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WAL Daily 36: Voter ID Laws
Dec 12 • 29 min
Sarah Brady Wagner and Alex Haney discuss voter ID laws and speculate on how the North Carolina General Assembly may choose to structure the latest Voter ID law, now required by the state constitution. They discuss the history of voter ID laws in North…
WAL Daily 35: Breed Specific Legislation - The Continuance of Unconstitutionality
Dec 11 • 27 min
Activist Courtney Mixon joins Hodey Johns on the show to discuss the history, current state, and future of Breed Specific Legislation in the United States. Find out about how dogs and pit bulls are being discriminated against in spite of their net…
333: The History of Impeachment
Dec 10 • 185 min
Chris Spangle and Tad Western give the definition and history of impeachment. What does it take to impeach a President? How do past events relate to today's politics? We give the history of the Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton impeachments and compare the…
WAL Daily 34: Considering State Constitutions: Tax Caps
Dec 7 • 20 min
Sarah Brady Wagner and Alex Haney discuss the newly reduced constitutional limit on income tax in North Carolina. They discuss the policy goals and outcomes behind constitutional limitations on taxation and how they are implemented in other states.Support…
WAL Daily 33: Tough Questions- If We Don’t Vaccinate, Will We All Die?
Dec 6 • 40 min
Vaccinations are a lightning rod issue, and so Paul Copeland and Hodey Johns are ready to shock you with their beliefs. They bring both sides to the table to discuss a frequent accusation against libertarians: Aren't you endangering the planet if you…
332: George HW Bush Passes, Mortality Rate Drops, Paris Riots
Dec 5 • 154 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the passing of George HW Bush and how libertarians should approach the passing of politicians, what is causing the lifespan of Americans to drop, why the French are rioting and we answer what differences left and…
WAL Daily 32: Unafraid of Liberty - Arvin Vohra and Bold Speech
Dec 4 • 30 min
After the recent midterms, Libertarians are wondering how they can package their message to better sell it to more people. Arvin Vohra's giving you his answer: Don't package it at all. Hodey Johns asks him about his book "Pull Out," and then they explore…
WAL Daily 31: Ranked Choice Voting
Dec 3 • 23 min
Ranked Choice Voting might sound like a cute little niche, but it actually changed the outcome of an election in Maine this year. Sarah Brady Wagner and Hodey Johns dive into what it is, how it would have made Gary Johnson president, and where to start if…
WAL Daily 30: Laura Ebke, Libertarian Champion
Nov 30 • 24 min
State Senator Laura Ebke joins Hodey Johns to talk about what it's like to actually win an election, what libertarian inklings lurk in the hearts of Republicans, and what its like to change parties in the public eye. Also, find out what's in her future…
WAL Daily 29: Should You Report Sex Workers to the IRS?
Nov 29 • 27 min
Usually, being against taxes and supportive of sex workers is in the libertarian wheelhouse. Just a few days ago, both were put to the test as a self-described "AnCap" began an online revolution of people reporting sex workers to the IRS for not reporting…
331: What Causes Wildfires And How Do We Prevent Them?
Nov 28 • 86 min
Chris Spangle examines what causes wildfires and how we can prevent them. Was Donald Trump right when he said the government makes wildland fires worse? What libertarian principles would significantly reduce both the frequency and damage of wildfires?…
WAL Daily 28: Tough Questions- Wouldn’t Cronyism Take Over?
Nov 27 • 39 min
One quandary libertarians face is the conundrum of the free market: If the market is free, won't the evil big corporations be in charge? Not exactly. Hodey Johns and Paul Copeland explain how bad cronyism, bribery, and nepotism are in our current state,…
WAL Daily 27: How To Effectively Lobby For Liberty in Your Town
Nov 23 • 26 min
Chris Spangle talks to Jason Doolittle about his successful efforts to change a local ordinance on homing chickens. Jason lobbied his local representatives, and explains how you can do it in your town.Support We Are Libertarians
330: Why Marijuana Should Be Legalized, Online Community after Social Media
Nov 21 • 117 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price explain why marijuana was originally criminalized, what medicinal benefits it contains, and why it should be fully legal. We then discuss the impending death of Facebook and ask what the future of online community might look…
WAL Daily 26: Tough Questions- Is Healthcare Fixable? Part 2
Nov 20 • 33 min
In Part 1, Paul Copeland and Hodey Johns used standing research to explain how to reduce costs by 90%. In Part 2, they reduce it by another 75%. Then they take you beyond the scenes and explain how bad policies cost lives and leave people stuck in a…
329: Why World War I Still Matters
Nov 18 • 169 min
Chris Spangle explains the many reasons the first World War still matters today. World War I unleashed a revolution of big government into the American system. We start with a general overview of World War I and its significance to those living 100 years…
WAL Daily 25: The Murder of Laquan McDonald
Nov 16 • 32 min
Sarah Brady Wagner and Rhinehold discuss the murder of Laquan McDonald by a Chicago police officer. Support We Are Libertarians
WAL Daily 24: Why Doesn’t the LP Just Pool Its Resources?
Nov 15 • 49 min
Chris Spangle, Creighton Harrington, Harry Price, Rhinehold, Hodey Johns and Sarah Brady Wagner discuss LP strategy in elections, why the LP can't just pool all resources on one campaign, and we discuss some liberty Republicans that lost. This is from our…
328: The Definitive 2018 Midterm Elections Breakdown
Nov 14 • 185 min
Chris Spangle and Hodey Johns give you every possible detail about the 2018 Midterm Elections you might need. We begin by breaking down the notable Libertarian Party candidates and analyze their results including Larry Sharpe, Gary Johnson, and Nicholas…
WAL Daily 23: A Review of 2018 Ballot Initiatives
Nov 13 • 33 min
Beyond voting for people, Americans voted for and against several different policy measures. Hodey Johns and Sarah Brady Wagner break down what was on the ballot in which state, and how libertarian ideas are actually doing better than libertarian…
WAL Daily 22: A Brief Examination of Modern Monetary Theory
Nov 12 • 23 min
Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) has been loved and hated by economists from both sides of the aisle. Libertarian masterminds Sarah Brady Wagner and Hodey Johns give you a quick breakdown on the positives and negatives of the economic philosophy.Support We…
WAL Daily 21: Midterm Election Results and Ending the Duopoly with The Red Headed Libertarian
Nov 9 • 40 min
In one of the highest turnouts for the midterm elections since 1966, both the GOP and the Democratic Parties "won" in some way, shape, or form. However, the Libertarian Party, despite optimistic hopes lead by candidates like Gary Johnson and Larry Sharpe,…
WAL Daily 20: Boss Hog Battles Straight Ticket Voting
Nov 9 • 24 min
The team at Boss Hog of Liberty recaps the local election results, where Jeremiah Morrell earned 12% in his three-way race for the Henry County Council. A deep dive into the election results show a tremendous jump in straight-ticket voting, attributed to…
WAL Daily 19: Never Free Again - Collateral Consequences
Nov 8 • 28 min
When felons pay their dues and are rehabilitated, they get to go back to contributing to society, right? Wrong. Examine the full scope of what the state does to freed felons after prison through the mouths of Hodey Johns and Sarah Brady Wagner.Support We…
WAL Daily 18: Tough Questions- Is Healthcare Fixable? Part One
Nov 6 • 33 min
The greatest expense in America, by far, is Healthcare. The way the Republicans and Democrats suggest “fixing” it usually makes it more expensive all the while killing those who can’t afford it. Hodey Johns and Paul Copeland give the audience a way to…
WAL Daily 17: Making Liberty Relatable with Matt Kibbe
Nov 5 • 39 min
Liberty Memes, Censorship, and Elections, Oh My! On today's episode, Brian Nichols is joined by Matt Kibbe! Kibbe is the President and Chief Community Organizer at Free the People, an educational organization turning the next generation on to the values…
Bonus: The Most Qualified LP Candidate in a Decade - Mark Rutherford for IN Secretary of State
Nov 4 • 33 min
Chris Spangle talks to Mark Rutherford who is running for the Libertarian Party in Indiana for Secretary of State. He considers him the most qualified LP candidate in at least a decade within the entire party. Originally from the Chris Spangle…
WAL Daily 16: GA Governor’s Race Epitome of 2018 Midterms, Wasted Vote
Nov 4 • 22 min
Chris Spangle and Levie Rainey discuss the 2018 Georgia race for Governor with Stacey Abrams, Brian Kemp, and Ted Metz. Levie is a student libertarian torn between liberal professors and conservative family members resenting her Libertarian vote for Metz.…
327: Spangle Banned on FB, Trump’s Rhetoric, Nonviolence
Nov 2 • 150 min
Chris Spangle and Sarah Brady Wagner discuss the current political climate. Trump is being blamed for heightened rhetoric. How much should he be blamed, and what other political figures share the blame? How did we become so tribal? Is America more violent…
WAL Daily 15: How America Destroyed Honduras
Nov 1 • 30 min
The United States of America has an illustrious history in large part due to a free market economy. So why is it that when we prop up a government in another country, we make sure it is some type of single-crop dictatorship? Hodey Johns and Rhinehold…
WAL Daily 14: Trump Wants to End Birthright Citizenship
Nov 1 • 31 min
Sarah Brady Wagner and Rhinehold discuss President Trump's recent comments on ending birthright citizenship. What is it and how does his idea jive with the 14th Amendment?Support We Are Libertarians
326: The Swamp Explained - Political Violence Now vs. 60s, Is Trump Draining the Swamp?
Oct 30 • 87 min
In our "The Swamp, Explained" series, Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in depth on how Washington works. On this episode, we compare the heated political environments of the 1960's to today, we examine how Trump is emboldening the Swamp by not staffing…
WAL Daily 13: The Side of Mike Shipley Nobody Sees
Oct 29 • 27 min
Hodey Johns flips the script that people try to write about Michael Shipley. We explain why philosophical disagreements need not lead to broken alliances, how everyone can be excited about a horizontal business model, and the subtle difference between…
WAL Daily 12: Jailed for Words with Alicia Dearn
Oct 26 • 17 min
A judge sentences a man to an extra 4 years in prison over rap lyrics. Hodey Johns and Alicia Dearn, legal guru, explains how it happened, why you should rethink anything you’ve ever put on social media, and how we begin to change the system.Support We…
WAL Daily 11: Liberty Memes Speaks! An Interview with David and Peter Gay
Oct 24 • 73 min
David and Peter Gay have run Liberty Memes since 2013. We first speak to David about what might have led to the ban and their significant charitable efforts over the years. We then talk to Peter about the philosophical foundations of Liberty Memes, if…
325: Liberty Memes Update, Saudi Arabia’s Reforms and Khashoggi’s Death
Oct 24 • 105 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price give and update on Facebook's censorship of mainstream libertarians. We then explain the reforms in Saudi Arabia, both good and bad, why we are supplying them weapons in Yemen, and give all of the details on Jamal Khashoggi's…
WAL Daily 10: Prison Labor
Oct 23 • 26 min
Take a commute to work inside the walls of a prison using the vehicle of discussion. Hodey Johns and Sarah Brady Wagner give you personal experiences and hard statistics that might make you change your mind on reforming our prison work system. Show Notes:…
324: Liberty Memes Banned By Facebook
Oct 22 • 42 min
Chris Spangle warned months ago that Alex Jones was the canary in the coal mine and that mainstream libertarian voices would be next. Today, Liberty Memes was banned. He discusses the ramifications. Since Facebook says they are cracking down on…
WAL Daily 9: Tough Questions- How do We Save These Kids?
Oct 22 • 27 min
Paul Copeland and Hodey Johns dive into what child intervention might look like in a libertarian society. Learn about how the government is incentivized to kidnap children, why taking a child away (even from an abusive family) is 10 times more fatal than…
323: Libertarian Student Groups, Tariffs
Oct 20 • 80 min
Chris Spangle and Z Hunt discuss the current state of student organizations for libertarians and why tariffs are harmful to the economy. Show Notes: https://wearelibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Tariffs.pdfSupport We Are Libertarians
WAL Daily 8: Our Bodies & Our Choices - The IVF Questions
Oct 19 • 8 min
Sarah Brady Wagner discusses the big questions that come up when considering having children through artificial means. She highlights the ethical and philosophical dilemmas and choices faced by prospective parents and invites you to consider what you…
WAL Daily 7: Wage Slavery
Oct 18 • 20 min
Hodey Johns and Sarah Brady Wagner talk about an old term that’s seeing new traction: Wage Slavery. We explore why true capitalists will embrace economic upheaval and how the ability to choose jobs doesn’t actually set you free. Show Notes:…
322: Spangle Has His Tires Stolen, Calls for Private Police Forces
Oct 17 • 162 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the theft of Spangle's tires and the absolute lack of cares given by the local police. As a result, we discuss what a world of private police agencies may look like. Show Notes:…
WAL Daily 6: 4 Tips for Libertarians When Talking to People They Disagree With
Oct 16 • 21 min
Brian Nichols gives 4 Tips for Libertarians When Talking to People They Disagree With.Support We Are Libertarians
WAL Daily 5: Tough Questions- Who Speaks for the Trees?
