Posts tagged: Edward Snowden

Jan 22 2017

Bogosity Podcast for 22 January 2017

Co-Host: Daniel Wilcox

News of the Bogus:

18:58 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Oxfam http://fusion.net/story/380433/oxfams-davos-wealth-inequality-wrong-misleading/

25:02 – Silver Cluon Award: Cris Thomas http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/01/whos-winning-the-cyber-war-the-squirrels-of-course/

30:04 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Donald Trump https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170113/08415036481/rudy-giuliani-to-head-up-trumps-cybersecurity-team-as-internet-laughs-giulianis-security-bona-fides.shtml
Trump’s cyber-guru Giuliani runs ancient ‘easily hackable website’ http://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/01/13/giuliani_joomla_outdated_site/

This Week’s Quote: “National security is becoming an oxymoron in an age of cyberweapons. We need to work towards international security that works for everyone.” —Martin Hellman

Jan 15 2017

Bogosity Podcast for 15 January 2017

Co-Host: Travis Retriever

News of the Bogus:

26:27 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: CNN and Buzzfeed (nominated by Neil Purcell) http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017/01/omg-fake-news-cia-fell-incredible-golden-showerfable-trump/

32:54 – Idiot Extraordinaire: David Blaine http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/entertainment/television/david-blaine-shoots-himself-in-the-mouth-as-famous-bullet-stunt-goes-wrong/news-story/c9e71c2edba1f1c6e25f7b83db64c678

This Week’s Quote: “It is a melancholy truth, that a suppression of the press could not more completely deprive the nation of its benefits, than is done by its abandoned prostitution to falsehood.” —Thomas Jefferson

Nov 30 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 30 November 2016

News of the Bogus:

Biggest Bogon Emitter: Barack Obama https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20161118/17160636087/president-obama-claims-he-cannot-pardon-snowden-hes-wrong.shtml

Idiot Extraordinaire: Jason Easley http://www.politicususa.com/2016/11/09/proof-jill-stein-gary-johnson-cost-hillary-clinton-election.html

Tag: Joe Show – جو شو│الحلقة 23│الضباط داخلين الجنة – YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8szud-pfEVA

This Week’s Quote: “I’m embarrassed for my country that in my entire voting life, there has never been a major-party candidate whom I felt I could vote for.” —John Perry Barlow

Sep 23 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 26 September 2016

News of the Bogus:

Biggest Bogon Emitter: The Richest (nominated by Chris Hangartner) http://www.therichest.com/video/evil-people-who-should-be-banned-from-the-internet/

Idiot Extraordinaire: Huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/2016/09/17/people-are-justifiably-infuriated-with-how-jimmy-fallon-handled/

This Week’s Quote: “Each individual possesses a conscience which to a greater or lesser degree serves to restrain the unimpeded flow of impulses destructive to others. But when he merges his person into an organizational structure, a new creature replaces autonomous man, unhindered by the limitations of individual morality, freed of humane inhibition, mindful only of the sanctions of authority.” —Stanley Milgram

Sep 18 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 19 September 2016

Co-Host: Chris Hangartner

News of the Bogus:

26:15 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Weirton, WV Police Department and the Los Angeles Police Protective League

36:45 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Vermont Bern Victims https://morningconsult.com/2016/09/13/bernie-sanders-popular-ever/

This Week’s Quote: “There have been times throughout American history where what is right is not the same as what is legal. Sometimes to do the right thing you have to break the law.” —Edward Snowden

Jul 17 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 18 July 2016

Co-Host: Chris Hangartner

News of the Bogus:

17:59 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Barack Obama  http://thefederalist.com/2016/07/12/no-president-obama-its-not-easier-to-buy-a-glock-than-a-book/

27:39 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Vladimir Putin https://meduza.io/en/news/2016/07/07/putin-gives-federal-security-agents-two-weeks-to-produce-encryption-keys-for-the-internet

This Week’s Quote: “There is no instance of a nation benefitting from prolonged warfare.” —Sun Tzu

Jun 19 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 20 June 2016

Co-Hosts: Daniel Wilcox and Sarah Fin

News of the Bogus:

35:26 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Myriad Genetics https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160527/08591934566/myriad-genetics-refuses-to-accept-that-people-have-right-to-access-their-own-dna-sequences.shtml

41:20 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Wayne State University http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/detroit/2016/06/12/wayne-state-drops-math-general-ed-requirement/85648592/

This Week’s Quote: “The people terrorists kill are not the targets; they are collateral damage. And blowing up planes, trains, markets or buses is not the goal; those are just tactics. The real targets of terrorism are the rest of us: the billions of us who are not killed but are terrorized because of the killing. The real point of terrorism is not the act itself, but our reaction to the act. And we’re doing exactly what the terrorists want.” —Bruce Schneier

Jun 12 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 13 June 2016

Co-Host: Jim Goebel

News of the Bogus:

22:00 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: The NSA https://news.vice.com/article/edward-snowden-leaks-tried-to-tell-nsa-about-surveillance-concerns-exclusive

Silver Cluon Award: Gilbert Arap Bor (see next story)

32:08 – Idiot Extraordinaire: The European Green Party https://risk-monger.com/2016/06/08/how-to-starve-africa-ask-the-european-green-party/

This Week’s Quote: “The world faces a choice, by spending a relatively little amount of money on proven solutions, we can help poor farmers feed themselves and their families and continue writing the story of a steadily more equitable world. Or we can decide to tolerate a very different world in which one in seven people needlessly lives on the edge of starvation.” —Bill Gates

May 08 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 9 May 2016

Co-Host: Travis Retriever

News of the Bogus:

25:20 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Craig Wright http://archive.bogosity.tv/wright/

43:06 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Richard Burr and Dianne Feinstein http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/04/14/burr_feinstein_bill_prompts_protests/

This Week’s Quote: “Government, when it is examined, turns out to be nothing more nor less than a group of fallible men with the political force to act as though they were infallible.” —Robert LeFevre

Apr 10 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 11 April 2016

Co-Host: Charles Thomas

News of the Bogus:

28:58 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: The FBI https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160401/06514734076/fbi-doesnt-want-to-share-details-exploit-it-deployed-while-running-child-porn-site.shtml

34:41 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Barack Obama https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/obama-administration-pushes-banks-to-make-home-loans-to-people-with-weaker-credit/2013/04/02/a8b4370c-9aef-11e2-a941-a19bce7af755_story.html

This Week’s Quote: “All loans, in the eyes of honest borrowers, must eventually he repaid. All credit is debt. Proposals for an increased volume of credit, therefore, are merely another name for proposals for an increased burden of debt. They would seem considerably less inviting if they were habitually referred to by the second name instead of by the first.” —Henry Hazlitt

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