Cognitive Dissonance

Cognitive Dissonance


Every episode we blast anyone who gets in our way. We bring critical thinking, skepticism, and irreverence to any topic that makes the news, makes it big, or makes us mad. It’s skeptical, it’s political and there is no welcome mat.


Episode 369: QED 2017  

Stories covered in episode: Vatican rules the Body of Christ can’t be gluten free Turkish marriage guide sparks controversy Nepalese ‘menstruation hut’ ritual claims life of teenage girl Chilling footage captures female suicide bomber cradling baby moments before she blows them both up Egyptian Cleric Says Female Genital Mutilation is Good for the Economy  

Episode 368: Mommy Needs Her Fiesta Bucket  

Lance Wallnau’s Last Meeting Was So Anointed He Left Covered In Angelic Gold Dust Jim Bakker Guest: God Requires Christians To Be Preppers Israeli Woman Who Sued El Al for Sexism Wins Landmark Ruling Rick Wiles Stands With Russia Because ‘The People In Control Of America Today Are Satanists’ Dave Daubenmire: ‘We’re At War’ And LGBTQ Activists ‘Want To Kill Us’

Episode 367: Fidget Sinners  

Coins thrown into plane engine by elderly passenger for 'luck' Christian Activist: Atheist Teachers Are Telling Kids “Homo Sex Is Normal” FRC Warns Obama Running Anti-Christian ‘Shadow Government’ From ‘Mansion Command Center’ The Catholic Church is freaking out about fidget spinners Jordan to cancel ‘marry the victim’ clause shielding rapists Wayne Allyn Root Says ‘Crazy Liberal Nutcases’ Are Driving America Toward Civil War GOP Congressman Laughs Off Prenatal Coverage: ‘Why Do We Have To Pay For That Coverage That We Can’t Use?’ Watch As A Hatchet-Wielding Alex Jones Decapitates A Trump Pinata

Episode 366: Secular Student Alliance Conference  

Call to Prayer Poll: People can find more information about getting to SSA Con here: Full program is on Guidebook:     Stories covered in episode:  Trump lawyer's firm steered millions in donations to family members, files show

Episode 365: Citation Needed  

Gay Men’s Chorus Drowns Out Christian Bigots During Knoxville Pride Festival Exorcisms, egging and abuse: Gloucester witch appeals for more tolerance after nine-year hate crime campaign from 'Christian fanatics' Jesse Lee Peterson: Democrats Praying for Rep. Steve Scalise Are Satan Spawn Rick Wiles: ‘The Democratic Party Should Be Disbanded’ And Liberal Journalists Should Be ‘Rounded Up’ Islamic Call to Prayer for Muslims. Ted Cruz's Best 'Simpsons' Impressions Secular Saturday Convention: Secular Saturday Convention - Facebook Citation Needed Contact:   Alexa Jones 

Episode 364: Angel on Your Shoulder  

Stories covered in episode:  David Whitney Asks Which Is Worse: Terrorism Or Ariana Grande’s Promotion Of Satanism And Sodomy Kevin Swanson: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Could Lead To Genocide Against Christians Missouri Legislator Decapitates Live Chicken on Facebook Because Abortion Wayne Allyn Root Tells Men Never To Date A Liberal Woman Who Hates Trump Because ‘She’ll Cut Your Pee-Pee Off’ Jim Bakker: Pat Robertson Has The Power To Pray Hurricanes Away Jim Bakker: Send Angels To Donald Trump Gateway For Reason

Episode 363: Holy Kool Aid with Thomas Westbrook  

Thanks to Thomas for joining us on the show! You can find his work here:   Stories covered in episode:  London Bridge attack - everything we know ‘He makes me puke’: Ex-British ambassador blisters Trump for divisive tweets after Londonattacks Kentucky Governor’s Crime Plan: Volunteer ‘Prayer Patrols’ Roaming The Streets Lance Wallnau Says That God Is Behind Trump’s Tweets And Ignorance Of World Events Bakker: Ringling Brothers Circus Closing Was A Sign From God About The Last Days BALD PEOPLE SHOULD WATCH OUT FOR WITCH DOCTORS, MOZAMBIQUE POLICEWARN AFTER MURDERS

Episode 362: Waiting 4 Wrath  

Thanks to Jenn and Aaron from Waiting 4 Wrath for coming on the show! You can find their work here: Stories Covered In Episode:  Dave Daubenmire: America Needs ‘A More Violent Christianity’ 11 Years Old, a Mom, and Pushed to Marry Her Rapist in Florida ISIS reveal 6 reasons why they despise Westerners as terrorist's sister claims he wanted revenge for US airstrikes in Syria Wayne Allyn Root: Conservatives Must Hire Special Forces Operatives Who ‘Have Killed People’ To Destroy The Left Serious Inquiries Only:  

