The Wrighter’s Block Episode 37 – Shane Sweeny Gets Wrighter’s Block

The Wrighter's Block


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Shane Sweeny joins Matt for a triggering episode for any recovering addict as they discuss the idiocy of the Drug War, why drugs should be legal, and how the drug war helps cultivate terrorism across the globe. Tune in to watch Matt sweat through discussions about drugs.

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Opening and closing music by The Narcissist’s Cookbook


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02:12
all right put down your pens put down
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your pencils step away from the
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keyboards and settle in for this week’s
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episode of the writer’s block a muddied
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waters media production
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first and foremost allow me to thank Don
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and Sally ray for giving birth to me
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because without them none of this would
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be possible and also to stateside cava
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for the cabin that I’m drinking on
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today’s episode to everybody at
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stateside oh yeah also let me thank the
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narcissus cookbook for allowing me to
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use his music at the beginning in the
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end of every episode and to all of those
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allow me to say
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bula vinaka so big show today
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very excited I have on Shane big get
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Sweeney been looking forward to getting
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him on for quite some time mainly
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because I wanted to have the best beard
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to ever appear on muddied waters media
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to come on because I mean look at that
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thing is amazing Jason Lyons your
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friendly neighborhood libertarian has
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nothing on this beard absolutely nothing
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at all from Jason Lyons on the beard
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factor in comparison to Shane big get
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Sweeney Shane what’s going on buddy how
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are you doing what’s going on man look
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I’m trying to work with Jason he lives a
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little bit up the road I’m trying to I’m
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trying to teach him the ways but he’s
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he’s not listening he’s over there
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straightening it with a with a beard
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straightener yeah with like his curling
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iron thing that it’s actually like a hot
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comb sort of situation supposed to
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straight and make it look bigger so it’s
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kind of artificial it’s kind of like a
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well-endowed beard but artificial right
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it’s like putting in it’s like beard
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extensions that he’s like adding he it’s
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like the women that put on too much
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makeup throwing the extensions throw on
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the Spanx that’s what Jason is doing to
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his beard what he what he doesn’t know
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is that that’s actually harmful for your
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beard putting too much heat on it can
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actually break it and destroy it take
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care of your beard
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Ryan you too could have this and I mean
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it’s a magnificent like I am jealous
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of your beard like I’m not jealous of
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many people’s because typically not
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having a beard means that you’re higher
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up on the evolutionary chart so I mean
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it’s just just sign make that mistake in
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argument right I mean it’s just a truth
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but like so this right here is a week
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and a half of not shaving looking good I
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know like it’s like I’m doing what I can
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so yeah very excited to have you on
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today since I don’t know why mainly did
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mainly just because it’s an opportunity
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to upset spike and Jason in one show
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that’s true there’s snowflakes that they
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are so it was actually really funny
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because you’re the first person that
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I’ve had on this show that was singing
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along with the opening actually I forgot
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to follow up with him ever since I heard
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that song it was the line I’m running
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from the government and I’ve loved that
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song ever since yeah and I like I’m
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trying to find it you got to hook me up
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after the show I have to listen to it oh
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yeah and yeah the song is called I
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should know that the good ship you by
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the narcissist cookbook yeah I met that
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dude on I met that dude online somebody
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sent me the you saw the Cortney video
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that we did for the hundred yeah so the
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the seven minute song about conspiracy
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theories somebody sent me that while I
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was living in Alaska last summer and one
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of our regular one of our regular
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listeners Brian Wolfe
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sent that to me he goes hey I feel like
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this is something you would like and so
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I watched it and I was like this is the
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most incredible thing I’ve ever seen in
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my life this is perfect yeah and I was
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just kind of like alright but that was
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the only video the guy had uploaded so I
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was like okay well he did this one
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really great thing and then one day I
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was like oh I wonder if he’s on Facebook
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so I found him on Facebook he’s like my
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albums on Apple on iTunes so go give it
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now in so because I’m enslaved by
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by Apple yeah Apple pride he can as you
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can see yes you and me are in the same
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boat on that one mine is actually in the
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reason why like I’m really happy about
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it as music is the only reason why I’m
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stuck with Apple like I can care less
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about my phone other than like learning
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the functions to use it obviously but I
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whenever I was a kid every paycheck I
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got it was probably like $75 a week I
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worked in a breakfast shop on the
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weekends I spent every penny on music I
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mean from kiss albums unfortunately it
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could have been listened to better stuff
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all the way down the game the Bob Seger
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on and I just I have this library that’s
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just full of just stuff and when they
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were like oh yeah you can get an Android
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I was like what can I bring my music and
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when that was a no I’ve been stuck ever
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since right yeah when a so I start I
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started Android and what did I have
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first I had the Motorola Droid and loved
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it
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thought it was a great phone enjoyed the
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crap out of that phone the next one I
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got was a the lightning bolt I don’t
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remember who made it it I think it’s not
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THC but that’s what I owe the THC
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lightning bolt because it was slow and
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awful day I didn’t have a smartphone
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until 2014 when like I had my own place
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and was pay my own bills I was like well
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hell if I’m paying I’m gonna get rid of
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this flip phone right and I must I’m
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gonna get myself a smart phone yeah when
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I got what a world when I flipped from
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when I finally flipped from those two a
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smart phone I was like this is the worst
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decision I’ve ever made with my life
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because now I’m gonna be a slave to this
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phone and I have been ever since yeah it
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happens all the time
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yeah every day I actually have when I’m
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actually watching y’all’s shows I’m I
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work 12 hours a day at my restaurant and
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I have a cord attached so I can have my
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phone playing in the in the corner so it
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doesn’t die great I’ll just on that
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thing constantly because I’m there all
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the time right yeah I mean that’s how I
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am at the bar that I’m working at right
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now yes
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it’s bad but it’s great because I get to
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do stuff
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right right yeah so how is it that you
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came to meet Jason Lyons and become a
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libertarian I’m not sure if that was the
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order that happened but whichever one
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you want to start with no I made Jason
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into a libertarian
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I’m just kidding well I actually tell
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you I went was on his show I can’t
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remember the date but I was on his show
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prior to him joining muddy waters and
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after the show we just had a general
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like and I’ll beat spike to I don’t know
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how long we’re in I’m an anarchist that
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beats spikes record by a good nine
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minutes
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nailed it so anyway we were having a
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show just based off of people were
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freaking out about what anarchy is and I
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went on there just kind of like hey I’m
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not crazy
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I’ll tell you just a little bit the
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intro stuff and afterwards I talked him
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into becoming a libertarian party member
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because he was like non affiliated with
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any party and was he was this voice
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doing this awesome work and I said dude
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why don’t you like arm the ground get
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into the party and try to help your
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local community politically if you
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believe and you’re already entrenched so
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that’s how he got into the party but me
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being a libertarian it was like this
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slow logical progression and it was like
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I wasn’t indoctrinated I don’t think I
