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Feb 16, 2018

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This time:

We welcome guest Matt Johnson of the Vocalogical Podcast! http://vocalogical.com

Matt brings the knowledge on how castrati singers became a thing (hint: religion + sexism).

Also, views on the legal news are all about the pending priest-on-child sex abuse lawsuits in Guam. So far, one priest has admitted to 20+ victims. Archbishop Anthony Apuron is steadfast in his denial of all wrongdoing, and the court has just dismissed defamation claims against him.

Links:

Guam:

http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2016/08/05/guam-priest-sex-abuse/

https://www.ncronline.org/news/accountability/guams-day-reckoning-after-decades-sex-abuse

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOWgCtHMRnE

http://www.guampdn.com/story/news/2018/01/11/apurons-nephew-says-he-raped-archbishop-teen/1022897001/

http://www.guampdn.com/story/news/2018/01/10/archdiocese-alerts-vatican-new-allegation-against-apuron/1019571001/

https://guamsexualabuseattorneys.com/archbishop-anthony-apuron/?gclid=Cj0KCQiA_JTUBRD4ARIsAL7_VeWYpMPCZi7lOmoMypgJkC8LZHAPO73jUH5ZwzOoZF2GzMDIGRVnfYYaAuI6EALw_wcB

https://www.postguam.com/news/local/judge-dismisses-slander-claims-against-apuron/article_9049d3be-1233-11e8-b45a-07082f89a5ee.html

https://cruxnow.com/global-church/2018/01/21/guam-archbishop-denies-allegations-rape-sexual-abuse/

http://www.kuam.com/story/37510834/2018/02/15/defamation-lawsuit-against-suspended-archbishop-partially-dismissed

http://www.bishopaccountability.org/Brouillard_Louis.htm

http://www.guampdn.com/story/news/2017/10/10/second-boy-claims-priest-brought-him-minnesota-sex-abuse/748835001/

https://www.postguam.com/news/local/ex-prosecutor-leads-board-to-help-victims-of-priest-abuses/article_9cb2e1dc-27dc-11e7-94ae-8bdd8f6cbc9d.html

https://www.facebook.com/HopeandHealingGuam/

https://www.advocate.com/politics/2017/8/09/5-things-lgbt-people-should-know-about-guam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtGbd4rGgnI

 

Castrati:

https://www.ranker.com/list/disturbing-castrati-facts/jen-jeffers

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2001/aug/14/humanities.highereducation

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Feb 13, 2018

Listen to this episode AFTER the HH42 main episode.

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Mea culpa, I later realized I accidentally credited King Alfred the Great with the unification of England. Duhhh! It was his son, King Edward the Elder (not to be confused with King Edward the First)! Also, Edward's sister Aethelflaed, Lady of Mercia, probably did half the work at least.

This is the special supplemental episode for everyone who wants to know what a tort is and how we ended up with the civil lawsuit system we have now in America. The inspiration for this supplement is the "prima facie tort" count of comedian Aaron Glaser's lawsuit against comedian Jasmine Pierce. It's an odd duck. Come with me as we sort it out together.

 

Links:

Glaser:

https://www.thedailybeast.com/never-another-cosby-how-new-yorks-comedy-scene-is-fighting-back-against-sexual-assault-and-harassment

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/improv-comic-banned-ucb-theatre-rape-allegations-article-1.2755492

https://jezebel.com/a-comedian-called-out-an-alleged-rapist-and-was-sued-fo-1819818078

http://splitsider.com/2018/02/a-comedian-is-suing-ucb-for-reverse-gender-discrimination-after-getting-banned-over-rape-allegations/

https://www.thecut.com/2018/02/comic-sues-ucb-after-being-banned-for-alleged-sexual-assault.html

https://jezebel.com/comic-accused-of-rape-sues-ucb-for-reverse-gender-discr-1822732119

https://mic.com/articles/151826/comedian-aaron-glaser-has-been-accused-of-sexual-assault-and-women-are-speaking-out#.bqlYp96f3

https://nypost.com/2018/02/04/comic-sues-upright-citizens-brigade-for-reverse-gender-discrimination/

https://jezebel.com/a-comedian-called-out-an-alleged-rapist-and-was-sued-fo-1819818078

https://scholarship.law.cornell.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=https://www.google.com/&httpsredir=1&article=1679&context=clr

http://caselaw.findlaw.com/nm-court-of-appeals/1751483.html

https://www.judiciary.gov.uk/about-the-judiciary/history-of-the-judiciary/

https://scholarlycommons.law.hofstra.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1702&context=hlr

