1.26.11 Former Chairman of the Libertarian Party of the State of Virginia Rick Sincere joins Coy to discuss last night’s State of the Union Address. Sincere first comments on the declining viewership of the Address, and he characterizes it as part of the dark era of Woodrow Wilson. As for the speech itself, Sincere says it was very well written, and he breaks down the major themes hit upon including the need for competitiveness in American business and alternative energy sources. Also included in today’s conversation is an update on the proposal to have marijuana legalized in Virginia.
1.18.11 Founder and President of the Rutherford Institute John Whitehead joins Coy to discuss the Obama administration’s proposal for internet control. Whitehead points out what he views to be a number of flaws with regard to individual privacy in the “Identity Ecosystem” program. Also included is a breaking news update regarding the Aaron Tobey case. Tobey is the college student and Albemarle County native who was recently arrested at Richmond International Airport for writing the 4th Amendment across his chest in protest of the full-body scanners, and the Rutherford Institute is announcing today that they will sue on his behalf. The conversation also touches in on the latest red light camera news.
Joseph Thai, Constitutional Law professor at The University of Oklahoma discussed to discuss President Obama’s selection of Solicitor General Elena Kagan for the Supreme Court and more. Thai received his law degree from Harvard Law School in 2003, when Kagan was its Dean.