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Jessica and I spoke about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics.
— Be sure to check out the Being Reasonable podcast if you enjoy street epistemology!
— It’s absurd that anyone is complaining about Jill Biden‘s Ph.D. (2:00)
— A Denny’s server quit after two Christians claimed religious exemptions to wearing face masks. (10:55)
— Why does Pastor Joel Osteen‘s megachurch need millions in PPP loans? (14:48)
— And why did this preacher buy a private jet after receiving PPP money? (20:23)
— At least 75 people caught the virus after a church held a Christmas concert earlier this month. (22:57)
— Christian financial “guru” Dave Ramsey is holding a maskless Christmas party for hundreds of people. (27:27)
— Christian singer Lauren Daigle was dropped from a New Year’s Eve show because she appeared at a super-spreader event. (31:49)
— A COVID-denying lawmaker caught COVID and is now on a ventilator. (39:37)
— A very ignorant conservative writer says public schools are indoctrinating kids into atheism. (44:57)
— There are dumb election conspiracy theories… and then there’s this. (48:00)
— A GOP congressman-elect says Rev. Raphael Warnock doesn’t represent “real” Americans. So who does? (51:11)
— The governors of Mississippi and Oklahoma are praying, instead of doing anything useful, in response to COVID. (57:24)
(Screenshot via YouTube)