Category Archive: Liberty Update

Jun 05 2017

Evergreen State College: Everything You Need to Know

Transcript as follows: Hi everyone, bit of a different episode today – I know there’s a lot of crazy stuff in the news right now, but the big media networks are all over it. They’ve got you covered. But they’ve been mostly silent on what’s happening over at Evergreen State College in Washington, and this …

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Jan 20 2017

Liberty Update: Trauma Triggered Angry Feminist Inauguration Edition

Today’s the big day – Trump’s inauguration. Tensions are high around much of the nation. On Tuesday, a man set himself on fire outside of a Trump hotel in Washington DC in protest of “the fact that we elected somebody who is completely incapable of respecting the Constitution of the United States.” The 45-year-old man …

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Jan 20 2017

Korea Appoints Trump Twitter Officer, Chicago Torture, & More Fake News

CNN was caught using a screenshot from Fallout 4 in a report about Russian hacking this week. The shot of the hacking mini-game that’s actually only a word puzzle aired on December 28th in a segment about Obama’s new sanctions against Russia due to alleged election interference. CNN ran the footage while speaking about the …

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Jan 20 2017

Caffeine DUI, Court Overturns Gun Win, & USPS Delivers Dead Pets

A California man is preparing to go to trial for a DUI charge for driving under the influence of caffeine. 36-year-old Joseph Schwab was pulled over in August of last year by an agent from the California department of alcoholic beverage control. The agent was driving an unmarked car and complained that she pulled Schwab …

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Jan 20 2017

TSA Stops Bear Attack, DHS Hacks State Election, & FB to Censor “Fake News”

Facebook has announced a plan to crack down on fake news – by partnering with Snopes and ABC News to fact check news stories posted to the site. According to Business Insider, Facebook has recruited the help of various media organizations via a fact-checking network affiliated with a non-profit journalism school in Florida. Facebook says …

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Dec 18 2016

Liberty Update: VA Gives Vets HIV, Florida Tickets Dead Man, & School’s Kool-Aid Crackdown

According to the American Action Forum, the new implementation of EPA fuel standards for heavy trucks has caused the 10-year regulatory burden on America to soar above $1 trillion, or an annual cost of $540 per person. AAF studied data from 2005 on, and found that over 75% of the regulation costs were implemented by …

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Nov 20 2016

Liberty Update: Trump Transition, a Gun Control Gaffe, & Castile Shooting Unjustified

Transcript: Trump announced several cabinet appointments this week that have many Americans up in arms about what a Trump presidency will look like. The position of CIA director has been offered to Rep Mike Pompeo. Pompeo is a member of the House Intelligence Committee and served on the Select Committee on Benghazi. He was particularly …

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Oct 08 2016

Liberty Update: The Happening, A Boston Lockdown, & Hillary’s Got Jokes

Transcript as follows: Massachusetts is in the news again this week with two big stories, after a Boston lockdown and news of a pot raid on an 81 year old grandmother. State police were conducting a firearms trafficking investigation in the Roslindale neighborhood of Boston on Tuesday. Details are still sparse, but a shootout broke …

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Oct 08 2016

Liberty Update: Free Tampons, Jeremy Mardis, & Gun Control Fails (Again)

Transcript as follows: Cornell students passed a student-sponsored referendum this week to provide free tampons and menstrual pads in all bathrooms on campus. 78.6% of the roughly 3,000 ballots voted yes. The referendum will now go to the school’s president for the final decision. If passed, the free products will be offered in both men’s …

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Sep 26 2016

Liberty Update: NC Riots, MA’s “Illegal Guns,” & Free Speech Blamed For Everything

Transcript as follows: Riots in NC come this week after the police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott outside an apartment complex in Charlotte. Police were present on an unrelated call and say they saw Scott get into his car with a gun and approached, demanding he drop the gun and get out of the car. …

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