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We bring all of the irreverence modern politics deserves. Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and other co-hosts blend humor and intelligence to explain to you what the hell is happening in our world today and how we can fix it by thinking differently.
204: The History of Pot and The Drug War
Apr 20
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, James Nease, and Tanner Perdew discuss the history of marijuana prohibition, the cost of the drug war, and if Hank Hill was a cuck.
203: Serious about Syrians
Apr 18
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Tad Western, and Chris Mayo break down the Syrian and Afghanistan bombings. The breakdown of the conflicts begins around minute 35. Show notes: http://wearelibertarians.com/203-serious-syrians/
202: Helping Intern Ed Communicate the Libertarian Message
Apr 6
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Intern Ed Brehob are joined by Doug Karr and Harrison Painter of DK New Media and the MarTech podcast help Intern Ed craft a communication strategy for his upcoming campaign.
Introducing the Boss Hog of Liberty Podcast
Mar 29
Jeremiah Morrell is the Boss Hog of Liberty. He runs a rural Indiana county with an iron fist. Listen in as Jeremiah, Sara Potter, Dakota Davis, and Audrey Jo Peavie discuss life and politics in rural America. They are joined this episode with Chris…
The Building of WAL from The Chris Spangle Show
Mar 29
Chris Spangle and Emily Sweet talk about the decisions required to take the leap towards a career in media and arts. Get the podcast: chrisspangleshow.com
201: Obamacare “Repeal”
Mar 24
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Hanna Weber, and Brian Nichols discuss the repeal of Obamacare and the possible spying on Trump by the deep state. This episode is brought to you by Eight One Two Farms and Liberty Valiance.
Chris Spangle on the Indiana Libertarian Update
Mar 21
This week, we are joined by Chris Spangle and a meme of Greg Lenz of We Are Libertarians Fame. We chat about 5 years of podcasting and compare our board sizes. We've also got theivin' cops and more meetings than any one Hoosier can
261: 199: The Trouble With College Kids
Mar 17
Chris Spangle, Creighton Harrington, and Greg Lenz discuss the problem with snowflakes. Sorry about the horrible audio. The post 199: The Trouble With College Kids appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence…
200: Chris Bowers and the Original Cast Celebrate 5 Years and 200 Episodes of WAL
Mar 17
Chris Spangle, Chris Gault, Creighton Harrington, Gena Martinez, Greg Lenz, and Chris Bowers celebrate 5 years of We Are Libertarians and 200 episodes live at Morty’s Comedy Joint. The post 200: Chris Bowers and the Original Cast Celebrate 5 Years and 200…
260: 198: The CIA Spies on Americans
Mar 9
Chris Spangle, Creighton Harrington, and Greg Lenz discuss the Wikileaks revelations of the illegal CIA spying program. The post 198: The CIA Spies on Americans appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence…
259: 197: Your Questions Answered
Mar 4
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Harry Price, Brett Bittner, and Shane Zoellner take your questions! The post 197: Your Questions Answered appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics deserves. Chris…
258: 196: Jeffrey Tucker vs. Richard Spencer – The Alt-Right Melts Down
Feb 24
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Brett Bittner, Tad Western, Seth, and Harry Price discuss the alt-right’s recent issues. The post 196: Jeffrey Tucker vs. Richard Spencer – The Alt-Right Melts Down appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians…
257: 195: Michael Flynn and Russia
Feb 17
Chris Spangle, Gregory Lenz, and Seth discuss the Michael Flynn resignation and the growing Trump/Russia controversy. Show Notes: General Flynn’s verifiable Russian ties: 1. On December 10, 2015, RT (which was previously known as Russia Today) celebrated…
256: 194: Addi’s Story – Healing Epilepsy with CBD Oil
Feb 12
John and Jess Hooker join Chris Spangle for a conversation about their daughter’s epilepsy and the improvement in her symptoms since introducing her to CBD oil. The post 194: Addi’s Story – Healing Epilepsy with CBD Oil appeared first on We Are…
255: A new podcast: Maranda’s World
Feb 11
We have a new podcast on the WAL network: Maranda’s World featuring Maranda Barnett. This is the third episode with her boyfriend Joey. Get the podcast here: http://feeds.feedburner.com/MarandasWorld The post A new podcast: Maranda’s World appeared first…
254: Chris Spangle on Tad Talk with Tad Western
Feb 11
Chris Spangle is Tad Western’s first guest on Tad Talk. You can find Tad Talk on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or using this RSS feed. The post Chris Spangle on Tad Talk with Tad Western appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings…
253: Greg Lenz on Rob Kendall’s CIT
Feb 11
A Year in Review: Central Indiana Today’s 365th episode. Rob Kendall invites Greg Lenz on to discuss 2016, the Indiana Gas Tax, and Rob plans to attack in 2017. The post Greg Lenz on Rob Kendall’s CIT appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are…
252: 193: SCOTUS Nominee Neil Gorsuch and Trump’s Executive Orders
Feb 3
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Tad Western, and Chris Mayo separate facts from hysterical hyperbole (about 30 minutes in) on Trump’s first actions as President. We also introduce our new “Dear Leader” segment where we help the audience solve problems. Show…
251: 192: The Women’s March and Trump Derangement Syndrome
Jan 27
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Maranda Barnett discuss the women’s marches, Trump Derangement Syndrome, and we spend a lot of time bullsh%^ing. This one is R rated. The post 192: The Women’s March and Trump Derangement Syndrome appeared first on We Are…
250: 191: The Legacy of Barack Obama
Jan 20
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Harry Price, Aaron Ewert, and Tad Western discuss the good and the bad of Barack Obama’s Presidency. The post 191: The Legacy of Barack Obama appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the…
249: 190: The Inauguration of Donald Trump
Jan 20
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Harry Price, Aaron Ewert, and Tad Western discuss the beginning of the Trump Presidency. The post 190: The Inauguration of Donald Trump appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence…
248: 189: Did We Just Witness an Attempted CIA Coup?
Jan 15
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and James Nease discuss the recent revelation that the “smoking gun” of Trump’s Russian ties were fabricated and exploited to overthrow the next President of the United States. Was this active treason by US intelligence? Can the…
247: 188: Man in the High Castle and the Logical Conclusion of Big Government
Jan 6
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Jeremiah Morrell, and Sara Potter discuss the Man in the High Castle and its dramatization of the true end of big government. We also tie in fabian socialism, Trump’s propaganda, and the kidnapping and beating of a Chicago man as…
246: 187: Trump’s Cabinet, ISIS Attacks
Dec 23, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Tad Western cover fake news and conspiracy theories, Trump’s cabinet choices, the recent ISIS attacks, and if Gary Johnson was a failure. We start the news about 20 minutes in. The post 187: Trump’s Cabinet, ISIS Attacks…
245: Chris and Greg on the Jeff Vibbert Podcast: Christmas
Dec 23, 2016
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz occasionally appear on a comedy podcast hosted by Chris’s co-worker Jeff Vibbert. This is the Christmas episode with Chris, Greg, Jeff, Kaitlyn Kopetski, Aaron Ewert, and Tad Western. The post Chris and Greg on the Jeff Vibbert…
244: Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz on Rob Kendall’s Show – Part 2
Dec 23, 2016
The cast of We Are Libertarians talk local government in Indiana and life under Trump with Rob Kendall on Central Indiana Today. The post Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz on Rob Kendall’s Show – Part 2 appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians…
243: Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz on Rob Kendall’s Show – Part 1
Dec 23, 2016
The cast of We Are Libertarians talk local government in Indiana and life under Trump with Rob Kendall on Central Indiana Today. The post Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz on Rob Kendall’s Show – Part 1 appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians…
242: 186: Russian Hacking and Fake News
Dec 16, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Harry Price breakdown the Russian hacking and fake news “scandals.” We get to the subject about 30 min in. The post 186: Russian Hacking and Fake News appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of…
241: 185: The New Segregation
Dec 2, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Aaron Ewert are joined by Jeff Vibbert and Kaitlyn Kopetski of the Jeff Vibbert Podcast about the new segregation of ideas. The post 185: The New Segregation appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings…
240: Chris and Greg on the Jeff Vibbert Podcast: Thanksgiving
Nov 28, 2016
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz occasionally appear on a comedy podcast hosted by Chris’s co-worker Jeff Vibbert. This is the Thanksgiving episode with Chris, Greg, Jeff, Kaitlyn Kopetski, Aaron Ewert, and Tad Western. The post Chris and Greg on the Jeff…
239: 184: The New World of Media and Politics
Nov 18, 2016
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz discuss the new politics and media in a post-Trump world. Media is shifting in every area, so what does that mean for our politics? Listen and find out. Rob Kendall also joins us in the first hour to discuss new media. The post…
238: 183: The Campaign of 2016
Nov 10, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Tyler Weiss discuss the stunning victory of Donald Trump. We recap the election for Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, and Gary Johnson. We also discuss the future of the three major parties, President Trump, and the United…
237: The View of the 2016 Election From Moscow, Russia
Nov 9, 2016
Chris Spangle is joined by Heather Black, a Hoosier in Moscow, Russia. She moved to Russia in early 2016 and shares that country’s view of the 2016 race and Donald Trump’s election. The post The View of the 2016 Election From Moscow, Russia appeared first…
236: 182: Pre-Election Thoughts and Clinton’s Investigations
Nov 5, 2016
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz are joined by Rob Kendall (for the first half) to discuss the election. In the second half, we cover the Comey revelations. The post 182: Pre-Election Thoughts and Clinton’s Investigations appeared first on We Are Libertarians.…
235: Spangle and Lenz on Kendall: Pre-Election Preview
Nov 5, 2016
Listen to Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz’s segment on the election on Rob Kendall’s Central Indiana Today. The post Spangle and Lenz on Kendall: Pre-Election Preview appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence…
234: 181: Legalization, College Campus Culture
Oct 30, 2016
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz were invited to speak and podcast at the Monroe County Legalization Rally. We interviewed multiple people about marijuana prohibition and the culture on today’s college campuses. Listen to the entire rally below. Podcast: Rally…
233: 180: The Future of the LP, Russian/Wikileaks Ties are Bunk
Oct 28, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, James Nease, and Tad Western cover many subjects. We discuss the missed opportunities of 2016, the future of the LP, why James hates ancaps, and why the Wikileaks/Russian connection is a conspiracy theory. The post 180: The…
232: How to Grow The Libertarian Movement with Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz
Oct 12, 2016
