Episode 12: (63:49) WEASEL WORDS (Part 1)
- How the advertising industry, news media and political pundits lie and mislead you using carefully crafted words! Innoculate yourself against their virus of deception by listening to our podcast.
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Episode 11: (64:00) BOGOSITY!
There's a cool viral video series online from a guy named Shane Killian. It's like the poor man's version of Penn & Teller's "bullshit" series. We interview Shane and talk to him about all things bogus, as well as some of his opinions on society and politics.
Episode 10: (52:00) POTPOURRI OF MICELLANY!
For our tenth show, we eschewed a single topic and decided to launch a new series of featured segments where we talk about what's on our mind. We cover everything from the Madhoff ponzi scheme to bizzarro Bush's commencement speech, Nigerian scams, the United Auto Workers union and even field a visit from the grammar nazis!
Episode 9: (47:00) WELFARE & ENTITLEMENTS!
It's all over the news and our podcast couldn't be any more topical. Before we even finished it there was more talk of bailouts and taxpayer money going to help underprivileged welfare CEOs. Will the madness end? We tackle the argument from both sides. Just who is lazily wasting your tax dollars?
Episode 8: (61:50) AMERICA'S WORST ENGINEERING DISASTER!
Most Americans still aren't aware.. just a few years ago, our nation suffered the worst engineering disaster in the United States; the worst in the world since Chernobyl. And it's not "if" but "when" it's going to happen again. Maybe your city will be destroyed? No accountability. Tons of misinformation about the facts. And your congresscritters sitting on their asses worrying about prostitutes and baseball players on steroids.
Episode 7: (67:40) MONEY! We take a look at money, debt, the finance industry and how the American monetary system works; we also interview documentary filmmaker Paul Grignon, author of "Money As Debt".
Episode 6: (58:37) CHRISTMAS! We take a look at Christmas and the holiday season as only the BSAlert staff can, by dissecting it into a santillion little slices of history, mythology, rampant commercial and consumerism and irony, with both historical and modern reflects on what the holiday means to America.
Episode 5: (58:13) PARANORMALISM!
We interview the great James Randi, architect of the JREF Million Dollar Challenge that for years has offered big bucks to anyone who can prove paranormal phenomenon. James Randi talks about everything from NBC's Phenomenon show to Uri Geller and whether our society is becoming more or less superstitious. Check it out!
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Episode 4 (two parts, each 60 minutes) LIBERTARIANISM! So you want "LIBERTY?" Do you believe that the government should be severely limited. Do you hate paying taxes and think we shouldn't give any money to the government? Do you wonder if the vision of a Libertarian society is doable? Check out our interview with Scott Horton as we discuss what's wrong with the US Government and his dream of a true Libertarian state. To discuss the topics of this podcast to here: Libertarianism - Dissecting the "liberty" model of small government.
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