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Showing posts with label Piers Morgan. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Piers Morgan. Show all posts

Monday, May 11, 2015

Alex Jones No-Showed ABC News (Surprised?)

Do you know Alex Jones?   
Do you watch his Info Wars TV show regularly? 
Are you one who seeks and absorbs conspiracy theories like butter on a hot piece of toasted bread?  How do you feel about Type A quacks who help to push the American psyche to levels of paranoia unfounded in US History? 
If you answered in the affirmative to either of the questions, now about yet another ad and more critical inquiry.  

Have you ever succumbed to the talents of a carnival barker, paid to enter the tent and quickly realized you had been duped? 

Alex Jones seems to have serious cognitive issues as evident in the following 14 minute segment with the former CNN Host Piers Morgan. The issues control after the Sandy Hook school shooting. You might prefer to skip through the segment as did I; over exposure to Piers Morgan and Alex Jones is tantamount to 10 minutes of Rush Limbaugh or three minutes of Fox News.

Skip forward to the spring of 2015. Jones joined a chorus of Texas politicians, media operatives and quack sycophant listeners and viewers in bemoaning the US military eight state summer training exercise Jade Helm 15.

Conservative media added a degree of impetus to the insane and paranoid dogma, GOP politicians honed in (for and against the story), and the story grew legs.  The story also drew criticism from both Jon Stewart and Bill Maher. ABC News apparently found some degree of value in attempting to book the carnival barker for a Sunday show appearance. Well, as with any barker, after the show, you will not find the barker on the right side of that tent opening. Jones "no showed after agreeing to the booking!

Mediaite also published a quick read piece about the No-show.  

We will update this piece as the day progresses as we are certain Jones will appear with some quack story as to why he no showed ABC News. 


Thursday, January 10, 2013

Piers Morgan Petition Response and Jon Stewart

Alex Jones sat with Piers Morgan this week. If you have not observed the interaction, I have to things to say. First, it is embedded below (in part), and second you are either not watching news or you are watching Fox News. 

While watching video of the interviews, I was first informed that Jones actually started the "Deport Morgan" Petition that sits on White House Dot gov. 

The Obama Administration has responded to the petition (below).

OFFICIAL WHITE HOUSE RESPONSE TODeport British Citizen Piers Morgan for Attacking 2nd Amendment

When Discussing the Second Amendment, Keep the First in Mind Too

By Jay Carney
Thank you for participating in We the People to speak out on an issue that matters to you.
Let’s not let arguments over the Constitution’s Second Amendment violate the spirit of its First. President Obama believes that the Second Amendment guarantees an individual right to bear arms. However, the Constitution not only guarantees an individual right to bear arms, but also enshrines the freedom of speech and the freedom of the press -- fundamental principles that are essential to our democracy. Americans may disagree on matters of public policy and express those disagreements vigorously, but no one should be punished by the government simply because he or she expressed a view on the Second Amendment -- or any other matter of public concern.
We recognize that the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, sparked an intense, and at times emotional, national conversation about the steps we can take as a country to reduce gun violence. In fact, your petition is one of many on the issue, and President Obama personally responded by sharing his viewson this important issue.
Look, like the majority of Americans, I believe that the Second Amendment guarantees an individual right to bear arms. This country has a strong tradition of gun ownership that's been handed down from generation to generation. Obviously across the country there are regional differences. There are differences between how people feel in urban areas and rural areas. And the fact is the vast majority of gun owners in America are responsible -- they buy their guns legally and they use them safely, whether for hunting or sport shooting, collection or protection.
But you know what, I am also betting that the majority -- the vast majority -- of responsible, law-abiding gun owners would be some of the first to say that we should be able to keep an irresponsible, law-breaking few from buying a weapon of war. I'm willing to bet that they don't think that using a gun and using common sense are incompatible ideas -- that an unbalanced man shouldn't be able to get his hands on a military-style assault rifle so easily; that in this age of technology, we should be able to check someone's criminal records before he or she can check out at a gun show; that if we work harder to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people, there would be fewer atrocities like the one in Newtown -- or any of the lesser-known tragedies that visit small towns and big cities all across America every day.
Jay Carney is White House Press Secretary

The above response applies to the following 1 petition

Press Secretary Jay Carney's response, entitled "When Discussing the Second Amendment, Keep the First in Mind Too," was posted to the White House's website Wednesday. In it, Carney reminded Americans favoring Morgan's deportation that the Second Amendment, which guarantees "well-regulated militias" the right to bear arms, does not override the First Amendment, which guarantees the freedom of speech on American soil.
"Americans may disagree on matters of public policy and express those disagreements vigorously, but no one should be punished by the government simply because he or she expressed a view on the Second Amendment – or any other matter of public concern," the statement reads.
The statement includes a video of President Barack Obama speaking following the massacre in Newtown, and assures readers that "President Obama believes that the Second Amendment guarantees an individual right to bear arms."


