Sat, 18 July 2015
Can High-Flying Gyrocopter Pilot Douglas Hughes Get Money Out Of Politics? (Interview w/ Cenk Uygur)
On April 15, 2015, 61-year-old rural mail carrier Doug Hughes grabbed headlines after flying his one-man gyrocopter from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania to Washington DC and touching down on the west lawn of the Capitol building, bringing with him 535 letters - one for each member of Congress to draw attention to the pressing need for campaign finance reform.
Fri, 17 July 2015
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from July 17, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
Power Panel; Cenk, Ben, Ana, and guest Maz Jobrani hosting. Donald Trump has gone after Republican critics like John McCain and Rick Perry on Twitter. Called McCain dummy and said Perry should have to take an IQ test before being allowed in a debate. Even John Dingell, the longest serving Congressman in American history told Trump he should delete his Twitter account. Lawrence O’Donnell has become the next MSNBC host to apologize for no reason. Video of O’Donnell outlining why he loves Trump and that he didn’t want to become part of the story of Trump’s campaign. He later apologized for questioning Trump’s salary from NBC for The Apprentice. Donald Trump is polling at 18% and leading 2nd place by 4% points. Talk about how incompetent someone would have to be to lose their job to an immigrant that doesn’t know the language.
Lil Wayne was the target of an attempted murder plot carried out by Birdman and Young Thug. This was the culmination of the money dispute between Wayne and the label Young Money, who sued the label for over $50 million. With a new male CEO, Reddit continues to ban things like spam, copyrighted material, publication of someone’s private info, inciting harm or violence, and sexualy suggestive content that includes minors.