Oct 15 • 30 min
Hodey Johns and Paul Copeland get you the answer on why libertarians are better on the issue of environmental preservation and protection than anybody else. Listen in and find out how the government uses the EPA to extort money to damage the environment…
WAL Daily 4: Filibuster and Cloture
Oct 12 • 25 min
Rhinehold sits down to take a look at the history of the Filibuster and Cloture votes, dispelling some myths along the way.Support We Are Libertarians
321: A Case for Open Borders, Wasted Vote Arguments, Hillary Clinton Gaslights America
Oct 11 • 118 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price give some libertarian arguments for open borders, destroy the wasted vote argument with facts, and then point out the stunning hypocrisy of Hillary Clinton.Support We Are Libertarians
WAL Daily 3: The Advancement of In Vitro Fertilization
Oct 10 • 28 min
Sarah Brady Wagner and Hodey Johns discuss where we're at with In Vitro Fertilization, what the future looks like, and why libertarians should stay one step ahead of the government in regulating it. We also examine when life begins and other matters that…
WAL Daily 2: Should You Vote Libertarian Party in Swing Senate Races?
Oct 8 • 26 min
Chris Spangle talks to Lucy Brenton, the Libertarian Party US Senate candidate about her tightening race. Should libertarians vote for the Republican to keep Democrats from getting a majority in the Senate? Is casting a vote for a Libertarian a wasted…
320: Kavanaugh, The End
Oct 6 • 102 min
Chris Spangle and Rhinehold tie up the loose ends of the Kavanaugh story. Why does Kavanaugh's record disqualify him regardless of Ford's accusation? What lasting effect will his nomination have on politics? Did Ford and Kavanaugh both purger themselves,…
319: Advice for Men and Women in the #MeToo Era
Oct 5 • 165 min
Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Hanna Weber discuss the fear and resentment that the Kavanaugh hearings have unleashed. We unpack the emotions surrounding the current environment and give advice to men and women on how to handle work environments,…
WAL Daily 1: Intro to Show, Why are Libertarians Defending Kavanaugh?
Oct 4 • 26 min
Chris Spangle and Sarah Brady Wagner introduce the new series WAL Daily. Sarah then questions why libertarians are defending Kavanaugh when his track record towards limited government is abysmal. Support We Are Libertarians
318: Breaking Down the #MeToo Movement
Sep 28 • 104 min
Sarah Brady Wagner and Susan Hogarth discuss the #MeToo movement and how it has developed and progressed. How did it start? What are the goals? How can men who have been accused under #MeToo move forward or redeem themselves? Two ladies of liberty discuss…
317: Brett Kavanaugh: Timeline of Events, #MeToo, and the Impact on Political Discourse
Sep 26 • 79 min
Today, WAL is taken over by Brian Nichols of The Brian Nichols Show & Dakota Davis of The Boss Hog of Liberty. Listen as they discuss the timeline of events in the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings, the allegations of sexual misconduct against…
316: Kavanaugh Allegations, Dallas Police Shooting
Sep 19 • 152 min
Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and former prosecutor Craig DeCosta examine the allegations of rape levied against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh and discuss the death of a man when police officer Amber Guyger shot and killed Botham Shem Jean in his…
315: Spangle on Boss Hog of Liberty - Creating Your Own Local Media, Spangle in North Korean Propaganda
Sep 14 • 92 min
Chris Spangle appears on the Boss Hog of Liberty to discuss creating local media in your town, how Spangle accidentally ended up in Korean propaganda, and why Jeremiah loves so hard. Original Post: https://bosshog.fireside.fm/87 Episode 77 features We Are…
314: Immigration, Democrats Lose their Mind, NYT Op-Ed
Sep 10 • 92 min
Chris Spangle, Tad Western, and Low Rated Russian Rob Kendall joins us to talk about his local celebrity as an up-and-coming talk show host, they debate immigration, McCain's legacy, ask why the Kavanaugh hearings have become so insane, how memes led to…
313: Everything is Awesome and No One Cares
Sep 5 • 116 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss how awesome things are by taking a look at a book titled 'It's Better Than It Looks: Reasons for Optimism in an Age of Fear' by Gregg Easterbrook. We then ask why people feel the world is awful if the human condition…
312: The Swamp Explained - Manafort and McCain
Aug 31 • 65 min
Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel discuss the Paul Manafort trials and how it is emblematic of the Swamp, and we discuss the complex legacy of John McCain. Rob then answers listener questions about the Jones Act. Paul Manafort - 00:04:08 John McCain Dies -…
311: Censorship and the Patent Troll Epidemic within Online Platforms
Aug 31 • 62 min
Chris Spangle and Todd Moore discuss the ethics of building online platforms and what are the limits of censorship when operating such a platform. They also discuss the hidden epidemic of patent trolls and how Todd successfully fought against legal…
11: New Mexico Adds Straight Ticket Voting to Screw Gary Johnson, Media Breakdown of ‘Monkey It Up’
Aug 30 • 44 min
Chris Spangle explains why the Democrat Secretary of State in New Mexico has hacked their election more than any Russians by changing laws that will hurt Gary Johnson's run. He then breaks down the anatomy of media bias using a clip about the Florida…
310: South African Land Crisis Explained, Cody Wilson on Living Out Libertarianism
Aug 29 • 127 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price look into what is actually happening in South Africa. In our Path to Libertarianism segment, we listen to 3D-Gun advocate Cody Wilson on the Tom Woods show explain why he believes what he believes, how he lives out his…
309: Senator Wants to Pass Social Media Regulation
Aug 24 • 87 min
Chris Spangle, Chris Gault, and Tad Western discuss an interview with Sen. Ron Wyden outlining his desire to limit political speech online, and Phil Mudd loses his mind showing the mindset of the CIA. Segments Ron Wyden Wants to Regulate Political Speech…
308: Lyin’ Lester Holt and the Creation of a Smear
Aug 22 • 135 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price break down a fake news story on the NBC Nightly News about Alex Jones and explain why this matters. We then explain why all punches are equal and what is the Non-Aggression Principle? Show Notes:…
Ep. 1 of the Chris Spangle Show: The Press Embarrases Itself
Aug 18 • 30 min
As you heard, we are tweaking a few things before 2020, so Chris Spangle breaks that down for the first 7 minutes. Then he examines the stunning lack of self-awareness by newspapers as they coordinate to denounce President Trump's anti-media stance.…
307: Cost of Bernie Sander’s Medicare for All, Death Penalty, Torture
Aug 15 • 142 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price break down the cost of Bernie Sander's Medicare for All and fact check if the Koch Brother's proved $2 Trillion in savings, cover a man that died a gruesome death from an execution in Tennessee, Gina Haspel's torture memos…
306: The Building and Destruction of a Media Brand
Aug 10 • 82 min
Chris Spangle and Chris Gault welcome Johnny Rocket and Raylene Lightheart of the Blast Off podcast (formerly the Johnny Rocket Launchpad) to discuss the deplatformming of Alex Jones, re-inventing a podcast, and how to fall in love with libertarianism. We…
305: Alex Jones Gets Deplatformed, Dems Want Social Media Regulation, Death Penalty
Aug 9 • 103 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price share their controversial opinion on the mass deletion of InfoWars and Alex Jones from social media, Democrats circulate a plan to regulate the internet and social companies, we ask why Austin Peterson lost, and Brian Nichols…
304: The Swamp Explained - Russian and Trump, The Jones Act
Aug 3 • 68 min
In the second episode of our series "The Swamp, Explained", Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in depth on how Washington works. Rob gives us a view of Russian meddling and possible Trump collusion from the swamp. Rob explains the Jones Act. America's…
303: Homelessness
Aug 1 • 84 min
Chris Spangle and Mark Warner discuss homelessness in America. Warner worked for a homeless shelter for nearly a decade before going into politics. They discuss why someone becomes homeless and how local communities can manage populations without…
The Cost 6: Miah’s Story - The Life of an Outcast
Jul 27 • 88 min
What happens when society makes a person a pariah? Our podcast Creating Miah is a conversation between Chris Spangle and Miah Akston as she transitions from male to female. More than that, it is a process of self-discovery and a hard look at social norms…
The Cost 5: Rachel’s Story - Profit Over Lives in Our Prisons
Jul 24 • 111 min
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz 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…
302: Russian Hackers Indicted, Trump And Putin
Jul 19 • 127 min
Chris Spangle, Tad Western, and Matt Wittleif discuss the indictment of 12 Russian hackers, what it means for the collusion investigation, and we break down Trump's press conference with Putin.Support We Are Libertarians
301: Firing A Gun For the First Time
Jul 18 • 112 min
Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Paul Copeland recap Spangle's first time shooting a gun and what perceptions changed towards firearms. We also examine the gotcha journalism of Sacha Baron Cohen.Support We Are Libertarians
300: Can A Christian Be a Libertarian? With Norman Horn
Jul 17 • 69 min
Chris Spangle and Norman Horn of the Libertarian Christian Institute discuss if a Christian can be a libertarian, and how much shoud one's religous beliefs inform their politics?Support We Are Libertarians
299: Borders Now Divide Libertarians, Basics of Gun Ownership
Jul 13 • 123 min
Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Rhinehold, and Jason Doolittle discuss the new feuds between open-border and closed-border libertarians. The guys then teach Spangle about the basics of firing a gun.Support We Are Libertarians
298: How Does the Supreme Court Work?
Jul 11 • 103 min
Chris Spangle and Abdul-Hakim Shabazz discuss the pick of Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court and give a primer on how the Supreme Court works. Special Guest: Abdul Hakim-Shabazz.Support We Are Libertarians
297: LP Convention, Part 2 - Liberty Hangout, Arvin Vohra, Mises Caucus
Jul 4 • 127 min
Chris Spangle attended the national Libertarian Party convention to give listeners the sense of what is happening in this wing of the libertarian movement. Our guest hosts are Kristi Avery, Rhinehold, Kristen, and Ryan Graham. We ask hard questions of two…
296: LP Convention, Part 1 - Libertarian Socialists, Nicholas Sarwark
Jul 3 • 84 min
Chris Spangle attended the national Libertarian Party convention to give listeners the sense of what is happening in this wing of the libertarian movement. Our guest hosts are Kristi Avery, Rhinehold, Kristen, and Ryan Graham. We begin by asking Matt…
League of Liberty 8 - Live and In-Person at Porcfest
Jun 29 • 64 min
Chris Spangle of We Are Libertarians, Marc Clair of Lions of Liberty, Rodger Paxton of LAVA Flow, and Johnny Rocket of Blast Off meet for the first time in person at Porcfest to record a special (and hilarious) episode of the League Of Liberty. This…
295: Porcfest, Why Should You Join the LP?
Jun 24 • 76 min
Chris Spangle travels to Porcfest in the north of New Hampshire to podcast with his League of Liberty friends Marc Clair of Lions of Liberty, Johnny Rocket of Blast Off, and Rodger Paxton of the LAVA Flow. Chris also interviews Jess Mears, the Development…
294: Separation of Immigrant Children at the Border
Jun 20 • 184 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss what is actually happening at the border and how libertarians ought to approach the issue of both immigration and child separation. Links -…
293: Jordan Peterson and the Discovery of Personal Values
Jun 19 • 127 min
Chris Spangle, Matt Wittlief, and Dakota Davis discuss attending a Jordan Peterson lecture. Who makes up the crowd? What does he talk about? Why do people hate him? What makes 2,500 people show up to hear a Canadian lecture about the perception of reality…
292: North Korea Summit, FBI IG Report, Leftists Make Trump Supporters
Jun 14 • 165 min
Chris Spangle, Chris Gault, and Paul Copeland discuss the summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump. We consider the positives and negatives of Trump's strategy. We then give details on the Inspector General's report of James Comey's conduct during the…
291: Suicide and Depression
Jun 13 • 137 min
Chris Spangle talks about his struggles with depression, why does someone like Anthony Bourdain kill himself, what does depression feel like, how does one lift out of depression, and why our society is causing more people to commit suicide.Support We Are…
290: The Limits of Outrage
Jun 8 • 153 min
Chris Spangle, Chris Gault, and Rhinehold discuss the limits of outrage culture. Roseanne, Kathy Griffin, Samantha Bee, Masterpiece Cakes, and Donald Trump all have tested our collective patience. What led to the rise of outrage culture and where does it…
The Cost 4: Richard’s Story - What is Life Like After Prison?
Jun 6 • 123 min
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. Originally recorded as episode 163 of We…
The Cost 3: Derone’s Story - What is it like to go to prison for 18 years?
