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The Skepticrat is a not-safe-for-work (and probably not-safe-for-home) look at the ongoing conflict between politics and common sense.

The Skepticrat is a not-safe-for-work (and probably not-safe-for-home) look at the ongoing conflict between politics and common sense.
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The Skepticrat is a not-safe-for-work (and probably not-safe-for-home) look at the ongoing conflict between politics and common sense.

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English


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81: Skepticrat081 - Kavanausea Edition

10/1/2018
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On this week's episode: White House staff put Rod Rosenstein in a box with a geiger counter, a radioactive substance, and a flask of hydrocyanic acid … The US Senate is all about the advice, but not so much the consent … And Trump will kill it at the surprise self-roast he totally meant to do. To support our show on Patreon, go here: https://www.patreon.com/skepticrat To hear more from Evil Giraffes on Mars, go here: https://www.facebook.com/EvilGiraffesOnMars/?fref=ts Headline Sources:...

Duration:00:40:50

80: Skepticrat080 - Lodestar Wars Edition

9/17/2018
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On this week's episode: President Trump fills about 3000 graves with fake dudes ... We get to make fun of people who live in Eastern North Carolina with impunity ... And the American political spectrum looks like a train car with a crazy hobo named Donald in the middle. To support our show on Patreon, go here: https://www.patreon.com/skepticrat To hear more from Evil Giraffes on Mars, go here: https://www.facebook.com/EvilGiraffesOnMars/?fref=ts Headline Sources: Trump yelling TREASON...

Duration:00:37:33

79: Skepticrat 079: Laborious Editon

9/3/2018
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In this week’s episode, we learn that life without Heath is a lot less “pun”, Missouri puts the term ‘beat your meat’ in legal limbo if you don’t plan on eating your penis, the Mayor of London will get totally PWNED, and John McCain will show Trump what to do if he’s serious about making America great again. --- To make a per episode donation at Patreon.com, click here: https://www.patreon.com/skepticrat To buy our book, click there:...

Duration:00:30:30

78: Skepticrat078 - Tiny Cancer Edition

8/20/2018
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On this week's episode: The President yelling the N-word doesn't even make the back page ... The EPA will put the 'best' back in asbestos ... And that means Crayola can finally release their new childhood carcinoma shade. To support our show on Patreon, go here: https://www.patreon.com/skepticrat To hear more from Evil Giraffes on Mars, go here: https://www.facebook.com/EvilGiraffesOnMars/?fref=ts Headline Sources: Trump revokes Brennan’s security clearance:...

Duration:00:43:15

77: Skepticrat077 - Jim Kroeger Edition

8/6/2018
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On this week's episode: We win millions by asking Donald Trump what the lottery numbers WON'T be … Winnie the Pooh will be detained by communists … And we LOSE millions by asking ELI what the best STOCKS won't be. To support our show on Patreon, go here: https://www.patreon.com/skepticrat To hear more from Evil Giraffes on Mars, go here: https://www.facebook.com/EvilGiraffesOnMars/?fref=ts Headline Sources: Trump says impressive list of stupid things this week even for him:...

Duration:00:45:09

76: Skepticrat076 - Knock on Wouldn't Edition

7/23/2018
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On this week's episode: Trump wouldn't even commit treason ... We lament all the Disney movies we'll never direct ... And Russia has to wean the US off its breast milk tariff idea. To support our show on Patreon, go here: https://www.patreon.com/skepticrat To hear more from Evil Giraffes on Mars, go here: https://www.facebook.com/EvilGiraffesOnMars/?fref=ts Headline Sources: Fallout from Trump/Putin summit:...

Duration:00:48:34

75: Skepticrat075 - Torrez a New One Editon

7/9/2018
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In this week's episode, Andrew Torrez of the Opening Arguments Podcast joins Noah to tell you about all the stuff you wish you didn't need to know about the future of the Supreme Court. To support our show on Patreon, go here: https://www.patreon.com/skepticrat To hear more from Evil Giraffes on Mars, go here: https://www.facebook.com/EvilGiraffesOnMars/?fref=ts To check out the Opening Arguments podcast, go here: https://openargs.com/

Duration:01:00:30

74: Skepticrat074 - Caged Wisdom Edition

6/25/2018
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On this week's episode: Despite all our rage they still put a kid in a cage ... Sarah Huckabee Sanders is forced to forage for bones as she did on her home world ... And Donald Trump tells the Pentagon to hire Buzz Lightyear for a big new project. To support our show on Patreon, go here: https://www.patreon.com/skepticrat To hear more from Evil Giraffes on Mars, go here: https://www.facebook.com/EvilGiraffesOnMars/?fref=ts Headline Sources: Trying to find the right amount of kids in cages:...

Duration:00:43:36

73: Skepticrat073 - OMG7 Edition

6/11/2018
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On this week's episode, Eli gets a chance to do the opening "It's Monday" (and totally nails it), Trump will pout when he learns that the G7 isn't a bingo night, and your mom should've thought about insurance before she decided to have diabetes. --- Headline links: Trump shits all over G7:...

Duration:00:31:04

72: Skepticrat072 - Un Again Off Again Edition

5/28/2018
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On this week's episode: Donald Trump will be off again Un again ... Atheist cuisine in Ireland gets a lot more savory ... And we learn how a lack of fish condoms is destroying the environment. To support our show on Patreon, go here: https://www.patreon.com/skepticrat To hear more from Evil Giraffes on Mars, go here: https://www.facebook.com/EvilGiraffesOnMars/?fref=ts Headline Sources: Trump optimistic that his promise to cancel NK summit was insincere:...

