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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 14, 2015. For more go to

Hour 1: Cenk hosting. Jeb Bush’s bad week on the unofficial campaign trail. He accidentally announced that he’s running for president, he was torn apart by a 19 year old college student about the creation of ISIS, and he went back and forth 4 times on whether or not he’d invade Iraq. The woman has not gotten a lot of political attention after confronting Jeb. Video of Bush’s back and forth on Iraq decisions. Video of Scarborough wondering what’s wrong with Jeb and his brain. Cenk is pointing out that Republicans have finally figured that the invasion was a horrible idea. The latest polls show that Jeb is 5th in Republican support for president, and a 48% negative view. 60% of all voters wouldn’t consider voting for him. With these numbers, Cenk is annoyed about him being considered a frontrunner. Fox News’ Stuart Varney strongly disputed Obama’s criticism of the network’s negative portrayal of the poor. Video of some of the instances that Varney demonized the poor and exalted the rich. Kim Jong Un of N. Korea has killed another close military advisor by obliterating him with an anti-aircraft weapon since he dozed off at a military event. Cenk sees Kim Jong Un as Joffrey from Game of Thrones. Other reports say that he also had his aunt poisoned because she complained of him having his uncle, aka her husband, killed.

Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. The House has voted for an overhaul of the NSA’s bulk phone collection practices, forcing the agency to get a warrant before searching someone’s records. Boehner is pushing for the Senate to approve this as well, but McConnell is pushing back. Cenk asks if Ana or Jayar would do the same thing Edward Snowden did and deal with the consequences of being exiled. Rick Santorum told a Conservative organization that men who father children among more than one woman are “sexual predators.” Ana lists some prominent Republicans that fathered children from multiple women, the kinds of people that Santorum considers sexual predators. The cherry on the top is Ronald Reagan. Now that Austin, TX has a majority of women in the city council, the city manager had an expert that has worked with a female commission come in and tell the audience how to work with women. Video of him explaining how differently women process things.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 13, 2015. For more go to

Hour 1: Cenk and John hosting. The Trans Pacific Partnership has been delayed by the Democrats with a filibuster from the senate. President Obama has been criticizing the critics of TPP, like Elizabeth Warren, with a video saying that “her arguments don’t stand the test of fact and scrutiny”. President Obama made an appearance at Georgetown University with video of him saying that to suggest that “the poor are lazy and sponges” from watching Fox News, but Stuart Varney says that Fox News are just “honest messengers” for criticizing President Obama’s policies.

Hour 2: Cenk and Ana hosting. New Adventure Travel has released a new ad on bus stops with a topless woman saying “Ride Me All Day for 3 Pounds” and has received criticism of the context. Home Misteer is a lingerie company that caters to men who likes to wear bras and other lingerie. A petition to change the face of the $20.00 bill is on the move with Harriet Tubman in the lead to replace Andrew Jackson.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 12, 2015. For more go to

Hour 1: Cenk hosting. Seymour Hersh wrote an article that disputes the official story of the Osama bin Laden raid and killing that was told by the Administration and the military. His story is thinly sourced and has caused a lot of reaction and scrutiny. Cenk explains why he falls somewhere in the middle between the two camps. The detractors and protectors of the Establishment came out in full force against Hersh and his story. Videos of many usual critics of president Obama that are now supporting his story.

Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. A female employee of a company deleted a tracking app from her phone that allowed her employer to track her every move when she wasn’t at work. After her boss bragged about being able to watch her every move when she is on her personal time, she deleted it, so she was fired. A failed furniture store owner in Lawrence, KS has gone on tirades with aggressive messages targeting “commies & Liberals” of the area. A new pipeline is being proposed to go through parts of Iowa, and when the corporation ran into a landowner that refused to sell out, they offered him prostitutes, and eventually underaged prostitutes.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 11, 2015. For more go to

Hour 1: Cenk hosting today. Steve King and Peter King both approached the police brutality stories, specifically Baltimore from left field. Video of Steve King blaming Obama for pushing wedge issues in America, with the latest being between police and criminals. He went on to say that Obama drove the culture of Ferguson, which led to the unrest in Baltimore. Video of Peter King blindly siding with Baltimore cops, calling the killings a handful of cases that turned out to be untrue. Video of King and Megyn Kelly criticizing Loretta Lynch for launching an investigation into Baltimore cops when an NYPD officer was being laid to rest. Glenn Greenwald story about the Canadian government’s plan to make it illegal through hate crime laws for advocacy groups to encourage boycotts of Israel.

Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. George Zimmerman has been injured in another road rage incident where the other driver shot at GZ, shattering his window. A Vermont State Senator has been arrested for sexual assault and also solicited sex with housing tenants in place of rent. Cenk wonders, since TYT is in favor of legal prostitution, if it’s wrong for a landlord to ask for sex to be given in place of rent. Ana vehemently disagrees with this being legitimate. Some politicians and lobbyists are offering constituents to pay thousands of dollars to go to Taylor Swift concerts with them.

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John Iadarola & Hannah Cranston!

