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Whitlock on Trump & The US Election

Posted on 14 November, 2016 at 14:15 Comments comments (1)

Is democracy broken?

How at-risk are we for a deadly Trump tantrum?

Is Trump worse than you?

How correct are you, exactly?

Do you actually want freedom?

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Matt's Blog Post

Posted on 26 July, 2016 at 10:55 Comments comments (1)

We’re 100 shows in now, well technically more because of our “bonus shows” we’ve thrown into the mix, and I have yet to write one blog post. This has been the subject of many hate filled and angry emails from one of the co-hosts of this show. Now this is not because I don’t have ideas for blog posts but rather I don’t have good ideas for blog posts. Despite this astounding lack of good ideas I thought I would give it a try for the release of our 100th episo...

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Trump's Muslim Ban

Posted on 21 July, 2016 at 13:15 Comments comments (1)

Trump's Muslim Ban


In December of 2015, after the murder of 14 people in San Bernardino, Donald Trump said he would like there to be a “temporary ban” (1) on foreign Muslims from entering the United States which should last until the US representatives could figure things out. Often the qualifiers “temporary” and “until” get dropped by the media, but he did i...

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Freedom of Speech for Terrorists

Posted on 25 November, 2015 at 16:55 Comments comments (0)

In response to the November 13th Paris attacks, Anonymous recently worked their magic to uncover and take down thousands of Twitter accounts that they claim are supporting ISIS and terrorist efforts. On the surface this seems like it does more good than harm. I know I'm not a fan of terrorism, so what could be wrong with this, right?


During a war, and this undoubtedly is one, it is understandable to attack lines of communic...

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The Niqab: Privacy, Accountability and Freedom

Posted on 14 October, 2015 at 0:40 Comments comments (1)

The Niqab: Privacy, Accountability and Freedom


In Canada, there was a recent scandal as a woman insisted on wearing a Niqab (face-cover) during a citizenship ceremony as she felt it was her “religious duty”. It got everyone talking, which is good. The case itself is not even worth our time, but the ideas behind it certainly are. Should someone...

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