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Jason Stapleton is a successful entrepreneur, business coach, award-winning film producer, and investor with a unique take on life, culture, and success. Join Jason three times a week as he shares insights on creating a more powerful, wealthy and influential life.

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Jason Stapleton is a successful entrepreneur, business coach, award-winning film producer, and investor with a unique take on life, culture, and success. Join Jason three times a week as he shares insights on creating a more powerful, wealthy and influential life.

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By Insider: Andrew - Apr 30 2020
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I’m an economist, entrepreneur, and libertarian. I listened to JSP a while back and really enjoyed it. Real economic, business, and political strength! And killer cohost! Now it’s a motivational show transparently geared toward creating a sales funnel for his products. Which is fine, but there’s just not enough value in the show to give me confident that the products are any good for someone who already a motivated hustler like myself. Cohost is pretentious, ranty, silly, and a know-it-all (not in a toungue-in-cheek way like Jason is) who acts like he’s wiser than other also rando libertarians on the internet. Not someone I’d want to be like, or even want at my house party. Poor cohost IMHO especially for a motivational show.

YES

By Daveymartinez - Dec 23 2019
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Yes yes yes. All I can say....

iTunes Ratings

1756 Ratings
Average Ratings
1534
65
28
37
92

Meh

By Insider: Andrew - Apr 30 2020
Read more
I’m an economist, entrepreneur, and libertarian. I listened to JSP a while back and really enjoyed it. Real economic, business, and political strength! And killer cohost! Now it’s a motivational show transparently geared toward creating a sales funnel for his products. Which is fine, but there’s just not enough value in the show to give me confident that the products are any good for someone who already a motivated hustler like myself. Cohost is pretentious, ranty, silly, and a know-it-all (not in a toungue-in-cheek way like Jason is) who acts like he’s wiser than other also rando libertarians on the internet. Not someone I’d want to be like, or even want at my house party. Poor cohost IMHO especially for a motivational show.

YES

By Daveymartinez - Dec 23 2019
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Yes yes yes. All I can say....
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Wealth, Power & Influence with Jason Stapleton

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Rank #1: 860: Medallions, Monopolies and the Importance of Self-Interest

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I've got a couple of great economics lessons for you today. The big one will be on the taxi medallions market which has collapsed with the introduction of Uber and Lyft. There are a lot of cab drivers who make huge investments in this corrupt government attempt to control competition and now they're losing everything.

I also want to talk a little about the difference between self-interest and selfishness. I think you'll find the discussion inspiring and motivating.

Enjoy the weekend!

Jason

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Oct 19 2018

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Rank #2: 854: Amazon Employees SHOCKED to Find Out Pay Raise Come at Cost

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Yeah I know it's shocking but it turns out Amazon isn't just going to eat the cost of increasing wages to $15/hr. Instead, they're ending their stock option program and their incentive-based bonus system.

The changes will hurt those who already made $15 or more the hardest. But shouldn't those people be grateful someone stood up for the little guy? Why are those making more than $15/hr so greedy? :-)

As I said yesterday there are no free rides. Employers don't pay taxes, they don't eat costs. They pass them along. In this case, the employees will be subsidizing their own pay increases. It's a hard economic lesson to learn and I don't feel sorry for any of them.

Jason

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Oct 04 2018

53mins

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Rank #3: 805: The Trade War Begins

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Today Trump fired the first volley in what is likely to be the next great trade war. He imposed a new tariff on 34 Billion in Chinese goods and suggested he may increase the tariff to include 500 Billion.

China in response has increased its tariffs in kind vowing to trade blow for blow with the US President.

It's stupid, unnecessary and dangerous. It hurts every America even the one's whos industry benefits from the tariffs.

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The BIS tells young people they should "stop trying to create money." And why wouldn't they? That's really the government's job, isn't it? lol.

Meanwhile, the IMF has been slowly and patiently preparing its own currency known as SDR's or "Speical Drawing Rights"

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Jul 06 2018

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Rank #4: President Trump Just Assassinated the John Wayne of the Middle East, feat. Michael Malice

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2020 is off with a bang! Quite literally.

First of all, we have a surprise guest for today's episode.

As soon as we started streaming our pre-show, the studio door opened and in walked none other than Michael Malice. Apparently Matt & Amy conspired behind my back to surprise me.

Michael joined us in a rousing discussion about the implications of Trump's targeted assassination of legendary Iranian general Qasem Soleimani.

Everyone else is discussing the potential global implications of his death, but I want to paint you a picture of who the man actually was and why Iranians held him in such high esteem.

You won't hear this caliber of conversation anywhere else.

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Jan 04 2020

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Rank #5: 891: LA Debates User Fees to Fix it's Traffic Problem

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Of course, they don't call them "user fees" but that's exactly what it is. We've talked about this for a long time, the idea that cities and states could use toll roads or other use-based fees to pay for roads and bridges rather than taxes.

