Brion discusses his forthcoming book How Alexander Hamilton Screwed Up America. Lots of great and unknown history in this one. About the Guest Brion McClanahan’s books include The Founding Fathers Guide to the Constitution , 9 Presidents Who Screwed Up America — and 4 Who Tried to Save Her , and The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Founding Fathers . Book Discussed How Alexander Hamilton Screwed Up America Free Bonuses When You Pre-Order! Brion is giving away eBooks and courses… Read More
Archives for June 2017
Interview With a Zombie, Part II
I knew the SOBs were coming after me. It was June 2010, and my book Nullification was about to be released. It made a constitutional, historical, and moral case that the states could prevent the enforcement of unconstitutional federal laws. The media response would be predictable… Read More
Ep. 941 Current Events: North Korea Update with Michael Malice
An American held in captivity in North Korea recently died; on top of that, plans for a military option in North Korea are being discussed in Washington. Michael Malice joins us for an update. About the Guest Michael Malice is an author and celebrity ghostwriter.… Read More
Ep. 940 The Inside Scoop on the Neoconservatives and the Straussians
Today Jason Jewell explains the phenomenon of the neoconservatives and their close cousins, the Straussians. Call this a backgrounder episode. About the Guest Jason Jewell is chairman of the department of humanities at Faulkner University. Guest’s Blog The Western Tradition Guest’s Twitter @westtradition Liberty Classroom There’s lots more juicy stuff where… Read More
Ep. 939 Do We Need the State for Defense?
Bob Murphy joins me once again, fresh from our discussion of private law in episode 938, to cover whether it’s possible to imagine even defense services being provided without the state. About the Guest Robert P. Murphy, who holds a Ph.D. in economics from New York… Read More
Ep. 938 Law Without the State?
Bob Murphy joins me to revisit this question: in addition to consumer good and capital goods we see it producing all the time, can the market also provide law itself? I play a relentless devil’s advocate in this one. About the Guest Robert P. Murphy,… Read More
Ep. 937 How to Deal With Annoying/Scammer Telemarketers: Sic These Hilarious Bots on Them
Roger Anderson, a telecommunications contractor and consultant with nearly 25 years of experience, decided that unsolicited telemarketing calls, which half the time are from scammers trying to get your financial information, needed to be dealt with. So he designed a series of clever bots that… Read More
Ep. 936 Another Bubble About to Burst?
Eric Peters joins me to discuss the bubble in automobile sales, plus: dangerous pro-state bills pending that you may not know about. About the Guest Eric Peters is the libertarian authority on cars, and he writes at EPAutos.com . Articles Discussed “ Pop Goes The Car Bubble . . . And It May Not Be a Bad Thing ,” by Eric Peters… Read More
Ep. 935 Is Europe Hopeless for Liberty? Not So Fast
Want some good news, and a practical course of action? Martin Eriksson, co-founder of the libertarian media network Corax, discusses the most successful Sweden- (and Malta-) based libertarian project to date, and his ambitions for expansion throughout Europe. Guest’s Websites Cor.ax Bubb.la Conference Mentioned CoraxConf The Contra Cruise… Read More
Don’t Disrupt a Play; It Only Makes You Look Ridiculous
Yesterday’s Tom Woods Letter, which all the influential people receive every weekday (less frequently during my vacation, which I’m on right now). Be one of them . By now you’ve heard about the two incidents in which a rendition of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar in New York was disrupted by… Read More