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Anthony has come back to us to talk about a book he read a while back called The Shack, Chad watched the movie. We discuss and compare them. We also talk about a movement called Redneck Revolt and wrap up with a Cracked list about dangers of atheism.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Shack
http://www.newsweek.com/redneck-revolt-left-wing-activists-protect-minorities-guns-760923
http://www.cracked.com/blog/6-unpredictable-dangers-being-atheist/

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A Pastor gets a standing ovation immediately after addmiting to a sexual encounter with a minor about 20 years ago. We also discuss the new Faithleaks website and more.
http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/369118-bill-would-mandate-all-west-virginia-schools-to-offer-bible
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2018/01/10/aclu-kentuckys-bible-literacy-classes-frequently-indoctrinate-students/
http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/01/15/gay-judges-should-be-banned-from-hearing-cases-about-christians-says-evangelical-leader/
https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/local/milwaukee/2017/12/18/am-roman-catholic-priest-and-yes-am-gay/960447001/
https://gizmodo.com/new-whistleblower-site-faithleaks-releases-confidential-1821799936
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5255629/Jehovahs-Witnesses-leak-sheds-light-child-sex-claims.html
http://www.firstcoastnews.com/article/news/nation-now/tenn-pastor-admits-to-sexual-incident-with-teen-receives-standing-ovation-from-congregation/63-506753192

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We talk about Aziz Ansari being accused of sexual assault (spoiler: it wasn't) We also hit on Trumps "shithole" remark, and a gay couple that received a box of homophobic literature instead of wedding programs.
http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/369068-pastor-condemned-trumps-shithole-countries-comments-while-pence
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-girthers_us_5a5eea56e4b0ee2ff32b949c?utm_campaign=hp_fb_pages&utm_source=main_fb&utm_medium=facebook&ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000063
https://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/scamming-trump-pastor-demands-one-months-salary-followers
https://nypost.com/2018/01/13/chelsea-manning-is-running-for-us-senate/
https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2018/01/the-humiliation-of-aziz-ansari/550541/
https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/gay-couple-sues-printing-company-homophobic-wedding-pamphlets-215824745.html


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In this episode we discuss a Muslim doctor in Michigan running for Senate, an Atheist flag flying over a Ten Commandments monument, and how apparently "gay panic" is some kind of defense in certain places. We wrap up with a review of the new Bible Museum in Washington DC.


http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/michigan-doctor-muslim-governor-us-history/story?id=51883541


https://www.npr.org/2017/12/28/573995948/atheist-flag-will-be-raised-over-ten-commandments-monument


https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/12/28/574453009/illinois-to-ban-gay-panic-defense-in-new-year


http://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/bbcs-head-religious-programmes-reveals-11729130


https://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/2017/12/19/kentucky-judge-w-mitchell-nance-guilty-misconduct/965303001/


https://sjewindy.wordpress.com/2017/12/25/a-museum-review-for-you-a-review-of-the-museum-of-the-bible/



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Chad and amanda are back with their first recording of the new year. WE start with discussing the new book by Micheal Wolff about his time on the Trump White House. Then we wrap up the story on Roy Moore before moving on to Mormon cult Sex rituals and a recently deceased Cardinal Law.
https://www.gq.com/story/michael-wolff-white-house-trump-access


http://www.bluedotdaily.com/robert-mueller-blindsides-the-entire-republican-party-with-a-sudden-shift-in-his-investigation/


http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/roy-moores-jewish-lawyer-voted-for-doug-jones-raised-money-for-his-campaign/article/2644738

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/28/us/politics/roy-moore-block-election.html


http://www.newsweek.com/mormon-cult-leader-sex-rituals-underage-girls-god-flds-764315


http://www.cnn.com/2017/12/20/world/cardinal-bernard-law-death-funeral-reaction/index.html

 

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We discuss how Scientology is trying to infiltrate Ireland's schools through teaching supplies. A judge rolls back Trumps birth control rules, We talk about flat earthers and a new theory about the origin of life. Amanda also ran across an old news piece about abuse in the Jehovah's Witnesses that was on PBS a few years ago.

