We Are Libertarians
About the Show
We Are Libertarians brings all of the irreverence modern politics deserves. Chris Spangle, Greg Lenz, and other co-hosts blend humor and intelligence to explain to you what the hell is happening in our world today and how we can fix it by thinking differently.
55: Egypt and The End of the Drug War?
August 15th, 2013 | 1 hr 18 mins
Chris, Greg, and Gena discuss the upheaval in Egypt and what it means for the world, and the end of mandatory minimums and maybe the drug war? *WARNING** We complement the Obama administration 1 1/2 times in this episode.
54: The First Victimhood Presidency
August 10th, 2013 | 1 hr 23 mins
Chris, Creighton, Greg, and Gena discuss Creighton’s time at the HQ of Young Americans for Liberty in DC this summer, Barack Obama’s victimhood, and the coming revelation on Obama’s own Iran-Contra scandal.
Shill Report 7: Cable News Shake-Ups and WaPo
August 10th, 2013 | 1 hr 7 mins
We discuss the potential prime-time shake-ups at cable news outlets, the Bezos purchase of the Washington Post, CNN’s reach for relevance, and when to use inside information.
Shill Report 6: Jake Tapper, Bradley Manning, and Be the Media
August 3rd, 2013 | 56 mins 37 secs
Ryan, Chris and Joe discuss Spangle’s love for Jake Tapper and his investigative journalism at CNN, the lack of news on the Bradley Manning trial, and discuss being the media.
Shill Report 5: Casey Hendrickson, Amash Coverage, Jay Carney
July 28th, 2013 | 1 hr 24 secs
Ryan, Chris, and Joe learn what it is like to be a local talk radio show host from Casey Hendrickson, and then discuss coverage of the Amash amendment, and Jay Carney has another bad week.
53: Detroit, Amash, and Superficial Politics
July 28th, 2013 | 1 hr 24 mins
Chris, Greg, and Suzanne Schaefer of Anarchy and a Cup of Coffee discuss what is responsible for the downfall of Detroit, the Amash amendment, and the superficial politics of Sydney Leathers.
Shill Report 4: Rolling Stone, Zimmerman, and State Run Media
July 20th, 2013 | 1 hr 16 mins
We give a different perspective on the Rolling Stone kerfuffle, the media and Zimmerman, and Bradley Manning.
52: Cheney, Centrists, and Obamacare
July 19th, 2013 | 1 hr 51 mins
Chris, Creighton, Greg, and Gena discuss the war inside the GOP, where centrists fit in American politics, and discuss the latest developments in Obamacare.
Shill Report 3: Zimmerman News Network
July 12th, 2013 | 57 mins 40 secs
We discuss the wall to wall coverage of the Zimmerman trial.
51: DUI Stops, Kokesh, and a Moral Foreign Policy
July 12th, 2013 | 1 hr 36 mins
Chris, Greg, and Gena discuss the LPTN DUI stop viral video, we lend support to Adam Kokesh, and discuss what a moral foreign policy looks like.
Shill Report 2: James Clapper, Egypt, Are Bloggers Journalists?
July 5th, 2013 | 1 hr 4 mins
Ryan, Chris, and Joe discuss the media’s response to James Clapper’s perjury, the media’s lack of coverage of Egypt, and Dick Durbin’s disturbing anti-first amendment stance.
50: Reflections, Egypt, Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Freedom
July 4th, 2013 | 1 hr 31 mins
Chris, Creighton, Greg, Gena, Joe, Miah and Travis Weik celebrate the 50th episode of WAL by recommending some favorite moments and then discuss the Egyptian protests. We also ask, Should a military chaplain be forced to officiate a same-sex marriage if they are morally opposed to it?
Shill Report 1: Is the Media Defending the Government or Us?
June 29th, 2013 | 1 hr 4 mins
Ryan Ripley hosts a weekly discussion on the media with co-hosts, Chris Spangle and Joe Ruiz. We discuss the world of media and journalism from a libertarian perspective, with the mission of persuading listeners to think critically about the media they consume. This week we examine the NSA spying scandal.
Chris Spangle’s First Radio Show
June 29th, 2013 | 41 mins 19 secs
In April of 2005, Andrew Lee and Abdul-Hakim Shabazz gave me (Chris Spangle) an hour of air time one Saturday at the end of my internship at WXNT.