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Informed Dissent with Leonydus

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Writer and cultural/political commentator, Leonydus Johnson, brings common sense, liberty-minded perspectives to a variety of hot-button topics including race, politics, economics, psychology, and religion that dare to challenge the accepted narratives.

Writer and cultural/political commentator, Leonydus Johnson, brings common sense, liberty-minded perspectives to a variety of hot-button topics including race, politics, economics, psychology, and religion that dare to challenge the accepted narratives.


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Writer and cultural/political commentator, Leonydus Johnson, brings common sense, liberty-minded perspectives to a variety of hot-button topics including race, politics, economics, psychology, and religion that dare to challenge the accepted narratives.




Episode 21: My People

Math is racist, standardized testing is racist, Dr. Seuss, the Bachelor, even babies are racist. The toxic fixation on race is pernicious and it needs to be stopped. It is past time our society abandons this obsession with racial identity and begins recognizing and embracing our common humanity. Support the show (


Episode 20: Welcome to Wonderland

We are being dragged down the rabbit hole of leftism, being bombarded with lie after lie, absurdity after absurdity, and it almost seems to be the point. The point isn't to uncover the truth. The point is to force capitulation. To force complete submission, so much so that you are even willing to obediently accept and affirm a reality that you know doesn't exist. Welcome to Wonderland. Support the show (


Episode 19: Losing Our Minds

Celebrating the deaths of political opponents, firing people and trying to destroy them for their political beliefs, ignoring concentration camps and human rights abuses in China, rejecting objectivity, attacking people for their race and teaching children that they are either victims or oppressors based on their skin color -- wokism is a mental illness. And as a society, we are rapidly losing our minds. Support the show (


Episode 18: We Need a Divorce

The left is calling for unity while simultaneously calling for a 9/11-type commission and labeling Trump supporters "white supremacists" and "domestic terrorists." We have reached that point in our relationship where our differences are irreconcilable. We need a divorce. Support the show (


Episode 17: Protect Our Children

From education, abortion, human trafficking, gender issues, inner-city violence, the pandemic response, there are a lot of different problems that affect children that need to be addressed. Our society needs to prioritize our children and we cannot allow our kids to become collateral damage in the pursuit of our own selfish goals. Support the show (


Episode 16: Economics

When it comes to economics, it is important to remember that good intentions cannot change the fact that all resources are scarce and that there are no real solutions, only trade-offs. The government is abysmal at understanding this. As always, the answer to how best approach these decisions and how to achieve the best outcomes is to prioritize and promote individual liberty. Support the show (


Episode 15: School Choice

Education is one of the most important concepts that we need to address and a good education is vital for a healthy society. And the best way to achieve this is through free-market principles, i.e. competition and giving parents and students the freedom to choose. Support the show (


Episode 14: Liberty

It has become clear that too many in our country have forgotten just how important our liberty is and how vital it is to protect it. As the great Thomas Sowell once said, "Freedom has cost too much blood and agony to be relinquished at the cheap price of rhetoric" Support the show (


Episode 13: Election Chaos

The 2020 election has descended into chaos. Claims of fraud are rampant and nothing makes sense. Many questions remain and it isn't clear when we will have them answered. Support the show (


Episode 12: Being an Overcomer (with Tiffany Johnson)

Three years ago, Tiffany Johnson lost her arm to a shark attack while snorkeling with her husband in the Bahamas. In this episode, she tells her incredible story and discusses dealing with such a traumatic experience and what it means to reject victimhood and to be an overcomer. Twitter: @banovercomer Facebook: Website: Support the show (


Episode 11: Critical Race Theory

The radical left is the single greatest threat to the future of our republic. And Critical Race Theory is its most dangerous weapon. Support the show (


Episode 10: Faith and Communication (with Cory Procter)

Former NFL player and motivational speaker, Cory Procter, joins the show this week to discuss his thoughts on the current state of things in our country in relation to breakdowns in communication and inability to understand each other as well as the role that Christian faith plays in his life and in our culture. Follow Cory on Twitter: @CoryProcter Support the show (


Episode 9: The Ballad of Chop Fluey

President Trump contracts COVID-19 and the radical left have a complete meltdown, mainly because he had the nerve to not die. Also, the panic and hysteria over the virus continue in spite of the facts, memories of "Flatten the Curve" vanish completely, and feelings of safety are deemed far more important than liberty. Support the show (


Episode 8: Hollywood and Politics (with Mark Pellegrino)

Hollywood film and tv actor, Mark Pellegrino, joins the show this week to discuss navigating politics and cancel culture in Hollywood as well as what guides his own political and philosophical ideology. Follow Mark on Twitter @MarkRPellegrino Check out his podcast, The Daily Objective, at Check out the platform for The American Capitalist Party at Support the show...


Episode 7: Abortion

The recent Supreme Court vacancy has renewed the national debate around abortion. At the foundation of the debate is the question, "What is a human life?" It is past time to formally acknowledge that unborn children are, indeed, living human beings with intrinsic value and inherent human rights and that it is our duty to protect the rights of the most innocent among us who cannot speak for themselves. Support the show (


Episode 6: Policing America - Part 2 (with Sgt. Zeek Arkham)

In the midst of the rhetoric, many people forget police officers are human beings. In this week's episode, I talked with Sergeant Zeek Arkham (@CopWithAttitude) about his thoughts on modern law enforcement. Support the show (


Episode 5: The Church of Woke

What do you call a body of believers who passionately and religiously adhere to dogmatic ideals of social justice, whose intolerance for perceived heresy causes them to send inquisitors to root out and punish heretics, and whose principles are defined by being far more concerned with the appearance of being a good person rather than actually being one? The Church of Woke. Support the show (


Episode 4: Policing America

The radical left truly believes that America is suffering from a racist, killer cop epidemic where police officers are murdering black people with impunity. But the evidence and the facts tell an entirely different story. Support the show (


Episode 3: Racism and Where We Go From Here

Our toxic obsession with race as the primary aspect of identity can only ever end in enmity. Look around. That obsession is currently tearing our country apart. It's time we stop viewing the world through a racial lens and begin seeing each other as unique individuals. Only then will we see true progress and begin moving toward a truly post-racial society. Support the show (


Episode 2: Enemy of the People

The mainstream corporate press has become more and more unhinged as they continually throw journalistic integrity to the wind, abandon any search for truth, and concern themselves only with advancing a particular narrative and telling us what to think. But how much damage can they really do? Are they truly the "enemy of the people"? Support the show (