Cognitive Dissonance (News and Politics)

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


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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


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Ruined New Years Eve 

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Show Notes

Donald Trump defends COVID-19 vaccines during Candace Owens interview

Far-Right Stars Joe Oltmann, Jovan Pulitzer Fantasize They've Been Attacked With Anthrax

Dallas QAnon 'Cult' Is Now Drinking Terrifying Chemical Cocktail, Family Says

“Anti-5G” Pendant Banned In Netherlands Because Its Made With Dangerous Radioactive Material | IFLScience

US military has granted 0 religious exemptions for COVID vaccines | WTRF

Saudi Arabia: Yemeni Man Sentenced for Apostasy | Human Rights Watch

Democrats should apply Supreme Court's abortion decision to firearms - The Boston Globe


Left at the Valley Guest Spot

Year's End with Tom & Cecil of Cog Dis


Santa's big red coke! 

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Changing the story of homelessness. 


Show Notes

Italian Bishop Gives Children Harsh News: There Is No Santa Claus - The New York Times

Christian “Financial Guru” Dave Ramsey Sued for Religious Discrimination | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos

What's your religion? In US, a common reply now is "None" | AP News

Atheists are among the most likely to be vaccinated for COVID — and white evangelicals are among the least - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism

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Show Notes

California plans to be abortion sanctuary if Roe overturned

Pressley introducing resolution to strip Boebert of committee assignments

Lin Wood Says Marjorie Taylor Greene on Side of Devil, Deep State

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Mocks Lauren Boebert Over Christmas Gun Photo

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Dr. Bruce Boros and Six Others From Florida COVID Summit Fall Sick

Trump mocked over picture of him receiving honorary taekwondo black belt

Research: Disinformation stifles climate change talk, tips to help

Mike Lindell Blames a Vast GOP Conspiracy for His Supreme Court Failure

The Unvaxxed Lefties Hiding in Plain Sight

Climate change deniers are over attacking the science. Now they attack the solutions.

Hundreds of QAnon Believers Are Still in Dallas Waiting for JFK to Show Up

CPAC Bans 'Sesame Street' Characters From Attending Conference

Insulin price caps are on the horizon

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Show Notes

Dr. Bruce Boros and Six Others From Florida COVID Summit Fall Sick

Trump mocked over picture of him receiving honorary taekwondo black belt

Megachurch leader who calls himself the 'son of God' charged with sex trafficking

Mike Lindell Blames a Vast GOP Conspiracy for His Supreme Court Failure

The Unvaxxed Lefties Hiding in Plain Sight

Climate change deniers are over attacking the science. Now they attack the solutions.

Alex Jones guilty in all four Sandy Hook defamation cases

MAGA Institute Honors Sheriffs Who Defy Laws They Don’t Like


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Show Notes

‘Detox’ routines won’t undo Covid vaccine, experts tell anti-vaxxers

Chakras, crystals and conspiracy theories: how the wellness industry turned its back on Covid science

Downers Grove District 99 High School Students Call BS on Parents' War on 'Gender Queer' Book

Opinion: Michael Flynn's comments on Christianity are outrageous but not surprising

Nearly all the jurors in the trial for the murder of Ahmaud Arbery are white. Here's how to keep that from happening again.

New Zealand QAnon fans believe Trump secretly arrested their prime minister two years ago

Parents protesting 'critical race theory' identify a new target: Mental health programs

House GOP Lawmaker Takes Credit For Infrastructure Funding He Voted Against

North Dakota Lawmaker Gets COVID, Forced To Miss His Anti-Vaccine Rally

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Ted Cruz lays out the scenario for Texas to secede from the United States and appoint Joe Rogan president

Paul Gosar Tweets Anime Clip Showing Him Kill Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

White supremacists use Charlottesville courtroom to spread hate

House passes $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill

'Brainwashing children!' Right-wingers attack Sesame Street's 'Big Bird' for promoting COVID vaccines

Packers' Aaron Rodgers Says He’s Taking Joe Rogan’s Advice On Treating COVID, Is Using Ivermectin

Duke study shows many pushing misinformation on social media want to cause chaos

Astroworld disaster fuels wave of satanic conspiracy theories on TikTok

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Here's what 'Let's Go, Brandon' actually means and how it made its way to Congress

QAnon believers gather for John F. Kennedy Jr. to return in Dallas

Covid Positive Aaron Rodgers Reportedly Skipped the Vaccine in Favor of a ‘Homeopathic or Holistic Immunization Treatment’

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Show Notes

Trump says Republicans won't vote in 2022 or 2024 unless his bogus election fraud claims are 'solved'

Minneapolis Police Caught on Video 'Hunting' Activists

Marjorie Taylor Greene tried to celebrate Columbus Day but failed miserably

Marjorie Taylor Greene rants that Fauci won't prescribe ivermectin 'even though it won a Nobel Peace Prize'

Mike Lindell now claims he's found people as old as 850 years who voted in 2020 election: report

Catholic priests in France tell police about all child sexual abuse allegations, even if heard in confession



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Pope expresses 'shame' at scale of clergy abuse in France

It’s official: religious organisations pose a real threat to children

Priest Admits Stealing $30K from Church and Using It for Men He Met on Grindr


Facebook Outage Sends QAnon Followers into Conspiracy Frenzy

Facebook hastily switched off safeguards after Biden beat Trump, helping pave path to deadly Capitol riot: whistleblower


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Federal authorities cash in on safety box seizures as owners fight back

Self-proclaimed shaman accused of starting California fire said she was trying to boil bear urine: Police

Fox News host complains of being attacked by Trump fans for reporting facts on Arizona audit

Facebook Views Preteens as 'Untapped' Wealth, Documents Show

A pro-slavery petition is the latest racist incident at this Kansas City high school. Parents say they’ve had enough

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Signs Into Law 'Critical Race Theory' Bill Limiting Teaching of Current Events Related to Race

Tennessee parents say some books make students 'feel discomfort' because they're White. They say a new law backs them up

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Images of Border Patrol’s Treatment of Haitian Migrants Prompt Outrage)

Pentagon Acknowledges Aug. 29 Drone Strike in Afghanistan Was Tragic Mistake

Nolte: Howard Stern Proves Democrats Want Unvaccinated Trump Voters Dead

Memo shows Trump lawyer's six-step plan for Pence to overturn the election

Fact-Checking Is Actually Very Effective In Challenging Disinformation

MAGA Cultist Who Said He’d Shoot Anyone Trying to Vaccinate Him Now Has COVID

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Show Notes

What Is Betadine? Why Anti-Vaxxers Are Promoting Gargling with Iodine

COVID Misinformation Pushed By Some Doctors Without Penalty : Shots - Health News

