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TSP 55: A Plague of Bees

 

Apparently the biblical plagues are starting up again in the form of bees at a mosque in Arizona. We also discuss Christian teachers molesting kids, Atheists being hacked to death, and old orthodox Jewish men making women move seats on a jet.

http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/2012053-thousands-of-bees-attack-people-at-arizona-mosque/?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Postcron.com


http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/04/04/christian-school-principal-jailed-for-child-rape.html



http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2016/04/antonin-scalia-school-renamed-due-to-acronym.html

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/04/07/473347159/atheist-law-student-hacked-to-death-in-bangladesh?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20160407

 

http://www.centerforinquiry.net/blogs/entry/ultra-orthodox_airlines_why_did_she_have_to_move/



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TSP 54: Namaste Ya'll

Chad and Amanda discuss The word Namaste being banned from a school in Georgia, A billboard targeting the Ark theme Park, Canadian ministers, and a pot producing preacher in Indiana. Of course there is lots of other tangents thrown in there because, hey look who's talking here.

 

http://www.rawstory.com/2016/03/atheist-group-plans-genocide-and-incest-park-billboard-campaign-to-troll-creationist-ark/

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2016/03/24/school-bans-namaste-apologizes-yoga/82237318/



http://canadaam.ctvnews.ca/atheist-minister-on-canadians-leaving-religion-behind-1.2844385



http://fox59.com/2016/03/30/indianapolis-pastor-pleads-guilty-to-producing-100-tons-of-drugs/




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TSP 53: Recovering from religion and Amanda's Soapbox issue

Chad and Amanda discuss several topics including a girl that escaped religion and is getting help with it, A gay Jesus impersonator, and Amanda gets riled up about women's rights in Indiana and an upcoming rally that she hopes to go to. Chad might officiate a wedding.

 

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/easter-2016-jesus-actor-banned-sunday-parade-too-gay-a6951791.html

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jan/06/peace-on-earth-atheism

http://www.marieclaire.com/culture/a19500/stopped-going-to-conservative-church-family/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/03/25/doctors-respond-to-indiana-banning-abortions-because-of-down-syndrome/



http://www.cnn.com/2016/03/28/us/georgia-north-carolina-lgbt-bills/index.html?sr=fbCNN032816georgia-north-carolina-lgbt-bills0249PMStoryLink&linkId=22780234

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Bonus Episode: Chad & Amanda Talk Sh!t About...

 There is no new episode this week For The Secular Perspective but I wanted to share with you something new we are working on. We hope that you will enjoy it as much as we enjoyed recording it.

Chad and Amanda introduce themselves as they begin a new adventure in podcasting and video blogging about random stories in the news that make them thing of memories from their personal lives.

 

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TSP 52: Josh Duggar, Deadpool, and a Minister crawl into a tent

Chad and Amanda Talk about christian leaders speaking out against the Deadpool movie, Josh Duggar is out of rehab, and a Minister that is in trouble with his church because he performed a wedding for his lesbian daughter. We also announce a new project we are working on.

http://thinkprogress.org/lgbt/2016/02/23/3752353/pastor-sleeps-outside-for-lgbt-inclusion/

http://www.maxim.com/entertainment/christians-deadpool-20162

http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/25/living/gallery/atheists/

http://www.rawstory.com/2016/03/josh-duggar-leaves-christian-rehab-facility-as-sisters-sell-new-reality-series/

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TSP 51: Is the US Ready for an Atheist President? (Obligatory Political Episode 1)

Chad and Amanda discuss articles that have come up about the different presidential candidates that stand out the most. Sorry guys, We rambled on quite a bit on this one.

http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2016/01/30/3744537/ben-carson-atheist-voter-iowa/

http://www.newsy.com/videos/bernie-sanders-isn-t-actively-involved-with-organized-religion/?utm_campaign=socialflow+

http://atheism.about.com/od/ideasforatheistactivism/a/ChurchPolling.htm

http://imgur.com/OyuXjnc

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jillian-gutowitz/im-voting-for-hillary-clinton-because-shes-a-woman_b_8684910.html

http://www.rawstory.com/2016/02/cruz-loving-end-times-pastor-uses-numerology-to-prove-obama-sacrificed-scalia-in-pagan-ritual/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2016/02/02/meet-the-atheist-who-quizzes-presidential-candidates-about-their-faith/

http://www.dailydot.com/politics/cruz-exorcism-bernie-sanders/?utm_content=inf_11_2862_2&utm_source=FBTraffic&utm_medium=jabra&utm_campaign=CMfacebook&tse_id=INF_6c6a2c63ad9745fe9bf23c36bf01aba5

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/juan-mendez-arizona-atheist-prayer_us_56bcc948e4b0b40245c5a05e

 

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Chad and Amanda get updates with stories we have covered in the past such as Ark Encounter, Planned Parenthood and the Oregon standoff. Then discuss other random stories. Chad cheapens the show with a new soundboard as well.

