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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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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 9: Tough Questions- How do We Save These Kids?

10/22/2018
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Paul Copeland and Hodey Johns dive into what child intervention might look like in a libertarian society. Learn about how the government is incentivized to kidnap children, why taking a child away (even from an abusive family) is 10 times more fatal than leaving them alone, and when protecting innocent children becomes a moral imperative for liberty-minded minarchists and anarchists. Show Notes: https://wearelibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/How-do-we-Save-the-Kids_.pdf

Duration:00:27:36

323: Libertarian Student Groups, Tariffs

10/20/2018
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Chris Spangle and Z Hunt discuss the current state of student organizations for libertarians and why tariffs are harmful to the economy. Show Notes: https://wearelibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Tariffs.pdf

Duration:01:20:02

WAL Daily 8: Our Bodies & Our Choices - The IVF Questions

10/19/2018
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Sarah Brady Wagner discusses the big questions that come up when considering having children through artificial means. She highlights the ethical and philosophical dilemmas and choices faced by prospective parents and invites you to consider what you would do in the same situation.

Duration:00:08:58

WAL Daily 7: Wage Slavery

10/18/2018
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Hodey Johns and Sarah Brady Wagner talk about an old term that’s seeing new traction: Wage Slavery. We explore why true capitalists will embrace economic upheaval and how the ability to choose jobs doesn’t actually set you free. Show Notes: https://wearelibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Wage-Slavery-Notes.pdf

Duration:00:20:47

322: Spangle Has His Tires Stolen, Calls for Private Police Forces

10/17/2018
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Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the theft of Spangle's tires and the absolute lack of cares given by the local police. As a result, we discuss what a world of private police agencies may look like. Show Notes: https://wearelibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Privatizing-the-Police.pdf

Duration:02:42:30

WAL Daily 6: 4 Tips for Libertarians When Talking to People They Disagree With

10/16/2018
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Brian Nichols gives 4 Tips for Libertarians When Talking to People They Disagree With.

Duration:00:22:23

WAL Daily 5: Tough Questions- Who Speaks for the Trees?

10/15/2018
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Hodey Johns and Paul Copeland get you the answer on why libertarians are better on the issue of environmental preservation and protection than anybody else. Listen in and find out how the government uses the EPA to extort money to damage the environment and how libertarians can offer a better protection in keeping your water and air clean.

Duration:00:30:55

WAL Daily 4: Filibuster and Cloture

10/12/2018
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Rhinehold sits down to take a look at the history of the Filibuster and Cloture votes, dispelling some myths along the way.

Duration:00:25:31

321: A Case for Open Borders, Wasted Vote Arguments, Hillary Clinton Gaslights America

10/11/2018
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Chris Spangle and Harry Price give some libertarian arguments for open borders, destroy the wasted vote argument with facts, and then point out the stunning hypocrisy of Hillary Clinton.

Duration:01:58:13

WAL Daily 3: The Advancement of In Vitro Fertilization

10/10/2018
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Sarah Brady Wagner and Hodey Johns discuss where we're at with In Vitro Fertilization, what the future looks like, and why libertarians should stay one step ahead of the government in regulating it. We also examine when life begins and other matters that effect those who don't plan on utilizing IVF.

Duration:00:28:02

WAL Daily 2: Should You Vote Libertarian Party in Swing Senate Races?

10/8/2018
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Chris Spangle talks to Lucy Brenton, the Libertarian Party US Senate candidate about her tightening race. Should libertarians vote for the Republican to keep Democrats from getting a majority in the Senate? Is casting a vote for a Libertarian a wasted vote? Where does she stand on major issues, including how she'd vote for Brett Kavanaugh. Listen to hear her answers. Visit her website here: http://www.lucyforsenate.com/

Duration:00:26:09

320: Kavanaugh, The End

10/6/2018
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Chris Spangle and Rhinehold tie up the loose ends of the Kavanaugh story. Why does Kavanaugh's record disqualify him regardless of Ford's accusation? What lasting effect will his nomination have on politics? Did Ford and Kavanaugh both purger themselves, and does it matter? Listen and find out. Show Notes: https://wearelibertarians.com/wal-320-kavanaugh-the-end/

Duration:01:42:31

319: Advice for Men and Women in the #MeToo Era

10/5/2018
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Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Hanna Weber discuss the fear and resentment that the Kavanaugh hearings have unleashed. We unpack the emotions surrounding the current environment and give advice to men and women on how to handle work environments, relationships, and life online.

