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  • BBC's 'Top Gear' Host to America: 'It took us 40 years to get rid of Piers Morgan, Pleasse don't

    12/25/2012 8:57:10 PM PST · by Nachum · 44 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/25/12 | Kerry Picket
    Jeremy Clarkson, a British television personality who hosts the popular BBC program Top Gear, weighed in on the controversy surrounding fellow Brit CNN’s Piers Morgan. Clarkson tweeted on Monday: Jeremy Clarkson ✔ @JeremyClarkson Americans. It took us 40 years to get rid of Piers Morgan. Pleasse don't send him back. 24 Dec 12 Reply Retweet Favorite The Top Gear host also tweeted: Jeremy Clarkson ✔ @JeremyClarkson Americans. Was the second amendment not introduced to protect you from the tyranny of the British? Piers Morgan in other words. 24 Dec 12 Reply Retweet Favorite Following the deadly shooting at an elementary...
  • British Petition Gov't: We Don't Want Piers Morgan Back!

    12/26/2012 7:59:57 AM PST · by · 30 replies ^ | December 26, 2012 | Gregory Gwyn-Williams Jr.
    The British have responded to a petition calling for the deportation from the United States of CNN host Piers Morgan with one of their own: Stop Piers Morgan from being deported back to the UK from America. The counter-petition, addressed to Theresa May, Home Secretary, is a direct response to the 70,000 Americans who have signed a petition calling for Mr. Morgan to be deported from the United States because of his strong gun-control views. The UK petition, posted on reads as follows: We got rid of him [Piers Morgan] once and why should we have to suffer again....
  • New petition urges US to keep Piers Morgan 'because UK doesn't want him'

    12/26/2012 10:32:22 PM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 7 replies
    GUARDIAN ^ | December 27, 2012 | Amanda Holpuch
    Following a groundswell of support in America for demands to expel Piers Morgan from the country and deport him back to the UK over his views on US gun controls, it seems that any return home for the chatshow host would not be greeted warmly by everyone. The White House has yet to respond to an online petition calling for the TV presenter to be marched to the nearest American exit, but it has not stopped UK citizens from launching a pre-emptive strike against any such move. The petition to "Keep Piers Morgan in the USA" had nearly 600 signatures...
  • Piers Morgan Accuses GOP of 'Misogyny,' 'Political Grandstanding' at Clinton Hearing

    01/24/2013 5:43:49 PM PST · by chessplayer · 17 replies
    Could Piers Morgan be any more of an Obama hack? After Republicans grilled Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over the Benghazi attacks on Wednesday, Morgan unloaded on their criticism as "political grandstanding" showing "a whisper of misogyny." "I've been listening to the Republicans getting on their high horse about this for a long time. Now I've thought a lot of today's criticism was political grandstanding in many ways," said the CNN host who has done plenty of grandstanding of his own from his high horse on gun control. "I'm getting a little bit weary, I'll be honest with you, with...
  • Ann Coulter Tells Piers Morgan He's a 'Sexist, Misogynist Pig' With a 'Teeny, Tiny, Male Ego'

    10/27/2012 11:51:24 AM PDT · by Snuph · 15 replies
    News Busters ^ | October 27, 2012 | Noel Sheppard
    video at link... Conservative author Ann Coulter on Friday called CNN's Piers Morgan a sexist, misogynist pig. During her interview on Piers Morgan Tonight, Coulter also told her host that disagreeing with him is apparently insulting his "teeny, tiny, male ego" (video follows with transcript and commentary):
  • [from 2004] Editor sacked over 'hoax' photos (Piers Morgan)

    12/20/2012 9:24:46 PM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 29 replies
    BBC ^ | Last Updated: Friday, 14 May, 2004, 22:10 GMT 23:10 UK | BBC
    The Mirror board said Morgan would be stepping down immediately Daily Mirror editor Piers Morgan has been sacked after the newspaper conceded photos of British soldiers abusing an Iraqi were fake.
  • Editor sacked over 'hoax' photos (Piers Morgan 2004 Flashback)

