Olympic Gold Means More Gold for the Government

This is the transcript of episode nine of The LAVA Spurt podcast. You can listen to the audio of this Podcast episode here:

 

Olympic gold means more gold for the government. Thank you for joining me on the ninth episode of The LAVA Spurt, The Taxation is Nationalism Edition.

Olympic athletes are the very best at their sport, and they don’t get that way by accident. They spent thousands of hours perfecting their bodies, their technique, and their mindset to get where they are. They do this for their own personal glory, but, at least for Olympians, they also do it for nationalism. [Read more…]

Yet Another Victim of the State… and Facebook?

This is the transcript of episode eight of The LAVA Spurt podcast. You can listen to the audio of this Podcast episode here:

 

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This is eighth episode of The LAVA Spurt, The Another Victim of the State Edition, where we talk about the death of another woman at the hands of police, and Facebook’s complicity.

The next time you think, “there ought to be a law,” remember that every law is backed up with the threat of violence, and even death. To make my point, let me tell you a little story. [Read more…]

Trump’s Porn Problem

This is the transcript of episode seven of The LAVA Spurt podcast. You can listen to the audio of this Podcast episode here:

 

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This is the seventh episode of The LAVA Spurt, The Trump Porn Edition, where we talk about Trump’s hypocrisy with porn.

Donald Trump has become the first presidential candidate to sign an anti-pornography pledge, promising to crack down on obscenity, the first ever such internet anti-porn presidential pledge in history.

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