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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from October 16, 2015. For more go to

Hour 1: Ana, Iadarola, and Margaret Howell of The LipTV on the Power Panel. After Sanders supporters were outraged over media outlets claiming that Hillary Clinton won the democratic debate despite every poll showing Sanders as the winner, a new NBC poll was released today showing that she won by 23 points. When the details of the poll were looked into, it turns out that a majority of the people polled didn’t see the debate, illustrating that they were influenced by skewed media coverage. The moment during the debate where Sanders stood up for Clinton about her emails has gotten a lot of attention. Video of MSNBC’s coverage of the moment where they edited out Bernie’s indictment of the media in reporting on the emails. Another video of his full comment that included the media’s part in pushing the nonsensical email scandal. Bernie Sanders’ campaign turned down a $2700 donation from the CEO of the pharmaceutical company that raised the price of a very necessary drug for HIV patients to $750. The CEO thought his money would get him a meeting with Sanders where he could convince him to form a policy that benefits his industry. Shkreli took offense to the rejection.

Hour 2: Book stores in Germany will begin selling Mein Kampf after a ban was lifted on having it. Discussion of whether or not this could be dangerous. A study showed that religious beliefs go to the portion of the brain that copes with issues like death. It also showed that people shocked in that portion of their brain were more likely to be sympathetic to immigrants. A study showed that hangovers at work cost businesses billions of dollars in lost productivity.

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

Cenk and Ana. A new anonymous whistle blower has revealed more foreign policy secrets of the U.S. military and our drone program. The Intercept spoke to the source to report that the program is used more for simply killing people rather than capturing intelligence. It also revealed that 90% of the targets are innocent people, and how the Obama Admin categorizes unidentified dead bodies from the bombings as “enemies.” Cenk calls it an assassination program that indiscriminately kills tons of people around.

Cenk and Ana. Lamar Odom’s condition has worsened after being found in a coma at a brothel. Although he was on illegal drugs and acting irresponsibly, Cenk doesn’t agree with calls for the brothel to lose its license. A former Republican State Chairman tweeted that we should take guns away from Black people, as they are the most common killers of other Black people. Ana reads data that shows the heightened problem of White on White crime. Data shows that there has been roughly one toddler shooting/week this year.

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

Hour 1: Cenk and John is hosting. The debate from last night broke records for viewership. Despite several polls that showed Bernie Sanders won the debate based on viewers, multiple news outlets claimed that Hillary Clinton won the poll. Even the polls conducted by these news organizations disagreed with their headline of Clinton as the winner. Cenko Unchained on this situation. After Lincoln Chafee’s awkward performance at the debate, he went on Hannity’s show to be yelled at about his tax plan. Video of Hannity getting disgusted and throwing money at the camera.

Hour 2: Ana joins Cenk for SCS. Former NBA star Lamar Odom was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel and remains out in the hospital while his organs are failing. He apparently took an herbal version of viagra along with other drugs and alcohol. Jennifer Lawrence spoke out against the unfairness in Hollywood after the Sony hack revealed the discrepancy between male and female actors. Lawrence pointed out how women are more worried about negotiating their salaries than their male counterparts, as they’ll be seen as annoying, while men are seen as go-getters. Cenk only partially agrees with this. A 20 year old Oxford student resigned from her positions on several student organizations after admitting to having sex with someone that later told her it wasn’t consensual. She also admitted to inappropriately touching someone at a bar. Discussion of whether or not she’s being too hard on herself.

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

Hour 1: The ACLU plans to sue 2 of the ex psychologists that helped design the torture tactics we used on POWs. They used Communist China’s techniques from the ‘60s to form our torture policy. Planned Parenthood has decided to stop taking money at all for fetal tissue transport. Ana and Cenk are annoyed that Cecile Richards still hasn’t learned the lesson that she shouldn’t give any concession, as it will give Conservatives ammunition to claim their empty point is correct.

T.I. went on a radio show to talk about why he couldn’t vote for a woman as president because they are too emotionally irrational and would set off a nuke over nothing. Video of him and DJ Whoo Kid discussing it. Cenk and Ana go off on how stupid they sound.

Hour 2: A man from UK was caught in Saudi Arabia with possession with red wine. He went to prison and now his sentences is 300 lashes. He is 74 years olds. Playboy magazine has decided not to print nude photographs. They want to increase viewership due to better content. They want to make the magazine PG. Whitney Beall got arrested by putting her drunk driving on Periscope. Viewers saw this on periscope and they called 911 that this woman was drunk driving. Amy Schumer poked fun at the Kardashian. Khloe Kardashian backlash at Amy Schumer for her comment.

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

Cenk hosting today. In Sweden, a group of hipsters doing a photoshoot were confronted by police after they were notified that a group of terrorists were collecting. These hipsters were fully bearded, scaring the caller into thinking they were Muslim terrorists. A Black city councilman in Texas was approached by police that were called to his front yard on suspicion of drugs. He and his friends were out front practicing their frat’s step routine when he was tasered by the cops that were trying to arrest him. Video of the confrontation. A man shot and killed his wife in their home in the middle of the night when he suspected a home invader. While investigating the disturbance, he shot her in the chest with his shotgun. In another story, a woman called the paramedics to help her bleeding sister at home. When police responded to the call, the family’s terrier ran at the cop, which made him shoot, hitting their 4 year old daughter.

