In 1841, the Scottish writer Charles Mackay observed, ” the cup of life is not bitter enough to our palate, and we distill superfluous poison to put into it, or conjure up hideous things to frighten ourselves at, which would never exist if we did not make them.” CEI Warren Brookes Fellow Matt Patterson believes this glass-half-empty aspect of human nature applies directly to today’s global warming debate.
Richard Morrison and Marc Scribner welcome back long-lost co-host Michelle Minton to episode 101. We discuss the White House debt commission, New Jersey’s Gov. Chris Christie, UN climate scientists, urban homesteaders and scandal-based tourism.
Richard Morrison and Marc Scribner welcome Ryan Radia, Sam Kazman and Chris Horner to episode 96. We cover Chicago’s gun restrictions, Chris Horner’s new book, National Donut Day, CEI’s annual dinner gala and the proposed “Drudge Report Tax”.
Richard Morrison and Jeremy Lott welcome special guest David Freddoso to episode 95. We take a look at Tea Party politics in Congress, climate secrecy, consumers getting SLAPPed in court and the Blago trial in Chicago.
Richard Morrison and Jeremy Lott welcome guests Marc Scribner, William Yeatman, Lee Doren and Angela Logomasini to episode 94. We Aloha state politics, freedom of information, Bureaucrash’s best and brightest and the attack of the nanny state.
Richard Morrison and Marc Scribner team up with William Yeatman, Ryan Radia and Iain Murray, to bring you episode 92. We take on cap-and-trade, the FCC and broadband, UK elections and social media in Venezuela.
Richard Morrison, Jeremy Lott and Dave Weigel come together bring you episode 84. We cover taxes in Washington state, polling on healthcare, private space exploration, eminent domain abuse and global warming’s cocaine problem.
Richard Morrison, Jeremy Lott and the American Spectator’s Joseph Lawler bring you episode 77. We explore Massachusetts politics, Google vs. China, global warming, business in Venezuela and the response to the crisis in Haiti.
Richard Morrison, William Yeatman and Ryan Young join forces to bring you Episode 74 of the LibertyWeek podcast. We investigate antiterrorism efforts, China on climate change, California’s budget gap, snowballing in the streets and corruption in Detroit.