Individual Liberty Archive

Was Jesus a Socialist? (Episode 59)

Was Jesus a socialist? As a Christian libertarian or conservative, how many times have you heard the argument, “Hey man! Jesus was a socialist! He said people should give their money to the poor! So if you follow the teachings of Jesus, you should be fine with universal health care, welfare, etc…. Man!”? Now, it’s certainly true that Jesus said people should help the poor, …

Another Tragedy, Another Pointless Gun Control Debate (Episode 58)

We recorded this episode a few days after the tragic Las Vegas mass shooting. Of course, while there are some who fruitlessly call for such an unfortunate incident not to be politicized, inevitably, both sides of the debate have to weigh in. It’s sad, but this is a pattern that repeats itself every time there’s a mass shooting… and it’s a legit point on the …

Using the Left’s Arguments Against Them (Episode 56)

God bless the Facebook trolls who comment on our LFNP page. They give us so much fodder for episode content. One particular commenter made the mistake of putting forth cliché, weak arguments in response to a meme we posted. Does the term “muh roads!” ring any bells? This got us thinking… a lot of the arguments the Left makes often collapse on themselves when you …

What is Libertarian Nationalism? We Discuss with a Proponent. (Episode 55)

Libertarian nationalism… In a nutshell, it’s the idea that a libertarian society should be built with a nationalist focus. Seems contradictory with libertarian values, so we decided to discuss with Aaron Fountaine, who happens to be a high school friend of Pat and is a proponent of this idea. The discussion was originally meant to be a debate, but turned into more of a roundtable …