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was old enough I was gonna vote for
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McCain and when he was singing bomb bomb
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bomb Iran I was and and I voted for
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Romney I voted for nikki Haley here in
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South Carolina
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but but what happened was I just kind of
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started seeing the veil started slowly
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lifting as I started like looking why
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are we in Afghanistan why are we in Iraq
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that was Afghan but I see friends that
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smoke weed they’re not bad people and
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gay people are cool I don’t understand
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why Republicans hate all of these people
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all at once all of me all of these
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people are the issue and as I asked
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questions I got stupid answers you can
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say shitty it really ain’t like one guy
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cool we’re not on a tech radio yeah
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I was gonna say we’re not on the
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ten-second delay we don’t have to worry
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about I’m used to radio so I have to I
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have to censor myself well yeah I got
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really shitty answers from from people
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that I’ve respected and I just I I
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didn’t find wrong Paul unfortunately so
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I just kind of had to like I was waiting
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along and then I found this video Steve
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French go look him up he debated for the
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governors race and I think 2014 and I
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heard him in South Carolina by the way I
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realized not many people are from South
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Carolina that’s true um but he started
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talking about taxation being theft and
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and legalizing cannabis I was like oh my
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God where is this guy been and then from
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there and on I found Ron Paul Gary
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Johnson started out and it was just I
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think six months after becoming a member
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of the Libertarian Party I was all of a
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sudden an anarchist and and have been
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ever since now all of a sudden two years
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ago I was elected I don’t know why but I
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respected as the second vice chair of
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the South Carolina State party okay
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that’s pretty awesome
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no definitely um so a couple of weeks
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ago I had a Brett Corey Arion who is the
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guy that got me into libertarian like
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really opened my eyes to libertarianism
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and got me kind of into the party and I
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was talking to him about it on the show
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and he goes what was that like five
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years ago and I said yeah aren’t you an
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anarchist by now well the old joke is
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for those that don’t know what’s the
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difference between a libertarian in an
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anarchist not since months yeah and then
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you go oh the government sucks yeah but
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but so I’ll flip the table just real
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quick cuz I’m interesting cuz I always
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asked men arcus I know you’re America’s
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what’s holding you back what’s the main
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issue that holds you from becoming an
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anarchist that was okay so that was a
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that was the same question that Bread
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asked me and I said so I get it like
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everybody in this little area would we’d
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all agree this is how we’re gonna run it
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and there’s no gonna no overlords that
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are gonna come by and say you can’t
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plant that sign
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there because it’s not three feet from
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the sidewalk which is an actual law
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that’s here and I found that out yep
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during election season but I was like so
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you know we’d all agree on the certain
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bound of things my big issue came with
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if I were and there’s no obviously
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there’s no national currency you know we
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just kind of either we barter or you
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know we use silver or gold or Bitcoin or
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whatever if I were to come up there and
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visit you if you weren’t using silver
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whatever whatever currency we were using
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like how would there be some sort of
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national like how would you do national
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Commerce and Bret said sounds like a
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good time for somebody to opening an
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exchange in that area so that way you
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could do this way and I just went oh
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yeah yeah it’s really honestly it’s the
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market provides and when people the
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invisible hand in the market people hear
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that and they go oh you just believe in
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like some God creature that’s doing this
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no it’s because when somebody sees a
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problem there’s somebody out there that
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will say wow I just make some money off
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of this really great then you have just
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a wee bit of a fee on the exchange and
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besides I mean prior to national
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currencies how did people exchange goods
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I mean it was it’s I have something that
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you want you have something that I want
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let’s trade and if it’s oh I don’t want
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what you have is like oh well everybody
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takes this thing which is gold here and
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and generally speaking because it’s
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universal I mean that’s money is
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independent of the government as much as
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they want you to believe but money is
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just whatever everyone generally holds
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valuable exam and gold is by far held
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more valuable than most things I mean
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it’s useful in different ways and and
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it’s shiny and nice on people’s fingers
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true I mean from from multiple uses
15:18
people will just go it exchange it gold
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is much more valuable than this piece of
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paper that’s not actually backed by
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anything but not since nineteen
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seventy-three I believe six maybe Nixon
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did it so I was thinking it was like
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1972 73 yeah I think this camera which
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one it was there was so much happening
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in the 70s wild time that wasn’t alive
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for great crazy times happening in the
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70s that are almost paralleled today as
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far as the market provides I saw the
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greatest example of that I think I
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actually read the article yesterday
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Burger King have you heard what Burger
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King is doing in LA
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other than being terrible no they are
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delivering whoppers to people stuck in
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traffic if you order late that’s awesome
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like somebody unlike a motorcycle or a
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bike or something will dry will ride a
16:14
whopper up to your car and get on you
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whatever you ordered that’s simply just
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oh my god the capitalism there’s a maze
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it’s amazing I love it I guess they
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tested it out in Mexico City and they
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found that it worked really well and
16:31
because you know Mexico City that seems
16:34
like a good place to test out well if
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you can if you can get a burger across
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town without the cartel killing you this
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has got to work I mean you just deal
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with the Crips and the Bloods there I
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mean that’s much easier than the cartel
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but you know then you’re gonna build
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that wall it’s gonna be real hard to get
16:57
that whopper across the border right but
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yeah so they tested it out in Mexico
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City and now they’re gonna start doing
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it in LA and I was reading that article
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and I said anybody who says the
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capitalism’s of failure has not read
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this article well the other thing that
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Burger King did and I wish that their
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food didn’t make me sick
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sorry Burger King you’re doing awesome
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stuff we’ll patch on the back but your
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foods garbage what they were doing is I
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think it was on their app if your GPS
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locale
17:28
was inside of a McDonald’s within us I
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think it was a certain distance or so
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you if you ordered Burger King inside of
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the McDonald’s you go inside and you
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order Burger King it was like $0.99
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whopper or is like free whopper or
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something like that it was like they
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were giving away food
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if you clowned on McDonald’s that’s and
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I don’t remember if that was an absolute
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hoax or if that was for real but I heard
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that and I was like this is amazing this
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is exactly what I want the market do it
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just guerrilla marketing warfare it’s
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awesome I benefit from this yes we all
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benefit and you know they’re still
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turning a profit you you know that
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somehow not quite sure how because it’s
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not real food
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so like the 15 cents they sent spent on
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soy and meat flavored product in order
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to make your whopper for you they’re
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still making out like bandits and then
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they’re clowning McDonald’s it’s just
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it’s so amazing it’s just it’s the
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circle of capitalism and I love it it’s
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the capitalist lifestyle it’s just so
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there’s it’s so much more fun than
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standing in bread lines I don’t like
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people I don’t know I don’t want to
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stand in the line with people and have
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to have that awkward conversation no I
