Mar 29th, 2017
Originally aired 3/13/17 on YouTube.
Aiden McCool joins the Brewpub for the evening to talk about transmale issues, Bozos, and just shooting the breeze!
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News Items: Bozo of the Week Nominees:
1. Rep. Steve King (R-Potatoland) Lets his Racism Show: “"I'd like to see an America that's just so homogenous that we look a lot the same, from that perspective.” http://thehill.com/homenews/house/323633-king-says-he-meant-tweet-endorsing-far-right-dutch-politician 2. Rep. Jason Chaffertz (R-Mormonville) thinks healthcare costs the same as an iPhone: "Maybe rather than getting that new iPhone that they just love and they want to go spend hundreds of dollars on, maybe they should invest in their own healthcare," http://kcby.com/news/nation-world/chaffetz-invest-in-healthcare-rather-than-new-iphone 3. AR Rep. Mary Bentley (R-Assholistan) trying to bully Arkansas Tech for having a one day public sex-ed forum on the campus lawn that included LGBT issues and questions by threatening to yank funding from the University. http://www.arktimes.com/ArkansasBlog/archives/2017/03/10/legislators-threaten-arkansas-tech-with-financial-reprisal-for-sex-ed-event-including-sex-toys#more 4. New EPA Head Scott Pruitt claims that the jury is still out on CO2’s influence on Global Warming. Science consensus disagrees. http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2017/mar/10/scott-pruitt/epa-head-scott-pruitt-says-carbon-dioxide-not-prim/ Good News: Central Texas to open its first Transgender Free Clinic. http://www.kvue.com/news/local/first-free-transgender-care-clinic-to-open-in-texas/421003202 Daughters of Charity (a Catholic org) has donated $5000 to Lucie’s Place, an Arkansas charity group focused on helping homeless LGBT teens. http://www.arktimes.com/ArkansasBlog/archives/2017/03/13/lucies-place-work-for-lgbt-young-people-gets-lift-from-daughters-of-charity Stopped Clock Segment: It seems Tom Cotton (R-Hillbilly Land) got the message from his recent Town Hall in NWA. This weekend he has broken with the Party and is urging the House not to be hasty in voting on a healthcare bill that won’t pass the Senate. This puts him in opposition with Speaker Paul Ryan, who has been trying to spin his crappy plan as a great idea. http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/323571-cotton-the-bill-probably-can-be-fixed-but-its-going-to-take-a-lot-of
Atheists are better parents? https://jezebel.com/godless-parents-are-doing-a-better-job-1682844001. I Got You, Babe segment: Colton Hayes has officially broken my heart, by accepting the wedding proposal from his boyfriend while Cher videoed in. http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2017/03/13/people-are-going-wild-for-colton-haynes-wedding-proposal-2/