Monthly Archives: January 2017

Truth, Alternative Facts, TrumpSpeak, Weed Whackers, and Vaginas

Truth, facts and language are at the fore as we look at Trump’s first several days as President. See Program Notes, below, for all the stories, etc., I plan to discuss.

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Program Notes

Waking Up with Sam Harris #62 — What is True? HT Jeffrey Young

White House Backs ‘Alternative Facts’ HT Rob Abiera

HT Daniel Henry

Trump names new FCC chairman: Ajit Pai, who wants to take a ‘weed whacker’ to net neutrality HT Rob Abiera

Trump Revives Keystone Pipeline Rejected by Obama

Trump Abandons Trans-Pacific Partnership, Obama’s Signature Trade Deal

Trump Issues Executive Order Scaling Back Parts of Obamacare

Trump to Order Mexican Border Wall and Curtail Immigration

Trump Revives Ban on Foreign Aid to Groups That Give Abortion Counseling

SJW Blog: The Vagina Imagery at the Women’s March Was Offensive to Women Without Vaginas HT Rob Abiera

In Its Third Month, India’s Cash Shortage Begins to Bite

DNC Chair Candidate: My Job Is To Tell White People When To Shut Their Mouths HT Rob Abiera

UFOs, Psychics, and Spies: The CIA Just Put 12M Pages of Files Online HT Rob Abiera

From 2014: An App That Makes It Easy to Pester Your Congress Member HT Rob Abiera

The Libertarian Reader

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“Heroes and Dogmatists,” TODAY at 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT)

Defending MLK and Edward Snowden as heroes; some thoughts on why there’s a “dogmatism” problem in Objectivism. More stories as well; see Program Notes, below, for all the stories, etc., I plan to discuss.

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Program Notes

One of my favorite MLK quotations

Martin Luther King Jr. and the Fundamental Principle of America

The Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Chelsea Manning to Be Released Early as Obama Commutes Sentence

Pardon Snowden

Toward a Society of Privacy

Legalizing Privacy: Why and How

Don’t Tread on My Metadata

Earth Sets a Temperature Record for the Third Straight Year

US to lease Atlantic Ocean for offshore wind farm off Kitty Hawk HT Stephanie Gutmann

How Dare Betsy DeVos Give American Families an Educational Choice HT Jeffrey Young

Jeff Sessions Said ‘Secularists’ Are Unfit for Government HT Rob Abiera

Should My Band Play at Trump’s Inauguration?

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Nihilism in Obama’s America

Nihilism in America abounds during the week Obama gives his farewell address. We’ll examine the address, look at several examples of nihilism in America today, and more on today’s show. See Program Notes, below, for all the stories, etc., I plan to discuss.

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Program Notes

Remarks by the President in Farewell Address

PardonSnowden.org

Obama: Nihilist or Just Incompetent?

Dylann Roof Is Sentenced to Death in Charleston Church Massacre

No Regrets From Dylann Roof in Jailhouse Manifesto HT Jeffrey Young

Working for Natural Gas Interests, Former Cuomo Aides Lobbied to Kill Indian Point Nuclear Plant HT Stephanie Gutmann

Hate crime charges filed after ‘reprehensible’ video shows attack on mentally ill man in Chicago

Airport Shooter Converted to Islam, Identified as Aashiq Hammad Years Before Joining Army HT Donna Pozdro

UW-Madison’s Young Americans for Freedom labeled hate group HT Mark Nitikman

Judges Reject Orange County’s Claim That Social Workers Didn’t Know Lying In Court Was Wrong HT Brian Yoder

11 Democratic women who could run for president in 2020, ranked HT Rob Abiera

The Chilling Effect of the Government’s Subpar Subpoenas HT Rob Abiera

Attack Watch as Case Study of How Force Stops Thinking

Hamas Holds Rally in Gaza To Celebrate Terrorist Ramming That Killed 4 Israelis HT Mark Nitikman

Tech billionaires are asking scientists for help breaking humans out of the computer simulation they think they might be trapped in HT Stuart Hayashi

David Bowie Dies at 69; Star Transcended Music, Art and Fashion

Privacy legislation reintroduced for mail older than 180 days HT Johnny Lee

Texas Judge Dismisses ‘Clock Boy’s’ Defamation Lawsuit Against Conservatives HT Mark Nitikman, Jeffrey Young

I Can Feel Bare-Chestedness Normalizing

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