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz outline the four things libertarians must do to grow the libertarian movement while speaking to Our America Initiative’s Liberty Tour 2016 at Indiana University. The post How to Grow The Libertarian Movement with Chris Spangle…
231: Rupert Boneham on Living as a Libertarian and Private Charity
Oct 12, 2016
Former LPIN Gubernatorial candidate and Survivor Rupert Boneham indicts the Republicans and Democrats and urges Americans to live as libertarians. The post Rupert Boneham on Living as a Libertarian and Private Charity appeared first on We Are…
230: Brett Bittner Speaks to Liberty Tour 2016
Oct 12, 2016
Brett Bittner of the Advocates for Self-Government speaks to Our America Initiative’s Liberty Tour 2016 at Indiana University. The post Brett Bittner Speaks to Liberty Tour 2016 appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the…
229: Live Commentary of the Second Presidential Debate
Oct 10, 2016
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz recap the second debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. The post Live Commentary of the Second Presidential Debate appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern…
228: 179: Debate #2 Recap
Oct 10, 2016
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz recap the second debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. The post 179: Debate #2 Recap appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics deserves. Chris Spangle,…
227: 177: Libertarian Disaster Relief, Fathers Rights
Oct 7, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Drew Thompson discuss disaster relief as the specter of Matthew looms, father’s rights in family courts, and the future of Libertarian candidates. The post 177: Libertarian Disaster Relief, Fathers Rights appeared first on We…
226: 176: Vice Presidential Debate Recap
Oct 4, 2016
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz review the Vice Presidential debate. The post 176: Vice Presidential Debate Recap appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics deserves. Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and…
225: 175: Vice Presidential Debate Preview
Oct 4, 2016
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz preview the Vice Presidential debate between Indiana Governor Mike Pence and Virginia Senator Tim Kaine. The post 175: Vice Presidential Debate Preview appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of…
224: Lenz on Kendall: Debate Recap
Sep 30, 2016
Greg Lenz joins Rob Kendall on Central Indiana Today to review the debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The post Lenz on Kendall: Debate Recap appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern…
223: Post Debate Recap of the First POTUS Debate in 2016
Sep 27, 2016
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz give their impressions of the first debate. The post Post Debate Recap of the First POTUS Debate in 2016 appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics deserves. Chris…
222: WAL Commentary during the First Debate
Sep 27, 2016
Listen to the first debate with real-time commentary by Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz. The post WAL Commentary during the First Debate appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics deserves. Chris…
221: 174: Live Show – Debate Preview
Sep 26, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Jeremiah Morrell are joined by Evan McMahon, Blair Englehart, and James Nease to preview the big debate. We also discuss the missing podium. The post 174: Live Show – Debate Preview appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We…
220: 173: Terrorism and The Murders of Keith Lamont Scott and Terence Crutcher
Sep 23, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Matt Wittlief discuss the connections between the civil rights movement of the 1960’s and today’s civil rights battles of privacy and police shootings of Keith Lamont Scott and Terence Crutcher. The post 173: Terrorism and…
219: 172: Rob Kendall Builds a Wall
Sep 16, 2016
Chris Spangle, Aaron Ewert, Rob Kendall, and Hailey Aycock chit chat about Greg’s illnesses, Rob’s love of walls, immigration, and Gary Johnson’s stop in Indiana. The post 172: Rob Kendall Builds a Wall appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are…
218: Gary Johnson Appears at Purdue University with Mitch Daniels
Sep 14, 2016
Purdue President and former Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels holds a ‘Conversation with Gary Johnson.” The post Gary Johnson Appears at Purdue University with Mitch Daniels appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the…
217: Rob Kendall Interviews Gary Johnson
Sep 14, 2016
Rob Kendall interviews Gov. Gary Johnson at Purdue. The post Rob Kendall Interviews Gary Johnson appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics deserves. Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and other…
216: 171: Clinton Cash
Sep 9, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Chris Mayo try to unpack the corruption of the Clinton Foundation. The post 171: Clinton Cash appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics deserves. Chris Spangle,…
215: 170: What is Aleppo?
Sep 9, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Chris Mayo breakdown the greatest scandal in the history of politics. The post 170: What is Aleppo? appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics deserves. Chris…
214: Episode 169: Deconstructing the Alt Right
Aug 30, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Harry Price and Tyler Weiss define and debate the new alt right movement at a live show at Morty’s Comedy Joint. The post Episode 169: Deconstructing the Alt Right appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings…
213: 168: The Basics of the Libertarian Movement
Aug 23, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Brett “Never” Bittner walk our listeners through the libertarian movement. If you are new to the show, skip the chit chat by forwarding 22 minutes in or click here. See the Path to Libertarianism here. See Libertarianism.com…
212: 167: The Basics of Libertarianism
Aug 20, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Brett “Never” Bittner outline the foundational principles of libertarianism. If you are new to the show, skip the chit chat by forwarding 15 minutes in or click here. See the Path to Libertarianism here. See…
211: 166: Can Purity and Politics Coexist?
Aug 5, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Dustin Sharpless discuss if libertarian purity can coexist in modern politics and government. This episode is brought to you by the Jason Stapleton Program. The post 166: Can Purity and Politics Coexist? appeared first on We…
210: Libertarian Show Host Jason Stapleton Gives a Passionate Speech for Liberty
Aug 5, 2016
Jason Stapleton is the ONLY person we’ve ever let advertise on the We Are Libertarians, but we so believe in what Jason is doing that we have to share it with our audience. Jason talks about current events from a libertarian perspective five days a week.…
209: A Discussion on Criminal Justice Reform
Aug 1, 2016
This panel discussion focused on criminal justice and how it affects all stakeholders was presented by America’s Future Foundation – Indianapolis. Participants: Introduction by Chris Spangle WYRZ’s Rob Kendall moderates. FreedomWorks Communications…
208: 165: DNC Convention and ISIS in Europe
Aug 1, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Shelby Melban discuss the DNC Convention and the rise of ISIS in Europe. The post 165: DNC Convention and ISIS in Europe appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics…
207: 164: Mike Pence and Donald Trump
Jul 21, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Hannah Cook, and Jess Fleming discuss Donald Trump’s choice of running mate in Indiana Governor Mike Pence. Is Mike Pence someone libertarians can support? Tune in and find out. Also, follow our friends at Lions of Liberty. The…
206: Spangle On Rob Kendall’s Show: The Mike Pence Pick
Jul 18, 2016
Chris Spangle and Rob Kendall discuss the Mike Pence Pick from deep in the heart of Indiana. The post Spangle On Rob Kendall’s Show: The Mike Pence Pick appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern…
205: 163: What is Life Like After Prison?
Jul 10, 2016
Chris Spangle and Brett Bittner are joined again by Derone Caldwell and Richard Samuels to discuss life after prison, issues facing the black community, and how to unite the country to reform our justice system. Listen to our other episodes on justice…
204: 162: The Murders of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile by Police
Jul 9, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Creighton Harrington, and Harry Price discuss the murder of American citizens by police and how we can end it. The post 162: The Murders of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile by Police appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We…
203: 161: Hillary’s Emails
Jul 9, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Creighton Harrington, and Harry Price discuss Hillary Clinton’s email scandals and how it will affect the 2016 Presidential race. The post 161: Hillary’s Emails appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings…
202: Who is Gary Johnson? What does Gary Johnson Believe?
Jul 6, 2016
Gary Johnson is a former two-term Governor of New Mexico. He is the only real third option for President in the 2016 election against Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Learn more about Gary Johnson and his running mate Bill Weld. Weld is also another…
201: Episode 160: What is it like to go to prison for 18 years?
Jun 29, 2016
Chris Spangle, Chloe Anagnos, and Brett Bittner are joined by Derone Caldwell and Richard Samuels to discuss life inside of prison, the emotions of a long term sentence and solitary confinement, and how the innocent are often forced into long sentences…
200: Episode 159: WAL Live 3, Brexit
Jun 29, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Joe Ruiz host a live episode of We Are Libertarians. We discuss Single Spangle vs. Coupled Greg. James Nease helps us explain the Brexit. We check in with several others and have a really fun time at Morty’s Comedy Joint. The…
199: Episode 158: PorcFest Special
Jun 29, 2016
Harry Price and Seth cohost a special PorcFest episode of WAL with Rodger Paxton of the LAVA Flow Podcast and Joe Jarvis of Anarchy in New England. WARNING… Harry reports that this episode is a little… rough. We haven’t listened yet so we aren’t sure what…
198: Episode 157: Gary Johnson Town Hall and Homegrown ISIS
Jun 23, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Rob Kendall discuss abortion, the Gary Johnson CNN Town Hall, and homegrown ISIS. The post Episode 157: Gary Johnson Town Hall and Homegrown ISIS appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the…
197: What is a Libertarian? An Introduction to Libertarianism with Marshall Fritz
Jun 23, 2016
What is a libertarian? Libertarianism seems like a complex political philosophy. It isn’t difficult to understand. It comes down to three big ideas. If you haven’t been through our guide to the libertarian philosophy, The Path to Libertarianism, then…
196: 2 Dudes, 1 Mic Episode 001: Trump is in Trouble, The Brexit
Jun 21, 2016
It is your first and only taste of 2 Dudes, 1 Mic, a special show for premium members of We Are Libertarians. The post 2 Dudes, 1 Mic Episode 001: Trump is in Trouble, The Brexit appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the…
195: Episode 156: We Are Libertarians State of the Union
Jun 21, 2016
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz take an episode to explain what the future holds for We Are Libertarians. The post Episode 156: We Are Libertarians State of the Union appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence…
194: Episode 155: Tony Stiles on the Austin Petersen campaign and Human Trafficking, Orlando
Jun 16, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Aaron Ewert and Tony Stiles talk about the inner workings of the Austin Petersen campaign, how Tony combats sex trafficking, and we react to Orlando. Learn about the Arrows Foundation. The post Episode 155: Tony Stiles on the…
193: Episode 154: Is this the Libertarian Party’s Moment?
