2015 Shows

EP 006 - New Ontario Laws, Netflix and Costco

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January 6th, 2015

This Week: Happy new year, It'll cost ya! Plus, NetFlix is cracking down on those who are watching things they shouldn't. Then, what's the deal with Costco... is it worth it?

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Movie Review-The Imitation Game

Article: New laws that started in Ontario on Jan. 1

Article: Target Could Exit Canada This Year, After $2.1 Billion U.S. In Losses: Analyst

Article: U.S. Netflix In Canada Not OK, Streaming Service Say

EP 007 - Libertarianism 101

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January 13th, 2015

This Week: Sit back, relax and open your mind. Today, we're talking Libertarianism 101. Topics covered on Today's show: Government Regulation, Monopoly, Capitalism, and Government Spending.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Link: Learn Liberty / Youtube

Link: Reason Magazine / YouTube

Link: Julie Borowski / Youtube

Link: Tom Woods Show

Link: Walter Block

EP 008 - Government Welfare, Free Booze and Oxfam

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January 20th, 2015

This Week: We hear it all the time, the rich don't pay their fair share... but is it true? Plus, a British woman is milking the welfare state for all she can get. And, we'll expose yesterday's OXFAM report for the fraud that it is.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Oxfam's Still Wrong About The Global 1% And Economic Growth Flowing To The 1%

Article: The Rich Pay More than Their Fair Share of Taxes

Article: Mother And Daughter Proud Of Being Overweight, Living On Government Benefit

Article: Niagara Falls, Ont., Mayor Wants Free Booze in Casinos

Article: Spending Cuts Not In Works For Canada's Budget: Gov't Source

EP 009 - Climate Change, The Minimum Wage, and Libertarian Myths

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January 27th, 2015

This Week: NASA says 2014 was the hottest year on record... it won't be after today's show. Then, Why is the Ontario government bailing out one of the provinces biggest employers? Plus, we do more libertarian myth busting.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Popular myths preventreform by clouding public perception in Canada

Article: NASA Is Only 38% Sure2014 Was The Hottest on Record

Article: Linamar Plant Getting $101Min Government Funding

Article: Weird Super Bowl Prop Bets 2015

EP 010 - Online Voting, Superbowl Ads, and The Beer Store Monopoly

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February 3rd, 2015

This Week: Premier Mom shuts down competition in the province of Ontario. Then, do online ballots really increase voter turnout. Plus, are you ready for some football... commercials?

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Harper proposes new powers for spies, plays down civil liberties concern

Article: Ontario Premier Wynne rejects beer sales in corner stores

Article: CRTC bans simultaneous adsubstitution during Super Bowl, starting in 2017

Article: Onlinevoting in Cambridge attracted residents likely to vote anyway )

Article: He’sMaking More Than $100,000 Selling Bibles — but He Just Revealed a Major Personal Detail That Might Shock Some People

EP 011 - Brian Williams, Smoke Free Ontario Act, And TV Quiz Show Scams

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February 10th, 2015

This Week: Not a good week for the credibility of the mainstream media. Then, A closer look at the smoke free Ontario act. Plus, buyer beware.. you can't believe everything you see on TV.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: NBC’s Brian Williams Recants Iraq Story After Soldiers Protest

Article: The "Power Wall" Smoking Ban Has Failed

Article: Uber Stands by Drivers as Montreal Seizes Uber Cars

Article: CHCH Quiz Show Caller With Dementia Rings Up Phone Bill

Article: Cubans Can Now Get Netflix. Now All They Need Is An Internet Connection

EP 012 - Sun News Network, Obama's Anti-War Record, And Climate Change

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February 17th, 2015

This Week: The Sun goes down on Canada's conservative news channel... we analyze exactly what happened. Then, we shatter the myth that Obama is the anti-war president. Plus, please have a dictionary handy when listening to today's show... you're going to need it.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Sun News Network Shut Down Friday

Article: Obama Seeks an Expansive War Authorization to Combat ISIS

Article: Shut Down Canada movement comes off the rails

Article: Climate guru: Brace for massive cover-up

Article: Revenue Canada's call centres giving bad tax advice: report

EP 013 - FEMA, Public Sector Wages, and The Politics of Baseball

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February 24th, 2015

This Week: Hold the phone... I actually agree with the NDP on something. Then, we fact check the fact checkers. Plus, What do Baseball and economics have in common?

