The guys talk about a few local news stories including a greenhouse wanting to bring in workers and the surrounding neighborhood wanting to use government to stop it. Another news story about how the government's recommendation for allowable poison in the water turns out to be wrong? Well, I'm for one shocked! Then a look at the benefits for privatization including schooling.
Ding dong the government is shut down! The road to tyranny is over...right? Come on now! The guys talk about the unnecessary need of a federal power, how the current war state started after the fall of the Soviet Union, what the Federal Reserve is and how evil it is, and what the benefit to having a gold standard is.
The government approves the legal level to poison you: https://www.mlive.com/news/2018/12/michigan-pfas-safety-level-would-double-under-lame-duck-bill.html https://www.mlive.com/news/index.ssf/2018/11/businesses_discharging_pfas_in.html Michigan Schools need permission to do things: https://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/education/2017/07/31/michigan-schools-start-labor-day/104150010/ Colleges overspending on upper management:...
The boys discuss what to do when confronted by the police - say nothing and find out if you are being detained. As a jumping off point, they discuss an article from mLive about a protester who was choked, assaulted, and arrested by Michigan police. You can find the article here - https://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2018/11/street_protester_choked_by_off.html
Continue the critique the article "Six Reasons Libertarians Should Reject the Non-Aggression Principle" by Matt Zwolinski. Fraud, aggression, and children are the topics covered. You can find the article here - https://www.libertarianism.org/blog/six-reasons-libertarians-should-reject-non-aggression-principle
The guys briefly go over the Michigan election and also why you shouldn't rely on the government for your safety or protection using the California wildfires as an example. Next, they start critiquing the article "Six Reasons Libertarians Should Reject the Non-Aggression Principle" by Matt Zwolinski. Pollution, violence, and risk are the three topics covered this episode.
Part 2 of 3 on how the NAP applies to free markets. The boys talk about issues subsidies given by the government have and how regulations can be accomplished without the state. They even touch on just how much a kidney goes for and why it's not right you can't sell your organs.
Hey! You can see the guys in this episode! Patrick and Matt discuss how the NAP is the basis for the free market. They then go on to talk about how the EPA and other government interest corrupts the free exercise of the market. Then they tackle the dreaded question for all libertarians...WHO WILL BUILD THE ROADS?!?!
The boys give an update on the homeless issues discussed in the last episode and then discuss why public education is a moral violation and how it's an old failing system in need of breaking apart and privatizing it. iTunes - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-road-to-freedom-podcast/id1430099817 Stitcher - https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/the-road-to-freedom-podcast Google Play - https://player.fm/series/the-road-to-freedom-podcast YouTube -...
Welcome to our first episode. We're just two guys who love liberty and espouse libertarian principles. But we're still learning and we want to learn with you, be challenged by you, and share ideas with you. Join us, won't you?