Category Archives: Edwin Lyngar

Discussing “Religious Exemptions” with Nathaniel Lloyd

Today I welcomed reoccurring guest, Nathaniel Lloyd, author and purveyor of the podcast, Historical Blindness. We discuss:

  1. President Donald Trump announced more “religious exceptions” to the affordable care act and the history of religious discrimination in America.
  2. VP Mike Pence’s public relations move this weekend at the NFL.
  3. Trump’s battle with Senator Bob Corker.

Talking Fake News with Dr. Gleb Tsipursky

Today I sat down with Gleb Tsipursky to talk about fake news.

Gleb is passionate about promoting truth, rational thinking, and wise decision-making. He is a professorat OSU, serves as the volunteer President of the nonprofit Intentional Insights, is a co-founder of the Pro-Truth Pledge, and the author of a number of a number of books, most notablyThe Truth Seeker’s Handbook: A Science-Based Guide, due out in October 2017. He is currently writing The Alternative to Alternative Facts: Fighting Post-Truth Politics with Behavioral Science. He regularly publishes in venues like Time, Scientific AmericanPsychology TodaySalonThe Conversation, and elsewhere. Personal website: GlebTsipursky.com. Email: gleb (at) intentionalinsights (dot) org.

Interview with Jason Kander About Let America Vote

My guest today was Jason Kander, President of @LetAmericaVote. Former Missouri Secretary of State and Army intelligence officer, Afghanistan veteran and CNN contributor.

We also discuss taxes, and we have a fun story about camping today.

Beyond Spin with Guest Chip Evans

Our guest was Chip Evans, host of the Chip Evans show on Saturday, to talk about what’s on his show this week and the latest in his own political journey.

We heard from Kimmi Cole about an event with rural Democrats.

I talk about Eleanor’s crazy hat day.

And again, the situation unfolding in Puerto Rico is staggering.

 

Debating Marijuana Legalization With Reno’s Last Holdout

For me, Marijuana legalization is a moral imperative. We must significantly change the failed, racist and stupid war on drugs. But, some people disagree. It’s good to hear their arguments.

Today’s Beyond Spin featured a very special guest, attorney and anti-marijuana advocate Jim Hartman. We spent an hour debating the state of Marijuana in Nevada.

 

Health Care and the “First White President”

We have to talk about health care  again! And, if you have seen the very missing / invisible Dean Heller, please let me know! All in the first half.

In the second half, we’ll chat with Nicole Sconiers, writer, author and commentator about the latest essay by Ta-Nehisi Coates: The First White President.

 

 

Global Warming and Science Denial

Today’s guest was Alan Ferrenberg, retired rocket scientist and former science teacher and member of the Citizen’s Science Lobby. We discussed:
1. The Union of Concerned Scientists
2. Really awful Hurricane Season with Hurricane Maria heading to Puerto Rico and global warming denialism
3. What is happening at the EPA and the politicizing of scienc
4. Denying science education overall