Jun 4 • 121 min
Chris Spangle, Chloe Anagnos, and Brett Bittner are joined by Derone Caldwell and Richard Samuels to discuss life inside of a prison, the emotions of a long-term sentence and solitary confinement, and how the innocent are often forced into long sentences…
The Cost 2: Amanda’s Story - The Reality of Domestic Violence
Jun 1 • 178 min
Government policy has a cost. Every law and regulation passed by the government has a human toll. The Cost, a series of We Are Libertarians, is a one-on-one interview that tells the story of an average person as they deal with the outcome of policy.…
The Cost 1: Megan’s Business Closes Due to Regulations
May 30 • 30 min
Government policy has a cost. Every law and regulation passed by the government has a human toll. The Cost, a series of We Are Libertarians, is a one-on-one interview that tells the story of an average person as they deal with the outcome of policy. In…
289: Why Isn’t The Libertarian Party Working?
May 24 • 156 min
Chris Spangle and Rhinehold discuss why the Libertarian Party isn't working through the lens of a recent Chair's debate on Lions of Liberty between Nick Sarwark and Joshua Smith. They discuss common misconceptions on how the party works and how to fix…
288: The Swamp Explained - The EPA and the Roots of Bureaucracy
May 10 • 73 min
In the first episode of our "The Swamp, Explained" series, Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in depth on how Washington works. They discuss the origins of the EPA, the roots of bureaucracy, and what Washington thinks of Gary Johnson by telling the story of…
287: Iran Nuclear Deal, Weld and Kokesh
May 8 • 153 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price explain the Iran Nuclear Deal and the ramifications of leaving it, and we give first impressions on the 2020 LP Presidential race. Weld also clarifies his stance on guns and the "vouching for Clinton" comment.Support We Are…
286: Anarchy vs. Libertarianism, Drug Laws, Cultural Appropriation
May 4 • 129 min
Chris Spangle, James Nease, Justin "Juice" Kelly, and Shane Jones of the Juice in the Morning join us to ask questions. After a recent appearance, Juice and Shane had some questions about politics so we answer them. We begin with the difference between…
285: Alfie Evans, North Korea, Kanye
May 2 • 169 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price examine the Alfie Evans case and discuss the potential of peace in North Korea. Support We Are Libertarians
284: Censorship of Philip DeFranco, Listener Letters on Guns
Apr 25 • 138 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the censorship of Philip DeFranco on YouTube, the new community guidelines of Facebook, and we answer listener letters on gun rights and gun background checks.Support We Are Libertarians
283: Starbucks, Syria and the AUMF, Palantir
Apr 20 • 137 min
Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold discuss the conversation over Starbucks, the new Authorization for the Use of Military Force, and the future crime software of Palantir.Support We Are Libertarians
282: Identity Politics and Starbucks, Syrian Strikes, Taxes
Apr 18 • 126 min
Chris Spangle and Brian Nichols discuss the ethics of Sean Hannity, ask if Starbucks is systemically racist, what will be the effect of the bombing in Syria, and we discover where your taxes went. Brian Nichols Show - https://briannichols.fireside.fm/…
281: Syria, FBI Raid, Knife Control
Apr 11 • 173 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss American options of the Syrian conflict, the FBI's raid on Trump's Lawyer, and many other news stories including knife control in Britain.Support We Are Libertarians
280: Death By Regulation with Dr. Mary Ruwart - The FDA, Right To Try
Apr 8 • 39 min
Chris Spangle and Dr. Mary Ruwart discuss the human toll of regulations placed on the drug industry by the FDA. Dr. Ruwart has a new book out titled Death by Regulation: How We Were Robbed of a Golden Age of Health and How We Can Reclaim It. Learn more at…
279: Bad Trump - Tariffs, Amazon, Death Penalty
Apr 6 • 128 min
Chris Spangle and Chris Gault talk about Trump's recent decisions to kill drug dealers, place tariffs on China, fight with Amazon, and place troops on the border. Support We Are Libertarians
278: Sinclair Broadcasting, Laura Ingraham and David Hogg, Encrypted Phones
Apr 4 • 135 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the left and right argument over propaganda in the Sinclair Broadcasting must-reads and Laura Ingraham boycott. They also discuss the ending of the PragerU lawsuit and the FBI's desire to end phone encryption. Support…
277: How Social Media Affects our Brains, Minds.com CEO Bill Ottman
Apr 2 • 114 min
Chris Spangle looks into the effect of social media and smartphones on our brain. Spangle then speaks to Minds.com CEO and co-founder Bill Ottman. Minds.com is a free-speech platform that seeks to cure the problems of the major social platforms. The…
276: Omnibus Bill, FOSTA and CLOUD Act, Leaving Facebook
Mar 28 • 169 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss big spending Republicans and their omnibus bill, the passage of the CLOUD and FOSTA acts, and how to leave Facebook as a business invested in the platform. Get your copy of 'No More' by Zach Kincaid at…
275: Facebook Commits Suicide
Mar 21 • 123 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the beginning of the end of social networks as they give in to leftist censorship. We also discuss the re-election of Putin in Russia. Interact With Us: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wearelibertarians Email:…
274: Gun Control Walkouts, Farming in 2018, Listener Letters
Mar 16 • 135 min
Chris Spangle, Jeremiah Morrell, Sara Potter, and Kade Koger discuss the student walkouts in support of gun control, we take listener letters and discuss issues facing modern farmers, and discuss our new Facebook groups and mobile apps. Get the Android…
273: Austin Petersen On His Facebook Ban, Abortion, and Immigration
Mar 14 • 49 min
Chris Spangle speaks about the social media censorship of Steven Crowder and Austin Petersen. Brian Nichols then speaks to Peterson about the ban, abortion, and immigration.Special Guest: Austin Petersen.Support We Are Libertarians
272: LibertyCon 2018 Recap Part 2 - SFL Student Kelli Huck, David Boaz of the Cato Institute
Mar 9 • 103 min
Chris Spangle hosts the second part of our Students For Liberty LibertyCon recap. Spangle went to the conference. In this episode, follow his travel, he interviews SFL and YAL student leader Kelli Huck and captures a speech on three principles of the…
271: LibertyCon 2018 Recap Part 1 - Liberty Memes, ACLU President Susan Herman, Matt Geiger of 71Republic
Mar 8 • 81 min
Chris Spangle hosts the first part of our Student's For Liberty LibertyCon recap. Spangle went to the conference. In this episode, follow his travel, he interviews the admins of Liberty Memes, captures a speech on the First Amendment by Susan Herman of…
Interview: Liberty Memes Facebook Page Admins
Mar 7 • 22 min
This interview with Admin 1 and 2 of the Liberty Memes Facebook Page was recorded at Students for Liberty's LibertyCon. Support We Are Libertarians
270: Myths and Truths of School Shootings, Billy Graham
Feb 28 • 163 min
Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Paul Copeland discuss the myths and truths surrounding the Parkland shooting, discuss potential solutions to limit future solutions, how to fix the modern man, and Spangle explains the impact Billy Graham had on his life.…
269: Emotionally Manipulative Politics, Saving the Libertarian Party
Feb 23 • 84 min
Chris Spangle and Joe Hauptmann talk about the public discourse around guns, the fracturing of America, and is the Trump era discourse better or worse than the tone of the Nixon era? Hauptmann explains why the Libertarian Party is still valuable and why…
268: Is There a Solution to School Shootings?
Feb 15 • 95 min
Chris Spangle, Creighton Harrington, Jeremiah Morrell, Dakota Davis, and Danny Morrell discuss the Parkland, Flordia school shooting, the gun control debates that rage after every tragedy, and what can be done to end these tragedies. Support We Are…
267: North Korea, Julian Assange, NSA Scandal, Budget Cuts
Feb 14 • 142 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price cover the reality of Kim Jong Un and his sister, the British government screws Julian Assange, the NSA gets screwed by Russia, the FBI screws Carter Page, the new budget screws poor people, a teacher screws a student, and…
266: Uranium One, Budgets, Spending, Gerrymandering
Feb 9 • 116 min
Chris Spangle, Creighton Harrington, and Tad Western discuss the new developments in the Hillary Clinton scandals, we discuss the new big spending budget, military waste, and the SCOTUS gerrymandering case.Support We Are Libertarians
265: Libertarian Clickbait, The Nunes Memo, Lady Doritos
Feb 7 • 112 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the double standard libertarians apply to their echo chamber, we break down the Nunes memo, who is Carter Page, and ask who thought Lady Doritos were a good idea?Support We Are Libertarians
264: The Libertarian Party vs. Ron Paul?
Feb 3 • 110 min
Chris Spangle interviews Daniel Hayes, the Libertarian Party Convention Committee Chairman, about the controversy over Ron Paul not being invited to speak. Hayes is also a member of the LNC, so we asked him about Arvin Vohra and Nick Sarwark. Spangle then…
263: State of the Union Recap, #ReleaseTheMemo
Feb 2 • 182 min
Chris Spangle, Chris Gault, and Creighton Harrington dissect all of the major points of the State of the Union and give an update on the brewing FBI scandal. <ul> <li>Digit Savings: <a href="https://digit.co/r/-k0nie4MZQ?ab" target="_blank"…
262: Jordan Peterson vs. Cathy Newman - Gender Pay Gap, Trans Rights, Winning Debates
Jan 26 • 168 min
Chris Spangle, Chris Gault, and Creighton Harrington discuss why human nature and libertarianism are perfectly aligned by breaking down the Jordan Peterson debate with Cathy Newman on the BBC. We discuss economics, the wage gap between men and women, the…
261: Women’s Marches
Jan 24 • 119 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price dissect the reactions to this past weekend's Women's Marches, and the male reaction to it. Support We Are Libertarians
260: Is Trump Libertarian? And FISA Section 702
Jan 19 • 112 min
Chris Spangle, Chris Gault, and Creighton Harrington reunite the original cast and discuss how little has changed since 2012, but everything is different. We ask if Trump is a libertarian President, and explain the reauthorization of FISA Section…
259: Trump’s “S-Hole,” Haiti’s Past, Aziz Ansari and #MeToo
Jan 17 • 204 min
`Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the s-hole comment, why the right can't trust Trump, why is Haiti an s-hole, and Spangle explains the birds and bees to Aziz Ansari and the #MeToo movement. Show Links Aziz Ansari…
Introducing the Brian Nichols Show
Jan 12 • 29 min
Host Brian Nichols introduces The Brian Nichols Show, outlines the goals for the show, and covers FISA after Thursday's FISA 702 vote. The Brian Nichols Show is for libertarians, conservatives, Republicans, moderates, independents, and even those on the…
258: Ross Ulbricht, Intel Chips, Louisiana School Board
Jan 11 • 106 min
Harry Price hosts 'Low Key WAL', a conversation with Stone Aldridge and the WAL discord. They cover YouTubers, the new Wednesday show going forward, Ross Ulbricht, Intel CPUs, and the Louisiana School Board arrest. Support We Are Libertarians
257: Is Trump Crazy? Sessions Targets Pot, James Risen
Jan 10 • 128 min
`Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the new Michael Wolff book "Fire and Fury," we consider the mental health of Donald Trump, explain the American hero that is James Risen, and why Jeff Sessions rescinded the Obama marijuana rulings. Wolff…
256: WAL Horse Race 1 - Maguire vs. Sipe
Jan 4 • 66 min
Chris Spangle introduces the We Are Libertarians Horse Race, a new concept for helping libertarian candidates raise money and their profile. Mark Rutherford, Michael Dixon, and Chris Spangle ask questions of two candidates. The candidate with the best…
255: About Us - The 10 Principles of We Are Libertarians
Jan 3 • 130 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price explain the 10 Principles of We Are Libertarians. If you are new to the show, start here.Support We Are Libertarians
254: Basics of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency
Dec 15, 2017 • 125 min
Chris Spangle, Jesse Riddle, and Jeff Erdman discuss the basics of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. What is it? Is it a safe way to invest or purchase items? What are the best coins to use? How does one get started? We cover all the basics.Support We Are…
253: Murder of Daniel Shaver, Russian Investigation Corrupt, Media Melts Down, Moore Loses
Dec 13, 2017 • 160 min
`Chris Spangle and Harry Price break down the murder of Daniel Shaver by police. They also explain how Trump spends his day and Spangle reacts to the shocking loss of Roy Moore. Harry outlines why this was one of the worst weeks for the media, and we…
252: Virtue and Politics - Can you have both?
