195. What Are Holidays?

We all love to celebrate a day off of work or school when a holiday comes around. But where do holidays come from? Today Brittany and Emma discuss the origins of holidays and the role governments play in their creation.

194. What Are Teacher Unions?

It’s taken schools a long time to reopen during and after the pandemic, even though children have not been as heavily impacted by COVID as adults. Why has this happened? Because of politically powerful groups called teacher unions. Links: FEE Teacher Union Archive

192. Who Was Murray Rothbard?

Murray Rothbard is one of the most important figures in Austrian Economics and the libertarian movement. Today Connor and Brittany dive into his biography and how he helped influence the modern liberty movement. Links: Conceived in Liberty Volumes 1-4 What Mises Said about Rothbard Anatomy of the State The Tuttle Twins and the Fate of […]

191. What Is A “Straw Man” Argument?

Continuing the discussion on logical fallacies, Brittany and Connor explain what the “straw man” is and how you can combat this tactic during a debate. Links:  The Tuttle Twins Guide to Logical Fallacies The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

190. Was Alexander Hamilton a Hero or Villain?

You’ve seen him on the ten dollar bill, you have also probably heard the soundtrack from the Broadway musical. All around us in pop culture Alexander Hamilton is praised as a hero. But when we look closely at what he has done, is he a hero or a villain of liberty? Links:  How Alexander Hamilton […]

184. Why Is Health Important?

If there is anything the pandemic has taught us, it’s the importance of health. But all too often people rely on the government to tell them what health standards to follow. But history has shown us that the government isn’t always the best entity to tell us what’s healthy and what is not. Links: Food […]

183. Was Ron Paul Right? Part II

In Part II of this two-part episode, Emma and Brittany discuss President Biden’s decision to pull US troops out of Afghanistan, why this has been such a big deal, and how the entire situation shows that, once again, Ron Paul was right about foreign policy all along. Links: What If Speech Ron Paul – Rudy […]

182. Was Ron Paul Right? Part I

In Part I of this two-part episode, Emma and Brittany discuss President Biden’s decision to pull US troops out of Afghanistan, why this has been such a big deal, and how the entire situation shows that, once again, Ron Paul was right about foreign policy all along. Links: What If Speech Ron Paul – Rudy […]

181. What Are Subsidies?

The government shouldn’t be in the business of picking winners and losers, but when governments give money to some companies to give them a leg up on the competition, that’s exactly what happens. Links: Subsidies Tracker