If I use the menu in the upper right and say shut down the computer goes to the log out screen where I then have to click in the bottom right and tell it to shut down again.

from the terminal if i say sudo poweroff it does what I would expect. Whats the deal with that?

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This is a bug. I've experienced the problem as well. Here is a bug report on the issue: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-session/+bug/838792

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