Episode 361: Recovering from Religion  

Thanks to Gayle and Darrel from Recovering From Religion for coming on the show. You can find their work here: Stories covered in episode:  Zimbabwean Pastor Claims to Have God’s Direct Phone Number Sandy Rios Defends Greg Gianforte’s Assault On ‘Girly-Man’ Reporter Ben Jacobs Theodore Shoebat: Victims Of Manchester Bombing Were Pro-Sodomite ‘Sluts’ And ‘Whores’ * Alex Jones Retracts Comments Accusing Chobani Of Hiring ‘Migrant Rapists’     

Episode 360: Raining Pepe the Frogs  

Stories covered in episode: Malnourished seven-month-old baby dies weighing just 9lbs in Belgium after his parents fed him a gluten-free diet which included quinoa milk   Likely Vatican Ambassador Callista Gingrich's Company Hawked Biblical Cancer "Cure" Jon Robberson: A Satanic Pedophile Ring Blackmailed Robin Williams Into Making ‘Patch Adams’ Jim Bakker: Trump Opponents Have Triggered The Apocalypse Just Another Day On Trunews: Queen Elizabeth Is A Satanist Lizard And Bill Clinton Is A Cannibal

Episode 359: 10,000 Servings  

  Lance Wallnau On The Anti-Trump Resistance: ‘The Only Thing They Are Resisting Is God’ Jim Bakker: Bill O’Reilly’s Firing Part Of Dangerous Plot To Silence Conservatives Rick Wiles: Trump Is Being Blackmailed To Do The Bidding Of The Satanic ‘Dark State Dutch Sheets: ‘Evil Spirits’ Are Manifesting Because Christians Are Experiencing A ‘Breakthrough’ Under Trump Dave Daubenmire Wonders If Recent Storms Were Really ‘Weather Terrorism’ Cindy Jacobs Is God’s Prophetic Air Conditioner Joel Richardson: People Who Protest Trump Are Really Protesting God

Episode 358: Sackcloth and Ashes  

Stories covered in episode: Anti-vax activists cause record measles outbreak among refugees GOP rep: ‘Nobody dies because they don’t have access to healthcare’ Alabama congressman: “People who lead good lives” don’t have preexisting conditions Televangelist Ernest Angley closes the Cathedral Buffet Kevin Swanson: The Goal Of Public Schools Is To Turn Kids Into Transgender Communists(video) Rick Wiles: Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski Will Just Be ‘Producing More Little Dark State Devils’(video)  Livestream: Our New Podcast Citation Needed:

Episode 357: Shark Tank Idea  

Stories covered in episode: Trump now agrees with the majority of Americans: He wasn’t ready to be president Bill Nye mocked gay ‘cure’ therapy and now he’s getting online death threats Rick Wiles: ‘They’re Building A Global Brain That Will Embody Lucifer’s Mind’ Dave Daubenmire: The ‘Leg-Crossers’ At Fox News Are Titillating Men Into Sexually Harassing Them Dave Daubemire Warns Christians To Prepare For the Arrival Of ‘Extra-Dimensional Beings’ And Giant ‘Cloudeaters’ Have ALIENS lived on Earth before? Ancient 'technological species' may have existed on our planet billions of years before humans, scientist claims Rick Wiles: Ivanka Trump Is ‘A Kabbala Practicing, Evil Woman Whispering Evil Things In The Ear Of Her Father’

Episode 356: Offsetting the Bigotry Footprint  

Stories covered in episode:  Polygamous Mormon Church Allowed to Keep Its Police Force Former Ohio mayor who called himself ‘dedicated’ Christian admits to molesting girl, called her ‘willing participant’: court docs San Antonio Mayor Says Atheism Causes Poverty 3 Pakistani women confess to killing man over blasphemy Chechnya’s President Vows To Eliminate Gays By The Start Of Ramadan Hidden files reveal plight of the boys 'made into slaves' Michael Reagan: Men Should Sue Women For ‘Sexual Arousal’ Charisma Author: Nine-Year-Old Boy’s Vision of Asteroid, Nuclear War ‘From The Lord’  Jesse Lee Peterson: The Firing Of Bill O’Reilly Was ‘A Modern-Day Lynching’  Your Grammar Would Be As Weird As Trump’s If You, Too, Saw the Future  

