Tue, 24 November 2015
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from November 24, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
Hour 1: Donald Trump told his supporters that he plans to bring waterboarding back if he’s president. Video of Trump saying “you bet your ass I would.” Video of Trump going on to say that even if it doesn’t work for intelligence gathering, he’d still bring it back because they deserve it. Rapper Killer Mike has endorsed Bernie Sanders in Atlanta after spending some time with the candidate. Video of his impassioned endorsement. A Princeton study shows that public opinion has no effect on public policy. A Marine, Jonathan Criswell, wrote on the WolfPAC wall that he will be donating $100/month to rid the country of unfair elections being won by corporations and corruption. Vicki Strong was one of the voices that helped push Wolf PAC’s victory in Vermont. Video of a portion of her speech.
Sam Harris took to a podcast to talk about refugees and the country’s policy on foreign affairs in the climate of terrorism. Cenk quotes Harris in saying that Ted Cruz’ idea to accept Christian over Muslim refugees isn’t bigotry since it is a fact that some percentage of Muslims will become terrorists, while no Christians will. Cenk deciphers the word games Harris plays to make his discriminatory point without being tied to it. Harris also voiced his support for Ben Carson over Noam Chomsky if he had to choose between the two for president. He thinks that Carson understands that jihadists are the enemy, while Chomsky doesn’t. Ben Carson TYT Exclusive about his 7th Day Adventist beliefs regarding the end times and how the two perpetrators of it will be Right Wing America and other Christian doctrines. Videos of Ben’s church and his thought processes.
Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. Univ of Ottawa has decided to suspend a yoga class due to its lack of concern for cultural appropriation. MMA fighter War Machine was in court over his attempted murder and continued rape of his ex girlfriend. His attorney cited her profession as a porn actress as an excuse to allow this kind of sexual activity. George RR Martin took to the internet to espouse his feelings about our hateful rhetoric about Syrian refugees.