The Boss Hog of Liberty

News & Politics Podcasts

Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis discuss the happenings of their rural Indiana county week to week. The Boss Hog of Liberty is a local show with a national impact because everyone in the world lives in a county similar to theirs. The crew details their lives and gives interview opportunities to the world's top experts in politics, policy, economics, and anything else they find interesting! Listen today, and support the show on Patreon at patreon.com/bosshogofliberty Part of the We Are Libertarians Podcast Network.

Location:

New Castle, IN

Description:

Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis discuss the happenings of their rural Indiana county week to week. The Boss Hog of Liberty is a local show with a national impact because everyone in the world lives in a county similar to theirs. The crew details their lives and gives interview opportunities to the world's top experts in politics, policy, economics, and anything else they find interesting! Listen today, and support the show on Patreon at patreon.com/bosshogofliberty Part of the We Are Libertarians Podcast Network.

Language:

English

Contact:

3173197844


Episodes

287: Bash Crider - Estate Planning for Millennials; Crypto; The Death of Local Breweries

1/26/2023
Episode 287 of Boss Hog of Liberty is out! Jeremiah Morrell, Zach Burcham, and Bash Crider are the voices this week. Bash is back to wrap up the conversation from last year around younger folks and estate planning options. Five simple takeaways. Is Crypto dead? Possibly, a little bit. The big story is around the business of many breweries closing, why are they disappearing? And will the new one in Henry County have a path to success? (Spoiler; yes it will). And ultimately for success,...

Duration:01:21:36

286: Ultra Marathon Runner - Jeff Watterson returns from 100k in Texas

1/19/2023
Episode 286 of Boss Hog of Liberty is out! Jeremiah Morrell, Dakota Davis, and Zach Burcham are your voices. Our special guest is Jeff Watterson, the ultra marathon runner. He is fresh off a 100 km run in the Bandera 100 in the hills of Texas. His plan was to do the 63 miles in about 13 hours, but he knew he had a problem by mile 9. We talk about how he engineered his way through the race to get to completion. Jeff stopped sweating and found a way to get to completion. He contends that...

Duration:01:29:27

285: Dakota Announces his Mini Marathon debut; New Castle Mini Marathon!

1/12/2023
Episode 285 of Boss Hog of Liberty is out! Jeremiah Morrell, Dakota Davis, and Zach Burcham are your voices. Our special guest is Travis Thompson, who has created the inaugural New Castle Mini Marathon. An inclusive race with opportunities to walk or run distances from a ½ mile fun run, to a half marathon all over the town. How do you start a professional race? How do you train, get motivated, or get into the sport? And there is some HUGE news in the motorsports world. Kyle Larson is joining...

Duration:01:10:49

284: Another Election Begins; Tenderloin Sandwich; Who is the Speaker of the House?

1/5/2023
Episode 284 of Boss Hog of Liberty is out! Jeremiah Morrell, Dakota Davis, and Zach Burcham are your voices. Three levels of government in the news. City Council and Mayor filings are happening fast. The Indiana State Government has made its list of priorities known. More pay for teachers, more pay for State Police, Mental Healthcare cash…And possibly a new state sandwich? No word on weed… And finally, Congress is a mess. We try to figure out who is serious, and who isn’t. Will we get a...

Duration:01:06:49

283: NASCAR Driver Brayon Laster; Gavin Newton PR Man - How did we get here?

12/29/2022
Episode 283 of Boss Hog of Liberty is out! Jeremiah Morrell and Zach Burcham are your hosts this week. Dakota was on assignment, so Jeremiah hijacked the show for motorsports. We have Hoosier and ARCA/NASCAR driver Brayton Laster in the studio, preparing to go to Daytona for Speedweeks. Gavin Newton is his PR man, graphic design rep, and noted driver wrangler…All while trying to finish high school. We get the first mention of “rizz”, the detail on how you go from figure 8 racing at the...

