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This episode: Del Pilar explores the differences between a conservative and a libertarian, the dysfunction of the Libertarian Party, and the Mises Caucus takeover.
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01:00 Perception vs. Reality
05:15 Libertarian Philosophy vs. Libertarian Politics
08:40 Libertarian “Golden Rule” vs. Conservative “Golden Rule”
10:45 Big John moved from conservatism to libertarianism
12:00 Buckley, Goldwater and Reagan as conservative icons
27:30 The events that pushed Big John from conservative to libertarian thought
32:15 Milton Friedman as Big John’s libertarian guide
34:30 Libertarian “a-ha” moment for Big John
42:30 Penn Jillette’s analogy on use of government coercion
45:30 The Mises Caucus
52:30 Mises vs. classical liberals vs. minarchists
53:30 William Weld: the spark that set of the Mises takeover?
59:30 Big John: positives and negatives of the Mises messaging
1:04:00 Most Americans are libertarian
1:09:00 Politics isn’t about ideas– it’s about winning elections
1:16:00 How did the Mises Caucus take control so quickly?
1:21:00 Big John hates the “Fiscally conservative, socially liberal” description of libertarianism
1:23:00 Dave Smith as a Mises mouthpiece
1:29:00 The curious case of Marc Victor and Blake Masters
1:47:00 Is the Mises Caucus courting the alt-right?
1:59:00 Democrats and Republicans conspire to keep third parties off the ballot
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