The Statist Quo

The Statist Quo

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How Socialism Destroys American Indians (w/ Naomi Shaefer Riley)
Oct 8 • 39 min
Co-host and producer Nick, decided to take the lead in this exciting new episode. Nick sat down with author, and columnist, Naomi Schaefer Riley to discuss her book “The New Trail of Tears : How Washington is Destroying American Indians”. Naomi’s book…
Irish History III: The Easter Rising (Part B)
Oct 1 • 104 min
PART B Irish History IIIThis is the continuation of our series on Irish republican history. On this installment, Matt discusses the seminal moment in 20th century Irish history: The Easter Rising. He starts by reviewing some of the events that pushed…
Irish History III: The Easter Rising (Part A)
Sep 29 • 104 min
This is the continuation of our series on Irish republican history. On this installment, Matt discusses the seminal moment in 20th century Irish history: The Easter Rising. He starts by reviewing some of the events that pushed radicals to rebel. Then…
Irish History II: Wolfe Tone Memorial Committee
Sep 9 • 109 min
This is a continuation of our Irish history series. In this installment, Matt picks up with the Howth Gun Running incident and resultant shooting, discusses the Curragh “Mutiny”, the 1913 lockout and the interplay between socialists, republicans and…
The American Civil Religion
Aug 31 • 92 min
Today on TSQ, Matt talks about a very powerful force in American life: The American Civil Religion. This is not a new concept, but it is one that isn’t discussed as much as it used to be. A civil religion is a phenomenon whereby the nominally…
The Atomic Bombings - Part 2
Aug 22 • 141 min
In observance of the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, we take a deep dive into the history surrounding them. The A-bombings is one of those historical events just about everyone knows and has heard the story of, but…
The Atomic Bombings - Part 1
Aug 20 • 83 min
In observance of the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, we take a deep dive into the history surrounding them. The A-bombings is one of those historical events just about everyone knows and has heard the story of, but…
John T Flynn - Memoryholed Prophet
Aug 15 • 93 min
Today is a continuation of the topic Andrew and i discussed a few weeks ago. (see Episode 98) Fascism in America. Some thoughts I didn’t get to share last time bc we ran long. WebsiteFacebookTwitterPatreon
History of US Gun Control (Part 6: Nobody Likes The ATF)
Aug 6 • 96 min
On the sixth installment of our series on the history of US gun control, we examine the Firearm Owners Protection Act of 1986, which was the result of a Senate investigation in 1982 that detailed the litany of entrapment and malicious prosecution of…
Irish History I: Dynamitards
Jul 31 • 152 min
On this edition of The Statist Quo, we embark on the most ambitions project to date…a history of revolutionary and republican movements in Ireland. Before we get into the meat of our topic, however, we need to go back several hundred years to see how…
History of US Gun Control (Part 5)
Jul 23 • 93 min
This is a continuation of our series on the history of US gun control. We pick up in the late 1970s, talking about advocacy groups on both sides, the media war that was taking shape, and several major assassinations and assassination attempts that would…
BONUS - Theo’s Plan (Crowd Funded Govt)
Jul 19 • 48 min
Friend of the show Theo from Crowd Funded Government contacted me recently, with an announcement he wanted to make, about a new direction for CFG. We spoke about this change of strategy for his organization.While I may not be involved much in electoral…
Weimar America?
Jul 14 • 105 min
On this episode of The Statist Quo, Matt is joined by Andrew from the Anarchy Among Friends Roundtable podcast. They discuss a point Andrew made on his show a few weeks ago, he postulated that National Socialism was rising in America, and we are seeing…
BONUS - Defending open Source Lock Picking (Uncensored Tactical - 7/4/20)
Jul 9 • 87 min
Bonus Episode - Matt appears on Uncensored Tactical.
