Heated "One on One" debate between Cenk Uygur (The Young Turks) and Ann Coulter at the 2015 Politicon Conference in Los Angeles.
Friday October 9th 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.
A poll showed that 80% of the public is in favor of getting rid of Citizens United. Despite these numbers, no one has mentioned this in the media. Talk about how networks made sure to eliminate Larry Lessig from the Democratic debates. After a Mexican sports channel used Trump’s hateful remarks to promote their soccer team to beat America’s team, Fox Sports responded by promoting the American team with some of the hateful things Trump said. Videos of both ads. Vladimir Putin played his annual hockey game on his birthday against NHL players, where he scored 7 goals.
Hour 2: Ana replaces Iadarola on the panel. Bristol Palin had some strong words for officials in Washington state that are offering free birth control for teenagers. She claims on her blog that kids as young as 10 years old are getting IUDs without their parents’ permission. A local Florida official posted a picture of a group of Muslim men praying on a beach. The Facebook page of the picture exploded with Islamophobia, fearing the takeover of Sharia Law.
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.