Show Summary: The Launch Pad Media's newest contributor, host of "The Law with D.K. Williams", joins Johnny and Raylene to talk all about the justice system and yes- the law! D.K. is a renowned libertarian lawyer who is unafraid of promoting his political ideals of free markets and liberty. We talk about fake news, Supreme Court rulings, and the government shut down and this man never misses a beat! His quick wit and sense of humor are the perfect balance to his harsh criticisms of the State and he easily supports it all with smarts and candor. "Freedom is dangerous, my friends, live dangerously"
About The Guest: D.K. Williams attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on a prestigious Morehead Scholarship where he earned a double major in both Economics and Speech Communication in 1989. He stayed in Chapel Hill to attend law school, where he obtained his Juris Doctor with Honors in 1992.His first year out of law school; he clerked for a federal Magistrate Judge in the Eastern District of North Carolina. He then worked as an associate for insurance defense firms, successfully defending insureds in multiple jury trials.
While still in North Carolina, he also represented those charged with criminal violations both in state and federal court. He successfully argued a death penalty case before the North Carolina Supreme Court in 1999.D.K. moved to Colorado in 2002, where he spent two years working for a large personal injury firm before starting his own small firm. From 2008-2011, D.K. served as Legislative Director and then State Chairman of the Libertarian Party of Colorado. He ran for Colorado Attorney General in 2014 and received over 120,000 votes, or 6.2%. D.K. is a popular speaker and is available for speaking engagements.
About The Host: Johnny “Rocket” Adams was the creator and host of “The Johnny Rocket Launch Pad – Libertarian Rock n’ Roll Experience” and now “BLAST OFF with Johnny Rocket!” He’s also a musician, graphic artist, author, and former Chief Warrant Officer. Johnny spent his early days earning his stripes as a helicopter pilot in the U.S. Army. Back stateside, Johnny immersed himself in the classic works of Murray Rothbard, Henry Hazlitt, and Ludwig von Mises. From there the AnCap known as “Johnny Rocket” was born. Speaking truth to power from your cell phone tower, Johnny digests the philosophy of liberty and brings them to the man on the street on a weekly basis. Johnny Rocket was also the front-man of the rockabilly group “Hot Roddin’ Romeos” and puts pencil to paper with the critically acclaimed comic series “The Liberty Force.” New York Times best-selling author and podcast host Tom Woods calls Johnny Rocket “one of the most entertaining figures in the liberty movement.”
About the Co-Host: Raylene Lightheart is an activist in the libertarian movement. She is a dedicated wife and homeschool mom of five. She is passionate about self-ownership, free association community, and unfettered liberty. Raylene is the director of marketing and sales of Launchpad Media Group.
She is the assistant communications director for Libertarian Party of Washington State and also serves as Region 3 alternate. She also is on the board of Libertarian Party of Kitsap County and was awarded the 2018 Porcupine Award for LPWA. As a child, Raylene dreamed of being in broadcasting. When Johnny asked her to be the co-host for his new show, Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket she was thrilled to have the opportunity to advance liberty through education, outreach, and entertainment.
About Ground Control: Benjamin Wiegold is a fellow Libertarian, from the corrupt state of Illinois. Ben is the new producer, sound engineer, and editor of the Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket. Ben has also done work for the Mises Institute and numerous other publications. Ben is a musician, hardcore anarchist, and just an all-around cool dude!
Host Website: www.blastoffshow.com or thelaunchpadmedia.com/blastoff
D.K. Williams (Bluecarp)
The Launchpad Media (The Law)
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Escape Pod Studios: Peoria, Arizona 85382
Johnny uses the legendary Electrovoice RE-20 microphone, Top Of the Line Mogami cables, The industry standard DBX 286s, ART EQ355 Dual Channel 31-Band Equalizer, Focusrite Scarlet 6i6, and smokes “the sweet Turkish blend “of his Camel cigarettes.
Base One: Federal Way, Washington 98003: Raylene uses a Rode Podcaster microphone. The RODE Podcaster makes high-quality computer recording easy!
Blast Off! is pre-recorded, mixed, and mastered by Benjamin Wiegold. The theme song of "Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket “is "Roots Rock" Performed by Hot Rod Walt and Psycho DeVilles from the record Supercharger (2007) self-released at www.psychodevilles.com. After Party song “Positivity” is from the record Kingston Cocktail (1997) by Joey Altruda released by Will Records. The All-Nighter song is “Christy” and is from the record “Cocktails with Joey” (1995) by Joey Altruda released by Will records. Please visit https://www.discogs.com/artist/337572-Joey-Altruda to purchase Joey’s music. All songs used with permission from artists.