The Libertarian Angle (general)

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss recent tax legislation.

Direct download: 2017-12-05_Trumps_Tax_Bill_and_American_Serfdom.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling talk about Thanksgiving and the free market.

Direct download: 2017-11-28_Thanksgiving_and_the_Free_Market.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss the benefits of the free market.

Direct download: 2017-10-03_LA_Consumer_Sovereignty.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling join the conversation on Vietnam following the release of the Ken Burns documentary.

Direct download: 2017-09-19_The_Vietnam_War.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling the presidency and immigration policy.

Direct download: 2017-09-12_Trump_Obama_and_DACA.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling talk about the economics of disaster recovery.

Direct download: 2017-09-06_In_Praise_of_Price_Gouging.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss the recent controversy over civil war statues and the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Direct download: 2017-08-23_Racism_and_Statues.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discussing rising tensions with North Korea.

Direct download: 2017-08-15_North_Korea_Crisis.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling answer questions from viewers on open borders.

Direct download: 2017-08-09_Q_an_A_Open_Borders.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss paternalism and how it fosters a fear of individual liberty.

Direct download: 2017-08-02_LA_The_Fear_of_Freedom.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling talk about a basic tenet of libertarianism.

Direct download: 2017-07-25_LA_Libertarianism_and_Healthcare.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss the nature of socialism.

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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Jefferson Morley talk FFF’s recent conference, “The National Security State & JFK.”

Direct download: 2017-06-23_LA_CIA__JFK.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling talk about the founder of The Foundation for Economic Education and a hero of modern libertarianism, Milton Friedman.

Direct download: 2017-06-147_LA_Leonard_Read.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling talk about one hero of modern libertarianism, Milton Friedman.

Direct download: 2017-06-06_Milton_Friedman.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling talk about the the public displays associated with Memorial Day.

Direct download: 2017-06-01_Memorial_Day.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling talk about the great economists and libertarians Frederic Bastiat and Henry Hazlitt.

Direct download: 2017-05-23_Bastiat_and_Hazlitt.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling talk about the great economist and libertarian Ludwig von Mises.

Direct download: 2017-05-16_Giants_of_Libertarianism_-_Ludwig_von_Mises.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss how they became exposed the the libertarian movement.

Direct download: 2017-05-08_How_We_Became_Libertarians.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss the morality of taxation.

Direct download: 2017-05-03_LA_Income_Tax.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss the possibility of federal government shutdown.

Direct download: 2017-04-25_LA_Shut_Down_the_Government.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss different methods for advancing towards a free society.

Direct download: 2017-04-12_LA_Advancing_Liberty.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss the benefits of free trade.

Direct download: 2017-04-06_LA_Free_Trade.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss how spontaneous order organizes society in an efficient way while at the same time preserving liberty.

Direct download: 2017-03-28_FA_Hayek_and_Spontaneous_Order.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss President Trump's budget proposal.

Direct download: 2017-03-21_Trumps_Budget_Proposal.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss U.S. fiscal policy.

Direct download: 2017-03-15_LA_The_Debt_Ceiling.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss gun rights.

Direct download: 2017-03-07_LA_Gun_Rights.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling talk about what it means to be free, what it means to live in a free society.

Direct download: 2017-02-16_The_Meaning_of_Freedom.mp3
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Welfare versus Charity

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling talk about the differences between voluntary charity and coerced "charity."

Direct download: 2017-02-07_Welfare_versus_Charity.mp3
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Trump's Immigration Dictatorship

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling talk about Donald Trump's policy on immigration.

Direct download: 2017-01-31_Trumps_Immigration_Dictatorship.mp3
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Trump's Wall

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling talk about Donald Trump's statements on immigration.

Direct download: 2017-01-18_LA_Trumps_Wall.mp3
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Obama vs Trump

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling talk about the executive powers that Obama is bequeathing to Trump.

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Direct download: 2017-01-11_LA__Obama_vs_Trump.mp3
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Noninterventionism

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss the history and ramifications of a noninterventionist foreign policy.

Direct download: 2017-01-04_LA_Noninterventionism.mp3
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Trump's Cabinet Picks, Part 2

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling talk about the choices that president-elect Donald Trump has been making for his cabinet.

