Biden is in. Brace for impact…

Well, here we go. Today marks the inauguration of Joe Biden as president — and a federal government controlled by Democrats in both chambers of Congress. Try to imagine what might happen over the next few years. That imagination is more nightmare than dream. Granted, things haven’t been peachy in recent years; while Trump did […]

No, Burning Down Buildings Will Not Stimulate the Economy

Check this out!  Recently, this clip of a rioter has been circulating around twitter. In the clip, the rioter says burning down businesses is a “symbolic act”… Wait, what? Last I checked, burning down buildings is much more than “symbolic” to the property owner, the business owner, and the employees who work for the business. It is […]

31. Without Government, Who Will Build the Roads?

Many people believe that without government, we wouldn’t have access to things that are usually classified as “public goods.” From libraries to roads, many like to use this argument to prove the government’s growing presence in our lives. But we are surrounded by examples of private companies and individuals providing the same services that governments […]

30. Should We Always Believe What We Hear on The News?

These days, it’s hard to always believe what you hear on the news, especially since the information is different depending on what channel you’re watching. But with so much misinformation out there, how can we be sure that the news we are getting is true? People: Jeremy Scahill  Glenn Greenwald

29. What Is “The Law?”

What are individual rights, and where do they come from? Should the government help people, or should we? Links:  The Law PDF Books: The Tuttle Twins Learn About The Law The Law The Tuttle Twins and the Case of the Broken Window That Which Is Seen, And That Which Is Not Seen

27. Why Do We Fight with Other Countries?

Why do wars and foreign conflict happen? Today, Connor and Brittany explain why countries sometimes fight and how a principle known as the Golden Rule can help make our world more peaceful. Books: Tuttle Twins and the Golden Rule Terms: Blowback: the unintended consequences, unwanted side-effects, or suffered repercussions of military operations that fall back […]

26. What is Inflation?

Did you know that candy used to cost as little as a penny? Seeing a movie in a theaters used to cost as little as $5. But over time, costs have gone up. In this episode, Connor and Brittany discuss the “Creature from Jekyll Island” and why this ghastly creature is causing prices to go […]

25. Great Books For Entrepreneurial Kids

Have that entrepreneurial itch? On today’s episode, Connor and Brittany discuss some great books that will inspire listeners to start their own businesses. Books: The Babysitter’s Club  Tuttle Twins Lawn Boy  Toothpaste Millionaire  Uncle Eric Series 

24. Without the Government, Who Would Take Care of People?

There is a common belief that people need government to take care of the less fortunate. Some even argue that without government, or with limited government, people would not be able to get the help they receive. But the free market is full of examples of private charities and communities coming together to help those […]