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Feb 16 2017

Episode 186 – The Time of Trouble

DUSTIN’ OFF THE DEGREE – The Time of Trouble – SDA Style New Tennessee bill would label children conceived via artificial insemination to be illegitimate http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/tennessee-bill-aims-repeal-current-statute-article-1.2970540 Idaho House Education Committee rejected climate curriculum https://www.idahoednews.org/news/statehouse-roundup-2-9-17-house-committee-rejects-climate-change-language/ It’s time to impeach Trump http://www.cincinnati.com/story/opinion/contributors/2017/02/14/republican-painter-s-time-impeach-trump/97893248/ Parents sentenced in church beating death of their son http://people.com/crime/word-of-life-church-beatings-parents-sentenced-death-son/ xHamster responds to Utah abstinence …

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Feb 09 2017

Episode 185 – News for February 9, 2017

DUSTIN’ OFF THE DEGREE – Are we relevant? ANGRY NEWS UPDATE – DeVos confirmed in 51-50 vote http://www.politico.com/story/2017/02/betsy-devos-democrats-confirmation-234691 UPDATE – Falwell appointed to higher ed deregulation task force http://au.org/blogs/wall-of-separation/trump-appoints-creationist-jerry-falwell-jr-to-lead-higher-education UPDATE – Travel ban halted http://www.cnn.com/2017/02/03/politics/federal-judge-temporarily-halts-trump-travel-ban-nationwide-ag-says/index.html Jebus would ban dem pesky Muslims, too! http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/bryan-fischer-would-jesus-be-in-favor-of-restricting-immigration-absolutely/ Mississippi town puts Christian flag back up after rally http://wreg.com/2017/02/04/town-rallies-after-being-forced-to-remove-christian-flag/ 32% of …

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Feb 02 2017

Episode 184 – News for February 2, 2017

DUSTING OFF THE DEGREE – Whose Prophet is Crazier? SDA – Ellen G White LDS – Joseph Smith NEWS Quebec City Mosque Shooting https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quebec_City_mosque_shooting Journalists charged with felonies for covering Trump inauguration riots https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/01/25/business/media/journalists-arrested-trump-inauguration.html Donald Trump nominates Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court http://www.politico.com/story/2017/01/who-is-neil-gorsuch-bio-facts-background-political-views-234437 Trump’s immigration order http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/316714-federal-judge-blocks-trump-immigration-ban-nationwide http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-38781420 Sally Yates was fired for doing …

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Jan 26 2017

Episode 183 – News for January 26, 2017

DUSTING OFF THE DEGREE – Burying your head in the sand NEWS The Trump Administration’s “Alternative Facts” https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/01/22/us/politics/president-trump-inauguration-crowd-white-house.html Trump has tried to silence the EPA, government employees, and other agencies. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/01/24/for-a-few-hours-badlands-national-parks-was-bad-to-the-bone-in-defiance-of-trump/ DeVos’s Confirmation Delayed http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2017/01/betsy-devos-confirmation-hearing-bernie-sanders-al-franken-real-bad https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2017/01/20/the-ethics-review-for-trumps-education-pick-betsy-devos-is-complete-clearing-the-way-for-a-confirmation-vote/ West Virginia school district sued over indoctrination classes http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/01/19/atheists-sue-west-virginia-school-district-over-75-year-old-bible-indoctrination-classes/ Texas legislator’s abortion ban bill is to make women more …

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Jan 12 2017

Episode 181 – News for January 12, 2017

Dustin and Lauren were on Trailer Park Atheist http://tparkatheist.blogspot.com/2017/01/episode-0133-judith-gives-head.html DUSTIN’ OFF THE DEGREE – Self Supporting Ministries NEWS Kentucky’s legislature has passed two new anti-abortion bills http://wkms.org/post/general-assembly-approves-anti-abortion-bills-awaiting-signature-governor Elderly Brazilian woman has been praying to Elrond figurine http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/01/05/an-elderly-brazilian-woman-has-been-accidentally-praying-every-day-to-an-elf-from-lord-of-the-rings/ Cleveland Clinic department wrote an op-ed questioning vaccine safety http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/01/09/cleveland-clinic-doctor-roundly-criticized-after-writing-essay-questioning-vaccine-safety/ Trump asks anti-vax Kennedy to head committee on …

