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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 27, 2015. For more go to

Hour 1: Ana and John hosting. Rick Santorum has entered the race for president. In his announcement, he presented the problems he wants to solve, but has never had an answer to do so. Fox News’ Outnumbered show lamented the fact that many women’s magazines seem to be in favor of Hillary Clinton, but don’t publish favorable articles about Conservative women like Carly Fiorina. Video of Tantaros complaining about it. Carly Fiorina also complained about the media not asking Hillary Clinton about her vote on Iraq until Andrea Mitchell corrected her.

Hour 2: Ana, Karamo Brown, and Becca Frucht for SCS. Two Illinois police officers have been fired after a photo of the two cops posing with a Black suspect was leaked. In the picture, they placed antlers on the victim, making him look like a big game animal that they bagged. An NYPD official used dept funds to build a Zumba studio in an old building space. When he took Chief Bill Bratton to the new studio, he was greeted with disdain from Bratton.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 26, 2015. For more go to

Hour 1: Cenk, Ana, and John hosting. Memorial Day weekend saw a rise in shootings and killings in Baltimore, which prompted police apologists and Conservatives to claim that the police protests are to blame. Video of Fox News guest Rod Wheeler pointing out that the cops there have backed away from answering emergency calls where killings occur. John points out that previous years in Baltimore have seen a large number of homicides when police brutality wasn’t a front page story. Video of Lindsey Graham pointing out that due to his time working in his parents’ pool hall, he knows that Iranians are all liars. The NYT published an article that blasted Turkey for their policies, which prompted the President of Turkey to strongly fire back at the newspaper.

Hour 2: Cenk and Ana. A surveillance video shows a waitress that was groped by a male patron, which led to her beating him down. Kylie Jenner has come out as a believer in chemtrails, providing some celebrity endorsement to many conspiracy theorists. Nevada lawmakers are attempting to pass regulations on the porn industry that would force the industry to use protective eye gear for the actors for certain scenes. Adult Friend Finder’s personal information of 3.5 million users has been compromised by a hacker. Their sexual preferences and fetishes are exposed.

A new viral game called “Charlie Charlie” similar to Bloody Mary of the past, is taking over. Charlie is a Mexican demon that moves crossed pencils on a piece of paper when the participants ask him to. Video of the internet phenomenon. Cenk and Ana go into debunking the perceived paranormal activity.

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HBO's Game of Thrones Season 5 Episode 5 S05E06 ("Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken") is reviewed.

Find out what Ben Mankiewicz, Matt Atchity (Rotten Tomatoes), and John Iadarola of Think Tank think in this discussion and review of HBO's Game of Throne's season 5 episode 5, "Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken"!

What was your favorite scene in this episode? What do you hope to see happen in season 5? Who do you think will be the next to die? Let us know what you think in the comments!

The Young Turks's Ben Mankiewicz, Matt Atchity, and John Iadarola of Think Tank discuss all the ins and outs of GOT S05E06 'Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken'.

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Ben Mankiewicz invites legendary LA local broadcaster, Mark Thompson!

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 22, 2015. For more go to

Hour 1: Ben, John, and Jimmy Dore hosting. The first Fox GOP debate will only allow the top 10 competitors based on poll numbers, leaving a few big names off the list, including Rick Santorum, who is now complaining. Ben thinks his complaints are valid. New AG Loretta Lynch is defending the NSA program, hoping that that the spying portion won’t expire with scare tactics about Americans being in harm’s way. Videos of her making her case to CBS’ morning show.

Hour 2: Ana replaces John for SCS. The Duggar’s eldest son has admitted to doing inappropriate sexual acts as a teenager, forcing him to resign from his lobbying position with Family Research Council. When his parents were made aware of his activities, they proceeded to cover it up multiple times. Mike Huckabee jumped to Duggar’s defense via Facebook. Jimmy talks about how big of a hypocrite Huckabee is. Ana points out that when Lena Dunham revealed that she had sexual curiosity with her little sister at age 7, the National Review went after her, but they haven’t touched this story at all.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 21, 2015. For more go to

Hour 1: Johnny Pie and Ben “The Tank” Mankiewicz hosting. Jeb Bush has now renege his observation on climate change and says the climate is changing, its convoluted and we must adapt to it. Update on Bernie Sanders “College For All” with attack from Ben Stein saying that most college kids will smoke weed while their tuition will be subsidized. Sen Tom Cotton still supports the idea that the decision of going to war in Iraq was the right decision and the past cannot be reversed.

