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Cenk and Ben hosting. The guys talk about San Andreas and who would survive the apocalypse. They decide which key TYT employees would be on their survival team. Cenk quotes himself.


Cenk Uygur interviews legendary TV Producer Norman Lear.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 29, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: Today’s Power Panel for both hours Ben, John, Cenk, Jimmy Dore hosting. More of the same reckless behavior from Wall St. is still happening, from a poll by Notre Dame,with 23% of people who knowingly observe others, pursuing financial misdeeds, and 25% would do insider trading with a big pay and no arrest. Video of a cop from Minneapolis telling a black kid that he feels like arresting him and will break his legs.

Hour 2: Sepp Blatter has prevailed over the FIFA scandal by winning re-election as President of the organization and thanked the organization, along with receiving a standing ovation from his acceptance speech. Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert has been indicted for paying someone $1.7 million to keep hush over sexual abuse when he was a teacher and wrestling coach in Illinois, along with C SPAN video of a caller by the name of Bruce calling in to talk to Hastert.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 28, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: Ben, John, and Jimmy Dore hosting. New study shows that people identify as liberal on social issues just as much as they identify as conservative. This is the 1st time the numbers are even since the ‘90s. Videos of Bill O’Reilly blaming the change on the internet, young people living in a fantasy world, the entertainment industry, and the TV show Modern Family. Ben points out that O’Reilly is right about media driving the gay rights debate in the correct direction. He’s just against it. A pregnant Black woman was slammed and arrested by Barstow, CA police officers after she was questioned in a road rage incident with a White woman that the officers treated differently. Videos of their interactions with the police. An Arizona man is planning another Mohammed cartoon drawing contest at the mosque the previous cartoon shooters used to attend. In his Facebook post to promote the event, he called it a peaceful protest right before encouraging attendees to bring their guns to exercise both their 1st and 2nd Amendment rights.

TYT Sports’ Francis Maxwell replaces John to discuss the latest on the FIFA scandal of corruption and bribery charges.

Hour 2: Karamo Brown and Ana Kasparian join Ben for SCS.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 27, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com

Hour 1: Ana and John hosting. Rick Santorum has entered the race for president. In his announcement, he presented the problems he wants to solve, but has never had an answer to do so. Fox News’ Outnumbered show lamented the fact that many women’s magazines seem to be in favor of Hillary Clinton, but don’t publish favorable articles about Conservative women like Carly Fiorina. Video of Tantaros complaining about it. Carly Fiorina also complained about the media not asking Hillary Clinton about her vote on Iraq until Andrea Mitchell corrected her.

Hour 2: Ana, Karamo Brown, and Becca Frucht for SCS. Two Illinois police officers have been fired after a photo of the two cops posing with a Black suspect was leaked. In the picture, they placed antlers on the victim, making him look like a big game animal that they bagged. An NYPD official used dept funds to build a Zumba studio in an old building space. When he took Chief Bill Bratton to the new studio, he was greeted with disdain from Bratton.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 26, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: Cenk, Ana, and John hosting. Memorial Day weekend saw a rise in shootings and killings in Baltimore, which prompted police apologists and Conservatives to claim that the police protests are to blame. Video of Fox News guest Rod Wheeler pointing out that the cops there have backed away from answering emergency calls where killings occur. John points out that previous years in Baltimore have seen a large number of homicides when police brutality wasn’t a front page story. Video of Lindsey Graham pointing out that due to his time working in his parents’ pool hall, he knows that Iranians are all liars. The NYT published an article that blasted Turkey for their policies, which prompted the President of Turkey to strongly fire back at the newspaper.

Hour 2: Cenk and Ana. A surveillance video shows a waitress that was groped by a male patron, which led to her beating him down. Kylie Jenner has come out as a believer in chemtrails, providing some celebrity endorsement to many conspiracy theorists. Nevada lawmakers are attempting to pass regulations on the porn industry that would force the industry to use protective eye gear for the actors for certain scenes. Adult Friend Finder’s personal information of 3.5 million users has been compromised by a hacker. Their sexual preferences and fetishes are exposed.

