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The Young Turks: August 12, 2022

FBI agents who searched former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence on Monday were likely looking for “nuclear documents.”
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Former President Donald J. Trump claimed on Friday that he declassified the documents the F.B.I. found when they searched his Florida residence.
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A CNN analyst basically predicted that the FBI raided Trump’s Mar-a-lago residence because he had taken nuclear documents.
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Marjorie Taylor Greene has officially called for the impeachment of Attorney General Merrick Garland.
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A host for Infowars said that Fox News is further to the right.
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Salman Rushdie, whose novel “The Satanic Verses” garnered multiple death threats, was stabbed in the neck and abdomen.
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Ted Cruz went on a fearmongering rant after Gustavo Petros was recently inaugurated in Colombia, accusing several governments of being socialist.
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In response to major labor violations against New York's Worker's Rights, Chipotle is paying out a $20 million settlement to those who have been affected.
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Fox News aired a photoshopped image of the judge handling Trump's raid with convicted sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell, then tried to say later that they were joking.
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A job posting for a nanny gig actually requires its applicants to have a master's degree among several other ridiculous requirements, all in exchange for just $18 per day.
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Dancers from a strip club in Los Angeles took to their Slip N' Slide while on their strike for worker safety.
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A car thief made use of a giant teddy bear after stealing a car, using it to hide from the police.
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It has come to light how obscene the world championship cornhole competition really is.
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The Young Turks: August 9, 2022

The FBI executed a search warrant at Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort as part of an investigation into the handling of presidential documents.
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Republicans are losing their minds about FBI executing a search warrant at Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort as part of a search for classified documents.
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Charlie Kirk got lit up on Twitter for his idiotic response to the FBI raiding Trump’s property.
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On Steve Bannon’s podcast, Matt Gaetz slammed House Minatory leader Kevin McCarthy because he doesn’t suck up to Trump enough.
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Israeli forces killed dozens of Palestinians in their latest attacks on Gaza.
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The Biden administration has approved even more military funding for Ukraine with full urgency.
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After the FBI raid on his Mar-A-Lago residence, Donald Trump released a strange, campaign-style political ad about the current state of America.
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A new political ad featuring Herschel Walker's ex-wife makes some chilling accusations about the athlete, including domestic abuse and a history of violence.
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Transgender Twitch streamer Keffals has been arrested, deadnamed, and humiliated in her own home after right-wing bigots impersonated her in a swatting hate crime.
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After an ironic meme, "Dark Brandon", made its way through the internet in the past few weeks, Biden supporters have adopted it as their own in support of him.
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The Young Turks: August 8, 2022

New details about the good and bad climate provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act.
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Republicans stripped out a provision to cap insulin costs at $35 for private insurers from the Inflation Reduction Act.
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Democrats removed a provision closing the so-called carried interest tax loophole for money managers from the climate and tax reform bill because Sen. Kyrsten Sinema threatened to block the legislation otherwise.
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Indiana becomes the first state after Roe V Wade was overturned to pass new legislation that bans abortions.
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The men who murdered Ahmaud Arbery have been sentenced to life in prison plus more years by a judge.
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North Carolina is stocking some of its schools with AR-15 rifles to "enhance security" against school shootings.
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Mark Bankston, the attorney representing Sandy Hook school shooting families, joins TYT to discuss the important takeaways from the Alex Jones defamation trial.
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Mark Bankston puts in perspective what to expect next for conspiracy theorist and infamous radio host Alex Jones after his loss in the defamation trial.
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Alex Jones' text messages have been handed over to the January 6 Committee.
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Donald Trump's cherished Mar-A-Lago home has officially been raided by the FBI.
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Malcolm Gladwell is criticizing the work-from-home lifestyle and implying that those who engage in it are lazy.
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During his speech at CPAC, Donald Trump made the odd claim that during his presidency, the White House doctor supposedly loved looking at his "strong" body.
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The Young Turks: August 5, 2022

