Cognitive Dissonance

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Listen to Cognitive Dissonance: LAST LIVE EDITION!

YOU CAN’T MISS THIS AWESOME TONIGHT! Why? Because it’s the LAST live edition of Cognitive Dissonance!

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Tonight features plenty of HAWKAMANIA, and the triumphant return of Red Leader! Legit Conservative is rolling up, and rumor has it, Dammit Troy is gonna drop by. We might even some Colorado favorites drop by! And I’m probably gonna cry. Probably. But I’m not going away forever… tune in to find out the fate of the show!

So tune into 93.5 KOCA tonight, 10PM-1 AM MDT and keep your dial locked for fab music + Legit Conservative + d-bag o’ the week.

Are you a former guest? A pal? Visit us and say goodbye. This show wouldn’t be possible without you. And other stuff.

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Don’t forget to send The Legitimate Conservative some questions!

Listen online and talk to us in the live chat! Check out http://myradiostream.com/cognitivedissonance to listen at 10 PM and http://chat.myradiostream.com/FSHs11p6864/ for the chat! Tonight’s show is gonna rock your face!

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Taking your requests for songs, dedications & d-bag nods til 9 PM MDT. The fun kicks off at 10 PM, Laramie Plains Civic Center, RM 255!

Cheers,
Meg

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Listen to Cognitive Dissonance!

WITH SPECIAL GUEST: ULTRA SEX LASER!

Denver’s premiere synth-pop comedic trio, Ultra Sex Laser, is invading Cognitive Dissonance TONIGHT! There’s panda punching and odes to Legos! There’s Hawkeye Jefferson approved lessons about being special! YOU CAN’T MISS THIS AWESOME! 

Why? Because it’s the second-to-last live edition of Cognitive Dissonance, and Ultra Sex Laser is coming to make it that much more special. We are gonna be dancing and singing and making aural love to Laramie TONIGHT! ON THE RADIO!

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So tune into 93.5 KOCA tonight, 10PM-1 AM MDT and keep your dial locked for fab music + Legit Conservative + d-bag o’ the week.

Hawkeye Jefferson is bringing the HAWKAMANIA tonight and Tuffles is bringing the logic. Or Spring Rolls. We’re down to just two more LIVE editions of Cognitive Dissonance! Are you a former guest? Visit us and say goodbye. This show wouldn’t be possible without you. And other stuff.

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Don’t forget to send The Legitimate Conservative some questions!

Listen online and talk to us in the live chat! Check out http://myradiostream.com/cognitivedissonance to listen at 10 PM and http://chat.myradiostream.com/FSHs11p6864/ for the chat!

Taking your requests for songs, dedications & d-bag nods til 9 PM MDT.

Cheers,
Meg

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Listen to Cognitive Dissonance!

Tune into 93.5 KOCA tonight, 10PM-1 AM MST and keep your dial locked for fab music + Legit Conservative + d-bag o’ the week.

Hawkeye Jefferson is bringing the HAWKAMANIA tonight and Tuffles is bringing the logic. We’re down to just three more LIVE editions of Cognitive Dissonance!

Don’t forget to send The Legitimate Conservative some questions!

Listen online and talk to us in the live chat! Check out http://myradiostream.com/cognitivedissonance to listen at 10 PM and http://chat.myradiostream.com/FSHs11p6864/ for the chat!

Taking your requests for songs, dedications & d-bag nods til 9 PM MST.

Cheers,
Meg

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Listen to Cognitive Dissonance!

Tune into 93.5 KOCA tonight, 10PM-1 AM MST and keep your dial locked for fab music + Legit Conservative + d-bag o’ the week.

We have very super-duper surprise guests for you tonight — all the way from Colorado! And we’ll be talking about the SCOTUS, and how much Antonin Scalia sucks. Plus, Hawkeye Jefferson is bringing the HAWKAMANIA, even though he’s feeling gross.

