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Are you tired of partisan politics? Do you want to hear the news without the media narrative? Do you want to get to know and learn from noted entrepreneurs, elected officials, economists, & more? Look no further. Welcome to The Brian Nichols Show.

Are you tired of partisan politics? Do you want to hear the news without the media narrative? Do you want to get to know and learn from noted entrepreneurs, elected officials, economists, & more? Look no further. Welcome to The Brian Nichols Show.


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Are you tired of partisan politics? Do you want to hear the news without the media narrative? Do you want to get to know and learn from noted entrepreneurs, elected officials, economists, & more? Look no further. Welcome to The Brian Nichols Show.






121: On Being Politically Homeless -with Marc Lobliner (CEO of MTS Nutrition )

I often mention that libertarians need to have folks we can point to in the private sector as examples of libertarian principles flourishing in action. Today's guest is just such a person, as today I am joined by the Chief Marketing Officer of and Owner/CEO of the fastest growing supplement company, MTS Nutrition, Marc Lobliner. Marc is a self-described "libertarian" but stated in viral tweet that said, "I’m not Trump’s base. Not even close. I just can’t ride with nearly...


120: Brad Polumbo on Ending Qualified Immunity and No-Knock Raids

Welcome back, folks! Brad Polumbo returns to the show this week, and what a perfect time for him to come back on, as one of Brad's main focuses (criminal justice reform) is leading the headlines across the nation in response to the George Floyd murder at the hands of the police. Brad joins the show to specifically focus on ending qualified immunity and ending no-knock raids, two proposals currently being considered by the House and Senate thanks to the work of Congressman Justin Amash and...


119: How the COVID Lockdowns, George Floyd Murder, and PRIME Act are Connected -with Matt Kibbe

The past three months have been an absolute whirlwind... COVID-19 Nationwide lockdowns Meat Shortages Skyrocketing Unemployment George Floyd's Murder Black Lives Matter Protests Nationwide But now it's time to put things in perspective. Now it's time to not only map out how these all connected, but how they are all caused by the actions (or inaction) at the behest of the state. To help outline this case, Matt Kibbe from Free the People and Kibbe on Liberty (BlazeTV) returns to the show to...


118: Jason Stapleton on Maximizing Personal Wealth, Power, and Influence

A special returning guest joins us for the show this week, as I am once again joined by the host of "Wealth, Power, and Influence", Jason Stapleton. Jason joins the show to discuss the recent change he took in regards to the focus of his show. Instead of focusing on politics, Jason has made it a point to focus on advancing the principles that lead to true liberty. Later, Jason gives his perspective on the Libertarian Party nominating Dr. Jo Jorgensen as the presidential nominee, and offers...


117: Meet the Libertarian Candidate Running Against Republican Congressman Dan Crenshaw- Elliott Scheirman

It's hard to imagine, but we're already almost to June! Isn't that wild? Feels like just yesterday we were in March... Well, though most of us have been locked down, time still moves forward, meaning we are one day closer to the 2020 Election! And with that, candidates are having to reach voters in different ways versus traditional door-knocking and shaking hands at parades, making podcasts a great forum for candidates to flesh out their ideas in a thoughtful and articulate manner. So, if...


116: Tech, Liberty, and -with Bill Ottman, CEO of

Alrighty, strap in. This is a marathon episode. First 10 minutes: I don't usually do this, but I took some time to start the show to give you a quick update in regards to the LNC Convention taking place virtually this weekend, especially when considering that the once-favored candidate to win the nomination (Congressman Justin Amash) has withdrew his name from consideration. Post LP Chat: Now for the meat and potatoes of the episode! Bill Ottman, CEO of, joins the show to discuss...


BONUS: Libertarian Party Presidential Candidate Keenan Dunham

A nice bonus episode for you in addition to my episode with Bill Ottman (, as this weekend is the LNC Virtual Convention! Prior to the delegates picking their candidate, I wanted to make sure my conversation with Keenan aired so you can get to know a bit more about him, his candidacy, and his activism. Find Keenan Online- Website: Facebook: Twitter:


115: Mark Whitney on the Future of the Liberty Movement

A special Sunday episode for you all, as today I'm joined by former Libertarian Presidential candidate and noted libertarian activist and entrepreneur Mark Whitney! Mark is president of and the former host and producer of the popular podcast, "Late Nite Last Week". Today, Mark joins the show to discuss his recent candidacy for the Libertarian presidential nomination, his vision for the liberty movement, and how Libertarians can capture the political momentum as we head into the...


114: "The New American Dream" with Libertarian POTUS Candidate Dan "Taxation is Theft" Behrman

If you're outside of libertarian circles, I'm sure you've heard us use the expression "taxation is theft"... right? I'm right, aren't I? Also, I'm sure you've noticed that we have a guy in our movement running for president who wears a giant yellow and black hat that states, "TAXATION IS THEFT". Well guess what... ya'll are in for a treat, as that guy, one Mr. Dan "Taxation is Theft" Behrman, is joining us this week for another fun-filled episode! And with that, Dan joins me to not only...


