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Every episode we blast anyone who gets in our way. We bring critical thinking, skepticism, and irreverence to any topic that makes the news, makes it big, or makes us mad. It’s skeptical, it’s political and there is no welcome mat.

Every episode we blast anyone who gets in our way. We bring critical thinking, skepticism, and irreverence to any topic that makes the news, makes it big, or makes us mad. It’s skeptical, it’s political and there is no welcome mat.
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Every episode we blast anyone who gets in our way. We bring critical thinking, skepticism, and irreverence to any topic that makes the news, makes it big, or makes us mad. It’s skeptical, it’s political and there is no welcome mat.

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English


Episodes

Episode 483 – Dave Warnock: Dying Out Loud

8/19/2019
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Steve King Asks if There Would Be ‘Any Population’ Left Without Rape and Incest – The New York Times #CuccinelliResign Trends on Twitter After Controversial Statue of Liberty Immigration Comments Russian priest suspended for violently baptising baby blames mother for not being religious enough | Newshub Rick Wiles: Jews Will Use Red Flag Laws to... The post Episode 483 – Dave Warnock: Dying Out Loud appeared first on Cognitive Dissonance the Podcast.

Duration:01:28:19

Episode 482: Uplifting Tragedies

8/12/2019
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We chat about tragic stories presented as uplifting, AOC, minimum wage, and lunch debt. School district that turned down donation will accept offer to pay off lunch debt AOC Thinks Concentrated Wealth Is Incompatible With Democracy. So Did Our Founders. Matt Walsh being a douche The post Episode 482: Uplifting Tragedies appeared first on Cognitive Dissonance the Podcast.

Duration:01:22:38

Episode 481: Hindsight Bias

8/5/2019
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Sky Islamic channel Peace TV faces ban for saying gay people are worse than pigs | Daily Mail Online Trump uses veto to unblock $8bn weapons sale to Saudi Arabia – BBC News School district that turned down donation will accept offer to pay off lunch debt Pennsylvania school district accepts La... The post Episode 481: Hindsight Bias appeared first on Cognitive Dissonance the Podcast.

Duration:01:17:47

Episode 480: Selfish Overbelly

7/29/2019
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‘No doubt left’ about scientific consensus on global warming, say experts Mueller testimony: Trump ordered former White House counsel Don McGahn to lie, special counsel confirms “45 is a puppet”: Trump spoke in front of an altered presidential seal and nobody knew Highlights of Robert Mueller’s Testimony to Congress Brenden Dilley: ‘It Doesn’t Have to... The post Episode 480: Selfish Overbelly appeared first on Cognitive Dissonance the Podcast.

Duration:01:17:18

Episode 479: Recovering from Religion

7/22/2019
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Rand Paul stops unanimous passage of 9/11 first responders funding bill – CNNPolitics Trump supporters echo his racist tweets, chanting “send her back” – Axios Trump blasts 4 congresswomen; crowd roars, ‘Send her back!’ White GOP congressman says he isn’t offended by racist Trump tweets because ‘I’m a person of color’ – CNNPolitics House Votes... The post Episode 479: Recovering from Religion appeared first on Cognitive Dissonance the Podcast.

Duration:01:31:28

Episode 478: Crevasse of Heaven

7/15/2019
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Christian pastor makes out with the flag during hour-long prayer rant – DeadState State Dept. Intelligence Analyst Quits to Protest Blocked House Testimony – The New York Times Sebastian Gorka: ‘U.S. Women’s Soccer team wants to destroy our Judeo-Christian civilization’ – DeadState Chris McDonald: Floods, Earthquakes and Epstein Arrest Were Caused By Trump’s July 4... The post Episode 478: Crevasse of Heaven appeared first on Cognitive Dissonance the Podcast.

Duration:01:32:26

Episode 477: Miscarriage of Justice

7/8/2019
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AOC calls out Ivanka Trump’s G20 Summit blunder John Roberts pulls out the thesaurus for one of Trump’s nearly 11,000 lies – The Washington Post Christian activist: Sin is to blame for extreme weather, not climate change – DeadState Imam of Peace Judge orders doctors to give Jehovah’s Witness girl blood transfusion against her parents’... The post Episode 477: Miscarriage of Justice appeared first on Cognitive Dissonance the Podcast.

Duration:01:28:30

Episode 476: Non-Concentration Camps

7/1/2019
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‘Biblical Flat Earth Society’ founder is charged with 56 counts of child exploitation – DeadState Smartphones aren’t making millennials grow horns. Here’s how to spot a bad study | PBS NewsHour Mike Pence’s unbelievable answer on whether climate change is a threat – CNNPolitics The ‘Highlights’ Magazine Family Separation Statement Is An Urgent Call To... The post Episode 476: Non-Concentration Camps appeared first on Cognitive Dissonance the Podcast.

Duration:01:16:17

Episode 475: Billy Goats Guff

6/24/2019
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Lawsuit accuses Scientology, David Miscavige of child abuse, human trafficking, libel. Thousands petition Netflix to cancel Amazon Prime’s Good Omens | Books | The Guardian New York bans ‘gay panic’ defence in murder cases Renee Bach: US missionary accused of letting 100 Ugandan babies die Cindy Jacobs: If Equality Act Passes, Christians May Start a... The post Episode 475: Billy Goats Guff appeared first on Cognitive Dissonance the Podcast.