Donald Trump Predicts America Will End Within 3 Years

Ben Shapiro Proposes Secession in Wake of Gavin Newsom Victory

Nicki Minaj's Swollen Testicles Claim Dismissed by Trinidad and Tobago Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh

Trump responds to reporting about Gen. Milley's actions

As COVID-19 vaccine mandates rise, religious exemptions grow

Facebook Employees Were Worried About Divisive Algo Change: WSJ

Pastor dies from COVID after church told members 'not to worry' about virus because 'God is in control'

GOP Sen. Candidate to Church: Black Lives Matter Was Founded By Lesbian Witches

BMA drops opposition to assisted dying and adopts neutral stance

Christian Radio Host: Rape Victims Who Dress Like “Sluts” Are “Asking For It”

Lauren Boebert Says Government Should Be Run by 'Righteous Men and Women of God'

Who Is Owed Reparations? Larry Elder Argues Slave Owners Whose 'Legal Property Was Taken Away'


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Show Notes

Fact Check: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's Misleading Remarks On The State's Abortion Law

QAnon Conspiracy Theorists Harass Northwest Side Hospital That Rejected Unproven Ivermectin Treatment For COVID Patient

3 Vermont state troopers resign after scheming to create 'fraudulent COVID-19 vaccination cards'

Recall candidate Larry Elder says sex ed ‘has no role in school’ in message to Rocklin church

Spanish bishop resigned over his love for a writer of satan-themed erotic fiction

United Airlines staff granted religious exemptions to vaccine mandate will be put on unpaid leave

The Satanic Temple begins legal maneuver to skirt Texas' new abortion ban


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Show Notes

Supreme Court Does Not Act on Texas' Near-Total Abortion Ban

TikTok Activists Troll Reporting Website After Texas' New Abortion Ban

Illinois Becomes the First State to Require Media Literacy Classes for High School Students

Ted Cruz Called Out For Sharing Fake Afghanistan Hanging Story

Purdue Pharma Is Dissolved and Sacklers Pay $4.5 Billion to Settle Opioid Claims

School District Says Students Can 'Become Spoiled' With Free Lunch

Gov. Tate Reeves on Mississippi Becoming World’s COVID Epicenter: “When You Believe in Eternal Life You Don’t Have To Be So Scared”

Joe Rogan COVID Diagnosis: Podcaster Reveals Medicines He's Taking\

Joe Rogan says he tested positive for Covid, took ivermectin

Wisconsin lawmaker with COVID-19 on ventilator, stable
Georgia cop who pushed people to take horse dewormer instead of vaccine dies from COVID-19

QAnon conspiracist dies from COVID-19 he called a hoax to the very end

3rd conservative radio host who condemned vaccines dies of Covid

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Show Notes

'Dear Dad, It's Just A Pinch' — Readers Share Letters Inspired By Vaccine Hesitancy

The FDA Is Begging You Not to Take Horse Dewormer for Covid-19

Dan Patrick Blames COVID-19 Surge On Black Residents

Alabama man threatens Walmart with "execution" for giving Covid shots

Mike Lindell Accuses TruNews of Being a 'Fake News' Front Established by Media Matters

Anti-Defamation League Calls On Maine Lawmaker To Apologize After Comparing Mills To Nazi Doctor

Former Huntington Beach Mayor Pro Tem Tito Ortiz Likens Mask Mandates to the Holocaust

North Carolina is child bride destination; bill could end it

Biden administration approves largest increase to food assistance benefits in SNAP program history

Christian Blogger Shames Working Moms: Your Kid May Have Sex If You’re Not Home

Opinion | A More Secular America Is Not Just a Problem for Republicans

Hospitals and Insurers Didn’t Want You to See These Prices. Here’s Why.

Taliban tell Afghan women to stay home because soldiers are 'not trained' to respect them

Zambian prophet trying to recreate resurrection of Jesus dies after being buried alive

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Kabul’s Sudden Fall to Taliban Ends U.S. Era in Afghanistan

North Carolina is child bride destination; bill could end it

Biden administration approves largest increase to food assistance benefits in SNAP program history


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Show Notes

'Expert Mathematician' on Election Fraud Actually a Swing Set Installer, Lawsuit Claims

Federal Judge Rejects Dismissal of Dominion Defamation Lawsuits

Tennessee pastor: Governor a 'coward,' 'chicks' in hospitals doing 'Tik Tok dances'

Woman Sues McDonald's, Saying Burger Ad Caused Her to Break Lent Fast

Pastor Already Accused of Raping Child Admits There’s a Second Victim

Federal government sends ventilators to Florida as DeSantis says he's unaware of shipment

Pastor Joshua Feuerstein says "you don't need the vaccine, you got Jesus" as Delta surges

Josh Mandel Vows to 'Blow Up the System' if Elected to US Senate, Says 'The Time for Civility Has Passed'

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New Jersey governor tears into group of vaccine protestors: 'You are the ultimate knuckleheads'

Top RNC official in Florida spreads Covid-19 conspiracies, calling vaccines the ‘mark of the beast’

Attendees at Republican event cheered Alabama’s low COVID vaccination rate

Sen. Lindsey Graham tests positive for COVID-19

Trump's coup came so close to working — do the American people even care?

People are less tolerant of atheists expressing their beliefs at work compared to Christians, Muslims, or Jews

Pastor Tony Spell: “We Refuse to Comply” With Any Mask or Vaccine Mandates

Madison Cawthorn Tweet Sparks Suspicions He’s Part Of Trump’s Shadow ‘Cabinet’

Newt Gingrich Goes Full ‘Great Replacement Theory’ on Fox

 Arkansas' GOP governor wants to undo ban on mask mandates

Christian MAGA Cultists Claims COVID Vaccines “Violate… the Nuremberg Code”

MAGA Cultist Pastor Screams at Church Members: “Do Not Get Vaccinated!”


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Show Notes

Rep. Bentz (R-OR) on wildfires: “People tend to blame climate change” but the “true cause” is the “amount of wood.”

