Posts tagged: war on drugs

Nov 22 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 23 November 2015

Co-Host: Charles Thomas

News of the Bogus:

38:39 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Anne Frank Fonds https://torrentfreak.com/anne-frank-scandal-an-underreported-copyright-monopoly-abuse-151115/

49:41 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Klein Collins High School http://www.houstonpress.com/news/drug-test-proves-high-school-girl-wasnt-high-school-suspends-her-anyway-7926436

This Week’s Quote: “Americans have been selling this view around the world: that progress comes from perfect protection of intellectual property. Notwithstanding the fact that the most innovative and progressive space we’ve seen—the Internet—has been the place where intellectual property has been least respected. You know, facts don’t get in the way of this ideology.” —Lawrence Lessig

Aug 02 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 3 August 2015

Co-Host: Travis Retriever

News of the Bogus:

41:52 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Lisa Monaco (nominated by Dallas Wildman) https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/response/edward-snowden

49:38 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Marie Lodi http://jezebel.com/is-office-air-conditioning-a-sexist-conspiracy-1719883384

57:58 – Tag: Erin Pizzey https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erin_Pizzey

This Week’s Quote: “The rest of us have never embraced your victim mentality; we are not victims. We are people, the same way that men are. We are equal, yet different. We, unlike you, realize that is not mutually exclusive.” —Lori Ziganto

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

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

May 03 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 4 May 2015

Co-Host: Chris Hangartner

News of the Bogus:

29:43 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: ESPN
https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150427/11334530812/espn-sues-verizon-trying-to-give-consumers-what-they-want.shtml

34:45 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Senators Dianne Feinstein and Susan Collins https://simpleunhookedliving.wordpress.com/2015/04/26/lawmakers-want-fda-to-crack-down-on-soap-makers/

This Week’s Quote: “The Democratic and Republican parties [are] two apparently distinct political entities feeding at the same corporate trough.” —Ralph Nader

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

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

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

Dec 14 2014

Bogosity Podcast for 15 December 2014

Co-Host: Charles Thomas

News of the Bogus:

31:06 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: US Government http://torrentfreak.com/kim-dotcom-is-not-a-fugitive-court-hears-141209/

38:13 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Kevin Sabet http://redalertpolitics.com/2014/12/10/new-anti-pot-argument-dont-legalize-monsanto-gmos/

This Week’s Quote: “I think that marijuana should not only be legal, I think it should be a cottage industry. It would be wonderful for the state of Maine. There’s some pretty good homegrown dope. I’m sure it would be even better if you could grow it with fertilizers and have greenhouses.” —Stephen King

Nov 16 2014

Bogosity Podcast for 17 November 2014

Co-Host: Daniel Wilcox

0:28 – More Election Results: http://alibertarianfuture.com/2014-election/libertarian-issues-won-2014-including-marijuana-legalization/

News of the Bogus:

32:49 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Jonathan Gruber https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Adrdmmh7bMo

37:26 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Food Babe http://bogosity.tv/bogus_archive/the_article_food_babe_doesn’t_want_you_to_see.html

This Week’s Quote: “There is something feeble and a little contemptible about a man who cannot face the perils of life without the help of comfortable myths.” —Bertrand Russell

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