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News Roundup 1/25/2022

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News The Massachusetts Department of Health reports that about half of people hospitalized with covid have incidental covid infections. [Link] The US donated 150,000 doses of the Pfizer covid vaccine to Kyrgyzstan through Covax. [Link] Seven sailors were injured during a landing accident on the deck of the USS Carl Vinson. [Link] The US deploys two aircraft carrier strike groups to the South China Sea, including the USS Vinson. [Link]  Russia Cyber Partisans - a ‘pro-democracy’ hacker group - claims to have carried out a ransomware attack on Belarus’ rail system to prevent the...

Cold War Served Hot

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The hawks are openly discussing killing Russians again. The last time this happened Donald Trump was running for President against a largely despised, pantsuit sporting war criminal. Confronted with these two alternatives, assuming he was the lesser of two evils, the American people elected the wild card Trump. Although, by early 2018, the Donald was bombing Russian mercenaries in Syria and Americans hardly blinked an eye. Almost four years later, the Biden administration, members of the Senate in both parties, the CIA, NATO’s Secretary General, at least two former NATO supreme allied...

1/19/2022

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

Covid SCOTUS rejects an emergency appeal challenging the mask mandate on airplanes. [Link] Wisconsin will deploy over 200 National Guard soldiers to nursing homes over the next two months. [Link] The US gives seven million Pfizer covid vaccine doses to Bangladesh through Covax. [Link] US News A grand jury recommended charges against three police officers that opened fire on two teens and killed an 8-year-old girl. Initially, the state charged the two teens with Fanta Bility's murder, even though prosecutors knew it was one of the cops that fired the shot that killed her. [Link] Police in...

COI #218: Biden Team Blames Trump for Iran Nuclear Deal Failure

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On COI #218, Kyle Anzalone and Connor Freeman update the Iran talks, the new Cold War with China, and the genocidal war in Yemen. Connor discusses the ongoing indirect negotiations in Vienna to restore the JCPOA. There are troubling signs that the Biden administration may be preparing for the talks to fail. House Republicans are demanding President Biden’s team immediately end the talks. Whatever happens, a decision is coming soon, and Biden’s team plans to continue scapegoating Trump. Although there are still positive statements coming from the EU foreign policy chief, the Chinese, and...

News Roundup 1/14/2022

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

Covid The Supreme Court strikes down the Biden requirement that employers mandate the covid vaccine or mask and test employees weekly. The court approved Biden’s requirement for all healthcare staff at federally funded facilities to get the covid vaccine. [Link] Biden plans to double the number of covid tests the US is buying to one billion. The administration will announce plans on a program to distribute N-95 masks for free. [Link] The Pentagon signs contracts to buy 380 million covid tests. [Link] The Marines granted the Pentagon’s first two religious exemptions. Over 18,500 soldiers...

News Roundup 1/13/2022

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

Covid Rhode Island will deploy 60 National Guardsmen to a psychiatric hospital due to staffing issues. [Link] Oregon will deploy an additional 700 National Guardsmen to medical facilities, for a total of more than 1,200 soldiers. [Link] Biden will deploy the 1,000 military personnel to hospitals in six states. [Link] US News Virginia Beach police used fake DNA reports to get people to confess to crimes. [Link] Biden collected more in tariffs than Trump did. [Link] The US approves the release of five Gitmo detainees. [Link] US officials claim diplomats in Vienna and Paris came down with...

News Roundup 12/16/2021

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News Kevin Clinesmith was reinstated to the bar after he pled guilty to removing information from a FISA court application to get a warrant to spy on the Trump campaign. [Link] Biden signs an executive order that instructs the federal government to target more drug traffickers with sanctions. [Link] The Senate passes the 2022 NDAA, approving $770 billion in spending for the Pentagon. [Link] The NDAA includes $75 million in lethal military assistance for Ukraine and a plan to build a Global War on Terror memorial. [Link] Covid The Navy will begin discharging unvaccinated sailors. [Link]...

