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

Hour 1: John Iadarola and Jimmy Dore hosting. A Secret Service agent has been placed on administrative leave for sending lewd text messages to an unnamed DC Staffer after working an event that Michelle Obama was attending. The texts were sent 9 hours after the completion of the event, while he was off the clock. John doesn’t understand the reason for the uproar. Jimmy is torn, and understands why a boss may fire an employee that is doing this. For over a decade, UN Peacekeepers have been bartering relief aid for sex in countries they are sent to for help. Haiti victims were specifically detailed in these findings. Idaho legislators are proposing the Bible to be used for a litany of school subjects as a guide to learn them. Some outrageous ones include science, geology, law, and math.

Hour 2: Becca Frucht joins John and Jimmy for SCS. A Nobel Prize winning scientist and professor caught hell for sexist comments about his frustrations in working with “girls.” He has since lost his job. Discussion on where his intentions were in his statements. Michigan’s GOP governor has allowed adoption agencies to deny same sex couples rights to adoption based on their religious beliefs. An elderly couple has been busted for being Kingpins of a huge pill dealing organization.

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:59pm EST

A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from June 10, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: Cenk and Iadarola hosting. John delivers positive updates to several previous depressing stories TYT has covered. Saudi Arabia has lifted the ban on women to only leave the house with a male chaperone. Iran has lifted a ban on its women from attending sporting events. Kansas has removed the $25/day maximum ATM withdrawal amount for welfare recipients. The Mississippi family that was arrested and charged for cheering on their daughter at graduation have been set free without a ticket. Fox Business’ Stuart Varney got into a debate with an anti-fracking documentary creator on his show. Videos of their discussion, which led to Varney kicking his guest off the show. A Saudi blogger that was convicted of insulting the government and Islam through electronic channels is having his sentence of 1000 lashes and 10 years in prison taken out. Video of his 1st 50 public lashes being delivered.

Hour 2: Becca Frucht joins Cenk for SCS. An Indian Prime Minister tried to compliment a female member of government on her stance against terrorism, but prefaced it with, “despite being a woman.” His inadvertent mysoginism sent Twitter into a mocking frenzy. An Australian straight couple have decided to divorce as a protest to acceptance of same sex marriage. They point out that it disrespects traditional marriage. A kid from Kazakhstan pursues a romantic gesture, by dressing up as his girlfriend, so he could take her college exams.

Direct download: tytTEASE_20150610.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:02pm EST

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