Wed, 16 December 2015
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from December 16, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
Hour 1: Cenk and Iadarola hosting. A bipartisan budget deal was reached in Congress. Video of Speaker Paul Ryan talking about the things he’s proud of getting for the Republican side. Economic consequences of the tax breaks and crude oil exports Ryan is bragging about obtaining. The topic of targeting and killing innocent family members and innocent bystanders while bombing ISIS came up in the GOP debate last night. Video of Trump doubling down on his promise to kill family members, calling it “firm.” Video of Ben Carson comparing the killing of innocent kids to doing brain surgery on kid’s that are about to get brain surgery. Video of Ted Cruz confirming his promise to carpet bomb entire areas that will somehow only hit terrorists, not civilians.
Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. The Affluenza kid is on the run with his mother after a warrant for his arrest has been submitted after he violated his parole in multiple ways. After dashcam video showed a police officer shoot a drunk driver suspect in the neck, he has been exonerated. Video of the shooting. The police chase ended when the suspect’s car flipped over, ejecting and killing his wife. When the suspect attempted to climb out of the wreckage the cop shot immediately, potentially paralyzing him for life. A Saudi businessman has been acquitted of raping a woman that was staying at his home in London. His defense was that he accidentally tripped and fell into her vagina after having consensual sex with her friend.