Author Archives: Scott Horton

04/24/14 Will Grigg

Will Grigg, blogger and author of Liberty in Eclipse, discusses Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy’s probably-well-intentioned but awkwardly racist critique of government dependence and the welfare state; the media’s habit of vilifying individuals who are targeted for government raids; why Nevada’s quasi-colonial relationship with Washington, D.C. needs to be remedied; and the BLM’s lesser-known persecution of the Dann family, who are Nevada ranchers and members of the Western Shoshone nation.

04/24/14 Eric Margolis

Eric Margolis, an award-winning syndicated columnist, discusses the risks of a US-Russia military confrontation over Ukraine; NATO’s aggressive show of force in the region; and why the winner in Ukraine actually loses (getting stuck with Kiev’s enormous debt).

04/24/14 Full Show

04/23/14 Julie Stewart

Julie Stewart, president and founder of Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM), discusses the Justice Department reforms that have revitalized the clemency process for nonviolent federal prisoners; the guidelines for prisoner clemency petitions; and the still-egregious mandatory minimum sentences for drug offenses.

04/23/14 Full Show

04/23/14 Philip Giraldi

Former CIA officer Philip Giraldi discusses the covert US-Turkey operation to deliver Libyan weapons to Syrian rebels; why Fox News narrowly focuses on Benghazi while ignoring the broader implications; and the origins of the US’s plans for Syrian regime change.

04/22/14 Trevor Timm

Trevor Timm, executive director of the Freedom of the Press Foundation, discusses the similar mentality of J Edgar Hoover’s FBI and today’s surveillance state; our democracy’s reliance on government insiders willing to leak information and risk jail time; and why FBI surveillance is just as insidious as the NSA’s.

04/22/14 Full Show

04/21/14 Will Grigg

Will Grigg, blogger and author of Liberty in Eclipse, discusses his visit to the home of embattled cattle rancher Cliven Bundy in Bunkerville, Nevada; the Bureau of Land Management’s history of land theft and violence; and the federal government’s questionable claim on huge swaths of land in Nevada.

04/21/14 Charles Goyette

Charles Goyette, radio host and NY Times bestselling author, discusses his regular podcast program with Ron Paul; the risk of monetary failure from the unsustainable welfare-warfare state; how trillions in excess bank reserves are causing consumer price inflation; and why we need to repeal legal tender laws before the dollar collapses.

04/21/14 Full Show