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I feel like a lot of you do: Politically homeless. Spiritually thirsty. Financially and relationally fragile. Life in the mid-21st century has left many of us feeling lost and yearning for belonging. You're not alone. To make sense of our moment, I talk with writers, historians, educators, innovator… read more

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Can Reformed Libertarianism Counter Christian Nationalism? With Kerry Baldwin and Gregory Baus

November 28th, 2023


Christian Nationalism, Theonomy, and monarchism are on the rise in libertarian circles. The hosts of the Reformed Libertarians Podcast, Kerry Baldwin and Gregory Baus, join my to explain why the Reformed stream of …

Biden Administration Moves to Lower The Cost of Prescription Drugs. Will it Work? With David McGarry

November 22nd, 2023


Joe Biden is using a new tool from the Inflation Reduction Act to lower the cost of ten prescription drugs. Will it work? David B. McGarry is a …

Javier Milei Is Elected in Argentina. Is He The First Elected Anarco-Capitalist in History to A Major Office?

November 20th, 2023


Javier Milei is the new President-Elect of Argentina. Milei is known for his brash style of politics, but undergirding that is a solid belief in …

How To Not Be A Fat Dad - My Personal Trainer Drops a Dose of Reality About My Weight

November 16th, 2023


I've just discovered that I am fat again... I invite on my personal trainer Sean Murphy of Blockhouse Fitness to have a frank conversation about what I need to do to get back on track, and he explains what you need to …

WAL: The Nashville Manifesto

November 16th, 2023


In March, a shooter walked into a church school and killed six people. In the months leading up to it, they left behind writings, and they were …

Antisemitism on U.S. Campuses After the Hamas Attacks in Israel, Plus Student Loan Reforms with Neetu Arnold

November 8th, 2023


I speak with Neetu Arnold, Research Fellow at the National Association of Scholars and a Young Voices contributor, about the recent responses of U.S. …

Who Is Mike Johnson, the New Speaker Of the House?

October 30th, 2023


Rhinehold joins me as we recap the process that led up to Mike Johnson being voted in as the newest Speaker Of the House. Who is that? We share some …

Did You Know Police Can Seize Your Car and Don't Have To Return It? Explaining Civil Asset Forfeiture with Jill Jacobson

October 27th, 2023


Did you know that if you're pulled over, the cops can take your car and cash and never return it, even if you're never convicted? It is called civil …

Is Argentina About To Elect an Austrian Economist And Anarcho-Capitalist? With Marcos Falcone on Javier Milei

October 20th, 2023


On October 22, 2023, Argentinians will go to the polls and have a choice of three candidates, two of whom are libertarians. The front runner is …

Watch My Network TV Debut Tomorrow Night! - Ms. Pat Settles It on BET at 10 PM ET

October 17th, 2023


Ms. Pat Settles It debuts TOMORROW NIGHT on BET! I'm featured in it as a celebrity juror along side Ray J, Carmen Barton, and Jasmine Luv. Please watch it because you're going to love it. It's the craziest court show …

A Massacre in Israel Leads to War in Gaza

October 14th, 2023


On the morning of October 7, 2023, 1,500 Hamas fighters set in motion an attack plan two years in the making as they invaded Israel, leaving 1,354 dead, including 27 Americans. Now Israel is bombing Gaza in anticipation …

Compassion Solves Problems In Ways Profit and Coercion Can't with Dan Johnson

October 9th, 2023


Daniel Johnson is the Executive Director of the Institute for Community Solutions, and he outlines the three ways to solve problems in society: …

The Firing of Speaker Of the House Kevin McCarthy

October 6th, 2023


Wondering why Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy just got voted out of his role for the first time in American history? Rhinehold and I explain the …

About The Chris Spangle Show

September 30th, 2023


As we enter the 12th year of the podcast, I wanted to share my background, the history of the show, how it has evolved, where it is going, and open …

Should the Libertarian Party Run Robert Kennedy Jr.?

September 30th, 2023


Austin Peterson invited me on his podcast "Wake Up America" to discuss the prospect of Robert Kennedy Jr. running on the Libertarian Party ticket, and I evaluated his beliefs. 

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September 30th, 2023


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WAL Live: Stop Being a Helpless Baby!

September 25th, 2023


What makes a trash human? Asking an expert friend about how to solve a basic problem instead of googling first. Somehow, this leads to why quantum …

Should The Federal Government Regulate A.I.? with James Czerniawski

September 20th, 2023


James Czerniawski is the senior policy analyst at Americans for Prosperity and a Young Voices contributor, focusing on tech and innovation. He joins …

How Much Should Libertarians Trust Vivek Ramaswamy?

September 20th, 2023


Austin Peterson invited me on to discuss his new favorite politician, Vivek Ramaswamy. I have no favorite politicians, so I wanted to share why I …

The Five U.S. Presidential Elections That Foreshadow 2024 with Dan Miller

September 11th, 2023


I recently attended a talkshop by historian Dan Miller on five past Presidential elections that could inform the contest in 2024. I sat down with him …

The Spirit of ’76: Libertarianism and American Renewal with Alex Salter

September 5th, 2023


Alexander Salter writes in his book "The Spirit of ’76," "Libertarianism is a rational reconstruction of America's founding principles." He joins me …

Breaking Down the Republican Debate

August 26th, 2023


We all know this debate probably didn't matter as the country hurdles toward another Biden-Trump election. Still, eight candidates met on the stage …

Designing a New Constitution Using Jeffersonian Principles For The Internet Age with Max Borders

August 23rd, 2023


Max Borders is the author of the new book "Underthrow: How Jefferson's Dangerous Idea Will Spark a New Revolution." We discuss renewing the …

The Power of Family Meals: Personal Stories of Impact from a Catholic Priest and Theology Professor

August 18th, 2023


Not having regular family meals can lead to increased substance abuse, unwanted pregnancies, depression, obesity, and lower academic standards. …

Mutahar of SomeOrdinaryGamers vs XqC... What Are The Ethics of Using Other People's Content in the Internet Age?

August 6th, 2023


Chris Spangle and Harry Price revamp the WAL format with their first reaction video... about reaction videos. When is it fair to use someone else's content, and how? What are some new ethical principles streamers and …

Lessen Your Anxiety About Current Events By Discovering Your First Principles

August 1st, 2023


I was on a road trip and dropped in on my friend Kris Bex. He is one of the most well-read libertarians I know, and I wanted to ask him, "How does someone discover their own first principles?" It's been my experience …

Lessons Learned from Poland's Ukrainian Refugee Crisis with Emily Schroen

July 21st, 2023


Emily Schroen talks about her experience working with refugees and displaced Ukranians in Poland with Americans for Ukraine, US-based nonprofit …

Assessing the 2024 Presidential Race

July 17th, 2023


Austin Peterson recently invited me on his radio show to discuss the 2024 Presidential race. 

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The History Behind One-Fits-All Public Education and How to Take Charge of Your Kids Education with Hannah Frankman

July 14th, 2023


Hannah Frankman of rebelEducator (soon to be School By Design) joins to discuss the history of education in America. How did we end up with one …

Relighting the Torch - A Conversation with Andrew Horning on the American Experiment

July 5th, 2023


Andrew Horning is the person that most influenced my thinking towards libertarianism, and on July 4th, we discussed the American experiment and his …

What is Originalism? Robert Delahunty on The History and Function of the Supreme Court

June 27th, 2023


Robert Delahunty is the author of the new book "The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Supreme Court," and he joins me to discuss how the Supreme …

I'm a Dad! The Birth of My Son

June 21st, 2023


In a sleep-deprived, emotional conversation with you, I give the background of the birth of my new son. I wanted to share some of the changes over the last few years that led to this great moment.

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Colonel Grant Newsham's Warning About War With China

June 12th, 2023


For decades, Americans have looked at China as a reliable business partner and a friendly nation. That notion is eroding quickly, and Colonel Grant …

Countering China and Russia with Friendshoring

June 5th, 2023


Russia and China have made it clear that they are competitors at best, and adversaries at worse. Friendshoring is a peaceful solution to countering …

Interviews with IndyCar Drivers Entered in the Indy 500

May 27th, 2023


The Thursday before the Indy 500 is media day, and the BOB & TOM Show is invited out to interview the field. These are the interviews I did, but search for the Bob and Tom free podcast to hear all of the interviews …

Andrew Koppelman: How Libertarian Philosophy Was Corrupted by Delusion and Greed

May 18th, 2023


A funny thing happened on the road to serfdom: while setting out to uncharitably critique libertarians, constitutional law professor Andrew Koppelman ended up being persuaded by F.A. Hayek on the importance of free …

The Fall of the USSR and Putin with Bruce Carlson of My History Can Beat Up Your Politics

May 10th, 2023


Our friend Bruce Carlson of My History Can Beat Up Your Politics is back to discuss the fall of the USSR and how that led to the rise of Putin. 

Disabled Veterans Turned Into Felons: The Mass Criminalization of Gun Owners in America

April 28th, 2023


A new ATF rule reclassifies firearms equipped with pistol braces as short-barreled rifles, implying that brace owners are looking at felony criminal …

Matt Walsh Gets Hacked, Critiquing Culture with Principles Instead of "Own The Cons/Libs"

April 20th, 2023


Chris Spangle joins Austin Petersen on his Wake Up America Show to discuss Matt Walsh being hacked, which leads to a discussion on the importance of …

Why Did Donald Trump Get Arrested?

April 15th, 2023


Donald Trump was arrested. Democrats have been trying to put him behind bars. Republicans think it is a witch hunt. Harry, Rhinehold, and I break …

The Housing Affordability Crisis: What's Causing It and How Can We Fix It?

April 7th, 2023


Jeremiah Ludwig, an independent housing policy researcher based in Washington DC, joins me to discuss how housing is becoming less affordable in …

The Future of Free Speech on the Internet: Implications of Supreme Court Cases on Section 230

March 29th, 2023


James Czerniawski joins me to discuss two recent Supreme Court cases, Gonzalez v. Google and Twitter v. Tamana, which have implications for free speech on the internet and Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. …

Discover the Power of a Good Story: How Baseball Great Carl Erskine's Story is Changing Lives

March 22nd, 2023


Ted Green is a director, producer, and writer who fell in love with the art of storytelling through film and has made several documentaries, many of them about sports, but also focusing on people and events that …

A Bail Bondsmen on Bail Disparities and Inner City Crime: An Eye-Opening Conversation

March 18th, 2023


Months ago I interviewed the Bail Project, which helps economically disadvantaged people avoid long jail stays while awaiting trial. Ken Good, Texas bail attorney and a board member of the Professional Bondsmen of …

How One Domestic Violence Shelter Empowers Men to Be A Part of Ending Violence In Their Community

March 13th, 2023


Melissa Echerd is the Prevention and Education Officer for Sheltering Wings, a shelter for domestic violence victims in Hendricks County. We discuss …

From Vouchers to Tax Credits: What is School Choice and How Does it Work?

March 8th, 2023


School choice has been around for a long time, but what do the terms of vouchers, tax credits, and education savings plans mean? How can we give …

WAL Live! How to Read More Books

March 4th, 2023


Over the last few years, I've made a big effort to read more books, greatly enriching my life. Harry and I invited my friends Kat and Moni from the Fake Ass Book Club to talk about the importance of reading more and how …

Why China wants to invade Taiwan: A deep dive into the conflict with Zack Yost

March 1st, 2023


Why does China want to invade Taiwan? My guest Zachary Yost is a co-host of the War Economy and State podcast and a young Voices Contributor, and we take a deep dive on the differences between Ukraine and Taiwan and how …

Ukraine and the Train Derailment - Chris Spangle on Now That's Debatable

February 25th, 2023


My Patdown podcast partner Deon Curry invited me on his podcast Now That's Debatable to discuss who is responsible for the train derailment, what libertarianism is, and why we need to end support for Ukraine.

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Hawk Jensen Updates Us On His Docuseries "Follow the Science: On Lockdowns and Liberty"

February 22nd, 2023


Hawk Jensen, a documentary filmmaker from Hollywood, has partnered with other artists to create a new documentary series called "Follow the Science: …

Is Norfolk Southern Putting Profit Over Safety Regulations? Explaining the East Palestine, Ohio Train Derailment

February 20th, 2023


Brian Wohlgemuth and Vaughn Spargur join me to explain the basics of the train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, where a Norfolk and Southern train …

Jack Salmon on the Coming Crisis For Social Security Solvency

February 15th, 2023


The Social Security trust fund will be broke by 2034, so policymakers need to begin crafting bipartisan solutions to continue funding the Social …

PP: Q&A - Should I Do Video or Just Audio for My Podcast?

February 11th, 2023


Jocelyn recently wrote on our Instagram (@podcastingap) and asked about creating something visual for YouTube. She said that it was exhausting and that she only did one segment. So how important is it to make a video …

WAL Live! Is ChatGPT Going to Destroy College, Democracy, and Everything Else? Plus, the Chinese Spy Balloon

February 4th, 2023


First, we tackle the Chinese spy balloon. What is it and where did it come from, and when do we go Red Dawn on it? Then we discuss ChatGPT. What are …

Fixing the Student Loan System with Neetu Arnold

February 1st, 2023


Neetu Arnold is a senior research associate at the National Association of Scholars and a Young Voices contributor. She joins me to share a couple of …

Police Body Cams Bring To Light the Truth in The Death of Tyre Nichols and the Attack on Paul Pelosi

January 28th, 2023


It's harder to know where the truth lies in some stories, but body cameras and video evidence have shed light on what happened in the death of Tyre …

Empowering Students Through Entrepreneurship with Don Wettrick

January 25th, 2023


Don Wettrick was an inspired teacher giving his students entrepreneurship when the Indiana Economic Development Commission asked him to start a "Shark Tank for Students." He decided to tweak the idea, leading to the …

WAL Live! A Primer on AR-15s Plus Crowder vs. The Daily Wire

January 21st, 2023


Longtime listener Jordan Laycock joins Chris Spangle and Harry Price to explain to Spangle the basics of an AR-15 and guns in general. He is also the co-inventor of the world's fastest magazine loader named the Trijent …

What is Stakeholder Capitalism?

January 18th, 2023


Historically, Americans think of shareholder capitalism when corporate America comes to mind. A new philosophy of business called "stakeholder …

Credit Card Companies Quietly Begin Tracking Gun Purchases

January 18th, 2023


Cody Wisniewski joins me to discuss a new subtle change at big banks as they are now tracking gun store purchases.

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Chase Oliver, Potential Candidate For President On The Libertarian Party Ticket

January 14th, 2023


Chase Oliver turned in a strong performance in the US Senate race in Georgia in 2022 and captured the attention of international media and libertarians. He's now thinking of turning that momentum into a presidential run …

The Good and Bad of ESG Scores and Investing with Mike Viola

January 11th, 2023


ESG scores and investing (Environmental, Social, Governance) is controversial in many circles, and states are moving to divest from companies like BlackRock pushing these assets. Maybe none of that made sense, but my …

WAL: Explaining the Chaos of Electing Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy

January 7th, 2023


Kevin McCarthy was finally elected the 55th Speaker of the House on the 15th ballot. Who is Kevin McCarthy, and why did he have trouble getting elected? We discussed the basics of the last week in Congress and explained …

From Jan 6, 2021: Two Eyewitnesses to the MAGA Rally and Insurrection at the Capitol

January 6th, 2023


Two years later, we felt it was a good time to revisit our episode recorded right after January 6th with two people there.

Chris Spangle, Harry Price, …

The Rocky Economics of 2023 with Jack Salmon

January 2nd, 2023


If you've noticed the price of eggs lately, then you know that macroeconomics can trickle down into the microeconomics of everyday life. The fed raised interest rates, affecting individuals purchasing big-ticket items …

PP: 10 Reasons Why Every Business Needs a Podcast

December 30th, 2022


Chris Spangle explains why every business needs a podcast as part of its content marketing plan.

1. Land meetings with potential clients you might not otherwise have an opportunity to meet.

2. Build a relationship with …

One Program's Effort at Improving Mental Wellness In Teens

December 28th, 2022


Teens today are facing an unprecedented challenge with mental health challenges, and my guests from the Chris Center use human-animal interaction and …

Why International Men's Day is Important

December 23rd, 2022


November 19th marked International Men's Day. Did anyone celebrate? My guest Sophia Worringer argues that it's an important day as men face higher instances of suicide, homelessness, and industrial deaths. Female …

Ending Barriers to Investing By the Poor and Middle Classes

December 21st, 2022


Danielle Zanzalari recently wrote an article about one of the many ways the rich have bent the law in favor of themselves in order to crowd out …

WAL Christmas Spectacular - Favorite Christmas Memories and Why Doxxing Is Free Speech

December 18th, 2022


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Rhinehold, James Nease, Maranda Barnett, Kristi Avery, Paul Copeland, and Vincent share some of their favorite Christmas …

Fixing The Southwestern Water Crisis Through Incentive-Based Solutions with Micah Safsten

December 16th, 2022


The Great Salt Lake is like many bodies of water in the west: it's depleted. To fix this, locals are considering how to fix the problem, and the “public trust” legal doctrine has popped up. Micah Safsten argues that …

The Blurry Lines Between Government and Big Tech Censorship with Leslie Corbly

December 14th, 2022


Over the last few months, the White House, Mark Zuckerberg, and a new lawsuit have revealed how the government often uses its bully pulpit with big …

Help! I Want To Homeschool, And I Don't Know Where To Start

December 8th, 2022


My guest is Hannah Frankman, the founder of rebelEducator, and she shared an amazing fact: over 11% of students are now seeking some form of …

Elon Musk Might Not Pull This Off

December 5th, 2022


Can Elon Musk fix Twitter? My guest Caden Rosenbaum says it is unlikely. His previous companies manufactured physical goods, which lends itself to a micromanager, but may not work with the speech company. 

WAL: Elon Musk Releases Twitter Files And Kanye West Shocks Even Alex Jones

December 4th, 2022


Elon Musk and Matt Taibbi released new emails from within Twitter that shows the previous management censored political speech at the request of the …

Why It Is Time To End Cash Bail

December 1st, 2022


When someone is arrested, three options await them before their trial: a judge can keep them in jail, release them, or assign them cash bail. While it is often thought that cash bail is needed to drive some back to the …

Are Gas Prices High Due To Oil Company Greed? Plus Fixing Immigration Policy

November 30th, 2022


Many progressives believe gas prices are due to the greed of oil companies. They're all reporting record profits, but my guest Alex Salter explains why this has happened. Alex is also from Texas, a state besieged by …

Voters and Parents Chose School Choice in the 2022 Midterms

November 28th, 2022


Ron DeSantis was the bright spot for the GOP in the 2022 midterm elections. Why? He achieved crossover appeal by expanding school choice and parents' …

The FTX Scandal and Elon Musk's Future with Twitter

November 25th, 2022


FTX is a crypto trading market that has filed for bankruptcy due to stunning mismanagement at the scale of a Bernie Madoff-like scam. James Czerniawski joins me to explain the basics, and we also cover the future of …

A Theory of the Kennedy Assassination

November 22nd, 2022


Today is the anniversary of the killing of John Kennedy in Dallas. While in Dallas a few years ago, I took a tour of Dealey Plaza with Robin Brown of JFK Custom Tours. It was so entertaining that I invited Robin to the …

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of 2022 Midterm Ballot Initiatives with Gabriella Hoffman

November 17th, 2022


Gabriella Hoffman joins me to discuss ballot initiatives in 2022 ranging from gun control legislation to rank-choice voting.