Jun 7, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Chloe Anagnos, and lil Brett Bittner discuss the outcome and experiences of the Libertarian National Convention and if this is finally the moment for the Libertarian Party to rise with Gary Johnson’s candidacy. #NeverBittner…
192: Episode 153: Updates on the 2016 LP Convention
May 29, 2016
Chris Spangle, Joe Ruiz, Chloe Anagnos, and Brett Bittner break down the final Libertarian Party Presidential debate. Bittner and Chloe tell us what the atmosphere is like in Orlando, and we discuss who will win the nomination for both President or Vice…
191: Greg Lenz On Rob Kendall’s Show
May 29, 2016
Greg Lenz joins Rob Kendall on Central Indiana today to mock Spangle and wax poetic about Trump. The post Greg Lenz On Rob Kendall’s Show appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics deserves.…
190: Episode 152: WAL Live with Rupert Boneham on Private Charity, Economic Development, and Running a Campaign
May 25, 2016
Comedian Jeff Vibbert introduces Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and 2012 Libertarian Party Gubernatorial candidate and Survivor contestant Rupert Boneham on their second live show. They discuss Rupert’s charity Rupert’s Kids and how it transforms the lives of…
189: Chris Spangle Talks Third Parties on Rob Kendall’s Show
May 20, 2016
“Chris Spangle joins me tonight to indict the two party system. We talk the governor’s race, 3rd party chances in 2016, and my amazing interview with Trump. Tune in at 7 or anytime via podcast.” – Rob Kendall The post Chris Spangle Talks Third Parties on…
188: Episode 151: The Rising Libertarian Tide
May 10, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Jeremiah Morrell discuss the rising libertarian tide, the LP Presidential candidates viability, and how we can distinguish ourselves in this political climate. We also discuss what principle backs each political party. This…
187: Interview: Rob Kendall talks to Donald J. Trump
May 6, 2016
Rob Kendall interviews Donald J. Trump. In the first 30 seconds, the listener will hear that Rob is not a fair and balanced journalist. Chris Spangle personally disavows all statements of adoration made by Rob Kendall in this podcast. The post Interview:…
186: Episode 150: Trump, God Emperor or Trumpertantrum?
May 5, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Harry Price, and Rob Kendall discuss Rob’s interview with Donald Trump and then debate if Donald Trump is a hero or villain. Join us for the next We Are Libertarians Live on May 23! The post Episode 150: Trump, God Emperor or…
185: Episode 149: WAL Live!
Apr 26, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Joe Ruiz host the first live podcast at Morty’s Comedy Joint. Audio is sketch. We promise to do better next time. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics deserves. Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and other…
184: Interview: Nicholas Sarwark, National Libertarian Party Chairman
Apr 25, 2016
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz interview the chairman of the Libertarian Party, Nicholas Sarwark, about the past, present and future of the party and the Libertarian National Committee. He is currently seeking re-election to the position. The post Interview:…
183: Interview: Steve Dillon, Chair of the NORML Board of Directors
Apr 25, 2016
Chris Spangle sits down with the Chair of the Board of Directors of NORML Steve Dillon. Dillon is one of the nation’s leading activists for legalization of Marijuana over the last several decades. We discuss the past, present and future of marijuana in…
182: Interview: Austin Petersen, Candidate for the Libertarian Party Presidential Nomination
Apr 23, 2016
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz interview Austin Petersen, a candidate for the Libertarian Party Presidential nomination. We discuss his strategy to win the Presidency, his age, the NAP dust up, and his chances. We also discuss his brash style and Greg Lenz…
181: Episode 148: Our Contested Convention, The Trump Rally
Apr 22, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Harry Price discuss their recent adventures within the Libertarian Party, Chris and Greg go to a Trump rally, Harry explains hacking, and Chris’s girlfriend Emily explains “dad culture.” Watch: The post Episode 148: Our…
180: Episode 147: A Contested Convention
Apr 17, 2016
It is WAL picture day! Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Chloe Anagnos, Brett Bittner, Aaron Ewert, Tyler Weiss, Hannah Drazich, and Harry Price all gathered to have their photos taken by Troy Hill. Then everyone sat down to podcast at various times. We discuss…
179: Greg Lenz Speaks on the Importance of Trust in a Libertarian Society
Apr 9, 2016
Greg Lenz speaks to the Libertarian Parties of Delaware, Henry, Rush, and Wayne County on the importance of trust in selling a libertarian society. Watch: Listen: The post Greg Lenz Speaks on the Importance of Trust in a Libertarian Society appeared first…
178: Episode 146: LGBT Issues and the Panama Papers
Apr 8, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Chloe Anagnos, and Seth take a listener question on the freedom of association after Gary Johnson’s debate answer, discuss the North Carolina Trans/bathroom bill, and we ask if the Panama Papers are a big deal. Watch: Listen: The…
177: Interview: Mark Rutherford, Candidate for Chair of the Libertarian Party
Apr 8, 2016
Mark Rutherford is a candidate for Chair on the national Libertarian Party. Chris Spangle interviews him on his plans to grow the largest third party. Watch: Listen: The post Interview: Mark Rutherford, Candidate for Chair of the Libertarian Party…
176: Episode 145: Libertarian Party Perfection and Infighting, Rise Nationalistic Right
Mar 31, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Brett Bittner, Crystal Gross, and Timothy Maguire discuss the expectations that the Libertarian Party has to be perfect, outside reaction to party “infighting,” and we ask if we need to embrace the Trump message. And you will…
175: Episode 144: Amanda’s Story – The Real Cost of Government
Mar 27, 2016
Amanda left an abusive relationship. She tells Chris about her experience being hunted by an ex-husband and defending her and her children from further abuse while every level of the system failed to protect them. This is an emotional and powerful episode…
174: Episode 143: LP Presidential Candidates, Trump, SCOTUS
Mar 17, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Harry Price, and Tyler Weiss talk about the Libertarian Party Presidential candidates, explain why the “Libertarian establishment” is bull crap, we discuss Trump the nominee, the SCOTUS nomination, and Apple. The post Episode…
173: Episode 142: The Establishment
Mar 11, 2016
Chris Spangle, Chris Gault, Greg Lenz, and Rob Kendall look back on four years of We Are Libertarians and then try to answer, “What is the establishment?” Thanks for listening, sharing, rating and reviewing in iTunes, and supporting us financially through…
172: Episode 141: The National Libertarian Party, What is it Good For?
Mar 5, 2016
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz talk Chris Mayo and Sam Goldstein about the party structures of the Libertarian Party from national down to the local level. At the end, there is a special appearance by comedian Emily Bewley. The post Episode 141: The National…
171: Episode 140: Rex Bell on Running as a Libertarian Candidate
Feb 18, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Jeremiah Morrell, and Rex Bell discuss what it takes to have success as a Libertarian Party candidate. Follow Rex on Facebook, check his election website, and read his writings at his website. Support We Are Libertarians via…
170: Episode 139: New Hampshire Primaries
Feb 11, 2016
Chris, Greg, and Rob Kendall discuss the New Hampshire primaries. The post Episode 139: New Hampshire Primaries appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics deserves. Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz,…
169: Episode 138: POTUS Primaries
Feb 4, 2016
Chris, Greg, and Chris Mayo discuss the Iowa caucuses, the field of candidates, and we theorize why Trump supporters are so angry. The post Episode 138: POTUS Primaries appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the…
168: A Most Glorious Announcement From His Greatness Dear Leader
Feb 2, 2016
A Most Glorious Announcement From His Greatness Dear Leader in which He asks His Beloved People to not be a bunch of Sanders supporters. http://wearelibertarians.com/ The post A Most Glorious Announcement From His Greatness Dear Leader appeared first on…
167: Episode 137: Analyzing Making a Murderer
Jan 24, 2016
Chris, Greg, and Brett Bittner breakdown the Netflix docuseries “Making a Murderer.” We give you the entire plot with our own commentary and theories, as well as giving a libertarian insight into what this means for our society. Lots of spoilers, so watch…
166: Raw Audio: National Review Writer Charles CW Cooke on the Conservative Movement
Jan 21, 2016
National Review writer Charles CW Cooke (@charlescwcooke) speaks to America’s Future Foundation in Indianapolis thanks to the National Review Institute. The post Raw Audio: National Review Writer Charles CW Cooke on the Conservative Movement appeared…
165: Episode 136: Comedian Stewart Huff on Creative Thinking and Humanity
Jan 17, 2016
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz chat with comedian Stewart Huff. Stewart is a southern storyteller that shares thoughts about religion, politics, and life. We talk about creative thinking, critical thoughts, and how humanity learns to excel as a species. See…
164: Episode 135: Homeschooling and Rand Paul
Jan 16, 2016
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Brett Bittner, and Chris Mayo explain why homeschooling kids is an excellent educational option and start breaking down what happened with Rand Paul’s campaign. The post Episode 135: Homeschooling and Rand Paul appeared first on…
163: Episode 134: Gun Control and Oregon Standoff
Jan 9, 2016
Chris, Greg, Brett Bittner, and Harry Price discuss the proposed gun control actions by Obama and the background on the Oregon standoff. The post Episode 134: Gun Control and Oregon Standoff appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians…
162: Episode 133: Debate Recap and School Shooters
Dec 22, 2015
Chris, Greg, and Chloe Anagnos discuss the Democratic and GOP debates as well as the rash of school shootings. The post Episode 133: Debate Recap and School Shooters appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence…
161: Episode 132: Paris Attack and America’s Response
Dec 22, 2015
Chris, Greg and Brett Bittner discuss the Paris attacks and our response to ISIS. The post Episode 132: Paris Attack and America’s Response appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics deserves.…
160: Episode 131: Lions of Liberty
Dec 22, 2015
Chris and Greg welcome Marc Clair of Lions of Liberty to the podcast. Then we guest on his podcast! It is a two for Tuesday! Lions of Liberty Notes: On today’s episode, host Marc Clair is joined by the hosts of the “We Are Libertarians” podcast, Chris…
159: Episode 130: Political Outrage!
