Episode 96 Shownotes

December 19, 2014 Leave a comment

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GOP Governor forces schools to partner with churches to receive tax benefits: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/12/gop-governor-forces-school-districts-to-partner-with-faith-based-groups-for-taxpayer-funded-program/

Celibacy leads to sexual frustration?: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/12/15/catholic-church-of-australia-admits-priestly-celibacy-requirement-may-have-contributed-to-the-sexual-abuse-scandal/

Mormons angry over space-mormon statue in Salt Lake City: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/12/16/salt-lake-mormon-alien-art_n_6331080.html?utm_hp_ref=religion

Daily Show runs skit making fun of FFRF over prayer discount action: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/12/11/the-daily-show-was-wrong-to-imply-that-addressing-a-minor-act-of-discrimination-was-petty/

Vatican: “All dogs don’t go to heaven. Because fuck all dogs” http://www.religionnews.com/2014/12/12/sorry-fido-pope-francis-not-say-pets-going-heaven/

Rick Perry on Wealth Inequality: “The Bible says there’ll always be poor people” http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/12/rick-perry-shrugs-off-wealth-inequality-the-bible-says-there-will-always-be-poor-people/

Iowa man charged with selling millions of dollars of beef as Halal: http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2014/dec/15/supplier-charged-with-halal-beef-fraud

Bryan Fischer claims “God wanted the CIA to torture people.”: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/12/16/torture-is-okay-because-god-sanctioned-brutality-in-the-bible-says-bryan-fischer/

Report: Discrimination against atheists is getting worse: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/12/11/is-worldwide-discrimination-against-atheists-really-getting-worse-big-report-from-humanist-organization-says-yes/

Ohio kid goes on Knowledge Strike in support of religion: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/12/ohio-teen-refuses-to-do-homework-until-school-brings-back-ten-commandments-plaque/

PA School District: “10 commandments statue isn’t religious because it has an eagle on it.” http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/12/12/pa-school-district-says-ten-commandments-monument-at-junior-high-isnt-religious-because-it-includes-a-bald-eagle/

Rick Santorum thinks he’s running for President again: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/12/12/10-reasons-why-rick-santorum-should-never-make-it-to-the-white-house/

THIS WEEK IN MISOGYNY:

Ann Coulter “Rape victims just want attention” http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/ann-coulter-women-who-say-theyve-been-raped-are-typically-just-girls-trying-get-attention

Princeton Mom: Getting drunk-raped at college is a learning experience http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/12/princeton-mom-tells-cnn-getting-raped-while-drunk-is-just-a-college-learning-experience/

Sexist Pope Francis Quotes: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/12/11/pope-francis-women_n_6307822.html?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular

FEEDBACK SEGMENT:

Australian gamers urge Target to ban the Bible for misogyny and violence (in response to GTA ban) http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/outraged-grand-theft-auto-ban-754136

 

Episode 95 Shownotes

December 11, 2014 2 comments

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Steve Anderson (the white David Manning) calls for gay genocide to deal with AIDS problem: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/12/arizona-pastor-predicts-aids-free-christmas-if-all-gays-are-killed-as-god-commands/

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Follow-Up to Steve Anderson — Lumps of coal for suggesting gay genocide: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/12/04/planting-peace-steven-anderson-campaign-_n_6271038.html

Judge dismisses suit that alleges teaching evolution is religious promotion of atheism http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/12/02/judge-dismisses-lawsuit-from-kansas-group-claiming-the-teaching-of-evolution-in-science-class-promotes-atheism/

Todd Starnes calls out Disney (incorrectly): http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/12/04/once-again-a-todd-starnes-tale-of-anti-christian-bias-doesnt-hold-up-after-all-the-facts-are-in/

Bill Donahue: “Them Atheists Are Insane!” http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/12/05/bill-donohue-atheists-are-unhappy-die-early-and-are-disproportionately-insane/

Bollywood star sentenced to quarter century in prison for blasphemy http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/11/27/pakistani-bollywood-star-veena-malik-gets-26-years-in-jail-for-the-terrorism-of-blasphemy/

Westboro gets pranked: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/11/29/westboro-turkeys_n_6239200.html?cps=gravity

Bigoted atheists like Obama and his “secular government” caused Ferguson problem: http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/barber-and-staver-blame-ferguson-unrest-obama-and-secular-government

HBO employs about 160 lawyers for doc about Scientology http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/12/02/hbo-assigns-probably-160-lawyers-to-work-on-legal-aspects-of-scientology-documentary/

Michigan passes “discriminate, but only if you’re really religious” bill: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/12/05/michigan-house-passes-bill-that-will-allow-discrimination-if-it-conflicts-with-your-religious-beliefs/

