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In Debate with Breitbart's Shapiro, CNN's Piers Morgan Calls the Constitution 'Your Little Book'
Breitbart ^ | 1/10/13 | Joel B. Pollak

Posted on 01/10/2013 9:49:05 PM PST by Nachum

“You come in here, brandish your little book as if I don’t know what’s in there--”

“My little book? That’s the Constitution of the United States. It’s our founding document, Piers.”

“I know what’s in your Constitution.”

“Do you really?”

That was the climax of a heated debate between Breitbart News Editor-at-Large Ben Shapiro and CNN’s 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 of Sandy Hook."

“How dare you,” said a rattled Morgan.

“I have seen you do it repeatedly,” Shapiro replied.

He challenged Morgan to explain whether he wanted to ban all guns, not just “assault rifles,” since the vast majority of gun deaths involve ordinary handguns. “Why don’t you care about banning the handguns in Chicago?” Shapiro asked him.

Morgan, who later stated that he supported Americans’ right “to defend themselves with a handgun or a pistol,” pointed out that the weapons used in recent sensational mass shootings had been “assault rifles,” and insisted that the debate was not one of “left and right,” because his position ought to be the consensus, as in Britain. Shapiro countered that the basis of the Second Amendment was not self-defense or hunting, but the ability to resist government tyranny--a point that Morgan attempted to mock, unsuccessfully.

Shapiro’s statement is worth quoting in full:

Shapiro: I think the reason that it’s about left and right here is because fundamentally, the right believes that the basis for the Second amendment--and they believe in the Second Amendment--the basis for the Second Amendment is not really about self defense, and it's not about hunting. It's about

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To: Nachum
Progressives issue fat wad against U.S. Constitution.

41 posted on 01/11/2013 5:16:26 AM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: WilliamofCarmichael

The more Piers runs his mouth the worse CNN looks so let the moron keep slobbering. Id love to see their ratings plummet to point even the restaurants will switch them off.

42 posted on 01/11/2013 5:37:14 AM PST by Gasshog (Welcome to the United States of Stupidos!)
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To: Nachum

Obama’s pointman is continuting to distract from the BIG issue facing the US.

The Left continues to flog tangential issues as they did in the election campaign, i.e., birth control and the evil rich.

The one thing they refuse to discuss is the disaster that is the moribund American economy, the dying dollar, and the tough measures that need to be taken now to cut spending on entitlements, Obamacare’s disasterous expenses, and all things monetary.

The right needs to continue to bring this up in the face of the distrations foisted on the public and abetted by the truly disgusting Government Media.

43 posted on 01/11/2013 5:54:59 AM PST by OpusatFR
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To: who knows what evil?; One Name

I wish someone would blog an “Ann Watch.” This computer goes haywire when I go to Ann’s site. :(

44 posted on 01/11/2013 6:26:14 AM PST by HomeAtLast
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To: KGeorge

He ate one too many dishes of spotted dick.

45 posted on 01/11/2013 6:49:17 AM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: Resolute Conservative

Is that like haggis? 0.0 He *is*...oh never mind. I’m sure that’s obvious.

46 posted on 01/11/2013 7:00:17 AM PST by KGeorge
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To: KGeorge; Resolute Conservative

Sheep pluck.

Part of haggis.

47 posted on 01/11/2013 8:09:17 AM PST by Syncro ("So?" - Andrew Breitbart (The King of All Media RIP Feb 1, 1969 – Mar 1, 2012)
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To: HomeAtLast

Yes. I had that same experience.

And mine is a MAC!

48 posted on 01/11/2013 8:09:33 AM PST by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: Nachum
Our little book beats the hell out of YOUR little book, Morgan.

49 posted on 01/11/2013 8:39:31 AM PST by Lazamataz (LAZ'S LAW: As an argument with liberals goes on, the probability of being called racist approaches 1)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

“wish Morgan would get the hell out of my country. He’s really getting obnoxious. The boy really seems to have a problem with freedom. Why doesn’t he go to Havana or Pyongyang where he’d be among his own kind.”

Whenever I run into an A$$hole Brit like Morgan, I stop their anti American screaming with two statements.

#1. My ancestors who fought and killed your Ancestors in our two revolutionary wars with your scum, didn’t kill enough of you bastards.

