In this season’s final episode of Taking Liberties, Brad, Ian and Robert discuss the landscape of the presidential race, as well as updates on important Senate and international elections. We also bring up, then tear down, a novel new argument against the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. Plus, of course, this week in swag. [...]
Brad, Ian and Robert discuss the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, as well as why insurance is different than broccoli.
In this week’s episode, we slam the Republican primaries for their increasing boringness, discuss an upcoming Supreme Court case that will determine whether juvenile defendants can be given life sentences without parole for murder, and salute the man who ripped on Charles Murray. All that and more, with your dashing hosts Brad, Ian and Robert.
In our most heated episode yet, Brad, Ian and new co-host rob look at how Sen. Olympia Snowe’s retirement will complicate both parties’ efforts to hold the Senate, and Brad takes… surprisingly conservative positions on instant run-off voting and targeted assassinations, to the chagrin of his co-hosts. Plus the customary week in swag and Romney-bashing [...]
Romney makes a jerk of himself in Michigan, while Rick Santorum continues to… be Rick Santorum. Meanwhile, we discuss US v. Alvarez and the Stolen Valor Act – does the First Amendment protect your right to lie about military honors? With your hosts Brad Silverman and Ian Eppler, plus guest host Robert Black!
Mexican drug violence, online piracy, birth control and… mandatory rectal exams? All this and more on this week’s episode of Taking Liberties, with your hosts Brad Silverman and Ian Eppler. Special thanks to James Chin for helping get Taking Liberties available on iTunes!
This week on Taking Liberties, we speak to Knockout Barstool organizer Anna Siembor and Delaware student Brett Herskowitz, a Barstool supporter. We also spread some Santorum, discuss the politics of contraception, introduce This Week in Swag and more! With your hosts Brad Silverman and Ian Eppler.
We are living in a world today of great changes. Those who can conform to the changes have a bright future. But those who build dykes and dams to stem these changing tides will only be drowned in a flood of their own making. We must learn to face facts, especially the facts of these [...]
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals strikes down Proposition 8 in California, MIA gives Superbowl crowds the finger and ignites a debate on indecency and the First Amendment, Northeastern University students attempt to Knockout Barstool Sports – all of this and more on the inaugural episode of Taking Liberties, a new political podcast covering elections, [...]
It’s not hard to find someone who will tell you that many high school students in Massachusetts are not ready for college. But how hard is it to actually fix the problem? WBRU’s Eric Johnson finds out.