Episode

5/27 Anthony Furey: Libertarian Showdown & A Major Announcement

May 27, 2014

Canadian political columnist and Libertarian activist Anthony Furey explains why he embraced Libertarian politics, debating the nature of regulations, why did we create government regulations, funding public universities, college education and success,does education infantilize young people? why we created Social Security, picking winners and losers, why Libertarians cannot be specific and what is the “free market” solution to food security solution.

And Sam makes a major announcement!

On the Fun Half: more responses to Libertarian delusions, more reactions to Sam’s big news, father of a victim of the mass murder in Santa Barbra calls out Congress for their lack of action on guns and your IMs.

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