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Form_of_action

https://nypost.com/2018/02/04/comic-sues-upright-citizens-brigade-for-reverse-gender-discrimination/

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/improv-comic-banned-ucb-theatre-rape-allegations-article-1.2755492

http://splitsider.com/2018/02/a-comedian-is-suing-ucb-for-reverse-gender-discrimination-after-getting-banned-over-rape-allegations/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zh8NzZdA9iA

Beaudry appeals:

http://caselaw.findlaw.com/nm-court-of-appeals/1751483.html

http://caselaw.findlaw.com/nj-supreme-court/1456593.html

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Feb 13, 2018
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People who get shoved onto the public stage by allegations of sexual assault will rush the hell off that stage as soon as possible, right? Well, not always. New York comedian Aaron Glaser has been accused by eight women, and he is making sure everyone knows it. Glaser previously sued comedian Jasmine Pierce for defamation, and he has just filed another lawsuit against the Upright Citizens Brigade.

Links:

Glaser:

https://www.thedailybeast.com/never-another-cosby-how-new-yorks-comedy-scene-is-fighting-back-against-sexual-assault-and-harassment

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/improv-comic-banned-ucb-theatre-rape-allegations-article-1.2755492

https://jezebel.com/a-comedian-called-out-an-alleged-rapist-and-was-sued-fo-1819818078

http://splitsider.com/2018/02/a-comedian-is-suing-ucb-for-reverse-gender-discrimination-after-getting-banned-over-rape-allegations/

https://www.thecut.com/2018/02/comic-sues-ucb-after-being-banned-for-alleged-sexual-assault.html

https://jezebel.com/comic-accused-of-rape-sues-ucb-for-reverse-gender-discr-1822732119

https://mic.com/articles/151826/comedian-aaron-glaser-has-been-accused-of-sexual-assault-and-women-are-speaking-out#.bqlYp96f3

https://nypost.com/2018/02/04/comic-sues-upright-citizens-brigade-for-reverse-gender-discrimination/

https://jezebel.com/a-comedian-called-out-an-alleged-rapist-and-was-sued-fo-1819818078

https://scholarship.law.cornell.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=https://www.google.com/&httpsredir=1&article=1679&context=clr

http://caselaw.findlaw.com/nm-court-of-appeals/1751483.html

https://www.judiciary.gov.uk/about-the-judiciary/history-of-the-judiciary/

https://scholarlycommons.law.hofstra.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1702&context=hlr

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Form_of_action

https://nypost.com/2018/02/04/comic-sues-upright-citizens-brigade-for-reverse-gender-discrimination/

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/improv-comic-banned-ucb-theatre-rape-allegations-article-1.2755492

http://splitsider.com/2018/02/a-comedian-is-suing-ucb-for-reverse-gender-discrimination-after-getting-banned-over-rape-allegations/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zh8NzZdA9iA

Beaudry appeals:

http://caselaw.findlaw.com/nm-court-of-appeals/1751483.html

http://caselaw.findlaw.com/nj-supreme-court/1456593.html

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Feb 2, 2018

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This week we start our legal news offshoot series, Sh*thole States! First up, New Jersey & West Virginia. Find out how they started as sh*tholes and why they are still sh*tholes today.  

