One of the truest tests of how well we understand the principles of freedom is seen in how willing we are to stand up for the freedom of others. Especially if those "others" happen to belong to socially unpopular groups. What exactly does it take to move us from passively observing to taking action? For Connor, it was the SWAT raid on the Yearning For Zion (YFZ) ranch in Texas 10 years ago. In this episode, Connor explains why this event was the catalyst that moved him off the career ladder and onto a path of striving to have authentic personal impact in defending liberty.
The public's attitude towards the U.S. Constitution is varied, at best. Some are hostile to it, others regard it as sacrosanct and a good many folks are simply ambivalent about it. Trey Goff closely studied the Constitution and how American government has evolved and then sat down and wrote "The Voluntaryist Constitution" to see if the concept could be improved upon. This is a formidable challenge since constitutions create government. In this episode, we discuss whether it's possible to create an authentically voluntary constitution that maximizes liberty and prosperity while preventing a government monopoly on force.