Libertarian politicians, regardless of caucus or radicalism, eventually embrace the pragmatic belief that they need to campaign toward normal people in order to win and make a change. But what if this understanding was inherently flawed, and running down the middle was the cause of the constant failure of the liberty movement to take hold in any meaningful manner?
The one thing Libertarians hate more than government roads? Other Libertarians… The one thing this crotchety group of guys hates more than other libertarians? Their caucuses… Internal politics is toxic, and harmful to the overall mission of advancing liberty. The internal politics of The Libertarian Party is just a full-blown display of Sayre’s Law in action. And worst of all, it’s distracting us from shitting on John McCain. Reed Coverdale and Idaho Joe join for a no-agenda reunion, where the only thing on the table is shitting on everyone else.
The Edge or The Point, which is more important to keep in mind when wielding a knife on social media? Is the bold and radical messaging strategy of the Mises Caucus hurting the Libertarian Party, or is it reigniting a long-lost base of support from the larger movement as a whole? Eric Cordova, vice chair of the Libertarian Party of Queens county, joins Justin for a conversation about messaging, drama, and the social media shakeup that is The Libertarian Party of New Hampshire.
Defend The Guard legislation is the first step toward curbing the imperial appetite for war, that has robbed Americans of both wealth and life for generations. New Hampshire State Representative Matthew Santonastaso joins the show to talk about the importance of the defend the guard legislation he’s sponsoring, and how Americans can take back our country from the military-industrial complex.
In an age of social media replacing personal connection, the art of conversation has been lost to an entire generation. Political activists, salespeople, and anyone who cares to learn can benefit from these 10 simple steps to having a better conversation.
Is the fear of succumbing to the left driving libertarians and conservatives to forfeit the culture war, by adopting the culture of tyranny in opposition to hostile ideologies? Is communism a looming threat, or is it fully in force dictating our lives?
Assault weapons bans, sanctuary states, nullification, a sheriff’s election, and the US Constitution. A recipe for confusion and controversy, and Libertarian Candidate for Sheriff Ben Weir joins us to talk about gun control and the rights of the people.
Have the power of words been lost to the weaponized discourse of modern political argumentation? Is the right doing to “groomer”, what the left did to “racist”? Is “Pedo” just the new “Nazi”? Is the modern guide to partisan political discourse to just dive into reactionary insults against collective groups with no critical thinking? Is the culture war lost, now that the right has adopted the tactics of the left?
The only thing libertarians hate more than government roads is other libertarians. But the infighting has reached a point where it’s become outwardly destructive to the liberty movement and the Libertarian Party. Personality clashes have manifested into electoral duels, threatening the ballot access of state affiliates, and the professional image and future of the Libertarian Party. All because we can’t resist eating our own.
Tonight’s show will be all about the state of resistance and the current state of the liberty movement, what plagues it, where its potential lies, and where I stand within it. The tentative agenda includes talking about my takeaways from Lauren Southern’s new movie, the notion of “fedposting,” the division within the Libertarian party, and the importance of actually doing something, instead of sitting around and waiting for others to make you more free… Learn more and