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The Political Orphanage

Mar 29, 2019

Comedian Turner Sparks climbs aboard the podcast to discuss the week’s more obscure headlines, from calls in Ireland to use the army to fight deer overpopulation, to a Supreme Court decision over hoverboard moose hunting, to Siberan slap fights.

Mar 28, 2019

Adam Smith got the party started, alternately lambasting feudalists and mercantilists and paving the way for a more free and prosperous world. Legendary humorist and author of “On The Wealth of Nations” P.J. O’Rourke joins Heaton to discuss the plucky Scotsman’s contributions to society.

Mar 27, 2019

When do corporations go from valid money-making operations to amoral schemers living off the public dole? What obligations do companies have to their employees? Rick Ungar joins Heaton to discuss the proper role of capitalism and what solutions can and should be attempted by government. PLUS: Introducing Fr....

Mar 27, 2019

Mike May is a business strategist in Washington, D.C. He joins Heaton to discuss how major corporations are embracing tribalism, either to promote change or to simply grab headlines and customers. But it turns out there’s also an unexpected free market upside to tribalism.

Mar 25, 2019

After two years, the Russian collusion investigation has come up empty, so it looks like Robert Mueller won’t be frog-marching Donald Trump out of the White House. Political commentator Justin Robert Young joins Heaton to sort things out.