Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Liberty Line 3/30/11 Paul Verkuil and Shannon Goesseling

It's legal Wednesday on the Liberty Line as we delve deeply into the judicial arts. Former William & Mary president (and fellow W&M alumnus) Paul Verkuil stops by. He's currently chairman of the recently resurrected Administrative Conference of the United States. What's that? Find out on the show! They're doing essential work on improving the regulatory state!

Then, Shannon Goesseling from the Southeast Legal Foundation comes on to talk about their important non-profit work. SLF is a public-intersest CONSERVATIVE law firm, and they're currently suing the EPA over their attempts to regulate CO2 as a pollutant!

Monday, March 28, 2011

Liberty Line 3/28/11 Peter Suderman and Conn Carroll

Who visited the White House in Obama's first year more than any other high-level appointee? Why is Obama's "Basketball Buddy" so hell-bent on regulating the internet? Reason Magazine's Peter Suderman comes on the Liberty Line to talk about Julius Genachowski, the FCC Chairman, and their intense desire to bring the internet under federal control.

Then we learn about "The Foundry", the Heritage Foundation's blog side, from its founder and editor (and former NFIBer) Conn Carroll. We get his take on Libya and learn about Heritage's approach to new media (and the blogosphere).

Friday, March 25, 2011

Liberty Line 3/25/11 Wayne Grudem and Bob Dorigo Jones

Where do politics and theology intersect? From a spiritual perspective, what are the most important political issues facing the US today? Dr. Wayne Grudem, author of "Politics According to the Bible" comes on the Liberty Line to talk about these issues and more.

The, Bob Dorigo Jones from the Center for America comes on to talk about the 14th annual "America's Wackiest Labels" contest. Why do Americans need labels that say, "Remove children before folding stroller?" What impact does this have on our society and our economy? What can be done about it?

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Liberty Line 3/23/11 Matt Lewis & Tom Sullivan

On the Wednesday edition of the Liberty Line, we're joined by Matt Lewis of the Daily Caller and Tom Sullivan, former Chief Counsel for Advocacy at the Small Business Administration. Matt and Andrew talk about the 2012 Cycle and Matt's 10 Simple Rules for securing the GOP nomination. Then Tom and Andrew talk about Tom's Small Business Coalition for Regulatory Relief, and the US Chamber's Regulatory Conference.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Liberty Line 3/22/11 Rich Brake

Is there a relationship between collegiate education and civic involvment? A dearth of civic knowledge among the supposed cognoscenti? Dr. Richard Brake from the Intercollegiate Studies Institute comes on the Liberty Line to talk about their recent survey!

Friday, March 18, 2011

Liberty Line 3/18/11 Melissa Clouthier

Extended play on the Liberty Line today. We had so much to talk about with Melissa Clouthier, we did two full segments with her. We talk about FreedomWorks' Freedom Connector, the growth of the Tea Party movement, Melissa's many projects, and where she thinks things are going...

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Liberty Line 3/17/11 Adam Baldwin and Glenda Fu

The Liberty Line goes Irish for St. Pat's! After the Dropkick Murphys, we have conservative writer, blogger, and major Hollywood star Adam Baldwin join us. He talks about his libertarian beliefs, questions the meme about conservative bias in Hollywood, and answers Andrew's starstruck questions.

Then DC philanthropic activist Glenda Fu comes on to talk about the race for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of DC's 2011 Woman of the Year, as well as her background in PR and as a former model!

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Liberty Line 3/15/11 Tucker Carlson and Maloud Said

Heavy hitters on the Liberty Line this Tuesday. Daily Caller Founder and well-respected TV pundit Tucker Carlson comes on to talk about political journalism, the 2012 field, and the shared interest he and Andrew have in Vibram 5 Finger shoes.

Then Western Sahara Ambassador at Large Maloud Said comes into talk about the Sahrawi people--recapping Andrew's visit to the refugee camps in 2010. We discuss the current state of affairs in light of democratic revolutions throughout North Africa!

Monday, March 14, 2011

Liberty Line 3/14/11 Andy Harris Kathryn Lopez

The Liberty Line heads to Capitol Hill this Monday morning as we have on Freshman Congressman Dr. Andy Harris (R-MD). We talk about the spending showdown and just how well-informed the voters are these days. Then IFL friend Kathryn Lopez from National Review stops by to talk 2012 and just which candidates are going to fare where.

Friday, March 11, 2011

Liberty Line 3/11/11 JennyBeth Martin and Natasha Mayer

As NPR shows its true colors once again, the Liberty Line has Tea Party Patriots' own JennyBeth Martin on to give their reaction to NPR's display. Then, The Daily Caller's Natasha Mayer comes back to talk DC politics, and her efforts to raise her own personal "debt ceiling".

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Liberty Line 3/10/11 Julia Duffy and Ali Akbar

Post Mardi Gras fun on the Liberty Line as actress, comedienne and conservative activist Julia Duffy comes on to talk about her experiences as an underground conservative in Hollywood trying to come to the surface. Then conservative new media guru Ali Akbar comes back on the podcast to talk about website analytics, and to reveal to us a long-lost Langer idea, resurrected by Sen. Scott Brown, the tax payer receipt!

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Liberty Line 3/8/11 Mardis Gras with Myron

We laissez les bon temps rouler on Mardis Gras by having CEI's Myron Ebell join us. He talks about the award CEI bestowed upon Sen. Jim Inhofe for his work on climate issues, the state of the energy debate, and what he's been up to.

We'd had Jim Geraghty interviewed, but the gremlins of Mardi Gras interfered, and the interview's been lost to the ages - but enjoy the New Orleans Jazz, and have a hurricaine on us!

Monday, March 7, 2011

Liberty Line 3/7/11 Michelle Minton and Alex Weprin

Fascinating Liberty Line podcast today. We're joined by Michelle Minton from the Competitive Enterprise Institute to talk about Human Achievement Hour, 2011. Michelle touches upon some great inventions, and we even talk about how the regulatory state is encroaching on adult entertainment! Then, Andrew's cousin, MediaBistro's Alex Weprin, comes on to talk about the state of TV, and the hottest topic on the airwaves, Charlie Sheen. Alex sheds a unique light on Sheen's possible future (or lack thereof) on the small screen!

Friday, March 4, 2011

Liberty Line 030411

News and commentary on this Liberty Line podcast! First, we've got Newsbusters' Lachlan Markay dropping in to talk about his excellent work! Then Mark Newgent from the Examiner and Red Maryland comes by to give us an update on the Maryland Legislative session (and a bit on the Skins!).

Today we feature the music of the Stones!

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Liberty Line 3/3/11 Lee Doren and George Scoville

It's Classical Liberal Thursday as the Liberty Line podcast is joined by folks from the mainstay libertarian organizations in DC - CEI and Cato!

First, former Bureaucrasher and now Media Coordinator for CEI Lee Doren comes in to talk about his Video Blog or Vlog.

Then we're joined by Cato's New Media Guru George Scoville to find out what the bright lights at Cato are doing these days!

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Liberty Line 3/1/11 Suhail Khan and Seton Motley

We honor March coming in like a lion by bringing in 2 of DC's Young Lions, Suhail Khan and Seton Motley.

Suhail sits down first to talk about being the youngest board member at the American Conservative Union, to discuss the controversies surrounding him, and to recap CPAC.

Then Seton talks about his new project, Less Government, CPB, the media generally and the internet!