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We Make You Sound Smarter With Your Friends We Are Libertarians helps you sound smarter while talking to your friends. We examine current events from a libertarian perspective while treating modern politics with all of the irreverence it deserves. We toss out the screaming heads, put people before political parties, and give context to the news to make you think. Our host is Chris Spangle, a fifteen year veteran of politics and media. He leads a discussion amongst friends and high-profile guests that span the libertarian spectrum of thought. Founded in 2012, the podcast posts on Wednesdays and Fridays.

We Make You Sound Smarter With Your Friends We Are Libertarians helps you sound smarter while talking to your friends. We examine current events from a libertarian perspective while treating modern politics with all of the irreverence it deserves. We toss out the screaming heads, put people before political parties, and give context to the news to make you think. Our host is Chris Spangle, a fifteen year veteran of politics and media. He leads a discussion amongst friends and high-profile guests that span the libertarian spectrum of thought. Founded in 2012, the podcast posts on Wednesdays and Fridays.
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Indianapolis, IN

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We Make You Sound Smarter With Your Friends We Are Libertarians helps you sound smarter while talking to your friends. We examine current events from a libertarian perspective while treating modern politics with all of the irreverence it deserves. We toss out the screaming heads, put people before political parties, and give context to the news to make you think. Our host is Chris Spangle, a fifteen year veteran of politics and media. He leads a discussion amongst friends and high-profile guests that span the libertarian spectrum of thought. Founded in 2012, the podcast posts on Wednesdays and Fridays.

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Episodes

WAL Daily 68: Why I Don't Call Myself An Anarchist

4/18/2019
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Chris Spangle joins Tricia Stuart live on her Facebook page to discuss why he refuses to label himself as an anarchist, voluntaryist, or agorist. First, they do a dramatic re-enactment some of the creepy DMs in Tricia's inbox. Video: https://www.facebook.com/patricia.e.canfield/videos/10210485394650921/

Duration:01:13:47

351: Notre Dame Fire, Wikileaks

4/17/2019
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Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Sarah Brady Wagner discuss why the burning of Notre Dame has impacted people. We then discuss who and what Julian Assange and Wikileaks are, and if they are journalists or problematic. Notre Dame - 00:20:14 Wikileaks - 01:02:49 Show Notes: https://wearelibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Julian-Assange.pdf Video: https://youtu.be/laqchzfmEGc

Duration:01:58:47

WAL Presidential Candidate Debate Series: Immigration

4/16/2019
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In what might be the hottest topic in America today, listen in as Arvin Vohra, Benjamin Leder, Christopher Marks, Daniel Behrman, and William Hurst discuss the wall, travel bans, deportation, immigrant social programs, detainment, tuition, border security, citizenship tests, skilled laborers, and more. Video: https://youtu.be/iikny6HAFfw

Duration:02:00:23

WAL Presidential Candidate Debate Series: Immigration

4/16/2019
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In what might be the hottest topic in America today, listen in as Arvin Vohra, Benjamin Leder, Christopher Marks, Daniel Behrman, and William Hurst discuss the wall, travel bans, deportation, immigrant social programs, detainment, tuition, border security, citizenship tests, skilled laborers, and more. Video: https://youtu.be/iikny6HAFfw

WAL Daily 67: Stoicism and Reacting/Responding

4/15/2019
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What is stoicism? Is it a good or bad thing? And what is the difference between reacting and responding? Dale Melchin and Hodey Johns answer these questions and guide you to how navigating these answers can be better for your political and personal life. Video: https://youtu.be/lQ4pxPlyIG0

Duration:00:33:33

350: What is Brexit?

4/10/2019
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Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold explain the origins of the EU, the Brexit vote, and what it means for the British economy. The Brexit discussion begins at minute 31. Show notes: https://wearelibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Brexit-2.0.pdf

Duration:01:56:42

WAL Daily 66: Tackling Procrastination

4/5/2019
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Procrastination the problem that keeps you from dealing with your other problems. Join Dale Melchin and Hodey Johns as they discuss their personal experiences and how to formulate a plan of attack. Video: https://youtu.be/tvhewRSWWa8

Duration:00:32:56

WAL Daily 65: The Department of Defense Sucks

4/2/2019
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Don't take it from me, your humble host, Hodey Johns, take it from Ike: “Our problem is to achieve adequate military strength within the limits of endurable strain upon our economy. To amass military power without regard to our economic capacity would be to defend ourselves against one kind of disaster by inviting another.” Video: https://youtu.be/Z43egWvhYHA

Duration:00:25:45

WAL Presidential Candidate Debate Series: Healthcare Debate

4/1/2019
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Listen in as candidates Arvin Vohra, Benjamin Leder, Christopher Marks, Daniel Behrman, and William Hurst gives their responses about the tough problems and questions people have about healthcare today. Hodey Johns moderates. Video: https://youtu.be/ywkd_33fAq8