Direct download: 2016-12-14_LA_Trump_Cabinet_Part_2.mp3
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Trump's Cabinet Picks

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling talk about the choices that president-elect Donald Trump has been making for his cabinet.

Direct download: 2016-12-07_Trumps_Cabinet.mp3
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The Death of Fidel Castro

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss the impact of Fidel Castro’s death on the future of Cuba and Cuban-American relations.

Direct download: 2016-11-30_Death_of_Fidel_Castro.mp3
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Democracy versus Freedom

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling talk about freedom and its relationship to democracy.

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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling talk about the trade policy of president-elect Donald Trump.

Direct download: 2016-11-17_Trump_on_Trade.mp3
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The Trump Revolution

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling talk about the surprising results of the recent U.S. presidential election.

Direct download: 2016-11-10_LA_The_Trump_Revolution.mp3
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The Principlef Socialim

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss the moral and practical failings of socialism.

Direct download: 2016-11-03_LA_Principles_of_Socialism.mp3
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The Philippines Divorces the U.S.

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss the recent actions of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte in denouncing the role of the U.S. in Philippines' history and severing ties with the U.S. military.

Direct download: 2016-10-26_LA_Philippines_Audio.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss how a firm understanding of Austrian Economics helps one to understand the folly of current public policy.

Direct download: 2016-10-19_LA_The_Importance_of_Austrian_Economics.mp3
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Millennial Support for Gary Johnson

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss how younger voters are supporting Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson.

Direct download: 2016-10-05_LA_Millennials_Gary_Johnson.mp3
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Presidential Debate Follies

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss the recent presidential debates.

Direct download: 2016-09-28_Presidential_Debate_Follies.mp3
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The Libertarian Angle: The 9-11 Attacks

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss the anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 2001.

Direct download: 2016-09-14_Libertarian_Angle_Podcast.mp3
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Obamacare in Crisis

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss the disaster that is Obamacare.

Direct download: 2016-08-31_the_libertarian_angle_obamacare_in_crisis_youtube.mp3
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The Libertarian Angle: Trump's Income Tax Returns

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss the relevance of Donald Trump's tax returns.

Direct download: 2016-08-24_the_libertarian_angle_trump_39_s_income_tax_returns_youtube.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss the impact that a Trump or Clinton presidency would have on the economy.


FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling recap their recent visit to FreedomFest in Las Vegas.

Direct download: 2016-07-30_the_libertarian_angle_fff_39_s_freedomfest_panels_youtube.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss the recent shootings in Dallas, Texas.

Direct download: 2016-07-13_the_libertarian_angle_the_shootings_in_dallas_youtube.mp3
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Independence Day

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling talk about Independence Day!

Direct download: 2016-07-06_the_libertarian_angle_independence_day_youtube.mp3
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The Brexit Vote

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling talk about Britain’s vote to exit from the European Union.

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The Fed and the 2008 Housing Crash

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling talk about the disastrous policies of the Federal Reserve.


The Johnson-Weld Ticket

FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling dissect the presidential ticket for the Libertarian Party and its impact on the future of the libertarian movement.

Direct download: 2016-06-14_the_libertarian_angle_the_johnson_weld_ticket_youtube.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:08pm EDT

The Interventionism of the Two World Wars, Part 5

In this segment, Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling continue their discussion about the horrible results stemming from the foreign policy interventions of World War I and World War II.


The Interventionism of Two World Wars, Part 4

In this segment, Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling continue their discussion about the horrible results stemming from the foreign policy interventions of World War I and World War II.


The Interventionism of the Two World Wars, Part 1

In this segment, Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling discuss the horrible results stemming from the foreign policy interventions of World War I and World War II.


The Interventionism of Two World Wars, Part 3

In this segment, Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling continue their discussion about the horrible results stemming from the foreign policy interventions of World War I and World War II.


The Interventionism of Two World Wars, Part 2

In this segment, Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling continue their discussion about the horrible results stemming from the foreign policy interventions of World War I and World War II.


The Socialism of Public Housing

In this segment, Richard Ebeling and Jacob Hornberger discuss the immorality of public housing.

