Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Point Counterpoint Parenting Episode 1

Join Point Counterpoint Parenting for its inaugural episode! Hosts Mary McCarthy and Andrew Langer introduce themselves, and tackle the all-too-common problem of sibling rivalry!

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Friday, June 24, 2011

Liberty Line 6/24/11 Apollo 17's Harrison Schmitt

We go back into space on the 1st Friday of Summer 2011 as Apollo 17 astronaut (and former Senator from New Mexico) Dr. Harrison Schmitt, joins us on the Liberty Line.

Dr. Schmitt was the last man to step on the moon as the Lunar Module Pilot for Apollo 17, and was the only geologist to visit the moon, as well as the only Apollo astronaut to have not served in the military.

We talk about his career leading up to the final moon mission, the state of NASA and space exploration today, private space flight, and his work on other public policy issues, including his board membership at the Heartland Institute!

Monday, June 20, 2011

Liberty Line 6/20/11 Linnekin & Amoruso

It's Dichotomy Monday as we talk both good food on the go and dieting.

First up is Baylen Linnekin, an activist for food entrepreneurs in DC. We talk about the red tape facing food truck vendors and those who want to start such a biz. We also get Baylen's thoughts on new trucks on the scene.

Then we've got the CEO of Reveal MedSpa, Paul Amoruso - the conceiver of the revolutionary WeightNot weight-loss program, who's coming on to talk about the program itself, and medical entrepreneurship!

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Friday, June 17, 2011

Liberty Line 6/17/11 Toll Meeting Recap and Dan Bongino

Shortened Liberty Line today as we talk about the meeting after meeting after meeting this week, especially the meeting on the proposed toll hike on Wednesday night, where more than a thousand people showed up!

But most importantly, we sit down for a conversation with Daniel Bongino, candidate for the US Senate from Maryland. We learn why he's running, what issues are important to him, and what he plans to do should he win in November 2012.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Liberty Line 6/15/11 Terry Kalley and Kathryn Lopez

We're wide-awake on this Wednesday's Liberty Line, as we've got two eye-opening guests.

First up is Terry Kalley from, an organization working to ensure access to effective medicines. Terry's wife is suffering from breast cancer, and the FDA has decided to pull the drug that's working for her from breast cancer treatments nationwide. If you're concerned about rationing or government panels deciding who gets care and who doesn't, you'll want to listen in!

Then we've got our good friend Kathryn Jean Lopez from the National Review joining us. K-Lo recaps the Monday night GOP Candidate's debate, and we talk who won, who lost, and whether there's a contender for the #1 and #2 slots on the ticket...

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Monday, June 13, 2011

Liberty Line 6/13/11 Cap'n Buddy & Leon Kass

The Liberty Line comes out swinging on Monday! First up is Capt. Buddy Guindon from Katie's Seafood in Galveston, TX. Buddy's a snapper boat captain, and he's on talking about using property rights to conserve and improve fisheries - a system known as "catch shares".

Then Dr. Leon Kass from the American Enterprise Institute joins us. He, his wife, and Diana Schaub have written a new book, "What So Proudly We Hail: The American Soul in Story, Speech and Song." We talk about the book and American exceptionalism!

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Friday, June 10, 2011

Liberty Line 6/10/11 CEI Dinner & Ron Miller

Fun-filled-Friday, and we recap this week's events.

First off, we talk about the CEI dinner. Great speech by Daniel Hannan, and a moving tribute to RJ Smith.

Then we talk to Regular Folks United's Ron Miller. Ron's an old friend from Maryland, and we talk about RFU and Ron's recent piece on Race!

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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Liberty Line 6/8/11 Nick Gillespie and the BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!

It's the interview everyone has been waiting for! Nick Gillespie, from Reason Magazine, and ReasonTV comes on the Liberty Line! Andrew's called Nick one of the finest satirists of the modern age, and the two of them talk about politics and policy, popular culture (including Nick's recent piece on X-Men: First Class), and about Nick's new book (written with Reason's Matt Welch), "The Declaration of Independents".

Andrew also makes that announcement about the new venture he's been promising!

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Monday, June 6, 2011

Liberty Line June 6, 2011 Dr. Tamzin Rosenwasser and Amanda Carey!

We're back on a regular schedule, and we kick off this week with two smashing guests!

First up is Dr. Tamzin Rosenwasser, past president of the American Association of Physicians and Surgeons, who comes on to talk about price transparency and the role of the free-market in medical care... and why what we call "health care reform" really isn't!

Then, the Daily Caller's Amanda Carey comes on to talk about her new beat: the 2012 presidential cycle. We talk candidates, potential candidates, and who's really in the lead!

Sunday, June 5, 2011

We're back for a fun-filled Friday edition of the Liberty Line!
Andrew briefly recaps Memorial Day weekend and week - and then talks
about the 10th Amendment, reading and commenting on his essay for
Constituting America.

Then Wayne Crews from the Competitive Enterprise Institute comes on to
talk about 10,000 Commandments, his annual snapshot of the regulatory
state. Wayne talks about REINS and other tools to bring down
regulatory costs, and just what it could mean to America to have
regulatory sensibility!

Friday, May 27, 2011

Liberty Line Memorial Day 2011 Edition

It's Memorial Day weekend, and we remember the nation by delving into some founding principles. First, Andrew talks about the week, why he was lax about the podcast (apologies!) and a visit to Prince George's County for a speech.

Then Seton Motley comes on to talk about what's happening with Less Government (a founding principle!), and more fun and thrills with the FCC.

Finally, Andrew comes back to read his essay on the 5th Amendment for's 90-Day constitutional study program. He comments on the state of property rights today, and how we got where we are!

Friday, May 20, 2011

Liberty Line 5/20/11 Rep. Andy Harris and Holly Alfano

For a Friday edition Liberty Line we focus on travel once again--though this time the folks that are trying to put a damper on the experience.

First up is Rep. Andy Harris, MD, from Maryland's 1st Congressional District. He's talking about the state's abominable plans to once again jack up tolls for the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, this time nearly 300%. Is this part-and-parcel of the War on Rural America? You decide!

Then Holly Alfano, VP for Government Affairs for the National Association of Truck Stop Owners (yes, they have their own lobby!), comes on to talk about congressional efforts to put state highway rest areas in direct competition with their members... and the hundreds of thousands of small businesses that rely on interstate travelers!

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Liberty Line 5/18/11 Matt Lewis and Steve Tepp

Lots of shake-ups in the GOP presidential field this weekend, and we've got the skinny for you. Matt Lewis, who covers presidential politics for the Daily Caller comes on the Liberty Line today to talk about who's in, who's out, and who else may be out there!

Then, are you concerned about Rogue Websites? Think ideas are and ought to be sacrosanct? Steve Tepp from the US Chamber of Commerce joins us to talk about their efforts to ensure that intellectual property rights are protected!

Friday, May 13, 2011

Liberty Line 5/13/11 Del Justin Ready and Andrew Coe

Foodie Friday on Today's Liberty Line - though we start off with a little politics and policy first.

Del. Justin Ready (R-Carroll) from the Maryland House of Delegates stops in to talk about his first session as a Freshman Delegate, and to let listeners know about the efforts to push back against in-state tuition for illegal immigrants.

Then we move entirely away from politics, and have a fascinating exploration of the history of Chinese food in the United States. Author Andrew Coe comes on to talk about his Oxford University Press book, "Chop Suey". We talk about the origins of two chinese-american dishes, the state of chinese food and more exotic cuisines in the US, and where Mr. Coe eats when he's feeling adventurous.

If you love food, you have to tune in to this Liberty Line!