Monthly Archives: December 2018

You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out! The Bump Stock Ban

Aaron/ December 25, 2018/ Episodes/ 0 comments

Merry Christmas! For our Christmas episode, Austin and Aaron talk about President Trump’s ban on bump stocks. Both hosts express their personal dislike of bump stocks before Austin explains what a bumpstock is, and how it does NOT, whatever the acting Attorney General may say, fall under the definition of a machine gun, as well as going into the more

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A Conversation with Rebekah Bydlak: Millennial Politics and the Cause of our Generation

Aaron/ December 18, 2018/ Episodes/ 0 comments

In this week’s episode, we’re thrilled to get a chance to talk to Rebekah Bydlak, executive director of the Coalition to Reduce Spending. Rebekah and Aaron talk about everything from being homeschooled, the embarrassment and inspiration that can come from facebook memories, the troubled relationship between the liberty movement and the millennial generation, and the importance of continued political involvement

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Episode 19 – Trial by Tweet and Stand Up Comedy

Aaron/ December 11, 2018/ Episodes/ 0 comments

Aaron and Jenn discuss the recent trials and tribulations of the tweets made some time ago by Kyler Murray and Kevin Hart that have all of a sudden taken over the news cycle because people seem to have nothing better to do. Jenn discusses the inherently transgressive (or perhaps not) nature of art and comedy. Both Aaron and Jenn go

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Episode 18 – Happy Holidays! There’s No War on Xmas!

Aaron/ December 11, 2018/ Episodes/ 0 comments

Aaron and Jason discuss the myth of the “War on Christmas,” and make the case for why it’s a case of manufactured outrage. Jason goes over the historical origins of Christmas in America and how the holiday as we know it is largely a post-WWII invention. Both Aaron and Jason riff a bit on commercialism, touching on the famed “Starbucks

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Episode 17 – Criminal Justice Reform and a Family Get-Together

Aaron/ December 4, 2018/ Episodes/ 0 comments

As the holiday season begins, what better way to celebrate than with family? In that spirit, Austin and Aaron host an episode with Aaron’s Dad, Dr. Jeffrey Pomerantz, a corrections physician of 23 years, to discuss ongoing criminal justice reform efforts, jury nullification, and the sheer problem of the number of laws we have. Aaron talks about the psychology of

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Episode 16 – Women, Aggression, Shame, and Boxed Wine

Aaron/ December 4, 2018/ Episodes/ 0 comments

Happy Thanksgiving Week! Jenn and Aaron return with a new guest, Maddie Collins, to discuss a recent article alleging that women who do not support the progressive agenda are bigoted. Jenn discusses how her encounters with the works of Russell Kirk and William F. Buckley Junior during her Master’s thesis formed her political views, regardless of what gender norms might

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