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: NDP vows to fight anti-terror bill, saying it ‘goes too far’

Article: Government employees in Ontario paid 11.5 per cent more than comparable private-sector workers

Article: Stossel: Eliminate FEMA Because Walmart Is Better

Article: Fact-checking website seeks to cut through the spin in the 2015 election

Link: Factscan.ca

Article: MLB notes: Pace-of-play rules set for 2015

EP 014 - Omnibus Bills, Google, and Climate Change

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March 3rd, 2015

This Week: Superbowl Ads in Canada?... Maybe not says Bell Media. Then, why you may want to change Google as your search engine of choice. Plus, are you smarter than a Liberal?

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: NDP MP Introduces Legislation To Stop Omnibus Bills

Article: Bell Goes To Court To Quash CRTC Policy Bringing U.S. Superbowl Ads To Canada

Article: Google Researchers Are Ranking Web Pages By Facts Not Links

Article: In Wireless Era, CRTC Sets Stage For Humble Coin-Operated Phone’s Orderly End

Article: A New Study Shows Climate Skeptics Have More Knowledge On Climate Science Than Alarmists

EP 015 - Pan AM Games, Smoking Bans, and Carbon Tax

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March 10th, 2015

This Week: I wrote a letter to my MPP, I'll read you the response. Then, more evidence that smoking bans don't work. Plus, the latest chapter in the ongoing saga between Bell media and the CRTC.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Subcontractors on Pan Am Stadium Say They Haven’t Been Paid

Article: Take U.S. Networks off Canadian Airwaves, Bell Media Urges

Blog: A Letter To My MPP

Article: Study: Smoking Bans Don’t Necessarily Help People Quit

Article: The Top Fifteen Obama Gaffes

EP 016 - Climate Change, Liquor Laws, and MP Salaries

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March 17th, 2015

This Week: Beer at private retailers in Ontario? Yes, but only if you are the chosen ones. Then, MP's get a pay hike while you're left out in the cold. Plus, The epic climate change debate happened yesterday, we'll review.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Booze To Be Sold Soon At Ontario Supermarkets?

Article: MPs In Line For 2.3% Pay Hike — About Five Times That Offered Public Servants

Audio: Dr. Tim Ball Debates Green MP Elizabeth May Re: Climate Change

Article: CRTC To Ease Quotas On Canadian TV Content

Article: Ex-London Mayor Joe Fontana Lands Teddy WasteAward

EP 017 - Fast Food Bans, The Minimum Wage, and The CRTC

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March 24th, 2015

This Week: The CRTC makes sweeping changes to your TV screen... what is this skinny package all about anyway? Then, Fast food bans... do they work? Plus, Which political party do union members support? The answer may surprise you.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Harper Shoots Down Critics Of His Gun Remarks

Article: CRTC Orders Providers To Unbundle Channels, Offer 'Skinny Basic' Cable

Article: Ontario’s Minimum Wage To Rise To $11.25, Second-Highest In Country

Article: How Effective Was a Los Angeles Fast-Food Ban? Well…

Article: Polls: There’s a Lot Of Tory Blue On Union Workers’ Collars

Article: MSNBC Leaving Liberal La-La land?

EP 18- Earth Hour, The News Media, and Green Energy

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March 31st, 2015

This Week: The lights are dimming on earth hour. Then, are electric cars really better for the environment. Plus, looking for some prime Downtown Toronto real estate... the CBC has an offer for you.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Canadian Participation In Earth Hour Wanes

Article: Thousands Protest Passing of Indiana Law Allowing Businesses to Refuse Service to Same-Sex Couples

Article: Electric Cars Could Boost CO2 Emissions in Some Provinces

Article: Bell Head Meddled In News Coverage

Article: CBC Looks to Sell Downtown Toronto HQ

EP 019 - Ontario Sunshine List, The Gender Wage Gap, And Dirty Politics

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April 7th, 2015

This Week: Open for business?... Not so fast say two Ontario cities. Then, Ontario's sunshine list is out... why is still more relevant than ever. Plus, those Hollywood hypocrites are at it again, calling for gender wage equity.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Grocery Stores, Massage Parlours Charged For Opening on Easter

Article: Ontario's 'sunshine list' Tops 100,000 Members For First Time

Article: Canada's Hypocritical Left Embraces Same "American-style" Politics it Claims to Hate

Article: Sarah Silverman Joins the Fight For Equal Pay For Women in ‘Ask for More’ Video

Article: EPA to Monitor Hotel Water Use?