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WAL: Midterm Elections Recap - Is Trump Done?

November 12th, 2022


Live from the Dolittle Studios, Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Rhinehold, Paul Copeland, Brian Wohlgemuth, and Vincent talk about the midterms and what …

Filling Health Care Gaps with the Heart and Soul Clinic

October 31st, 2022


Lisa Kreag, Executive Director of the Heart and Soul free clinic, joins me to discuss the need for care for the uninsured in one of the most affluent …

The Importance of Civics with Charlie Hyde of the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

October 27th, 2022


I recently moved downtown in Indianapolis and frequently walk by the home of Benjamin Harrison, who was the 23rd president of the United States from …

Fighting to Stop the Fentanyl Crisis with Finesse Moreno-Rivera

October 24th, 2022


For the second year in a row, the life expectancy of Americans dropped sharply. While COVID played the larger role, Fentanyl contributed as well. …

Inflation's Impact on Health Insurance, Healthcare and Small Businesses with Matt Allen of Iconic Insurance

October 21st, 2022


Open enrollment season is upon us, and many people think they're stuck with expensive, crappy health insurance, and that just isn't the case. Matt …

The Complete History of Columbus Day - Why We Celebrate It and Should We Continue?

October 10th, 2022


Last Columbus Day, I decided to learn more about the history of the man and the day celebrating him. Since then, I've visited historical sites in …

Ending the Stigma and Shame Surrounding Miscarriages

October 7th, 2022


Over the last few months, my wife and I have experienced five miscarriages. We decided to be open about it because we need the support of friends and …

The Importance of After School Programs with Maggie Lewis of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Indianapolis

October 6th, 2022


You've likely seen the iconic logo of the Boys and Girls Clubs in your local area. Maggie Lewis, CEO of Boys and Girls Clubs of Indianapolis, joins …

The Return of We Are Libertarians

October 3rd, 2022


Here's the game plan: We will continue to put interviews in the Chris Spangle Show feed, but we are also bringing back the panel/research shows IN PERSON here. It's more fun than doing a show on Zoom allows. We will …

The Importance Of Building Community Across Economic Lines

September 27th, 2022


Yoezer Cassell is a junior at Covenant Christian High School. He won an internship with the Bank of America Student Leaders program, where he works …

Why is privacy important?

September 14th, 2022


A person's private affairs, movements, thoughts, words, and choices are their own, and the state has no right to interfere in them. This is a foundational principle of libertarianism, and it is constantly under attack …

Lessons From the Life of Queen Elizabeth II

September 9th, 2022


It's my birthday, and I felt like doing a podcast about why the death of Queen Elizabeth II makes us sad, a few lessons we can learn from her, the history of Vaudeville, carneys, and Elvis, as well as a fight with a …

How One Nonprofit is Changing Lives Through Using Innovative Strategies To Teach Entrepreneurship

September 6th, 2022


Donna Oklak of the Meridian Foundation is passionate about innovation in the nonprofit space. She has created the Arago Honors Nonprofit Innovation …

WAL Reunion; Chris Spangle; Brian Nichols; Aaron Ewert and a spirited grocery debate

September 2nd, 2022


The voices are Jeremiah Morrell, Zach Burcham, Chris Spangle, and Brian Nichols. We get a network update, a surprise visit by Aaron Ewert, and the …

Why Does Taiwan Matter?

September 1st, 2022


Why was it a big deal when Nancy Pelosi went to Taiwan? Daniel Chang joins me to share why China and America are both competing for a tiny island off …

What Are the Details of Biden's Student Debt Cancelation?

August 26th, 2022


Brad Polumbo of Based Politics joins me to discuss the details of Joe Biden's debt cancelation. Brad counters some of the commonly held beliefs about …

The Current State of School Choice

August 25th, 2022


Like every other industry, the pandemic has dramatically impacted education. This is leading more parents to choose private education options instead …

Free Market Solutions to Climate Change

August 22nd, 2022


The Biden Administration has recently invoked the Defense Production Act for a climate emergency. What does this mean? Jakob Puckett, an energy analyst and a Young Voices Contributor, joins me to explain this move and …

The Bipartisan Consumer Protection Law That Will Harm Consumers

August 18th, 2022


Have you heard of the American Innovation and Choice Online Act? I hadn't until I saw David B. McGarry's article in National Review. While intended to curb the power of big tech, the outcomes will be a privacy nightmare …

Which Former President Created Modern Politics?

August 15th, 2022


Most people don't consider Martin Van Buren a great President (he wasn't), but he still impacts our life daily. How? Gary Frankel joins me to discuss …

Why Did the FBI Raid Trump's House?

August 9th, 2022


News broke last night that the FBI raided Mar-A-Lago, the residence of the former President of the United States. This is without precedent. So what …

Benjamin Sledge on His Book, "Where Cowards Go To Die," Military Service, and The PTSD Crisis

August 5th, 2022


Ben Sledge served his country with distinction in both Afghanistan and Iraq. He joins me to reflect on his service in those wars and the moral injuries they caused, and the long struggle to overcome them upon his return …

Fighting Isolation While Building Community with A Kid Again

August 1st, 2022


In 2020, Americans felt isolated, disconnected, and trapped in their houses. In some ways, this can mirror families' experiences with a child with a …

How to Protect Elections with Jeff Maurer

July 27th, 2022


Jeff Maurer is running for Secretary of State in Indiana. He joins me to discuss how states can better protect their elections while restoring confidence in the electorate that their vote is accurately counted. 

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Political Change is Personal

July 18th, 2022


The natural condition of human nature is that something must change, and lately, everyone has turned to politics to force societal changes. And yet, …

A Look Into the World of Foster Care Kids with Camp To Belong Indiana

July 15th, 2022


Becky Moore was watching an episode of Oprah years ago and learned about Camp to Belong, an organization that gives foster care siblings a week together at camp. As a former foster kid herself, she decided to start her …

Ukraine, Biden's Performance, SCOTUS Leaks, Desantis 2024? - Swamp Explained

July 9th, 2022


Rob Quartel joins me again to continue our Swamp Explained series! We cover a lot since we haven't spoken in a while including the assassination of Japan's Abe, Abortion, the Gun Lobby, the Supreme Court leak, Biden's …

Alexandra DeSanctis, Author of "Tearing Us Apart: How Abortion Harms Everything and Solves Nothing"

July 8th, 2022


In yesterday's episode, we had a panel discussion on abortion. It was from largely pro-choice voices. I proposed a lot of their ideas to one of the leading voices in the pro-life movement, Alexandra DeSanctis. She is …

A Reasonable Conversation About Abortion From Different Sides

July 7th, 2022


Coming up in talk radio, abortion was the one topic never talked about, and this is the first episode on it in WAL's 1200 episode history. While I am pro-life, I wanted to understand where some of my pro-choice friends …

What Cultural Trends Affect Domestic Violence?

July 5th, 2022


When our minds think of organizations that work in the space of domestic violence, we often think of intervention work. Stephanie Solomon, the Youth …

How Does An Organization End Teen Homelessness? With Outreach Indiana

June 30th, 2022


Andrew Neal is the Chief Executive Officer of Outreach Indiana to discuss the challenges cities face when trying to end homelessness. He explains …

The Importance of "Civil Society" for Liberty

June 27th, 2022


What is the "civil society" in a country and why is it important for liberty?

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The Importance of Mentors For Students with the Starfish Initiative

June 24th, 2022


The Starfish Initiative is an organization in Indianapolis that helps economically disadvantaged youth reach their full potential by moving into …

Who is To Blame for High Gas Prices?

June 20th, 2022


Joe Biden takes a lot of flack for high gas prices. Blame him on social media for them, and inevitably someone in the comments says the President has nothing to do with gas prices. Is this true? What causes gas prices …

Is Anyone Else Really Ticked Off? Plus The Future of This Podcast

June 17th, 2022


I just keep getting angrier and angrier about the state of the world, and I feel like we have fewer options. What can we do? And what can this podcast do to help?

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What Will Happen if We Cancel Student Loan Debt?

June 15th, 2022


Congress and the President are considering proposals to cancel student debt. What is a solution to this crisis? Is it a crisis to begin with? And how …

What Gun Laws Are Circulating Through Congress?

June 9th, 2022


Gabriella Hoffman is my guest because I don't know much about guns, and I have a lot of questions about legislation moving through Congress, and I ask her to fact check the media's reporting. What is an AR-15, and why …

Will Crypto Be Regulated?

June 1st, 2022


Young Voices contributor James Czerniawski is a senior policy analyst in Technology and Innovation at Americans for Prosperity, and he joins me this …

Explaining the Dark Corners of the Internet

May 30th, 2022


Social media and talk hosts have recently shared the blame for mass shootings, but these outlets are not the progenitor of ideas like the Great Replacement Theory. They're exploiting the numbers built in darker corners …

What Caused the Baby Formula Shortage? And What to Do If You Can't Breastfeed or Find Formula

May 24th, 2022


This week, Sarah Brady, Tricia Stuart-Mann, and Reagan Spangle joined me to explain the complexities of feeding a child through breastfeeding or …

A New Model for Fighting Addiction and Alcoholism

May 14th, 2022


Mark Scheeren joins me to share a new model for treating addictions and alcoholism not based on a 12-step model.

Mark Scheeren co-founded Baldwin …

What exactly is "disinformation?" Plus, Elon Musk Buys Twitter

May 2nd, 2022


We've long talked about social media companies being the lesser censor and turning to the greater censor, the government, to fix the issues with …

Inflation Explained by Economist Alex Salter

April 27th, 2022


I got a C in economics in high school economics, so I am no help in explaining what caused our current inflation, how to fix it, and when rising …

Is Social Media Killing the Country and Our Kids?

April 25th, 2022


Jonathan Haidt wrote a new article in the Atlantic about social media and its effect on the social fabric of America. We debate its merits.

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A Talk on Refugees and Immigrants

April 20th, 2022


The libertarian group at John Carroll University invited me to speak on the Ukrainian refugee crisis and the broader immigration discussion here in …

How To Keep Your Sanity in a Sea of Information Using Intellectual Self-Defense with "The Trivium"

April 16th, 2022


Dr. Travis Corcoran wrote a new book called Restoring Reason, and I love the concept. He talks about the Trivium, which is a system of thinking through concepts. The first three pillars of a liberal arts education are …

How Has The War on Terror Shaded Our View of the Russo-Ukraine War?

April 13th, 2022


Andrew Donaldson is a veteran, writer with Young Voices, and host of the Herd Tell podcast. His experience in the military as well as his reflections as a writer on the War on Terror presents a unique view of the war in …

How to Stop Insider Trading in Congress with Addison Hosner

April 9th, 2022


My jaw dropped when I read the following: "When the nation was facing the COVID-19 pandemic without knowledge of when a vaccine would arise, at least …

Andy Horning on the Importance of Participating in Republican Democracy

April 2nd, 2022


Andy Horning has run more election cycles than not since his first run for Mayor of Indianapolis in 1999. He's run as a Republican and Libertarian …

Preserving the Documents of Liberty With the Remnant Trust

March 26th, 2022


Kris Bex is the President of the Remnant Trust, an organization that buys ancient texts and manuscripts of classic works of liberty. I talked with Kris about the importance of remembering history in a time so focused on …

The View From Eastern Europe

March 19th, 2022


Listener Ana and I have been talking a lot about the Eastern European view of the current Russo-Ukrainian War. She's from North Macedonia, which is north of Greece, south of Kosovo, and next to Albania. Her country was …

What is Next for COVID-19?

March 14th, 2022


What did Americans and the government get right and wrong about the pandemic? Dr. Eric Larson joins me in person this week to talk about the past two years and what happens next for COVID-19 while discussing vaccines, …

Why did Brian Nichols and Caleb Franz Move to the Midwest?

March 11th, 2022


Brian Nichols from the Brian Nichols Show just moved from Philadelphia to New Castle, Indiana. Caleb Franz of Profiles in Liberty just moved from …

Is This World War 3?

March 9th, 2022


People keep writing in and asking if this is World War Three? Several cohosts and I discuss the growing escalation around Russia's invasion of Ukraine.


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How Can We Recognize Propaganda?

March 5th, 2022


How can we spot content that is meant to persuade us to one side or the other? The morality of an attacker versus a defender is obvious, but in this lead-up to the war, the Russians, Ukrainians, and Western governments …

Why Did Putin Invade Ukraine?

February 26th, 2022


We discuss Putin's invasion of Ukraine and ask why he did it, what he hopes to gain, and how did we get here?

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Rascal Doesn't Dream of the Past: Our Lives Through Media

February 21st, 2022


The Low Key WAL Group assembles to discuss the media that help shape them.

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How One Local Conservative Talk Radio Show Host Holds His Local Government Accountable with Rob Kendall

February 10th, 2022


Rob Kendall is the most hated man in Indiana politics and media, and I barely tolerate him, but he makes a lot of good points about the big …

Censorship In America? The Joe Rogan Edition with Rob Kendall

February 7th, 2022


Is the leftist woke mob trying to destroy Joe Rogan? Is he being held accountable for his actions? What are the limits of free speech in America in 2022? What is misinformation anyways? Chris Spangle joins Rob Kendall …

Neil Young and Joe Rogan: What is Counter-Cultural Now?

January 31st, 2022


Neil Young, once a symbol of America's counter-cultural scene against entrenched power, has decided to take on the next generation's favorite …

How Does COVID-19 Work? The Basics of Omicron with Dr. Eric Larson of the Paradocs Podcast

January 27th, 2022


Like most podcasters, the extent of my medical knowledge comes from Web M.D., and I need someone with an actual medical degree to explain the basics of COVID-19, how it infects humans, and how Omicron is different than …

How One Doctor Has Covered The Covid Pandemic with Dr. Eric Larson

January 20th, 2022


Dr. Eric Larson of the Paradocs Podcast has been podcasting for years about medical innovation. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in 2020, it offered an opportunity to work through the complexities of a major health story. …

The Supreme Court Kills the OSHA Vaccine Mandate (Sort Of)

January 16th, 2022


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold read through the Supreme Court Opinion on the COVID-19 vaccine and test mandate that forced two-thirds of …

New Podcast on the Network: The Paradocs with Dr. Eric Larson - Make Sure Your Health Insurance Broker is Working for You and not the Insurance Company

December 15th, 2021


I am proud to announce a new show on the We Are Libertarians Podcast Network: The Paradocs with Dr. Eric Larson. With medical innovation and challenges leading the headlines, it is imperative to have a credible, smart …

A Civil Social Media Tool: ThoughtWorld

December 8th, 2021


ThoughtWorld is a new social media site that aims to provide better market research and polling data than what the country has been accustomed to by …

How Do We Define Self-Defense?

November 30th, 2021


Harry Price, Rhinehold, Tricia Stuart-Mann, Brian Wohlgemuth, and I discuss the threads in the cases of Ahmaud Aubrey, Kyle Rittenhouse, Chrystul …

Why don't we trust the media?

November 16th, 2021


There are a few reasons why the public's trust in the media has eroded over the years. It isn't just (intentionally or not) blatantly false stories. …

Rittenhouse Royal Rumble

November 15th, 2021


I honestly don't know much about the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, and I am trying to decide if I care. So I invited on 8 of my cohosts with different opinions from the left, the right, and the center to battle it out and …

Hawk Jensen on "Follow the Science: On Lockdowns and Liberty"

November 12th, 2021


Hawk Jensen is a documentary filmmaker from Hollywood that has partnered with fellow artists to create a new documentary series called "Follow the …

Who Watches the Watchmen? - Low Key WAL

November 11th, 2021


Harry Price, Rhinehold, and Vincent Cooper discuss the concept of parasocial relationships.

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What Equipment Do You Need To Start a Podcast?

November 11th, 2021


I've spent thousands of dollars in mistakes for my podcasts. I lay out what equipment will lead to the best quality for the lowest price so you won't …

Examining Election Day in Virginia, New Jersey, and Minneapolis with Hannah Cox

November 5th, 2021


Election Day sent many messages with surprising losses for Democrats in Virginia, Buffalo, Minneapolis, and Seattle. Hannah Cox of the BASED podcast …

Navigating Health Insurance After the Affordable Care Act

November 2nd, 2021


Like many Americans, my health insurance costs rose again this year. I have a great plan through my full-time job, but I still wanted to investigate …

Facebook. Meta. Who Cares? We Still Hate You.

November 1st, 2021


Harry Price, Rhinehold, and I talk about the latest developments in the debate around social media.

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PP: Podcasters Are Entrepreneurial

October 28th, 2021


A new survey by Muck Rack shows the depth and hard work that podcasters put into their work. What can it teach a new podcaster?

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The Rustic Shooting Examined

October 25th, 2021


Chris Spangle invites on libertarian and movie professional Chris Ratledge to discuss the death of Halyna Hutchins when actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on set. Why were there live rounds on set? Who bears …

LE: Is my vote on a third-party candidate wasted?

October 21st, 2021


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PP: What is Your Metric of Success?

October 20th, 2021


When looking back after a few months, how will you know if your time and effort were worth it? How will you judge success? Will it be in the number of downloads? New influence and connections in your network? A second …

The Debt Ceiling Goes Up And Social Media Goes Down

October 16th, 2021


In a wild week, the debt ceiling was raised amidst talk of permanently abolishing the debt ceiling. Additionally, Facebook had its embarrassing flaws …

LE: Can the Libertarian Party "win"?

October 14th, 2021


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This Is Why It's Personal

October 1st, 2021


This week, we're sharing personal stories about government overreach in our lives. We spend a lot of time standing up for others, but it's our own experiences that make us see the importance of liberty for all. Join …

LE: What is The "NAP" or Non-Aggression Principle?

