Episode 213 – More on Charlottesville


In this week’s episode we are joined by Mikey Pullman and talk about the news and the Chick Tract he got from a US Army Lt Col. Check out his blog post about it.

NEWS

Trump doubles down on both sides, blames the “alt-left”
http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-pol-alt-left-20170816-story.html

Jeffress: “Not a racist bone in his body”
http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/robert-jeffress-defends-trump-there-is-not-a-racist-bone-in-his-body/

Fischer: “Between the left and the left”
http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/bryan-fischer-violence-in-charlottesville-was-a-clash-between-the-left-and-the-left/

Yiannopoulos: “It’s a product of the left”
http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/milo-responds-to-charlottesville-violence-by-blaming-left-for-growth-of-kkk/

Graham: “Satan is behind it all”
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/08/14/evangelist-franklin-graham-what-happened-in-charlottesville-is-satans-fault/

D’Souza: Removing Confederate statues is acting like ISIS
http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/dinesh-dsouza-removing-confederate-monuments-shows-a-despotic-mindset-like-isis-fascists/

Trump’s business counsels have quit on him
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/16/business/trumps-council-ceos.html

Idaho Politicians respond to Charlottesville
https://www.boiseweekly.com/boise/boise-responds-to-violence-in-charlottesville-va/Content?oid=6228839

Baltimore has removed Confederate statues
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/16/us/baltimore-confederate-statues.html

A neo-Nazi music festival is being planned for Boise. The venue has not been announced, I’m hoping it’s because they can’t find one.
http://www.soundrenaissance.net/news/neo-nazi-music-festival-happening-boise-id/

White Supremacists are often not happy with genetic ancestry tests
https://www.statnews.com/2017/08/16/white-nationalists-genetic-ancestry-test/

Bachman is headed to the UN
http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/michele-bachmann-is-heading-a-right-wing-mission-to-the-un-in-preparation-for-the-end-times/

Four Thousand faith leaders have asked congress to protect the Johnson Amendment
http://www.au.org/blogs/wall-of-separation/more-than-4000-faith-leaders-send-a-message-to-congress-protect-the-johnson

Tillerson has said that atheists are also the victims of religious
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/08/16/secretary-of-state-says-atheists-too-are-victims-of-religious-persecution/

Lebanon has now repealed it’s rapist marrying law
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/08/16/after-jordan-lebanon-repeals-marry-rapist-law.html

A Kentucky group will protect the eclipse
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/08/14/kentucky-group-will-protest-eclipse-because-its-getting-too-much-attention/

Tiny robots have been designed that can deliver antibiotics
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2144050-tiny-robots-crawl-through-mouses-stomach-to-heal-ulcers/

Another vehicle attack in Europe, this time in Barcelona. It is being treated as a terrorist attack.
http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/17/europe/barcelona-las-ramblas-van-hits-crowd/index.html

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