Lions of Liberty-logo

Lions of Liberty

Conservative Talk >

Join host Marc Clair as he interviews Tom Woods, Peter Schiff, Lew Rockwell, Ben Swann, and many others in the liberty movement in an effort to advance the ideas of liberty.

Join host Marc Clair as he interviews Tom Woods, Peter Schiff, Lew Rockwell, Ben Swann, and many others in the liberty movement in an effort to advance the ideas of liberty.
More Information


Los Angeles, CA


Join host Marc Clair as he interviews Tom Woods, Peter Schiff, Lew Rockwell, Ben Swann, and many others in the liberty movement in an effort to advance the ideas of liberty.




374. How to Thrive Through Booms and Busts w/ Hunter Thompson

On today's flagship Lions of Liberty podcast, Marc is joined by Hunter Thompson, Managing Director of Cash Flow Connectionsand host of the Cash Flow Connections podcast. Hunter brings a unique perspective to investing in real estate as a libertarian and proponent of Austrian economics. After delving into his journey into becoming a libertarian, Hunter breaks down the importance of understanding Austrian economics and the boom/bust cycle and how libertarians can leverage their knowledge of...


FF 149 - Cannabis Declared Winner of the Midterm Elections

Today episode of Felony Friday host John Odermatt digs into the results of the 2018 midterm elections and declares cannabis the winner! Between Michigan legalizing recreational use, several states electing governors who favor legalization and the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions; the US is inching closer and closer to legalized cannabis. John also talks about the tragic shooting in California and shares an election day story that should embarrass the fools who run the...


ELL 97: Election Night with Dave Smith of "Part of the Problem"

On this week's Electric Libertyland Brian McWilliams welcomes in Dave Smith, the host of "Part of the Problem" and stand up comedian of much renown. Brian and Dave look at the election and the run up issues leading into the midterms as well as talking about social media influence, immigration, culture and whether allowing only libertarians to vote would result in the creation of a utopian society. It's a helluva good time. Show notes at


373. Dr. Kyle Varner Exposes the White Coat Cartels

In today's flagship Lions of Liberty podcast, Marc interviews Dr. Kyle Varner about his upcoming work to expose the "White Coat Cartels", as he refers to the crony capitalists who have overtaken the U.S. medical industry over the last century. From arbitrary caps on medical students and residencies to the insidious machinations of the American Medical Association, Dr. Varner breaks down the all the factors which contribute to the overly priced, highly cartelized medical system in this...


FF 148 - Reflecting on the Tragedy in Pittsburgh, Is there a Solution

Today's episode is a solo show. John wanted to address the audience directly about the horrific shooting that happened in his hometown. Raw and unfiltered. John also touched on a few others new stories, a brutal murder at the hands of police in Oregon and the potential for the expansion of gun rights in Brazil.


ELL 96: Electric Libertyland Halloween Jamboroo 2018!

In the craziest episode of the year, this week welcomes in the annual Lions of Liberty Spooktacular Halloween Jamboroo, 2018 edition! The Lions toss back adult beverages and enter a parallel dimension populated with Gary Johnson and Bill Weld, The Clintons, Brett Kavanaugh, Donald and Melania Trump, Stormy Daniels, Elizabeth Warren, Kanye West and Alexandra Alexia Cortez. And Bernie Sanders even makes an appearance!


Candidates of Liberty Ep. 15- Carla Gericke For NH State Senate - as a Libertarian AND Republican!

In the FINAL (for now) edition of Candidates of Liberty, Marc is joined by Carla Gericke, candidate for NH State Senate who is on the ballot both as a Libertarian AND a Republican. Carla explains how she became a libertarian, why she became active in the Free State Project and moved to NH, and how she ended up as the candidate of two different parties. Check out our other candidate interviews in the Candidates of Liberty archive!


372. Robert Murphy on Refuting Paul Krugman

In today's flagship Lions of Liberty podcast, Marc is joined by economist, author and podcast host Robert Murphy to discuss his new book Contra Krugman: Smashing the Errors of American's Most Famous Keynesian as well as his podcast by the same name, co-hosted with Tom Woods. Bob explains why he became an Austrian economist, why he believes it's important for libertarians and free market advocates to understand Austrian economics and the business cycle, and how Tom Woods goaded him into...


FF 147 - Overcoming Adversity and Changing the System from the Inside with Michael Monsivais

Today on Felony Friday Michael Monsivias joins John to talk about his experience in the criminal justice system and how he's using his own experience to create better opportunities other prisoners. Michael also details one of his worst days in prison, when prison guards threw flash grenades into his cell unprovoked. Two of them exploded, burning his flesh. Instead of getting medical assistance, he was thrown into solitary, likely to hide his injuries from investigators.


Candidates of Liberty #14 - Larry Sharpe for Governor of New York

Today on Candidates of Liberty Larry Sharpe joins John to discuss his campaign for Governor of New York. Larry is a successful businessman (or at least he used to be, as he jokes on the show) and he's running a very serious campaign to win. Larry been campaigning hard across the entire state of NY and he's made it onto some pretty big media platforms including Joe Rogan Experience, Rubin Report and just this week John Stossel did a piece on him with Reason.


