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October 16, 2017

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–On the Show:

–David McAfee, religious studies graduate and founder of the Party of Reason and Progress (PORP), joins David to discuss his new book “No Sacred Cows: Investigating Myths, Cults, and the Supernatural”

–A 46-year-old white man named Michael Christopher Estes planted a bomb near a terminal entrance at Asheville Regional Airport in North Carolina, yet the media has largely remained silent on this attempted terrorist attack

–A trend continues of Donald Trump getting sold on supporting right-wing policies and then becoming irate when he finds out how they would actually affect Americans

–Indiana State Representative Jim Lucas (R) drafts a bill that would require professional journalists to be licensed by state police, as a rhetorical instrument to make a point about the Second Amendment

–President Trump signs an executive order to gut the Affordable Care Act by scrapping federal subsidies to health insurance companies, then brags that the action is bad for health insurance stocks

–President Trump sits during the flag lowering ceremony at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania’s Air National Guard base while being interviewed by Fox News’ Sean Hannity, despite making a fuss about some NFL players kneeling for the national anthem

–Donald Trump says that he spoke to the President of the US Virgin Islands, evidently not realizing that the islands make up a US territory and that he is their president

–A Michigan mother named Rebecca Bredow loses primary custody over her son after refusing to comply with a court order mandating her child receive vaccinations

–Voicemail tells David that there is no verb “legitimate”

–On the Bonus Show: Right-wingers plan another Boston rally, magic mushrooms may “reset” depressed brains, carbon-sucking technology will soon be essential, and much more…

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