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   Here is the transcription of our conversation:  Connor: Hey, Brittany. Brittany: Hey, Connor. Connor: So President Trump is always talking about fake news. Brittany: Yep. He is. Connor: What is this fake news thing? I wanted to talk to you about it. It’s interesting because there’s been a lot

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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   Here is the transcription of our conversation:    Brittany: Hi, Connor. Connor: Hey, Brittany. Brittany: I wanted to talk to you today about my favorite Tuttle Twins book, which happens to be about one of my other favorite books, The Law. I think it was actually the

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28. Who Illustrates the Tuttle Twins Books?

On today’s episode, Brittany and Connor talk to Elijah Stanfield, the illustrator of the Tuttle Twins.   Here is the transcription of our conversation:  Connor: Hey, Brittany. So I wanted to bring on a special guest onto this podcast, a guest without whom there would be no tunnel twins, And we’re not talking about my wife, we’re not talking about I don’t know who else, the printer who prints the books, I guess without the printer. There would also would not be Tuttle Twins books, but no, we’re talking to, or I’m talking about Elijah Stanfield, the illustrator of all

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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 on those responsible for the aforementioned operations. Non-aggression principle:  initiating or threatening any forceful interference with an individual or their property, is inherently wrong. BUT if someone initiates force or violence against you, you have the right to defend yourself.  Links: Operation Northwoods Here is

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What is Inflation? Podcast Ep 26

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 up. Links: Duck Tales Inflation Video  Tuttle Twins and the Creature from Jekyll Island  How to Teach Free Market Principles to Your Children Here is the transcript of our conversation:    Brittany: Hi Connor. Connor: Hey, Brittany. Brittany: So there’s something that’s been really bothering

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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  This is the transcript of our conversation: Connor: Hey, Brittany. Brittany: Hey, Connor. Connor: Hey, I wanted to talk to you again about entrepreneurship. It’s a topic we’ve discussed before, you know, ways that kids can start their own business or why it’s important as adults to find ways to start our own business. Today, I thought it could be fun to talk about

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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 in need. People: Arnold Abbott Books: From Mutual Aid to the Welfare State: Fraternal Societies and Social Services, 1890-1967 Links: How FDR’s New Deal Harmed Millions of Poor People When the Government Wasted $170,000 to Research Why Coffee Spills Terms: Bureaucracy: a system of government

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23. Why Is Space X So Cool?

This Summer, Elon Musk’s Space X made history by sending two astronauts to the International Space Station inside SpaceX’s Crew Dragon. Today, Connor and Brittany discuss why this was so important and how it shows us that we don’t need government to fund space exploration. Links: Does Obama Deserve Credit for Elon Musk’s Space X Triumph? Yes and No John Stossel Tweet   Here is the transcript of our conversation:   Connor: Hey, Brittany. Brittany: Hi Connor. Connor: So recently Elon Musk, one of the entrepreneurs we’ve talked about before with his company, one of his companies SpaceX sent two

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22. Can Individuals Change the World?

Over the last few months, we’ve seen protests, and even riots, break out all across our country. While everyone might not agree on what kind of change we want to see in the world, one thing that is for sure, people seem to understand that there are some things, like injustice, inequality, and an out-of-control government, that need to change. But as individuals, how can we change the world?   This is the transcript of our conversation:   Brittany: Hi Connor. Connor: Hey, Brittany. Brittany: So the world might seem like a bit of a scary place right now. I

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21. What is The Fourth Amendment?

Did you know you actually have a government right to privacy? Our Founding Fathers understood how dangerous it can be when a government is allowed to search a person, or their property like their home. To protect Americans from this, and other common government threats, the Founding Fathers wrote the Bill of Rights, which includes 10 of the most sacred rights that protect individuals from a government carried away with power. The right to protect ourselves against unlawful searches and seizures is protected to us via the Fourth Amendment. Links: Fourth Amendment Text  Stingray  Protecting The 4th Amendment In the

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