Category: Episodes

Dec 12 2017

Episode 229 – Opening Arguments with Andrew Torrez

This week we are joined by Andrew Torrez to talk about his podcast, Opening Arguments, the bizarre legal era we are in, especially in terms of church state separation, and more. http://openargs.com/ Twitter https://twitter.com/openargs This episode was recorded on October 21, 2017 for release on December 12, 2017 as Dustin and Lauren are on parental …

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Dec 05 2017

Episode 228 – Women Beyond Belief with Karen Garst

This week we are joined by Karen Garst to talk about her book Women Beyond Belief and her upcoming book Women vs. Religion. We also talk about her own story, how terrible religion is for women, and the Mythinformation Conference. Blog http://faithlessfeminist.com/ Book http://amzn.to/2kQdBO6 Twitter https://twitter.com/karen_garst This episode was recorded on October 14, 2017 for …

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Nov 27 2017

Episode 227 – Save the internet

This week we are joined by Gary Mitchell and Mikey Pullman. We talk about net neutrality, and oh so much news. DUSTIN’ OFF THE DEGREE – Net Neutrality https://www.savetheinternet.com/net-neutrality-what-you-need-know-now NEWS The Malaysian deputy minister claims that atheism is unconstitutional in his country http://www.todayonline.com/world/atheism-unconstitutional An Indian Hindu nationalist MP has offered $1.5 million for the head …

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Nov 21 2017

Episode 226 – The Week

DUSTIN’ OFF THE DEGREE – The week and the day of worship NEWS The Trump administration is lifting the ban on importing elephant trophies from two countries http://abcnews.go.com/US/trump-admin-reverse-ban-elephant-trophies-africa/story?id=51178663 A bizarre and meaningless fetal personhood measure has been added to the GOP tax bill https://www.alternet.org/right-wing/gop-sneaks-creation-fetal-personhood-tax-bill-giant-giveaway-anti-choice-religious-right Idaho Rep Raul Labrador is running for governor and proud of …

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Nov 14 2017

Episode 225 – Heresy and Schism

DUSTIN’ OFF THE DEGREE – Heresy and Schism NEWS Christian nationalist protests in Poland http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/12/europe/poland-warsaw-nationalist-march/index.html God’s Army patrolling streets in North Phoenix http://www.fox10phoenix.com/news/arizona-news/security-or-vigilantism-gods-army-patrolling-the-streets-of-north-phoenix Roy Moore tried to seduce teenage girls in his 30s https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/woman-says-roy-moore-initiated-sexual-encounter-when-she-was-14-he-was-32/2017/11/09/1f495878-c293-11e7-afe9-4f60b5a6c4a0_story.html 29% of Alabamans are now even more likely to vote for Moore because of the allegations http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/360010-poll-37-percent-of-alabama-evangelicals-more-likely-to-vote-for-moore-after Alabama state auditor cities …

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Nov 07 2017

Episode 224 – High Powered Murder Machines

This week we are joined by Erin Riley and talk about high powered murder machines, Irish nuns blocking principals, the impending doom of the Johnson Amendment, attacks on abortion and birth control, and more. NEWS 8 were killed in the Manhattan truck attack https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/2017_Lower_Manhattan_attack 26 dead in Texas church shooting https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/texas-church-shooting/several-casualties-reported-texas-church-shooting-n817751 Irish nuns have blocked …

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Oct 31 2017

Episode 223 – Church Governance

DUSTIN’ OFF THE DEGREE – Church Governance NEWS A 4’ cross draped in pig parts was left in the parking lot of the Twin Falls Islamic Center. http://magicvalley.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/police-investigate-cross-wrapped-in-pig-parts-at-twin-falls/article_78abb1f7-08fa-5eb1-8158-91e254e6b19f.html Mom who was charged in her daughter’s female genital mutilation is complaining about the ankle bracelet http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/oakland/2017/10/24/female-genital-mutilation-mom-tether/797103001/ Woman sentenced in the beating of her daughter over Bible …

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Oct 24 2017

Episode 222 – Birth Control and Abortion

DUSTIN’ OFF THE DEGREE – Contraceptives, Abortion, and Religion NEWS Trump says that Pence wants to hang all gay people http://www.newsweek.com/donald-trump-says-mike-pence-wants-hang-all-gay-people-685759 According to a lawsuit, support of Trump needs the same protection that religion has https://www.salon.com/2017/10/17/maga-hat-lawsuit-greg-piatek-the-happiest-hour/ Indiana county ended needle exchange program because of morals and the Bible https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/10/20/16507902/indiana-lawrence-county-needle-exchange The 4th Circuit ruled that a …

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Oct 17 2017

Episode 221 – Confessions of a Jerk

We are joined by Mikey Pullman @MikeyPullman NEWS Trump claimed to have spoken with the president of the US Virgin Islands http://www.newsweek.com/trump-doesnt-know-hes-president-us-virgin-islands-684308 Trump spoke at the Family Research Counsel’s Values Voters Summit http://www.npr.org/2017/10/13/557459193/trump-set-to-address-values-voter-summit-for-first-time-as-president Trump wants to shut down NBC and other networks critical of him http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-nbc-license-ban-tweet-cnn-shut-down-fake-news-threat-latest-a7994861.html Rexburg, ID, home of BYU-Idaho rejected a resolution to …

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Oct 10 2017

Episode 220 – Whose Will?

This week we are joined by Erin Riley. DUSTIN’ OFF THE DEGREE – Faith, Works, Grace, and Will NEWS FFRF has won their housing allowance lawsuit again. https://ffrf.org/news/news-releases/item/30540-ffrf-wins-major-housing-allowance-challenge-again Cardinal Burke says that people in same sex relationships shouldn’t be allowed around children. http://www.starobserver.com.au/news/international-news-news/cardinal-says-gay-relatives-kept-away-children/162637 Jeff Sessions has issued a guidance memo that puts religious freedom above …

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