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

Hour 1: Cenk hosting. Video of the Chicago police officer murder in 2014 of 17 year old Laquan McDonald was released yesterday. The original police story was that McDonald lunged at the cops that shot him 16 times. Video of the reality of the murder. Officer Van Dyke has had 18 previous incident complaints filed against him, and he was never disciplined. Even after this killing from 1 year ago, he wasn’t charged, as he was put on paid desk duty. Video of Van Dyke’s attorney telling CNN that the video shows he was justified in murdering the victim because video is only 2 dimensional. Cenk details the story of a former cop that had countless complaints against him that later admitted his actions were known by the department and was encouraged. After the Chicago killing was released, Bill O’Reilly blamed Black people. Video of O’Reilly’s panel pointing out 2 instances of Black on White crime, claiming the real problem in America is Black people. Bill O’Reilly counseled Donald Trump for his racist retweet, telling him to stop showing his racism show boldy. Videos of O’Reilly and Trump discussing how to spread racism without being so easily called out by “Liberals and the Democrats.” After 5 Black protesters were shot in Minneapolis over another police murder, video has emerged of a couple of 4Chan users that were bragging about heading into Minneapolis to start trouble with the protesters. Video of the racist-filled car ride.

Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. The outgoing Democratic governor of Kentucky has signed an executive order to allow ex-felons the right to vote. A federal court rejected a Wisconsin law that would limit abortion rights for women in the state. Elementary school teachers make a fraction of money that other college educated professions make. A 20 year old man shared his story of being permanently neurologically damaged by a bad ecstasy pill while partying. Video of him showing how his speech and movement have been heavily affected. Ana thinks this is another reason to legalize drugs, so that they can be regulated and monitored. A man visiting DC for a drug policy reform policy was found naked and passed out in the a flower bed, on bath salts.

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

Hour 1: Donald Trump told his supporters that he plans to bring waterboarding back if he’s president. Video of Trump saying “you bet your ass I would.” Video of Trump going on to say that even if it doesn’t work for intelligence gathering, he’d still bring it back because they deserve it. Rapper Killer Mike has endorsed Bernie Sanders in Atlanta after spending some time with the candidate. Video of his impassioned endorsement. A Princeton study shows that public opinion has no effect on public policy. A Marine, Jonathan Criswell, wrote on the WolfPAC wall that he will be donating $100/month to rid the country of unfair elections being won by corporations and corruption. Vicki Strong was one of the voices that helped push Wolf PAC’s victory in Vermont. Video of a portion of her speech.

Sam Harris took to a podcast to talk about refugees and the country’s policy on foreign affairs in the climate of terrorism. Cenk quotes Harris in saying that Ted Cruz’ idea to accept Christian over Muslim refugees isn’t bigotry since it is a fact that some percentage of Muslims will become terrorists, while no Christians will. Cenk deciphers the word games Harris plays to make his discriminatory point without being tied to it. Harris also voiced his support for Ben Carson over Noam Chomsky if he had to choose between the two for president. He thinks that Carson understands that jihadists are the enemy, while Chomsky doesn’t. Ben Carson TYT Exclusive about his 7th Day Adventist beliefs regarding the end times and how the two perpetrators of it will be Right Wing America and other Christian doctrines. Videos of Ben’s church and his thought processes.

Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. Univ of Ottawa has decided to suspend a yoga class due to its lack of concern for cultural appropriation. MMA fighter War Machine was in court over his attempted murder and continued rape of his ex girlfriend. His attorney cited her profession as a porn actress as an excuse to allow this kind of sexual activity. George RR Martin took to the internet to espouse his feelings about our hateful rhetoric about Syrian refugees.

