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Episode 116. Soft on Crime, Hard on Self-Defense? Indianapolis & the Fight for Gun Rights

  Show Notes: Episode 116. Soft on Crime, Hard on Self-Defense? Indianapolis & the Fight for Gun Rights In this episode, Alex Ooley and Mike Ooley discuss two

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Recession in Full-Time Jobs

There is a lot of interesting information in the article:   https://mises.org/mises-wire/march-report-recession-full-time-jobs-here   Aside from the usual way the media and government cook the headlines to make the

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Episode 115. What is The Presumption of Innocence? (rerun of Episode 7)

Show Notes: Episode 115. What is The Presumption of Innocence? (rerun of Episode 7) In this episode, Alex Ooley discusses the concept of the presumption of innocence and

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Episode 114. Glock Under Fire: Politicians Attempt to Shift Blame for Violence to Gun Manufacturers

Show Notes:  Episode 114. Glock Under Fire: Politicians Attempt to Shift Blame for Violence to Gun Manufacturers In this episode, the hosts discuss the lawsuit filed by the

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Episode 113. The Only Good One Is a Closed One: No Reform of Government Schools (with Marina Rocha)

Show Notes: Episode 113. The Only Good One Is a Closed One: No Reform of Government Schools (with Marina Rocha) In this episode, Marina Rocha discusses the problems

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Episode 112. Beyond the Beam: Gun Digest, Weapon Lights, and Responsible Self-Defense

  Show Notes: Episode 112. Beyond the Beam: Gun Digest, Weapon Lights, and Responsible Self-Defense In this episode, Alex Ooley and Mike Ooley discuss various topics related to

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Episode 111. The Forge of Freedom – Why Would an Innocent Person Plead Guilty? (rerun of Episode 18)

Show Notes: Episode 111. The Forge of Freedom – Why Would an Innocent Person Plead Guilty? (rerun of Episode 18) This episode explores the topic of innocent people

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The Price of Easy Money: A Decade Later

During my undergraduate studies, I presented at an undergraduate research conference. It was 2010 and shortly after the housing market collapse, the bank bailouts, and the automotive bailouts.

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The Trump VP Choice: Brace Yourself (Tom Woods and Dan McCarthy)

  https://tomwoods.com/ep-2465-the-trump-vp-choice-brace-yourself/ In this episode, Tom Woods is joined by Dan McCarthy to discuss the importance of selecting a vice president and the influence of the vice president’s

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Episode 110. Hackathorn on Lights: Are Weapon-Mounted Lights Overrated?

Show Notes: Episode 110. Hackathorn on Lights: Are Weapon-Mounted Lights Overrated? In this episode, Alex Ooley and Mike Ooley discuss the controversy surrounding weapon mounted lights. They address

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Episode 109. Four Years Ago This Week, Freedom Was Torched (Jeffrey Tucker)

Show Notes: Episode 109. Four Years Ago This Week, Freedom Was Torched (Jeffrey Tucker)   This episode reflects on the lockdowns implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic,

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Go Somewhere Without a Gun?

Greg discusses a common question, “Why would you ever go anywhere without a gun?” I think you’ll enjoy his discussion.   Rule One?        

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Episode 108. Prosecutors Challenge 2nd Amendment in Rajon Rondo Case (Part 2)

  Show Notes: Episode 108. Prosecutors Challenge 2nd Amendment in Rajon Rondo Case (Part 2) This episode of the Forge of Freedom podcast discusses the prosecution of Rajon

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Episode 107. Liberty and Responsibility

    Show Notes: Episode 107. Liberty and Responsibility In this episode, Alex Ooley discusses an article titled ‘Liberty is Meaningless Without Responsibility’ by Tyler Brandt. The article

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Adapting Self-Defense to Wheelchair Use (ACLDN Interview)

    Summary Gila Hayes from the Armed Citizen’s Legal Defense Network (ACLDN) interviews, Clyde Caceres, a martial artist and self-defense expert. Clyde shares his experience and insights

