Alex Jones LIVE, on Piers Morgan---Monday, Jan. 7th/2013

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survival

Big Wall climber
Terrapin Station
Jan 8, 2013 - 05:57am PT
Didn't see it on TV, but I heard it on the radio.

That AJ fool is a giant bully, foaming at the mouth idiot. He didn't even show up for a conversation, he showed up for a massive shout down-fest. And shout he did.

What an evil, hate filled little troll.
High Fructose Corn Spirit

Gym climber
-A race of corn eaters
Jan 8, 2013 - 11:26am PT
Yeah, that was quite an exchange on Piers Morgan last night. Now I know who this AJ guy is.
Heyzeus

climber
Hollywood,Ca
Jan 8, 2013 - 11:58am PT
For a guy (AJ) who says he doesn't like Hilter, Stalin, Mao, etc., he sure does act like them. What a fascist bully. I guess the saying "Choose your enemies well, for they are most likely what you will become" is pretty accurate in this case. Anger, frustration,paranoia and guns. Winning combination.

survival

Big Wall climber
Terrapin Station
Jan 8, 2013 - 01:22pm PT
This is tame compared to the way he came off. He's a loud mouthed as#@&%e.
He ate too many bowls of ParaNoiaCrispyPuffs as a kid....


Jones was born on February 11, 1974 in Dallas, Texas, and grew up in the suburb of Rockwall. His father is a dentist. He attended Anderson High School in northwest Austin, Texas. Jones was a lineman on his high school's football team. After graduating high school he briefly attended Austin Community College.

He began his career in Austin with a live, call-in format Public-access television cable TV program. In 1996, Jones switched format to KJFK, hosting a show named The Final Edition. In 1998, he released his first film, America Destroyed By Design.

In 1998, Jones organized a successful effort to build a new Branch Davidian church as a memorial to those who died during the 1993 fire that ended the government's siege of the original Branch Davidian complex near Waco, Texas. He often featured the project on his Public-access television program and claimed that Koresh and his followers were peaceful people who were murdered by Attorney General Janet Reno and the ATF during the siege.

In 1999, he tied with Shannon Burke for that year's "Best Austin Talk Radio Host" poll as voted by The Austin Chronicle readers. Later that year, he was fired from KJFK-FM. According to the station's operations manager, Jones was fired because his viewpoints made the show hard to sell to advertisers and he refused to broaden his topics. Jones argued: "It was purely political, and it came down from on high", and, "I was told 11 weeks ago to lay off Clinton, to lay off all these politicians, to not talk about rebuilding the church, to stop bashing the Marines, A to Z."

In early 2000, Jones was one of seven Republican candidates for state representative in Texas House District 48, an open seat swing district based in Austin, Texas. Jones stated that he was running, "to be a watchdog on the inside." He aborted his campaign and withdrew before the March primary when polls indicated he had little chance of winning.
survival

Big Wall climber
Terrapin Station
Jan 8, 2013 - 01:34pm PT
Thanks Alex: Obama came out and said: "I'll do more! I'll kill citizens, without a judge, jury or trial, in America."

Yo, Gnew Wurl OarDr, can you please post a credible link of Obama saying that?


monolith

climber
albany,ca
Jan 8, 2013 - 01:50pm PT
I couldn't take more than a few seconds of the CNN interview.

This belongs on the ignorant Americans thread.
moosedrool

Trad climber
lost, far away from Poland
Jan 8, 2013 - 02:33pm PT
Alex Jones was hilariously scary. It was just difficult to believe that the whole show wasn't staged. Unreal!

It is interesting that more than 25,000 thousand people signed a petition to expel Piers from the USA. Now the government has to reply to the petition.