A new viral game called “Charlie Charlie” similar to Bloody Mary of the past, is taking over. Charlie is a Mexican demon that moves crossed pencils on a piece of paper when the participants ask him to. Video of the internet phenomenon. Cenk and Ana go into debunking the perceived paranormal activity.

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HBO's Game of Thrones Season 5 Episode 5 S05E06 ("Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken") is reviewed.

Find out what Ben Mankiewicz, Matt Atchity (Rotten Tomatoes), and John Iadarola of Think Tank think in this discussion and review of HBO's Game of Throne's season 5 episode 5, "Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken"!

What was your favorite scene in this episode? What do you hope to see happen in season 5? Who do you think will be the next to die? Let us know what you think in the comments!

The Young Turks's Ben Mankiewicz, Matt Atchity, and John Iadarola of Think Tank discuss all the ins and outs of GOT S05E06 'Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken'.

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Ben Mankiewicz invites legendary LA local broadcaster, Mark Thompson!

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 22, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: Ben, John, and Jimmy Dore hosting. The first Fox GOP debate will only allow the top 10 competitors based on poll numbers, leaving a few big names off the list, including Rick Santorum, who is now complaining. Ben thinks his complaints are valid. New AG Loretta Lynch is defending the NSA program, hoping that that the spying portion won’t expire with scare tactics about Americans being in harm’s way. Videos of her making her case to CBS’ morning show.

Hour 2: Ana replaces John for SCS. The Duggar’s eldest son has admitted to doing inappropriate sexual acts as a teenager, forcing him to resign from his lobbying position with Family Research Council. When his parents were made aware of his activities, they proceeded to cover it up multiple times. Mike Huckabee jumped to Duggar’s defense via Facebook. Jimmy talks about how big of a hypocrite Huckabee is. Ana points out that when Lena Dunham revealed that she had sexual curiosity with her little sister at age 7, the National Review went after her, but they haven’t touched this story at all.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 21, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: Johnny Pie and Ben “The Tank” Mankiewicz hosting. Jeb Bush has now renege his observation on climate change and says the climate is changing, its convoluted and we must adapt to it. Update on Bernie Sanders “College For All” with attack from Ben Stein saying that most college kids will smoke weed while their tuition will be subsidized. Sen Tom Cotton still supports the idea that the decision of going to war in Iraq was the right decision and the past cannot be reversed.

Hour 2: The Ben Ana hour with Ben Mankiewicz and Ana Kasparian hosting. Parents in various states, are facing time in prison, for lying on where they live, so they can enroll their children to better schools. Bill O’Reilly is facing a custody battle over her daughter with transcripts released to the media of observations from his daughter on his treatment towards her mother from Billo. The Santa Barbara oil spill is highlighted with concerns of safety and operator violations from a LA Times story.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 20, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: It’s the double J hour with Johnny Pie & Jimmy Dore. A new poll has shown that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie would not make a good president along with suffering a high disapproval rating as governor, Chris Christie appeared on Fox News to defend himself against the poll. Video from Open Carry Advocate shows the differences of how the police treats a gun owner who is white and who is not.

Hour 2: Karamo Brown, Becca Frucht and Ana Kasparian hosting. High School Graduate Waverly Wilson has been denied in placing an eagle feather on her graduation hat to honor her Native American heritage, her wearing the feather conflicts with the school’s zero tolerance on its dress code. Valencia Community College is dealing with a lawsuit, regarding students who were asked to take a vaginal probe on their bodies in order to understand the medical examination. A local news investigation has shown that two New Orleans police officers Bradley Wax and Michael Tommasi are still working even though they are charged with child molestation and rape.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 19, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: Cenk and Kyle Kulinski @ YouTube Space New York.

Hour 2: Ana and Becca Frucht hosting. The California Drought continues with officials trying to curb water usage, with fines up to $1,000 and a  new hashtag called #droughtshaming ,that highlights famous people who are not going along with water conservation. People are filing a lawsuit over the Mayweather/Pacquiao fight for not presenting an entertaining fight.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 18, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com

Hour 1: John and Jimmy host. Police get armored vehicles to deal with riots and protests. Jimmy believes law enforcement views protesters as terrorists. Lindsey Graham announced his republican presidential candidacy. Also has strong words for those considering joining terrorist groups. Rick Santorum also wants to bomb the extremists worldwide.