You know what else is gross? The fucking heat. It’s like the world is Satan’s convection oven. But there’s a cure!

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You could do that, or stick a fan and an otter pop in your face and listen to the show tonight!

Don’t forget to send The Legitimate Conservative some questions!

Listen online and talk to us in the live chat! Check out http://myradiostream.com/cognitivedissonance to listen at 10 PM and http://chat.myradiostream.com/FSHs11p6864/ for the chat!

Taking your requests for songs, dedications & d-bag nods til 9 PM MST.

Cheers,
Meg

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Listen to Cognitive Dissonance!

Tune into 93.5 KOCA tonight, 10PM-1 AM MST and keep your dial locked for fab music + Legit Conservative + d-bag o’ the week.

We have very super-duper guests for you tonight — all the way from Colorado, it’s synth-pop comedic trio Ultra Sex Laser! I met these folks at an open mic and they bring the lulz like you wouldn’t believe. At least, not until you hear them. They’re gonna play you some songs about punching pandas and shit, and we’ll chat.

Plus, Hawkeye Jefferson is bringing the HAWKAMANIA.

Ooh, and we’ll call out some of our own homegrown crazy. I’ll give you a hint: “NO MORE WIRE HANGERS!” Well, I guess that’s not much of a hint. So tune in! Why? Because tonight’s show is gonna rock your socks!

Don’t forget to send The Legitimate Conservative some questions!

Listen online and talk to us in the live chat! Check out http://myradiostream.com/cognitivedissonance to listen at 10 PM and http://chat.myradiostream.com/FSHs11p6864/ for the chat!

Taking your requests for songs, dedications & d-bag nods til 9 PM MST.

Cheers,

Meg

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Listen to Cognitive Dissonance!

Tune into 93.5 KOCA tonight, 10PM-1 AM MST and keep your dial locked for fab music + Legit Conservative + d-bag o’ the week.

We’ll be calling out some of our own homegrown wingnuttery again. Next week, I have a very special surprise for you! This week, we’ll talk about 4/20. Duh. And Boston. And lots of stuff.

Tonight’s show is gonna rock your socks!

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Don’t forget to send The Legitimate Conservative some questions!

Listen online and talk to us in the live chat! Check out http://myradiostream.com/cognitivedissonance to listen at 10 PM and http://chat.myradiostream.com/FSHs11p6864/ for the chat!

Taking your requests for songs, dedications & d-bag nods til 9 PM MST. 

Cheers,

Meg

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Listen to Cognitive Dissonance!

Tune into 93.5 KOCA tonight, 10PM-1 AM MST and keep your dial locked for fab music + Legit Conservative + d-bag o’ the week. And keep your fingers crossed the tech gods are in a good mood tonight.

We’ll have a fantastic interview with Zach Wahls, founder of Scouts for Equality and author of “My Two Moms.” On top of that, we’ll also have another marvelous chat with Rodger McDaniel, author of Dying for Joe McCarthy’s Sins: The Suicide of Wyoming’s Senator Lester Hunt.

On that note, we’ll call out some of our own homegrown wingnuttery.

Tonight’s show is gonna rock your socks!

Don’t forget to send The Legitimate Conservative some questions!

Listen online and talk to us in the live chat! Check out http://myradiostream.com/cognitivedissonance to listen at 10 PM and http://chat.myradiostream.com/FSHs11p6864/ for the chat!

Taking your requests for songs, dedications & d-bag nods til 9 PM MST. 

Cheers,

Meg

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Listen to Cognitive Dissonance!

Tune into 93.5 KOCA tonight, 10PM-1 AM MST and keep your dial locked for fab music + Legit Conservative + d-bag o’ the week.

We’ll be recapping the Shepard Symposium on Social Justice and discussing tomorrow’s events! Plus, I have a fantastic interview with Zach Wahls, founder of Scouts for Equality and author of My Two Moms. On top of that, Sen. Joe McCarthy is going on trial in Wyoming. How is that possible? Tune in and find out!