Kyrsten Sinema agreed to support the Inflation Reduction Act because Democrats agreed to remove a provision on closing the so-called carried interest tax loophole that enables wealthy hedge funds and investment managers to pay lower taxes.
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China announced sanctions on Nancy Pelosi and her family as well as souring the relationship between Washington D.C. and Beijing following a visit by the Speaker to Taiwan earlier this week.
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Twitter filed a 127-page document in court that detailed why Elon Musk should not be able to wiggle out of buying the company.
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Hungary's authoritarian leader Viktor Orbán brought the house down at CPAC.
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A jury awarded the parents of a Sandy Hook shooting victim more than $45 million in punitive damages in Alex Jones defamation case.
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Ted Cruz slammed on the table during a hearing where the FBI was detailing extremist group symbols.
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CPAC put an actor in a fake jail cage, had attendees listen to testimony from alleged insurrectionists, and called it art.
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Papa John Reveals His Secret Pizza Ingredient: Conservatism.
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Tucker Carlson took a few shots at Jon Stewart but ended up on the wrong side a Twitter clap back.
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A mayor is planning to charge hikers to climb a nearby mountain because of the cost rescue and burial services.
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A French scientist’s photo of a ‘distant star’ was actually a slice for chorizo.
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The Young Turks: August 4, 2022

A judge has decided that Alex Jones will have to pay $4.1 million in damages to the parents of one of the 6-year-old victims in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
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AIPAC dropped over $8 million in Michigan’s Democratic primaries through its super PAC to help defeat progressive Rep. Andy Levine.
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Ron DeSantis suspended an elected state prosecutor for pledging not to enforce Florida’s new abortion ban.
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A massive teacher shortages has lead to tens of thousands of education job vacancies across the U.S.
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The DOJ has charged four Louisville police officers with crimes in connection with the fatal raid on Breonna Taylor’s home.
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A new study has linked low wages in middle age to cognitive decline later in life.
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Jesse Watters compared AOC to an unripe banana and said she needed more life experience before she runs for president.
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West Virginia Republican Robert Karnes said children who have been sexually abused “romanticize” their abusers.
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Ron Johnson floated a scheme to to end Social Security and Medicare by changing how spending for the programs works.
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Conservatives on social media are upset because Cracker Barrel is adding Impossible Sausage to its menu.
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Some students in London are upset that their college in planning on installing a statue that could be interpreted as having a 10-foot erect penis
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The Young Turks: August 3, 2022

Indiana Republican Congresswoman Jackie Walorski was killed in a car accident where two of her staffers also died.
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Kansas citizens voted overwhelmingly to protect abortion access.
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Joe Manchin has secured a pledge from Democrats to provide fast approvals for fossil fuel projects as part of the negotiations concerning the Inflation Reduction Act.
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Alex Jones was repeatedly reprimanded for lying under oath when he took the stand at his defamation trial.
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Ben Shapiro is outraged that Beyonce decided to remove the word “spaz” from one of her songs.
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Cheerleader for sweatshops and terrible working conditions Nicholas Kristof has been rehired to bring that perspective back to the New York Times opinion section.
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Tucker Carlson is continuing to muddy the waters around the 2020 murder of George Floyd.
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After a gay couple was driven out of a park in Columbia, the community staged a kiss-a-thon to protest homophobia.
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A Republican candidate has been told to stop pushing a conspiracy theory but having her supporters steal pens from voting booths.
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The Earth is spinning faster, days are getting shorter and we don’t know why.
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South Korean farmers are upset that a new video 'objectifies' garlic.
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More Perfect Union highlights how the wealthy and corporations profit off of inflation.
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The Young Turks: July 29, 2022

