bold-faced lie on Twitter.

See it:

What’s the problem?

Republican consultant Arthur Schwartz has the answer:

Facepalm.

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JIG IS UP! Chicago Police Believe Jussie Smollett Paid Men to Orchestrate Assault

And the Oscar goes to…

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And the Oscar goes to…Jussie Smollett for “Hate Crime!”

Just as many people suspected from the start, sources within the Chicago Police Department now firmly believe the “Empire” actor’s story was a complete and utter hoax.

What will liberals have to say about this?

Two law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation tell CNN that Chicago Police believe actor Jussie Smollet paid two men to orchestrate an assault on him that he reported late last month.

The sources told CNN the two men are now cooperating fully with law enforcement.

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The sources told CNN there are records that show the two [Nigerian] brothers purchased the rope found around Smollett’s neck at a hardware store in Chicago.

Smollett even reimbursed the brothers for buying the rope.

Originally, the report was that Smollett was attacked by two men who yelled, “This is MAGA country.” Likewise, Smollett told authorities that his attackers were white.

Not long after, Smollett’s neighbors doubted his story and ABC Chicago said Smollett may have staged the attack.

On Smollett’s neighbors, via New York Post:

CHICAGO — Nearly two weeks after “Empire” star Jussie Smollett claimed he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack, cops have yet to identify any suspects — and some people in his tony Chicago neighborhood are growing skeptical.

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“I’ve been in this neighborhood five years. I don’t believe it, not around here … Half the people are gay and the other half are black.”

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From ABC Chicago, who noted that Smollett staged the attack with the help of others because he was being written off the show.

From ABC 7:

Multiple sources have told ABC7 Eyewitness News that police are investigating whether Smollett and the two men staged the attack allegedly because Smollett was being written off of “Empire.”

ABC’s Robin Roberts interviewed Smollett, where he proceeded to stick to the lie.

Jussie said he was baffled that people didn’t beleive him. Apparently, he’s justt not thatt good of an actor, huh?

If Smollett was being written off the show prior to this insane “hate crime,” what will happen to him now?

Will social justice warriors voice their support? Will he maybe get his own spinoff?

How about Smollett pays for his crime and serves his time? That seems like the most appropriate response.

Don’t hold your breath waiting for lefties to say they were sorry for jumping on the Jussie badwagon, though.

They’ll hold strong togetther and atempt to take the conversattion toward “racism in America.”

Count on it.

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