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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from March 30, 2016. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: Last week Ted Cruz said there should be more police patrolling and surveillance of muslim neighborhoods, in response to the Brussels attacks. Nearly half of american voters agree with Cruz. Forty-five percent of respondents said US should start using techniques such as waterboarding to get information to take down ISIS. Public sector unions triumphed before the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday when the justices preserved money for organized labor unions. Because of Scalia’s death court was split 4-4 without him.

Hour 2: MSNBC is set to host a GOP town hall that has already been pre-taped. While Chris Matthews asked Trump whether women should be punished for having an abortion. Trump said he is pro-life and would punish women for having an abortion. In 1999, Trump emphasized how pro-choice he was. Microsoft released its AI bot on twitter and it turned out to be a disaster after the it analyzed human interaction on twitter to tweet out racist and sexist comments. They removed the bot from twitter after its controversial comments, but have brought it back again and this time it has returned with tweets about smoking weed in front of police officers. HBO is set to come out with a film about Anita Hill and the confirmation of Clarence Thomas. She alleged that he had sexually harassed her, and later testified about in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from March 29, 2016. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: Ana Kasparian and Iadarola hosting. Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski has been charged with battery after video of him grabbing and pulling Michelle Fields away from Trump. The campaign has come out in full support and defense of Lewandowski. Trump tweeted and spoke about it. Video of Donald questioning the validity of the bruises that Fields tweeted immediately after the incident. Video of Andrea Tantaros of Fox News talking about how many think the charges are a big nothingburger. Susan Sarandon told Chris Hayes that she isn’t sold on voting for Hillary Clinton if she ends up being the nominee against Trump. Video.

Hour 2: Aasha Davis and Brett Erlich join Ana for SCS. The DOJ has dropped charges against Apple after they finally gained access to the iPhone owned by the San Bernardino terrorists. Singer Kehlani attempted suicide last night after the internet was abuzz over a possible cheating scandal between her and her ex boyfriend PND, while dating NBA star Kyrie Irving.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from March 28, 2016. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: A suicide bombing was carried out in Pakistan at a park where many families were celebrating Easter. Of the 70 killed, around 30 are believed to be children. Some video of the gruesome aftermath. South Carolina Republicans are trying to crack down on refugees receiving aid with a bill saying groups that aid refugees will be required to register them into a database. The bill also states that they will held responsible for any crimes the refugees commit.

Hour 2: Iadarola and Ana hosting. PEZ’s annual Easter egg hunt in Connecticut was canceled because some parents became too competitive. The parents took over kids-only fields, disregarded timers, and shoved children. Two LGBT advocacy groups and three individuals filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging the North Carolina law that nullified local LGBT rights ordinances and restricted transgender people’s access to restrooms. The Georgia governor has vetoed an religious freedom law and anti-gay bill. HB 757 would have given faith-based organizations in Georgia the option to deny services and jobs to LGBT people. Several companies including Disney and the NFL said they oppose the bill and will cut ties with the state if it is passed.

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

Hour 1: Power Panel of Cenk, Ana, Jimmy, and Jordan Chariton. The U.S. has killed the #2 ranking member of ISIS. ISIS has created a new propaganda video that features Donald Trump’s hateful rhetoric in the wake of the Brussels terrorist attacks. Video of the recruitment ad. Some journalists are being made to go through survival training before going to Donald Trump events due to the violence that has been fomented at these rallies. Jordan talks about his experiences at Trump events. Ana talks about losing an opportunity at interviewing Hillary Clinton since she wrote a scathing piece about her.

Hour 2: Actor and singer Jaime Camil joins the Power Panel. Talk about how he’s a huge fan of the show and wanted to invite himself on. The Pope conducted a ceremony where he washed and kissed the feet of refugees from the Middle East. A man was arrested for not returning a VHS tape of Freddie Got Fingered to a video rental store back from 2001.

