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Join us for THREE unique shows every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Marc Clair hosts interviews with leading libertarian minds on Monday's flagship program. Brian McWilliams provides a shot of culture, comedy and liberty every Wednesday with Electric Liberty Land. On Friday John Odermatt exposes injustice in the broken criminal justice system with Felony Friday. THREE unique shows. ONE podcast feed. LionsOfLiberty.com.

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Join us for THREE unique shows every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Marc Clair hosts interviews with leading libertarian minds on Monday's flagship program. Brian McWilliams provides a shot of culture, comedy and liberty every Wednesday with Electric Liberty Land. On Friday John Odermatt exposes injustice in the broken criminal justice system with Felony Friday. THREE unique shows. ONE podcast feed. LionsOfLiberty.com.

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Recently found this podcast. I’m going to be a long time listener. Great job

One of the best

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I love this podcast it is great to hear a political podcast with a cool attitude

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368 Ratings
Average Ratings
337
16
5
5
5

New listener

By cashew1130 - Feb 09 2020
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Recently found this podcast. I’m going to be a long time listener. Great job

One of the best

By this might make you mad - Sep 10 2019
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I love this podcast it is great to hear a political podcast with a cool attitude
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Lions of Liberty

Latest release on Feb 21, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Drunken Democratic Debate Recap 10 - They Still Suck

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It's time for yet another Drunken Democratic Debate Recap! For this edition we have quite a crew of characters joining the show to break down the awkward, horrifying, funny and noteworthy occurrences of Friday nights debate. 

Today's show is hosted by John Odermatt, although Brian McWilliams helps to get the ball rolling as John struggled with the live stream. Dan Smotz, Remso Martinez, Rocky Ferrenburg and Howie Snowdon round out the debate recap crew. 

Feb 09 2020

1hr 28mins

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Rank #2: ELL 55: with Owen Benjamin on Trans Issues, Aziz Ansari and #MeToo

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In this week’s Electric Libertyland, Brian McWilliams welcomes in comedian Owen Benjamin, who makes his debut on the podcast. Owen responds to comments comic/writer Jake Weisman made on last week’s episode and dives into transgender issues, before Brian and Benjamin move on to other topics including the ongoing culture war for free speech, Babe.net’s Aziz Ansari sexual misconduct article and male feminism, plus the Golden Globes.

It’s a show that’s not to be missed.

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Jan 17 2018

1hr 29mins

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Rank #3: FF 195 - Criminal Justice Forum with Maj Toure - Larry Sharpe - Michael Rufo and Rev Charles Boyer

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Today's episode is unique. This week Felony Friday host John Odermatt was invited to moderate a Criminal Justice Forum in New Jersey. The event was pulled together by Michael Rufo of the New Jersey Libertarian Party and Young American for Liberty. It was a star-studded lineup featuring Larry Sharpe, Maj Toure and Rev Charles Boyer. This episode is the forum in it's entirety. Enjoy!

Sep 27 2019

2hr 26mins

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Rank #4: 288. Tom Woods Finds His Sane Space

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In today’s episode of Lions of Liberty, Marc welcomes in NY Times bestselling author and host of The Tom Woods Show and Contra Krugman, Tom Woods!

In the show, you’ll hear:

  • As The Tom Woods Show nears 1,000 episodes, Marc and Tom discuss what it takes to maintain a podcast and successfully grow an audience. 
  • Tom breaks down some of his experiences with the left and “social justice warriors”, including dealing with a person who “casually supports the deaths of billions.”
  • Marc and Tom discuss the best approaches to dealing with those coming from the left - should they be “wined and dined”, or smacked over the head with liberty?
  • Tom weighs in on the recent Nick Sarwarwk/Ron Paul/States Rights flap which began on this program, as we revisit a question that got Tom Woods thinking on his first appearance on this program. 
  • PLUS! Marc answers some mor [...]

Mar 27 2017

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Rank #5: Drunken Democratic Debate Recap #1

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The title says it all, really! Marc welcomes in Brian McWilliams, Howie Snowdon and J.B. Lubin to break down the first of many, many Democratic debates to come. What was the most "libertarian" moment of the debate? Who is the scariest Democratic candidate? These questions are answered while so many more are proposed on our first of many to come in this very special Drunken Democratic Debate Recap series!

Jun 27 2019

1hr 6mins

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Rank #6: ELL 125: Is Amash Vs. Trump The Battle We Want?

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On this week's Electric Libertyland, Brian gives his take on the Amash vs. Trump feud and asks... is this the battle libertarians want? Later, Brian takes on Alabama's anti-abortion law, San Fran's banning facial recognition tech, Kamala Harris' latest authoritarian scheme to help "equality" and Ben Carson booting illegals from federal housing. Finally, Brian wraps it up by reading some statements from Ukraine's new president that will warm the hearts of every libertarian.

