Cognitive Dissonance

Miracle babies aren't much of a miracle. Pat Robertson advocates divorce of Alzheimers patients. Criminals in Alabama can go to church instead of jail. Bad call by an atheist. Pledge of Allegiance petition to take Under God out. Bill O'reilly threatens to quit. President Obama will make guns illegal. Rick Perry and the crazy people who work for him. Syrian girl mutilated. Troy Davis is executed. Ann Coulter is a jackass. Audience boo's a gay soldier. A teen contributor to "It Gets Better" kills himself. Excommunicated gay Mormon kills himself.

 Clips Used: Patton Oswalt, 700 club,  Jail or Church, Fox News, The Simpsons, Entertainment Tonight, Lou Reed, Jesus Camp and Blue Suade Hooked on a Feeling, News World.

Direct download: cd14.mp3
Category:News and Politics -- posted at: 4:25pm EDT

This Podcast is for the Week of September 12 through September 19, 2011.

Stroies this time: The number 13. UFO’s: General’s, Pilots and Government Officials go on the record. Rick Perry and Michelle Bachmann are fatalistic. Bachmann and the HPV vaccine. Rick Perry and the death penalty. Ron Paul talks about motivations for 9/11. Tea Party debates and healthcare. Paul Ryan wants to increase payroll taxes. Christians against Porn. Little People pornstar and Gordon Ramsey lookalike dies.

Clips: David Cross on Terrorism, Jesus Camp, Onion News Network - Supreme Court Rules Death Penalty Is 'Totally Badass', CNN Tea Party Debate, A Few Good Men.

Direct download: cd13.mp3
Category:News and Politics -- posted at: 4:29pm EDT

This podcast is for the week of 9/5/2011 to 9/11/2011. 


News Items for this Week: Three homosexuals murdered in Iran for being Gay. In Uganda, AIDS patients pray for a cure instead of taking medicine. A statue of the Virgin Mary is credited with preventing a home from burning in the Texas wildfires. The jobless are encouraged to take their resume to church and put it on the altar to help them get a job. Rick Perry has a pray for rain weekend backfire, emphasis on FIRE. Perry cuts budgets for protecting against wildfires. Bachmann wants to get rid of the Department of Education, citing the constitution. Ron Paul wants to eliminate all funding for Planned Parenthood. New photos of the moon landing from the Lunar Orbiter. Clergy not admitted to 9/11 ceremony. Rick Perry cites Galileo when asked about climate change. 
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Intro clip: Steve Hughes: the "straightness" of gay men, and the "gayness" of straight men. Segment clips: Jesus Camp, “Bohemian Rhapsody” – Queen, “What Ever Happened to Mary,” Chumbawamba, Apollo 11 recording.


Direct download: cd12.mp3
Category:News and Politics -- posted at: 4:33pm EDT

What do atheists do in a crisis; National Atheist Registry; Bachmann on hurricanes and earthquakes; Texas budget crisis; gay republicans; Gitmo; Terrorism costs a lot; how to argue; vaccines and hatred; dawkins teaches evolution to the very small; magic.

Direct download: cd11.mp3
Category:News and Politics -- posted at: 5:14pm EDT