K-Holes In Colorado & A-Holes at New York Times
Jul 5 • 60 min
Today Matt, solo, talks about the death of Elijah McClain and the recent reopening of the investigation of his death, which was preceded by the Aurora CO Police choking him out and a paramedic administering 500mg of Ketamine, an anesthetic dose. Matt…
The Root of America’s Modern Problems
Jul 2 • 76 min
Matt brings on friend of the show Pat Watson from Uncensored Tactical to discuss the biggest problem plaguing Americans today. It’s not thieving, corrupt government. It’s not bloodsucking corporations. It’s not the police state, or tech censorship,…
History of US Gun Control (Part 4)
Jun 25 • 116 min
This episode is a continuation of our discussion of the history of gun control in the United States. Part 4 covers the Gun Control Act of 1968 from a different angle than Part 3, and we also talk about the societal and cultural climate of the 1960s and…
IFAK on a Budget
Jun 24 • 41 min
Tonight, in a trial run of his portable digital recorder, talks about how to affordably build an IFAK (Individual First Aid Kit). Links below for referenced products. CAT Tourniquet, Gen 7ARS for Needle Decompression Flat Emergency Trauma Dressing…
The USS Liberty Incident
Jun 18 • 125 min
On this episode, we are talking about a subject Matt has wanted to cover since the day we started this podcast. The assault on the USS Liberty and the subsequent cover-up by the Lyndon B. Johnson administration. It was attacked by the Israeli Air…
Black Hearts
Jun 12 • 197 min
Matt is joined today by his friend Jordan from the Veterans for Voluntarism podcast and they are discussing the a book by Jim Fredrick, the excellent Black Hearts, which chronicles the 2005-2006 deployment of 1-502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne…
Uncivil Unrest
Jun 3 • 92 min
Matt invites his buddy Brent from Smoke Pit Storytime Podcast on to discuss sundry issues related to the murder of George Floyd, the libertarian response to riots, and many, many other issues surrounding events occurring in America. We discuss the…
Memorial Day 2020: After Action Report
May 29 • 81 min
Matt takes today’s show to talk some about his Memorial Day this year, and to challenge the myths we are told every Memorial Day about how the 1.3 million men that died in uniform died “fighting for your freedom”. We run down all of the major conflicts…
Bachelors in Tactical Science
May 20 • 97 min
Today’s show is based on a thought experiment-created by one of the guys from SwiftSilentDeadly.com: What would it look like if you could create a four-year degree to make somebody a highly skilled operator (in the best sense of the word). Training…
Things To Consider Before Joining The Military
May 13 • 97 min
This show wasn’t specifically intended to show somebody to talk them out of joining the military. It can serve that purpose, but It was more of a realistic, sober take on pros/cons of military service and what it’s actually like, for people in the…
Four Dead In O-HI-O (Kent State Shooting)
May 7 • 136 min
This past Monday, May 4th, 2020 marked the 50th year since the Kent State shooting on the campus of Kent State University, in Kent, Ohio. This story is somewhat familiar to most Americans, but there’s much more than most people realize. It’s a story…
The Panopticon
Apr 30 • 85 min
Okay, so one final show on current events, before we get back to some non-rona programming. I’ve had enough of it, and I am sure you guys have too. On today’s show, we answer a listener question about farmers culling herds and wasting meat, dumping…
BONUS - Brushfire: A Thriller (Matthew Wojtecki)
Apr 26 • 48 min
This weekend, curl up with a good book…and podcast! Matt has the pleasure to interview a really cool guy named Matthew Wojtecki, who is the author of Brushfire: A Thriller. This book obviously comes highly recommended and is available in paperback,…
Shut Up… And Use Your Shirt As A Mask!
