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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

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

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

Language:

English

Contact:

3173197844


Episodes

175: Taco Bell Menu Changes, Henry County Problems, IU Boat news

9/10/2020
Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts for the 175th edition of Boss Hog of Liberty. Chris Guffey makes it sound awesome on the producers desk. https://bosshog.fireside.fm/192 Massive menu changes at Taco Bell, Jeremiah is finally upset. Dakota reveals his 3 a day habit of cheesy burritos with extra disturbing on the side. Move developments on the Henry County government front. Finally, we get more virus stories...Either 200 people or a quarter million people got it in Sturgis...

Duration:01:02:27

174: Sports might end AGAIN - Summer of 1968 AGAIN

8/27/2020
Jeremiah Morrell is joined by Zachary Burcham and Sean Row to discuss the mess that is this week. Dakota and Chris are on assignment. Chase called in “busy” https://bosshog.fireside.fm/191 We are officially reliving 1968. And we added a pandemic just for fun. Colleges are shutting down, but they still want to play football. COVID finally got under control enough for sports to come back, but complete civil unrest has sports on the verge of ending for the year. What is going to happen? Is the...

Duration:01:01:04

173: Indy 500 Preview - Let's get ready to GAMBLE!

8/19/2020
Jeremiah Morrell is joined by Zachary Burcham, Mike McKown, and Blake McKown along with producer Chris Guffey for our annual Indy 500 preview show! Dakota is on assignment https://bosshog.fireside.fm/190 Indy 500 is happening in “Maugust” The race is happening, just not in the normal way. No fans. Finding a way to get cars on a track when we have lost months of sports, and potentially no NCAA football. This is the first time we have legalized sports betting in Indiana. Scott Dixon is the...

Duration:01:24:29

172: Vice President Harris? Passing an Inclusiveness Resolution

8/13/2020
Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are joined by Betsy Mills, Aaron Dicken, and Zach Lee! https://bosshog.fireside.fm/189 Fun episode! We talk about the new Vice Presidential nominee for the Democrats. Local government has been passing inclusiveness resolutions at various meetings. We sat down with the two council members who wrote it, along with Zach Lee who expressed some concerns about possible ramifications of the language. Nice long form conversation about the issues. Very thoughtful...

Duration:01:35:27

BONUS: Citizens Address the Council Over Racist Facebook Posts

8/6/2020
This Bonus Episode contains audio recordings of Producer Chris Guffey, Co-Host Zach Burcham, and City Councilman Aaron Dicken addressing the Henry County Council. These recordings were taken at the meeting on July 30th, 2020 in response to Facebook posts made by Councilman Kenon Gray.

Duration:00:15:33

171: Back to School - Chinese Seeds - Cancelled Election?

7/31/2020
Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are joined by co-host Kade Koger for episode 171 of East Central Indiana’s favorite podcast. https://bosshog.fireside.fm/187 Is the election going to get cancelled? COVID issues drone on, mask are law but not really, Herman Cain passed away...Schools are reopening but should they? Life keeps giving us lemons and we're trying to churn out lemonade, figuring it all out as we go along. Jeremiah thinks that the Indy Star is trying to kill the Indianapolis 500,...

Duration:01:12:24

170: Joey Mulinaro of Barstool Sports

7/24/2020
Jeremiah Morrell is joined by Zachary Burcham and Chase Peyton in the Co-host chairs, Dakota was on essential duty assignment. Chris Guffey returned to his producer's chair. https://bosshog.fireside.fm/186 We are joined by our long time friend Joey Mulinaro of Barstool Sports. We talk about his incredible year, impressions, being “drafted” by Barstool, and much more. There is a little mask talk, how it affects sports...Indy 500 is a month away and it is happening. Will be the largest...

Duration:01:25:46

169: Masks, Coins, and Admitting Mistakes

7/16/2020
Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts. Chris Spangle is the guest of honor this week, as Sara Morrell runs the board because Chris Guffey called in “engaged”. https://bosshog.fireside.fm/185 We talk more COVID-19, masks are required almost everywhere, nobody can find coins anywhere, Spangle is unhappy with everything. And a major controversy has occurred in the community...The guys do their best to break it down. Our program is community supported on Patreon. Do your part by...

Duration:01:32:32

168: Cancel Culture or a Changing time? Trump Tweets, SCOTUS, and Charlie Daniels

7/9/2020
Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts, Chase Petyon is on the sports desk, Producer Chris Guffey runs the board, and Mark Brim is our “guest” but honestly we don’t treat him like that anymore. https://bosshog.fireside.fm/184 It is Jeremiah’s birthday, so he got Mark a gift. We tried to talk through the news. Trump tweets, Supreme Court decisions, a horse died in Wisconsin, Charlie Daniels died, Masks are required in Indy, and the NFL might change the name of their football team....

Duration:01:45:51

167: The Great American Dream - RV Road trips & Indiana's Economy

6/30/2020
Jeremiah Morrell and Zachary Burcham are your hosts, with guests Rusty Eckstein of Mount Comfort RV andPat Bremer of Small Trailer Enthusiast. Chris Guffey makes everyone sound good on the producer's guest. https://bosshog.fireside.fm/183 It is Independence Day Weekend and there is nothing more American than the great road trip. When you think roadtrip, you think about the RV. We found two experts that explain the industry. 90% of all of them are made in the state of Indiana along with...

