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Blogger Turns Tables on Gun Mapper Paper

http://youtu.be/o768BgOPUUQ

Politico: A blogger who retaliated against a New York newspaper that came under fire for identifying people with gun licenses in its circulation area explained on Thursday why he published the names and home addresses of the paper’s employees.

“Well, I just thought they were being hypocrites,” said Christopher Fountain on CNN’s “Early Start.” “In the aftermath of Newtown, it was obviously one tragedy, but somehow they were conflating legal gun owners with some crazed tormented devil up in Newtown and putting the two together. And I was offended by that and I wondered how they would like it if their addresses were published.”

Fountain’s blog on Wednesday linked to a map that identified — with pictures — employees of the suburban New York newspaper, the Journal News, as well as their places of residence. That move came several days after the Journal News published interactive maps of Westchester and Rockland counties, which named people with gun licenses and included their addresses — igniting outrage from the right and from some readers.

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It's our right to bear arms.

This entire gun control arguement that has arisen out of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy should instead be about mental illness.

The Second Amend is about our right to protect ourselves against oppressive government. It's our right to bear arms.

They sure get defensive when its thier privacy at risk

reciprocity, for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.

What's Good for the Goose...

is good for the gander!
What a gaggle of Hypocrites!
Although he wasn't as articulate as one might expect a writer to be, he did quite well with the putrid horde!

When Fascism goes to sleep, it checks under the bed for Ron Paul!

NWO, not happy.

People waking up and holding the press accountable.

FULL INTERVIEW, different interview style

Here's a link I found to a full interview. It's a 1 on 1 style interview, so we get to hear the blogger ChristopherFountain (ChristopherFountain.com) explain what happened, and why he reacted as he did:

http://www.mediaite.com/tv/blogger-retaliates-against-gun-ma...

Why does no one post full interviews anymore?

This is the second video i've seen today on Daily Paul where it cuts out before the interview has ended.

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-S.R. Hadden

second that. pry the same 2 interviews...

maybe some bogus copyright bs who knows...

Pandas is bad.

Not that I would've done any better...

But I felt the blogger could've made a better case when asked about his tit-for-tat action. I don't know - maybe something such as...

"I agree two wrongs don't make a right. But all I did was level the playing field against a first strike invasion of privacy attack on gun owners. I promise, if you had them on this program with me and convinced them to take down their list I would immediately follow in kind."

I just find it very frustrating how the lamesteam media spun this:

"We won't say the New York publication is wrong, but YOU think it was wrong and yet YOU did it too so that definitely makes YOU wrong".

If men are good, you don't need government; if men are evil or ambivalent, you don't dare have one.

I'm Wondering How Much Of This Segment Was Edited Out....

I thought he did quit well considering it was four of them against the blogger..

Personally, i think they should walk off a short pier..

CNN - What a disgusting panel of small minded "men"

And what a disgusting thing to do - publish names of gunowners. What did they want that to lead to anyway? I hope they receive alot of mail. CNN: Poster children for those who have arrested development.

A great response to Roland

A great response to Roland would have been:
"I like consensus, but how do you expect us to find one when you demonize responsible people who happen to own a gun?"

Or:
"I'm fighting back. I don't care if you imply I'm a hypocrite. Everyone is. Hell, you guys condemn every gun owner through contextual content selection but ignore the President's drone program that's killing kids in Pakistan. We're all hypocrite. Quit looking for the gotcha. It makes you look irrelevant and self righteous. Youll never find consensus when your goal is the gotcha. You want consensus? Let's start with the consensus our founders came to 200 years ago."

I Can't Stand To Watch

CNN. They seem like spoiled little children to me anymore.

skippy

Turning the tables indeed!

this was entirely justified: some of these people are formerly abused wives who had a protective order against their ex-husbands. What would any of these 'fourth branchers' do in the same situation? It was a completely irresponsible move that denied many the right to privacy, and may have endangered lives. So much for ethics in journalism, I guess their hatred of gun owners trumped any integrity they might have ..

