Tue, 19 January 2016
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from January 19, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
Hour 1: Ana and Iadarola hosting. Sarah Palin endorses Donald Trump. Due to the damage bombing has done to ISIS’ ability to travel and make their money, they’re forced to slash their employees’ pay by 50%. An ISIS supporter is complaining that she keeps receiving dick pics from ISIS fighters that caught wind of her support.
Hour 2: Becca Frucht replaces Iadarola for SCS. Update on the Flint water crisis. The water company is now coming after residents and customers that aren’t paying their water bills. An Oregon Militia member that is against government is complaining that his foster kids are being taken away, citing that he and his wife are losing the tons of money that they’re receiving from the government, based on their foster care duties. In one year, they were being paid $115K by charities alone. Jada Pinkett Smith and Spike Lee are two celebrities who vowed to boycott the Oscars due to their lack of diversity. Video of Pinkett outlining her reasons. In response to the growing outcry, the Academy says they will think about changing their process. Ana talks about a friend that pointed out Black actors’ audition season is for one extra month since they’re given parts after all of the White parts are filled and diversity quotas need to be met.