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Episode 106. Rajon Rondo’s Arrest: Bruen, the 2nd Amendment, and Gun Control on Trial

    Show Notes: Episode 106. Rajon Rondo’s Arrest: Bruen, the 2nd Amendment, and Gun Control on Trial In this episode, host Alex Ooley discusses the arrest of

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Episode 105. From Beat Cop to Ballot Box: Mike ter Maat’s Libertarian Campaign for President

Show Notes: Episode 105. From Beat Cop to Ballot Box: Mike ter Maat’s Libertarian Campaign for President In this episode, Mike ter Maat, a Libertarian candidate for president

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Episode 104. NRA Jury Verdict in New York Corruption Case

  Show Notes: Episode 104. NRA Jury Verdict in New York Corruption Case In this episode, Alex Ooley provides an update on the trial against the NRA in

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Episode 103. Problem-Solving Courts: A Critical Examination with Judge Houchin

Show Notes: Episode 103. Problem-Solving Courts: A Critical Examination with Judge Houchin In this episode, Judge Dustin Houchin discusses problem solving court. He highlights the lack of empirical

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What Is Going on in Israel?

   https://tuttletwins.com/podcast/529-what-is-going-on-in-israel/?al_pg_id=d23bb9cd-d937-483b-8f58-5e691cb38bfe   Summary In this episode, the hosts of “The Way the World Works” discuss the Israel and Palestine conflict, providing an introduction to the topic

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Episode 102. Test Your Knowledge of U.S. Gun Laws

Show Notes: Episode 102. Test Your Knowledge of U.S. Gun Laws In this episode, Alex Ooley discusses a quiz on US gun laws published by The Trace, an

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Episode 101. After Covid: Twelve Challenges for a Shattered World by Jeffrey Tucker

    Show Notes: Episode 101. After Covid: Twelve Challenges for a Shattered World by Jeffrey Tucker In this episode, host Alex Ooley shares an article by Jeffrey

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Non-Profit Law Professor James Fishman on the NRA’s Corruption Trial | Stephen Gutowski (The Reload)

Stephen Gutowski had James Fishman on The Reload Podcast to discuss the NRA corruption trial in New York. If you are curious about what is going on and

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The Origins of Valentine’s Day

Where does Valentine’s Day come from? A greeting card company or a candy company? Neither, but I’m sure it’s one of their favorite holidays. Or was it Al

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Episode 100. Involuntary Manslaughter: The Conviction of Jennifer Crumbley, Safe Storage Laws, and the Right to Keep and Bear Arms

Show Notes: Episode 100. Involuntary Manslaughter: The Conviction of Jennifer Crumbley, Safe Storage Laws, and the Right to Keep and Bear Arms   In this episode, host Alex

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Episode 99. Capitalism versus Socialism: The Great Seligman-Nearing Debate of 1921 with Rob Weir

Show Notes: Episode 99. Capitalism versus Socialism: The Great Seligman-Nearing Debate of 1921 with Rob Weir   In this episode of the Forge of Freedom podcast, host Alex

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Response to Mass Shooting Attacks

Gila Hayes from the Armed Citizen’s Legal Defense Network (ACLDN) recently interviewed Ed Monk about surviving a mass shooting. You can read the interview or watch it at

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Episode 98. Handgun Training Terms You Should Know

Show Notes: Episode 98. Handgun Training Terms You Should Know   In this episode, Alex Ooley discusses useful vocabulary for firearms courses. He covers terms such as ceasefire

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Episode 97. My Passion for Liberty with Jacob Hornberger, Libertarian Candidate for President

   Show Notes: Episode 97. My Passion for Liberty with Jacob Hornberger, Libertarian Candidate for President   Jacob Hornberger, author of My Passion for Liberty, discusses his

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Episode 96. What You Need to Know About Suppressors/Silencers

Show Notes:  Episode 96. What You Need to Know About Suppressors/Silencers    In this episode, Alex Ooley and Mike Ooley discuss suppressors, also known as silencers, and their

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