THINK! America – Weekend of June. 3, 2017 – Show #1
Topics - June 3, 2017 - Show #1. Guest: Joanne Lara, Autism Expert, Executive Director of Autism Works Now
Topics & Guest – June 3, 2017 – Topic #1
Firings will come… With so many leaks, even the UK is angry at the US, and may not share sensitive Manchester attack-info with us for fear it will get out into the news. So, who are the leakers? A chief White House correspondent for One America News Network, Trey Yingst, is tweeting that there are three staffers inside the White House, who have been identified and have been referred to the Office of Government Ethics.But Karl Rove says not only non-Intel types could be doing this, but he also names James Comey (Intel-type), as well as current government career officials, and former government officials. Who do you think are the leakers, and what should happen to them?
Harvard’s black students held a graduation of their own this year, and in 2015, Harvard had a Latino graduation. The school has also hosted separate events for LGBT students, known as “lavender graduations.” This trend of “for our kind only,” is growing across American colleges and universities, and now critics of this practice are saying “Isn’t this segregation?”
Interview: Joanne Lara, Autism Expert, Executive Director of Autism Works Now! Topic: Autistic students who graduate and their job prospects.
Over the years, Goldman Sachs has encouraged its former top executives to take top federal government jobs. At first glance, this may not seem like a concern, and CE0 Lloyd Blankfein has addressed this with “those in government bend over backwards to avoid any perception of favoritism”. But GS’ influence has dominated the Bush and Obama Treasury and now Trump’s Treasury Sec and his Deputy are both former GS executives, despite Trump’s campaign rhetoric, slamming Ted Cruz’s and Hillary Clinton’s GS connections. Is it crony capitalism (“Government Sachs” as conservative columnist Michelle Malkin calls them) implying they’re running the country. Or is it just that Goldman Sachs executives are the best and brightest of the business world?