Posts tagged: libertarianism

Apr 02 2017

Bogosity Podcast for 2 April 2017

Co-Host: Charles Thomas

News of the Bogus:

21:10 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: David Robert Grimes (nominated by BlameThe1st) https://www.theguardian.com/science/blog/2014/aug/29/libertarian-ideology-natural-enemy-science

34:45 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Nicolás Maduro http://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-idUSKBN16U1UL

This Week’s Quote: “Socialism, like the ancient ideas from which it springs, confuses the distinction between government and society. As a result of this, every time we object to a thing being done by government, the socialists conclude that we object to its being done at all…It is as if the socialists were to accuse us of not wanting persons to eat because we do not want the state to raise grain.” —Frédéric Bastiat

Feb 26 2017

Bogosity Podcast for 26 February 2017

Co-Host: Ibrahim Zallum

News of the Bogus:

19:57 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs http://reason.com/blog/2017/02/22/when-even-prosecutors-cant-be-informed-a

26:58 – Idiot Extraordinaire: U.S. Customs and Border Protection https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2017/02/22/border-agents-could-be-forced-to-get-a-warrant-before-searching-devices/

This Week’s Quote: “Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under.” —H.L. Mencken

Jan 01 2017

2016 Wrap-Up

2016 Wrap-Up:

0:40 – Year in review

Idiot of the Year nominations:

This Week’s Quote: “Venezuela reaches the final stages of socialism: No toilet paper…Venezuela has demonstrated that ‘Socialism of the 21st Century’ is pretty much like socialism in the 20th century.” —David Boaz

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 04 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 5 September 2016

Co-Host: Travis Retriever

News of the Bogus:

31:03 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: The ATF http://www.ammoland.com/2016/08/atf-reclassifies-wetted-nitrocellulose-as-explosive-materials-under-federal-laws/

39:05 – Silver Cluon Award: Techdirt https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160828/22071335374/head-anti-counterfeiting-lobbying-group-says-hes-going-to-make-counterfeit-techdirt-t-shirts.shtml

42:50 – Idiot Extraordinaire: The European Union https://fee.org/articles/european-ruling-against-apple-and-ireland-vindicates-brexit/

This Week’s Quote: “The European Union is very popular with politicians, because it’s very good to politicians. It was created for their benefit. It’s not so good to voters, because it denies them a voice—another reason it’s popular with politicians.” —Pat Condell

Aug 07 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 8 August 2016

Co-Hosts: Charles Thomas and Chris Hangartner

News of the Bogus:

Biggest Bogon Emitter: Salon.com (nominated by Neil Purcell) http://www.salon.com/2016/07/31/the_moral_case_for_hillary_clinton_even_if_you_might_dislike_her_this_isnt_the_year_to_back_a_third_party_candidate/

Idiot Extraordinaire: Jill Stein http://www.patheos.com/blogs/accordingtomatthew/2016/08/jill-stein-thinks-wi-fi-could-be-dangerous-for-our-brains/

This Week’s Quote: “Political ideology can corrupt the mind, and science.” —E.O. Wilson

Feb 07 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 8 February 2016

Co-Host: Daniel Wilcox https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBQ7d9Fjhr0Lw0niz1_1nlQ

News of the Bogus:

21:12 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Remso Martinez http://thelibertarianrepublic.com/why-president-cruz-would-be-good-for-liberty/

28:08 – Idiot Extraordinaire: New South Wales, Australia (nominated by Nick Sirman) https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/would-last-person-sydney-please-turn-lights-out-matt-barrie

This Week’s Quote: “Puritanism is the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.” —H.L. Mencken

Jan 03 2016

Bogosity Podcast: 2015 Wrap-Up

2015 Wrap-up:

“You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man’s freedom. You can only be free if I am free.” —Clarence Darrow

Feb 08 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 9 February 2015

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Co-Host: Travis Retriever

News of the Bogus:

28:56 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: The News Media http://blog.erratasec.com/2015/02/a-lesson-in-corrupt-press.html

33:36 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Mike LaSusa http://www.salon.com/2015/01/29/nightmare_libertarian_project_turns_country_into_the_murder_capital_of_the_world/

This Week’s Quote: “If anyone thinks they can get an accurate picture of anyplace on the planet by reading news reports, they’re sadly mistaken.” —Bruce Schneier

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

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