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Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket Episode #53: Private Property Society! (w/Robert Wenzel)

July 26, 2019

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Show Summary: Private Property Society theory was developed by Robert Wenzel as a theory on a type of societal structure that could exist where respect for private property is preeminent. Each property owner is free to set any rules he chooses for his property based on this societal structure. Wenzel sees no role for government laws or government security and has argued that in a Private Property Society competing for private security firms would emerge. So, don’t miss this exciting and educational episode with Robert Wenzel!

About the Guest: Robert Wenzel is editor & publisher of EconomicPolicyJournal.com and of Target Liberty, where he discusses issues relating to free markets, liberty and Private Property Society theory. Wenzel does not expect to see a Private Property Society develop in his lifetime but he loves the intellectual battle involved in promoting it and the smashing of statists.

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! 

Guest Website: Robert Wenzel Website, Robert Wenzel Mises Institute, His YouTube page is RobertWenzelTalksEconomics.com, Wenzel tweets @WenzelEconomics, Wenzel's Linked-In page is here. Wenzel's Facebook page is here. Wenzel's Gab page is here. Wenzel at Ramapo College is here.
Wenzel columns featured at LewRockwell.com, and Wenzel columns at EconomicPolicyJournal.com

More About Robert Wenzel:

He is the author of The Fed Flunks: My Speech at the New York Federal Reserve Bank and Dear Fellow Health Club Member, Please Leave Me the Hell Alone: An economic analysis of the water "shortage" 
His book, "Foundations of Private Property Society Theory: Anarchism for the Civilized Person"
was released in March 2018. He has provided private advisory services to U.S. senatorial and presidential candidates. A popular speaker, his speeches include "2+2=4" which was delivered before a radical leftist anarchist group in Oakland. California. He also delivered the 2013 Henry Hazlitt Memorial Lecture at the Austrian Economics Research Conference and was a guest speaker at the 2016 H.L. Mencken Conference. Wenzel's EconomicPolicyJournal.com  has drawn acclaim from across the political spectrum, including from both former US Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin and former Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul.

Music Provided By Hot Rod Walt & The Psycho Devilles - “This Old Road”

The Chop Tops - “Hard Luck”

Books Mentioned:  Foundations of Private Property Society Theory: Anarchism for the Civilized Person by; Robert Wenzel

Previous Shows with Guest: None

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Recorded At:

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.