    01/13/2013 1:31:28 PM PST · by Nachum · 26 replies
    BBC ^ | Friday, 14 May, 2004 | staff
    Daily Mirror editor Piers Morgan has been sacked after the newspaper conceded photos of British soldiers abusing an Iraqi were fake. In a statement the Mirror said it had fallen victim to a "calculated and malicious hoax" and that it would be "inappropriate" for Morgan to continue. The Queen's Lancashire Regiment (QLR) said the Mirror had endangered British troops by running the pictures. Roger Goodman, of the QLR, said the regiment now felt "vindicated". Mr Goodman added: "It is just a great pity it has taken so long... and that so much damage has been done in the meantime." Daily...
  • Exposed: Piers Morgan Phone Hacking Scandal

    12/28/2012 7:46:22 AM PST · by bigtoona · 3 replies
    I'm a man, I'm 41! ^ | 12/28/12 | im41
    A not all that outdated video, if anyone has forgotten what a sleazy sack of crap this window licker is. Fired for publishing faked Iraqi torture photos, and this. I wonder what else he has done and gotten away with?

    10/25/2012 11:25:04 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 28 replies
    In an interview with CNN host Piers Morgan last week, Media mogul and CNN founder Ted Turner said the fact that there have been more suicides than combat deaths in the Army this year is not shocking, but good. Highlighted first by, the Oct. 19 interview has Turner speculating that its time to put war and conflict behind us and move on, and the rising rate of self-inflicted troop deaths is good because it brings attention to that view.
  • Piers Morgan looks like a fool debating the 2nd Amendment on Twitter.

    12/04/2012 12:53:24 AM PST · by South40 · 58 replies
    Twitter ^ | 12/4/2012
  • Piers Morgan Gets Pwned

    12/06/2012 6:41:57 AM PST · by tx_eggman · 26 replies
    Got this from my son
  • Gun Control: Piers Morgan Wants To Eviscerate The 2nd Amendment

    12/15/2012 11:46:39 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    Market Daily News ^ | December 14, 2012 | Melissa Melton
    Michael Moore isnt the only media figurehead openly calling for stricter gun control on the social media site Twitter today. Not only does Piers Morgan apparently want to straight up take away peoples guns, but he has a multi-step plan for exactly how America should be disarmed. The host of CNNs Piers Morgan Tonight went on an anti-gun Tweet rant following the mass shooting in a Connecticut school that left 28 people, including 20 children, dead earlier this morning. Only way forward for America is a national gun policy, same (much tougher) laws for everyone. No assault weapons for civilians,...
  • Piers Morgans Solution to Gun Violence: Id Remove Every Gun in America

    12/09/2012 5:40:18 AM PST · by marktwain · 100 replies ^ | 6 December, 2012 | S.H. Blannelberry
    On Monday, Research Director of the Independence Institute David Kopel appeared on CNNs Piers Morgan Tonight to debate the issue of gun-related violence with Piers and Josh Horwitz from the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. In the video below, you can see the debate unfold. Whats most telling in this exchange is Morgans admission that he, personally, would like to Remove every gun in America. Of course, what preceded this statement only seconds earlier was the perfunctory disclaimer, which is often made by those who secretly wish to pass onerous gun laws, I do have a respect for the Second...
  • Piers Morgan Calls Pro-Gun Advocate 'Unbelievably Stupid,' 'Dangerous': 'You Shame Your Country'