Show notes: http://www.lionsofliberty.com/ell125

May 22 2019

56mins

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Rank #7: ELL 74: Roseanne, We Hardly Knew Ye

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On this week's Electric Libertyland, Brian McWilliams reflects on Memorial Day and the role of our military. He also examines the military's support of the NFL following the NFL's new rules on player actions for the National Anthem before turning to the cancellation of ABC's "Roseanne" following questionable tweets from the show star. Following the break Brian goes into GDPR, Homeland Security "losing" 1500 immigrant children and the state of affairs in Italy.

May 30 2018

45mins

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Rank #8: FF 176 - Libertarians in Living Rooms Drinking Liquor: Felonies and War

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Today's episode of Felony Friday is in the always popular Libertarians in Living Rooms Drinking Liquor format! Grab a drink (unless you're working or driving), pull up a chair and enjoy the ride as John, Howie and Rico talk about Nunchucks, North Korea and banning school. All this and so much more on today's show!

Talked about on the show *Editor's Note: we didn't discuss most of these topics on the show and delved into North Korea, Iran and Venezuela*

Barr appoints U.S. attorney to investigate origins of Russia probeSan Francisco first US city to ban facial recognition by policeYou Can Now Legally Possess Nunchucks in ArizonaD.C. Bill Would Let Regular Citizens Issue Parking Tickets

May 17 2019

1hr 14mins

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Rank #9: ELL 104: "Trump Or Dump" With John Odermatt

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On this week's Electric Libertyland Brian welcomes in fellow Lion and host of "Felony Friday," John Odermatt to play a rousing game of "Trump or Dump!" Brian and John rate the bump stock ban, First Step Act, Yemen and Syria troop pullbacks on the "Trump or Dump" scale, before wrapping the show up with some discussion on insanity in advertising censorship in the UK.

Dec 26 2018

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Rank #10: 304. Libertarians in Living Rooms Drinking Liquor with Dave Smith!

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In today’s episode, comedian and host of the Part of the Problem Dave Smith podcast pops in for a special, whiskey (and expletive, so hide the kids!)-fueled edition of “Libertarians in Living Rooms Drinking Liquor!” Along the way the Lions discuss Trump, the Alt-Right, the coming Meme Wars, Ron Paul, Gary Johnson, , Austin Petersen, SJW’s, and more!

Check out Dave Smith’s comedy special “Libertas” at https://www.davesmithlibertas.com

Today’s sponsor: MartinArmory.com - Use Discount Code “LIONS” at checkout for FREE SHIPPING!

Jul 17 2017

1hr 11mins

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Rank #11: ELL 102: Has South Park Gone Socialist or Just Trolling?

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On this week's Electric Libertyland Brian still has a sore throat but fights through to break down two telling studies from Yale and Harvard on Democrats "dumbing down" language when speaking to minorities, and another wage gap debunking. Brian then brings in Dan Smotz of The System is Down podcast to look at South Park's latest socialism-touting episode...have they turned or are they just trolling us? To wrap things up Brian rages about old "homophobic" tweets found belonging to the 2018 Heisman Trophy Winner, before discussing France's fuel protests.

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Dec 12 2018

1hr 10mins

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Rank #12: FF 194 - Iraq War Veteran turned Felon Sounds the Alarm on the War Machine

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On today's episode of Felony Friday Matt Freeman joins John to share how he went from serving on the front lines in Iraq to being addicted to drugs and eventually convicted of drug trafficking. 

Matt is an Iraq war veteran, who was discharged for drug use. He was later arrested for “Trafficking in Dangerous Drugs”, the result of being the target of multiple controlled buys by a former friend. He was sentenced to 3 years in prison, serving the last 6 months in a halfway house. After his release, Matt taught himself how to repair cars in order to make himself marketable and has been working in the field ever since. 

Matt hosts a podcast called The Statist Quo, which seeks to fill in the blanks left by the mainstream media on war and military matters, as well as exploring history, current events, politics and economics from a libertarian perspective.

Sep 20 2019

1hr 20mins

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Rank #13: ELL 97: Election Night with Dave Smith of "Part of the Problem"

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On this week's Electric Libertyland Brian McWilliams welcomes in Dave Smith, the host of "Part of the Problem" and stand up comedian of much renown. Brian and Dave look at the election and the run up issues leading into the midterms as well as talking about social media influence, immigration, culture and whether allowing only libertarians to vote would result in the creation of a utopian society. It's a helluva good time.