Links:

http://www.softschools.com/facts/13_colonies/new_jersey_colony_facts/2042/

http://nymag.com/news/features/scandals/edward-hyde-2012-4/

https://dmna.ny.gov/forts/fortsE_L/georgeFort.htm

https://dmna.ny.gov/forts/maps/fortMapA_Manhatten.html

http://nj1015.com/jersey-scandals-a-quick-history-of-corruption-in-nj-politics/

https://www.fbi.gov/history/famous-cases/abscam

http://www.nj.com/business/index.ssf/2011/02/brennan_trust_fund_tied_to_pon.html

https://www.sec.gov/litigation/litreleases/2007/lr20170.htm

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/justice-departments-seeks-to-toss-out-charges-against-sen-menendez/2018/01/31/19a3094c-06a8-11e8-b48c-b07fea957bd5_story.html

http://www.nj.com/politics/index.ssf/2017/12/nj_ag_79_charged_with_unspeakable_child_predator_c.html#incart_river_home

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFDxoPv501c

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_West_Virginia

https://www.britannica.com/topic/Hatfields-and-McCoys

https://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=14754006790532935053&q=Mahon+v.+Justice,++127+U.S.+700&hl=en&as_sdt=6,31&as_vis=1

http://www.courtswv.gov/supreme-court/docs/fall1993/21973.htm

http://content.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1905706,00.html

https://scholarlycommons.law.case.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=https://www.google.com/&httpsredir=1&article=1097&context=faculty_publications

http://www.nytimes.com/2001/09/05/us/work-by-expert-witness-is-now-on-trial.html

http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/371493-congressional-investigation-finds-drug-distributors-shipped-20-million-pain

https://energycommerce.house.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/20180126Miami-Luken.pdf

https://www.cnn.com/2018/01/31/politics/congress-train-accident/index.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b72RbYCiwH8

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Jan 25, 2018

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TRUMP & MUELLER: WILL THEY OR WON'T THEY?

We start today with Trump's announcement that he "looks forward" to giving testimony under oath to Robert Mueller. What did he say, what did he not say, and should we hold our breath?

Going right to the other end of the spectrum, @EliteSkeptiC visits the show to discuss the importance of evidence-based schooling. After that, we type filthy things into Christian search engines like a couple of twelve year-olds.

Sources for this episode:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/business/wp/2018/01/24/toys-r-us-is-closing-182-stores-and-its-competitors-are-ready-to-swoop-in/?utm_term=.cd864dc448e4

https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2018/01/24/trump-mueller-investigation-interview-under-oath-audio-sot-tsr.cnn

https://www.snopes.com/2018/01/23/trump-overstates-missing-texts-involving-fbi-agent/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ndeZ2rJk1Lw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7jxc0Emvis

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Jan 18, 2018
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This week I am taking refuge from the punishing northeast weather. I might actually be in a swimming pool right now. Probably not, but it is possible. 
 
Fortunately this financial episode is in the bank! (See what I did there?)
 
Investing expert, atheist activist, and cool dude Phil Ferguson is here to discuss lawsuit speculating; the Bitcoin bubble; college savings traps, and more. 
 
Patrons get an extended cut of the interview that is about 30 minutes longer.
 
Both Phil and I (and also Hugh Laurie) will be at the 2018 American Atheists Conference in Oklahoma City (https://www.atheists.org/convention2018/).
 
ALSO, if you act fast, you can snag a nearly free American Atheists membership that Phil will donate his own money towards: https://www.atheists.org/phil/
 
 
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Jan 11, 2018

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On this episode, Robert Stanley of The Right To Reason podcast explains far-right Christian voters. He also tells the story of his transition from Soldier of Christ to Atheist podcaster who debates religious folks.

Find The Right To Reason podcast here: https://www.therighttoreason.com/podcasts-1/

Take Phil Ferguson up on his deep discount offer for joining American Atheists here: https://www.atheists.org/phil/

Trump’s Collusion Speech: http://www.cnn.com/2018/01/10/politics/trump-no-collusion/index.html

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Jan 5, 2018
Trump has dissolved PACEI, and I take all the credit.
 
Geoff Blackwell, attorney from American Atheists, tells tales from the trenches of the battle to keep church apart from state.
 
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Get your tickets for the 2018 American Atheists Conference in Oklahoma City here: https://www.atheists.org/convention2018/
 
Check out Geoff's show, All Too Common Law Here: http://alltoocommonlaw.com
 
Read more about the dissolution of PACEI: https://www.atheists.org/2018/01/fema-church-building/
 
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