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hardly talk to people when I’m in a line
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at Walmart but that’s the reason I go
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through the drive-thru I want to have my
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transaction only talking to one person
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maybe I didn’t want to talk to them I
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don’t but I understand the necessity of
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me speaking with them I happen to like
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they’re gonna say what do you want
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sometimes just as rudely as that sounded
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and I gotta say I want the double
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whopper with cheese
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make it a large with a coke there you go
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and then they go that’s gonna be eight
19:16
dollars and seventy two cents and I go
19:18
great and then they say first or second
19:20
window if it’s first window I’m upset
19:22
because now I have to talk to one more
19:24
person there’s it’s personal with social
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media is we’re fine talking so much to
19:32
all these people on live at the moment
19:33
people show up or like oh I just get a
19:37
burger
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as soon as so every time that I do a
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show you know Tuesdays Thursdays when
19:44
every day I end up doing a show like I
19:47
have such a great time talking with
19:49
whoever it is that I’m on the show with
19:50
the moment that show ends I might be
19:54
like messaging with spike or something
19:56
like that but I will go
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I will leave my I will leave my house
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and I will go to a kava bar and I will
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sit there and just hope to god nobody
20:05
speaks to me yeah good I like having the
20:10
computer in between us see I like
20:15
talking to people on my terms
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right it’s whenever you get forced into
20:19
their scenarios is like god I wish
20:21
there’s a computer I can push a button
20:22
there just things happen but like can I
20:25
just sign half of this conversation but
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that’s like so so in my position is as
20:32
second vice chair I use it as like a
20:35
like I’m just talking to regular people
20:37
and we had a guy come through that was
20:40
fixing our a/c and I posted about it
20:42
because it was just a really cool moment
20:43
he didn’t know anything about ron paul
20:46
about libertarianism at all and i
20:49
started talking to him and the guy is a
20:51
libertarian he just doesn’t know it yet
20:52
he’s just he loves history in this whole
20:55
deal those type of conversations where
20:57
we get to do that that’s where I like to
20:59
talk this whole standing in line that
21:00
somebody goes which they had more
21:02
registers open that’s not a conversation
21:04
I’m interested in I need some
21:05
interesting things to talk about
21:07
sometimes that turns into an inner I’m
21:09
like why can’t we have the
21:10
self-checkouts
21:11
that way I don’t have to wait on this
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person all right we could just let’s do
21:15
the $15 an hour that’ll speed that thing
21:17
right I know but you idiot let’s just
21:20
pay 30 bucks an hour and then we’ll
21:22
everybody will be able to self check out
21:24
I’m tired of going in there for my pack
21:27
of tortillas and cheese that I buy way
21:30
too often and that’s all I want and the
21:34
person in front of me has like two weeks
21:35
worth of groceries I’m like I’m gonna
21:40
play on my phone cuz I’m not talking to
21:42
you but I’m judging you I have I think
21:47
we need to have a cultural change
21:48
because people don’t understand
21:49
headphones leave me alone right and they
21:51
don’t get it you can have over the ear
21:53
like you have on now you can have
21:55
headphones in you can be talking to
21:57
somebody on the phone somebody will like
21:59
verbally tug your shirt and say eye
22:01
contact please what are we doing why
22:04
this is like an assault now I realized
22:07
what so when I was doing real estate a
22:09
couple of years ago I realized the
22:11
easiest way to me
22:12
people was to go to a coffee shop open
22:14
my computer start typing it doesn’t
22:17
matter if I was typing anything of you
22:18
know value it’s just typing with
22:20
headphones in I would talk to more
22:23
people that way than any other sign over
22:25
your head talk to me please
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right exactly I’m like I don’t know why
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this this look right here of means talk
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to me but it does
22:36
so it’s curse
22:39
hey just run with it so I am so excited
22:46
about today’s show I had I I actually
22:48
had to prep a little mental heath I did
22:51
– yeah just because like I had to prep
22:56
mentally because you know like spike and
22:57
I are recovering addicts so anytime I
22:59
start talking about drugs it kind of
23:01
gets like I start remembering and so
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today okay you’re just gonna study all
23:07
of the charts and the facts and the
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figures and you’re not gonna think about
23:10
how fun they’re and then I was like
23:13
going through like I was going through
23:15
is like amounts spent annually 47
23:17
billion or more well that seems
23:19
pointless and in 2017 drug arrests 1,600
23:23
or 1 million six hundred thirty two
23:25
thousand nine hundred twenty one well
23:27
come on we already have that then I said
23:31
and then I started thinking about the
23:32
time I got arrested for possession which
23:35
marijuana possessions make up ninety
23:37
point eight ninety point eight percent
23:38
of all marijuana arrests because that
23:42
seems worth it and then let’s see I got
23:47
stuck I started looking into because
23:51
we’re looking into like the link between
23:52
the war on drugs and financing terrorism
23:57
mhm
23:58
and I started there and then I found out
24:01
something completely different than what
24:02
I was looking for where apparently
24:05
around March 13th Donald Trump was
24:08
considering labeling Mexican drug
24:11
cartels terrorist organizations and I go
24:13
oh my god the war on terror is coming to
24:15
Mexico yeah I LA where Burger King will
24:19
be now getting shot by cartels right I I
24:22
did not know that that was the thing
24:24
either until I was recent
24:26
this stuff and I was like what how did
24:29
that just go straight by me I’m all over
24:31
this I know I that blew my mind that I
24:35
missed that because I found I had
24:37
articles on reason I found articles on
24:39
Fox I found articles on New York Post
24:43
Times
24:44
all talking about is how did this get
24:46
past me and most libertarians I listen
24:51
like anybody that knows me personally I
24:53
show them like the list of podcasts
24:56
y’all are one of like maybe I’ll give a
24:59
real conservative number 10 to 15
25:01
podcasts that I listen to some of them
25:03
with multiple shows like y’all’s and I
25:06
have so many that I listen to them all
25:07
on double speed so that I can like bang
25:11
through them all and from Tom woods to
25:13
y’all to Ron Paul the launchpad media
25:16
who I’m helping write for it and and not
25:22
a one of them caught that and I was like
25:24
how did Ron Paul miss this I must have
25:26
zoned out or something there’s no way I
25:28
missed that that was my exact that was
25:31
my exact uh because I’m either reading
25:34
like the hill or reason or not rare
25:38
anymore obviously but you know Drudge
25:40
Report or whatever people are posting on
25:44
my Facebook feed Twitter like I’m
25:46
constantly reading the news just so I
25:48
have stuff to talk about and I read that
25:50
today and I was like when did that March
25:53
of this year of this year and I thought
25:59
that was a new story and it’s not I mean
26:03
it’s it’s a scary thing because the way
26:05
that the way that they look at terrorist
26:07
organizations is if you look at the
26:10
Patriot Act and the NDAA whenever they
26:12
look at a suspect for a terrorist
26:16
organization they don’t just look at
26:18
that guy they look at anybody connected
26:19
and then anybody else connected than
26:21
anybody else connected so now you’ve
26:23
taken it from some Rando Isis
26:26
sympathizer on Twitter to now anybody
26:29
that deals drugs that is linked to a
26:32
Mexican cartel in some way if the drugs
26:34
somehow came through Mexico in any way
26:37
shape or form right
26:39
anyone after that point is now a
26:41
suspected terrorist if this comes out
26:43
you are now a part of a technical
26:45
terrorist network so that means like
26:47
everybody’s local dealer who is just a
26:50
guy in an apartment and you come up
26:53
knock here you go Thanks
26:55
deuces that dudes a terrorist now he’s
26:57
now out Qaeda essentially right like how
27:01
in the world it’s bizarre yeah it so I
27:06
actually I wrote a paper on this in
27:09
college I was talking about how to end
27:12
terrorism and I said the easiest way to
27:14
end terrorism is to legalize drugs which
27:16
this is the same class that I wrote a
27:19
paper on how if we got rid of childhood
27:23
obesity it would wreck the American
27:25
economy I’m not I know like I said I I
27:32
figured out all of the money I figured
27:34
it all out and I wrote it in the teacher
27:36
she’s when I gave her the paper she read
27:40
it and she said I you made me feel
27:44
really dirty because I started to agree
27:46
with you yeah don’t don’t let’s get rid
27:54
of let’s not get rid of fat children
27:55
because that will end up wrecking our
27:59
economy we need jobs bring in the
28:02
diabetes right like I took it all the
28:06
way from like from the time they were
28:09
like 5 until they were adults and it’s
28:11
like if you’re not fat when you’re a kid
28:13
you have less chance of heart disease
28:14
you have less chance of diabetes you
28:16
have less chance of and so the medical
28:18
the entire medical establishment is just
28:21
screwed well and then you look at ending
28:25
the war on drugs and all that I mean and
28:27
war on terrorism with with Afghanistan
28:30
the poppy fields pharmaceuticals is done
28:33
right done because that’s where they’re
28:36
getting at I presume because there’s
28:38
obviously no paper trail that they the
28:40
average person can find right but
28:43
somehow Afghanistan went from and I
28:45
can’t remember the exact numbers it was
28:47
it was a small percentage of opium
28:50
production – now they’re the number one
28:53
world and I can’t remember the
28:54
percentage that they produce so
28:56
according to the UNODC s world drug
29:00
report of 2007 the potential value of
29:04
Afghanistan’s 2006 opium opium harvest
29:07
accruing to farmers laboratory owners in
29:09
Afghan traffickers reached about 3.1
29:12
billion dollars 3.1 billion dollars in
29:18
the same report the UNODC reported that
29:22
the international drug trade is a four
29:24
hundred billion dollar business
29:25
worldwide and that forty three of the
29:29
foreign terror organizations the DEA
29:32
reports 60% of them are linked to drug
29:37
trafficking yeah well and here’s the
29:41
thing though the way that they’re linked
29:43
and I looked in a little deeper around
29:45
the was a 2006 2009 I can’t remember
29:49
exactly when this lady and can’t
29:52
remember nine either she was looking at
29:55
that link and it’s it’s not as large a
29:58
percentage as its advertised by the DEA
30:01
because obviously its government
30:03
organizations go they want to have a job
30:04
right um and everybody’s heard
30:07
libertarians have heard how the FBI sets
30:10
up terrorists like what they find is an
30:13
unhinged person who goes well you know
30:15
maybe al Qaeda’s got a point there and
30:17
then they have somebody meet him and
30:18
radicalize them and then go here’s a
30:20
bunch of a weapon and let’s go blow
30:22
something up and then they enable it and
30:25
then they catch him right before he
30:26
doesn’t that’s them wording it was
30:28
actually the guy wasn’t done anything
30:30
had y’all not shown up they found that
30:32
the DEA was doing this stuff with drugs
30:35
and terrorism I the one that I remember
30:39
was from 2009 these are in Ghana Ghana
30:44
is friendly with Americans and has an
30:47
extradition treaty
30:48
I believe they’d at least will for money
30:51
just ship them over whenever they want
30:53
so they lured a guy out of Mali who was
30:56
connected with I think it was out Qaeda
30:59
I remember exactly but anyway they lure
31:01
him out into Ghana to have a meeting and
31:04
the informant says
31:07
a there are just a regular drug dealer
31:09
goes hey can you find anybody that’s
31:10
linked with this terrorist organization
31:12
the guy goes sure I’ll find somebody and
31:15
actually what he did was he actually
31:17
snagged a buddy of his that needed money
31:19
who would pretend to be from al-qaeda
31:21
and they all got wrapped up in this and
31:25
they all got sent to prison for an
31:27
amount of time but because it was like
31:29
they got shipped out to America and was
31:32
tried this whole deal and this guy he
31:34
the judge was like look it’s not as big
31:36
it’s sure it’s drugs but it’s nowhere
31:39
near like al-qaeda people doing all of
31:41
this it’s all staged stuff from the DEA
31:44
so like Isis and al-qaeda most of most
31:46
of Isis’s money was coming from
31:48
extortion and oil that they were seizing
31:52
in lands that they grabbed along the way
31:54
but so they’re linked to the drug war is
31:57
their smugglers and there may apparently
32:00
their main recruiting tool isn’t Islam
32:03
its criminals people that are addicted
32:07
to drugs and have already been to jail
32:09
multiple times they bring them in then
32:12
they radicalize them that way and they
32:15
already are because they’re criminals in
32:17
this like and it’s never just a regular
32:20
addict that’s always the most the more
32:22
violent type that they get they convince
32:24
those guys to go off and do the crazy
32:26
stuff but they’re just a smugglers run
32:28
with the drugs right so if you you could
32:31
actually take out a chunk of their
32:32
recruiting tools if you were able to
32:35
shut down the war on drugs there would
32:37
be no more no more smuggling no more
32:40
allowing them through and all that kind
32:41
of crap I I mean obviously the drug war
32:45
has failed I drugs
32:48
jug’s one drugs well let’s just call it
32:49
yeah drug drugs definitely one like you
32:53
you can call it you can now change it if
32:55
you want to because America hates to
32:57
lose Wars you can just call it like the
32:59
drug conflict like you did with Vietnam
33:02
but you know lay you sure okay drugs one
33:07
no matter what you say drugs have not
33:09
stopped entering the country
33:11
you’ve got 33 states that have medical
33:14
marijuana plus the District of Columbia
33:16
you’ve got oh god I can’t remember
33:19
States is it nine states that have
33:22
legalized marijuana plus a district I
33:24
think recreational yeah recreational
33:27
you’ve got nine states you’ve got Denver
33:30
that just legalized decriminalized sorry
33:32
decriminalized mushrooms psilocybin here
33:39
in Florida you can now get a medical kit
33:42
Amin you can get Medical Academy and you
33:45
can lots of places are starting to do
33:47
medical MDMA which if for anybody
33:52
watching slash listening if you’ve never
33:55
tried MDMA I highly recommend I mean I
34:04
highly recommend it the first time I
34:08
ever did it I that really changed the
34:12
entire course of the rest of my life
34:16
because yeah smoking pot was fun but
34:19
then I did MDMA and you know what other
34:24
great things are out there oh not that I
34:28
recommend you do that but if you haven’t
34:30
tried it I I would be hurt if somebody
34:35
said hey here’s some medical MDMA
34:38
prescribed to you I’d be hard-pressed
34:41
not to take it because I will throw on
34:47
some old house music and listen to like
34:49
bad-boy bill or DJ Quixote or something
34:52
and I knew a guy I knew a guy in college
34:55
that he he was the dubstep dude he knew
34:59
every genre he knew everything all the
35:02
way down to house music he sat there one
35:04
time and told me an hour-long like
35:06
dissertation of the different types I
35:08
was like you know it’s just garbage and
35:10
toilet noises in a blender yes then and
35:12
then you’re just doing all this to it
35:14
and the worst part was my I love him to
35:18
death Troy I love you dude but he would
35:20
listen to it to do anything when he was
35:23
studying when he was driving when he was
35:26
working when he was working out when he
35:28
was walking down the street I assumed
35:30
