The Libertarian Angle

The United States military has been active in Afghanistan for over 18 years. Why are we there in the first place? Why are are we still there and should we? FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Citadel professor and Richard Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2019-09-13_LA_Afghanistan_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:44pm EDT

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling talking about deficit spending, the inverted yield curve, and monetary polcy.

Direct download: 2019-08-22_LA_Recession_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:10am EDT

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Citadel professor Richard Ebeling discuss the recent shootings in El Paso and Dayton.

Direct download: 2019-08-06_LA_Mass_Killings_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:03pm EDT

How high can the debt ceiling go? How much can Congress spend? Both seem limitless. FFF president Jacob G. Hornberger and Citadel professor Richard M. Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2019-08-01_LA_Fiscal_Policy_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:38pm EDT

Government and schooling--what could go wrong? FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Citadel professor Richard Ebeling discuss the busing programs of the 1960s.

Direct download: 2019-07-16_LA_Busing.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:37am EDT

Socialism is growing in popularity with the young. One socialist society has failed after the other, and yet socialism retains respect. Why? FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Citadel professor Richard Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2019-07-10_LA_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:13pm EDT

What did the American Revolution signify? What tenets of a free society are enshrined in The Declaration of Independence? FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Citadel professor Richard Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2019-07-03_LA_July_4_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:29am EDT

Are barriers to both immigration and trade the hallmarks of a free society? Do the make the citizens of The United States better off? FFF president Jacob G. Hornberger and Citadel professor Richard M. Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2019-06-12_Mexico_Trade_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:07pm EDT

Does the first amendment protect journalists or people? Is the Espionage Act suitable for a free society? FFF president Jacob G. Horngberger and Citadel professor Richard M. Ebeling answer these questions and more.

Direct download: 2019-06-04_LA_Assange_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:33am EDT

Could World War II have been avoided? How did foreign policy decisions create the conditions that set it in motion? FFF president Jacob G. Hornberger and Citadel professor Richard M. Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2019-05-10_LA_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:18pm EDT

America should never have gotten involved in World War I, and powers assumed by the government during that war haunt is till this day. FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Citadel professor Richard Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2019-04-30_LA_WWI_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:41am EDT

Sanctions and embargoes do more to hurt the citizens in a country than the government that these policies are trying to punish. Should a libertarian support such policies? FFF president Jacob G. Hornberger and Citadel professor Richard M. Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2019-04-23_LA_Sanctions_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:58am EDT

Taxation is theft, there is no getting around it. But the income tax in particular has had a particularly galling effect onf the liberty of all Americans. FFF president Jacob G. Hornberger and Citadel professor Richard M. Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2019-04-19_LA_Income_Tax_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:51am EDT

Is democracy the goal of politics? Are freedom and democracy one and the same? FFF president Jacob G. Hornberger and Citadel professor Richard M. Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2019-04-09_LA_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:53am EDT

Is there a way to end poverty? Actually, much poverty has already been eliminated. FFF president Jacob G. Hornberger and Citadel professor Richard M. Ebeling tell you how.

Direct download: 2019-04-05_LA_Poverty_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:53am EDT

The national debt keeps going up and the federal budget keeps running in the red. Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2019-03-19_LA_Debt_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:02am EDT

Free trade is the most efficient system of resource distribution yet discovered, but more importantly, it is moral and a key feature of the free society. FFF president Jacob G. Hornberger and Citadel economics professor Richard Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2019-03-12_LA_Free_Trade_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:10am EDT

Would the free market allocate money as efficiently as other goods? Of course! FFF president Jacob G. Hornberger and Citadel economics professor Richard M. Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2019-03-06_LA_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:18pm EDT

Possession of firearms does not guarantee freedom, but it certainly doesn't hurt. The leaders of Venezuela surely understand this. FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Citadel professor Richard Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2019-02-27_LA_Venezuela_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:05am EDT

With the New Green Deal a hot topic, we thought it would be time again to take stock again of the the original New Deal meant for this country. FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2019-02-19_LA_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:48pm EDT

With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez pushing a New Green Deal, the time might be ripe to examine the track history of socialist societies. Jacob G. Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2019-02-13_LA_Socialism_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:29am EDT

With the ascent of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, socialism is experiencing a resurgence in the United States. What does this mean for libertarianism and what does it mean for a free society? FFF president Jacob G. Hornberger and Professor Richard M. Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2019-01-24_LA_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:03am EDT

What happens when you have a raging drug war and an escalating trade war? Declining freedom for everyone. FFF president Jacob G. Hornberger and Professor Richard M. Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2019-01-17_LA_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:24am EDT

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling, professor at The Citadel, discuss the ongoing political tussle over the border wall and the ensuing government shutdown.

Direct download: 2019-01-10_LA_Immigration.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:51pm EDT

President Donald Trump has called for the withdrawal of the U.S. military from Syria. While libertarians should laud such a move, what is really going on here? Can we really expect the U.S. military to completely withdraw from an area of the Middle East that it has been trying to influence for so long? FFF president Jacob Hornberger and economics Richard Ebeling discuss.

Direct download: 2019-01-02_LA_Audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:17pm EDT

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