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Taxation is (Definitely) Theft



By: Daniel Engerer “Taxation is theft!” remains the ubiquitous battle cry of right-libertarians and voluntaryists the world over. If there’s one phrase that sums up the thrust of their movements, TIT is IT. But…is taxation theft? This question is easy to answer. Definitions All we must do is determine whether or not taxation falls within the … Continue reading Taxation is (Definitely) Theft


FF026: Profit is Exploitation



Michael takes the offensive once again to attack Danny on his views that the all powerful invisible hand of the free market can solve the ailments of the world. Find out whether Danny has what it takes to defend against criticisms of capitalism like profits as exploitation, labor mechanization, child labor, and monopolies in our … Continue reading FF026: Profit is Exploitation


FF025: Real Heroes of Venezuela



“I usually tell my American friends that they take their liberty for granted because when we have liberty, we have everything, and we just don’t care. And it’s just about time, you know? It starts very slow, like a cancer. And when you know you have it, it’s too late. I’m talking about socialism.” Danny … Continue reading FF025: Real Heroes of Venezuela


FF024: Nations of Sanity



When Michael is away on a ski trip, Danny has a long-awaited conversation with listener and free society advocate Matt Sands. Danny and Matt review Matt’s “Nations of Sanity” proposal, a fellowship agreement for a free society that he claims can offer more clarity to the NAP. They also review a whole laundry list of … Continue reading FF024: Nations of Sanity


An Anarchist Walks into a Public Access TV Station…



With what must be the premise of an eye-rolling political joke, Michael is interviewed on a public-access television program called “Tough Talk with Taros” about Anarcho-Capitalism. In the thirty-minute interview, we talk about the basic tenets of the ethics, private solutions for public services, political activism, and more!


FF023: The Extreme Activism of James V. Baker



Danny and Michael are split in their opinions on the recent actions of gun activist and voluntaryist James V. Baker, who entered a Dearborn, MI police station armed with two firearms, a ski mask, body armor, and a camera to file a complaint. We have James on the program to talk about the incident, learn … Continue reading FF023: The Extreme Activism of James V. Baker


FF022: Black Guns Matter



With Danny off doing more important things than co-hosting our podcast, Michael rides solo in a conversation with Maj Toure, founder of Black Guns Matter. Maj sets the record straight on why we need firearms, how to responsibly own them, and debunks many common myths surrounding them. BGM Facebook BGM Swag Maj on Twitter FBI … Continue reading FF022: Black Guns Matter


FF021: Libertarians Hate Children?



Danny and Michael recruit Peaceful Anarchism’s Danillo Cuellar to take on the infamous chapter 14 of Ethics, a portion of Rothbard’s philosophy dealing with children’s rights that has received a considerable amount of attention since its publication. Along the way, they touch upon Kinsella’s body/property ownership distinction, Child Protective Services, spanking, and animal rights. Peaceful Anarchism … Continue reading FF021: Libertarians Hate Children?


FF020: When Morals Clash With Career



Danny and Michael invite Raeford Davis, a former cop turned critic of the drug war, onto the Flagship to talk about his experience on the force that led to his shocking realization of the malfeasance committed every single day by his own brothers in blue. Raeford’s Twitter Law Enforcement Action Partnership (LEAP) Blue Enmity “Murder in the … Continue reading FF020: When Morals Clash With Career


FF019: Your Political Spectrum Sucks



Danny and Michael discuss the failures of the single axis left-right spectrum to adequately map contemporary American politics. By introducing multi-dimensional mapping, the two believe the way Americans currently look at the nominal differences of left and right can be fundamentally altered to reflect real political differences. The distinction is as radical as B&W versus color! Nolan Chart … Continue reading FF019: Your Political Spectrum Sucks