Duration:00:36:19

71: Skepticrat071 - Cohen of Silence Edition

5/14/2018
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On this week's episode: All evil acts are seven degrees or less away from Michael Cohen ... We'll learn that real estate boom has a totally different meaning in Hawaii ... And American democracy theater is breaking the fourth wall again. To support our show on Patreon, go here: https://www.patreon.com/skepticrat To hear more from Evil Giraffes on Mars, go here: https://www.facebook.com/EvilGiraffesOnMars/?fref=ts Headline Sources: Cohen sold American policy to the highest bidders:...

Duration:00:36:03

70: Skepticrat070 - Pee Tape Delayed Edition

4/30/2018
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On this week's episode: We're Kim Jong-UN step closer to world peace ... Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee say "nu-uh" verbosely ... And Kanye West shows us exactly where the white guilt runs out. To support our show on Patreon, go here: https://www.patreon.com/skepticrat To hear more from Evil Giraffes on Mars, go here: https://www.facebook.com/EvilGiraffesOnMars/?fref=ts Headline Sources: Inter-Korean summit:...

Duration:00:42:23

69: Skeptricrat069 - Nice and New and Smart Edition

4/16/2018
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On this week's episode: WAR! Are we sure it's good for anything? Because it feels like we're gonna have a lot ... John Bolton and a carpenter trick a bunch of clams ... And Mark Zuckerberg explains to the US Senate how to redeem their 50 free hours on AOL. ------ To support our show on Patreon, go here: https://www.patreon.com/skepticrat ------ To hear more from Evil Giraffes on Mars, go here: https://www.facebook.com/EvilGiraffesOnMars/?fref=ts ------ Headline Sources: FBI raids Michael...

Duration:00:38:31

68: Skepticrat068 - Dodd-Frankenstein Edition

3/19/2018
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On this week's episode: High schoolers practice leaving school ALIVE for a change ... Noah will be sick of the term "Blue-nami" even before he hears anyone say it ... And the Senate decides to deregulate piggy banks up to $250 billion in holdings. To support our show on Patreon, go here: https://www.patreon.com/skepticrat To hear more from Evil Giraffes on Mars, go here: https://www.facebook.com/EvilGiraffesOnMars/?fref=ts Headline Sources: Senate votes to roll back Dodd-Frank regulations...

Duration:00:34:43

67: Skepticrat067 - Trade Warrior Poet Edition

3/5/2018
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On this week's episode: Vladimir is Putin on the Ritz ... It turns out that Chinese guy's name is NOT Eleven Jinping ... And we're pretty sure Smith & Wesson is about to end their relationship with the NRA. To support our show on Patreon, go here: https://www.patreon.com/skepticrat To hear more from Evil Giraffes on Mars, go here: https://www.facebook.com/EvilGiraffesOnMars/?fref=ts Headline Sources: Kushner's clearance downgraded after we learn that several foreign intelligence groups...

Duration:00:43:34

66: Skepticrat066 - After Nunes Delight Edition

2/19/2018
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On this week's episode: Carl the Pugapegacorn starts shilling for the US government ... Fox News pines for the good old Olympic days of 1936 ... And Donald Trump calls "Memo tag, no backsies, no double stamps, timeout I twisted my ankle." To support our show on Patreon, go here: https://www.patreon.com/skepticrat To hear more from Evil Giraffes on Mars, go here: https://www.facebook.com/EvilGiraffesOnMars/?fref=ts Headline Sources: Nunes memo gets released; rebuttal memo gets blocked:...

Duration:00:35:39

65: Skepticrat065 - State of the Union Special Edition

2/5/2018
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On this week's episode: We watched the State of the Union and it was none of those words ... Trump made it super clear that he wants to fuck a hydrocarbon ... And if you order your copy of the Nunes Memo in the next 10 minutes, you'll get a free set of jingly keys. ----------- To support our show on Patreon, go here: https://www.patreon.com/skepticrat ----------- To hear more from Evil Giraffes on Mars, go here: https://www.facebook.com/EvilGiraffesOnMars/?fref=ts ----------- Source Links:...

Duration:01:18:03

64: Skepticrat064 - Eyes Wide Shutdown Edition

1/22/2018
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On this week's episode: Donald Trump is long, strong, and can’t keep the government on … The Patriots all die in a fiery plane crash over and over again forever … And everyone's being super judgmental about eating pods of laundry detergent. To support our show on Patreon, go here: https://www.patreon.com/skepticrat To hear more from Evil Giraffes on Mars, go here: https://www.facebook.com/EvilGiraffesOnMars/?fref=ts Headline Links: Walmart faking trickle down:...

Duration:00:41:58

63: Skepticrat063 - Fire and Furry Edition

1/8/2018
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On this week's episode: The Trump administration crumbles under the pressure of "a guy listening to what they said" ... The President double dog dares a hostile nation to nuke us AGAIN ... And he also demands that DARPA make him a bomb cyclone button. To support our show on Patreon, go here: https://www.patreon.com/skepticrat To hear more from Evil Giraffes on Mars, go here: https://www.facebook.com/EvilGiraffesOnMars/?fref=ts Headline Links: Trump freaking right the fuck out over new...

Duration:00:41:45

62: Skepticrat062 - Moore Than Meets the Eye Edition

12/18/2017
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On this week's episode: The Senate unveils the tax plan equivalent of welshing on a hooker … Roy Moore will start his very own senate across the street from theirs and his will be way better … And the Republican Party is trying to steal our orgasms. To support our show on Patreon, go here: https://www.patreon.com/skepticrat To hear more from Evil Giraffes on Mars, go here: https://www.facebook.com/EvilGiraffesOnMars/?fref=ts Headline Links: Republicans pretty sure they’re ready to go with...

Duration:00:41:24