“Psychic Medium” Thomas John Fell for a Trap Created by a Group of Skeptics

'I'm in God's hands' | People give their reasons for and against getting the vaccine

Nearly one-quarter of white evangelicals refuse COVID-19 vaccine: study

D.C. officer testifies: "It was clear the terrorists perceived themselves to be Christians"

Nashville pastor Greg Locke threatens to kick out churchgoers who wear masks

Dave Daubenmire Says 'Dr. Fauci Is an Emissary of the Devil' Sent to Destroy Christians




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Show Notes

Pro-Trump Group Files Motion Against FDA to Stop Covid-19 Vaccinations in U.S.

Noted Unvaccinated Trump Supporter Who Spread Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories Dies of COVID-19

As Virus Resurges, G.O.P. Lawmakers Allow Vaccine Skepticism to Flourish

Companies claim there’s a labor shortage. Their solution? Prisoners

Norwegian women's beach handball team fined for not playing in bikinis

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San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus soloists 'received death threats' after satirical song is misunderstood

Amid Catholic opposition, states are legalizing composting of human remains

Geocaching While Black: Outdoor Pastime Reveals Racism And Bias

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Slashes Lauren Boebert For Call To End Government Benefits

Facebook Data Showed Right-Wing Echo Chamber, Execs Were Unhappy: NYT

Analysis | Why Facebook really, really doesn’t want to discourage extremism


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Show Notes

There Are Growing Calls to Finally Tax the Catholic Church

Catholics Who Couldn’t Raise $25m for Abuse Victims Found $300m for Buildings

Ex-Vatican adviser faces trial after telling gay men he could 'cure' them with sex

Archbishop fuels more anger by saying the church is being persecuted over residential schools

‘It shakes you to your core’: the anti-abortion extremists gaining ground on the right

Lauren Witzke Says the Equality Act Will 'Illegalize Jesus Christ'

MTG Compares Biden Vaccine Push to Nazis After Apology for Holocaust Comparisons

Swimming caps for natural black hair ruled out of Olympic Games

Namibia female runners banned from Olympic 400 meters over high testosterone levels

Olympics Banned Black Female Athlete For Five Years After Having An Abortion

How Black women athletes are being scrutinized ahead of the Olympics despite their successes



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Over 150 Texas Hospital Workers Are Fired or Resign Over Covid Vaccine Mandate

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Justice Department national security chief resigns over snooping on Democrats

Some Indian Villages Are Refusing COVID Vaccines Due to Religious Superstitions

Teachers Across the Country Are Protesting Laws That Stop Them From Talking About Systemic Racism – Mother Jones

McConnell All But Admits He Would Never Confirm a Biden Supreme Court Pick

Ron Johnson: People Will Die If YouTube Won’t Let Me Give Them Terrible Medical Advice

FBI Warns Lawmakers That QAnon Supporters May Get More Violent: Report

Rep. Jim Jordan Outraged About DOJ Refusal To Investigate Italian Space Laser Election Fraud

'Nowhere Else To Go': Sister Lucy, Who Protested Against Rape Accused Bishop, Expelled From Convent

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The Secret IRS Files: Trove of Never-Before-Seen Records Reveal How the Wealthiest Avoid Income Tax

‘I don’t believe in evolution, I believe in God’: Marjorie Taylor Greene argues Covid escaped from Wuhan lab

Mary Margaret Kreuper, retired nun, pleads guilty to stealing more than $830,000 from St. James Catholic School - The Washington Post

Bill Donohue Condemns “Anti-Catholic” Ad That Helps Child Sex Abuse Victims

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Trump Administration Secretly Seized Phone Records of Times Reporters

Trump Shuts Down His Blog, Frustrated By Its Low Readership

Anti-vax evangelical pastor Rick Wiles hospitalized with COVID-19, given oxygen

Stimulus Checks Substantially Reduced Hardship, Study Shows

Michele Bachmann Claims the 'Progressive Left' Carried Out the Capitol Insurrection to Put Trump Down the 'Memory Hole'

Self-Proclaimed 'Prophet' Robin Bullock Says Those Who Mock Him Will Be Driven Insane by God

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Rand Paul Is Now A Covid Death Toll Denier

Covid Saudi Arabia: Anyone refusing vaccine banned from travel and gatherings

Auschwitz Memorial calls Greene Holocaust comments a 'sad symptom of moral and intellectual decline'

Jim Bakker: I Was Imprisoned Due to “Cancel Culture” (It Was Actually Fraud)

Catholic priest who spread COVID lies blames 'cancel culture' for his forced resignation

How Ted Cruz Ended up Sharing Russian Propaganda in US Military Attack

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WATCH: Fox host says vaccinating children is 'disgusting' — and suggests it will be a 2022 GOP issue

The Pandemic Created a Child-Care Crisis. Mothers Bore the Burden.

Victims Say a Church Ministry Promoted Body-Shaming, Fighting, Cruelty, and More

The Cause of America’s Post-Truth Predicament

When a Black homeowner concealed her race, her home's appraisal value doubled

Katie Porter Bashes Big Pharma Executive


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Indian doctors warn against cow dung as COVID cure

Conspiracist: The Unvaccinated Are Being Treated Just Like Jews in the Holocaust

The volunteers using 'honeypot' groups to fight anti-vax propaganda

Why Won't Tucker Carlson Say If He's Taken the Vaccine? We're Just Asking Questions

Florida reports more than 10,000 COVID-19 variant cases, surge after spring break

Gas Pipeline Hack Leads to Panic Buying in the Southeast

Listener Messages

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Kansas Rep. Mark Samsel arrested for misdemeanor battery

School nurse who said masks were harmful to students suspended

Tests from 1993 killing reveal another man's DNA other than executed Arkansas inmate


TRIGGER WARNING (Ted Cruz mentioned)

Ted Cruz's warning to 'woke CEOs' blasted by former government ethics boss

TRIGGER WARNING (Ted Cruz mentioned)


US Vaccine Hesitancy Is Nothing New. Here's How The Polio Vaccine Overcame It : Shots - Health News

Taking ‘Extraordinary Measures,’ Biden Backs Suspending Patents on Vaccines  


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George W. Bush Can’t Paint His Way Out of Hell

Fox host urges viewers to call Child Protective Services on kids wearing masks

Perspective | Tucker Carlson’s latest idiocy on masks is dangerous and hypocritical even by his usual standards

Miami private school says vaccinated teachers “may be transmitting something from their bodies.”

