Cognitive Dissonance

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TikTok pushes potentially harmful content to users as often as every 39 seconds, study says - CBS News

A Christian Camp Director Abused Dozens of Kids. Now, a Victim Says the Camp Lied to Coerce Him Into an NDA.

After eviction, Christian hate-preacher Jonathan Shelley can't find a new home

Texas Creates Chilling Registry of 16,000 People Who Changed Genders on Their Driver's Licenses

Holy hell: The dangers in rising religious exemptions to school vaccinations in Florida

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Trump Sells a New Image as the Hero of $99 Trading Cards

About four-in-ten U.S. adults believe humanity is 'living in the end times'elections - Raw Story

Law professors raise ethics concerns as Kavanaugh parties with Republicans at “worst possible time” |

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Rep. Gosar deletes tweet backing Trump's call to "terminate" parts of Constitution

Items with classified markings found at Trump storage unit in Florida | News |

Trump’s Criminal Nightmare Officially Begins

Samuel Bateman: Polygamous 'prophet' had more than 20 wives, many of them underage, says FBI

Denying The 2020 Election Wasn’t A Winning Strategy For Political Newcomers | FiveThirtyEight

Germany arrests dozens as QAnon-inspired "Reichsbürger" group accused of plotting to overthrow government - CBS News

Survey: 'Highly religious Americans' are the biggest climate deniers

‘We Will Fucking Kill You:’ Gay Lawmaker Targeted With Bomb Threat, Called ‘Groomer’

Far-right extremists turn on Marjorie Taylor Greene & call her a "slave" to Democrats - LGBTQ Nation

Brian Sicknick's family explains snubbing McConnell and McCarthy: 'This is an integrity issue' | CNN Politics

Republican woman cries and begs others to vote to ban gay people from getting married. : r/PublicFreakout



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Marco Rubio Lashes Out Against Passage of Same-Sex Marriage Bill After His Attempt to Create Special Religious Rights Fails

Conservatives are having a bad day after the Senate passed the marriage equality bill - LGBTQ Nation

Suicide bomber attacks Pakistan police guarding polio vaccination team, kills four | Reuters

Pastors say Johnny Hunt, former SBC president accused of abuse, can return to ministry - The Washington Post

A Secret Campaign to Influence the Supreme Court - The New York Times

‘Exposed to horrendous things’: young people in UK speak out against evangelical church | Christianity | The Guardian

IRS gives Trump tax returns to House committee after 3-year legal battle

Man who wears eye patch after shooting himself with his own gun convicted over Capitol riot | US News


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Almost Twice as Many Republicans Died From COVID Before the Midterms Than Democrats

YouTube just terminated Christian hate-preacher Greg Locke's channel

Facebook to Fact-Checkers: Remember, Trump Is Off Limits Again

12 Republican senators voted to break a filibuster on same-sex marriage bill | CNN Politics

Herschel Walker veered off in a campaign speech to rant about werewolves killing vampires

Nick Fuentes Says the Results of the 2022 Elections Prove 'Why We Need a Dictatorship' | Right Wing Watch

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Joe Rogan Admits He Lied About Schools Using Litter Boxes

Homeland Security Admits It Tried to Manufacture Fake Terrorists for Trump

How Koch Industries, Fake Scientists, and Rush Limbaugh Invented Climate Denial

“My Brother Is So Far Gone”: How Male Influencers Turned The Men In These People's Lives Toxic

House Analysis Confirms Corporations Use 'Cover of Inflation to Raise Prices Excessively'

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Left at the Valley and the Recovering from Religion Bingo! for RfR International 


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Right-Wingers Duped by Fake Trump Press Release About Elon Musk Takeover

Republicans Continue to Spread Baseless Claims About Pelosi Attack - The New York Times

Alleged Pelosi attacker posted multiple conspiracy theories | CNN Politics

Donald Trump joins the Paul Pelosi conspiracy caucus | CNN Politics

Woman to county board members: ‘I was never sexually assaulted at a drag show — but I was at church, twice!’ – DeadState

Churches are breaking the law and endorsing in elections, experts say. The IRS looks the other way.