Dec 8, 2017 • 124 min
Chris Spangle, Chris Gault, and Tad Western discuss virtue signaling, morals and their place in politics, and at what point can one no longer support a politician they agree with politically. Phony Virtue is Ruining Western Society -…
251: Flynn, Trump’s Para-CIA, Gay Cakes in SCOTUS
Dec 6, 2017 • 127 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the Flynn charges, if Russiagate is anything of substance, the new counter-intelligence agency being considered, the gay cakes go to the Supreme Court, and Bitcoin secrecy is under attack. We briefly touch on…
250: Are Social Media Sites Public Utilities? & Cara Schulz, LP Candidate Recruiting Specialist
Dec 1, 2017 • 126 min
Chris Spangle and digital marketing expert Doug Karr discuss the future of social media and independent news outlets as companies like Facebook and YouTube begin censoring small media outlets like We Are Libertarians. Then Spangle interviews Cara Schulz,…
249: War with North Korea, CFPB, and Net Neutrality
Nov 29, 2017 • 151 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price break down the cost of war with North Korea and possible solutions. They explain the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the leadership crisis. They also offer some further insight into Net Neutrality. Support We Are…
248: Conyers, Tax Bill, Zimbabwe, Net Neutrality
Nov 22, 2017 • 113 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price explain the Conyers scandal, all of the House and Senate Tax Bills, the coup in Zimbabwe, and an update on Net Neutrality. Support We Are Libertarians
247: Digital Stampedes and What It Is Like Serving In The Military
Nov 17, 2017 • 143 min
Chris Spangle, Doug Karr, and George discuss the current environment of digital stampedes, the accusations against Al Franken, and Doug and George discuss their military service and how it shapes their view of foreign policy. Support We Are Libertarians
246: Trial By Twitter, Roy Moore Accusations, Wikileaks and Donald Trump Jr.
Nov 16, 2017 • 153 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the environment of trial by Twitter, we give details of the Roy Moore accusations, and we get to the bottom Wikileaks' communication with Donald Trump Jr.Support We Are Libertarians
Liberty Force Radio Drama by the Johnny Rocket Launch Pad
Nov 11, 2017 • 33 min
First, our friends at the Johnny Rocket Launch Pad created the awesome graphic novel, Liberty Force. Now they have turned it into an awesome radio drama! Get your copy of the graphic novel version at https://www.libertyforcecomic.com.Support We Are…
245: Tough Love for the Libertarian Party
Nov 10, 2017 • 138 min
Chris Spangle, Dakota Davis, and Shane Zoellner define the purpose of a political party and then ask if the Libertarian Party and its leadership are fulfilling its mission. James Nease later calls in to share his opinion as well.Support We Are Libertarians
244: Libertarian Opinion of Daylight Savings Time, Texas Shooting
Nov 8, 2017 • 130 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the libertarian opinion of Daylight Saving Time and unpack the conversation around the Texas shooting, gun rights, and domestic violence.Support We Are Libertarians
WARNING: You May Need to Re-Subscribe. We are Moving RSS Feeds.
Nov 8, 2017 • 1 min
We are moving our RSS feed from Feedburner to Fireside. For most people, they won't notice a blip. BUT… If this feed stops working, please resubscribe to our podcasts at wearelibertarians.com. New feeds are all posted there, as well as our new radio…
243: The Tangled Web of Manafort, Papadopoulos, Podesta, Brazille, Clinton, JFK
Nov 3, 2017 • 135 min
Chris Spangle, Chris Gault, and Tad Western explain the Manafort and Papadopoulos charges, the Clinton Uranium One Scandal, the Donna Brazille article explaining how Clinton bought the nomination, and we touch on the JFK leaks.Support We Are Libertarians
The Libertarian Party Vice Chair Needs to Resign
Nov 2, 2017 • 15 min
The Libertarian Party Vice Chair, Arvin Vohra, Needs to Resign after his comments about rape.Support We Are Libertarians
242: The Confessions of Chris Spangle
Oct 30, 2017 • 26 min
Chris Spangle sits down to confess that he isn't really proud of a lot of WAL, and explains some of the new changes. Originally a bonus episode, Spangle outlines that Trump has caused a mania in men, and he got caught up in it. WAL will be taking a…
241: Niger and The Expansion of the War On Terror
Oct 27, 2017 • 119 min
Chris Spangle, Brett Bittner, and Brian Nichols discuss the expansion of the war on terror into Africa, how it happened, and what it means for the future of the American military. Spangle then gets keto curious. Support We Are Libertarians
240: Net Neutrality, Rand Paul’s New Privacy Bill, Flake & Corker
Oct 26, 2017 • 80 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price cover the new moves on Net Neutrality, Rand Paul's new privacy bill, and the Senate revolt against Trump.Support We Are Libertarians
239: Phyllis’s Story - Fighting Medicare For Her Life
Oct 21, 2017 • 65 min
In a continuation of The Cost: The Human Toll of Public Policy, Phyllis Klosinski explains her fight against Medicare to receive the lifesaving treatment she needs, and how the government prevents it at every turn. She also touches on our duty to fight…
238: #MeToo and The Morality of Strip Clubs
Oct 20, 2017 • 104 min
Chris Spangle, Kristi Avery, Tanner Perdew, Maranda Barnett and Aeris Stewart discuss the #MeToo movement. We also discuss the morality and economics of strip clubs. Support We Are Libertarians
237: State of the State
Oct 18, 2017 • 79 min
Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Chris Gault discuss some changes in WAL's future. From Chris Spangle: I'm not sure if you have heard the latest episode. It was a difficult one to do. Greg has decided to leave WAL. I gave you my side of the story while…
236: Libertarian Documentarian Travis Irvine on Running for Mayor, Why Spangle Hates Facebook
Oct 11, 2017 • 82 min
Libertarian filmmaker and comedian Travis Irvine discusses his documentary "American Mayor" on Amazon Prime. Irvine also explains how the GOP killed the Libertarian Party of Ohio, and what it's like to work with Roger Stone. Spangle also explains why he…
235: The Truth About Facebook Selling Russian Nationals Advertising
Oct 10, 2017 • 53 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price explain Facebook selling ads to Russians, and why it doesn't really matter in a previous bonus episode. Harry also gives us a tech tip.Support We Are Libertarians
234: Lessons For Libertarians Found In Nazi Propaganda
Oct 9, 2017 • 59 min
What can libertarians learn from history’s most hated dictators? Simply put: the power of propaganda. Hold on, you say. Isn’t propaganda a thing of the past? And isn’t it obvious when something or someone is trying to manipulate me? These are all good…
233: The Las Vegas Shooting and Gun Control
Oct 4, 2017 • 138 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Harry Price, and Justin Hutchinson unfold the events of the Las Vegas shootings while refuting arguments that gun control would have prevented this tragedy.Support We Are Libertarians
232: The Solution for The Immigration Crisis, Trump’s Tax Plan Explained
Sep 29, 2017 • 139 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Brian Nichols, and Sara Potter discuss the pure libertarian position of open borders versus the conservative position of border control and then find a solution to the divisive issue. We then explain what is in President Trump's…
231: How To Win a War on Drugs, Russian Facebook Ads are BS, Trump and the NFL
Sep 27, 2017 • 110 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price Discuss: NFL Protests, Trump making useful idiots out of Boomers How to Win a War on Drugs Trump’s New Travel Ban Rand Paul’s Healthcare Demands, Graham.Cassidy Dead Alabama Senate Race a test of Bannon and McConnell,…
230: Trump Speaks to the U.N., North Korean Crisis Explained
Sep 22, 2017 • 125 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Tad Western dissect Trump's first real foreign policy speech in front of the U.N. and we explain the origins and solutions of the North Korean crisis.Support We Are Libertarians
229: Rand Paul Returns to the Stage, Trump’s Lawyers, St. Louis Riots
Sep 20, 2017 • 70 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price detail Rand Paul's return to the news in his opposition to war funding and Trumpcare, Trump's lawyers revealing secret information to a reporter on accident, and the St. Louis protest against the acquittal of a white police…
228: We Forgot 9-11
Sep 14, 2017 • 111 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Dakota Davis discuss their experiences on 9-11 and the lasting change in the country. Dakota was 5 when it happened, and has no real awareness of that day's events, and we unpack the impact of a new generation not remembering…
227: Identity Politics, Racial Tension and Immigration
Sep 8, 2017 • 103 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Harry Price, and Abdul-Hakim Shabazz break down the current climate of racial tension from the black perspective, and we touch on immigration reform. Special Guest: Abdul Hakim-Shabazz.Support We Are Libertarians
227 Bonus: Google is a CIA Front and Hurricane Relief
Sep 8, 2017 • 60 min
We now have a special weekly bonus episode for our Patreon subscribers. You can get yours through a special bonus RSS feed here. Here is a sample. https://www.patreon.com/wearelibertarians Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Harry Price discuss how Google was…
226: DACA Explained, North Korea, Utah Nurse Assaulted by Cop, Irma
Sep 6, 2017 • 74 min
Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Brian Nichols bring you the weekly news roundup. We cover Trump's ending of the Dreamer's program DACA, North Korea claims to have set off a hydrogen bomb, a Utah nurse is assaulted by a police officer, and we update you on…
225: Gender Roles and Campus Snowflakes with Cat’s Roomates
Sep 3, 2017 • 94 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Cat Anagnos, and Cat's college roommates Katie, Gina, and Jordan discuss what campus life is like in the age of SJWs and snowflakes. We also discuss gender roles in the workplace with two social work majors and an elementary…
224: Hurricane Harvey, Joel Osteen, and GoDaddy Deletes Neo-Nazi Websites
Aug 30, 2017 • 77 min
Chris Spangle and Harry Price introduce the new second show every week. They then cover the major headlines of the week: Hurricane Harvey and the Houston floods, Joel Osteen gets shamed, North Korea shoots off missiles, GoDaddy Deletes Storm Warning, and…
223: Cat Returns, New Subscription Options, Bannon Is Out
Aug 28, 2017 • 114 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Cat Anagnos, and Jess Alsman avoid talking about politics, cover Cat's return to school, our new subscription plans, and Bannon's ousting. Support We Are Libertarians
Would you miss us if this podcast ended?
Aug 21, 2017 • 4 min
Would you miss us if this podcast ended? You can prevent that by joining Dear Leader's Court https://www.patreon.com/wearelibertarians.Support We Are Libertarians
222: Racist Rally at Charlottesville, Chris Cantwell and the Alt-Right, Nick Sarwark vs. Tom Woods
Aug 18, 2017 • 166 min
Chris Spangle, Gregory Lenz, Brett Bittner, Matt Wittlief, and Mordan Dean discuss the racist rally at Charlottesville, the despicable Christopher Cantwell, the history of Richard Spender and the alt-right, and the fight between Libertarian Party (LNC)…
221: Kim Jong Un’s Nuclear Threats
Aug 11, 2017 • 123 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Jeremiah Morrel, Dakota Davis, and Tanner Perdue discuss the threats of nuclear war by North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.Support We Are Libertarians
220: President Trump, The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
Aug 5, 2017 • 151 min
Chris Spangle, Gregory Lenz, Cat Anagnos, and Tad Western discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly of the Trump Administration. Support We Are Libertarians
219: Civil Asset Forfeiture and Trump’s Transgender Military Ban
Jul 31, 2017 • 161 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Cat Anagnos, Harry Price, and Seth discuss the scourge of civil asset forfeiture, the fate of Jeff Sessions, and Trump's Trans ban in the military.Support We Are Libertarians
218: Chloe’s Story - Big Government Impedes Self-Improvement
Jul 21, 2017 • 79 min
Chris Spangle and Chloe Anagnos explain how government interferes with a person's ability to improve their lives in a new installment of The Cost: The Human Toll of Government Policy.Support We Are Libertarians
217: Is Anti-Intellectualism a Good Thing?
Jul 18, 2017 • 94 min
Chris Spangle, Gregory Lenz, Cat Anagnos discuss the rising tide of anti-intellectualism in America, and if it is a good thing for our public discourse.Support We Are Libertarians
216: CNN, Explaining North Korea, Succession and the Free State of Jones
Jul 7, 2017 • 173 min
Chris Spangle, Gregory Lenz, and Cat Anagnos discuss Trump's CNN GIF, explain the background and complexity of the North Korean crisis, and review a libertarian movie titled The Free State of Jones.Support We Are Libertarians
215: Cultural Marxism and What It Means for America
Jun 30, 2017 • 159 min
Chris Spangle, Gregory Lenz, and Cat Anagnos discuss cultural Marxism and what it means for the future of American culture. Support We Are Libertarians
214: Free Speech Under Attack, Michelle Carter and Suicide Incitement, GOP Health Care Law
Jun 23, 2017 • 111 min
Chris Spangle, Gregory Lenz, Cat Anagnos, and Jeff Vibbert discuss the Michelle Carter case where she encouraged a friend to commit suicide and the GOP health care proposal.Support We Are Libertarians
Chris Spangle on Leading Liberty: Does the Liberty Movement Need to Lighten Up?