Apr 23 • 128 min
Well, Matt didn’t have much prepared so we just freestyled this one. We talk about The View and their cluelessness on American culture, some random ‘Rona news, and about the outbreak on the USS Theodore Roosevelt; including the captain’s email “leak”…
Gavi-A Shot in the Back
Apr 16 • 124 min
Vaccines are always a controversial issue. We can see how much power the corporate press still has by the emotionalism people have in certain subjects they play up, like mass shootings or vaccines. They want to pigeonhole everyone into “anti-vaxxers”…
BONUS - Scalability and Reciprocity of Liberty (UTAC)
Apr 11 • 61 min
Bonus Episode!Matt joins Pat for episode 134 of Uncensored Tactical.Together, they give some perspective on history. Also Discuss :-Drinking on the job. Wrong?-Texting and driving. Wrong?-Some thought experiments on The Island.-A brand new COUNTRY!-And…
Healthcare Fascism
Apr 9 • 88 min
In this newest episode, Matt and Nick discuss the approaching fascist police state, by decree of the power elite of the bureaucratic healthcare industry, the World Health Organization (WHO). The guys also chat about some potentially successful natural…
Invest In Your Liberty, Before It’s Too Late!
Apr 2 • 95 min
Today on the Statist Quo, Matt and Nick lament about the state of America’s population, as it has gone from a nation of freedom fighters to a group of bootlicking supplicants. Today’s show is a coronavirus-related grab bag of topics, from the fakest…
History of US Gun Control (Part 3)
Mar 26 • 128 min
In our next installment on the history of American gun control, we humbly present to you a unique take on the Gun Control Act of 1968, the law that established everybody’s favorite government overreach, the Federal Firearms Licensee system!Many people…
Coronavirus: Pandemic of Statism (w/ Monica Perez)
Mar 20 • 138 min
Two truth seekers discuss the state’s agenda with Coronavirus.
Anatomy of the State
Mar 12 • 104 min
In this brand new episode, Matt gives a detailed overview of one of the highly acclaimed short book called “Anatomy of the State”, by Murray N. Rothbard. Anatomy of the State is a fundamental look at what the “state” is at its core, and how it continues…
History of US Gun Control (Part 2)
Mar 7 • 123 min
In Part 2 of our History of American Gun Control series, Matt talks about the turn of the century and the Progressive Era, a sea change in American governance, spearheaded by an alliance of social gospel do-gooders and big business oligarchs that led to…
Battle of Athens (Tennessee-1946)
Feb 28 • 145 min
Matt asks Luke from Biting the Bullet come on and discuss the largely forgotten Battle of Athens!
History of US Gun Control (Part 1)
Feb 20 • 99 min
This is the first of a multi-part series of the history of gun control, inspired by the eMilitia Podcast’s recent episode on the history of gun control in Britain. We cover a few current stories involving firearms up front, and then we dive into gun…
Shays’ Rebellion
Feb 13 • 139 min
A detailed interpretation and retelling of the widely forgotten Shays’ Rebellion
Importance of Gun Ownership (Uncensored Tactical)
Feb 12 • 119 min
Matt appears on Uncensored Tactical to discuss guns and statism with Pat Watson!
The Worst Thing to Happen to Western Civilization / 1917 Film Review
Feb 5 • 124 min
Review of the film “1917” and a reflection of WW1
Current ISSUES
Jan 30 • 105 min
The guys comment on a few articles that show how the state fails us on the regular!
Peaceful Gun Rally in VA = Disappointed Media!
Jan 22 • 113 min
In this episode of the Statist Quo, Matt and Nick talk about VCDL’s Lobby Day at the State Capitol in Richmond, Virginia. In spite of all the hand-wringing done by mainstream news outlets and left wingers, around 22,000 people showed up to show their…
Virginia - State of Emergency (w/ Trijiconfucious & Mike Maharrey)
Jan 17 • 53 min
In the newest episode of The Statist Quo, we are joined once again by 2 great guests! The Virginian activist known as Trijiconfucious returns to the show to discuss the latest news on the state of Viginia’s recent gun control measures, how Gov. Northam…
NPR: National Propaganda Radio (w/ Pat Watson & Brent)
Jan 14 • 68 min
Today on this episode of the Statist Quo, Matt invites Pat, from Uncensored Tactical, and Brent, to return (in back to back episodes!). The three of them discuss Pat’s recent appearance on NPR. No, he wasn’t invited. Instead, they take a short clip…
On The 3% (w/ T-Rex)
Jan 14 • 141 min
*BONUS* in this bonus episode of the statist quo, our friend T-Rex comes on the show to talk about the 3% movement and the modern militias in American society. He is a blogger and spends a lot of his writing time on this subject. Enjoy! We’ll be back in…
The state doesn’t care about you, they don’t even care about themselves!
