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Remember a few years ago, when we all started to notice the “uptalking” by podcast hosts? (Jonah Goldberg is a pretty good example.) Once you noticed it, you couldn’t ignore it, whether it drove you crazy or not. Here’s a new one, at least to me. A host asks a question. In the middle of […]

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As the the nation pauses for Memorial Day, Jim and Greg also take time to honor the brave Americans who gave their lives for this nation and their families who have sacrificed so much. They also take some time to give you the background on how this podcast began and how each of them became conservatives

 

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Click here to listen to the podcast! In this episode of the Resistance Library Podcast, Sam and Dave talk about the 40th president of the United States. Ronald Reagan was arguably the last truly great and transformative American President. His story starts in a small town in Illinois and ends with the fall of Communism. […]

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Jim & Greg unveil the reasons they are politically thankful in 2021. From the personal to the practical to this very podcast, we are very blessed. Enjoy! And have a very Happy Thanksgiving!

 

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Click here to listen to the podcast! On this episode of The Resistance Library Podcast, Sam Jacobs interviews Jash Dholani. Jash Dholani is an independent scholar and philosopher interested in human excellence and freedom. He has gained a following on Twitter, where he is the Old Books Guy, due to his extensive reading and trenchant […]

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Click here to listen to the podcast! On this episode of the Resistance Library Podcast, Sam Jacobs interviews Buck Rebel. Buck Rebel is the host of Counterflow podcast, formerly known as Death To Tyrants. He has been a mainstay on the online libertarian right for years. Buck came on The Resistance Library to discuss the […]

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Click here to listen to the podcast! On this episode of the Resistance Library Podcast, Sam Jacobs interviews Anthony Sabatini. Anthony Sabatini is the Florida state legislator from the 32nd District around Orlando and a strong voice for personal freedom and individual liberty at a time when there are precious few of those. We had […]

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Click here to listen to the podcast! On this episode of The Resistance Library Podcast, Sam Jacobs interviews Jason Hartman. Hartman is a real estate investing expert, practical economist, and host of The Creating Wealth Podcast with a timely message for our day: Freedom lovers can leverage the state and central banks against themselves to […]

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Click here to listen to the podcast! On this episode of the Resistance Library Podcast, Sam and Dave discuss Charlton Heston. Charlton Heston is a singular figure in American history and consciousness. During the early period of his acting career, he was known for historical and Biblical epics. Preview Open

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Click here to listen to the podcast! On this episode of The Resistance Library Podcast, Sam Jacobs interviews Brian Nichols. Brian Nichols is the host of The Brian Nichols Show and an Associate Editor at The Libertarian Republic. We had Brian on to discuss the small-L libertarian response to a handful of issues that many […]

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Click here to listen to the podcast! On this episode of the Resistance Library podcast, Sam Jacobs interviews Julia Song. Julia Song is an author, commentator, and activist originally from Brazil. She is a fierce opponent of socialism and big government and a proponent of radical freedom. We had her on to discuss how the […]

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Click here to listen to the podcast! On this episode of the Resistance Library Podcast, Sam Jacobs interviews Gavin Wax. Gavin Wax occupies a list of positions in grassroots Republican organizations about a mile long. Perhaps most notably, he is the president of the oldest and largest Young Republican Club in America, the New York […]

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Click here to listen to the podcast! On this episode of the Resistance Library Podcast, Sam Jacobs brings Jon Schweppe onto the show. Jon Schweppe is the Director of Policy and Gov’t Affairs American Principles Project, Lincoln Fellow at the Claremont Institute. He came on The Resistance Library Podcast to discuss why the GOP needs […]

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Candice Thompson is a comedian, writer, actor and host of the podcast Nosy Neighbors which breaks down the  most absurd neighborhood app posts of the week. She and Bridget discuss how everybody wants to label you so they know what to think about you, why they don’t trust groups, their paths to stand-up comedy, their worst comedy bomb experiences, why hemp is the buffalo of plants, normalizing knife fights, and why people are so staunch in their defense a celebrity they’ve never met. Candice shares her experience being a light skinned black girl, and the complexities of being mixed race in a country obsessed with race, her exploration of nutrition and spirituality, and why she got kicked out of a wedding for a stand-up set. It’s a hilarious conversation that goes from lentils to racism to fat shaming, why our bodies are miracles, people who take pride in their victimhood, and the etiquette of throwing away dog poop.

Sarah Rose Siskind is a science comedy writer, psychedelic educator, comedian, and co-founder of Hello SciCom, a company that combines science communication and comedy to help scientists and tech companies revamp their content. She and Bridget discuss homelessness, how little we knew in our 20s, sobriety & pharmaceuticals, why D.A.R.E. is a terrible program, pandemic-induced anxiety, why mental health issues are like spousal abuse, and why people shouldn’t treat weed as a cure-all. They swap crazy Burning Man stories, discuss classism, agree that art is one of the things humans do right, commiserate over comedian-brain, and highlight the importance of knowing your audience in any given situation.

Julian Walker is a yoga instructor, writer, and co-host of the podcast Conspirituality. He and Bridget discuss the growing overlap between new age spirituality and conspiracy theory culture in the last few years, how QAnon-influenced ideas started to take hold in the yoga space, the growing trend of anti-intellectualism and shying away from science, the difference between freshman skepticism and healthy skepticism, and why he’s committed to the principle that politics should be boring. Julian talks about growing up in South Africa amid the dismantling of apartheid and the perspective it gave him about reality bubbles, authoritarianism, propaganda, and what a charismatic candidate that arouses a passionate response in their followers means in a society. They talk empathy, morality, purity, cults, gurus, political stability, and why we should give people the benefit of the doubt in conversation rather than going from zero to calling them a Nazi in two seconds.

Angel Eduardo is a writer, musician, photographer and artist. He and Bridget discuss the discipline of being a professional artist, the moral panic around art these days, self-censorship and the fear of being cancelled, victimhood culture, exercise & discipline, Bridget’s ideal super power, why mistakes are like wrapping paper, what to do when you’re lost, and the ground we’re losing in the equality movement. Angel explains his concept of “star-manning,” a way of engaging in discourse with each other that acknowledges a person’s point of view and their intentions in a conversation as a means of finding common ground, making them feel heard, and making them more likely to listen to you in return. He believes that most people mean well, and we often lose sight of that fact and depersonalize them in a disagreement, particularly over social media. Learn more about Angel on his website, angeleduardo.com.

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On this episode of the Resistance Library Podcast Sam Jacobs welcomes Tho Bishop onto the show. Tho Bishop is the Assistant Editor of Mises.com and a proud Florida Man. He recently penned an article on a Rothbardian right as an alternative to the paleo-progressivism of Theodore Roosevelt. He believes this to be the fighting ideology […]

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Nick Gillespie is the host of The Reason Interview podcast and editor-at-large at Reason Magazine. He and Bridget discuss the need to create meaning in our lives and why this has driven a lot of American culture insane, how he became a libertarian, Burning Man, his time working for a teen magazine, and why we need a government that does fewer things, but does them well. He shares how attending high school graduations and zoning board meetings radicalized him, the difference between liberals and progressives, how we can build a robust culture by having more arguments, and how he learned almost anything is possible. He and Bridget cover their hope for the future, why Walter Kronkite sucked, the consequences of growing up comfortable, and the truth behind our political parties’ ideologies.