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

Hour 1: David Vitter has lost the governor race in Louisiana. When he was getting desperate, he ran an ad going after his Democratic opponent blaming the response of the Paris attacks on him. Video of the ad fearmongering with the refugee situation. Another Donald Trump rally ended with his angry mob supporters assaulting a Black Lives Matter protester in Birmingham, Alabama. Videos of other times his supporters assaulted opponents at his rallies, such as one getting spit on, another getting dragged out by the neck while the crowd cheered “USA, USA.” Video of the Alabama rally where the 31 year old Black protester was roughed up. When asked about it, Trump said that the man was so obnoxious that he should’ve been roughed up. A Trump supporter; a business man and Super PAC creator came out in support of the assault. Videos of Robert Kiger telling CNN that Black people have no right to interrupt a Trump rally. After the attacks, Trump tweeted an image with extremely false stats on murder in the country among the races. The origin of the racist meme was from a White Supremacist site. After the CNN reporter was suspended for tweeting that the Statue of Liberty is ashamed over the refugee bill, Glenn Greenwald called out the network on the bias. Video of Greenwald’s debate with Brian Stelter on the subject. Video examples of CNN’s Amanpour and Lemon showing biases against all Muslims in the wake of attacks.

Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. A study shows that Islamophobic hate crimes have spiked severely in Britain since the Paris attacks. The majority have been from middle aged White men targeting younger Muslim women. Armed protesters in Texas showed up to a mosque to intimidate anyone worshipping. Video of the hateful group of men standing outside the building with huge guns, admitting that they want to show force. A 22 year old Muslim woman crossing the street was almost run over by a hateful motorist screaming obscenities at her. An Indian man in charge of a temple is looking to deny women from access to the temple until a scanner is developed that would notify when a woman is on her period, so that they can tell keep them out.

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

Hour 1: Ana, Iadarola, and Jimmy hosting. Another terrorist attack has been conducted in Mali at a luxury hotel where 27 people were killed. Talk about potential solutions to this everyday occurrence. Donald Trump has doubled down on his decision to put Muslims on a database to track them. Video of an NBC reporter asking him to clarify how he’d do this and he told him, management. Another video of Trump refusing to answer how this plan is different than Nazis plan to put Jews in a database in the lead up to the Holocaust. Michigan Gov Rick Snyder was one of the leading Republican governor to call for the denial of Syrian refugees so he went on a radio show to talk about why he doesn’t like the current refugee vetting process. Video of him not being able to name one problem with the process. Video of Snyder refusing to apply the same paranoia and extra restrictions to European tourists that visit with very little analysis when they enter the U.S. A CNN reporter has been suspended for a tweet she released that reported on the House bill to limit Syrian refugees. Her tweet included a visual of how the Statue of Liberty is bowing its head in anguish. Since she violated CNN’s non-editorializing stance, she had to apologize.

Video of excerpts from Bernie Sanders’ speech on Democratic Socialism and how it would work for America. Breaking down how this proposed system isn’t as scary as it is pitched by his opponents.

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

Hour 1: Polls on whether or not to allow refugees into America show that a majority of Americans are completely against it. Talk about the parallels of the US turning away Jewish refugees in the lead up to the Holocaust. Despite the fact that the terrorists in Paris weren’t refugees, some Americans still feel they are the ones to be feared. Video of Jake Tapper challenging Chris Christie on this fact, with Christie rejecting the truth. John Kasich has introduced a new plan to create a federal agency that would promote Judeo Christian values. Video of him discussing his vision for this agency that would promote Christianity to Americans and the rest of the world that misunderstands a Christian Western ethic. A townhall meeting in Virginia erupted into a racist rant by one White resident towards a Muslim citizen that he labeled a terrorist. Video of the outburst. The community meeting was about setting up a new worship center for Muslims on property that is already owned by the religious group. John reads a quote from Ben Carson that compares Syrian refugees to rabid dogs running around your neighborhood. Donald Trump has dropped to a new low in voicing his opposition to Muslims. In an interview with Yahoo, he said that we need to increase our monitoring on Muslims to an extent that would label them and create a database so that everyone could identify them upon sight. Trump missed the comparison this policy is to what Nazis did to Jews during the Holocaust. A Republican state Rep from Rhode Island released a letter claiming that Muslims are rapists and murderers looking to decapitate anyone not like them. Her solution is to put Muslim refugees in a camp where they can be contained and monitored, another allusion to The Final Solution.

Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. A bookstore in Denver is named ISIS Books and Gifts has been the victim of vandalism since the terror group’s name has gained attention. The name of this bookstore is named after the Egyptian goddess ISIS. A drug called captagon is being used by fighters in the Middle East and Syria to stay up and alert as they fight. It gives a euphoric feeling that allows them to kill with a numb, reckless energy. Ana is intrigued by the drug and jokes that she would consider taking it in order to get work done. After Charlie Sheen went public with his diagnosis of HIV, Jenny McCarthy spoke about how this upset her. Video of her podcast where she laments his lack of disclosure to her when they had to do love scenes together on his show. Cenk understands her concerns even though it’s not possible to contract it without exchanging bodily fluids. Pharma Bro’s company has lost $14.6 million since his price gouging scheme was publicized.

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

Hour 1: John Iadarola and Elliot Hill of Lip TV hosting. Up to 500 rounds of ammo was exchanged from the terrorist standoff in France last night. President Obama speaks out against many prominent Republicans’ hateful and incendiary rhetoric surrounding the Paris attacks and potential for refugees coming to America. Video of some of his biting words towards Republicans. John brings up the bombing of Spanish trains during GW Bush’s term, and how Conservatives had nothing disparaging to say about Bush’s foreign policy. In the wake of the latest terror attack, France is still accepting 30,000 refugees into the country, but with great care. In contrast, a State Rep in Tennessee has introduced a bill that would gather up the current Syrian refugees and send them back to ICE. Jeb Bush has also spoken out, saying he wants to send ground troops into Syria.

Hour 2: A program looking to stop women from taking part in prostitution gives the arrested women the chance to either get themselves on their feet or go to jail. Talk about how legalizing prostitution could minimize the problem. A number of studies show that the increased frequency of sex between a couple doesn’t add to the happiness. As long as the couple has sex once/week, it’s the same as if they connect many more times. The Fox Business channel host Charles Payne mediated a panel where he pushed the idea that we should shut down all mosques. Video of his numerous attempts to push the narrative based on his impromptu poll.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from November 17, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: Bobby Jindal has dropped out of the presidential race, saying it’s not his time and that he is going to focus time on a think tank. Cenk is taking much joy in the news. The drumbeat against accepting any refugees continues to grow. Video of Rush Limbaugh saying that Obama calling out political leaders that want religious tests for refugees is all made up. Cenk names a couple of the culprits, Ted Cruz and Rupert Murdoch. Video of Chris Christie telling Hugh Hewitt that he doesn’t trust Obama’s vetting to allow any refugees in. Video of Mike Huckabee telling Dana Loesch that we can’t let refugees in, comparing them to E. Coli at Chipotle and spoiled milk. Despite Republicans’ declarations that we have no vetting process when allowing refugees in, the reality is that it is the most intense. Cenk dives into the details of the things we do. With the latest stream of hysteria after the French attacks, more anti-American people have taken the route of acting like terrorists. Video of Bo Dietl telling Sean Hannity that we need to monitor mosques and stop worrying about people’s rights.

Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. A French father explained to his young son why guns are not needed to protect them from the bad guys with guns, looking to kill them. Video of Charlie Sheen telling the Today Show that he is HIV positive and how he’s known for 4 years. Since he’s learned of the condition, he’s admitted to having unprotected sex with 2 women that were warned of it. Cenk talks about living a life of balance and how he somehow admires Sheen. Two SF cops have been put on paid leave after a video of them beating a defenseless suspect was released. Video of their pursuit and beating.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from November 16, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.

Hour 1: Multiple state governors have declared that they will not accept refugees fleeing violence in their home countries in wake of the Paris attacks, despite Obama’s decision to keep accepting refugees. Ted Cruz wants to only admit Christian refugees, leaving Muslims behind. Video of President Obama criticizing this line of thinking as Un-American; to have a religious test for allowing refugees in. Cenk reminds these Republicans that the Statue of Liberty is engraved with words that espouse opposing views to theirs. The results and perceived winner of the Democratic debate seem to be straightforward. Video of Hillary Clinton curiously connecting her buddy relationship with Wall St to 9/11. Video of Bernie Sanders focusing on the fact that campaign contributions mean the big donors want a return on their investment. Democratic insiders called the win for Hillary. Sarah Palin spoke with CBS about the latest in her life. Video of Palin being asked about Bristol’s 2nd pregnancy out of wedlock despite their preaching and judging against others doing it. Palin responded to criticism by saying God gives them 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th chances, so it’s ok. Video of Palin being asked about the loss in ‘08; that she was to blame.

Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. A new Muslim based movement has been revived, where peaceful Muslims exclaim that the actions of terrorists don’t represent them. Video of the #NotInMyName movement. Ana thinks it’s important to do campaigns like this to counteract the knee jerk reaction to blame all Muslims for these attacks.

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

Hour 1: After Ben Carson’s randomly inaccurate foreign policy answer at the GOP debate, he has gotten into a disagreement over it with members of the Obama Admin. Video of Carson’s original answer about the Chinese being involved in Syria and that it’s easy to take land from ISIS in Iraq. Elliot displays a chart he almost claimed to have made. Days later, President Obama, Susan Rice, and others discredited Carson’s claims of the Chinese in Syria and the ease of taking out energy fields in Iraq to defeat ISIS. Videos of Obama calling him out and Carson’s response claiming that his sources are better than the WH. Elliot talks about the lack of accuracy in Obama’s bombings, and Ben Carson is advocating an even more random and reckless approach. Donald Trump tore into Ben Carson’s lying behavior while giving a 90 min rambling speech to a supporting crowd in Iowa. Video of Trump talking about the senseless nature of the knife attack story. Video of Trump comparing Carson’s declaration of being pathological to being a child molester. Cenk and Ben discuss why one would vote for Carson over Trump and vice versa.

Hour 2: Ana and Judah Friedlander replace Iadarola and Elliot for SCS. Update on the Utah judge’s decision to remove a toddler from her lesbian foster parents. After criticism and pressure mounted, he has reversed his decision. The British woman that wore a prosthetic penis and disguise and tricked her female friend into having sex with her for a very long time has been sentenced to 8 years in prison. Discussion about other instances of having sex under false pretenses, and whether or not it’s rape. Ben and Cenk don’t think the woman that posed as a man should be in jail at all. Ana completely disagrees with their conclusion, calls it obvious rape. An NCIS actress was attacked by a mentally ill homeless man on the street.

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

Hour 1: Ana and Iadarola hosting. Fallout from the Univ of Missouri protests and eventual resignation of the president continue. After one terrorist posted about killing all Black people, another student that goes to another Missouri college posted about killing all Black people. Both were arrested. After further investigation into the 1st terrorist, he admitted that he was infatuated by the recent Oregon shooter. More racial harassment has continued on the campus of Mizzou since the resignation. Donald Trump responded to the protests by calling it disgusting and the resigned leaders weak. Jayar talks about the usefulness of diversity on college campuses. Donald Trump has been pushing a Deportation Force for his presidency. Video of his 1st proposal at the GOP debate that is reminiscent of Dwight Eisenhower’s “Operation Wetback” that killed countless illegal immigrants, and treated all like garbage. Video of Trump telling Morning Joe that the Deportation Force would be very inexpensive and that everyone would go back from where they came. Ana details the horrific nature of “Operation Wetback” from Eisenhower’s Administration. Video of Bill O’Reilly challenging Trump on the disgusting nature of this program.

Hour 2: Ana and Iadarola for SCS. Donald Trump and Mark Levin discussed how much they dislike Hillary Clinton’s hair, calling it a wig. Video of their conversation. Matt Drudge jumped on board and posted several pictures of Clinton, questioning its validity. Even People Magazine reached out to her campaign to ask if it’s real. A Utah judge has taken a foster baby away from a married Lesbian couple that had her for 3 months, and handed the child over to a heterosexual couple strictly based on his religious beliefs. Video of a Campbells soup ad depicting a gay male couple feeding their son some soup. Many Conservatives lost their minds, and one woman in particular ranted online over their push for “butt sex.” An online troll relentlessly went after the insane woman.

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