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Hour 1: John Iadarola, Ben Mankiewicz, and Steve Oh hosting. Indiana governor Mike Pence accepted the fixes to the Freedom of Religion law to quell the outrage over their legislation to allow discrimination against gays. Indianapolis went into disaster mode by trying to welcome gay and lesbian supporters and their businesses for tourism. The huge gamer convention GenCon goes there annually, generating $50 million for the city. Twitter activity from Iranian residents show gleeful selfies in front of the TV as Obama spoke about the the framework of a deal with Iran over their nuclear program. Happiness from Iranian residents will surely annoy Conservatives in America. U.S. Sugar in Florida wanted to show grassroots support for their desire to avoid the state from buying land for environmental purposes, so they sent out an ad for actors to play protesters on their behalf. The Tea Party and U.S. Sugar teamed up to get these “supporters” on board for $75.

Hour 2: Ana replaces Iadarola on the panel for SCS stories. Georgia is considering its own version of discriminatory legislation towards gay citizens. Videos of a flower shop owner that vows to discriminate, even if the law tells them not to. The florist even said she would serve and adulterer because its not the same kind of sin as being gay. Steve explains the logic of Jesus dying on the cross to excuse everyone’s sin. Missouri State Rep is proposing legislation that would not allow food stamp recipients to buy steak or seafood with the governmental assistance. Ben rants about how this Rep decided to go after the least powerful people in society by trying to control them to make their lives even worse.

A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from April 3, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com

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Hour 1: Cenk hosting today. A proposed deal has been reached between world leaders and Iran to neutralize their enrichment of uranium for a nuclear weapon. Videos of Obama announcing how this deal works to rid Iran of their march to create a nuclear weapon. Cenk sifts through the details of the deal. Videos of KT McFarland baselessly declaring that the deal is simply a pinky promise with Iran. After Indiana caught hell for passing discriminatory laws against gays in the form of religious freedom, a proposed fix to the law has been introduced to specifically create a caveat that excluded gays from the discrimination. Cenk points out that they’ve ironically given gays special protections from the discrimination the law created. The new law would allow people to discriminate against anyone else except gays. Tom Cotton brings both topics together when he defended the discrimination proposal in his state by comparing it to how badly Iranians treat their gay citizens.

Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. Video of Pat Robertson giving his 2 cents on the anti-gay laws in Indiana. Memories Pizza has been flooded with comments and negative reviews since they came forward claiming they’d discriminate against gay couples. The website memoriespizza.com was bought and filled with gay images and jokes about their pizza. Cenk thinks its time to calm down the attacks on these pizza guys. The Atlanta teachers that were busted for cheating on their students’ tests have been convicted of racketeering, which could send them to prison for 20 years.

A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from April 2, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com

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Hour 1: Cenk hosting today. Miami Vice intro for Cenk’s blue suit jacket. Sen Bob Menendez has been indicted for fraud. More reactions to Indiana’s gay discriminatory law. Videos of Hannity and Dinesh D’Souza lamenting the intolerance of gay rights activists for their right to discriminate. They went so far to say that if these activists spoke out against Sharia Law, our foreign policy would be stronger. Tucker Carlson jumping in on the issue on Fox News, claiming that gay activists against this law are Jihadis, looking to force them to obey. The state of Kentucky is arguing against the establishment of gay marriage in front of the Supreme Court with the idea that there is no discrimination towards gay people, as both gay and straight people are not allowed to marry someone of the same sex. Everyone is banned from doing it. After the Arkansas legislature passed nearly the same bill that Indiana just signed into law, the Republican governor has decided not to sign it after witnessing the fallout over Indiana. Asa Hutchinson sent it back to have amendments added to avoid the problems Mike Pence is dealing with. He mentioned that he spoke to business leaders about the issue, which affected his decision.

Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. A social networking site is looking for a prostitution tester that would have sex with prostitutes and analyze the facilities. The View is looking for another replacement, and Barbara Walters is considering Monica Lewinsky for the spot.