Duration:01:46:47

282: Christmas & Bomb Cyclone hits Indiana

12/22/2022
Episode 282 of Boss Hog of Liberty is out! Jeremiah, Zach, and Dakota are your hosts. Its Christmas week, temperatures are dropping and its pure chaos as we try to put a show on the air. Temps drop 30 degrees in 30 minutes. How do you prepare for the big storm? In streaming news, the NFL might have just made the disruptive decision that truly kills off the old school TV distribution model for DirecTV. Our program is community supported on Patreon. Do your part by chipping into the cause by...

Duration:00:41:03

281: Did the NIMBY movement kill a housing addition? Why are folks so blue?

12/15/2022
Episode 281 of Boss Hog of Liberty is out! Jeremiah Morrell, Dakota Davis, Zach Burcham are your hosts this week. The new General Assembly session is starting soon. Legislators have their committee assignments. Constituent surveys are out…Some interesting questions! Is cannabis reform going to happen? Last week we talked about the new housing development coming to Henry Township…The brakes might have gotten pumped a bit. Also, why is everyone so blue right now? Zach and Jeremiah have a...

Duration:01:11:37

280: Rex Peckinpaugh's new book; Jared Burcham's neighborhood watch

12/8/2022
Episode 280 of Boss Hog of Liberty is out! Jeremiah Morrell, Dakota Davis, Zach Burcham are your hosts this week. Rex Peckinpaugh is back with a brand new book of poems and short stories. And some breaking news about his intent to seek another four years on the City Council. We also have Zach’s twin, Jared Burcham with a tale of community activism. Shots fired, disputes with city local government, and homeowners working together to solve problems. Finally there is a residential development...

Duration:01:23:05

279: Christmas Walk - Man on the Street Style

12/1/2022
Episode 279 of Boss Hog of Liberty is out! This episode is man on the street style. Jeremiah Morrell, Dakota Davis, Zach Burcham wandering downtown New Castle during the “Christmas Walk” put on by the local Chamber of Commerce. 5,000 people downtown, 30 degrees. Did we find the next Governor of Indiana? Which Council Member called themselves sexy tonight? And is New Castle getting a Chick-fil-A? Our program is community supported on Patreon. Do your part by chipping into the cause by...

Duration:00:54:35

278: Murders, Minks, and Darrin Jacobs

11/17/2022
Episode 278 of Boss Hog of Liberty is out! Old school BHOL this time, its Jeremiah Morrell, Forrest Plank, Darrin Jacobs, and Zach Burcham making the show sound great. Mr Jacobs is going back to the Spiceland town council, he starts a new term in January. The local courts have a massive load of high level crimes; a bit unexpected for the community. Election season is upon us already. Announcements are coming fast and furious for the City of New Castle. Very competitive mayor race is coming....

Duration:01:41:16

277 - Election Is Complete - Some Surprises!

11/10/2022
Episode 277 of Boss Hog of Liberty is out! Election results are in! Thanks to Big Bounce, Weiland's Flowers, and The Slick Pickle for their continued support of the program. Jeremiah Morrell and Zach Burcham are your hosts this week. Team elephant had a huge week in Indiana. We review the results. Voter turnout was the lowest in 8 years, but the straight ticket numbers were higher than ever for the GOP. More than 40% of voters cast straight ticket votes, nearly 80% of those went to the...

Duration:00:53:18

276: Election Series: Ballot Review & Predictions

11/3/2022
Episode 276 of Boss Hog of Liberty is out! We wrap up the election cycle with a review/preview edition. Thanks to Big Bounce, Weiland's Flowers, and The Slick Pickle for their continued support of the program. Jeremiah Morrell, Zach Burcham, Brian Nichols, and Forrest Plank are the voices. We review the candidate series, what takeaways we have had. It is Brian’s first time voting as a Hoosier, we talk about the differences in Indiana vs Pennsylvania and New York. Some predictions, some more...

Duration:01:24:51

275: Candidate Series - State Legislative Night

10/27/2022
Episode 275 of Boss Hog of Liberty is out! We roll on with another edition of the candidate series! Thanks to Big Bounce, Weiland's Flowers, and The Slick Pickle for their continued support of the program. This week it is the State Legislature candidates. We have Nan Polk for State Representative District 54, and Ron Itnyre for State Senate District 27. Wide ranging conversation in this one, talking education, executive power, economic development, land use, infrastructure, and much more! As...

