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Andrew Pontbriand | December 3, 2015

For many years now the alternative media, myself included, have been jumping up and down trying to get the attention of our fellow man in regards to the mainstream media’s constant control of news. Luckily over the past several years, and more so due to the revolution of the internet and alternative media itself, people have begun noticing that the corporate media plays a very important role in making sure people are spoon fed information.

News stories are hand picked at the top of the largest conglomerates depending on what happens that best fits “their” agenda, and from there the stories are talked about day in and day out, nonstop until the viewer can repeat the story back to you word for word, even if the version they were given was not actually how the event played out in the first place.

A blatant and clear example of how the media handles big news stories can be seen when we examine the events of the past two weeks.

Over the last two weeks, there have been not one, not two, but THREE “mass shootings” here in the United States. However with that said, I am willing to bet you only heard about TWO.

The first of course was the shooting at the Planned Parenthood Center in Colorado. This story made headline news of course due to the nature of the crime, but also for more not so subtle reasons than that alone. Nonetheless it really became a national daily news story due to the fact that the Agenda is to take away 2nd Amendment rights of Americans,and equate crazy gun owners with people who wish to do harm to Planned parenthood or anyone who supports it.


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The second of course is the much more recent Mass shooting which quickly developed into an “active shooter” situation, and was further equipped with a whole series of buzzwords used over and over again to captivate, program, and passify the viewer into suggestive thought. Words and phrases like active shooter, domestic terrorism, and assault weapons, are all used dozens upon dozens of times.

To go even further, we can see an even bigger picture unfold, which is mostly because we have 3 separate incidents that were all “mass shootings” with a high number either killed, injured, or both, all within just days of each other. We have a clear and perfect example of blatant control of information and news, where the media decides what the public gets to digest.

The third and final mass shooting which you heard nothing about happened on November 22, 2015 in the 9th Ward in New Orleans, Louisiana. The shooting occurred at a party in the Bunny Friend Park and left 17 people injured out of a crowd of hundreds, more than 70 bullet casings littered on the ground, and blood everywhere. The main suspect has been identified as Joseph “Moe” Allen, and officials say that more than half of the attendee’s were children, and nobody there was over 30 — making all of the victims of the shooting children or young adults

Even so, the mainstream media basically completely ignored this incident. Why?


Allen, according to Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office records, is a convicted felon and has been charged with home invasion, carjacking, illegal carrying of weapon and possession of cocaine and heroin. In 2002, he was arrested with Travis Scott, who recently pleaded guilty to a federal racketeering charge. Scott’s younger brothers, Akein “Keemy” Scott and Shawn “Shizzle” Scott, have pleaded guilty to numerous charges related to the 2013 Mother’s Day shooting in which they opened fire into a second line crowd, leaving 20 people injured.


As mentioned, the incident happened in the N.O’s 9th Ward, a largely impoverished area with a large population of black residents. the incident can be seen as what some call “black on black” violence, which leaves no room for a media storm due to the fact that this type of incident doesn’t fit “their” agenda. Not to mention, as seen above, the suspect is a violent convicted felon who possessed a gun even though as a felon and due to the “magic”of law and gun restrictions, he shouldn’t have had.

With all of this it is easy to see how the media picks and chooses what to cover, and what not to cover. Is the Bunny Friend shooting any less important than the Planned Parenthood and San Bernadino shootings? Why is it that people are not outraged at the deafening silence by the media, and even the President himself?


Andrew Pontbriand is an Activist, the Founder and Writer for The Resistance Journals, as well as a contributor to the Activist Post and Political Junkie. Andrew is also the Author of the eBook “Escape From Tyranny,” which will be released in print this summer. Full Bio on Muck Rack.

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Andrew Pontbriand

June 9, 2015

(UPDATED – 11:10 AM)


11:10 AM (Update) – [From DailyKos]

Tatiana Rose, who lives in the Craig Ranch neighborhood and hosted the party with her siblings, said a woman and man who live in the neighborhood showed up and called their friends “black f*ckers” and told them to return to their Section 8 housing.

The 19-year-old Rose said most of her friends who attended the party live in Craig Ranch — which sits along a golf course.

Rose said one of her younger brother’s friends — a white girl named Grace Stone — scolded the neighbors and told them it wasn’t right to use racial slurs.

“So then they started verbally abusing her, saying that she needs to do better for herself, cursing at her, and I’m saying, no that’s wrong – she’s 14, you should not say things like that to a 14-year-old,” Rose said.

She said the woman, who she identified as Kate, told her to go back to her government-assisted housing and smacked her in the face when she stuck up for the younger girl, and she said another woman also attacked her.


While the entire country was focused on McKinney, Texas for the disgraceful actions of the police, the disgraceful actions of another went largely unnoticed. Tracy Carver-Allbritton is the woman who fought with teens that Friday which was the catalyst for the police being called. Loud music, the fight between two adults, teens and the now identified woman – Tracy Carver-Allbritton, and uninvited guests some labeled as “thugs,” who refused to leave. These are all of the happenings which caused police to show up. The other woman in the video has been identified as Shannon Barber Toon. According to Social Media, the fight broke out after Tracy and Shannon used racial slurs as some of the teens refused to leave. (more…)


 This disturbing Infographic details the steady and rapid increase of our  prison population.

 

Andrew Pontbriand

June 5, 2015

We don’t just have the world’s largest prison population per capita, we blow every other country out of the water. Amazing isn’t it? Amazing we as Americans are told constantly we are the most free, mos advanced, and most civilized society. Lady liberty, oh miss high-and-mighty!

Oddly enough, China, a country ruled and looked at as mostly Authoritarian takes 7th place in the world in incarceration rate. Which of course makes you wonder, what the hell is going on in America? Are we just a society of misfits, rabble-rousers, and outright criminals? Or, is it something else?

The answer may surprise you. (more…)



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Andrew Pontbriand

June 4, 2015


You wouldn’t think a country like the United States, that is supposedly the most free and prosperous country in the world, because of its freedom, would need to have a website to track police shootings. No, not police shootings where the officers are shot by criminals — police shootings where out of control Militarized police unload dozens of rounds of ammunition into the bodies of citizens.

The website, is actually a page that runs on the Guardians website, and it is called ‘The Counted.’

The Counted is a huge database with records of Americans killed by police (by year), and offers you the ability to report, or give a tip of a recent shooting you may know about. (more…)


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Andrew Pontbriand

June 4, 2015

#JusticeForDillon

On August 11, 2014, Dillon Taylor walked out of a local Salt Lake City, Utah, convenience store minding his own business. He wasn’t armed. He wasn’t committing a crime. He was listening to music on his headphones, probably in his own world.

This tragic death is another example of how out of control cops are quite literally getting away with murder.

Since the beginning of 2015, the Police in the United States have shot and killed over FOUR hundred people. In fact, one statistic shows that police are killing people every 7 minutes! These numbers are literally equivalent to deaths attributed to a war zone. Is that what is going on?

Officer Bron Cruz, the cop who shot and killed Dillon Taylor, had no charges filed against and was cleared of any wrongdoing. The reason why this is so important is because the officer was even wearing a body camera. (more…)