while doing drugs I don’t know if he did
35:32
any but it would make
35:33
more sense things you were doing drugs
35:34
and liking toilet yes but it was but I
35:38
hung out one time in his house and he
35:41
came out he was studying and is here
35:43
blah blah I was like how are you
35:45
studying with all that that is yes
35:47
that’s awesome boots and cats yeah yeah
35:52
I got really big into it I mean
35:54
obviously I was on a lot of them being
35:55
my ecstasy and then when I finally was
35:58
like okay I need to stop I need to stop
36:00
using all of the MDMA I didn’t stop
36:03
drugs I just stopped in the AMA and I
36:06
stopped doing that and I was listening
36:08
to it in my free time which you know if
36:12
you’re not on MDMA I’m like well why
36:15
would you want to ever listen this is
36:17
weird
36:17
it’s this is awful why do I have so many
36:20
of these CDs why did I think this was a
36:22
good idea but uh yeah this is gonna be a
36:28
fun one oh I’m already like let’s do
36:32
this let’s let’s get this one kicked off
36:35
wipe the sweat right on off that brow
36:38
alright good memories anyway so so yeah
36:47
I was doing a lot of research I was
36:49
doing a lot of research on the drug war
36:50
and just it’s miserable freaking
36:53
failures since 1980
36:56
we have spent half a trillion dollars on
36:58
the drug war granted we have spent more
37:03
on the wars in the Middle East but not
37:09
not not a good argument and the rate at
37:13
which sorry half a trillion dollar since
37:16
1980 we’ve got the largest prizms prison
37:19
system in world history but heroin and
37:22
cocaine are now less expensive and more
37:24
pure and overdoses and emergency room
37:27
visits of emergency room mentions of
37:30
drugs are at record highs and adolescent
37:32
drug use has increased by 50% since 1990
37:37
well whenever you’re saying that we only
37:40
spent what was it a half a trillion on
37:42
the drug war since 1980 great i I kind
37:45
of think that’s a skewed number because
37:46
the
37:47
we spend on the Afghanistan war with US
37:50
soldiers guarding poppy fields I would
37:53
toss that money into that as well and
37:55
because the Pentagon loses money all the
37:57
time you can’t even say that they have
37:58
an exact number on that that’s okay I’ll
38:01
give you that
38:01
oh I will give you what was it the day
38:03
before 9/11 it found out that they were
38:06
missing trillions and then all of a
38:08
sudden 9/11 happened and for all the
38:10
conspiracy theories people out there
38:11
9/11 happened I’m not gonna even say
38:14
what I know and like if I know anything
38:16
but it you should worry about that
38:20
number now that we’re years past we
38:22
should worry about that number that
38:24
number is terrible and that was prior to
38:26
Afghanistan in Iraq and now all of a
38:29
sudden we’re still in those cut those
38:30
those conflicts and they’re still
38:32
trillions drained and so I have to toss
38:35
all that money into that as well right
38:38
so I mean we’ve just spent an exorbitant
38:41
amount of money like an insane idiotic
38:44
amount of money on this drug war and
38:46
you’ve got people like the Keebler Elf
38:49
Jeff Sessions who’s out there going we
38:51
need to keep marijuana illegal and we’re
38:54
gonna go after the states I own I’ve
38:56
seen only good people don’t smoke
38:58
marijuana yeah and by the way as a man
39:02
from I’m originally from Mobile Alabama
39:04
which is where Jeff is from I will
39:07
apologize mobile and Alabama as a state
39:11
should have done a lot more to prevent
39:13
the rise of Jeff Sessions and my
39:16
sincerest apologies there was only so
39:18
much I could do from now living in South
39:20
Carolina and I did meet him personally
39:24
is he four feet tall now he I was
39:28
younger then so I was a little shorter
39:30
um he’s actually he’s about my height
39:33
but he definitely is a Keebler Elf
39:35
yeah he’s the tallest keep-away I’ve
39:36
ever seen but he and he was a nice guy
39:39
back then I was a Republican I was
39:41
cheering on with McCain and the friends
39:44
and that may he rest in hell I’m sorry
39:47
but um but jet sorry sorry about Jeff
39:57
you know McCain is in hell right now
39:59
going bomb Iran bomb um like you know
40:04
that’s happening right now he’s got like
40:06
a direct he’s got a direct line to
40:08
Bolton and he’s like hey Satan cool if I
40:12
called John up it didn’t a Bolton get
40:15
him to do it
40:16
get him to do it he’s probably plotting
40:19
bombing of oh no I lost it what was
40:24
what’s the Asguard he’s he’s trying to
40:27
he’s trying to bomb some other like a
40:30
mythical place or something he’s got to
40:33
be i still work in those those those
40:35
talking points bom bom bom bom bom
40:37
before yeah what a bastard
40:41
yeah he’s a bastard i will say though
40:44
when he died i don’t celebrate that i I
40:47
find all lives are valuable yes even
40:50
Hitler’s it’s unfortunately what he did
40:51
with his life life is valuable I hate
40:54
that people choose to take their their
40:56
lives and ruin others with it the only
41:00
thing I’ve celebrated said he can’t hurt
41:01
people anymore so thank God for that
41:04
exactly yeah a hundred a hundred percent
41:08
agree a hundred percent agree on that
41:10
like even even when we killed Osama like
41:15
when we went in and Obama ordered the
41:17
hit which apparently made Obama a hero
41:19
even though I pretty certain anybody
41:21
would have made that call I like I’m I’m
41:25
a libertarian who doesn’t believe in the
41:27
death penalty and I’m pretty certain if
41:29
they’re like we’ve got Osama lock down I
41:32
would’ve been like all right do it like
41:36
yeah it’s in those situations I don’t
41:39
pass judgment in those moments but it’s
41:41
it’s I’m mourn the loss of a life that
41:44
should have done good with that chance
41:48
at life lads and I have to clarify
41:50
because people hear the statements ago
41:52
oh my god no no obviously but I I’m
41:57
mourn the loss of potential way in those
42:00
lives because they could have done so
42:02
many cool things so many awesome things
42:03
but then they just chose to use that
42:05
chance they have at life for just total
42:08
barbarity and and I’m
42:10
glad that the barbaric evil can never be
42:13
brought on by them but but mourn the the
42:16
fact that their life was wasted right on
42:19
bullshit so Nixon was the one who kind
42:24
of got the drug war kicked off yeah
42:27
because as we all know the great
42:29
Republican President Richard Nixon who
42:33
expanded expanded government lay on
42:38
scale on part well I’m not on par with
42:41
FDR but you know you’re a conservative
42:44
man but you expanded that government
42:46
like you were a liberal well there’s not
42:50
been a Republican president that shrink
42:51
government No
42:52
I mean you can go back as much it I’ve
42:55
always found the paradox of the southern
42:57
Republican really fun they and not all
43:00
of them obviously but there’s a good
43:02
handful they love the Confederacy and
43:04
then brag about Lincoln they go ah man I
43:07
don’t really understand how you’re doing
43:10
all this but um I think I think it’s
43:13
important when you’re talking about the
43:14
drug war you have to rewind back to the
43:16
30s with Henry and slinger and reefer
43:21
madness later on and all this crazy
43:23
nonsense people don’t know Henry
43:26
Anslinger was actually I believe it was
43:28
the it was he was the head of the what
43:31
would then morph kind of into was the
43:34
groundwork for the DEA right he was the
43:36
head of the Treasury Department which is
43:39
crazy when you think about that but it’s
43:41
because it’s tax evasion when this this
43:42
aspect I think it was cocaine and heroin
43:45
where the was the department he was the
43:48
head of the cocaine and heroin
43:49
Department a task force or whatever the
43:52
hell they wanted to call it and well as
43:55
most people know there’s not a ton of
43:57
heroin and cocaine addicts running
44:00
around doing a bunch of stuff and
44:01
generally you don’t know when when there
44:04
are so his job was in jeopardy and
44:06
apparently he was finding a reason to
44:10
have a job so he and a few others
44:13
started making this propaganda campaign
44:16
against cannabis and they started making
44:18
sure they called it marijuana because
44:20
marijuana is from what I understand is
44:23
the
44:24
Spanish term of the Mexican term for
44:27
cannabis and so their link was racially
44:31
motivated what they said was that black
44:33
people and of course it’s in black they
44:35
said a bunch awful stuff when black
44:38
folks would smoke marijuana they would
44:40
get into a fit of rage and they would
44:42
thirst for white blood and break white
44:45
women and they were trying to scare all
44:46
these people and then they made sure
44:48
that you knew the xenophobic part of
44:52
this is they would say marijuana over
44:54
and over and over and over again because
44:56
they wanted you to get the link from
44:58
Mexicans coming through to America and
45:02
bring in this evil devil’s lettuce that
45:03
had been here all along and had been
45:06
used in medications and all these other
45:08
things forever they made sure that the
45:10
correlation was made between Mexicans
45:12
and cannabis because and the funniest
45:15
thing in the world is this is the the
45:17
biggest contradiction I’ve seen since
45:19
the starburst commercial scotch Korean
45:21
they said that when Mexican smoked this
45:24
they became lazy and then that’s where
45:26
the sleep of Mexican whole thing came
45:28
from they would become lazy and sleep
45:31
but they also became axe murderers and
45:34
thirsting for white blood as well so
45:36
anybody that smoked cannabis was a
45:38
murderous rapist a lazy person somehow
45:40
some lazy and all of those somehow the
45:43
dichotomy of these two things we’re
45:45
supposed to match up but nobody’s a lazy
45:49
like you can’t be a lazy axe murderer
45:52
that’s it can’t work unless there’s a
45:55
button you just kind of press like
45:57
that’s about as close as you can get to
45:58
it yeah well my like if you’re Jason cuz
46:00
I mean he just kind of sauntered well
46:03
he’s like in the Friday the 13th films
46:05
he just kind of sauntered along and
46:07
somehow caught up to the girl that was
46:09
running because she would fall six times
46:11
he’s like I thought you were talking
46:13
about Jason lying there’s no way that’s
46:17
true he definitely might be an axe
46:19
murderer
46:20
but with with the drug war they they
46:23
started all of these the reason why and
46:25
a lot of people they don’t understand
46:27
why is it so entrenched that that weed
46:29
is so bad for you it’s because there
46:31
were several studies that the government
46:33
was trying to pay for it to get it like
46:34
come on like let’s let’s get let’s see
46:36
results but whenever you
46:38
a certain result you will skew any
46:39
evidence you have towards your your
46:42
preferred finding and there’s one study
46:44
and I wish I remembered it I’ll try and
46:46
find it and send it to you and and I’ll
46:49
try and post it as well but there was a
46:51
study where they took a bunch of monkeys
46:52
and they put essentially a gas mask on
46:55
their face and then they had cannabis
46:59
smoke pumped through the mask
47:01
well it’s covering their nose and mouth
47:03
and all they’re getting is smoke and
47:06
they would pump it in I think it was 15
47:08
minutes straight and there’s not a lot
47:11
of oxygen when that happens and and this
47:14
is all rough remembering but what
47:15
happened was go figure
47:18
when you don’t get a lot of oxygen to
47:19
your brain brain cells start to die some
47:21
of the monkeys died others were retarded
47:23
and sorry the political correctness but
47:26
they’re there they were mentally
47:28
retarded because of the dead brain cells
47:30
coming from lack of oxygen so they
47:32
basically asphyxiated all of these
47:35
monkeys and said cannabis did it it was
47:38
weed you’re gonna die but it was the
47:40
only time they were ever able to create
47:43
that level of a of a disaster related to
47:47
cannabis they had numerous other ones in
47:49
the 30s and beyond that did multiple
47:52
multiple studies and they were like well
47:55
thanks kind of calm down chilled out and
47:57
really just kind of sat there that’s not
48:01
much and never find about three hours
48:04
later they were totally cool but ya know
48:06
I don’t know what happened when those
48:07
monkeys but they said oh this study here
48:10
shows that these monkeys died and I said
48:13
we fed them all this week but they don’t
48:14
they leave out the the crucial part up
48:16
they suffocated these monkeys until they
48:19
all died it became retarded because of
48:21
the lack of oxygen and that’s where the
48:24
the drug war later was was reefer
48:26
madness all this was was all pushing
48:28
this all towards the seventies when
48:30
initially when eventually the the war on
48:33
drugs started with Nixon right and that
48:35
was like the landmark you’re gonna die
48:36
if you smoke weed I don’t know how in a
48:39
culture that prior to all of this was
48:42
using cannabis on the regular where the
48:44
founding fathers were were growing hemp
48:47
and cannabis by us specifically for the
48:50
use of hemp
48:51
for all of its uses and and so they
48:54
didn’t know a lot of them but then also
48:56
cannabis for medical procedures and all
48:58
these other things like how do you go
49:01
from this is a useful thing to all of a
49:04
sudden this is the the biggest evil the
49:06
world has ever seen
49:07
right and it’s bizarre yeah and it’s the
49:12
hypocrisy that I see for many of the
49:14
boomers that are out there they talked
49:18
about how bad marijuana is like
49:21
marijuana is terrible and I’ll be like
49:22
yeah did you smoke it
49:23
you’re absolutely yeah I smoked it right
49:27
and then they get like they much like me
49:30
they like start reminiscing and they’ll
49:33
be in those yeah that Allman Brothers
49:35
concert was pretty cool I used to come
49:39
home after a long day at work and I had
49:41
this really big puffy chair and I kind
49:43
of leaned back in I put my headphones on
49:45
and I get high and then I would put it
49:48
on side two of the Beatles Abbey Road
49:50
have you ever heard that album and I’m
49:52
like yeah I’d like all of the time and
49:55
then I’ll put that on I just kind of
49:57
lean back and close my eyes now listen
49:59
and whenever I was whenever I was
50:02
smoking the dope like I would hear
50:04
things that they I didn’t hear when it
50:06
wasn’t there and you know it was a
50:08
really good feeling you’ve heard right
50:16
it’s really bad for you it’s awful and
50:19
anybody that does it deserves to be in
50:20
jail because good people don’t smoke
50:23
weed because also Jeff Sessions just
50:26
take a Tylenol I I told my mother about
50:30
that one time and she did not believe me
50:32
that that happened and I sent her the
50:33
link and she goes because she she likes
50:37
Jeff Sessions and all that stuff and I
50:38
love my mom bleh
50:41
Jeff’s a jerk again I apologize for Jeff
50:47
yeah at this point there’s nothing
50:49
anybody can do Jeff Sessions and Jeff
50:51
Sessions oh thank god he’s not in office
50:53
anymore right I I was reading so likes
51:00
1970s nineteen Scylla so the 1930s was
51:03
actually when it kind of
51:05
sorry when everything’s first started
51:07
kicking off but the 1970s was Nixon
51:10
trying to end the hippies and he’s like
51:13
I’m just gonna have him all arrested
51:14
because they all smoke we men are coming
51:17
through right so since Nixon and the war
51:22
on drugs got started and Nancy Reagan
51:25
came out and she said oh you have to do
51:27
is just say no you know cuz that works I
51:30
mean it does like if you should say no
51:32
nobody’s gonna bother you also real
51:35
quick I’ve know everybody’s seen this
51:36
meme I am really disappointed by the
51:39
lack of free drugs I have been offered
51:42
as an adult that I was told as a child
51:46
was gonna happen and where’s all of this
51:50
Halloween candy I keep hearing about I I
51:53
couldn’t tell you how many times I was
51:55
having a boring-ass Halloween and not
51:58
one time as a kid while I was dressed up
52:00
as a ninja or a Dracula or any of these
52:03
others was I ever offered unwrapped weed
52:07
candies no and and god bless the people
52:10
that send that out there because man
52:12
that’s expensive great that is an
52:13
expensive trick to play on people yeah
52:16
like I don’t think the people that send
52:18
that out understand how much drugs
52:21
actually cost just for you to smoke it
52:27
it’s it’s way way cheaper that’s why
52:31
most people smoke it yes but for for an
52:33
edible and all this other stuff it my
52:36
god it is that is like you can blow a
52:40
paycheck on making a decent batch of
52:42
stuff okay and I’m not I’m not the guy
52:44
to make all that kind of stuff or do but
52:46
my god I’m one of the straight
52:49
straightest laced
52:51
libertarians you’ll see I damn near
52:53
don’t do anything I left my beer and the
52:55
in the fridge and it’s gonna drink it on
52:57
the show but I forgot it but it’s crazy
53:03
that all of these rumors keep circling
53:05
every single year and not one time has
53:09
anybody but I think there was the one
53:10
lady who got caught I’m handing out
53:13
brownies for free and a camera where it
53:16
