THE BROOKLYN CONNECTION takes a gripping look at the world of "gun running" through the story of Florin Krasniqi and the guerrilla army he built by transporting weapons from the United States to Kosovo.
The Brooklyn Connection Part 4 "Elephant hunters" buying a .50 cal sniper rifle at a gun shop in St. Mary's Pennsylvania that will be transported to Bosnia.
Bringing US Extremism To Network TV – “Sovereign Soul” Producer Jeff Stanzler w/ Cenk Uygur
Jeff Stanzler, "The way I look at it. I think Obama is going to come with an executive order on background checks before the end of his term. And the day that that happens the nature of this country, the heartbeat of this country I think is going to switch very, very quickly.
Cenk Uygur, "So that's interesting. So what do you think is going to happen?
Jeff Stanzler, "Well, I think the people who believe in Agenda 21 will feel that this is the shot across the bow. Agenda 21 that UN resolution, non-binding, that I think started in George HW Bush's, decades ago. But as we know Ted Cruz is campaigning on fighting against Agenda 21, which basically says jackbooted UN thugs are going to come take away your guns.
Now if Obama says that he's going to make this executive order I feel like the people who are maybe a little bit on the fence, might be pulled into that sort of Alec Jones world of, this is it folks. You gotta circle the wagons and get ready... I'll be glad if I'm in an area that has very little guns on the day that that happens. "
Cent Uygur, "Now you frightened me."
Linking the "terrorist watchlist" to assault weapons had no effect on limiting the sale of assault weapons but it did sell a lot of them and drive up gun manufacturers stock prices.
But most importantly it firmed up the belief of right wing extremists that the federal government is coming for their guns.
I don't know how we can remove the guns from Americans without a massive violent reaction. But somehow it has to be done.