    12/19/2012 7:16:17 AM PST · by Red Badger · 74 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | December 19, 2012 | 08:42 | Noel Sheppard
    CNN's Piers Morgan has been on a rabid anti-gun rant since July's Aurora, Colorado, shootings that has gotten even more venomous after Friday's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. On Tuesday, he rudely and disgracefully tore into guest Larry Pratt, the Executive Director of Gun Owners of America, calling him "an unbelievably stupid man" who's "dangerous," concluding the interview by saying, "You shame your country" (video follows with transcript and commentary): PIERS MORGAN, HOST: The AR-15, as we've now seen from the last three mass shootings in America, Aurora, the shopping mall in Oregon, and now at Sandy...
  • Piers Morgan: 'Of Course' I'm 'Gleeful Tragedy Happened'

    12/19/2012 2:31:07 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/19/12 | John Nolte
    This morning on Twitter, CNN's Piers Morgan answered "of course I am, you moron" when asked if he was "gleeful that a tragedy happened to help you push your cause." There's no doubt that the "tragedy" referenced is the horrific Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that occurred last Friday, and that the "cause" is gun control: Over the past 24 hours, Morgan has become increasingly unhinged over his pet issue of American gun control. Last night, on his low-rated CNN show, Morgan lit into a guns right advocate, hysterically calling the man an "idiot" and "unbelievably stupid."
  • Piers Morgan Calls Pro-Gun Advocate 'Unbelievably Stupid,' 'Dangerous': 'You Shame Your Country'

    12/20/2012 4:05:58 AM PST · by Rummyfan · 37 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 19 Dec 2012 | Noel Sheppard
    CNN's Piers Morgan has been on a rabid anti-gun rant since July's Aurora, Colorado, shootings that has gotten even more venomous after Friday's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. On Tuesday, he rudely and disgracefully tore into guest Larry Pratt, the Executive Director of Gun Owners of America, calling him "an unbelievably stupid man" who's "dangerous," concluding the interview by saying, "You shame your country" (video follows with transcript and commentary):
  • GOA's Larry Pratt DESTROYS CNN's Piers Morgan on CT Shooting

    12/20/2012 5:14:05 AM PST · by NKP_Vet · 49 replies ^ | December 18, 2012 | Gary Mule
    "I think we need to ban control laws that prevent people from protecting themselves".
  • Piers Morgans Glee

    12/21/2012 9:50:59 AM PST · by Mozilla · 25 replies
    Moonbattery ^ | Dave Blount
    Piers Morgans Glee There is no silver lining to the horrific tragedy in Newtown unless you count the glee of authoritarian gun-grabbers like CNNs Piers Morgan. John Nolte reported yesterday: Over the past 24 hours, Morgan has become increasingly unhinged over his pet issue of American gun control. Last night, on his low-rated CNN show, Morgan lit into a gun rights advocate, hysterically calling the man an idiot and unbelievably stupid. No wonder Piers is so grumpy. Despite all the Hope & Change, this is technically still America so long as we exercise the right to bear arms. Only...
  • Deport British Citizen Piers Morgan for Attacking 2nd Amendment

    12/22/2012 9:02:10 AM PST · by Morris70 · 84 replies
    Use 1st amendment and protect 2nd amendment. Overwhelm it. Tell everyone you know to sign petition. Deport British Citizen Piers Morgan for Attacking 2nd Amendment. 19,919 signatures needed by January 20. 5,081 signatures made.
  • So were Piers Morgan and Christiane Amanpour dishonest about crime rates last night?

    12/22/2012 9:47:47 AM PST · by marktwain · 22 replies ^ | 20 December, 2012 | John Lott
    From my appearance last night on CNN. LOTT: Every place that guns have been banned, murder rates have gone up. You cannot point to one place, whether it's Chicago or whether it's D.C. or whether it's been England of whether it's been Jamaica or Ireland. MORGAN: I'm sorry, but that's just a complete lie. It's a complete lie. The gun murder rate in Britain is 35 a year, average. You need to stop repeating a blatant lie, about what happens in other countries. [cross talk] No, you're not going to get away with this. You lied about it the other...
  • CNN's Piers Morgan upset over White House petition calling for his deportation