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Ethics and Journalism

Contradiction in itself. On a humorous note please watch this video. I LOVE the sign in that gun owner's yard! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u43l_Sv7N-s&feature=em-upload...

skippy

old media meets their replacement and they don't like it

this one guy and his website is on even footing with this whole crew of "professional" journalists and their slick multi-million dollar studio...and they don't like it one bit.

BURN ROME!....CRUMBLE AND BURN!

Good comment

Th writer of the story admitted to owning a gun AND omitted himself from the map of registered gun owners. Certainly the blogger had the right and obligation to publish the reporters personal info.
Published address of reporter
https://maps.google.com.sg/maps?q=23006+139+Ave+Springfield+...
Same region on map of gun owners:

Hypocrite, he is (The writer of the story)

(sarcasm alert) I guess as part of the 'fourth branch' of government he would be 'above the law'.(end sarcasm) Aren't statists tiresome?

"Hence, naturally enough, my symbol for Hell is something like the bureaucracy of a police state or the office of a thoroughly nasty business concern." ~~C.S. Lewis
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

So can we assume there are no firearms at these addresses?

hmmm... I wonder if they are uncomfortable about this, and hired armed security?

Would be great to hear a response

from the journal condemning the posting of their personal information. That would make this so much sweeter..

Then he'll naturally be the

Then he'll naturally be the target of any lawsuits stemming from potential violence against the paper's employees. "Inciting violence"... I can see it now.

Non -listed residents should be very concerned.

I'm only repeating a comment that has gone around, but bears repeating for the sake of folks who are just getting this info about the paper's action. Those who didn't make the list, might consider getting on it, because criminals now have some very helpful information as to which residences pose a danger to break-ins, and which homes, maybe not-so-much. UPDATE, I found the specific post by legalizeliberty here: http://www.dailypaul.com/267626/if-you-are-on-this-list-you-...

With all due respect, I will no longer be a voting prostitute for Constitution rejecting harlots.

From what I heard on the

From what I heard on the radio yesterday morning, it's only handguns that are registered, FYI. Unlisted homes may very well have shotguns, but a criminal can still use the list to target homes where he can steal a handgun, as mentioned.

True

Please watch this. It's great! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u43l_Sv7N-s&feature=em-upload... The SIGN says it all!

skippy

this isn't the case,

this isn't the case, according to my local news station. they said that thieves will target homes of gun-owners in order to steal the guns...

...

Correct

All they gotta do is scope the place out for a couple days to learn when the residences are empty.

Upvotes for both of you though.

Here's the list...

source:
http://www.dailypaul.com/267477/ny-newspaper-runs-interactiv...

So here are the addresses and phone number of NY Journal "columnist" (one who propagates journalistic abuse) Dwight R. Worley who published all of the HOME ADDRESSES of Law Abiding Conceal Carry Gun Owners of the entire state of NY as well as the rest of the Marxist swine at The Journal:

Dwight R Worley
23006 139 Ave
Springfield Gardens, NY 11413

But you might want to call him first to let him know you’ll be dropping in: (718) 527-0832

and here are the rest of the red diaper doper babies at
The Journal:

Journal News President:
---Janet Hasson, 3 Gate House Lane Mamaroneck, NY 10534 (914) 694.5204

Editors:
---Cyndee Royle, 1133 Westchester Ave., Suite N110, White Plains, NY 10604, 914-694-9300
--Nancy Cutler 9 Woodwind Ln, Spring Valley, NY. (845) 354 3485

Parent company of The Journal News Gannett
-----CEO Gracia C Martore 728 Springvale Rd Great Falls, VA 22066 (703) 759 5954

Pandas is bad.

Voted you down one...

..for conflating "dopers" with "reds".

As a committed free-market anarcho-materialist stoner I am offended by your implicit equation of my peeps with loathsome collectivists.

Also, very bad form to be quoting Dr Michael Weiner's most vitriolic assault on peace-(and-cash-)loving potheads.

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The door has been opened.

If you're on the list you're identified as armed and unarmed if you didn't make the list, an unintended consequence, perhaps? Now, wouldn't it be just as fair to out the personal information of folks who espouse unConstitutional (includes the Bill Of Rights) governance? Put them on the map, too?

LOL

'you might want to call him first' :)

Turnabout is fair play...

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