Duration:01:22:52

Episode 474: Essentially Harmless

6/17/2019
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Dave Hayes Has Been Called to Red-Pill the Q Movement About God | Right Wing Watch In Alabama — where lawmakers banned abortion for rape victims — rapists’ parental rights are protected – The Washington Post E.W. Jackson: ‘We Need to Burn Every Rainbow Flag in This Nation’ | Right Wing Watch Mary Colbert: Sin,... The post Episode 474: Essentially Harmless appeared first on Cognitive Dissonance the Podcast.

Duration:01:23:55

Episode 473: Opioid Crisis Part 2 (with Dr. Steven Novella)

6/10/2019
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Thank you to Dr. Steven Novella from The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe for joining us. Check out their website, podcast, and book of the same name. https://theskepticsguide.org If you want to hear the emails Cecil sent the SGU back in the day they are Episode 39, 40, and 45. Also Tom knows Dr. Novella... The post Episode 473: Opioid Crisis Part 2 (with Dr. Steven Novella) appeared first on Cognitive Dissonance the Podcast.

Duration:01:14:31

Episode 472: Opioid Crisis Part 1

6/3/2019
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This two part episode dives into the opioid crisis. If you have any experience with this issue or have any personal stories you feel like sharing please leave in the comments below. America’s Opioid Epidemic : NPR Listen to ‘The Daily’: How the Opioid Crisis Started – The New York Times The Family That Profited... The post Episode 472: Opioid Crisis Part 1 appeared first on Cognitive Dissonance the Podcast.

Duration:01:22:15

Episode 471: More Power To Him

5/27/2019
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I.R.S. Memo Undercuts Mnuchin on Withholding Trump’s Tax Returns – The New York Times 2020 Democrats on Impeachment: Where They Stand – The New York Times Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment | Environment | The Guardian Conservatives’ junk science is having real consequences – The Washington Post Your... The post Episode 471: More Power To Him appeared first on Cognitive Dissonance the Podcast.

Duration:01:26:10

Episode 470: The Abortion Show

5/20/2019
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How You Can Help How to Help Fight Against Abortion Bans in Alabama, Georgia Stories from the week Ahead of Alabama abortion bill debate, Lieutenant Governor fights against rape and incest exceptions Alabama Governor Signs Abortion Law Banning Most Abortions | PEOPLE.com Alabama Legislators Refuse to Fund Mother and Child Health Care as They Ban... The post Episode 470: The Abortion Show appeared first on Cognitive Dissonance the Podcast.

Duration:01:24:16

Episode 469: Chicken Pox Van

5/13/2019
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Texas lawmaker calls vaccines ‘sorcery,’ verbally attacks prominent advocate – Houston Chronicle Falwell Urges Barr to Prosecute Those Who Launched Mueller Investigation | Right Wing Watch Michael Cohen says he helped Jerry Falwell Jr. handle racy photos Anti-vaxx Kentucky teen who sued over unvaccinated chickenpox ban now has chickenpox Reporter dragged away after confronting televangelist:... The post Episode 469: Chicken Pox Van appeared first on Cognitive Dissonance the Podcast.

Duration:01:35:14

Episode 468: Southern Juices

5/6/2019
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Stories from the Week Two HIV Cases Linked to Spa That Gave Trendy ‘Vampire Facials’ Police: Man plowed his car into crowd because he thought they were Muslim – ThinkProgress Christian Site: 5G Technology Will Bring The Antichrist – Joe.My.God. Kat Kerr Used ‘Heaven’s Oil’ to Anoint Israel and Guarantee Netanyahu’s Re-Election | Right Wing... The post Episode 468: Southern Juices appeared first on Cognitive Dissonance the Podcast.

Duration:01:18:35

Episode 467: Gummy Worms

4/29/2019
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Stories from the Week Steve King compares himself to Jesus after his censuring over racist language – The Washington Post Anti-gay Christian activist: People like me ‘will be hated’ if Pete Buttigieg becomes president – DeadState Jewish effigy hanged and burned in ‘disturbing’ Easter ritual in Poland | The Independent Bill Mitchell: The Mueller Investigation... The post Episode 467: Gummy Worms appeared first on Cognitive Dissonance the Podcast.

Duration:01:22:31

Episode 466: Mueller Report: Ongoing Matter

4/22/2019
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https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2019/04/mueller-report-release-barr-trump/587176/ Thank you to Aaron and Jim for joining us. Please consider donating to this cause. Wyoming AIDS Assistance (WyoAIDS) – https://wyoaids.org facebook.com/wyoaids @wyoaids on twitter! The post Episode 466: Mueller Report: Ongoing Matter appeared first on Cognitive Dissonance the Podcast.

Duration:01:30:30

Episode 465: Purple Reign

4/15/2019
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Stories from the Week Yoga Does Not Make Inmates Gay, Says Russian Prison Chief as Classes Are Reinstated Will Brunei’s anti-LGBT Sharia law spread across southeast Asia? – CNN ‘Justice Is Coming’: Mark Taylor Issues An Alarming Prophecy | Right Wing Watch Dave Janda: Stock up on Food, Water and Weapons in Preparation for Declassification... The post Episode 465: Purple Reign appeared first on Cognitive Dissonance the Podcast.

Duration:01:24:47

Episode 464: Jumping To Collusions

4/8/2019
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Fox Refers to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras as ‘Three Mexican Countries’ Stefan Molyneux: The Mueller Investigation Was Secretly About Immigration | Right Wing Watch This Colorado sheriff is willing to go to jail rather than enforce a proposed gun law – CNN Thanks to Thomas Smith for joining us https://twitter.com/seriouspod The post Episode 464: Jumping To Collusions appeared first on Cognitive Dissonance the Podcast.

Duration:01:34:45