September 30th, 2021


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The Right to Repair

September 20th, 2021


Harry Price, Rhinehold, and Vincent Cooper discuss the right to prepare, a concept asking if the owner of a piece of property like a phone or tractor …

The Legacy of 9/11

September 11th, 2021


September 11th radically shaped the future of America, and deeply impacted me personally. Harry Price, Rhinehold, and I discuss why Osama Bin Laden …

What is in Biden's Mandates?

September 10th, 2021


President Joe Biden announced new COVID-related initiatives and mandates, including instructions to OSHA to require vaccine mandates and regular …

PP: What is the Point of Your Podcast?

September 8th, 2021


One thing matters in producing a podcast: How do you serve your audience and give them value? In this episode, I talk a little bit about the importance of starting with a mission statement first as opposed to the …

Stuck in the Middle With You

September 7th, 2021


Honestly, this isn't an episode teaching you anything... It's more a discussion on the frustration of being stuck in the middle of two sides of crazy in an effort to not feel like we are the only ones thinking this …

History of Modern Politics: William the Conqueror, Norman Rule of England and The Anarchy

September 3rd, 2021


Enjoy this special preview episode of my History of Modern Politics podcast with Matt Wittlief. Listen to all of the episodes now at …

PP: The 18 Questions To Answer Before You Start Your Podcast

September 1st, 2021


Starting a podcast takes some forethought. Without it, a new podcaster can waste a lot of money and both the time of the hosts and the audience. In this episode, I set up the next few episodes by previewing the stages …

The CDC Eviction Moratorium

August 31st, 2021


Rhinehold, Tricia Stuart-Mann, and I take a look at the CDC eviction moratorium and its effects on the rental markets. Also, homeownership is a cult.

Swamp Explained: Biden's Afghanistan Pullout

August 30th, 2021


Rob Quartel and Chris Spangle discuss the withdrawal of troops in Afghanistan. 

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Are There Parallels Between the Fall of Saigon and the Fall of Kabul?

August 27th, 2021


Bruce Carlson of My History Can Beat Up Your Politics joins Harry Price, Rhinehold, and me to discuss the comparison's between Gerald Ford's …

How Did Kabul Fall in a Week?

August 24th, 2021


Rhinehold and I go in-depth into the last month in Afghanistan and find out how a government with the backing of the United States could fall to the …

Why and How Did We End Up in a 19-Year War in Afghanistan?

August 23rd, 2021


As surprising as it sounds, many people are unaware of how we ended up in a 19-year war in Afghanistan. Harry Price, Rhinehold, and I discuss the …

Radio Interview: On The Afghanistan Withdrawal on Saturday Night On the Circle

August 22nd, 2021


Ethan Hatcher of Saturday Night On the Circle on WIBC invited me on to discuss the debacle that was the Afghan withdrawal, and why leaving is still the right choice. 

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LE: What is Liberty Explained?

August 19th, 2021


Liberty Explained is your guide to libertarianism. Your hosts Chris Spangle, Julia Geier, and Levie Rainey break down a complicated movement and …

How To Find Meaningful Work with Jess Mears and Hannah Cox

August 15th, 2021


Do you feel stuck in a rut at work and are longing to find a different career path that fulfills you? Jess Mears and Hannah Cox were in your shoes …

China's History and Future

August 7th, 2021


Harry Price, Remso Martinez, and Vincent Cooper discuss the history of China and its future as a rogue actor in the world.

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Larry Sharpe on His New Book "On Happiness" and How to Unlock Windows of Opportunity

July 31st, 2021


If you're in a rut and need some motivation, this episode will get you back on track. Larry Sharpe is a Marine, husband, father, talk show host, former gubernatorial candidate, and much more. He is now an author! He …

Meet the WAL Podcast Network! - Pool Party Edition

July 24th, 2021


The entire We Are Libertarians Podcast Network for the first time, in-person, to record at the Boss Hog Of Liberty Studios in a fun conversation …

Libertarianism Builds Communities While Podcasting Changes Communities

July 17th, 2021


How can we empower people and liberate communities? Personal growth through engaging in service to others will rebuild the fabric of American society, and podcasting is the home base from which libertarians can build …

New Show: Podcasting and Platforms with Chris Spangle

July 10th, 2021


I love podcasting as much as I love politics, and I am starting a new show to walk you through my podcasting method. Listen to the first episode then …

Free Episode of History of Modern Politics: 4 - The Arrival of the Anglo-Saxons

July 4th, 2021


Chris Spangle and Matt Wittlief share the story of the invasion of the Anglo-Saxons in the vacuum of power left by the collapsing Roman Empire as …

Free and Equal Elections, Bill Cosby, Harry Reads the Declaration of Independence

July 3rd, 2021


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold talk to Zak Carter of the Free & Equal Election Foundation about fair elections and their United We …

Critical Race Theory Explained

June 26th, 2021


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Rhinehold, and Remso Martinez discuss critical race theory and teaching history and race to future generations.

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A Brief History of Libertarian Party Infighting

June 18th, 2021


Chris Spangle and Rhinehold sit down with longtime Libertarian Party leaders Joe Hauptmann, Steve Dasbach, and Mark Rutherford to discuss the cycles …

Does Learning History Matter?

June 12th, 2021


Chris Spangle, Rhinehold, and Caleb Franz discuss history's importance and his new show Profiles in Liberty. You'll also meet Chris's fiancé Reagan! 

Police Accountability and Reform A Year After George Floyd with Jason Bassler, Fauci Emails

June 5th, 2021


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Tricia Stuart-Mann, and Jason Bassler of Police the Police and Free Thought Project discuss the state of police …

"Why Is It So Expensive to Build My Deck?" - Inflation Explained

May 29th, 2021


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Rhinehold welcome Professor Alexander Salter, the author of the new book Money & The Rule of Law, to discuss …

"What is a Bitcoin? Explain Crypto To Me Like I Am Five"

May 22nd, 2021


Chris Spangle, Chris Gault, Harry Price, Rhinehold, and Vince McRee discuss cryptocurrency. What is it? How does it work? What is blockchain? Tune in …

"Why Is My Taco Bell Closed at 7 PM?"

May 15th, 2021


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Rhinehold, Hodey Johns, and Zach Reath discuss the labor shortage in the food service industry while touching on the …

Selling Liberty with Brian Nichols

May 8th, 2021


Chris Spangle and Brian Nichols the three steps to persuading people that liberty is the better path for our world. Subscribe now to the Brian …

Enemy of My Enemy Ep. 6: Gauntlet Interview with Ashley Shade

May 1st, 2021


Running for office is always an uphill battle, but Libertarian Party Candidate Ashley Shade has a shot. Listen as she answers questions about her vision, her journey, and what she's all about. 

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Introducing the History of Modern Politics

April 24th, 2021


Chris Spangle and Matt Wittlief discuss their new show "The History of Modern Politics."

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Chris Spangle's Annual review of the Boss Hog Of Liberty, Policing, Pat Robertson brandished a weapon

April 22nd, 2021


Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts, Zach Burcham is on the producer's desk, Chris Spangle is the featured guest.

Episode 202 is the annual review of the BHOL podcast with …

Enemy of My Enemy Ep 5: War In the Middle East

April 20th, 2021


With a first strike already administered and a second strike narrowly aborted, Brian Wohlgemuth and Hodey Johns discuss the realities of war and how …

Libertarian Day of Service is May 1

April 17th, 2021


Chris Spangle, Rhinehold, Tricia Stuart-Mann, and Elliot Scheirman discuss the Libertarian Day of Service on May 1, 2021, and why it is important for …

Enemy of My Enemy Ep. 4: The Messaging and Ethics of the Mises Caucus

April 10th, 2021


Jacob Daniel Winograd stands in this week to represent the libertarian right, just in time to debate with Jordan Kleinsmith and Hodey Johns about what the Mises Caucus is all about. After deducing which criticisms are …

The Boss Hog of Liberty: The Money Episode! Financial Advice with Billy Cardwell

April 8th, 2021


The WAL Network has many great shows, and today we are featuring The Boss Hog of Liberty. Longtime fans that love the inside jokes of the old days …

On The Run with Remso Martinez: 5 Lessons My Military College Experience Taught Me

April 7th, 2021


The WAL Network has many great shows, and today we are featuring On The Run with Remso Martinez. It is a fun look at Remso's eccentric life and …

GingerArchy's Fourth Wave Feminism Plan

April 6th, 2021


Tricia Stuart-Mann of the GingerArchy podcast talks about her plan to claw feminism back to individualism. Recorded on the Stereo App. The WAL Network has many great shows, and today we are featuring GingerArchy.

Vaccine Passports

April 3rd, 2021


Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss vaccine passports. 

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Enemy of My Enemy Episode 3: The Border Crisis

April 2nd, 2021


Crisis is a dirty word, but that's exactly what White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki called the situation at the border. Jordan Kleinsmith, Brian Wohlgemuth, and Hodey Johns discuss what's going on and how this all …

Tajuana Ryder of Versiti on A Seat at the Table

April 1st, 2021


Dr. Tajuana Ryder of Versiti Blood Centers joins us to discuss their program "A Seat at the Table," a program dedicated to bringing awareness to sickle cell disease, organ donation, and healthcare disparities facing …

How Does Medical Marijuana Work in Decriminalized States?

March 31st, 2021


Chris Spangle talks to his friend Aja, aka Full Metal Ratchet from TikTok, about her experiences with medical marijuana and asks, What is it? How …

Enemy of My Enemy Episode 2: The Stimulus Plan

March 30th, 2021


The topic is the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan. Jordan Kleinsmith, Brian Wohlgemuth, and Hodey Johns address how the money is spent, the consequences of such spending, and predict the economic future. Also debated …

Brian Nichols Show: The Ugly Truth About the Lockdowns (Time to Reopen Society) - with Nick Hudson from PANDA

March 29th, 2021


The WAL Network has many great shows, and today we are featuring The Brian Nichols Show as he covers the track record of government lockdowns.

Tech Tips with Harry

March 27th, 2021


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold discuss the repetitive news cycle and how one can listen to our older shows on the same topics, and nothing …

The Swamp Explained - COVID and Vaccines, Is the Swamp Back? Rob Asks What We Did to Get Censored

March 23rd, 2021


In the Swamp Explained," Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in-depth on how Washington works. The show is hosted by Chris Spangle of the We Are Libertarians network. Rob Quartel is a 45-year fly on the wall in Washington, …

WAL Finally Gets the Ax on Facebook. Now What? Harry Has Ideas.

March 20th, 2021


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold discuss the permaban of the WAL Facebook Group and the end of using social media to market the show due to …

Brian Nichols Interviews Spike Cohen - What Can Libertarians Do Better?

March 15th, 2021


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The ideas of personal liberty and free markets will always win in the battlefield of ideas, but that is …

The Christian Liberty Caucus of the Libertarian Party with Ken Armstrong

March 11th, 2021


Ken Armstrong and Helen Gilson join Chris Spangle to talk about the new Christian Liberty Caucus in the Libertarian Party. 

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Laura Berry of the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence

March 9th, 2021


Laura Berry, Executive Director of the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence, joins us to share the toll of the pandemic on women and men …

HR-1 and Electoral Reform, What Do Conservatives Want to Conserve?

March 7th, 2021


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold touch briefly on the Dr. Suess controversy and discuss conservative and progressive views on cancel …

Redemption as a Cure for Cancel Culture

March 2nd, 2021


Chris Spangle and Vaughn Spargur discuss the concept of redemption and how it can help solve the problem of cancel culture.

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Enemy of My Enemy: Trump's Impeachment

February 27th, 2021


In a brand new pilot podcast, Aaron Viehe, Chris Gault, and Hodey Johns discuss whether or not Trump should have been impeached. They also touch on …

Amy Lutz on Giving Hong Kongers And Uighurs A Ticket To Freedom in America

February 25th, 2021


Amy Lutz is a historian and Young Voices contributor based in Missouri. She holds a Master’s Degree in History from the University of Missouri, St. …

Inside the Restaurant Industry During the Pandemic with Zach Reath

February 23rd, 2021


Listener Zach Reath has worked in the restaurant industry for a couple of decades. He joins us to share his experience as a member of the service industry during the pandemic, and how lockdowns have affected his income.

What is Christian Nationalism? With Ryan Lindsey

February 20th, 2021


Chris Spangle and Ryan Lindsey discuss the differences between Christian nationalism and the evangelical Church in response to Christians invading …

Rupert Boneham of Rupert's Kids Discusses Juvenile Re-Entry

February 18th, 2021


Rupert Boneham of Rupert's Kids (and Survivor) discusses his program's efforts to help empower young men and women that are exiting the criminal justice system and his new facility called the Where House. This was …

Daniel Darling on the Dignity Revolution

February 16th, 2021


Daniel Darling is the author of the Dignity Revolution and A Way with Words: Using Our Online Conversations for Good. He speaks with Chris Spangle …

How To Have Uncomfortable Conversations featuring Deon Curry

February 13th, 2021


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold welcome Deon Curry, Chris's cohost on the Patdown comedy podcast. They've had a lot of uncomfortable …

George Washington, Entrepreneur author John Berlau

February 12th, 2021


John Berlau is an award-winning journalist, recipient of the National Press Club’s Sandy Hume Memorial Award for Excellence in Political Journalism, …

Protecting Your Online Business with Dan Smotz of The System Is Down Podcast

February 11th, 2021


Dan Smotz of The System is Down podcast had both his accounts and pages removed from Facebook along with his wife's account. This presents a challenge for an online business. He joins Chris Spangle to discuss …

Satya Marar on The Pandemic's Effect on Schools and School Choice

February 10th, 2021


Satya Marar joins us to discuss expanding school choice as a result of the pandemic. Satya Marar is a Washington DC-based policy analyst and …

Michael Boldin of the Tenth Amendment Center Discusses a Peaceful Path to a Freer Society Through Nullification

February 9th, 2021


Michael Boldin started the Tenth Amendment Center in 2006. He joins Chris Spangle to discuss the original structure of the constitutional order at …

Biden's American Rescue Plan, School Choice, Minimum Wage

February 6th, 2021


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold discuss the details of Joe Biden's COVID stimulus plan, why schools must open in the fall, and how the …

How Do Cities Approach Solving Homelessness?

February 5th, 2021


Chelsea Haring-Cozzi, Executive Director of Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention joins us to discuss the complexity of helping those who experience homelessness. Chris Spangle asks her about …

Robert Chatfield of the Free To Choose Network On Their Thomas Sowell Documentary

February 4th, 2021


Robert Chatfield of the Free To Choose Network joins us to share info on their new documentary "Thomas Sowell: Common Sense in a Senseless World." Learn more at and

A Personal History of the Libertarian Movement with Ken Bission

February 3rd, 2021


Dr. Ken Bisson learned the word "libertarian" when he saw a TV ad for the Libertarian Party presidential campaign of Ed Clark in 1980. It would lead …

Spike Cohen on the Successes and Failures of the Jorgensen/Cohen Campaign

February 2nd, 2021


Spike Cohen was the Vice Presidential candidate for the 2020 Libertarian Party ticket, and he shares his view of some of the successes and failures of the campaign. Subscribe to Spike's podcasts The Muddied Waters of …

GameStop and RobinHood Explained plus a look at Joe Biden's Executive Orders

January 30th, 2021


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Douglass Gaking break down what happened on Wall Street this week, and then Chris and Harry comb through Biden's …

Hannah Cox on Ending the Death Penalty

January 29th, 2021


Hannah Cox is the National Manager of Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty. She joins us to discuss being fiercely principled online and why the death penalty must be ended. She is also the host of the …

What is the Good Neighbor Policy? A Look at the Non-aggression Principle with Mary Ruwart

January 28th, 2021


Mary Ruwart joins Chris Spangle to talk about the foundational axiom of libertarianism: the non-aggression principle. Dr. Mary J. Ruwart is a …

What is it Like to Run a Business in California During the Pandemic? With Jeff Bennett

January 27th, 2021


Jeff Bennet owns and operates ice cream stores and a cafe in Fresno, California. He joins Chris Spangle to talk about the challenges of navigating a …

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Trump Administration

January 26th, 2021


Chris Spangle guests on Ethan Hatcher's WIBC radio show Saturday Night on the Circle to discuss the good and bad parts of Trump's legacy.

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Tricia is Her Own President, Social Media Censorship

January 23rd, 2021


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Rhinehold, and Tricia Stuart-Mann discuss Tricia electing herself her own President as well as a discussion of how we …

David Boaz of the Cato Institute on the Rule of Law

January 22nd, 2021


David Boaz is the executive vice president of the Cato Institute and has played a key role in the development of the Cato Institute and the …

The Domestic Violence Network (DVN) on the Impact of the Pandemic

January 21st, 2021


Kelly McBride, Executive Director of the Domestic Violence Network (DVN), joins us. The Domestic Violence Network is a nonprofit organization that …

Showing Mercy in a Divided World

January 20th, 2021


Chris Spangle and Vaughn Spargur discuss the concept of mercy and how we can exercise it in a contentious world.

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Mikkel Thorup on Living Abroad and Financially Diversifying Outside of the Country

January 19th, 2021


Who hasn't thought, "Maybe it's time to live in another country?" over the past few months. Chris Spangle talks to Mikkel Thorup about options for living abroad as either an expat or digital nomad. He also shares a few …

How Did We Get Here and What Next?, A War For the Open Internet

January 16th, 2021


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold discuss how we got here as a country, and what is next? We also discuss the war for the open internet and …

Interview with Abdul-Hakim Shabazz on Balancing Free Speech and Property Rights

January 15th, 2021


Chris Spangle joins radio talk show host Abdul-Hakim Shabazz to discuss the balance between free speech rights and property rights. Censorship always …

Events at the Capitol, Questions on Anarchism from Callers

January 13th, 2021


Tricia Stuart-Mann and Chris Spangle discuss the libertarian reaction to the events on the Capitol and take questions of anarchist philosophy from …

The Swamp Explained: The Future of the GOP and MAGA after the Events at the Capitol

January 12th, 2021


In the "Swamp Explained" series, Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in-depth on how Washington works. In this episode, we discuss the insurrection at …

Two Eyewitnesses to the MAGA Rally and Insurrection at the Capitol

January 9th, 2021


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold talk to two people that attended the rally and riots this past Wednesday. JD is a Trump voter and Luke is a …

Guest Spot on Cowboy State Politics: Government IS the Problem

January 2nd, 2021


David Iverson of Cowboy State Politics invited me on and we had a great conversation on state politics and had a debate on Trump's legacy.

