Your Wednesday Morning Roar! Paul Krugman “Derps” Ron Paul in New Blog Post While Suckling the Fed No libertarian is a fan of Paul Krugman, the quixotic winner of a Nobel Prize in Economics, which he has parlayed into a career as a liberal shill who can’t stop licking the boots of the Fed as he cries for ever more dollars to be printed to fit his destructive Keynesian worldview. Well, when Krugman isn’t making insane statements about the President
In the latest interview from Jack Thompson, aka Political Badger: I recently had a great chat with Jeff Deist, President of the Ludwig Von Mises Institute in Auburn, AL. Jeff spoke to me about his experiences as Ron Paul’s Chief of Staff… and he answered a lot of fun questions on libertarianism in general. It was really insightful to get his take on the state of the movement today. Enjoy! Don’t forget to browse around over at Political Badger!
Welcome to your Tuesday edition of The Morning Roar! Colorado Health Officials Want to Ban Marijuana Edibles Just when everything seemed to be going all hunky dory and chunky monkey for marijuana users in Colorado, which recently legalized the herb which many use for both medical and recreational purposes, leave it to some government busy bodies to try to spoil the party. The Huffington Post reports how health officials from the rocky mountain state are looking to ban marijuana in a specific form
Start the week right with The Morning Roar! CDC Removes Faulty Ebola Guidelines Amid Calls To “Calm Down About Ebola” Welcome to the new Ebola panic. It began in the last week and it is rooted in the idea that people have become too hysterical about the spread of Ebola. I’m calling it the anti-hysteria hysteria. This past week the internet was awash with articles stating that people need to stop freaking out about Ebola. It almost seems like news outlets
Does everybody remember the story of Texas teenager Jacob Lavoro, which we covered in an edition of The Morning Roar a few months ago? Lavoro was arrested in May of this year when his neighbor reporte4d a “strange smell” emanating from his apartment. Rather than knocking on his door and asking what the smell was, the neighbor called the police. The police arrived, searched his house (probably illegally) and found that Lavoro had been making pot brownies. Because Lavoro used
It’s Friday and it’s your Morning Roar! Good times are ahead, my friends! Tennessee Woman Jailed For Messy Yard Ok, well maybe not good times for everybody. Karen Holloway of Lenoir, TN certainly didn’t have a good time when she was ordered by a judge to spend five days in jail. Her crime? Having a messy yard. Yup, that’s right, a messy yard. WVLT of Knoxville has the full report: The anchor is correct when he says that it’s shocking they would
In this episode of the Lions of Liberty Podcast, I am joined by fellow libertarian writer and podcaster, Jack Thompson, aka the Political Badger! Jack describes his journey from a traditional conservative to a freedom-advocating libertarian after the financial crisis of 2008 caused him to start questioning things, eventually leading to his founding of the Political Badger website and podcast. Jack and I go on to discuss the trials and tribulations of starting a podcast, what we’ve gained from the experience,
Prepare to be floored, it’s your Morning Roar! Nashville, TN Police Deny Secret Service Request to Search Obama Critic With Fake Warrant This story is a doozy, and very telling in regards to the federal government goons’ opinion of exactly what legal requirements have to be met in order to take action against someone the administration doesn’t like. From BenSwann.com: Following Secret Service Director Julia Pierson’s recent resignation over a major security breach at the White House, new allegations are facing the
On a recent special episode of his weekly “Agree to Disagree” program, as Brian Engelman of The New American Media (and past Lions of Liberty Podcast guest!) described what he learned from his experience this past weekend when he lost power in his home for 15 hours. Check out the show, and remember, you can never be too prepared, only under prepared. Check out The New American Media.
What day is it? Wednesday? I guess that makes this your hump day Morning Roar! Bond Market on “Government Bubble of Massive Size” Ben Swann’s website has an article up noting what entrepreneur Peter Thiel said on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” the other day, which of course echoes what those of the Austrian school of thought have been yelling for years. “You said that things would get quite tough when QE ended a month ago, and sure enough the