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Tired of being told there are subjects you can’t talk about? Those subjects are often referred to as, “third rails.” Those are exactly the topics Nick Beaton is going to tackle right here.

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On this week’s Episode Cal and I talk about the recent mass shooting in Buffalo, and it’s instant politicisation.  We talk about Lori Lightfoot’s controversial tweet, and Jagmeet Singh gets a gross response in Peterborough.

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References:

https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/lori-lightfoots-incitement-to-insurrection/

 

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/singh-peterborough-campaign-harrasment-1.6449729

 

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On this week’s Episode I’m joined by Danielle Jeancart, an indigenous educator, to talk about the phenomenon of “Pretendians.”  We are then joined by Aaron Corbett to talk about “Roe V Wade” and finally Danielle and Aaron battle in the Ground News Blindspot of the week to see who can spot media Bias the best.

 

Full Video here: https://youtu.be/ize8fp-o8mQ

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April 26, 2022

Hypocrites of TikTok

On this week’s episode Cal and I are joined by Chuck Byrn to talk about Mike Tyson, Johnny Depp/Amber Heard, and Libs Of TikTok.   Then  Cal and Chuck compete in the Ground News Blindspot of the week to see who can spot media bias the best.

 

Full Video here:  https://youtu.be/4AMfUuWXSps

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Email questions and comments to thirdrailpod@gmail.com

References:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2022/04/19/libs-of-tiktok-right-wing-media/

https://www.msnbc.com/american-voices/watch/-thousands-of-messages-a-day-new-york-times-reporter-reveals-toll-of-online-abuse-132042821695

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On this week’s episode Cal and I are joined by Brad Mills.  We talk about the BLM house, Elon Musk offering to buy Twitter, the economy, bitcoin, the trucker convoy, and Cal and Brad compete in the Ground News Blindspot of the week to see who can spot media bias the best.

 

Full Video here: https://youtu.be/EOp9EKT0uwQ

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Check out my new website:  NickBeaton.com

Email questions and comments to thirdrailpod@gmail.com

References:

https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2022/04/black-lives-matter-6-million-dollar-house.html

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On this week’s Episode it’s just me.  Guests will be back next week.  I talk about Jordan Peterson.  He retweeted a disparity in IQ between men and women, so I dig into why society needs to change it‘s views intelligence.

 

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April 5, 2022

Hollywood Sucks

On this week’s Episode Nick and Cal are Joined by Mike Wilmot to talk about Louis C.K’s Grammy, and the Will Smith slap.  Then Cal and Mike take each other on in the Ground News Blindspot of the Week to see who can spot media bias the best.

 

Full Video here:  https://youtu.be/sdeDHzLMfl4

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On this week’s Episode Nick and Cal are Joined by Donnie Calabrese to talk about Jeff Foxworthy’s hack joke and Twitter’s reaction, as well as the NDP/Liberal merger, and Lia Thomas.  Then Cal and Donnie take each other on in the Ground News Blindspot of the Week to see who can spot media bias the best.

 

Full Video here: https://youtu.be/qnmkNW6oxNQ

Follow me on Twitter: @Nick_Beaton

Follow Cal: @Calpost

Check out my new website:  NickBeaton.com

Email questions and comments to thirdrailpod@gmail.com

References:

https://www.whiskeyriff.com/2022/03/23/jeff-foxworthy-makes-participation-trophy-joke-on-his-new-netflix-special-and-shocker-twitter-is-outraged/

 

https://apple.news/AfvtnVFSHTUStUh3BCGNNcA

 

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March 22, 2022

Don’t Say Gay

On this week’s Episode Nick and Cal are Joined by Aaron Corbett.  They talk about mask mandates expiring, an article in the New York Times about two refugees that is framed in a misleading way, and the infamous don’t say gay bill.  Then Cal and Aaron face off for a rematch in the Ground News Blindspot of the Week to see who’s best at spotting media bias.   

 

Full Video here: https://youtu.be/Ji9sjNNnjLU

Follow me on Twitter: @Nick_Beaton

Follow Cal: @Calpost

Check out my new website:  NickBeaton.com

Email questions and comments to thirdrailpod@gmail.com

 

References:

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/14/world/europe/ukraine-refugees-poland-belarus.html

 

https://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2022/1557/?Tab=BillText

 

https://www.cnn.com/2022/03/10/politics/florida-dont-say-gay-bill-what-matters/index.html

 

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March 15, 2022

The End Of Masks

On this week’s Episode Nick is joined by Rob Pue.  They talk about the end of masks and the reaction to it.  They also talk about Brittney Griner’s arrest in Russia, and the economic viability of the WNBA.  And there is no way we could not talk about the Jussie Smollett sentencing. 

 

Full Video here: https://youtu.be/uBusvFFQI3I

Follow me on Twitter: @Nick_Beaton

Follow Cal: @Calpost

Check out my new website:  NickBeaton.com

Email questions and comments to thirdrailpod@gmail.com

References:

https://www.webmd.com/lung/news/20220115/cdc-updates-mask-guidelines-cloth-masks--least-effective

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/07/opinion/campus-speech-cancel-culture.html

 

https://www.cnn.com/2022/03/08/world/brittney-griner-russia-arrest-family-friends/index.html

 

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On this week’s Episode Nick and Cal are joined by Hunter Collins to talk about the Ukraine.  Everyone seemed united for about 48 hours and then we went right back to the way we are.  Sniping at people, comparing wars, and moralizing everything.  Then Cal and Hunter play the Ground News Blindspot of the Week to see who can spot media bias better. 

 

Full Video here: https://youtu.be/V97mj3Gz3Js

Follow me on Twitter: @Nick_Beaton

Follow Cal: @Calpost

Check out my new website:  NickBeaton.com

Email questions and comments to thirdrailpod@gmail.com

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