Jun 22, 2017 • 33 min
Liberty in danger is no laughing matter. Or is it? We Are Libertarians is “treating modern politics with all the irreverence it deserves,” and it’s earned them one of the largest followings in the freedom movement. And what’s really remarkable about their…
Chris Spangle on the Johnny Rocket Launch Pad Episode #126
Jun 20, 2017 • 57 min
This week we rock out with the hilarious Chris Spangle from “We are Libertarians!” Chris discusses his ideas on liberty, and what he thinks of the Libertarian Party. Chris also expresses his opinions on spreading liberty with a more pragmatic approach. We…
213: Social Media’s Role in Political Hate, Trump Investigation Expands
Jun 17, 2017 • 147 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Hannah Cook, and Cat Anagnos discuss social media's role in the Congressional shooting, and the Mueller investigation expands to President Trump. Show Notes at WeAreLibertarians.com. Full Video on our YouTube Channel.Support We…
Marshall Fritz Library: The Real Story of the Great Depression
Jun 12, 2017 • 31 min
The Real Story of the Great Depression by Marshall Fritz. Recorded in 1995. Copyright 1995, 1999, Advocates for Self-Government. Permission is granted to make gift copies of the work so long as this copyright message and attribution remain intact.Support…
Chris Spangle on Lions of Liberty #299
Jun 12, 2017 • 77 min
In today’s 299th edition of the Lions of Liberty podcast, host Marc Clair convenes another session of America’s favorite alcohol-fueled libertarian podcast segment, “Libertarians in Living Rooms Drinking Liquor!” In addition to Felony Friday host John…
212: Comey Testimony, Qatar Diplomatic Crisis
Jun 7, 2017 • 130 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Harry Price, Jeremiah Morrell, and Cat Anagnos recap the pool party (the first 60 minutes) and then review the Comey testimony and the Qatar Diplomatic Crisis. This episode is brought to you by Eight One Two Farms and…
211: ISIS, Russian Hacking, Voting Systems, Rob Kendall Apologizes
Jun 7, 2017 • 85 min
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz welcome an apologetic Rob Kendall back to We Are Libertarians. What grade does the WAL Empire's favorite Trump supporter give the President's performance? How do we combat ISIS? Are our voting systems secure? Can Spangle ever…
210: Supreme Court Provocation Ruling and No Whites Allowed on Campus
Jun 2, 2017 • 115 min
Chris Spangle, Creighton Harrington, Greg Lenz, Matt Wittlief, Cat Anagnos, and Lisa Crosby discuss the recent Supreme Court provocation ruling and the Evergreen State protest over whites being asked not to attend class. Support We Are Libertarians
209: Confirmation Obama Spied on Americans
May 27, 2017 • 75 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Harry Price, and Cat Anagnos discuss the FISA court's spanking of the Obama administration's illegal spying on Americans.Support We Are Libertarians
208: Update on the Russian “Scandals”
May 27, 2017 • 97 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Harry Price, and Cat Anagnos discuss the new Russian scandals, Trump's foreign visits, and if the death of Seth Rich is a conspiracy theory.Support We Are Libertarians
207: The Establishment Responds to Trump, Pence, and If the LP is Worth It
May 20, 2017 • 90 min
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz are joined by the ultimate establishment member, Abdul-Hakim Shabazz. The Indiana-based commentator and reporter of IndyPolitics.org, as well as Spangle's former mentor, explains if Mike Pence would be a good President. We also…
What is a Libertarian? An Introduction to Libertarianism with Marshall Fritz
May 13, 2017 • 70 min
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…
206: Jenn Gray on Marketing Libertarianism
May 11, 2017 • 62 min
Libertarian marketing all-star Jenn Gray explains the most effective techniques she's found to spread the libertarian message. Check out her website at http://heyjenngray.com.Special Guest: Jenn Gray.Support We Are Libertarians
205: Comedian Shaun Latham on Communicating with Confidence
May 1, 2017 • 72 min
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz welcome comedian Shaun Latham on to discuss communicating with confidence. Follow Shaun here: https://www.facebook.com/Shaunlathamcomedy/Special Guest: Shaun Latham.Support We Are Libertarians
204: The History of Pot and The Drug War
Apr 20, 2017 • 160 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
203: Serious about Syrians
Apr 18, 2017 • 149 min
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/Support We Are Libertarians
202: Helping Intern Ed Communicate the Libertarian Message
Apr 6, 2017 • 146 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
Introducing the Boss Hog of Liberty Podcast
Mar 29, 2017 • 61 min
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, 2017 • 66 min
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.comSupport We Are Libertarians
201: Obamacare “Repeal”
Mar 24, 2017 • 155 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Hanna Weber, and Brian Nichols discuss the repeal of Obamacare and the possible spying on Trump by the deep state.Support We Are Libertarians
Chris Spangle on the Indiana Libertarian Update
Mar 21, 2017 • 42 min
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 anyone Hoosier can.Support We Are…
200: Chris Bowers and the Original Cast Celebrate 5 Years and 200 Episodes of WAL
Mar 17, 2017 • 135 min
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.Special Guest: Chris Bowers.Support We Are Libertarians
199: The Trouble With College Kids
Mar 16, 2017 • 154 min
Chris Spangle, Creighton Harrington, and Greg Lenz discuss the problem with snowflakes. Sorry about the horrible audio.Support We Are Libertarians
198: The CIA Spies on Americans
Mar 9, 2017 • 131 min
Chris Spangle, Creighton Harrington, and Greg Lenz discuss the Wikileaks revelations of the illegal CIA spying program.Support We Are Libertarians
197: Your Questions Answered
Mar 4, 2017 • 166 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Harry Price, Brett Bittner, and Shane Zoellner take your questions!Support We Are Libertarians
196: Jeffrey Tucker vs. Richard Spencer – The Alt-Right Melts Down
Feb 24, 2017 • 89 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Brett Bittner, Tad Western, Seth, and Harry Price discuss the alt-right’s recent issues.Support We Are Libertarians
195: Michael Flynn and Russia
Feb 17, 2017 • 140 min
Chris Spangle, Gregory Lenz, and Seth discuss the Michael Flynn resignation and the growing Trump/Russia controversy. Support We Are Libertarians
194: Addi’s Story – Healing Epilepsy with CBD Oil
Feb 12, 2017 • 61 min
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.Special Guest: Jess Hooker.Support We Are Libertarians
A new podcast: Maranda’s World
Feb 11, 2017 • 34 min
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/MarandasWorldSupport We Are Libertarians
Tad Talk with Tad Western with Chris Spangle
Feb 11, 2017 • 64 min
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: http://feeds.feedburner.com/TadTalkSupport We Are Libertarians
Greg Lenz on Rob Kendall’s CIT
Feb 11, 2017 • 44 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
193: SCOTUS Nominee Neil Gorsuch and Trump’s Executive Orders
Feb 3, 2017 • 159 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Tad Western, and Chris Mayo separate facts from hysterical hyperbole on Trump’s first actions as President. We also introduce our new “Dear Leader” segment where we help the audience solve problems.Support We Are Libertarians
192: The Women’s March and Trump Derangement Syndrome
Jan 27, 2017 • 134 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Maranda Barnett discuss the women’s marches, Trump Derangement Syndrome, and we spend a lot of time bullsh%ing. Support We Are Libertarians
191: The Legacy of Barack Obama
Jan 21, 2017 • 124 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Harry Price, Aaron, and Tad Western discuss the good and the bad of Barack Obama’s Presidency.Support We Are Libertarians
190: The Inauguration of Donald Trump
Jan 20, 2017 • 112 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Harry Price, Aaron, and Tad Western discuss the beginning of the Trump Presidency.Support We Are Libertarians
189: Did We Just Witness an Attempted CIA Coup?
Jan 15, 2017 • 109 min
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?Support…
188: Man in the High Castle and the Logical Conclusion of Big Government
Jan 6, 2017 • 146 min
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…
187: Trump’s Cabinet, ISIS Attacks
Dec 23, 2016 • 217 min
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. Support We Are Libertarians
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz on Rob Kendall’s Show – Part 2
Dec 23, 2016 • 34 min
The cast of We Are Libertarians talk local government in Indiana and life under Trump with Rob Kendall on Central Indiana Today.Support We Are Libertarians
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz on Rob Kendall’s Show – Part 1
Dec 23, 2016 • 32 min
The cast of We Are Libertarians talk local government in Indiana and life under Trump with Rob Kendall on Central Indiana Today.Support We Are Libertarians
186: Russian Hacking and Fake News
Dec 16, 2016 • 158 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Harry Price breakdown the Russian hacking and fake news “scandals.” Support We Are Libertarians
185: The New Segregation
Dec 2, 2016 • 137 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Aaron are joined by Jeff Vibbert and Kaitlyn Kopetski of the Jeff Vibbert Podcast about the new segregation of ideas.Special Guests: Jeff Vibbert and Kaitlyn Kopetski.Support We Are Libertarians
184: The New World of Media and Politics
Nov 18, 2016 • 198 min
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.Support…
183: The Campaign of 2016
Nov 10, 2016 • 166 min
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…
The 2016 Election From Moscow, Russia
Nov 9, 2016 • 42 min
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.Special Guest: Heather Black.Support We Are Libertarians
182: Pre-Election Thoughts and Clinton’s Investigations
Nov 5, 2016 • 108 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
Spangle and Lenz on Kendall: Pre-Election Preview
Nov 5, 2016 • 29 min
Listen to Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz’s segment on the election on Rob Kendall’s Central Indiana Today.Support We Are Libertarians
181: Legalization, College Campus Culture
Oct 30, 2016 • 89 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
180: The Future of the LP, Russian/Wikileaks Ties are Bunk
Oct 28, 2016 • 126 min
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.Support We Are…
How to Grow The Libertarian Movement with Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz
Oct 12, 2016 • 15 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
Brett Bittner Speaks to Liberty Tour 2016
Oct 12, 2016 • 12 min
Brett Bittner of the Advocates for Self-Government speaks to Our America Initiative’s Liberty Tour 2016 at Indiana University.Support We Are Libertarians
Rupert Boneham on Living as a Libertarian and Private Charity
Oct 12, 2016 • 14 min
Former LPIN Gubernatorial candidate and Survivor Rupert Boneham indicts the Republicans and Democrats and urges Americans to live as libertarians.Special Guest: Rupert Boneham.Support We Are Libertarians
179: Debate #2 Recap
Oct 10, 2016 • 30 min
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz recap the second debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.Support We Are Libertarians
Live Commentary of the Second Presidential Debate
Oct 10, 2016 • 92 min
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz recap the second debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.Support We Are Libertarians
178: Debate #2 Preview, Donald Trump’s Remarks
Oct 9, 2016 • 52 min
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz discuss the bombshell Trump tapes and tonight’s debate.Support We Are Libertarians
177: Libertarian Disaster Relief, Fathers Rights
Oct 7, 2016 • 168 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
176: Vice Presidential Debate Recap
Oct 4, 2016 • 46 min
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz review the Vice Presidential debate.Support We Are Libertarians
175: Vice Presidential Debate Preview
Oct 4, 2016 • 48 min
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz preview the Vice Presidential debate between Indiana Governor Mike Pence and Virginia Senator Tim Kaine.Support We Are Libertarians
Lenz on Kendall: Debate Recap
Sep 30, 2016 • 39 min
Greg Lenz joins Rob Kendall on Central Indiana Today to review the debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.Support We Are Libertarians
Post Debate Recap of the First POTUS Debate in 2016
Sep 27, 2016 • 11 min
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz give their impressions of the first debate.Support We Are Libertarians
WAL Commentary during the First Debate
Sep 27, 2016 • 95 min
Listen to the first debate with real-time commentary by Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz.Support We Are Libertarians
174: Live Show – Debate Preview
Sep 26, 2016 • 88 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
173: Terrorism and The Murders of Keith Lamont Scott and Terence Crutcher
Sep 23, 2016 • 112 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
172: Rob Kendall Builds a Wall
Sep 16, 2016 • 114 min
Chris Spangle, Aaron, Rob Kendall, and Hailey Aycock chit chat about Greg’s illnesses, Rob’s love of walls, immigration, and Gary Johnson’s stop in Indiana.Support We Are Libertarians
Gary Johnson Appears at Purdue University with Mitch Daniels
Sep 14, 2016 • 66 min
Purdue President and former Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels holds a ‘Conversation with Gary Johnson.”Special Guest: Gary Johnson.Support We Are Libertarians
Interview: Gary Johnson Talks to Rob Kendall
Sep 14, 2016 • 11 min
Rob Kendall interviews Gov. Gary Johnson at Purdue.Special Guest: Gary Johnson.Support We Are Libertarians
171: Clinton Cash
Sep 9, 2016 • 84 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Chris Mayo try to unpack the corruption of the Clinton Foundation.Support We Are Libertarians
170: What is Aleppo?
Sep 8, 2016 • 88 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Chris Mayo breakdown the greatest scandal in the history of politics.Support We Are Libertarians
169: Deconstructing the Alt Right
Aug 30, 2016 • 102 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
168: The Basics of the Libertarian Movement
Aug 23, 2016 • 81 min
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. Support We Are Libertarians
167: The Basics of Libertarianism
Aug 20, 2016 • 93 min
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. Support We Are Libertarians
166: Can Purity and Politics Coexist?
