Archive for the 'foreign policy' Category

Electric Libertyland 16: With Heather Nixon of the Johnny Rocket Launchpad

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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On this week's Electric Libertyland host Brian McWilliams gives his take on Alex Jones playing a "character," the Atlanta Braves' new taxpayer abomination of a stadium and the current state of affairs in North Korea. He then welcomes in friend of the podcast and podcaster in her own right, Heather Nixon of the Johnny Rocket Launchpad.

Show notes at Lions of Liberty

Electric Libertyland Ep 15: The Libertarianism of “Rick and Morty” Plus WHAT is Trump Thinking?

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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On this week's Electric Libertyland host Brian McWilliams spends some time discussing one of his favorite television programs, and arguably the most libertarian show on air, Rick and Morty. Brian breaks down the show's overarching anti-government trends, emphasis on anti-PC culture and individual rights and even it's attack on digital currency and unsound money.

Brian then turns inevitably to the flurry of activity surrounding Syria and North Korea, touching on the alleged self-gassing of Syrians by Assad, Trump's missile attack (and his warning to Russia in advance), the new normal between America and China and China's abrupt about-face on North Korea.

Show notes at Lions of Liberty

Electric Libertyland Ep. 14: With Comedian Lou Perez of “We The Internet TV”

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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On today’s rooty-tooty fresh and fruity episode of Electric Libertyland, host Brian McWilliams talks a little bit about Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch and the Democrat opposition, a massive tax increase on cigs in LA and #LibrariesResist before bringing in a fantastic libertarian writer, comedian and producer for “We the Internet TV,” Lou Perez.

Lou (who has opened for the one and only Ron Paul three times) and Brian discuss topics including: the left’s newfound opposition to war, Trump’s expansion of executive war powers, Russian terrorist bombings, armed Police drones, a programmer being arrested by the FBI for creating a software used by hackers despite he himself hacking nothing, and wrap it up with a quick session of Rand “Pauluses and Minuses.”

Full show notes at Lions of Liberty 

Electric Libertyland Ep. 13: Bannon Bashes Libertarians

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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On today's Electric Libertyland, Brian McWilliams goes it alone as he takes on the recent "scandal" surrounding House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes, Trump's "bill" to Germany for NATO backpay, Rand's stand against NATO and admitting Montenegro, Steve Bannon taking sissy slaps at libertarians, healthcare bills, and a prediction for the new Ghost in the Shell film. He then wraps it up with a personal story about a client who is on hunger strike battling judicial overreach and slander from a sitting judge in Los Angeles. It's chock full of liberty goodness.

Full show notes at Lions of Liberty

Electric Libertyland Ep. 12: Will Trump “Seal (Team Six) the Deal” on Kim Jong Un?

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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On today's fantastic, new Electric Libertyland, host Brian McWilliams wakes up early to deliver the news of the day, which includes the dangers of inward-facing propaganda from the US government, Venezuela's ridiculous socialist failings that have led to new bread shortage, Rand Paul on John McCain, Donald Trump's flirtations with regime change, Seal Team Six training with South Korean military, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that police allowing a dog to maul an innocent man was legal, unregulated space tourism, and Judge Andrew Napolitano being pulled from Fox News over his wiretapping statements.

Boogie on down.

Show notes at http://www.lionsofliberty.com/ell12

Electric Libertyland Ep. 7: Trump Makes an Asset Forfeiture of Himself

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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On this week's Electric Libertyland host Brian McWilliams takes umbrage with several top of mind topics, including Meryl Streep's new Trumpian Martyr Complex, the newest anti-smoking Truth.org campaign titled #StopProfiling, the government's handling of the Oroville Dam problem in Northern CA, and a Georgia bill that would limit prescriptions to 5 day increments.

Brian then welcomes friend in liberty J.B. Lubin to discuss a new wrinkle in the "can protesters block traffic?" discussion, and then boogie into some "Trump or Dumps" touching on illegal immigration, North Korea and asset forfeiture, and a Jeff Sessions inspired editions of "Rand Pauluses and Minuses."

Come join us on this rainbow illuminated dance floor!

Full show notes at Lions of Liberty 

Electric Libertyland Ep. 5: The “Muslim Ban” with Comic Ryan Stout

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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Welcome to a brand new edition of Electric Libertyland. In this episode host Brian McWilliams welcomes in comedian, libertarian and all around champion of life Ryan Stout. Ryan and Brian get down and dirty about Trump's Executive Order on immigration, whether "Big Green" is a real entity, and the first military strike approved by Trump in Yemen, which killed an 8 year old American girl.

Brian is then joined by legal man of mystery, the one and only "Rico," for a quick discussion about new Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch and the firing of U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates.

Let's do the libertarian hustle.

Full show notes over at Lions of Liberty http://www.lionsofliberty.com/ell5

279. Scott Horton on Trump’s Foreign Policy Team

Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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In today's episode of Lions of Liberty, Marc welcomes Scott Horton back to the show to help take a look at the foreign policy team that President (whoa, it's real now...) Donald Trump has assembled. Scott has been on the show two previous times, is the host of AntiWar Radio, opinion editor at AntiWar.com, and is most recently the Managing Director of the Libertarian Institute. 

In the show, you'll hear:

  • Why Scott co-founded the Libertarian Institute, who else is involved, and what is their mission?
  • What Scott thinks of Rex Tillerson's potential when it comes to relations with Russia, and why neocons are so obsessed with the framing of Russia as an adversary. 
  • Scott looks at General James "Mad Dog" Mattis, why he is so hawk-ish against Iran, and whether some libertarians are right to be optimistic about him. 
  • Marc and Scott discuss Trump's pick as ambassador to Israel, David Friedman (no, not the libertarian economist!), and whether Trump can finally make the "big deal" to bring peace to the Middle East
  • PLUS!...Marc answers some more Letters of Liberty in our mailbag segment!

 

For full show notes, head over to LionsOfLiberty.com/279.

Electric LibertyLand Ep. 03: The Return of Rand Pauluses and Minuses

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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On today's Electric Libertyland, Brian welcomes in a favorite of the liberty podcasting world, the one and only Johnny "Rocket" Adams, to resurrect the zombie corpse of 'Rand Pauluses and Minuses' (#Randypants), examine Trump's statements on healthcare and chat a bit about the confirmation hearing for Gen. Mattis. 

Before Johnny and Brian get down, Brian also takes a few snippets of Obama's farewell speech to get the blood riled, and bathe in the egomania and race baiting that the soon-to-be-former president was so versed in. 

Catch the boogie fever. 

Full show notes over at Lions of Liberty

276. Liberty Draft Results, Trump’s Tweets, and a Special Announcement!

Monday, January 2nd, 2017
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On this episode of the Lions of Liberty podcast, host Marc Clair welcomes in a cast of regular liberty lions to celebrate the New Year with a ROAR! Marc is joined by "Mr. Johnson's Libertyhood" host Brian McWilliams, "Felony Friday" host John Odermatt, and our unofficially official legal counsel, the rapidly-rising-in-podcast-popularity, Rico! In the show, you'll hear them discuss:

  • Was 2016 really the worst year ever?
  • The official results of the talk-of-the-liberty-town, the Liberty Draft!
  • Trump's cabinet picks, and his penchant for tweeting.
  • Liberty predictions for the New Year.  
  • A special annoucement about the format of the show in 2017!
  • Oh yeah, and so...much...more!

So grab a drink and help us ROAR in the New Year!

For full show notes head over to Lions of Liberty!


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