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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from February 26, 2016. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: Cenk, Jimmy, and Iadarola hosting. Melissa Harris Perry walked off of her MSNBC show after several weeks of pre-emptions. Ted Cruz’s former spokesperson, Rick Tyler, who was recently fired for circulating a fake story was just hired as an MSNBC contributor. There was a mass shooting in Hesston, Kansas. The gunman began shooting after county deputies served him a “protection from abuse” order. The order was served around 3:30 pm local time, and the shooting began around 5 pm. Video of the gunman shooting. An Iowa GOP was approved that will allow toddlers to possess firearms.

Hour 2: Sports Illustrated featured its first full figured model Ashley Graham. Model Cheryl Tiegs said that they are not sending a healthy message because it is glamorizing bigger waists. Whitey Bulger was put in solitary confinement for 30 days for masturbating. He is said to have violated a regulation that prohibits sexual activity. A study showed that parents who are more empathetic to their children suffer chronic, low grade inflammation in their cells. When their children suffer psychologically, the parents immune systems suffers as well.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from February 25, 2016. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: Cenk is hosting. Jeb Bush apologized to his super donors for his failed presidential bid. Ben Carson spoke to supporters about how pundits think his campaign is over, while making references to fires and ancient Rome. Video of Carson’s random speech. Conservative pollster Frank Luntz revealed a poll that found the vast amount of young voters in America are “hostile” and “terrifyingly Liberal.”

Hour 2: Cenk and Ana is hosting. Any all white jury fail to convicted 3 white students for hate crime. They put a black person in a closet with a lock on him. A jury of six men and six women were deadlocked on hate crime charges. The juries convicted them of misdemeanors battery charge. A 50 years old woman dies in prison after 27 hours with dehydration. Her charge was she was a shoplifter and there was a warrant for her arrest. The reason she had a warrant because she stopped paying court fines because she didn’t have a job. Donald Trump must gave a deposition to Trump University. It turns out some students were scammed.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from February 24, 2016. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: Cenk and Iadarola hosting. Trump won the Nevada caucus. He won the majority of the Latino vote. Video of Cenk predicting Trump will win Nevada by 21 points. Video of Trump’s victory speech in Nevada. What happened in Nevada wasn’t good for Bernie, but since then he has been doing better. RNC Chairman Reince Priebus was attacked in a Washington Post editorial for supporting whoever the Republican nominee is, even if it is Trump. Video of Priebus responding to accusations. Video of Chris Matthews criticizing GOP for not forcing an establishment candidate. Audio of Mika Brzenzinski and Joe Scarborough having a friendly and supportive conversation with Trump during one of the breaks at Trump’s town hall.

Hour 2: Ana and Cenk hosting. Pictures are emerging of people dressing as members of the KKK in Nevada during the Republican caucus. Some say they are Trump supporters, but it could also be supporters of a different group trying to make Trump supporters look worse than they already do. According to a YouGOv survey, nearly 20% of Trump supporters disapprove of Lincoln’s executive order to free slaves. Public colleges and universities in Texas will allow students to carry concealed weapons on campus. The advice the University of Houston gave students in order to avoid gun violence on campus was to avoid talking about controversial topics with others. NYU found traces of bath salts in more than 40 percent of ecstasy users who reported never taking them.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from February 23, 2016. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: Steve Oh, Wes Clark, Jr, and Malcolm Fleschner hosting. President Obama has announced plans to remove prisoners from Gitmo and move them to U.S. Facilities. Ben Carson spoke on a Politico podcast and reassured the host that the only racism he’s experienced has come from Democrats, not Republicans. Video of Carson calling real racism being when he’s called an Uncle Tom. Ted Cruz has changed his story about how he’d deal with deporting immigrants. Video of Cruz telling Jake Tapper he would not create an enforcement force to get people out back in January. Video of Cruz telling O’Reilly that he’ll send enforcement as soon as someone’s visa has expired. Talk about why Ted has evolved to a more radical position in just 1 month.

