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More interest -- me right now -- your biased clash of the day had been involved into that it the way the media is covering this all we need.
Making this too emotional debate are we using terms like sweeping when we shouldn't be how do you see this being played -- on the national media.
Well you know it's a great.
Big country and you have a wide variety of reaction and responsible and irresponsible.
Reporting on this subject you have some.
Truly just emotionally.
You know off them off the charts suggestions that the president wants to take all of our guns away is we've kept talking about the only had some really really thoughtful thoughtful articles he.
About for example what happened in the District of Columbia when they passed the nation's most sweeping.
Don when they added they didn't pass that they implemented this -- -- nation's most sweeping gun ban in 1976.
And lo and behold the murder rate actually went up.
That -- a story that was in the Wall Street Journal what went from a 188.
Murders in 1976.
Murders in 88 team -- and now of course that ban has been ruled unconstitutional.
We've also had a really good debate about what the president can do in the press and what he can't do.
For example what about the executive order.
Can the president do many of the things he's proposing -- it turns out if history is any guide yes he probably Karen.
Lincoln suspended -- habeas corpus during the civil war.
With an executive -- -- -- NF DR.
Opened internment camps for Americans of Cantonese origin carrying -- using executive order he.
And true then required equal treatment of all Americans in the armed forces so we have a long tradition in this country of executives using that order.
To implement what they see.
As the law and execute their own responsibility.
To enforce it now we are gonna have a fight -- can you cannot get around the congress we're gonna go back to this assault weapons.
Argument and I don't know at this point how it's going to come.
How -- have added -- the -- I think the one of the one of the issues here is when you talk about that.
The media these days so many people get so much information from.
Not the mainstream media which I think.
Generally it may have its biases but generally tries to act in a -- responsible way but then you get people reading these blogs.
And then they want to be preached to they wanna -- to the choir and being part of the -- that is great state.
You know -- tax -- -- -- not chat -- it's not the -- folks I can't believe we're listening to these nuts we would all be under British rule of the militia had not have the same weapons as the British guns if for more than hunting.
And -- that for protecting the people from a tyranny you want now facing -- -- that wants to remove your ability to for.
-- so I mean that is arrogant.
But it's the kind of thing that goes around this echo chamber and they do the same on the other side as well -- sure this -- we're on the same on the other side it's a business.
What's all about the Internet is that it's created.
By creating more information it's actually created more isolation.
Right hey because people like to listen to what they like to listen to and by giving you my attention in an ad supported society I'm generating value for -- -- all you're going to do is feed me exactly what I wanna hear in the more jacked up in the more ginned up I get -- what you say.
The more attention paid you the more money you make right so the economics and the technology -- such that we are creating.
Wings of our society and we're losing the middle Brandon it's a terrible terrible thing and I.
Think we have to talk about their reaction to the journal news his publication right -- interactive.
Which actually publish the addresses in the name says.
Registered gun owners how many of these names were outdated you know people have moved away they had -- this -- given up their weapons it didn't matter that all got published.
And there has been a fierce debate.
On the Internet and then the press about whether or not the journal news did the right thing and bright -- This morning has a very interesting article by a guy named -- strap my hand.
Who says that what the journal news did is the equivalent to what he calls dioxin which is what the website anonymous -- the anonymous -- who go after.
Classified information and private information and put -- out on the web that -- -- stocks -- comes from that word docs document.
And it's just flooding people with information that is technically public.
But which doesn't have any real journalistic value.
The problem as I saw with the journal news story was they didn't tell -- what -- was trying to do by publishing these -- -- did you know they didn't publish -- -- apparently there was no context for it and therefore it was deemed by many.
Even people who support gun control as an invasion of privacy -- Another hot shot as -- heel Bruno Defrancesco says this is a free country right you should be like to have -- have you long.
Well by that standard then we can all pocket tank.
In all backing up -- goes on to say as long as you will lay the -- -- and not a criminal and mentally insane you are free to do and say you know what you -- well that sounds like.
President Obama -- argument for universal background checks for an Osama.
Entirely suicide Iraq maybe your right in the middle that's exactly where you should be all right Judy -- great to see you thanks you we have him -- stick around.
We gonna take a short break here and on the Honda will be Brett coming back shortly but I want to remind you before we take -- -- That -- and others debate all of these sort of issues of the way the media covers stories.
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