Rick Santorum Says 'Nothing' Was In America Before White Colonizers Arrived

Anti-vaxxer brags to C-SPAN: 'I've got the best doctor in the world and his name is Jesus Christ'

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How Darnella Frazier's Video Upended The Minneapolis PD's Initial Tale

FedEx mass shooter was brony who hoped to see Applejack in the afterlife

The MyPillowGuy's social media launch is a glorious disaster

Tucker Carlson was real worried about his college yearbook. Now we know why

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Former Buffalo officer who stopped fellow cop's chokehold on suspect will get pension after winning lawsuit

Virginia town police defends officers' initial actions in traffic stop

Without his Twitter account, Trump's conspiracy theories find little traction

Facebook could have stopped 10 billion impressions from "repeat misinformers", but didn't: report

Far-Right Extremists Unite to Peddle COVID-19 Vaccine Disinformation

Iranian state TV cut away from Tottenham vs Manchester United over 100 times due to female referee

Liz Cheney's Answer On If She'd Ever Vote For Trump Stumps Fox News Anchor



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Show Notes

Five hitmen jailed after every single one hired the other to carry out a murder that was never committed

Biden White House Easter remarks included zero mentions of Jesus

GOP Group Warns Donors Not to Opt Out of Monthly Donations

Tucker Carlson Defends 'Zip-Tie Guy' Capitol Riot Suspect Munchel


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Ever Given Ship Grounded in Suez Canal Has Been Freed; QAnon Adherents Still Convinced It Is Hillary Clinton's Human Trafficking Vessel

Dallas actor Luke Coffee trusted QAnon in Capitol riot

Can you be fired over your sex life? Dave Ramsey thinks so

Assclown Alert: Pastor John Hagee said Jesus is the 'true vaccine,' but he got a shot in the arm anyway

The Catholic Church silently lobbied against a suicide prevention hotline in the US because it included LGBT resources

Arkansas governor signs bill allowing medical workers to refuse treatment to LGBTQ people

Georgia Voting Law: What You Need To Know About New Restrictions


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Lauren Boebert ridiculed for claims no gun laws could have stopped Colorado shooter

'Lauren Boebert Is So Dumb' Trends With Jokes After Republican's Strange Gun Tweet

Critics Tell GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert What To Do With Her 'Prayers' After Boulder Shooting

Survivor of Colorado Shooting: “Satan Hasn’t Won Today… Jesus Has Won”

12 prominent people opposed to vaccines are responsible for two-thirds of anti-vaccine content online: report

Anti-Vaxxers Are Already Big Mad About Krispy Kreme's Free Doughnut Offer


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Pastor who Heals people by Farting on their Faces, claims he farts the Holy Spirit

Tussaud’s Waxworks in San Antonio removes Trump figure because people keep punching it

Glitterbomb Catches Phone Scammer (who gets arrested)

Atlanta massage parlor shooting suspect had passion for guns: report

Suspect in Atlanta Spa Attacks Is Charged With 8 Counts of Murder

Georgia officer condemned for saying Atlanta shooter was 'having a bad day'

FBI — Expanded Homicide Data Table 2

In Rage Over Sarah Everard Killing, ‘Women’s Bargain’ Is Put on Notice


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House Gives Final Approval to Biden’s $1.9 Trillion Pandemic Relief Bill

Study suggests that the modern anti-vaccine movement is shaped by Christian nationalist ideology

Disgraced Bigot Milo Yiannopoulos: I’m “Ex-Gay,” “Sodomy Free,” and Catholic

"Pro-Life" Texas Lawmaker Introduces Bill Imposing Death Penalty for Abortion

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Disinformation And Conspiracy Theories: Experts Work To Deprogram Americans

St. Louis Archdiocese calls J&J vaccine 'morally compromised,' urges Catholics to seek alternatives

The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, explained

India's new 'cow science' exam politicizes sacred animal, critics say

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Democrats’ Big Tent Helped Them Win. Now It Threatens Biden’s Agenda.

Illinois Becomes 1st State To Eliminate Cash Bail

Nashville Bomber Anthony Warner Was a Conspiracy Theorist

Mom Who Makes $150K a Month from OnlyFans Says Catholic School Expelled Her 3 Sons Because of Her Page


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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has been banned from Instagram

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell Releases Absurd Conspiracy Infomercial

Over 100 Anti-Trump Ex-Republicans Held Zoom Call to Plot New Breakaway Party, Says Report

These QAnon followers believe Trump is still secretly president — and has been carrying out public executions at the White House

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis may charge Donald Trump with election fraud in Georgia.

Iran cleric: People who are vaccinated for COVID have ‘become homosexuals


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Former QAnon Follower To Anderson Cooper: 'I Apologize For Thinking That You Ate Babies'

Nuns Sold Orphaned Children to Sexual Predators: Report


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Marjorie Taylor Greene indicated support for executing prominent Democrats in 2018 and 2019 before running for Congress

Marjorie Taylor Greene Theorized Space Laser Beam Sparked California Wildfire

Marjorie Taylor Greene Believes In Frazzledrip, QAnon’s Wildest Conspiracy

Marjorie Taylor Greene tried to force Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib to retake their oaths on a Bible

Hospital incursions by Covid deniers putting lives at risk, say health leaders

Man Arrested After Allegedly Injecting People With Fake COVID-19 Vaccine

Owasso second grader expelled for telling another girl she had a crush on her

Trump Has Changed White Evangelicals' Views On Morality In One Major Way

Judge: Charges still stand against pastor Tony Spell for violating COVID-19 crowd limits

QAnon Believers Are Pushing New Trump Conspiracy Theories on TikTok

Pastor Scott Lively claims God allowed Trump to lose election for being pro-LGBT

Priest who conducted elections-related exorcisms leaves Madison Diocese

Hank Kunneman Says God Hates Those Who Call Him a False Prophet for Falsely Prophesying Trump's Reelection

Brenden Dilley Laments That Trump Was Not 'As Authoritarian As We Hoped'

Johnny Enlow Says Trump Is 'Recognized From Heaven' as the 'Primary Government Leader of Planet Earth'


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Show Notes

Commentary: It’s time to raise the cost of spreading conspiracy theories

Traditional Catholics Lose It After Pope Francis Says Women Can Serve in Mass

Catholic Cardinal Claims COVID Vaccine Contains Microchip with Mark of the Beast

India to hold nationwide 'cow science' exam | Religion News

Egyptian woman arrested for baking 'indecent' cakes

Pastor Who Advised Obama and Bush Is Sentenced to 6 Years for Cheating Investors Pastor Who Advised Two Presidents Is Sentenced to 6 Years for Cheating Investors