Aug 5, 2016 • 139 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
Jason Stapleton Gives a Passionate Speech for Liberty
Aug 5, 2016 • 9 min
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…
A Discussion on Criminal Justice Reform
Aug 1, 2016 • 60 min
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…
165: DNC Convention and ISIS in Europe
Aug 1, 2016 • 133 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Shelby Melban discuss the DNC Convention and the rise of ISIS in Europe.Support We Are Libertarians
164: Mike Pence and Donald Trump
Jul 21, 2016 • 126 min
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? Support We Are Libertarians
Spangle On Rob Kendall’s Show: The Mike Pence Pick
Jul 18, 2016 • 50 min
Chris Spangle and Rob Kendall discuss the Mike Pence Pick from deep in the heart of Indiana.Support We Are Libertarians
163: Richard’s Story – What is Life Like After Prison?
Jul 10, 2016 • 126 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
162: The Murders of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile by Police
Jul 9, 2016 • 113 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Creighton Harrington, and Harry Price discuss the murder of American citizens by police and how we can end it.Support We Are Libertarians
161: Hillary’s Emails
Jul 8, 2016 • 80 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Creighton Harrington, and Harry Price discuss Hillary Clinton’s email scandals and how it will affect the 2016 Presidential race.Support We Are Libertarians
Who is Gary Johnson? What does Gary Johnson Believe?
Jul 6, 2016 • 47 min
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.Special Guest: Gary…
160: Derone’s Story – What is it like to go to prison for 18 years?
Jun 29, 2016 • 133 min
Chris Spangle, Chloe Anagnos, and Brett Bittner are joined by Derone Caldwell and Richard Samuels to discuss life inside of a prison, the emotions of a long term sentence and solitary confinement, and how the innocent are often forced into long sentences…
158: PorcFest Special
Jun 29, 2016 • 90 min
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. Special Guest: Rodger Paxton.Support We Are Libertarians
159: WAL Live 3, Brexit
Jun 29, 2016 • 87 min
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…
157: Gary Johnson Town Hall and Homegrown ISIS
Jun 23, 2016 • 87 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Rob Kendall discuss abortion, the Gary Johnson CNN Town Hall, and homegrown ISIS.Support We Are Libertarians
156: We Are Libertarians State of the Union
Jun 21, 2016 • 41 min
Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz take an episode to explain what the future holds for We Are Libertarians.Support We Are Libertarians
2 Dudes, 1 Mic Episode 001: Trump is in Trouble, The Brexit
Jun 21, 2016 • 35 min
It is your first and only taste of 2 Dudes, 1 Mic, a special show for premium members of We Are Libertarians.Support We Are Libertarians
155: Tony Stiles on the Austin Petersen campaign and Human Trafficking, Orlando
Jun 16, 2016 • 84 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Aaron 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.Support We Are Libertarians
154: Is this the Libertarian Party’s Moment?
Jun 7, 2016 • 131 min
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.Support We Are…
Greg Lenz On Rob Kendall’s Show
May 29, 2016 • 57 min
Greg Lenz joins Rob Kendall on Central Indiana today to mock Spangle and wax poetic about Trump.Support We Are Libertarians
153: Updates on the 2016 LP Convention
May 29, 2016 • 80 min
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…
152: WAL Live with Rupert Boneham on Private Charity, Economic Development, and Running a Campaign
May 25, 2016 • 84 min
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…
Chris Spangle Talks Third Parties on Rob Kendall’s Show
May 20, 2016 • 61 min
“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 KendallSupport We Are Libertarians
151: The Rising Libertarian Tide
May 10, 2016 • 107 min
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.Support…
Interview: Donald Trump talks to Rob Kendall
May 6, 2016 • 10 min
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.Special Guest: Donald…
150: Trump, God Emperor or Trumpertantrum?
May 5, 2016 • 131 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
149: WAL Live!
Apr 26, 2016 • 86 min
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. Support We Are Libertarians
Interview: Nicholas Sarwark, National Libertarian Party Chairman
Apr 25, 2016 • 65 min
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. Special Guest: Nick…
Interview: Steve Dillon, Chair of the NORML Board of Directors
Apr 25, 2016 • 27 min
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 the legalization of Marijuana over the last several decades. We discuss the past, present, and future of marijuana…
Interview: Austin Petersen, Candidate for the Libertarian Party Presidential Nomination
Apr 23, 2016 • 20 min
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.Special Guest: Austin Petersen.Support We Are…
148: Our Contested Convention, The Trump Rally
Apr 22, 2016 • 132 min
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 Emily Bewley explains “dad culture.” Support We Are Libertarians
147: A Contested Convention
Apr 17, 2016 • 78 min
It is WAL picture day! Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Chloe Anagnos, Brett Bittner, Aaron, Tyler Weiss, Hannah Cook, and Harry Price all gathered to have their photos taken by Troy Hill. Then everyone sat down to the podcast at various times. We discuss where…
Greg Lenz Speaks on the Importance of Trust in a Libertarian Society
Apr 9, 2016 • 12 min
Greg Lenz speaks to the Libertarian Parties of Delaware, Henry, Rush, and Wayne County on the importance of trust in selling a libertarian society. Support We Are Libertarians
Interview: Mark Rutherford, Candidate for Chair of the Libertarian Party
Apr 8, 2016 • 54 min
Mark Rutherford is a candidate for Chair of the National Libertarian Party. Chris Spangle interviews him on his plans to grow the largest third party. Special Guest: Mark Rutherford.Support We Are Libertarians
146: LGBT Issues and the Panama Papers
Apr 8, 2016 • 121 min
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.Support We Are…
145: Libertarian Party Perfection and Infighting, Rise Nationalistic Right
Mar 31, 2016 • 156 min
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.Special Guest:…
144: Amanda’s Story – The Reality of Domestic Violence
Mar 27, 2016 • 177 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
143: LP Presidential Candidates, Trump, SCOTUS
Mar 17, 2016 • 145 min
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.Support We Are…
142: The Establishment
Mar 11, 2016 • 139 min
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…
141: The National Libertarian Party, What is it Good For?
Mar 5, 2016 • 109 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
140: Rex Bell on Running as a Libertarian Candidate
Feb 18, 2016 • 120 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, Jeremiah Morrell, and Rex Bell discuss what it takes to have success as a Libertarian Party candidate. Special Guest: Rex Bell.Support We Are Libertarians
139: New Hampshire Primaries
Feb 11, 2016 • 58 min
Chris, Greg, and Rob Kendall discuss the New Hampshire primaries.Support We Are Libertarians
138: POTUS Primaries
Feb 4, 2016 • 102 min
Chris, Greg, and Chris Mayo discuss the Iowa caucuses, the field of candidates, and we theorize why Trump supporters are so angry.Support We Are Libertarians
A Most Glorious Announcement From His Greatness Dear Leader
Feb 2, 2016 • 2 min
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/Support We Are Libertarians
137: Analyzing Making a Murderer
Jan 24, 2016 • 165 min
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.Support…
National Review Writer Charles CW Cooke on the Conservative Movement
Jan 21, 2016 • 49 min
National Review writer Charles C.W. Cooke speaks to America’s Future Foundation in Indianapolis thanks to the National Review Institute.Special Guest: Charles C.W. Cooke.Support We Are Libertarians
136: Comedian Stewart Huff on Creative Thinking and Humanity
Jan 17, 2016 • 50 min
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…
135: Homeschooling and Rand Paul
Jan 16, 2016 • 133 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
134: Gun Control and Oregon Standoff
Jan 9, 2016 • 89 min
Chris, Greg, Brett Bittner, and Harry Price discuss the proposed gun control actions by Obama and the background on the Oregon standoff.Support We Are Libertarians
133: Debate Recap and School Shooters
Dec 23, 2015 • 121 min
Chris, Greg, and Chloe Anagnos discuss the Democratic and GOP debates as well as the rash of school shootings.Support We Are Libertarians
132: Paris Attack and America’s Response
Dec 22, 2015 • 103 min
Chris, Greg and Brett Bittner discuss the Paris attacks and our response to ISIS.Support We Are Libertarians
131: Lions of Liberty
Dec 21, 2015 • 96 min
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!Special Guest: Marc Clair .Support We Are Libertarians
130: Political Outrage!
Nov 17, 2015 • 125 min
Chris, Greg, Aaron, Tyler Weiss, Sam Nix, and Aamir Rothschild discuss the outrages of both the left and right.Support We Are Libertarians
129: GOP and Democratic Debate Recaps, The Media
Oct 30, 2015 • 121 min
Chris, Greg, Ryan Ripley, Aaron, Tyler Weiss, and Sam Nix discuss the recent debates and the trouble with the media in our relentless POTUS campaign cycles.Support We Are Libertarians
Chris Spangle Explains Libertarianism at a Sunday Assembly
Oct 18, 2015 • 56 min
Chris Spangle explains the fundamental principles of libertarianism at the Indianapolis Sunday Assembly, a gathering for Atheists, Agnostics, Secularists, Humanist, or Skeptics.Support We Are Libertarians
128: Drones and Democrats
Oct 16, 2015 • 109 min
Chris is joined by Chloe Anagnos and Rodger Paxton to discuss drone strikes and their effectiveness. They also discuss the Democratic field for President.Special Guest: Rodger Paxton.Support We Are Libertarians
Spangle on Rob Kendall: The State of the Libertarian Party
Oct 16, 2015 • 37 min
Chris Spangle joins Rob Kendall on his show on Central Indiana Today to discuss the state of the libertarian movement.Support We Are Libertarians
127: Jason Stapleton on his Media Empire, Putin and Speaker of the House
Oct 9, 2015 • 114 min
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.Special Guest: Jason Stapleton.Support We Are…
126: Rob Kendall on Changing it from the Inside
Oct 2, 2015 • 100 min
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.”Support We Are Libertarians
125: GOP Debate, The Pope, Abortion
Sep 29, 2015 • 99 min
Chris and Greg discuss the status of the GOP field after the debates, the Pope’s visit, and #Shoutyourabortion.Support We Are Libertarians
124: Kim Davis and Immigration
Sep 5, 2015 • 119 min
Chris and Greg talk with Harry Price and Jeremiah Morrell about Kim Davis refusing gay marriage licenses and immigration issues in America and Europe.Support We Are Libertarians
123: TV News Murders
Aug 31, 2015 • 120 min
Chris and Greg are joined by James Nease, Aaron, and Tyler Weiss to discuss the recent murders and how we can end these tragedies. Support We Are Libertarians
122: Effective Outreach and Communication
Aug 22, 2015 • 111 min
Chris and Greg chat with Brett Bittner and Chloe Anagnos of the Advocates for Self-Government on how to effectively communicate libertarian ideas.Support We Are Libertarians
121: Hulu and Chill with James Nease
Aug 14, 2015 • 81 min
Chris talks to James Nease. EVENTUALLY, we start talking about why libertarians fail in politics.Support We Are Libertarians
120: Debate Recap
Aug 9, 2015 • 75 min
Chris, Greg and Jeremiah Morrell recap the two GOP debates.Support We Are Libertarians
119: Sandra Bland and Planned Parenthood
Aug 5, 2015 • 100 min
Chris, Joe, Greg and Harry discuss Joe’s amazing new life, the Sandra Bland tragedy, Planned Parenthood, and Trump.Support We Are Libertarians
118: Meet the Establishment
Jul 10, 2015 • 103 min
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.Special Guest: Abdul Hakim-Shabazz.Support…
117: 2016 Candidates and Monetary Policy
Jul 3, 2015 • 136 min
Chris, Creighton, Greg, Chris Peffers, and Nick Taylor discuss the 2016 POTUS Race and current monetary policy.Support We Are Libertarians
116: Spanking City Hall
Jun 25, 2015 • 119 min
Chris and Greg chat with Melyssa Donaghy, a former dominatrix that turned the persecution of her business into a supposed political movement that allegedly ousted a mayor in a major city. Support We Are Libertarians
115: Rachel Dolezal and Charleston
Jun 22, 2015 • 87 min
Chris, Greg, Chris Peffers and Harry Price discuss Rachel Dolezal and the Charleston shootings.Support We Are Libertarians
114: Brutalist Trolls and Political Correctness
Jun 12, 2015 • 93 min
Chris and Greg welcome two libertarian trolls, Aaron 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 Aaron and…
113: Libertarian Candidates
Jun 11, 2015 • 56 min
Chris, Greg, Aaron Ewert, and Tyler Weiss speak to Mark Rutherford of the LNCC on the path to victory for Libertarian Party candidates.Special Guest: Mark Rutherford.Support We Are Libertarians
112: Rand Paul, ISIS and Neocons
May 29, 2015 • 123 min
Chris, Greg, Chris Peffers, and Nick Taylor discuss Rand Paul and his recent ISIS comments and a veteran’s reaction to Memorial Day.Support We Are Libertarians
111: Flag Burning and Rants
May 23, 2015 • 92 min
Chris and Greg do a lot of ranting on free speech, and Miah calls in to discuss flag burning. Support We Are Libertarians
110: Cybersecurity, Trans-Pacific Partnership
May 15, 2015 • 113 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
109: Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers
May 1, 2015 • 59 min
Joe discusses many different issues regarding law enforcement with Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers.Special Guest: Sheriff Brad Rogers.Support We Are Libertarians
108: Baltimore and James Nease
May 1, 2015 • 129 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
107: Noninterventionism, CPS, Yemen, Julie Borowski
Apr 24, 2015 • 138 min
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…
Interview: Julie Borowski
Apr 24, 2015 • 15 min
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.Special Guest: Julie Borowski.Support We Are Libertarians
106: The Waning of Talk Radio
Apr 16, 2015 • 143 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
105: Free Range Children
Apr 14, 2015 • 94 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
104: Why You Should Support Rand Paul
Apr 10, 2015 • 59 min
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. Support We Are Libertarians
103: Why Gary Johnson Should Run in 2016
Apr 3, 2015 • 139 min
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 a clear choice. They also discuss the RFRA law in Indiana and…
102: Religious Freedom Bills and RFRA
Mar 29, 2015 • 115 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
101: Hillary Clinton’s Email Scandal and Rand’s Purity
Mar 13, 2015 • 117 min
We discuss Hillary Clinton's email scandal and how it affects her run for President, and we discuss if Rand is pure enough for most libertarians.Support We Are Libertarians
100: Our 100th Extravaganza Super Spectacular!
