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Chris Spangle Show - We Are Libertarians Podcast Network

Our goal at the Chris Spangle Show is to help you sound smarter while talking to your friends. If you struggle to understand politics, we explain it from an independent, libertarian perspective with all of the irreverence it deserves. We toss out the screaming heads, put people before political parties, and give context to the news to make you think. Our host is Chris Spangle, a fifteen-year veteran of politics and media. Founded in 2012 as We Are Libertarians.Join WAL Plus for bonus podcasts, complete archives, commercial-free shows, and more!Part of the We Are Libertarians Podcast Network.

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337: Gillette Commercial About Masculinity, France Take Authoritarian Turn on Yellow Vest Movement

Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Paul Copeland discuss the new Gillette commercial, toxic masculinity, manhood in 2019, and the formation of new social norms for men. We then turn to France to discuss the crackdown on the Yellow Vest Movement.Show Notes: https://wearelibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/France-Yellow-Vest-Protests.pdfSupport We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2hr 30mins

16 Jan 2019

Rank #1

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332: George HW Bush Passes, Mortality Rate Drops, Paris Riots

Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the passing of George HW Bush and how libertarians should approach the passing of politicians, what is causing the lifespan of Americans to drop, why the French are rioting and we answer what differences left and right libertarians have.Show Notes: https://wearelibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/312ShowNotes.pdfTime Stamps00:19:16 - Death of George H.W. Bush01:25:50 - Mortality rate01:41:32 - Paris Riots02:17:34 - Listener letter: Differences between Independent Libertarians, Conservative Libertarians and Liberal LibertariansSupport We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

4hr 59mins

5 Dec 2018

Rank #2

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346: Analysis of Joe Rogan, Tim Pool, and Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Vijaya Gadde

Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Mike Tront discuss the recent conversation between Joe Rogan, Tim Pool, and Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Vijaya Gadde over social media censorship. We have a clearer picture of the task that Twitter has, but are they listening?Joe Rogan Experience #1258 - Jack Dorsey, Vijaya Gadde & Tim Pool - https://youtu.be/DZCBRHOg3PQSupport We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2hr 52mins

13 Mar 2019

Rank #3

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430: COVID-19 - Policing the Pandemic - Violations of Civil Liberties During Coronavirus

Chris Spangle and Melissa discuss civil liberty violations during the coronavirus epidemic.Show Notes: https://wearelibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/Policing-the-Pandemic.pdfThis episode is brought to you by Dashing Media Management. In this time of economic uncertainty, you need experts to help guide you through new ways of talking to customers. That's where my friend Lex Kremer and Dashing Media Management come in. They're able to help you with social media, blog management, content marketing, graphics, and all of your marketing needs. They feature flat rate pricing and transparent reporting. Reach out to Lex today at their website http://www.dashingmediamanagement.com/. Subscribe to the podcast: https://link.chtbl.com/we-are-libertarians See the new website - https://wearelibertarians.com/ Visit the store - http://wearelibertarians.store Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/wearelibertarians Get The Libertarian Aurora email - http://eepurl.com/dDQSev Join the Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/wearelibertarians Listen to WAL Network Shows - https://wearelibertarians.com/shows/ Subscribe to the YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/user/WeAreLibertarians Start a Liberty & Chill - https://wearelibertarians.com/liberty-chill Support We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 44mins

11 May 2020

Rank #4

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259: Trump's "S-Hole," Haiti's Past, Aziz Ansari and #MeToo

`Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the s-hole comment, why the right can't trust Trump, why is Haiti an s-hole, and Spangle explains the birds and bees to Aziz Ansari and the #MeToo movement. Show Links Aziz Ansari https://babe.net/2018/01/13/aziz-ansari-28355 https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2018/01/the-humiliation-of-aziz-ansari/550541/ https://www.vox.com/identities/2018/1/16/16894722/aziz-ansari-grace-babe-me-too https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/15/opinion/aziz-ansari-babe-sexual-harassment.html http://www.cnn.com/2018/01/15/entertainment/aziz-ansari-responds/index.html http://www.cnn.com/2018/01/13/politics/rice-metoo-axe-files-cnntv/index.html https://babe.net/2017/12/01/sorry-white-people-but-trying-too-hard-not-to-be-racist-is-low-key-kind-of-racist-23405 https://babe.net/manifesto Haiti http://origins.osu.edu/article/pact-devil-united-states-and-fate-modern-haiti/page/0/1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5A_o-nU5s2U https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_occupation_of_Haiti https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/haiti-us-occupation-hundred-year-anniversary https://theintercept.com/2018/01/12/haiti-donald-trump-shithole-america-history/ http://www.nytimes.com/1971/04/23/archives/papa-doc-a-ruthless-dictator-kept-the-haitians-in-illiteracy-and.html?_r=0&referer=https://www.google.com/ https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/haiti-us-occupation-hundred-year-anniversary Trump https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-attacks-protections-for-immigrants-from-shithole-countries-in-oval-office-meeting/2018/01/11/bfc0725c-f711-11e7-91af-31ac729add94_story.html?utm_term=.bce1d6cc36be&tid=a_mcntx https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/inside-the-tense-profane-white-house-meeting-on-immigration/2018/01/15/13e79fa4-fa1e-11e7-8f66-2df0b94bb98a_story.html?utm_term=.ad140879be4f https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fc5tIKFDy1s&feature=youtu.be https://twitter.com/cnn/status/953336547608289281 Schools http://www.nationalreview.com/article/455296/schools-attempt-ban-having-best-friends-its-mean-exclusive `Support We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

3hr 29mins

17 Jan 2018

Rank #5

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WAL Daily 40: Trump's Oval Office Speech on the Wall

Chris Spangle, Harry Price, Tad Western, and Rhinehold listen to the speeches of Donald Trump, Nancy Pelosi, and Chuck Schumer. We react to the government shutdown, the media's coverage of Trump, and the wall itself. Show Notes: https://wearelibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/The-Shutdown-and-The-Wall.pdfSupport We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

54mins

9 Jan 2019

Rank #6

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262: Jordan Peterson vs. Cathy Newman - Gender Pay Gap, Trans Rights, Winning Debates

Chris Spangle, Chris Gault, and Creighton Harrington discuss why human nature and libertarianism are perfectly aligned by breaking down the Jordan Peterson debate with Cathy Newman on the BBC. We discuss economics, the wage gap between men and women, the best way to win a debate, human nature, the differences between men and women, social hierarchies, and why the future is libertarian. Videos played: Peterson on Morality - https://youtu.be/jHKIaFjxGPY Peterson on the BBC - https://youtu.be/aMcjxSThD54Support We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2hr 54mins

26 Jan 2018

Rank #7

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328: The Definitive 2018 Midterm Elections Breakdown

Chris Spangle and Hodey Johns give you every possible detail about the 2018 Midterm Elections you might need. We begin by breaking down the notable Libertarian Party candidates and analyze their results including Larry Sharpe, Gary Johnson, and Nicholas Sarwark. We then cover the major takeaways for all of the parties by looking at the House, Senate, and Gubernatorial races. Finally, we dig deep into exit polling to see what trends are happening in the American electorate and what lessons Libertarians can learn from it.Show Noteshttps://wearelibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/328WALShownotes.pdfTime Stamps Should you vote? - 00:17:22 Recap of Libertarian Races - 00:25:03 Will Libertarians become "corrupt"? - 01:02:13 Overview of House, Senate and Governors - 01:21:40 Exit Polling Review - 01:56:22 WAL Content 2018 Midterm Elections Research - https://wearelibertarians.com/2018-midterm-elections-research/ WAL Daily 23: A Review of 2018 Ballot Initiatives - https://wearelibertarians.com/wal-daily-23-a-review-of-2018-ballot-initiatives/ BNS 46: Midterm Election Results and Ending the Duopoly with The Red Headed Libertarian - https://wearelibertarians.com/bns-46-midterm-election-results-and-ending-the-duopoly-with-the-red-headed-libertarian/ WAL Daily 20: Boss Hog Battles Straight Ticket Voting - https://wearelibertarians.com/wal-daily-20-boss-hog-battles-straight-ticket-voting/ Support We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

3hr 11mins

14 Nov 2018

Rank #8

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320: Kavanaugh, The End

Chris Spangle and Rhinehold tie up the loose ends of the Kavanaugh story. Why does Kavanaugh's record disqualify him regardless of Ford's accusation? What lasting effect will his nomination have on politics? Did Ford and Kavanaugh both purger themselves, and does it matter? Listen and find out.Show Notes: https://wearelibertarians.com/wal-320-kavanaugh-the-end/Support We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 47mins

6 Oct 2018

Rank #9

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360: The Path to Libertarianism - Answering Miranda's Questions