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David Gay of Liberty Memes on Fighting Socialism with Baseball and Caring for Others through Charity

December 26th, 2020


David Gay of Liberty Memes is a force of nature in the liberty movement. He began his career by helping Cuban baseball players defect from the communist country. He went on to build the biggest libertarian meme page …

James H. Madison on the 1920's Klan on the Leaders and Legends Podcast

December 22nd, 2020


Guest appearance: Indiana University Professor James H. Madison is one of our state’s preeminent historians. Designated a “Living Legend” by the Indiana Historical Society, Jim’s latest book “The Ku Klux Klan in the …

On The Ground Reports During the Pandemic Through the Eyes of Nonprofits

December 19th, 2020


Chris Spangle hosts a radio show in Indianapolis dedicated to the work of nonprofits called Now Hear This. It provides an on-the-ground look at life …

Solving the Student Loan Crisis

December 18th, 2020


Chris Spangle talks about why student loans are so massive and how to solve the crisis with free market ideas. He was a guest on Seth Tower Hurd and …

Brad Polumbo on New Media's Influence on Mainstream Media, The Failure of Lockdowns, and Canceling Student Debt

December 12th, 2020


Opinion journalist and podcaster Brad Polumbo joins Chris Spangle to discuss what power the mainstream media may still have in 2020 due to new …

Spangle on the Honest Offense Podcast Discussing the Jorgensen and Rainwater Campaigns

December 10th, 2020


Was the Jorgensen campaign successful? Why did Don Rainwater catch fire in Indiana? Chris Spangle joins Eric Cervone on the Honest Offense Podcast to …

470: Path to Libertarianism with Remso Martinez of the On The Run Podcast

December 5th, 2020


Remso Martinez is the host of the On The Run podcast on the WAL Network, and has had one of the most diverse careers imaginable. Remso talks about his career as an author, op-ed writer, podcaster, and now as Outreach …

469: Building a Podcast Brand

December 5th, 2020


I decided to test out a new app called Stereo with a friend. While it didn't go totally as planned, Aja and I had a great conversation about developing a new media brand. What does it take to step a foot on the ledge …

468: Reaction to the Election, Is Trump a Victim of the Swamp? Biden's Transition

November 28th, 2020


In the "Swamp Explained" series, Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in-depth on how Washington works. In this episode, we discuss Trump's loss and his relationship with the swamp. Rob served on the 1980 transition and …

467: What is the Electoral College?

November 21st, 2020


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold give the history of the Electoral College and the path to the Presidency according to law.

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466: President Biden - What Happens Now? Was the Election Stolen? (Corrected)

November 9th, 2020


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold discuss the results of the election, Joe Biden's non-revolutionary Presidency, Jo Jorgensen's campaign, and …

466: President Biden - What Happens Now? Was the Election Stolen?

November 7th, 2020


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold discuss the results of the election, Joe Biden's non-revolutionary Presidency, Jo Jorgensen's campaign, and …

465: The 2020 Election Preview

November 2nd, 2020


Chris Spangle and Rhinehold dive into the numbers to see where tomorrow's election stands. What are some good news sites to follow? How should we …

464: Election Preview, The American Civil Service Explained Through Miles Taylor | The Swamp Explained

November 1st, 2020


The Swamp, Explained" series, Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in-depth on how Washington works. In this episode, we discuss Miles Taylor's tell-all book of the White House inner workings and why it illustrates the …

Epic Libertarian Crossover Presidential Debate Recap!

October 24th, 2020


Marc Clair and John Odermatt of Lions of Liberty and Chris Spangle and Rhinehold of We Are Libertarians share their thoughts on the final …

Spangle on 50 Toasts with Comedian Costaki Economopoulos

October 22nd, 2020


Chris Spangle joined comedian Costaki Economopoulos on his online video show 50 Toasts to discuss libertarianism, social media, and health care. 

463: The Most Litigated Presidential Election In History

October 17th, 2020


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold discuss the most litigated Presidential election in history and what it means for the day after Election …

Update on Rachel's Story with Rob Kendall

October 17th, 2020


Woody Myers presents himself as the medical doctor Indiana needs to beat the pandemic. But he’s also quite wealthy and talks very little about how his financial good fortune came to be. One of his jobs was CEO of …

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

October 17th, 2020


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 …

462: Does Trump Want to Win? An Explainer on Voter Fraud

October 10th, 2020


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold discuss the news cycles (all 73) that took place since the debate and ask if Trump is serious about …

461: COVID-19 Comes for Trump, What Happens Now?

October 3rd, 2020


The Swamp, Explained" series, Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in-depth on how Washington works. In this episode, we discuss Trump's illness and its effects on the race and Coney Barrett's nomination. We discuss the …

460: The Corrupt Commission on Presidential Debates

September 29th, 2020


The first debate will be held tonight. Have you ever considered who puts on the debates? Chris Spangle explains that The Commission on Presidential Debates is a cartel formed by the Republican and Democratic Parties and …

459: Social Media, Breonna Taylor Verdict, Amy Coney Barrett

September 26th, 2020


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold discuss the benefits and harm of social media, the Breonna Taylor verdict, the selection of Amy Coney …

New Show: Liberty Explained

September 19th, 2020


Liberty Explained is your guide to libertarianism. Your hosts Chris Spangle, Julia Geier, and Levie Rainey break down a complicated movement and …

458: Ruth Bader-Ginsburg's Death, AG Barr, Woodward, and Princeton

September 19th, 2020


The Swamp, Explained" series, Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in-depth on how Washington works. In this episode, we discuss the legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader-Ginsburg and the nomination of a new justice's …

457: Path to Libertarianism - Stephan Kinsella on The Law, Intellectual Property, and Anarcho-Capitalism

September 12th, 2020


Chris Spangle speaks to scholar Stephan Kinsella about his path from Objectivism to anarcho-capitalism, why intellectual property laws conflict with …

456: Political Conversations When We Disagree

September 7th, 2020


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Rhinehold, Brian Nichols, Hodey Johns, and Ryan Lindsey have a conversation about political arguments in an election year.

455: Path to Libertarianism - Brad Polumbo, Writer for FEE and The Dispatch

September 4th, 2020


Chris Spangle talks to opinion journalist Brad Polumbo on the COVID-19 pandemic, being stuck between conservatism and libertarianism, cancel culture, …

454: Kenosha and Kyle Rittenhouse, Donald Trump's Record as President, Part Two

August 29th, 2020


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold discuss the riots in Kenosha and the Kyle Rittenhouse shooting. We also take a look at Donald Trump's …

453: Donald Trump's Record as President, Part 1

August 22nd, 2020


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold discuss the campaign promises of Donald Trump and if he has fulfilled them as President.

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452: Kamala Harris's Record

August 17th, 2020


Chris Spangle and Rhinehold discuss the rise and prosecutorial record of Sen. Kamala Harris, who is now the presumptive nominee for Vice President on …

451: Jorgensen's "TweetGate", The Mises Caucus, and Dave Smith

August 16th, 2020


This is inside baseball so we lifted it from our Kamala Harris episode. A single tweet of Jo Jorgensen has set off a faction of the libertarian movement as well as podcaster Dave Smith, and we respond. We are often …

450: Joe Biden's Record

August 5th, 2020


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold take a look back at Joe Biden's record as a Senator from 1972 to 2009.

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449: Education During COVID-19, Portland, and 2020 Polling - The Swamp Explained

July 27th, 2020


In The Swamp Explained series, Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in-depth on how Washington works. In this episode, we discuss students returning in the fall, the problem with Portland, the resurgence of COVID-19, and …

Interview with Jo Jorgensen on Freedom Strips, A New Show on the WAL Network

July 27th, 2020


Keaton Tucker of Freedom Strips interviews Libertarian Party Presidential Candidate Jo Jorgensen. Freedom Strips is a new show on the We Are Libertarians Network.

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448: Innovating Towards a Better World with T.K. Coleman

July 22nd, 2020


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold are joined by T.K. Coleman for a discussion on the path necessary for building a libertarian world. We …

447: How To Win the Culture Wars, Valuing Unity Over Disintegration

July 15th, 2020


Chris Spangle and Rhinehold discuss that various culture war skirmishes over the past few weeks. We begin by explaining why America is at each …

What is a Libertarian? An Introduction to Libertarianism with Marshall Fritz

July 14th, 2020


What is a libertarian? Libertarianism seems like a complex political philosophy. It isn’t difficult to understand. It comes down to three big …

446: Path To Libertarianism - Brian Nichols on Leaving Conservatism

July 7th, 2020


Chris Spangle and Brian Nichols talk about their moving from College Republican chairs to libertarians with the help of Ron Paul. Brian also touches …

445: Path to Libertarianism - Fritz of the Fritzcast

July 1st, 2020


Chris Spangle talks to Fritz of the Fitzcast podcast about his path to libertarianism.

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444: The Swamp Explained - John Bolton's Book, Analysis of the 2020 Campaign, Trump Rally

June 24th, 2020


In the "The Swamp, Explained" series, Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in-depth on how Washington works. In this episode, we discuss the new John …

443: WAL Reacts - Driving While Black

June 20th, 2020


Hodey Johns examines an example of driving while black and why it's important to see how it contributed to getting us from simple discrimination into …

442: Seven Essential Criminal Justice and Policing Reforms

June 17th, 2020


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Rhinehold, Sarah Brady Wagner, and Lion of Liberty's John Odermatt discuss seven reforms for criminal justice that must …

441: Understanding the Role of Police and Racial Issues

June 14th, 2020


Chris Spangle talks about the role of the police and understanding racial issues on the Bad Idea podcast.

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440: Trump Derangement Syndrome Explained, Talking About Race

June 10th, 2020


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Rhinehold, and Remso Martinez talk about Trump's church incident in an effort to shore up his evangelical base, we …

439: Black Lives Matter Protests, Riots, Good Police and Criminal Cops, Trump Threatens Military Action on Americans

June 2nd, 2020


Chris Spangle talks about the promises made in the Declaration of Independence. Are we living up to the promises made to all Americans? Is our government living within the constraints of the founding? What is the …

438: George Floyd Killing, White Privilege, Election Strategies and LP Candidates

May 28th, 2020


Chris Spangle makes a guest appearance on Good Morning Liberty to discuss the murder of George Floyd by police and the concept of white privilege. We …

437: Jo Jorgensen Selected the Nominee, LNC Convention Update

May 27th, 2020


Chris Spangle, Rhinehold, and Paul Copeland discuss the selection of Jo Jorgensen and Spike Cohen to be the nominee for President and Vice President …

436: Why Should People Leave the Two-Party System? Chris Spangle on the Kurmudgeons Podcast

May 26th, 2020


Why do we still have the two-party system? What is a libertarian? How could we handle coronavirus in the absence of government? Chris Spangle was …

435: John Monds, Candidate For President

May 21st, 2020


With tokens being cast now for tonight's final LP Presidential debate hosted by John Stossel and the LNC and the vote for the nomination looming this weekend, John Monds speaks to Chris Spangle about why his pragmatic …

434: LP VP Candidate Spike Cohen on the Seriousness of the Vermin Supreme Campaign

May 19th, 2020


Chris Spangle talks to Spike Cohen about his race for the nomination as the Libertarian Party's candidate for Vice President. He discusses the need for intellectual diversity within the libertarian movement, government …

433: The Shooting of Ahmaud Arbery, Systemic Racism, and the LNC Fumbles and Punts

May 18th, 2020


The shooting of jogger Ahmaud Arbery has touched off on firestorm some had incorrectly felt was quelled. Rhinehold and Hodey Johns discuss this, its …

New Show on the WAL Network: On the Run with Remso W. Martinez

May 18th, 2020


This isn't the show you were expecting, but its the one you're getting! Bestselling author, journalist, and filmmaker Remso W. Martinez brings the classic gonzo storytelling he's known for to the We Are …

LP Vice Presidential Debate: Spike Cohen, Larry Sharpe, Ken Armstrong

May 17th, 2020


Jim Turney hosts the official Libertarian Party Vice Presidential Debate with Spike Cohen, Larry Sharpe, and Ken Armstrong.


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LP Presidential Debate 9: Moderated by John Stossel with Monds, Gray, Jorgensen, Hornberger, and Supreme

May 17th, 2020


John Stossel hosts the official Libertarian Party Presidential debate for the nomination that will be held Saturday. The candidates are Vermin Supreme, Jim Gray, John Monds, Jo Jorgensen, and Jacob Hornberger.


LP Presidential Debate 8: The Frontrunner Debate with Monds, Gray, and Jorgensen

May 17th, 2020


With four minutes to answer each question, the front-runners in the race (based on delegate polling) for the nomination have more time to share their …

LP Presidential Debate 7: Lions of Liberty Debate with Hornberger, Supreme, Jorgensen, Kokesh, and Gray

May 17th, 2020


Our friends at Lions of Liberty hosted an LP POTUS Debate and we provided the tech for it. It was moderated by Marc Clair and John Odermatt. The …

LP Presidential Debate 6: Moderated by Matt Welch of Reason with Candidates: Hornberger, Gray, Jorgensen, Kokesh, and Monds

May 17th, 2020


This Presidential debate for the Libertarian Party was moderated by Matt Welch of Reason Magazine and produced by We Are Libertarians. The participating candidates were John Monds, Jacob Hornberger, Jim Gray, Jo …

LP Presidential Debate 5: Justin Amash, Vermin Supreme, Jo Jorgensen, Jacob Hornberger, Jim Gray

May 14th, 2020


The Libertarian Party of Kentucky hosts a Presidential debate with Justin Amash, Vermin Supreme, Jo Jorgensen, Jacob Hornberger, and Jim Gray.


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LP Presidential Debate 4: Behrman, Ellison, Robb, Kokesh and Vohra

May 14th, 2020


The Libertarian Party of Kentucky hosts a Presidential debate with Dan Taxation is Theft Behrman, Brian Ellison, Sam Robb, Adam Kokesh and Arvin Vohra.


LP Presidential Debate 3: Vohra, Ogle, Richey, Gerhardt, Kokesh, Blevins, Hill, Williams, Ardeleanu

May 14th, 2020


The Libertarian Party of Kentucky hosts a Presidential debate with Vohra, Ogle, Richey, Gerhardt, Kokesh, Blevins, Hill, Williams, and Ardeleanu.


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LP Presidential Debate 2: Hornberger, Monds, Jorgensen, Gray and Vermin Supreme

May 14th, 2020


The Libertarian Party of Kentucky hosts a Presidential debate with Jacob Hornberger, John Monds, Jo Jorgensen, Jim Gray and Vermin Supreme.


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LP Presidential Debate 1: Hornberger, Kokesh, Jorgensen, Gray and Whitney

May 14th, 2020


The Libertarian Party of Kentucky hosts a Presidential debate with Jacob Hornberger, Adam Kokesh, Jo Jorgensen, Jim Gray, and Mark Whitney.


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432: Town Hall with Judge Jim Gray and Larry Sharpe

May 14th, 2020


Chris Spangle hosts a town hall with Judge Jim Gray and Larry Sharpe. The LP Presidential candidate and Vice Presidential candidate (respectively) field questions from LNC Region 3 delegates.

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431: Justin Amash Interview with Chris Spangle as Guest Host on The Kris and Jessi Show

May 12th, 2020


Justin Amash is now seeking the nomination for the Libertarian Party Presidential ticket and he appeared on the Kris and Jessi Show to field questions from delegates. Chris Spangle guest hosted and filled in for Jess …

430: COVID-19 - Policing the Pandemic - Violations of Civil Liberties During Coronavirus

May 11th, 2020


Chris Spangle and Melissa discuss civil liberty violations during the coronavirus epidemic.

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429: Joe Bishop-Henchman, Candidate for LP Chair and A Lawyer Suing the IRS

May 8th, 2020


Joe Bishop-Henchman is a candidate for the chair of the national Libertarian Party. He discusses his early activism in the LP as a student and admiration for Harry Browne. Joe is also the chair of the LP of Washington …

428: The Creed of the Freed - Hinduism with Suhag Shukla

May 7th, 2020


Continuing to explore the relationship between freedom and faith, Suhag Shukla of the Hindu American Foundation talks about individual responsibility …

427: COVID-19 - Critical Thinking Strategies During a Crisis, Why Do People Believe Conspiracies?

May 6th, 2020


Chris Spangle and Rhinehold discuss the frustration felt by many Americans at the binary argument taking place around the pandemic. Many people see …

426: Should the LP Hold Their Convention In-Person or Online?

May 6th, 2020


Chris Spangle and Rhinehold discuss the LNC's debate over holding the convention online or in-person.


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425: Debate - "Justin Amash would be a Great Libertarian Party Presidential Candidate"

May 5th, 2020


Join The We Are Libertarians Network in a formal debate with Libertarian Party presidential candidate Brian Ellison and host the "The Brian Nichols …

424: COVID-19 - Decrease Regulations To Re-Start the Economy with Conner Drigotas

May 4th, 2020


Chris Spangle speaks to Conner Drigotas of Free the People to discuss what regulations ought to be ended to help fight the coronavirus pandemic. They …

423: The Opening, Trump vs. The Press on Bleach, Biden Accusations | Swamp Explained

April 29th, 2020


In The Swamp Explained series, Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in-depth on how Washington works. In this episode, we discuss the political …

422: COVID-19 - More Conversations with Nonprofits on the Front Lines of the Pandemic

April 19th, 2020


422: COVID-19 - More Conversations with Nonprofits on the Front Lines of the Pandemic

In a free society, private nonprofit organizations are the main source of relief for those in need. Their work is incredibly important …

421: The Creed of the Freed: Pentecostalism with David K. Bernard

April 18th, 2020


The first episode of a series that will explore various religions and their support of liberty. Insanely overqualified David K Bernard of the United Pentecostal Church International explains values libertarians can find …

420: WAL Debate - "Private Police would be as Bad or Worse than Public Police" - Ryan Lindsey vs Spike Cohen

April 17th, 2020


A debate moderated by Hodey Johns between two passionate liberty lovers, Ryan Lindsey and Spike Cohen. Learn about the successes and failures of …

419: Spangle Guest Hosts 'Kryssi and Jess' with guests Vermin Supreme and Spike Cohen

April 16th, 2020


LP POTUS candidate Vermin Supreme and running mate, Spike Cohen, join The Kris and Jessi Show with Kryssi and Jess with Chris Spangle guest …

418: COVID-19 - Authoritarian Streaks Begin To Appear In This Crisis

April 15th, 2020


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Rhinehold, and Brian Wohlgemuth discuss authoritarianism tendencies in American government, holding politicians, the …

417: COVID-19 - Basic Questions About Coronavirus Answered

April 13th, 2020


Chris Spangle's friend Lex Kremer is a normie and has some basic questions she wants to be answered about the Presidential primaries but also about COVID-19. She's heard some things that don't make sense and wants some …

416: COVID-19 - Nonprofit Responses to the Pandemic and Economic Crisis

April 10th, 2020


Chris Spangle speaks to several nonprofits and businesses about their efforts to deal with the ongoing humanitarian crisis happening around America. These interviews originated on his public affairs program "Now Hear …

415: COVID-19 - How Do We Move Forward?

