Tue, 4 August 2015
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from August 4, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
Lindsey Graham attacked Hillary Clinton on her honesty by evoking Monica Lewinsky. Video of his pitch. The top 10 lineup for the main GOP debate has been announced. Discussion about the talking points that will most likely be covered by the candidates. Ag-Gag laws were passed in Utah to keep activists from recording and exposing inhuman and safety protocols in meat packing plants. Video of some workers abusing cows in factory farms. Bobby Jindal has announced he will be eliminating Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood offices in Louisiana over the heavily edited tapes of PP officials discussing transportation of fetal tissue. There are already only two facilities in the state.
Ana, Karamo Brown, and Becca Frucht for SCS. A hitchhiking robot that successfully made it from Canada thru Europe, was destroyed when it made it to Philadelphia. Ana and Karamo don’t care about this, while Becca sees the societal implications. An elementary school officer handcuffed an 8 year old boy that suffers from PTSD and ADHD. Video of the abuse. The officer has a history of doing this to children. Darren Wilson was interviewed by the New Yorker about his thoughts on Black and White culture in America. Ana reads some excerpts that illustrate his thoughts on how Black Americans choose the wrong one. After calling the Black upbringing full of failure, he revealed that his mother was a thief that took from him, without recognition of irony.