Police Investigate Arson of Historic ‘Halloween House' in Poughkeepsie

Christian Textbooks Are Already Rewriting the Obama and Trump Presidencies

Lin Wood Claims Clinton, Pence, and Chief Justice Roberts Conspired to Murder Federal Judges

Johnny Enlow Says the College Football National Championship Game Is Prophetic Confirmation Trump Will Remain President

The Trump Prophecies: A Look Back at Some of the Self-Proclaimed 'Prophets' Who Guaranteed Trump's Second Term

Misinformation went down after Twitter banned Trump


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Show Notes

Trump Staffers Are Mysteriously Having Trouble Finding a New Job

“Prophet” Jeremiah Johnson Apologized for Falsely Predicting that Trump Would Win… Then He Received Death Threats from Trump Supporters

Greg Locke Alleges Mitch McConnell Was Controlled by Illuminati Hand Signals During Election Certification

Teen Names Family Who Harassed A Black Woman On Video

A Call For Evangelical Reckoning On Trump : Insurrection At The Capitol: Live Updates

Evangelical Christians back Trump remarks on Capitol riot and Biden

How White Evangelical Christians Fused With Trump Extremism

John Guandolo Says Members of Congress Should Be 'Swinging From a Rope'

Why Remove Trump Now? A Guide to the Second Impeachment of a President

Millions Flock to Telegram and Signal as Fears Grow Over Big Tech

Irish government to apologise over mother-and-baby homes

Police: Ky. man driving drunk with baby caused fatal crash

Man Arrested in Capitol Siege Asked God For Guidance First: “I Never Heard a No”

PayPal Cuts Off GiveSendGo

These are the platforms that have banned Trump and his allies


Cadbury Yuck


Spreadsheet (i listen to the end of the show)





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Show Notes

The Trump Era Ends in Disaster in Georgia


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Nashville Christmas bomber's girlfriend warned he was building explosives

Feds investigate evidence Nashville bomber hunted ‘lizard people,’ other alien beings

'It was a missile strike': Trump fans go nuts claiming Nashville bomb was Chinese plot to steal election

Nashville mayor says Trump still hasn't reached out to him about bombing

Attorney for Blackwater murder victim: Trump's pardons "a slap in the face" to U.S. justice

Mitch McConnell Blocks $2,000 Stimulus Checks in Monstrous Act of Casual Cruelty

Operation Warp Speed at a crawl: Adequately vaccinating Americans will take 10 years at current pace

Trump: Vaccine Distribution Is The States' Problem, Not Mine!

Convicted of healthcare fraud, Philip Esformes walks free

Fraud Doctor Andrew Wakefield Now Lying About COVID RNA Vaccine

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<3 to all! You made 2020 survivable.

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Show Notes

Rick Scarborough Warns About the Dangers of Allowing Children to Believe in Santa

'Hell freezes over': Internet stunned as top Evangelical tells Trump to concede defeat

Catholic Church's insurance company in financial trouble over abuse payouts

Christian prayer group and Native Americans face off at Serpent Mound

As churches prove 'fertile ground' for conspiracy theories, some pastors are taking a stand

Jill Duggar's Husband Derick Dillard Reveals the TMI Reason the Family Marries Young

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Show Notes

Government study shows taxpayers are subsidizing “starvation wages” at McDonald's, Walmart

MAGA Marchers and Proud Boys Descend on D.C., Setting Fire to Churches' Black Lives Matter Signs and Getting into Stabbing Fights [Updated]

South Africa's chief justice unrepentant for linking Covid vaccines to satanism

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones accused of inciting violence after saying Biden will be removed ‘one way or the other’

QAnon Ideology Is Infiltrating the Natural Parenting Community

Man Is Jailed After Taking Jet Ski Across Irish Sea to See Girlfriend


Happening LITERALLY Now (unless you read this later)

Go Donate During the Opening Arguments livestream "Grab 'Em by the Gavel!" 



This is not me goddammit 


*(if i had to post the above, I get to post the below) 


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Show Notes

US Declined a Pfizer Offer

Bombshell report outs Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for lying to people about COVID-19

California Protester Says She'd Rather 'Put a Bullet in My Head' Than Take COVID Vaccine

Trump supporters on why they don’t wear masks: We don’t have the ‘vibrational frequencies’ to get coronavirus

Covid: 'How a picture of my foot became anti-vaccine propaganda'

Roger Stone Says North Korean Boats Delivered Ballots Through Maine Harbor As Trump Boosts Fraud Claims


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Ripass Rudy 


Rudy's star witness 


Anti-LGBTQ school board member ends career on bum note

Hungarian anti-gay MEP resigns after breaking lockdown to attend orgy

Mysterious monolith appears in ROMANIA after one vanished from Utah

Racists Destroy California Monolith, Proclaim Christ Superior to Aliens

Kazakhstani bodybuilder marries sex doll after whirlwind romance


Donald Trump Just Paid $3 Million to Expand Joe Biden’s Margin of Victory

Sidney Powell's Kraken Lawsuits Mocked for Typos and More

People Can't Believe Donald Trump's Tiny-Looking Desk For His Thanksgiving Rant Isn't A Joke


'Fake news' about a Covid-19 vaccine has become a second pandemic, Red Cross chief says

There's a big obstacle looming for coronavirus vaccines — a strong antivaccine movement

Online Anti-Vax Communities Have Become A Pipeline For QAnon Radicalization





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Show Notes

Singapore 'smiley-face' activist in one-man protest charged with unlawful assembly

DPS Crew Discovers Mysterious Monolith From Air In Remote Utah Wilderness

Oregon man sues, alleging he went to doctor for distress over marital woes, only to find the physician was having an affair with his wife

Co-authors of paper on COVID-19 and jade amulets blame ‘the online press’ and social media for misinterpretation in retraction letter

Church patriarch dies from Covid-19 after leading open-casket funeral of bishop killed by the virus

For 15 Years Sweden Thought Enemy Submarines Were Invading Its Territory. It Turned Out To Be Herring Farts

After Malaria And Covid, British Man Survives Cobra Bite In Rajasthan

Biker with meth falls during race, accidentally shoots himself before getting hit by car

Mallacoota College investigated after 'totally unacceptable' sex doll incident on muck-up day

Mayor won’t order masks until Holy Spirit says so


Livestream to Save The Senate

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Join us for our Livestream to Save the Senate on Black Friday November 27th at 3pm CT