Miranda is new to libertarianism and has some questions about politics and philosophy. In this first episode in our new Path to Libertarianism series, Chris Spangle answers Miranda's questions about running third-party, gerrymandering, age of consent laws, monetary policy without the government, how the environment would be protected in the absence of the EPA, and how to talk to friends without sounding crazy. 00:13:10 - Question 1: Why is there a two-party system? 00:38:56 - Where does libertarianism come from? 00:55:10 - Age of Consent 01:09:41 - How would money work without the Federal government? 01:22:35 - How would we protect the environment in a libertarian society? 01:34:40 - Is discrimination ok in a libertarian society? 01:57:00 - How to spread libertarianism without pissing off friends Support We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2hr 31mins

9 Jul 2019

Rank #10

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WAL Daily 53: Woody the Warrior Sheds Light on Social Justice

Woody Johns join his brother Hodey Johns on the show this week to talk about social justice. Many libertarians hear the term and put up their defenses. You'll learn about why this is a poor response and how liberty lovers should be embracing and not fighting against equality of the oppressed.Support We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

48mins

4 Feb 2019

Rank #11

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275: Facebook Commits Suicide

Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the beginning of the end of social networks as they give in to leftist censorship. We also discuss the re-election of Putin in Russia.Interact With Us:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wearelibertariansEmail: editor@wearelibertarians.comEmail Newsletter Sign-up: http://eepurl.com/sJ3ZbWAL Groups: https://www.facebook.com/pg/WeAreLibertarians/groupsDiscord: https://discordapp.com/invite/Egss9XXWe Are Libertarians Radio: https://tunein.com/radio/We-Are-Libertarians-Radio-s300501/?utm_source=tiEmbed&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=s300501iTunes App: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1361526736?ls=1&mt=8Android App: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.radioco.m5870e3b49YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/wearelibertariansTwitch: https://www.twitch.tv/werlibertariansFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/WeAreLibertarians/Twitter: http://twitter.com/werlibertariansInstagram: http://instagram.com/wearelibertariansSnapchat: WeRLibertariansOur Amazon Wish List: http://amzn.com/w/2LWWUWF99A3RJListener Survey: http://www.podtrac.com/audience/start-survey.aspx?pubid=DgL0SdQyOksO&ver=standardOther WAL Sites:WAL Politics: https://www.walpolitics.com/We Are Libertarians: http://wearelibertarians.com/Chris Spangle: http://chrisspangle.com/Libertarian Podcasts: http://www.libertarianpodcasts.com/Other WAL Podcasts:We Are Libertarians: https://wal.fireside.fm/Chris Spangle Show: https://chrisspangleshow.fireside.fm/Brian Nichols Show: https://briannichols.fireside.fm/Boss Hog Of Liberty: https://bosshog.fireside.fm/Upward - Libertarian Activism: https://upward.fireside.fm/The Cost - The Human Toll of Government Policy: https://thecost.fireside.fm/Raw Audio Politics: https://rawaudio.fireside.fm/Maranda's World: https://marandasworld.fireside.fm/Tad Talk: https://soundcloud.com/user-192973152You Can't Outrun the Fork: https://cantoutrunthefork.fireside.fm/Support We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2hr 8mins

21 Mar 2018

Rank #12

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274: Gun Control Walkouts, Farming in 2018, Listener Letters

Chris Spangle, Jeremiah Morrell, Sara Potter, and Kade Koger discuss the student walkouts in support of gun control, we take listener letters and discuss issues facing modern farmers, and discuss our new Facebook groups and mobile apps. Get the Android app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.radioco.m5870e3b49Support We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2hr 19mins

16 Mar 2018

Rank #13

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255: About Us - The 10 Principles of We Are Libertarians

Chris Spangle and Harry Price explain the 10 Principles of We Are Libertarians. If you are new to the show, start here.Support We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2hr 15mins

3 Jan 2018

Rank #14

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286: Anarchy vs. Libertarianism, Drug Laws, Cultural Appropriation

Chris Spangle, James Nease, Justin "Juice" Kelly, and Shane Jones of the Juice in the Morning join us to ask questions. After a recent appearance, Juice and Shane had some questions about politics so we answer them. We begin with the difference between and Anarchists and Libertarians, then we discuss the opioid epidemic and the Chinese dress controversy.Support We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2hr 14mins

4 May 2018

Rank #15

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New Podcast: The Patdown with Ms. Pat and Chris Spangle