EP 020 - Cap and Trade, Auto Insurance, And Media Bias

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April 14th, 2015

This Week: The US presidential race is heating up and the media is already picking sides. Then, Ontario's auto insurance rates are rising... how long until the government takes over completely. Plus, cap and trade... another failed policy makes it's way to Canada.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Ontario Drivers Overcharged $3 Billion On Insurance, Study Says

Article: Bell Media Boss Gone After News Meddling

Article: Cap And Trade Explained: What Ontario’s Shift on Emissions Will Mean

Article: Most Female Aboriginal Murder Victims Killed by Other Aboriginals: RCMP

EP 021 - Health Care Wait Times, Minimum Wage, and CBC Funding

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April 21st, 2015

This Week: Health care wait times are up in Canada... again. Then, The minimum wage debate is heating up, why $15/hr is just bad economics. Plus, should the CBC really be blaming the Conservative government for their recent layoffs?

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Wait Times in Canada Longer Than Health Report Suggests

Article: Ontario To Sell Off 60% of Hydro One

Article: Protesters in Sydney Call For End To CBC Cuts

Article: 'Fight for $15' Protests Focus Agenda On Low-wage Jobs

Article: Report: Hillary's Iowa Stop Completely Staged

EP 022 - The Gender Wage Gap, Mandatory Tipping, And Alberta Election Frustration

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April 28th, 2015

This Week: We talk about a new Pittsburgh business, Would you go to a business that purposely charges men more than women? How about a restaurant that includes the tip in the final price of the bill?... we'll talk about that too. Plus, Do you trust politicians with the honour system? Yeah right!

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Government to Stop Publishing Blue Pages Directory

Article: Women Pay 76 Cents to Men's $1 at Shop Promoting Wage Equality

Article: Why Some Restaurants Are Ending Tipping

Article: Poll: The PCs Are Awful, But So is Everyone Else: Alberta Feels it Has No Good Choices in Election

Article: Bureaucrats Use Honour System When Archiving Instant Messages

EP 023 - Twitter Censorship, The Youth Vote, and Public Stadium Funding

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May 5th, 2015

This Week: We all know you can't believe everything you read on the internet... but is Twitter silencing climate change skeptics? Then, Why don't young people vote? Plus, Government funding for public stadiums... why it's just a bad idea.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Another Global Warming Skeptic Gets Suspended From Twitter

Article: Younger Canadians More Left Wing, Could Shift Political Landscape: Study

Article: The 5 Best Libertarian TV Shows Ever

Article: How Government-Funded Stadiums and Museums Harm Taxpayers

Article: Does Your Vote Get Counted If You Write In A Joke Candidate?

EP 024 - Gun Violence, The Youth Vote - Part 2, And Privatizing Cities

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May 12th, 2015

This Week: Are youth more likely to vote left? We explore the other side of the issue. Plus, 'Gun Violence'... Could Broad definitions be skewing the statistics? And gather around the radio kids, I'll tell you the story about the town that privatized everything.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: The Myth Of The Left-Leaning Canadian Youth Vote

Article: The 5 Most Anti-Libertarian TV Shows Ever!

Article: What Really Is "Gun Violence"?

Article: The Town that Privatized Everything

EP 025 - TV Debates, The Alberta Election, And Bill C-51

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May 19th, 2015

This Week: The NDP in Alberta? Quite frankly, I'm not surprised at all. Then, the conservatives are backing out of the traditional election debates, why the currant debate format is outdated. Plus, We analyze Elizabeth May's crazy speech.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Green Party Leader Elizabeth May Apologizes For Her Off-Colour Speech

Video: Elizabeth May Press Gallery Speech (Language Warning)

Article: Conservatives Say Harper Won’t Participate in Traditional Election Debates Run By Broadcasters

Article: NDP Wins Landslide Majority In Alberta Election

Article: Supporters Publicly Abandoning Liberal Party Over Trudeau’s Support For Bill C-51

EP 026 - Canada Post, Unions, And The PanAm Games

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May 26th, 2015

This Week: The NDP is promising to bring back door-to-door mail delivery.. is the dinosaur of a system really worth saving? Then, apparently UNIFOR doesn't know the definition of insanity. Plus, Walter Bloc's open letter to Canadian Libertarians?