Show Notes

Suspect tries to escape FBI agents using underwater "sea scooter" in frigid California lake

Josh Bernstein Urges Trump to Take 'Drastic Action' to Stop Democrats From Allegedly Stealing the Election

Canadians Are Being Warned Not To Let Moose Lick Their Cars (No, We're Not Joking)

Hanna Quinn, Blake Davis samurai murder trial: witnesses tell court of Jet McKee's final moments

An Oklahoma ‘cannibal’ illegally castrated a man, police said, and stored body parts in a freezer


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Stories from the Week

'He's Mad Cause He Knows It's Thanksgiving' Turkey Harasses Neighborhood

Voter fraud caught again in Bird of the Year competition

DC liquor stores sell more champagne after Trump loss than on last two New Years combined

Fact check: There is no evidence that Lady Gaga is a witch

This pale, sweaty robot hand wants to take romantic walks with you

Hokkaido city deploys 'monster wolf' robot to scare bears away from residential areas

Alabama police captain on social media about Biden voters: 'Put a bullet in their skull'




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Stories from the Week

A Florida man was mauled by a leopard after paying $150 for a 'full-contact experience'

Vladimir Marugov murder: Russian 'Sausage King' killed in sauna with a crossbow

Con Artists Summon "Genie", Sell "Aladdin's Lamp" To UP Doctor For 31 Lakh

Essex firefighters rescue three men from tumble dryer

Halloween: Texas homeowner told to remove risque pole-dancing skeletons

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Stories from the Week

Billionaire Bill Gross accused of blaring 'Gilligan's Island' theme song on loop at his neighbor

Costco drops Chaokoh coconut milk over allegations of forced monkey labor, PETA says

Woman accused of impersonating prosecutor, dropping criminal charges against herself

Man Plummets Into Sinkhole As He Waits For Bus, Finds Horror Below

Florida deputy performs exorcism on child, instructs another to shoot intruders

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Thank you to Aaron Rabinowitz from @ETVPod for joining us.  Make sure to follow and listen to their show.


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Ten Years Later: The Lasting Impact of the 2009 NAS Report

Badly Fragmented Forensic Science System Needs Overhaul - Evidence to Support Reliability of Many Techniques is Lacking

A call for more science in forensic science

Science organizations renew call for independent U.S. committee on forensics

We Must Strengthen the "Science" in Forensic Science - Scientific American Blog Network

Is Crime Forensics Flawed?

Q&A: The U.S. Department of Justice scrapped independent forensics panel, but the scientific questions ‘are not going away’

Jeff Sessions Is Keeping Junk Science in America's Courts

Another Reprieve for Expert Testimony That Is Anything But

Junk Science Is Being Used to Convict Innocent People - ATTN:

The Fascinating Physics of Blood Splatters

Reversing the legacy of junk science in the courtroom

Forensics gone wrong: When DNA snares the innocent

Should We Trust Forensic Science?

Lives in Balance, Texas Leads Scrutiny of Bite-Mark Forensics

Forensic science is biased and inaccurate, but juries believe it and convict the innocent.

Serrita Mitchell DNA: The unsettling, underregulated world of crime labs.

Episode 94: The Goofy Pseudoscience Copaganda of TV Forensics

The Appeal Podcast: The Pseudoscience behind Forensic Science

Faulty Forensics: Explained

The Innocence Files

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Thank you to Michael Marshall for joining us - make sure to follow him at @MrMMarsh 

Follow @merseyskeptics and @TheSkepticMag 

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Stories from the Week

Polar bear attacks and damages Leonardo helicopter

Airborne Yom Kippur ritual for locked down Melbourne Jews

OC sheriff’s deputies who lied on reports testify that they didn’t know it was illegal

Texas residents warned of tap water tainted with brain-eating microbe

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Stories from the Week

Scientists baffled by orcas ramming sailing boats near Spain and Portugal

8 Essential Ruth Bader Ginsburg Supreme Court Rulings to Know About

MTA board to formally ban pooping in NYC subway

Oregon man allegedly shot self in groin while showing off gun in supermarket: report

Gig Economy Company Launches Uber, But for Evicting People

This guy is letting his Twitter followers control his vibrating butt plug

Sexual self-care with 'Coregasms,' exercised-induced orgasms

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Thank you to Dan & Jordan from Knowledge Fight




Jordan's Book

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Stories from the Week

'How can you be OK with this?' CNN's Pamela Brown presses Sen. Kennedy on Trump audio

An 80-year-old who disappeared while out hiking turned up at his own missing person appeal

Church leader who claims coronavirus is ‘God’s punishment’ for same-sex marriage tests positive. He’s 91 years old

Jelly Belly founder hosting online treasure hunt, winner gets candy factory

Man Blows Up Kitchen While Trying To Swat Fly

Albany man rescued from Lake George by priests on a floating tiki bar

Kentucky driver pulled over after officer spots hand-drawn license plate


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Stories from the Week

UH expert explains latest CDC numbers which she says changes nothing about COVID-19

Republican Congress Member Threatened Demonstrators In A Post

Barr says "epidemic" of police brutality against Black people is "false narrative"

Little girl drifts out to sea on inflatable unicorn, gets rescued by ferry

3-year-old girl safe after being lofted by kite in Taiwan

Man arrested for going through Taco Bell drive-thru naked, says his clothes were in washer

Woman's Blocked Toilet Caused By Family Of Snakes Living Inside It

Giant 770-pound crocodile trapped near Aussie tourist spot

Get naked, and other advice to fend off a polar bear attack

Trump: Americans Who Died in War Are ‘Losers’ and ‘Suckers’


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Stories from the Week

Fauci Says He Was Under Anesthesia When CDC Changed COVID-19 Testing Guidelines

FDA’s promotion of post-COVID plasma treatment was as bad as it appeared

US Town Rejects Solar Farm Amid Worries It Would "Suck Up All The Energy From The Sun"

'Separar não posso, ia escandalizar o nome de Deus', diz Flordelis

Trump World Favorite Persuader Scott Adams Sees 'Satanic Coincidences' in Biden Campaign

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Stories from the Week

Anti-vaccine group sues Facebook, claims fact-checking is “censorship”

Romanian Billionaire Poisoned by Call Girl at Sex Club Featuring ‘Virgin’ Ponies


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Thank you to Chris Matheson for joining us! His new book The Buddha's Story comes out August 31st.