Jan 11 • 96 min
On this *bonus* episode of TSQ, Matt invites on his friend Brent (@VetArchistOG) to discuss a recent article detailing the extreme soil and water contamination at Karshi-Khanabad Air Base in Uzbekistan, also known as K2. This base was constructed on a…
Big Shocker - The Corp Press Spreads LIES To Start Wars!
Jan 8 • 104 min
A unique take on the escalations with Iran, and how the media is a wing of the empire.
New Years Eve 2019
Dec 31, 2019 • 59 min
Last episode of the year, current issues and a review of the show’s first year!
Christmas Truce
Dec 24, 2019 • 90 min
On this Christmas Special of The Statist Quo, Matt goes solo and talks about one of the most interesting and unexpected events of World War I: The Christmas Truce, a spontaneous, bottom-up cease fire on Christmas Day that occurred on many parts of the…
Virginia Is For Rebels
Dec 22, 2019 • 51 min
We find out what the hell is happening in Virginia and what freedom lovers are doing about it!
Imperial Lies and Police State Fails
Dec 19, 2019 • 86 min
discussing the release of the afghan papers
Mass Deception on Mass Shootings
Dec 11, 2019 • 95 min
In our latest episode, Matt digs into some statistics involving mass shootings and compares and contrasts where the US stands with the rest of the world. If you get your info from the corporate press, then buckle up, because the facts may surprise…
A Conversation With Todd Hagopian
Dec 2, 2019 • 48 min
Today’s episode, we’re joined by a special guest, Todd Hagopian, who WAS running for LP Chair, until his announcement of withdrawal on 12/3. While getting his name out for Libertarian Party Chair race is now irrelevant, there was still a very productive…
BONUS: On Killing/On Combat (w/ Pat Watson - Uncensored Tactical)
Nov 26, 2019 • 137 min
Pat comes back on to discuss two books that have some great value.
Embracing the Suck ( w/ Chuck D)
Nov 25, 2019 • 97 min
Matt sits down with our buddy Chuck, an Army Iraq War vet, to discuss Iraq, deployment, and struggles we’ve had afterwards. We also discuss a project he has in the works that I am super stoked about, a podcast series on PTSI, moral injury, and how those…
Unlawful Orders and Unjust Wars
Nov 21, 2019 • 121 min
Matt discusses the recent pardoning of some military veterans.
“It Will Take a Republican…” (w/ Monica Perez)
Nov 14, 2019 • 110 min
Matt has an entertaining conversation with radio host Monica Perez, of WSB ATL, and host of The Propaganda Report!
The Bonus Army
Nov 10, 2019 • 83 min
Veterans Day Special - Matt reviews the origins of veterans day and tells the forgotten tale of the bonus army.
Represent Thy Self (w/ Donnie Gebert)
Nov 5, 2019 • 124 min
An insightful conversation with Author, Donnie Gebert.
Pnochet’s Legacy: Disarmed and Brutalized
Oct 25, 2019 • 76 min
In today’s Statist Quo, Matt goes into some current events, including some of the militarized Musical Chairs going on in the Middle East, and notes the few recent casualties in the 18 year old Afghanistan war. He also goes into what’s going on with…
The Road To Voluntaryism (w/ Theodore - Crowd Funded Govt)
Oct 18, 2019 • 80 min
Interview with Theodore, of Crowd Funded Govt!
On Conversations We Refuse to Have (w/ Jared - Biting the Bullet)
Oct 14, 2019 • 131 min
Jared from Biting the Bullet joins Matt to discuss an article about veterans issues.
MuH kUrDz!!!!
Oct 9, 2019 • 73 min
Every Statist loses their mind when the empire is at stake
TFW you have more suicides than combat deaths every year!
