Fri, 7 August 2015
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from August 7, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
Ben, John, and Jimmy hosting. Talk about the GOP debate from last night and the fact checking that took down many of the assertions the candidates put forward. Video of Donald Trump being grilled by Megyn Kelly about his sexism. Talk about how the establishment of Fox News came the hardest at the two candidates they don’t want in the race; Trump and Rand Paul. Video of Trump calling American leaders stupid when it comes to illegal immigration. Frank Luntz’ focus group told Megyn Kelly that they had a very negative opinion of Trump after the debate. Trump tweeted aggressively at Megyn Kelly and Luntz over their coverage. Video of Trump’s assertion that he gets whatever he wants from politicians after he gives money to them. Talk about how he made a perfect case for getting money out of politics.
Video of Chris Christie and Rand Paul arguing at the debate over surveillance for terrorism prevention. Video of Rand Paul being forced to back peddle on his previous statements about GOP hawks being responsible for the rise of ISIS. Comparison videos of Canada’s debates last night to the GOP one.
Thu, 6 August 2015
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from August 6, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
Ben and Iadarola hosting. Today is the anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima back in 1945. Ben details some of the specifics behind the bombing, including the fact that 80% were civilians. Details of our firebombing of Tokyo, which killed more people than the bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima.
Some updates from the “Kiddie Debate” on Fox News. Rick Santorum’s idiotic talking points when debating the gay marriage decision. A federal appeals court struck down Texas’ voter ID law. After conspiracy theories about the Clintons working in cahoots with Trump to run for president to sabotage the GOP surfaced and receded, it has been reported that Bill Clinton and Trump spoke about him running. After the latest attempted theatre shooting Fox’s Shep Smith interviewed an employee of a Sprint store next door. Video of the employee selling the store’s tagline two times while describing the scene. Sprint responded by promising some punishment.
A White Supremacist in NC accidentally blew off one of his legs while building improvised bombs in his garage. He is currently being held while authorities figure out if he was planning to use the weapons to hurt society. His attorney claimed he was going to use the bombs to remove tree stumps. Update on the no names in the GOP’s lesser debate.