Carlos Morales and Brett Veinotte join RLS this week for our second trek live on LRN.FM. The show starts off with Liberty Forum updates. RLS will be recording each day at Liberty Forum at 2:30pm March 5th, 6th, and 7th in Manchester NH at the Radisson hotel. Carlos and Rob will also be doing talks at Liberty Forum. Topics discussed on the show include the great Dunkin Donuts debate, Carlos goes on a food rant, Shire Dude invents the signed selfie, Brett doesn’t care about his listeners, RLS does school sucks outreach, activism in Manchester, online vs in person activism, chilling out in the Shire, podcasting learning hospital, transhumanism, Shire Dude is confronted about being the mastermind behind @IanGoogling on twitter, Rob and Carlos discuss ISFLC, Carlos talks about his dislike for Ron Paul, and the need for more art in the liberty community. RLS broadcasts live every Tuesday night at 10pm EST on LRN.fm and you can watch us live at rebelloveshow.com/watch
His character seems kind so I’d have liked to have known if guest Patrick Michelson was drinking alcohol the night of the incident where after 35 years of a violence-free relationship, he threw a laundry basket and grabbed his wife by the shoulders. For this act, he ended up pleading guilty to a felony assault charge. Interestingly, Michelson says that in hindsight he wishes he’d refused the first plea and chosen not guilty. According to his story, a roommate/tenant called police and by the time the cops arrived he and his wife were sitting down and talking. He was surprised to see them show up.
Guest Kelly Darling-Snow admits to having been both the victim and victimizer in domestic violence situations and goes on to say that she knows people whose lives have been torn apart by the system. Michelson says the state involvement in his situation was quickly “out-of-control”. His then-wife told the prosecutor she only wanted Michelson to go to therapy, not face criminal charges.
Sadly, “the state” is not compassion. It is aggressive force, and the state agents do what they want. (more…)
NH Bitcoiners again converged on the state house legislative office building yesterday to testify on a bill that would make NH the first state to allow tax and fee payments in bitcoin. The video below is day two of two. (Day one is here.)
Last week, Keene liberty activists visited Concord’s state house legislative office building and spoke on multiple issues, including a bill, HB300, that if passed would prohibit government bureaucrats from testifying at the state house’s committees without permission from the committee chair. It would also make them wear their state ID when in the state house.
One of the worst things about the state house is that there are bureaucrats who attend nearly every committee hearing who are constantly pushing for more taxes and more power. The bill in question would be a major step in the right direction. Darryl W. Perry, Chris Cantwell, and I all spoke on the issue: