Posts tagged: taxes

Dec 13 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 14 December 2015

Co-Host: Charles Thomas

News of the Bogus:

16:03 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Robert Reich http://robertreich.org/post/134670682190

26:47 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Vandana Shiva, Ronnie Cummins, et al http://www.forbes.com/sites/kavinsenapathy/2015/12/07/no-monsanto-is-not-going-on-trial-for-crimes-against-humanity/

This Week’s Quote: “Submitting to censorship is to enter the seductive world of ‘The Giver’: the world where there are no bad words and no bad deeds. But it is also the world where choice has been taken away and reality distorted. And that is the most dangerous world of all.” —Lois Lowry

Jul 26 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 27 July 2015

Co-Host: Chris Hangartner

News of the Bogus:

36:42 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: University Of Toronto http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/university-toronto-teaches-students-cancer-good

46:48 – Idiot Extraordinaire: U.S. National Institutes of Health http://freebeacon.com/issues/taxpayers-have-now-spent-3-5-million-to-find-out-why-lesbians-are-obese/

This Week’s Quote: “Of all debts men are least willing to pay the taxes. What a satire is this on government! Everywhere they think they get their money’s worth, except for these.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

May 31 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 1 June 2015

Co-Host: Jim Goebel

News of the Bogus:

50:42 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Tegiminis http://simplikation.com/why-sealioning-is-bad/

1:02:57 – Silver Cluon Award: “This is how gerrymandering works” http://www.reddit.com/r/woahdude/comments/2xgqss/this_is_how_gerrymandering_works/

1:15:19 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Attorney: Spy chief had ‘forgotten’ about NSA program when he misled Congress http://thehill.com/policy/technology/241508-spy-head-had-absolutely-forgotten-about-nsa-program

This Week’s Quote: “Bathtub falls and police officers kill more Americans than terrorism, yet we’ve been asked to sacrifice our most sacred rights for fear of falling victim to it.” —Edward Snowden

May 18 2014

Bogosity Podcast for 19 May 2014

Co-host: Charles Thomas

News of the Bogus:

32:44 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Milwaukee County Deputy Joseph Quiles (nominated by Dave Turcotte) http://fox40.com/2014/05/02/sober-driver-arrested-for-dui-after-deputy-crashes-into-her/

38:54 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Matthew Yglesias (again), Benjamin Lockwood, Charles Nathanson, and Glen Weyl (nominated by BreadGod) http://www.vox.com/2014/4/20/5629904/study-tax-hikes-could-grow-the-economy

This Week’s Quote: “I know nothing of man’s rights, or woman’s rights, human rights are all that I recognize.” —Sarah Grimké

Apr 20 2014

Bogosity Podcast for 21 April 2014

Co-Host: Jonathan Loesche

News of the Bogus:

22:51 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: David Kirby http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-kirby/post2468343_b_2468343.html

Idiot Extraordinaire: J. Pepper Bryars http://www.al.com/opinion/index.ssf/2014/04/libertarianism_isnt_an_alterna.html

This Week’s Quote: “What is true is already so. Owning up to it doesn’t make it worse…People can stand what is true, for they are already enduring it.” —Eugene Gendlin

Apr 13 2014

Bogosity Podcast for 14 April 2014

Co-Host: Jakob Morris

News of the Bogus:

21:00 – Silver Cluon Award: James Wilson and Perry Willis https://secure.downsizedc.org/blog/the-untold-truth-about-the-mccutcheon-decision

25:04 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Adam Weinstein http://gawker.com/arrest-climate-change-deniers-1553719888

32:18 – Idiot Extraordinaire: San Francisco Google Protesters http://mashable.com/2014/04/06/google-ventures-kevin-rose-san-francisco-protesters/

This Week’s Quote: “I fear that in every assembly, members will obtain an influence by noise, not sense. By meanness, not greatness. By ignorance, not learning. By contracted hearts, not large souls.” —John Adams

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