ORly Radio Show 65 - Independence Day Rantings

ORly Radio Show 65 - Independence Day Rantings

Welcome to ORly Radio Show 65 for Friday July 3rd, 2015 - where we dismantle the current events for your edutainment through mostly rational conversations that make you go ‘Oh Really’! I’m your host Andy Cowen with my usual suspect Michael!

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RANT Segments QUICK Headlines:


The Good:

  1. Abortion Drone Is the Best Drone http://gizmodo.com/abortion-drone-is-the-best-drone-1713388194 A small drone carrying the abortion-inducing pills mifepristone and misoprostol will fly from Germany to a border town in Poland in a drone aid mission

  2. A condom that changes colour when it comes into contact with STIs invented by a group of school pupils http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/love-sex/a-condom-that-changes-colour-when-it-comes-into-contact-with-stis-has-been-invented-by-a-group-of-school-pupils-10339578.html

Logical Fallacy: Strawman by

The Bad:

  1. Realdoll invests in AI for future sexbots that move, and talk dirty - Tired of your $10,000 anatomically-correct sex doll just lying there? Well, now RealDoll, purveyors of alarmingly lifelike silicone sex partners plans to give them personalities http://www.engadget.com/2015/06/12/realdoll-robots-ai-realbotix/

  2. Gresham Bakery Must Pay $135,000 for Discriminating Against Lesbian Couple http://www.wweek.com/portland/blog-33419-gresham_bakery_must_pay_%24135000_for_discriminating_against_lesbian_couple.html


The Ugly:

  1. SCOTUS Says Power Plants Have a Right to Pollute http://www.politicususa.com/2015/06/29/scotus-power-plants-pollute.html http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/14pdf/14-46_10n2.pdf

    1. BRIGHT SIDE: Netherlands ordered to cut greenhouse gas emissions - Sued by their own citizens. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-33253772


Andy’s:  PTSD Awareness during holidays celebrated with fireworks. be as respectful as possible...


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