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Aldrin is right here -- cat she's walked one block from The Today Show bill around edges -- idea of OK a little early but that's all right.
Within the last hour -- not -- -- this exchange with Matt -- the host The Today Show the topic was Whitney Houston much.
Do I have seen.
Dozens of stories.
Over the years that there was -- -- realise he was hailing the addiction the erratic behavior so denial of addiction on the part of Whitney Houston I think on the one hand the media dig -- -- her troubles and didn't.
I didn't loyalty to the same time I would -- that they also celebrated.
Her talent and her stardom by covering her behavior and -- -- her actions over the years.
In a way that is shining a very bright light on it.
Well you didn't have eaten you just had hit a muted -- Minnesota -- -- going to.
I have all right applause he just flies.
Out they like to argue over there it's good I mean I'd like to one and -- we shake it -- a little bit.
Look the Whitney Houston thing.
Is -- a cautionary tale for everybody everybody knows that.
Yes we should respect the woman I said a prayer when I heard that she was dead.
Chris could see the governor new Jersey's lowering of flags when she's -- Buried this weekend and that it's appropriate.
But this is ridiculous.
Whitney Houston killed herself.
We all understand that you don't use hard drugs for decades.
You don't spend a hundred million dollars on them.
Not wanting to kill yourself.
So why aren't we knowing the truth to young people in America is there one public service announcement.
Like any movie star by any saying.
That says the children.
Don't use drugs when she was -- -- Weis is there one I wanna see one.
There isn't any here as we see Snoop Dogg right -- -- -- All of these creeps and I mean they are creeps.
All right celebrated.
And -- wink -- all let's party let's get high.
There's nobody in the media saying you know -- This could lead to death and if it doesn't -- -- 75%.
Of all child abuse and neglect is done white substance abusers.
Let's tell the truth and not only exact.
When you bought this garbage who -- you help me the Mexican cartels.
-- killed 40000.
Every time you buy -- marijuana cigarette.
Like Austin and.
Are we get and that's where is it in the media who say in this no body and that was my point.
Well -- you pay I don't they are not character guys -- agreed to a 100%.
What about the timing of it is it time to make a public service and now Aaron Presley had some time because everybody's locked.
A -- -- person.
A talented -- Because of drugs.
Janis Joplin Marilyn Monroe.
Goes just down the line.
Drugs after drugs after drugs so this is what you have to do it.
Because you have their attention you absolutely you and you had -- -- attention we've got another clip let's see what's in this here's Matt Lauer asking whether journalists should be doing interventions watched us.
Are journalists supposed to be in the position of conducting interventions.
There's supposed to be in the business of telling the truth and the truth is if you needed to hard drugs you can go any time at.
The problem a lot of these people though desert surrounded by.
Sick offensive lackeys and people that are just yes men who don't want it but that is being very honest with them and say.
Look you got a problem -- need to go so -- Whitney Houston -- might.
Was self destructive in gonna kill herself no matter what you don't think she wanted to kill her she is psychological.
It it subliminal it's not like she gets up every day and says I wanna -- -- -- gets up every days as I wanna get high.
All right -- you've got to -- equate the two.
So yes she surrounds herself with people who are gonna take her money and tell -- audits okay gore had -- a little crack.
But whose fault is that that's Whitney Houston's -- We -- in the media here this is I will allow our and I were talking about the media not Whitney Houston and -- dual -- entourage are right.
And the media supposed to be in the business of telling the truth and America get.
It doesn't tell the truth anymore because to make these for announcements is on making -- -- judgment or how dare you tell me what I can do with my body.
How dare you tell me I can't smoke marijuana cigarette.
All there all day long.
That's bad for you it's bad for children it's destroying.
Families it's destroying people.
So I'll tell it to you and if you don't like it.
That's too bad I mean it's my job to do -- -- is never taken a drink in your life.
That and I found out too because by far my grandfather died as a roses -- the -- -- Mike 'cause indicted 42 about the -- isn't so I -- you know there's a predisposition in the O Reilly family and I'm not gonna do that -- choice now.
I'm not telling you not to drink you wanna -- -- want to beard go ahead.
You want -- legal drugs that's a whole different story this medical marijuana -- is this is a wounds.
This always is is you got a headache you -- -- eight.
Give me all the -- I can smoke everybody knows what pieces -- right and what it what do the kids saying.
They see their parents -- Iraq.
Andy's -- -- hero or their that a pop star doing the same thing anything in particular topic but let's move on to this one Maxine Waters who had a history of saying some pretty up outrageous things.
The sides she's got more to say take a listen.
We have got to take back the house.
I'm -- -- a banner day and can't get on our screens don't ever let me say hi again analyze.
Republicans and and all look -- I -- Not about anything.
Big -- they lands and.
And yet glad everybody is get along and show our olympians demons what -- -- halls -- on our screens our school what does that mean a Democrat -- what is it that a Democrat conference.
Okay so it a Democrat conference they showed Boehner and some Republicans and she objected to that.
And that's all I'm basically did you basically objecting to the two party system -- it sounds like to me.
So she wants to be Havana I -- I think it right if they don't -- in -- she wants to go beyond Havana she wants to be a socialist Marxist country she at one point she's -- -- -- -- -- -- sound like we do they get a best of legacy of this -- and listen to that that the socialism and some of these kind.
I did a good thing lot of -- let me.
That's what this -- would be all about this liberal will be all about socialized.
And the government running all of your company's.
So she's a militants a lot of in the elector and and that's it we do we have to tolerate that and society.
You work book killing Lincoln has been a number one best seller and now you've got exciting news about another book involving -- president -- we're gonna do killing Kennedy and will be out in October.
Killing -- still on New York Times that so this is really -- them absolutely driving and we got a row so -- All pressures on 52 weeks both -- -- -- we're trying to beat that because every week that the killing Lincoln is on a New York Times best seller list.
They get IG ten so we just like -- You -- just for that reason.
Killing Kennedy is in the native killing Lincoln if you read chillingly -- we do we we moving -- very quickly.
But it's -- last a portion of JFK's like total chaos surrounding him.
There are similarities between Kennedy and Lincoln in the days leading up to the assassination so.
I'm writing it now and it's going to be an exciting project patty get your search of local -- while Martin who guards Michael author he he's enjoyed the resurgent and he does Ali -- it to me an -- -- Moving around and -- have any fun it's not the Patriot Act act I have no thought that's that's why I'm cranky and telling the united charity I -- -- Let's look at -- ever thought I.
Pop -- -- that's what it's all about from it doesn't and that's why you have the number one show in the whole wide cable world everybody takes a Bill -- week nights at 8 eastern this right here anyway but everybody else and now I'm honored tonight idea I'll -- there I would -- to the questions on the that on the PGA teachings that submit down easy way -- you -- -- getting applause music but -- all the talk -- isn't cheating.
It's unbelievable but a man takes a lot of people -- -- stick around six extra hours for that.
Why -- thank you all right guys it is not the pleasure.