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Our goal at the Chris Spangle Show is to help you sound smarter while talking to your friends. If you struggle to understand politics, we explain it from an independent, libertarian perspective with all of the irreverence it deserves. We toss out the screaming heads, put people before political parties, and give context to the news to make you think. Our host is Chris Spangle, a fifteen-year veteran of politics and media. Founded in 2012 as We Are Libertarians, and is published every Saturday.
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Our goal at the Chris Spangle Show is to help you sound smarter while talking to your friends. If you struggle to understand politics, we explain it from an independent, libertarian perspective with all of the irreverence it deserves. We toss out the screaming heads, put people before political parties, and give context to the news to make you think. Our host is Chris Spangle, a fifteen-year veteran of politics and media. Founded in 2012 as We Are Libertarians, and is published every Saturday.
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Part of the We Are Libertarians Podcast Network.

    Does Learning History Matter?

    Does Learning History Matter?

    Chris Spangle, Rhinehold, and Caleb Franz discuss history's importance and his new show Profiles in Liberty. You'll also meet Chris's fiancé Reagan! 

    Subscribe to Profiles in Liberty - https://link.chtbl.com/profiles-in-liberty


    Chris's Engagement photos - https://www.facebook.com/chris.spangle/posts/10105952481426574


    Video - https://youtu.be/CIj3chT6-zQ



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    • 1 hr 14 min
    Police Accountability and Reform A Year After George Floyd with Jason Bassler, Fauci Emails

    Police Accountability and Reform A Year After George Floyd with Jason Bassler, Fauci Emails

    Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Tricia Stuart-Mann, and Jason Bassler of Police the Police and Free Thought Project discuss the state of police accountability and reform a year after the death of George Floyd. What are the goals? And what would policing look like in a libertarian society? We also discuss the Fauci emails. 
    Video - https://youtu.be/2_fTB8gXGzo

    Free Thought Project - https://thefreethoughtproject.com/


    Fauci’s Mask Flip-Flop, Explained (by Economics) - https://fee.org/articles/fauci-s-mask-flip-flop-explained-by-economics/


    Dale Brown of Detroit-based Threat Management Center is On-Point - https://youtu.be/onWC8nNpIco



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    • 2 hr 4 min
    "Why Is It So Expensive to Build My Deck?" - Inflation Explained

    "Why Is It So Expensive to Build My Deck?" - Inflation Explained

    Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Rhinehold welcome Professor Alexander Salter, the author of the new book Money & The Rule of Law, to discuss inflation. What is it? How does it happen? Should we panic and buy gold? What is the Federal Reserve? How did lumber end up 450% more expensive than it was last year? What are the dangers of the US Government's debt? We answer all this and more.
    Time Stamps

    Inflation - 00:04:04

    Senate Republicans Kill January 6th Commission - 01:01:42

    Biden Validates Lab Leak Theory - 01:16:08

    IU vs. Purdue's Approach to Vaccines - 01:30:29



    Show Notes - https://wearelibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/Inflation.pdf


    Video - https://youtu.be/DyLbU8B-Gwg



    Our Guest
    Alexander Salter is an economics professor in the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University and the Comparative Economics Research Fellow at TTU’s Free Market Institute. He is the author of more than 150 academic and popular articles. Salter is the co-author of Money and the Rule of Law: Generality and Predictability in Monetary Institutions from Cambridge University Press, a #1 best seller on Amazon in Macroeconomics.

    There’s No Need to Panic over Inflation - https://www.nationalreview.com/2021/05/theres-no-need-to-panic-over-inflation


    Twitter - @alexwsalter


    Money and the Rule of Law: Generality and Predictability in Monetary Institutions - https://amzn.to/3fx6NPD



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    • 1 hr 48 min
    "What is a Bitcoin? Explain Crypto To Me Like I Am Five"

    "What is a Bitcoin? Explain Crypto To Me Like I Am Five"

    Chris Spangle, Chris Gault, Harry Price, Rhinehold, and Vince McRee discuss cryptocurrency. What is it? How does it work? What is blockchain? Tune in and find out.
    Time Stamps

    What is the blockchain and cryptocurrency? - 00:11:09

    Biden Wants To Spy On Your Bank Account - 01:35:28

    Vaccine Mandates By Colleges - 01:47:41

    ICE Performing Hysterectomies on Immigrants - 02:25:35

    Show Notes - https://wearelibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/CryptoShowNotes.pdf

    Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/walnutssociety


    Coinbase affiliate - https://www.coinbase.com/join/spangl_t


    Binance affiliate - https://accounts.binance.us/en/register?ref=56470531


    Discord - https://discordapp.com/invite/Egss9XX


    Crypto Address: Use WeAreLibertarians.Crypto to send BTC, ETH, LTC, BCH, DAI, ETC, XLM, COMP, DOGDE, or USDC.
    See all of the keys here: https://wearelibertarians.com/support/
    Video - https://youtu.be/eBzDinmxUbw
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    • 2 hr 39 min
    "Why Is My Taco Bell Closed at 7 PM?"

    "Why Is My Taco Bell Closed at 7 PM?"

    Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Rhinehold, Hodey Johns, and Zach Reath discuss the labor shortage in the food service industry while touching on the Colonial pipeline shutdown, what's happening in Israel, and Liz Cheney loses her leadership position. 
    Time Stamps

    Labor Market Problems - 00:09:21

    Liz Cheney - 00:58:26

    Colonial Pipeline - 01:12:40

    Israel and Palestine - 01:30:50


    Show Notes: https://wearelibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/CSSShowNotes5-15-2021.pdf
    Video: https://youtu.be/g7E43LJUwDE
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    • 1 hr 56 min
    Selling Liberty with Brian Nichols

    Selling Liberty with Brian Nichols

    Chris Spangle and Brian Nichols the three steps to persuading people that liberty is the better path for our world. Subscribe now to the Brian Nichols Show, a member of the We Are Libertarians Podcast Network. https://link.chtbl.com/brian-nichols-show
    Get Brian's free e-book, the "4 Easy Steps You Can Implement NOW To Sell Liberty to Friends and Family" here.
    We are now on Odysee, a free speech video platform built on blockchain. We are moving away from YouTube. WeAreLibertarians.TV
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    • 1 hr 17 min

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402 Ratings

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Why do leftists try to pretend to be libertarians? Both sides keep trying to infiltrate and destroy our party...go away fake libertarians!!!!!!!!!!

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