LAS VEGAS – I’m sitting here with my longtime friend, Ignatius Piazza, founder and director of the amazing, world-class, 550-acre firearms training resort near Las Vegas, Nevada, with an offer you won’t believe.

We were discussing my campaign to save the independent, alternative media – not to mention freedom of speech, freedom of the press and freedom of religion – from the “Speech Code Cartel,” otherwise known as Google, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, et al.

Piazza was impressed with the way WND visitors and subscribers came through with financial and prayer support for us in the month of August. He not only knows firearms instruction and has built the most fabulous facility out here in the desert, but he also knows his stuff when it comes to marketing.

He said, “Joseph, you need to thank your audience – all of them. You need to give them something of real value as an expression of gratitude.”

“What do you have in mind?” I asked.

“How about offering them a free four-day defensive handgun course at Front Sight – one they can attend any time in the future or even transfer to anyone they like?” he asked.

After letting that sink in, I asked, “How do we do that?”

Much to my shock, he explained all you have to do is go to this special website he would set up exclusively for this WND offer to reserve your place, pay the nominal but mandatory $50 criminal background-check fee for participants, and you’ll be admitted – free – to the incredible four-day defensive handgun course and, almost certainly, will have the time of your life.

Check out the video from Front Sight if you’re not convinced this offer is made for you. Again, this is an offer you can use any time to secure the course, taught by world-class firearms instructors.

I’m blown away by Ignatius’ generosity and thoughtfulness, but I guess he knows participants are going to so thoroughly enjoy their experience they’ll want to come back to this firearms oasis in the Nevada desert. As Ignatius himself says, “After your first firearm training course at Front Sight you will leave with skills that surpass 99 percent of the gun-owning population!”

FrontSight is growing like crazy – and it’s easy to understand why with its track record and the vision Ignatius, a true patriot, has for this place. I’m not surprised so many people who visit come back – again and again. I know I will. I may even run into you there.

I have to admit, Ignatius’ offer is irresistible. I’ve already signed up. I don’t know when I’ll find the time, as I’m still dodging virtual bullets daily from the steady fire of the “Speech Code Cartel” determined to put us out of business – along with all my colleagues in the independent, alternative media. But the price is definitely right! It’s a gift of immense value – so don’t take this offer lightly. Just visiting his incredible resort – and that’s what it is – is worth the time. And it’s only 45 minutes from Las Vegas.

Best of all, it doesn’t matter whether you’ve never fired a gun in your life or you’re a military vet with lots of experience. His instructors are the best because he’s the best – and he demands the best.

I believe everyone needs to know how to defend himself or herself. Like Ignatius, I believe the Second Amendment is America’s guardian of liberty. The best way to defend it is by using it. And that means owning firearms and knowing how to use them.

But all I ask is that you let him tell the story – because no one is more persuasive that Ignatius Piazza of Front Sight.

Take it from me, this is not just some gun range in the desert. It’s like the Disneyland of shooting. See for yourself.

Maybe you’ll be so happy with this incredible offer that you might want to thank me and by sending us another contribution to keep us fighting for liberty and privacy against the “Speech Code Cartel” of Google, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Amazon and Apple.

And for those of you who haven’t sent at least a small contribution to that effort, here’s how that works:

1. Support WND, the original pioneer in independent news 21 years ago, in its battle for survival against the “Speech Code Cartel.” Don’t like to use credit cards? You are welcome to make your contributions by check by sending them to WND, 14501 George Carter Way, Suite 102, Chantilly, VA 20151.

2. You can also support WND’s groundbreaking new book, “The Gospel in Every Book of the Old Testament,” by yours truly, with your tax-deductible contributions in any amount to the fabulous missions organization, Gospel for All Nations, which has adopted the project to help spread the truth of the Good News around the world. This book, coming out in hardcover this month, is an important part of WND’s recovery, rebirth and revitalization plan for later this year. For donations of $100 or more, you will receive a special signed advance reader copy of the book. Your support with book-printing and marketing expenses will help immensely to weather this storm – not to mention get proper distribution of this, if I do say so myself, compelling and redemptive “breakthrough Bible book.”

If you prefer to write tax-deductible checks for this purpose, you can do so by sending them to “Gospel Book,” Gospel for All Nations, 580 E Street – PO Box 100 – Hawthorne, NV 89415-0100.

Thank you and bless you for your support.

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