After This Year, Do You Want More Govt. in Your Life? | Nick Gillespie | POLITICS | Rubin Report

Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Nick Gillespie, editor at large for Reason, about his appearance on Bill Maher where Gina Carano was defamed, the inevitable end of the shocking levels of government spending under the Joe Biden administration, and the easiest way to turn a Democrat into a libertarian. Nick first shares what it was like to witness Heidi Heitkamp call Gina Carano a Nazi on Real Time with Bill Maher. He discusses how defamation and slander from the left have sadly become a normal part of public discourse in our cancel culture world. Nick discusses the political evolution of Bill Maher since his days on Politically Incorrect and his consistency on the issues of free speech and freedom of expression. He also reminds us of the censorship wave of the 1990s when Republicans like Bob Dole and Democrats like Bill Clinton were worried about the levels of violence on cable TV. Nick warns about the imminent danger that Joe Biden’s fiscal policy puts us in. The government budget and national debt continue to increase exponentially as Democrats demand even more stimulus checks. How much can government expenditure rise before a market crash brings us back to reality? This debt bomb and endless money printing can only end in disaster. Laws like the COVID relief bill and the infrastructure plan seem to have little to do with COVID or infrastructure and more to do with using public debt to reward Democrat special interest groups. Despite the government’s parade of failures during the COVID pandemic, people seem to desire even more big government with support for ideas like mandating a vaccine passport. Nick also addresses positive developments like the ending of the war on drugs and the legalization of marijuana in numerous states. Nick reveals the quickest way to make any centrist or moderate flip and become a libertarian. He also gives his thoughts on if there is any difference between classical liberalism and libertarianism. Nick also talks about how the COVID 19 vaccine and vaccine rollout are triumphs of the private sector and a great example of the government creating successful incentives. He also discusses the extreme waste of the COVID relief package and the disastrous results of the lockdowns where governments decide who the essential workers are. Is the state of US news driving you crazy? Does the coverage of political news rarely seem “fair and balanced”? Serious discussions on US politics is vital to having a healthy democracy. No matter what political party you belong to, we need to be able to hear a variety of political perspectives. Whether you majored in political science or just want to have a deeper understanding of the issues you’ll want to check out this playlist: To make sure you never miss a single Rubin Report video, click here to subscribe: Looking for smart and honest conversations about current events, political news and the culture war? Want to increase your critical thinking by listening to different perspectives on a variety of topics? If so, then you’re in the right place because on The Rubin Report Dave Rubin engages the ideas of some of society’s most interesting thought leaders, authors, politicians and comedians. The Rubin Report is the largest talk show about free speech and big ideas on YouTube. Dave allows his guests to speak their minds and his audience to think for themselves. New videos every week. The Rubin Report is fan funded through monthly and one-time donations: ****** Dave Rubin’s book, “Don’t Burn This Book” is now available at: LISTEN to The Rubin Report podcast: See Dave LIVE: Sign up for our newsletter with the best of The Rubin Report delivered to your inbox once a week: Official Rubin Report Merchandise: All art on the set are original works by Caylin Rose Janet. Get a print here: ****** Nick Gillespie, Editor at Large, Reason Nick on Twitter: ****** Follow Dave on Twitter: Follow The Rubin Report on Facebook: Follow Dave on Facebook: Follow Dave on Instagram: About Dave Rubin:

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