Am I Mad? Episode 11- Thoughts Before the Zimmerman Verdict, Egypt, and It’s Ok to Lie to Kids
This week we cover 6 topics and only one didn’t make me mad! You’ll never guess which! Egypt, the Zimmerman trial, Rand Paul’s neo secessionist staffer, Sarah Palin is inexplicably in the news again, Pope John Paul the 2nd will soon be a saint, and Obama lied to kids about broccoli.
This week my friend James Chase came by and we talked about ever so many things!
Episode Breakdown: (Approximate runtime: 45 minutes)
0:00 James and I talk about Egypt’s military coup and explore Emily Bazelon’s observation that you can have theocrats in a democracy but only if they lose all the time
8:51 Maddening thoughts while the jury deliberates the George Zimmerman verdict
19:30 We have to briefly pay attention to Sarah Palin again because damnit all
24:13 Rand Paul has neo secessionist white pride staffers and advocates racist policies but it’s ok because he has non racist justifications for everything
31:30 Sneaky anti abortion bills travel by motorcycle
37:07 John Paul II was awesome except for all that horror he enabled
41:18 It’s ok to lie to kids when you’re the president