The span and scope of the pro-gun spokespeople (for lack of a better word)

Emotional meltdown and appears unstable

Larry Pratt, CEO Guns for America, Condescending, arrogant and earning a paycheck......

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

The Daily GOP Ignominois: Alex Jones Reality TV

Alex Jones

Yes, you knew it would garner the Ignominious, now didn't you?

If you wish to see the perfect example of how America must be very careful about people who are given their vote, Piers Morgan's guest last evening was the prototype.

Morgan's guest was Alex Jones. Jones is reported to he be initiator of the petition to deport Piers Morgan out of the United States.  The Mediaite piece below provides additional details related to the Live CNN interview.  

I offer a few words about people who are so paranoid about having their weapons taken, they resort to actions that appear child-like.  As you watch Jones think of the child-like caught with his hands in the cookie jar.  The child cannot properly answer when asked a question about why his actions have generated a "No-No." You will notice evasion and an unwillingness or inability to provide a cogent answer. Morgan would soon find out the true extent of his unstable guest. 

YouTube via CNN

Mediaite Part 1 and Part 2 (we are posting accordingly based on YouTube's 7 plus minute version and Mediaite  video posts are 13 plus minutes total).


Piers Morgan Calls ‘Undignified’ Alex Jones ‘The Best Advertisement For Gun Control’

Last night, Piers Morgan went head-to-head with Alex Jones, the man who created the petition to deport him from the United States. The climax of the fiery debate came when Jones shouted at Morgan that “1776 will commence again if you try to take our firearms! 

Piers Morgan spoke to POLITICO this morning about the highly charged interview, saying that Jones “was the best advertisement for gun control you could wish for.” He went on to say, “that kind of vitriol, hatred, and zealotry is really quite scary. I didn’t feel threatened by him, but I’m concerned that someone like him has that level of influence. There’s got to be a level of discourse that can rise above what happened last night. It was undignified, unedifying.” 

While Morgan did not feel afraid for his personal safety, he reiterated his fear of Jones’ media reach. “He said last night that his show now airs in 140 networks, he has a huge online presence — every day his message gets sent out to millions of Americans. Through vitriol and rhetoric he is able to spur heavy gun sales and ammunition sales. He works off of fear.” 

And though he was unable to have a reasonable conversation with Jones, he recognizes that there is some intelligence there. “He is clearly a smart guy under the craziness. Look, you could tell from the way he ranted that he’s not a stupid man. But that makes him more dangerous. There will be lots of people who follow him avidly who are not so intelligent, who believe everything he says.” 

Ultimately, Morgan’s encounter with Jones only strengthened his dedication to the gun control issue. “After every shooting, America goes back to normal. The media come off the story, nothing gets done, the pressure on politicians dissipates. My intent is simply to keep this issue boiling along until the politicians act on it. Something has to be done.” 

We can expect to see more debate about guns and their role in American society in the coming weeks and months. After the inevitable ratings increase from last night’s show, Piers Morgan’s gun discussion isn’t ending any time soon.

We cannot recall one example of or indication of the Obama Administration working to 'remove' firearms from the American populace. (The website is not a Left-leaning website)

“The single largest determining factor as to why gun sales have surged since early 2008 seems to be a collective fear surrounding the election of a big government anti-gun socialist as the final arbiter and protector of the U.S. Constitution.”
Slavo highlights the graphs below which depict how soaring gun sales are closely related with the election season.

Gun sales are also partly driven by the hunting season, but political and social upheavals undoubtedly play a huge role in the rush to purchase firearms. Sales have been riding high ever since Obama took office, including a significant rise in first time gun owners. The number of federally licensed retail gun dealers in the U.S. has also risen for the first time since 1993. 

In the aftermath of this summer’s ‘Batman massacre’, gun sales in some areas of the country spiked by almost 50 per cent.

Just before I left the web page, I noticed a few links to Piers Morgan interview and many comments.  I found quite a few comments that were not complimentary of Jones' interview on CNN.

Quite probably Jones hurt the pro-gun cause.


Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Gun Owners of America's Pratt Meets Piers Morgan

Pratt stepped off Fox News and into the fire. See how he handled a non-softball interview.  He appears infantile and frankly very ignorant. insensitive and callous.

Once again we rest on our laurels on the issue of high capacity weapons in the hands of US citizens.  We can rest for a moment due to people such as Piers Morgan and his CNN media platform.

As we try to heal from last Fridays mass killing (the latest and worst of many) we have people who really should avoid accepting interviews on non Fox News related shows.  One major mentally and emotionally deprived "nut-case" joined Morgan last evening.  Larry Pratt without additional words.  

If you have seen a worse example of effusive idiocy, coupled with constipation of the brain and diarrhea of the mouth let us know.  We very much want to see it. Please do not refer to Sarah Palin...that wheel does not roll anymore!

Kudos to Piers Morgan.