217: Is Anti-Intellectualism a Good Thing?

Chris Spangle, Gregory Lenz, Cat Anagnos discuss the rising tide of anti-intellectualism in America, and if it is a good thing for our public discourse. Topic 1: Peak Anti-Intellectualism “The great object of education is to acquaint the youthful man with himself, to inspire in him self-trust.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson   Definition of Anti-Intellectualism: opposing […]

216: CNN, Explaining North Korea, Succession and the Free State of Jones

Chris Spangle, Gregory Lenz, and Cat Anagnos discuss Trump’s CNN GIF, explain the background and complexity of the North Korean crisis, and review a libertarian movie titled The Free State of Jones.   Topics: North Korea, Trump-Putin First Meeting, and Showtime’s Free State of Jones Topic 1: North Korea North Korea’s latest provocation—a successful test […]

213: Social Media’s Role in Political Hate, Trump Investigation Expands

Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Hannah Cook, and Cat Anagnos discuss social media’s role in the Congressional shooting, and the Mueller investigation expands to President Trump. Show Notes Republican Shooting James T. Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old man from Illinois, walked onto a baseball diamond Wednesday in Northern Virginia and shot House Majority Whip Steve Scalise. Four others, […]

211: Rob Kendall Apologizes, ISIS, Russian Hacking, Voting Systems

Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz welcome an apologetic Rob Kendall back to We Are Libertarians. What grade does the WAL Empire’s favorite Trump supporter give the President’s performance? How do we combat ISIS? Are our voting systems secure? Can Spangle ever be on time? We answer all of these questions. We have also included Rob’s […]

209: Confirmation Obama Spied on Americans

Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Harry Price, and Cat Anagnos discuss the FISA court’s spanking of the Obama administration’s illegal spying on Americans. Show Notes Obama Intel Agency Secretly Conducted Illegal Searches on Americans for Years Summary: “To summarize, we have the communications of Americans inside the United States being incidentally intercepted, stored, sifted through, and […]

208: Update on the Russian “Scandals”

Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Harry Price, and Cat Anagnos discuss the new Russian scandals, Trump’s foreign visits, and if the death of Seth Rich is a conspiracy theory. Show Notes The actual facts on what Trump said to the Russians The New York Times has a new blockbuster™ story this afternoon on Russian officials talking […]