Posts tagged: free market

Jul 10 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 11 July 2016

Co-Host: Jakob Morris

News of the Bogus:

21:27 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: The News Media http://www.ocala.com/news/20160630/nations-first-known-self-driving-car-fatality-happened-in-williston

27:34 – Idiot Extraordinaire: James Comey http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/06/us/politics/hillary-clinton-fbi-email-comey.html

This Week’s Quote: “If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.” —Desmond Tutu

Jan 11 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 12 January 2015

Co-Host: Jonathan Loesche

News of the Bogus:

25:28 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Harvard professors http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/06/us/health-care-fixes-backed-by-harvards-experts-now-roil-its-faculty.html

31:43 – Idiot Extraordinaire: The British Advertising Standards Authority http://reason.com/blog/2015/01/06/uk-censors-mind-the-thigh-gap

This Week’s Quote: “Heightened self-consciousness, apartness, an inability to join in, physical shame and self-loathing—they are not all bad. Those devils have been my angels. Without them I would never have disappeared into language, literature, the mind, laughter and all the mad intensities that made and unmade me.” —Stephen Fry

Oct 26 2014

Bogosity Podcast for 27 October 2014

Co-Hosts: Jonathan Loesche and (briefly) Dave Turcotte

Update: SunRail ridership lags, system to rehire ambassadors http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/traffic/os-sunrail-ridership-ambassadors-20141003-story.html

News of the Bogus:

24:51 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Wendy Gittleson http://samuel-warde.com/2014/01/10-reasons-free-market-just-big-fat-blob-stupid/

51:32 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Tracie Harris and Matt Dillahunty (nominated by pretty much everybody) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SXBre5woMw&start=1897

This Week’s Quote: “All the perplexities, confusion, and distress in America arise, not from the defects in their constitution or confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit, and circulation.” —John Quincy Adams

Oct 05 2014

Bogosity Podcast for 6 October 2014

Co-Hosts: Charles Thomas and Travis Retriever

News of the Bogus:

37:00 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: The News Media http://www.theskepticsguide.org/not-black-holes-do-not-exist-part-2

47:46 – Silver Cluon Award: Mark Daly and nVidia http://blogs.nvidia.com/blog/2014/09/18/debunked/

56:10 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Matt K. Lewis http://theweek.com/article/index/268686/why-the-libertarian-boom-is-bad-for-traditional-conservatives

This Week’s Quote: “Human history can be viewed as a slowly dawning awareness that we are members of a larger group. Initially our loyalties were to ourselves and our immediate family, next, to bands of wandering hunter-gatherers, then to tribes, small settlements, city-states, nations. We have broadened the circle of those we love…If we are to survive, our loyalties must be broadened further, to include the whole human community, the entire planet Earth. Many of those who run the nations will find this idea unpleasant. They will fear the loss of power.” —Carl Sagan

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