Stories From The Week

A Bible Burning, a Russian News Agency and a Story Too Good to Check Out 

Marjorie Taylor Greene, a QAnon Supporter, Wins House Primary in Georgia 

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Stories from the Week

Cuban dons full-body cardboard shield against coronavirus

Roasted Fetuses In Luggage: Chow Hok Kuen Intended Gold-Leafed Corpses For Ritual, Cops Say

WATCH: Man beats on windshield of moving semi on Florida's Turnpike for miles, FHP says

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Stories form the week

Bishop: Daughters Should Be Uneducated So They’re Not Smarter Than Husbands

Man shot dead for 'blasphemy' in Pakistan courtroom

Gas leak from horse semen container sparks alert at Havant delivery centre

Wyoming Authorities Investigate Alleged Sexual Abuse of Horses

Kalamazoo County sheriff directs detectives to investigate message calling him fat

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Stories from the Week

Portland Mayor Hit With Tear Gas Deployed by Federal Agents

Minimum wage workers cannot afford rent in any US state

Trump Holds Up a Chart on Fox News That Shows He’s Lying, Then Lies About What It Says

Democrats Unveil Draft Foreign Policy Platform With Promises to End “Forever Wars” and “Regime Change”

Man faked death to avoid jail but typo gave him away

Fake hitman website used by woman wanting ex dead, cops say

Need to release stress? Scream into Iceland’s abyss.

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Stories from the Week

Woman wants half of $100K donated to Starbucks barista

He has screamed relentlessly’: Feral peacock divides Oakland neighborhood

Man high on drugs detained by police after biting seagull

Seagulls 'Drunk' From Eating Flying Ants May Pose A Danger To Humans

Famished NYC Rats Are Harassing Outdoor Diners

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Stories from the Week

Father's loss to young son in arm wrestling leads to shooting, 8-hour standoff: Police

Police: Man in stolen vehicle flees officers, crashes into woman in separate stolen vehicle in Newberg; both arrested

Kanye West Says He’s Done With Trump—Opens Up About White House Bid, Damaging Biden And Everything In Between

Lawsuit Says Atheist Parolee Spent 5 Months in Jail for Not Going to Bible Study


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Resources from the Deep Dive

Legal Sex Workers And Others In Adult Industry Denied Coronavirus Aid

Sex Trafficking in the United States

Is Legalizing Prostitution the Best Way to Tackle Sex Trafficking?

Survivors of Human Trafficking, in Their Own Words

Slavery's Global Comeback (episode 7)

Netflix: I am jane doe

"Human Trafficking" Has Become a Meaningless Term

The Sex Trafficking Panic Is Based On Myths

Sex Trafficking of Americans: The Girls Next Door

Sex-Worker Advocates Sue Over Internet 'Censorship' Law

Stamping Out Online Sex Trafficking May Have Pushed It Underground

Time to shut Pornhub down

A Survivor of Teen Porn Trafficking Speaks Out on Pornhub

Florida Man Arrested After 58 Porn Videos, Photos Link Him To Missing Underage Teen Girl

Pornhub Under Fire After Videos Of Rapes, Sex Trafficking Victims Posted To Site

Pornhub has come under fire for allowing real rape videos

Netflix hot girls wanted 

How To Find Ethical Porn

8 Places To Watch Ethical Porn That Focuses On Female Pleasure, According To A Feminist Pornographer


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Stories from the Week

Phoenix Megachurch Hosting Trump Rally Says It Has Special Coronavirus-Killing Air System

Trump will not follow New Jersey coronavirus quarantine order, 'he's not a civilian,' White House says

VICE - Animatronic Robot Dolphins Could Save Real Ones From Aquariums and Marine Parks

Thousands sign petition to rename Columbus, Ohio to 'Flavortown' after native son Guy Fieri

Philly shuts down dumpster pools: 'We are not screwing around'

Oregon town renames park after whale it blew up 50 years ago

Man smuggling cocaine in artificial penis caught at Brussels Airport

Police: DeBary man tried to steal NSB plane to fly marijuana to California





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Stories from the Week

Man fined €500 for farting 'with full intent' at Vienna police

Naked man spends 12 hours on traffic pole, OR cops say

Homeopaths sell injections containing strychnine, lead, mercury. Seriously

Police: 58-year-old arrested on child porn charges after purchasing, eating soiled underwear

'Something's wrong with Donald Trump': New Republican advert questions US president's health

TikTok users are trying to troll Trump's campaign by reserving tickets for Tulsa rally they'll never use

Married couple waiting for children 'didn't realise they needed to have sex first'

Fox News runs digitally altered images in coverage of Seattle’s protests, Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone

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Stories from the Week

"Everybody's trying to shame us" (video)

What Defund the Police Actually Means

Spike Lee Cautions Against "Defund The Police" Message, Warning Trump Tries to "Twist the Narrative"

After Protests, Politicians Reconsider Police Budgets and Discipline

Trump Falsely Targets Buffalo Protester, 75, as ‘Antifa Provocateur’

NYC Just Recommended Using Glory Holes In Latest Pandemic Advice

Breaux Bridge Police looking for rooster wanted in nugget theft

Right-wing fans mocked for boycotting Rage Against the Machine after realising band’s political stance

Naked man in West Monroe gas station says spider attacked him: WMPD

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Stories from the Week

Conflicting reports of looting at Soho Rolex store

Police violence will make it harder to fight COVID-19

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Thanks to Callie Wright from Queersplaining for joining us!

Make sure to drop them a follow @queersplaining 


Stories from the Week

Pakistani villager urges India to return 'spy' pigeon

Woman takes off knickers and uses them as face mask so she can get served

Boys let black widow bite them in hopes of turning into Spider-Man

Parrot 'who heard victim's last words' to give evidence in rape and murder trial

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South Korean football team apologises for using sex dolls to fill stands

South Korean soccer team fined for using sex dolls in place of fans in empty stadium

Cell-tower attacks by idiots who claim 5G spreads COVID-19 reportedly hit US

Man sentenced to death in Singapore on Zoom call

‘Hot’ nurse disciplined for wearing bra and panties under see-through PPE gown

Cameroonian Pastor who claimed he could heal Coronavirus dies less than a week after contracting the disease

Pastor Who Claimed To Cure Coronavirus With Faith Dies Of Coronavirus

Police drone captures giant penis mown into West Cornwall field

Chuck E. Cheese Is Selling Pizza on Delivery Apps as 'Pasqually's'

