This week we start with a correction, and touch quickly on the Prop 8 Decision, then move right into the news for the week.
We talk about the man Malaysia deports back to Saudi Arabia to face charges of questioning the prophet Mohammed.
We talk about the complex issue of female combat troops and Santorum’s anti-progress views.
Article showing that about 1% of the UK female troops in the Afghani campaign came back pregnant.
And an interesting paper on pregnancy rates in the US Military – where unintended pregnancies have a higher rate of occurrence than in the civilian population. (I’m still reading the whole thing.)
He doesn’t even really make an excuse for it, he just claims that’s what everyone does. He also gets into the N-word and why no one gets to define his understanding of it for him.
Items of interest:
Brian – Budget cuts to NASA
More science geekery from Brian! We lament the budget cuts and talk the future of space exploration.
Matt – Ardent Atheist
I’ve been having Google+ Hangout conversations with Heather Henderson from the Ardent Atheist show, and am only becoming a bigger fan. I encourage everyone to check out the content, it is really funny, edgy, and definitely worth listening to. The host is Emery Emery, professional comedian, film maker and ardent atheist.
We may have to revamp this concept. We ended up with an article about Whitney Houston’s funeral. Joy. We stretch, and somehow manage to relate it to the the focus of the show, but it ain’t pretty.