TYT 1.8.13 Hour 1

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Kimani’s quote of the day: “A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.” ~Malcolm X

How many members here also follow Alex Jones? Please comment and elaborate if you do. What is the allure? What has your experience in his audience been like?

Hour 1
Segment 1
Cenk hosting today. A military judge has been concluded that Bradley Manning has been illegally punished. The judge will apply his time served to whatever time he eventually gets. Alex Jones’ hilarious appearance on Piers Morgan where he ranted and raved about the 2nd Amendment. He also put out a video after the interview talking about how Bloomberg’s off-duty police officers were casing him. Video of Michael Savage’s radio appearance where he advocated for a new Nationalist Party.

Segment 2
The incredibly unpopular Congress is at 9%. Cenk goes over the many disliked things that are still more popular than Congress. Next up is the unfavorability of the Tea Party and their lack of influence over the past year. Approval ratings for Obama & Boehner in handling the fiscal cliff negotiations. Boehner came out as the loser. Boehner bragged that even though they had no leverage, that they got 99% of the Bush Tax Cuts extended. Video of Sen McConnell declaring that the tax issue is over and its time for them to tackle spending.

Segment 3
AIG, the company that the American people bailed out, is now considering being part of a lawsuit that is suing the government for $25 billion b/c of the terms of the bailout.