Saturday, February 23, 2019

Libertarianism

Small Claims Court Sucks Ep. 107

In this solo, freeflowing episode of the podcast, I explain how small claims court does nothing to help people who are suing debtors that don't care about court judgments. I also reflect on where...

Problems Facing the Liberty Movement Ep. 106

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HpXn8Rbgg28 Keith and I livestream a discussion about how our perceptions of the Liberty Movement have changed throughout the years. We chronicle what we believe are the biggest challenges facing libertarians going forwards. We close...

FCC Commissioner Wants to Ban E-cigarette Commercials

If a member of the Federal Communications Commission gets her way, commercials for e-cigarettes (vaping products) would be banned from radio and television. A ban would not only violate freedom, specifically the freedom speech that...

TGIF: Who Owns You?

“The issue comes down to whether the individual is viewed as a private person or as public property: the former has no obligation to the community to be or stay healthy; the latter does.”...

TGIF: The FDA’s Assault on Tobacco Consumers, Part 3

Updated Feb. 11, 2019  Early one morning last December, Jeff Gracik was heading to his southern California home garage-workshop where he makes his living when he heard a loud, hurried knock on his front door....

Realities of the U.S. Justice System Ep. 105

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHhQEtf9osU I've been practicing law for about 5 months now. Not a super long time, but I've already learned some realities about how the system REALLY works. Check out Thijs van der Linde's new show! Gaius...

TGIF: The FDA’s Assault on Tobacco Consumers, Part 2

A bill introduced in the U.S. House last month would ban the flavoring of any “tobacco product.” The targets are vaping devices (vapes, e-cigarettes), but also cigars and pipe tobacco. (Flavored conventional cigarettes, other...

Income Inequality Ep. 104

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=reM61ytwjjI Income inequality. Is it a problem? Did it cause the financial crisis? Is it the cause of all the woes of our society? Can it be "solved?" Should it be "solved?" How would it...

TGIF: The FDA’s Assault on Tobacco Consumers

We’ve all heard horror stories about the run-amok regulatory state. Enabled by open-ended statutes passed by Congress and signed by presidents, regulatory agencies have acquired virtual carte blanche to write rules governing peaceful behavior....

Scott Horton & Keith Knight: American Imperialism Ep. 103

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Si9ttWNmd4I&t=1s In another of Keith's excellent interview series, Keith chats with Scott Horton about American Foreign Policy historically and today. Imperialism is a policy of extending a country's power and influence through interventionist diplomacy or...
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