Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Violence & Hollywood: Networks now airing disclaimers for violent programming

Join the SC Occupy crew as they analyze and give their thoughts and opinions on the following stories of the day.

The entertainment industry is now airing disclaimers before violent programming in the wake of the Sandy Hook elementary school massacre that occurred in Newtown, Connecticut.

According to the AP, The Connecticut school shooting rampage compelled Hollywood to air disclaimers before violent television shows, swap some programs for others, cancel film openings and present somber specials on daytime TV shows that are usually more focused on entertainment.

Democratic Senator Daniel Inouye died on Monday at age 88. Inouye had represented Hawaii in Congress since it was forced to join the union, Inouye waa a decorated World War Two veteran who lost one of his arms during battle died on Monday at age 88.

President Talabani of Iraq in coma. The USA invested lives, brought death and money to leave President 'Talabani' in office, and he has a stroke? A veteran of the Kurdish guerrilla movement, Mr. Talabani, 79, is Iraq's first president from the ethnic group that mainstream media reports say were gassed with chemical weapons Saddam Hussein bought from the United States government to kill Iranians.

According to US News, A South Carolina lawmaker has proposed an unenforceable bill to jail any state or federal official trying to implement “Obamacare” in the state.

Pursuing an archaic legal theory that punctuated pre-Civil War disputes between the federal government and states, South Carolina state Rep. Bill Chumley last week pre-filed a bill for the upcoming legislative session that would criminalize implementation of President Barack Obama's 2010 healthcare reform law.

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