I like Piers Morgan's shows. He asks good questions and doesn't insult his guests. He managed to invite some very interesting people, ranging from Dalai Lama to Ahmadinejad. Why would anybody wanted to expel him is beyond me (well, maybe not).
Brandon-

climber
The Granite State.
Jan 8, 2013 - 02:41pm PT
That interview was great! I totally agree with every clear concise point Mr Jones made.
moosedrool

Trad climber
lost, far away from Poland
Jan 8, 2013 - 05:00pm PT
Brandon, are you Polish or something?
S.Leeper

Social climber
somewhere that doesnt have anything over 90'
Jan 8, 2013 - 07:01pm PT
Alex is unlistenable for me, what a jackass! Embarrassed to have him live near me...scared actually.
Brandon-

climber
The Granite State.
Jan 8, 2013 - 07:05pm PT
Brandon, are you Polish or something

No, I just wholeheartedly agreed with every clear and concise statement he made.
monolith

climber
albany,ca
Jan 8, 2013 - 07:26pm PT
Jones can sell paranoia. A few here are very susceptible to his story telling.

From the gun thread:

healyje

Trad climber
Portland, Oregon
Jan 8, 2013 - 07:32pm PT
...every clear and concise statement he made.

Man, if ever there was a null set...
Brandon-

climber
The Granite State.
Jan 8, 2013 - 07:34pm PT
Precisely.
guido

Trad climber
Santa Cruz/New Zealand/South Pacific
Jan 8, 2013 - 09:17pm PT
I am so out of touch sometimes, not having a tv and all I thought this Alex was a climber and I had no idea who Piers Morgan was. Scary sh#t is all I can say. Even more frightening is there are millions like him. An eye for an eye till all the world was blind.......
healyje

Trad climber
Portland, Oregon
Jan 9, 2013 - 12:45am PT
Alex Jones, the mouth of the NRA.
crankster

Trad climber
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Jan 9, 2013 - 01:23am PT
Reminds me of Werner.
survival

Big Wall climber
Terrapin Station
Jan 9, 2013 - 11:48am PT
Just for fun because Captain Paranoia needs to be outed a little more, but only if you've got a minute. Apology for too much text. I normally avoid it.

SSRI Stories compiles scare stories from media sources in an attempt to show that selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors are too dangerous to be on the market. Most of these stories involve murders, school shootings, suicides, and assorted atrocities committed by people who were taking SSRIs, as if this proves that the drugs, and not pre-existing mental conditions, caused the people to commit such actions. I'm not going to go into the whole SSRI controversy here; I'll just say that I believe the severe side effects that concern Henderson and others are rare, can be detected early with proper supervision, and are not sufficient reason to dismiss the beneficial effects that many people receive from this class of drugs.

It is Henderson's contention that SSRIs don't treat depression; they cause mental illness and homicidal behaviour.

Henderson pointed out that O.J. Simpson was on antidepressants. So was Phil Hartman's wife. As Jones has pointed out many times, several school shooters were on antidepressants. In fact, said Henderson, "We didn't have these school shootings until 1988, when Prozac came out." She identifies the first school shooter as Laurie Dann, a troubled young Jewish woman who shot several elementary-school students in Illinois. Surprisingly, Jones did not jump in to speculate that the ADL put Dann up to it.

This statement tells me that Betty Henderson is not well-acquainted with her subject of choice. Here are just a few of the school massacres that occurred prior to 1988 (you'll find many more at Wikipedia):

 1891: The first "motiveless" U.S. school shooting was much like those that followed, though the shooter remains the oldest on record (70). James Foster fired on several boys in a school playground in Newburgh, New York.

 1927: A disgruntled janitor bombed a school in Bath Township, Ohio. This is still the largest school massacre in U.S. history, and it occurred a full 64 years before Prozac hit the market. [corrections: actually, the bomber was a maintenance man, and a member of the school board, and the bombing occurred 59 years before Prozac was introduced in parts of Europe.]

 1940: The vice principal of South Pasadena Junior High summoned school district officials to a meeting in his office. Then he killed five of them with his .22 pistol, permanently injured a sixth, and shot himself. He didn't die, but he always insisted that he couldn't remember his own actions on what came to be known as "the Monday Massacre". His psychiatrist, however, concluded that Verlin Spencer viewed himself as an educational crusader and staged a near-suicide so he could "remain the center of attention, commanding that position in a grisly triumph over imaginary enemies." Whether this explanation has any validity or not, Verlin Spencer was one messed-up dude... without SSRIs.

