Mon, 25 August 2014
Ben, John, and Wes Clark Jr hosting. Ben talks about a story he saw in the LA Times about 3 people shot and killed in the Valley that was buried under the front page story of wine bottles broken in Napa’s earthquake. Republicans like John McCain, Lindsey Graham, Paul Ryan, and Mike Rogers took to Sunday shows to criticize Obama’s response to ISIS. Video of McCain’s complaints is shown. Video of Sen Graham claiming that there are many jihadist groups, looking to win “the gold medal” by hitting America. Discussion about the reality of how dangerous the terror group is follows. Syria has announced that they welcome assistance from Western powers to target ISIS in the country, as long as they clear the actions first. Ukraine has now engaged with Russian forces, according to a Ukrainian military spokesperson. Wes points out that Putin doesn’t want a full scale war, but just this level of conflict so that he can wear down the Ukrainian government. The mystery of who dropped bombs on militants in Libya has been solved. It turns out that the planes were sent out of Egypt and UAE.