Republican establishment ‘desperate to disqualify Ron Paul for any reason’

http://current.com/shows/the-young-turks/videos/cenk-republican-establishment-desperate-to-disqualify-ron-paul-for-any-reason

Ron Paul is No. 1 in Iowa — but though Cenk says, “I’m not necessarily a Ron Paul supporter,” he points out that no one is more threatened by Paul’s killer poll numbers than the GOP establishment. “Fox News and the rest of the conservative establishment and the Republicans are desperate to disqualify Ron Paul for any reason,” Cenk says. “It’s because he might end the corruption in Washington, and those guys feed off, and live on that corruption.”

 

Republican establishment ‘desperate to disqualify Ron Paul for any reason’

http://current.com/shows/the-young-turks/videos/cenk-republican-establishment-desperate-to-disqualify-ron-paul-for-any-reason

Ron Paul is No. 1 in Iowa — but though Cenk says, “I’m not necessarily a Ron Paul supporter,” he points out that no one is more threatened by Paul’s killer poll numbers than the GOP establishment. “Fox News and the rest of the conservative establishment and the Republicans are desperate to disqualify Ron Paul for any reason,” Cenk says. “It’s because he might end the corruption in Washington, and those guys feed off, and live on that corruption.”

 

‘It’s time to free Bradley Manning’

http://current.com/shows/the-young-turks/videos/its-time-to-free-bradley-manning

Nineteen months after U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was first arrested, the first pre-trial hearings have finally begun. Manning faces 22 charges, including “aiding the enemy” and the unauthorized release of half a million reports and cables — even though, according to the American government, no one has been proved hurt by Wikileaks publishing the cables, and none were classified as top secret. “He did our soldiers a world of good,” Cenk says. “Time served is plenty enough time. Scooter Libby served no time and he betrayed a CIA agent. That caused real harm. Dick Cheney — no time. Karl Rove — no time. It’s time to free Bradley Manning.”

 

Hedge fund managers meet in secret with lawmakers, make a killing with inside info

http://current.com/shows/the-young-turks/videos/hedge-fund-managers-meet-in-secret-with-lawmakers-make-a-killing-with-inside-info

Not only are employees of big banks making an obscene amount of money — the CEO of JP Morgan earned more than $10,000 an hour in 2011 — a new “Wall Street Journal” piece reveals that hedge fund managers are meeting secretly with lawmakers before announcing the details of bills.

 

Hedge fund managers meet in secret with lawmakers, make a killing with inside info

http://current.com/shows/the-young-turks/videos/hedge-fund-managers-meet-in-secret-with-lawmakers-make-a-killing-with-inside-info

Not only are employees of big banks making an obscene amount of money — the CEO of JP Morgan earned more than $10,000 an hour in 2011 — a new “Wall Street Journal” piece reveals that hedge fund managers are meeting secretly with lawmakers before announcing the details of bills.

 

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