Thu, 27 August 2015
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from August 27, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
There was a sign that was written in Hebrew however people thought it was an Arabic terror threat. People thought muslims was going to take over Louisiana. The Virginia shooter, Bryce Williams, wrote a manifesto. It was a stupid manifesto, according to Cenk. The reason Bryce Williams shot the people is because he wanted to start a race war. Racist groups weigh in on the shooting. Alison Parker’s father is pushing for gun control. He says his daughter death was senseless and he wants legislation to take hold on gun control issues to be stronger. His mission is to get the word out about gun control. Mark Hamill a.k.a. Luke Skywalker, who is from Australia, says that Australia put some serious gun control after a massive shooting that happened years ago. Australia bought back guns and therefore certain guns were banned. Also, 20% of guns were destroyed. 57% of suicide and 42% of gun violence went down. There was a serious decrease in homicides and suicide in Australia.
Cenk and Ana host the 2nd hour. Rentboy.com was raided because of prostitution. Sheriffs in Oregon walked off the job after a sheriff beat a handcuffed suspect. 36% for drug crime rose however 20% of other crimes decreased for time served. Almost millions are spent on federal prison systems.