The Brian Nichols Show

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

108 episodes of The Brian Nichols Show since the first episode, which aired on December 31st, 2017.

  • 9: David Hogg, Carry A. Nation, Gun Control, and Prohibition

    March 5th, 2018  |  1 hr 3 secs

    On today's episode of The Brian Nichols Show, Brian digs into the aftermath of the Parkland shooting, including the push from those survivors push for gun control. In this episode, Brian breaks down the eerily similar parallels that exist between the likes of the modern gun control movement and the Prohibition movement of the early 20th century.

    While David Hogg, like Carry Nation, experienced traumatic moments in their lives, does that make them more credible in terms of their advocacy for taking away law-abiding citizen's rights? Do we ignore the potential unintended consequences of policy when we believe that the policy is moral, noble, virtuous, and just?

    Check out the PBS article discussed in today's episode here: http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/prohibition/unintended-consequences/

  • 8: Interview with LNC Chair Candidate Alicia Dearn

    February 23rd, 2018  |  36 mins 39 secs

    On today's episode of The Brian Nichols Show, Brian is joined by current San Diego Libertarian Party Chair and candidate for the national Libertarian Party Chair, Alicia Dearn.

    Brian and Alicia discuss the goals for the LP if elected chair, including how to market to new libertarians outside of the current libertarian movement. Also discussed is the issues that stemmed from current LP vice chair, Arvin Vohra and how Alicia would have dealt with such a situation as chair.

  • 7: Enacting Libertarian Policy with Dean Clancy

    February 19th, 2018  |  53 mins 52 secs
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    On this special episode of The Brian Nichols Show, Brian is joined with former White House/Congressional policy adviser and former FreedomWorks Vice President, Dean Clancy! Brian and Dean dig into the the latest budget deals, the Libertarian Party and promoting libertarian policy, and discuss how we can address the gun control issue after the latest public shooting.

    Is the Trump budget actually a fiscally conservative budget? Is it better to have a government controlled by one political party, or split control between two political parties? Is the Libertarian Party actually the best means to promote libertarian principles and to enact libertarian policy? And finally, how do gun rights activists win the debate with gun control advocates?

  • 6: The Parkland Florida Shooting, Gun Control, Mental Health, and Masculinity

    February 16th, 2018  |  1 hr 19 mins

    On this episode of The Brian Nichols Show, Brian is once again joined by Paul Riley. This week, Brian goes over the details of the tragic shooting in Parkland, Florida and then leads to a lively, important, and engaging discussion with Paul regarding gun control, mental health issues, and masculinity.

    How do we prevent these types of shootings from happening in the future? Is it even possible to prevent these shootings? What is the role that mental health plays in mass shootings? Is it the guns fault, or the shooters?

  • 5: Military Parades, Books, and Tide Pods

    February 9th, 2018  |  32 mins 31 secs

    On this episode, host Brian Nichols digs into three stories from the week, ranging from Duluth, MN schools taking "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" out of school curriculum, to the infamous "Tide Pod Challenge" and NY lawmakers attempts to make the pods look "less edible", and finally to President Trump's latest proposal to hold a military parade to showcase the American military.

    Also, Brian teases his next guest at the end of the episode...

  • 4: Are Ben Shapiro and Dr. Jordan Peterson Intellectuals?

    February 2nd, 2018  |  58 mins 43 secs

    ‚ÄčOn this episode of The Brian Nichols Show, Nichols is joined by John-Pierre Maeli and Brendan Noble to discuss intellectualism in politics, with a specific look at Ben Shapiro and Doctor Jordan Peterson.

    Is our modern political discourse void of intellectualism? Have we gotten past an intellectual society? We discuss all this and more!

  • 3: Climate Change

    January 26th, 2018  |  1 hr 13 mins

    Brian Nichols is joined by Derek LaBarron and Paul Riley to have a constructive conversation about man-made climate change. Derek and Paul team up as man-made climate change believers to try and convince Brian that man is playing a crucial role in climate change, while Brian positions himself as a skeptic willing to have his mind changed based on the evidence provided.

    While not a "debate", this episode is sure to educate, enlighten, and inform!

  • 2: Arvin Vohra, The Libertarian Party, & Echo Chamber

    January 19th, 2018  |  30 mins 11 secs

    Brian Nichols focuses on the latest controversy with Libertarian Party Vice Chair, Arvin Vohra, who is under fire in recent weeks for his statements appearing to promote pedophilia. Vohra has also faced backlash recently due to his comparing of veterans and school teachers to rapists. In today's episode, Nichols digs deeper into the Vohra controversy and gives his take on how the LP should address this commentary and how libertarianism can avoid controversies like this from happening in the future (and how we can convert some new libertarians along the way!).

  • 1: Introducing the Brian Nichols Show

    January 12th, 2018  |  29 mins 7 secs

    Host Brian Nichols introduces The Brian Nichols Show, outlines the goals for the show, and covers FISA after Thursday's FISA 702 vote.

    The Brian Nichols Show is for libertarians, conservatives, Republicans, moderates, independents, and even those on the left, who are actively seeking a political news program that objectively covers the week's news to help educate, enlighten, and inform.

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  • Interview: SooperMexican

    December 31st, 2017  |  31 mins 28 secs
  • Interview: John Ziegler of Mediaite

    December 31st, 2017  |  32 mins 16 secs
  • Interview: Cliff Maloney of Young Americans for Liberty

    December 31st, 2017  |  33 mins 37 secs