Vatican finds shitload of money: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/12/05/the-rich-get-richer-vatican-announces-discovery-of-hundreds-of-millions-of-euros-that-were-tucked-away/

Ugandan Parliament speaker: “Foreigners who adopt our kids will make them gay” http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/12/03/ugandan-parliament-speaker-warns-pastors-of-foreigners-adopting-children-to-train-them-on-gay-practices/

 

THIS WEEK IN MISOGYNY:

Blogger says hitting your girlfriend is sign you love her: http://www.addictinginfo.org/2014/11/30/teen-video-blogger-if-your-boyfriend-hits-you-stay-with-him-he-loves-you-video/

Janay Rice: “Elevator KO was god’s plan” http://www.patheos.com/blogs/progressivesecularhumanist/2014/12/janay-rice-reports-domestic-abuse-in-elevator-was-gods-plan/

The problem with rape is women talking about it: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/11/mens-rights-site-has-simple-and-elegant-suggestion-for-women-talking-about-rape-gag-the-btches/#.VH42t7uLxMQ.twitter

 

The number you should call if you are worried about giant radioactive turkeys is definitely not (785) 273-0325.

Episode 94 Shownotes

December 4, 2014 3 comments

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HEADLINES:

Nepal Blood Festival encourages Hindus to kill shit with a knife: http://www.cnn.com/2014/11/29/world/asia/nepal-gadhimai-ritual-slaughter/

NJ Jews call cops to turn lights on and off on the sabbath: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/11/19/cant-turn-off-your-lights-on-the-sabbath-no-problem-just-ask-the-local-police-to-do-it-for-you/

Kid suspended for being Christian asshole; sues: http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Suspended-high-schooler-claims-religious-persecution-sues–283290871.html?tab=video&c=y#comments

Bollywood star sentenced to quarter century in prison for blasphemy http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/11/27/pakistani-bollywood-star-veena-malik-gets-26-years-in-jail-for-the-terrorism-of-blasphemy/

Alabama town to hold a “Keep Christ in Christmas” parade: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/11/27/alabama-city-to-hold-parade-with-keep-christ-in-christmas-theme/

New combination of McDonalds and Jesus: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/11/28/ready-to-supersize-your-salvation-how-about-a-mcmass/


THIS WEEK IN MISOGYNY:

Saudi Restuarant: Women are mentally unstable: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2847587/Saudi-Arabian-restaurants-ban-single-women-entering-mentally-unstable-behaviour-flirting-smoking-using-mobile-phones.html?ito=social-facebook

Indonesians Finger Cops to determine virginity: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/11/19/holy-hymen-if-you-want-to-be-a-police-woman-in-indonesia-be-prepared-for-the-two-finger-virginity-test/

Radio Host: Sometimes we’ve just gotta rape a bitch: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/11/radio-host-men-forced-to-rape-when-women-whip-up-a-huge-amount-of-energy-in-the-male-body/

Episode 92 – Show Notes

November 20, 2014 1 comment

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HEADLINES:

Maryland school pretends Jewish and Christian holidays aren’t religious just to be dicks to Muslims: http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2014/nov/12/maryland-schools-avoid-recognising-muslim-holiday-by-renaming-others

Kenyan Bishops claim tetanus shot is secretly sterlizing women: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/11/13/kenya-catholic-tetanus-vaccine_n_6151946.html?utm_hp_ref=religion <<AND>> http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2014/11/14/the-tense-standoff-between-catholic-bishops-and-the-kenyan-government-over-tetanus-vaccines/

Curt Schilling defends creationism on Twitter: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/11/13/curt-schilling-defends-creationism-on-twitter/

Parents threaten to sue school for failing to oppress them: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/11/13/a-child-wants-to-read-the-bible-in-class-school-officials-say-thats-fine-so-why-the-lawsuit-threat/

Jews acquit Abraham of attempted murder: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/17/nyregion/at-educational-event-a-modern-legal-interpretation-of-a-biblical-story.html?src=twr&_r=0

Pastor: “Gays trying to force us all into tight pants!” http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/11/jehovahs-witness-leader-complains-gay-people-are-plotting-to-put-everyone-in-tight-pants/

Chopra slams Dawkins for being too rational: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/11/11/deepak-chopra-richard-dawkins_n_6140952.html <<AND>> http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/11/deepak-chopra-richard-dawkins-is-a-fundamentalist-bamboozled-by-logic-and-rationality/

Parsonage Exemption suit takes a hit: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/11/13/appeals-court-rules-against-atheists-leaving-in-place-tax-free-housing-for-pastors/