April 8th, 2020


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Rhinehold, and Levie Rainey discuss the path forward. We open with some examples from history that bring us hope and …

414: The Swamp Explained - The Swamp Takes Over

April 7th, 2020


The Swamp, Explained" series, Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in-depth on how Washington works. In this episode, we discuss when the swamp can be …

413: WAL Reacts - AOC on funding the Green New Deal

April 6th, 2020


Things get wild as the WAL crew discusses AOC, the Green New Deal, sparrows having sex on cocaine, and the Death Star. This show includes Hodey …

412: COVID-19 - "Lives" vs. "The Economy" is a False Choice

April 1st, 2020


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Rhinehold, and Hodey Johns discuss and debate the binary choice presented on social media of "open the economy" vs. "let …

411: WAL Reacts - Crowder on Borders

March 31st, 2020


The WAL crew goes off the rails as they gab about borders, comedians, alligator moats, and taco stands to convert Mormons to Catholicism. Featuring …

410: WAL Reacts - Pelosi's anti-Insider Trading Bill

March 30th, 2020


The WAL Crew has many laughs and tears discussing the piece of legislation Nancy Pelosi had the nerve to bring to the floor. Come hear about how …

Bonus: Chris Spangle Talks Government Failures over COVID-19 on Rob Kendall's Show

March 29th, 2020


Chris Spangle explains why society is best organized by the economic sector and not the political sector in the middle of a crisis on the Rob Kendall …

409: WAL Reacts - Trump's response to the "Chinese Virus"

March 29th, 2020


Listen is as the WAL Crew of Hodey Johns, Rhinehold, and Remso Martinez shows how many flapjacks our president can flip flop all over the place. …

408: COVID-19 - Quarantines and Shutdowns

March 28th, 2020


Rhinehold and Hodey take their differences in opinion to the airwaves, talking about history, the government, the private sector, and what all of …

407: COVID-19 - $2 Trillion Stimulus Breakdown

March 27th, 2020


Rhinehold and Hodey discuss the recent spending package approved by Congress, on its way to being signed by the president. Questions about what's in …

406: Path to Libertarianism - Daniel J. Mitchell, Co-Founder of the Center for Freedom and Prosperity on Economics

March 26th, 2020


Chris Spangle talks to Daniel J. Mitchell, co-founder of the Center for Freedom and Prosperity and Chairman of the Board and former Cato Institute …

405: COVID-19 - Potential Treatments for This Coronavirus

March 25th, 2020


Brian Wohlgemuth has done extensive research on the treatment for the coronavirus and has been tracking the medicine since government officials and large hospitals started stockpiling it. Find out what it does and …

404: COVID-19 - Individualism Will Protect People's Health

March 24th, 2020


Phyllis Klosinski is 72 with underlying health issues as well as one of the strongest advocates for individual liberty that Chris Spangle knows. He reached out to hear her opinion on protecting lives while protecting …

403: COVID-19 - The Terrible Choice Facing Us

March 23rd, 2020


Chris Spangle, Chris Gault, and Creighton Harrington reunite to discuss the terrible choice facing us: Preserving life or a way of life. We discuss …

402: COVID-19 - Heroism During Coronavirus

March 22nd, 2020


The WAL crew talks about the people and projects that have shown bravery during this frightening time. From blood drives to homeless shelters to video games, there are lots of reasons for hope.

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401: COVID-19 - Details of Three Rounds of Government Stimulus with Ross Marchand

March 20th, 2020


Chris Spangle and Rhinehold talk to Ross Marchand of the Taxpayer Protection Alliance about the three rounds of economic stimulus that Washington has …

400: COVID-19 - Libertarian Fireside Chat on Our Experiences and Pandemic NAP Violations

March 19th, 2020


Hodey Johns hosts a conversation about the COVID-19 crisis with WAL contributors.


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399: COVID-19- What is coronavirus? With Mary Kay Foster, manager of the Special Pathogens Unit at IU Health

March 18th, 2020


Mary Kay Foster, manager of the Special Pathogens Unit at IU Health, joins Chris Spangle on the basics of COVID-19. We ask why social …

398: COVID-19 - Let's Look At this as an Opportunity, Reasons to Be Hopeful

March 18th, 2020


We will begin hosting daily shows around the coronavirus pandemic. We begin with Chris Spangle, Harry Price and Rhinehold reviewing all that has …

397: Free Market Solutions to Climate Change, Green Energy Policy

March 11th, 2020


Chris Spangle talks to Fiona Harrigan and Jakob Puckett about libertarian solutions to climate change and energy policy.

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396: How To Build a Great Podcast or Platform

March 9th, 2020


Chris Spangle spoke to high school students in a session at the Indiana Association of High School Broadcasters about podcasting. What are the …

395: Biden's Lazarus-like Political Resurrection, Coronavirus, Daylight Saving Time, Jones Act | The Swamp Explained

March 9th, 2020


The Swamp, Explained" series, Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in-depth on how Washington works. In this episode, we discuss Joe Biden's amazing …

A Listener's Guide to We Are Libertarians

March 8th, 2020


Today is the eighth anniversary of WAL, and we have a ton of new changes! If you're new to We Are Libertarians, we start with a little history. Then we discuss our new branding changes, Patreon changes, and the launch …

394: Q&A with Jeff Bennett - Private Police in Libertarian Society, Protecting the Economically Disadvantaged, Central Banking | The Path To Libertarianism

March 4th, 2020


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Rhinehold, and Hodey Johns answer the following questions fro Jeff Bennett in another installment of The Path To …

393: What is coronavirus? How will COVID-19 affect America? With Satyajeet Marar | Libertarian Politics an Policy

March 4th, 2020


Headlines across the world are warning of a pandemic due to the coronavirus. Sports associations are canceling games. Costcos have empty shelves. …

392: Joe Ruiz on his Rhymer/Educator Project and Pushing Through Discomfort

March 2nd, 2020


Former WAL co-host Joe Ruiz joins Chris Spangle to talk about his Rhymer/Educator Project. Joe always dreamed of creating music, and a student …

391: Explaining the Primary Process and Previewing The Race for the Democratic Nomination

February 26th, 2020


Chris Spangle, Rhinehold, and Levie Rainey discuss the race for the nomination in the Democratic Party and how it works. What is a delegate? How do …

390: The Swamp Explained - Recapping the Democratic Primary

February 24th, 2020


The Swamp Explained series, Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in-depth on how Washington works. In this episode, we recap the most recent Democratic …

389: Path to Libertarianism - Ryan Lindsey, Editor of WAL Reader

February 19th, 2020


Ryan Lindsey is the editor of our magazine, the WAL Reader and speaks to Chris Spangle. Ryan grew up in a conservative home, but his …

388: Path to Libertarianism - Adam Asks About Survival of the Fittest, Foreign Policy, and Neighbors Behaving Badly

February 12th, 2020


Adam is new to libertarianism and has some questions about politics and philosophy. Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Rhinehold, and Hodey Johns field his …

387: IowaTF? State of the Union, Impeachment Ends, Coronavirus, Vermin Supreme, Super Bowl Halftime "Controversy"

February 6th, 2020


Chris Spangle and Rhinehold go old-school WAL. We cover a bunch of topics with no notes over 2 1/2 hours. What happened in Iowa? We debate …

386: Path to Libertarianism: Jason Pye, VP of Legislative Affairs for FreedomWorks

January 29th, 2020


Vice President of Legislative Affairs for FreedomWorks Jason Pye shares his journey from a southern Republican to a libertarian that is enacting …

385: Limiting the Power of the Presidency - Impeachment and Curtailing Military Powers

January 23rd, 2020


Chris Spangle and Rhinehold discuss recent events in Trump's impeachment. Spangle hasn't paid much attention so Rhinehold explains the basics. Sen. …

New Podcast: Now Hear This with Chris Spangle - Rupert Boneham of Rupert's Kids

January 17th, 2020


I am now hosting a local radio show on Indianapolis radio. It is called Now Hear This and it airs weekend mornings on Q95 and WNDE. …

384: The Afghan Papers

January 15th, 2020


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold discuss the 18 years of lies told by the US Government and media about the war in Afghanistan.

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383: Answering Questions about the Iranian Crisis and the Death of Soleimani

January 8th, 2020


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold explain the full picture of the death of Iranian General Qassam Soleimani. We answer several questions, …

382: Who is Mike Pence, Vice President of the United States?

January 6th, 2020


Chris Spangle talks to Tom LoBianco, author of Piety & Power: Mike Pence and the Taking of the White House. With impeachment in motion, they examine the career and character of the sitting Vice President.

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381: The Swamp Explained - EPA Scientists vs. Trump

January 3rd, 2020


The Swamp Explained series, Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in-depth on how Washington works. In this episode, we explore President Trump undercutting his own scientists, impeachment and the attack on Iran's top …

380: FBI Abuses FISA Warrants Against Trump Campaign

December 20th, 2019


Chris Spangle, Rhinehold, and Tricia Stuart discuss the recent Office of the Inspector General report on FISA court abuses carried out by the FBI …

379: Debating the Articles Of Impeachment

December 11th, 2019


Chris Spangle and Rhinehold debate the newly filed Articles of Impeachment against Donald Trump.

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378: Paying for Medicare for All, Part 2 on Elizabeth Warren's Plan

December 7th, 2019


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold finish breaking down Elizabeth Warren's detailed Medicare for All plan. This episode focuses on how she'd …

377: The Swamp Explained - Is Impeachment Really Worth It?

November 20th, 2019


The Swamp, Explained" series, Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in-depth on how Washington works. In this episode, we open with a discussion on the …

376: Elizabeth Warren's Medicare for All Plan, Part 1

November 13th, 2019


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold discuss Elizabeth Warren's Medicare for All plan.

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375: Trump's Call with Ukraine and Impeachment

November 6th, 2019


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold discuss President Trump's "perfect" phone call with the leader of Ukraine, if there was a quid pro quo, and …

374: Al Jackson on Comedy, Growing Up, and Being Professional

October 23rd, 2019


Al Jackson is a comedian and co-host on television's Daily Blast Live. He talks with Chis Spangle about beginning his comedy career, and what it took …

373: America Betrays the Kurds in Syria, Costs of Interventionism

October 16th, 2019


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold discuss Trump's recent decision to shift troops in Syria to allow Turkey to invade Kurdish territory in …

372: A Theory of the Kennedy Assassination

October 7th, 2019


While in Dallas, Chris Spangle took a tour of Dealey Plaza with Robin Brown of JFK Custom Tours. It was so entertaining, that he decided to invite Robin on the show to lay out what he believes happened on November 22, …

371: Frank Caliendo on Fame and Free Speech

September 30th, 2019


Comedian, actor, and podcaster Frank Caliendo joins Chris Spangle to discuss fame and its effect on society, how social media has changed comedy, and the complications of free speech in modern media. Get all of Frank's …

370: Policing in America, Part 2 - Civil Asset Forfeiture

September 18th, 2019


Chris Spangle, Rhinehold, and Tricia Stuart continue the second and final part of policing in America. They discuss the fourth amendment, civil asset …

369: The Swamp Explained - John Bolton Fired, Remembering 9-11

September 13th, 2019


In the "The Swamp, Explained" series, Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in-depth on how Washington works. President Trump has fired John Bolton. We …

368: Policing in America, Part 1

September 11th, 2019


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Rhinehold, and Tricia Stuart discuss how policing in America developed and where it stands at this moment.

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367: Dave Chappelle Strikes Blow Against Cancel Culture, Straight Pride Parade

September 4th, 2019


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Travis McCurry discuss Dave Chappelle's latest Netflix comedy special 'Sticks and Stones' and why it has struck such a chord. They also discuss the recent straight pride parade and the …

CSS 23: Are We Heading Towards a Recession?

August 26th, 2019

<p>Chris Spangle examines if there is a recession on the way and what could be causing one. </p>

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366: The Swamp Explained - Trump's Wild Week, The Fed, Joe Walsh Jumps In

August 26th, 2019


The Swamp, Explained" series, Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in-depth on how Washington works. In this episode, we discuss Trump's wild week where he proposed buying Greenland and accepted the title 'King of the …

365: Origins of Misogyny and Racism in Underground Online Culture

August 21st, 2019


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and James Nease continue the conversation on mass shootings and violence. Nease is an original member of 4Chan and spends …

364: The Death of Jeffrey Epstein

August 15th, 2019


Chris Spangle and Harry Price outline the death of Jeffrey Epstein. Was it suicide? Was it a conspiracy?

Time Stamps

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Chris Spangle Show - 22: What Causes Someone to Become a Mass Shooter?

August 10th, 2019


Chris Spangle examines the commonalities of mass shooters. Subscribe to the Chris Spangle Show here:

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363: Quitting Opioids, Shootings in El Paso and Dayton

August 8th, 2019


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Tanner Perdew, and Kyle Orr talk about Tanner's struggle with addiction. He discusses why he was hooked and how he became sober. We discuss the details of the El Paso and Dayton shootings.

LPP: AOC Vs. Libertarianism

August 5th, 2019


<p>Rhinehold attempts to explain how Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is completely wrong on what Libertarians believe about immigration and most …

362: Protests in Puerto Rico and Hong Kong

July 31st, 2019


Chris Spangle and Harry Price cover Spangle's first trip to Canada, the protests in Puerto Rico and Hong Kong, and the growing threats to freedom by …

361: The Swamp Explained - End The Homeland Security Department? AOC vs. Trump

July 22nd, 2019


"The Swamp, Explained" series, Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in-depth on how Washington works. In this episode, they discuss ending the Department of Homeland Security and Trump's fight with the "Squad."

Check out …

2020 Presidential Debate Series: The Environment

July 15th, 2019


Listen in as candidates Max Abramson (new candidate!), Arvin Vohra, Benjamin Leder. and Daniel Behrman discusses climate change, oil drilling, pipelines, fracking, subsidies, emission offsets, car registration, …

LPP: Elaine Joan - Recruiting Justin Amash

July 12th, 2019


<p>Libertarian recruiter Elaine Joan talks about her journey in recruiting Justin Amash, who left the GOP on July 4th, 2019. Learn about his …

360: The Path to Libertarianism - Answering Miranda's Questions

July 9th, 2019


Miranda is new to libertarianism and has some questions about politics and philosophy. In this first episode in our new Path to Libertarianism …

359: Border Update, What Constitutional Rights Do Immigrants Have?

July 3rd, 2019


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Rhinehold, Paul Copeland and Hodey Johns discuss the deteriorating conditions at the southern border. While immigration …

WAL Daily 100: Hodey Accidentally Trolls the LP By Helping It

July 3rd, 2019


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Rhinehold, Paul Copeland and Hodey Johns discuss getting dragged into a discussion between the LP and their …

WAL 2020 Presidential Candidate Series: Meet Max Abramson

July 3rd, 2019


A new Libertarian Presidential candidate joins the circuit! Find our about the state representative from New Hampshire as he discusses reuniting the family, debt, and how to get small business owners to cross …

WAL Daily 99: Remso Martinez on the the Border Crisis

July 2nd, 2019


Chris Spangle and Remso Martinez discussing loving libertarianism while disliking the libertarian movement and the crisis at the border.

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WAL 2020 Presidential Candidates Debate Series: The Criminal Justice

July 1st, 2019


The Criminal Justice Debate. Tune in to Arvin Vohra, Ben Leder, and Daniel Behrman as they discuss incarceration, recidivism, body cameras, mandatory minimums, voting rights, private prisons, overcrowding, …

WAL Daily 98: Trump's Chances in 2020

June 28th, 2019


Chris Spangle recently appeared on Rob Kendall's radio show with Leaders and Legends podcast host Robert Vane to discuss Donald trump's 2020 chances.

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WAL Daily 97: Hitting Your Goals

June 27th, 2019


Dale's taking a break, sadness ensues! Hodey sends him out in style as they discuss hitting your goals, good ones and bad ones to have, and how being a goal-oriented person can help you "win" the game of life.

358: Is California a Third-World Country?

June 26th, 2019


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold discuss Spangle's recent visit to Los Angeles, California, and the shocking state of that city.

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WAL Daily 96: Free Market Environmentalism with Michael Jimerson

June 25th, 2019


Michael Jimerson joins the show and shares his views on capitalism, green agorism, and the future of environmentalism. Listen to his inspiration behind the passion, how government interference makes the …

WAL Daily 95: Single-Minded Focus

June 24th, 2019


There's nothing wrong with multi-tasking. But there's no work quite like the work you'll do when you've given it every ounce of energy. …

WAL Daily 94: Brian Nichols Interviews Justin Amash

June 21st, 2019


Welcome to The Brian Nichols Show! For you first time listeners, I am your humble host, Brian Nichols, and here at The Brian Nichols Show, …

WAL 2020 Presidential Candidate Debate Series: Social Issues

June 19th, 2019


Join Arvin Vohra, Benjamin Leder, Christopher Marks, Daniel Behrman, and Kim Ruff as they discuss abortion, gay/traditional marriage, …

WAL Daily 93: Joe Paschal - The Energy Revolution

June 18th, 2019


Joe Paschal is an expert and insider in the energy industry and he spends the time to share with Hodey Johns what he has learned. Join him …

WAL Daily 92: When to Tough it Out & When to Ask for Help

June 17th, 2019


It's time to talk about feelings! Listen as Hodey Johns and Dale Melchin share two stories that shaped them and forced them to find a balance between fighting to stay positive and bringing in help.

