My $256 Picture of the TSA

Coming to grips with harassment from government “security”

Both the invasiveness of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees and the willingness of people to tolerate such humiliating treatment continue to astound me. Last week, as I zigzagged across the United States, I had to deal with these employees more times than I care to remember. One occasion stood out, though, and led to an epiphany that bears considering—as I explained in the final segment of last week’s show.

Listen here or below (11 minutes):

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Educate Yourself in Economics

Walter Block, Antonie Ewing, and the UFM opportunity

Even a cursory study of economics at the university level reveals that the field is deeply fragmented. For a variety of reasons, there also appears to be a collectivist tendency within academia. That’s one reason why I’ve challenged the legitimacy of higher education, and that includes economics.

Walter Block, Mr. Libertarian, offers his advice on where to go to get a rigorous and insightful economics education. Plus, Antonie Ewing shares the valuable opportunity available at Universidad Francisco Marroquín in Guatemala.

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You Have Dreams… Introducing the LLI Free Enterprise Club

The Language of Liberty Institute is an organization I support wholeheartedly. Back in 2009, I attended and taught at one of their Liberty Camps in Sulejow, Poland, and I’ve been in touch with its leaders ever since. In fact, LLI cofounder Glenn Cripe joined me for the premier episode of The Stateless Man. More recently, in one of their Torch newsletters, I read of a new network they are initiating for LLI alumni and friends.

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My Favorite Obama Impersonation

Brad “the Butcher” Jordan of Food Riot Radio

Brad “the Butcher” Jordan of Food Riot Radio

If you’ve listened to a few Stateless Man episodes, you’ll have heard Brad Jordan, a frequent co-host of mine. The good news is that he now has his own show as well, which he co-hosts with his girlfriend, Sara “Foxy” Burrows (pictured together above). Food Riot airs on the Overseas Radio Network each Wednesday at 7pm Eastern, right after The Stateless Man, and is devoted to food freedom around the world.

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A New Place to Get Started with Political News and Commentary: Liberty Blog

Are you one of the many young, aspiring writers, eager to make a name for themselves? A few words of advice, from someone who has been there: Don’t do it the hard way, as I did. Don’t seek to go from zero to one hundred, from minimal experience to a full-time job.

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