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/365148-federal-judge-blocks-trump-repeal-of-obamacare-birth-control-mandate

https://www.facebook.com/BuzzFeedNews/videos/1729173137103697/

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/social-affairs/religion-and-beliefs/how-scientology-is-trying-to-insert-itself-into-irish-schools-1.3327646

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/new-theory-of-life-could-prove-how-life-began-and-disprove-god-10070114.html

http://watchtowerdocuments.org/pbs-newshour-jw-child-abuse-documentary/

 

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Chad and Amanda answer a question from a listener from Youtube. Then we realize how glad we are to be wrong about Alabama. Then we discuss a Tribe of people in Indonesia that were forced to change religions just to be able to survive. We also mention the 7 banned word for the CDC and a Joel Osteen lookalike.

*** I mention putting this up a couple of days after recording it. I'm off on my dates of episode release when we recorded. You're not missing something, I'm just forgetting how much work I had already done ahead of time.

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/454658/roy-moore-sodomy-video-bizarre-substitute-concession-speech

http://www.businessinsider.com/trump-administration-banned-7-words-and-phrases-from-cdc-documents-2017-12

http://www.wcnc.com/news/weird/fake-joel-osteen-infiltrates-real-joel-osteen-event/491280316

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-41981430

http://www.lcsun-news.com/story/opinion/columnists/2017/12/12/theres-war-secularism-not-christmas/946744001/

 

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A note was found in the butt of a Jesus statue. We make predictions on the Moore/Jones special election and discuss the aftermath of Al Franken's resignation. In other news, Mike Pence is a snitch and Donald Trump really should stay out of other countries affairs.

** We are also making a call to Ex-Jehovah's Witnesses that are survivors of abuse that was covered up in some form by the church. Due to input after a recent episode, we have decided to plan an episode or two to highlight stories of survivors that are willing to share them. Just give us an email to let us know if you are interested.

http://www.statesman.com/news/supreme-court-rejects-texas-case-gay-marriage-benefits/QWgUz5GV9ktKz1rTC3tIeI/

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/11/the-nationalists-delusion/546356/

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/danny-masterson-netflix-ousted_us_5a2698a0e4b086e4e50461b1

https://nypost.com/2017/11/29/300-year-old-note-found-inside-butt-of-jesus-statue/

https://www.yahoo.com/news/mike-pence-once-ratted-fraternity-182719671.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/07/us/politics/al-franken-senate-sexual-harassment.html?_r=0

http://www.newsweek.com/after-roy-moore-accused-sexual-assault-pro-trump-group-sends-12-year-old-743798

 

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We interview singer and actress Tylean Polley about her new Atheist Christmas album that has just released. Most of the episode is about Christmas related topics but we do wrap it up with a little bit of politics.

www.tylean.com

www.atheistchristmas.com

https://atheistchristmas.bandcamp.com/album/the-atheist-christmas-album

http://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2017/11/war-on-christmas-update/

 

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This week we talk about a teenage atheist that is suing her school for discrimination, fake Bible relics, flat earthers, and a questionable statue of a saint. And what would the Christmas season be without a Starbucks cup for people to gripe about.?

http://www.twincities.com/2017/11/03/archdiocese-releases-names-of-19-clergy-accused-of-sexual-abuse-of-a-minor/

http://www.westword.com/news/cidney-fisk-atheist-lawsuit-against-delta-high-school-9537876

http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/17/us/bible-museum-fakes/index.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/20/style/starbucks-gay-agenda.html

https://pizzabottle.com/60320-would-you-look-at-that/

https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/11/26/566583007/flat-earther-postpones-launch-in-his-homemade-rocket-saying-it-s-not-easy

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