Hour 2: Ana joins jimmy and john as host. Sgt. James Brown reported to turn himself in on a drunk driving charge. Brown was killed by police while in custody. His death was said to be a result of “sickle cell”. Police continue to treat those in their custody as “throwaways”. Rep sanchez has some unsavory comments about the native american  people. Oklahoma fracking reports have been compromised by being evaluated by someone invested in petrol, creating a conflict of interests.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 15, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com

Hour 1: Ana, Iadarola, and Jimmy hosting the Power Panel. On Sean Hannity’s show, Gavin McInnis spouted that women should be at home since they don’t have the same ambition in the workforce. Videos of him berating his female co-host Tamara Holder. Video of Eric Bolling railing on a high school art exhibit that depicted police brutality, claiming that the teachers should take it down, despite 1st Amendment. Another video of Bolling praising the Muhammad drawing contest, supporting 1st Amendment rights. To wrap up his horrible week, Jeb Bush said that the Apple Watch will soon be able to monitor health patterns like diabetes so much that it can be the answer to our healthcare problems.

Hour 2: Same panel. A woman that has severe depression and anxiety is filing a lawsuit against her nursing school for not accommodating her disabilities during testing for the degree, which caused her to fail the course two times. With all of these disabilities based on stressful situations, Ana wonders if she should even be in the nursing profession. A restaurant in China utilizes online dating to get more customers to dine there. They hire an attractive woman to go on dating sites, pick up a guy, and go on a dinner date with them at their establishment where he spends a bunch of money, only to never hear from the woman again after the date. Johnny Depp was forced to fly his two dogs back to the U.S. from Australia on a private jet since the authorities there were threatening to euthanize them since he neglected to have them properly vaccinated to enter the country.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 14, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com

Hour 1: Cenk hosting. Jeb Bush’s bad week on the unofficial campaign trail. He accidentally announced that he’s running for president, he was torn apart by a 19 year old college student about the creation of ISIS, and he went back and forth 4 times on whether or not he’d invade Iraq. The woman has not gotten a lot of political attention after confronting Jeb. Video of Bush’s back and forth on Iraq decisions. Video of Scarborough wondering what’s wrong with Jeb and his brain. Cenk is pointing out that Republicans have finally figured that the invasion was a horrible idea. The latest polls show that Jeb is 5th in Republican support for president, and a 48% negative view. 60% of all voters wouldn’t consider voting for him. With these numbers, Cenk is annoyed about him being considered a frontrunner. Fox News’ Stuart Varney strongly disputed Obama’s criticism of the network’s negative portrayal of the poor. Video of some of the instances that Varney demonized the poor and exalted the rich. Kim Jong Un of N. Korea has killed another close military advisor by obliterating him with an anti-aircraft weapon since he dozed off at a military event. Cenk sees Kim Jong Un as Joffrey from Game of Thrones. Other reports say that he also had his aunt poisoned because she complained of him having his uncle, aka her husband, killed.

Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. The House has voted for an overhaul of the NSA’s bulk phone collection practices, forcing the agency to get a warrant before searching someone’s records. Boehner is pushing for the Senate to approve this as well, but McConnell is pushing back. Cenk asks if Ana or Jayar would do the same thing Edward Snowden did and deal with the consequences of being exiled. Rick Santorum told a Conservative organization that men who father children among more than one woman are “sexual predators.” Ana lists some prominent Republicans that fathered children from multiple women, the kinds of people that Santorum considers sexual predators. The cherry on the top is Ronald Reagan. Now that Austin, TX has a majority of women in the city council, the city manager had an expert that has worked with a female commission come in and tell the audience how to work with women. Video of him explaining how differently women process things.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 13, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: Cenk and John hosting. The Trans Pacific Partnership has been delayed by the Democrats with a filibuster from the senate. President Obama has been criticizing the critics of TPP, like Elizabeth Warren, with a video saying that “her arguments don’t stand the test of fact and scrutiny”. President Obama made an appearance at Georgetown University with video of him saying that to suggest that “the poor are lazy and sponges” from watching Fox News, but Stuart Varney says that Fox News are just “honest messengers” for criticizing President Obama’s policies.

