Posts tagged: Minimum Wage

Apr 24 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 25 April 2016

News of the Bogus:

11:46 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Congress http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/healthcare/276286-on-obamacare-is-there-one-set-of-rules-for-congress-and

15:03 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Apple http://blog.trendmicro.com/urgent-call-action-uninstall-quicktime-windows-today/

This Week’s Quote: “Labor in this country is independent and proud. It has not to ask the patronage of capital, but capital solicits the aid of labor.” —Daniel Webster

Aug 09 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 10 August 2015

Co-Host: Jim Goebel

News of the Bogus:

43:06 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Hillary Clinton http://www.cnbc.com/2015/07/13/in-economic-address-hillary-clinton-calls-out-gig-economy.html

51:57 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro http://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2015/08/03/venezuelan-president-blames-us-for-supermarket-riot-that-left-one-dead/

This Week’s Quote: “Half the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important. They don’t mean to do harm; but the harm does not interest them. Or they do not see it, or they justify it because they are absorbed in the endless struggle to think well of themselves.” —T.S. Eliot

Jun 07 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 8 June 2015

Co-Hosts: Dave Turcotte and Travis Retriever

News of the Bogus:

38:21 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Los Angeles Labor unions http://www.slate.com/blogs/moneybox/2015/05/27/los_angeles_15_minimum_wage_labor_unions_want_to_be_exempt_from_it.html

45:02 – Idiot Extraordinaire: The TSA http://blog.erratasec.com/2015/06/understanding-tsa-math.html

This Week’s Quote: “At $8 billion per year, the TSA is the most expensive theatrical production in history.” —David Burge

Aug 17 2014

Bogosity Podcast for 18 August 2014

News of the Bogus:

33:56 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Michael Yaki http://www.campusreform.org/?ID=5810

38:11 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Michael Mulgrew https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYU6fLz7Fgg

This Week’s Quote: “Men are born ignorant, not stupid; they are made stupid by education.” —Bertrand Russell

Feb 02 2014

Bogosity Podcast for 3 February 2014

Co-Host: Jonathan Loesche

News of the Bogus:

21:03 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: The Daily Show http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/29/the-daily-show-minimum-wage_n_4688134.html

29:45 – Idiot Extraordinaire: China http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2014-01-23/news/46514138_1_internet-qihoo-sina-com

This Week’s Quote: “Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk together, we won’t have as much censorship because we won’t have as much fear.” —Judy Blum

Jan 26 2014

Bogosity Podcast for 27 January 2014

Co-Host: Tim Dyson

News of the Bogus:

18:14 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: The Air Force http://gizmodo.com/5978125/air-force-uses-martin-luther-king-junior-to-promote-nuclear-warfare

20:59 – Idiot Extraordinaire: The Economic Policy Institute http://www.epi.org/minimum-wage-statement/

This Week’s Quote: “It is no crime to be ignorant of economics, which is, after all, a specialized discipline and one that most people consider to be a ‘dismal science.’ But it is totally irresponsible to have a loud and vociferous opinion on economic subjects while remaining in this state of ignorance.” —Murray Rothbard

Nov 17 2013

Bogosity Podcast for 18 November 2013

Co-Hosts: Jonathan Loesche and Jakob Morris (AnCapBrony) https://twitter.com/AnCapBrony

Follow-up: Password Security

News of the Bogus:

24:43 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Barack Obama http://dailycaller.com/2013/11/05/obama-denies-you-can-keep-it-videotaped-promises/?sc=1850820228461930801

29:36 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Faith Salie http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-3445_162-57563689/

This Week’s Quote: “Politics is an extension of war by other means…Once you know which side you’re on, you must support all arguments of that side, and attack all arguments that appear to favor the enemy side…People who would be level-headed about evenhandedly weighing all sides of an issue in their professional life as scientists, can suddenly turn into slogan-chanting zombies when there’s a Blue or Green position on an issue.” —Eliezer Yudkowsky

Note: The Bogosity Podcast will be taking two weeks off for the Thanksgiving holidays. (All right, all right, and the Doctor Who 50th anniversary as well!) See you in December!

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