was and when she got caught she had to
53:18
have
53:18
be a smile on her face right because
53:20
obviously she was high as hell but but
53:23
and people were going oh my god she was
53:25
tricking peoples actually if you look at
53:26
them what the article said she was
53:28
telling them this is an edible
53:29
it has wheat in it and people like oh
53:31
sweet great I will take that oh yes
53:36
please
53:36
but yeah so 2017 if you had to take a
53:40
guess you know we’re gonna say that’s 50
53:44
years ish after the drug war started
53:47
officially got kicked off how many
53:50
people died of accidental overdoses in
53:53
2017 from injecting the weeds from
53:57
injecting the weeds I’d have to say at
54:03
least negative three three people came
54:07
back to life or something
54:08
[Laughter]
54:11
that’s actually probably that’s probably
54:13
accurate for injecting beads but for any
54:17
other type of drug accidental drug
54:18
overdose how many how many deaths say in
54:22
50 years no just just in 2017 50 mm yeah
54:26
just in 2017 I would end died from it
54:30
not just had an OD and came back I would
54:32
say probably of 350 million roughly in
54:37
the u.s. I probably say maybe 10,000
54:41
would be pushing pushing my numbers 72
54:44
thousand thousand 72 70 mm don’t we a
54:49
bit more it’s like that’s why I also
54:50
preface 350 million people 72,000 72,000
54:56
people
54:56
yeah 72 most people died of diabetes
54:59
great now I would like to know cuz
55:03
that’s just a stat that I found on I
55:06
think it was on the DEA Zeit so 72,000
55:11
people I want to know the breakdown on
55:14
how many of these people died from
55:18
heroin cocaine how many of them died
55:21
from fentanyl how many of them died from
55:23
per skip prescriptions how many of them
55:27
died from you know I want to see the
55:29
breakdown on that 72,000 cuz it’s just
55:31
accidental drug overdose so this could
55:34
be things that doctors have been
55:35
prescribing this could be tainted drugs
55:39
this could I want to see the number I
55:41
want to see the number of intentional
55:43
overdoses that’s a good economy it’s a
55:46
very small number of the suicidal folks
55:48
but do you really have to put accidental
55:50
in front of that I don’t think there’s
55:52
not a whole population of people that
55:54
are trying to die doing the drugs
55:56
they’re just trying to escape a bad
55:59
situation generally right and I mean if
56:04
I’m gonna do it well I’m not gonna do it
56:09
but I mean if like that would be that
56:13
would let it go if you’re gonna go
56:17
doesn’t great that sounds like a much
56:21
better way to go than any other way yeah
56:26
by far and I’m not recommending we here
56:29
do not support the idea of you doing
56:31
that please don’t and definitely don’t
56:35
leave a note saying it was because of
56:37
Matt and Shane and as a person that and
56:41
I’m open about this that nearly
56:43
committed suicide back in the day stuff
56:47
gets better you can just leave all of
56:50
the stuff that’s bringing it down behind
56:52
it’s really awesome
56:55
whoops yeah it’s okay we had this great
56:58
picture of you with your sunglasses
56:59
there for a second nice yeah I’ve got I
57:02
got somebody calling me but yeah you
57:07
have like you lost a train thought now
57:11
anyhow yeah it gets better things get
57:15
better please don’t don’t commit suicide
57:17
it’s it’s honestly like you only got one
57:20
shot if you believe in reincarnation
57:21
fine you only have one shot in this life
57:24
do the best you can with it and I’ve
57:27
seen firsthand how bad source I can
57:29
affect the right I do your best to keep
57:33
keep holding on because you affect a lot
57:35
more people than you think yeah I like I
57:38
also came very I’m more than
57:41
contemplating but just shy of a 10
57:44
late I was I was right there in that one
57:48
one tiny from ten seconds of a time
57:53
period in which the contemplation and
57:55
attempt I was right there and yeah it
58:00
gets better it really does like think it
58:02
can you just have to be the one to do it
58:04
right you have to be the one to do it
58:06
nobody else can help you out of this
58:07
you’ve got to snap yourself out of it
58:09
you can’t but you can if you can call a
58:12
friend let them know do the best you can
58:14
to get out of it and contrary to the
58:16
jokes I’ve been making on this entire
58:17
show drugs aren’t the answer to fix it
58:19
like they actually will make it work
58:20
they will make it worse but but yeah
58:24
like yes it will definitely get better
58:29
now that now that we’ve given our
58:32
mandatory back to the drug war when you
58:37
said just say no by Nancy Reagan right
58:39
there’s an awesome clip for any Ron Paul
58:42
fans out there and I wish I could
58:44
remember than they had my memory of
58:45
specific people and all that stuff and
58:47
bad except for Ron Paul and Anslinger
58:49
apparently Ron Paul ran in 1988 I
58:54
believe it was as the Libertarian Party
58:56
the presidential candidate and he was on
58:59
this shona if I can remember the name
59:01
I’d tell it to you because it’s an
59:03
awesome clip and it’s literally him
59:05
sitting on this show a Jerry Springer
59:07
type show people yell at people’s at the
59:11
people on stage and the the Jerry
59:13
Springer type guy antagonizes dairy eggs
59:16
it all on because it’s it’s reality TV
59:18
back in the 80s people think that it
59:20
started in the 2000s and couldn’t be
59:22
more wrong and so this Ron Paul’s on
59:27
there and he’s telling people this guy
59:29
says just say no he said just say no you
59:31
say no don’t have the federal government
59:34
go around telling you what to do and
59:36
then this this kid who’s like he’s a
59:37
little overweight maybe in his 20s he
59:40
gets up there and he starts saying I
59:41
think I kind of insulted Ron Paul Ron
59:44
Paul goes you know what how about this
59:46
you think that we need drug how about
59:48
this why don’t the government come in
59:49
and tell you how to eat because
59:50
apparently you’re a little overweight
59:52
and you need to lose some weight and
59:53
what we’ll do is we’ll create a program
59:54
and it just it’s sold to this kid he
59:56
goes well
59:58
there is Ron Paul is so nice man Morton
60:01
Downey jr. according to spike Cohen
60:03
that’s what it was go and look up that
60:06
clip you’ve seen look up Ron Paul if you
60:09
haven’t heard of them and and then go
60:13
back and watch that it’s two totally
60:15
different people
60:16
if you are watching this show and this
60:18
is the reason you found out about Ron
60:20
Paul that will actually be the greatest
60:22
moment of my life right yeah like with
60:34
Trump recently in March talking about
60:38
making drug cartels terrorist
60:41
organizations right insane absolutely
60:45
insane they that would even there’s
60:48
people there’s people in your
60:50
neighborhood that would then be
60:51
connected to quote-unquote terrorism
60:53
there’s people you see on a daily basis
60:55
in that grocery store and otherwise
60:57
civilians American citizens that while
61:00
we’re all subject unfortunately to the
61:02
NDAA which if you don’t know you should
61:04
go look that up it’s insane insane
61:07
document and the Patriot Act and all
61:09
these others we’re already subject to
61:11
all of this stuff unconstitutionally as
61:13
it is which whether it be one thing or
61:15
another it’s unfit to exist if you
61:18
listen to Jason show you’ve heard him
61:20
give me a shout out on that but but
61:22
we’re already subject to all of this now
61:24
you’ll be subject to the drone strike
61:27
level animosity that the US federal
61:31
government shows towards terrorists yes
61:33
and now you can’t have there’s no knock
61:36
raids fuck a warrant these guys are
61:39
coming up and snatching your kid in
61:40
class and and your whole they’re gonna
61:43
investigate everything in life yes if
61:44
you’re looking at a domestic war on
61:48
terror the lights you’ve never seen if
61:51
this designation goes on it opens that
61:54
that big gaping hole to this this whole
61:57
idea it’s insanity yeah it’s in much so
62:01
much like when when Obama killed Osama
62:06
terrorism did not end weird we’re
62:11
you know it’s like oh yeah he’s dead
62:13
terrorism’s over yay we won no that’s
62:16
not what happened instead you had all
62:18
the different factions that had broken
62:20
off and splintered and Syria just
62:23
everything going on in Syria and
62:26
Hezbollah and Isis like just all Al
62:30
Queda and every everywhere everywhere
62:31
all of them had just fractured off into
62:34
all these different area all these
62:36
different factions each one apparently
62:39
crazier than the last and it’s just like
62:41
apparently Osama was one that was like
62:43
hey guys let’s uh let’s let’s calm this
62:46
down you you shut the hell up you shut
62:49
the hell up we’ve got a thing we got to
62:50
do it they say they get rid of him and
62:52
all of a sudden it’s splinters right and
62:54
and with that well people don’t
62:56
understand and I say this for the
62:57
conservative people that might be
62:59
listening the u.s. created Osama bin
63:01
Laden yeah the u.s. said they didn’t
63:04
birth them or anything um
63:05
the u.s. created al Qaeda as we know it
63:08
today the u.s. created Isis as we know
63:10
today what they did was when the Soviets
63:13
were attacking Afghanistan they armed
63:15
the Mujahideen which was the rebel group
63:17
in Afghanistan fighting against the
63:18
Soviet invasion because the Soviets were
63:20
known to just invade anybody they wanted
63:22
the territory up and that’s where that
63:24
sounds like some other country I know
63:26
that’s weird it’s like we lured them
63:29
into our their own Vietnam which is
63:32
exactly what they said they wanted to do
63:34
to the Soviets right so we gave Osama
63:37
bin Laden and friends all of it sounds
63:39
like a TV show now all of these were
63:42
SATCOM
63:43
ever Osama and Friends but so they have
63:54
all of this backing they’re the rebel
63:56
group in Afghanistan they grow
63:58
exponentially and they actually kind of
64:01
die off when we got into Afghanistan al
64:03
Qaeda if you listen to Scott Court and
64:04
he’ll say over and over again and and
64:06
he’s even got a book out time in war a
64:09
fool’s errand time to work in the war in
64:11
Afghanistan you can look all of this
64:14
stuff up al Qaeda in Afghanistan was
64:17
incredibly small was probably 400 people
64:20
strong we invaded they grew past 4,000
64:23
like exponentially because what we did
64:25
we killed the families of people that
64:28
are now desperate because their families
64:29
are killed now they just want revenge
64:31
they jump on any bandwagon that’s ready
64:33
to kill an American and we created all
64:36
of this
64:36
then we topple Iraq’s government as bad
64:40
as Saddam Hussein was much like Osama
64:42
bin Laden in that moment he was holding
64:44
some stuff together as terrible as he is
64:46
and so then the bath is party military
64:50
guys that now don’t have a job they hook
64:53
up with me now ex al Qaeda folks and
64:57
create Isis
64:58
that’s how Isis was so organized is they
65:01
had Isis fighters they were like that
65:03
were crazy as shit and the Baptist guys
65:05
were like God we know how to do crazy
65:06
shit let’s do this and then you had this
65:09
whole reign of terror and the u.s. if
65:11
you go and you look at Syria when I was
65:13
on the radio last year or so every
65:16
chance I got I tried to tell over and
65:18
over again conservative ask South
65:19
Carolina in Syria we are bombing areas
65:24
that help Isis and all these moderate
65:29
rebels we’ve been helping these
65:31
terrorists whether directly or
65:33
indirectly we’ve been helping them and
65:36
the best-case scenario is for us to
65:38
leave it alone lest it turn into Libya
65:41
where we have slavery now back in
65:44
fashion unfortunately yeah when you uh
65:48
when you said you know we’re we’re crazy
65:54
as shit and the Baths I said what we
65:56
like to do crazy shit let’s let’s do
65:58
immediately I was like man that’s like
66:00
my last three relationships see it’s
66:06
natural yeah I mean but you got to find
66:10
that right kind of crazy for you
66:11
you might yeah I’m pretty certain that
66:17
I’m gonna walk through TSA pretty much
66:19
every time I see I’ve never flown I just
66:23
assume at this point you know my
66:24
facebook post and I’m I’m on every nono
66:27
list possible so yes I get I get the
66:31
extended search a lot like they got word
66:34
they go through my bag every time it
66:37
doesn’t help that all we’re
66:39
like taxation is theft hat or shirt or
66:42
something or enemy of the state
66:44
definitely go well or socialism sucks or
66:47
something you know something along those
66:49
lines something that really let him know
66:50
one day I was in there socialism sucks
66:52
with an NRA hat on I don’t even like the
66:54
NRA I was just wearing it to piss them
66:56
off and yeah I I was there for a while I
67:00
almost missed that flight and I was
67:02
getting some dirty looks from some
67:03
people around me while I was sitting
67:05
there like just taking pictures and
67:07
documenting this thing in it crazy that
67:10
now like saying socialism sucks is
67:12
controversial I know it’s so weird but I
67:16
see what I want is I’ve never been on a
67:18
flight but I’m gearing up for the
67:20
eventualities of that and I’m ordering
67:22
soon the it’s not gay if it’s TSA shirt
67:25
so that I can opt out and make them
67:27
waste their time I’ll get there three
67:29
hours ahead of time so this dude can has
67:31
to feel me up to get me onto the plane
67:34
I’ll get a little something out of it he
67:36
gets the wasted time it would be great
67:37
it would be awesome right
67:38
my buddy uh Nick tumbly DS from us term
67:43
limits he posted today I believe that
67:47
was today I saw it today he posted it
67:49
any he goes TSA really didn’t like it
67:51
when I was getting the inner leg
67:54
pat-down when I said I’m getting the
67:56
full Biden experience good for you Nick
68:04
Tom bleed is your I still believe your
68:06
wife is fake but you know good good for
68:10
you for coming up with great jokes or
68:12
getting some from the TSA whatever I
68:15
mean one worked you know like I don’t
68:17
like Nick’s artwork at all but yeah but
68:22
in one of the speeches I was in
68:25
attendance for he said you know make
68:28
them make TSA do their job I show up
68:31
early I refused to go into the scanners
68:35
because TSA is going to do their job and
68:38
hopefully you know one of them will go a
68:40
little bit further and I’ll get a
68:42
rub-and-tug from the TSA agent and you
68:45
don’t even have to pay I know yours but
68:48
it’s prepaid I mean
68:52
you’re already paying for service yeah
68:54
it’s on currently you may as well use it
68:56
guaranteed that that if you start making
69:00
small noises little moans here and there
69:02
guaranteed they wrap it up pretty quick
69:04
look or you find a new friend yeah I was
69:07
gonna say I think that would depend on
69:08
the TSA agent if you start moaning like
69:12
showing like some sort of like enjoyment
69:14
in Italy it could last a little longer
69:16
than you had intended all right so oh
69:26
yeah so killing oboro-sama killing Obama
69:29
killing Osama didn’t in terrorism
69:30
killing cartel leaders or you know drug
69:33
dealers that you are now calling
69:35
terrorists isn’t gonna end drugs it’s
69:38
just gonna open up the market for more
69:41
drug dealers and terrorist leaders and
69:43
cartel leaders and everything else it’s
69:46
just gonna have people splintering and
69:48
battling for territories well you’re
69:50
also what you’re gonna do is you’re
69:51
going to create much like we saw with
69:54
the explosion in a population of
69:58
terrorist organizations Boko Haram and
70:00
all these others as we start messing
70:03
around in their neighborhoods and
70:04
killing innocent people and children and
70:07
people don’t understand this he was
70:10
under Obama we had a drone strike that
70:12
we threw at a wedding trying to kill a
70:16
terrorist and missed
70:18
we missed we didn’t kill him we killed a
70:21
hundred people and I am an anarchist I
70:24
shouldn’t be saying we but the American
70:26
government which is separate from the
70:28
country if anybody would like to know
70:30
that hit me up I’ll tell you um the
70:32
government itself shot this drum this
70:35
this drone strike in and killed a
70:38
hundred innocent people or innocent
70:40
people sure there might have been one or
70:41
two that would have been involved but
70:43
generally it was men women children
70:45
elderly young all these people
70:48
indiscriminately killed and then when
70:50
they noticed they missed they waited for
70:52
the funeral and then bombed that so now
70:55
if you want to bring that to the border
70:57
which if we have a border crisis as it
70:59
is right now
71:00
I notice the heavy quotations there um
71:03
get ready for drone strikes
71:06
sovereign Mexico you’re going to have
71:09
Mexico doesn’t allow the u.s. in there
71:11
often to do stuff they like to have a
71:13
lot of control but if it gets called a
71:15
terrorist organization you’re gonna have
71:17
a UN coalition up your ass in a minute
71:19
right and and now you have now you’ve
71:22
made the cartels in the terrorist
71:24
organizations now you have these
71:26
desperate individuals that will what