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

Hour 1: Cenk hosting. Bernie Sanders has been picking up momentum and is tied in National polling with Clinton. He surprisingly has beat Donald Trump in polls in red part of Utah. No matter what polls say, establishment continues to not recognize Sanders’ increasing success. Trump has back and forth twitter drama over Ted Cruz’s wife–calling her unattractive. Ted Cruz responds by complimenting both Trumps wife, and his own wife Heidi. Video of Ted Cruz defending wife against Trump’s attacks with movie quote “Out of your league.” Voting fraud in Arizona. Cutting back on voting locations in county where fraud occurs, making numbers of people at each location increase and become more difficult to regulate. Result–last vote cast after midnight when polling places closed at 7pm. Almost four hours after close, hundreds of people still in line to vote, causing frustration and more chaos with voting process. Video of Maricopa County recorder Helen Purcell claiming voting issue was not their fault and was instead a result of too many people in line.

Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. Wonder where Al Franken is and why he’s suddenly so silent and complacent. Fox News ran a piece hitting Hillary Clinton on multiple fronts, and used footage from TYT’s interview with Sanders to drive some points home. They didn’t realize that they were helping to spread Sanders’ message. Video of the FNC piece. An internet generated robot has conversations with real people and learns their thought processes. With the voice of a teenaged girl, the robot has learned that Trump is a deity from internet trolls. The Family values Gov of Alabama is in hot water after audio of a racy phone call with his mistress was released. Cenk is disappointed in the tame nature of his phone sex. North Carolina lawmakers passed a law overnight that would prohibit cities in the state from creating nondiscrimination laws that would grant equal rights to LGBT citizens.

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

Hour 1: Ana Kasparian joins Cenk. Updates on the Brussels terrorist attack. The two suicide bombers that killed themselves were brothers, while the 3rd is still on the loose. Ted Cruz has been advocating for police monitoring of Muslim communities in the wake of the Brussels terror attack. Video of Cruz on his radical plan. Videos of President Obama denouncing Ted Cruz’ plans to monitor Muslims, calling it un american and counterproductive. A German politician and huge anti-refugee advocate crashed into a tree, and was rescued by a couple of Syrian refugees. They administered CPR and saved him. When asked his opinion about the situation, he refused to give a conclusion, claiming he wasn’t in his right wits at the time.

Hour 2: A Christian mother and rapper released a song and video called “Gender Bender.” Video of her lamenting the discussion about allowing transgender people into the bathrooms they choose. A bill in Kansas would allow college groups to exclude potential members that they feel dont have the same belief system the group does. Oklahoma state legislation has passed a law that would allow high schools to implement abstinence only education that would teach life begins at conception. The one problem is that the state doesn’t have the money to pay to implement the curriculum. Alabama police posted a Wanted poster online for a man that had a record, but no violent criminal record. The wanted man responded to the post with outrage, pointing out that he avoided a traffic stop and hasn’t done enough to warrant a wanted poster.

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

Hour 1: Cenk hosting. An airport and subway in Brussels was attacked by terrorists today, killing over 30 civilians and injuring over 100. Cenk talks about how our policies towards terrorism simply fuels more attacks like this in Europe, America, and the Middle East. Video of Rep Peter King calling for more offense towards these terrorists, claiming we should kill them before they kill us. Cenk talks about the litany of bombs we’ve dropped on ISIS territories and civilians in Muslim countries, and how it hasn’t stopped attacks like the one in Brussels. Conservatives have come out with criticism of Obama for being in Cuba when this attack happened, suggesting that his trip shows he doesn’t care about the problem of Radical Islam.

