What if The Oregon Protestors Had Been Black? Surprise.

LIBERTY REEF (FCP) May 8, 2016 – So-called political liberals aren’t usually the sharpest tool in the shed, and despite their mantra of “tolerance” are often some of the most intellectually and emotionally intolerant public voices in modern social life. In this...

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Are You Doing the Work?

Are You Doing the Work?

UTAH COUNTY, UT (FCP) - Are you doing the work it takes to succeed? Often the work is not glorious, not visible, and not pleasing to the eye. Those who are determined to succeed will do the daily work necessary to cultivate real success! This is short video where Rick...

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Today is the Day.  Why Are You Waiting?

Today is the Day. Why Are You Waiting?

LIBERTY REEF (UT) - Today is the day. In this short personal video, Rick shares a powerful invitation. Have you ever wondered when is YOUR time? Have you been looking forward to a time when your talents and your passion will be "on the stage" and when you'll have the...

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Are You Living the Life You Love?

Are You Living the Life You Love?

ROCKY MOUNTAIN WEST (March 3, 2016) - Are you living the life you love? This morning as I was driving across a beautiful landscape in the Mountain West, the sun was rising, and the moon was still bright. As I drove, I couldn't help but feel overwhelmed to the point of...

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What is a “Liberal” Education? (#205)

What is a “Liberal” Education? (#205)

In this episode of Free Capitalist Radio Rick talks about the power of words, who thinking men define terms, and the basis of a "liberal" education, meaning the education of a "free man" or "free woman." The fundamentals of education for homeschooling, private...

Tolerance As Intolerance (#204)

Tolerance As Intolerance (#204)

The media generated controversy surrounding LDS Church's policy regarding church discipline for same-sex couples and regarding ordinances for children of same-sex couples exposes the hypocrisy of the new mantra of "tolerance." In the name of tolerance and diversity,...

The Cause of Liberty Today (#203)

The Cause of Liberty Today (#203)

On this special "November 5th" edition of Free Capitalist Radio, Rick discusses the status of the cause of liberty today, comparing main stream statements from Reagan back in 1981 to fringe statements today. Rick also discusses Bernie Sanders, ISIS, the rights of...

Can Bernie Sanders Save America?  (#202)

Can Bernie Sanders Save America? (#202)

Can Bernie Sanders Save America? In this episode of Free Capitalist Radio the question of Bernie Sanders and the reality of socialism is addressed.  The question of whether or not "compromise" and "governing in the middle" are virtues and principles.  Rick discusses...

Shredding the U.S. Constitution (#201)

Shredding the U.S. Constitution (#201)

Host: Rick Koerber Administrators at Yale, Cornell, Syracuse, Vassar and Oberlin were recently caught on undercover camera agreeing to rip up copies of the Constitution handed out off campus after an investigator posing as a student described the Constitution as...

10th Anniversary Show (#200)

10th Anniversary Show (#200)

Host: Rick Koerber (with Kimball Roundy and Guest Brandon Adams) The formal broadcast starts at 2 min 4 sec. On November 2, 2015 - the 10th Anniversary of its first broadcast, Free Capitalist Radio launches a new season. The episode is broadcast via radio transmission...

Capitalism & Freedom (#5)

Capitalism & Freedom (#5)

Host: Rick Koerber. Co-Host: Les McGuire In this episode Rick and Les discuss the roots of capitalism and freedom and Milton Friedman's book on the subject. The way to change society is NOT electing new and better politicians it is to change the mindset of people -...

WMD and the Iraq War Debate (#4)

WMD and the Iraq War Debate (#4)

Host: Rick Koerber If we are deceived about principles, we cannot progress because we don't know what we don't know.  If you don't "wake up and you don't have the facts, you don't have an argument." Other topics: Iraq War Debate and whether or not Pres. Bush lied to...

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The Ambush and Murder of Robert “LaVoy” Finicum

The Ambush and Murder of Robert “LaVoy” Finicum

BURNS, OREGON (Last Updated 1/31/2016 3:46 am)(FCP) – on January 26, 2015 the FBI and Oregon State Police ambushed and murdered Robert "LaVoy" Finicum.  Based upon two personal eye-witness accounts, it is clear that the stories being widely circulated are false (due...

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Do You Understand ISIS?

Do You Understand ISIS?