71:29
could have been just a regular person is
71:31
now radicalized not in Islam not in a
71:34
radical Catholicism or whatever they
71:37
would be down in Mexico it’s going to be
71:39
radical people that hate America because
71:42
not only has the drug war raped their
71:44
lands for 50 plus years now you’re now
71:49
you’re gonna have the war on terror
71:51
begin in their their back yards and now
71:53
you’ve multiplied with the the problem
71:56
it’s just it’s a recipe for disaster
71:59
and and to kind of wrap it it like to
72:02
wrap it all up the easiest way you can
72:04
fix all of this the easiest way you can
72:07
fix all of this is to legalize
72:09
decriminalize drugs here
72:11
allow them to be processed here allow
72:13
people to buy them you got the little
72:16
dude
72:17
noise in your ear I know that noise yeah
72:24
legalized and decriminalized allow it to
72:27
be manufactured here allowed to be sold
72:29
here without prescription without having
72:33
to get some special license from the
72:37
king saying yes you’re allowed to buy
72:39
these things are allowed to sell these
72:40
things and allow me to go into 7-eleven
72:45
and purchase my gram of cocaine or my
72:51
quarter ounce man I haven’t bought weed
72:53
in a really long time quarter ounce of
72:55
weed or I was like I don’t know what
72:58
that doesn’t come in grams does allow us
73:04
to go in the wall Walgreens or Walmart
73:07
and purchase these things because the
73:10
and again libertarians anarchists
73:14
whatever we don’t like taxes but but
73:20
I’m gonna boo you in a second I know I
73:23
know it’s just amount spent annually on
73:26
the drug war 47 billion plus 47 billion
73:32
plus if you were to do something so
73:37
against Liberty that you would tax me
73:39
for doing something that I enjoy doing
73:41
it is estimated that if drugs were taxed
73:46
at rates comparable to alcohol and
73:48
tobacco it would be fifty eight billion
73:51
dollars that is a swing of a hundred and
73:55
sixteen thousand dollars if masters no
73:58
106 about wait 106 billion dollars this
74:04
this is the part where the numbers start
74:06
going across your face yeah I try to do
74:08
the math right I’m like trying to do new
74:11
math now in my head Common Core math
74:15
common count of course really fucked me
74:17
up I don’t know what I’m doing right
74:18
yeah I’ve never even done yeah a hundred
74:20
and six billion dollar swing if you were
74:24
to tax it like alcohol and tobacco not
74:27
that I’m saying do it not that I agree
74:29
with it but that’s fucking retarded yeah
74:34
yeah it’s it and and again like I said
74:38
earlier if you look at like the Afghan
74:41
war and the money spent there on the war
74:43
on drugs you actually would save even
74:44
more presumably if you were also to
74:48
couple that with getting the hell out of
74:50
Afghanistan right and and all of the the
74:52
lead ends that happen there if you allow
74:54
pharmaceutical companies to start
74:56
growing poppy here uh recreationally not
75:00
recreationally but commercial or
75:02
recreational I don’t care if you want to
75:03
shoot a pair I want to do whatever the
75:05
hell you want to do okay and and and for
75:07
those that might be new to
75:08
libertarianism if you’re listening this
75:09
good on you for sticking
75:11
I guess this far with it with this
75:13
episode there’s been some crazy shit but
75:16
the whole idea of ending the war on
75:19
drugs is not so that we can all go down
75:21
to the corner store and get whatever no
75:26
what it is is this is a health crisis
75:28
there are people addicts that are
75:30
dealing with issues that we could better
75:33
serve
75:33
instead of arresting them and throwing
75:35
them in jail we could be helping these
75:37
people if you look at my favorite one is
75:39
Portugal in 1995 which is wild when you
75:42
think about how long the war on drugs
75:44
has been going on here and how violent
75:45
it is they had and I believe it’s been a
75:48
while since I’ve cited this but one
75:50
percent of Portugal’s population wasn’t
75:52
was addicted to heroin and and again I
75:57
might be skewing these numbers but
75:58
they’re big numbers don’t even
76:01
tremendous numbers they’re huge huge
76:04
noses the best numbers that a Portugal
76:07
had huge huge hell and a huge addiction
76:13
problem pendous and we fixed it and and
76:17
so what they did was they they
76:19
decriminalized or they legalized the
76:23
usage of in caring and quantities to
76:26
quantity limit of all drugs all illicit
76:31
drugs and what they did is and I’m not
76:33
suggesting that we go along with their
76:35
full model but the idea remains the same
76:38
they use a socialist model for they
76:41
looked at it at a health crisis level
76:43
and they said these people are running
76:44
away from problems in their life they’re
76:46
unhappy why do people use drugs let’s
76:48
find that out why do they use drugs oh
76:50
well they want to kill people well
76:52
that’s not it that’s obviously not it
76:53
otherwise they would have been injecting
76:55
other people with drugs to kill them not
76:57
themselves um so what they found was
77:00
people were unhappy in their life they
77:01
didn’t have a good job they weren’t
77:03
educated they didn’t have anywhere to
77:05
live they were there all of these
77:06
factors so they created a government
77:09
programs to help subsidize those type of
77:12
ideas and they got the vast majority of
77:14
addicts to drop a habit clean up and be
77:17
better because not only did it take away
77:19
the coolness factor of doing drugs in
77:22
all of the young ones that were like oh
77:24
kid do a drug and I’m cool kid I’d do it
77:27
anyway right they took away that whole
77:28
veil they took away the the criminality
77:33
of it so whenever somebody used they
77:35
didn’t put them in jail and ruin their
77:37
entire life with a felony and you can’t
77:39
get a job now which is what we’re doing
77:40
in America so now the only job they knew
77:43
was drugs so now to feed their habit or
77:46
to now make
77:47
money for rent and everything else they
77:49
had to sell drugs so you have this chain
77:52
and they broke it and now they have a
77:54
better their police chiefs were all
77:57
against it um plenty of people came out
77:59
and actually caught up with him I think
78:01
it was a decade later with this article
78:03
that said how is it and those same
78:04
police chief’s for going man I thought
78:06
the hell the world was going to hell
78:08
whenever they said that this was gonna
78:10
happen we’ve actually seen crime
78:11
associated with drugs drop drastically
78:14
people stopped breaking into houses as
78:15
much they stopped my mug and people they
78:17
stopped trying to feed their habit and
78:20
they started trying to feed themselves
78:22
because they said oh this is a health
78:24
crisis not a criminal crisis right yeah
78:27
and that’s that’s one of the things that
78:29
likes you you hear it all the time
78:30
especially especially from people on the
78:33
right especially from conservatives
78:35
because I hear it all the time from
78:36
conservatives I have never heard a
78:38
liberal when I’m defending legalizing
78:40
all drugs like some of some of the
78:43
liberals will be like I don’t know
78:44
everyone I talked to in South Carolina
78:46
is like excuse me like someone would be
78:50
like I don’t know about heroin and
78:51
cocaine and I’m like well the way I see
78:54
it there is zero difference in between
78:56
coming home from a day of work being all
78:59
wound up and like you’re stressed
79:01
there’s zero difference in my mind of
79:03
sitting down with a glass of Jack
79:06
Daniels on the rocks and to take the
79:09
edge off or shooting a needle into your
79:11
vein to take the edge off I see zero
79:13
difference in those two things yeah now
79:16
everybody’s like yeah but people who
79:18
commit who do drugs commit more crimes
79:20
bla bla bla okay
79:21
well the crime isn’t doing the drugs the
79:24
crime is them breaking into the house or
79:27
them committing the mugging or them
79:28
committing the murder that’s the crime
79:30
not them doing the drugs if they if they
79:34
are addicts if they’re using have not
79:37
committed a crime they are not criminals
79:40
in my mind it is once they go on to do a
79:46
crime that if a sober person does it it
79:48
would also be a crime that is when the
79:50
crime then commences the crime isn’t the
79:54
act prior to the crime it’s the actual
79:58
crime and then the effects of it it
80:00
really it’s it’s same with
80:01
duis the drinking wasn’t the issue it
80:05
was the action of getting behind the
80:07
wheel it was the action of getting in
80:08
the wreck it was the result of their
80:11
decisions even’s not even scold alcohol
80:14
doesn’t kill people it’s the person
80:17
consuming alcohol that kills people or
80:19
themselves right and even still like if
80:22
you have a couple of drink like point oh
80:24
eight I blew past point oh eight like
80:27
that that was nothing for me yep that
80:30
was nothing and I would drive all the
80:32
time probably at point one or point one
80:34
two or three or whatever I don’t know I
80:36
would do that all the time the crime
80:39
isn’t driving intoxicated the crime is
80:44
committed when you actually break the
80:46
law get into the accident be like
80:49
whatever the crime is that you are
80:51
committing even though I don’t think
80:53
speed limit should be a thing but like
80:55
whatever the crime is that like if you
80:57
jump a curb and you wreck somebody’s
81:00
property if you hit somebody and it
81:03
kills them if you get into a car
81:04
accident yes in that case yes you have
81:07
now committed a crime if you’re
81:10
intoxicated and you get behind the wheel
81:12
of a car I honestly don’t think you’re
81:13
committing a crime right there I will
81:16
say and and I thought the same I don’t
81:19
think it’s criminal necessarily mmm-hmm
81:21
but because I believe in the
81:23
non-aggression principle a friend of
81:25
mine Brent de Ritter and for anybody and
81:27
I say this every time I mention him if
81:28
you don’t know Brenda read her please go
81:30
friend Brenda Ritter get to know this
81:32
guy he’s fantastic libertarian even
81:34
better person and he he opened my eyes
81:37
to a different side of the argument it
81:38
isn’t necessarily it shouldn’t be a
81:41
crime legally but it is a violation of
81:44
the non-aggression principle because
81:45
what you’re doing is you’re directly
81:47
putting other people in undue harm when
81:50
you’re driving on these roads and all
81:52
this if you’re on your private property
81:53
no big deal whatever you could be
81:55
endangering other people and they have
81:57
the right to stop you
81:58
that’s where you go with all this if a
82:01
guy is getting into his car and he’s
82:03
pissed drunk I have zero problem with
82:06
people trying to hold him back steal his
82:09
keys and keep him safe I’ve got zero
82:11
problem it’s the same thing as somebody
82:13
trying to jump off a bridge and stopping
82:14
them
82:15
what you’re doing is you’re trying to
82:16
defend that person or others from this
82:19
terrible action so I have I would much
82:22
rather have a situation where people are
82:24
tackling each other to keep them from
82:26
driving and not worrying about the
82:29
police getting involved and it being a
82:31
fight it’s an act violation it’s a
82:35
non-aggression principle violation for
82:37
you to do all of this and it should be a
82:39
community thing where that person is
82:41
ostracized that person is punished with
82:45
reputation in damages and and you can
82:49
mental mug shot nonsense that the
82:51
government does the community level
82:53
should be able to say this person did
82:55
this horrible act and we’re all banding
82:59
together to say that he’s not allowed to
83:00
do this that or the other because of
83:02
those actions and it just be personally
83:06
carried out because when people deal
83:09
with these issues they generally try to
83:11
keep violence out of the situation when
83:14
the when the government at any level
83:17
whatsoever gets involved in anything
83:19
there is always and I said this earlier
83:22
every law I said this in a Facebook post
83:24
you actually owe you I believe that you
83:27
said this on our show on – Mike show on
83:30
Tuesday and I said it on the air yeah I
83:32
know I know yeah go ahead say yeah sorry
83:34
laws only create more criminals that’s
83:37
all they do
83:38
they do not prevent anything otherwise
83:41
you could just say don’t don’t murder
83:44
and it will murders already illegal and
83:46
it happens anyway you didn’t actually
83:47
prevent anything all you did was make it
83:50
a crime that’s fine with murder but when
83:52
it comes to personal actions and such
83:54
what you’re doing is you’re creating a
83:56
criminal and and again alcoholism is
83:58
generally a health issue it is not a
84:01
it’s the same as a as a drug issue it’s
84:04
not a just murderous Act it’s not the
84:06
act of consuming that’s the problem it’s
84:08
the actions post that and and when the
84:12
government gets involved at any level
84:13
any law is backed up by the threat of a
84:16
cage and at the point of a gun now if
84:19
you’re gonna say that you’re for a law
84:20
and Alabama I’m looking at you my home
84:22
state or machined I’m a pro-life
84:25
libertarian and you’re making me argue
84:28
and Ken
84:29
a anti-abortion ideas because when the
84:33
state gets involved all you’re doing is
84:35
pointing a gun at people and a law is
84:37
the laziest way to enforce your opinion
84:39
the best way to do it is to try and
84:41
change the culture and talk to somebody
84:43
about it try to have a conversation stop
84:45
screaming yelling at people
84:47
try and show them what you’re talking
84:49
about by having a gun pointed at them
84:52
what you’re doing with this law is
84:53
you’re saying I am too lazy and don’t
84:55
care enough to go out into my community
84:57
and try to convince somebody in my
84:58
opinion so what I’m going to do is
85:00
convince enough of us to create a law
85:03
where armed thugs run around and enforce
85:06
my will on others and that in a nutshell
85:08
is what government is in every single oh
85:10
absolutely
85:11
I will anybody that won’t you can’t be a
85:15
min artist after that right yeah anybody
85:17
that watches the show knows that I
85:18
possibly could not have said that
85:20
anybody doubtful I’m not a great man
85:25
with words right spill out yeah I mean
85:27
that’s what mine do too except mine have
85:29
a lot of like and well you know so but
85:32
and I thought while I was on the radio
85:37
people would call in and on air there
85:39
was a guy named woody and I loved him to
85:41
death
85:41
I wish I could meet up with him he only
85:43
listens to radio has no technology he
85:45
would call and say stop saying like come
85:50
on man we’re live stop yelling at me I
85:53
just got broke into the habit for a
85:55
while yeah I I need spike to do that to
86:00
me but that would just our show already
86:03
tangents off way too often that if we
86:05
started like cutting me I mean like this
86:08
one yeah weird right what’s funny is
86:12
normally on this program it’s a much
86:14
more streamlined show where you know we
86:17
kind of just stick to the whatever issue
86:19
was previously agreed upon and you and I
86:21
have just been like Bing Bing well when
86:25
it when it comes to these issues there’s
86:26
never and and I want to give a shout out
86:29
to Hannah Cox she I I didn’t catch it
86:32
live last week dude she was my spirit
86:35
animal in that moment yeah I was just
86:36
listening to what she was saying I was
86:37
like oh she said it and I couldn’t there
86:40
was no way I could put those words out
86:42
like she
86:42
I I feel bad about that show because I
86:46
was not at my best on it but anybody who
86:49
has not seen last week’s episode which
86:51
was episode 36 yeah
86:54
episode 36 Hannah Cox gets writer’s
86:57
block she talks about the death penalty
86:58
and she said she puts forth these
87:03
arguments against the death penalty that
87:04
if you are on the fence about the death
87:07
penalty if you think the death penalty
87:09
is a good idea
87:09
or if you just want to learn how to
87:11
debate against the death penalty watch
87:14
this show
87:15
she killer crushed it no pun intended on
87:20
the killer right she crushed it she was
87:25
so good well I think one of the reasons
87:28
why you and Spike in and now you and I
87:31
have such a hard time staying
87:33
streamlined with these is the problem
87:35
with libertarianism is it’s not a bumper
87:37
sticker taxation is theft people don’t
87:38
really understand what we mean by that
87:40
in the Fed they don’t know what we mean
87:41
by that we have to explain it there’s
87:43
too much complexity the worst part about
87:45
libertarianism is that once you find out
87:48
all of these things you realize oh shit
87:50
they’re all connected every single issue
87:53
is connected to the next and the next
87:54
and the next and the one I didn’t bring
87:56
up and I made myself not is the reason
87:58
why boomers are so indoctrinated is
88:01
because they all grew up with the
88:02
brand-new Department of Education and
88:04
now we are the ones that are having to
88:06
deal with the end result of Department
88:08
of Education and the dumbing down of
88:10
society No Child Left Behind in the rest
88:12