Feb 27, 2015 • 159 min
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…
99: Net Neutrality and Education Reform
Feb 26, 2015 • 138 min
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.Support We Are…
98: Creighton Unplugged On the Open Letter to Ron Paul
Feb 22, 2015 • 99 min
Chris, Greg, and Creighton discuss the thought control employed by some libertarians and go off on "An Open Letter to Ron Paul." And are left libertarians welcomed in the movement? Also, the prodigal son returns on an Apple device.Support We Are…
97: Libertarians Should Be More Like Brian Williams
Feb 16, 2015 • 82 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
96: Je Suis Charlie, Boko Haram
Jan 16, 2015 • 98 min
Chris and Greg greet a returning Gena Martinez as we discuss the Paris and Boko Haram massacres and how to fight radical Islam. Support We Are Libertarians
95: Gamergate
Dec 30, 2014 • 94 min
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.Support We…
94: Are body cameras worth it?
Dec 16, 2014 • 120 min
Chris, Greg and Harry Price ask if body cameras are worth the expense after the death of Eric Garner.Support We Are Libertarians
93: Ferguson, Thanksgiving, Immigration
Nov 25, 2014 • 97 min
Chris and Greg discuss Thanksgiving, the immigration debate, and the Ferguson decision.Support We Are Libertarians
92: Books, Net Neutrality, Recent Elections
Nov 18, 2014 • 118 min
Chris and Greg discuss the changing nature of how we learn, Net Neutrality, the recent elections, and recap our previous podcast: Rachel’s Story.Support We Are Libertarians
91: Rachel’s Story – Profit Over Lives in Our Prisons
Nov 3, 2014 • 110 min
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…
90: Scottish Independence, Nationalism, and Obama’s Weakness
Sep 18, 2014 • 78 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
89: ISIS and Putin
Sep 1, 2014 • 141 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
88: Ferguson
Aug 19, 2014 • 147 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
Militarization of Police Departments with Radley Balko
Aug 18, 2014 • 108 min
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…
87: Miah and Harry
Aug 16, 2014 • 121 min
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!Support We Are Libertarians
86: Social Media in War, Running for Office
Aug 5, 2014 • 131 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
85: Israel, Iraq, and ISIS
Aug 4, 2014 • 115 min
Chris, Greg and Joe Ruiz discuss the ongoing conflicts in Israel, Iraq, and the emergence of ISIS.Support We Are Libertarians
84: Charity and POW Swap
Jun 8, 2014 • 74 min
Chris and Greg discuss Miah’s recent appearance, discuss how private charity is the only charity that works, and the POW swap.Support We Are Libertarians
82: 2016… Ugh
May 14, 2014 • 98 min
Chris, Greg and scumbag Republican Hannah Drazich discuss 2016… Yeah, we know…Support We Are Libertarians
81: The Libertarian Party and Bundy/Racists
May 5, 2014 • 111 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
80: Independence Day
Apr 22, 2014 • 71 min
Greg and Joe recap Creighton’s wild and crazy night.Support We Are Libertarians
79: Spangle Returns!
Apr 2, 2014 • 76 min
Chris returns and chats with Greg about what he learned while listening during his hiatus, and they discuss foreign policy.Support We Are Libertarians
78: Dr. Mark Thornton
Mar 7, 2014 • 63 min
Dr. Mark Thornton of the Ludwig von Mises Institute joins We Are Libertarians, and despite ongoing technical difficulties provides excellent insights into jury nullification, cryptocurrency, and Frederic Bastiat.Special Guest: Mark Thornton.Support We Are…
77: Bitcoin & Red Lights
Mar 6, 2014 • 63 min
Dan Van Doren joins Greg and Joe for a discussion on Bitcoin, intervention in the Ukraine, religious freedom, and breaking petty laws.Support We Are Libertarians
76: Anarchy, Kiev, Venezuela, and the FCC
Feb 23, 2014 • 100 min
After discovering that Spangle has gone missing, Greg, Peffers, & Joe Ruiz carry on with a discussion about Anarchy, Kiev, Venezuela, and the FCC.Support We Are Libertarians
75: The Problem with Anarchy
Feb 2, 2014 • 71 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
Interview: Noam Chomsky
Jan 25, 2014 • 16 min
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.Special Guest: Noam…
74: Jeffrey Tucker on Liberty.me, the NSA and MLK’s Legacy
Jan 20, 2014 • 100 min
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.Special Guest: Jeffrey Tucker.Support We Are Libertarians
73: Walter Block, An EPA Free World, War on Poverty
Jan 13, 2014 • 77 min
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 a stateless society, Dr. Block’s recent controversy, and his favorite TV shows.Special Guest: Walter…
72: Muh Snowy, Corrupt Roads
Jan 11, 2014 • 73 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
71: Creighton Returns, Economic Update, Racists
Dec 30, 2013 • 116 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
70: Duck Dynasty, Millennial Gender Roles
Dec 21, 2013 • 98 min
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…
69: The State of Racism, Higher Education, Budgets
Dec 14, 2013 • 99 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
68: Black Friday and Property Rights
Nov 30, 2013 • 72 min
Chris, Greg, Dan Peffers, and Chris Peffers discuss the creeping of Black Friday and the development of property rights.Support We Are Libertarians
67: Nuclear Option, Rob Ford, and Q and A
Nov 23, 2013 • 82 min
Chris, Greg, and Gena discuss the changing of the filibuster, the wacky, white, menace of the north, and we take your questions.Support We Are Libertarians
66: Religion and Anarcho-Justice
Nov 16, 2013 • 83 min
Chris, Greg, Gena, and Chris and Dan Peffers discuss libertarianism and religion and debate if criminal justice works in an anarchist society.Support We Are Libertarians
65: Wasted Vote Syndrome
Nov 9, 2013 • 87 min
Chris, Greg, and Dan discuss the wasted vote syndrome and answer “who will build the roads."Support We Are Libertarians
64: Obamacare Website Woes
Nov 2, 2013 • 97 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
Interview: Tom Woods
Nov 2, 2013 • 34 min
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. Special Guest: Tom Woods.Support We Are Libertarians
Interview: Gary Johnson
Oct 26, 2013 • 21 min
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…
63: Debt and Drama
Oct 19, 2013 • 105 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
62: Is the Debt Ceiling a Big Deal?
Oct 12, 2013 • 110 min
Chris, Greg, and Miah explain the debt ceiling and if October 17th means economic calamity, and then we answer your questions!Support We Are Libertarians
Interview: Julie Borowski
Oct 10, 2013 • 14 min
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.Special…
Interview: Lavabit Founder Ladar Levison
Oct 4, 2013 • 27 min
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.Special…
61: DC Chase, Shutdown, and an ACA Exchanges Primer
Oct 3, 2013 • 117 min
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 into minarchy… Errr, anarchy.Support We Are Libertarians
60: Cruz, Obamacare, Iran
Sep 28, 2013 • 92 min
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…
Shill Report 14: Noam Chomsky, Coverage of Cruz and the Future of Journalism
Sep 28, 2013 • 65 min
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.Special Guest:…
Shill Report 13: How to Make News, Op-Ed Pages
Sep 22, 2013 • 59 min
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. Support We Are Libertarians
Shill Report 12: Jeffrey Tucker
Sep 14, 2013 • 87 min
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.Special Guest: Jeffrey…
59: Forget Bush, It’s Woodrow Wilson’s Fault
Sep 13, 2013 • 109 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
Shill Report 11: Ron Paul!
Sep 7, 2013 • 60 min
This week, we interview Ron Paul! He discussed Syria, the media’s mistreatment of him to attack Rand, and the future of liberty! Special Guest: Ron Paul.Support We Are Libertarians
58: Ron Paul Interview and the History of Interventionism
Sep 6, 2013 • 129 min
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…
Interview: Ron Paul on Rand Paul
Sep 6, 2013 • 15 min
The former Congressman joins us. Hear Ron Paul on Rand Paul, discussed Syria, and the future of liberty. Special Guest: Ron Paul.Support We Are Libertarians
Shill Report 10: Avoiding the Media and Syria
Aug 31, 2013 • 57 min
Bill O’Reilly admits a mistake, the White House loves anonymous quotes, and IN Governor Pence loves anonymous quotes.Support We Are Libertarians
57: Syria
Aug 31, 2013 • 102 min
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…
Chris Spangle Interviews with Martin Luther King III
Aug 28, 2013 • 25 min
I had the pleasure of interviewing Martin Luther King III, Dr. King's son, about his father's legacy in 2007 at an event in Indianapolis.Special Guest: Martin Luther King III.Support We Are Libertarians
56: Feminism and Empathy in Politics
Aug 24, 2013 • 79 min
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. Support We Are Libertarians
Shill Report 9: Al Jazeera, Rue Britannia
Aug 24, 2013 • 61 min
Ryan, Chris, and Joe discuss the launch of Al Jazeera America and the need for a 1st Amendment in Britain. Support We Are Libertarians
Shill Report 8: Rob Kendall and LP Inclusion in Debates
Aug 17, 2013 • 59 min
We invite Rob Kendall, author and host of the Rob Kendall Show, on to discuss writing a book, political activism, and working in radio. Support We Are Libertarians
55: Egypt and The End of the Drug War?
Aug 15, 2013 • 78 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
54: The First Victimhood Presidency
Aug 10, 2013 • 83 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
Shill Report 7: Cable News Shake-Ups and WaPo
Aug 10, 2013 • 67 min
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. Support We Are Libertarians
Shill Report 6: Jake Tapper, Bradley Manning, and Be the Media
Aug 3, 2013 • 56 min
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. Support We Are Libertarians
Shill Report 5: Casey Hendrickson, Amash Coverage, Jay Carney
Jul 28, 2013 • 60 min
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. Support We Are Libertarians
53: Detroit, Amash, and Superficial Politics
Jul 28, 2013 • 84 min
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. Support We Are Libertarians
Shill Report 4: Rolling Stone, Zimmerman, and State Run Media
Jul 20, 2013 • 76 min
We give a different perspective on the Rolling Stone kerfuffle, the media and Zimmerman, and Bradley Manning. Support We Are Libertarians
52: Cheney, Centrists, and Obamacare
Jul 19, 2013 • 111 min
Chris, Creighton, Greg, and Gena discuss the war inside the GOP, where centrists fit in American politics, and discuss the latest developments in Obamacare.Support We Are Libertarians
Shill Report 3: Zimmerman News Network
Jul 12, 2013 • 57 min
We discuss the wall to wall coverage of the Zimmerman trial.Support We Are Libertarians
51: DUI Stops, Kokesh, and a Moral Foreign Policy
Jul 12, 2013 • 96 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
Shill Report 2: James Clapper, Egypt, Are Bloggers Journalists?
Jul 5, 2013 • 64 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
50: Reflections, Egypt, Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Freedom
Jul 4, 2013 • 91 min
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…
Shill Report 1: Is the Media Defending the Government or Us?
Jun 29, 2013 • 64 min
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 critically about the media they…
Chris Spangle’s First Radio Show
Jun 29, 2013 • 41 min
In April of 2005, Andrew Lee and Abdul-Hakim Shabazz gave me (Chris Spangle) an hour of air time one Saturday at the end of my internship at WXNT. Support We Are Libertarians
49: Propaganda, Immigration Bill, and Racial Politics
Jun 27, 2013 • 114 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
48: Is Snowden a Traitor? Is Patriotism a Bad Thing?