Fischer: “Those Injuns had it coming!” http://www.addictinginfo.org/2014/11/09/ethnic-cleansing-native-americans-justified-by-god/

Satanists may have fixed the Florida bible giveaway issue: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/11/14/after-satanists-plan-to-give-away-coloring-books-school-board-considers-banning-religious-distributions-altogether/

Protestors take crucifix in the ass in St. Peters Square: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/11/femen-protesters-at-the-vatican-simulate-anal-intercourse-with-a-crucifix/


THIS WEEK IN MISOGYNY:

Men’s rights asshole: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/11/mens-rights-activist-civilization-will-fail-if-women-and-their-are-allowed-to-stay-in-the-workplace/

Women who have premarital sex are like dirty dishrags: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/11/women-who-have-sex-before-marriage-are-like-filthy-dishrags-california-pastor-roars/

Kirk Cameron to moms: “Get back in the kitchen and save Christmas!” http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/11/kirk-cameron-to-americas-moms-get-back-in-the-kitchen-and-save-christmas/

Episode 91 – Show Notes:

November 13, 2014 5 comments

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Election wrap up for atheist candidates in the US: http://www.religionnews.com/2014/11/05/election-night-long-one-atheist-voters/

Dr. Chaps actually wins election: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/11/05/by-the-way-gordon-klingenschmitt-won-his-election-to-the-colorado-house-and-thats-horrifying/ <also> http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/colorado-goper-gordon-klingenschmitts-10-craziest-moments-homophobia-exorcisms-and-more

NZ church sells bleach, calls it Ebola cure: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/11/05/new-zealand-church-has-a-bleach-based-cure-for-ebola-experts-say-its-potentially-fatal/

Navy faces lawsuit after rejecting Humanist chaplain: http://www.religionnews.com/2014/11/06/navy-faces-suit-denying-humanist-chaplains/

God Country sucks at life: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/11/06/counties-that-adopt-in-god-we-trust-resolutions-are-poor-uneducated-and-overwhelmingly-white

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http://lostcoastoutpost.com/2014/nov/3/god-we-trust-counties/

Iran considers anti-dog legislation to appease Muslims: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/11/07/iran-mindful-of-islamic-doctrine-contemplates-punishing-pet-lovers-for-owning-and-walking-their-dogs/

Yet another diocese forced to release details of sex abuse coverup: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/11/06/chicago-archdiocese-files_n_6117642.html?utm_hp_ref=religion

Idiot claims “Monster Energy Drink” is of the devil: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/11/09/monster-energy-drinks-satan_n_6130464.html?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular

Mississippi group wants Christianity as official state religion: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/11/06/mississippi-group-wants-to-establish-christianity-as-the-state-religion/

Crazy NYC Pastor dreams of sperm lattes: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/11/nyc-pastor-pushes-fake-claim-that-starbucks-uses-sodomites-semen-to-flavor-up-lattes/

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http://www.advocate.com/politics/religion/2014/11/06/anti-lgbt-pastor-warns-sodomite-semen-starbucks-lattes

 

THIS WEEK IN MISOGYNY:

Australia revokes visa for “just rape ‘em” dating coach: http://thinkprogress.org/health/2014/11/07/3590366/julien-blanc/

Saudi “Researcher” explains why women shouldn’t be allowed to drive: http://oiomi.com/women-should-not-be-allowed-to-drive-because-they-are-subject-to-menstruation-and-pregnancy-which-prevent-women-from-coping-with-pressure-islamic-researcher/

Keira Knightley protests photoshop with topless photos: http://www.interviewmagazine.com/fashion/keira-knightley-by-patrick-demarchelier

Show Notes – Episode 90

November 6, 2014 Leave a comment

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HEADLINE LINKS:

Humanism declared religion by federal court: http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2014/11/03/3587801/district-court-declares-secular-humanism-a-religion/

Follow Up: UC Berkeley does the right thing: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/10/30/uc-berkeley-we-will-not-rescind-bill-mahers-invitation-to-speak-on-campus/ <<AND>> http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/11/01/bill-maher-speaks-about-the-berkeley-controversy-then-gets-berated-by-panelist-for-his-comments-about-islam/

Follow up: Houston Mayor kowtows to Christian pressure over subpoenas: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/10/29/houston-mayor-under-pressure-from-christians-rescinds-subpoenas-of-pastors/

Phil Robertson promises to pee standing up for anti-gay rights: http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/phil-robertson-helpfully-announces-he-wont-take-leak-womens-restroom

Raelians DNA test communion wafer; find no Jesus: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/10/30/new-research-by-ufo-cult-shows-consecrated-communion-wafers-contain-no-amounts-of-jesus/