    12/22/2012 7:34:15 PM PST · by BradtotheBone · 64 replies
    Examiner ^ | December 22, 2012 | Joe Newby
    CNN's Piers Morgan is upset over a petition at the White House web site calling for his deportation, Twitchy reported Saturday. "Ironic U.S. gun rights campaign to deport me for 'attacking 2nd Amendment rights' - is my opinion not protected under 1st Amendment rights?" he tweeted. The petition, created on Friday, cites his relentless attacks on the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms. "British Citizen and CNN television host Piers Morgan is engaged in a hostile attack against the U.S. Constitution by targeting the Second Amendment," the petition reads. "We demand that Mr. Morgan be deported immediately for...
  • What Piers Morgan doesnt want you to know about Britain and violent crime (US has low crime rate)

    12/23/2012 8:11:08 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 21 replies
    the Right scoop ^ | December 21, 2012
    National Review posted this yesterday and this is perhaps why Piers Morgan gets all interrupty when someone tries to explain how bad violent crime is in Great Britain: According to the Mail, Britons suffer 1,158,957 violent crimes per year, which works out at 2,034 per 100,000 residents. By contrast the number in notoriously violent South Africa is 1,609 per 100,000. The U.S., meanwhile, has a rate of 466 crimes per 100,000 residents, which is lower than Frances, at 504; Finlands, at 738; Swedens, at 1123; and Canadas at 935. As a result of both the different ways in which these...
  • White House Petition Created To Deport Piers Morgan For Attacking Second Amendment

    12/23/2012 6:47:52 PM PST · by Mozilla · 11 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 12-23-12 | Noel Sheppard
    As NewsBusters has been reporting, CNN's Piers Morgan has been on a gun control tirade since the recent massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. On Friday, a man in Austin, Texas, created a petition at the White House website calling for Morgan's deportation as a result of his attacks on the Second Amendment.
  • Does Piers Morgans bodyguard carry a gun?

    12/24/2012 6:55:55 AM PST · by marktwain · 8 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 4 December, 2012 | Jim Treacher
    You might not know who Piers Morgan is, because hes on CNN. (If you dont know what CNN is, Google it.) Hes a British guy who hosts a show on American cable news because Larry King finally realized he was 150 years old and retired, and CNN had absolutely no idea what to do with his time slot. So far, the experiment has been a miserable ratings failure, but Im sure Jeff Zucker doesnt mind. Anyway, Morgan is really excited about that football player killing his girlfriend and then himself, because its an excuse for Morgan to tell all us...
  • Obama Would Deport Churchill but Never Piers Morgan

    12/23/2012 7:09:14 PM PST · by publius321 · 4 replies
    A petition has been circulating the Internet to "deport" British citizen and CNN Host Piers Morgan for his attacking of the Second Amendment and the Bill of Rights on his television show. It probably would have been more plausible if the petition were to simply revoke his work visa and replace it with a B-2 Vacation, Tourism, Pleasure visa, which could prevent him from working in the US. Seriously, I realize that the purpose is to require White House response but I cant imagine Obama would deport the guy to England for attacking the second amendment when he himself is...
  • Piers Morgan Lashes Out on Twitter Against Petition Asking White House to Deport Him

    12/24/2012 1:31:28 PM PST · by Clint N. Suhks · 39 replies
    Forbes ^ | 12/24/12 | Alex Kantrowitz
    Piers Morgan lashed out on Twitter today after a petition on the White Houses official website demanding his deportation blew past the 25,000 signature mark necessary to require an official response. The petition, now over 45,000 signatures, asks the White House to deport Morgan, a CNN host, for what it calls an attack on the second amendment. Morgan, who is British, has been an outspoken advocate for gun control in the aftermath of the Newtown shootings earlier this month. The petition calls his advocacy a hostile attack against the U.S. Constitution, and demands that he be deported immediately for his...
  • Petition to Deport Piers Morgan Gains Internet Fame