Tonight’s show is jam-packed with awesome!

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Don’t forget to send The Legitimate Conservative some questions!

Listen online and talk to us in the live chat! Check out http://myradiostream.com/cognitivedissonance to listen at 10 PM and http://chat.myradiostream.com/FSHs11p6864/ for the chat!

Taking your requests for songs, dedications & d-bag nods til 9 PM. Laramie Civic Center, rm #255

Cheers,

Meg

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Listen to Cognitive Dissonance!

Tune into 93.5 KOCA tonight, 10PM-1 AM and keep your dial locked for fab music + Legit Conservative + d-bag o’ the week.

Oh hey, it’s Good Friday. But it’s always Best Friday at Cognitive Dissonance! We’ll be talking about the upcoming Shepard Symposium on Social JusticeThis week is Cognitive Dissonance’s FOURTH BIRTHDAY! I’ve been doing this shit for four years, y’all. We should have cake.

Don’t forget to send The Legitimate Conservative some questions!

Listen online and talk to us in the live chat! Check out http://myradiostream.com/cognitivedissonance to listen at 10 PM and http://chat.myradiostream.com/FSHs11p6864/ for the chat!

Taking your requests for songs, dedications & d-bag nods til 9 PM. Laramie Civic Center, rm #255

Cheers,

Meg

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Listen to Cognitive Dissonance!

Tune into 93.5 KOCA tonight, 10PM-1 AM and keep your dial locked for fab music + Legit Conservative + d-bag o’ the week.

Spring break is ending right as a winter storm rolls in. Fuck.

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And don’t forget to send The Legitimate Conservative some questions!

Listen online and talk to us in the live chat! Check out http://myradiostream.com/cognitivedissonance to listen at 10 PM and http://chat.myradiostream.com/FSHs11p6864/ for the chat!

Taking your requests for songs, dedications & d-bag nods til 9 PM. Laramie Civic Center, rm #255

Oh, and next week is Cognitive Dissonance’s FOURTH BIRTHDAY! I’ve been doing this shit for four years, y’all. We should have cake.

Cheers,

Meg

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Listen to Cognitive Dissonance!

Tune into 93.5 KOCA tonight, 10PM-1 AM and keep your dial locked for fab music + Legit Conservative + d-bag o’ the week.

SPRING BREAK SPRING BREAK SPRING BREAK!

I don’t know about you all, but I need it.

And don’t forget to send The Legitimate Conservative some questions!

Listen online and talk to us in the live chat! Check out http://myradiostream.com/cognitivedissonance to listen at 10 PM and http://chat.myradiostream.com/FSHs11p6864/ for the chat!

Taking your requests for songs, dedications & d-bag nods til 9 PM. Laramie Civic Center, rm #255

Oh, and I’m going to do the hip-hop show next week — I’m meeting with a pal to make it super fab. We have plans, OK?

Cheers,

Meg

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Listen to Cognitive Dissonance!

Tune into 93.5 KOCA tonight, 10PM-1 AM and keep your dial locked for fab music + Legit Conservative + d-bag o’ the week.

SNOWPOCALYPSE BITCHES! LIKE BLIZZARD WARNINGS AND SHIT!

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So post your survival tips here! And don’t forget to send The Legitimate Conservative some questions!

It’s International Women’s Day, so I’m gonna play some riot grrl. Fierce, yeah?

Listen online and talk to us in the live chat! Check out http://myradiostream.com/cognitivedissonance to listen at 10 PM and http://chat.myradiostream.com/FSHs11p6864/ for the chat!

Taking your requests for songs, dedications & d-bag nods til 9 PM. Laramie Civic Center, rm #255

Oh, and I’m going to do the hip-hop show next week — I’m meeting with a pal to make it super fab. We have plans, OK?

Cheers,

Meg

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Save Cognitive Dissonance! (Well, at least Meg & Co.)