Mike Pence says the Constitution doesn't guarantee Americans "freedom from religion" - LGBTQ Nation

GOP Candidate Said Elites Drink Blood, Sell ‘Baby Body Parts’ After Abortion

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Remember November 8th election coverage See you next tuesday!

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The State of Florida spreads antivaccine disinformation disguised as an epidemiological “study” | Science-Based Medicine

No Treats, Only Tricks: Republicans Try to Ruin Halloween With Fake Rainbow Fentanyl Threat

The number of Republicans who believe Trump’s 'big lie' has fallen since the Jan. 6 hearings

'No secular argument against adult incest': Dennis Prager downplays the dangers of inbreeding

Spread of Catholic hospitals restricts abortion, birth control access - The Washington Post

Aide tells FBI Trump ordered boxes moved at Mar-a-Lago - report | Reuters

The National Archives slapped down Trump's claim that Obama and Bush mishandled government records after leaving office

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After being found liable for mocking the grief of a Sandy Hook father, Alex Jones then mocks the father’s reaction to the verdict : r/PublicFreakout

Sandy Hook Families Win $1 Billion From Alex Jones - The New York Times

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Biden Pardons People Convicted of Marijuana Possession Under Federal Law - The New York Times

President On Hot Mic With Florida Official: ‘No One F**ks With A Biden’ | HuffPost Latest News

Far-Right Pundits: 'Deep State' Made Hurricane Ian to Target DeSantis

Walmart, CVS face trial for putting sham homeopathic products next to real meds | Ars Technica

As a solution for water scarcity Utah governor Spencer Cox asks for a prayer.

Dana Loesch Doesn't Care If Herschel Walker Paid 'Skank' for Abortion

GOP candidate accused 30 schools of accommodating furries. The schools are calling her out. - LGBTQ Nation

Minnesota GOP nominee for governor claimed kids are using litter boxes in schools -- it's an internet hoax | CNN Politics

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Churches defend clergy loophole in child sex abuse reporting | AP News

Ted Cruz votes against bipartisan bill to prevent another Jan. 6 | The Texas Tribune

Iran Protests Surge to Dozens of Cities - The New York Times

'He thought there were migrants on the bus': Guard officer pursues, confronts senior citizens

East Baton Rouge Students Say They Were ‘Duped’ Into Attending Twisted Religious Event

Unsettling promise to Russians who fight against Ukraine


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Rep. Lauren Boebert said humanity is in its 'last days' and Christians should 'rise up,' invoking Christian nationalist imagery that's linked to violence

Utah polygamist sect accused of indoctrination, rape and child marriage | Utah | The Guardian

Marjorie Taylor Greene just took stupid to a new low and the jokes write themselves - Queerty

These male politicians are pushing for women who receive abortions to be punished with prison time - CNNPolitics

Migrants flown to Martha's Vineyard have filed a lawsuit against Gov. DeSantis

Most Republicans Support Declaring the United States a Christian Nation - POLITICO

Iran unrest: Women burn headscarves at anti-hijab protests - BBC News

Iranian woman dies ‘after being beaten by morality police’ over hijab law | Iran | The Guardian

Young conservatives, politicians and media stars convene near Houston to “win the culture war”

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Texas GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert gave an American flag that flew over the Capitol as a gift to a Jan. 6 rioter after her release from federal prison

Mike Pence Says Stripping Women of Rights More Important Than Midterm Gains

Report: Texas maternal death rate study delayed until next year |

Satanic panic is making a comeback, fueled by QAnon believers and GOP influencers

Man Murdered Wife, Shot Daughter After Being Sucked Down ‘Q Rabbit Hole,’ Family Confirms

Trump Is Very Upset ‘Pillow Guy’ Mike Lindell Got His Phone Seized at a Hardee’s Drive-Thru – Rolling Stone

Armed PA man in wig trying to ‘restore Trump as President’ arrested at Dairy Queen | WTAJ

