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Shot Through The Heart

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Becky, Luke, and Josh react to Washington’s current measles emergency, investigate pro- and anti-vax bills in the state legislature, and share scary personal experiences with communicable illnesses. They also talk music and driving safety.

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Rebutting Goodnight Moon

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Becky, Luke, and Josh discuss how religious freedom, including freedom not to be religious, balances with secular law in the case of libraries, schools, parking lots, zoning, and medicine; they dissect how misguided zealots or conspiracy theorists are warping religious freedom to trash LGBT+ folks, literacy, and scientifically informed education.

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Homeopathic Poop Train

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Becky and Luke welcome back water quality expert Eric for Earth Day to take us through the ins and outs of bio-solids, plus an analysis of the weird beliefs behind homeopathic dilution, and what wine Jesus might have enjoyed after water-based transmogrification.

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And Please Be Specific

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Sam, Josh, Wes, Meredith, and Becky celebrate the solstice with a live show in Pasco with the TriCity Freethinkers. They muse about stolen holiday displays, defy god-belief through peculiar respiration, and entertain challenging audience questions.  Sam and Becky wrap up with reflections from 2017 and look forward to the new year.

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Commanding Millibars

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Becky, Josh, and Meredith decline to pray for Hurricane victims, say grace before meals, or insist on the pledge of allegiance. Instead, we laugh at a scepter-bearing Prophetess and bemoan politicians’ calls for godly intercession. Also: don’t marry your laptop.

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