Episode 112 – Show Notes

April 9, 2015 3 comments

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HEADLINE LINKS:

Fat Guy in a Red Hat versus Baker: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/04/04/creationist-josh-feuersteins-attempt-to-punish-baker-who-wouldnt-print-anti-gay-message-on-cake-may-have-backfired/

Ted Cruz: Anti-discrimination laws are like forcing a rabbi to eat pork: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/04/06/ted-cruz-wrongly-believes-preventing-anti-gay-discrimination-is-like-forcing-rabbis-to-eat-pork/

Fox Guest: Keep discrimination legal or we’ll have to hire atheists: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/04/fox-guest-keep-discrimination-legal-because-bible-tells-businesses-not-to-hire-atheists/

Klingenschmitt says “20% of Americans will be gay by 2115″: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/04/03/20-of-americans-will-be-recruited-into-homosexuality-in-the-next-century-says-gordon-klingenschmitt/

Georgia Public School Teacher: “Obama isn’t a Christian and if your parents voted for him, neither are they” http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/04/04/georgia-teacher-tells-students-president-obama-isnt-a-christian-and-neither-are-their-parents-if-they-voted-for-him/

P-Robes: “Ban Sunday soccer and you’ll be rich” http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/04/pat-robertson-forbid-soccer-on-sundays-and-god-will-make-your-kids-rich-like-chick-fil-a/

P-Robes says pizza is irrelevant to LGBT issue: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/04/pat-robertson-tells-anti-lgbt-pizza-shop-owners-to-shut-up-this-is-about-cake-bakers/

Court rules yoga classes don’t violate religious freedom: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/06/school-yoga-religious-freedom_n_7011708.html?utm_hp_ref=religion

Catholic Nun stabs boy with needle to demonstrate Jesus’s suffering: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/04/06/catholic-school-nun-stabs-young-boy-with-needle-to-show-class-how-jesus-suffered/

Woman sees Jesus in her tooth Xrays http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/04/04/holy-molars/

Gun owner accidentally shoots self during Easter Mass: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/04/legal-gun-owner-shoots-self-kneeling-at-easter-mass-and-hides-weapon-but-no-charges-filed/

THIS WEEK IN MISOGYNY:

Fox Guest to female combat vet; Women have no place in the military: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/04/fox-guest-tells-female-combat-veteran-no-offense-to-women-but-they-dont-have-a-place/

Fox Host: Man up about the rape stuff, ladies: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/04/fox-host-tells-rape-victims-to-man-up-its-sexist-to-assume-women-cant-handle-their-liquor/

FL Pastor: It’s gotten to where men can’t even rejoice over ruling over women: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/04/florida-pastor-rants-god-wants-men-to-rule-women-but-men-cant-rejoice-without-being-sued/

Episode 111 – Show Notes

April 2, 2015 2 comments

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Headline Links:

Did Ted Cruz break the law by announcing at Liberty University? http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/03/26/liberty-university-may-have-violated-the-law-by-hosting-ted-cruzs-campaign-announcement/

Arizona State Senator: Just make church mandatory: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/03/26/arizona-state-senator-sylvia-allen-suggests-law-making-church-attendance-mandatory-for-everyone/

AZ gets behind Israel because of really old land grant from God: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/03/31/arizona-senate-resolution-cites-old-testament-land-grant-from-god-to-israel/?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed

Antigay Dallas mayoral candidate arrested for painting 666 in city monuments: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/03/anti-lgbt-dallas-mayoral-candidate-charged-with-painting-666-on-city-landmarks/

Indiana RFRA forces them to allow Weed Churches: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/03/whoops-indianas-anti-gay-religious-freedom-act-opens-the-door-for-the-first-church-of-cannabis/

Christian knows she’s a prophet because she can predict movie plots: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/03/26/christian-woman-says-she-knew-of-her-prophetic-gift-because-she-could-predict-the-plots-of-movies/

Vatican in hot water for promoting pedophile abetting priest: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/31/vatican-juan-barros_n_6978128.html?utm_hp_ref=religion

Ohio AG: “Gays already have too much power so we can’t let them get married” http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/03/ohio-attorney-general-gays-already-have-too-much-power-thats-why-they-cant-get-married/

