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 377: All too Common Law  

This week we talk with Geoff Blackwell, attorney for American Atheists and podcaster. We also discuss Trump's inability to "talk good", Rush Limbaugh's dangerous suggestion that Hurricane Irma was fake news, and Iowa Corn Goblin Steve King gets his DACA racism on. Don't forget to catch the live show Sunday, September 17th on Livestream or Facebook Live!  Thanks to Geoff for coming on the show! You can find his work below:  Stories covered in episode: Trump: Hurricane Irma ‘Could Be Something That Will Be Not Good’ Rush Limbaugh’s dangerous suggestion that Hurricane Irma is fake news Steve King: Deported Dreamers Can Teach Home Countries ‘How A Civilized People Interact With Each Other Cognitive Dissonance Live:  

Episode 376: Habeas Humor  

This week Tom and Cecil discuss recent news about Nazi tactics, Catholic Archbishops, and ugly liberal women. Tom applies to become the Uganda Porn Detector, and the guys have Charone from the Podcast Habeas Humor on the show! You can find her work below.  The guys also appear on Poorly Summarized, this week. You can find that episode below: Stories covered in episode:  Porn detector to combat ‘lesbianism & defilement’ in Uganda Woman, 25, believed to be the victim of cannibals in South Africa who were arrested after one of them walked into a police station holding an arm and a leg and said he had lost the taste for human flesh Dave Daubenmire Launches Hurricane Relief Effort To Teach People To ‘Depend On God, Not On The Government’ Lance Wallnau: The Left Is Using ‘Nazi Tactics’ And ‘Basic Voodoo Hypnotism’ To Demonize Trump Wayne Allyn Root: All Liberal Women Are Ugly Catholic Archbishop: ‘I’d Rather Go to Prison Than Report Child Abuse to Police’ Other content:

Episode 375: Police Management Dude - Michael Wood  

We talk with police management consultant and activist Michael Wood Jr. on Standing Rock and Charlottesville as well as cover Trump spiritual advisor Paula White's garbage statements, Rick Joyner fuckery, and KY governor states that Charlottesville happened b/c we took bibles out of schools, and more ridiculousness. Strike Out Slavery Press Conference | Twitter We Know How to Fix Policing in America. We Do. Stories covered in episode: Trump Spiritual Advisor Paula White: When You Oppose President Trump, You Are “Fighting Against The Hand Of God Paula White: Trump Is Under Spiritual Attack Because Demons Are Afraid Of His SCOTUS Appointments Egyptian professor suspended over belly dancing videos accused of ‘glorifying Satan’ Catholic Church claimed child sex abuse victims ‘consented’ The solar eclipse is a sign that America is evil, religious right members say BANGLADESH: Rivers of Blood fill streets as Muslims celebrate Eid-al-Adha by cutting the throats of fully-conscious terrified animals, letting them bleed to death in agony KY Governor: Charlottesville Happened Because We Took the Bible Out of Schools Rick Joyner: ‘We Had Just About Dealt With Racism In America’ Until Obama Came Along Christian Radio Host Bryan Fischer: Eclipse Is A Sign Of The Work Of Satan Kevin Swanson: Burning Man Wants To Bring Back Human Sacrifice Catholic Archbishop: ‘I’d Rather Go to Prison Than Report Child Abuse to Police’

Episode 374: Trailer of Tears  

Stories covered in this episode include Trump speaking on the Charlottesville protests, secessionists push for South to break away from U.S. again, more Dave Daubenmire fuckery, and a couple takes a girl, 13, to marry a polygamous sect leader.  Stories covered in episode:  WATCH: President Trump speaks on Charlottesville protests, criticism over comments  Secessionists push for South to break away from US again Former B.C. couple sentenced to jail for taking girl, 13, into U.S. to marry polygamous sect leader Dave Daubenmire: Those Who Oppose The ‘Patriots’ That Marched In Charlottesville Are ‘God-Haters’ - Video Camp Quest:   Someone’s spotted Donald Trump’s ‘neck fanny’ and now we can’t unsee it  

Episode 373: Poorly Summarized  

You can find Poorly Summarized here: Stories covered in episode:  Cindy Jacobs: God Has A ‘Skilled, Surgical, Precise Solution’ In Place To Neutralize The Threat From North Korea E.W. Jackson: Preferred Pronouns ‘They/Them’ Indicate People Are Possessed By Multiple Demons CDC warns against eating placenta—in case you needed another reason

Episode 372: Drew Bekius  

You can find Drew's work here: Twitter: @drewbekius ( Rise Fall Faith God Godless:  Hi Drew’s Mom.   

Episode 371: Trump Tweets with Eli Bosnick  

 Stories covered in episode:  Staying Alive’: Jim Bakker Promotes His New Survival Food Buckets With A Horrible Bee Gees Cover Bamboozled - Pass the Salt Live, July 21 2017 American Horror Story: Pat Robertson Interviews Donald J. Trump President Trump's offer for the American people    

Episode 370: Geo - Political  

Thanks to George for coming on the show! You can find his work here:   Stories covered in episode:   GOP rep asks NASA panel if there were ancient civilizations on Mars A Pakistani Pizza Shop Owner Covered His Robot Waitress’ Neck To Avoid Scandal Kevin Swanson: Katy Perry’s Promotion of ‘Lesbianism’ Will Drive Her Fans To Suicide Donald Trump Jr.'s latest email explanation to Sean Hannity doesn't make any sense Trump wants a talk-radio host to be the USDA’s chief scientist Sandy Rios Claims Immigrants ‘Don’t Know Basic Hygiene’   Extra: Prince Philip's best and worst public gaffes as he retires from royal engagements - relive 96 classic quotes Neopolitan Brownie Bombe Recipe Left at the valley podcast:   Alex Jones Rants as an Indie Folk Song - Youtube New Pap's Place commercial Cuban Gynecologist: Local Car Commercial Bryan Wilson, Texas Law Hawk on Ice: Christmas Commercial Epic and Honest Mobile Home Commercial Bryan Wilson, the Texas Law Hawk: Commercial 3 Ken Bruce Has Gone Completely Mad So Low TV Commercial "Big Momma" starring Fancy Ray McCloney Norton Furniture Frog on the Couch Commercial Tom Peterson & Gloria's Too Summer Sale Frankie and Johnny's Furniture: See the Special Man    

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:

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