WAL Daily 91: Protecting Workers Rights with the Fairness Center

June 14th, 2019


Public unions hold a disproportionate and often times confusing amount of control over the income and lives of the men and women working in …

WAL Daily 90: Trade Skills, Avoiding Debt, & the Future

June 13th, 2019


Dropping out of college and going into manufacturing or car repair sounds scary. Yet, statistically, these people are in less debt and make …

WAL Daily 89: Sex Work - Data & Activism

June 12th, 2019


In a special episode, activists within the sex work community (Sarah Daggers, Kristen Calhoun, Lucy Brenton, and Michael Burns) speak with Hodey Johns about their journey, their information, their passion, and …

WAL Daily 88: Family Dynamics

June 11th, 2019


What is the role of various family members, if any at all? Is there anything wrong with being in either a traditional or unique family? Dale …

WAL 2020 Presidential Candidate Debate Series: Foreign Policy

June 10th, 2019


The Foreign Policy Debate. Join Arvin Vohra, Ben Leder, Christopher Marks, Daniel Behrman, and Kim Ruff as they discuss military spending, …

WAL Daily 87: Pro-Life & The Culture

June 6th, 2019


Brendan Dahl, personal friend of Hodey Johns, joins him on the show to talk about issues pro-lifers face today. He navigates some tough questions as well as finds a common ground with the pro-choice crowd on …

357: War with Iran

June 5th, 2019


Chris Spangle and Harry Price explain the history of conflict between America and Iran, and how it has led to current rising tension in the Middle …

WAL Daily 86: Pro-Choice & The Law

June 4th, 2019


Alicia Dearn lends her legal mind, one more time, to the show on the heels of several new abortion bans sweeping the country. Listen to her …

WAL Daily 85: Spangle on Abdul - The Social Media Warriors

June 3rd, 2019


Indy Politics gets together with its social media experts to talk about recent controversies surrounding Facebook, proposed expanded …

WAL Daily 84: Fasting and Re-Gaining Control

May 31st, 2019


Why is it healthy to give up on things for a little bit? Why do we even fast from good and helpful things? Dale Melchin and Hodey Johns get …

WAL Daily 83: Student Loan Crisis

May 30th, 2019


Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts. We are joined by attorney Sean Row and Purdue University Student Mason Rottinghaus are …

356: A Brief Look at Every Democrat Running for President

May 29th, 2019


Chris Spangle and Sarah Brady Wagner provide a brief look at the bio, record, and Achilles heel for each Democrat running for President. Like, every single one. We know you won't likely vote for any of them, but at …

WAL Daily 82: No more welfare? The "Freedom Dividend" and Universal Basic Income

May 29th, 2019


Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts. Our featured guest is Dr Eric Schansberg, author and professor of Economics at Indiana …

WAL Daily 81: The Global War on Terror in 2019

May 28th, 2019


Combat veteran and foreign policy activist David Fitzgerald joins Sarah Brady Wagner to discuss the difficult questions around American …

355: The Swamp Explained - Justin Amash for President? Should Trump Be Impeached?

May 27th, 2019


"The Swamp, Explained" series, Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in depth on how Washington works. Today we discuss the possible Justin Amash campaign …

WAL Daily 80: We Do Better with Universal Charitable Tax Credits

May 27th, 2019


Sarah Brady Wagner is joined by Dan Johnson from the We Do Better network to discuss how universal charitable tax credits ensure tax money is directed towards where it can do the most good.

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WAL Daily 79: The Importance of Earning It

May 24th, 2019


A life earned is a life lived much differently than others. Dale and Hodey had crazy work weeks and talk about the benefits of "psycho week," how freed slaves, the mentally handicapped, and dogs all teach …

WAL 2020 Presidential Candidate Series: Meet Keenan Dunham

May 23rd, 2019


Keenan Dunham is the latest candidate to visit this audience and he is running for president! Listen to his discussion with Hodey Johns as he presents his plans to unite the parties, get back to the …

354: Modern Political Power Parallels in Game of Thrones

May 22nd, 2019


Chris Spangle, Chris Gault, Jessica Alsman, and Todd Singer review the end of Game of Thrones and discuss the nature of power. We review the end and …

WAL Daily 78: Ryan Thomas Graham and the Madness of Ballot Access

May 21st, 2019


"If libertarians were so great, why don't they win?" Well, let's go ahead and answer that question. Ryan Graham has been fighting in the trenches in Georgia about their ballot access laws. Join him and Hodey …

WAL Debate Series: Border Control

May 20th, 2019


This debate is fiery and informative! Join Tricia Stuart and Tyler 420 and they discuss the open borders vs closed borders issue in what is the most …

WAL Daily 77: Ryan Lindsey - Editor of WAL Reader

May 16th, 2019


WAL Reader is a brand new quarterly journal organized by the mind of Ryan Lindsey. It is beautifully organized, well thought out ... and …

353: Intellectual Diversity Is Important, Update on WAL

May 15th, 2019


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Maranda Barnett, and Nick discuss the importance of intellectual diversity when putting out a news show like We Are Libertarians. James Nease is torturing Harry at work. We also give a few …

WAL 2020 Presidential Candidate Debate Series: Macro Economics

May 14th, 2019


Part one of the Economy Debate. This first part focuses on one large, systemic programs. Join Arvin Vohra, Benjamin Leder, Christopher Marks, Daniel Behrman, Kim Ruff, and William Hurst as they discuss the IRS, …

WAL Daily 76: Talking to Yourself

May 13th, 2019


Is talking to yourself crazy? Or is it a core aspect of personal health? Dale Melchin and Hodey Johns continue their self-betterment journey with a foray into Inner Dialogue. Find out how early it starts, how …

WAL Debate Series: Mutualism vs Capitalism

May 10th, 2019


On the Enemy of the State Dank Pod Stash, WAL's own Hodey Johns took on Jack Neison in a discussion about economic systems, as well as the values of Capitalism versus Mutualism. Enjoy!

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WAL Daily 75: Daniel Fishman - LP Executive Director

May 9th, 2019


Meet Daniel Fishman, software engineer turned Libertarian big shot! Tune is as he shares his views on how the Republicans and Democrats no longer represent left and right, the way they keep themselves in …

WAL Daily 74: Permaculture with Erica Denise Payne

May 7th, 2019


They say the invisible hand of the market has a green thumb and they aren't wrong! Erica Denise Payne, a pioneer in the area of …

WAL Daily 73: The Condemnation of Judgment

May 6th, 2019


Being judgmental isn't a small problem. There are actually Biblical and political reasons that condemnation is self-defeating and leads to …

WAL Daily 72: Coup in Venezuela

May 2nd, 2019


On Tuesday, a violent demonstration and counter-protest occurred in Venezuela. Rhinehold, Dale Melchin, and Hodey Johns gave (literally) up …

WAL Daily 71: Improving Your Communication

April 30th, 2019


Hours on end arguing? Never feeling understood? Welcome to the loneliness of the modern era. Hodey Johns and Dale Melchin discuss some tools …

WAL Daily 70: Ace from Alberta on Canadian Libertarian

April 29th, 2019


Ace of Spades from the WAL Discord joins Paul Copeland to discuss the recent election in Alberta Canada. Why did the conservatives win big, …

New Podcast: The Patdown with Ms. Pat and Chris Spangle

April 26th, 2019


I am excited to announce a project I've been working on for a few months now called the Patdown. Please subscribe now. Comedian, actress and author Ms. Pat hosts a hilarious conversation weekly about current events and …

WAL 2020 Presidential Candidate Debate Series: Science, Energy, and Education

April 26th, 2019


Join Arvin Vohra, Benjamin Leder, Christopher Marks, and Daniel Behrman as they discuss vaccinations, nuclear power, alternative energies, …

352: What Is In The Mueller Report?

April 24th, 2019


Chris Spangle, Rhinehold, and Hodey Johns give details and analysis on the final report by Robert Mueller on the Russian Collusion investigation.

Time …

WAL Daily 69: The Department of Education Sucks

April 19th, 2019


In his most fiery rant yet, Hodey Johns goes after the Department of Education, how eliminating them would fix the debt, why teachers don't …

WAL Daily 68: Why I Don't Call Myself An Anarchist

April 18th, 2019


Chris Spangle joins Tricia Stuart live on her Facebook page to discuss why he refuses to label himself as an anarchist, voluntaryist, or …

351: Notre Dame Fire, Wikileaks

April 17th, 2019


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Sarah Brady Wagner discuss why the burning of Notre Dame has impacted people. We then discuss who and what Julian …

WAL Presidential Candidate Debate Series: Immigration

April 16th, 2019


In what might be the hottest topic in America today, listen in as Arvin Vohra, Benjamin Leder, Christopher Marks, Daniel Behrman, and William Hurst discuss the wall, travel bans, deportation, immigrant social …

WAL Daily 67: Stoicism and Reacting/Responding

April 15th, 2019


What is stoicism? Is it a good or bad thing? And what is the difference between reacting and responding? Dale Melchin and Hodey Johns answer these questions and guide you to how navigating these answers can be …

350: What is Brexit?

April 10th, 2019


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold explain the origins of the EU, the Brexit vote, and what it means for the British economy. The Brexit …

WAL Daily 66: Tackling Procrastination

April 5th, 2019


Procrastination the problem that keeps you from dealing with your other problems. Join Dale Melchin and Hodey Johns as they discuss their …

WAL Daily 65: The Department of Defense Sucks

April 2nd, 2019


Don't take it from me, your humble host, Hodey Johns, take it from Ike: “Our problem is to achieve adequate military strength within the limits of endurable strain upon our economy. To amass military power …

WAL Presidential Candidate Debate Series: Healthcare Debate

April 1st, 2019


Listen in as candidates Arvin Vohra, Benjamin Leder, Christopher Marks, Daniel Behrman, and William Hurst gives their responses about the tough problems and questions people have about healthcare today. Hodey …

WAL Daily 64: Simplistic Advice with Dale Melchin

March 28th, 2019


Have you ever needed advice from somebody who actually cares about you and wants you to grow? Meet Dale Melchin, longtime We Are Libertarians fan and host of the Simplistic Advice Podcast. In an era where …

349: Surviving R Kelly, Human Trafficking, and Domestic Violence

March 27th, 2019


Chris Spangle and Maranda Barnett are joined by Shaunestte Terrell who works as a Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Resource Prosecutor for the …

WAL Daily 63: Little Pink Houses

March 26th, 2019


In the city of Pflugerville, just North of Austin Texas, there is a neighborhood where residents are throwing a bit more than just the odd shade. The serious concern at the heart of this dispute that threatens …

WAL Daily 62: Abortion Debate

March 25th, 2019


Abortion is almost unquestionably the most divisive issue in all of politics. Somehow, our debaters ended up agreeing with each other by the …

348: What is the Mueller Investigation?

March 23rd, 2019


Chris Spangle and Lex Gingerella answer all the questions you are too embarrassed to ask about the Mueller Investigation and collusion between Donald …

347: What is 4Chan? Explaining Internet Trolling Culture

March 20th, 2019


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and James Nease discuss the darker parts of the internet are being discussed in the wake of the New Zealand shooting. Nease was one of the first people on 4Chan, and has been a moderator …

WAL Daily 61: Injustice and Schaeffer Cox

March 18th, 2019


When your enemy is a corrupt government, your enemy will do anything to lock you up: This includes making up charges, planting evidence, and illegal court procedures. Activist and musician Jordan Page teams up …

WAL 2020 Presidential Candidate Series: Domestic Policy Debate

March 15th, 2019


In the first of ten debates between the presidential candidates on the We Are Libertarian Network, we discuss Domestic Policy. Listen is as …

346: Analysis of Joe Rogan, Tim Pool, and Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Vijaya Gadde

March 13th, 2019


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Mike Tront discuss the recent conversation between Joe Rogan, Tim Pool, and Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Vijaya Gadde …

WAL 2020 Presidential Candidate Series: Meet William Hurst

March 12th, 2019


William Hurst, Libertarian candidate for president, drops by to deliver his interview! Tune in to hear a list or priorities that are vastly different from his counterparts, as well as his ideas about working …

WAL Daily 60: The Department of Commerce Sucks

March 8th, 2019


Hodey Johns unloads on the next federal department on his list: The Department of Commerce. Find out how lighthouses, global warming, and bribery all seem to find their way into this institution that has been a …

345: Authentic Low Key WAL

March 7th, 2019


Harry Price is joined by Rhinehold, Paul Copeland and Hodey Johns to talk about Snowden, Privacy, Personal Relationships and Sheriffs refusing to …

344: North Carolina, Purity Tests, Free Banking, and Personal Freedom

March 6th, 2019


With Dear Leader still out sick, Hodey Johns, Sarah Brady Wagner, Paul Copeland, and Dale Melchin give their opinions and questions about a variety …

343: The Return of Low Key WAL

March 5th, 2019


Harry Price is joined by Rhinehold, Paul Copeland and Hodey Johns to discuss Jussie Smollett, Christopher Paul Hasson, what captures media attention, …

WAL 2020 Presidential Candidate Series: Meet Adam Kokesh

March 1st, 2019


Adam Kokesh has made a name for himself in the liberty movement and brings his energy to the We Are Libertarians network. He gives his full …

WAL 2020 Presidential Candidate Series: Meet Chris Marks

February 28th, 2019


Chris Marks is a relative newcomer to the Libertarian Party, but when you hear him, you'll understand why he's running for president. He gives you his unique views on currency, Constitutional Law, energy, and …

WAL 2020 Presidential Candidate Series: Meet Ben Leder

February 27th, 2019


Ben Leder is running for Libertarian Candidate for President and he's doing so because liberty is in his blood. Listen to this interview as he gives his one-of-a-kind story about his journey, his goals, and how …

WAL 2020 Presidential Candidates Series: Meet Kim Ruff

February 26th, 2019


Kim Ruff is running for president with the Libertarian Party and this is your chance to find out about her. Get her unique take on immigration, the military, vice presidents, and more right here.

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WAL 2020 Presidential Candidate Series: Meet Daniel Behrman

February 25th, 2019


Daniel Behrman, a Libertarian candidate for President, drops by to explain why taxation is theft, how that bridges gaps in understanding, and gives his unique take on his liberty journey and what to do with the …

WAL 2020 Presidential Candidate Series: Meet Arvin Vohra

February 22nd, 2019


Arvin Vohra is running for president and explaining libertarian ideas in a way you likely haven't heard before. Get his take on how to fix immigration without a wall, what to do with education, and how …

WAL Daily 59: What is Going on in The Houston Shooting?

February 21st, 2019


Paul Copeland joins Vaughn Spargur to discuss what's been going on in Houston in regards to the botched drug raid that happened two weeks …

342: Trump's National Emergency, New Green Deal Update

February 20th, 2019


Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the power of personal growth in building a libertarian society. We then give all the facts on Trump's National Emergency Declaration over the wall. We then give the details on …

341: Bill Weld Leaves the LP, and We Don't Blame Him

February 13th, 2019


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Rhinehold, and Hodey Johns discuss the departure of Bill Weld. Does it say more about Bill Weld or the culture that …

WAL Daily 58: The USDA Sucks

February 12th, 2019


The US Department of Agriculture is a program that costs you as much as your heating bill. It ensures that we pay people already richer than …

WAL Daily 57: The Forgotten Man

February 11th, 2019


Rhinehold discusses the subject of the article The Forgotten Man by William Graham Sumner, who that person is and how forcing humans to help …

WAL Daily 56: What to do with Confederate Statues?

February 8th, 2019


Art or white supremacy? Reminder or oppressor? Culture or racism? There's not a clear course on what to do with Confederate Statues, even …

WAL Daily 55: Citizens United

February 7th, 2019


Rhinehold discusses Citizens United, the Supreme Court decision that affirmed free speech rights for individuals when they are acting in …

340: The Swamp, Explained - Rob Quartel's Time on the George HW Bush Campaign

February 6th, 2019


Rob Quartel served as Issues Director for two Presidential campaigns. After serving on Gerald Ford's 1976 campaign, he was the third person hired on George HW Bush's 1980 campaign. He details how the campaigns worked …

WAL Daily 54: Bill Weld Leaving the Party?

February 5th, 2019


WARNING This is a hot take on a preliminary report. Rhinehold, Paul Copeland, and Hodey Johns join up to talk about if Bill Weld has left …

WAL Daily 53: Woody the Warrior Sheds Light on Social Justice

February 4th, 2019


Woody Johns join his brother Hodey Johns on the show this week to talk about social justice. Many libertarians hear the term and put up their defenses. You'll learn about why this is a poor response and how …

WAL Daily 52: Teaching the Bible in Public Schools

February 1st, 2019


Vaughn Spargur from the research teams makes his debut on the podcast with Hodey Johns, and talks about the effects of public schools making …

WAL Daily 51: Voting for Freedom

January 31st, 2019


Join Hodey Johns and Paul Copeland as they do a current and historical dive on voting. The concept of voting being violence or supporting a …

339: Venezuela's Constitutional Crisis

January 30th, 2019


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Aaron Ewert, and Alina Pabon discuss the constitutional crisis happening in Venezuela. What is happening? What role …

WAL Daily 50: Government Programs and Libertarians

January 29th, 2019


Many people think libertarians oppose all government programs. Is this true? Or do they just oppose the government doing them? Paul Copeland …

WAL Daily 49: The X Gender

January 28th, 2019


Starting this year, in New York, you can put X as the sex on your birth certificate. Hodey Johns and Sarah Brady Wagner go into the details and effects of the law. Then they explore what it means to be …

WAL Daily 48: My Libertarianism

January 25th, 2019


Rhinehold sits down and discusses his view of what libertarianism is, how he came to discover he is a libertarian and puts the call out to …

WAL Daily 47: Should Libertarians Vote? Hodey Johns vs. Larken Rose

January 24th, 2019


Should Libertarians Vote? Hodey Johns vs. Larken Rose face off in a debate hosted by Tricia Stuart.

Original video:

338: Covington Kids, The Media, The Gillette Ad

January 23rd, 2019


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Hanna Weber, and Chris Osborn discuss the long weekend of embarrassments for the media and America as a whole, we give …

WAL Daily 46: Is the Libertarian Movement In a Leadership Vacuum? with Remso Martinez

January 22nd, 2019


Chris Spangle and Remso Martinez discuss 2019 LibertyCon. We discuss if the libertarian movement is suffering a lack of leadership.

Remso's article:

WAL Daily 45: Discovering Agorism with Nick Irwin and David Ballantine

January 21st, 2019


Breaking the law has always seemed like a scary concept. Indeed, it is still frightening. But should it be? Nick Irwin and David Ballantine …

Chris Spangle on Al Jackson & Frank Caliendo Try To Be Serious

January 18th, 2019


I was fortunate to appear on Al & Frank Try To Be Serious to talk libertarianism. Give it a listen and please subscribe at or in your podcast app directory.


Hosts …

CSS 21: What the Gillette Razor Ad Is Actually Trying to Say

January 17th, 2019

<p>What values are actually articulated in the controversial Gillette ad? Chris Spangle annotates the commercial and explains what …

337: Gillette Commercial About Masculinity, France Take Authoritarian Turn on Yellow Vest Movement

January 16th, 2019


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Paul Copeland discuss the new Gillette commercial, toxic masculinity, manhood in 2019, and the formation of new …

WAL Daily 44: Pay for it Yourself!

January 15th, 2019


When Republicans asked for spending on something they saw as a common good, the Democrats responded by telling them to pay for it …

WAL Daily 43: Messing Up the Internet with FOSTA SESTA

January 14th, 2019


Limiting information in Silicon Valley is nothing new, especially for Libertarians. But there's a new regulatory law in town. Sarah Brady …

WAL Daily 42: Our Goals for 2019

January 11th, 2019


As we move into a new year, I explain how We Are Libertarians will impact our communities, the libertarian movement, and our listeners.