Duration:02:45:11

WAL Daily 1: Intro to Show, Why are Libertarians Defending Kavanaugh?

10/4/2018
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Chris Spangle and Sarah Brady Wagner introduce the new series WAL Daily. Sarah then questions why libertarians are defending Kavanaugh when his track record towards limited government is abysmal.

Duration:00:26:33

318: Breaking Down the #MeToo Movement

9/28/2018
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Sarah Brady Wagner and Susan Hogarth discuss the #MeToo movement and how it has developed and progressed. How did it start? What are the goals? How can men who have been accused under #MeToo move forward or redeem themselves? Two ladies of liberty discuss that and more.

Duration:01:44:40

317: Brett Kavanaugh: Timeline of Events, #MeToo, and the Impact on Political Discourse

9/26/2018
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Today, WAL is taken over by Brian Nichols of The Brian Nichols Show & Dakota Davis of The Boss Hog of Liberty. Listen as they discuss the timeline of events in the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings, the allegations of sexual misconduct against Kavanaugh, and the overall impact this has on our political discourse going forward.

Duration:01:19:17

316: Kavanaugh Allegations, Dallas Police Shooting

9/19/2018
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Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and former prosecutor Craig DeCosta examine the allegations of rape levied against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh and discuss the death of a man when police officer Amber Guyger shot and killed Botham Shem Jean in his own home. Show Notes - https://wearelibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/316ShowNotesWAL.pdf Time Stamps * Kavanaugh Accusations - 00:07:45 * Dallas Police Shooting - 01:53:37 * Undercovered News - 02:11:10

Duration:02:32:41

315: Spangle on Boss Hog of Liberty - Creating Your Own Local Media, Spangle in North Korean Propaganda

9/14/2018
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Chris Spangle appears on the Boss Hog of Liberty to discuss creating local media in your town, how Spangle accidentally ended up in Korean propaganda, and why Jeremiah loves so hard. Original Post: https://bosshog.fireside.fm/87 Episode 77 features We Are Libertarian's own Dear Leader, Chris Spangle. Chris runs and founded the WAL network that syndicates Boss Hog of Liberty. He stopped by to record the first episode in the brand new studio, made possible by our Patreon donors. Chris and...

Duration:01:14:08

314: Immigration, Democrats Lose their Mind, NYT Op-Ed

9/10/2018
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Chris Spangle, Tad Western, and Low Rated Russian Rob Kendall joins us to talk about his local celebrity as an up-and-coming talk show host, they debate immigration, McCain's legacy, ask why the Kavanaugh hearings have become so insane, how memes led to Spangle not attending a wedding, and Rob's feeling about the Trump administration. This was recorded live at Tad's ranch with a special appearance from Corey Barker. Rob on Twitter - https://twitter.com/RobMKendall Rob Kendall Show -...

Duration:01:32:01

313: Everything is Awesome and No One Cares

9/5/2018
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Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss how awesome things are by taking a look at a book titled 'It's Better Than It Looks: Reasons for Optimism in an Age of Fear' by Gregg Easterbrook. We then ask why people feel the world is awful if the human condition has never been better? We end with Sen. Ben Sasse's speech on why the Supreme Court has become so important. It's Better Than It Looks: Reasons for Optimism in an Age of Fear by Gregg Easterbrook Link: http://a.co/d/4403bbF

Duration:01:56:40