Nov 17, 2015
Chris, Greg, Aaron Ewert, Tyler Weiss, Sam Nix, and Aamir Rothschild discuss the outrages of both the left and right. The post Episode 130: Political Outrage! appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern…
158: Episode 129: GOP and Democratic Debate Recaps, The Media
Oct 30, 2015
Chris, Greg, Ryan Ripley, Aaron Ewert, Tyler Weiss, and Sam Nix discuss the recent debates and the trouble with the media in our relentless POTUS campaign cycles. The post Episode 129: GOP and Democratic Debate Recaps, The Media appeared first on We Are…
157: Raw Audio: Chris Spangle Explains Libertarianism at a Sunday Assembly
Oct 18, 2015
Chris Spangle explains the fundamental principles of libertarianism at the Indianapolis Sunday Assembly, a gathering for Atheists, Agnostics, Secularists, Humanist, or Skeptics. The post Raw Audio: Chris Spangle Explains Libertarianism at a Sunday…
156: Episode 128: Drones and Democrats
Oct 16, 2015
Chris is joined by Chloe Anagnos and Rodger Paxton to discuss drone strikes and their effectiveness. They also discuss the Democratic field for President. The post Episode 128: Drones and Democrats appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are…
155: Spangle on Rob Kendall: The state of the Libertarian Party
Oct 16, 2015
Chris Spangle joins Rob Kendall on his show on Central Indiana Today to discuss the state of the libertarian movement. The post Spangle on Rob Kendall: The state of the Libertarian Party appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings…
154: Episode 127: Jason Stapleton on his Media Empire, Putin and Speaker of the House
Oct 9, 2015
Chris and Greg are joined by budding media mogul Jason Stapleton of the Jason Stapleton Program to discuss starting his own libertarian talk show, Putin and Syria, and the race for the Speaker of the House. The post Episode 127: Jason Stapleton on his…
153: Episode 126: Rob Kendall on Changing it from the Inside
Oct 2, 2015
Chris welcomes Rob Kendall. Rob is a BIG Republican. Chris and Rob debate the merits of the Libertarian Party and “changing it from the inside.” The post Episode 126: Rob Kendall on Changing it from the Inside appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are…
152: Episode 125: GOP Debate, The Pope, Abortion
Sep 29, 2015
Chris and Greg discuss the status of the GOP field after the debates, the Pope’s visit, and #Shoutyourabortion. The post Episode 125: GOP Debate, The Pope, Abortion appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence…
151: Episode 124: Kim Davis and Immigration
Sep 5, 2015
Chris and Greg talk with Harry Price and Jeremiah Morrell about Kim Davis refusing gay marriage licenses and immigration issues in America and Europe. The post Episode 124: Kim Davis and Immigration appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are…
150: Episode 123: TV News Murders
Aug 31, 2015
Chris and Greg are joined by James Nease, Aaron Ewert, and Tyler Weiss to discuss the recent murders and how we can end these tragedies. James is on, so NSFW. The post Episode 123: TV News Murders appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians…
149: Episode 122 – Effective Outreach and Communication
Aug 22, 2015
Chris and Greg chat with Brett Bittner and Chloe Anagnos of the Advocates for Self-Government on how to effectively communicate libertarian ideas. The post Episode 122 – Effective Outreach and Communication appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are…
148: Episode 121: Hulu and Chill with James Nease
Aug 14, 2015
Chris talks to James Nease. EVENTUALLY, we start talking about why libertarians fail in politics. The post Episode 121: Hulu and Chill with James Nease appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern…
147: Episode 120: Debate Recap
Aug 9, 2015
Chris, Greg and Jeremiah Morrell recap the two GOP debates. The post Episode 120: Debate Recap appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics deserves. Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and other co-hosts…
146: Episode 119: Sandra Bland and Planned Parenthood
Aug 5, 2015
Chris, Joe, Greg and Harry discuss Joe’s amazing new life, the Sandra Bland tragedy, Planned Parenthood, and Trump. The post Episode 119: Sandra Bland and Planned Parenthood appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the…
145: Episode 118: Meet the Establishment
Jul 10, 2015
Chris and Greg talk to Abdul-Hakim Shabazz, Chris’s former boss. Abdul is a member of the local political establishment and damn proud of it. He is a political commentator, lawyer, and former government official. He explains the nature of how politics…
144: Episode 117: 2016 Candidates and Monetary Policy
Jul 3, 2015
Chris, Creighton, Greg, Chris Peffers, and Nick Taylor discuss the 2016 POTUS Race and current monetary policy. The post Episode 117: 2016 Candidates and Monetary Policy appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the…
143: Episode 116: Spanking City Hall
Jun 25, 2015
Chris and Greg chat with Melyssa Hubbard, a former dominatrix that turned the persecution of her business into a political movement that ousted a mayor in a major city. Get her book Spanking City Hall here. The post Episode 116: Spanking City Hall…
142: Episode 115: Dolezal and Charleston
Jun 22, 2015
Chris, Greg, Chris Peffers and Harry Price discuss Rachel Dolezal and the Charleston shootings. The post Episode 115: Dolezal and Charleston appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics deserves.…
141: Episode 114: Brutalist Trolls and Political Correctness
Jun 12, 2015
Chris and Greg welcome two libertarian trolls, Aaron Ewert and Tyler Weiss, to the show to discuss political correctness and social justice warriors. This episode was recorded with 113, but was split into two and posted on separate days to screw with…
140: Episode 113: Libertarian Candidates
Jun 11, 2015
Chris, Greg, Aaron Ewert, and Tyler Weiss speak to Mark Rutherford of the LNCC on the path to victory for Libertarian Party candidates. The post Episode 113: Libertarian Candidates appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of…
139: Episode 112: Rand Paul, ISIS and Neocons
May 29, 2015
Chris, Greg, Chris Peffers, and Nick Taylor discuss Rand Paul and his recent ISIS comments and a veteran’s reaction to Memorial Day. The post Episode 112: Rand Paul, ISIS and Neocons appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of…
138: Episode 111: Flag Burning and Rants
May 23, 2015
Chris and Greg do a lot of ranting on free speech, and Miah calls in to discuss flag burning. This is a very NSFW episode. The post Episode 111: Flag Burning and Rants appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the…
137: Episode 110: Cybersecurity, Trans-Pacific Partnership
May 15, 2015
Chris, Greg, and Harry Price discuss recent actions on domestic spying, protecting your own cybersecurity, the NSA, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership and free trade. The post Episode 110: Cybersecurity, Trans-Pacific Partnership appeared first on We Are…
136: Episode 109: Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers
May 1, 2015
Joe discusses many different issues regarding law enforcement with Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers. The post Episode 109: Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern…
135: Episode 108: Baltimore and James Nease
May 1, 2015
Chris and Greg are joined by James Nease to discuss Baltimore, the death of Freddie Gray, the Drug War, and the economic underpinnings of our current unrest. The post Episode 108: Baltimore and James Nease appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are…
134: Episode 107: Julie Borowski, Noninterventionism, CPS, Yemen
Apr 24, 2015
Chris speaks to former military member Nick Taylor about noninterventionism and Iran. Chris and Joe then speak to Julie Borowski about her new website and the 2016 contenders Then Chris and Greg break down another disturbing CPS incident and developments…
133: Interview: Julie Borowski
Apr 24, 2015
Chris and Joe talk to Julie Borowski about her new website http://julieborowski.com, she answers your questions, and gives her thoughts on 2016 contenders. The post Interview: Julie Borowski appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians…
132: Episode 106: The Waning of Talk Radio
Apr 16, 2015
Chris, Greg, Gena and Harry Price discuss the waning of talk radio, the free range parents movement, the future of work, and a history of US taxation. The post Episode 106: The Waning of Talk Radio appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are…
131: Episode 105: Free Range Children
Apr 14, 2015
Chris and Joe discuss a case in Maryland where two free range children were taken into the custody of child protective services for walking to the park with the permission of their parents. You can follow the Meitiv story via their facebook page. Photo…
130: Episode 104: Why You Should Support Rand Paul
Apr 10, 2015
Chris and Creighton discuss Rand Paul’s announcement for the Republican nomination in 2016, and Creighton lays out the many reasons one should support Rand. Watch the full video of Rand’s announcement here. The post Episode 104: Why You Should Support…
129: Episode 103: Why Gary Johnson Should Run
Apr 3, 2015
Chris and Greg are joined by Hannah Drazich as well as Rodger Paxton of the LAVA Flow Podcast. They discuss the need for a Libertarian Party and Presidential candidate, and why Gary Johnson is the clear choice. They also discuss the RFRA law in Indiana…
128: Episode 102: Religious Freedom Bills and RFRA
Mar 29, 2015
Chris, Greg and Joe tackle Indiana Governor Mike Pence’s SB 101 RFRA (religious freedom) bill, and Chris manages to upset Christians, Gay rights activists, and lawmakers at the same time. The post Episode 102: Religious Freedom Bills and RFRA appeared…
127: Episode 101: Hillary Clinton’s Email Scandal and Rand’s Purity
Mar 13, 2015
Chris and Greg discuss Hillary Clinton’s scandals and how it affects her run for President, and we discuss if Rand is pure enough for most libertarians. The post Episode 101: Hillary Clinton’s Email Scandal and Rand’s Purity appeared first on We Are…
125: Episode 099: Net Neutrality and Education Reform
Feb 27, 2015
Chris and Greg are joined by Brett Bittner, a former school board member, and “Jeffrey,” a teacher to discuss the problems with our education system and the need for education reform. But first we discuss the passing of Net Neutrality. The post Episode…
126: Episode 100: Our 100th Extravaganza Super Spectacular!
