Fri, 8 January 2016
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from January 8, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
Hour 1: Power Panel with Jayar Jackson, Jimmy Dore and Johnny Sprinkles. President Obama appeared with Anderson Cooper in a town hall meeting and discussed gun control in the US and mentioned that he is willing to meet with the NRA in a reality based conversation. A spokesman from the NRA appeared on Fox News with Megyn Kelly and mentioned that he won’t talk to Obama and that he is creating an Illusion of keeping people safe. A Philadelphia police officer Jessie Hartnett was shot and seriously wounded in an ambush-style attack while sitting in his patrol car and the shooter admitted to committing the assault “in the name of Islam”.
Hour 2: Power Panel with Jayar Jackson, Jimmy Dore, Becca and Ana Kasparian. El Chapo has been caught by the Mexican Marines. A 16 year old NJ student, Bethany Koval of Fair Lawn High School was called into the principal office for making Tweets that criticized Israel but the Tweets were deemed as bullying towards Pro Israeli students.