I’m asking the fine folks of Tumblr (and the internet at large) for donations because emergency surgery to remove an appendix time bomb has left our budget stretched beyond the breaking point. We’re finding it impossible to cover medical bills, pay rent and utilities, buy groceries, and though I’ve been looking for full-time work, it’s been difficult to find anyone who’s even hiring. My husband and I are both working and going to school, but it’s just not enough. We’re falling further behind. 

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I want to continue to bring you guys great ad-free content on the daily. So why not ask folks to pitch in a little? Unlike the New York Times, I put nothing behind a paywall and ask for no subscriptions — and like I can compare to the great Gray Lady anyhow. But I DO think I deliver entertaining and informative content, and your feedback tells me this is the case. 

There’s over 40,000 people following my site now. I know there’s many of you in a similar position — struggling to make ends meet, and I know you’d help if you could. But if just 25% of you pitched in $5, well, I’d be secure for the rest of the year — and pay this off. Of course, there’s nothing stopping you from giving more. Donate here or use the widget on the sidebar of my site. Also, the email for my PayPal is meglanker@gmail.com

When I started this in 2010, I never pictured it being the marvelous and large community that it is today. I’m asking for your help because I believe I have some of the most generous and fantastic readers on the Internet. Your generosity helps me survive and in exchange, I’ll keep bringing you the oddities and policies of the political and legal world, both on here and live-streamed every Friday night. Again, it’s YOU that makes it possible.

Oh, and cat pictures. I’ll keep posting lots of cat pictures. Like this one:

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Thank you so much,
Meg

Tumblr: cognitivedissonance.tumblr.com
Twitter: @meglanker
Email: meglanker@gmail.com

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So… my birthday’s this week! Help make it a happy one!

cognitivedissonance:

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And I’ve had several followers who are also following me on Facebook and Twitter ask what I’d like for my birthday.

Well, I’d like help with my medical bills from having emergency surgery one month ago. We’re facing several thousands dollars worth of bills — even after insurance — and since we had minimal coverage, the hospital is unwilling to write anything off. The total bill is $18,171.89, and we’re responsible for at least one-third of that amount. 

That also leaves us still trying to play catch up from taking time off work, plus recovery time for me, and obviously, bills from the emergency room, ER doc, surgeon, CT scan, anesthetic, hospital stay, and post-op followup.That $18k is just the hospital’s claim.

So if you’re willing and able to help, please use the box on the sidebar, or click here to visit my WePay donation page — the full story is also posted there. That’s all I want for my birthday. Well, that and single-payer health care, but this is a huge boost now. 

I know I have truly generous readers out there who appreciate what I do here — after all, there’s 42,879 of you, and I imagine you wouldn’t have all stuck around if you didn’t enjoy this site. If just 10% of folks donated $5, we’d be awfully close to paying this off. If you can’t spare anything, please signal boost, I’d be appreciative for that too!

Thank you folks, and here’s hoping my 29th year is better than the last! I’m incredibly grateful for whatever you can and are willing to do.

Cheers,

Meg

Much love and gratitude to those who’ve donated and signal-boosted, especially to shortformblog for their signal boost AND kind words.

We’ve raised $1,808.34 — 10% of the bill’s total. Can we reach 20% by tomorrow? With your help, that’s within reach. Without your help, well, I don’t know where I’d be right now. 

I’m challenging everyone who digs this site and has a spare $5 to donate to do so here, on the sidebar of my site, or through PayPal using the email meglanker@gmail.com. Those who don’t — trust me, I understand. You can help by signal boosting and sharing with your followers on Tumblr, and even Facebook and Twitter if you are willing. You can share the donation page directly here

We’ve tried other avenues, and this is our last chance to have any hope of paying this off. I truly enjoy providing great content to you all. I want to continue doing so. I hope that you’re willing to help me out in return.

Thank you so much!

— Meg

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