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: NDP Would End Phase-Out Of Door-To-Door Mail Delivery

Article: Report: Unifor planning another union drive at Cambridge and Woodstock Toyota Plants

Article: Premier Kathleen Wynne Denies Interfering With TVO Documentary

Article: Walter Block: Open Letter to Canadian Libertarians

Article: Pan Am Games $53.5M Under Budget For Infrastructure Spending: Report

EP 027 - CRTC Regulations, The PanAm Games, And Uber

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June 2nd, 2015

This Week: Do not adjust your TV screens, you're not the only one who missed part of Letterman's final show, another reason why signal substitution needs to go. Then, Remember Ron Paul being ignored by the news media in 2012? Looks like his son is now suffering the same fate for 2016. Plus, I'll tell you how to jump off the CN tower and not get arrested.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: CRTC Blasts Cable Companies For Cutting Into Letterman Finale

Article: BASE Jumpers Make Historic Leap From CN Tower For Pan Am Games

Article: Pan Am HOV Lanes Take Shape

Article: Fox News Continues To Blackout Rand Paul In Their Poll Coverage

Article: Google Data Proves Ron Paul Was Most Popular And Ignored By Mass Media

Article: City Given A Rough Ride In Uber Court Case

EP 028 - Key Figures In Libertarianism

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June 9th, 2015

This Week: We take a break from the news and we take a look at some of the key figures and resources for Libertarians.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Links to everything mentioned on today's show, click HERE

EP 029 - Uber, Climate Change, And Political Correctness

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June 16th, 2015

This Week: Is Uber Price Gouging it's customers? No way, the answer is quite simple actually. Then, The RCMP failed at preventing an attack on parliament hill... why are they still employed? Plus, the Government now takes 44% of everything you earn.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Ottawa Shooting ‘A Grim Reminder That Canada Is Ill-Prepared’ To Stop Terrorist Attacks: OPP

Article: Study Finds No ‘Hiatus’ For Global Warming As Temperatures Rise

Article: Toronto Subway Shutdown Puts Uber’s Surge Pricing Model In Spotlight

Article: Jerry Seinfeld To Millennials: Yadda Yadda Yadda

Article: June 10 is Tax Freedom Day

EP 030 - Electoral Reform, Political Correctness, and The PanAm Games

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June 23rd, 2015

This Week: The PanAm games are almost here, are you on the list of elites to receive special treatment? Then, San Francisco moves ahead with warning labels on soft drinks, why these lobbyists should put their money where their mouth is. Plus, I'll tell you why all lovers of freedom should oppose a proportional representation voting system

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Elections Canada Warns Voters About New ID Requirements For 2015 Election

Video: Bill Maher To San Diego State University Student: 'Try To Get A Clue'

Article: 7 ways Justin Trudeau Plans To ‘Restore Democracy In Canada’

Article: Doctors Excluded From Pan Am Games HOV Lanes

Article: San Francisco Strikes A Blow Against Sugary Sodas

EP 031 - The Minimum Wage, Traffic Gridlock, And Same Sex Marriage

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June 30th, 2015

This Week: Traffic chaos in Toronto as the elite lanes go into effect. Then, how much money does amalgamating two cities really save? The answer might surprise you. Plus, the US Supreme courts decision on gay marriage. What do I think? Well... it's complicated.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Here's How the Same Sex Marriage Ruling Works Legally

Article: Commuters Frustrated As Pan Am HOV Lanes Come Into Effect

Article: Municipal Amalgamation In Ontario Fails To Achieve Cost Savings In Cities Both Big And Small

Article: $15 Minimum Wage Advocacy Group Posts Facebook Job Listing That Pays $12 An Hour

EP 032 - Gun Control, Uber, And Chicago's NetFlix Tax

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July 7th, 2015

This Week: Pan Am games officials warn of traffic chaos, but not for the reasons they might think. What is the Libertarian position on Gun Control? I don't think we've covered it here on the show... we will today. Plus, the overlying theme on today's show... government stifles innovation.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Pan Am Games Officials Warn of Traffic Issues