    12/24/2012 2:07:23 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 25 replies
    ABC News ^ | 12/24/12 | Sarah Parnass
    A petition asking President Obama to deport CNN anchor Piers Morgan gathered more than 33,000 signatures in just three days. The petition on the White Houses We the People website posted Friday has crossed the 25,000 threshold needed to solicit a response from President Obama. But unlike the petitions to reduce gun violence that Obama addressed last week, this one isnt likely to receive a favorable response. The petition takes aim at Morgan for his impassioned defense of proposed gun control legislation on air this week. It accuses him of launching a hostile attack against the U.S. Constitution by targeting...
  • Anti-Piers Morgan petition tops 60K signers (Deport Piers Morgan)

    12/25/2012 12:39:17 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 14 replies
    Politico ^ | 12/25/12 | KATIE GLUECK
    CNN anchor Piers Morgan isnt benefiting from much Christmas cheer, at least according to one measure: The number of signers on a petition urging the White House to deport Morgan has skyrocketed by Tuesday morning past 60,000 names. The petition, created last week, had 60,080 supporters and is posted on the White Houses official petition site. It slams Morgan for comments he has made regarding gun control in the wake of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School that killed 20 children and six adults.
  • Piers Morgan Deportation Petition Reaches 49,000 Signatures, White House Must Respond

    12/25/2012 2:15:42 PM PST · by PROCON · 60 replies ^ | Dec. 24, 2012 | Anjali Sareen
    The petition to deport CNN host Piers Morgan for his recent comments on gun control has reached over 49,000 signatures as of this posting, which will force the White House to respond. The petition, created Friday, needed 25,000 signatures within 30 days for the White House to take action and its reached far more than that in a mere three days. In case you missed it, the petition called for Morgan to be deported for his hostile attack against the U.S. Constitution. Gun advocates are angry about Morgans comments calling for increased gun legislation in America and are accusing him...
  • White House Petition To Deport Piers Morgan Passes Threshold, Now At 60,000 Signatures

    12/25/2012 7:52:59 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 12/25/2012 | Tyler Durden
    Frankly we have no idea what this is all about, because as far as we are concerned, CNN long ago became a politicized, ratings-starved farce, wrapped in a joke inside a humiliation (after once upon a time being the only go to place for objective breaking news), but it is rather funny. The Hill reports that "a White House petition calling for the deportation of CNN personality Piers Morgan, a U.K. citizen, over his recent comments criticizing U.S. gun laws rocketed past the 25,000 signatures it needed for an official response Monday. As of this writing, nearly 40,000 people...
  • David Gregory, Piers Morgan Under Assault Over Guns

    12/26/2012 10:40:15 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 61 replies
    Daily Download ^ | 12/26/2012 | Howard Kurtz
    I seriously doubt that hes going to jail. But the D.C. Police Department apparently has nothing better to do than examine whether he violated the citys gun laws. Was the moderator of Meet the Press caught on tape, armed and dangerous, liberating a few Slurpees from a 7-Eleven? No, he waved a high-capacity ammunition clip on the air while interviewing Wayne LaPierre, asking it shouldnt be banned. Was it a stunt? Yep, and an eye-catching one. Was Gregory being aggressive with the NRA chief, or seeming to push gun control in a confrontational interview? All that is up for debate....
  • Mark Steyn sounds off on CNNs Piers Morgan

    12/26/2012 6:46:06 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | December 26, 2012 | Jeff Poor
    Filling in for Rush Limbaugh on his Wednesday show, National Review columnist Mark Steyn reacted to all the unfolding drama related to CNNs Piers Morgan and his anti-gun stance including a petition on the White House website wanting to deport the Morgan, saying, How much longer are Americans going to have to put up with some snooty, hoity-toity foreigner coming on the airwaves and telling them everything thats wrong with their country? Do you know this fellow, Piers Morgan? Steyn said. Piers Morgan. Hes one of these, you know, these snotty-voiced foreigners who came to America and wound up with...
  • Piers Morgan in New Gun Attack

