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The Law Ep 37 — McDonald v Chicago (2010)

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Show Notes: In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the Second Amendment applies to the states via the incorporation doctrine and states can not violate the right to keep and bear arms any more than the federal government can.

Links:

The case itself:

McDonald v. Chicago

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Closers Get Coffee with Michael Heise: Sounds Like Liberty: Episode 52

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Show Notes: That’s right folks you have joined us on this episode #52 which does in fact mark a year of awesomeness with The Launchpad Media http://bit.ly/2K1E0UO! We cannot express thanks enough to Mr.Johnny Rocket, all of our guests and, to all of you for the past year. It has been one fabulous journey and it continues right now.

So let’s get on with it. As usual we have some lyrical analysis today we have one heck of a throwback all the way back to 1949 with the M.T.A. It’s a weird little ditty with an interesting story attached (http://bit.ly/2XAnn61) and even inspired the punk-rock anthem Skinhead On The M.B.T.A., but where does it land on our scale? http://bit.ly/2MCVAki http://bit.ly/2XD4saH

Music discovery is the order here and we have a nice mix for you today. I’ve found DiTrani Brothers self titled debut. Like folk? Gypsy guitar? Ragtime? This album has elements of all the above. It also has the sound of all those down home instruments you don't hear much in popular music like washtub bass, accordian and banjo. I really like the way the escort us into the album with this rain and thunder kind of musical feel. It's like the opening to a great story. The lyrics are modern in style for the most part but most of the subjects are timeless. I found it to be a really engaging journey. https://ditranibrothers.bandcamp.com/album/ditrani-brothers

Nicky’s pick How Am I Not Myself? By California band French Vanilla is so hot right now. Because it sounds like summer and the 1980’s. Here are his comments: “First thing, I’m a sucker for saxophone, any sax, good, bad, ugly. This album features saxophone so I’m sucked in already. Now, I’ll be the first to say the lyrics probably not my favorite but they’re not really that important to the quality.If you’re making an 80s-pastiche John Hughes-esque film, this is your soundtrack.” http://frenchvanilla.bandcamp.com/album/how-am-i-not-myself

This week’s interview is a look forward and a blast from the past with the return of our very first guest Michael Heise of the Libertarian Party Meises Caucus. http://bit.ly/2ZhaD4L Since he is returning we are doing away with the standard format to open up the conversation a bit. I’ve included links to current projects from the Libertarian luminaries we talked about in the show. Please let us know what works for you and what doesn’t.

Here are some of the artists we talked about:
Joshua Smith http://bit.ly/2I61g1V
Dr. Ron Paul http://bit.ly/2ZdPS9S
Tom Woods http://bit.ly/2K6LDcL
Bob Murphy Twitter http://bit.ly/2ZfdECj (Some comedy gold...just saying.)
Alex Merced Youtube http://bit.ly/2Ka0a7o
Johnny Rocket http://bit.ly/2X266W9
Decriminalize Denver http://bit.ly/2XJsRLT
Postmodernism
Nick Gillespie Lions of Liberty http://bit.ly/2WA2c7H

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Postcards From Somalia 50: Live Clean Or Die!

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Show Notes: Get your life jacket and hop on board The U.S.S. Troll with Sherry and Alan as they discuss the Nanny State. You can catch more of Alan on The Gold Standard at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb3cDwgjCQC-cMcVUbvv-k , and Sherry on The Sherry Voluntary Show at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyBM4kCp2SlCONwFFC0auzg
You can find audio versions of both shows by searching for “sherry voluntary” or “the gold standard” on your favorite podcasting platforms.

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Straight Pride Parade- Nice Guys Finish Free

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Show Notes: Alex Merced is just your everyday Nice Guy trying to understand the world around him. Join him as he discusses economics and politics in a nice, calm and without vitriol. Because Nice Guys Finish Free.

Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket Episode #46: Making Airwaves! (w/Ian Freeman) Host and Founder of Free Talk Live.