Hour 2: Hannah Cranston, Hasan Piker, and Grace Baldridge for SCS. Dr. Luke took to Twitter to deny allegations of raping Kesha. Discussion over the judge’s decision to keep her bound to her contract with Dr. Luke. YouTuber Jusreign took to his channel to show real life reactions to him wearing a turban. Big Fredia’s concert in Mississippi was shut down in anticipation of potential twerking from the artist and concert goers. This ban was carried out under a strip club rule. The company Zenefits is dealing with out of control behavior from employees that drink and have sex in the stairwells. A 27 year old woman has a thing for used condoms. She collects many of them from friends, family, and even buys some for as much as $70.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from February 22, 2016. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: Ben and Elliot hosting. Jeb Bush suspended his presidential campaign in South Carolina on Saturday night . Video of Jeb Bush announcing he is dropping out. Video of Jeb Bush moments. Donald Trump cited the story of Gen. John Pershing, who dipped bullets in pigs’ blood to execute Muslim prisoners, while speaking at a rally in South Carolina. Video of Trump telling the story. There is no proof that demonstrates that this story is actually true.

Hour 2: Ben, Cenk, and Hannah hosting. Ted Cruz fired his communications director after the campaign inaccurately suggested Rubio had disparaged the Bible. Jason Brian Dalton drove around Kalamazoo, Michigan on Saturday night and opened fire on unsuspecting victims. In between shootings, he picked up and dropped off passengers for Uber. He was charged with 6 counts of murder, 2 counts of assault with intent to murder and 8 firearms violations. A judge ruled on Friday that Kesha could not be released from a contract with Dr. Luke until she released 6 more albums with him, despite her claims that he sexually assaulted her. Several celebrities and have come out to support her with the #FreeKesha movement. A Yelp customer service employee wrote an open letter to the CEO of Yelp about not being able to afford food because she isn’t being paid a living wage in San Francisco. She was fired shortly after posting the letter. A lesbian couple was offended by a chef at Asahi Japanese Steakhouse during their Valentine’s dinner date. The chef told them, “I know it’s legal, but it’s a waste not to have a man.” He later told them, “If you guys are having trouble in the bedroom, you can always bring me to heat things up.” A man in Palm Beach took a struggling shark out of the water to take a selfie with it. Video of man grabbing the shark.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from February 19, 2016. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: More comparison of questions asked of Republican candidates vs. Democratic candidates. Cenk corrects his flawed comparison from the previous day by now comparing CNN Town Hall with Republicans to a CNN Town Hall with Democrats. Trump’s claims that he was against the Iraq War from the beginning, and more examples of an intimidated, coddling Anderson Cooper. James Clyburn endorses Hillary. He says he supports her because she is the best choice to fight for universal healthcare, affordable college, and go against income inequality. The Koch brothers are hoping to boost petroleum-based transportation fuels and attack government subsidies for electric vehicles by funding a new pro-petroleum fuels group.

Hour 2: Cenk, Ana, Ben, and Iadarola hosting. Entrepreneur, Justin Keller, wrote an open letter to the mayor of San Francisco about the homeless community ranting against homeless people. He called them “riff raff,” and complained about having to see them everyday on his way to work. MAC Cosmetics posted a picture on their Instagram of a black woman’s lips featuring a deep colored lipstick and received several racist comments. Many people criticize black women for their natural features, but continually applaud white women when they artificially recreate the same looks. A rare dolphin died on a beach after several beach-goers took it out of the water and to take selfies with it. Video of crowd passing the dolphin around and taking pictures.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from February 18, 2016. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: Cenk is hosting. GOP town hall yesterday. Anderson Cooper was hosting. Anderson Cooper didn’t ask the tough question on all GOP candidates. Anderson Cooper asked the hard questions to Democrats. With Nevada polling showing that Bernie has virtually tied with Clinton there, she and her campaign have left the state, so it won’t look embarrassing. The panic surrounding the Clinton campaign is now visible. A new poll shows that as far as electability goes in the general election, Bernie Sanders matches up better than Hillary against all of the possible GOP candidates.