I am excited to announce a project I've been working on for a few months now called the Patdown. Please subscribe now. Comedian, actress and author Ms. Pat hosts a hilarious conversation weekly about current events and her life. She is one of the funniest people on the planet and I am lucky to be one of her cohosts. It is obviously a big stage for me, and it will be great in bringing a lot of new people to WAL. Mainly it is a hilarious 30 minutes podcast released on Tuesdays that will keep you laughing. I'd love for you to check it out here: http://www.mspatcomedy.com/podcast.Support We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

46mins

26 Apr 2019

Rank #16

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253: Murder of Daniel Shaver, Russian Investigation Corrupt, Media Melts Down, Moore Loses

`Chris Spangle and Harry Price break down the murder of Daniel Shaver by police. They also explain how Trump spends his day and Spangle reacts to the shocking loss of Roy Moore. Harry outlines why this was one of the worst weeks for the media, and we expose the corrupt nature of the deep state and Russian collusion investigative team. Show Links: Daniel Shaver Murdered by Police http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/454504/police-murder-daniel-shaver http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-daniel-shaver-police-video-20171208-story.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnKYL7AWNQo http://www.dailywire.com/news/24470/police-matt-walsh https://youtu.be/qYRRSdjdcbo Inside Trump’s White House https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/09/us/politics/donald-trump-president.html Roy Moore Loses http://www.cnn.com/2017/12/10/politics/kfile-roy-moore-aroostook-watchmen/index.html https://youtu.be/HjLMAoejW-A https://youtu.be/p33EnLyKcAE https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/12/us/politics/alabama-senate-election-moore.html https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white-house/trump-attacks-kirsten-gillibrand-twitter-after-she-calls-him-resign-n828701 Mueller/Russia Implodes http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/12/11/wife-demoted-doj-official-worked-for-firm-behind-anti-trump-dossier.html https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/18-crucial-days-what-did-president-know-when-did-he-n828261 http://www.nationalreview.com/article/454543/mueller-investigation-too-many-anti-trump-coincidences The U.S. Media Suffered Its Most Humiliating Debacle in Ages and Now Refuses All Transparency Over What Happened https://theintercept.com/2017/12/09/the-u-s-media-yesterday-suffered-its-most-humiliating-debacle-in-ages-now-refuses-all-transparency-over-what-happened/ Collection of 1.4 Billion Plain-Text Leaked Passwords Found Circulating Online https://thehackernews.com/2017/12/data-breach-password-list.html https://haveibeenpwned.com/ `Support We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2hr 46mins

13 Dec 2017

Rank #17

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376: Elizabeth Warren's Medicare for All Plan, Part 1

Chris Spangle, Harry Price, and Rhinehold discuss Elizabeth Warren's Medicare for All plan. Show Notes - https://wearelibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Warren-Health-Care-Plan.pdf 249: War with North Korea, CFPB, and Net Neutrality - https://wal.fireside.fm/354 CSS 3: Elizabeth Warren Wants to Save Capitalism By Destroying It - https://wal.fireside.fm/651 WAL Presidential Candidate Debate Series: Healthcare Debate - https://wal.fireside.fm/545 WAL Daily 18: Tough Questions- Is Healthcare Fixable? Part One - https://wal.fireside.fm/461 WAL Daily 26: Tough Questions- Is Healthcare Fixable? Part 2 - https://wal.fireside.fm/472 Unconstitutional Medicare-For-All - https://www.hoover.org/research/unconstitutional-medicare-all Warrencare - https://www.hoover.org/research/warrencare The Libertarian: The Many Plans Of Elizabeth Warren - https://www.hoover.org/research/libertarian-many-plans-elizabeth-warren The Libertarian: The Case Against Medicare For All - https://www.hoover.org/research/libertarian-case-against-medicare-all Sam Seder's Horrific Vision of Medicare for All - https://youtu.be/SPh9mUaIIRo Video - https://youtu.be/-Hc0OLyfMygSupport We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 34mins

13 Nov 2019

Rank #18

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356: A Brief Look at Every Democrat Running for President

Chris Spangle and Sarah Brady Wagner provide a brief look at the bio, record, and Achilles heel for each Democrat running for President. Like, every single one. We know you won't likely vote for any of them, but at least you'll be better informed once you've listened. We started with the candidates polling highest and worked our way back to the high school football coach with the exploratory committee.Show Notes: https://wearelibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Dems.pdfSupport We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2hr 21mins

29 May 2019

Rank #19

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281: Syria, FBI Raid, Knife Control

Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss American options of the Syrian conflict, the FBI's raid on Trump's Lawyer, and many other news stories including knife control in Britain.Support We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2hr 59mins

11 Apr 2018

Rank #20