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Show Summary: Turning the tide! As Jeff Berwick takes control over vital supply routes in Anarchapulco, freedom forces invade a key planet, the darkened world of Guevara, where popular radio host and podcaster Ian Freeman sets up his pirate radio station, in hopes of changing culture. Ian Freeman is the host of "Free Talk Live", a nationally syndicated libertarian talk show heard on over 200 AM/FM radio stations nationwide.  He is also a blogger at FreeKeene.com and moved to New Hampshire as part of the NH Freedom Migration in 2006.  He's also a crypto-evangelist and has helped local business owners and others accept cryptocurrency like Bitcoin. In the midst of helping Ian Freeman make some waves over the Guevaraian capital, Johnny Rocket, and Raylene are called away to the planet YAL in the Hazlitt system to meet up Maj Cliff Maloney to discuss top secret plans to win back Earth.  Johnny’s Squadron is now temporarily placed under the command of Ground Control, a dry and temperamental leader. Will Ian Freeman change hearts and minds and make some airwaves on the planet Guevara? Will Johnny’s Squadron be able to provide adequate defense during his departure to YAL?

About the Guest:  Ian Freeman is the host of "Free Talk Live", a nationally syndicated libertarian talk show heard on over 200 AM/FM radio stations nationwide.  He is also a blogger at FreeKeene.com and moved to New Hampshire as part of the NH Freedom Migration in 2006.  He's also a crypto-evangelist and has helped local business owners and others accept cryptocurrency like Bitcoin.

 

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, supportblastoff.com, and  thelaunchpadmedia.com/blastoff 

Guest Website(s): Free Talk Live, LRN.FM,  and  Freekeene.com

Music Provided By: 

Psycho Devilles - “Brooklyn”

Psycho Devilles - “Blue Flame”

The Go Getters - “Rocket Trip”

Books Mentioned:  None

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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.

Lazaar Eagle Emerges with @Birdarchist of the Friends Against Government Podcast: Sounds Like Liberty: Episode 51 http://bit.ly/2wAV0bI

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Show Notes: Thanks for joining us this week on the Sounds Like Liberty Podcast. We have a fabulous show for you today beginning right here with our lyrical analysis of The Way it is by Bruce Hornsby http://bit.ly/2Igy6vJ This mellow pop song released in 1986 is thought to be making reference to the Civil Rights era of the 1960’s. Why then is the song ‘the way it is’ not ‘the way it was?’ We talk about it and score it on out scale from Bob Dylan to Eric July.

Here we are again at the music discovery portion of our show. Today we are going west and then across the water.
Nicky’s pick is a bit of alright from pop punk band Bracket. The album is called Too Old To Die Young. Nicky’s comments: Here they are, doing exactly what we want and expect from Bracket. Super tight block harmonies and pop structures. Can I consider feeling over the hill myself as a reason to love an album called Too Old To Die Young. Seriously this came out the day after my 35th birthday. I love these guys in general
because for a band that is all about the vocals I don’t care at all what the lyrics are. Just gimme more harmonies!
http://bracket.bandcamp.com/album/too-old-to-die-young

I was jonesing again for something downtempo so I’ve selected the Set Me Free EP from New Zealand band Deep Water Creek. This recording has all the down home sensibility I expect from bands like my Morning Jacket and The Mountain Goats proving that it’s not an exclusively american thing. The instrumentation is solid a and the vocals are soulful. I really enjoyed the rainy day feel of this, perhaps you will too. https://deepwatercreek.bandcamp.com/album/set-me-free-ep

Also don’t forget to also check out friend of the show and previous guest Dan Smotz’ new EP of midlife crisis infused pop-punk oozing notes of New Found Glory and Four Year Strong at shexclamationpoint.com.