Hour 2: An Easter bunny and a father got into a brawl in the middle of a mall in Jersey City, NJ. Video of the huge fight that landed both of them in jail. A man that wondered what human flesh tastes like went through a medical procedure to have some muscle removed from his thigh and duplicated the potential taste with lamb and pork. Video of his response to the taste. A 6 year old girl has been removed from her foster home since the age of 2 because since she’s 1.5% Native American, and a law from 1978 forces Native Americans to be sent to live with families of their own culture.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from March 21, 2016. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: Cenk hosting. The Abroad vote for the Democratic primary was solidly won by Bernie Sanders. These are Americans that live abroad, but are still voting in the American election. Democratic establishment is nudging Sanders to drop out of the race and stop criticizing Hillary Clinton. Video of a Black Trump supporter sucker punching and kicking a Trump protester as he’s ushered out of a rally. Reince Priebus told CNN that the media is partially to blame for the violence being fueled at Trump events. Video of his explanation of the 24/7 loops of news about the fights. Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski was caught on camera snatching a protester’s collar. Video of Trump denying the assault until he was told it was caught on camera. Video mashup of Priebus denying violence being part of the GOP, while Trump espouses violence.

Hour 2: Cenk and Hannah hosting. Announcement that we will be covering Town Hall election coverage at 8pm. BNP tournament CEO spoke about how female tennis players should “get down on my knees” to thank those that give them opportunity. Video of Ceo speaking. Serena Williams responded to video that “No one should be down on their knees to thank others.” Billie Jean King, co-founder of Women’s Tennis Association, also spoke out against quote. BNP CEO responded with another speech, explaining how women should be getting lesser pay and that male Tennis players are better players. He follows up by referring directing to female tennis players attractiveness, and physical appearance, rather than sportsmanship. The rationale behind his argument, is that viewers of male sport is higher. A fact that is informed by male sports having more history, more endorsements, more marketing, etc. but not reading true in more current times, which reveal a closing gap in viewers of men’s and women’s Tennis. Cenk and Hannah debate this topic. Hannah presents a story about a hate crime, that will not be prosecuted. The case involves two gay men being assaulted by a man, who poured burning hot water on them, to “separate” them. Cenk and Hannah discuss the importance and effectiveness of hate crime legislation. Austin, Texas police pepper-spray man who was already handcuffed. The man was kicking the door of the police van. An investigation has been launched into the policeman’s behavior. Cenk and Hannah both agree that the man displayed annoying behavior, but that doesn’t mean it’s ok to pepper-spray someone who’s already handcuffed. Recent UK poll people prefer a great internet connection over hot water, sunlight and other basic needs.

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

Hour 1: Cenk, Jimmy, and Maz Jobrani hosting. Belgian authorities have captured the last conspirator of the French attacks. Bernie Sanders vowed to ask Obama to pull his SCOTUS pick if he wins the presidency. He also told MSNBC that it would be absurd for him to drop out of the race. Cenk compares this fierce Liberalism to the way Pres Obama approaches conflict with the Supreme Court and Republican opposition. Video of Sanders calling out Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his racist policies towards Latino immigrants.

Hour 2: Hannah joins Jimmy and Cenk for SCS. Madonna is being criticized for inviting a fan on stage, smacking a woman on the butt and pulling her top down, exposing her breast. After some got upset, the fan pushed back, calling it the best night of her life. A father catfished his own 14 year old daughter to trick her into sending him nude pics online. He later sexually abused the girl when the online relationship broke down.

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

Hour 1: NYT doesn’t believe in Bernie Sander policies therefore they attend to be more anti-Bernie. Also, NYT is editing certain words when it come to talk about Bernie Sanders in their article. Clintons has raised over 3 billions in 41 years. Separately, donors have given 1 billion to the Clintons. Companies contacted and hired Clintons to speak at their company which is worth 150 millions for them to speak. Waton Family financial supports Clinton’s foundation and the elections.

Hour 2: Grace, Cenk, and Hannah is hosting. Michael Dalton video tape himself going thru a park, and then posted it on Facebook. The police saw this on Facebook, then ticketed him because he was trespassing. Brian Earl Taylor who is a felon sings Adele song Hello while he is being sentenced. High School teacher has been accused of hosting a sex parties. The under age students who were boys took off their clothes and did some obscene things around HS teacher’s sex parties. One of the boys told someone and now he is arrested.

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