Oct 2, 2019 • 95 min
First up, PLEASE listen through to the end. There is a Public Service Announcement we want everyone to hear. Be advised, today is a pretty heavy topic. We go over a report on active duty military suicides, which also says that the National Guard…
BONUS - Matt on Biting The Bullet podcast
Oct 1, 2019 • 139 min
Our host matt guest appears on the kim kardashian of podcasts
Big Brother Infringes Best!
Sep 26, 2019 • 66 min
Kiss Your Rights Goodbye thanks to big brother and red flag laws.
Fourth Generation Warfare and You
Sep 23, 2019 • 58 min
Summary of the culture wars, as perpetuated by the state
Hell Yes, We Are Going To Take Your Vape! (And Start Another War!)
Sep 18, 2019 • 77 min
Statists Gonna State
9/11: Gateway Drug to War
Sep 11, 2019 • 101 min
9/11 is the warhawks christmas.. Bolton however, received a lump of coal and severance pay.
Uncensored Tactical (w/ Pat Watson)
Sep 4, 2019 • 81 min
Pat Watson comes on to shoot the breeze about military, police, tactical training and the state!
Diagnosing Planet Earth
Aug 30, 2019 • 117 min
A show record today…Matt had his first podcasting injury. Today’s show touches on a ridiculous Afghanistan tweet by Marianne Williamson, and we expose the corrupt targeting of Backpage by the Feds. Also, we cover some of the lies, damned lies and…
Gordon Clark, The Church, and Libertarianism (w/ Mike Lewis)
Aug 23, 2019 • 75 min
Is Christianty pro big govt, or does the bible argue different…?
Matt Freeman “Mental Defective”
Aug 22, 2019 • 97 min
With a new batch of congress, comes a new batch of problems. In this latest episode, Matt singles out the media’s new darling, Dan Crenshaw and exposes his snake-like instinct to ease the population into accepting the new proposed red flag laws, via the…
The REAL story with the Philly Shootout!
Aug 18, 2019 • 49 min
Economics , gun control and corporate media propaganda.
Conspiracy?
Aug 14, 2019 • 85 min
Is the Epstein death a conspiracy?
The Red Flag
Aug 11, 2019 • 86 min
The state attempts to move closer to stripping away our god given rights.
Bulletproof Logic
Aug 7, 2019 • 91 min
Democrats are tyrants. Republicans are spinless. Surpised?
Kamala Harris - “Al Qaeda Apologist”
Aug 4, 2019 • 51 min
Join us today for a solo episode where Matt easily debunks the logic of the militant left. The drum beats for gun control. With 2 mass shootings occurring within a single 24 hour news cycle, you can rest assure that the pro state, anti freedom left are…
Mossad Spy?
Jul 31, 2019 • 99 min
Jeff Epstein theories, Desperate US military, and exposed police corruption!
Church of Statism
Jul 28, 2019 • 46 min
Involuntary Collectivism leads to big states, and bigger problems.
Crime of the Mind
Jul 24, 2019 • 99 min
Trust in mainstream news is at record lows, for good reason. But the War Party and Deep State still must propagandize us all, so they pursue other avenues of messaging. One is Google and it’s Global News Initiative, funding local news to put out the War…
Domestic Violence
Jul 22, 2019 • 65 min
in the right company, one can get away with murder.
Blue Snowflakes
Jul 18, 2019 • 29 min
Get out the Hurt Feelings Reports! The Plain View Project is an online database of questionable (at best) Facebook posts made by police officers. It gives us a peek into modern police culture, and it also caused 22 St. Louis cops to be put under…
Erasing History
Jul 16, 2019 • 66 min
If history is erased, it is doomed to be repeated.
