There are a significant number of people in the USA who believe fake news as though it is gospel. These same people consider well established, reputable main stream news organizations as fake news. You could disregard this as trivial if it weren't for how many people are eating up the tripe of fake news. [...]
Today we talk about the sad events that have transpired in Las Vegas on October 1, 2017. Stephen Paddock, 64, brought about 24 guns and thousands of rounds of ammo to the Mandalay Bay Resort hotel in Las Vegas and shot at people attending a Country music concert. From the 32nd floor he shot [...]
"If you voted for someone who said he prefers soldiers who don't get captured, who insulted a gold star family, who said he knew more than the generals, who said he always wanted a Purple Heart, who dodged the draft, and who called the US military a disaster, please don't pretend that you're angry [...]
In this short episode we talk about how conservatives want the cheap goods and labor but don't want immigrants working here. Also conservatives want to end DACA and deport the kids who we invested so much into. How the hell can we send these kids packing when they represent the American dream more so [...]
Today we talk about price gouging and socialism vs. capitalism. Don't forget to check out Adam Ruins Everything.
In the drive back to New Jersey Kevin and I talk about oil, fracking, electric cars, and our energy use in general. Our energy use from about 1965 to 2015 from Wikipedia At the time of this post the price of WTI crude oil (as of August 23, 2017) is $47.70 per [...]
Why are Liberals failing when the cause is just and wise? Sometimes being right doesn't mean you win. Humans are emotional and complicated. Listen to this fascinating interview. I have heard the strategy used before where you win over your opposition using their own language - rather than logic or lecturing them.
Today we discuss how the concept of trophy culture is incorrect. Giving a kid a participation trophy does no harm. If anything it encourages the kids to try new stuff. Just teach them the difference between participation vs. first, second, and third place. With adults there is no impact. Have you gotten a [...]
I went to ER last month because I was concerned with some symptoms. Good thing it was just indigestion. However the real illness occurred when I got the bills. Bills that added up to $2500. And I have "good" health insurance from my employer. Deductibles and copays and fees are rising, while coverage is [...]
Sorry we have been not posting on a regular basis. We will be back soon with weekly uploads to your favorite podcast! :-) NPR tweets Declaration of Independence and gets crap from conservatives. https://www.buzzfeed.com/juliareinstein/we-hold-these-alternative-truths-to-be-self-evident?utm_term=.pqoGxNYEO Video where TYT discusses the NRA video where they promote violence against liberals. https://youtu.be/KTeb5-IR3rM Why does Philando Castile [...]