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How the Republican Party came to embrace conspiracy theories and denialism : NPR

Sandy Hook families ask judge to order Alex Jones to relinquish control of his company, alleging he transferred millions to himself and family - CNN

Southlake schools rejects ‘In God We Trust’ signs featuring rainbows, Arabic

A Bible camp staffer performed a useless exorcism on an injured child

Latinos for Trump founder says Trump’s legal troubles are because he’s not used to ‘fighting in the spiritual realm’ – DeadState

Some documents retrieved from Mar-a-Lago were so sensitive that FBI agents needed a special clearance to look at them, DOJ says

Fox News' Sean Hannity set to be deposed as part of billion-dollar election lawsuit


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Herschel Walker Bashes New Climate Law: ‘Don’t We Have Enough Trees?’ – Rolling Stone

‘The right thing to do’: Biden announces student debt relief for millions of borrowers | The Independent


Try not to die of cringe impossible challenge 

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Loathsome anti-vax group run by RFK Jr gets Meta permaban—finally | Ars Technica

Climate and Health Bill

Christian camp director told to denounce his transgender son or lose job - LGBTQ Nation

Polio Is Making a Comeback. Thanks, Anti-Vaxxers!

Florida court says teen is not 'mature' enough to have an abortion

Kayleigh McEnany’s Sister To Launch Conservative Dating App 'The Right Stuff'

A Texas school district just banned the Bible. Oops.

Woman May Be Forced to Give Birth to a Headless Baby Because of an Abortion Ban

If Trump is convicted for violating the Espionage Act and two other federal laws, he could face up to 33 years in prison, legal experts say

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DEAR OLD DADS podcast!

With Tom Thomas and Eli 


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Republican Lauren Boebert says she wants 'biblical citizenship training' in public schools

Facebook turned over chat messages between mother and daughter now charged over abortion

Minnesota pharmacist who denied emergency contraception wins case: 'We should be able to live out our beliefs' | Fox News

Former members of Christian 'cult' that preys on military begged FBI to investigate for more than 2 years - Raw Story

Far-Right Extremists Are Violently Threatening the Trump Search-Warrant Judge

Trump Suggesting FBI Planted Evidence Confirms His Guilt: Lawyer

With Feds Circling, Trump Asks Allies: Who's 'Wearing a Wire'?

As president, Trump approved a law increasing penalties for mishandling classified info. It could come back to bite him.

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A losing anti-abortion referendum in Kansas cranked up voter turnout by a staggering amount, flagging a massive new problem for Republicans

Alex Jones says judge in his trial 'demonically possessed' and part of 'cult' - Raw Story

Embryos can be listed as dependents on tax returns, Georgia rules

A right-wing think tank claimed to be a church — and now members of congress want to investigate - Raw Story

Texas pastor arrested for raping child at church and giving her meth

Did Trump Say Biden 'Has Dementia' and Is Moving to a Wisconsin Nursing Home? |

Conservative Christian Leaders of Group Linked to Secretive Org Demand Congress Stop Bill Protecting Freedom to Marry

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Fact check: Scientists at CERN are not opening a 'portal to hell'

Marjorie Taylor Greene Asks Why Kids Are Getting Monkeypox if It's an STD

Politician Drinks Water from Polluted ‘Holy River’ to Prove It Is Clean, Ends Up in Hospital

GOP lawmaker attended gay son's wedding 3 days after voting against same-sex marriage

Texas Log Cabin Republicans are finally admitting the obvious: "We failed." - LGBTQ Nation

Yuge Fan Of Adultery And Greed Praises Christian Nationalism - Above the LawAbove the Law

The audacious PR plot that seeded doubt about climate change - BBC News

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Long-COVID patients spend their life savings on unproven “blood washing” | Ars Technica

Big Pharma Has Raised Drug Prices 1,186 Times This Year, Analysis Shows

Prosecution rests its case in Steve Bannon trial after calling 2 witnesses

Court approves sale of 43 Catholic church properties to settle abuse victims claims | CBC News

