Tuttle Twins Podcast

186. What Does the “Candlestick Makers Petition” Teach Us?

Imagine a light company trying to sue the sun for stealing its jobs. Sounds ridiculous, but these types of protectionist complaints actually happen today in real life. In Frédéric Bastiat’s “Candlestick Makers Petition” he uses satire to explain protectionism. But his comical piece later turned into a reality when a landscaping labor union tried to sue goats for stealing their jobs. Links: Labor Unions Are Now Filing Grievances Against Goats  Bastiat’s famous Candlestick makers’ Petition Connor’s Babylon Bee Interview  The Tuttle Twins and the Food Truck Fiasco

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185. Can You Use Bitcoin As Money?

Today, Brittany and Connor sit down and talk with Austin Craig from the documentary, “Life on Bitcoin.” Austin will explain how he was able to live off this crypto currency for several months and the obstacles he faced along the way. Links: Life on Bitcoin  Bіtсоіn Standard: Beginners Guide. 2021 Beginner’s Guide. Everything You Need to Know About Bitcoin (Miner, Wallet, Standard, Mining Hardware etc.)

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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 Is Freedom: How Washington’s Food Subsidies Have Helped Make Americans Fat and Sick

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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 Giuliani Blowback Debate Tuttle Twins And The Golden Rule

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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 Giuliani Blowback Debate Tuttle Twins And The Golden Rule

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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

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179. Who Are Your Heroes?

Today, Emma and Brittany talk about what makes someone a hero and give some examples of their own heroes. Links: Larry Reed Marie Curie  Sarah Blakley  Beverly Cleary Matthew McConaughey quote:  “And to my hero, that’s who I chase. Now when I was 15 years old, I had a very important person in my life come to me and say, “Who is your hero?”. And I said I don’t know I gotta think about that, give me a couple of weeks. I come back two weeks later, this person comes up and says “Who’s your hero?” And so I thought

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177. What Is Critical Race Theory?

Should a person be judged by the content of their character, or the color of their skin? Our country was founded in the belief that all men are created equal, but there are new(ish) ideologies that threaten this belief and seek to have be judged solely on their ethnicity. Links: What Is Critical Race Theory?

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