there’s a reason why when I graduated
88:14
now age myself a bit 2010 from high
88:17
school I didn’t know jack shit about a
88:20
thing but I could tell you all about the
88:22
Pythagorean theorem I didn’t know how
88:24
government worked
88:24
that’s a squared plus B squared equals C
88:26
squared BAM nailed it
88:28
but now I’m afraid these kids won’t even
88:30
know that which maybe that’s the better
88:32
part right but you have government
88:35
whenever it gets involved their truancy
88:37
and all this other stuff that’s a gun
88:38
pointed at the kid and the parents head
88:40
you have the DEA that’s a gun at anybody
88:43
they think might be now a terrorist it’s
88:46
it’s everything that they do is we who
88:49
can we point a gun at now right so you
88:53
were the one you were the one that kept
88:54
asking about what kratom is right
88:57
no cava because I was you okay you’re
88:59
asking about saying cava and I was like
89:01
is this is this some Russian meddling
89:03
saying no this coming so kratom it’s
89:08
it’s the leaf of the kratom tree I’ve
89:11
explained this on the show a bunch I’m
89:12
gonna do it again the leaf of the car
89:13
Atem tree it comes from Southeast Asia
89:15
the the tree the leaf is dried out
89:19
ground up pulverize turned into a powder
89:21
and space it’s made like a tea now it
89:24
has some really great effects if I was
89:27
at work right now I would not say what
89:29
I’m about to say because of legal
89:31
reasons but since I’m not at work not
89:33
I’m not working at the kava bar I can
89:35
say it here it it attaches itself to the
89:39
opiate opioid receptors in the brain it
89:42
gives you extreme euphoria many people
89:47
compare it to taking opiates I don’t
89:52
I’ve taken a lot of opiates in my life
89:55
of varying degrees it’s not like that
89:59
but a lot of people will compare it the
90:01
DEA decided at one point to ban it and
90:05
they they didn’t know what it was and
90:07
they said hit with a stick right they
90:10
they decided to ban it and they’re just
90:13
and so are sorry that they decided to
90:16
ban it based on the recommendation of
90:17
the FDA the FDA said we need to get rid
90:19
of this let’s ban it so they made it a
90:21
Schedule one they put a 30-day stop on
90:23
it and made it Schedule one during those
90:29
after the 30 days I believe it was on
90:31
day like 32 or 33 that they reversed
90:33
that scheduling the first time the DEA
90:36
has ever reversed a scheduling in their
90:39
history and I was lucky enough to be one
90:43
of the ones fighting and like that was a
90:45
huge win for us during those two or
90:50
three days where it was a Schedule one
90:52
banned substance me and countless of my
90:59
friends were all felons if we had been
91:03
arrested all of us now 30 days prior nah
91:09
two days later not a felon during that
91:13
48 to 72 hours if we had been arrested
91:16
we all would have been felons laws do
91:20
not stop people from doing things they
91:22
just create criminals for things that
91:25
shouldn’t be a crime yeah it’s an
91:31
unfortunate cycle in and like we’ve said
91:34
everything’s connected part of the
91:36
kratom fight was veterans for kratom I
91:38
remember seeing that was where I first
91:40
heard about it hell is this it’s
91:42
essentially if you already said it’s
91:45
essentially a tea it depends on how you
91:47
want to ingest different things you can
91:48
do pretty much damn near anything with
91:50
it but these veterans were using it to
91:53
treat PTSD as people use a LSD you know
91:59
and various other drugs psychoactives to
92:02
try and cope and they’re now finding and
92:05
i think it’s in the UK that on small
92:10
micro doses of LSD are helping to
92:13
reverse the signs of PTSD and they’re
92:16
finding that it might be repairing brain
92:20
damage
92:21
neurons I it’s the shriveled up and dead
92:26
ones from from depression and just lack
92:28
of just any sort of issue that they’re
92:32
having in the brain they’re finding that
92:33
it might be helpful in regenerating
92:36
essentially portions of the person’s
92:38
brain that can bring them out of a
92:39
depression or PTSD lifestyle essentially
92:43
so now you have veterans at 22 by the
92:45
way it’s 22 suicides a day they just had
92:48
what was it a full-bird colonel was it
92:51
that blew his brains out in the in the
92:54
waiting room of the Virginia VA I think
92:57
it was I can’t remember exactly but it
92:58
was a they they’re killing themselves in
93:01
the VA hospitals and the parking lots to
93:04
try and draw attention to it because
93:06
they’re so desperate they’re trying to
93:07
help somebody else by killing themselves
93:08
it’s the the monks in China Durant I
93:12
want self-immolating it’s it’s please
93:14
somebody pay attention to this you have
93:16
this cry for help and what you have from
93:19
the government and from specifically AOC
93:21
and I’ll
93:23
hey donor real quick what is it what’s
93:25
what’s funny Chris Chris Reynolds Chris
93:27
Reynolds it doesn’t get lost I’ll bring
93:31
it around but she says it’s totally fine
93:35
they’re trying to fix this for the
93:37
insurance agencies right why at 22 even
93:40
if it is fixing it for the
93:41
pharmaceutical companies at 22 suicides
93:44
a day in the veteran community after
93:46
they were promised all this help and all
93:48
these things you throw them out in the
93:50
the worst wars we’ve ever fought they
93:53
continue a 17-year war in Afghanistan in
93:56
Iraq and and you have these guys come
93:59
back missing limbs missing mental
94:02
faculties missing all sorts of things
94:04
their personality is gone and this
94:07
government that promised them the world
94:09
the only thing they can seem to figure
94:11
out how to do for these guys send them
94:13
to college that’s about the only the GI
94:15
Bill is about the only thing that
94:17
they’ve been able to figure out and all
94:18
they do is just Tiffany type some
94:20
numbers along and the Fed just tossed me
94:22
aside right and but but you have this
94:25
this crisis all around and the only
94:27
answer that your government can give you
94:29
is violence spike says so saying you
94:33
graduated 10 years ago doesn’t aid you
94:35
jerk look everybody thinks that I oh my
94:41
god I almost fired a kid once because I
94:43
somebody had she how old are you I was
94:45
like how old do you think I am and he
94:47
said 41 look bright and at the time I
94:50
was like I’m 25 like you’re fired get
94:52
out you’re done I don’t need you here so
94:58
I spike and I are obviously very young
95:03
very very very young but both of us are
95:05
significantly older than you I couldn’t
95:09
go so yeah nobody can that’s why I never
95:12
say my age is because nobody knows like
95:14
I don’t know how old I look I know how
95:17
old I am and that’s how old I look to me
95:19
but then I saw what you did as you did
95:21
the the Keith Richards Fountain of Youth
95:24
right yeah we’re through the addiction
95:27
you mummified mm-hmm the youthfulness in
95:30
your body so now you’re just gonna aide
95:31
hey man you might be around longer than
95:34
Keith Richards who knows hey you know
95:36
if I’m in a race with Keith Richards I’m
95:38
feeling pretty good about it but um yeah
95:44
like normally this is an hour show but
95:46
there’s been too fun so like we’re way
95:50
crap but whatever like you this has been
95:54
one of my favorite shows that I’ve ever
95:55
done it’s been a great conversation I
95:57
appreciate it ya know you were always
95:59
welcome back on if you want to do a show
96:02
on Mondays and Fridays I’m thinking
96:05
about getting rid of the guy that we
96:06
have doing it now and whoever whoever he
96:09
is the guy with not the great beard well
96:15
actually uh and I already threw my lot
96:18
in with them he and I have been tossing
96:21
around and eventually we’re going to get
96:22
around to it once I find time I had to
96:26
take the day off to be able to do this
96:27
unfortunately so I’m working on it but
96:29
uh he and I are working on a side
96:31
project we might be doing a podcast
96:33
sooner rather than later yeah yeah
96:36
actually we can get that rolling yeah he
96:38
actually mentioned that to us at the
96:40
onset of us bringing him on and I was I
96:44
was like yeah bring yeah definitely
96:47
bring Shane on because he’s going to be
96:48
somebody people want to listen to Oh
96:51
Jason I’m kidding I just yeah Jason I’m
96:54
kidding you’re great I love you don’t
96:57
ever say anything bad about baseball
96:59
ever again and I heard that moments
97:05
before I started this show and I was
97:07
like oh he’s getting torn up today I
97:11
almost fired him in our group chat your
97:15
dare you insult baseball hugs I also
97:19
hate how dare you insult Baseball
97:21
America’s pastime I have a tattoo for
97:25
the Red Sox just I’m so sorry
97:28
it’s world champs baby it finally four
97:35
times this century this century it’s a
97:38
look you’re beating the Cubs damn right
97:41
yeah we’re beating the crap out of a lot
97:44
of teams right now we have more
97:46
championships since 2000 than the
97:48
Yankees and
97:51
yeah that’s fair I do hate see I’m one
97:54
of those people that I hate popular
97:56
teams just because the fans annoy me hmm
97:59
so New England teams usually usually get
98:01
it but I am for whatever reason a
98:02
Celtics fan don’t know why that’s weird
98:05
so like I told you earlier I was born in
98:08
LA so when I was like I’m a Rams fan and
98:13
everybody knows about our awful history
98:15
and well and you’re cheating of last
98:18
year we didn’t cheat brother we cheated
98:22
we did not hit my boy we did not cheat
98:26
the refs mr. call that had nothing to do
98:29
with LA as long as you can actually
98:31
admit that on occasion the refs missed
98:33
that call I will say it all day long the
98:35
refs missed that call any time somebody
98:38
calls the Rams cheaters I’m like no they
98:40
didn’t they did not change that was a
98:43
cheap shot and I hate it and you stole
98:46
the Super Bowl from us we would have won
98:48
the whole damn thing the refs stole the
98:50
Super Bowl from you and but I remember
98:57
the zebra not throwing the flag so okay
99:03
well we can also talk about we can also
99:05
talk about the delay a game that wasn’t
99:07
called we can talk about the fumble that
99:09
wasn’t called like neither one yeah well
99:17
I felt violated so how you won yeah but
99:22
I might not have in the moment in the
99:28
moment I did not know that the rams were
99:30
gonna win but I was actually in a small
99:36
bar and outside of Atlanta watching that
99:43
game and there was this horrible
99:45
horribly looking redneck with the hard
99:49
landing teeth cheering on your team in
99:54
spite of me and my dad we were sitting
99:56
in there I’ve got my Drew Brees Jersey
99:58
and my hat and I’ve got I’ve got gloves
100:01
I got
100:02
I mean I’m decked I’m
100:03
decked out of my Saints here and she
100:06
didn’t she didn’t care and so she looked
100:08
over and saw us cheering on a touchdown
100:10
and then I said she goes and sounded
100:14
like her husband and it was just oh my
100:17
god the small podunk town in a camera
100:20
what it was called we went to a place
100:21
called Godfather’s and the only reason
100:22
why he went there is because we like the
100:24
Godfather movies so we went there and
100:26
just had the worst time and it wasn’t
100:29
Godfather’s Pizza was it no no it was
100:33
just a small bar called like Godfather’s
100:35
or something but it was a that trip was
100:39
actually my my grandmother had passed
100:41
away so I was like oh maybe we’ll have
100:43
some happy I never mind Emma latch is
100:45
ruined this is an awful trip none of
100:47
this is great so you know like we were
100:51
talking before the show yeah born in LA
100:53
my dad my dad has been a Rams fan his
100:55
entire life and the Rams went to the
101:00
Super Bowl in 1979 against the Steelers
101:02
and they lost I was not alive for that
101:05
two people but since then my dad and I
101:08
watched we watched the 99 Super Bowl
101:11
where we beat the Titans together we
101:13
watched in 2001 when we lost to the
101:15
Patriots together and we haven’t been
101:17
back since until this year now this year
101:20
we were getting really excited we were
101:22
gonna want you know we we were gonna
101:24
watch the Super Bowl together one of his
101:27
friends unfortunately passed away like
101:29
the week before like the week before the
101:32
championship game and the funeral was
101:35
over that weekend so he was gonna go
101:38
spend time what was that Florida – the
101:43
booty move that I had pulled there bugs
101:47
like I’m so terrified of what that was
101:49
cuz that was that was heavy um let’s see
101:53
what you did was you made me remember
101:55
all of this stuff right I’ve got the
101:56
voodoo doll under the table right kick
101:58
it
101:58
god no it’s just it’s it’s just there
102:00
and I don’t know what it was um but so
102:05
his friend passed away so we didn’t get
102:06
a chance to watch the Super Bowl
102:07
together that year so knowing this going
102:09
into it us watching that game was our
102:13
Super Bowl like that was me and my dad
102:16
doing our bonding time
102:17
watching that game together knowing we
102:19
weren’t going to be able to watch the
102:20
Superbowl and it in that moment in in
102:25
those final moments of that game in
102:28
overtime where we won and you remember
102:33
it and but in those moments like it was
102:39
one of the most pure moment like my dad
102:43
and I all we do is argue politics now
102:45
he’s a conservative boomer right so I
102:47
try to stay away from politics with him
102:50
whenever I go over but eventually he’ll
102:51
go what do you think about what Rand
102:53
Paul said about trade and Trump and I’m
102:55
like oh god okay you brought this on
102:57
yourself all right here we go let’s do
102:59
it
102:59
but on this day on this day Rams first
103:03
Saints NFC championship 2019 we didn’t
103:07
talk politics we didn’t bring up any of
103:09
that stuff the two of us sat down and we
103:11
watched a football game as father and
103:13
son like even better than felt like it
103:16
was two best friends watching a football
103:18
game together enjoying every single
103:21
moment of the game and just feeling like
103:26
nothing none of the stuff that came
103:28
along with everything else in the world
103:31
mattered and while I do feel because
103:34
what my best friend in the entire world
103:35
is a huge Saints fan he hates the Rams
103:38
now for the cause my god because they
103:40
cheated no they didn’t but it was
103:44
against the rules not to cheat but in
103:47
every team cheats every game thanked
103:50
news yeah didn’t you guys like get
103:56
banned from the playoffs or something
104:02
propaganda and their artificial noise in
104:07
their stadium right Greg Williams was
104:09
artificial let’s not ever forget no
104:14
matter what happens in life but Falcon
104:16
blue at 28 freely we will never forget
104:19
that but like in them like in that
104:24
moment knowing that my best friend in
104:27
the entire world was going to be really
104:28
upset
104:33
that he was gonna be upset at me for
104:38
this moment for me and my dad to not be
104:40
fighting about whether or not we should
104:42
be fighting the longest war in American
104:44
history or whether or not I should be
104:46
allowed to go out and buy marijuana or
104:50
cocaine from a 7-eleven if I want to or
104:52
if we should be doing the tech imposing
104:59
the tariff sunshine none of that stuff
105:02
matters in that moment on that day which
105:04
made it one of my favorite football
105:05
games ever even though they did miss
105:07
that call and you cheated I guess to
105:14
wrap the whole idea up is everything
105:16
we’ve talked about all the horrible
105:18
awful things and the wishes we have for
105:21
making the world a freer and better
105:23
place that it doesn’t matter where you
105:25
come from sports and these bread and
105:28
circuses if you’re not interested in it
105:30
we’re not interested in it go knit in a
105:33
circle give a damn but we’re all humans
105:36
and we all coexist all at the same time
105:39
and all of the things that you see this
105:42
right here your show is alternative
105:44
media is what they would call it and and
105:45
what you have here is an exploration of
105:48
an idea instead of an indoctrination of
105:50
the idea instead of trying to eat you
105:53
good with the bug yeah I’m just curious
105:55
on what it was like a really wondering I
105:58
told you you made me mad about the damn
106:00
game I mean I’m looking around and that
106:02
that is a very valid possibility if I
106:06
could pull the doll out remote of the
106:07
table be lawyers but keep in mind that
106:11
when you hear all of these celebrities
106:13
and all the pundits they all talk about
106:15
this racism is rampant and all these
106:18
sexism and all the rest of it go outside
106:20
go look at your fellow man in the face
106:23
and realize that it’s not as bad as
106:25
they’re making it up it’s not yes
106:26
there’s awful things going on in the
106:28
world there’s hate there’s all sorts of
106:30
things but in America if you’re making
106:33
here’s the thing in Bernie Sanders would
106:35
hate this to seize the 1% of America if
106:38
you’re making about $33,000 a year
106:41
annually
106:43
prior to taxes you are the 1% of the
106:46
world the one person you you’re the one