Idaho Republicans Reject Amendment Allowing Abortion to Save Woman's Life

Clarence Thomas opinion sparks House vote Thursday to protect access to contraception | The Hill

Women in Missouri can't get a divorce while pregnant. Many fear what this means post-Roe

Trump pressured top Wisconsin Republican to decertify 2020 results, then threatened him — last week |

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Arrest made in rape of Ohio girl that led to Indiana abortion drawing international attention

Republican AG says he'll investigate Indiana doctor who provided care to 10-year-old rape victim - POLITICO

This is how many lives could have been saved with COVID vaccinations in each state

Allegations of Manosphere Pastor's Gay Past Roil Macho Men

The battle for reproductive rights moves to the front register | Star Tribune

Biden admin to pharmacies: Refusing to fill contraception and abortion pill prescriptions could break federal law - POLITICO

Pregnant woman given HOV ticket argues fetus is passenger, post-Roe

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Interview with David McAfee! 

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10-year-old rape victim forced to travel from Ohio to Indiana for abortion

In trainings, Florida tells teachers that religion belongs in public life

Supreme Court Justices 'Prayed With' Anti-Roe Activist Before Ruling - Rolling Stone

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Herbal Abortions Are Going Viral on TikTok. They Could Kill You

Kinzinger hits back at Boebert's church and state remarks: 'We must oppose the Christian Taliban' | The Hill

2 NC workers fired for not joining company's daily Christian devotionals, EEOC says

Clarence Thomas wants to let anti-LGBTQ church sue because they were called a “hate group”

Nick Fuentes: SCOTUS reversal of Roe v Wade is 'like having Taliban rule in a good way' – DeadState

Supreme Court rules school district cannot prohibit football coach's prayers on field - CNNPolitics

Florida pastor arrested and charged for masturbating on Starbucks patio — for the second time – DeadState

Ginni Thomas' lawyer tries to get her out of Jan. 6 panel testimony, saying it's been a 'particularly stressful time' amid Supreme Court rulings

Stephanie Grisham shared texts that appear to show how Melania Trump refused to condemn violence during the Capitol riot

Giuliani appears to admit asking Trump for a pardon before quickly claiming he never did | The Independent

Supreme Court expands gun rights, with nation divided | AP News

Fears of violence against pro-choice protests intensify amid wave of attacks

Supreme Court Narrows Ruling for Tribes in Oklahoma – The Seattle Times

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How a Tulsa grandmother became a vicious Sandy Hook conspiracy theorist—in her own words.

Walking on Hot Coals: A Company Event Goes Wrong

Supreme Court Ruling Limits Local Ability to Restrict Guns Outside the Home

"I can see your screen”: Ron Johnson busted after saying he's on the phone to avoid Jan. 6 questions |

Texas Republican Convention calls Biden win illegitimate and rebukes Cornyn over gun talks

The Texas GOP is pushing for a referendum to decide if the state will secede from the US

Pete Arredondo, Uvalde School District Police Chief, Is Put on Leave - The New York Times

FFRF re: Jan. 6 testimony: Constitution is 'godless,' not 'divinely inspired'

Progressives Say Windfall Profits Tax a 'Better Solution' Than Biden's Gas Tax Holiday

Arrested Patriot Front Brothers Have Ties to Apocalyptic Christian Nationalist Church

Supreme Court: Maine cannot bar religious schools from tuition program - The Washington Post

The Religious Freedom Restoration Act Formula Comes Full Circle in Florida | Marci A. Hamilton | Verdict | Legal Analysis and Commentary from Justia


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"It's actually healthy for us!" — Marjorie Taylor Greene touts the benefits of global warming

Officer Who Displayed Nazi Insignia Will Receive $1.5 Million to Resign - The New York Times

Fox Sports doesn't show 'Jeopardy' champ Amy Schneider throwing out first pitch

NJ law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives upheld by appeals court

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on the Uvalde massacre: “God has a plan” |

