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Welcome to American Freethought, an atheist podcast hosted by John C. Snider. If you'd like to support the podcast, you can send funds via PayPal to sniderishere@gmail.com.

Jan 10, 2021

Rioters overrun the US Capitol for four hours, disrupting the formal tally of electoral votes by a joint session of Congress. Trump and his surrogates (and a long line of conservative leaders) bear direct responsibility for inciting this violence and feeding dangerous misinformation to their followers. 

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Democrats...


Dec 27, 2020

I interview Michael Arthur, writer, director, and producer of the documentary I, Pastafari: A Flying Spaghetti Monster Story.

For more about the film visit ipastafaridoc.com.

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A COVID-19 patient in a California hospital uses an oxygen tank to murder a fellow patient--for praying.

The Pope okays COVID-19 vaccines...


Dec 13, 2020

I interview John R. Hibbing, author of The Securitarian Personality: What Really Motivates Trump's Base and Why It Matters for the Post-Trump Era.

Buy a copy of the book for yourself here.

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Trump's running out of options in his fraudulent attempt to overturn his election loss. Meanwhile, the COVID-19 pandemic...


Nov 29, 2020

I interview Tim Ward, co-author (along with Gleb Tsipursky) of Pro Truth: A Practical Plan for Putting Truth Back Into Politics. We talk about the Pro-Truth Pledge, a tool to enable politicians, government officials, public personalities, and even regular citizens in sharing, honoring, and encouraging the truth as...


Nov 15, 2020

I interview historian David J. Silverman about his book This Land Is Their Land: The Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the Troubled History of Thanksgiving. 

Buy a copy of the book for yourself here.

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Looks like we're getting rid of Trump but not Trumpism. Joe Biden has won the presidency, but the Democrats...