Our …

WAL Daily 41: NC-09 Election Fraud Update

January 10th, 2019


Chris and Sarah Brady Wagner give a detailed update of the situation unfolding in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District - a race in …

336: What is the Green New Deal?

January 9th, 2019


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Tad Western outline all of the details of the Green New Deal, Climate Grief, and celebrate I, Pencil.


00:22:12 - Overview of the Left's Climate Narrative

00:44:25 - Climate Grief

WAL Daily 40: Trump's Oval Office Speech on the Wall

January 9th, 2019


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Tad Western, and Rhinehold listen to the speeches of Donald Trump, Nancy Pelosi, and Chuck Schumer. We react to …

The Cost 9: Phyllis's Story - Fighting Medicare For Her Life

January 6th, 2019


In a continuation of The Cost: The Human Toll of Public Policy, Phyllis Klosinski explains her fight against Medicare to receive the …

The Cost 8: Chloe's Story - Big Government Impedes Self-Improvement

January 3rd, 2019


Chris Spangle and Chloe Anagnos explain how government interferes with a person’s ability to improve their lives in a new installment of The …

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

January 2nd, 2019


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 …

WAL Daily 38: The Green New Deal, Climate Change, and Skeptics Stance with Max Gulker

December 21st, 2018


Wow! What a year! This will be the final episode of The Brian Nichols Show for 2018! But don't you worry, I have a special episode in store …

WAL Daily 37: Automation - Salvation or Apocalypse?

December 21st, 2018


Zach Rip of the research team makes his debut with Hodey Johns on the podcast! Together, the two analyze the history of automation and then …

WAL Daily 39: Election Fraud in North Carolina

December 21st, 2018


Sarah Brady Wagner and Alex Haney break down the evolving investigation and allegations of election fraud in North Carolina's 9th …

335: Patreon Dropping Creators, CRISPR and Genome Editing

December 19th, 2018


Chris Spangle and Harry Price address the latest controversy over Patreon, why Sargon was in the wrong, and why we are not leaving Patreon. We then explain the details of genome editing and raise the ethical concerns …

334: Leaving the Republican Party

December 17th, 2018


Chris Spangle and Rob Kendall discuss the rise of the populist Republican. Kendall ran for office after becoming disillusioned with the local …

WAL Daily 36: Voter ID Laws

December 12th, 2018


Sarah Brady Wagner and Alex Haney discuss voter ID laws and speculate on how the North Carolina General Assembly may choose to structure the …

WAL Daily 35: Breed Specific Legislation - The Continuance of Unconstitutionality

December 11th, 2018


Activist Courtney Mixon joins Hodey Johns on the show to discuss the history, current state, and future of Breed Specific Legislation in the …

333: The History of Impeachment

December 10th, 2018


Chris Spangle and Tad Western give the definition and history of impeachment. What does it take to impeach a President? How do past events …

WAL Daily 34: Considering State Constitutions: Tax Caps

December 7th, 2018


Sarah Brady Wagner and Alex Haney discuss the newly reduced constitutional limit on income tax in North Carolina. They discuss the policy …

WAL Daily 33: Tough Questions- If We Don't Vaccinate, Will We All Die?

December 6th, 2018


Vaccinations are a lightning rod issue, and so Paul Copeland and Hodey Johns are ready to shock you with their beliefs. They bring both …

332: George HW Bush Passes, Mortality Rate Drops, Paris Riots

December 5th, 2018


Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the passing of George HW Bush and how libertarians should approach the passing of politicians, what is causing …

WAL Daily 32: Unafraid of Liberty - Arvin Vohra and Bold Speech

December 4th, 2018


After the recent midterms, Libertarians are wondering how they can package their message to better sell it to more people. Arvin Vohra's giving you his answer: Don't package it at all. Hodey Johns asks him …

WAL Daily 31: Ranked Choice Voting

December 3rd, 2018


Ranked Choice Voting might sound like a cute little niche, but it actually changed the outcome of an election in Maine this year. Sarah …

WAL Daily 30: Laura Ebke, Libertarian Champion

November 30th, 2018


State Senator Laura Ebke joins Hodey Johns to talk about what it's like to actually win an election, what libertarian inklings lurk in the hearts of Republicans, and what its like to change parties in the …

WAL Daily 29: Should You Report Sex Workers to the IRS?

November 29th, 2018


Usually, being against taxes and supportive of sex workers is in the libertarian wheelhouse. Just a few days ago, both were put to the test …

331: What Causes Wildfires And How Do We Prevent Them?

November 28th, 2018


Chris Spangle examines what causes wildfires and how we can prevent them. Was Donald Trump right when he said the government makes wildland fires …

WAL Daily 28: Tough Questions- Wouldn't Cronyism Take Over?

November 27th, 2018


One quandary libertarians face is the conundrum of the free market: If the market is free, won't the evil big corporations be in charge? Not …

WAL Daily 27: How To Effectively Lobby For Liberty in Your Town

November 23rd, 2018


Chris Spangle talks to Jason Doolittle about his successful efforts to change a local ordinance on homing chickens. Jason lobbied his local …

330: Why Marijuana Should Be Legalized, Online Community after Social Media

November 21st, 2018


Chris Spangle and Harry Price explain why marijuana was originally criminalized, what medicinal benefits it contains, and why it should be fully …

WAL Daily 26: Tough Questions- Is Healthcare Fixable? Part 2

November 20th, 2018


In Part 1, Paul Copeland and Hodey Johns used standing research to explain how to reduce costs by 90%. In Part 2, they reduce it by another …

329: Why World War I Still Matters

November 19th, 2018


Chris Spangle explains the many reasons the first World War still matters today. World War I unleashed a revolution of big government into the …

WAL Daily 25: The Murder of Laquan McDonald

November 16th, 2018


Sarah Brady Wagner and Rhinehold discuss the murder of Laquan McDonald by a Chicago police officer.

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WAL Daily 24: Why Doesn't the LP Just Pool Its Resources?

November 15th, 2018


Chris Spangle, Creighton Harrington, Harry Price, Rhinehold, Hodey Johns and Sarah Brady Wagner discuss LP strategy in elections, why the LP …

328: The Definitive 2018 Midterm Elections Breakdown

November 14th, 2018


Chris Spangle and Hodey Johns give you every possible detail about the 2018 Midterm Elections you might need. We begin by breaking down the notable …

WAL Daily 23: A Review of 2018 Ballot Initiatives

November 13th, 2018


Beyond voting for people, Americans voted for and against several different policy measures. Hodey Johns and Sarah Brady Wagner break down …

WAL Daily 22: A Brief Examination of Modern Monetary Theory

November 12th, 2018


Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) has been loved and hated by economists from both sides of the aisle. Libertarian masterminds Sarah Brady Wagner and Hodey Johns give you a quick breakdown on the positives and …

WAL Daily 21: Midterm Election Results and Ending the Duopoly with The Red Headed Libertarian

November 9th, 2018


In one of the highest turnouts for the midterm elections since 1966, both the GOP and the Democratic Parties "won" in some way, shape, or form. However, the Libertarian Party, despite optimistic hopes lead by …

WAL Daily 20: Boss Hog Battles Straight Ticket Voting

November 9th, 2018


The team at Boss Hog of Liberty recaps the local election results, where Jeremiah Morrell earned 12% in his three-way race for the Henry …

WAL Daily 19: Never Free Again - Collateral Consequences

November 8th, 2018


When felons pay their dues and are rehabilitated, they get to go back to contributing to society, right? Wrong. Examine the full scope of …

WAL Daily 18: Tough Questions- Is Healthcare Fixable? Part One

November 6th, 2018


The greatest expense in America, by far, is Healthcare. The way the Republicans and Democrats suggest “fixing” it usually makes it more expensive all the while killing those who can’t afford it. Hodey Johns and …

WAL Daily 17: Making Liberty Relatable with Matt Kibbe

November 5th, 2018


Liberty Memes, Censorship, and Elections, Oh My!

On today's episode, Brian Nichols is joined by Matt Kibbe! Kibbe is the President and …

Bonus: The Most Qualified LP Candidate in a Decade - Mark Rutherford for IN Secretary of State

November 5th, 2018


Chris Spangle talks to Mark Rutherford who is running for the Libertarian Party in Indiana for Secretary of State. He considers him the most qualified LP candidate in at least a decade within the entire party. …

WAL Daily 16: GA Governor's Race Epitome of 2018 Midterms, Wasted Vote

November 5th, 2018


Chris Spangle and Levie Rainey discuss the 2018 Georgia race for Governor with Stacey Abrams, Brian Kemp, and Ted Metz. Levie is a student libertarian torn between liberal professors and conservative family …

327: Spangle Banned on FB, Trump's Rhetoric, Nonviolence

November 2nd, 2018


Chris Spangle and Sarah Brady Wagner discuss the current political climate. Trump is being blamed for heightened rhetoric. How much should he be …

WAL Daily 15: How America Destroyed Honduras

November 1st, 2018


The United States of America has an illustrious history in large part due to a free market economy. So why is it that when we prop up a government in another country, we make sure it is some type of single-crop …

WAL Daily 14: Trump Wants to End Birthright Citizenship

November 1st, 2018


Sarah Brady Wagner and Rhinehold discuss President Trump's recent comments on ending birthright citizenship. What is it and how does his …

326: The Swamp Explained - Political Violence Now vs. 60s, Is Trump Draining the Swamp?

October 30th, 2018


In our "The Swamp, Explained" series, Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in depth on how Washington works. On this episode, we compare the heated …

WAL Daily 13: The Side of Mike Shipley Nobody Sees

October 29th, 2018


Hodey Johns flips the script that people try to write about Michael Shipley. We explain why philosophical disagreements need not lead to broken alliances, how everyone can be excited about a horizontal business …

WAL Daily 12: Jailed for Words with Alicia Dearn

October 26th, 2018


A judge sentences a man to an extra 4 years in prison over rap lyrics. Hodey Johns and Alicia Dearn, legal guru, explains how it happened, …

WAL Daily 11: Liberty Memes Speaks! An Interview with David and Peter Gay

October 25th, 2018


David and Peter Gay have run Liberty Memes since 2013. We first speak to David about what might have led to the ban and their significant charitable efforts over the years. We then talk to Peter about the …

325: Liberty Memes Update, Saudi Arabia's Reforms and Khashoggi's Death

October 24th, 2018


Chris Spangle and Harry Price give and update on Facebook's censorship of mainstream libertarians. We then explain the reforms in Saudi Arabia, both good and bad, why we are supplying them weapons in Yemen, and give all …

WAL Daily 10: Prison Labor

October 23rd, 2018


Take a commute to work inside the walls of a prison using the vehicle of discussion. Hodey Johns and Sarah Brady Wagner give you personal experiences and hard statistics that might make you change your mind on …

324: Liberty Memes Banned By Facebook

October 22nd, 2018


Chris Spangle warned months ago that Alex Jones was the canary in the coal mine and that mainstream libertarian voices would be next. Today, Liberty …

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

October 22nd, 2018


Paul Copeland and Hodey Johns dive into what child intervention might look like in a libertarian society. Learn about how the government is …

323: Libertarian Student Groups, Tariffs

October 20th, 2018


Chris Spangle and Z Hunt discuss the current state of student organizations for libertarians and why tariffs are harmful to the economy.

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

October 19th, 2018


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 …

WAL Daily 7: Wage Slavery

October 18th, 2018


Hodey Johns and Sarah Brady Wagner talk about an old term that’s seeing new traction: Wage Slavery. We explore why true capitalists will …

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

October 17th, 2018


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 …

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

October 15th, 2018


Hodey Johns and Paul Copeland get you the answer on why libertarians are better on the issue of environmental preservation and protection …

WAL Daily 4: Filibuster and Cloture

October 12th, 2018


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

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

October 11th, 2018


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.

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WAL Daily 3: The Advancement of In Vitro Fertilization

October 10th, 2018


Sarah Brady Wagner and Hodey Johns discuss where we're at with In Vitro Fertilization, what the future looks like, and why libertarians …

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

October 8th, 2018


Chris Spangle talks to Lucy Brenton, the Libertarian Party US Senate candidate about her tightening race. Should libertarians vote for the …

320: Kavanaugh, The End

October 6th, 2018


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? …

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

October 5th, 2018


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 …

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

October 5th, 2018


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.

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CSS 20: The Final Daily Show on This Feed

October 2nd, 2018

<p>After a month-long experiment of 7 shows a week, Chris Spangle outlines what is next.</p>

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318: Breaking Down the #MeToo Movement

September 28th, 2018


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 …

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

September 26th, 2018


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 …

316: Kavanaugh Allegations, Dallas Police Shooting

September 19th, 2018


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and former prosecutor Craig DeCosta examine the allegations of rape levied against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh …

Spangle on Abdul's Show: Social Media & The Mid-Term Elections - Part 2

September 18th, 2018

<p>So what impact is social media having on the mid-term elections? We ask our social media panelists, Chris Spangle of the We are Libertarians podcast and digital director of the Bob &amp; Tom …

Spangle on Abdul's Show: Social Media & The Mid-Term Elections - Part 1

September 17th, 2018

<p>So what impact is social media having on the mid-term elections? We ask our social media panelists, Chris Spangle of the We are Libertarians podcast and digital director of the Bob &amp; Tom …

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

September 14th, 2018


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.

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CSS 19: I Think I May Have Ended Up in North Korean Propaganda on Accident

September 12th, 2018

<p>I just wanted to be nice and ask some protestors what they were doing... And I think I ended up in North Korea propaganda. </p>

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CSS 18: A Review of Bob Woodward's Fear

September 12th, 2018

<p>Chris Spangle reviews the new Bob Woodward book titled Fear. It is surprisingly helpful and generous to the President. His …

CSS 17: Why Identity Politics is Prevalent

September 11th, 2018

<p>Chris Spangle outlines why identity politics has become a central tactic of those that lean revolutionary and how it impacts …

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

September 10th, 2018


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 …

CSS 16: First They Banned Alex Jones. Joe Rogan Will Be Next.

September 7th, 2018

<p>Joe Rogan is being criticized for his interview of Elon Musk by Motherboard, a Vice tech blog. There is a pattern for the …

CSS 15: Senior White House Official Writes Creepy Anonymous NYT Op-Ed

September 6th, 2018

<p>Chris Spangle shares his thoughts on a new op-ed from an anonymous White House Senior official. Is it comforting or just …

CSS 14: The Workforce Shortage

September 5th, 2018

<p>Chris Spangle outlines why tax cuts and immigration policy have caused employment numbers to drop to the possible detriment of …

313: Everything is Awesome and No One Cares

September 5th, 2018


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 …

CSS 13: More Misery in Syria

September 4th, 2018

<p>Chris Spangle explains the next tragic period in Syria that is about to unfold.</p>
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312: The Swamp Explained - Manafort and McCain

August 31st, 2018


Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel discuss the Paul Manafort trials and how it is emblematic of the Swamp, and we discuss the complex legacy of John …

CSS 12: ICE Is Trying to Deport American Citizens

August 31st, 2018

<p>Chris Spangle reads the account of one American citizen arrested and slated for deportation. </p>

How a U.S. citizen was mistakenly targeted for deportation. He’s not alone -

311: Censorship and the Patent Troll Epidemic within Online Platforms

August 31st, 2018


Chris Spangle and Todd Moore discuss the ethics of building online platforms and what are the limits of censorship when operating such a platform. …

11: New Mexico Adds Straight Ticket Voting to Screw Gary Johnson, Media Breakdown of 'Monkey It Up'

August 31st, 2018


Chris Spangle explains why the Democrat Secretary of State in New Mexico has hacked their election more than any Russians by changing laws that will hurt Gary Johnson's run. He then breaks down the anatomy of …

CSS 11: New Mexico Adds Straight Ticket Voting to Screw Gary Johnson, Media Breakdown of 'Monkey It Up'

August 31st, 2018

<p>Chris Spangle explains why the Democrat Secretary of State in New Mexico has hacked their election more than any Russians by changing laws that will hurt Gary Johnson&#39;s run. He then breaks …

CSS 10: The Most Qualified LP Candidate in a Decade - Mark Rutherford for IN Secretary of State

August 29th, 2018

<p>Chris Spangle talks to Mark Rutherford who is running for the Libertarian Party in Indiana for Secretary of State. He considers him the most qualified LP candidate in at least a decade within the …

310: South African Land Crisis Explained, Cody Wilson on Living Out Libertarianism

August 29th, 2018


Chris Spangle and Harry Price look into what is actually happening in South Africa. In our Path to Libertarianism segment, we listen to 3D-Gun advocate Cody Wilson on the Tom Woods show explain why he believes what he …

CSS 9: Rand Paul Endorses Gary Johnson

August 28th, 2018

<p>Chris Spangle breaks down several news stories including Rand Paul endorsing Gary Johnson and Trump wants to bail out farmers …

CSS 8: John McCain Dies, Shooting in Jacksonville

August 27th, 2018

<p>Chris Spangle shares his thoughts on the legacy of Sen. John McCain, and two lose their life in a shooting in Jacksonville.</p>

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CSS 7: Trump Allies Flip, Gary Johnson Could Be the First Libertarian Senator

August 24th, 2018

<p>Chris Spangle discusses the &quot;big fish&quot; that Mueller is chasing, and it isn&#39;t good that his CFO, Allen Weisselberg, is cooperating. FiveThirtyEight makes Gary Johnson his …

309: Senator Wants to Pass Social Media Regulation

August 24th, 2018


Chris Spangle, Chris Gault, and Tad Western discuss an interview with Sen. Ron Wyden outlining his desire to limit political speech online, and Phil …

CSS 6: Sen. Ron Wyden Wants To Regulate Speech on Social Media

August 23rd, 2018

<p>Chris Spangle annotates a conversation between Sen. Ron Wyden and Recode&#39;s Kara Swisher about Alex Jones and hate …

CSS 5: The Cohen Chickens Come Home To Roost

August 23rd, 2018

<p>Chris Spangle explains the Michael Cohen plea deal and what it means for President Trump. </p>

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308: Lyin' Lester Holt and the Creation of a Smear

August 22nd, 2018


Chris Spangle and Harry Price break down a fake news story on the NBC Nightly News about Alex Jones and explain why this matters. We then explain why all punches are equal and what is the Non-Aggression Principle?