Bill O’Reilly: “Negative reviews of my movie are anti-religious discrimination” http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/03/bill-oreilly-negative-reviews-for-killing-jesus-shows-its-open-season-on-christians-in-america/

MS Judge: Lighter punishment if you write an essay about Revelations: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/03/28/mississippi-judge-underage-drinkers-can-write-an-essay-about-the-book-of-revelation-to-avoid-harsher-punishment/

Cardinal Raymond Burke: Gays, remarried catholics, murderers; all basically the same: http://www.religionnews.com/2015/03/27/cardinal-raymond-burke-gay-remarried-couples-like-murderers/

Bill Cosby: Jesus would give me a little wiggle room http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/03/bill-cosbys-bizarre-defense-following-rape-accusations-jesus-would-give-you-a-little-wiggle-room/

This Week in Misogyny:

Catholic school requires photos of prom dresses for preapproval: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/03/26/catholic-high-school-requires-pictures-of-prom-dresses-for-pre-approval/

Clerk accuses mom of “child abuse” for letting 5 year old girl wear boy suit: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/03/clerk-accuses-texas-mom-of-child-abuse-for-letting-5-year-old-daughter-wear-boys-suit-for-easter/

How Bullshit Is It?

http://www.acatoday.org/level3_css.cfm?T1ID=13&T2ID=61&T3ID=152


https://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/chiropractic-a-brief-overview-part-i/

Slacker Version of Episode 107 Show Notes

March 5, 2015 11 comments

Super sorry to do this two weeks in a row, but I didn’t finish the show until 6am this week, and I’m not sure when I’ll be able to get around to the full blown shownotes.  But here’s the most important stuff.

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A (Very Self-Serving) Call to Action

March 2, 2015 11 comments

We need to ask a big favor of you.

We were nominated for a People’s Choice Podcast Award this year and we really, really want to win it.  But to do that, we need your help.

You can vote for us as often as once per day at podcastawards.com (you’ll find us in the “Religious/Inspirational” category) and you can also tell all of your other friends and family to do the same.  This is the most coveted honor in the podcasting industry, and while we don’t have anywhere near the largest audience in our category, we’re counting on the fact that we have the best audience in our category.  The award will go to the show with the most votes, so it will really all depend on how many of you are willing to vote every day.

Also, and this bit is important, every time you vote, you’ll receive an email confirmation.  If you don’t click on the verification link in that email, your vote won’t count.  Voting opens today and runs until March 24th, so you have a total of 21 chances to vote for us.

This is our first year of eligibility for a podcast award and it’s a huge honor to be nominated.  It would be exactly one order of magnitude more of an honor to win.  Please help make this happen for us.  We’ll owe you viable body parts.

If you have any questions or you’re having any trouble voting, we’ll be happy to help.  Leave a comment below and we’ll get back to you ASAP.

Thanks again for helping us get this far.

(PS Our good friends Tom & Cecil are nominated in the News/Politics category as well, so while you’re over there voting anyway, we strongly encourage you to give them some love as well.)

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Pre-Shownotes Note for episode 106

February 26, 2015 3 comments

I have a bad habit of fucking around and not getting the shownotes up right away the day the episode comes out.. And in my defense, when I say fucking around, I mean not finishing all the editing and stuff until 4 am and then passing out before I can take care of anything else.  But I wanted to make sure nobody who checked in before I got caught up missed this one.

At the open of the show, our friend The Anonymous Dr. Steve discusses his appalling perversion of justice he’s trapped under at the moment.  If you want to help, please take a second and sign the petition linked below.  And by all means, share it all over your social media.  This is one of those things that should piss off even your Christian friends and family (especially the non-Catholic ones).

https://www.change.org/p/the-rt-hon-simon-hughes-mp-request-for-review-of-court-order-forcing-non-religious-parent-to-take-children-to-catholic-church

Good luck, doc…

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Episode 105 – Show Notes

February 20, 2015 4 comments

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Headline Links:

Gay conversion therapy false advertisement ruled to be fraud by judge: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/02/judge-claiming-to-cure-homosexuality-is-consumer-fraud/

