In the latest interview from Jack Thompson, aka Political Badger: I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Fred Reed on the podcast. Fred has written for many publications over his career and has written several books including A Brass Pole in Bangkok: A Thing I Aspire to Be, and Nekkid In Austin: Drop Your Inner Child Down A Well. He’s an extremely talented writer and has some unique opinions that often sit well with libertarians, anarchists, and misfits like me. It was very
In this episode of the Lions of Liberty Podcast, I am joined by the great antiwar radio host, Scott Horton of the Scott Horton Show! Scott and I discuss anything and everything you could ever hope to know about the latest foreign menace in the news, those rascals known as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Towards the end of the discussion, Scott comments on how the Republican takeover of Congress will impact United States foreign policy, whether we’ll see combat troops in Iraq,
I recently spoke with the great antiwar radio host Scott Horton for this week’s upcoming edition of episode of the Lions of Liberty Podcast. Scott and I discussed anything and everything you could ever hope to know about the latest foreign menace in the news, those rascals knowns as the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq (ISIS). Towards the end of our discussion, we got into discussing the Republican ascension to power, as well as the inevitable Presidential campaign of
In this episode of the Lions of Liberty Podcast, I am joined by Udo Uflkotte, a former editor of the German newspaper Frankfurter Algemeinne, and author of (translated from the German) “Bought Journalists: How Politicians, Intelligence, and High Finance Control German’s Mass Media.” Mr. Ulfkotte describes how he was first approached by German intelligence to become a journalist, and how his relationship with both German intelligence agencies and the CIA shaped the stories he would publish throughout his 30 year career. Download this episode (right click and save) Remember,
In this episode of the Lions of Liberty Podcast, I am joined by Mark Levine, professor of history at UC Irvine and co-editor of the book, One Land, Two States: Israel and Palestine as Parallel States. Mr. LeVine explains the root of the modern Israeli-Palestinian crisis and helps dispel the myth that the crisis is based on ancient, thousands-of-years-old feud. We then delve into the parallel states concept and the various reasons why such a system may not only the most just solution, but
In the latest interview from Jack Thompson, aka Political Badger: I recently had an extremely interesting chat with Ward Churchill, author and former professor at the University of Colorado. Churchill became well-known after his controversial article on the 9/11 attacks and his view that this was a case of chickens coming home to roost. I agreed with him on many things and disagreed on quite a few. He is certainly not our typical guest, but definitely one of our more interesting ones.
In this episode of the Lions of Liberty Podcast, I am joined by Libertarian U.S. Senate Candidate in the State of Virginia, Robert Sarvis! Robert describes how he came to hold libertarian views, what propelled him to enter the political arena, and why he is now running in the Libertarian Party after attempting to losing faith in the Virginia GOP. We discuss how libertarians can make a different through politics, and Robert answers some questions regarding the policy positions of his campaign.
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!
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,
In the latest interview from Jack Thompson, aka Political Badger: I recently had the great privilege of interviewing Greg Mannarino of http://www.traderschoice.net I had watched some of his videos and seen multiple interviews he’d given and was fascinated by his views. I know you’ll enjoy his intriguing, if not startling responses to my questions. Don’t forget to browse around over at Political Badger! AND tune in this Thursday to the Lions of Liberty Podcast, as I’ll speak with Jack Thompson himself, where we will