Florida abortion ban violates Jews' religious freedom, lawsuit says | Reuters

'They need to be wiped out' Satanic Temple arson suspect told police | News |

U-Haul Full of White Supremacists, Preparing to Disrupt Pride Event, Arrested in Idaho | Vanity Fair

Catholic group launches 'Hide the Pride' anti-LGBTQ library campaign | The Hill

Lauren Boebert said Jesus didn't have enough AR-15s to prevent crucifixion / LGBTQ Nation

Court filing includes 9-page plan to occupy congressional buildings on January 6, 2021 - CNNPolitics

Man Given Tour of Capitol Complex by GOP Rep. Loudermilk Captured Yelling Threats During Riot, Report Says


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Laura Ingraham Admits Fox News Doesn't Care About 'The News' | Crooks and Liars

FBI arrests Michigan gubernatorial candidate on charges related to involvement in January 6 riot

Turning Point USA conference for young women leaders suggests their role is to get married and have babies | Media Matters for America

Milo Yiannopoulos is an intern for Marjorie Taylor Greene | The Hill

Two Weeks After Uvalde School Massacre, Texas GOP Vows Ban on... Taking Kids to Drag Shows

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Better way conference 


Televangelist Kenneth Copeland: Texas shooter was 'demon possessed' — so blame the Devil, not him – DeadState

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Right-wing extremist promises to “hunt” LGBTQ allies during Pride Month in shocking video

Guns are banned during Trump's speech at the NRA conference this week : NPR

Trump Endorsed Her. Now She Wants to Use State Power to 'Crush' the Left and Impose 'God's Moral Order'

Marjorie Taylor Greene Can't Figure Out Why People Are Picking On Murderous White Supremacists | HuffPost Latest News

Investigation Reveals Top Southern Baptists Stonewalled Sex Abuse Victims | HuffPost Latest News

Church embraces pastor who admits to 'adultery' despite victim saying she was 16

Executions and Civil War: A Preview of a Roe-Free America? | Right Wing Watch

Janet Porter Hopes to Apply the Strategy Behind Texas' 'Heartbeat Bill' to LGBTQ Issues in Public Schools | Right Wing Watch


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Follow them on twitter @skepticsguide 


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Taliban Impose Head-to-Toe Coverings for Women - The New York Times

'Hurricane Gun:' Trump Asked if China Was Launching Storms at US - Rolling Stone

OAN Finally Admits 'No Widespread Voter Fraud' After Settling Defamation Suit

U.S. police trainers with far-right ties are teaching hundreds of cops

Alex Jones explodes at caller over 'damn' QAnon: 'I have to put up with the Q people all over the place!' 

The QAnon Queen Told Followers They Didn't Need to Pay Bills. It Didn't End Well.

Opinion | I Lost My Baby. Then Antivaxxers Made My Pain Go Viral. - The New York Times

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10 key passages from Alito's draft opinion, which would overturn Roe v. Wade - POLITICO

Scoop: Esper says Trump wanted to shoot protesters

Madison Cawthorn Says 'Blackmail Won't Win' After Nude Thrusting Video Leaks | HuffPost Latest News

How Alex Jones' Conspiracy Empire Has Kept Itself Going Even While Being Banned From Social Media

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Preacher: Teachers "grooming" kids should be beheaded on live TV

Elon Musk says he wants free speech, but his track record suggests otherwise

California MAGA Candidate Claims God Will Commit Voter Fraud on Her Behalf to Help Her Win

Gov. Ron DeSantis signs bill creating new Florida election police force - CNNPolitics

Marjorie Taylor Greene: Christians who help immigrants and refugees are being 'controlled by Satan' – DeadState

Florida Atheist Uses State's New Book-Banning Law To Object To The Bible | HuffPost Latest News

Right-wing pastor: I will never criticize Trump 'because God chose the man' – DeadState

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Thank you to our guest Dave Warnock for joining us!

