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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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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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...

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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,...

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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...

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Is the Liberty Movement Failing?

Is the Liberty Movement Failing?

  Rick address the question of whether or not the liberty movement is failing because it has not made any significant strategic success in halting the ever increasing role of federal, state and local governments in the lives of citizens and...

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Obama Snubs Iraq’s Prime Minister – NBC

Obama Snubs Iraq’s Prime Minister – NBC

Iraq's prime minister found himself literally edged out on Monday by a trio of world leaders including U.S. President Barack Obama.   In an "odd" spectacle, at the recent G-7 meeting, President Obama ignores the leader of a country (Iraq) where U.S. Troops are...

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Communism vs. Capitalism – Stossel

Communism vs. Capitalism – Stossel

On October 31, 2005 I started Free Capitalist Radio and introduced a new conversation about Communism vs. Capitalism.  At the time it seemed out of place to some, extreme to others, old fashioned, mis-directed, etc.  The conversation at the time was almost always...

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Magna Carta: Eight Centuries of Liberty – WSJ

Magna Carta: Eight Centuries of Liberty – WSJ

June marks the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, the “Great Charter” that established the rule of law for the English-speaking world. Its revolutionary impact still resounds today, writes Daniel Hannan. Interesting to reflect on the Wall Street Journal's article....

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Thanksgiving Fireside in Salt Lake City

Thanksgiving Fireside in Salt Lake City

Rick & Jewel Franklin are hosting a small friends and family fireside – tomorrow, Thanksgiving day in downtown Salt Lake City. The fireside will start at 7 pm.  Along with Rick and Jewel, Jewel’s father Dr. Glenn J. Kimber will be the featured fireside speaker. If...

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WEBINAR: “Completing the Work of the Founders”

WEBINAR: “Completing the Work of the Founders”

Join Rick and Jewel on November 20, 2014 at 7:00 pm Mountain time for the first American Liberty Society webinar: "Completing the Work of the Founders - HOW BUILDING A LIBERTY BASED SOCIETY CAN BRING INCREASED FREEDOM, PROSPERITY & PEACE TO YOU, YOUR FAMILY, AND...

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American Liberty Society, Pre-Launch – Open Call

American Liberty Society, Pre-Launch – Open Call

As some of you know, Jewel and I have been preparing for the official launch of the American Liberty Society (along with the relaunch of American Founders University, American Founders Academy, and new launch of American Founders Preschool). This is an open conference...

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Are You a Capitalist, by 1886 Standards?

Are You a Capitalist, by 1886 Standards?

Selection from "Earning the Capital" By Rev. James W. Cole, 1886 hat is capital? Most writers on economics answer, "Capital is surplus; the storage of the labor of the brain and muscle; the overplus from the daily needs and...

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New York Giants: Overcoming the “Invincible”

New York Giants: Overcoming the “Invincible”

ften, the average person views the world around him as a place where everyone else seems destined to succeed, while he struggles to survive.   Government, businesses, rich folks, etc., all of these "others" too often carry an...

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