We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle

We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle

We are libertarians. We love politics and the news, and our mission is to apply libertarian principles to the stories you and your friends are discussing. We want to make you sound smarter while treating modern politics with all the irreverence it deserves. We seek to teach people about the news of the day, the libertarian philosophy, the libertarian movement, and how to think differently. Our host is Chris Spangle, a fifteen year veteran of politics and media. He leads a discussion among friends that span the libertarian spectrum of thought. The twice-weekly podcast was founded in 2012. Read The Ten Principles of We Are Libertarians: https://wearelibertarians.com/about-us/ Disclaimer: This site and its content is not an endorsement of any political group, candidate, or party. All of the opinions are those of the individual author making the statement. The views of each contributor do not reflect the opinion of their employer or other contributors.... Show More

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Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold discuss Trump's recent decision to shift troops in Syria to allow Turkey to invade Kurdish territory in Syria. Who are the Kurds? Was this a betrayal of a faithful ally? Is Trump acting without correctly? Are we pulling out of Syria? We answer all of these questions. Show Notes https://wearelibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Kurds.pdf Time Stamps 00:14:07 - Overview of t... Read more

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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, 1963. We spend a great deal of time discussing the rise of defense contractors and the CIA in the early days of the Cold War. Then Robin explains his theory on the why, how, and who of President John F. Kennedy's ... Read more

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September 30, 2019 73 min

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 podcasts at https://www.frankpods.com/.Support We Are Libertarians

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Chris Spangle, Rhinehold, and Tricia Stuart continue the second and final part of policing in America. They discuss the fourth amendment, civil asset forfeiture, and public attitudes towards the police. Part 1 - https://wearelibertarians.com/368-policing-in-america-part-1/ Show Notes - https://wearelibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Policing.pdf Video - https://youtu.be/ooNZ3Or6bnM Time Stamps History of 4th Amendmen... Read more

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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 debate if Bolton is the last Wilsonian hawk in the White House. Rob shares where he was on 9-11, and we examine how the world has changed over 18 years. Follow Rob on twitter: @RobQuartel. Check out Rob's resume here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rob-quartel-5291553/ H... Read more

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September 11, 2019 89 min

Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Rhinehold, and Tricia Stuart discuss how policing in America developed and where it stands at this moment. Show Notes: https://wearelibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Policing.pdf Militarization of Police Departments with Radley Balko: https://wal.fireside.fm/113 Video: https://youtu.be/hOL_PQUURqM Time Stamps Declaring our Biases on Police - 00:13:48 Brief History of Policing - 00:21:21 ... Read more

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Chris Spangle examines if there is a recession on the way and what could be causing one. Show Notes and Charts: https://wearelibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Economy.pdf Support We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle

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Chris Spangle examines the commonalities of mass shooters. Show Notes: https://wearelibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/El-Paso_Dayton-.pdf Support We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle

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What values are actually articulated in the controversial Gillette ad? Chris Spangle annotates the commercial and explains what principles are put forth in the shaving commercial. Support We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle

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After a month-long experiment of 7 shows a week, Chris Spangle outlines what is next. Support We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle

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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 & Tom Show, Dave Meeker of BrngingTech2U and Digital Media Strategist Amy Stark. Support We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle

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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 & Tom Show, Dave Meeker of BrngingTech2U and Digital Media Strategist Amy Stark. Support We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle

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I just wanted to be nice and ask some protestors what they were doing... And I think I ended up in North Korea propaganda. Support We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle

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September 12, 2018 20 min

Chris Spangle reviews the new Bob Woodward book titled Fear. It is surprisingly helpful and generous to the President. His staff is not. Fear: Trump in the White House by Bob Woodward - http://a.co/d/gomoJTJ CSS 15: Senior White House Official Writes Creepy Anonymous NYT Op-Ed - https://wearelibertarians.com/css-15-senior-white-house-official-writes-creepy-anonymous-nyt-op-ed/ Support We Are Libertarians with Chris Span... Read more

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September 11, 2018 18 min

Chris Spangle outlines why identity politics has become a central tactic of those that lean revolutionary and how it impacts those that are reactionary. Why Has Identity Politics Become So Prevalent? - https://wearelibertarians.com/why-has-identity-politics-become-so-prevalent/ The Glenn Beck Podcast - Tim Ballard - https://soundcloud.com/glennbeck/the-glenn-beck-podcast-tim Support We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle Read more

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Joe Rogan is being criticized for his interview of Elon Musk by Motherboard, a Vice tech blog. There is a pattern for the destruction of independent media figures like Milo Yiannopoulos , Gavin McInnes, Jordan Peterson, and Alex Jones. This article is the beginning for Rogan. Here is the pattern: A millennial, liberal blogger posts a dishonest representation of a media personality. Other liberal bloggers Tweet or re-blog the p... Read more

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Chris Spangle shares his thoughts on a new op-ed from an anonymous White House Senior official. Is it comforting or just creepy? I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration - https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/05/opinion/trump-white-house-anonymous-resistance.html Times Publishes Anonymous Op-Ed From Member of ‘Resistance’ Within Administration. Trump Calls It ‘Gutless.’ - https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/05/us/polit... Read more

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September 5, 2018 25 min

Chris Spangle outlines why tax cuts and immigration policy have caused employment numbers to drop to the possible detriment of economic growth. Companies Say Trump Is Hurting Business by Limiting Legal Immigration https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/02/business/trump-legal-immigration-h1b-visas.html Support We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle

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September 4, 2018 30 min

Chris Spangle explains the next tragic period in Syria that is about to unfold. In Idlib Final Offensive in Syrian War May Come at Horrific Cost - https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/02/world/middleeast/syria-idlib-assad.html Russia Considers Its Next Moves in Syria - https://worldview.stratfor.com/article/russia-considers-its-next-moves-syria China, Syria: Officials Say the Chinese Military Is Willing to Help the Syrian Army Retake... Read more

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Josh Arnold and Web Director Chris Spangle answer your questions on social media, pies, and other subjects. Support We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle

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