“282: Identity Politics and Starbucks, Syrian Strikes, Taxes”
by We Are Libertarians

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Chris Spangle and Brian Nichols discuss the ethics of Sean Hannity, ask if Starbucks is systemically racist, what will be the effect of the bombing in Syria, and we discover where your taxes went.

Brian Nichols Show – https://briannichols.fireside.fm/
Chris Spangle Show – https://chrisspangleshow.fireside.fm/

Show Notes

Hannity

Paul Ryan

Syria

Russia Sanctions

Korea

Tax Day

“281: Syria, FBI Raid, Knife Control”
by We Are Libertarians

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Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss American options of the Syrian conflict, the FBI’s raid on Trump’s Lawyer, and many other news stories including knife control in Britain.

Show Notes

1. Syrian Civil War

2. Mueller Investigation and Cohen Raid

News Round-Up

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“280: Death By Regulation with Dr. Mary Ruwart – The FDA, Right To Try”
by We Are Libertarians

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Chris Spangle and Dr. Mary Ruwart discuss the human toll of regulations placed on the drug industry by the FDA. Dr. Ruwart has a new book out titled Death by Regulation: How We Were Robbed of a Golden Age of Health and How We Can Reclaim It. Learn more at https://www.deathbyregulation.us/.

“279: Bad Trump – Tariffs, Amazon, Death Penalty”
by We Are Libertarians

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Chris Spangle and Chris Gault talk about Trump’s recent decisions to kill drug dealers, place tariffs on China, fight with Amazon, and place troops on the border.

Show Notes

1. Death Penalty for Drug Dealers

2. Tariffs

3. War on Amazon

4. Trump Sends Troops to Border

Other:

“278: Sinclair Broadcasting, Laura Ingraham and David Hogg, Encrypted Phones”
by We Are Libertarians

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Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the left and right argument over propaganda in the Sinclair Broadcasting must-reads and Laura Ingraham boycott. They also discuss the ending of the PragerU lawsuit and the FBI’s desire to end phone encryption.

Show Notes

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“277: How Social Media Affects our Brains, Minds.com CEO Bill Ottman”
by We Are Libertarians

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We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle

Chris Spangle looks into the effect of social media and smartphones on our brain. Spangle then speaks to Minds.com CEO and co-founder Bill Ottman. Minds.com is a free-speech platform that seeks to cure the problems of the major social platforms. The episode ends with “How a handful of tech companies control billions of minds every day” by Tristan Harris and Quit social media by Dr. Cal Newport.

‘Our minds can be hijacked’: the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia:
Google, Twitter and Facebook workers who helped make technology so addictive are disconnecting themselves from the internet. Paul Lewis reports on the Silicon Valley refuseniks alarmed by a race for human attention –
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/oct/05/smartphone-addiction-silicon-valley-dystopia?CMP=share_btn_tw

Mark Zuckerberg Is Calling for Regulation of Social Media To Lock in Facebook’s Position – https://reason.com/blog/2018/03/22/the-real-reason-mark-zuckerberg-calling

“How a handful of tech companies control billions of minds every day” by Tristan Harris – https://youtu.be/C74amJRp730

Quit social media by Dr. Cal Newport – https://youtu.be/3E7hkPZ-HTk

“276: Omnibus Bill, FOSTA and CLOUD Act, Leaving Facebook”
by We Are Libertarians

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We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle
March 28, 2018

Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss big spending Republicans and their omnibus bill, the passage of the CLOUD and FOSTA acts, and how to leave Facebook as a business invested in the platform. Get your copy of ‘No More’ by Zach Kincaid at http://rotgutcountry.com/wal.

“Interview with Minds.com CEO Bill Ottman”
by We Are Libertarians

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We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle
March 29, 2018

Chris Spangle speaks to Minds.com CEO and co-founder Bill Ottman. Minds.com is a free-speech platform that seeks to cure the problems of the major social platforms.

“275: Facebook Commits Suicide”
by We Are Libertarians

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Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the beginning of the end of social networks as they give in to leftist censorship. We also discuss the re-election of Putin in Russia.


Putin Re-Election

Cambridge Analytica

Count Dankula

Drug Dealer Death Penalty

Gina Haspel

Boomer Hate – Doughboy


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“274: Gun Control Walkouts, Farming in 2018, Listener Letters”
by We Are Libertarians

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Chris Spangle, Jeremiah Morrell, Sara Potter, and Kade Koger discuss the student walkouts in support of gun control, we take listener letters and discuss issues facing modern farmers, and discuss our new Facebook groups and mobile apps. Get the Android app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.radioco.m5870e3b49

“273: Austin Petersen On His Facebook Ban, Abortion, and Immigration”
by We Are Libertarians

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Chris Spangle speaks about the social media censorship of Steven Crowder and Austin Petersen. Brian Nichols then speaks to Peterson about the ban, abortion, and immigration.

“272: LibertyCon 2018 Recap Part 2 – SFL Student Kelli Huck, David Boaz of the Cato Institute”
by We Are Libertarians

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We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle
March 9, 2018

Chris Spangle hosts the second part of our Students For Liberty LibertyCon recap. Spangle went to the conference. In this episode, follow his travel, he interviews SFL and YAL student leader Kelli Huck and captures a speech on three principles of the libertarian philosophy by David Boaz of the Cato Institute.