106:49
before
106:50
you’re the 1% of the world in America
106:52
the poorest person that we have here has
106:55
a smartphone
106:56
I mean barring the people that are
106:58
homeless and the rest but your poorest
106:59
person living living in in section 8
107:02
housing has a smartphone has technology
107:04
has access to the Internet by a library
107:07
or such we have it so great here and
107:09
what the reason why libertarians talk so
107:12
negatively is because we see this
107:15
country and the communities going down
107:17
the path that leads to the Soviet Union
107:20
to Venezuela to Afghanistan to Mexico
107:23
and Mexico City and all the cartels we
107:25
see these issues from all of history and
107:28
we go please let us not go the way of
107:31
the Roman Empire
107:32
okay lits and I would rather it be
107:34
secession all around the earth July
107:36
thing but we have the possibility of all
107:40
of us coming together and being good to
107:43
one another and that’s really what we
107:45
can we can do if we stop with the
107:47
partisan bickering and we start talking
107:49
about the issues without the vitriol and
107:51
the hatred right if I punch you in the
107:53
mouth
107:53
you are not gonna want to listen and the
107:55
next thing I say you’re gonna be
107:56
swinging next so it makes no sense to be
107:59
hitting each other verbally over these
108:01
things let’s talk about it let’s create
108:03
a conversation let’s be positive about
108:04
it and when it’s all said and done we’re
108:07
all passionate about what we believe in
108:09
but let’s be open-minded to new data and
108:11
new new ideas that I was having a
108:13
conversation at the bar the other day
108:15
the kava bar the other day
108:17
not the bar bar but I said that the
108:20
greatest lie that we have told everybody
108:23
is that you cannot discuss religion and
108:27
politics out in public because that has
108:29
made it taboo
108:30
now you’re defending now you’re
108:33
defending yourself like you’re defending
108:35
your core belief system and you’re and
108:39
when somebody attacks it you feel as
108:41
though they are attacking you you need
108:44
to be able to have these conversations
108:46
out in public you need to be able to
108:48
talk about these things in public
108:49
without insulting the person in front
108:52
like if I am having a conversation with
108:56
you and
108:57
something we disagree on which isn’t
108:58
gonna be much but like you and I I mean
109:01
it’s just not right but if we’re having
109:03
a conversation about something that you
109:06
that you and I disagree on if I come at
109:08
you and I’m like oh my god you’re
109:10
fucking retarded for believing that
109:12
immediately you’re gonna want to come
109:14
back and hit me back harder and that is
109:18
where the issue lies you need to be able
109:20
to have calm regular discussions like
109:24
you’re discussing your favorite movies
109:27
the greatest the and this is gonna be
109:30
for every dude out there who calls
109:32
themselves an Enzo the greatest pick-up
109:34
line in the entire world this has a
109:38
hundred percent success rate for me I
109:40
will say I haven’t tried it often but
109:43
it’s got a hundred percent success rate
109:45
because it takes a lot of guts to do it
109:47
if you walk up to a girl and you ask her
109:52
do you want to go home with me lead with
109:55
it do you want to go home with me but
109:57
you have to make it sound like you’re
109:59
offering her a piece of gum she will
110:03
look at you could at first she’ll be
110:05
shocked that you have the guts to do it
110:08
and then she’ll probably say yes or I
110:12
don’t know let’s find out a hundred
110:15
percent success rate that is how we need
110:18
to have conversations about politics in
110:19
bars
110:20
you can’t come at it like oh I’m gonna
110:22
attack this guy you’re not Ben Shapiro
110:24
trying to destroy the libs
110:26
you’re not the BBC trying to destroy
110:28
Benson ship hero you are two people at a
110:31
bar trying to have a conversation in
110:34
order to figure out what the other
110:37
person truly believes yeah well if you
110:41
if you treat each other with a baseline
110:43
of respect you can get a lot further I
110:45
have friends that still really disagree
110:48
with me right and I hold my ground and I
110:50
try to stay respectful it’s really hard
110:52
to do I’m not saying that I’m good at it
110:57
yesterday when I was talking about the
110:59
Fourth Amendment with different people
111:00
that I didn’t go you’re an insane moron
111:02
that you do this it’s easy to slip up
111:05
because it’s human nature that whenever
111:06
you find adversity as Larry sharp always
111:10
puts you hit
111:11
stick right it’s it’s really easy to
111:14
fall into those negative moments you
111:16
need to try and do the best you can to
111:18
to fight with positivity and ideas
111:22
rather than with fists and insults and
111:25
if you can if you can get that down one
111:27
you’d be a better person to me and two
111:29
you’d be a much better communicator than
111:31
anyone standing on a debate stage coming
111:33
in this next election you you would be
111:37
far what we sound like whenever we’re
111:39
shouting at each other is Donald Trump
111:41
going wrong and Hillary Clinton’s
111:44
fainting on state we all look ridiculous
111:46
when we’re shouting at each other but if
111:48
we actually come at people with respect
111:49
and we keep you I say radical stuff I’m
111:53
a radical libertarian I’m an
111:55
anarcho-capitalist I I believe
111:56
wholeheartedly that government is
111:58
inherently evil and I will tell anybody
112:01
that will listen about it and I leave
112:03
with and people will tell me on the
112:05
radio don’t ever tell people that you’re
112:06
an anarchist and I say why and politics
112:09
is a dirty word it’s a dirty profession
112:12
it doesn’t need to be a dirty work right
112:13
we should be able to have these
112:15
conversations and just because I’m
112:16
different and just because you’ve heard
112:18
things doesn’t mean that you should have
112:21
this negative connotation so my plan is
112:23
as I’m telling people I’m an anarchist
112:25
and all these things what I’m doing is
112:27
I’m breaking that mold I’m breaking that
112:29
idea and as you’re nice to these people
112:31
they hear anarchist and they think of
112:33
you when they hear anarchist they first
112:36
think of things on fire but when you
112:38
introduce yourself as an anarchist and
112:40
you be positive and you’re nice and
112:42
you’re persistent on your ideas but with
112:44
the respectful connotations towards
112:46
theirs they will then associate anarchy
112:48
with how you act and when you tell them
112:50
that my version of anarchy is being like
112:53
I am kind I work with people I trade
112:56
with people bah blah blah people
112:59
wouldn’t know I’m an anarchist that
113:00
people don’t know I’m a Christian
113:01
because it’s a personal thing for me but
113:03
I will tell them openly I am both of
113:06
these because I want them to associate
113:08
those words with what I’m bringing to
113:11
the table not what somebody else told
113:14
them about it right and you can break
113:16
that mold each and every one of us if we
113:19
just have a conversation with one person
113:20
a day you might be able to inspire and
113:23
anybody could do it
113:25
the next Ron Paul which thank God that
113:27
he’s still alive and I hope we find
113:28
another really soon um because he’s
113:31
80-something years old and we’re getting
113:34
to that era where who’s gonna fill that
113:36
void well we all need to fill that void
113:38
we all need to sit there and say these
113:40
are things we believe in so much that we
113:43
are willing to be shunned initially said
113:46
said crazy things about us later and
113:49
then in being loved by by generations to
113:53
come and it could just be two people
113:54
that that you’re affecting or it could
113:57
be a hundred or a thousand you never
113:59
know who you could who you could be
114:01
talking to no chats coming on Spike hi
114:08
I’m Shane Sweeney I want people to be
114:10
nice to each other herder oh no you’re
114:14
right actually walk in with a stick and
114:16
start poking people hey what do you
114:18
think
114:19
have you seen spike debate see I love
114:23
spike show because he’s always he he’s
114:25
like me he’ll get on a subject and then
114:28
roll on it and go what was I talking
114:29
about
114:30
yeah and then jump back into it yeah I
114:33
love like I love doing a show with Spike
114:36
is it’s it is just definitely it’s it’s
114:39
a ton of fun that like you watch us we
114:41
have I literally have more fun during
114:45
the two hours spike and I do that
114:46
program than the rest of the week and
114:48
this week I can honestly say that this
114:51
two hours I was not planning on two
114:54
hours but this two hours has definitely
114:57
compared to the two hours I did with
114:59
spike earlier in the week I appreciate
115:02
that ya know this honestly has been one
115:03
that this has just been great like I
115:06
keep going I should probably end this
115:07
but we just keep going and I’m like yeah
115:09
well this time hey well I mean they’ve
115:12
got everything they got the drug war
115:13
they got they got terrorism they got
115:16
sports talk I mean what else could we
115:17
talk yeah real housewives we we we
115:21
talked about abortion we talked about
115:22
relationships and fathers I told we
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talked about drugs we talked about
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terrorism I told them how to pick up
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women I think we have covered but I
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there’s not a single we kind of
115:35
discussed movies a little bit when I
115:36
said you know like you’re talking about
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movie
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like we kind of covered every single
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subject like umbrella that there is that
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I can think of right now well it’s
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because we’re all thinking of the same
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things we just talked about yeah that’s
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true don’t think of a pink elephant well
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again thank you for coming do you have
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anything you need to pitch I don’t even
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know uh well if you’re in South Carolina
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and you’re interested in getting
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involved with the Libertarian Party get
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in touch with me on Facebook you can
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find me I’m Shane Sweeney you can just
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put that it but make sure you spell it
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correctly SW EE n why it’s really it’s
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written right underneath your face and
116:24
they will screw it up anyway yeah
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everybody does I misspelled my name
116:29
unfortunately two times um I was not
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sober but then go to s CLP org and you
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can learn about the state’s platform I’m
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also a writer that I’m actually once I
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get off of here I’m gonna actually be
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writing about some of the things we’re
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talking about today for launchpad media
116:48
where a friend of mine Johnny rocket has
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a whole media group of tons of shows go
116:55
and look that up as well I just had an
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article come out where the principles
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over politics go go into launchpad
117:04
mediacom and and look that up but yeah
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outside of that hit me up if you’re
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interested in liberty outside of that
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now I really don’t have anything to push
117:14
I don’t have anything I do not do so
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much like I said I work 12 hours a day
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and I’m so passionate about this stuff
117:20
that any free time I have I devote a
117:24
good chunk of it to loving my fiance who
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I’m marrying later in November
117:28
congratulations and then thank you and
117:31
and doughnuts don’t congratulate her she
117:34
doesn’t know that it’s a it’s a trick
117:35
and that it’s actually a really I
117:37
thought you were gonna say she doesn’t
117:39
know it’s happening no clue but I spend
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so much time doing all these other
117:46
things that I believe so strongly in
117:48
these ideas that I spend every waking
117:50
moment that I can
117:52
outside of my obligatory survival things
117:55
and and my love for her talking about
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freedom talking about liberty and trying
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to just converse with people and and I
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don’t need people to be like me
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I just need them to start talking to
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each other about Liberty don’t be
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ashamed of it at Thanksgiving dinner be
118:11
the crazy uncle don’t be crazy and get
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drunk and start shouting at people but
118:16
be the crazy uncle that says heroin
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should be legal because we believe in
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people
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right that’s how you do it I believe in
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the good of people which is why I
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believe in Liberty yeah yeah I believe
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there’s a good side to people but when
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empowered they can be really evil right
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it’s sight every single government that
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that’s ever existed I’ve got plenty of
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evidence to back up my claims absolutely
118:40
yeah there’s tons of it most world’s
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largest terrorist organizations the
118:50
greatest terrorist organization that’s
118:52
ever existed bring it right back around
118:55
well again thank you so much for
118:58
everybody else you can follow us on the
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119:06
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119:08
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119:10
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119:12
waters media I feel like I’m forgetting
119:15
one but you can find this in every other
119:17
episode at muddied waters of freedom
119:19
calm
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Jason Lyons is taking the next couple of
119:24
days off so he will not be here Friday
119:26
or Monday
119:27
so enjoy your four-day weekend from us
119:30
and then next Tuesday we are gonna be
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back at 8 o’clock
119:34
ish for me and spike on muddied waters
119:38
of freedom then next Wednesday spike has
119:40
an all-new episode of my fellow
119:42
Americans and then next Thursday join me
119:44
here for next week’s installment of the
119:48
writer’s block Jason Jason Shane how
119:53
dare you I know that’s my bad your beard
119:55
is so much better your beer is so much
119:59
better I apologize um again thank you so
120:02
much I this has been great I’m gonna
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play the outro if you want to hang out
120:06
if not I also understand you’ve gotten
120:08
like three phone calls since we’ve been
120:10
on the phone or since we’ve been there
120:12
but uh oh you reset you son of a piece
120:16
of bastard yeah again
120:23
thank you any time you want to come on
120:24
just let me know you’re always welcome
120:25
will do mate all right everybody else
120:29
have a great weekend and we will see you
120:31
next week
120:32
enjoy the narcissist cookbook the song
120:34
is called good ship you


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