Posts tagged: free speech

Jul 12 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 13 July 2015

Co-Host: Daniel Wilcox

News of the Bogus:

28:00 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) http://mediatrackers.org/wisconsin/2015/07/02/sen-baldwin-1st-amendment-doesnt-apply-individuals

35:54 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Si Robertson http://www.rawstory.com/2015/07/duck-dynasty-star-si-robertson-atheists-dont-exist-because-they-use-calendars/

This Week’s Quote: “Relying on the government to protect your privacy is like asking a peeping tom to install your window blinds.” —John Perry Barlow

May 17 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 18 May 2015

Co-Host: Chris Hangartner

News of the Bogus:

47:13 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Mother Jones http://www.motherjones.com/mixed-media/2015/05/james-franco-mcdonalds

53:48 – Idiot Extraordinaire: The FBI http://vault.fbi.gov/louie-louie-the-song

This Week’s Quote: “Now there’s no more oak oppression / For they passed a noble law / And the trees are all kept equal / By hatchet, axe, and saw.” —Neil Peart (Rush)

May 10 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 11 May 2015

Co-Host: Tim Dyson

News of the Bogus:

45:10 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Richard Fowler (nominated by Gabriel Lee DiMatteo) https://www.facebook.com/TheKellyFile/videos/1654857174729141/

52:07 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Boeing http://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/nasty-boeing-dreamliner-bug-could-shut-down-your-plane-in-mid-air/

This Week’s Quote: “It is insufficient to protect ourselves with laws; we need to protect ourselves with mathematics. Encryption is too important to be left solely to governments.” —Bruce Schneier

Apr 19 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 20 April 2015

Co-Hosts: Travis Retriever and Chris Hangartner

Tim Dyson’s Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/dollysplaytime

News of the Bogus:

53:38 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Thomas Piketty http://fee.org/freeman/detail/picking-piketty-apart

1:01:48 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Lisa Wade http://thesocietypages.org/socimages/2015/03/25/are-economics-majors-anti-social/

This Week’s Quote: “The purpose of studying economics is not to acquire a set of ready-made answers to economic questions, but to learn how to avoid being deceived by economists.” —Joan Robinson

Apr 05 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 6 April 2015

Co-Host: Dave Turcotte https://www.patreon.com/user?u=384100

News of the Bogus:

31:09 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Nick Bilton http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/19/style/could-wearable-computers-be-as-harmful-as-cigarettes.html

48:32 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Social Justice Warriors http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/22/opinion/sunday/judith-shulevitz-hiding-from-scary-ideas.html

1:07:22 – Tag: http://tinypic.com/view.php?pic=2nlmwx&s=8

This Week’s Quote: “The minority, the ruling class at present, has the schools and press, usually the Church as well, under its thumb. This enables it to organize and sway the emotions of the masses, and make its tool of them.” —Albert Einstein

Mar 29 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 30 March 2015

Co-Host: Jonathan Loesche

News of the Bogus:

21:10 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Jason Villalba http://www.chron.com/news/politics/texas/article/Bill-restricting-rights-of-citizens-to-videotape-6130903.php

25:26 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Beth Van Duyne (nominated by Dallas Wildman) http://www.thepoliticalinsider.com/muslims-are-angry-at-texas-mayor-after-she-stops-sharia-court-here-is-her-epic-response/

This Week’s Quote: “When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves, in the course of time, a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it.” —Frédéric Bastiat

Mar 15 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 16 March 2015

News of the Bogus:

18:00 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Tamil Film Producer’s Council http://torrentfreak.com/movie-group-to-kill-piracy-by-not-releasing-movies-for-months-150309/

21:30 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Andrew Hennells https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2015/03/10/armed-robber-caught-after-boasting-about-planned-stick-up-on-facebook/

This Week’s Quote: “I don’t want to live in a world where everything that I say, everything I do, everyone I talk to, every expression of creativity or love or friendship is recorded.” —Edward Snowden

Mar 08 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 9 March 2015

Co-Host: Jonathan Loesche

News of the Bogus:

28:36 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Judge Liam O’Grady https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150227/18171630168/us-court-rules-that-kim-dotcom-is-fugitive-thus-doj-can-take-his-money.shtml

35:04 – Idiot Extraordinaire: PayPal http://torrentfreak.com/under-u-s-pressure-paypal-nukes-mega-for-encrypting-files-150227/

This Week’s Quote: “It is poor civic hygiene to install technologies that could someday facilitate a police state.” —Bruce Schneier

Feb 22 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 23 February 2015

Co-Host: Charles Thomas

News of the Bogus:

23:55 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Eric Posner http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/view_from_chicago/2015/02/university_speech_codes_students_are_children_who_must_be_protected.single.html

30:23 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Ford Motor Company https://media.ford.com/content/fordmedia/fna/us/en/news/2015/01/23/mustang-common-password.html

This Week’s Quote: “Rather than reacting to every risk we hear and see, we should make an effort to discern which ones we can do something about.” —Ben Carson

Nov 09 2014

Bogosity Podcast for 10 November 2014

Co-Host: Charles Thomas

2014 Election Special:

News of the Bogus:

36:33 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Newington, Connecticut Elementary Schools http://rare.us/story/this-town-just-canceled-halloween-to-appease-the-pc-police/

40:08 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Ezekiel J. Emanuel http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/09/why-i-hope-to-die-at-75/379329/

This Week’s Quote: “I long to believe in immortality. I shall never be able to bid you an entire farewell. If I am destined to be happy with you here — how short is the longest life. I wish to believe in immortality — I wish to live with you forever.” —John Keats

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