Picture: Low Attendance At Pan Am Press Conference

Article: Airbnb Co-Founder Welcomes Quebec Regulations

Article: Ex-CNN Anchor Tells Gun Control Activists To ‘Shut The F*** Up’

Article: Mayor John Tory Calls For Updated Bylaw To Regulate Uber, Taxis

Article: Chicago To Apply 9% ‘Netflix Tax’

EP 033 - Feminism, Environmentalism, and TV Election Debates

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July 14th, 2015

This Week: The election campaign is starting to heat up, who is and who isn't attending the debates. Then, those reusable grocery bags are bad for your waistline, I'll explain. Plus, Oh my god, the CN tower is on fire! Oh wait... no it's not.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Lauren Southern, ‘Anti-Feminist,’ Reinstated as Libertarian Candidate

Article: Election Debates Take On Different Lustre, As NDP Gain Momentum In Polls

Article: Heavy Smoke From CN Tower Was Fireworks

Article: Duke University Study Finds Reusable Shopping Bags Could Encourage An Unhealthier Diet

Article: Wait For Hospital Bed Keeps Leukemia Patient’s Transplant On Hold — Despite Multiple Matches

EP 035 - Federal Election 2015, Auto Insurance, And Pluto

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July 21st, 2015

This Week: You know those temporary HOV lanes in Toronto? Well, they might not be so temporary. Then, why Harper's no show at the TV debates won't hurt him at all. Plus, Uber Vs. a Taxi, which one is quicker? The verdict is in.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Federal Election 2015: Voter ID Rules Stand, Judge Rules

Article: Ont. Won't Meet Goal Of 15% Cut In Auto Insurance Premiums By August

Article: Harper’s No-Show At The Consortium Debates Won’t Hurt Him a Bit

Article: Raise Gas Tax And Add Road Tolls, Expert Tells Ontario

Article: Uber vs. Taxi: Which is Faster For Pan Am Travel In Toronto?

Article: Pluto Is Larger Than We Previously Thought

EP 036 - Gun Free Zones, Bottled Water Bans, And CBC Funding

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July 28th, 2015

This Week: The Conservatives are in danger of not balancing the budget, but I have a quick and easy solution. Then, why banning things almost never works. Plus, minimum wage workers in Seattle are demanding FEWER hours, you won't believe why.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Lafayette, Louisiana Theater Is A ‘Gun-Free Zone’

Article: BoC Forecast Pushes Feds To $1B Deficit: PBO

Article: Senate Calls On CBC To Disclose Salaries

Article: Harper Government Aims To Recollect Almost $400M In Fraudulent EI Claims

Article: Google Self-Driving Car Involved In First Injury Accident

Article: Study: Bans On Bottled Water Are Dumb And Don’t Work

Article: $15 Minimum Wage Campaigners Frustrated, Now Demanding Fewer Hours. Guess Why?

EP 037 - Interview: Libertarian Candidate, Chris Jewell (Milton)

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August 2nd, 2015

This Week: Today we sit down with Libertarian Party of Canada Candidate Chris Jewell

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Website: Libertarian Party Of Canada

Blog: Chris Jewell's Canada Breakdown

EP 038 - Election 2015, Crony Capitalism, And Socialism

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August 4th, 2015

This Week: Annnnnnd... They're Off, The worst kept secret in Canadian politics is official. Then, evidence that all the main political parties are exactly the same. And video evidence of what Socialism has done to Venezuela.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Canada Election 2015: Stephen Harper Confirms Start Of 11-Week Federal Campaign

Article: Video Shows Conservative MPs Reading From Identical Script

Article: Mulcair Won't Take Part In Debates That Don't Include Harper

Article: Ontario And Ottawa Pledge $100M For Toyota Expansion

Article: What Socialism Has Done To A Supermarket in Venezuela

EP 039 - The Debates, Donald Trump, And North Korea

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August 11th, 2015

This Week: We discuss the debate, The OTHER debate. Plus, which is worse... global warming or global cooling?

