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Vaccines, Autonomy, and Mandates: A Libertarian Analysis

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Prefatory Note Given the subject matter discussed below, I believe it prudent to state at the outset that I am not at all opposed to vaccinations themselves: indeed, I have received a COVID-19 vaccine, as well as all other normal-course vaccinations recommended for someone my age. Yet there are, it seems to me, interesting, difficult questions surrounding the state’s role in promoting or mandating vaccines. The goal here is to start a conversation not about the effectiveness of vaccines, but about the individual’s sphere of autonomy and what kinds of medical decisions are within it, and...

Episode 677: A Message To Conservative/Right Allies w/ David of The Anti Establishment Podcast

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62 Minutes PG-13 David is the host of the Anti Establishment Podcast. David asked Pete to come on the show and deliver a libertarian-oriented message to his mostly Conservative audience. Today's Sponsors Start investing with iTrustCapital today and get a $100 Funding Reward itrust.capital/freeman and, HC Hemp Spot - Promo Code "pete" for 15% Off https://thchempspot.com/ref/pete David's YouTube Channel Get Autonomy 19 Skills PDF Download The Monopoly On Violence Support Pete on His Website Pete's Patreon Pete's Substack Pete's Subscribestar Pete's Paypal Pete's Books on Amazon Pete on...

Episode 676: The Life Of Libertarian Hero John Randolph Of Roanoke w/ Patrick Newman

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50 Minutes Suitable For All Ages Patrick Newman is a Professor of economics at Florida Southern College and a Mises Institute Fellow. He is the author of the new book, "Cronyism: Liberty versus Power in Early America, 1607–1849." Patrick comes back on the show to talk about the extraordinary life of former congressman and senator, John Randolph of Roanoke. Becoming active during the presidency of Jefferson, Randolph held rabidly anti-federalist positions and was not shy about expressing them. Today's Sponsors Start investing with iTrustCapital today and get a $100 Funding Reward...

Episode 675: Pete and Aaron From Timeline Earth Read ‘State and Revolution’ by Lenin Pt. 2

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90 Minutes Some Strong Language Aaron is one of the hosts of Timeline Earth Aaron returns for part two of a series reading Vladimir Ilyich Lenin's "The State and Revolution" Today's Sponsors Start investing with iTrustCapital today and get a $100 Funding Reward itrust.capital/freeman and, HC Hemp Spot - Promo Code "pete" for 15% Off https://thchempspot.com/ref/pete Timeline Earth Podcast The State and Revolution Get Autonomy 19 Skills PDF Download The Monopoly On Violence Support Pete on His Website Pete's Patreon Pete's Substack Pete's Subscribestar Pete's Paypal Pete's Books on Amazon...

Episode 674: CV19 Hell Escalates In Canada w/ Brett Hawes

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76 Minutes PG-13 Brett Hawes is the host of the Holistic Health Masterclass podcast and an expert at helping people cope naturally with auto-immune disorders. Brett joins Pete to talk about his experiences with the ongoing CV19 dystopia in Canada, as well as digging into the motivations behind vaccine passports and the efficacy of the jab overall. They also get into why the Omicron variant looks like a good thing for changing the narrative. Today's Sponsors Start investing with iTrustCapital today and get a $100 Funding Reward itrust.capital/freeman and, HC Hemp Spot - Promo Code "pete"...

Episode 673: Pete And Scott Horton – The End of the Empire Ep. 8

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69 Minutes PG-13 Scott and Pete livestreamed episode 8 of their new podcast, The End of the Empire. Patrick Newman joined for the second half to discuss growing inflation and the state of the economy. Today's Sponsors Start investing with iTrustCapital today and get a $100 Funding Reward itrust.capital/freeman and, HC Hemp Spot - Promo Code "pete" for 15% Off https://thchempspot.com/ref/pete Get Autonomy 19 Skills PDF Download The Monopoly On Violence Support Pete on His Website Pete's Patreon Pete's Substack Pete's Subscribestar Pete's Paypal Pete's Books on Amazon Pete on Facebook Pete...

Episode 672: Examining January 6th, 2021 w/ Documentary Filmmaker Jason Rink

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63 Minutes PG-13 Jason Rink is a documentary filmmaker and long-time member of the liberty community. Jason joins Pete to share his knowledge of what happened on January 6th, 2021 at the Capitol Building. He was preparing for interviews when the action started as he was shooting a documentary about the "Stop The Steal" movement. He also shares some info about certain actors within the movement and the Jan 6th "insurrectionists" that he has never talked about before. Today's Sponsors Start investing with iTrustCapital today and get a $100 Funding Reward itrust.capital/freeman and, HC Hemp...

Episode 671: Pete and Aaron From Timeline Earth Read ‘State and Revolution’ by Lenin Pt. 1

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96 Minutes PG-13 Aaron is one of the hosts of Timeline Earth Aaron joins Pete for part one of a series reading Vladimir Ilyich Lenin's "The State and Revolution" Today's Sponsors Start investing with iTrustCapital today and get a $100 Funding Reward itrust.capital/freeman and, HC Hemp Spot - Promo Code "pete" for 15% Off https://thchempspot.com/ref/pete Timeline Earth Podcast The State and Revolution Get Autonomy 19 Skills PDF Download The Monopoly On Violence Support Pete on His Website Pete's Patreon Pete's Substack Pete's Subscribestar Pete's Paypal Pete's Books on Amazon Pete on...