    12/28/2012 11:12:18 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    The Daily Star ^ | December 28, 2012 | Keyan Milanian
    PIERS Morgan has blasted Americans for posting snaps of guns they got for Christmas just two weeks after the Sandy Hook massacre. Smiling Yanks posed with their deadly gifts in front of Christmas trees and wrapped presents. But the bizarre images of left broadcaster Piers, 47, unsettled. The telly presenter, who hosts Piers Morgan Tonight on CNN, is campaigning for stricter gun laws in the US. Piers wrote on the CNN website: Ive made my own views clear on my show. The senseless killing has to stop. Just two weeks ago, Adam Lanza, 20, shot dead his mother, 20 children...
  • Deport me? If America won't change its crazy gun laws... I may deport myself says PIERS MORGAN

    12/29/2012 7:47:22 PM PST · by Boiler Plate · 130 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 29 December 2012 | Piers Morgan
    Although I love the country as a second home and one that has treated me incredibly well, I would, as a concerned parent first and latterly, of a one-year-old daughter who may attend an American elementary school like Sandy Hook in three years time seriously consider deporting myself.
  • Piers Morgan Threatens to Self-Deport: Don't Let the Door Hit You In the Ass!

    12/30/2012 9:15:29 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 20 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 12-30-2012 | MOTUS
    (snip)Lady M: still bravely declaring the right to bare arms against a rising tide of opposition I know youve been following this controversy, and it (snip)has erupted over whether we should ban assault rifles and high capacity magazines specifically or hand guns in general. As you know our betters (most Democratic politicians and all of the talking heads) favor the latter, because, well, because its just common sense, right? The masses can never be trusted with guns(snip) And now British ex-pat Piers Morgan is threatening to self-deport if America doesnt outlaw the weapons that he finds offensive. Boy, talk...
  • Guns and Piers Morgan

    01/03/2013 6:01:13 AM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies ^ | December 3, 2013 | Larry Elder
    CNN's Piers Morgan writes that the pro-gun crowd's anger toward him stems from anti-British bias: "This gun debate is an ongoing war of verbal attrition in America -- and I'm just the latest target, the advantage to the gun lobbyists being that I'm British, a breed of human being who burned down the White House in 1814 and had to be forcefully deported en masse, as no American will ever be allowed to forget." Scads of "in-sourced" Brits appear on our telly without us Yanks calling for their deportation. Hell, we just let a Brit play Abe Lincoln. Fox's...
  • Piers Morgan: Unbelievably Wrong and Dishonest

    01/07/2013 7:05:28 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Stop Wasting Money ^ | 01/07/2013 | WARREN REDLICH
    Piers Morgan has continued with his gun-bashing. Here's his latest, Deport Me?Morgan makes a number of huge mistakes and misrepresentations in his assault, not unlike Jason Alexander's rant against the AR-15.Here are key points where Morgan (and other gun control nuts) go unbelievably wrong: [M]y anger turned to blind rage when I saw the reaction to this hideous massacre in America. … Sales of the specific weapon used, an AR-15 military-style assault rifle, rocketed …. And … Brownells said it sold more high-capacity bullet magazines in three days than it normally did in three-and-a-half years.What is behind this apparently...
  • Petition To Deport Piers Morgan Hits 100,000 Signatures

    01/01/2013 10:14:54 AM PST · by Bon mots · 15 replies
    The petition to deport British subject, Piers Morgan has just reached 100,000 signatures. You remember this guy, he chided George Bush once for crashing a Segway, then disastrously crashed one himself.
  • White House responds to 'Deport Piers Morgan' petition