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Jan 05 2017

Episode 180 – News for January 5, 2017

DUSTING OFF THE DEGREE – Guilt and fear NEWS Vandals dismantled a Jewish family’s 7′ PVC menorah and turned it into a swastika https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2016/12/30/vandals-turned-a-jewish-familys-menorah-into-a-swastika/?utm_term=.751a10b08ba3 Kentucky’s governor has again declared a “Year of the Bible” https://ffrf.org/news/news-releases/item/28356-kentucky-governor-needs-to-rescind-his-religious-proclamation Woman resigned from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir over its decision to perform at Trump’s inauguration http://www.localnews8.com/news/politics/mormon-tabernacle-choir-member-resigns-over-inauguration-performance/237423587 Something I never thought …

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Dec 29 2016

Episode 179 – Trump: what to expect

NOTE: Patrons get an extra two stories DUSTING OFF THE DEGREE – I hate myself TRUMP: WHAT TO EXPECT Trump’s team’s disavowed Energy Department witch hunt http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/12/09/trump-transition-team-seeks-details-on-energy-dept-workers.html Ben Carson will be appointed the head of Housing and Urban Development http://www.au.org/blogs/wall-of-separation/carson-at-hud-he-says-he-ll-focus-on-spiritual-infrastructure Trump’s OMB pick wants to defund Planned Parenthood https://rewire.news/article/2016/12/19/trump-pick-budget-office-defund-planned-parenthood/ https://greatagain.gov/president-elect-trump-nominates-mick-mulvaney-as-omb-director-e5f922b1507b#.eyna7xc0v White nationalists are ready to …

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Dec 22 2016

Episode 178 – The War on Christmas 2016

Bill O’Reilly declares War on Christmas to be over! And they won! http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2016/12/15/bill-oreilly-war-on-christmas-won-by-good-guys-but-insurgents-remain.html DUSTING OFF THE DEGREE – Is Christmas a Christian Holiday? Pastor goes to mall to tell kids there is no Santa http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/12/11/a-christian-pastor-went-to-a-texas-mall-and-told-kids-santa-wasnt-real-but-jesus-is/ Ohio man fined for zombie nativity http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/12/08/zombie-nativity-scene-draws-500-fine-from-ohio-town/ Vandals destroy zombie nativity http://www.wcpo.com/news/local-news/hamilton-county/sycamore-township/zombie-nativity-scene-attacked-by-vandals-owner-says FFRF blocks Gig Harbor, Washington’s nativity http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/article119820068.html FFRF …

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Dec 15 2016

Episode 177 – News for December 15, 2016

DUSTING OFF THE DEGREE – The Story of Christmas NEWS British churches being infiltrated by South Korean Cult http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/12/10/exclusive-churches-warned-deceptive-cult-linked-south-korea/ Bombing at Coptic Cathedral killed at least 25 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/38280627 A motion to dismiss Carrier’s lawsuit has been filed http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/12/02/atheists-seek-dismiss-dr-richard-carriers-defamation-lawsuit-technicalities/ Women’s Groups challenge Texas abortion restrictions http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/women-s-groups-challenge-new-texas-abortion-restrictions-n694921 Satanists are challenging both the Ohio and Texas abortion rules …

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Dec 08 2016

Episode 176 – News for December 8, 2016

Dustin was on Atheist in the Trailer Park http://tparkatheist.blogspot.com/2016/12/episode-0129-whos-this-judith-chick.html Wesley was on Sci-Fi Nomads http://scifinomads.com/4 DUSTING OFF THE DEGREE – Thought Crimes NEWS BYU-Idaho student gets no grade on art project http://kutv.com/news/local/byu-idaho-student-gets-no-grade-for-art-project-that-shows-bare-shoulders Protests and counter-protests about Jakarta’s Governor’s alleged blasphemy French town ordered to remove it’s Virgin Mary statue http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/38196238 Zimbabwean pastor asks women to …

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