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BREAKING : Oregon Refuge Occupation is Over. All 4 Protesters Surrender. [MINUTE BY MINUTE LIVE UPDATING]
UPDATE 10:59 am (Pacific): KrisAnn and others on the line in tears, relief at the resolution. Gavin "It's a shame our country has come to this point...David's concerns and fears reflect what all of America feels." KrisAnn "This is a fight we have to keep going. I...read more
LIBERTY REEF, UT (FCP) – Amidst all the recent controversy regarding the protest in Oregon, FreeCapitalist.com readers may have missed an exceptional American leader speak out in support of the Hammonds and the Oregon occupation earlier last month. "There is no...read more
BURNS, OREGON - January 30, 2016 (Last Updated 1/31/2016 at 3:37 AM)(FCP) -- BREAKING NEWS: Shawna Cox is one of five occupants who traveled in with LaVoy Finicum in his white pickup truck on January 26, 2016. Tonight at 10pm Mountain, Rick Koerber and Free...read more
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...read more
January 20, 2016 (Live Show!) This is going to be a passionate episode of Free Capitalist Radio. It will be worth the effort to make this SHOW at 10 pm Mountain Time - tonight! Today is W. Cleon Skousen's birthday, and tonight on Periscope.tv/@freecapitalist I'm going...read more
PROVO, UT (FCP) – Host: Les McGuire Co-Host: Gabriel Joseph (Rick is on the first 15 minutes) This show asks an important question. "What does it take to dramatically change an individual's life?" Excellent broadcast. Timeless. In this episode of Free Capitalist...read more
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.read more
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...read more
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,...read more
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...read more
American Founders University lecture series on The 13 Principles of Prosperity™ by Rick Koerber. Published in conjunction with the American Liberty Society™.
This lecture was originally delivered part of the weekly ALS: Thursday Calls. Original broadcast date: February 19, 2015. American Liberty...
Rick was interviewed by Clark Aposhian on AM630 in Salt Lake City (KTKK, K-TALK) on August 22, 2014 about the dismissal of all criminal charges in USA v. Koerber (Case No. 09-cr-302) and the court finding excessive prosecutorial misconduct and violations of the Fifth...
Rick tackles the false notion that we can advocate for liberty and make true progress in the United States, or beyond - by focusing only on politics. Instead, as Rick outlines, we must advance liberty by restoring home and...
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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Split Supreme Court Expands President’s Authority to Ignore Congress By Striking Down ‘Jerusalem’ passport law
The Supreme Court has struck down a disputed law that would have allowed Americans born in Jerusalem to list their birthplace as Israel on their U.S. passports. Growing tyranny. As usual, when the United States Supreme Court issues a decision, I recommend that you...read more
The officer shot and killed Walter Scott, who was unarmed, on April 4. While the court process and a trial will ultimately determine the outcome of this matter, the fact that a grand jury indicated a police officer illustrates a principle worth constant discussion....read more
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...read more
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...read more
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....read more
Lindsey Graham will formally launch his bid for president in the small South Carolina town where he grew up. Isn't it odd that when a person announces their "candidacy" for President of the United States, our culture celebrates this as a news event, and with pomp and...read more
Leaving aside any commentary about presidential campaigns, Senator Paul offers the most vocal public defense of the 4th Amendment that we've seen in years, and more importantly, a defense of the rights that Amendment is designed to protect. Remember, rights are not...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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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...read more
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...read more