WAL 326: The Swamp Explained – Political Violence Now vs. 60s, Is Trump Draining the Swamp?

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In our “The Swamp, Explained” series, Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in depth on how Washington works. On this episode, we compare the heated political environments of the 1960’s to today, we examine how Trump is emboldening the Swamp by not staffing the Executive Branch, and we question if the Federal Reserve is truly independent.

Bib Gourmand – dcist.com/2018/09/bibgourmand2018_dc.php

Rob has lived and worked in Washington DC for 40 years. He worked for the EPA and the Ford and H.W. Bush campaigns. Check out his resume here: www.linkedin.com/in/rob-quartel-5291553/

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WAL 312: The Swamp Explained – Manafort and McCain

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Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel discuss the Paul Manafort trials and how it is emblematic of the Swamp, and we discuss the complex legacy of John McCain. Rob then answers listener questions about the Jones Act.

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  • Paul Manafort – [00:04:08]
  • John McCain Dies – [00:16:29]
  • Brett Kavanaugh Nomination – [00:28:14]
  • Jones Act Questions – [00:35:10]
  • Diner’s Guide to DC – 00[55:24]

304: The Swamp Explained – Russian and Trump, The Jones Act

In the second episode of our series “The Swamp, Explained”, Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in depth on how Washington works.

Rob gives us a view of Russian meddling and possible Trump collusion from the swamp. Rob explains the Jones Act.

Rob has lived and worked in Washington DC for 40 years. He worked for the EPA and the Ford and H.W. Bush campaigns. Check out his resume here: www.linkedin.com/in/rob-quartel-5291553/ 

Have questions for Rob? Email us – editor@wearelibertarians.com

288: The Swamp Explained – The EPA and the Roots of Bureaucracy

In the first episode of our “The Swamp, Explained” series, Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in depth on how Washington works.

They discuss the origins of the EPA, the roots of bureaucracy, and what Washington thinks of Gary Johnson by telling the story of Rob’s career. Rob has lived and worked in Washington DC for 40 years. He worked for the EPA and the Ford and H.W. Bush campaigns. Check out his resume here: www.linkedin.com/in/rob-quartel-5291553/

Have questions for Rob? Email us – editor@wearelibertarians.com