Thu, 22 October 2015
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from October 22, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
Hour 1: Ben Carson’s appearance on Glenn Beck included his opinions on the War on Drugs. Video of him promising to intensify the War on Drugs because he’s visited the border. Paul Ryan has the general support of the Freedom Caucus, without agreeing to his demands. Video of Rep Huelskamp voicing his frustration with Ryan’s positions. An Omaha school district meeting on the school’s sex ed policy that would expand to same sex relationships and gender identity caused an uproar with most of the parents in attendance. Some worried about the purity of their daughters and claimed that Planned Parenthood is behind this.
Hour 2: Lissette Padilla joins Ben and John for SCS. Nevada officials are settling a lawsuit with the city of San Francisco after it was discovered that they were sending mentally ill patients to SF via bus. The Ronald McDonald statue outside of a Ronald McDonald house was vandalized by people upset about the fact that McDonald’s restaurants aren’t good for people. Ben and John disagree over his affinity for McChicken. A couple of lesbian students in California and South Carolina were suspended for wearing a t-shirt that read, “Nobody Knows I’m a Lesbian.” Some school officials deemed it disruptive and gang related.