ELL 95: The Return of Rand Pauluses and Minuses!

On this week's Electric Libertyland Brian brings back an old favorite, everyone's favorite game: Rand Pauluses and Minuses! Brian grades Rand's recent actions and stances in the Senate and in the media, while channeling his inner "G.I. Joe" for a special ode to Afghanistan. He then moves on to the Saudis murdering journalist Jamal Kashoggi, a Chicago cop drive-by shooting an autistic teen, Texas Democrats trying to sign illegals up to vote in the midterms, and a middle school bringing in...


Candidates of Liberty #13: Travis Irvine Brings Humor and Principles to the Ohio Governor's Race

In today's edition of Candidates of Liberty, Marc is joined by the Libertarian Candidate for Governor of Ohio, Travis Irvine! Travis first ran for office when he ran for the mayor of his hometown at the age of 24, while simultaneously filming the documentary American Mayor . Travis details why he got into the Governor's race, how he's used his background in comedy and filmmaking to draw attention to his campaign and to the important issues for Ohioans. Check out our other candidate...


371. From Marxist to Anti-PC Libertarian: Dr. Michael Rectenwald on Intellectual Transformation

In today's flagship Lions of Liberty podcast, Marc is joined by Dr. Michael Rectenwald, a professor of Global Liberal Studies at NYU. Dr. Rectenwald became an epicenter of controversy at NYU after it was revealed that he was the man behind the Twitter account @AntiPCNYUProf , from which he sent tweets decrying the recent push for "politically correct" speech on his and many other college campuses. Dr. Rectenwald's journey is fascinating. He was a far left progressive commentator and upon...


FF 146 - 36 Years in Prison for a Murder She Didn't Commit - Judy Henderson's Story

Today on Felony Friday Judy Henderson joins John to talk about the unbelievable injustice she suffered in the criminal justice system. In 1982, Judy Henderson was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for 50 years for her role in a robbery-turned-murder. Her boyfriend at the time – the man who committed a robbery, fired a gun, killed someone, and shot Henderson herself in the process – went free, while Henderson did the time. In December of 2017, Missouri Governor...


Candidates of Liberty # 12: Drew Layda for Congress

In today's show Drew A. Layda, Candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives for Oregon's 1st Congressional District, joins the program to discuss his campaign platform and the path he took in becoming a Libertarian.

ELL 94: Kanye, Facebook and the Saudis with The Lava Flow's Rodger Paxton

On this week's Electric Libertyland, Brian welcomes in Rodger Paxton of The Lava Flow podcast,, and organizer of PORCFEST, where all of the Lions got absolutely hammered among libertarian brethren this past spring. Brian and Rodger start off talking about Kanye's meeting with Trump, the impact of celebrity before moving on to the purge of many libertarian and police-policing Facebook pages. Is it their right as a private company, or will there be repercussions in the legal...


Candidates of Liberty #11 - Dr. Murray Sabrin

In today's episode of Candidates of Liberty John interview New Jersey Libertarian U.S. Senate Candidate Dr. Murray Sabrin. Murray is a professor of finance in the Anisfield School of Business at Ramapo College. Dr. Sabrin has an incredible personal story being an immigrant and the son of Holocost survivors. Murray is fighting for peace, liberty and prosperity for the people of New Jersey and the United States. Visit Murray Sabrin for U.S. Senate


370. Libertarians in Living Rooms Drinking Liquor: Kanye, Cocaine Bear, and Howie Gets the Mute Button!

In todays flagship episode, Marc convenes with Lions stalwarts Howie Snowdon and Brian McWilliams - for another adult-beverage-fueled edition of "Libertarians in Living Rooms Drinking Liquor!". They are joined by special guest - a fan of the show and one of our $25 per month "Mufasa" level Patreon supporters, Tyler Colford! Marc promised Tyler he could join the show if he made the general election ballot in his campaign for the Vermont State Senate, and sure enough, he did! Tyler is running...


FF 145 - After 20 Years in Prison, Felon Focuses on Ending Recidivism

Today on Felony Friday Ken Bright joins John to talk about his journey from prisoner to prison reformer. Kenneth spent 20 years incarcerated. Since he's been out he's worked on Wall Street trading stock and is the founder and President of the Life Progressive Services Group. Which is a "reentry, transitional and advocacy group" of formerly incarcerated men and women who have been educated and chose to make a difference in the lives of those who are living where they have been.


Candidates of Liberty Ep. 10: Kryssi Wichers Keeps It Real for Liberty in Ohio

In today's episode of Candidates of Liberty, Marc interviews Kryssi Wichers, Libertarian candidate for Ohio's House of Representatives! Kryssi dishes the dirt on her how she first became a libertarian actually taking the advice of a "Google Ron Paul" sign, how she found the Libertarian Party after being booted from the RNC as a Ron Paul delegate, and why she is bringing libertarian values to Ohio through her campaign. For the show notes - including Kryssi's "Dr. Phil" appearance, head over...