Show notes at http://www.lionsofliberty.com/ell97

Nov 07 2018

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Rank #14: ELL 122: Libertarians in Living Rooms Drinking Liquor w/ Jason Stapleton and Michael Boldin!

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On this week's epic Electric Libertyland, Brian sits down with liberty buddies Jason Stapleton of the Jason Stapleton Program and Michael Boldin of the Tenth Amendment Center for a liquor-fueled hootenanny! The crew talk Porcfest, libertarian philosophy, vaccines, Bernie Sanders, felons voting rights, libertarian 2020 candidates, and if libertarians are actually getting cooler. Plus...Brian shares the story of when he bested Jack Nicholson in a kitchen doorway standoff at Robert Evans' house in the Hollywood hills. It is not to be missed.

May 01 2019

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Rank #15: ELL 162: State of the Loonion Recap, Iowa Hilarity and VIRUSWATCH!! 2020

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On this week's Electric Libertyland, Brian gives his recap and reaction to Trump's 2020 State of the Union, the latest on the (maybe man-made) Coronavirus, and the hilarious buffoonery of the Democratic Caucus in Iowa.

Show notes at www.lionsofliberty.com/ell162

Support the show! www.patreon.com/lionsofliberty

Feb 05 2020

59mins

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Rank #16: 353. LILDL LIVE From PorcFest!

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Finally, it has arrived! It's the much-ballyhoo'd "Whiskey Challenge" edition of "Libertarians in Living Rooms Drinking Liquor", recorded live in front of a studio audience at PorcFest! For the first time ever, all six Lions of Liberty were in person on the same show, as Marc, Brian, Howie, John, JB and the now-unmasked Rico toss back adult beverages at light speed and talking liberty like only the Lions can! This is almost definitely the wildest, most outrageous and most uncouth show we've ever done!

For the full, unedited version of the "Whiskey Challenge", join our Lions of Liberty Pride and support us on Patreon!

Jun 25 2018

1hr 19mins

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Rank #17: Electric Libertyland Ep. 10: FISA Partying and #Trumpcare

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In this, the 10th episode of Electric Libertyland, Brian McWilliams laments a bizarre dream in which he was working for the great evil that is Hillary Clinton, recaps the libertarianism in “Logan,” cracks Vault 7 and throws a FISA party over the latest allegations of illegal wiretapping of Trump Tower by the Obama Administration. 

Brian also looks at Trump’s nominee for Director of National Intelligence, Justice Clarence Thomas’ takedown of civil asset forfeiture, Arizona becoming a new libertarian wonderland, #Trumpcare’s many, many problems and Israel decriminalizing marijuana. 

There’s only one cure for boogie fever, and it’s a hot shot of Electric Liberty. 

Mar 08 2017

45mins

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Rank #18: ELL 64: Bernie’s “Inequality in America” Town Hall Is Just As Dumb As You’d Think

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On this week’s Electric Libertyland, Brian McWilliams breaks down the lowlights of Bernie Sanders’ “Inequality in America” Town Hall, which featured intellectual “heavyweights” including Michael Moore, a VP of the Auto Workers Union and Elizabeth Warren among others. Brian then goes on to hit on some current events, such as Youtube comedian Count Dankula facing jail time, and China’s “Social Credit Score.”

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Mar 21 2018

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Rank #19: ELL 72: How Quickly Can Seattle Cronies Dismantle The City's Economic Success?

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In a jam-packed Electric Libertyland, Brian discusses "best practices" for engaging in discourse on Facebook, in particular looking at the rent control issue, before getting into more intense issues including the latest on North Korea and the Gaza strip. Brian also takes a good long look at Seattle's City Council and union groups best efforts to destroy the city's prosperity, and a CA legislator who wants to make a socialist holiday that saw mass violence occur in France this past week a paid day off for everyone in the state. Brian then wraps it up with thoughts on the federal legalization of sports gambling, "Mansplaining" in Congress, and the grand news that Rick and Morty have been re-upped for 70 more episodes.

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May 16 2018

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Rank #20: ELL 48: Setting Fire to Net Neutrality’s Straw Men

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In this week’s Electric Libertyland, Brian McWilliams flicks his cigarette onto the flailing mass of straw men put forth by proponents of the absurd abomination known as “Net Neutrality.” Join Brian as he sets ablaze the paper-thin arguments for regulation of the internet under Title II in a comprehensive and easy to understand lesson in the obvious.

After driving the Net Neutrality demons out, Brian then turns to a coup within the Federalist Party and Democrats falling on their own petard after coalescing unilateral power for the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Board with no checks or balances.

Show notes at Lions of Liberty

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Nov 29 2017

51mins

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