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Debt, Deficits and Spending Out the Wazoo: Thoughts from Maharrey Head 140

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” The Trump administration set an all-time record monthly budget deficit of $234 billion in February. I’ve actually had some people try to convince me this is somehow Obama’s fault — which is absurd. In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I dig down to the ugly truth. The federal […]

Sucky Strategy Sucks: Thoughts from Maharrey Head 139

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” For some libertarian purists, legislation is never good enough. If a bill doesn’t do absolutely everything that they want, they call it “watered down” and actively oppose it — even if it takes a small step forward for liberty. This is a sucky strategy and sucky strategies suck. In this […]

The Electoral College: Thoughts from Maharrey Head 138

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 presidential election revived the debate over the Electoral College. There’s a strong movement to do away with the system and replace it with a national popular vote. So, what’s the problem? In this Episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about the Electoral […]

The Death of the Limited Government Republicans: Thoughts from Maharrey Head 137

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” The limited government Republicans have gone the way of the anti-war left. They can’t be bothered with the Constitution because they are in control now. There are walls to build and liberty to impose. On this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about it. LISTEN Thoughts from Maharrey […]

Constitutional Tomfoolery: Thoughts from Maharrey Head #136

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” When it comes to the Constitution, most people want to have it both ways. They say the Constitution is important and should always be followed until it gets in the way of their political agenda. Then they engage in all kinds of mental gymnastics to justify unconstitutional actions they happen […]

Nullification Works! Even Drug Warriors Know It: Thoughts from Maharrey Head #135

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” During his confirmation hearing, U.S. Attorney General nominee William Barr basically admitted nullification works. He called the current system with states legalizing weed despite federal prohibition “backdoor nullification.” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about Barr’s comments, the states’ success in nullifying federal prohibition and what […]

Clarifying the Legal Status of Hemp and CBD: Thoughts from Maharrey Head #134

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” Hemp and CBD are now legal in all 50 states! At least that’s what most people think after the passage of the 2018 farm bill. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. There is still a great deal of confusion about the legal status of hemp generally and CBD in particular. In […]