On today’s show Felony Friday host John Odermatt is joined by John Koufos. John holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, as well as a law degree from the Fordham University School of Law. John served on the Governor Chris Christie’s Opiate Task Force, and built the New Jersey Reentry Corporation. After designing the program, John was named Executive Director and worked with the Christie Administration and five former Governors to implement effective evidence-based reentry services.
Today on Felony Friday Gracie Walker joins host John Odermatt to share how she spent more than a decade in prison for the “crime” of introducing two people. In 2007, Gracie was convicted of Conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance in the Northern District of Texas. She was sentenced to 290 months. Gracie was not charged or convicted of selling drugs, rather she was sentenced to prison for introducing two people. When she was arrested, Gracie was a working single mother
On today’s episode Felony Friday host John Odermatt is joined by author Brian Saady. Brian is a politically-independent author who writes about corruption, crony capitalism, human rights, and civil liberties. The pages of his books are filled with eye-opening revelations that are backed up with extensive documentation. Brian has published a three-book series, Rackets, which is about the legalization of drugs and gambling, and the decriminalization of prostitution. He’s also written other books and many articles published on many sites.
Today on Felony Friday Rocky Ferrenburg joins host John Odermatt to discuss how he overcame drug addiction and found success after spending time incarcerated. Rocky is a multiple felon and has an extensive misdemeanor rap sheet. Rocky struggled with drug addiction during his youth and spent collectively about 2 years incarcerated. Rocky has scene an incredible turnaround in his life. He’s been clean for more than 6 years and during that time he’s set himself up to graduate with multiple
In today’s episode, Marc is joined by the author of “Freedom Through Memedom: The 31-Day Guide to Waking up to Liberty“ as well as the host of the “Free Man Beyond the Wall” podcast, Mance Rayder! Marc and Mance discuss everything from what gets Mance the most fired up, how he became a libertarian, why he enjoys memes and finds them an effective way to communicate ideas, and what led him to writing “Freedom through Memedom.” Enjoy this conversation with
Today on Felony Friday Frantz Michel joins host John Odermatt to discuss his journey from a life sentence to becoming a positive force in his local community. On the show Frantz says that he made bad choices, which led to bad decisions, which resulted in major consequences. He was convicted of conspiracy to distribute narcotics; cocaine, cocaine base and heroin. This resulted in a life sentence! Luckily, Frantz Michel was commuted by President Obama on November 22, 2016. Soon after
On this week’s ELL, Brian strips down the Louis C.K. dick wagging scandal plus Roy Moore’s alleged molestation of a teenaged girl, and how the loudest voices for morality and social reform often hide dark demons. Brian then looks into the latest developments in the assault on Rand Paul, a possible war between Saudi Arabia and Iran (and how the U.S. could be sucked in) and finishes up with a hilarious battle between two sets of undercover Detroit cops. Boogie
Halloween comes a day early this year as special guest host Gary Johnson throws a Halloween party with all sorts of special guests, including Bill Weld, Frederica Wilson, Kim Jong Un, Donald Trump and many, many more! Eventually, the Lions return for an episode of “Libertarians in Living Rooms Drinking Liquor”, as Marc, Brian, Rico and JB discuss Gary Johnson’s crusade against the two party system, and just how “private” companies like YouTube, Amazon, Facebook really are. Enjoy this spooky,
On today’s episode of Felony Friday former felon and clemency recipient Jamael Nettles. This is Part 2 of the interview, please go back and listen to Part 1 is you haven’t yet. In part 1 Jamael shared how his environment growing up steered him towards drug dealing. He discussed how he grew up in a drug culture. When he found success and started making money selling drugs, he became respected by his family and friends. Jamael grew addicted to the
On today’s episode of Felony Friday former felon and clemency recipient Jamael Nettles shares his unbelievable story. This episode is the first of two parts of Jamael’s story. Jamael will have you on the edge of your seat. The events that led to Jameal’s arrest and conviction are shocking and tragic. He does a tremendous job sharing the details of his story. He takes the listener on a journey though his life, from the drug culture where he was raised,