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Tale of the tape: Read a full transcript of Maclean’s Debate

Article: Donald Trump Turns His Cellphone Voicemail Into a Campaign Ad

Article: North Korea To Set Clocks Back By 30 Minutes, Establish Own Time Zone

Article: RCMP Investigating After CBC Reporter Kissed By Stranger On Camera

Article: An Inconvenient Truth From Medical Research: Cold Is Far Worse Than Global Warming At Killing People

EP 040 - Interview: Libertarian Candidate, Nathan Lajeunesse (Kitchener South-Hespeler)

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August 16th, 2015

This Week: This Week: Election season is in full swing and we sit down with Libertarian candidate Nathan Lajeunesse.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Website: Libertarian Party Of Canada / Candidate Profile

E-mail: Nathan Lajeunesse

EP 041 - Election 2015, The Sharing Economy, And Those Cool Commies

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August 18th, 2015

This Week: The Ontario government is bringing in a retirement savings plan... are government pension plans really the best idea? Then, a San Diego Woman have been fined for running a business out of her home... what happened to private property rights? Plus, I did something on the weekend that I'm not proud of... I'll give you my confession coming up.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Wynne Doesn't Know How Much Pension Plan Will Cost

Article: Search Engine Bias Could Sway Elections, New Research Suggests

Article: Canada Ranks Sixth On Human Freedom Index

Article: San Diego Woman Fined $25,000 For Operating An Airbnb Without A Permit

Article: Baseball And Politics Intersect Again In Summer Of 2015

EP 042 - Election 2015, Red Light Cameras, And Dirty Politics

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August 25th, 2015

This Week: You can ask Stephen Harper anything you want... but only if you pony up the cash. Then, stealing is ok in Wisconsin... according to some. Plus, gender wage gap update, Women in these professions actually out earn their male counterparts.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: If We Want to Ask Stephen Harper Questions, We Have to Give His Party $78,000

Article: Red-Light Cameras Hit Road Bump in Missouri Court Ruling

Article: Web Campaign Asks Voters To Support Candidates With Best Chance Of Unseating Conservatives

Article: Wisconsin College Admin: Police Shouldn’t Prosecute Shoplifters

Article: Wage Gap Update: Young Women Recently Out of College With Right Majors Out-Earning Guys

EP 043 - Distracted Driving, Free Trade, And Those Progressive Hypocrites

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September 1st, 2015

This Week: Starting today, it will cost you more if you're a distracted driver... do texting bans really reduce accidents? Then, more bribes are being handed out in the election campaign trail. Plus, oh those progressive hypocrites... they say one thing one day and another thing the next... literally. I'll give you a classic example.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Canada In Recession In First Half Of 2015

Article: WDBJ Shooting Fuels Gun Control Debate: How Could The U.S. Deal With Gun Violence?

Article: Stiffer Fines For Distracted Driving In Ontario Take Effect Sept. 1st

Article: Texting-While-Driving Bans Don’t Reduce Crashes

Article: Canada Election 2015: Mulcair Offers Tax Breaks To Boost Manufacturing

Article: Taxes Eat Up 42% Of Average Canadian Family's Income: Fraser Institute

Article: Canada's Complex Liquor Laws Under Spotlight In New Brunswick Trial

EP 044 - Labour Day, Immigration, And What Is Government Good At?

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September 8th, 2015

This Week: Happy Labour day, but I hate to tell ya... it was the private sector that brought us better working conditions. Then, I have a list of 5 things a capitalist should tell a socialist. Plus, Government... what is it good for? Absolutely nothing!

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: The Story of Henry Ford's $5 a Day Wages: It's Not What You Think

Article: NDP MP Fin Donnelly Owes The Media, Canadians And The Kurdi Family An Apology

Article: Top 5 Things A Capitalist Should Tell A Socialist

Article: What Is Government Good At?

EP 045 - Selling Libertarian Ideas

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September 15th, 2015

This Week: We'll help you become a more effective salesman of liberty.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: The 7 Never-to-be-Forgotten Principles of Government

EP 046 - The Debates - Round 2, Payday Loans, And Those Hollywood Hypocrites

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September 22nd, 2015

This Week: Why are our schools stuck in the 18th century?... Because there no incentive to change. Then, the Conservatives are picking up in the polls, but you wouldn't know that by watching the news. Plus, police abuse doesn't happen in Canada.. oh yes it does.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Conservatives Lead With 33 Per Cent Support Following Globe Debate On Economy

