In today’s episode of Lions of Liberty, Marc welcomes in Michael Maharrey of the Tenth Amendment Center to revisit the issue of “states rights”, which ignited heated debate after Nicholas Sarwark’s comments on a recent episode of this program. In the show you’ll hear: In the show, you’ll hear: How Michael first became interested in libertarian ideas, and how he unwittingly found himself working for the Tenth Amendment Center. Michael explains the mission of the Tenth Amendment Center and updates
In this episode of the Lions of Liberty Podcast, I am is joined by activist James Babb of We Won’t Fly and the Jury Rights Project! James describes how he first became interested in libertarianism and what led him to become an activist. James and I then discuss the concept of jury nullification, how it has been used in history to effectively overturn bad laws, and just why it’s so important for every citizen to understand and utilize the concept.
In this episode of the Lions of Liberty Podcast, I am joined by NY Times best selling author Tom Woods! Tom describes how he went from a neoconservative to a fiery libertarian aiming to set the “index card of allowable opinion” ablaze. Tom and I discuss the common libertarian concepts such as non-intervention and nullification and how the concepts jive with the base principles of individual liberty. Be sure to stay tuned for my fired up wrap up rant! Download this episode (right click and save)
In this episode of the Lions of Liberty Podcast, I flip the script and come firing out of the gate with a rant in response to some common criticisms I often hear regarding all the time I devote to advancing the ideas of liberty. I then welcome in a fellow promoter of liberty, Pablo Serrato of the Los Angeles chapter of Restore the Fourth, a group dedicated to combating mass surveillance by the U.S. government. Pablo describes how he came
From Merriam-Webster: state – mode or condition of being union – a political unit constituting an organic whole formed usually from units which were previously governed separately (as England and Scotland in 1707) and which have surrendered or delegated their principal powers to the government of the whole or to a newly created government (as the United States in 1789) Although an annual address bearing the name is given, rarely do Presidents speak about the state of the Union –
The stage is being set for the Supreme Court to hear the case on the constitutionality of the Obama administration’s healthcare reform bill, commonly known as Obamacare. With lower circuits mostly split, a US Court of Appeals today upheld Congress’s power to require citizens to buy insurance or pay a penalty that they euphemistically call a “tax.” Under what clause in the constitution they found such defense of this congressional authority, I am not certain. Probably the commerce clause-which these