47: Libertarians in the Armed Services and Ignorance in Politics with Michael Autery
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November 30, 2018
Alrighty, folks… we're back to our normal scheduling post-Thanksgiving! I hope you all enjoyed our Throwback/Flashback episodes during the break. My first guest after the break is Michael Autery! Michael is a Lieutenant in the United States Naval officer and the host of the podcast "Unalienable", which is all about the Constitution, what it means, and how it applies to current issues. In Michael's own words- "I swore to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic, and I think of my podcast as an extension of that oath." Today's episode focuses on the sometimes confusing relationship between libertarianism, our United States' foreign policy, and those members of our armed forces. Michael and I dig into these topics, discussing why members of the military tend to support those libertarian-leaning candidates (such as Ron and Rand Paul), why some service members turn towards the GOP post-service rather than the LP, and how libertarians can be more effective…