Duration:01:23:29

274: Candidate Series - Mike Regner & Melanie Wright

10/20/2022
Episode 274 of Boss Hog of Liberty is out! We roll on with another edition of the candidate series! Thanks to Big Bounce, Weiland's Flowers, and The Slick Pickle for their continued support of the program. We have the candidates for County Council District 2 with us; Melanie Wright (D) Mike Regner (R) in the studio. We talk about how ARP funds should be used, how to pay for new Merit deputies for the Sheriff Department. How does the council plan on possibly growing the tax base? Lots of talk...

Duration:00:50:16

273: Candidate Series - Shannon Thom & Angela Mahaffey for County Council

10/13/2022
Episode 273 of Boss Hog of Liberty is out! We roll on with another edition of the candidate series! Thanks to Big Bounce, Weiland's Flowers, and The Slick Pickle for their continued support of the program. We have the candidates for County Council District 3 with us; Angela Mahaffey (D) Shannon Thom (R) in the studio. We talk about how ARP funds should be used, how to pay for new Merit deputies for the Sheriff Department. How does the council plan on possibly growing the tax base? Lots of...

Duration:01:07:34

272: Candidate Series: Sheriff Race - Landon Dean vs. John Sproles

10/6/2022
Episode 272 of Boss Hog of Liberty is out! The Candidate series continues! Support provided by the Slick Pickle, Big Bounce Inflatables, and Weiland's Flowers. This week it is the candidates for Henry County Sheriff, Landon Dean (D) and John Sproles (R) are the candidates. This episode is definitely one of our most spirited conversations in the history of the candidate series. We talk through the priorities for the office, leadership objectives, future budgets, and what the future looks like...

Duration:01:44:59

271: Candidate Series - James Sceniak for US Senate

9/29/2022
Episode 271 of Boss Hog of Liberty is out! The Candidate series is continues! Support provided by the Slick Pickle, Big Bounce Inflatables, and Weiland's Flowers. This week we have James Sceniak, US Senate Candidate. He will be participating in the statewide debate later this month, alongside Senator Todd Young and Mayor Tom McDermott. Mental health in the country is the centerpiece theme of the conversation. Topics include Veterans affairs, School Security, Dobbs/Roe vs Wade, Education, and...

Duration:01:28:18

270: Candidate Series - Jeff Maurer - Indiana Secretary of State

9/22/2022
Episode 270 of Boss Hog of Liberty is out! The Candidate series is back! Support provided by the Slick Pickle, Big Bounce Inflatables, and Weiland's Flowers. This week we talk with Jeff Maurer who is running for Secretary of State. Jeff has been touring Indiana over a year explaining why he believes voters deserve a receipt when they cast a ballot. We talk about elections, licensing, security, and the way individuals interact with the business. Jeff explains why this office might be a...

Duration:01:08:27

269: County Commissioner Race; Joe Wiley & Steve Holmes

9/15/2022
Episode 269 of Boss Hog of Liberty is out! The Candidate series is back! Support provided by the Slick Pickle, Big Bounce Inflatables, and Weiland's Flowers. We have our Northern District Commissioner candidates, Joe Wiley and Steve Holmes. We talk land use, Memorial Park, gems of the county, ownership and properties, and what should be next. And we try to get an answer for Dakota Davis about his backyard poultry enterprise. Jeremiah Morrell hosts, and Zachary Burcham makes the whole thing...

Duration:01:14:50

268: Town Tavern is Closed; The Queen Passed; Smoking is banned

9/8/2022
Episode 268 of Boss Hog of Liberty is out! Jeremiah Morrell, Dakota Davis, and Zach Burcham are the voices in your ear. Fast paced show, we talk about the oldest bar in town having to shut down and the subsequent lawsuit. Lots of city street news, vaping and smoking is now illegal in the parks; the Queen of Britain has passed. The NFL is back, and Jeremiah is unhappy with Amazon. All that and much more on a great episode of BHOL! Our program is community supported on Patreon. Do your part by...

Duration:01:04:08