113: Who Really is Justin Amash? with Dr. Eric Larson

Dr. Eric Larson returns to the show today, and with all that's going on in the life of a certain friend of his (cough Justin Amash cough), I thought it best to get an insider scoop into who the Congressman really is, focusing specifically on his libertarian credentials and his vision for the Libertarian Party and the greater liberty movement at large. Also, we dig into Eric's new podcast, "The Amash Files", and also do a quick update on life in the medical world, focusing specifically on...


112: Libertarian Party Presidential Candidate Sam Robb

We're in the final stretch now, folks, as we're quickly approaching the Libertarian Party National Convention (assuming it's still going on in some capacity, as scheduled), meaning if you're a delegate or an active member of the party, now is the time to really sharpen up on your candidates! And of course, being the kind soul that I am, I am making that process as easy as possible for you, as I am joined by yet another one of our fantastic Libertarian candidates, Sam Robb! I had the great...


111: Amash vs. Hornberger? with Angela McArdle

Two episodes in one week! How about that!? Your second episode for the week features former Libertarian congressional candidate and current Los Angeles County Libertarian Party Chair, Angela McArdle! Angela has been busy out in LA despite the COVID-19 lockdown, as she is leading "Protest The Lockdown: Los Angeles, CA" on May 1! Listen as Angela and I discuss the planned protest in LA in response to the COVID-19 lockdown, the opportunity the liberty movement has during the pandemic to educate...


110: The Medical Response to COVID-19 with Dr. Kyle Varner

How about this, a Wednesday episode! You guys are lucky, let me tell you what! Well, actually, I'm pretty lucky, as today I was once again joined by someone infinitely smarter than I am, as I was joined by Dr. Kyle Varner to discuss the medical response to COVID-19 and some of the innovations that have risen in response to the pandemic. Listen as we discuss some of the drugs leading the way to fight the coronavirus, the regulations that have held doctors back from properly treating their...


109: COVID-19 vs. the Economy: Could A Crumbling Economy Cause More Death than COVID-19? -with Economist Daniel J. Michell

As weeks go by with the economy stuck on pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many economists are starting to sound the alarm that the impact of our economy screeching to a halt could cause as much, if not more longterm death and prolonged hardship than the virus itself. Dan J. Mitchell, a libertarian economist with a Ph.D. in Economics from George Mason University and founder for the Center for American Prosperity is amongst those economists raising his voice in concern. Mitchell joins The...


108: Pandemic Podcasting with Remso W. Martinez

Good friend Remso W. Martinez returns to the show today! Remso has been one of the most frequent guests on the show, but today, Remso joined to not only discuss all the happenings in the world, but to talk about his brand new show joining the We Are Libertarians Network! Starting in Summer 2020, Remso will be debuting his new show, "On the Run with Remso W. Martinez", which will take a look at the world through a different perspective. Listen as Remso outlines the vision for his new venture...


107: Libertarian Party Presidential Candidate Governor Lincoln Chafee

The race for the Libertarian Presidential nomination is heating up, and with that, so is my Libertarian Presidential interview series, as today I am joined by former Senator/Governor of Rhode Island and former Democratic Presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee! Governor Chafee joins the show to discuss his candidacy and why he feels he is the best person to carry the Libertarian message forward in the 2020 general election. Listen as Governor Chafee lists out his three most important issues,...


BONUS: "His Name Was Duncan Lemp" - Brian Nichols on Friends Against Government

Hey folks! Bonus episode in store for you this week! I had the great fortune of joining our friends, Bird and Car, from the Friends Against Government podcast! Sadly, this week's episode is on more of a somber note, as I joined them to discuss the sad, infuriating, and ultimately confusing case of Duncan Lemp. 21-year-old Duncan Lemp was shot and killed in a predawn, no-knock raid performed by the Montgomery County (Maryland) Police Department. Please share today's episode with family and...


106: Libertarian Party Presidential Candidate Sorinne Ardeleanu

Pandemic be damned, we have a show to do! Welcome back to my presidential candidate interview series, this week I am joined by Libertarian Party Presidential Candidate Sorinne Ardeleanu. Sorinne is running to be both the "Commander in Chief and the ""Healer in Chief"" of America. Listen as I dig deeper into Sorinne's approach to politics, her appeal to love and healing, and why she would be the best face of the LP on Election Day 2020. Find Sorinne Ardeleanu Online- Website:...


105: Coronavirus (COVID-19), Biden, the Democrats, and more! (Featuring Bird & Car from Friends Against Government)

WE'RE ALL GONNA DIE!!!!!!!!!!!!! Okay, no, we're not all going to die. But it certainly feels that way the way everyone has been reacting to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). What's even more wild is that just a few short weeks ago, the biggest news item was Biden, Bernie, and the Democrats! Amazing how quickly things can change, eh? Well, with so much in the news, there was no way I could break it down for you on my own, so I called in backup, as this week I am joined by the great...


104: Startup Societies- Helping Build Libertarian Micro-Experiments

Welcome back, folks! This week, we get to learn about making libertarianism happen in real life! I KNOW! This week I'm joined by the CEO of the Startup Societies Foundation, Joe McKinney! The Startup Societies Foundation is a non-profit that supports an ecosystem of entrepreneurs building libertarian micro-experiments. Today Joe and I focus on entrepreneurs putting liberty into practice, as we dig into a practical "how-to-guide" for entrepreneurs to build small libertarian experiments using...