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21: How To Grow the Liberty Movement - with Shane Hazel

On today's episode, I am joined by United States Marine Corps Veteran and former Georgian 7th Congressional District candidate Shane Hazel. Shane, a libertarian-Republican, and I discuss how those within the liberty movement can make real headway in seeking elected office, be it as a Libertarian, Republican, or other. Also, we chat about how we can reach out and educate others, young or old, to help advance liberty beyond traditional libertarian circles. You can find Shane on Twitter at...


20: Stay Away From The Libertarians! with Remso Martinez

On today's episode, I'm joined by the author of "Stay Away From The Libertarians!", Remso Martinez. Martinez is best known for his podcast, the "Remso Republic", and today we discuss his book, "Stay Away From The Libertarians!". Together, we discuss some key elements of his book; Why do people hate libertarians? Who are libertarians? Why have regular Americans been told to avoid libertarians and their ideas? Pre-order an autographed copy of "Stay Away From The Libertarians!":...


Brian Nichols Joins Otters Talking Politics

This episode can originally be found over at Otters Talking Politics: "In a Special Episode John is joined by Brian Nichols of the Brian Nichols Show, a libertarian leaning podcast with the goal of educating, enlightening, and informing. Follow Brian on Twitter @BNicholsLiberty & Facebook Listen to The Brian Nichols Show on all major platforms as well as:"


BONUS Episode: Brian Nichols on The Jordan A Brown Show

This episode can originally found at The Jordan A. Brown Show ( Follow Jordan on Twitter @thejabrown Interested in a "Don't Hurt People, Don't Take People's Stuff" bumper sticker? Send inquires to! "Brian Nichols--the Associate Editor with The Libertarian Republic and host of The Brian Nichols Show--joins me to discuss his journey through the political world and the liberty...


19: The Triggered Millennials

On today's episode, I'm joined by the "The Triggered Millennials"; an organization of Millennials who have grown up and have grown tired of suffering the constant attempts to deny a fundamental human right of protection to U.S. citizens: the Second Amendment. Representing The Triggered Millennials, I am joined by founders Mark Montessan (President) and Sam Schroll (Vice President), along with thier Executive Chief of Publications, Aidan Mattis. Together, we discuss their non-partisan,...


BNS 18: Interview with Adam Kokesh

On this week's episode of The Brian Nichols Show, I'm joined by libertarian activist and 2020 LP Presidential hopeful, Adam Kokesh. Adam digs into his political and philosophical views as well as covers his ability to reach out to potential voters on a national stage with his message of dissolving the federal government. Adam also responds to questions from the audience, ranging from his differences with potential 2020 LP nominee/2016 LP vice presidential candidate Bill Weld to his ability...


17: Net Neutrality and What You Need to Know

On this week's episode, I'm running solo! With the topic of Net Neutrality back in the news due to the FCC announcing that Net Neutrality rules will expire in June, I thought it best to dig into the topic of net neutrality and explain the ins and outs of what it all means. Links:


16: Interview with Texas Congressional Candidate Jacob Leddy

On this episode of The Brian Nichols Show, I'm joined by Libertarian Congressional Candidate Jacob Leddy, who is running for the 12th congressional district in Texas. Leddy, who originally hails from Indiana, is seeking to unseat current Republican Congresswoman Kay Granger, who has held the seat since 1996. Leddy will also face off against the Democratic candidate in Vanessa Adia. Learn more about Leddy's at and follow him on Twitter at @readyforleddy.


Guesting on We Are Libertarians: Identity Politics and Starbucks, Syrian Strikes, Taxes

Brian was out Friday, so enjoy his guest appearance on We Are Libertarians. 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 - Chris Spangle Show - We Are Libertarians -


15: Interview with Jason Stapleton

On this episode of The Brian Nichols Show, I'm joined by libertarian Jason Stapleton of the Jason Stapleton Program. I ask Jason what lessons the Libertarian Party can learn as it pertains to marketing an pubic relations, how individuals can reach out and spread liberty, and how the liberty movement can create converts in the coming years.