TN lawmaker tries to cram god in the state constitution’s ass: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/02/tenn-gop-lawmaker-wants-to-establish-the-authority-of-god-in-state-constitution/

Science says atheists are better: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/02/what-does-science-say-about-the-difference-between-religious-and-non-religious-people/

Ken Ham celebrates “Darwin Was Wrong” Day: http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/happy-darwin-was-wrong-day

Saudi Cleric rejects heliocentrism: http://english.alarabiya.net/en/variety/2015/02/16/Saudi-cleric-Sun-revolves-around-stationary-Earth.html

50 Shades beats Jesus’s record February opening: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/02/15/fifty-shades-of-grey-just-beat-out-passion-of-the-christ-for-biggest-february-opening-day-ever/

New J-Dub video says kids who don’t pay attention in church will die because of it: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/02/watch-jehovahs-witnesses-threaten-kids-who-dont-pay-attention-in-church-with-death/

This Week in Misogyny:

GOP Lawmaker: “Women are a lesser cut of meat” http://www.salon.com/2015/02/13/gop_lawmaker_calls_women_a_lesser_cut_of_meat/

Pat Robertson: Covens use Facebook to curse the unborn babies of abhorrent mothers: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/02/pat-robertson-to-abhorrent-moms-covens-use-your-facebook-ultrasounds-to-curse-unborn-babies/

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Episode 104 Show Notes

February 12, 2015 2 comments

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Headline Links:

Bill Donohue demands Obama apologize for pointing out that Christians also kill people: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/02/06/mad-bill-donohue-demands-apology-from-obama-for-the-presidents-mention-of-the-crusades-and-the-inquisition/

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/02/10/conservative-columnist-star-parker-thinks-obama-prayer-meeting-remarks-were-verbal-rape/

Fox News guest: “Christianphobia is prevalent among thinkers.” http://crooksandliars.com/2015/02/fox-news-warns-christianphobia-prevalent

Pastor pretends to be attacked by black dude: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/02/07/from-good-samaritan-to-accused-liar-virginia-pastor-made-up-robbery-by-black-man-investigators-say/

Why Roy Moore is blocking gay marriage licenses: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/02/alabamas-roy-moore-i-blocked-gay-marriages-because-father-daughter-weddings-were-next/

Fox “Historian” claims evidence that Jonah really was swallowed by that whale: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/02/fox-historian-more-evidence-than-atheists-would-ever-imagine-that-jonah-was-swallowed-by-a-whale/

Australian Rabbis plead ignorance on “no molesting kids” secular laws: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/02/10/australian-rabbis-are-surprised-to-hear-that-inappropriate-touching-of-children-is-against-the-law/

Pope supports beating children: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/02/pope-francis-faces-backlash-over-pro-spanking-comments/

Psychic missing people finder service: https://bogardiner.wordpress.com/2015/02/08/npr-station-gushes-over-psychic-detectives-and-forensic-astrologer/

Joe Barton changes bill number from 666: http://www.newsweek.com/republican-congressman-demands-number-change-bill-666-because-satan-304638

Muslim historian says women aren’t allowed to drive because of the raping: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/02/watch-tv-host-facepalms-after-saudi-historian-says-rape-is-not-a-big-deal-for-women-drivers/

This Week in Misogyny:

WV Republican “Rape can be beautiful” http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/02/west-virginia-republican-says-rape-can-be-beautiful-if-it-produces-a-child/

Utah Republican endorses spousal rape: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2015/02/04/utah-sex-with-unconscious-spouse-rape/22871057/

Missouri Gubernatorial Hopeful: The real cause of rape is abortion and contraception: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/02/republicans-are-rape-philosophizing-again-as-they-will-never-ever-learn/

Court: firing a woman for breastfeeding isn’t sexist because men can lactate, too http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/02/supreme-court-lets-stand-ruling-that-firing-woman-for-breastfeeding-not-sexist-because-men-can-lactate/

“How Bullshit is it?” Resources:

http://skepdic.com/bigfoot.html
http://www.csicop.org/si/show/bigfoot_at_50_evaluating_a_half-century_of_bigfoot_evidence

Georgia

sucks.

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