Article: Green Party of Canada Promises To Scrap University Tuition Fees By 2020

Article: Hamilton City Councillor vs Payday Loan Industry

Article: Toronto Police Planted Loose Heroin In Suspect’s Car to Justify Illegal Search, Judge Rules

Article: Justin Bieber Says Gun Control Would Be His First Act if He Were President

EP 047 - Electoral Reform, CBC's Vote Compass, Ignorant Politicians

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September 29th, 2015

This Week: More electoral reform talk from Elizabeth May, I'll tell you why the Green Party isn't ready for prime time. Then, we play around with CBC's vote compass.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Trade is Voters’ Top Foreign-Policy Concern, Poll Suggests

Article: Elizabeth May: Electoral Reform Would Be Party's First Priority In Minority Parliament

Article: CBC Vote Compass

Article: Alberta's Small Business Confidence Lowest of Any Province In 15 Years

Article: Hamilton NDP’s Alex Johnstone ‘didn’t know’ What Auschwitz Was

Article: Americans Increasingly View Government as Corrupt, Threat to Their Freedom

EP 048 - Gun Control, Impaired Driving, And Low Information Voters

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October 6th, 2015

This Week: President Obama says guns are bad, I guess he forgot about his armed body guards. Then, a victory for liberty in Alberta as MLA's reverse some controversial spending. Plus, Jimmy Kimmel demonstrates why mandatory voting is a bad idea.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: 6 Things That Kill More People Than Guns

Article: My Unscreened Encounter With David Suzuki

Article: Toronto Council Votes To Regulate Uber

Article: Alberta NDP 'Sorry' For Pay Hikes And Junkets Gaffe

Article: Police to Crack Down on Those Who Don't Buckle Up

Article: First of its Kind Study Finds Virtually No Driving Impairment Under the Influence of Marijuana

Article: After Professing Disgust for Trump, These Hillary Supporters Learn They Just Endorsed His Tax Plan

EP 049 - Newspaper Endorsements, Election 2015, And Clueless Teachers

October 13th, 2015

This Week: Surprise surprise... the the Toronto Star has officially endorsed the liberals but... why endorse anyone in the first place? Then, elections Canada says advanced polling numbers are up. Plus, more clueless teachers.. how can they not possibly know who pays their salary?

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Toronto Star Endorses Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau For Prime Minister

Article: Globe public editor: Why newspapers endorse political candidates

Article: Elections Canada Reports Higher Voter Turnout For Advance Polls This Weekend

Article: Teacher Doesn't Know Who Pays Her Salary

Article: Elizabeth May Would Use Green Influence To Ensure Electoral Reform

Video: If I Wanted Canada To Fail

EP 050 - Election 2015, Media Bias, And Public Sector Wages

October 27th, 2015

This Week: The results are in, but did the Liberals get some help from unexpected places? Then, a year after the shootings, security changes are finally coming at Parliament hill. A year? yeah, that's what I said. Plus, those 'tolerant millennials', it turns out, they're not so tolerant.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Surprise! Pollsters Got It Right

Article: CTV’s Craig Oliver's Live Election Night Anti-Harper Meltdown

Article: Justin Trudeau To Appoint Gender Balanced Cabinet

Article: Seniors In Private Nursing Homes More Likely To Die Within 6 Months: Study

Article: Big Rig Drivers Face Stricter Training

Article: New Hands-Free Technologies Pose Hidden Dangers for Drivers

Article: Parliament Hill Security to Change, Says Top Mountie

Article: Student Sues Her School Over Denying Conservative Club On Campus

Article: Rogers Profits Jump 40 Per cent As Wireless Operations, Blue Jays Drive Growth

Article: New Data Show Feds Are Paid 78 Percent More Than Rest Of U.S. Workers

EP 051 - Canada Post, Bitcoin News, And Wind Energy

November 3rd, 2015

This Week: Canada Post's switch to community mailboxes has been hauled, but WAIT, Trudeau hasn't even taken office yet. Then, the minimum wage hike in Seattle is already having tragic effects on the economy while the rest of the state thrives. Plus, the Antarctic ice sheet is shrinking. Oh wait... not it's not.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Canada Post Freezes Switch To Community Boxes

Article: Seattle Wage Hike Off To ‘Pretty Bad Start,’ Kills 700 Jobs

Article: Ooops! New NASA study: Antarctica Isn’t Losing Ice Mass After All!