14: Common Gun Control Myths with Stephen Gutowski

On this weeks episode of The Brian Nichols Show, I'm joined by the Washington Free Beacon's Stephen Gutowski to discuss common gun control arguments presented by the left. We dig into Stephen's excellent Google Doc covering common gun issues, as well as discuss the truth regarding guns in America. After I say goodbye to Stephen, I cover an article from The Washington Post entitled, "I used to think gun control was the answer. My research told me otherwise" and why helping to educate,...


13: Interview with Larry Sharpe

​​Listen as Brian is joined by current New York State gubernatorial candidate Larry Sharpe. Questions from the audience are answered by Sharpe, ranging from gun control, education, environmental regulations, and more!


12: Interview with Kimberly Ross

This week on The Brian Nichols Show, Brian is joined by senior contributor, Kimberly Ross. Kimberly, a conservative with "libertarian curious" ideals, joins Brian to discuss where her conservative beliefs mesh with libertarianism. Kimberly, a staunch pro-life advocate, discusses her views on the pro-life vs pro-choice debate as well as her evolving views regarding the death penalty. Brian and Kimberly also dig into a discussion regarding the War on Drugs, foreign policy, and...


11: Interview with William F. Buckley O'Reilly

This week on The Brian Nichols Show, Brian is joined by the nephew of famed conservative author William F. Buckley, Jr and former United States Senator James L. Buckley and current Chairman pro tem of The Federalist Party of America, William "Bill" F. Buckley O'Reilly. Brian and Bill walk through the platform of the newly formed Federalist Party of America, discussing federalism, the Constitution, term limits, and more. Together, they discuss where libertarians and "federalists" can find...


10: Interview with Austin Petersen

​Listen as Brian is joined by current United States Senatorial Candidate Austin Petersen. Questions from the audience are answered by Petersen, ranging from gun control, immigration, abortion, and more!


9: David Hogg, Carry A. Nation, Gun Control, and Prohibition

On today's episode of The Brian Nichols Show, Brian digs into the aftermath of the Parkland shooting, including the push from those survivors push for gun control. In this episode, Brian breaks down the eerily similar parallels that exist between the likes of the modern gun control movement and the Prohibition movement of the early 20th century. While David Hogg, like Carry Nation, experienced traumatic moments in their lives, does that make them more credible in terms of their advocacy...


8: Interview with LNC Chair Candidate Alicia Dearn

On today's episode of The Brian Nichols Show, Brian is joined by current San Diego Libertarian Party Chair and candidate for the national Libertarian Party Chair, Alicia Dearn. Brian and Alicia discuss the goals for the LP if elected chair, including how to market to new libertarians outside of the current libertarian movement. Also discussed is the issues that stemmed from current LP vice chair, Arvin Vohra and how Alicia would have dealt with such a situation as chair.


7: Interview with Dean Clancy

On this special episode of The Brian Nichols Show, Brian is joined with former White House/Congressional policy adviser and former FreedomWorks Vice President, Dean Clancy! Brian and Dean dig into the the latest budget deals, the Libertarian Party and promoting libertarian policy, and discuss how we can address the gun control issue after the latest public shooting. Is the Trump budget actually a fiscally conservative budget? Is it better to have a government controlled by one political...


6: The Parkland Florida Shooting, Gun Control, Mental Health, and Masculinity

On this episode of The Brian Nichols Show, Brian is once again joined by Paul Riley. This week, Brian goes over the details of the tragic shooting in Parkland, Florida and then leads to a lively, important, and engaging discussion with Paul regarding gun control, mental health issues, and masculinity. How do we prevent these types of shootings from happening in the future? Is it even possible to prevent these shootings? What is the role that mental health plays in mass shootings? Is it the...


5: Military Parades, Books, and Tide Pods

On this episode, host Brian Nichols digs into three stories from the week, ranging from Duluth, MN schools taking "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" out of school curriculum, to the infamous "Tide Pod Challenge" and NY lawmakers attempts to make the pods look "less edible", and finally to President Trump's latest proposal to hold a military parade to showcase the American military. Also, Brian teases his next guest at the end of the episode...