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Health Care Sharing Ministry Sharity Leaves 10K Families with Millions in Unpaid Bills

'ChristoFascism in a Nutshell': DeSantis Mocked for Banning Nearly Half of All Math Books Claiming CRT Indoctrination



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Six Years Later, A Creationist Theme Park Is Not Paying Off For Kentucky

Lawsuit: Tennessee Ex-Cop "Forcibly Baptized" Woman After Pulling Her Over To Search For Drugs [VIDEO] - Joe.My.God.

Hatchett job by House extremists presages trouble for our secular republic - Freedom From Religion Foundation

Christian evangelist Kenneth Copeland is still spreading lies about COVID



This resource is good for locating clinics in one's area. It also helps avoid Crisis Pregnancy Centers (Religious Groups disguised as a Clinic):

This Group helps those that need help paying for their abortion.

This organization is based in Texas, but they connect teens with legal aid groups all over the country. They help teens that need access to abortion get a Judicial Bypass:

Access To abortion pills when one can't reach a clinic:

Prochoice Options Hotline. This group helps fund abortion and does diaper drives:

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Rep. Matt Gaetz Votes Against Capping Insulin Prices, Says People Should Just Lose Weight – Mother Jones

Marjorie Taylor Greene says women “are the weaker sex… our husband’s wife”

Lauren Handy Claims to Have Actually Had 115 Fetuses | Washingtonian (DC)

Tennessee bill seeks marriage class for 'one man and one woman,' protects clerks | WZTV

Chelsea Doss Rose, Congressman John Rose' Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

MAGA Candidate Mark Burns Urges Christians to Smash the Windows of Antifa Activists' Cars | Right Wing Watch

South Carolina House passes bill for doctors to deny care that violates 'conscience' – The Hill

Democrats unveil bill to impose ethics, recusal standards on Supreme Court | The Hill

Trump's trashing of Ukraine pays off for Russia: Republicans vote to reject NATO — and democracy |

Marjorie Taylor Greene Echoes QAnon, Calls Democrats 'Party of Pedophiles'

Paul Gosar blames staff for his appearance at white nationalist conference for the second year |

Marjorie Taylor Greene Calls LGBTQ Movement 'Predatorial,' Promises Alex Jones Legislation | Right Wing Watch



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Guttmacher Institute

Bizzare 'diet cult' that lives without food and water caught its leader eating McDonald's - SCREENSHOT

Opinion | What the Ginni Thomas text furor warns about an outsize role of faith in politics - The Washington Post


JP cries again


* they asked me to do TWO things! what do you think I'm made of thoughts?

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Republican Senator Lashes Out at Marriage Equality in Supreme Court Hearing – Mother Jones

California MAGA Candidate Says She's Running Because Jesus Spoke to Her Son in a Closet

NC's anti-abortion lieutenant governor once paid for an abortion, according to old Facebook posts - Axios Charlotte

GOP Senator Mike Braun Claims He Didn't Mean to Say States Should Be Able to Ban Interracial Marriage, Despite Saying It Multiple Times | Vanity Fair

Marjorie Taylor Greene backs Madison Cawthorn and calls Zelensky a 'thug' despite outrage within own party | The Independent

Ketanji Brown Jackson: I Was Standing Up for the Constitution by Representing Guantánamo Prisoners | Democracy Now!

AOC exposes 'perfect' edges on book Cruz brandished at Ketanji Brown Jackson hearing 'proving he hasn't read it' | The Independent

Ted Cruz Had Some Important Questions About Racist Babies for Ketanji Brown Jackson

As GOP Blocks Funds, Federal Agency Ends Covid Coverage for Uninsured

Federal funding for COVID testing and treatment for the uninsured has run out


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Thank you to Seth Andrews for joining us and check out his book - paperback, audiobook, and signed copies available. 

