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How The Use Of Drones To Secure Borders Threatens Everyone’s Rights

2021 01 29 08 20

"A critical point raised by that study is how ‘border’ security has now come to mean much more than security around the actual border. Government agencies have sweeping powers to enforce ‘border’ security across the whole nation in terms of tackling border crime, identifying irregular migrants, and imposing security requirements upon travellers and goods crossing borders. Drones are enabling ‘upstream’ surveillance which allows a state to monitor and intervene in developments both inside and outside the country, far from its immediate border, for example by assessing migration patterns,...

Episode 502: Pete and Bird Get Fascist, Italian Style!

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109 Minutes PG-13 Bird is one-third of the hosts of the Friends Against Government podcast. Bird joins Pete to discuss the writings of philosopher Julius Evola. The guys look at his writings in which he critiques Italian fascism as popularized under Benito Mussolini. In his critique he builds a detailed case as to how he believes he would've made it work. Episode 490: 'Post-Anarchism' and Not Giving a F*&K w/ Bird From 'Friends Against Government' 484: Hegemony, Antifa and 'The Reigns of Power' w/ Bird From 'Friends Against Government' Episode 463: The Commons, the Panopticon and Your...

And Just Like That, The Culture Changed

I’ve heard some people compare the existence of the TSA (I used this erroneously for a while) to mask wearing, social distancing and lock downs as proof that the people will accept changes that are clearly theater and inconveniences when they are in fear. The problem with that is the average person may only fly once or twice a year. These are “periodic” inconveniences. People like myself who fly often just get TSA pre-check or CLEAR to avoid the indignity of having to deal with the McDonald’s workers “employed” to keep the skies “safe.” But masks, social distancing and lock downs are...

Episode 490: ‘Post-Anarchism’ and Not Giving a F*&K w/ Bird From ‘Friends Against Government

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65 Minutes Some Strong Language Bird is one-third of the hosts of the Friends Against Government podcast. Bird joins Pete to talk about the main themes of Saul Newman's book "Post-Anarchism." They also discuss the rising technocratic state and their attitudes to it. Episode 484: Hegemony, Antifa and 'The Reigns of Power' w/ Bird From 'Friends Against Government' Episode 463: The Commons, the Panopticon and Your 'Society of Control' w/ Bird from Friends Against Government Episode 468: Biopower, Capitalism and Schizophrenia and American Psycho w/ Bird from Friends Against Government Episode...

Cops Get Away With Murdering Breonna Taylor

That's the law. Government can do whatever they want with you. Or your little sister. Does the left's cognitive dissonance cause them no discomfort? Why would anyone want to hand more and more control of society over to people who have the right to kill you?

Episode 474: Twitter Nihilism and Simulacra w/ Bird From Friends Against Government

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83 Minutes Some Strong Language Bird is one-third of the hosts of the Friends Against Government podcast. Bird talks about some of the main themes of the writings of Jean Baudrillard. Baudrillard is commonly known as someone whose thought inevitable leads to nihilism so they discuss whether Baudrillard's thought inspires nihilism, or predicts it. They look at various modern phenomena to track its progress. Episode 463: The Commons, the Panopticon and Your 'Society of Control' w/ Bird from Friends Against Government Episode 468: Biopower, Capitalism and Schizophrenia and American Psycho w/...

Episode 468: Biopower, Capitalism and Schizophrenia and American Psycho w/ Bird from Friends Against Government

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81 Minutes PG-13 Bird is one-third of the hosts of the Friends Against Government podcast. Bird joins Pete to discuss various concepts but especially that of the theory of Biopower developed by Michael Foucault. They discuss Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's 2 volume set subtitled "Capitalism and Schizophrenia" as well as looking at the Non-Aggression Principle. A thematic look into Bret Easton Ellis' American Psycho is also done. Episode 463: The Commons, the Panopticon and Your 'Society of Control' w/ Bird from Friends Against Government Link to Bird's Episode on Rhizomatics Friends...

A Barrel of Rotten Apples

Government actors are a part of the population. Government actors are a part of the population. Government actors are a part of the population. Government actors are a part of the population. Government actors are a part of the population. Government actors are a part of the population. Government actors are a part of the population. The theory is that because people can’t be trusted with freedom, we need to have a government to control them. Where do we get these people from? From the same pool that “people need to be protected from.” If all of the apples are rotten which one do you pick...

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This Week At The Libertarian Institute

The Empire never sleeps – but neither do we. Missed a story? We got you covered. This week in review at the Libertarian Institute: News   June 24, 2022 – Senate Dems Press Biden to Investigate Killing of Palestinian-American Journalist Ahead of Israel Trip Senate...