Duration:01:52:05

166: The Bubba Wallace Story

6/24/2020
Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts, Zachary Burcham and Sean Row join us to dig into the big news of the week. https://bosshog.fireside.fm/182 In the wake of the George Floyd murder, NASCAR has found itself above the fold in almost every newspaper in the country with driver Bubba Wallace. We talk about the background of Bubba. First the confederate flag was banned from NASCAR races and then a noose was found in the Petty Garage that fields the 43 car for Wallace. We talk about...

Duration:01:32:13

165: The Tattoo Episode - Chad Rowe

6/19/2020
Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts, Chase Peyton co-hosts and our producer is Chris Guffey. https://bosshog.fireside.fm/181 In a distraction from the news of the day, we finally got to bring Chad Rowe in the studio to talk about his business. Chad and his friends opened the Underdogs Tattoo Studio in New Castle. We talk through learning the business, opening up, and finally making it big. Chad got national attention when he tattoo’d “Always Tired” on Post Malone’s face. For the...

Duration:02:23:01

164: Primary Results - What is tear gas and did Trump use it?

6/5/2020
Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts. Mason Rottinghaus and Chase Peyton sit in as co-hosts, and Chris Guffey is your producer! https://bosshog.fireside.fm/180 We talk 2020 primary election results, civil unrest, and everything that has been cancelled this summer. Oh, and what is the definition of tear gas. Our program is community supported on Patreon. Do your part by chipping into the cause by donating monthly at any level at www.patreon.com/bosshogofliberty and receive even...

Duration:01:32:50

163: Candidate Series - County Council - Lawsuits, Resignations, Uncertainty

5/27/2020
Jeremiah Morrell and Zachary Burcham are your hosts this week as Dakota Davis is off being an essential worker! https://bosshog.fireside.fm/179 This is the conclusion of the spring candidate series, sponsored in 2020 by Weiland’s Flowers. Huge episode with the four Republican candidates for Henry County Council at Large. Three incumbents seeking reelection Clay Morgan, Harold Griffin, and Betsy Mills; along with challenger Travis Lyall. How does each candidate view their role as a...

Duration:02:42:24

162: Candidate Series - Kim Cronk

5/22/2020
Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts! https://bosshog.fireside.fm/178 The candidate series continues, sponsored in 2020 by Weiland’s Flowers. We chat this week with Kim Cronk, the current Henry County Middle District commissioner and candidate for re-election. Topics include handling the pandemic from the county level, Memorial Park’s future, land use scorecards, zoning, wind ordinances, the future of our county jail and much more! Our program is community supported on Patreon....

Duration:01:18:14

161: Candidate Series - Bobbi Plummer

5/15/2020
Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts! https://bosshog.fireside.fm/177 The candidate series continues, sponsored in 2020 by Weiland’s Flowers. It’s our first show back in studio! We chat this week with Bobbi Plummer, candidate for Henry County Commissioner. Topics include handling the pandemic from the county level, Memorial Park’s future, land use scorecards, zoning, wind ordinances, the future of our county jail and much more! Our program is community supported on Patreon. Do...

Duration:01:12:39

160: Justin Amash, Indiana Opens Up, 5G in Henry County?

5/8/2020
Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts! https://bosshog.fireside.fm/176 New presidential candidate is in the race! Justin Amash declared he is running as a Libertarian. Can he win the nomination? And does he move the needle at the national stage? Indiana is reopening, did Governor Holcomb explain his plan well? Does it make sense, and why is Jeremiah upset at the way it was rolled out? We have been covering rural broadband for months, and our friends at Henry County REMC made a...

Duration:01:06:38

159: Corey Murphy - "Not So Fast" - COVID Re-opening

4/23/2020
Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts! https://bosshog.fireside.fm/175 Our friend Corey Murphy, President of the Henry County Economic Development Corporation joins us to discuss the process of re-opening our local economy. They have the “Not So Fast” initiative, preparing businesses to re-open. We also discuss the ways to help local businesses get through the short term. The EDC also has some opportunities for locally sourced small business loans. Our program is community...

Duration:00:56:40

158: Is Lockdown almost over? Golf Courses Stay OPEN

4/16/2020
Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts! https://bosshog.fireside.fm/174 We talk property taxes, bills came in the mail. Do you have to pay them? Word is you have an extra 60 days, but they kinda need your money now. Jer’s township taxes went up 400% so he went on a hunt for answers. Turns out he got a great deal in 2019. We think COVID restrictions might be loosening up a bit...Golf courses are staying open, possibly allowing carts too? Are parks next? How much longer will we keep...

Duration:01:09:37

157: More Restrictions - When does it end? Joe Exotic / Trump Pardon?

4/9/2020
Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts! A rotating group of co-hosts as Mason Rottinghaus, Chris Guffey, and Kade Koger cycle through. https://bosshog.fireside.fm/173 Back in Zoom form again. Local golf courses and all Indiana campgrounds are closed. Liquor stores are now drive through only. The first local has been arrested for violating a stay at home order (after stealing a car). Local officials are using Google data of cell phones for policy? Is that what we want? President...

Duration:01:05:55