Los Angeles is now talking about something similar. Unfortunately, (and predictably) they are doing it wrong.

Jason

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Dec 10 2018

56mins

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Rank #6: 834: Amazon, Electricity and Public Utilities

Aug 20 2018

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Rank #7: 907: Forbes Says You Can Grow An Economy By Printing Money

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I'm not joking. Forbes.com actually printed an article from some egghead at Cornell University that claimed the way to grow our economy was by printing money and pumping it into untested green energy products.

The arguments in his seven-page piece range from misrepresentations to outright lies and Matt and I had a great time making him look stupid.

My hope is that you also learn a little about how our economy works and what is needed to bring more green energy to market.

Have a great weekend,

Jason

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Jan 18 2019

1hr 3mins

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Rank #8: 958: Michael Malice and The New Right: Part 1

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Anarchist State advocate Michael Malice joined me today to discuss his new book The New Right: A Journey to the Fringe of American Politics.

Michael's observations have powerful implications for all of us, both culturally and politically.

Matt & I had such a good time picking his brain that we split the interview into two parts. The second half will air on Friday, so don't miss it!

Reminder: before and after each episode, I record a live video pre- and post-show in my private Facebook group, and members get to interact with the show and ask us questions while we're on the air. If you'd like to join, go to jasonstapleton.com/members.

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May 22 2019

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Rank #9: How the Coronavirus Is Mutating Our Economy

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The coronavirus is making landfall in the US, and it's only accelerating the economic changes that were already underway.

Work from home and automation will only increase--and increase faster--as our economy adapts to this new threat.

The coronavirus isn't the only thing going viral. A Detroit auto worker confronted Joe Biden about his stance on gun control, and someone videoed the interaction. Now it's everywhere on the internet.

Is this REALLY the guy who Democrats will rally behind?


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Mar 11 2020

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Rank #10: 763: Austin Petersen and the race for Senate

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As you know, Austin is a regular on the show and today he's back to give us an update on the race for Senate in Missouri. 

Austin is not only running to beat the incumbent but also against the establishment GOP candidate. This is exactly the race I want to bring light to as we approach the primaries.

Jason

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Apr 27 2018

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Rank #11: 864: Trump Administration Says Feds Should Stop Raising Rates. We Will Never learn

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Mick Mulvaney was out talking to the press this morning, lamenting the fact that "every time things are getting better, the Fed pumps the breaks".

What he's suggesting is that the Fed should leave rates low because it looks good. This is exactly what the Fed did during the late 90's and it led to the collapse of our housing market.

So what's going on here? Well, it's pretty simple. The president likes being able to take credit for a strong economy and every time the Fed raises rates it slows things down. Trump doesn't really CARE about the economy. If he did he wouldn't be complaining every time the fed moves to bring rates back into what can be considered historical norms.

I continue to say, nobody is looking out for you and this is just another example of that. The president does not have your long-term interests in mind. He is concerned only with the short-term political gain he can get from a strong economy.

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Oct 26 2018

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Rank #12: How to Get Rich

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The world is full of people telling you to settle for less. Today I'm going to teach you the 4 things you need to know to get rich.

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Aug 14 2019

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Rank #13: What Happens Next: Inflation, Deflation, & the Economy of Tomorrow

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The Fed has dumped trillions into the market in the last couple weeks alone. It's slashed rates to zero and eliminated the reserve requirement. And on Monday, it announced that it would purchase Treasurys and mortgage-backed securities without limits.

The SARS-CoV-2 virus has ripped away the band-aids and revealed gaping festering wounds in our economy. And these Fed policies are only papering over the holes.

What does the future hold?

If you've been listening to us, we've been warning of a major crisis on the horizon.

But we've also given you the blueprint for not only surviving, but ensuring that you thrive and prosper in the new economy.

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Mar 23 2020

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Rank #14: 909: What Venezuela Can Teach Us About The Power of Personal Wealth

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Venezuela is in the final throes of collapse. President Maduro has been asked to step down and an interim president has been declared.

The country has imploded. The people are dying of starvation and lack of basic medical care. Black markets thrive and anyone who could leave already has. Only the poor and helpless remain.

What can we learn from this? We can spend time talking about the dangers of socialism but ultimately I want to talk about the power of personal wealth. Money is freedom and the more you have the freer you are.

Tune in and listen now.

Jason

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Jan 23 2019

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Rank #15: 981: Ilhan Omar, American Debt, and Why Home Ownership is a Bad Investment

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The mad hatter is at it again. This time he's attacking Ilhan Omar, suggesting it might be best if she moved back to Somalia to fix her native country before attacking America for it's perceived shortcomings. The antics are both hysterical and sad.

And later, in the show...home ownership is bad and so is college. LOL.

