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For years I have argued that our representatives in D.C. are guilty of willful negligence; meaning they deliberately and intentionally pursue policies that are either unconstitutional or they simply refuse to do the right thing.

It wasn't until our current, worthless Transportation Secretary, Pete Buttigieg, said the quiet part out loud that I received official confirmation.

The short version is: IT'S ALL BEING DONE ON PURPOSE!!!! ALL OF IT!

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Pete Buttigieg Says the Quiet Part Out Loud

Biden is Doing This Intentionally

Biden Declares National Emergency to Push Economy Away from Fossil Fuels

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This is the latest example demonstrating how out of control the United States' federal government is. Virtually everything they do is unconstitutional.

It's time to put the federal government back into its limited power sandbox as prescribed by the Constitution. The consequences of not doing such are devastating.

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Baby Formula: Thank Protectionists and FDA for Shortage

Why are Feds Subsidizing Baby Formula Companies?

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Virtually every destructive policy prescription advocated for by Leftists and the National Democrats originates from the communist playbook. Using the Communist Manifesto, published in 1847, and Cleon Skousen’s book, Naked Communism, we examine the long-game employed by these America-hating agitators.

You may be surprised just how deep the tentacles of communism have reached into American society.

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The Communist Manifesto

Cleon Skousen's Books

The 45 Communist Goals as Read into the Congressional Record in 1963

The 5,000 Year Leap

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The Great Reset is nothing more than communism by another name.

It is anti-everything-that-matters. It is anti-constitutional as it favors more government intervention rather than less. It is anti-liberty, anti-freedom, anti-free enterprise, anti-competition and anti-private property.

The Great Reset seeks to destroy the free market economy where millions of people conducting billions of transactions determine what the market will bear and determine what prices are and replaces it with a top-down, state-run economy where the few at the top pick winners and losers and everyone else gets the leftovers.

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Imprimis: What is the Great Reset

The World Economic Forum

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I will be the first to admit that decentralization is not the sexiest topic, HOWEVER, it is an extremely important concept worthy of study and consideration.

I contend that the root cause of virtually every problem we have in America (and around the world) stems from centralization. I also contend that these same problems can be fixed by decentralization.

At it's most basic level, think one-size-fits-all and monopoly power versus freedom to chose, experimentation and competition. Which do you prefer?

Show Notes

Why Rothbard Wanted Radical Decentralization

Strategy to Promote Sound Money and Decentralize State

How We Will Win

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The Truth About Secession - Part II

The Truth About Secession - Part I

The Truth About the Tenth Amendment

The Truth About Opposition to Secession

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This episode is inspired by Paul Harvey's epic segment from 1965 called, "If I Were the Devil", where he outlined what the devil would do if he wanted to take down the United States.

In this episode, I attempt to update his nearly sixty-year-old rant with some specific and recent examples.

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If you pay the least bit of attention to the news, you will have a hard time avoiding Critical Race Theory.

Last year, President Trump signed an executive order banning it from all federal agency training.

The governors of Oklahoma and Tennessee recently signed bills banning its teaching in public school while the governor of Washington state signed a bill that requires CRT training for all public school officials across the state.

In this episode, we explore the truth about this thing called Critical Race Theory.

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Imprimis March 2021- Critical Race Theory: What It Is and How to Fight It.

PragerU - What is Critical Race Theory?

Tennessee Bans Critical Race Theory in Public Schools

Oklahoma Governor Signs Bill Banning Critical Race Theory in Public Schools

Washington Governor Signs Bill Mandating Critical Race Training in Public Schools

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Antifa is one piece of the broader anti-American movement that prioritizes power and control over the well-being of the country as a whole. The group's biggest victory, by far, is their acceptance and tolerance by the mainstream Left including the corporate press and national Democrats.

In this episode we conduct a deep-dive into Antifa. Who are they? How well-organized are they? What is their organizational structure? Are they just an idea as Biden has said? Are they mostly peaceful protesters as countless media outlets and national Democrats have said? And, most importantly, how can a group who claims to be anti-fascist get away with employing fascistic means to achieve their objectives without being thoroughly discredited?

Show Notes

Unmasked, Andy Ngo

They Want to Destroy the United States, Andy Ngo Elaborates on Antifa

Antifa

Antifa Blocks Seattle Police from Responding to Emergencies with Snow Barrier

Andy Ngo Goal of Antifa and BLM is Abolish Nation States

Episode #136 - The Truth About Politically-Induced Mental Illness

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When Walter E. Williams passed away last week, the world lost a giant intellectual, prolific columnist, humorist, economist and preacher of the truth about free markets and the United States Constitution. He was a master communicator with an uncanny ability to make complex topics and theories understandable. Throughout his life, he demonstrated unwavering courage to stand up and tell the truth starting with his challenge of the U.S. Army and President John F. Kennedy over racial discrimination in the military while holding the lowly rank of Private!

He spent decades teaching economics at George Mason University and, along the way, blessed us with volumes of logic and common sense - some of which I share with you in this episode.

Show Notes

Walter Williams Best Moments

Walter E. Williams: Suffer No Fools

PragerU – Is Capitalism Moral?

Mark Perry - Walter E. Williams RIP

Walter Williams RIP - National Review

I Just Do My Own Thing: Walter Williams RIP

Future Prospects for Economic Liberty - Hillsdale Speech

Leonard Reed - Walter Williams Steadfast Scholar Missionary of Freedom

Walter E. Williams: Up From the Projects -

Wisdom: Walter Williams

How Walter Williams Helped Me Lose Job

Thomas Dilorenzo - Walter E. Williams RIP

WaltereWilliams.com - Amnesty Proclamation

An Evening With Dr. Walter Williams - John W. Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise 

Daniel J. Mitchell

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The purpose of this episode is, not only to summarize Ben Shapiro's book, How to Destroy America in Three Easy Steps, but to help you recognize the agenda and tactics used by the Disintegrationists - as Shapiro calls those who wish to tear down America.

