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 [...]
This episode CBP travels to New Orleans, Louisiana to cover the local arts. We feel that the arts are at risk with the Trump budget cuts. Please support the arts by buying art, going to shows, dine locally, and vote for political officials who also support the arts. Because when you go out on [...]
Trump is detached from reality. Every time Trump speaks his nose grows a little, like Pinocchio. Trump and his administration also resembles Chicken Little. They cry that the sky is falling with all the irrational fears they are promoting. This should be a serious concern to the American people. Here are some alt facts [...]
This is a quick reintroduction to the Confirmation Bias Podcast. We are your hosts, Keith and Kevin Ledig. Keith became an engineer, Kevin became a lawyer, fields that require analytical and critical thinking. Together we argue a lot about politics and current events, so we decided to make as many people listen to our bickering [...]