American Atheist Convention 



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Idaho passes Russian-style gay propaganda law that would jail librarians for “objectionable” books / LGBTQ Nation

Florida House passes 'Don't Say Gay' bill

Alabama becomes the 22nd state to allow people to carry concealed guns without permit - CNN

Garland says Jan. 6 investigation won't end until everyone is held accountable : NPR

Infamous Russian Troll Farm Appears to Be Source of Anti-Ukraine Propaganda — ProPublica



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Show Notes Using Facebook's Own Data to Understand the Platform's Role in Jan. 6 — ProPublica

Florida High School Student Suspended After Handing Out Pride Flags | HuffPost Latest News

Pandemic school lunch waivers to deal with supply chain crunch are at risk in spending bill | CNN Politics

God Fail: QAnon Texas Cultist Loses By 40 Points After Declaring That Jesus Had "Appointed" Her To The Seat - Joe.My.God.

Mark Meadows Put Mobile Home as His Residence When Registering to Vote - Rolling Stone

How Ordinary Lithuanians Are Fighting Russian Disinformation | Time

The launch of Trump's Truth Social app is not going well

Trump “Admired” Putin's Ability to Kill Whomever He Wanted: Ex-Staffer | Vanity Fair


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AUDIOBOOK (is gonna be out on monday which is now - ill add a link. i swear IM WORKING ON IT!!! i should probably delete this part and just leave a link)

Show Notes

CPAC 2022: Majorie Taylor Greene, Candace Owens Get Crazy in Orlando - Rolling Stone

Tucker Carlson Claims Democrats Don't Allow Dissent

Tucker Carlson can't understand why Democrats say he's promoting Putin after he promoted Putin - Raw Story - Celebrating 18 Years of Independent Journalism

Joe Rogan is spreading misinformation again and the internet is LOLing

Pat Robertson Insists Putin 'Compelled by God' to Invade Ukraine and Kick Off 'End Times'

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Thank you to our guest Dr. Kenneth Camargo 


Also OUR BOOK! The Grand Unified Theory of Bullshit available now! 

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Colorado could become 3rd state to ban police from lying to kids during interrogations

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Paraguay: Colony Built to Escape the 'Matrix' Draws COVID-19 Anti-Vaxxers

Ottawa residents are using a heavy metal song about gay cowboys to get rid of anti-vaxx truckers / LGBTQ Nation

Christians argue First Amendment doesn't protect Satanic Temple as they try to cancel it / LGBTQ Nation

Conservative Christians start petition because they're “disgusted” by Super Bowl Halftime Show / LGBTQ Nation

Republicans Express Unease Over Trump Accounting Firm Rift

QAnon conspiracy theorist invents new conspiracy theory to explain why QAnon predictions never happened – DeadState

MAGA author shares cringey thoughts on Super Bowl halftime show and Twitter just can't with him / Queerty

A pastor baptized people for decades using one wrong word. Now those are all considered invalid - CNN

Tennessee preacher Greg Locke says demons told him names of witches in his church


Goddammit Newegg

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Right-wing pastor: I’ve studied the bible for 175,000 hours and ‘I’m 100% certain we’re in the last days’

AOC Says MTG 'Banned All Books From Her House' After 'Gazpacho' Gaffe

Fitness-Turned-Christianity Influencer Brittany Dawn Has Been Sued By The State Of Texas Over Her Fitness Programs

Air Force Denies Over 3,200 Religious Exemption Appeals for COVID Vaccine

Faith Healer Convinced Pregnant Woman That Hammering a Nail in Her Skull Would Result in Baby Boy

Tommy Tuberville: 'Ridiculous' to Ban Lawmakers From Trading Stocks

Trump took White House records. Is that the same as Hillary's emails?

Archives Found Possible Classified Material in Boxes Returned by Trump - The New York Times

Ted Cruz: 'Mistake' for GOP to Call January 6 an 'Insurrection'

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Show Notes

Joe Rogan Shares Incorrect Coronavirus Story Just 24 Hours After Apology | HuffPost Entertainment

'Word salad of nonsense': scientists denounce Jordan Peterson's comments on climate models | Climate crisis | The Guardian

Spotify support buckles under complaints from angry Neil Young fans | Ars Technica

Forensic investigators develop tools they say can find bodies |

Exclusive: Trump advisers drafted more than one executive order to seize voting machines, sources tell CNN - CNNPolitics