Episode 355: MooveOn.Org  

Stories covered in episode:   An Idaho sheriff's daunting battle to investigate when children of a faith-healing sect die Her 11-year-old daughter was shot. But she believes ‘God directed that bullet’ Anatomy of a Lynching 208 ‘Extraordinary, good man’: A Utah judge’s description of a former Mormon bishop convicted of rape Alex Jones’ Lawyer: It’s All An Act! Alex Jones: I Am Not Fake! ‘I Am Completely Real And Everybody Knows It’ Rick Joyner: It Is Trump’s ‘Destiny’ To Subdue Ungodly Nations To Allow For The Spreading Of Christianity Kevin Swanson Blasts ‘Beauty And The Beast’ For Promoting ‘Inter-Species Breeding’ Jim Bakker: Conservatives Never Marched Against Obama Wayne Allyn Root: Trump ‘Solidified’ His Re-election By Dropping The ‘Mother Of All Bombs’ On Afghanistan

Episode 354: Easter Livestream  

Sound issues clear up at 6:46 on the recording.    Stories covered in episode: Top 10 Bizarre Easter Traditions from Around the World Crucifixion of Jesus Christ re-enacted in Philippines Nine Of The Weirdest Easter Traditions Around The World Jury finds pastor Kenneth Adkins guilty of 8 charges in child molestation case Church took my goblins, I want them back Video Links:  Livestream  Facebook Live Youtube

Episode 353: Gift of Doubt with Anthony Magnabosco  

Thanks to Anthony for joining us.    Stories covered in episode:  Dave Daubenmire Blames Trump’s Jewish Daughter And Son-In-Law For U.S. Airstrike On Syria Rick Joyner Can’t Understand Why People Get So Worked Up Just Because Putin Has ‘Had Some People Knocked Off’    David Silverman Debating But Also Incorporating SE: Aron Ra Learns Street Epistemology Near-Death Experience Convo Using SE Woman Drops From 100 to 75 to 50 on God Twitter: YouTube and Facebook:    

Episode 352: Can You Nair Down There?  

Stories covered in episode: Christian activist: ‘God will curse the children and grandchildren of those who opposed Trump’ , Rape victims can have a good life if they marry their rapists: Tasek Gelugor MP Lakewood mall plan opposed because it would allow non-Jews and ‘hanging out’ Pat Robertson: We Have Been ‘Dominated’ By ‘Homosexuals’ Right-wing preacher justifies Trump’s Access Hollywood tape as God’s work Lawmaker: Miscarrying women must carry dead fetuses to term The religious reasons Mike Pence won’t eat alone with women don’t add up Rick Joyner Recounts The Eight Hour Visit He Made To Heaven Extra Content: Webtoons: Adventures Of God Livestream:

Episode 351: Another Pocket  

Stories covered in episode: Pat Robertson Yesterday: Mark My Words, The Lord Will Give Trump The Votes To Pass Trumpcare [VIDEO] Tamil Nadu youth killed for being an atheist, father says he too will become one Imam calling for Jews to be killed in sermon at Montreal mosque draws police complaint One Priest Is Worth More Than 20 Physicians WATCH: Oklahoma State Rep says rape and incest are the ‘will of God’ in abortion bill hearing (video) Brazilian Soccer Star: God Forgave Me for Torturing My Girlfriend and Feeding Her Body to Dogs This Bus Is On A Road Trip To Convince You That Transgender People Aren’t Real Another Reason Christians Are Boycotting Beauty and the Beast: The Beast Looks Like Satan Lance Wallnau Thinks His Prayer Effort Is Saving Trump From Leaks And Witchcraft (video) Wayne Allyn Root: Trump Should Ignore Those Who Will Lose Health Care Under His Plan Because ‘None Of Them Are Voting For Trump Anyway’ Rick Wiles: The Government Is ‘Going To Send A Robot To Your House To Eat You For Lunch’ (video)  Other stories: Goblins (Alex Jones REMIX) Donald Trump And The GOP As A Terrible 'Dungeons And Dragons' Team Is Hilariously Accurate Donald Trump's Speeches Re-Imagined As An Early 2000s Emo Song Wiretap Sassy

Episode 350: Hooker Cakes  

Islamic Cleric: The Simpsons Episode “Predicting” Trump’s Presidency Is a Plot to Discredit Allah This GOP Lawmaker Wants Christian Doomsday Militias To ‘Restore The Fabric Of America’ (VIDEO) The Texas AG sued to keep a Bible quote in school. Now he’s troubled by Muslim prayers. UPDATE: Idaho Senate Kills 'Faith Healing' Bill, 11-24  City Council vows action on controversial circumcision Pakistan asks Facebook and Twitter to help identify blasphemers Former Trump Campaign Adviser Says God Warned Him About Bugging Of The White House Wayne Allyn Root: Trump Is Like ‘A Wife Who Makes Passionate Love To You Every Day, Seven Days A Week’  Lance Wallnau Recounts How An ‘Anointed Cake’ Freed A Man From Homosexuality Read President Trump's Interview With TIME on Truth and Falsehoods Adam Reakes: Angry Black Rant: Franco Soup: 

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