Feb 27, 2015
The WAL gang of past and present meet to reflect on 100 episodes and discuss the growth of the libertarian movement since our launch in March of 2012. With us: Chris Spangle, Creighton Harrington, Joe Ruiz and his wife Mikki, Greg Lenz, Miah Akston, Harry…
124: Episode 098: Creighton Unplugged On the Open Letter to Ron Paul
Feb 22, 2015
Chris, Greg, and Creighton discuss the thought control employed by some libertarians, Creighton goes off on “An Open Letter to Ron Paul,” are left libertarians welcomed in the movement? Also, the prodigal son returns on an Apple device. The post Episode…
123: Episode 097: Libertarians Should Be More Like Brian Williams
Feb 16, 2015
Chris and Greg meander through a few news stories and then discuss likability, how to persuade people, and why libertarians should be more like Brian Williams. Take the Myers Briggs test here. Visit the Advocates for Self-Government here. Read “Lenz:…
122: Episode 096: Je Suis Charlie
Jan 16, 2015
Chris and Greg greet a returning Gena Martinez as we discuss the Paris and Boko Haram massacres and how to fight radical islam. Gena is back, so there are many curse words. You’ve been warned. Je Suis Charlie. The post Episode 096: Je Suis Charlie…
121: Episode 095: The Pink Menace Returns for Gamergate
Dec 30, 2014
By popular demand, and gunpoint, we let Miah Akston and Harry Price host this episode of WAL. They discuss gamergate and many other items of interest to the Pink Menace. We take no responsibility for anything she says. Her opinions are her own. The post…
120: Episode 094: Are body cameras worth it?
Dec 16, 2014
Chris, Greg and Harry Price ask if body cameras are worth the expense after the death of Eric Garner. The post Episode 094: Are body cameras worth it? appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics…
119: Episode 093: Thanksgiving, Immigration, and Ferguson
Nov 25, 2014
Chris and Greg discuss Thanksgiving, the immigration debate, and the Ferguson decision. The post Episode 093: Thanksgiving, Immigration, and Ferguson appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics…
118: Episode 092: Books, Net Neutrality, Recent Elections
Nov 18, 2014
Chris and Greg discuss the changing nature of how we learn, Net Neutrality, the recent elections, and recap our previous podcast: Rachel’s Story. The post Episode 092: Books, Net Neutrality, Recent Elections appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are…
117: Episode 091: Rachel’s Story – The Real Cost of Government
Nov 3, 2014
Chris and Greg sit down to talk to Claude “Woody” Wood and Linda Martel of Indianapolis, IN about the death of Woody’s daughter Rachel Wood while an inmate in Indiana prisons. It is is a difficult story that shows us the tragic results of an inhumane…
116: Episode 090: Scottish Independence, Nationalism, and Obama’s Weakness
Sep 18, 2014
Chris and Greg discuss the vote on Scottish Independence and the fading concept of nationalism. Then we discuss Obama and the “new” war on ISIS. The post Episode 090: Scottish Independence, Nationalism, and Obama’s Weakness appeared first on We Are…
115: Episode 089: ISIS and Putin
Sep 1, 2014
Chris, Greg, Daniel and Chris Peffers discuss the similarities between ISIS and Putin. We delve deeper into these two conflicts, and why we shouldn’t be involved. The post Episode 089: ISIS and Putin appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are…
114: Episode 088: Ferguson
Aug 19, 2014
Chris, Greg, Miah and Harry Price give the definitive guide to what is happening in Ferguson, MO. We explain the timeline and context surrounding these events, and discuss the militarization of local police forces. The post Episode 088: Ferguson appeared…
113: Radley Balko on the Militarization of Police Departments
Aug 18, 2014
Almost a year ago, Radley Balko spoke to the Young Americans for Liberty at Indiana University about the Rise of the Warrior Cop. Our recorders were rolling, so take a listen to this timely, insightful discussion to arm yourself with facts in the current…
112: Episode 087: Miah Hosts WAL, On Purpose. #NSFW
Aug 16, 2014
Miah takes over WAL with co-host Harry Price. Yes, Chris allowed this to take place. We didn’t edit this… We didn’t even listen before posting, so we take zero responsibility as to what is said on this episode. So it is #NSFW! The post Episode 087: Miah…
111: Episode 086: Running for Office and Social Media in War
Aug 5, 2014
Chris, Greg, and Dan Peffers discuss what it takes to be a successful candidate, how social media is changing the face of war, and the CIA controversies. The post Episode 086: Running for Office and Social Media in War appeared first on We Are…
110: Episode 085: Israel, Iraq, and ISIS
Aug 5, 2014
Chris, Greg and Joe Ruiz discuss the ongoing conflicts in Israel, Iraq, and the emergence of ISIS. The post Episode 085: Israel, Iraq, and ISIS appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics…
109: Episode 084: Charity and POW Swap
Jun 8, 2014
Chris and Greg discuss Miah’s recent appearance, discuss how private charity is the only charity that works, and the POW swap. The post Episode 084: Charity and POW Swap appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the…
108: Episode 082: 2016… Ugh
May 14, 2014
Chris, Greg and and scumbag Republican Hannah Drazich discuss 2016… Yeah, we know… The post Episode 082: 2016… Ugh appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics deserves. Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz,…
107: Episode 081: The Libertarian Party and Bundy/Racists
May 5, 2014
Chris and Greg are joined by Brett Bittner. They discuss the Libertarian Party vs. the think tank world, and the Bundy ranch standoff and his racism. The post Episode 081: The Libertarian Party and Bundy/Racists appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We…
106: Episode 080: Independence Day
Apr 22, 2014
Greg and Joe recap Creighton’s wild and crazy night. The post Episode 080: Independence Day appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics deserves. Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and other co-hosts…
105: Episode 079: Spangle Returns!
Apr 2, 2014
Chris returns and chats with Greg about what he learned while listening during his hiatus, and they discuss foreign policy. The post Episode 079: Spangle Returns! appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence…
104: Episode 078: Dr. Mark Thornton
Mar 7, 2014
Dr. Mark Thornton of the Ludwig von Mises Institute joins We Are Libertarians, and despite ongoing technical difficulties provides excellent insights into jury nullification, crypto currency, and Frederic Bastiat. The post Episode 078: Dr. Mark Thornton…
103: Episode 077: Bitcoin & Red Lights
Mar 7, 2014
Dan van Doren joins Greg and Joe for a discussion on Bitcoin, intervention in the Ukraine, religious freedom, and breaking petty laws. The post Episode 077: Bitcoin & Red Lights appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the…
102: Episode 076: Chris Spangle is Missing!