 

http://www.rawstory.com/2016/02/harlem-pastor-gays-cant-foreclose-on-my-church-until-they-birth-babies-through-their-anus/

http://injo.com/2016/02/532103-doritos-super-bowl-ad-draws-fire-from-radical-pro-choice-group/

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/01/23/restaurant-manager-sends-note-to-local-pastor-after-waiter-gets-a-jesus-pamphlet-instead-of-a-tip/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook

http://www.addictinginfo.org/2016/02/11/cliven-bundy-was-just-arrested-as-he-tried-to-join-terrorists-in-oregon/

http://www.oregonlive.com/oregon-standoff/2016/01/militant_shot_and_killed_while.html

http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/APFN-US-Noahs-Ark-Park/2016/01/25/id/710856/

http://www.abc.net.au/triplej/programs/hack/same-sex-formal/7173918

http://time.com/4224832/kentucky-viagra-bill/

http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2016/02/20/us/20reuters-kentucky-noahsark.html

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TSP 49: Religion is Trying to Sneak into our Schools

Chad and Amanda discuss several different cases of religion trying to weasel its way into the public school systems under the guise of science and other means. Also debating prayer circles at sporting events and the college professor that was suspending for stating that Muslims and Christians worship the same god (spoiler: They really do) This just in: Chad get's ordained as a Dudeist priest and Amanda likes to drink.

http://www.12news.com/story/news/2015/12/21/arizona-legislator-who-believes-earth-6000-year-old-leads-education-committee/77715744/

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/12/28/creationism-whistleblower-academic-freedom-is-sneak-attack-on-evolution.html

http://www.rawstory.com/2014/12/parents-rip-mom-who-complained-about-school-bible-handout-youre-outnumbered-here/

http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2016/01/conservatives_are_on_a_mission_in_public_schools.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/wheaton-college-christianity-islam_568cffdfe4b0a2b6fb6de759?ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000063

Shelby Eastern Schools placed 'on notice' following postgame prayer circle http://indianaeconomicdigest.com/main.asp?SectionID=31&SubSectionID=77&ArticleID=82142

http://www.kait8.com/story/30995939/westside-school-board-considers-creating-course-on-academic-study-of-the-bible?sf19145266=1

 

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TSP 48: The Oregon Protesters are on a Mission from God.

 

Chad and Amanda discuss the mess that has become of the Oregon Militia group headed by Ammon Bundy who happens to be Mormon and but a bit of a Mormon spin on their protest. Also a woman kills in defense of her god and why don't more women come out as atheists. Finally we briefly talk about The Muslims that were fired for wanting time to pray during the work day.



http://www.opb.org/news/article/explainer-the-bundy-militias-particular-brand-of-mormonism/

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/progressivesecularhumanist/2016/01/christian-extremist-leads-armed-occupation-in-oregon/

http://reverbpress.com/news/us/oregons-domestic-terrorists-send-desperate-plea-for-snacks-response-from-muslims-hilarious

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/01/07/decemberists-frontman-gleefully-trolls-oregon-militia-with-erotic-tales.html

http://www.rawstory.com/2015/12/arizona-woman-shoots-victim-in-eye-for-not-believing-in-god-and-then-keeps-body-on-couch-as-shrine/

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/life/atheism-is-an-old-boys-club-more-women-should-admit-to-being-god/

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/01/05/so-now-muslims-can-be-fired-for-praying.html



 

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TSP 47: It's a War on Christmas, Charley Braun!!!

Chad and Amanda discuss the things that have been labeled as part of the war on Christmas over the years and other things related to the Holiday season. They wrap up by discussing Star Wars. This is a long one so get your headphones on and sit by the fire with some hot chocolate. Happy Holidays from all of us.

 

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