Tag Archives: BhTV

Infidel Links, My Wife Is An Alien Edition

3 Jun

Microwavable Spotted DickOn Thursday, my wife got her IR-1 immigration visa for the United States. We’re leaving sometime in the next few months. It’s a short-term/long-term tradeoff: I don’t want to settle down in South Korea. I’ve been listening to podcasts, because of the travel time to Seoul and the U.S. Embassy and back and all that time waiting in lines and chairs.

 

 

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Infidel Links, Podcast Dump

10 Dec

Execution of 38 Lakota in Minnesota It pains me to admit, that I cannot blog enough, to comment on most of the fine content I listen to daily. So, I’m going to dump the links now, although each one deserves its own post.

When Scientists Kill (Rationally Speaking)

Little War on the Prairie (This American Life)

Growing up in Mankato, Minnesota, John Biewen says, nobody ever talked about the most important historical event ever to happen there: in 1862, it was the site of the largest mass execution in U.S. history. Thirty-eight Dakota Indians were hanged after a war with white settlers. John went back to Minnesota to figure out what really happened 150 years ago, and why Minnesotans didn’t talk about it much after.

Matt K. Lewis and Bill Scher on the “Fiscal Cliff” (BhTV)

The (Legal) Marijuana Business (NPR Planet Money)

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Is American Politics Too Dynastic?

1 Dec

Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis ask, if American politics has become too dynastic? And Lewis and Scher missed a few, like the Tafts and Daleys. Or, the Pauls.

What do you think?

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