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Entertainment industry
has blood on its hands

Politico, by Melissa Henson

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Posted By:MissMolly, 1/24/2013 6:06:57 AM

It looks like Big Entertainment gets a pass again. After Vice President Joe Biden’s “fact finding” meetings in recent weeks with representatives of the entertainment industry to evaluate what can be done to change America’s culture of violence, the most this administration is willing to push for is more research into the link between media violence and violence in the real world. More information is always beneficial, but at what point do we decide we know enough to move forward in a meaningful way? After all, we already have more than 60 years of research

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/24/2013 6:51:46 AM     (No. 9135838)

What difference does it make?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Altoona, 1/24/2013 6:55:09 AM     (No. 9135847)

Also, money.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: killerbee, 1/24/2013 9:55:07 AM     (No. 9136177)

Someone should ask Obama about the many tweets by black people who said they wanted to shoot a bunch of white people after seeing Django Unchained.

I pray all that bluster never actually manifests, but you never know.

Yes, a movie -- and music -- can get people worked up enough to mimic behavior. Why do you think they so thoroughly squash anything that might show Republicans in a positive light?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: pickle1, 1/24/2013 9:59:09 AM     (No. 9136185)

All these fact finding adventures. They are cover ups.

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