What is the Islamic State? Where did it come from, and what are its intentions? The simplicity of these questions can be deceiving, and few Western leaders seem to know the answers. In December, The New York Times published confidential comments by Major General Michael K. Nagata, the Special Operations commander for the United States in the Middle East, admitting that he had hardly begun figuring out the Islamic State’s appeal. “We have not defeated the idea,” he said. “We do not even understand the idea.” In the past year, President Obama has referred to the Islamic State, variously, as “not Islamic” and as al-Qaeda’s “jayvee team,” statements that reflected confusion about the group, and may have contributed to significant strategic errors.

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Brain-On Lounge

Earth Camp:  An Essay on Unity in the Cause of Liberty

Earth Camp: An Essay on Unity in the Cause of Liberty

The world is a funny place. I’ve been thinking about America, and the story of the American Revolution and America’s promise to the world. Have you spent much time thinking about these things? After a little reflection, the paramount question in my mind is this: How...

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Free Minds & Free Men

Free Minds & Free Men

By Mortimer J. Adler (Selection from "How to Read a Book" 1940) et us not get confused about means and ends.  Reading the great books is not for the sake of talking about them.  Mentioning them by name may give you the...

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Free Capitalist Ideas

Free Capitalist Ideas

The beginning of the Free Capitalist Project is our core philosophy. The essay below contains a summary of the Free Capitalist philosophy.  For a shorter, more focused review, see: What is the Free Capitalist Project? What Do Free Capitalists...

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Heroes: Where have they gone?

Heroes: Where have they gone?

y three-year-old son prefers to dress up in full Spider Man attire - virtually every day.  When I ask him why, he says that he wants to get "big" so he can help me "fight the bad guys."  Every time I leave the house he asks,...

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Principles of Communism

Principles of Communism

By Frederick Engles 1847 Published for Study in 2009 by The FreeCapitalist Project Washington, D.C. Preface This text, Principles of Communism, was among the earliest drafts of Engels' attempt to outline his philosophy.  It was written when by Engels when he was only...

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Brain-Off Conspiracy

Brain-Off Conspiracy

By C. Rick Koerber (First Published in 2006) Today the biggest threat to freedom, liberty, and the American way of life is the unintended collective collaboration of the ignorant (most particularly the fiery, overly zealous, and unreflective ignorant). In the debate...

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Rick’s Blog

Are You Doing the Work?

Are You Doing the Work?

UTAH COUNTY, UT (FCP) - Are you doing the work it takes to succeed? Often the work is not glorious, not visible, and not pleasing to the eye. Those who are determined to succeed will do the daily work necessary to cultivate real success! This is short video where Rick...

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Today is the Day.  Why Are You Waiting?

Today is the Day. Why Are You Waiting?

LIBERTY REEF (UT) - Today is the day. In this short personal video, Rick shares a powerful invitation. Have you ever wondered when is YOUR time? Have you been looking forward to a time when your talents and your passion will be "on the stage" and when you'll have the...

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Are You Living the Life You Love?

Are You Living the Life You Love?

ROCKY MOUNTAIN WEST (March 3, 2016) - Are you living the life you love? This morning as I was driving across a beautiful landscape in the Mountain West, the sun was rising, and the moon was still bright. As I drove, I couldn't help but feel overwhelmed to the point of...

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Jesus is a Capitalist

Jesus is a Capitalist

Jesus is a Capitalist "...and why that matters for you." We live in a day and time where the philosophy of Marx is ritualistically repackaged and distributed as the contemporary gospel of Jesus Christ.  As a result, those of us who have been raised in a predominantly...

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Schmucks, Grand Juries, & the Trials Ahead.

Schmucks, Grand Juries, & the Trials Ahead.

As our modern culture hurls itself imperviously over the rocky cliffs of socialism in the name of rescue and bailout, normal people seem to be losing their ability to think critically and distinguish decency, fairness, civility, and honesty from rumor, rhetoric,...

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God is a Capitalist: Answering Ruble Fisher

God is a Capitalist: Answering Ruble Fisher

This past week a Facebook friend of mine, Ruble Fisher, wrote on my Facebook wall the following critique of my oft repeated observation that "God is a Capitalist." Rick, you definitely have not forgotten to suggest that God is a Capitalist, but I must say that this is...

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Who is Les McGuire?

Who is Les McGuire?

remember hearing about Atlas Shrugged back in college, but for some reason I never decided to read it. Blank out (that’s for you objectivists). After going completely broke in 2001 I remember seeing my wife reading it and...

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Four-wheelers: Dumb Dad of the Year Award

Four-wheelers: Dumb Dad of the Year Award

This weekend, the two oldest kids and I averted tragedy on our four-wheeler, and I learned something about repentance and Godly sorrow.    Not bad for a weekend, I suppose. So, it was Saturday afternoon and the entire family was bored. In a stroke of genius I decided...

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