Category Archive: Episodes

Jun 22 2017

Episode 204 – The Tables Turn

DUSTIN’ OFF THE DEGREE – Polarization NEWS Noah the Gladiator fights a T-Rex wearing a party hat http://www.rawstory.com/2017/06/new-creationist-book-features-gladiator-match-between-noah-and-a-tyrannosaurus-rex/ Side bit: Ken Ham vigorously denies the Ark is sinking – not literally – monetarily. http://religionnews.com/2017/06/19/ken-ham-disputes-reports-the-ark-encounter-is-sinking/ Woman arrested for knife attack at anti-sharia protest http://q13fox.com/2017/06/13/seattle-police-seek-id-of-suspect-in-mans-stabbing-after-anti-sharia-rally-in-seattle/ Juvenile arrested in Portland Pride Parade pepper spray attack http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2017/06/police_arrest_juvenile_after_p.html 17 year …

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Jun 15 2017

Episode 203 – Ministry or Business

DUSTIN’ OFF THE DEGREE – Ministry or Business NEWS UPDATE – San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor lost reelection http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/06/11/san-antonio-mayor-who-blamed-generational-poverty-on-atheism-loses-runoff-election/ UPDATE – Texas passed bill requiring cremation or burial of abortion remains http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/06/10/texas-will-now-require-women-to-bury-or-cremate-abortion-remains/ Falwell is being appointed to a White House task force http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-Task-Force-With-Falwell-Is/240315/ Norway is considering banning full face veils in nurseries and schools http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-40251760 …

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Jun 08 2017

Episode 202 – The Terrorists are Winning

Manchester Arena Bombing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2017_Manchester_Arena_bombing London Attack https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/June_2017_London_attack Notre Dame Attack http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/06/06/parisians-told-avoid-notre-dame-amid-reports-explosion/ Theresa May calls for internet regulation http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/theresa-may-internet-regulated-london-bridge-terror-attack-google-facebook-whatsapp-borough-security-a7771896.html Melbourn siege is being treated as a “Terrorist Incident” http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/40168085 Congressman declares holy war against Islamic terrorism https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2017/06/05/kill-them-kill-them-all-gop-congressman-calls-for-holy-war-against-radical-islam/ Trump administration has asked SCOTUS to lift the stay on travel ban https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/courts_law/trump-turns-to-supreme-court-to-move-forward-on-travel-ban/2017/06/01/f2be9456-46d9-11e7-bcde-624ad94170ab_story.html Trump announced a US withdrawal from …

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Jun 01 2017

Episode 201 – Live Part 2 with Sam and Becky

NEWS A juror has been dismissed because a “higher power” told him the defendant was not guilty http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/05/17/juror-dismissed-from-corruption-trial-after-saying-god-told-him-suspect-is-not-guilty/ A Missouri school superintendent basically gave a sermon for his public high school graduation address http://www.au.org/blogs/wall-of-separation/a-mo-superintendent-decided-to-preach-during-graduation-and-students-are Florida has an annual faith symposium sponsored by several state government departments https://ffrf.org/news/news-releases/item/29498-ffrf-aclu-urge-cancellation-of-official-fla-religious-event Montreal is now taxing churches…sometimes http://montreal.ctvnews.ca/no-more-religious-exemptions-montreal-is-taxing-churches-1.3415164 The Patriarch …

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May 18 2017

Episode 199 – The Rapture

Live recording of Episode 200 coming on May 20 http://atheistnomads.com/200 Secular Saturday – Chattanooga, TN, July 22, 2017 http://www.secularsaturday.com DUSTING OFF THE DEGREE – The Rapture NEWS Pence said that Christianity is the most persecuted religion https://www.washingtonpost.com/video/politics/pence-the-christian-faith-is-under-siege/2017/05/11/bd9d6dd6-3650-11e7-ab03-aa29f656f13e_video.html Pence had a private meeting with a top Russian cleric http://time.com/4776717/mike-pence-russian-cleric-hilarion-alfeyev/ Trump promoted Christian nationalism in Liberty University …

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May 11 2017

Episode 198 – The Standard Model of the Second Coming

Live recording of Episode 200 coming on May 20 DUSTING OFF THE DEGREE – The Standard Model of the Second Coming NEWS The SDA Church may be facing a ban on Russia http://fox-news24.com/moscow-court-considers-a-ban-on-adventist-church-as-over-12-million-sign-petition/ Jakarta’s governor sentenced to two years for blasphemy http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/39853280 Texas has a proposed bill to allow publicly funded adoption agencies to discriminate …

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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 …

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Apr 29 2017

Episode 200 – Live with Sam and Becky

Episode 1 was released May 23, 2012 Dustin was on this week’s Scenic City Skeptics https://www.spreaker.com/user/chattanoogaskeptic/scs021-you-can-call-me-faithless-live-wi * Randy via email * Jonathan via voicemail NEWS For the first time more Americans believe that the Bible is a book of fables than that it is the literal word of God http://www.gallup.com/poll/210704/record-few-americans-believe-bible-literal-word-god.aspx Trump will be speaking to …

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Apr 27 2017

Episode 196 – So much news

Live recording of Episode 200 coming on May 20 at 3:00 PM MDT NEWS An AZ rep’s secular invocation was followed up by a prayer http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/04/19/an-az-state-rep-gave-a-godless-invocation-so-her-colleague-said-a-christian-prayer-to-correct-her/ San Antonio mayor blames homelessness on broken godless people http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/04/24/san-antonio-mayor-issues-non-apology-after-blaming-poverty-on-broken-people-who-arent-christian/ Federal Judge Smacks down Trump’s attack on ‘sanctuary cities’ https://thinkprogress.org/jeff-sessions-amateurish-unconstitutional-assault-on-immigrants-dd6ab8a1671e Trump’s cabinet has a Bible study with an extreme …

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Apr 20 2017

Episode 195 – Jehovah’s Kingdom

DOWNLOAD EPISODE Live recording of Episode 200 coming on May 20 DUSTING OFF THE DEGREE – Jehovah’s Kingdom NEWS Alex Jones’s lawyer says his persona is all an act… Alex Jones says IT’S NOT AN ACT! IT’S NOT AN ACT! http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/alex-jones-lawyer-its-all-an-act/ http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/alex-jones-i-am-not-fake-i-am-completely-real-and-everybody-knows-it/ A bill in North Carolina that would ban same sex marriage is dead …

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