Jun 14, 2013 • 83 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
47: Dear NSA – Have a Listen
Jun 7, 2013 • 89 min
Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and Gena Martinez discuss the NSA scandal and the fourth amendment. Support We Are Libertarians
47.5: Potpourri of Ramblings
Jun 7, 2013 • 25 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
46: Interning at YAL, FBI Goes Too Far, The Aggression Principle
Jun 1, 2013 • 70 min
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…
45: Obama Scandal Updates
May 30, 2013 • 88 min
Chris, Greg, Miah, and Suzanne Schaefer discuss the ongoing Obama scandals while making fun of each other. Due to some technical issues, we’re posting a week late. Sorry.Support We Are Libertarians
45.5: Adam Kokesh
May 30, 2013 • 28 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
44: Three Scandals and a Maybe
May 16, 2013 • 87 min
Chris, Creighton, Joe Ruiz, and Miah Akston discuss the three Obama scandals (IRS, AP spying, and Benghazi) and speculate on a potential fourth.Support We Are Libertarians
43: Religion, The Redskins, and James Nease
May 3, 2013 • 85 min
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.Support We…
42: Fourth Amendment, Miranda Rights, Terrorism and Islam
Apr 23, 2013 • 117 min
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…
Libertarianism and Politics in the Millennial Generation
Apr 23, 2013 • 49 min
Chris Spangle speaks to the Libertarian Party of Indiana about libertarianism and politics amongst the millennial generation.Support We Are Libertarians
41: Guns, Obama, Boston
Apr 18, 2013 • 74 min
Chris, Creighton, and Greg discuss the death of the gun control bill, Obama’s aloofness, and Boston. Support We Are Libertarians
Spangle interviews Crazy Larry
Apr 12, 2013 • 38 min
Here is my interview with Crazy Larry, a WXNT fan favorite, when I guest hosted the show on August 3, 2007.Support We Are Libertarians
40: North Korea and Racism
Apr 12, 2013 • 71 min
Chris, Creighton and Greg discuss the little fat kid in North Korea, and then three white guys talk about racism.Support We Are Libertarians
39: Libertarian Transformations, Media, WAL’s Future
Apr 5, 2013 • 104 min
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.Support We Are…
38: Gay Marriage, Our Doomed World and How Millennials Can Save It
Mar 30, 2013 • 108 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
37: Budgets, the Soul of the GOP, and CPAC
Mar 17, 2013 • 69 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
36: Rand Paul, Rubio, and Rodman
Mar 8, 2013 • 100 min
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!Support We Are…
35: Is Glenn Beck Welcome?
Mar 1, 2013 • 75 min
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?” Support We Are Libertarians
Chris on Off the Air Live Discussing Glenn Beck
Feb 28, 2013 • 18 min
Chris joins Off the Air Live. “Glenn Beck begs for acceptance from libertarians..is it about time we be a little more open minded to newcomers who want to learn? We talk to Chris Spangle from We are Libertarians about this ”Support We Are Libertarians
Interview: Rupert Boneham on Private Charity
Feb 23, 2013 • 34 min
Chris Spangle sat down with Rupert Boneham to discuss the origin and mission of Rupert’s Kids, the kids in the program, and our broken criminal justice system. He makes some very thoughtful points about how our system sets up the kids caught in the bottom…
34: Gault’s Google Obsession and the Future of the Libertarian Movement
Feb 23, 2013 • 62 min
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…
33: SOTU, Minimum Wage, and Dorner
Feb 15, 2013 • 85 min
Chris, Creighton, Miah and Greg discuss the State of the Union, Minimum wage, and the due process not afforded to Christopher Dorner.Support We Are Libertarians
Interview: Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers
Feb 13, 2013 • 18 min
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…
32: Killing Americans, the LAPD, USPS, and IMS
Feb 9, 2013 • 69 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
31: Dani the deer and Rule of Law, Immigration, and Guns on Campus
Feb 2, 2013 • 71 min
The guys discuss Dani the deer and Rule of Law, Immigrations, and Guns on Campus.Support We Are Libertarians
30: Obama 2.0, Hitler 2.0, 2016 and Rand Paul
Jan 25, 2013 • 67 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
29: Platinum Coins, Chuck Hagel, and Gun Registration
Jan 9, 2013 • 63 min
The guys discuss platinum coins, Chuck Hagel, and gun registration. Support We Are Libertarians
28: Debating the Debt
Jan 5, 2013 • 39 min
The guys discuss the looming debt “crisis.” Support We Are Libertarians
27: Gun Rights, Fiscal Cliffs, and Mittens
Dec 29, 2012 • 58 min
Chris Spangle, Creighton, and guest host Greg Lenz discuss guns in the wake of Newton and the fiscal cliff.Support We Are Libertarians
26: Election Results, Petraus, Ron Paul’s Legacy
Nov 16, 2012 • 88 min
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?Support We Are Libertarians
Judge Jim Gray on Running for Vice President
Nov 3, 2012 • 9 min
LP Vice Presidential Candidate Judge Jim Gray speaks to the LPIN podcast.Special Guest: Judge Jim Gray.Support We Are Libertarians
Local Bloggers Jon Easter and Paul Ogden Discuss Libertarians, Blogging, and Civility
Nov 3, 2012 • 57 min
Local Bloggers Jon Easter (Indy Democrat) and Paul Ogden (Ogden on Politics) discuss Libertarians, blogging, and civility in politics. They explain what they like about Libertarians, where they can grow, how we all can work together, what blogs they…
25: Sandy, Charity, Abortion, and Tuesday
Nov 2, 2012 • 77 min
The guys discuss Sandy, private charity and FEMA, Mourdock’s abortion comments, and other election related issues.Support We Are Libertarians
Chris Spangle on the Hammer and Nigel Election Special
Nov 2, 2012 • 66 min
Chris Spangle on the Hammer and Nigel Election Special – “With the election less than a week away we had in our three political insiders: Chris Spangle, April D Gregory , and Abdul. Support We Are Libertarians
Jeremiah Morrell on Running for House District 54
Oct 26, 2012 • 11 min
Jeremiah Morrell, House District 54, on his run for office.Support We Are Libertarians
Chard Reid for IN Congressional District 5
Oct 22, 2012 • 28 min
Chard Reid reflects on his two campaigns. He discusses how he handles debates, why he’s aggressive towards his opponents, and why so many tea partiers support him over his Republican opponents.Support We Are Libertarians
24: Debates!
Oct 19, 2012 • 67 min
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/Support We Are Libertarians
Chris Spangle on the The Gary Snyder Show
Oct 15, 2012 • 17 min
Chris Spangle, Executive Director previews US Senate debate night on The Gary Snyder Show. Support We Are Libertarians
23: Gangam Style, Tea Parties, and then The Fight
Sep 24, 2012 • 60 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
22: James Nease, Discord, Bad Cords, and Property Rights
Sep 14, 2012 • 69 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
Andy Horning on the Root our our Problems
Sep 8, 2012 • 41 min
Chris Spangle sits down to talk with US Senate candidate Andy Horning for an in-depth interview on running the first negative campaign on voters, why he keeps coming back, and what it’s like inside the Republican Party.Support We Are Libertarians
Joe Ruiz on Running for Congress in District 2
Sep 6, 2012 • 24 min
Congressional District 2 candidate Joe Ruiz discusses his philosophy of government and updates us on his campaign.Support We Are Libertarians
21: Abdul-Hakim Shabazz, Romney and the Ron Paul Revolt
Sep 2, 2012 • 68 min
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.Special Guest: Abdul Hakim-Shabazz.Support We Are Libertarians
20: Ryan, Akin, Social Conservatism, and Tech News
Aug 27, 2012 • 88 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
19: Where in the World is Creighton Harrington?
Aug 3, 2012 • 65 min
The guys discuss a multitude of issues, but most importantly, they celebrate the triumphant return of Creighton!Support We Are Libertarians
18: Chik-Fil-Angry
Jul 27, 2012 • 66 min
Chris and Chris discuss the Chik-Fil-A controversy with Evan McMahon.Support We Are Libertarians
17: The Cost - Get Your Smokes While You Still Can
Jul 13, 2012 • 72 min
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…
16: Life in the Military … I bunked with a guy that only talked about shrimp
Jul 13, 2012 • 46 min
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.Support We…
15: Your God Given Right To Blow Things Up
Jul 6, 2012 • 67 min
The guys discuss more fallout from Obamacare, fireworks bans, and we try an experiment.Support We Are Libertarians
14: Obamacare Ruling… Nothing Really to Talk About
Jul 1, 2012 • 63 min
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…Support We Are Libertarians
13: Censorship by the FCC and Fast and Furious
Jun 22, 2012 • 62 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
12: Foreign Wars, Rand, and Immigration
Jun 15, 2012 • 62 min
The guys discuss noninterventionism, Rand Paul and Mitt, and Obama’s immigration announcement.Support We Are Libertarians
11: Who Owns This Podcast?
Jun 10, 2012 • 63 min
Who owns this collection of radio waves? We also discuss Rand, Walker, and Where is Chris Gault?Support We Are Libertarians
Chris Spangle gives the 2012 LPIN Executive Director’s Report
Jun 4, 2012 • 9 min
Chris Spangle gives the 2012 Executive Director’s Report at the 2012 LPIN Convention.Support We Are Libertarians
10: Zombies, Political Movies, and Syria
May 31, 2012 • 62 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
Joe Hauptmann on the Libertarian Party’s Growth
May 31, 2012 • 13 min
Former LPIN Chair Joe Hauptmann speaks on the LP’s Growth over the last 40 years. Recorded at the 2010 LPIN Convention.Support We Are Libertarians
Rupert Boneham and Brad Klopfenstein on Their Run for Governor
May 29, 2012 • 22 min
Rupert Boneham and Brad Klopfenstein sit down to discuss Rupert’s choice of Brad to serve as his running mate in their bid to become Indiana’s next Governor and Lt. Governor.Special Guest: Rupert Boneham.Support We Are Libertarians
9: A triumphant return
May 27, 2012 • 61 min
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?Support We Are Libertarians
Joe Ruiz on his Run for Congress
May 21, 2012 • 6 min
Joe Ruiz discusses his run for Congress in Congressional District 2. Learn more at his website: http://joeruizforcongress.com/Support We Are Libertarians
8: We slow jam Ron Paul news
Apr 26, 2012 • 58 min
Chris, Creighton, and Chris discuss the President on Jimmy Fallon, and can Ron Paul really win the GOP nomination?Support We Are Libertarians
7: How To Organize a Campus and Differences Between Boomer And Millennial Libertarians
Apr 19, 2012 • 62 min
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,Support We Are…
6: A Brokered Convention, Warren G. Harding and Pawn Stars
Apr 12, 2012 • 60 min
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,Support We Are…
5: The SCOTUS: Judicial Activism or Limiting Government?
Apr 5, 2012 • 61 min
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.Support We Are…
4: How to fix health care and Professorial bias in college
Mar 29, 2012 • 62 min
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…
3: Ryan’s Budget, Obamacare and the Courts, Fully Informed Juries
Mar 22, 2012 • 61 min
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?Support We Are Libertarians
Rupert Boneham on Why He’s a Libertarian and Why Governor?
Mar 21, 2012 • 29 min
Rupert Boneham, a candidate for the LPIN’s Gubernatorial nod, discusses how he found the Libertarian Party and why he’s running for Governor. Learn more at http://www.rupertforgovernor.com.Special Guest: Rupert Boneham.Support We Are Libertarians
Abdul-Hakim Shabazz Discusses State Politics and Gives Advice to Libertarian Party Candidates
Mar 16, 2012 • 25 min
Abdul-Hakim Shabazz joins the podcast to discuss the recent legislative session and gives advice to LPIN candidates from a political commentator’s perspective. Shabazz is the former host of Abdul in the Morning on WXNT.Special Guest: Abdul…
2: Paul vs. Johnson, Civil Liberties, Vote Fraud
Mar 15, 2012 • 55 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
1: Introduction, Super Tuesday, Iran and Israel
Mar 8, 2012 • 61 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
Behind the Scenes of the We Are Libertarians Podcast
Mar 7, 2012 • 58 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
About We Are Libertarians
Mar 7, 2012 • 29 min
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.Support We Are Libertarians
Phyllis Klosinski’s Fight for Property Rights
Jul 22, 2011 • 23 min
Klosinski vs. the Cordry Sweetwater Conservancy District has ramifications for every property owner in the state of Indiana.Support We Are Libertarians
Chris Spangle Interviews with Evan McMahon of Atlas Liberty
Jul 21, 2011 • 21 min
Federal PAC Atlas Liberty has been more active than in previous years. After the 2010 elections, they hired a new Executive Director, Evan McMahon.Support We Are Libertarians
Chris Spangle on the Hammer and Nigel Podcast – State Dems Flee
Mar 4, 2011 • 50 min
Two rescheduled guests and a really long week of scrambling later, we came out with one of our best shows yet. Chris Spangle and April D Gregory, our political insiders, take us on a wild ride of making fun of politicians.Support We Are Libertarians
Chris Spangle speaks out against the Indiana Gay Marriage Amendment
Jan 28, 2010 • 2 min
LPIN Executive Director Chris Spangle speaks out against the Indiana Gay Marriage Amendment at the Indiana Equality Action press conference.Support We Are Libertarians
Chris Spangle on The Libertarian Solution
Jul 9, 2009 • 10 min
Chris Spangle appears on the Libertarian Solution show.Support We Are Libertarians