 1966: Charles Whitman ascended the belltower at the University of Texas and sprayed bullets onto the campus, killing and wounding numerous students. This occurred in Austin, Alex Jones' base of operations.

 1975: Ottawa teenager Robert Poulin raped and murdered a neighbor girl, set fire to his house, then shot up a school.

 1979: Teenage Brenda Spencer fired on kids and teachers at a school across the street from her home. Her explanation for why she did it has become almost as famous as the mountaineers' standby "because it was there": "I don't like Mondays."

 Though Marc Lepine murdered students at Montreal's Ecole Polytechnique in 1989, it's fairly obvious from his suicide note that he had been contemplating such an action for a long time, possibly as early as 1984, when Denis Lortie went on a killing spree at the National Assembly of Quebec.

Not only were none of these shooters on SSRIs, they weren't on any psych meds whatsoever. But Jones actually said, "There hasn't been a high-profile mass shooting that didn't involve SSRIs." Well, except for the Tsuyama massacre of 1938, the 1949 rampage of Harold Unruh, the Neptune Moving Company massacre by neo-Nazi Fred Cowan in 1977, the shopping mall attack by Sylvia Seegrist in 1985, the Hungerford massacre that occurred a year before Prozac was introduced, and countless others.

Though much has been made of Columbine shooter Eric Harris being on Luvox, Dylan Klebold was not on any psych meds. What's his excuse?
Harris was psychiatrically evaluated after committing vandalism and theft, and his diagnosis stemmed from that evaluation. Are you telling me he would have been a law-abiding, well-adjusted kid if not for Luvox? Get real.

Laurie Dann was on psychiatric meds - not including Prozac - for a chemical imbalance at the time of her death, but her bizarre behaviour began years earlier. She terroristically stalked boyfriends and an ex-husband, made false reports of rape and violent attacks, and hid rotting meat in her living-room couch.

Henderson went on to tell listeners that Andrea Yates and the other Texas mothers who mutilated and murdered their young children were perfectly fine until their doctors prescribed SSRIs. She makes no mention of the postpartum depression and/or postpartum psychosis that led to those drugs being prescribed in the first place. In fact, she repeated the absurd notion that the Texas Mother's Act was not designed as a screening system to catch early symptoms of post-partum depression and treat the mothers suffering from it, hopefully to prevent more drownings and dismemberment, but is simply "an excuse to get moms on drugs". Jones piped in here to say that doctors are trying to convince women that having babies isn't natural; you need to be on drugs to do it.

Not exactly. Texas, for some crazy reason, has a high incidence of post-partum psychotic violence against infants, toddlers, and their older siblings. I can't begin to understand why this is so, but I commend the state for taking some action to help women with post-partum depression.

Jones made an even weirder statement about women and psych meds: "Doctors are trying to convince women you're not supposed to have a regular period. They'll say, 'You need an SSRI for that.'"

There are birth-control pills that reduce monthly periods to about 4 per year. However, SSRIs have no effect upon the menstrual cycle. At all. And no doctor says they do.

Ms. Henderson offered a few alternatives to SSRIs, including dirt: "Dirt is an antidepressant!" So if you garden, you won't be depressed anymore! Even though you can only garden for a few months out of the year in most parts of North America. Even though depression often hits most severely in the winter months. Even though Henderson did not identify the psychoactive ingredients in dirt.
Maybe you could freeze some dirt and make mudpies in December.
dave729

Trad climber
Western America
Jan 9, 2013 - 12:16pm PT
data says SSRI pills f*ck with peoples brain in different ways. like any drug does.

for instance some people are mean drunks, others funny, while most just get sleepy. SSRI variants are a roll of the dice. most get better and a few suicide after shooting people in the mall.

is there an app for iphone that alerts when anyone on SSRI is within a 100yards flash their picture on the display and if they own a gun?


Brandon-

climber
The Granite State.
Jan 9, 2013 - 09:19pm PT
So, some other crazy ass gun nut is on Piers Morgan right now.

I hadn't watched the show before the OP, but man, it's entertaining.

Right now, I'm watching a delusional conspiracy theorist get yelled at by Pierce Morgan.

Classy society we live in, I tell 'ya.
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