News Roundup 6/24/2022

US News The State Department will pay employees who alleged they suffer from ‘Havana Syndrne’ six-figure payouts. State is making the payments in accordance with the HAVANA Act. [Link] Haiti At least eight prisoners died from starvation in a prison in Haiti. [Link]...

State Department ‘Illegally Obstructing’ Afghanistan Probes, Watchdog Says

The US government’s top oversight official for Afghanistan has accused the State Department and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) of stonewalling ongoing investigations, saying they have refused interviews with staff and even failed to provide “basic information” to assist the probes.

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Week of Action on Yemen

Scott Horton and the Libertarian Party, among others, are whipping up support for a week of action to end US involvement in the Yemen War. And you can help. H.J. Res. 87 was introduced on May 31. The bill would "direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from...

Actually, Socialism IS When The Government Does Stuff

https://youtu.be/_-6CyEYetxM How is something to be owned by “the community as a whole?” Ownership means that you get to decide what is done with something. If you and I disagree on who gets to eat your apple, then whatever you decide will take precedence, because it...

The Scott Horton Show

6/17/22 Douglas Macgregor on the Lies Getting Ukrainians Killed

 Download Episode. Scott is joined by retired Col. Douglas Macgregor to discuss an article he wrote about the war in Ukraine. Macgregor points to the lies that got us into a situation earlier this year where a Russian invasion was inevitable and the lies that are...

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Don't Tread on Anyone

6 Progressive Myths About History (w/ Lawrence W. Reed)

https://youtu.be/HsXj83JNUb4 In May 1939, Treasury Secretary Henry J. Morgenthau Jr., one of Franklin Roosevelt's best friends, testified before the House Ways and Means Committee: "I say after eight years of this Administration we have just as much unemployment as...

10 “Pro-Choice” Arguments – DEBUNKED (w/ Kristan Hawkins)

https://youtu.be/vgo8Uys-Xs4 The glory of the human race is the uniqueness of each individual, the fact that every person, though similar in many ways to others, possesses a completely individuated personality of his own. It is the fact of each person’s uniqueness —...

Liberty Weekly Podcast

National Review Senior Editor Turns Rothbardian Ep. 220

https://youtu.be/sJXF9jgj1L4 Managing Editor of the Libertarian Institute and longtime friend and guest of the show Keith Knight joins me in this week's episode to review an article by Joseph Sobran. Sobran was the Senior Editor of the National Review, but questioned...

Patrick MacFarlane on the Hrvoje Moric Show Ep. 219

https://youtu.be/yI1ND-TJR8g This week's episode is a mirror of my recent appearance on the Hrvoje Moric Show on Tnt Radio. We discuss the war in Ukraine, China, and the brave new world we are sleepwalking into. Hrvoje is the host of Geopolitics and Empire Podcast....

Empire of Death: America’s Moral Bankruptcy Ep. 218

https://youtu.be/7yZEk73JdVo In this episode, I take a deeper dive on my latest editorial up at the Libertarian Institute, share my experience at Chillderburg, introduce my new newsletter website, and thank several outlets that have started reprinting my Libertarian...

An Economic Reckoning ft. Clint Russell Ep. 217

https://youtu.be/B4rBZcugFw0 Clint Russell joins me in this week’s episode of Liberty Weekly. Clint is the host of Liberty Lockdown, a podcast that took the liberty scene by storm during the COVID-19 lockdowns. Before Clint launched Liberty Lockdown, he was a private...

Year Zero

A Deep Dive w/Monica Perez

Monica Perez joined me for an in depth conversation on culture, religion, ESG, WEF, the future, and how the 21st Century is different than the 20th Century. Monica Twitter Discord Libertarian Institute 19 Skills Pdf Autonomy Course Critical Thinking Course Donate...

Love and Fear w/Courtenay Turner

Courtenay and I talk ESG, intentional communities, motivations, elites, and the future. Courtenay Twitter Courtenay Turner Podcast Discord Libertarian Institute 19 Skills Pdf Autonomy Course Critical Thinking Course Donate Patreon...

Shadowy Figures Surrounding 9/11 w/Adam Fitzgerald

Adam Fitzgerald joined me to discuss the less talked about aspects of 9/11. We spent most of our time discussing the characters involved and around the event. We could have gone for hours on this subject, but as you will hear, I hit a wall at the 2 hour mark. Adam...

A Conversation with Patrick MacFarlane

Patrick joined me again. In this episode we discuss Ukraine Russia, China, culture, democrats, republicans, and traditional family. Liberty Weekly Discord Libertarian Institute 19 Skills Pdf Autonomy Course Critical Thinking Course Donate Patreon...

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