Michigan State hosts creationist conference: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/11/01/creationists-set-to-make-monkeys-of-themselves-at-michigan-state-university-today <<AND>> http://news.sciencemag.org/education/2014/10/creationism-conference-large-u-s-research-university-stirs-unease

Albuquerque church hands out ballot with the right names highlighted: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/10/28/forget-endorsing-a-candidate-this-albuquerque-church-gave-parishioners-sample-ballots-with-highlighted-names/

Jailed Pastafarian sues Nebraska DoC so he can dress like a pirate: http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2014/10/29/3586041/inmate-sues-prison-claiming-his-religious-liberty-entitles-him-to-dress-like-a-pirate/

Americans seriously over/underestimate the number of each religion’s adherents: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/11/02/american-muslim-population_n_6076872.html?utm_hp_ref=religion

Olfactory artist makes Virgin Mary ice sculpture out of vaginal sweat: http://www.buzzfeed.com/markdistefano/st-mary-vagina-statue

THIS WEEK IN MISOGYNY:

AZ School board votes to tear abortion related pages out of biology textbook: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/10/az-school-board-votes-to-tear-out-pages-mentioning-abortion-from-honors-biology-textbook/

Republican Radio Host: “War on women” is a big lie! http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/10/radio-host-dennis-prager-calls-war-on-women-a-gargantuan-lie-at-florida-gop-rally/

Alex Jones: Beware the bands of roving black people: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/11/alex-jones-obama-put-out-a-green-light-for-groups-of-black-youths-to-kidnap-white-women/

Episode 89 Show Notes

October 30, 2014 4 comments

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HEADLINES:

“I’m not a scientist, but … I still think I can have vehement opinions on science”: http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2014/10/i_m_not_a_scientist_excuse_politicians_don_t_need_to_be_experts_to_make.html

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http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/10/24/im-not-a-scientist-is-not-an-excuse-to-believe-in-nonsense

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http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/09/18/3568580/jindal-climate-science-evolution/

UC Berkley Students protest Bill Maher’s planned commencement: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/10/25/uc-berkeley-students-are-protesting-bill-mahers-upcoming-commencement-speech-claiming-hes-a-bigot-and-racist/

Atheists hand out do not hand out X rated bible in schools: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/10/27/atheist-groups-are-not-distributing-x-rated-pamphlets-to-students-no-matter-what-breitbart-tells-you

<<AND>> http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/10/atheists-plan-to-hand-out-x-rated-bible-pamphlet-at-schools-targeted-by-satanists/

Porn Star Evangelism: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/10/24/this-porn-star-became-a-christian-evangelist-after-reaching-real-ecstasy-with-jesus/

Catholic Priest poses nude online: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/vaticancityandholysee/11183773/Pope-Francis-to-investigate-playboy-priests-who-posed-naked-online-in-scandal-hit-disocese.html

Someone drives over controversial OK 10 Commandments display: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/10/24/last-night-someone-drove-a-car-into-oklahomas-controversial-ten-commandments-monument/

<<AND>> http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/10/25/suspect-in-ten-commandments-monument-vandalism-case-taken-to-mental-health-facility/

Anti gay pastor gay-rapes teen, threatens to use “warlock powers” if he tells: http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-cure-pastor-rapes-teen-threatens-him-warlock-powers-if-he-talks161014

Ohio school to give $1.2 million building to local church: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/10/26/ohio-school-district-may-sell-abandoned-building-worth-1200000-to-local-church-for-1/

Parents mad that Islam may exist: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/10/conservative-dad-threatens-shtstorm-if-daughters-world-history-class-includes-islam/

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http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/10/26/ignorant-christian-parent-furious-because-his-sons-school-tried-to-educate-students-about-islam

Iowas Rep Steve King doesn’t expect to see gays in Heaven… and admittedly, he won’t: http://thinkprogress.org/lgbt/2014/10/23/3583362/steve-king-gay-heaven/

Gay massages in the Army aiding terrorism: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/louie-gohmert-gays-military-massages

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http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/louie-gohmert-gays-shouldn-t-serve-military-because-massages-will-make-them-vulnerable-terro

 

THIS WEEK IN MISOGYNY:

GOP: Young women shouldn’t vote: http://mediamatters.org/research/2014/10/21/right-wing-media-discourage-young-women-from-vo/201259

Arizona law would allow employers to fire women for using birth control: http://jezebel.com/5893011/law-will-allow-employers-to-fire-women-for-using-whore-pills

7th Day Adventist release women’s bible: http://news.adventist.org/all-news/news/go/2014-10-23/adventist-church-releases-its-first-womens-study-bible/

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