April 23, 2018

BFTN #3 2018-04-23

On BULLSHIT FILTER THE NEWS this week: Special guest Sherlock Ortiz comes on to school us about political correctness. Or does he? Cameron rants about the […]
April 20, 2018

War On Drugs 3.10

Part TEN of War on Drugs series. And we’re talking about a man who tried to stop the war on drugs way back in 1938 – […]
April 16, 2018

BFTN #2 2018-04-16

On BFTN this week: Trump Strikes Syria Cate Blanchett’s “Penis Facial” Was There a Civilization On Earth Before Humans? More Gaza Protests Former Israeli soldiers wrote […]
April 9, 2018

BFTN #1 2018-04-09

Welcome to our new series – Bullshit Filter The News! Based on the positive response to our spontaneous “Uncle Cam’s Corner” episode a couple of weeks […]
April 6, 2018

War On Drugs 3.9

Part NINE of War on Drugs series – more on the history of cannabis. Show Notes: HARRY ANSLINGER As we mentioned in an earlier episode, after […]
April 1, 2018

War On Drugs 3.8

Part EIGHT of War on Drugs series – more on the history of cannabis. Show Notes: * I like this one from The Indianapolis News, 15 […]
March 26, 2018

Uncle Cam’s Corner.1

Taking a break from our War On Drugs, Cam wanted to talk about a few current news items, in particular, Cambridge Analytica, Putin’s election, and the […]
March 25, 2018

War On Drugs 3.7

Part seven of War on Drugs series – the history of cannabis aka marijuana aka kush, dope, grass, herb, gage, tea, reefer, chronic, hashish. Show Notes: […]
March 8, 2018

War On Drugs 3.6

Part six of War on Drugs series, we’re now talking about the history of heroin, opium, laudanum, and the other good shit that comes from the […]
March 2, 2018

War On Drugs 3.5

Part five of War on Drugs series, still looking at the history of cocaine up until 1930, asking the cui bono – who benefited from the […]
February 23, 2018

War On Drugs 3.4

Part four of War on Drugs series, still looking at the history of cocaine up until 1930. Show Notes: Back to our discussion about cocaine. In […]
January 25, 2018

War On Drugs 3.3

Part three of War on Drugs series. We begin the story of Harry Anslinger, the father of the War on Drugs. And we also talk about […]
January 14, 2018

War On Drugs 3.2

Part two of third series. The Eighteenth Amendment is passed. And then repealed. Thousands of people die along the way.   Theme music: Holy Deep by The Passion […]
January 13, 2018

War On Drugs 3.1

Our third series starts today. We’re going to be looking at the history of the “War On Drugs”. Theme music: Holy Deep by The Passion HiFi Show Notes: […]
December 30, 2017

Gun Control 2.6

The sixth and final episode of our series on gun control and gun violence  continues our look at the United States. We explore the history of […]
December 24, 2017

Gun Control 2.5

The fifth episode of our series on gun control and gun violence  continues our look at the United States. We explore the history of the Second […]
December 15, 2017

Gun Control 2.4

The fourth episode of our series on gun control and gun violence  begins our look at the United States. Was the Wild West as violent as […]
November 17, 2017

Gun Control 2.3

The third episode of our series on gun control and gun violence looks at the UK and Canadian experiences. They both had a significant mass shooting […]
November 10, 2017

Gun Control 2.2

The second episode of our series on gun control and gun violence, finishing up our chat about the Aussie experience. Did the gun restrictions put into […]
November 3, 2017

Gun Control 2.1

The first episode of our series on gun control and gun violence in four countries – Australia, UK, Canada and USA. We’ll explore the history of […]
November 3, 2017

Series 2 Promo – Gun Control

Today we start our second series on The Bullshit Filter with a 5 episode look at gun control and gun violence in four countries – Australia, […]
October 20, 2017

Syrian Civil War 1.25

The final episode! Trump launched 59 cruise missiles at Shayrat Air Base, but he first warned the Russians who in turn warned the Syrians. So the […]
October 13, 2017

Syrian Civil War 1.24

Second last episode! On 8 October 2015, the U.S. officially announced the end of the Pentagon’s $500 million program to train and equip Syrian rebels in an […]
October 6, 2017

Syrian Civil War 1.23

Third last episode! In June 2014 Syria had a presidential election. Guess you won? On August 19 American journalist James Foley, who had been captured in Syria, was beheaded in […]
September 22, 2017

Syrian Civil War 1.22

After the Obama administration decided against a full out attack on the Syrian forces, they began to revamp a failed policy. In the end, the Obama […]
September 15, 2017

Syrian Civil War 1.21

At a minimum, the Obama administration exaggerated its case to justify a military attack on Syria. At worst, the White House fabricated intelligence. Bottom line: no one […]
September 8, 2017

Syrian Civil War 1.20

Obama’s “red line” and what happened after the Ghouta attack. On 31 August 2013, the US military was ready to make strikes on Syrian targets. But Obama […]
August 25, 2017

Syrian Civil War 1.19

Syria were one of seven countries that had not joined the 1997 convention banning chemical weapons. They were widely believed to possess large undeclared stockpiles of […]
August 18, 2017

Syrian Civil War 1.18

More clips of Barbara Walters’ 2011 interview with Bashar where he explains why Syria is “the faultline” of the Middle East and how he ended up […]
August 11, 2017

Syrian Civil War 1.17

Late 2011, Bashar al-Assad did a lengthy interview with Barbara Walters, in which he explained his perspective on the violence engulfing his country, how he ended […]

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Dissecting the biggest stories in the news to try to get to the core of what's going on. No bias. No agenda. No bullshit. Just a brutal examination of the facts and the history behind them. Our first series is an in-depth look at the causes of the Syrian civil war.