Oregon Republicans Nominate QAnon Believer for US Senate

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Interview this week with Michael Marshall @MrMMarsh

Check out his podcast

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Stories from the Week

Ohioan, 50, Arrested After Calling 911 To Report That Her Pussy Was Ablaze

SEE IT: Kentucky woman cuts hole in mask to make it ‘easier to breathe’

Naked Man, Woman Caught Running Through Tulsa Mall, Police Say

Man wears KKK hood while grocery shopping in California

Woman killed by alligator while doing homeowner's nails


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Stories from the Week

Kansas: Man drank cleaning product over weekend. Trump floated idea

False belief poison cures virus kills over 700 in Iran

UK police seek person dressing as plague doctor Coronavirus / 15 hrs

North Fond du Lac man accused of using stolen underwear to set fires

Owner of Fatte's Pizza in Atascadero robs Fatte's Pizza in Paso Robles at gunpoint, police say

Puma's Latest Trainers Go Viral As They Look Like Adolf Hitler

Jose Canseco is worried Bigfoot may have coronavirus

Conn. Man Allegedly Breaks Into Closed Restaurant and Spends 4 Days Eating, Drinking Its Supplies

Bing disables “trending” feature after wildly inappropriate results

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Stories from the Week

Special Report: Former Labradoodle breeder was tapped to lead U.S. pandemic task force

Large group busted for meat market theft after leaving 'trail of meat' behind

6 tourists were found self-isolating in a cave near an Indian town made famous by The Beatles after running out of money for hotels

Testicles may make men more vulnerable to coronavirus: study

Kenya governor adds bottles of Hennessy to coronavirus care packages

Florida man tried to use fake ‘COVID-19’ sign to dodge arrest, sheriff says

Man Who Bought $10,000 Worth of Toilet Paper and Hand Sanitizer Denied Refund

Police say 'commander' of Neo-Nazi group linked to planned attack on CNN was only 13 years old

Sex toy sales are skyrocketing because of social distancing


Kenneth Copeland REMIX!


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Stories from the Week

Falwell Focuses on Critics as Coronavirus Cases Near Liberty University Grow

Ninth Circuit Says Man Can't Sue Officers Who Destroyed His Home To Capture An Unarmed Homeless Man

Heroes of the pandemic: Former CEO of RadioShack now an ER doctor on frontlines of COVID-19 fight

Coronavirus: Indonesian village uses 'ghosts' for distancing patrols

Judge to lawyers: Please get out of bed and put on a shirt for Zoom court hearings

Coronavirus Can Spread Through Farts – Report

Chile Counts Those Who Died of Coronavirus as Recovered Because They're 'No Longer Contagious,' Health Minister Says

Defiant pastor who vowed to hold services 'until in jail or hospital' dies of coronavirus

Nightingale Hospital phone mast hit by fire amid 5G Covid-19 theories

Celebs share rumors linking 5G to coronavirus, nutjobs burn cell towers


Farting Around by Kevin MacLeod

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Stories from the Week

Ammon Bundy and other far-right extremists in Idaho vow to defy GOP governor’s social distancing order: report

‘Death is a welcomed friend’: Pastor calls on Christians to defy coronavirus lockdown — even if it kills them

Trump says he will 'look at' pardoning Tiger King's Joe Exotic

Why Hasn't Trump Ordered the Military to 'Seize All Abortion Clinics' and Outlaw Pornography? Rick Wiles Blames Jews

Curt Landry Says Any Coronavirus Vaccine 'Is From the Pit of Hell'

Rick Wiles Says Bill Gates Is 'Building Lucifer's Antichrist System' by Supporting Vaccine Technology 

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Vulgarity for Charity continues! 


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Stories from the Week

60% of Americans approve of Trump’s coronavirus response: poll

Louisiana pastor defies governor’s orders not to hold large gatherings — again

Ben Shapiro Insists it’s Not Racist to Call Coronavirus the ‘Chinese Virus’

All of Trump’s Lies About the Coronavirus

Trump Suggests States Need to Bribe Him With Praise to Get Federal Assistance for COVID-19

Kentucky church held service against governor’s warning. Visitor now has coronavirus.

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Stories From The Week

‘It’s Totally Ad Hoc’: Why America’s Virus Response Looks Like a Patchwork

Coronavirus: saltwater spray infects 46 church-goers in South Korea

Trump Calls for National Day of Prayer Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

'Depraved': Trump Reportedly Offered German Firm 'Large Sum' for Exclusive Rights to Coronavirus Vaccine

Mitch McConnell Criticized for Calling Coronavirus Bill 'Urgent' Priority After Leaving DC for the Weekend

‘Shut this president up right now’: Sanders lashes out at Trump’s ‘blabbering’ response to coronavirus

Video emerges showing Trump talking about cutting pandemic team in 2018, despite saying last week 'I didn't know about it'

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Stories From The Week

A Notorious Sandy Hook Tormentor Is Arrested in Florida

I Worked for Alex Jones. I Regret It.

Judge Orders Alex Jones and Infowars to Pay $100,000 in Sandy Hook Legal Fees

Photos From the Pro-gun Rally in Virginia

Annenberg's debunks several viral coronavirus conspiracy theories

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones arrested for DWI in Texas


Trump Was Told Camera Was Off After Oval Office Coronavirus Speech. It Wasn’t. Americans Are Not Amused: ‘No Empathy’

Trump Announces Ban on Travel from Europe... to Prevent Coronavirus?

Trump struggles to explain why he disbanded his global health team

Republicans Continue to Deny Coronavirus Danger 


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Criticized for Coronavirus Response, Trump Points to Obama Administration

Trump Fox News coronavirus interview: Trump spreads dangerous misinformation

Facebook is taking down Trump ads that link to a fake “census” form

Christian Mother Tries Defending Her Guide to Hitting Kids: “It Has to Hurt”


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Ted Cruz unwittingly makes himself pro-choice with outrage over vasectomy bill

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Ann Vandersteel: Is the Coronavirus a British/Deep State Plot to Prevent Trump's Reelection?

Trump Names Mike Pence to Lead Coronavirus Response

Trump Has a Problem as the Coronavirus Threatens the U.S.: His Credibility


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The 11 Criminals Granted Clemency by Trump Had One Thing in Common: Connections

Trump Called Rush Limbaugh And Told Him Not To Apologize For Homophobic Attacks On Buttigieg

White House Denies Claim That Trump Offered Pardon Deal to Julian Assange

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