Published on Jan 20, 2014
Abby Martin Breaks the Set on Bill Maher Politically Correct, Eisenhower’s Farewell Address, Undocumented Police Brutality, and MLK’s Whitewashed Legacy.
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EPISODE BREAKDOWN: On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin calls out TV host Bill Maher for his contemptuous comments regarding Edward Snowden and the NSA leaks as a stunning display of arrogance and ignorance. Abby then remarks on the anniversary of President Eisenhower’s farewell address, citing his warning to the American people of the danger of the military industrial complex. Abby then speaks to RT Correspondent Liz Wahl, about the growing epidemic of police abuse in the US and the lack of official documentation of these statistics. BTS wraps up the show with a discussion on the ‘whitewashing’ of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and speaks with Howard University Professor Dr. Wilmer J. Leon, and Morgan State University Professor Dr. Jared A. Ball, about the aspects of MLK’s life that the corporate media overlooks.