Obama Tears Up, Republicans Go Ballistic: Scott Ott Podcast #21

Obama tears up speaking of gun violence
New York Times, January 5, 2016

President Obama tears up talking about gun violence, and Republicans go ballistic — ridiculing him, and debunking his irrational arguments. In this episode of Scott Ott Podcast (#21), we consider the impact of Right-wing pro-gun arguments compared with the power of a president’s tears.

Episode 21 of Scott Ott Podcast includes audio excerpts drawn from Scott Ott Show which streamed live on YouTube, January 7, 2016.

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If U.S. Bombs Agrabah, We Must Take In the Refugees: Scott Ott Podcast #20

Boeing B-17 dropping bombs
Photo: USAF Museum

If the United States bombs Agrabah, as many Republicans want, even more Democrats demand that the U.S. take in refugees from Agrabah. What can quell all of this partisan war over Aladdin’s fictional hometown? Hear the polling results, and what it means for the future of civic dialogue on this strange and humorous episode of Scott Ott Podcast (#20).

This episode includes audio excerpts from Scott Ott Show, which streamed live on YouTube, December 28, 2015.

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Winning the Gun Control Battle with a Weeping Obama

President Obama’s executive orders, aiming to stem gun violence, have sparked panic, anger, and insults about his weeping from the Right. But is that a winning approach? In episode #13 of Scott Ott Show we lay out a practical plan for Congress to address the president’s proposals, and a way for you to win your neighbors to the cause of liberty?

We also talk about Ted Cruz taking a stand on ethanol subsidies, and why Mindy Kaling and her ilk put white men to shame in the paycheck category.

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Soros says ISIS & GOP Cooperate in Hate: Scott Ott Podcast #19

George Soros in 2011 at World Economic Forum
Photo: World Economic Forum/Michael Wuertenberg

Billionaire progressive George Soros says that the Islamic State (ISIS), with help from the Republican Party wants you to hate your Muslim neighbor so he’ll join ISIS to prove that he’s not a terrorist. And they know just how to do it. Scott Ott Podcast (#19) wages intellectual (or at least, comical) jihad on this “extra-rational” argument, with a little help from Gilbert Gottfried, Yoda, Jackie Mason, and Woody Allen.

Episode #19 of Scott Ott Podcast contains audio excerpts from Scott Ott Show originally streamed live on YouTube December 28, 2015.

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Dueling Cards for Texas’ New Open-Carry Gun Law

A friend posted the following picture to Facebook today. Anti-Open Carry Card for Texas new law

A “30.07 sign” is what businesses, under Texas’ new open-carry law, can post if they don’t want someone to carry a firearm openly in their business.

I realized our friends who can now legally openly carry a firearm in Texas might need a card of their own.

Scott Ott Texas Open-Carry Card "Sorry, we had to leave"

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You’re Racist Because You Think You’re Not Racist: Scott Ott Podcast #18

Dear White America, by George Yancy, New York TimesIf you don’t think you’re racist, you’re probably racist, and George Yancy wants to tell you so as an act of brutal love. In this episode of Scott Ott Podcast (#18), you’ll learn why your lack of awareness makes you racist, and what you cannot do to fix it.

Episode #18 of Scott Ott Podcast contains audio excerpts from Scott Ott Show originally streamed live on YouTube December 28, 2015.

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