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!
Case of the Mondays? Prescription: Read The Morning Roar! George Will: ‘Government Is Not Competent’ Fox News contributor and Pulitzer Prize winner George Will heavily criticized government during a panel discussion asking if government is going too far. In the past Will has equally disparaged both liberal and conservatives alike when opposing the drug war, affirmative action, warrantless surveillance, and the minimum wage. Any reasonable person would have to agree with Mr. Will’s statement that both Republican and Democratic administration
There is nothing quite as sweet as the Friday before a three day weekend. I hope everyone enjoys the long weekend and the Friday edition of The Morning Roar! Auto Industry Juicing Sales With Subprime Auto Loans Remember the loose lending standards that led up to the collapse of the housing market in 2008? After the crash, pundits cast blame on the bankers, politicians, and the Federal Reserve. The lending environment leading up to the housing collapse was downright insane.
This Monday edition of The Morning Roar was difficult to keep only to three stories. There is so much happening in the world right now it is overwhelming. U.S. Airstrikes Continue In Iraq The U.S. air offensive against ISIS in Iraq continued into the weekend. Most of those killed thus far have been “militants”, but several bombs have wounded civilians. President Obama claims that the air strikes are necessary to protect Iraqi Yazidis that have been force to flee their
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
Your Tuesday Morning Roar! Ron Paul’s Take On Russia, The White House, The Media & The MH17 Disaster Ron Paul is ever outspoken, whether it be PC or not, and bless him for it. While the rest of the western world tries to find ways to tie the attack on Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 to Putin and Russia, Ron tries to look at all the evidence before jumping to conclusions, as Obama’s White House did when they blamed Putin before
Welcome to your Monday edition of The Morning Roar! Iowa GOP Replaces Paul Loyalists The GOP establishment can rest easy for the moment. Party forces loyal to Iowa Governor Terry Branstad seized control of the Iowa GOP’s governing body from allies of Sen. Ran Paul and his father former Congressman Ron Paul. The state party chairman had been A.J. Spiker, until he stepped down in the spring of this year to become a senior advisor for RAND PAC. Danny Carrol,
In this episode of the Lions of Liberty Podcast, host Marc Clair welcomes in Ademo Freeman, the founder of Cop Block. Ademo describes how becoming a victim of the War on Drugs led him down the path to discover libertarian ideas, and eventually to founding Cop Block, a decentralized project whose goal is police accountability. Marc and Ademo discuss the root causes behind rights-infringements by police, and delve into why Ademo views himself as a volunaryist. Of course, Marc has
In this episode of the Lions of Liberty Podcast, I welcome in Blue Republican founder Robin Koerner! Robin details his journey to the United States from Great Britain, and how he found himself smack in the middle of the liberty movement when his article, “If You Love Peace, Become a Blue Republican (Just For a Year)” went viral and led to his founding of the Blue Republican political political organization. We discuss various obstacles that libertarians often face when trying
In this episode of the Lions of Liberty Podcast, I welcome investigative journalist Ben Swann of the Truth in Media Project. We discuss Ben’s road to becoming a journalist, from receiving his master’s degree at the age of sixteen as a homeschooled child to starting his own independent media venture. We discuss a wide array of topic, including the difference between a “lapdog” and “watchdog” media and why Ron Paul was so shunned by the mainstream media despite polling better than