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The Cost - The Human Toll of Government Policy

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Government policy has a cost. Every law and regulation passed by the government has a human toll. The Cost, a series of We Are Libertarians, is a one-on-one interview that tells the story of an average person as they deal with the outcome of policy.

Government policy has a cost. Every law and regulation passed by the government has a human toll. The Cost, a series of We Are Libertarians, is a one-on-one interview that tells the story of an average person as they deal with the outcome of policy.
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United States

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Government policy has a cost. Every law and regulation passed by the government has a human toll. The Cost, a series of We Are Libertarians, is a one-on-one interview that tells the story of an average person as they deal with the outcome of policy.

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English


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11/8/2017
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Duration: 00:01:21


8: Chloe’s Story – Big Government Impedes Self-Improvement

8/18/2017
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Chris Spangle and Chloe Anagnos explain how government interferes with a person’s ability to improve their lives in a new installment of The Cost: The Human Toll of Government Policy. Show Notes: How Big Government Hurts Those with Chronic Conditions According to the CDC, chronic conditions are the leading cause of death and disability in […] The post 8: Chloe’s Story – Big Government Impedes Self-Improvement appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the...

Duration: 01:03:00


7: Addi’s Story – Healing Epilepsy with CBD Oil

2/19/2017
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John and Jess Hooker join Chris Spangle for a conversation about their daughter’s epilepsy and the improvement in her symptoms since introducing her to CBD oil. Originally recorded as episode 194 of We Are Libertarians. The post 7: Addi’s Story – Healing Epilepsy with CBD Oil appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics deserves. Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and other co-hosts blend humor and intelligence to explain to you what the...

Duration: 01:00:39


6: Miah’s Story – The Life of an Outcast

2/17/2017
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What happens when society makes a person a pariah? Our podcast Creating Miah is a conversation between Chris Spangle and Miah Akston as she transitions from male to female. More than that, it is a process of self-discovery and a hard look at social norms in our society. In this episode, originally recorded for Creating […] The post 6: Miah’s Story – The Life of an Outcast appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics deserves....

Duration: 01:28:51


5: Rachel’s Story – Profit Over Lives in Our Prisons

2/16/2017
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Chris Spangle and Greg Lenz sit down to talk to Claude “Woody” Wood and Linda Martel of Indianapolis, IN about the death of Woody’s daughter Rachel Wood while an inmate in Indiana prisons. It is is a difficult story that shows us the tragic results of an inhumane system. Be sure to read the coverage of this story […] The post 5: Rachel’s Story – Profit Over Lives in Our Prisons appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics...

Duration: 01:51:22


4: Richard’s Story – What is Life Like After Prison?

2/15/2017
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Chris Spangle and Brett Bittner are joined again by Derone Caldwell and Richard Samuels to discuss life after prison, issues facing the black community, and how to unite the country to reform our justice system. Originally recorded as episode 163 of We Are Libertarians. The post 4: Richard’s Story – What is Life Like After Prison? appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics deserves. Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and other co-hosts...

Duration: 02:03:13


3: Derone’s Story – What is it like to go to prison for 18 years?

2/13/2017
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Chris Spangle, Chloe Anagnos, and Brett Bittner are joined by Derone Caldwell and Richard Samuels to discuss life inside of prison, the emotions of a long term sentence and solitary confinement, and how the innocent are often forced into long sentences through the manipulation of the justice system. Originally episode 160 of We Are Libertarians. The post 3: Derone’s Story – What is it like to go to prison for 18 years? appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all...

Duration: 02:01:57


1: Megan’s Business Closes Due to Regulations

2/12/2017
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In 2012 (Episode 17), Chris Spangle and Chris Gault interviewed the owner of a roll your own tobacco shop. Because of a new law, they had to lay off 3/4 of their employees in a single day. Megan of the Smoke Station chain explains the real damage that government regulation has on small business owners and […] The post 1: Megan’s Business Closes Due to Regulations appeared first on We Are Libertarians. We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics deserves. Chris...

Duration: 00:29:11