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The Demon in Democracy

The state is a religious space with its own soteriology and eschatology. At the center of this quasi-religious state is the Festival of Reason in which the Goddess of Reason replaces the one true God who is revealed in Scripture and known by faith alone. Of course, what is here called reason is really unreason. […]

How to Save the World

Should we trust a government that has failed miserably in the so-called war against drugs? “Our society’s tyrants depend on creating mental prisons for the rest of the population to feel powerless as victims,” David Gornoski says. How can we move past the consecrated chaos of democracy and towards bringing more skin in the game? […]

Rush Limbaugh Rests in Peace

David Gornoski starts the episode by paying tribute to Rush Limbaugh while highlighting how the conservative radio icon spoke for the heartland of America. Is this the end of an era for conservatism? Why is the corporate press miserably gleeful over Limbaugh’s passing? Join David as he answers these questions while also commenting on stories […]

Vengeance or Mercy?

In this episode, David Gornoski breaks down the vicious cycle of scapegoating evident in politics. Will Biden’s promise of canceling student loan debts solve the real problem or will it further the vicious cycle of debt? With all the talk of getting back at each other, is vengeance a practical solution? “Vengeance is like drinking […]

Desire and Conflict, Trail Thoughts

David Gornoski starts the episode by commenting on the state of discontent created by the government and big corporations that give rise to social conflict. How do we avoid the media narrative that draws us all into conflict and scapegoating? Join David as he analyzes the latest news surrounding the rigging of past and present […]

Tho Bishop: Trump’s Legal Team Makes Unprecedented Claim

Tho Bishop of the Mises Institute returns to the show to comment on the latest press conference by President Trump’s legal team. What is so different about this press conference? Tho Bishop says that this has now moved beyond the mere claim of voter fraud. Now that Trump’s team is hinting at institutional conspiracy, what recourse is […]

Unification Comes Through Depoliticization

When the news media says “there’s nothing to see here,” David argues, there’s every reason to stop and see a little more. Now that the false unification of the corporate press is crumbling before our eyes, how do we unify this country? In this era of postmodernism, what narrative can we bind ourselves around? “We […]

Ryan McMaken: The Naivety of Democracy

Ryan McMaken, editor at the Mises Institute, joins David Gornoski to talk about the claims of voter fraud, the neocon betrayal of Donald Trump, media manipulation, and other topics surrounding the presidential election. Why is the corporate media siding with the neocon establishment against Trump? Is it due to just lemming groupthink or is there […]

Karen Kwiatkowski: A Reflection on Foreign Policy

David Gornoski continues his assessment of the presidential election and addresses whether or not individual citizens should be held accountable for the actions of the government. Also in the show, ret. Lt. Col. Karen Kwiatkowski joins David for a Veterans Day interview on America’s foreign policy and what President Trump can do to stop the […]

A Toast to Democracy

The left has been so conditioned that they blame their own freedom for the problems in economy and governance. Is freedom to be blamed? David Gornoski analyzes the news surrounding the election and highlights the core problems in the crowd psyche. Plus, anthropologist Mark Sunwall calls in to address the deep divide and the total […]