    01/07/2013 7:38:39 PM PST · by RummyChick · 28 replies
    politico ^ | 1/7 | dylan byers
    Breaking news during tonight's edition of Piers Morgan Tonight: On the heels of Morgan's fiery interview with Alex Jones, the man who started the petition to deport the CNN host, the White House addressed the petition. The official White House statement, via spokesman Jay Carney: The White House responds to all petitions that cross the threshold and we will respond to this one. In the meantime, it is worth remembering that the freedom of expression is a bedrock principle in our democracy." The petition to deport Morgan has gained more than 100,000 signatures, well over the 25,000 required to warrant...
  • Piers Morgan To Gun Owners Of Americas Larry Pratt: Try To Stick To Facts, Not Lies

    01/10/2013 1:31:42 AM PST · by Mozilla · 34 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 1-9-12 | Anjali Sareen
    CNN host Piers Morgan interviewed Larry Pratt, the executive director of Gun Owners of America, on his show Tuesday and made one simple request: Try to stick, if you can, to facts, not lies. The statement came after an extremely heated interview in which Morgan and Pratt interrupted each other several times to make their points. Morgan began the interview by immediately becoming confrontational, asking Pratt why he felt he knew more than former General Stanley Allen McChrystal on gun control. Morgan then proceeded to read several statistics which proved that more guns are not the answer. The data you...
  • Former Marine Schools Piers Morgan: Americans Aren't As Trigger-Happy As Media Claim

    01/10/2013 1:53:53 AM PST · by Mozilla · 3 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 1-8-12 | Noel Sheppard
    Piers Morgan, CNN's most-outspoken and impolite gun control advocate, got a much-needed education about the Second Amendment and firearms Tuesday. In the middle of a lengthy and uncharacteristically civil interview on Piers Morgan Tonight, former Marine Joshua Boston said, "The American people aren't as gun-happy and trigger-happy as they're being painted out to be by the media. They are smarter than that. They know when to hold their fire. They know when to fire" (video follows with transcript and commentary):
  • Piers Morgan: Supreme Court 'Dangerous' On Gun Laws

    01/10/2013 12:47:53 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | January 9, 2013 | Noel Sheppard
    The British-born CNN anchor named Piers Morgan took another swipe at America Wednesday. Discussing the options President Obama has to enact stricter gun laws, Morgan said the Supreme Court has been "dangerous" concerning this issue (video follows with transcript and commentary): (VIDEO AT LINK) PIERS MORGAN, HOST: Heres the problem: then it comes down to the Supreme Court, Jeffrey, isnt it, because they are the ultimate arbiters I guess of revisiting the constitution, and as we saw in 2008, actually in my view, they have been dangerous in the way that theyve done this...
  • Fox Affiliate Thoroughly Debunks Piers Morgans Gun Homicide Statistics

    01/10/2013 11:09:14 AM PST · by Para-Ord.45 · 10 replies ^ | January 10, 2013 | By Noel Sheppard
    CNNs Piers Morgan has for days cited U.S. and British gun homicide statistics in an attempt to get stricter controls on firearms here in America. On Tuesday, Cincinnati Fox affiliate WXIX thoroughly debunked many of Morgans claims After playing a clip of Morgans interview with radio host Alex Jones, WXIXs Ben Swann said, The stat that Piers Morgan was continuing to cite, one that Great Britain which banned guns about fifteen years ago had only 35 gun-related murders in 2011 compared to the United States which had 11,000. Lets start there because that number is not correct. Swann then broke...
  • Piers Morgan calls Ben Shapiro's copy of the Constitution "your little book", slams it down.

    01/10/2013 7:23:47 PM PST · by struggle · 53 replies ^ | 1/10/13 | struggle
    Piers Morgan was having his butt handed to him on a platter by Ben Shapiro, who had at the beginning of the segment handed Piers a copy of the Constitution. When Ben motioned towards the copy about the 2nd Amendment, Piers tossed is and said "I know what's in YOUR LITTLE BOOK" with a clear look of disdain. Go back and face your court charges, Piers.
  • In Debate with Breitbart's Shapiro, CNN's Piers Morgan Calls the Constitution 'Your Little Book'