Taser Happy Outlaws
Jul 11, 2019 • 24 min
Join us again this week for another mini episode where our host Matt, goes solo again, and addresses a very disturbing situation that occurred 2 years ago, however it is still topical enough to warrant our attention today. We discuss an article from…
A Well Regulated Militia
Jul 10, 2019 • 36 min
People say that the National Guard is over 300 years old. That’s half true. The National Guard as we know it has only been around for 103 years. The State Militia system, which the Guard grew out of, predates the founding of the USA, and was originally…
Independence Day
Jul 4, 2019 • 88 min
Happy Independence Day, although the state wants us dependent on them.
Debate Recap 2
Jul 1, 2019 • 65 min
On today’s solo show, Matt reflects on the passing of the heroic Justin Raimondo. Final thoughts are also shared on the 4 hour snooze fest, known as the first Democratic Presidential debate. Our host also dives a little deeper into the media reaction to…
Dem Debate Review 6/26
Jun 27, 2019 • 44 min
analysis of the first democratic debate!
The Burn Pits
Jun 26, 2019 • 101 min
Today on the Statist Quo we catch you up on Iran..again. We go over the latest events in the manufactured “crisis”, recap the “evidence” of Iran’s “aggression”, and look at Congress’ dereliction of it’s Constitutional duties. We also take a deep dive…
Myth of Objectivity
Jun 19, 2019 • 90 min
The war drum beats for Iran! The US officials blame the recent oil tanker attacks, which took place in the Gulf of Oman, on Irans IRGC force, for what would only go down as one of the stupidest and most unnecessarily elaborate attacks since Wile E…
NEVER Bend the Knee! (ft. Pete Raymond)
Jun 11, 2019 • 58 min
an epic chat with the one and only, Pete Raymond!
Bang Bang
Jun 5, 2019 • 97 min
a coupe dudes discussing serious stuff
Memorial Day
May 29, 2019 • 86 min
What to make of memorial day.
The Military Industrial Agenda
May 22, 2019 • 90 min
Current issues, but only not bs.
Iran: Past & Present
May 16, 2019 • 93 min
With the establishment warmongers leading the charge, and the corporate media advertising the statist agenda, it sometimes can be difficult to find a solid point of view on the US foreign policy. With history books being void of any narration which…
Drugs are Bad, Mkay?
May 8, 2019 • 86 min
In the newest edition of The Statist Quo, we revisit the timeline presented in episode 12, which follows the history of the drug war. We learn Reagan isn’t the constitutional conservative that proponents claim. We tie in topics from previous episodes,…
Bad Papers
Apr 30, 2019 • 74 min
The effects of war, and bad paper discharge.
Origins of The Drug War
Apr 26, 2019 • 118 min
History of the war on drugs
State Sponsored Terror!
Apr 17, 2019 • 60 min
Foreign Policy, except done up in a truthful manner
Truth is Treason
Apr 11, 2019 • 60 min
Assange Arrest, NSA, and Police state spying appartus!
The Bill of Wrongs
Apr 4, 2019 • 80 min
War on Drugs, The abandoned Constitution, and Prison! Check it out now!
History of The War on Terror - Part 1
Mar 28, 2019 • 56 min
History goes back a little further than 9/11, in the War of Terror.
Department of Propaganda
Mar 23, 2019 • 82 min
The Military, and Hollywood make a deceptive duo!
Das Sozial (Socialism SUX - Volume 2)
Mar 17, 2019 • 75 min
You don’t have to sit on the sidelines. Are your friends advocating democratic socialism? Do they kick your ass when you try to debate it? We got you…get what you need to win the debate, and hopefully turn them away from favoring destructive government…
Socialism SUX - Volume 1
Mar 8, 2019 • 62 min
Socialism Sucks and we will prove it.
Foreign & Domestic
Feb 27, 2019 • 67 min
Get the scoop on the war in Yemen, and the war at home with a militarized police gone rampant.
Genesis
Feb 23, 2019 • 66 min
Libertarianism
venezuela
Feb 19, 2019 • 47 min
join us for another episode where we lay it all out about the true state of things in our current situation with venezuela!
The School of the Americas
Feb 19, 2019 • 40 min
tune in as our host matt takes you through the school of the americas! learn about the atrocities and war crimes committed by people who still are working in the state to this day!