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4/15/22 Daniel Larison on the Deteriorating JCPOA Negotiations

Download Episode. Scott interviews Daniel Larison about his recent article on the Iran Nuclear Deal negotiations. Before getting to that, Scott asks Larison about his reaction to the ceasefire in Yemen. Larison points out that nearly all ceasefires to occur in Yemen so far have actually been excuses for forces to regroup. However, he agrees with Scott that this one appears different. Next Scott and Larison go through the confusing and frustrating lack of progress in the negotiations for the U.S. to reenter the JCPOA. They talk about what’s going on and why, even though neither are...

‘Best of the Best’: A Karate Team of Individuals

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“A team from the United States is going to compete against Korea in a Tae Kwon Do tournament. The team consists of fighters from all over the country - can they overcome their rivalry and work together to win?" The 1980s gave us a wave of action movies like no other decade. The martial arts genre was especially popular, filled with montages, mullets, listenable soundtracks, and individuals overcoming the odds. They kicked ass. The 1989 film Best of the Best was a celebration of all of those things. A simple plot about the U.S. karate team forming, training, and then travelling to Korea to...

Real Wages Continue to Fall as the Fed Scrambles

According to a new report released Wednesday by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Consumer Price Index increased in March by 8.6 percent, measured year over year (YOY). This is the largest increase in more than forty years. To find a higher rate of CPI inflation, we have to go back to December 1981, when the year-over-year increase was 9.6 percent. March’s surge in consumer price inflation is also the twelfth month in row during which the increase is well above the Federal Reserve’s arbitrary 2 percent inflation target. March’s CPI inflation rate was up from February’s rate of 7.9...

America’s Exceptional Amnesia (About Those War Criminals…)

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The top-ranking U.S. diplomat, Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, recently denounced Russian president Vladimir Putin as a war criminal, which has resulted in a marked uptick in the usage of that term throughout the media. Putin decided to invade Ukraine in February 2022 and has killed people in the process. That’s what happens when leaders decide to address conflict through the application of military force: people die. The U.S. government has needless to say killed many people in its military interventions abroad, most recently in the Middle East and Africa. Yet Americans are often...

Lew Rockwell Was Right About China

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Over the last year, I have focused much of my work on opposing the New Cold War with Russia and China—particularly with China. In a recent piece, “‘No One is Calling for War with China,’” I tackled a claim that I’ve been hearing recently. I understand the argument to go like this: “advocating tougher China policy is not advocating war against China.” In a very literal sense, this argument is correct. Those who advocate tougher China policy are not literally suggesting war with China. But even real dyed-in-the-wool China hawks aren't demanding war. So, if not literally calling for war is...

Uncle Sam’s Grand Delusion

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On Monday, March 28, the Pentagon submitted its 2022 National Defense Strategy (NDS) to Congress. While the entire report remains classified, an unclassified fact sheet was released to the media. It identified the Pentagon’s four main defense priorities: Defending the homeland, paced to the growing multi-domain threat posed by the PRC. Deterring strategic attacks against the United States, Allies, and its partners. Deterring aggression, while being prepared to prevail in conflict when necessary, prioritizing the PRC challenge in the Indo-Pacific, then the Russia challenge in Europe....

Why Do Our Neighbors Support War with Russia?

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In the world today, the war in Ukraine is the worst thing happening, right? Not really, that would actually be Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen, the Middle East’s poorest nation. In the Yemen war, now beginning its eighth year, Washington and its satellites Riyadh and Abu Dhabi have been directly responsible for the callous bombing and destruction of civilian infrastructure. This ceaseless brutality combined with the Saudi’s full naval blockade, according to UN numbers, has led to more than 377,000 people killed. This figure includes the starvation deaths of at least 263,900 babies and...

Its Not Getting Better: Cops in the U.S. Still Kill Someone Every 8 Hours

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It has been nearly two years since Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd. At the time, Floyd’s death would set off massive protests across the country as politicians and political pundits played lip service to Black Lives Matter and others, as they offered up their hollow support. Illustrating the extremely hollow nature of their “support” is the fact that despite all the appeals to emotion, the toothless “reform” bills, and incessant gaslighting—absolutely nothing has changed. As the fourth month of 2022 begins, American cops are keeping to their deadly numbers like clockwork. One quarter...

News

Austria to Remain Neutral, FM Says

Austria’s top diplomat said his country would remain outside the NATO military bloc and keep its long-standing policy of neutrality after both Finland and Sweden applied to join the alliance.

Major NATO War Games Set to Begin Miles From Russian Base

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization will soon conduct large-scale exercises in the Baltics, with thousands of troops from more than a dozen nations set to take part in war games just 40 miles from the nearest Russian military base.

News Roundup 5/15/2022

US News The VA purchased 10,000 iPhones and 85% were wasted sitting in storage. [Link] Russia Belarus says Western sanctions will block between $16-$18 billion in exports. [Link] Rand Paul is blocking the Senate from passing the $40 billion Ukrainian aid bill. Paul is...

Blog

George H. Smith

The sad news has belatedly come to my attention that the philosopher and historian George H. Smith, 73, died on April 8. He had been in poor health. I was fortunate to have known George since the 1970s and to have had many conversations with him. He was self-educated,...

Privacy as a Property Right

In 1993 I wrote an article at the Cato Institute that may be relevant to the current controversy over abortion and the Supreme Court: "Dissolving the Inkblot: Privacy as a Property Right."

RIP David Theroux

David J. Theroux, founder and president of the Independent Institute has died of heart failure. We are all very sad to hear of his passing. Best wishes to his wife Mary and the rest of their family.

