ORly Radio Show 92 - Follow the Money

ORly Radio Show 92 - Follow the Money

Welcome to ORly Radio Show 92 for Friday January 15th, 2016 - 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 Michael Robinson and Fred Sims.

Errata From Previous Shows: We make mistakes. Please, if you find one, pause the podcast, and send us a note. orlyradiopodcast@gmail.com or phone it in 470-222-6759

RANT Segments & Headlines:

  1. On this Day in History:

    1. 1913 The first telephone line between Berlin and New York is inaugurated.

    2. 1919 Peasants in Central Russia rise against the Bolsheviks.

    3. 1936 In London, Japan quits all naval disarmament talks after being denied equality.

    4. 1976 Sara Jane Moore sentenced to life in prison for her failed attempt to assassinate US President Gerald Ford.

    5. 1992 Slovenia and Croatia’s independence from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia is recognized by the international community.

    6. 2001 Wikipedia goes online.

  2. -BREAK- GSoW - PSA

  3. We have lost David Bowie and Alan Rickman this week to cancer, they were both 69.

  4. Since he wasn’t invited to the GOP debate, rand Paul went on the Daily Show and drank bourbon http://www.mediaite.com/tv/rand-paul-appears-on-the-daily-show-to-debate-and-drink-bourbon/

  5. http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/01/13/462940239/al-jazeera-will-shutdown-its-american-network-in-april

  6. http://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/robot-wars-rebooted-bbc-two-7171002

  7. http://www.sciencealert.com/human-trials-will-test-freeze-dried-poop-pills-as-a-weight-loss-treatment

  8. Manatees are off the endangered species list.

  9. http://www.wtsp.com/story/news/weird/2016/01/11/police-woman-bites-off-part-walmart-workers-finger/78660194/

  10. http://www.nature.com/news/scientists-bust-myth-that-our-bodies-have-more-bacteria-than-human-cells-1.19136

  11. http://www.iflscience.com/space/nasas-juno-spacecraft-sets-solar-power-distance-record


-BREAK- Voicemail


The Good:



  1. http://www.wftv.com/news/ap/business/wal-mart-to-shutter-269-stores-154-of-them-in-the-/np5pf/

  2. http://www.occupydemocrats.com/300000-low-income-louisianians-gained-healthcare-today-as-bobby-jindal-is-replaced-by-democratic-governor/

-BREAK- Fallacy https://yourlogicalfallacyis.com/strawman


The Bad:


  1. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/12098469/Oil-price-crash-means-petrol-could-become-cheaper-than-bottled-water.html Russian oil output hit a post-Soviet era high in 2015, according to the International Energy Agency. Saudi Arabia has urged Moscow - which is not a member of Opec - to pare back on production to help rebalance the world’s oversupplied market.

The Ugly:



  1. http://fusion.net/story/255458/donald-trump-campaign-jam-pensacola/

  2. Let’s talk about #yallqaeda Burns, Oregon.

  3. http://www.oregonlive.com/pacific-northwest-news/index.ssf/2016/01/heavily_armed_security_detail.html

  4. http://www.dailykos.com/story/2016/1/15/1470464/-Oregon-standoff-protestor-arrested-after-driving-federal-vehicle-into-the-town-of-Burns



Andy’s: Topic Tuesday http://www.orlyradio.com/canwefixitorg/

Fred’s: The Flicker Men by Ted Kosmatka. http://www.amazon.com/Ted-Kosmatka/e/B00638I7RG





Music: "Rocket and Pamgaea” by Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com)

PSA: Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia - GSoW https://www.facebook.com/GSoWproject