221: Kim Jong Un’s Nuclear Threats

Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Jeremiah Morrel, Dakota Davis, and Tanner Perdue discuss the threats of nuclear war by North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. Show Notes Why Does The Risk Of War With North Korea Seem To Be Increasing? The UN Security Council has voted unanimously to impose new sanctions on North Korea including banning […]

Libertarian Courts In A Stateless Society

Previously I’ve written about how a private criminal justice system might look, you can find it here.  However, in that piece I didn’t go much into the nuts and bolts of how private courts might work in a libertarian society. Objections To Private Courts There are numerous potential issues we can imagine if all courts […]

219: Civil Asset Forfeiture and Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Cat Anagnos, Harry Price, and Seth discuss the scourge of civil asset forfeiture, the fate of Jeff Sessions, and Trump’s Trans ban in the military. Show Notes 219 – Show Notes Topic 1: Civil Asset Forfeiture is a stealth tax or method of seizing wealth from the taxpayers. This occurs when […]

218: Chloe’s Story – Big Government Impedes Self-Improvement

Chris Spangle and Chloe Anagnos explain how government interferes with a person’s ability to improve their lives in a new installment of The Cost: The Human Toll of Government Policy. Show Notes: How Big Government Hurts Those with Chronic Conditions According to the CDC, chronic conditions are the leading cause of death and disability in […]

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 […]

Lenz: Remembering Our Tie That Binds

On June 7, 1776, Richard Henry Lee introduced into Congress a resolution, which would be adopted on July, that asserted the United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States. While this resolution was being discussed, on June 11, 1776 a committee, consisting of John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Robert […]

Puerto Pobre – How Government has Guaranteed Puerto Rico’s Economic Failure

By Clyde Myers Though Puerto Rico has been held as a US territory since 1889, it wasn’t until 1917 when President Woodrow Wilson needed to find a way to force Puerto Ricans to fight in WWI that they were granted a pseudo-citizenship that came with many caveats and limitations… sort of a ‘friends without benefits’ […]