May 04 2017

Episode 197 – The Name of God

Live recording of Episode 200 coming on May 20 at 3:00 PM MDT

DUSTING OFF THE DEGREE – The Name of God

NEWS

Trump will be signing a new religious freedom executive order on Thursday
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/05/02/donald-trump-religious-liberty-executive-order-237888

No Federal Money to Fight Weed
https://www.rawstory.com/2017/05/congress-denies-jeff-sessions-money-to-fight-marijuana/

Roy Moore Was Persecuted… After Persecuting. Wait. That’s Not How That Works
http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/roy-moore-i-suffered-persecution-for-trying-to-block-gay-marriage/

Roy Moore is now running for US Senate
http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/anti-gay-extremist-roy-moore-to-run-for-u-s-senate/

Jim DeMint Fired from Heritage Foundation
http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/331630-jim-demint-resigns-as-heritage-foundation-ceo

…Which Leads into Steve Bannon taking DeMint’s post?
http://thehill.com/homenews/news/331305-heritage-chief-wont-say-if-bannon-will-take-over

Five men have filed a lawsuit against ​the Boy Scouts and LDS church over sex abuse
http://www.idahopress.com/news/state/men-file-sex-abuse-lawsuit-against-boy-scouts-lds-church/article_90be2d00-9aaa-5a77-9dc6-e1592b8e905f.html

Representative Weber cried as he begged God for forgiveness for gay marriage, women’s rights, and secular schools
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/04/28/crying-gop-rep-wants-gods-forgiveness-for-first-amendment-womens-rights-and-marriage-equality/

A Minnesota town decided to keep their Christian veterans memorial and have now approved the Satanic Temple’s request
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/04/30/a-mn-town-wanted-a-christian-war-memorial-now-theyll-also-have-a-satanic-one/

A retired CIA agent says that the US far right is getting duped by Russia
http://www.rawstory.com/2017/04/retired-cia-expert-us-far-right-is-getting-duped-by-russia-and-its-part-of-something-bigger/

The IRS has raided televangelist Benny Hinn’s office
http://www.wfaa.com/mb/news/local/irs-raids-televangelist-benny-hinns-office-in-grapevine/434354116

Mastodon remains show evidence of human activity 130,000 years ago in San Diego
http://www.nbcnews.com/science/science-news/mastodon-bone-findings-could-upend-our-understanding-human-history-n751406

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