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Cenk & Ben hosting. The guys talk about the couple in Florida who were caught grinding on the beach and were arrested by the cops and sentence to jail for over 15 years. Cenk talks about his sex on the beach experience and when guys want sex on the beach. Ben is “anti-sand” when sitting on the beach. Cenk talks about Steve O’s scary bag. Ben and Cenk talk about rings on the table and Old School Rule #31. Cenk mentions the problem of his bedroom curtains growing up. Ben uses another alternative for using curtains. Cenk discusses driving in Miami. Ben is a big fan of parking on the sidewalk (Old School Rule #32). The guys give a take on garages in Los Angeles. Ben brings in a story about military maneuvers in Texas with commentaries from Ted Cruz and Louie Gohmert. Cenk talks about a joke that went bad towards Wendy and asks Ben if its acceptable. Ben talk about a town famous for its rapeseed and a robbery at a Popeyes in Texas.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 8, 2015. For more go to

Hour 1: Cenk, Ben, and John hosting. Darrell Issa, the richest Congressman told CNN Money that our poor people are the envy of poor people in 3rd World countries. Videos of Issa’s ridiculous answers. John details some of the 3rd World-like situations America’s poor are facing on a daily basis. Lawyers for Congress argued that lawmakers should be exempt from SEC rules that don’t allow insider trading. A Dover, DE police abuse video from 2013 has just become public showing a cop kicking a surrendering suspect in the face. Video of the incident. The cop that was avoiding prosecution before is now being charged with assault when the Grand Jury declined bringing any charges. A Russian woman created an online picture album of Russian citizens’ happy social media pictures along with their extremely hateful language directed at her LGBT group.

Hour 2: Ana replaces John for SCS. A 22 year old man left home in Michigan and headed to Los Angeles on a train to pursue his music industry dreams with $16,000 he had saved. DEA agents confronted him on the train in New Mexico, discovered his money, assumed he was a drug dealer, and took his cash with no criminal charges. Statistics on how much money the DEA steals from citizens each year, but never returns. Jackie Chan’s son was busted on drug trafficking, which prompted the elder Chan to advocate for the death penalty for drug dealers. Cenk speculates that Jackie is possibly a seething mad father that is extremely upset with his son. A NJ woman that needed support for her twins went to the state for assistance. Upon finding out who the biological father of the twins is, it was discovered that the father only fathered one of the twins. She apparently had sex with 2 different men during the same menstrual cycle and both eggs were fertilized. Researchers have discovered that millennials are having less sexual partners than baby boomers have had. Cenk talks about how he’s proud of the number of sexual partners he’s had in comparison to Millennials.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 7, 2015. For more go to

Hour 1: Ana, John, and Jimmy hosting. A Superior court ruled that the government’s NSA spying practices are unconstitutional. Republican Senators collectively defended the Patriot Act renewal by using 9/11 as a scare tactic over and over again. Video of McCain, McConnell, Rubio, Sessions, & Burr incessantly using the fear tactic on the Senate floor. Another circuit court ruled that a man’s rights weren’t violated when he was tracked via his phone data.

Hour 2: Results of the NFL’s Deflategate investigation has implicated QB Tom Brady as “generally aware” of the scheme. Miley Cyrus opened up about her own sexuality, mentioning that not all of her relationships have been heterosexual. She brought this up when speaking about her charity that helps young homeless LGBT citizens. Talk about how some of her tactics rub people the wrong way. The Microsoft website called “How Old” had some fine print for the internet users that submitted their pictures to be analyzed for age recognition. Upon submission, Microsoft and their affiliated companies were given license rights to use them in any way they’d like.

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The Young Turks - 5.6.15: Rush Limbaugh, Marilyn Mosby, IDF Soldier Interviews, Sexists People & Internet Man

A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 6, 2015. For more go to

Hour 1: Cenk hosting today. Rush Limbaugh gave his 2 cents on the Baltimore unrest, particularly with the prosecutor, Marilyn Mosby, and how she’s just like the rioting mob. Videos of his empty and racist opinions. A Miami cop has been suspended for punching and kicking a handcuffed woman. Surveillance video of the abuse. A group in Israel interviewed several soldiers of IDF and was told that they carried out egregious and purposeful killing of innocent Palestinian civilians as directed by their superiors.

Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. A survey looked to figure out where the most beautiful people come from. The sexiest nationalities for women ranged from Lebanese at #10 to Armenian at #1. Ana uses this opportunity to brag. For men it ranged from Spanish at #10 to Irish at #1. Cenk and Ana agree that Dominicans have been shafted. A Chinese man collapsed after spending 14 days straight on internet games. Upon being revived, he immediately asked to be reconnected to the internet.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 5, 2015. For more go to

Hour 1: Cenk hosting today. Mike Huckabee has announced his candidacy for president. Cenk goes through the details of who he is and where he lies on policies. Video of Huckabee’s announcement from Hope, Arkansas. Economic conservatives that only care about tax cuts for the rich have a serious problem with him since he’s not big on corporate handouts and zero taxes. A searing ad from Club for Growth takes Huckabee down on the subject, masking it as his policies tearing the economy apart. Mitt Romney and Fox’s Brian Kilmeade criticized the Maryland prosecutor, and spoke out in favor of Baltimore cops, no matter what the situation is. Video of Romney claiming that Hillary’s comments about the mass incarceration of many in the Baltimore area is troubling because she’s pandering to Black voters.

Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. A 5 year old boy that has special needs (ADHD, OCD) was handcuffed by police after he threw an epic meltdown at school. Instead of calling his parents as they had been instructed to do, they called the police, who promptly cuffed him. Cenk isn’t sure on whether or not they should’ve cuffed him and shackled his legs since he was attempting to harm himself. A Florida couple is facing 15 years in jail after being caught on camera having sex on a beach in broad daylight in the presence of kids. A D.A.R.E. article was published on their website that was full of discrepancies and ridiculous assertions about marijuana. It turns out that the “facts” in the article came from a satirical website.

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