Wed, 6 January 2016
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from January 6, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
Hour 1: Ana and Iadarola hosting. North Korea claims to have successfully tested a hydrogen bomb. Ana isn’t buying the fact that the country has the capabilities to have this weaponry. The U.S. Nat’l Security spox relayed doubt in the reports. Presentation of the biggest myths regarding gun control and the reality of public support behind the specific regulatory measures being mentioned in popular media and among politicians. Background checks and perception on Obama’s approach made the list of positive aspects that have been misreported. Bill O’Reilly proposed wild solutions to the gun control debate, but did claim that background checks are sensible. Video of his talking points memo that proposed more prison terms since only hardcore criminals carry out gun violence in America.
Hour 2: Ana and Iadarola. More than 100 German women have come forward with stories of mass sexual assault and theft on NYE in Cologne. The female mayor of the city warned women of behaving in a way that would put them in a position to be assaulted. Alabama Chief Justice has vowed to ignore federal laws on same sex marriage and has encouraged other judges to do the same. A recent poll of 1000 adults showed that a majority think creating a safe environment for college students is more important than absolute free speech.