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Libertarian-GOP Rift

06/05/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up we'll talk about a dispute between small "l" libertarians and the Republican Party. But first two comments about yesterday's interview with former Congressman Alan Grayson.

tape The Tampa Bay Times reported this morning that: "Supporters of Ron Paul suspect the Republican National Convention is toying ...

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Ayn Rand: Phillosopher to the Tea Party, The Republican Party, Libertarians and the Neo-Conservative Movement

04/06/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up we’ll talk with the author of a new book about philosopher Ayn Rand.

Ayn Rand’s ideas have been cited by the Tea Party and many Republican leaders as helping them formulate their approach to government and the economy. Her books such include Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead have been widely cited as giving birth to the modern libertarian movement. Author Gary Weiss has written a new book called Ayn Rand Nation i...

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Senate hopeful: 'Give me equal time' listen

06/18/10 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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At the candidate forum in Sarasota yesterday, the four major candidates for Florida’s open US Senate Seat also fielded questions from reporters. But one of that race’s lesser-known candidates caused a bit of a stir.

When many people think of the race for Florida’s open US Senate seat, they probably think of four people – Governor Charlie Crist, former House Speaker Marco Rubio, US Representative Kendrick Meek, and billionaire investor Jeff Greene. Yet there are several lesser-known...

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The Libertarian Illusion

05/12/09 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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The Libertarian philosophy is gaining wider public exposure - from the candidacy of Ron Paul to Republican officials in the last four decades who branded themselves as "Libertarian Republicans." The concept they embrace is smaller governmnet, fewer taxes and a belief that private property rights are supreme.

Our guest, Providence College political scientist William E. Hudson argues in his new book, The Libertarian Illusion: Ideology, Public Policy, and the Assault on the Common Good, t...

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