    01/10/2013 9:49:05 PM PST · by Nachum · 62 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/10/13 | Joel B. Pollak
    You come in here, brandish your little book as if I dont know whats in there-- My little book? Thats the Constitution of the United States. Its our founding document, Piers. I know whats in your Constitution. Do you really? That was the climax of a heated debate between Breitbart News Editor-at-Large Ben Shapiro and CNNs Piers Morgan on live television this evening--one in which Morgan came off much the worse for wear. Shapiro began by pointing out that for weeks, Morgan had bullied guests who defend the right to bear arms by "standing on the graves of the children...
  • Piers Morgan: Most 'decent, civilized' Americans agree with me on gun control

    01/10/2013 10:54:20 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The Politico ^ | January 10, 2013 | Mackenzie Weinger
    CNNs Piers Morgan on Thursday said he believes most decent, civilized Americans share his view on the need for stricter gun control laws. Morgan stopped by CBS This Morning to discuss his shows recent focus on gun control, as well as the connected petition to deport him from the country. The CNN host said the interviews hes had recently with people such as Alex Jones the gun advocate and creator of the Deport Piers Morgan petition help keep the issue from fading from the public eye as has happened after past incidents of gun violence in the United...
  • Ben Shapiro SHREDS Pompous Redcoat Oppressor Piers Morgan

    01/11/2013 2:08:36 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 39 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 11 January 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    Droll, predictable foreign-threat-to-the-Constitution Piers Morgan showed us all once again last night just why he really ought to be put on the next boat to Blighty when he dismissed America's precious founding document as 'your little book' to conservative author Ben Shapiro- that's when theBreitbart Editor-at-Largereally let clown boy have it. If you've got 14 minutes sometime this morning-you've GOT to watch this: [YouTube] Video/more at Reaganite Republican... ____________________________________ Gateway Pundit The Telegraph Sipsey St Irregulars
  • I'm British and Piers Morgan is Damn Wrong

    01/11/2013 7:11:36 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/10/2013 | Adam Shaw
    Many Americans, since the Sandy Hook massacre, have been disgusted by Piers Morgan's snooty condescension toward their great country, and his blatant disregard for the Second Amendment. This culminated in his recent interview with talk show host Alex Jones, that ultimately backfired when his fiery guest wiped the floor with him. Since the shooting, Morgan has strutted around as the flag waver for gun control, pointing to his native Great Britain as the ultimate example of what these dumb, gun-toting Yanks should try and imitate. Not only did he use Britain constantly in his scathing editorial against American gun laws,...
  • Where Piers Morgan goes wrong with gun control

    01/11/2013 6:01:12 AM PST · by conservativeforpalin · 20 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 11th | Henry D'Andrea
    Ever since the tragic massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, CNN host Piers Morgan has been on an anti-gun tirade all while lacking common sense and basic facts that drown his gun control rhetoric. Piers Morgan claims that if assault riffles and high-capacity magazines were outright illegal to own, 27 people wouldnt have been killed at the elementary school in Newton, Connecticut last year, nor 12 people in Aurora, Colorado. What Morgan fails to realize most is that criminals dont follow laws they don't want to; thats why theyre criminals in the first place. Looking at the Connecticut shooting specifically,...
  • Video: Piers Morgan discovers Ben Shapiro isnt Alex Jones (Larry King Criticizes Morgan's Show)

    01/11/2013 7:58:53 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/11/2013 | Ed Morrissey
    Duane hit this in the Green Room, but I want to note a few passages from the appearance of Breitbart's Ben Shapiro on CNN with Piers Morgan last night. First, Ben calls out Morgan for acting like a bully to his guests and an activist rather than a journalist, a theme that fits nicely with Ben's new book, Bullies: How the Left’s Culture of Fear and Intimidation Silences Americans. Ben told me on Wednesday's TEMS that he was relishing the confrontation --- and you can see why:CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO BEN SHAPIRO, EDITOR BREITBART.COM: You know, honestly Piers,...