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito gave a completely out-of-pocket speech in Rome in his first public remarks since he helped overturn the Roe v Wade precedent earlier this month. Justice Alito mocked critics of the reversal, emphasizing how foreign leaders and the international community have weighed in on the decision while dismissing any of the horrors pregnant people across the country have had to deal with since the Dobbs v Jackson decision was handed down.
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Exxon Mobil and Chevron, the biggest oil companies in the U.S., recorded record-breaking profits and revenue from this past business quarter and have already ramped up their already egregious stock buyback program to further enrich shareholders and executives. Including Europe's top oil companies Shell and TotalEnergies, the four corporations combined to return over $23 billion to shareholders through stock buybacks just this past quarter alone.
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A Trader Joe's grocery store in Hadley, Massachusetts just became the first unionized location in the country as workers voted to form a labor union in a 45-31 vote. Even though this is the only unionized location in the country so far, this is a momentous step forward for the labor movement as union efforts continue spreading across industries and corporations.
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Meta, the parent company of Facebook, released a pretty cringe ad showing off the Metaverse's virtual reality capabilities with Mark Zuckerberg and Neil DeGrasse Tyson admiring photos of outer space from the James Webb Telescope. Too bad the Meta VR headset has horrible resolution while the company is already in hot water for trying to expand their virtual reality presence further.
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A data company has conducted an analysis of Democratic voters and Joe Biden's popularity among them, with results indicating that most respondents would much prefer a new president with names like Kamala Harris and Hillary Clinton among their top choices.
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In a surprising offer made by the U.S. Government, officials have floated swapping infamous Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, currently imprisoned for life, for two Russian prisoners, one of whom is WNBA player Brittney Griner.
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Conveniently in time with the viral video of him fleeing the Capitol, Josh Hawley took it upon himself to write an entire book about masculinity and how virtues like assertiveness and courage are gone in contemporary men.
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A Florida man has been arrested after he took control of a Ford F-150 and drove to Patrick Space Force Base in a dire mission to warn authorities that there were United States extraterrestrials in combat with Chinese dragons.
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Researchers in Japan have divulged their findings in data they've been collecting which seems to indicate that pigs could have the ability to breathe through their anus, and there are intentions for humans to soon have the same abilities.
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U.S. Congressman Ro Khanna discusses the upcoming strategy implemented by the Democratic party to get Progressive legislation passed in Congress.
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As President Joe Biden's polling continues to fall flat, Ro Khanna gives his justification for why the incumbent president still has his support, and it comes down to an issue of a lack of alternatives.
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The Young Turks: July 28, 2022

In a complete 180 degree turn from late 2021, Sen. Joe Manchin has apparently agreed with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on a watered-down budget reconciliation bill that aims to combat the current effects of inflation and climate change. While no where near what is needed to truly combat any issue our country is facing, Manchin may be cracking a little bit under the pressure of being the villain of the Democratic Party...right?
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During a House committee hearing with major gun manufacturer CEOs, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez brilliantly cornered the CEOs on their roles in perpetuating the gun violence epidemic in the country. AOC showed advertisements that featured white supremacist militia-branded weapons and a man with a tattoo associated with white supremacy, bolstering her argument that gun companies knowing pander to domestic terror groups, increasing the chances of another hate-fueled shooting happening in the future.
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A 12-year-old went off on the West Virginia state legislature in an impassioned speech advocating for the state to restore and protect abortion rights for all women. Even more impressive is that the girl saw right through the Republican's hypocrisy on their "pro-life" stance and how the issue really isn't about saying unborn lives but rather just controlling women's bodies.
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Senate Republicans have just blocked a bill that would expand healthcare coverage and access to veterans who were plagued by illnesses after being exposed to toxic waste burn pits while serving in the Middle East. Only eight Republicans sided with every Democrat in voting for the bill...so very pro-life of these monsters.
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Donald Trump in a recent interview couldn't find it in himself to condemn the Saudi Arabians for their involvement in the September 11th terror attacks in 2001, a claim that most Americans take for basic fact.
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Andrew Yang and Christine Todd Whitman have officially formed their new Centrist political party known as 'Forward', in response to their claim that most Americans believe that we are in need of a third mainstream political party.
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As the monkeypox disease continues to make its viral outbreak, the Republican party is unabashedly correlating it to their 'groomer' narrative as they identify it as a sexually transmitted disease in the gay community and a tool of the 'groomers' they've been so concerned about.
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A new study has found that most Americans who decide not to have children make this decision early in their lives and the majority of these people are found to never change their mind about the subject.
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A Japanese city has come under attack by an especially violent and intimidating breed of monkey: the macaque, known to inhabit regions throughout Asia, North America, and Gibraltar.
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A Vera Cruz grandmother on her deathbed at the age of 99 stated her last wish to the world: a huge monument depicting male genitalia erected on top of her grave.
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