Hour 2: Vietnamese woman prisoner avoid execution because she got pregnant. By law in Vietnam, she will not be executed. The reason she is in imprison is because she was a drug trafficker. Researcher are wondering why marijuana affects people differently. It is because AKT1 gene is stronger. Some people have this gene. 50 Cent owes his creditor over 30 million dollars. He filed bankruptcy. 50 Cent doesn’t want to be a slave to his creditor. How does impact sex determine happiness? The typical american adult (single or married) has sex 2-3 times a month. Couple should have sex once week because there is happiness and intimacy. Kissing and cuddle is more important to man in a relationship.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from February 17, 2016. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: Ronald Reagan comments on filling Supreme Court Justices. Today’s Republicans say the nomination should be made by the next President. Video of Ronald Reagan on SCOTUS nominations. Jeb Bush is receiving backlash for tweeting a picture showing what he thinks defines America. The tweet is captioned “America” and shows a picture of a gun reading, “Gov. Jeb Bush.” Video of a Jeb Bush ad where he chest bumps George W. Bush. It looks like Jeb is trying to prove he is “tougher” and “cooler” than everyone thinks he is. People are saying Marco Rubio laughed when someone yelled out “Waterboard Hillary!” during a campaign rally. It is difficult to actually hear what the supporter actually yelled out, so there is a possibility Rubio didn’t hear him clearly. Video of Rubio supporter yelling “waterboard Hillary.” Video of Hillary Clinton supporter telling Hillary he wants to strangle Carly Fiorina.

Hour 2: Cenk and Ana hosting. Tomi Lahren aired a segment criticizing Beyonce’s performance during the Superbowl. Charlamagne tha God was invited to Tomi’s show after he named her the “Donkey of the Day.” Tomi debated with Charlamagne about why Beyonce’s performance wasn’t as empowering to the black community as everyone thinks. Video of Charlamagne explaining why he criticized Tomi. Video of Tomi’s final thoughts. Video of Tomi calling the Black Panther’s a terrorist organization. A woman was put in solitary confinement because of an argument over who should clean a jailhouse shower. After two years of solitary confinement, and another year in jail she was put to trial and found not guilty. US Marshals arrested Paul Aker for not paying a $1,500 student loan he took out almost 30 years ago. He was taken to federal court, where he was forced to sign a payment plan. Vanessa Hudgens and her boyfriend carved their names into the rocks of Sedona, Arizona’s national parks. They are facing charges for violating a federal law against damaging a natural feature of the park.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from February 16, 2016. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: Cenk hosting.George W Bush is hanging out with his brother Jeb on the campaign trail in South Carolina and he is telling a story of bacon and manure, along with “things to come”. Donald Trump brings out one of his reality show celebrity Omarosa on Fox News talking about boobs. Marco Rubio shows his love for Ronald Reagan with his current campaign ad called “Morning In America”, but Cenk takes a closer look at the ad and says that it’s morning in Canada. Observations from the mind of Donald Trump from The Don himself on 9/11, Saddam Hussein and Ted Cruz, for Cruz being a liar and not apologizing for calling Trump a liar.

Hour 2: Cenk and Ana is hosting. Manny Pacquiao is running for Senate on in Philippians. He is doesn’t believe in gay marriages. Later, he had to apologize about what he said. Kanye West says that white publication shouldn’t comment on black music. He believes the system is set up for black folks to fail. Ronda Rousey was contemplating on suicide because she lost her fight. Ronda realized there is more to life when she look to her boyfriend and decide she wanted to have his babies.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from February 15, 2016. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: Cenk hosting. Hillary Clinton & Bernie Sanders both have ads about their Wall St records, both seem to help out Bernie Sanders’ case. Video of Bernie Sanders ad. Video of Hillary Clinton ad. There was a layoff at for Carrier’s workers at its Indianapolis plant, despite having made major profits in the past year. Their jobs are being outsourced to Mexico. Video of workers being laid off. Hillary Clinton is claiming she is the best choice for African-Americans, but a video has surfaced of her using racially coded rhetoric to describe black children as animals. Video of Hillary Clinton supporting Bill Clinton’s crime bill, calling black children “super predators.”

Hour 2: Kentucky bill requires men to get permission from their wives before getting a Viagra prescription. It would also force them to swear on a Bible of their morality and intentions in using the drug. Time Warner Cable has bought stake in Hulu, and they are considering changing the format of the provider to not allow users to watch episodes of series immediately after it airs on TV. They are trying to avoid people ditching cable for these providers as a replacement. New York Success Academy teacher rips up homework and shames a first grader for getting a math problem wrong. Video of teacher ripping up the student’s homework.

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