This week’s interview is with @Birdarchist of the FAGcast (Friends Against Government Podcast). He was a truly delightful guest who was totally willing to talk with us about all the things. Find the FAGcast here: http://bit.ly/2wzjB0J

Here are some of the artists we talked about:
Sounds Like Liberty Soundtrack https://spoti.fi/2XlaLzr
Scott Horton https://scotthorton.org/
No Treason by Lysander Spooner http://bit.ly/2XrpzfO
Sick of it All https://spoti.fi/2KVrh7I
H2O https://spoti.fi/2PAEAJ6
Shook Ones Pt.II - Mobb Deep http://bit.ly/2wB9Zmj
KRS One - Sound of Da Police http://bit.ly/2WHFtFT
Kmele Foster of the Fifth Column http://bit.ly/2Mt8CR9
Taylor Swift (Older) https://spoti.fi/2ERFP2t
Lady Gaga https://spoti.fi/2YNEwKz
Eagles of Death Metal https://spoti.fi/2Wtez5u
Them Crooked Vultures https://spoti.fi/2Xww8y0
Frightened Rabbit https://spoti.fi/2YJF7Me
Anarchitecture Podcast http://bit.ly/2IgAQtb
Dopesmoker - Sleep http://bit.ly/2Mtbldl
Sugar Magnolia - Grateful Dead http://bit.ly/2XpQeK1
Doomsday - MF Doom http://bit.ly/2ET7mAR

@Birdarchist Recommends
Midnight Marauders - A Tribe Called Quest http://bit.ly/2Wnf4Og
Close to the Edge - Yes http://bit.ly/2WhnvpD
2112 - Rush http://bit.ly/2wCc29C
Self Titled - Buena Vista Social Club http://bit.ly/2Xsr25A

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Postcards From Somalia Dorn 49: Trashy Is As Trashy Does

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Show Notes: Launch on the USS Troll with Alan and Sherry as they rant about human trashmaster, Rep Duncan Hunter, Republican, CA, who doesn’t care about murdering children. You can catch more of Alan on The Gold Standard at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb3cDwgjCQC-cMcVUbvv-k , and Sherry on The Sherry Voluntary Show at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyBM4kCp2SlCONwFFC0auzg
You can find audio versions of both shows by searching for “sherry voluntary” or “the gold standard” on your favorite podcasting platforms.

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Star Trek: The Next Generation - S1E7 Justice - The Last Nighters - Episode 74

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Show Notes:

We boldly go where no man has gone before, on this show at least, and discuss an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation with our pal, Patrick MacFarlane of the Liberty Weekly Podcast. You can find his show at: http://www.libertyweekly.net

Season 1, Episode 7: Justice

When Wesley is sentenced to death for innocently violating an alien planet’s custom, Captain Picard is forced to choose between negotiating for Wesley’s life or adhering to the Federation’s prime directive which prohibits interfering with another civilization’s way of life.

This has a great philosophical and legal conundrum that we will sink our teeth in to as a special birthday request of co-host, Robert Johnson.

Join us next week as we eat tiny burgers with the host of the Cannabis Heals Me Podcast and we discuss "Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle.”

Show notes at: http://www.lastnighters.com/74

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Reel Unconventional Film Analysis.

We use movies as a starting point for people who may not be familiar with this way of thinking.

The point is to show what anarchy actually is with instances that are presented in film.

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Abortion and Libertarianism- Nice Guys Finish Free

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Show Notes: Alex Merced is just your everyday Nice Guy trying to understand the world around him. Join him as he discusses economics and politics in a nice, calm and without vitriol. Because Nice Guys Finish Free.

 

The Law Ep 36 — D.C. v Heller (2008)

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Show Notes: In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the Second Amendment’s constitutional prohibition on the government’s authority to infringe on the right to keep and bear arms applies to individuals and is not limited to those in a government operated militia. Then why is the militia mentioned? We discuss that and more in this episode of The Law.

Links:

The case itself:
D.C. v. Heller

Lysander Spooner’s work quoted by Scalia:
The Unconstitutionality of Slavery

Professor Stephen Carter’s article
Every law is enforceable by death

 

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