#2. Last but not least, I wish that my Dad, uncles and cousins had not rescued your miserable ancestors in WWI and WWII. They should have let Hitler have his way with you and your ancestors. I know you agree, because you hate us for saving your butts.

The above is saved for Brits like Morgan. Most Brits I have met here and in their country particuliarly in the Devon/Cornwall areas, are good people. I can’t say the same about the A$$holes like Morgan in the London area.

50 posted on 01/11/2013 8:48:57 AM PST by Grampa Dave (Tagline space for rent to pay for some of my extra taxes the next 4 years!)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

“Tennesee sharpshooters”

One of my ancestors was a young Lt in the Tenn Militia with Tennesee and Kentucky sharpshooters. Apparently under a brief flag of truce, he had a discussion with a Brit Officer, who probably was an ancestor to Morgan. The Redcoat ancestor complained about my ancestor’s sharpshooters, and how unprofessional he and they were.

Lore has it, this young rag tag sharpshooter and sharpshooter leader told the Brit, pr***, that the Brit and his men should stay in where they were and continue to drink and whore around. Because if they came out to fight, they would be slaughtered. He apparently told the Brit Office, he would be a target if he dared to show himself on a field of battle.

Morgan’s possible ancestor took my young ancestor’s advice and he and his men never came out to get killed.

Brits like Morgan, know that our ancestors had their guns for protection from Crazy King George and his whore loving soldiers in America.

That is why they hate us owning guns. If our ancestors had not owned guns, we would still be under British rule.

51 posted on 01/11/2013 9:01:01 AM PST by Grampa Dave (Tagline space for rent to pay for some of my extra taxes the next 4 years!)
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To: Nachum

Resorting to feigned moral outrage is the first and last refuge of a liberal . . . Morgan is exploiting tragedy and using the corpses of children as a platform for his anti-gun agenda. I bet you a quarter that the jackass Morgan hasn’t lost a wink of sleep over purported concern for any of these mass shootings. Piers Morgan is a putz.

52 posted on 01/11/2013 10:16:09 AM PST by AtlasStalled
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To: Tublecane
The right to protect yourself from tyrannous government derives from self defense.

What about the offensive use of weapons used in an effort to overthrow a tyrannical government? Protecting ones life is but one reason for the 2nd -it is not the only inalienable right.

53 posted on 01/11/2013 12:41:30 PM PST by DBeers (†)
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To: Nachum


54 posted on 01/11/2013 12:50:43 PM PST by WashingtonSource
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To: Nachum

Would Piers have enough nut to interview one of the Islamists who will own his country in the next few decades and refer to his Koran as his little book? Somehow I think not.

55 posted on 01/11/2013 12:58:44 PM PST by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: DBeers

I didn’t say life defense, I said self defense. Death is not the only thing against which you may derend yourself. Defending yourself from loss of liberty is self defense also. By my formulation the two most famous natural rights, life and liberty, both derive from self defense.

56 posted on 01/11/2013 12:59:49 PM PST by Tublecane
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To: DBeers

By the way, you say offense but actually mean defense. If governemt is tyrannical it is offending you, and you may shoot it out of existence because of your right to defend your liberty, which as I’ve been saying I think ultimately derives from the grandaddy of rights: self defense.

57 posted on 01/11/2013 1:03:22 PM PST by Tublecane
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To: FlingWingFlyer

We don’t want him, the Brits don’t want him back. Your solution seems like a win-win.

58 posted on 01/11/2013 1:57:22 PM PST by matt04
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To: wardaddy

Don’t leave out the cotton bale barricades and the Baritarian pirates!

59 posted on 01/11/2013 11:21:47 PM PST by Pelham (Betrayal, it's not just for Democrats anymore.)
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To: Pelham

Jackson was lucky Packenham was late to the invasion’s front.....they could have taken the city on the 28th of december had they just sent pickets out instead of going to bivouac after the first assault upon arrival in Chalmette

Or had admiral Cochrane agreed to support Packenhams desire to flank Jackson via the Chef Menteur road

60 posted on 01/12/2013 12:03:36 AM PST by wardaddy (wanna know how my kin felt during Reconstruction in Mississippi, you fixin to find out firsthand)
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