Hour 2: Cenk and Ana hosting. New Adventure Travel has released a new ad on bus stops with a topless woman saying “Ride Me All Day for 3 Pounds” and has received criticism of the context. Home Misteer is a lingerie company that caters to men who likes to wear bras and other lingerie. A petition to change the face of the $20.00 bill is on the move with Harriet Tubman in the lead to replace Andrew Jackson.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 12, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: Cenk hosting. Seymour Hersh wrote an article that disputes the official story of the Osama bin Laden raid and killing that was told by the Administration and the military. His story is thinly sourced and has caused a lot of reaction and scrutiny. Cenk explains why he falls somewhere in the middle between the two camps. The detractors and protectors of the Establishment came out in full force against Hersh and his story. Videos of many usual critics of president Obama that are now supporting his story.

Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. A female employee of a company deleted a tracking app from her phone that allowed her employer to track her every move when she wasn’t at work. After her boss bragged about being able to watch her every move when she is on her personal time, she deleted it, so she was fired. A failed furniture store owner in Lawrence, KS has gone on tirades with aggressive messages targeting “commies & Liberals” of the area. A new pipeline is being proposed to go through parts of Iowa, and when the corporation ran into a landowner that refused to sell out, they offered him prostitutes, and eventually underaged prostitutes.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 11, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com

Hour 1: Cenk hosting today. Steve King and Peter King both approached the police brutality stories, specifically Baltimore from left field. Video of Steve King blaming Obama for pushing wedge issues in America, with the latest being between police and criminals. He went on to say that Obama drove the culture of Ferguson, which led to the unrest in Baltimore. Video of Peter King blindly siding with Baltimore cops, calling the killings a handful of cases that turned out to be untrue. Video of King and Megyn Kelly criticizing Loretta Lynch for launching an investigation into Baltimore cops when an NYPD officer was being laid to rest. Glenn Greenwald story about the Canadian government’s plan to make it illegal through hate crime laws for advocacy groups to encourage boycotts of Israel.

Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. George Zimmerman has been injured in another road rage incident where the other driver shot at GZ, shattering his window. A Vermont State Senator has been arrested for sexual assault and also solicited sex with housing tenants in place of rent. Cenk wonders, since TYT is in favor of legal prostitution, if it’s wrong for a landlord to ask for sex to be given in place of rent. Ana vehemently disagrees with this being legitimate. Some politicians and lobbyists are offering constituents to pay thousands of dollars to go to Taylor Swift concerts with them.

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John Iadarola & Hannah Cranston!

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Cenk & Ben hosting. The guys talk about the couple in Florida who were caught grinding on the beach and were arrested by the cops and sentence to jail for over 15 years. Cenk talks about his sex on the beach experience and when guys want sex on the beach. Ben is “anti-sand” when sitting on the beach. Cenk talks about Steve O’s scary bag. Ben and Cenk talk about rings on the table and Old School Rule #31. Cenk mentions the problem of his bedroom curtains growing up. Ben uses another alternative for using curtains. Cenk discusses driving in Miami. Ben is a big fan of parking on the sidewalk (Old School Rule #32). The guys give a take on garages in Los Angeles. Ben brings in a story about military maneuvers in Texas with commentaries from Ted Cruz and Louie Gohmert. Cenk talks about a joke that went bad towards Wendy and asks Ben if its acceptable. Ben talk about a town famous for its rapeseed and a robbery at a Popeyes in Texas.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 8, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: Cenk, Ben, and John hosting. Darrell Issa, the richest Congressman told CNN Money that our poor people are the envy of poor people in 3rd World countries. Videos of Issa’s ridiculous answers. John details some of the 3rd World-like situations America’s poor are facing on a daily basis. Lawyers for Congress argued that lawmakers should be exempt from SEC rules that don’t allow insider trading. A Dover, DE police abuse video from 2013 has just become public showing a cop kicking a surrendering suspect in the face. Video of the incident. The cop that was avoiding prosecution before is now being charged with assault when the Grand Jury declined bringing any charges. A Russian woman created an online picture album of Russian citizens’ happy social media pictures along with their extremely hateful language directed at her LGBT group.

