Today on Felony Friday Weldon Angelos joins John to share his incredible story! In the 90s Weldon launched a successful music career that brought him nationwide recognition. He founded the rap label Extravagant Records and was considered an “up and coming” entrepreneur in the industry. He wrote and produced songs with many acclaimed artists, including Snoop Dogg. Then in May and June 2002, Salt Lake City police set up a series of controlled marijuana buys from Weldon. All told a
Today on Felony Friday Chris Dreisbach joins host John Odermatt to share about his addiction recovery and how he broke free from the prison system. Chris is the CEO of BluePrints for addiction recovery. He is the founder of multiple successful businesses. Chis is a Libertarian who is actively fighting to end to the failed War on Drug and create avenues for addicts to find help, instead of being inhumanely locked away in a cage. Blueprints for Addiction Recovery Find
On today’s episode of Felony Friday host John Odermatt is joined by Aaron Kinzel. Aaron is a professor at the University of Michigan, a criminal justice reform advocate, and a formerly incarcerated individual. Aaron spent several months in juvenile detention facilities during his youth and nearly ten years straight in adult prisons. Upon release from prison Aaron was able to leave the life of crime that he led as a young teenager behind. Aaron chose to pursue a future in higher
Finally, it has arrived! It’s the much-ballyhoo’d “Whiskey Challenge” edition of “Libertarians in Living Rooms Drinking Liquor”, recorded live in front of a studio audience at PorcFest! For the first time ever, all six Lions of Liberty were in person on the same show, as Marc, Brian, Howie, John, JB and the now-unmasked Rico toss back adult beverages at light speed and talking liberty like only the Lions can! This is almost definitely the wildest, most outrageous and most uncouth
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