Article: Bitcoin Price Hits 2015 Highs Led by Chinese Exchanges

Article: Ontario: $1M Wind Turbine Torn Down After Producing 91% LESS ENERGY Than Promised

EP 053 - The Paris Attacks, The 2nd Democratic Debate, And legalizing Pot

November 17th, 2015

This Week: It's THE big story of the week... you know which one I'm talking about. Then, we'll analyze the debate that nobody watched... luckily, I did. Plus, If you're putting a french flag on your Facebook profile... stop, just stop.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: ISIS Video 'threatens terror attack on Washington - and countries taking part in Syria air strikes'

Article: A French Flag On Your Facebook Profile Doesn't Make You a Hero

Article: Paris Attacks Prompt Debate Over Trudeau Plan To Pull Out of ISIL Airstrikes

Article: 6 Reasons to Welcome Refugees After Paris

Article: 6 Takeaways From The Democratic Presidential Debate

Article: Justin Trudeau Has Ordered Canada’s Justice Minister to Start the Weed Legalization Process

Article: Liberal Party Uses Remembrance Day To Identify Potential Supporters

Article: CBC's Peter Mansbridge Officiated Wedding For Trudeau's Communications Director

Article: Climate Change Warning Labels May Be Coming To Gas Pumps

EP 054 - Cable TV Freedom, Carbon Taxes, And Crony Capitalism

November 24th, 2015

This Week: Is the federal Government planning on introducing a carbon tax? The devil is in the details, Then, why being able to pick your cable TV channels isn't all is cracked up to be. Plus, What is the REAL reason Obama rejected the Keystone XL Pipeline? I don't know for sure but I have a theory.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Canada To No Longer Accept Single Male Refugees From Syria

Article: Who You Are, Where You Live Matter When It Comes To Getting The Best Primary Care

Article: Minister of Environment and Climate Change Mandate Letter

Article: Federal Agents Took More Money And Stuff From Americans In 2014 Than Burglars Did

Article: Canada Fiscal Update: Liberals Say Federal Books Billions Deeper In Hole

Article: Another Big Name Leaving CTV: Bob Fife On The Move

Article: New CRTC Pick-And-Pay Rules For Cable Packages Are Coming March 1, 2016

Article: Ontario Grocery Stores, Chains, Approved To Sell Beer

Article: Warren Buffett And the Keystone Decision

Link: Milton Friedman's Free To Choose TV Series 1980

EP 055 - Paris Climate Talks, Sneaky Politicians, And Donald Trump

December 1st, 2015

This Week: We discuss the Paris climate talks, is this just an excuse for politicians to have a lavish vacation? Then, Obama's history of strategically planned government announcements, you're not fooling anybody Mr. President. Plus, Is Donald Trump a Fascist?

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Elites Create '300,000 Tons of CO2' Flying To Paris Summit

Article: Poll: Climate Change A Low Priority For Most Canadians

Article: Maurice Strong, Climate And Development Pioneer, Dead At 86

Article: Obama Administration Announces 144 Big Regulations Right Before Thanksgiving

Article: Republicans Move to Dump 'Fascist' Trump

The Best Of 2015 - Part 1

December 8th, 2015

This Week: We take a look back at some of our favourite moments. It's the Best of 2015 Part 1

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: If We Want to Ask Stephen Harper Questions, We Have to Give His Party $78,000

Article: BASE Jumpers Make Historic Leap From CN Tower For Pan Am Games

Article: Teacher Doesn't Know Who Pays Her Salary

Article: Price Check Experiment: Is Costco really worth it?

Article: Uber vs. Taxi: Which is Faster For Pan Am Travel In Toronto?

The Best Of 2015 - Part 2

December 15th, 2015

This Week: We continue our look back at some of our favourite moments on the show. It's the Best of 2015 Part 2

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: The "Power Wall" Smoking Ban Has Failed

Article: Seniors In Private Nursing Homes More Likely To Die Within 6 Months: Study

Article: What Really Is "Gun Violence"?

Video: Bill Maher To San Diego State University Student: 'Try To Get A Clue'

Article: After Professing Disgust for Trump, These Hillary Supporters Learn They Just Endorsed His Tax Plan