Ep. 309 - The Foiled Biblical Oil Scheme

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By Friendly Atheist Podcast, Hemant Mehta, and Jessica Bluemke. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Please support the show at https://www.patreon.com/friendlyatheistpodcast Jessica and I sat down to talk about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics. — Televangelist Jim Bakker has a silver potion that allegedly cures everything. And we mean everything. (0:38) — A couple of Christians were caught in a wacky biblical oil scheme. (4:40) — A Catholic priest wants to take back his “pedophilia doesn’t kill anyone” comment. (12:35) — Why do liberals dislike Donald Trump? Because, according to one preacher, he’s too manly. (19:03) — Rush Limbaugh says kids can’t handle a president Pete Buttigieg because of the gay. (21:41) — Tennessee lawmakers want to institute a tampon tax. (29:29) — 60% of Americans say they’d vote for an atheist president. (34:15) — Our government gave a proselytizing ministry more than $500,000. (38:25) — The Air Force will finally allow non-Christians to wear religious items. (43:00) — Questioning Trump’s pro-life stance is apparently a bad move if you’re an evangelical. (44:36)

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