News Roundup 12/15/2021

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News The LAPD worked with the Polish company Edge NPD during the George Floyd protests to monitor social media posts supporting “defund the police” and Black Lives Matter. [Link] Amtrak suspends its vaccine mandate to avoid service cuts. Less than five percent of Amtrak employees are not in compliance with the policy. [Link] The Pentagon is using TikTok for recruitment. [Link] The Navy says it successfully used a laser to take out a boat. [Link] Russia The European Parliament gives an award to Alexi Navalny. Navalny is a part of Russia’s anti-Putin opposition and is currently jailed....

Conflicts of Interest #198: Biden & Putin Talk as NATO Looks East

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On COI #198, Kyle Anzalone and Connor Freeman update the Iran talks, tensions in eastern Europe, and America’s Cold War with China. Kyle reports on today’s talks between President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Tensions continue to rise over the Ukrainian-Russian border and war in the Donbas is threatened. Moscow wants legally binding guarantees that the U.S. will not deploy more troops and military equipment to its borders, as well as an immediate halt to NATO’s eastward expansion. Connor covers the latest on the JCPOA talks. The U.S. claims Tehran is intransigent and...

Shoving Match: Biden Pushes Around China and Russia

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After killing and displacing millions of people—and wasting trillions of dollars—in the Middle East our imperial apparatchiks picked concurrent fights with Russia and China. Joe Biden’s military budget is the highest Americans have ever seen and yet it is never enough to satisfy the imperial Congress. Biden has been heating up America’s Cold Wars, but now they may soon be getting hot. Biden and his hawks are playing with fire. On Thanksgiving, eyeing Russia, the U.S. Navy’s Sixth Fleet sailed yet another warship, a guided missile destroyer, the USS Arleigh Burke into the Black Sea. At the...

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News Roundup 6/28/2022

US News The Biden administration, reacting to a federal court ruling in Texas, has suspended an order that had focused resources for the arrest and deportation of immigrants on those who are considered a threat to public safety and national security. [Link] A record...

News Roundup 6/27/2022

US News An Afghan prisoner who was held in US custody for nearly 15 years without charge was released from the Guantanamo Bay detention center and returned to Afghanistan. [Link] Ukraine War  President Joe Biden said Sunday that the Group of Seven will ban Russian...

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Ending the Yemen War

There's a Resolution in the House, HJ Res 87, a War Powers Resolution demanding an end to all support for Saudi and UAE's war in Yemen. The new Libertarian Party is working with all the great Yemen war activists to do a pressure campaign on Congress to support it....

The Libertarian Party is Beating the Drums for Peace

For the people turning 21 this fall, America has been at war their entire lives. The Global War on Terror has reached its second generation of soldiers. Defense spending and the global presence of the U.S. military and armaments continue to proliferate. The...

Privacy and the Constitution

"[B]oth the [']liberals['] and the conservatives misunderstand privacy. The conservatives engage in a narrow and unnatural reading of the Constitution in order to avoid seeing what they do not wish to see, while the [']liberals['] find in the Constitution not...

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...

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6/20/22 Ramzy Baroud on Israel, Palestine and Mali

 Download Episode. Scott is joined by journalist and author Ramzy Baroud to discuss the deterioration of Israeli Politics and the war in Mali. Israel will hold its fifth election in four years after yet another failure to form a government. Baroud gives some...

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COI #294: The NYT Reveals CIA Officers are Operating in Ukraine

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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...

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Proxy Wars…The Punishment Due Ep. 221

https://youtu.be/51gBx3rE7zw In this week's episode, I take the audience on an even deeper dive into my most recent piece for the Libertarian Institute. Episode 221 of the Liberty Weekly Podcast is Brought to you by: LibertyWeekly.club Join my membership and...

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...

Year Zero

Nihilism w/Buck Johnson

Buck joined me to discuss Nihilism by Fr Seraphim Rose. Nihilism is an interesting critique of liberalism that walks through the stages of societal degradation. Fr Seraphim determines that the replacement of an objective truth with relative truth sends the world into...

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...

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