Packard Pokes At 26: Not so Amish Paradise

On the show tonight appearing @Packard_Sonic, as your host, co-hosts Dan Johnson @RelUnrelated, Vonnie @Evolution_Child, and Zach of @ZachsMind. The live show starts at 9 PM CDT (Central Daylight Time) or GMT (-5)  In the winter  months this will be at 9 PM CST (Central Standard Time) or GMT (-6). You can find the live show at sign up at so you can join in on the chat room. Registration is 100% free and you do not a need a web cam to listen in and chat with us. Please feel free to hit the donate button and give what you can or what you feel the show is worth to you. Trying to get some new equipment to make the show better and eliminate hardware failures that have been disrupting the show. I would even be willing to take a older G5 or Intel Mac off your hands.

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Packard’s mistake:

Steve Jobs Obituary was accidentally released in 2008 by Bloomberg and not the new york times as was stated on last weeks show.

Eric mistake:

Google motto is “Don’t be evil” not “Do no evil”

Tech News:

Another kind of walled garden: U.K. ISPs to make customers opt in to see pornography sites.
Walled Garden (term):
Pornography Laws in the  United States:
John C Dvorak:
Mothers’ Union:
H. L. Mencken:
A Book of Burlesques:
H. L. Mencken Puritanism quote:

Apple’s free iMessage expected to undermine carriers’ high-profit SMS business:
1500$ Per 1 MB of SMS Data:
Robert Anton Wilson:

Hackers say German officials used backdoor Trojan that can monitor Skype and IM, log keystrokes, and take screenshots:
Penn & Teller: Tell a lie:


‘Joe the Plumber’ files papers to run for Congress

Alabama Law Makes It A Felony For Undocumented Immigrants To Have Water At Their Homes
South Park: The Last of the Meheecans:

Wisconsin GOP Now Considering Pennsylvania-Style Election Rigging Plan –
Pennsylvania May Change Electoral College Allocation Rules:
GOP War on voters rights:
Mock election in Madison Wisconsin:
General News:

3 hospitalized when pot brownies served at funeral

Man Undergoes Extensive Plastic Surgery to Look Like Superman:
“Cat woman”:
Christopher Reeve:
George Reeves:
Christopher Dennis:


4 Amish arrested for forcibly cutting hair and beards in religious dispute
Amish telephones:
The Village:
Rick Perry thinks god is telling him to run for president:

Kansas City Catholic bishop charged with not telling police about child porn images on priest’s computer
Why churches should be taxed:

Police: Robber Prayed With Disabled Victim:

Funny Tweet:

@onlygracie @rationalists



Question of the week:

What would you do with a zombie?

Post your answer here on the site or on twitter to me @Packard_Sonic, Eric @IHaveNoThoughts, Dan @RelUnrelated, Vonnie @Evolution_Child, & Zach @ZachsMind with the hash tag of #PPA

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