Cognitive Dissonance

by Tom Curry · · · · 11 subscribers

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.

Stories from the Week Democrats Surge Ahead of Republicans in Fund-Raising for Key Races - The New York Times Budget Deficit Jumps Nearly 17% in 2018 - The New York Times Pope compares abortion to hiring a hit man to solve problems - ABC News Jamal Khashoggi’s Disappearance: What We Know and Don’t Know - The New York Times Simple Debate Question Stumps Ted Cruz Into 6 Seconds Of Painful Silence | HuffPost Trump Calls Stormy Daniels ‘Horseface’ in Gloating Twitter Post - The New York Times The Sex Abuse of Deaf Orphans in Pope Francis’ Backyard Close races: House ...

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Tags: religion & spirituality, liberal, pseudoscience, skeptic, atheist, news & politics, religion, other, news, politics, skepticism, comedy

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438 Episode 438: Obserbation Oct. 15, 2018
Mark Taylor: Trump Downgraded Hurricane Florence with Weather Control Technology | Right Wing Watch Michele Bachmann: 'We Are Living In An Unparalleled Golden Time' Under Trump | Right Wing Watch Alex Jones Says He's 'Already Won' And Is 'Ready To...
Pastor: Christians Should Skip the Weddings of Couples That Had Premarital Sex | Sarahbeth Caplin | Friendly Atheist | Patheos Paul Begley: Kavanaugh Allegations Represent 'The Darkest Hour in the Last 150 Years' | Right Wing Watch Dave Daubenmire:...
Listen... Stories from the Week Demons and Armageddon: details emerge in naked kidnapping case | World news | The Guardian Blasey Ford 'Involved in Mind- Control Program,' Says Dave Janda and His Obviously Reliable Sources | Right Wing Watch Gordon...
435 Episode 435: Cancer Hammer Sept. 24, 2018
Stories from the Week Christine Blasey Ford Opens Negotiations on Testimony Next Week - The New York Times Sarah Sanders will lie for Trump because she thinks she's 'defending God's chosen leader': Ex-Baptist pastor 'We Prayed and Look at That': Pat...
Stories from the Week Former Texas regulator is out as CEO at biblically oriented oil firm Report: 3,677 sex abuse cases in German Catholic Church | Boston Herald Alabama Pastor Cuts Up Nike Gear from Pulpit: ‘I Ain’t Using That No More’ Susan...
Stories from the Week Christian Zealot Beheads Girlfriend Because She Refused To Repent | Michael Stone Man who stabbed American tourists in Amsterdam names Wilders, cites 'insults' to Islam BuzzFeed News report on abuse at St. Joseph's Catholic...
Stories from the Week The Prison Strike Is an Overdue Opportunity to End the Slavery of Incarcerated People : politics Trump cancels Pompeo trip to North Korea, cites lack of 'sufficient progress' on denuclearization : politics 19 Noncitizens Voted...
431 Episode 431: David Pakman Sept. 3, 2018
Trump Meets QAnon Kook Who Believes Democrats Run Pedophile Cult : politics Political positions of John McCain Charged with Fraud, Duncan Hunter Throws His Wife Under Bus : politics David Pakman https://davidpakman.com/...
430 Episode 430: Jimmychurri Aug. 27, 2018
Trump insists hush money payments by Cohen were legal - BBC News NY Bishop Rape Shames Abuse Victims: Boys Are 'Culpable' For Their Actions At 7 Years Old ‘Silent Sam’ Confederate Statue Is Toppled at University of North Carolina - The New York...
Stories from the Week Pennsylvania Grand Jury Says Church Had a ‘Playbook for Concealing the Truth’ - The New York Times Argentina: After Abortion Vote, Thousands Renounce Catholic Church Membership | News | teleSUR English 'Unite the Right 2':...
Stories from the Week The Day Donald Trump Told Us There Was Attempted Collusion with Russia | The New Yorker Fox News Thinks Trump Shouldn't Talk to Mueller Because He's Not Allowed to Even "Tell One Lie" | GQ Why Infowars’ Alex Jones was banned...
Stories from the Week The Jeff Sessions tweet, and Trump's other most problematic obstruction-y tweets - The Washington Post 'QAnon': A deranged conspiracy cult leaps from the Internet to Trump's 'MAGA' tour - The Washington Post QAnon Meets The...
426 Episode 426: Commando Badge July 30, 2018
Stories from the Week ‘Atheist PM’ to blame for deadly fires, says Greek bishop | News | ekathimerini.com Utah man is accused of stabbing to death his 10-month-old son | Daily Mail Online UPDATE: White House Fixes Omission in Trump/Putin...
425 Episode 425: No Colusion [sic] July 23, 2018
Stories from the Week Would It or Wouldn’t It Be Russia: Trump Goes Double Negative - The New York Times Opinion | Trump, Treasonous Traitor - The New York Times Outrage erupts over Trump-Putin ‘conversation’ about letting Russia interrogate...
424 Episode 424: Feet Of The Fish July 16, 2018
Stories Perry Stone: Many World Leaders Are Luciferians Who Pray To Satan Before Dinner | Right Wing Watch Paul McGuire: America Is Controlled By A 'Hidden Network Of Practicing Pedophiles' | Right Wing Watch The Link Between Astrology and Health -...
423 Episode 423: Wild Wild Country July 12, 2018
*WARNING SPOILERS* If you haven't yet check out this miniseries on Netflix about Indian guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh (Osho). Otherwise be ready for some spoilers. It will still make you want to watch it either way. Pretty wild story.
Thank you to Andy and Marsh from Merseyside Skeptics from coming on. If you want to learn more about QED visit: https://qedcon.org/ It's an excellent convention - we highly recommend attending. @QEDcon @merseyskeptics Stories Behind Trump’s...
Thanks to Thomas for joining us! By his next guest appearance we expect him to create about 4 more shows. Serious Inquiries Only PATREON Serious Inquiries SUPPORT Thomas and the Bible PATREON Philosophers In Space PATREON ...
Immigration law, new policy and children and familiesseparated at the border - the facts - CBS News Elizabeth Warren Says Let's Be Clear: Trump IsHolding "Thousands of Kids Hostage to Try and GetCongress to Pay for His Stupid Wall" ‘Womp Womp’:...