Direct download: 2016-04-26_libertarian_angle_the_socialism_of_public_housing_youtube.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:46pm EDT

Abolish the Income Tax

In this segment, Richard Ebeling and Jacob Hornberger explore the evil that is the income tax.

Direct download: libertarian_angle_abolish_the_income_tax_youtub2016-04-21_e.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:41pm EDT

Abolish the Fed

In this segment, Richard Ebeling and Jacob Hornberger discuss the why free trade is pragmatically a boon to civilization and ethically the only moral result when you allow people to live in freedom.

Direct download: 2016-04-05_the_libertarian_angle_abolish_the_fed_youtube.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:59am EDT

The Virtues of Free Trade

In this segment, Richard Ebeling and Jacob Hornberger discuss the why free trade is pragmatically a boon to civilization and ethically the only moral result when you allow people to live in freedom.

Direct download: 2016-03-29_the_libertarian_angle_the_virtues_of_free_trade_youtube.mp3
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Why People Are Supporting Trump

In this segment, Richard Ebeling and Jacob Hornberger discuss the Republican primaries and why candidate Donald Trump is appealing to so many voters.

Direct download: 2016-03-22_libertarian_angle_why_people_are_supporting_trump_youtube.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:42am EDT

Economic Fascism

In this segment, Richard Ebeling and Jacob Hornberger discuss the principles of fascism, the administration of FDR, and corporatism.

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Direct download: 2016-03-15_the_libertarian_angle_economic_fascism_youtube.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:27am EDT

History of Economic Thought, Part 8

In this segment, Richard Ebeling and Jacob Hornberger discuss the rise of the Austrian school of economic thought and its contributions.


History of Economic Thought, Part 7

In this segment, Richard Ebeling and Jacob Hornberger discuss the rise of the Austrian school of economic thought and its contributions.


: History of Economic Thought, Part 4

In this segment, Richard Ebeling and Jacob Hornberger discuss the rise of the Austrian school of economic thought and its contributions.


: History of Economic Thought, Part 3

In this segment, Richard Ebeling and Jacob Hornberger discuss the rise of the Austrian school of economic thought and its contributions.


In this segment, Richard Ebeling and Jacob Hornberger discuss the rise of the Austrian school of economic thought and its contributions.


Libertarian Angle: History of Economic Thought, Part 5

In this segment, Richard Ebeling and Jacob Hornberger discuss the rise of the Austrian school of economic thought and its contributions


Each week, FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling discuss the hot topics of the day. This week, Jacob and Richard, and special guest Bryan Caplan discuss the merits and morality of an open immigration policy.

Direct download: 2016-01-26_the_libertarian_angle_the_case_for_open_immigration_youtube.mp3
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Each week, FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling discuss the hot topics of the day. This week, Jacob and  Richard continue thei review the early history of economics from Adam Smith through David Ricardo and John Stuart Mill.


Each week, FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling discuss the hot topics of the day. This week, Jacob and  Richard review the early history of economics from Adam Smith through David Ricardo and John Stuart Mill.

The Libertarian Angle airs weekly.

Direct download: 2016-01-13_the_libertarian_angle_history_of_economic_thought_youtube.mp3
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Each week, FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling discuss the hot topics of the day. This week, Jacob and  Richard review the candidates for the upcoming presidential election.

The Libertarian Angle airs weekly.


Each week, FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling discuss the hot topics of the day. This week, Jacob and  Richard review what is coming in the year ahead.

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Direct download: 2015-12-30_the_libertarian_angle_prospects_for_liberty_in_2016_youtube.mp3
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Each week, FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling discuss the hot topics of the day. This week, Jacob and  Richard discuss the disaster that is progressivism.

The Libertarian Angle airs weekly.


Each week, FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling discuss the hot topics of the day. This week, Jacob, Richard, and special guest James Bovard discuss the the tyranny that is the Transportation Security Administration.

The Libertarian Angle airs weekly.

Direct download: 2015-12-08_the_libertarian_angle_tsa_tyranny_youtube.mp3
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Each week, FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling discuss the hot topics of the day. This week, Jacob and Richard discuss the libertarian view towards poverty.

The Libertarian Angle airs weekly.