Feb 23, 2014
After discovering that Spangle has gone missing, Greg, Peffers, & Joe Ruiz carry on with a discussion about Anarchy, Kiev, Venezuela, and the FCC. The post Episode 076: Chris Spangle is Missing! appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians…
101: Episode 075: The Problem with Anarchy
Feb 2, 2014
Chris, Greg, and Gena review the discussions of anarchism that has taken place on the show, and discuss their blind spots with libertarianism. Thanks for the patience on this episode. The post Episode 075: The Problem with Anarchy appeared first on We Are…
100: Interview: Noam Chomsky
Jan 25, 2014
We interview Noam Chomsky on linguistics, propaganda, terrorism, American foreign policy, and his view on modern libertarianism. We then talk about the media’s slant on the government shutdown and the future of journalism. About Noam Chomsky Noam Chomsky…
99: Episode 074: Jeffrey Tucker on Liberty.me, the NSA and MLK’s Legacy
Jan 20, 2014
Chris, Greg, Joe, and Dan are joined by Jeffrey Tucker to discuss his new venture Liberty.me, an NSA-less society, and the civil liberties battle of the future using MLK’s model. The post Episode 074: Jeffrey Tucker on Liberty.me, the NSA and MLK’s Legacy…
98: Episode 073: Walter Block, An EPA Free World, War on Poverty
Jan 13, 2014
Chris Spangle and Dan Peffers are joined by Dr. Walter Block. They discuss the chemical leak in WV, the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty, courts in an stateless society, Dr. Block’s recent controversy, and his favorite TV shows. The post Episode…
97: Episode 072: Muh Snowy, Corrupt Roads
Jan 11, 2014
Chris, Greg, Gena, and Dan discuss the shutdown of snowy roads, the shutdown of the GWB by Chris Christie, and Rand Paul’s stance on Snowden prison time. The post Episode 072: Muh Snowy, Corrupt Roads appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are…
96: Episode 071: Creighton Returns, Economic Update, Racists
Dec 30, 2013
Chris, Creighton, and Greg catch up on Creighton’s YAL job, discuss the GOP takeover, where the economy is heading, and wonder if Phil Robertson is a racist. The post Episode 071: Creighton Returns, Economic Update, Racists appeared first on We Are…
95: Episode 070: Duck Dynasty, Millennial Gender Roles
Dec 21, 2013
Chris, Greg, and Gena try to figure out if they actually care about the Duck Dynasty kerfuffle, ask you to #gettalking about government-less marriage, discuss the Obamacare #gettalking guy and the pussification of American men, and discuss gender roles in…
94: Episode 069: The State of Racism, Higher Education, Budgets
Dec 14, 2013
Chris, Greg, Gena, and Harry Price discuss the current state of race issues, ask if college is worth it, give thoughts on the budget deal, and discuss South Carolina’s nullification of Obamacare. The post Episode 069: The State of Racism, Higher…
93: Episode 068: Black Friday and Property Rights
Nov 30, 2013
Chris, Greg, Dan Peffers, and Chris Peffers discuss the creeping of Black Friday and the development of property rights. The post Episode 068: Black Friday and Property Rights appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the…
92: Episode 067: Nuclear Option, Rob Ford, and Q and A
Nov 23, 2013
Chris, Greg, and Gena discuss the changing of the filibuster, the wacky, white, menace of the north, and we take your questions. The post Episode 067: Nuclear Option, Rob Ford, and Q and A appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings…
91: Episode 066: Religion and Anarcho-Justice
Nov 16, 2013
Chris, Greg, Gena, and Chris and Dan Peffers discuss libertarianism and religion and debate if criminal justice works in an anarchist society. The post Episode 066: Religion and Anarcho-Justice appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians…
90: Episode 065: A Wasted Podcast
Nov 9, 2013
Chris, Greg, and Dan discuss the wasted vote syndrome and answer “who will build the roads.” The post Episode 065: A Wasted Podcast appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics deserves. Chris…
89: Episode 064: :-P Our Website Works
Nov 2, 2013
Chris, Greg, and the Brothers Peffers (Dan and Chris) discuss the future of Obamacare, why John McCain might have been right about the shutdown, and homeschooling. The post Episode 064: :-P Our Website Works appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are…
88: Interview: Tom Woods
Nov 2, 2013
Thomas Woods Jr. joins us to discuss the question libertarians can’t answer, Abraham Lincoln’s complicated past, Gary Johnson and Rand Paul, and why he is all in on homeschooling. Visit his site to find out more. This was also shared, graciously, in Dr.…
87: Interview: Gary Johnson
Oct 26, 2013
Former Governor of New Mexico and 2012 LP Presidential candidate Gary Johnson joins us to discuss the NSA, the drug war, Rand Paul, Our America Initiative, and his future plans. About Our America Initiative After having served two successful terms as…
86: Episode 063: Debt and Drama
Oct 19, 2013
Chris, Greg, Gena, and Miah discuss the debt drama, the tyranny of the binary choices, and a question on bullying creates some drama of our own. The post Episode 063: Debt and Drama appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of…
85: Episode 062: Is the Debt Ceiling a Big Deal?
Oct 12, 2013
Chris, Greg, and Miah explain the debt ceiling and if October 17th means economic calamity, and then we answer your questions! The post Episode 062: Is the Debt Ceiling a Big Deal? appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of…
84: Interview: Julie Borowski
Oct 10, 2013
We spent some time talking with Julie Borowski, sometimes know as TokenLibertarian Girl. By day Julie is a policy analyst for Freedomworks, and in her spare time she makes fun, short videos that share the libertarian perspective on current events. She…
83: Interview: Lavabit Founder Ladar Levison
Oct 4, 2013
Lavabit founder Ladar Levison tells us why he ended the Lavabit email/hosting service after the government demanded he turn over user information. He shares information on the NSA that will curl this audience’s toes. And donate to his fund here. About…
82: Episode 061: DC Chase, Shutdown, and an ACA Exchanges Primer
Oct 3, 2013
Chris, Greg, Miah, and Chris Peffers discuss the DC car chase, the winners and losers of a shutdown, and we give a primer on what the Obamacare exchanges actually do. And then things descend in to minarchy… Errr, anarchy. The post Episode 061: DC Chase,…
81: Episode 060: Cruz, Obamacare, Iran
Sep 28, 2013
Chris and Greg field phone calls for the first time with the help of Ryan Ripley and Creighton. We discuss the success or failure of the Cruz filibuster, the government shutdown, the reasons libertarians opposed Obamacare philosophically, and what’s up…
80: Shill Report Episode 14: Noam Chomsky, Coverage of Cruz and the Future of Journalism
Sep 28, 2013
Ryan, Joe and Chris interview Noam Chomsky on linguistics, propaganda, terrorism, American foreign policy, and his view on modern libertarianism. We then talk about the media’s slant on the government shutdown and the future of journalism. SENATE BLAMES…
79: Shill Report Episode 13: How to Make News, Op-Ed Pages
Sep 22, 2013
Ryan, Joe and Chris discuss how they made the Ron Paul interview go viral, do we care what celebrities think, and the duty of op-ed pages. HOW THE NEWS IS MADE – WE ARE LIBERTARIANS STYLE Let’s tell the story about what was going on behind the scenes when…
78: Shill Report Episode 12: Jeffrey Tucker
Sep 14, 2013
Jeffrey Tucker of Laissez Faire Books joins us to discuss the digital revolution in publishing, the history of Mises.org, the future of knowledge, and the importance of internet freedom in an age of crumbling institutions. GUEST: JEFFREY TUCKER Executive…
77: Episode 059: Forget Bush, It’s Woodrow Wilson’s Fault
Sep 13, 2013
In an episode loaded with history, Chris, Greg and Gena discuss Syria and it’s significance to Al Qaeda, and why Woodrow Wilson’s progressive ideology still affect us now. The post Episode 059: Forget Bush, It’s Woodrow Wilson’s Fault appeared first on We…
76: Shill Report Episode 11: Ron Paul!
Sep 7, 2013
This week, we interview Ron Paul! He discussed Syria, the media’s mistreatment of him to attack Rand, and the future of liberty! RON PAUL INTERVIEW Today we have the honor of welcoming three-time presidential candidate, former congressman, and author of…
75: Episode 058: Ron Paul Interview and the History of Interventionism
Sep 6, 2013
We begin with an interview that Chris, Joe Ruiz, and Ryan Ripley did with Ron Paul in advance of his trip to Indiana on Tuesday evening. Then Chris, Greg, Miah, and Chris Peffers discuss the history of interventions, what it means for Syria, and what the…
74: Interview: Ron Paul on Rand Paul
Sep 6, 2013
The former Congressman joins us. Hear Ron Paul on Rand Paul, discussed Syria, and the future of liberty. About Ron Paul Ron Paul is America’s leading voice for liberty, prosperity and peace. As a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives and…
73: Shill Report Episode 10: Avoiding the Media and Syria
Aug 31, 2013
Bill O’Reilly admits a mistake, the White House loves anonymous quotes, and IN Governor Pence loves anonymous quotes. Ryan Asks Gary Johnson A Question LINK: http://youtu.be/CMyR_XkRWeg (22:50 – 25:33) BILL O’REILLY APOLOGIZES FOR INACCURATE INFORMATIOn…
72: Episode 057: Syria
Aug 31, 2013
We open the show with the President’s comments on Saturday and an analysis by Chris Spangle. We then discuss every aspect of the Syrian conflict. What about a strike is in our national interest? Why had Obama betrayed his earlier principles? Are we seeing…
71: Episode 056: Feminism and Empathy in Politics
Aug 24, 2013
Chris, Greg, Gena, and Lynn Swayze discuss a recent article that Lynn wrote defining feminism and we then discuss civility and standards in political analysis. Article discussed. – Lynn’s Response. The post Episode 056: Feminism and Empathy in Politics…
70: Shill Report Episode 9: Al Jazeera, Rue Britannia
Aug 24, 2013
Ryan, Chris, and Joe discuss the launch of Al Jazeera America and the need for a 1st Amendment in Britain. The Newsroom hates on Ron Paul Enjoyed season 1, but this hit on Ron Paul is too much! http://youtu.be/qXeJkz-13s8 AL JAZEERA LAUNCHES IN THE US The…
69: Shill Report Episode 8: Rob Kendall and LP Inclusion in Debates
Aug 17, 2013
We invite Rob Kendall, author and host of the Rob Kendall Show, on to discuss writing a book, political activism, and working in radio. Legendary Political Reporter Jack Germond Died At Age 85 Covered 10 presidential elections – regular on the McLaughlin…
68: Episode 055: Egypt and The End of the Drug War?
