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No Bailouts

No Bailouts

That adroit member of the British Parliament Enoch Powell once said that “the supreme function of statesmanship is to provide against preventable evils.” This duty, incumbent upon politicians endowed with wisdom, is made difficult because “by the very order of things...

Australian War Criminals

Australian War Criminals

Australia has a proud military history, even before it was a federation in 1901 it had sent men abroad in service of Empire. Still a new nation while the British fought bitterly against the Boers in South Africa, the Australian military identity was slowly forged in...

Now, We Get Local. Now The World Gets Real

Now, We Get Local. Now The World Gets Real

"Reality is that which when we stop believing in it doesn't go away."    - Philip K. Dick In March of 2003, we broke ground on the first real thing I ever built, the house I currently live in. Then I understood that there was only one way this economic and political...

No! ‘We’ Are Not the Government

No! ‘We’ Are Not the Government

During a speech in Asheville, North Carolina, in 1902, Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed, “The government is us; we are the government, you and I.”  Most people believe this. And it's a bald-faced lie. Fernandina Beach, Florida, shut down all of its public beaches this...

News Roundup

News Roundup 4/6/20

US News The FDA will allow medical staff in the US to use Chinese made KN-95 respirators. The respirators are an alternative to the N-95s. [Link] Trump invokes the Defense Production Act to prevent 3M from exporting respirators. [Link] The fired Captain of the USS T...

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Netanyahu and Gantz Agree On West Bank Annexation Plan

From Haaretz Netanyahu and Gantz have agreed on a plan to annex the West Bank.  All that's left is to negotiate the details and pass the plan in the Knesset. "Once approved by the cabinet, a proposal to apply Israeli sovereignty over parts of the West Bank would also...

Joe Biden Has Lost His Marbles

And he's not going to find them again anytime soon. As was obvious then, his last chance to run for president was in 2016. https://twitter.com/DailyCaller/status/1246990082990538753

The Scott Horton Show

3/27/20 Patrick Jaicomo on Our Unaccountable Overlords

Patrick Jaicomo of the Institute for Justice discusses the (brief) history of the "qualified immunity" doctrine, which makes it very difficult for civilians to sue government agents for constitutional rights violations. Jaicomo breaks down the different types of legal...

3/20/20 Mike Swanson on the Coming Recession

Mike Swanson offers his take on the current virus-induced stock market downturn. What has surprised him most so far is the fact that assets are down across the board, unlike previous recessions, which might see a decline in stocks offset by a jump in precious metals....

3/20/20 Scott Paul on Yemen’s Ongoing Humanitarian Crisis

Scott Paul discusses the looming cholera outbreak in Yemen as the country prepares for yet another rainy season. Thanks to U.S.-backed Saudi bombing of critical infrastructure, the people of Yemen lack the tools to fight cholera: basic nutrition and clean water. Paul...

Free Man Beyond the Wall

Foreign Policy Focus

Pushing Towards War with Iran guest Will Porter

Will Porter returns to the show to discuss the Trump admin's move towards war with Iran. The recent events happened under the cover of the coronavirus and got little attention in the MSM. Trump's civilian advisers pushed him to carry out strikes within Iran, and it...

The Deadly Cocktail of Coronavirus and Sanctions

On FPF #467, I discuss the deaths caused by coronavirus and US sanctions in Iran. The country has been one of the hardest hit by the outbreak so far and continues to struggle to import medical supplies due to the US sanctions. North Korean and Venezuela are in a...

The State’s ‘Right’ to Kill guest Peter Quinones

Peter Quinones returns to Foreign Policy Focus to discuss the state's 'right' to murder and the lack of accountability. Pete first explains how the flawed US justice systems has put innocent people to death. He discusses how police are able to kill people and avoid...

The Chaos in Iraq guest Will Porter

Will Porter returns to the show to talk about the chaos in Iraq. Over the weekend, the US bombed several positions claiming to be striking back against the "Iranian-backed" Shia group that killed two Americans and a British soldier. However, the Iraqi government...

A Boy Named Pseu

#113 Rollo The Red-Nosed Fruitcake

@RolloMcFloogle and I kick off Christmas early (and every holiday for that matter). We talk traditions, free-market success stories, 7 fish, FUD, and on the greatest holiday miracle of them all:bitcoin...and fruitcake. Enjoy, and MERRY CHRISTMAS! Buy A Liberty Mug!...

#112 Staying Anchored With Tyler White of BRD Wallet

Tyler White is the Social Media Manager of BRD Wallet. He joins the show to talk entrepreneurship, marketing and of course, crypto. He shares his experience of breaking big at YouNow, touring, discovering crypto and joining BRD, starting two businesses of his own PLUS...

#111 Guy Swann – Anatomy of a Bitcoin Maximalist

Guy Swann joins the show to talk about, of course, bitcoin. We cover everything from Guy’s background, what bitcoin’s purpose is, the difference between Proof of Work v.s Proof of Stake, the bcash fork, the Lightning network, how to use bitcoin as a real money in you...

Don't Tread on Anyone

John Rawls, A Theory of Justice – REBUTTED

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fHTrwE7CeA To summarize Rawls- "So much of life is the result of circumstance that no person can be entitled to what they "earn", therefore one group of people called government has the monopoly right to initiate violence against...

Separation of Economy and State

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nHQdldtKPRo&t=4s If a group of people do not coercively monopolize how a country thinks, won't people think bad thoughts thus do bad things? Shouldn't we have common sense thought control? If this "cure" seems worse than the...

Book Summary – Origins of Voluntaryism

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnuFIFU4l3M Auberon Herbert (1838-1906) was an English radical individualist who was influenced by the work of Herbert Spencer. With a group of other late Victorian classical liberals he was active in such organizations as the Personal...

What is Libertarianism?

"The Libertarian creed rests upon one central axiom: That no man or group of men may aggress against the person or property of anyone else.....Libertarians make no exceptions to the golden rule and provide no moral loophole for 'government'." - For a New Liberty by...

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