Ana joins Cenk for SCS. After Ben Carson claimed to have been held up by a gunman in a Popeyes restaurant more people are investigating the validity of the story. Video of Ana calling out Carson’s story on the day it broke. Tommy Christopher wrote an article asking for proof. According to Baltimore police, they haven’t been able to find a police report of the incident. An anti-Islam protest in AZ was held over the weekend where the participants showed up with automatic rifles. Ana reads some of their deplorable quotes. Members of the pro-Muslim group to oppose the anti-Islam protest also showed up with guns. Another anti-Muslim protest in Ohio only had one woman, who was approached by Muslims that happily invited her into their mosque to learn more about Islam. In response to Texas’ law that allows concealed carry on college campuses, the movement #cocksnotglocks has sparked up where women carry big, pink dildos on campus. In response, gun advocates littered their website with angry messages, along with death threats. Ironically, carrying sex toys on campus could get them in trouble with the school.

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A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from October 9, 2015. For more go to

Hour 1: Power panel live at Politicon, Cenk, Ben, Iadarola, and Jimmy in front of a live audience. Talk about another shooting at another college campus this morning. One person is dead at Northern Arizona University. Gun control talk.

Ben Carson told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer that Hitler might not have gained so much power if the people only were allowed to have guns to the extend America has. Video of him confirming the ridiculous statement. Cenk points out that the opposite is actually the truth. Details behind the surprising decision for Rep McCarthy to drop out of the Speakership race. A threatening email was sent to him and other influential Republicans from a powerful Conservative fundraiser insinuating that he is having an affair with Rep Renee Ellmers. Ellmers is also a new target of some of the most deplorable Republicans due to her opposition to their approach to the anti-abortion agenda.

Hour 2: Justin Bieber was photographed by paparazzi without his pants on. Despite the impressive size of his penis, his lawyers have sent cease and desist letters to outlets that are publishing it. Ben talks about how much he hates Bieber. Researchers have discovered that our long term memory is being depleted due to our dependance on computers and electronics for memorable things like phone numbers. A 16 month old kid suffered a severed head in a gruesome car accident, and Australian doctors were able to reattach his head. Video of him after the surgery. Data indicates that vegetarians break their diet when they’re drunk.

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

Cenk and Ana hosting. Rupert Murdoch has apologized for a few tweets that suggested Ben Carson would be a “real” Black president when dealing with racial issues and supporting Black Americans. Ben Carson got a little confused during an interview on a business show about whether or not to increase the debt limit. Video of him continuously talking about the budget when asked about the debt. Cenk is amazed that Carson doesn’t know what the debt ceiling is. Video of Ben Carson’s appearance on another radio show where he detailed one time that a gun was pulled on him at a Popeyes. Videos of Carson explaining the situation with Michael Smirconish and why he wouldn’t have shot the Popeyes gunman.

Cenk and Ana. Bill Cosby is facing another civil lawsuit from a woman that has accused him of raping her when she was 15 years old. In this case, the judge has ordered Cosby to give a deposition for the case, despite his lawyers attempts to stop it. A frat at the Univ of Indiana has been suspended after a video surfaced of initiated members being forced to give a woman oral sex while a bunch of frat brothers abuse them with kicks. Ana thinks that if the CEO of the frat is telling the truth about what’s happening, they should let it go. Cenk agrees. Due to the extremely burdensome rules being implemented in Texas upon abortion clinics, most have been forced to shut down, causing even more problems for women choosing to have one.

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

Stand Your Ground is making a comeback in Florida, in which a defendant claiming “Stand Your Ground” can seek financial penalties for up to $200,000. The Federal Government will be conducting an extensive prison release program, with up to 600,000 prisoners, being released for nonviolent drug crimes. Video of Bill O’Reilly disputing the facts of childhood hunger in America, claiming that parents are abusing the program with the pursuit of having air conditioning and wide screen TVs in the household.

A few families are suing a school that ostracized their kindergarten and 1st grade students for not participating in the school’s morning prayer policy. A settlement has been reached in a case of a principal accused of hypnotizing several students that went on to commit suicide. A Michigan woman witnessed two men attempting to steal merchandise from a Home Depot, so she pulled out her gun and shot at them in the parking lot. They got away. Cenk imagines how quickly this will turn into the Wild West. Two sisters were caught on tape fighting on their raft while riding on rapids. Video of the fight that almost resulted in both falling into the raging water

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

Cenk and Iadarola hosting. Fallout from Kevin McCarthy’s admission that the Benghazi panel was created to take down Hillary Clinton continues. Video of Hillary’s new ad using his words to spread the word. Cenk talks about how the media went along with the obvious use of the panel to hurt Hillary, but is now surprised. Video of Fox News panel that made the story about Hillary Clinton and her emails. Video of Clinton laying into the creation of the Benghazi panel at a town hall event. Cenk enjoyed Hillary finally getting upset. As Columbus day approaches, discussion about the horrific things that Christopher Columbus did, and why he should not be celebrated in America.

Ana joins Cenk for SCS. California approved legislation that would legalize doctor assisted suicide. A Facebook user posted a selfie at work that included a co-worker’s Black kid in the background, where he and his friends mocked the kid. When the post caught the attention of everyone on the internet, his employer caught wind of it and fired him, along with anyone else that mocked the boy. Cenk is blown away by the amount of racism that still exists. The Harvard Debate team faced off with prison inmates, and lost. The prison conducts these things to see if they’re properly giving inmates an opportunity to make it in the world after being released. Cenk talks about how we spend over $200 billion/year imprisoning people.

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

Cenk and Ana are hosting. Bombing in Afghanistan, Kunduz in a hospita with 9 people dead. Doctors without Borders had told American military that they were close to bombing the hospital. DWB had told military many times that they were about to bomb the hospital. The TPP has made a new deal, but are still under negotiation. The TPP is asking for 12 years.

Amber Rose gave an emotional speech about slut shaming. Wiz called her a slut in his song, however she did say Wiz apologized to her later. A babysitter who is 21 years old had sex with 11 year old boy, to which the father said it was ok. This went to court and the judge dismissed this case.

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