Aug 15, 2013
Chris, Greg, and Gena discuss the upheaval in Egypt and what it means for the world, and the end of mandatory minimums and maybe the drug war? ****WARNING***** We complement the Obama administration 1 1/2 times in this episode. The post Episode 055: Egypt…
67: Episode 054: The First Victimhood Presidency
Aug 10, 2013
Chris, Creighton, Greg, and Gena discuss Creighton’s time at the HQ of Young Americans for Liberty in DC this summer, Barack Obama’s victimhood, and the coming revelation on Obama’s own Iran-Contra scandal. The post Episode 054: The First Victimhood…
66: Shill Report Episode 7: Cable News Shake-Ups and WaPo
Aug 10, 2013
We discuss the potential prime-time shake-ups at cable news outlets, the Bezos purchase of the Washington Post, CNN’s reach for relevance, and when to use inside information. Facebook Protest Event. BEZOS BUYS THE WASHINGTON POST Amazon.com founder Jeff…
65: Shill Report Episode 6: Jake Tapper, Bradley Manning, and Be the Media
Aug 3, 2013
Ryan, Chris and Joe discuss Spangle’s love for Jake Tapper and his investigative journalism at CNN, the lack of news on the Bradley Manning trial, and discuss being the media. JEREMY SCAHILL: ‘SHAMEFUL’ MEDIA IGNORED BRADLEY MANNING – (@JeremyScahill)…
64: Shill Report Episode 5: Casey Hendrickson, Amash Coverage, Jay Carney
Jul 28, 2013
Ryan, Chris, and Joe learn what it is like to be a local talk radio show host from Casey Hendrickson, and then discuss coverage of the Amash amendment, and Jay Carney has another bad week. CASEY HENDRICKSON: Casey Hendrickson entered the world of talk…
63: Episode 053: Detroit, Amash, and Superficial Politics
Jul 28, 2013
Chris, Greg, and Suzanne Schaefer of Anarchy and a Cup of Coffee discuss what is responsible for the downfall of Detroit, the Amash amendment, and the superficial politics of Sydney Leathers. Notes: DEFORCE Motor City in Ruins: ‘Detropia’ Reveals the…
62: Shill Report Episode 4: Rolling Stone, Zimmerman, and State Run Media
Jul 20, 2013
We give a different perspective on the Rolling Stone kerfuffle, the media and Zimmerman, and Bradley Manning. Listen Here. Show Notes: ROLLING STONES COVER — Why is this a big deal? On Thursday morning’s Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough weighed in on the…
61: Episode 052: Cheney, Centrists, and Obamacare
Jul 19, 2013
Chris, Creighton, Greg, and Gena discuss the war inside the GOP, where centrists fit in American politics, and discuss the latest developments in Obamacare. The post Episode 052: Cheney, Centrists, and Obamacare appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We…
60: Shill Report Episode 3: Zimmerman News Network
Jul 12, 2013
We discuss the wall to wall coverage of the Zimmerman trial. The post Shill Report Episode 3: Zimmerman News Network appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics deserves. Chris Spangle, Greg…
59: Episode 051: DUI Stops, Kokesh, and a Moral Foreign Policy
Jul 12, 2013
Chris, Greg, and Gena discuss the LPTN DUI stop viral video, we lend support to Adam Kokesh, and discuss what a moral foreign policy looks like. 4th of July DUI Checkpoint Deputy in viral DUI checkpoint video has checkered past Police Accountability in…
58: Shill Report Episode 2: James Clapper, Egypt, Are Bloggers Journalists?
Jul 5, 2013
Ryan, Chris, and Joe discuss the media’s response to James Clapper’s perjury, the media’s lack of coverage of Egypt, and Dick Durbin’s disturbing anti-first amendment stance. The post Shill Report Episode 2: James Clapper, Egypt, Are Bloggers Journalists?…
57: Episode 050: Reflections, Egypt, Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Freedom
Jul 4, 2013
Chris, Creighton, Greg, Gena, Joe, Miah and Travis Weik celebrate the 50th episode of WAL by recommending some favorite moments and then discuss the Egyptian protests. We also ask, “Should a military chaplain be forced to officiate a same-sex marriage if…
56: Shill Report Episode 1: Is the Media Defending the Government or Us?
Jun 29, 2013
Welcome to Shill Report #1! Ryan Ripley hosts a weekly discussion on the media with co-hosts Chris Spangle and Joe Ruiz. We discuss the world of media and journalism from a libertarian perspective, with the mission of persuading listeners to think…
55: Episode 049: Propaganda, Immigration Bill, and Racial Politics
Jun 27, 2013
Chris, Greg, and Gena discuss the propaganda put out by the media on Snowden, the Immigration bill, and quick discussions on several other stories from the week. The post Episode 049: Propaganda, Immigration Bill, and Racial Politics appeared first on We…
54: Episode 048 – Is Snowden a Traitor and Is Patriotism a Bad Thing?
Jun 14, 2013
Chris, Creighton, Greg, Gena, and Joe discuss the NSA and if Edward Snowden is a hero. Miah then drops in and we debate the concept of nationalism/patriotism. The post Episode 048 – Is Snowden a Traitor and Is Patriotism a Bad Thing? appeared first on We…
53: Episode 047: Dear NSA – Have a Listen
Jun 7, 2013
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Gena Martinez discuss the NSA scandal and the fourth amendment. To make the work of the NSA a little harder, and to ensure they hear this podcast, we are including their keywords in to this post: Bomb, Obama, fire, Congress,…
52: Episode 047.5: Potpourri of Ramblings
Jun 7, 2013
Chris, Greg, and Gena Martinez wander through a few topics. We wanted to tighten up the show so we cut this out, but there is some fun stuff in here. PS – No beeps, and Gena has a potty mouth. The post Episode 047.5: Potpourri of Ramblings appeared first…
51: Episode 046: Interning at YAL, FBI Goes Too Far, The Aggression Principle
Jun 1, 2013
Chris, Creighton, Greg and Joe discuss Creighton’s internship at Young Americans For Liberty (not affiliated with this podcast in any way, shape, or form), the moral dilemma of the FBI running a child porn site, and why do so many libertarians subscribe…
50: Episode 045: Better Late than Never
May 30, 2013
Chris, Greg, Miah, and Suzanne Schaefer discuss the on-going Obama scandals while making fun of each other. Due to some technical issues, we’re posting a week late. Sorry. The post Episode 045: Better Late than Never appeared first on We Are Libertarians.…
49: Episode 045.5: Adam Kokesh
May 30, 2013
Chris, Greg, Miah and Suzanne Schaefer share their thoughts on Adam Kokesh. This is cut out of the regular show because it is no longer timely, but worth the listen. The post Episode 045.5: Adam Kokesh appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are…
48: Episode 044: Three Scandals and a Maybe
May 16, 2013
Chris, Creighton, Joe Ruiz, and Miah Akston discuss the three Obama scandals (IRS, AP spying, and Benghazi) and speculate on a potential fourth. The post Episode 044: Three Scandals and a Maybe appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians…
47: Episode 043: Religion, The Redskins, and James Nease
May 3, 2013
Chris, Creighton, Greg, and Ethan Hatcher discuss religion in the military and Christian persecution, Miah pops in to discuss the Washington Redskins and white people, and then James Nease shows up to ruin our podcast with drugs and Mutualism. We promise…
46: Episode 042: Fourth Amendment, Miranda Rights, Terrorism and Islam
Apr 23, 2013
Chris, Creighton, Greg, Miah Akston, and Gena Martinez discuss the Boston bomber search and the violation of Watertown’s fourth amendment rights, the alleged terrorists miranda rights, what could have led to their radicalization, and what can we do about…
45: Episode 041: Guns, Obama, Boston
Apr 18, 2013
Chris, Creighton, and Greg discuss the death of the gun control bill, Obama’s aloofness, and Boston. Also check out the podcast Chris did with Miah, The Uncontrollables. The post Episode 041: Guns, Obama, Boston appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We…
44: Episode 040: North Korea and Racism
Apr 12, 2013
Chris, Creighton and Greg discuss the little far kid in North Korea, and then three white guys talk about racism. The post Episode 040: North Korea and Racism appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern…
43: Episode 039: Libertarian Transformations, Media, WAL’s Future
Apr 5, 2013
Chris, Creighton, Greg, Joe Ruiz, and Daniel Peffers discuss when we should take prominent libertarian figures at their word, we discuss our favorite media outlets and how we consume the news, and the vision for We Are Libertarians. The post Episode 039:…
42: Episode 038: Gay Marriage, Our Doomed World and How Millennials Can Save It
Mar 30, 2013
Chris, Creighton, Greg and Lynn Swayze discuss gay marriage, Cyprus, Russia and China and our terrifying possible future, how Millennials can save it, and Creighton jams out for the audience. The post Episode 038: Gay Marriage, Our Doomed World and How…
41: Episode 037: Budgets, the Soul of the GOP, and CPAC
Mar 17, 2013
Chris, Greg, Creighton, and Joe Ruiz discuss the newest budget proposals, the soul of the GOP (if there is one) and discuss the CPAC straw poll. The post Episode 037: Budgets, the Soul of the GOP, and CPAC appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are…
40: Episode 036: Rand Paul, Rubio, and Rodman
Mar 8, 2013
Chris, Creighton, Greg, and Miah discuss Rand Paul, drones, the rest of the Senate’s reaction, and Dennis Rodman. If you are a Creighton fan, then you will LOVE this episode This episode marks the ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY of We Are Libertarians! Please share…
39: Episode 035: Is Glenn Beck Welcome?
Mar 1, 2013
Chris, Creighton, Greg, Miah and guest Hannah Drazich discuss if Glenn Beck is “allowed” to call himself a libertarian. You may be suprised. The theme of today’s show is: “At what point does one become a libertarian?” Video from Beck’s show. The video…
38: Episode 034: Gault’s Google Obsession and the Future of the Libertarian Movement
Feb 23, 2013
Chris, Chris, Creighton, and Greg discuss Gault’s behavior over Google products, Spangle gives an update on the Students for Liberty conference, and the guys discuss the future of the libertarian movement. We also end with some very troubling audio from…
37: Episode 033: SOTU, Minimum Wage, and Dorner
Feb 15, 2013
Chris, Creighton, Miah and Greg discuss the State of the Union, Minimum wage, and the due process not afforded to Christopher Dorner. The post Episode 033: SOTU, Minimum Wage, and Dorner appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings…
36: Interview: Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers
Feb 13, 2013
Today I had the opportunity to interview Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers. Sheriff Rogers is a Constitutionalist who feels very passionately about the responsibilities that he has been given. He takes pride in maintaining his oath and standing by our…
35: Episode 032: Killing Americans, the LAPD, USPS, and IMS
Feb 9, 2013
Chris, Creighton and Greg discuss the government killing Americans, the LAPD and the man terrorizing them, the USPS ending Saturday delivery, and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway asking for corporate welfare. The post Episode 032: Killing Americans, the…
34: Episode 031: Dani the deer and Rule of Law, Immigration, and Guns on Campus
Feb 2, 2013
The guys discuss Dani the deer and Rule of Law, Immigrations, and Guns on Campus. The post Episode 031: Dani the deer and Rule of Law, Immigration, and Guns on Campus appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence…
33: Episode 030: Obama 2.0, Hitler 2.0, 2016 and Rand Paul
Jan 25, 2013
The guys discuss the Obama inauguration, if the words the right use about Obama are sometimes too extreme, and delve in to the 2016 elections. The post Episode 030: Obama 2.0, Hitler 2.0, 2016 and Rand Paul appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are…
32: Episode 029: Platinum Coins, Chuck Hagel, and Gun Registration
Jan 9, 2013
The guys discuss platinum coins, Chuck Hagel, and gun registration. Pictured is Chuck Hagel. He is almost as emotional as Kristen Stewart. The post Episode 029: Platinum Coins, Chuck Hagel, and Gun Registration appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We…
31: Episode 028: Debating the Debt
Jan 5, 2013
The guys discuss the looming debt “crisis.” Video: http://youtu.be/s0sS-GDn-zM The post Episode 028: Debating the Debt appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics deserves. Chris Spangle, Greg…
30: Episode 027: Gun Rights, Fiscal Cliffs, and Mittens
Dec 29, 2012
Chris Spangle, Creighton, and guest host Greg Lenz discuss guns in the wake of Newton and the fiscal cliff. The post Episode 027: Gun Rights, Fiscal Cliffs, and Mittens appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the…
29: Episode 026: Election Results, Petraus, Ron Paul’s Legacy
Nov 16, 2012
The guys discuss the election results, why Mitt lost, why Mourdock lost, why Petraus resigned, why did an FBI agent send shirtless photos?, what Ron Paul leaves behind, and what will the libertarian movement do now? Creighton also reads his awesome…
28: Episode 025: Sandy, Charity, Abortion, and Tuesday
Nov 2, 2012
The guys discuss Sandy, private charity and FEMA, Mourdock’s abortion comments, and other election related issues. The post Episode 025: Sandy, Charity, Abortion, and Tuesday appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the…
27: Episode 024: Debates!