Hour 2: The Ben Ana hour with Ben Mankiewicz and Ana Kasparian hosting. Parents in various states, are facing time in prison, for lying on where they live, so they can enroll their children to better schools. Bill O’Reilly is facing a custody battle over her daughter with transcripts released to the media of observations from his daughter on his treatment towards her mother from Billo. The Santa Barbara oil spill is highlighted with concerns of safety and operator violations from a LA Times story.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 20, 2015. For more go to

Hour 1: It’s the double J hour with Johnny Pie & Jimmy Dore. A new poll has shown that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie would not make a good president along with suffering a high disapproval rating as governor, Chris Christie appeared on Fox News to defend himself against the poll. Video from Open Carry Advocate shows the differences of how the police treats a gun owner who is white and who is not.

Hour 2: Karamo Brown, Becca Frucht and Ana Kasparian hosting. High School Graduate Waverly Wilson has been denied in placing an eagle feather on her graduation hat to honor her Native American heritage, her wearing the feather conflicts with the school’s zero tolerance on its dress code. Valencia Community College is dealing with a lawsuit, regarding students who were asked to take a vaginal probe on their bodies in order to understand the medical examination. A local news investigation has shown that two New Orleans police officers Bradley Wax and Michael Tommasi are still working even though they are charged with child molestation and rape.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 19, 2015. For more go to

Hour 1: Cenk and Kyle Kulinski @ YouTube Space New York.

Hour 2: Ana and Becca Frucht hosting. The California Drought continues with officials trying to curb water usage, with fines up to $1,000 and a  new hashtag called #droughtshaming ,that highlights famous people who are not going along with water conservation. People are filing a lawsuit over the Mayweather/Pacquiao fight for not presenting an entertaining fight.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 18, 2015. For more go to

Hour 1: John and Jimmy host. Police get armored vehicles to deal with riots and protests. Jimmy believes law enforcement views protesters as terrorists. Lindsey Graham announced his republican presidential candidacy. Also has strong words for those considering joining terrorist groups. Rick Santorum also wants to bomb the extremists worldwide.

Hour 2: Ana joins jimmy and john as host. Sgt. James Brown reported to turn himself in on a drunk driving charge. Brown was killed by police while in custody. His death was said to be a result of “sickle cell”. Police continue to treat those in their custody as “throwaways”. Rep sanchez has some unsavory comments about the native american  people. Oklahoma fracking reports have been compromised by being evaluated by someone invested in petrol, creating a conflict of interests.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from May 15, 2015. For more go to

Hour 1: Ana, Iadarola, and Jimmy hosting the Power Panel. On Sean Hannity’s show, Gavin McInnis spouted that women should be at home since they don’t have the same ambition in the workforce. Videos of him berating his female co-host Tamara Holder. Video of Eric Bolling railing on a high school art exhibit that depicted police brutality, claiming that the teachers should take it down, despite 1st Amendment. Another video of Bolling praising the Muhammad drawing contest, supporting 1st Amendment rights. To wrap up his horrible week, Jeb Bush said that the Apple Watch will soon be able to monitor health patterns like diabetes so much that it can be the answer to our healthcare problems.

Hour 2: Same panel. A woman that has severe depression and anxiety is filing a lawsuit against her nursing school for not accommodating her disabilities during testing for the degree, which caused her to fail the course two times. With all of these disabilities based on stressful situations, Ana wonders if she should even be in the nursing profession. A restaurant in China utilizes online dating to get more customers to dine there. They hire an attractive woman to go on dating sites, pick up a guy, and go on a dinner date with them at their establishment where he spends a bunch of money, only to never hear from the woman again after the date. Johnny Depp was forced to fly his two dogs back to the U.S. from Australia on a private jet since the authorities there were threatening to euthanize them since he neglected to have them properly vaccinated to enter the country.

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