Daily Topics - Tuesday January 8th, 2012

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Hour One: Guns don't make a revolution, people do... / Plus, corporate personhood in the carpool lane? Jonathan Frieman, JD

Hour Two: Mandatory prayer...coming back to a public school near you? - Dan Gainor, Media Reserch Center

Hour Three: The unintended consequence of Obamacare...part-time nation? Wendell Potter, Author-Deadly Spin


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mathboy 7 years 11 weeks ago

I'm guessing Alex Jones is not much of a student of history. "1776 will commence again" implies that gun owners are going to write a letter to the President, like the Declaration of Independence to King George III. If he had said "1775", the year the Revolutionary War started, it would sound like he's suggesting an uprising.

And in listing governments that took away guns, he omits England under the Catholic Tudors, who took guns away from Protestants. This was, in fact, one of the major reasons for the Second Amendment. As in Germany under Hitler, the goal under King Charles was to empower one demographic over another, and of course that's wrong. Keeping untrustworthy individuals from having guns is an improvement to the community and to any use of the militia.

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trav4 7 years 11 weeks ago

That sounds like nit-picking! I've seen and heard Alex before and really wouldn't consider that a meltdown. For him it was just more intense anger!

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mathboy 7 years 11 weeks ago

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