Going forward, I hope that you consume the news with this information in mind. Identify the schemes deployed by these folks for what they are and understand their motivations.

Show Notes

How to Kill America in Three Easy Steps, Ben Shapiro

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File this episode under "Epic Rant". Forty-five reasons why the majority find it difficult to share in the outrage culture.

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We covered a lot of ground in the first 100 episodes - the Constitution, economics, abortion, social issues, healthcare, socialism and Christian apologetics to name a few. In this episode, I take a brief look at some of the myths we busted and review lessons learned.

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In Episode #98, we focused on the most common myths about Lincoln. In this episode, we take a deeper look at the man, his motivations, his actions and consider what his true legacy should be. Specifically we examine how he destroyed states' rights, his dictatorial actions during the war, his real agenda and we make a strong case that he should have been charged as a war criminal had he lived.

Show Notes

The Real Lincoln: A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and and Unnecessary War, Thomas DiLorenzo

Brion McClannahan - Episode #163 - Lincoln and Trump

Was the Civil War Necessary

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Despite the fact that April 2020 was dominated by the Coronavirus - shelter-in-place orders, social distancing, mask-wearing, economy-killing, stimulus spending and daily news conferences with the White House Coronavirus task force, there were a number of other noteworthy news items.

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Drug Overdose, Head Trauma Deaths Added to Coronavirus Death Toll 

Fauci Admits U.S. was Given Incorrect Information 

Real COVID-19 Mortality Rate 25-60x Less

Over 30 Million Americans Have Lost Their Jobs in the Last Six Weeks 

Fed's Balance Sheet Skyrockets

Biden Sexual Assault Accuser Files Criminal Complaint Report

Biden Accuser Tara Reade's Mother Called Larry King CNN Program to Discuss Allegations

CNN Clip of Biden's Accuser's Mother Calling Larry King Vanishes from GooglePlay Catalog

Tara Reade's Former Neighbor Says They Discussed Alleged Biden Sex Assault in the Mid-1990's

Top Female Democrats Calling Biden Accuser a Liar

Fed Can't Print Gold BofA Calls Gold Ultimate Store of Value, Raises Price Target to $3,000

The World Health Organization's Swedish Flip Flop

Full Explanation Behind Oil's Unprecendented Negative Price

Two Weeks Later Most Small Businesses Still Haven't Gotten PPP Bailout Money

Small Business Owners Sue Wells Fargo, JP Morgan Over Virus Loan Debacle

Stimulus Intended to Help Coronavirus Ravaged Small Business Instead Rewarding Hedge Funds and Brokerages

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and Jerry Nadler Want Four Billion Coronavirus Funding for Museums

Trump Suspends Immigration

Inject Disinfectant: Trump's Medical Claims Baffle National Experts

Don't Close Razor: Flynn FBI Setup Continue to Unravel

Something Seems Rotten in Flynn's Case

Small Business Bailout Demand So High SBA Portal Crashes Four Minutes After Second Round

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In America, we do not have definitional socialism where the government owns the means of production BUT we sure as hell have a bunch of socialistic tendencies, leanings, agencies and programs. In this episode, we examine the question, "Just how far toward socialism does America currently lean?"

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The Future of Freedom Foundation

Mises.org

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Bernie Sanders has been leading the charge toward socialism his entire life. Within a few weeks of this podcast's publication (at the most a few months), Bernie will be a two-time loser of the Democratic Party's nomination to be President. Despite his failure to secure the nomination, he has laid the foundation for more radical candidates in the future. In this episode, we examine the life of Sanders and the foundation on which he has built his movement.

Show Notes:

Britannica.com - Bernie Sanders

Former Prisoner Recalls Sanders Saying I Don't Know What's So Wrong with Cuba

Bernie Sanders Praised Communist Cuba and the Soviet Union in the 1980s.

60 Minutes Interview with Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders Praising Bread Lines and Food Rationing

Why Bernie Sanders' Communist Misadventures Still Matter

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You are likely familiar with the caricature of capitalism. You know the one - capitalism is some nefarious monster that does nothing but squash the little guy like bugs while the billionaires laugh, smoke cigars and sip the finest cognac.

The criticisms of capitalism are well-known. Capitalism is based on greed and selfishness. It is immoral. It exploits workers. It is a zero sum game. Under capitalism, giant corporations have too much power. And capitalism is based on competition rather than cooperation.

But have you ever examined these claims in any detail? Have you ever considered the alternatives to capitalism?

Show Notes

Only Capitalism Will Save Millenials

Freedom of Choice is What Sets Capitalism Apart, Not Competition 

Anti-Capitalism: Trendy But Wrong

Why Socialism Failed

Capitalism Wins

The Immorality of Socialism

PragerU

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You've likely heard all the critics complaints about Walmart: The company underpays its employees, does not offer employee benefits, squeezes its suppliers which, in turn, kills domestic manufacturing jobs and leads to sweatshop labor in less-developed countries. The list continues: Walmart kills Mom and Pop shops, resists the unionization of their workforce, and destroys rural America.

Sounds like a horrible company but what is the truth about Walmart?

Show Notes:

Sam Walton: Made in America

Demonizing Wal-Mart

Fortuune 500 Company's Conservatives and Liberals Love to Hate

Mises.org:

FEE.org:

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Today's episode continues our examination of socialism. We will discuss a series of "Questions for Skeptics" that you can use to engage those who believe socialism is a viable social and economic option. We also examine so-called socialism in Scandinavian countries. Then we look at socialism and religion followed by a brief look at the solution to socialism - free market capitalism.

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