Category Archives: The Liberty Weekly Podcast

Former Police Officer Outlines the Moral Injury of State-Based Policing Ep. 75

I am thrilled and honored to be joined today by former police officer Raeford Davis. We discuss how Raeford realized the immoral implications of the war on drugs. Given his experience, he also provides some guidance on how to reach the agents of the state with stern compassion and logic.

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Murray Rothbard: Living in a State-Run World

Citing Tenth Amendment, SCOTUS Strikes Down Federal Sports Gambling Law Ep. 74

Further cementing what has come to be known as the “anti commandeering doctrine,” the Supreme Court ruled that: “Provisions of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act that prohibit state authorization and licensing of sports gambling schemes violate the Constitution[.]” Although SCOTUS is no friend to liberty, and cannot be counted on to limit federal power, this decision is a win for state’s rights.

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Show Notes:

SCOTUS Blog Docket for Murphy v. NCAA

Amy Howe: Opinion Analysis for Murphy v. NCAA (SCOTUS Blog)

Mike Maharrey: Supreme Court’s Sports Gambling Opinion is a Rare and Major Win for the Tenth Amendment

Murphy v. NCAA Supreme Court Opinion

Erwin Chemerinsky: Constitutional Law Principles and Policies (Student Treatise) (Amazon Affiliate Link)

US Out of the Iran Deal as Torturer Gina Haspel Interviews for CIA Head Ep. 73 ft. Kyle Anzalone

Today I am joined by returning guest and resident foreign policy expert at the Libertarian Union, Kyle Anzalone. We discuss the history of Iran, the history of the Iran Deal, and Trump pulling out of said deal. We also discuss confirmed torturer Gina Haspel’s interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee on her way to becoming  CIA Director, as well as how veteran CIA analyst and whistle blower Ray McGovern was brutally assaulted by capitol police after his protestation of the hearing.

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Record Afghan Opium Crop Signals Violent Year for U.S. Forces (Co-authored with Will Porter)

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Associated Press: South Sudan accuses US of blocking path to country’s peace

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Show Notes:

Trump Announces the US will Withdraw from the JCPOA

Ray McGovern: Will a Torturer Become CIA Director?

Andrew J. Bacevich: America’s War for the Greater Middle East (Amazon Affiliate Link)

Gareth Porter–Manufactured Crisis: The Untold Story of the Iran Nuclear Scare (Amazon Affiliate Link)

Moon of Alabama: Trump Ends The Nuclear Deal With Iran – What’s Next?

Zerohedge: Israel Launches Air Strike on Iran Base Near Damascus

Jason Ditz (Antiwar.com) Israel Attacks Syria Less Than an Hour After Trump Speech

Capitol Police Thugs Brutalize 78 year-old CIA Whistleblower Ray McGovern for Speaking out Against Confirmed Torturer Gina Haspel

100+ High Ranking Intelligence Professionals Write Open Letter Against Torturer Gina Haspel

Generation Kill (Amazon Affiliate Link)

Netflix: “Under the Shadow” [2016] (Iranian Film)

Illinois Counties Move to Nullify State Gun Control Legislation Ep. 72

Using a doctrine neither party can correctly identify, five counties in Illinois have declared their intention to nullify state-level gun control regulations. I discuss the story and hearken back to my previous work on the nullification doctrine.

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Mises Institute Power & Market Blog: Illinois Counties Vote to Nullify State Gun Laws

Fox News: Illinois counties form ‘sanctuaries’ for gun owners to thwart state’s push for gun control

Think Progress: Illinois Republicans announce ‘sanctuary’ status to fight gun restrictions

The Liberty Weekly Podcast Ep. 4: Nullify Now! Combat Federal Despotism with State Action

The Liberty Weekly Podcast Ep. 17: Getting to Ancapistan: Secession Begins at Home

Liberation Library [2] Reclaiming the American Revolution: The Kentucky & Virginia Resolutions & Their Legacy

No Charges for Officers Who Tased Mentally Ill Man TO DEATH in His Shower Ep. 71

For my first episode back from a brief reprieve from Liberty Weekly, I lend my legal analysis to a horrible case out of Milwaukee County where District Attorney John Chrisholm has declined to file criminal charges against police officers who tased a mentally ill man to death in his shower. It is of the utmost importance that the public understand why Chrisholm made the decision he did and what legal questions he had to answer.

