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Max Lugavere, Kim Horcher, and Ana Kasparian talk about Hulk Hogan, Car Hackers, Censorship, Adderall, Transgender Models and Squats on this week's episode of The Point.

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Christian Lopez, Wendy Carrillo and Ana Kasparian talk about Shark Attacks, Embarrassing Moments, Dildos, Instagram Bans and Smoking Weed on this week's episode of The Point.

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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.

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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.

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Hour 1: Ben and Iadarola hosting. The Jade Helm military exercises have been targeted by some Right Wing nuts that have bought into the incessant fear mongering many public figures have been pushing. 3 men from North Carolina have been busted for planning an attack, stockpiling weapons, and building home explosives to use on American officials. In Mississippi, anti-American men targeting soldiers taking part in Jade Helm military exercises are being pursued after two straight days of taking shots at officials. The Republican candidates that have been relegated to the “Kids Table” debate are firing back for the unfair move. Video of Bobby Jindal’s ad to be released during the main debate on Fox News that calls him “real” and not a celebrity. Video of Carly Fiorina telling Joe Scarborough that she’s not on the main debate stage because she’s not a career politician whose names are more recognizable. Donald Trump told Breitbart that the reason Rick Perry and Lindsey Graham are at the bottom of the polls is because they attacked him the most. Graham told FB followers to watch the Kiddies debate over the “debacle” that will feature Donald Trump. Rick Santorum released a statement calling it incredibly flawed and preposterous. Ben completely agrees with his argument.

Hour 2: Ana and Ben for SCS. An Indiana teenager has to be on the Michigan sex offender registry after meeting a girl on the dating app Hot or Not. He eventually had sex with what he thought was a 17 year old girl, who was actually 14. Authorities arrested him and told him she was an underaged teenager. Despite the fact the girl and her mother showed up to his trial claiming responsibility, he was still given a harsh sentence. He also can’t live at home because he has a 15 year old brother. India has lifted the ban on porn websites available to citizens. Netflix has unveiled its employee plan of unlimited paternity leave during the 1st year for new fathers. Ben thinks that it’s a good idea, but too much.

A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from August 5, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com

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Lindsey Graham attacked Hillary Clinton on her honesty by evoking Monica Lewinsky. Video of his pitch. The top 10 lineup for the main GOP debate has been announced. Discussion about the talking points that will most likely be covered by the candidates. Ag-Gag laws were passed in Utah to keep activists from recording and exposing inhuman and safety protocols in meat packing plants. Video of some workers abusing cows in factory farms. Bobby Jindal has announced he will be eliminating Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood offices in Louisiana over the heavily edited tapes of PP officials discussing transportation of fetal tissue. There are already only two facilities in the state.

Ana, Karamo Brown, and Becca Frucht for SCS. A hitchhiking robot that successfully made it from Canada thru Europe, was destroyed when it made it to Philadelphia. Ana and Karamo don’t care about this, while Becca sees the societal implications. An elementary school officer handcuffed an 8 year old boy that suffers from PTSD and ADHD. Video of the abuse. The officer has a history of doing this to children. Darren Wilson was interviewed by the New Yorker about his thoughts on Black and White culture in America. Ana reads some excerpts that illustrate his thoughts on how Black Americans choose the wrong one. After calling the Black upbringing full of failure, he revealed that his mother was a thief that took from him, without recognition of irony.

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John and Ana hosting. Ted Cruz released a video where he cooks bacon on the nozzle of an automatic rifle to show he’s American and badass. Smith & Wesson released a statement telling people not to try this. Hillary Clinton released one of her 1st campaign ads that focused on her mother’s struggles, similar to the common man. Jeb Bush has released an outline of his 6 part plan to take care of the immigration issues. John and Ana breakdown his plan.

The family of a 7 year old kid is suing his school after a teacher isolated him from classmates during lunchtime because he told friends he doesn’t believe in God. Due to the teacher’s decision to ostracize the kid, he went home crying for the 3 straight days he was punished. A Russian Senator has proposed to ban all gay emojis, claiming that they promote non-traditional family values. A popular cam girl has been kicked off of her hosting site because she did a Nazi themed performance to her live audience. During the performance, she made $3300 in tips. Discussion of whether or not MyFreeCams should’ve taken her down. The cast of the Fantastic 4 film walked out of a radio interview after several inappropriate questions from the interviewer. One was about how they’d convince audiences that the Black guy and White woman were brother and sister. It went too far when he told the female actress that she shouldn’t have cut her hair, because she used to be hot. Videos of the offensive interview.

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What the Flick?! reviews End of the Tour, Best of Enemies, Vacation and Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation.

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Cenk Uygur, Jimmy Dore and Steve Oh hosting today. The guys discuss an exciting new edition to ShopTYT. Steve talks about his experience in a frat. Binge drinking is discussed which leads to a TYT poll. Who’s the bigger dork Steve or Cenk? After recent news of another mass shooting, police shootings are discussed. Jimmy’s Father was a police officer so Jimmy breaks down the difference between Police Officers of his father’s generation and today’s cops. Cenk lays out his three things that should be taught to every student in America. Steve asks the panel whether or not he should put a urinal in his house. Jimmy goes on an epic rant on renovations. The guys end the show by playing a game of name that tune.


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Politico article on how Rand Paul’s campaign is in shambles. Cenk talks about how ridiculous the cycle is in calling the end of Paul’s campaign in July of 2015, more than a year before the election will take place. They’ve claimed that the biggest problem he’s got is the lack of fundraising b/c he won’t do the stroking and courting that powerful donors expect. The article continued to outline the pitfalls of not cowtowing to rich donors, or playing “the game.” An ultra Orthodox Jewish man attacked a gay pride parade in Israel with a knife, stabbing and wounding 6 people. Audio of Louie Gohmert telling a Conservative group that if we put gay male couples, female gay couples, and straight couples on an island, nature would determine which marriage is preferred for existence.

Ana replaces John for SCS. Actor James Woods is suing a Twitter user for $10 million for defamation after he suggested Woods is a cocaine addict. Other twitter users pointed out instances where Woods calls people names and disparages their character via Twitter. Comedian Kevin Hart’s comments about not being comfortable with having a gay son is causing an uproar. Cenk and Jimmy are torn on the failed joke.

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