Episode 670: Pete and Bird From Timeline Earth Read Ted Kaczynski’s – The System’s Neatest Trick

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96 Minutes PG-13 Bird is one of the hosts of the Timeline Earth Podcast Bird joins Pete for a reading, and commentary, on Ted Kaczynski's 2005 essay, The System's Neatest Trick." Today's Sponsor HC Hemp Spot - Promo Code "pete" for 15% Off https://thchempspot.com/ref/pete The System's Neatest Trick Timeline Earth Podcast Get Autonomy 19 Skills PDF Download The Monopoly On Violence Support Pete on His Website Pete's Patreon Pete's Substack Pete's Subscribestar Pete's Paypal Pete's Books on Amazon Pete on Facebook Pete on...

Episode 669: Pete Tells His Story And Talks QAnon/Libertarian Similarities w/ Justin Campbell

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81 Minutes Not Safe For Work Justin Campbell is the host the Fact Check This Podcast Justin asked Pete to come on his show and talk about the politics in his home growing up, where Pete sees politics going forward and Pete's comparison of Libertarians waiting for a savior to show up much like the followers of QAnon did. Today's Sponsors Discover 2022 THC Hemp Spot - Promo Code "pete" for 15% Off https://thchempspot.com/ref/pete Fact Check This Podcast Get Autonomy 19 Skills PDF Download The Monopoly On Violence Support Pete on His Website Pete's Patreon Pete's Substack Pete's...

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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.

News Roundup 6/22/2022

US News The Biden administration announced a change in US military policy that bans the use of anti-personnel land mines everywhere in the world, except for the Korean Peninsula. [Link] Almost 1,400 New York Army National Guard Soldiers are deploying to East Africa...

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Let’s Get ‘Defend the Guard’ on the Ballot in California!

"Resolved, That the Libertarian National Committee: Calls upon the State Legislatures to enact legislation to prohibit the States’ National Guard and any member thereof to be released from the state into active duty combat unless the U.S. Congress has declared war...

I Am Grateful For My Suffering

I am grateful for my suffering. I truly am. These are not words I utter in some halfhearted, feeble effort to brighten my mood or motivate my day. Fortunately for me, I am not battling depression. It’s been a challenging few years; Entrepreneurship. Battling Cancer....

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...

6/3/22 Aisha Jumaan on How You can Help End the War Against Yemen

 Download Episode. Aisha Jumaan from the Yemen Relief and Reconstruction Foundation joined Scott on Antiwar Radio to discuss the war in Yemen. Despite little to no media coverage, which Jumaan recently wrote about, the war in Yemen as well as the consequences of that...

6/3/22 Hassan El-Tayyab: Some Good News on Yemen

 Download Episode. Hassan El-Tayyab came back on Antiwar Radio to give an update on the effort to end the war in Yemen. First, Scott and El-Tayyab discuss the last-minute extension of the two-month ceasefire. El-Tayyab reports that airstrikes have stopped completely...

6/3/22 Tom Secker on the Pentagon’s Control Over Top Gun: Maverick

 Download Episode. Scott interviewed British journalist Tom Secker about the Pentagon’s role in producing Top Gun: Maverick. The Department of Defense has an entire office set up to work with Hollywood. They give producers access to some military personnel as well as...

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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 —...

Economic Truths My Professor Lied About (w/ David Bahnsen)

https://youtu.be/8jK-rT-0SCk Defenders of free enterprise do not believe in a perfect administration under a market economy. Rather, we do not believe in the possibility of such. To the extent imperfect decision-making is accepted, we then seek to solve for who has...

‘What Is a Woman?’ – Six Things Conservatives Need to Know

https://youtu.be/GKZvdtiitLg “Biological sex [is] binary. It’s been binary for like a hundred million years, longer than that. Temperament is not binary, temperament or personality… people who talk about the diversity in gender are actually talking about diversity in...

Liberty Weekly Podcast

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...

On the Brink of Nuclear War ft. Connor Freeman Ep. 216

https://youtu.be/CJ62Lw1PJsg In this episode of the podcast, I speak with Connor Freeman about the dismal state of U.S./Russian relations. We discuss the spiraling escalation in Ukraine and U.S. policy decisions which signal that the unthinkable may be inevitable....

Addiction and COVID-19 ft. The Clean Libertarian Ep. 215

https://youtu.be/38r3URgicX4 Much has been said about the excess rate of substance abuse during COVID-19. To try to understand some of these causes, I brought on my friend Drew Cook of the Clean Libertarian. Drew is a recovering addict who is now working to help other...

Press Censorship in Wartime Ep. 214

https://youtu.be/s5Jhj1smhFI With the risk of kinetic war between the US and Russia becoming more and more likely each day, the United States is already marshalling its forces to silence domestic and international dissent to the conflict. In this episode, I examine...

Year Zero

The Network w/John Robb

John Robb joined me to talk about the network, its operations, where it fails, and why he thinks conspiracy theorists are wrong. Global Guerillas Substack Discord Libertarian Institute 19 Skills Pdf Autonomy Course Critical Thinking Course Donate Patreon...

America’s Response to the War in Ukraine w/Dave DeCamp

Dave DeCamp joined me to discuss the American reaction to the war in Ukraine. We discuss how the sanctions and information war seem to be targeting Americans rather than the Russian politicians. Is the Biden Administration utilizing propaganda to manufacture consent...

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