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Show Notes:

Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chrisholm’s Decision

Wis. Stat. 934.45 Privilege 

Wis. Stat. 51.20 Involuntary Commitment for Treatment

42 U.S. Code § 1983 – Civil Action for Deprivation of Rights

Non-State Solutions to Domestic Violence Ep. 55 ft. Trey Weaver

The Truth About Warren v. DC Ep. 46

Free Thought Project: Cops Break Into Innocent Man’s Home, Taser Him to Death in the Shower—No Charges

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Taser use cited in man’s death; prosecutor considering charges against West Milwaukee cops

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: A mentally ill man died after being hit 18 times with a Taser in his home. The police officers weren’t charged.

FOX 6 Milwaukee: Family of man who died after being ‘hit 15 times with electricity’ plans legal action against police

FOX 6 Milwaukee: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in death of West Milwaukee man who died after being Tased

Robin Shellow Law

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A Tale of Two Constitutions: Scottish Liberty on the Liberty Weekly Podcast Ep. 70


I was very pleased to bring on Antony Sammeroff and Tom Laird of the Scottish Liberty Podcast! We had a great discussion about Scottish & UK politics, Count Dankula, the British & American Constitutions, personal development, and free market environmentalism.

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Show Notes:

Scottish Liberty Podcast: What People Don’t Know About Capitalism and the Free Market!

Scottish  Liberty Podcast: The Myth of Free Market Monopolies

Antony’s Blog: “Seeing the Unseen” at seeingnotseen.blogspot.com

The Economics of Recycling | Floy Lilley

Be Yourself and LOVE It!

Scottish Libertarians.com

Taxation Makes SLAVES of Us All Ep. 69

Happy (belated) Taxation is Theft Day! If you live in the geographical area known as the United States of America, you just got fleeced by tax season! Not only did the government forcibly take your income under the threat of violence, but they made YOU calculate how much you “owed” them. In today’s episode I connect the dots between taxation being theft (or extortion) and how by definition, that makes us all slaves to the respective governments who would claim to rule us.

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Show Notes:

Liberty Weekly: Libertarian Anarchists Are Modern Day Abolitionists

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano: Taxation is Theft Mises Wire

Frank Chodorov: Taxation Is Robbery Mises Daily

Michael S. Rozeff: Taxation Isnt’t Only Theft, It’s Destruction Mises Wire

Peter Schiff: Two Former Social Security Officials Admit The System Is Not Much Different from a Ponzi Scheme

US Legal: Elements of Extortion

Quizlet: Criminal Law: Property Crimes: Theft Offenses

Larken Rose: How is Taxation Not Theft?

Keith Knight’s Don’t Tread on Anyone

Libertarianism in a Former Soviet Block Ep. 68 Ft. Dtluna

New(ish) friend of the show, Dtluna joins me from Minsk, Belarus, to chat about Belorussian history, deprogramming language, and taking control of your tech! DT has been a great friend of the show and I am really excited to bring his perspective! Hope you enjoy as well.

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Voluntaryism.club

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https://www.gnu.org/

https://www.libertarianism.org

Libertarians in a World on the Brink Ep. 67 Ft. Keith Knight

Esteemed friend of the show Keith Knight joins me to discuss libertarian tactics and current events in a wide ranging variety show of the highest quality! We cover lots of topics and, as always, Keith provides unique insights through his heavily sourced, encyclopedic knowledge of history, philosophy, and economics.

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EMERGENCY BROADCAST: Call Your Rep and Say “No” to More US Intervention in Syria Ep. 66

Here we go again! Another false flag chemical attack meant to drag the United States into more war in the Middle East. Let it not be said that we sat on our hands and did nothing while the seeds of WWIII were sown! Calling “your representatives” to say no to mass murder does not violate voluntaryist principles. It will take less than 5 minutes.

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Record Afghan Opium Crop Signals Violent Year for U.S. Forces (Co-authored with Will Porter)

syria.liveuamap.com

Show Notes:

FPF #179: “Trump Beats the Syria War Drum” w/ Will Porter

Moon of Alabama: Syria – Any U.S. Strike Will Lead to Escalation

Cato Daily Podcasts: POTUS Lacks Authority to Strike in Syrian Quagmire

CBS News: Nikki Haley Issues New Warning Over Syria Chemical Weapons Attacks