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

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Hour 1: After some critics bashed Bill O’Reilly’s movie, Killing Jesus, he went off on them based on his assertion that the critics are all Liberal haters with an anti-Conservative agenda. Videos of O’Reilly going through his mental gymnastics to indict the critics. After Detroit resident Floyd Dent was beaten mercilessly by Inkster police, another video has come out that shows one officer pulling a baggy full of the drugs he claimed were found in the car. Rand Paul interview from 2013 is circulating now as it has been highlighted that he claimed he doesn’t believe in gay rights since its based on behavior. Video of his words from 2013. Former NH Gov John Sununu told Fox News that Obama’s upcoming trip to Kenya is a ploy to get Birthers to start talking about it again, just to make the Republicans look bad. Video.

Hour 2: Ana replaces John for SCS with Cenk. Naturebox mention. Two men that are serving life sentences in a British prison are allowed to get married after they were both sent to prison for killing gay people. A Louisiana man that was wrongfully convicted of murder has been exonerated after 30 years in prison and on death row. The state has decided to not pay him any restitution for the wrongful incarceration. The judge claimed that even though he didn’t commit the murder, he was guilty of knowing about the robbery that ended up leading to the death, and trying to pawn the murder weapon. The new host of the Daily Show is already under fire for some tweets where he made fun of Jews and women. Cenk and Ana defend his benign jokes that the sensitive Twitter followers were offended by.

A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from March 31, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com

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Hour 1: Final Judgment on the Hands Up charges related to Michael Brown and Ferguson shooting. Cenk goes over the forensic findings of Brown’s movements and shots fired. He also gives his conclusions based on all the evidence.

Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. Update on the story of Taraji Henson’s accusations about USC cops and Glendale cops racially profiling her son. Video of the Glendale encounter disproves her son’s story of being profiled. Henson later apologized for her accusations. After Indiana governor Pence signed into law a bill that opened up religious freedom from government oppression, the Church of Cannabis looks forward to being allowed to smoke all the weed they want. A poll of Millennials on morality, showed that they feel casual sex to be more morally wrong than homosexuality. They also believe that contraception should be widely available to college students. Ana thinks they think this way because many Millennials are underemployed and can’t afford to responsibly get married and have to hold off on sex. A Nebraska proposal would allow dirty fracking water from out of state to be dumped into the state’s disposal system, which could seep into the drinking water. One farmer in the state went to a committee hearing about the issue and asked the panel if they’d drink the water contaminated with fracking ingredients, which they refused to answer.

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

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The Young Turks - 3.27.15: Yemen, Elizabeth Warren, Harry Reid, Mike Pence & Monsanto

Hour 1: Cenk, Johnny Pie & Jimmy Dore hosting a Power Panel. Along with announcement of military strikes in Yemen has John Boehner saying we have a “anti-war president” handling the military action and the US should be involved to assist the Saudi royalty. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid has announced he will not seek reelection for the state of Nevada in the US Senate, Reid has been senator since 1996 and thinks Chuck Schumer should take his place as Minority Leader. Liberals are yearning for Elizabeth Warren to step in as minority leader, but bankers are not a big fan of that notion with attacks against her coming from Wall Street for in fear of breaking up the big banks.

Hour 2: Cenk, Ana & Jimmy Dore hosting the 2nd hour Power Panel. Indiana Governor Mike Pence plans to sign a Religious Objection bill that allows private parties and businesses not to offer services that infringes on their religious beliefs, in which it could open up a can of worms for discrimination. Dr Patrick Moore, of Monsanto, is interviewed in which he makes the claim that it is safe for human beings to consume a weed killer, the interviewer challenges the doctor to drink it. Gallup poll released a recent study in which the more educated republicans are, the more they deny climate change.

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

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The Young Turks - 3.26.15: DEA Controversy, Tucker Carlson, For Profit College Collapse & Country Music

Hour 1: Cenk hosting today. Colombian drug cartels provided American DEA officials with weapons and hookers for wild parties while they were in the country. The punishments stretched from only 2-10 days. Cenk reads through the other salacious and irresponsible behavior by DEA agents. Tucker Carlson’s brother and occasional blogger for his site Daily Caller is in hot water for accidentally sending an extremely disrespectful email to Mayor DeBlasio’s female spokesperson. Tucker’s brother’s name is Buckley. After the spox asked that they correct a story they falsely wrote about DeBlasio’s reaction to Obama’s policy. Buckley called the spokeswoman LabiaFace and that she probably has Dick Fright.

Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. The Univ of Phoenix is experiencing a huge number of students running away from the for-profit college, which is also negatively affecting their stock numbers. Ana loves this since she’s the champion against for-profit colleges. One of the reasons for the exodus is the Obama Admin’s plan to give free Community College, which targets the same students being taken advantage of by these schools. Country music group Little Big Town’s song called Girl Crush isn’t getting much radio play because a portion of the country music audience thinks it pushes a gay agenda. Ana wonders how Ted Cruz will respond to this problem within his favorite music genre. A female PA teacher has been arrested for grooming and courting her 11 year old female student, planning to run off with the girl.

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

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Hour 1: Cenk hosting. Videos of Ted Cruz telling Megyn Kelly about all of his accomplishments, including ‘stopping bad things from happening’ like blocking gun legislation after Sandy Hook and proposing a law that would stop known terrorists from entering the country. Video of Ted Cruz explaining why he’ll be signing up for ObamaCare. He went on to explain that he’ll take the government subsidy that he’s advocating against for the American people. ISIS is taking over a town featured in Star Wars as Luke Skywalker’s hometown. People online have been patiently waiting for a new ISIS snuff video to be released after rumors swirled that one is prepared to go.

Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. Phil Robertson made an analogy about an Atheist family being tied up, gagged and brutally murdered. His point was that they won’t be fine with this happening despite the fact that they’re void of morality since they don’t believe in God. Television pastor Creflo Dollar started a funding campaign to raise $65 million to buy a private jet for himself. Once the serious criticism started by others including Kirk Franklin grew, Dollar shut down the campaign. His publicist defended the act, claiming that they can’t use other sources of flight since they travel around with 100K lbs of cargo for the needy. An expert on the kind of luxury jet Creflo wanted said that it isn’t made for carrying cargo at all. Actress Taraji Henson decided to pull her son out of USC after he was profiled on campus by USC police while on a visit. Jayar talks about experiences with the USC police while he attended.

A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from March 25, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com

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The Young Turks - 3.24.15: Ted Cruz, LAPD Killing, Woman Murdered & Trolls

Hour 1: Cenk and Iadarola hosting. Ted Cruz went on CBS This Morning and said that his music fanfare switched to country music after 911 and the way rock music responded. Ted Cruz’ new avatar picture on Twitter eerily looks like a well known pose of the depiction of Jesus Christ. Video of his father talking about how he constantly told him he was anointed by God to be better than any other man. The WSJ has reported that Israel has been spying on America’s negotiations with Iran over the nuclear deal and giving the info to members of Congress. Videos of Rep Boehner telling reporters that he was shocked to hear about this story.

Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. Two LAPD officers have been awarded millions of dollars after they were punished for shooting and killing an unarmed man in 2010. They disputed their punishment of indefinite desk duty as Latino cops and were awarded the money as compensation. Their case was based on White cops that only got desk duty for 6 weeks rather than indefinitely for shooting and killing an unarmed man. The U.S. Ambassador to Libya decided to quit Twitter after she was getting trolled by Libyans on the social media site. Cenk and Ana don’t see the trolling she’s claiming. A woman in Afghanistan was murdered, burned, and tossed into a river by a mob after she was accused of burning the Quran.

A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from March 24, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com

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The Young Turks - 3.23.15: Ted Cruz, ISIS, Fappuccino & Marijuana Activist Attacked

Hour 1: Cenk hosting. Ted Cruz  announced today that he is running for President of the United States. Cruz is the first high profile candidate to officially declare that he is running for president and will forgo an exploratory committee. Cenk dives into the mind of Ted Cruz, among the quotes of Cruz he states “I will announce any Canadian citizenship”, from his filibuster of a filibuster “I am a very proud wacko bird”, on net neutrality “Net Neutrality is Obama care for the internet”, finally, on George Soros and the game of golf “George Soros leads a global conspiracy to abolish the game of golf”. ISIS has put out together another video, showing that people who are disabled can join the fight and that “being deaf is not an excuse,not to fight”

Hour 2: Ana & Cenk hosting. John Robert Lind of Minnesota was attracted to one of his female co-worker, by filling her coffee with seman and has been caught, according to the state of Minnesota he will not be tried as a sex offender. Starbucks has decided to end their racism campaign called “Race Together” of placing hashtags on coffee cups. Charlo Greene quit her job as a local news reporter in Anchorage AL, in order to pursue marijuana advocacy in the state of Alaska.

A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from March 23, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com

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