The Libertarian Angle: Myths of the Industrial Revolution

Each week, FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling discuss the hot topics of the day. This week, Jacob and Richard discuss the myths of the Industrial Revolution.

The Libertarian Angle airs weekly.


Each week, FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling discuss the hot topics of the day. This week, Jacob and Richard talk about how antitrust law is inimical to a free society.

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Direct download: 2015-11-10_the_libertarian_angle_repeal_antitrust_laws_youtube.mp3
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The Libertarian Angle: The Debt Ceiling Charade

Each week, FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling discuss the hot topics of the day. This week, Jacob and Richard discuss how Congress repeatedly raises the debt ceiling, destroying the notion that any such ceiling actually exists.

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Direct download: 2015-11-03_the_libertarian_angle_end_the_war_on_poverty_youtube.mp3
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 The Libertarian Angle: Gun Control and the Holocaust

Each week, FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling discuss the hot topics of the day. This week, Jacob and Richard discuss how arms may have aided the Jews during World War II.

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Direct download: 2015-10-27_the_libertarian_angle_gun_control_and_the_holocaust_youtube.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:48am EDT

 The Libertarian Angle: End the War on Poverty

Each week, FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling discuss the hot topics of the day. This week, Jacob and Richard talk about the the socialism that has resulted from decades of waging war on poverty.

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Direct download: 2015-10-15_the_libertarian_angle_end_the_war_on_poverty_youtube.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:48am EDT

The Libertarian Angle - The Socialism of Public Schooling

Each week, FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling discuss the hot topics of the day. This week, Jacob and Richard talk about the disastrous consequences of compulsory government schooling.

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Each week, FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling discuss the hot topics of the day. This week, Jacob and Richard discuss the merits of a free market in money and the pitfalls of centralized monetary planning.

The Libertarian Angle airs weekly. Go to the podcast http://libertarianangle.libsyn.com/.


Each week, FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling discuss the hot topics of the day. This week, Jacob and Richard discuss the New Deal and its effects that we are still feeling today.

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The Libertarian Angle - What Ever Happened to Silver Coins?

Each week, FFF president Jacob Hornberger and Richard M. Ebeling discuss the hot topics of the day. This week, Jacob and Richard discuss monetary policy and the nature of money.

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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and FFF vice president Sheldon Richman discuss the hot topics of the day. This week: insider trading, militarism, and patriotism.

Direct download: 2014-05-19_Militarism_Patriotism.mp3
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FFF president Jacob Hornberger and FFF vice president Sheldon Richman discuss Ukraine, immigration, and Bitcoin.

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Direct download: 2014-03-10_Ukraine_Bitcoin.mp3
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Direct download: 2014-02-03_Schooling_versus_Education.mp3
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Jacob Hornberger and Sheldon Richman discuss the recent shooting a Maryland mall and the ensuing calls for gun control. The Libertarian Angle airs weekly.

Direct download: 2014-01-27_Gun_Control.mp3
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Jacob Hornberger and Sheldon Richman discuss the President Obama's planed "reform" of the NSA. The Libertarian Angle airs weekly.

Direct download: 2014-01-21_Obama_and_the_NSA.mp3
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Direct download: 2014-01-13_War_on_Poverty.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:29pm EDT

Jacob Hornberger and Sheldon Richman discuss U.S. foreign policy. The Libertarian Angle airs weekly.

Direct download: 2014-01-06_Foreign_Interventionism.mp3
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Jacob Hornberger and Sheldon Richman discuss the postal monopoly. The Libertarian Angle airs weekly.

Direct download: 2013-12-30_the_libertarian_angle_the_postal_monopoly_youtube.mp3
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Jacob Hornberger and Sheldon Richman discuss the path to a free society. The Libertarian Angle airs weekly.

Direct download: 2013-12-16_Achieving_Freedom.mp3
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Jacob Hornberger and Sheldon Richman discuss welfare in the U.S. The Libertarian Angle airs weekly.

Direct download: 2013-12-09_Welfare_State.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:37am EDT

Jacob Hornberger and Sheldon Richman tackle the minimum wage and relations with China. The Libertarian Angle airs weekly.

Direct download: 2013-12-02_Minimum_Wage_and_China.mp3
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