Oct 19, 2012
The guys discuss the Presidential and Vice Presidential debates, the Indiana Governor and Senate debates, and the media. Thanks to Brian Wallen for our new theme music! http://www.briankeithwallen.com/ The post Episode 024: Debates! appeared first on We…
26: Episode 023: Gangam Style, Tea Parties, and then The Fight
Sep 24, 2012
The seeds of last week’s passive aggression bubble over in to plain-old aggression over discussing conspiracies. We also discuss types of personalities in politics and what the heck happened to the tea party. The post Episode 023: Gangam Style, Tea…
25: Episode 022: James Nease, Discord, Bad Cords, and Property Rights
Sep 14, 2012
In a show filled with co-host discord, bad cords, and James Nease, the guys go deep in the philosophy of mutualism vs. anarcho-capitalism, property rights, eminent domain, and the future of the economy after QE 3. The post Episode 022: James Nease,…
24: Episode 021: Abdul-Hakim Shabazz, Romney and the Ron Paul Revolt
Sep 2, 2012
The guys welcome Abdul Hakim Shabazz of IndyPolitics.org to talk about his views on kids these days, Ron Paul and Libertarians. The guys also discuss the RNC convention. The post Episode 021: Abdul-Hakim Shabazz, Romney and the Ron Paul Revolt appeared…
23: Episode 020: Ryan, Akin, Social Conservatism, and Tech News
Aug 27, 2012
After a short State Fair-induced absence, we get back to work to talk about Paul Ryan’s libertarian credentials, Todd Akin and social conservatism, and then Gault shows up an hour and a half late to discuss tech news. The post Episode 020: Ryan, Akin,…
22: Episode 019: Where in the World is Creighton Harrington?
Aug 3, 2012
The guys discuss a multitude of issues, but most importantly, they celebrate the triumphant return of Creighton! The post Episode 019: Where in the World is Creighton Harrington? appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the…
21: Episode 018: Chik-Fil-Angry
Jul 27, 2012
Chris and Chris discuss the Chik-Fil-A controversy with Evan McMahon. The post Episode 018: Chik-Fil-Angry appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics deserves. Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and…
20: Episode 017: Get Your Smokes While You Still Can
Jul 13, 2012
This week, Chris and Chris interview the owner of a roll your own tobacco shop. (Creighton is out sick.) Because of a new law, they had to lay off 3/4 of their employees on Monday. Megan of the Smoke Station chain in Indianapolis explains the real damage…
19: Episode 016: I bunked with a guy that only talked about shrimp
Jul 13, 2012
In a special bonus episode, the guys sit down with “Goose” to discuss what it’s like to serve in the military. “Goose” isn’t his real name, but he is an active duty soldier. He gives his perspective on politics, libertarianism, and the military. The post…
18: Episode 015: Your God Given Right To Blow Things Up
Jul 6, 2012
The guys discuss more fallout from Obamacare, fireworks bans, and we try an experiment. The post Episode 015: Your God Given Right To Blow Things Up appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics…
17: Episode 014: Nothing Really to Talk About
Jul 1, 2012
Chris, Creighton, and Chris struggle to find something to discuss in the slow news week… OK, we really talk about SCOTUS, Obamacare, Holder, and our contempt. Chris and Chris also try to talk Creighton down… The post Episode 014: Nothing Really to Talk…
16: Episode 013: Censorship by the FCC and Fast and Furious
Jun 22, 2012
Former radio personality and Libertarian leader Mike Kole sits in on the show to discuss government censorship and the guys then hold the government in contempt. This podcast contains bleeped curse words. The post Episode 013: Censorship by the FCC and…
15: Episode 012: Foreign Wars, Rand, and Immigration
Jun 15, 2012
The guys discuss noninterventionism, Rand Paul and Mitt, and Obama’s immigration announcement. The post Episode 012: Foreign Wars, Rand, and Immigration appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern…
14: Episode 011: Who Owns This Podcast?
Jun 10, 2012
Who owns this collection of radio waves? We also discuss Rand, Walker, and Where is Chris Gault? The post Episode 011: Who Owns This Podcast? appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics…
13: Episode 010: Zombies, Political Movies, and Syria
May 31, 2012
The guys discuss if we are going to be faced with a Zombiepocolypse. We also discuss our favorite political movies and the morality of going in to Syria. The post Episode 010: Zombies, Political Movies, and Syria appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We…
12: Joe Hauptmann on the LP’s Growth
May 31, 2012
Former LPIN Chair Joe Hauptmann speaks on the LP’s Growth over the last 40 years. Recorded at the 2010 LPIN Convention. The post Joe Hauptmann on the LP’s Growth appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence…
11: Episode 009: A triumphant return
May 27, 2012
Chris, Creighton, and Chris return to discuss what the heck is happening in the Ron Paul campaign, where we have been, and what are the Canadians up to? The post Episode 009: A triumphant return appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians…
10: Episode 008: We slow jam Ron Paul news
Apr 26, 2012
Chris, Creighton, and Chris discuss the President on Jimmy Fallon, and can Ron Paul really win the GOP nomination? The post Episode 008: We slow jam Ron Paul news appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence…
9: Episode 007: How To Organize a Campus and Differences Between Boomer And Millennial Libertarians
Apr 19, 2012
Chris, Creighton, Chris and special guest Andrew Reno discuss how to lead and organize a libertarian organization, especially on college campuses. They also discuss how to deal with rifts in your organization and the libertarian movement, and the…
8: Episode 006: A Brokered Convention, Warren G. Harding and Pawn Stars
Apr 12, 2012
Chris, Creighton, and Chris discuss the GOP primary now that Santorum is out, and Creighton and Gault try to convince Spangle that Ron Paul still has a chance by discussing Warren G. Harding. The guys then discuss the Occupy movement, and Creighton…
7: Episode 005: The SCOTUS: Judicial Activism or Limiting Government?
Apr 5, 2012
The guys discuss the President’s recent comment on the the Supreme Court, which leads to a discussion/argument on whether the Supreme Court is limiting the powers of the other two branches, or legislating from the bench prematurely. President Obama…
6: Episode 004: How to fix health care and Professorial bias in college
Mar 29, 2012
Chris, Creighton, and Chris discuss healthcare solutions in the wake of oral arguments in the Obamacare case currently in front of the SCOTUS. The guys also discuss what it means to be a libertarian college student on a campus filled with liberal…
5: Episode 003: Ryan’s Budget, Obamacare and the Courts, Fully Informed Juries
Mar 22, 2012
Chris, Creighton, and Chris tackle Paul Ryan and Rand Paul’s budgets, Obamacare’s future in the SCOTUS, and what is a fully informed jury? The post Episode 003: Ryan’s Budget, Obamacare and the Courts, Fully Informed Juries appeared first on We Are…
4: Episode 002: Paul vs. Johnson, Civil Liberties, Vote Fraud
Mar 15, 2012
This week, we discuss Paul vs. Johnson, Civil Liberties, Jesse Benton and Vote Fraud. We also update you on upcoming events. Creighton is out on spring break, so Jeremiah Hodgkin sits in on the past. The post Episode 002: Paul vs. Johnson, Civil…
3: Episode 001: Introduction, Super Tuesday, Iran and Israel
Mar 8, 2012
We Are Libertarians is a weekly podcast for millennial Libertarians! Podcast RSS: http://feeds.feedburner.com/WeAreLibertarians Interact with us at http://www.WeAreLibertarians.com, which takes you to our facebook page. Description: A new generation of…
2: Behind the Scenes of the We Are Libertarians Podcast
Jan 23, 2012
Chris discusses how the We Are Libertarians podcast gets made, what equipment is used, and at minute 45 discusses the guiding philosophies of the network. The post Behind the Scenes of the We Are Libertarians Podcast appeared first on We Are Libertarians.…
1: About We Are Libertarians
Jan 19, 2012
Chris Spangle, Creighton Harrington, Greg Lenz, Gena Martinez, and Joe Ruiz discuss the origins of We Are Libertarians, how they found libertarianism, and what principles each finds important. The post About We Are Libertarians appeared first on We Are…