MAGA legal bombshell: Trump admits he wanted Pence to steal election

Garrett Soldano, Michigan Republican governor candidate, said rape victims shouldn't have abortions - The Washington Post

Trump’s Words, and Deeds, Reveal Depths of His Drive to Retain Power


Book Club Wrapup

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Show Notes

'I'm a Full Anti-Vaxxer Now': How the Conspiracists Are Winning Over Fresh Converts

Polish church says it's wrong to ask if abuse victim is gay | CTV News

Ending religion lessons in schools leads to overall decline in belief but not morals | Torsten Bell | The Guardian

Sean Hannity Sent Kayleigh McEnany A Post-Riot 'Playbook,' Newly Released Texts Show | HuffPost Latest News

Glenn Youngkin Sets Up Tip Line To Report Teachers And You Know What Pranksters Did Next | HuffPost Latest News

Psaki says Biden stands by pledge to nominate a Black woman to the Supreme Court | The Independent

GOP Rep Claims Without Irony That No President Has Attacked Press More Than Biden | HuffPost Latest News

Americans' trust in science now deeply polarized, poll shows | The Independent

Pritzker vetoes COVID-19 sick leave bill for school employees - Chicago Tribune

Book banning fever heats up in red states |

US House speaker Pelosi's stock trades attract growing following online | Reuters


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Clips from the following episodes:

Episode 564 31:29 - 35:00
Episode 558 25:23 - 32:29
Episode 570 54:25 - 1:00:09
Episode 575 56:32 - 1:02:05
Episode 581 49:04 - 57:35
Episode 585 17:37 - 26:41
STOP SENDING IAN P**N 13:40 - 20:36
Episode 597 16:28 - 20:41
Episode 603 38:34 - 44:10
Gentlemen, you can't declare holy war in here! This is a Church! 24:25 - 35:37

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Show Notes Arkansas inmates who were given ivermectin to treat COVID in jail file federal lawsuit: "They used us as an experiment" - CBS News

Florida Department of Health confirms Dr. Raul Pino put on leave for encouraging Orange County Department of Health employees to get vaccinated | 90.7 WMFE

DirecTV Dumps OAN, Leaving It With No Major TV Distributor

Praying for a Victory: Packed Supreme Court Takes Up Yet Another Christian Nationalist Cause | Religion Dispatches

California sues Christian "health care sharing ministry" for preying on consumers

Bojack Horsemen 


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Show Notes

Black Lives Matter Protesters Were Overwhelmingly Peaceful, Our Research Finds | Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University

Fauci heard on hot mic calling Roger Marshall 'a moron' after heated questioning | The Independent

Dr. Anthony Fauci's Spit-Roasting of Rand Paul Was Utterly Refreshing

Trump Hangs Up on NPR When Host Pushes Back on Election Lies - Rolling Stone


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Show Notes

Retract dangerous anti-vaxx religious advice, FFRF tells Sen. Ron Johnson - Freedom From Religion Foundation

Ted Cruz says GOP will impeach Biden if it retakes Congress — whether it's “justified or not” |

Pope Francis denounces “selfishness” of adopting dogs instead of kids / LGBTQ Nation

GOP Group Calls Out Trump's Enablers In Congress By Name In Scathing Fox News Ad | HuffPost Latest News


Please provide feedback on the segment of our show where we read Carl Sagan's "Demon Haunted World."
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Show Notes

Candace Owens: Trump Is Pro-Vax Because He's 'Too Old' to Understand the Internet

Ghislaine Maxwell Is Found Guilty of Aiding in Epstein's Sex Abuse - The New York Times

A Divided World United to Launch the James Webb Space Telescope - The New York Times

Marjorie Taylor Greene Calls It 'Wise' to Bar Democrats Who Move to Red States From Voting

Rand Paul Inadvertently Tells The Truth About Republican Voter Fraud Claims | HuffPost Latest News


Shoutout to the band Good Thyme, "Those Without"

Ruined New Years Eve 

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