Geeks Without God is Getting all Political this Week

This week features an episode we recorded back at the Renaissance Festival.  We sat down with Tony Miller (Shamus the Insulter) to talk to him about being raised as a Menonite.  I still think we need to back to talking about him about that because we ended up getting sidetracked by the upcoming gay marriage amendment.

Obviously, I’ve spent a lot of time writing and talking about the amendment but I really liked a lot of the things Tony said in this episode.  We decided to schedule it a couple weeks before the election in hopes that it might change someone’s mind.  Even if it doesn’t change your mind, I’m hoping that we can inspire a few people to talk about it to family and friends who are still going to vote “yes.”

People who vote “yes” don’t want to talk about it.  At some level, I believe they understand that their decision to vote “yes” is a hurtful act and they don’t like to be told.  This isn’t an ideological conservative vs. liberal issue.  It is a “fucking over a minority issue.”  I don’t have a problem with people who are going to vote for Mitt Romney.  I have a big problem with people who are voting “yes.”

All righteous indignation aside, I’m pretty proud of this episode.  Please listen.

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About Petsnakereggie

Geek, movie buff, dad, musician, comedian, atheist, liberal and writer. I also really like Taco flavored Doritos.

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