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CSS 4: Comedians and Artists Need the Space to Fail

August 21st, 2018

<p>Chris Spangle talks about a failed comedy set at Purdue University and the need to let creators fail. Rule by the mob …

CSS 3: Elizabeth Warren Wants to Save Capitalism By Destroying It

August 21st, 2018

<p>Chris Spangle outlines Elizabeth Warren&#39;s new &quot;batty&quot; proposal to keep capitalism more …

Ep. 1 of the Chris Spangle Show: The Press Embarrases Itself

August 19th, 2018


As you heard, we are tweaking a few things before 2020, so Chris Spangle breaks that down for the first 7 minutes. Then he examines the stunning lack of self-awareness by newspapers as they coordinate to …

CSS 2: Rob Kendall and Chris Spangle on Alex Jones and Social Media Censorship

August 17th, 2018

<p>Chris Spangle of We are Libertarians joins Rob Kendall on WIBC&#39;s The Rob Kendall Show to discuss Alex Jones, social …

CSS 1: The Political Press' Stunning Lack of Self-Awareness

August 16th, 2018

<p>Chris Spangle examines the stunning lack of self-awareness by newspapers as they coordinate to denounce President …

307: Cost of Bernie Sander's Medicare for All, Death Penalty, Torture

August 15th, 2018


Chris Spangle and Harry Price break down the cost of Bernie Sander's Medicare for All and fact check if the Koch Brother's proved $2 Trillion in savings, cover a man that died a gruesome death from an execution in …

306: The Building and Destruction of a Media Brand

August 10th, 2018


Chris Spangle and Chris Gault welcome Johnny Rocket and Raylene Lightheart of the Blast Off podcast (formerly the Johnny Rocket Launchpad) to discuss …

305: Alex Jones Gets Deplatformed, Dems Want Social Media Regulation, Death Penalty

August 9th, 2018


Chris Spangle and Harry Price share their controversial opinion on the mass deletion of InfoWars and Alex Jones from social media, Democrats …

304: The Swamp Explained - Russian and Trump, The Jones Act

August 3rd, 2018


In the second episode of our series "The Swamp, Explained", Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in depth on how Washington works.

Rob gives us a view of …

303: Homelessness

August 1st, 2018


Chris Spangle and Mark Warner discuss homelessness in America. Warner worked for a homeless shelter for nearly a decade before going into politics. …

The Cost 6: Miah's Story - The Life of an Outcast

July 27th, 2018


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 …

The Cost 5: Rachel's Story - Profit Over Lives in Our Prisons

July 24th, 2018


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 …

302: Russian Hackers Indicted, Trump And Putin

July 19th, 2018


Chris Spangle, Tad Western, and Matt Wittleif discuss the indictment of 12 Russian hackers, what it means for the collusion investigation, and we …

301: Firing A Gun For the First Time

July 18th, 2018


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Paul Copeland recap Spangle's first time shooting a gun and what perceptions changed towards firearms. We also …

300: Can A Christian Be a Libertarian? With Norman Horn

July 17th, 2018


Chris Spangle and Norman Horn of the Libertarian Christian Institute discuss if a Christian can be a libertarian, and how much shoud one's religous …

299: Borders Now Divide Libertarians, Basics of Gun Ownership

July 13th, 2018


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Rhinehold, and Jason Doolittle discuss the new feuds between open-border and closed-border libertarians. The guys then …

298: How Does the Supreme Court Work?

July 11th, 2018


Chris Spangle and Abdul-Hakim Shabazz discuss the pick of Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court and give a primer on how the Supreme Court works.

297: LP Convention, Part 2 - Liberty Hangout, Arvin Vohra, Mises Caucus

July 4th, 2018


Chris Spangle attended the national Libertarian Party convention to give listeners the sense of what is happening in this wing of the libertarian …

296: LP Convention, Part 1 - Libertarian Socialists, Nicholas Sarwark

July 3rd, 2018


Chris Spangle attended the national Libertarian Party convention to give listeners the sense of what is happening in this wing of the libertarian …

League of Liberty 8 - Live and In-Person at Porcfest

June 29th, 2018


Chris Spangle of We Are Libertarians, Marc Clair of Lions of Liberty, Rodger Paxton of LAVA Flow, and Johnny Rocket of Blast Off meet for the first time in person at Porcfest to record a special (and hilarious) …

295: Porcfest, Why Should You Join the LP?

June 24th, 2018


Chris Spangle travels to Porcfest in the north of New Hampshire to podcast with his League of Liberty friends Marc Clair of Lions of Liberty, Johnny Rocket of Blast Off, and Rodger Paxton of the LAVA Flow. Chris also …

294: Separation of Immigrant Children at the Border

June 21st, 2018


Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss what is actually happening at the border and how libertarians ought to approach the issue of both immigration …

293: Jordan Peterson and the Discovery of Personal Values

June 19th, 2018


Chris Spangle, Matt Wittlief, and Dakota Davis discuss attending a Jordan Peterson lecture. Who makes up the crowd? What does he talk about? Why do people hate him? What makes 2,500 people show up to hear a Canadian …

292: North Korea Summit, FBI IG Report, Leftists Make Trump Supporters

June 15th, 2018


Chris Spangle, Chris Gault, and Paul Copeland discuss the summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump. We consider the positives and negatives of …

291: Suicide and Depression

June 13th, 2018


Chris Spangle talks about his struggles with depression, why does someone like Anthony Bourdain kill himself, what does depression feel like, how does one lift out of depression, and why our society is causing …

CSS - An Open Letter to My Former Self

June 8th, 2018

<p>This was a project I did for a Carmel High School radio station called WHJE. One of the students saw me speak in that previous …

290: The Limits of Outrage

June 8th, 2018


Chris Spangle, Chris Gault, and Rhinehold discuss the limits of outrage culture. Roseanne, Kathy Griffin, Samantha Bee, Masterpiece Cakes, and Donald …

The Cost 4: Richard's Story - What is Life Like After Prison?

June 6th, 2018


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 …

The Cost 3: Derone's Story - What is it like to go to prison for 18 years?

June 4th, 2018


Chris Spangle, Chloe Anagnos, and Brett Bittner are joined by Derone Caldwell and Richard Samuels to discuss life inside of a prison, the …

The Cost 2: Amanda's Story - The Reality of Domestic Violence

June 1st, 2018


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, …

The Cost 1: Megan's Business Closes Due to Regulations

May 30th, 2018


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, …

289: Why Isn't The Libertarian Party Working?

May 25th, 2018


Chris Spangle and Rhinehold discuss why the Libertarian Party isn't working through the lens of a recent Chair's debate on Lions of Liberty between …

288: The Swamp Explained - The EPA and the Roots of Bureaucracy

May 10th, 2018


In the first episode of our "The Swamp, Explained" series, Chris Spangle and Rob Quartel go in depth on how Washington works.

They discuss the origins of the EPA, the roots of bureaucracy, and what Washington thinks of …

287: Iran Nuclear Deal, Weld and Kokesh

May 9th, 2018


Chris Spangle and Harry Price explain the Iran Nuclear Deal and the ramifications of leaving it, and we give first impressions on the 2020 LP Presidential race. Weld also clarifies his stance on guns and the "vouching …

286: Anarchy vs. Libertarianism, Drug Laws, Cultural Appropriation

May 4th, 2018


Chris Spangle, James Nease, Justin "Juice" Kelly, and Shane Jones of the Juice in the Morning join us to ask questions. After a recent appearance, …

285: Alfie Evans, North Korea, Kanye

May 2nd, 2018


Chris Spangle and Harry Price examine the Alfie Evans case and discuss the potential of peace in North Korea.

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284: Censorship of Philip DeFranco, Listener Letters on Guns

April 25th, 2018


Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the censorship of Philip DeFranco on YouTube, the new community guidelines of Facebook, and we answer listener letters on gun rights and gun background checks.

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283: Starbucks, Syria and the AUMF, Palantir

April 20th, 2018


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold discuss the conversation over Starbucks, the new Authorization for the Use of Military Force, and the …

CSS - Nooner with Josh Arnold: Chris Spangle, B&T Web Director

April 18th, 2018


<p>Josh Arnold and Web Director Chris Spangle answer your questions on social media, pies, and other subjects.</p>

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CSS - Two Mistakes Libertarians Make When Talking To Friends

April 18th, 2018


<p>Chris Spangle talks to the Allen County Libertarian Party about the two things libertarians must change when talking about …

282: Identity Politics and Starbucks, Syrian Strikes, Taxes

April 18th, 2018


Chris Spangle and Brian Nichols discuss the ethics of Sean Hannity, ask if Starbucks is systemically racist, what will be the effect of the bombing …

Breaking Down the Paul Ryan Resignation

April 13th, 2018

<p>Why did Paul Ryan resign? What ramifications does this have for the country? Chris Spangle breaks it down.</p>

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281: Syria, FBI Raid, Knife Control

April 11th, 2018


Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss American options of the Syrian conflict, the FBI's raid on Trump's Lawyer, and many other news stories …

280: Death By Regulation with Dr. Mary Ruwart - The FDA, Right To Try

April 8th, 2018


Chris Spangle and Dr. Mary Ruwart discuss the human toll of regulations placed on the drug industry by the FDA. Dr. Ruwart has a new book out titled …

279: Bad Trump - Tariffs, Amazon, Death Penalty

April 6th, 2018


Chris Spangle and Chris Gault talk about Trump's recent decisions to kill drug dealers, place tariffs on China, fight with Amazon, and place troops …

278: Sinclair Broadcasting, Laura Ingraham and David Hogg, Encrypted Phones

April 4th, 2018


Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the left and right argument over propaganda in the Sinclair Broadcasting must-reads and Laura Ingraham boycott. They also discuss the ending of the PragerU lawsuit and the FBI's …

277: How Social Media Affects our Brains, CEO Bill Ottman

April 2nd, 2018


Chris Spangle looks into the effect of social media and smartphones on our brain. Spangle then speaks to CEO and co-founder Bill Ottman. is a free-speech platform that seeks to cure the problems of …

276: Omnibus Bill, FOSTA and CLOUD Act, Leaving Facebook

March 28th, 2018


Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss big spending Republicans and their omnibus bill, the passage of the CLOUD and FOSTA acts, and how to leave Facebook as a business invested in the platform. Get your copy of 'No …

How To Get Into Media: A Speech to High School Broadcasters

March 23rd, 2018


<p>Chris Spangle speaks to high school students about his career path and how to get into broadcasting. </p>

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275: Facebook Commits Suicide

March 21st, 2018


Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the beginning of the end of social networks as they give in to leftist censorship. We also discuss the re-election of Putin in Russia.

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274: Gun Control Walkouts, Farming in 2018, Listener Letters

March 16th, 2018


Chris Spangle, Jeremiah Morrell, Sara Potter, and Kade Koger discuss the student walkouts in support of gun control, we take listener letters and …

273: Austin Petersen On His Facebook Ban, Abortion, and Immigration

March 14th, 2018


Chris Spangle speaks about the social media censorship of Steven Crowder and Austin Petersen. Brian Nichols then speaks to Peterson about the ban, …

272: LibertyCon 2018 Recap Part 2 - SFL Student Kelli, David Boaz of the Cato Institute

March 9th, 2018


Chris Spangle hosts the second part of our Students For Liberty LibertyCon recap. Spangle went to the conference. In this episode, follow his travel, …

Urban Centers May Be More Ready For Libertarianism Than We Realize

March 9th, 2018


<p>Chris Spangle attends a meeting of civic leaders and comes away with a surprising conclusion.</p>

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271: LibertyCon 2018 Recap Part 1 - Liberty Memes, ACLU President Susan Herman, Matt Geiger of 71Republic

March 8th, 2018


Chris Spangle hosts the first part of our Student's For Liberty LibertyCon recap. Spangle went to the conference. In this episode, follow his travel, …

Interview: Liberty Memes Facebook Page Admins

March 7th, 2018


This interview with Admin 1 and 2 of the Liberty Memes Facebook Page was recorded at Students for Liberty's LibertyCon.

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270: Myths and Truths of School Shootings, Billy Graham

February 28th, 2018


Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Paul Copeland discuss the myths and truths surrounding the Parkland shooting, discuss potential solutions to limit …

269: Emotionally Manipulative Politics, Saving the Libertarian Party

February 23rd, 2018


Chris Spangle and Joe Hauptmann talk about the public discourse around guns, the fracturing of America, and is the Trump era discourse better or worse than the tone of the Nixon era? Hauptmann explains why the …

268: Is There a Solution to School Shootings?

February 16th, 2018


Chris Spangle, Creighton Harrington, Jeremiah Morrell, Dakota Davis, and Danny Morrell discuss the Parkland, Flordia school shooting, the gun control …

267: North Korea, Julian Assange, NSA Scandal, Budget Cuts

February 14th, 2018


Chris Spangle and Harry Price cover the reality of Kim Jong Un and his sister, the British government screws Julian Assange, the NSA gets screwed by …

266: Uranium One, Budgets, Spending, Gerrymandering

February 9th, 2018


Chris Spangle, Creighton Harrington, and Tad Western discuss the new developments in the Hillary Clinton scandals, we discuss the new big spending budget, military waste, and the SCOTUS gerrymandering case.

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265: Libertarian Clickbait, The Nunes Memo, Lady Doritos

February 7th, 2018


Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the double standard libertarians apply to their echo chamber, we break down the Nunes memo, who is Carter Page, and ask who thought Lady Doritos were a good idea?

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264: The Libertarian Party vs. Ron Paul?

February 3rd, 2018


Chris Spangle interviews Daniel Hayes, the Libertarian Party Convention Committee Chairman, about the controversy over Ron Paul not being invited to …

263: State of the Union Recap, #ReleaseTheMemo

February 2nd, 2018


Chris Spangle, Chris Gault, and Creighton Harrington dissect all of the major points of the State of the Union and give an update on the …

262: Jordan Peterson vs. Cathy Newman - Gender Pay Gap, Trans Rights, Winning Debates

January 26th, 2018


Chris Spangle, Chris Gault, and Creighton Harrington discuss why human nature and libertarianism are perfectly aligned by breaking down the …

261: Women's Marches

January 24th, 2018


Chris Spangle and Harry Price dissect the reactions to this past weekend's Women's Marches, and the male reaction to it.

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260: Is Trump Libertarian? And FISA Section 702

January 19th, 2018


Chris Spangle, Chris Gault, and Creighton Harrington reunite the original cast and discuss how little has changed since 2012, but everything …

259: Trump's "S-Hole," Haiti's Past, Aziz Ansari and #MeToo

January 17th, 2018


`Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the s-hole comment, why the right can't trust Trump, why is Haiti an s-hole, and Spangle explains the …

Introducing the Brian Nichols Show

January 12th, 2018


Host Brian Nichols introduces The Brian Nichols Show, outlines the goals for the show, and covers FISA after Thursday's FISA 702 vote.

The …

258: Ross Ulbricht, Intel Chips, Louisiana School Board

January 11th, 2018


Harry Price hosts 'Low Key WAL', a conversation with Stone Aldridge and the WAL discord. They cover YouTubers, the new Wednesday show going …

257: Is Trump Crazy? Sessions Targets Pot, James Risen

January 10th, 2018


`Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the new Michael Wolff book "Fire and Fury," we consider the mental health of Donald Trump, explain …

256: WAL Horse Race 1 - Maguire vs. Sipe

January 4th, 2018


Chris Spangle introduces the We Are Libertarians Horse Race, a new concept for helping libertarian candidates raise money and their profile. Mark Rutherford, Michael Dixon, and Chris Spangle ask questions of …

255: About Us - The 10 Principles of We Are Libertarians

January 3rd, 2018


Chris Spangle and Harry Price explain the 10 Principles of We Are Libertarians. If you are new to the show, start here.

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Taking a Podcast to the Next Level

December 22nd, 2017


<p>Don Wettrick has interviewed some big names for his podcast StartED Up. He&#39;s talked to Tim Ferris, James Altucher, and Gary Vaynerchuk. Despite these big names, he feels his show lacks identity. We …

How to Start a Podcasting Brand

December 22nd, 2017


<p>Sarah Schaefer and Cortney Magson are just starting their podcasting careers. Chris Spangle takes their questions on growing a new media brand.</p>

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254: Basics of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency

December 15th, 2017


Chris Spangle, Jesse Riddle, and Jeff Erdman discuss the basics of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. What is it? Is it a safe way to invest or purchase items? What are the best coins to use? How does one get …

253: Murder of Daniel Shaver, Russian Investigation Corrupt, Media Melts Down, Moore Loses

December 13th, 2017


`Chris Spangle and Harry Price break down the murder of Daniel Shaver by police. They also explain how Trump spends his day and Spangle …

252: Virtue and Politics - Can you have both?

December 8th, 2017


Chris Spangle, Chris Gault, and Tad Western discuss virtue signaling, morals and their place in politics, and at what point can one no …

251: Flynn, Trump's Para-CIA, Gay Cakes in SCOTUS

December 6th, 2017


Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the Flynn charges, if Russiagate is anything of substance, the new counter-intelligence agency being considered, the gay cakes go to the Supreme Court, and Bitcoin secrecy …

250: Are Social Media Sites Public Utilities? & Cara Schulz, LP Candidate Recruiting Specialist

December 1st, 2017


Chris Spangle and digital marketing expert Doug Karr discuss the future of social media and independent news outlets as companies like Facebook and YouTube begin censoring small media outlets like We Are …

249: War with North Korea, CFPB, and Net Neutrality

November 29th, 2017


Chris Spangle and Harry Price break down the cost of war with North Korea and possible solutions. They explain the Consumer Financial …

248: Conyers, Tax Bill, Zimbabwe, Net Neutrality

November 22nd, 2017


Chris Spangle and Harry Price explain the Conyers scandal, all of the House and Senate Tax Bills, the coup in Zimbabwe, and an update on Net Neutrality.

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247: Digital Stampedes and What It Is Like Serving In The Military

November 17th, 2017


Chris Spangle, Doug Karr, and George discuss the current environment of digital stampedes, the accusations against Al Franken, and Doug and George discuss their military service and how it shapes their view of …

246: Trial By Twitter, Roy Moore Accusations, Wikileaks and Donald Trump Jr.

November 16th, 2017


Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the environment of trial by Twitter, we give details of the Roy Moore accusations, and we get to the bottom Wikileaks' communication with Donald Trump Jr.

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Liberty Force Radio Drama by the Johnny Rocket Launch Pad

November 11th, 2017


First, our friends at the Johnny Rocket Launch Pad created the awesome graphic novel, Liberty Force. Now they have turned it into an awesome radio drama! Get your copy of the graphic novel version at

245: Tough Love for the Libertarian Party

November 10th, 2017


Chris Spangle, Dakota Davis, and Shane Zoellner define the purpose of a political party and then ask if the Libertarian Party and its …

244: Libertarian Opinion of Daylight Savings Time, Texas Shooting

November 8th, 2017


Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the libertarian opinion of Daylight Saving Time and unpack the conversation around the Texas shooting, …

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