Hour 2: Ana replaces John for SCS. A 22 year old man left home in Michigan and headed to Los Angeles on a train to pursue his music industry dreams with $16,000 he had saved. DEA agents confronted him on the train in New Mexico, discovered his money, assumed he was a drug dealer, and took his cash with no criminal charges. Statistics on how much money the DEA steals from citizens each year, but never returns. Jackie Chan’s son was busted on drug trafficking, which prompted the elder Chan to advocate for the death penalty for drug dealers. Cenk speculates that Jackie is possibly a seething mad father that is extremely upset with his son. A NJ woman that needed support for her twins went to the state for assistance. Upon finding out who the biological father of the twins is, it was discovered that the father only fathered one of the twins. She apparently had sex with 2 different men during the same menstrual cycle and both eggs were fertilized. Researchers have discovered that millennials are having less sexual partners than baby boomers have had. Cenk talks about how he’s proud of the number of sexual partners he’s had in comparison to Millennials.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 7, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: Ana, John, and Jimmy hosting. A Superior court ruled that the government’s NSA spying practices are unconstitutional. Republican Senators collectively defended the Patriot Act renewal by using 9/11 as a scare tactic over and over again. Video of McCain, McConnell, Rubio, Sessions, & Burr incessantly using the fear tactic on the Senate floor. Another circuit court ruled that a man’s rights weren’t violated when he was tracked via his phone data.

Hour 2: Results of the NFL’s Deflategate investigation has implicated QB Tom Brady as “generally aware” of the scheme. Miley Cyrus opened up about her own sexuality, mentioning that not all of her relationships have been heterosexual. She brought this up when speaking about her charity that helps young homeless LGBT citizens. Talk about how some of her tactics rub people the wrong way. The Microsoft website called “How Old” had some fine print for the internet users that submitted their pictures to be analyzed for age recognition. Upon submission, Microsoft and their affiliated companies were given license rights to use them in any way they’d like.

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The Young Turks - 5.6.15: Rush Limbaugh, Marilyn Mosby, IDF Soldier Interviews, Sexists People & Internet Man

A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 6, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: Cenk hosting today. Rush Limbaugh gave his 2 cents on the Baltimore unrest, particularly with the prosecutor, Marilyn Mosby, and how she’s just like the rioting mob. Videos of his empty and racist opinions. A Miami cop has been suspended for punching and kicking a handcuffed woman. Surveillance video of the abuse. A group in Israel interviewed several soldiers of IDF and was told that they carried out egregious and purposeful killing of innocent Palestinian civilians as directed by their superiors.

Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. A survey looked to figure out where the most beautiful people come from. The sexiest nationalities for women ranged from Lebanese at #10 to Armenian at #1. Ana uses this opportunity to brag. For men it ranged from Spanish at #10 to Irish at #1. Cenk and Ana agree that Dominicans have been shafted. A Chinese man collapsed after spending 14 days straight on internet games. Upon being revived, he immediately asked to be reconnected to the internet.

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

Hour 1: Cenk hosting today. Mike Huckabee has announced his candidacy for president. Cenk goes through the details of who he is and where he lies on policies. Video of Huckabee’s announcement from Hope, Arkansas. Economic conservatives that only care about tax cuts for the rich have a serious problem with him since he’s not big on corporate handouts and zero taxes. A searing ad from Club for Growth takes Huckabee down on the subject, masking it as his policies tearing the economy apart. Mitt Romney and Fox’s Brian Kilmeade criticized the Maryland prosecutor, and spoke out in favor of Baltimore cops, no matter what the situation is. Video of Romney claiming that Hillary’s comments about the mass incarceration of many in the Baltimore area is troubling because she’s pandering to Black voters.

Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. A 5 year old boy that has special needs (ADHD, OCD) was handcuffed by police after he threw an epic meltdown at school. Instead of calling his parents as they had been instructed to do, they called the police, who promptly cuffed him. Cenk isn’t sure on whether or not they should’ve cuffed him and shackled his legs since he was attempting to harm himself. A Florida couple is facing 15 years in jail after being caught on camera having sex on a beach in broad daylight in the presence of kids. A D.A.R.E. article was published on their website that was full of discrepancies and ridiculous assertions about marijuana. It turns out that the “facts” in the article came from a satirical website.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 4, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com

Hour 1: Cenk and John Iadarola hosting. Carly Fiorina has announced her campaign to run for president on the GOP side. Video of her announcement campaign. John dives into Fiorina’s record as CEO of Hewlett Packard. Video of Fiorina’s old Senate campaign ad that featured a hilariously fake evil sheep. Ben Carson has also announced his bid to become the next president. John reads through some of Carson’s craziest quotes. A waitress in Kansas decided to give the governor a good political statement when she noticed that he was sitting in her section at the restaurant she worked at. Upon delivering the check to him, she cut out the “tip” section and wrote in for him to “tip the schools” since his policies strip the school system in favor of the rich. Despite the note, Brownback left a 10% tip for her. Cenk asks John, a former waiter, if this move was generous or dirty since it was only 10%.

Hour 2: Ana replaces John for SCS. The investigation into the shooting of Tamir Rice is slowly ongoing by authorities as they’ve asked the Rice family to drop their civil suit so that the murderous officers can be protected in their criminal case without their civil suit comments being used against them. Before the Mayweather/Pacquiao fight happened on Saturday night, the media closely covered Mayweather’s history of domestic violence that was previously swept under the rug. In response, the Mayweather crew denied press credentials to Rachel Nichols and Michelle Beadle. Rick Santorum spoke out in favor of Bruce Jenner’s gender identity story, claiming that “if he says he’s a woman, then he’s a woman.” Throughout his seemingly thoughtful statement, Santorum mentioned “business” multiple times. Cenk points out that gay business leaders that give them money probably spoke out and told these open bigots to STFU with their anti-gay rhetoric. Others in the business community that aren’t gay are worried about how homophobes are now in the minority, which could hurt their bottom line with consumers.

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Hour 1: Cenk, Ben, John hosting. Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced charges on all 6 officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray. Videos of her findings and charges. Cenk points out that this may be the Civil Rights fight of this generation. Mosby also spoke to the Baltimore youth that are fighting for justice, calling it their moment. Conservative attacks on Marilyn Mosby began immediately, disparaging her motivations and background in relation to this case about cops. Fox News’ Todd Starnes tweeted that Mosby has declared a war on law enforcement, leading the way for other idiotic tweets. Videos of Fox News’ John Scott and Judge Ferrer disputing the validity of Mosby and the charges. The man who taped the arrest of Freddie Gray was later arrested by Baltimore police when they posted pictures of him, claiming he was wanted.

Hour 2: Ana replaces John for SCS. $20 million has been promised from the DOJ for implementation of body cameras in police departments across the country. The over 200 protesters that were arrested in the Baltimore protests and riots have been treated inhumanely while in cells. They were also being held with no formal charges and without a bail being set. Cenk talks about the most egregious parts of the treatment, including toilet patrol. In response to the Baltimore protests, Khloe Kardashian posted a message on Instagram that read, “Pray for Baltimore.” The internet responded with vitriol and ire.

A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 1, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com

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Hour 1: Ben and John Iadarola hosting. Ben talks about his disdain for Hooters. Bernie Sanders has announced that he is running for president, and that he is in the race to win, not to be a symbolic candidate. John goes over some of Sanders’ stances on major issues. Video of Bernie Sanders declaring that he never runs negative campaigns. More details on the Freddie Gray arrest and eventual death at the hands of the Baltimore police have become public. Although the cops floated the story that Gray killed himself in the back of the police van by banging himself into the walls. Videos of Bo Deitl claiming on FoxNews that Gray was possibly drunk and didn’t have a broken spine. Texas Rep Bill Flores told Tony Perkins that the fallout in Baltimore is due to the breakdown of the family, which is due to gay marriage.

Hour 2: Ana replaces John for SCS. Video has been released of police officers beating a 28 year old woman found drunk on a BART station platform. Before the video came out, the officers claimed that they “guided” her to the floor and the contact was brought on by her. A 10 year old girl in Paraguay was raped by her stepfather, impregnated, and is being forced to have the baby. Amnesty International is bringing attention to the situation. The laws in the country deny abortions for women if their life isn’t in danger.

A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from April 30, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com

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