On this week’s Electric Libertyland Brian gets into the morally bankrupt media attacking Rand Paul for using a Canadian hospital, debunks the 70% tax rate argument and loses his mind over a new bill that would deny lenders and landlords collecting from any government worker during the shutdown: a clear preference for the well being of their own over private citizens. Brian then turns his attention to CA Governor Gavin Newsom’s elitist nonsense from his inaugural address and the Los
In this week’s flagship Lions of Liberty podcast, Marc is joined by Ryan McMaken of the Mises Institute to discuss his recent article “Government Shutdown Shows Why We Need to Decentralize National Parks.” After Marc and Ryan catch up and vent about the nature of social media commentary, they dig into the issue of national parks in the context of the current government shutdown. Ryan breaks down the problems with a federal monopoly over the National Parks and Forests, and why
On this week’s Electric Libertyland Brian reacts to President Trump’s speech in support of “The Wall” from the Oval office and the rebuttal from Democrats Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi.
On today’s flagship Lions of Liberty podcast, Marc hosts a lively debate on the concept of a Universal Basic Income guarantee! While most libertarians would oppose a UBI on it’s surface, there are those who see it as a practical replacement for the current welfare state. Today, Marc welcomes Michael Munger, professor of political science at Duke University, and Antony Sammeroff, co-host of the Scottish Liberty Podcast and author of Universal Basic Income: For and Against to debate the resolution, “The Universal Basic Income should
On this week’s Electric Libertyland Brian still has a sore throat but fights through to break down two telling studies from Yale and Harvard on Democrats “dumbing down” language when speaking to minorities, and another wage gap debunking. Brian then brings in Dan Smotz of The System is Down podcast to look at South Park‘s latest socialism-touting episode…have they turned or are they just trolling us? To wrap things up Brian rages about old “homophobic” tweets found belonging to the
On this week’s Electric Libertyland Brian McWilliams looks back on 100 episodes of podcasting and reflects on what he’s learned, where he feels the movement is currently and what libertarianism is lacking: marketable heroes. Brian then takes a look at libertarianism in pop culture and the pandering society that exists in media and entertainment. Finally, the episode wraps up with some current events, including a “cashless” Sweden, GM laying off 14,000 workers due to tariffs, the #ThotAudit and what wins
In todays’ flagship Lions of Liberty podcast, Marc welcomes back Gene Epstein of Barron’s Magazine and The Soho Forum.Gene recently participated in a debate in which he defended capitalism against the ideas of socialism, and today he comes on the show to dismantle every argument for socialism that fans of the show could muster! But first, Gene gives an update on why he joined the Libertarian Party, what his plans are in the LP, and whether or not he has
On this week’s Electric Libertyland host Brian McWilliams is joined by Admin 2 of the now-Facebook purged page Liberty Memes. Brian and Admin 2 get into the hows and whys of Facebooks crackdown, the power of memeing and why Facebook had the establishment running scared. They also get into using comedy as a tool to promote liberty, and how using charity to break down barriers and win people to the philosophy of libertarianism can be a key to our success.
It’s that special time of year again, as Marc gathers with not only his fellow Lions of Liberty hosts Brian McWilliams and John Odermatt, but with his good friends Johnny “Rocket” Adams and Raylene Lightheart of Blast Off!! The coolest libertarian podcasters you know toss back some adult beverages and bullshit about all sorts of liberty and non-liberty related topics, including the question “If our shows were ’80’s sitcoms, which would be Perfect Stranger and which would be Family Matters?”,
In today’s Electric Libertyland Brian gets into the shooting at the Borderline Bar in Thousand Oaks, CA, the “Camp Fire” wildfire ravaging the Los Angeles hills and also the results of the Midterm elections. Then he turns his attention to South African government programs segregated against whites, Mexico looking to legalize weed and finally, a shocking turn of events that finds Brian on the same side as avowed socialist tiny-brain Senator Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Discussed in this Episode: White South Africans