Posts tagged: inflation

May 15 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 16 May 2016

News of the Bogus:

15:57 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Paramount Pictures https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160508/00545234378/fight-over-copyrighting-klingon-heats-up-gets-more-ridiculous.shtml

25:08 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Colorado State University-Pueblo https://reason.com/blog/2016/04/19/female-student-said-im-fine-and-i-wasnt

This Week’s Quote: “Charges of harassment are made so carelessly and on such slight grounds that we now have a genuine witch hunt on many of our campuses…Every man now stands to be accused if he’s ever been alone in a room with a woman.” —Christina Hoff Sommers

Mar 06 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 7 March 2016

Co-Host: Travis Retriever

0:58 – News of the Bogus: iPhone Special #NoBackdoors

19:33 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Venezuela https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/inflation-poverty-food-shortages-venezuela-heads-toward-disaster/2016/02/11/10aad5b4-d035-11e5-88cd-753e80cd29ad_story.html

27:43 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Greenpeace http://www.theguardian.com/news/1999/jul/27/food.foodanddrink

This Week’s Quote: “Genetically modified organism (GMO) foods are feared and hated by environmentalists and the public alike. Yet the scientific assessment of GMOs is remarkably different. Every major scientific evaluation of GMO technology has concluded that GMOs are safe for human consumption and are a benefit to the environment.” —Ramez Naam

Jun 08 2014

Bogosity Podcast for 9 June 2014

Co-Host: Dave Turcotte

News of the Bogus:

20:56 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Richard Martinez http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/father-of-victim-in-santa-barbara-shootings-to-politicians-i-dont-care-about-your-sympathy/2014/05/27/8a030d10-e5ad-11e3-a86b-362fd5443d19_story.html

31:12 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Big Earl’s Restaurant http://happyplace.someecards.com/lgbt/a-tx-restaurant-slurred-and-banned-a-gay-couple-and-theyre-sticking-to-it-their-yelp-page-is-now-fabulous/

This Week’s Quote: “Segregation was enforced in the South precisely because so many people were opposed to segregation. You don’t pass a law to force people to do what they would do anyway…Without a law mandating segregation, the first white company to hire black workers and serve all customers would have set in motion a train of events that would have made segregation impossible.” —Harry Browne

Jul 28 2013

Bogosity Podcast for 29 July 2013

Co-Host: Tim Dyson

News of the Bogus:

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24:40 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Melissa Harris Perry (nominated by Dave Turcotte) http://youngcons.com/msnbc-political-analyst-detroit-is-what-happens-when-government-is-too-small/

29:25 – Idiot Extraordinaire: KTVU http://gawker.com/ktvu-reports-asiana-air-pilots-were-sum-ting-wong-and-759185714

This Week’s Quote: “Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.” —Robert Heinlein

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