Jason

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Jul 15 2019

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Rank #16: 804: I'm Accused of Strawmanning???

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It seems like every time I talk about Democratic Socialism I get accused of using a strawman argument. I have stated (correctly by the way) many times that Democratic Socialism is nothing more than communism by another name. Each time I get a listener who points out Bernie Sanders claim that Denmark and Sweden are proof his ideas work.

Well, let me just put that idea to rest once and for all. What Democratic Socialists like Bernie advocate for is NOT Denmark style government. Quite the contrary. I'll explain on today's show.

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Trump is skillfully threading the needle on oil, tariffs, and trade by treating our enemies and our allies. Will it end in disaster? I don't know. What I'm sure of is tactics run contrary to the principles we advocate for on this show and I'm going to call him on it.

Jason

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Jul 05 2018

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Rank #17: PANDEMIC!!! Dozens Die As Health Experts Warn That 65 Million More Could Be Next

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The corporate press is in the business of manufacturing hysteria and profiting from clickbait. Their business model demands it, because their incentives demand it.

This is doubly true in the internet age. So many things are fighting for your attention around the clock. It's getting harder & harder for each outlet to stand out from the crowd.

That's why you need to view the narrative surrounding this Chinese coronavirus "pandemic" through a very skeptical lens.

Words like "PANDEMIC" and phrases like "65 MILLION COULD DIE" are guaranteed to get your attention. After all, that's why we used them in today's title!

But you need to understand why the corporate press uses them. It's not because they're concerned with accurately reporting the news. It's because they're trying to manipulate you.

Meanwhile, the Democrats and the media have united in declaring that Trump is guilty of "abuse of power." And that's why he should be impeached, they say.

Here's the problem: those people don't care about reporting honest facts any more than the people reporting on the Chinese "pandemic."

In fact, in many cases, it's the exact same people! They're just seeking to manipulate you and your beliefs to suit their own ends. For some of them, that means incentivizing you to click on their headlines. For others, it means motivating you to vote for their favorite politicians.

Here is the great irony of the impeachment hearings:

Trump is accused of abusing his power by manipulating others to promote his own interests ahead of the interests of the American people. Yet his accusers are guilty of THE EXACT SAME THING.

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Jan 24 2020

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Rank #18: What Can We Learn From Super Tuesday?

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The DNC just executed one of the most brazen political checkmates of all time.

First, they kneecapped Bernie Sanders in 2016. He could have fought back. But instead, he kowtowed to Hillary Clinton. Perhaps he thought he could build momentum for four years and be all but guaranteed the nomination in 2020.

Turns out, he was a great big sucker.

Throughout the primary process, Bernie has looked like the likely favorite. But then the DNC stepped in.

Immediately before Super Tuesday, Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar suddenly decided to drop out and inexplicably endorse Joe Biden.

Meanwhile, Elizabeth Warren has performed no better than either of them. But nobody leaned on her to end her campaign, because her platform is identical to Bernie's. She poaches voters from him.

That leaves us with Mike Bloomberg. The internet is awash with Bloomberg mockery (you should see Trump's tweets!).

But Mini Mike didn't waste $700 million. He purchased something much more valuable than the presidency, and you'll only hear about it in this episode.

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Mar 04 2020

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Rank #19: 803: The Fed Revises GDP Numbers While Gowdy Tells Rosenstein to "Finish the Hell up!"

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Today I'm going to piggy pack off a discussion I've been carrying forward for the past few days. Both the Atlanta and St. Lewis Fed have revised down their GDP projections significantly. This should come as no surprise to any of you considering this typically happens.

Turns out Trump's forecast of 5% GDP growth in the 2nd quarter will most likely come in somewhere between 1.75% and 2%. Right in line with inflation expectations.

Translation? The economy isn't getting better it's just inflating.

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There's a truck driver shortage in America today. We're short around 63,000 drivers and companies are finally coming to the realization that they can't avoid economics forever.

So they've decided to the one thing that can end their shortage and get drivers back on the road. Offer better pay and benefits.

I'm shocked it's taken this long but the reality is, the free market doesn't always work as quickly as we'd like. The good news is, left alone it will balance itself. It doesn't require government, just the invisible hand of millions of people all pursuing their own self-interest.

Enjoy the weekend!!

Jason

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Jun 29 2018

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Rank #20: Stop Freaking Out: The World Isn't Ending & You're Not Dying

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"If it bleeds, it leads" continues to be the rule of the day.

The media continues bombarding us with negativity and hysteria round the clock. They have to do whatever they can, because their business model depends upon clicks and views. Drama sells.

And now they have an even more captive audience. So they'll keep cranking it out.

But this obsession with every bad thing that happens is literally poisoning our minds.

So today we want to focus on all the opportunities and potential that the future holds. Now is the perfect time to start creating a better world for yourself and everyone around you.


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Apr 03 2020

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