The Anti-Subjectivist Manifesto: The Case for Consent

    Preface   “It is not difficult to avoid death, gentlemen; it is much more difficult to avoid wickedness, for it runs faster than death.” - Socrates, Apology            The nature of the manifesto is to inform others. To profess some great...

The Scott Horton Show

5/13/22 Dave DeCamp on Congress, Ukraine and the Risk of Nuclear War

 Download Episode. Dave DeCamp is back on Antiwar Radio this week to provide another update on the war in Ukraine. They begin by talking about the new bill set to transfer $40 billion to Ukraine. Rand Paul requested an inspector general to oversee the funds,...

5/13/22 David Stockman on Washington’s Military Keynesianism

 Download Episode. Scott interviews David Stockman about the war in Ukraine and the American economy. They begin by discussing the war in Ukraine. Stockman argues that the irrational motivator behind Washington’s actions is Trump-Derangement Syndrome — that Putin is...

5/9/22 Misty Winston on the Effort to Pardon Leonard Peltier

 Download Episode. Scott is joined by activist and podcast host Misty Winston to discuss the case of Leonard Peltier, an American Indian Movement member who was charged with killing two FBI agents in 1975. Supporters of Peltier argue that he was charged without...

5/6/22 Stephen Walt: A Realist’s Take on the War in Ukraine

 Download Episode. Stephen Walt joined Scott for Antiwar Radio this week to give his view of the war in Ukraine. Walt is one of the leaders of the doctrine known as “foreign policy realism.” He starts by explaining what separates the realists from other schools of...

Conflicts of Interest

COI #273: Opposing America’s War in Ukraine guest Brandan P. Buck

Brandan P. Buck joins host Kyle Anzalone to discuss the war in Ukraine and the antiwar movement. Brandan P. Buck is a Ph.D. candidate in history and Digital History Fellow at George Mason University. He previously studied history at the University of Denver where he...

COI #272: Lindsey Graham’s Plan for Nuclear War

On COI #272, Kyle Anzalone breaks down Senator Lindsey Graham's proposal to push Moscow into using a tactical nuclear weapon in Ukraine, paving the way for a NATO-Russia War. Odysee Rumble  Donate LBRY Credits bTTEiLoteVdMbLS7YqDVSZyjEY1eMgW7CP Donate Bitcoin...

COI #271: The Iran Nuclear Deal Is On Life Support

On COI #271, Kyle Anzalone and Connor Freeman discuss America’s escalating proxy war with Russia and the latest Iran nuclear deal news. Connor talks about his latest article at the Libertarian Institute which covers the still growing consensus among the D.C. foreign...

COI #270: New Bill Would Give Biden the Power to Start WWIII

On COI #270, Kyle Anzalone discusses the war in Ukraine and the censorship of the independent media. Odysee Rumble  Donate LBRY Credits bTTEiLoteVdMbLS7YqDVSZyjEY1eMgW7CP Donate Bitcoin 36PP4kT28jjUZcL44dXDonFwrVVDHntsrk Donate Bitcoin Cash...

Don't Tread on Anyone

Hidden History: Churchill Kills 1,297 French Servicemen, 1940

https://youtu.be/eG9PEvSAMFA The human tragedy reaches its climax in the fact that after all the exertions and sacrifices of hundreds of millions of people and the victories of the Righteous Cause we have still not found Peace or Security, and that we lie in the grip...

Dr. Ron Paul on Abortion

https://youtu.be/8ws0V_SyIyA On one occasion in the 1960s when abortion was still illegal, I witnessed, while visiting a surgical suite as an OB/GYN resident, the abortion of a fetus that weighed approximately two pounds. It was placed in a bucket, crying and...

Liberty Weekly Podcast

What is the Project 2049 Institute? Ep. 211

https://youtu.be/D7t6lz-SeZs It's no secret that close relations with Taiwan are key to the United States' policy of "extreme competition" with China. A main feature of this relationship has been the staggering amount of arms sales that US military contractors have...

Self Reliance in the Coming Crisis ft. Reed Coverdale Ep. 209

https://youtu.be/C5uV0CGx5Gk Reed Coverdale of the Naturalist Capitalist Podcast joins me to for a discussion revolving around trusting yourself and your abilities in living life the way you want to. Episode 209 of the Liberty Weekly Podcast is Brought to you by: Join...

49 Rothbard Quotes on War and Peace Ft. Keith Knight Ep. 208

https://youtu.be/qZdu41Usab4 Returning guest Keith Knight joins me for the monstrous task for dissecting 49 Murray Rothbard quotes on war and peace. In times like this, we should calibrate our political compass by returning to first principles. Episode 208 of the...

Year Zero

The Most Important Thing I’ve Done All Year

I sit and talk to you about what’s on my mind. Faith, Liberty, and Praxis Carl Jung Roundtable Discord Libertarian Institute 19 Skills Pdf Autonomy Course Critical Thinking Course Donate Patreon RyanBunting.com

Parenting is a Culture Issue w/Tyler Janke

Tyler Janke, a family law attorney and host of Libertarian Pod Review, joined me to discuss family law, personal experiences with the courts, the culture around family, and our solutions. Early on in the conversation we had some connection issues, but we got them...

ESG and the New World Order w/Michael Rectenwald

Michael Rectenwald joined me once again. Today we discuss ESG, rising gas prices, cartelization, globalization, the New World Order, and Alexander Dugin. Michael Rectenwald Globalism speech (36:06 min mark) Why A War Will Be Good For Russia, Alexander Dugin The Final...

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