Duration:01:56:42

WAL Daily 64: Simplistic Advice with Dale Melchin

3/28/2019
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Have you ever needed advice from somebody who actually cares about you and wants you to grow? Meet Dale Melchin, longtime We Are Libertarians fan and host of the Simplistic Advice Podcast. In an era where people want to bring you comfort, take a moment to listen to his discussion with Hodey Johns about how people that care about you really help change your life. Video: https://youtu.be/c29BznGGTNY

Duration:00:33:59

349: Surviving R Kelly, Human Trafficking, and Domestic Violence

3/27/2019
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Chris Spangle and Maranda Barnett are joined by Shaunestte Terrell who works as a Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Resource Prosecutor for the Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council and Lael Hill, a victims's advocate. Surviving R Kelly has opened up a discussion of the red flags of human trafficking and domestic violence found in the beginning of relationships. Maranda opens up about her experiences as a child and adult to help both men and women avoid sexual and domestic violence. What are...

Duration:02:25:56

WAL Daily 63: Little Pink Houses

3/26/2019
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In the city of Pflugerville, just North of Austin Texas, there is a neighborhood where residents are throwing a bit more than just the odd shade. The serious concern at the heart of this dispute that threatens to hue the neighborhood in half? The color of Emilio Rodriguez’s house. Emilio’s neighbors have filed suit against him because of his choice of a bright, eye-catching pink, claiming that his unusual choice has lowered the value of their homes. In doing so, they seek restitution for the...

Duration:00:14:58

WAL Daily 62: Abortion Debate

3/25/2019
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Abortion is almost unquestionably the most divisive issue in all of politics. Somehow, our debaters ended up agreeing with each other by the end of the episode. Dennis Allen Miller II represents the pro-life side and Sarah Brady Wagner represents the pro-choice side in a debate moderated by Hodey Johns. Video: https://youtu.be/7Cu1cnJv-JE

Duration:00:50:11

348: What is the Mueller Investigation?

3/23/2019
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Chris Spangle and Lex Gingerella answer all the questions you are too embarrassed to ask about the Mueller Investigation and collusion between Donald Trump and Russia. Show Notes: https://wearelibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Mueller-Report.pdf

Duration:01:05:27

347: What is 4Chan? Explaining Internet Trolling Culture

3/20/2019
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Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and James Nease discuss the darker parts of the internet are being discussed in the wake of the New Zealand shooting. Nease was one of the first people on 4Chan, and has been a moderator since its beginning. He explains the culture of what the media is mislabeling the "far right." We also discuss the alienation of young men in today's society and what steps we can take to bring people out of isolation and into healthy communities.

Duration:02:32:29

WAL Daily 61: Injustice and Schaeffer Cox

3/18/2019
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When your enemy is a corrupt government, your enemy will do anything to lock you up: This includes making up charges, planting evidence, and illegal court procedures. Activist and musician Jordan Page teams up with legal expert Angela Clemons and they speak to Hodey Johns about what's going on and how to fix it. Visit the website here: https://freeschaeffer.com/ Check out the song here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGV1TXuR610&feature=youtu.be

Duration:00:37:58

WAL 2020 Presidential Candidate Series: Domestic Policy Debate

3/15/2019
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In the first of ten debates between the presidential candidates on the We Are Libertarian Network, we discuss Domestic Policy. Listen is as Kim Ruff, Christopher Marks, Ben Leder, and Arvin Vohra answer hard questions about gun control, gerrymandering, surveillance, drug policy, term limits, net neutrality, affirmative action, eminent domain, social security, and more! Video: https://youtu.be/zo4koqFbur8

Duration:01:55:20

346: Analysis of Joe Rogan, Tim Pool, and Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Vijaya Gadde

3/13/2019
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Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Mike Tront discuss the recent conversation between Joe Rogan, Tim Pool, and Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Vijaya Gadde over social media censorship. We have a clearer picture of the task that Twitter has, but are they listening? Joe Rogan Experience #1258 - Jack Dorsey, Vijaya Gadde & Tim Pool - https://youtu.be/DZCBRHOg3PQ

Duration:02:47:12

WAL 2020 Presidential Candidate Series: Meet William Hurst

3/12/2019
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William Hurst, Libertarian candidate for president, drops by to deliver his interview! Tune in to hear a list or priorities that are vastly different from his counterparts, as well as his ideas about working with others, being a free thinker, and the power of the veto.

Duration:00:42:43

WAL Daily 60: The Department of Commerce Sucks

3/8/2019
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Hodey Johns unloads on the next federal department on his list: The Department of Commerce. Find out how lighthouses, global warming, and bribery all seem to find their way into this institution that has been a thorn in the side of real commerce since almost the founding of our country.

Duration:00:22:30