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Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Government Price Controls In Emergencies Never Work

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Austrian Economics 101 Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "For those of you that are free marketers out there, I’m not breaking any news here.  It shouldn’t go unnoticed, though, that as soon as an event like this happens, the first people that want to jump on the accusation train and start hurling all manner of epithet and calumny against those that would raise the price for something like water, it’s usually the same people that have no knowledge of and act ….Continue

Monday, May 19th, 2014

Marriage Is For Bringing Forth Children, Not Buying TVs

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "From today’s Pile of Prep you’ll find this at The Imaginative Conservative website yesterday, Joseph Pearce, who is the author of one of the latest and best books, a biography of Alexander Solzhenitsyn.  It’s on my reading list.  It’s all too often forgotten in these heady days of socially-engineered change that children are always the bottom-line. Their absence leads to an aging population in the short-term, with all the….Continue

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Monday, April 28th, 2014

Why FCC Wants Net Neutral Control Of Internet

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 The FCC Wants Control of Broadband Providers Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "We discussed the Internet being taken over by the FCC.  This is attempt number two of the FCC trying to gain control of the levers of Internet power.  It’s easy to figure out why they would want to do this.  What I don’t understand, or now that I think about this -- there’s a story in the Wall Street Journal today.  Here’s the headline, “FCC ….Continue

debt star

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Rothbard - Government Debt Is Worse Than Private Debt

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "If you are one of those that is in the employ of, as an example, one of these companies that is part of the military-industrial complex, is building bombs to destroy property in countries you can’t point to on a map while we are not at war with any country, you are partaking of this.  What is so hard to understand about this?  [mocking] “Mike, we gotta make a living somehow.”  You don’t.  No, you don’t.  You don’t ….Continue

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Friday, January 31st, 2014

Ron Paul - Hey Fed! It's The Free Market Stupid, Pt I

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"In 1971 it happened, and that’s when I started speaking out [about the Fed.] Really nobody listened. There were a lot of seeds planted about sound money, especially by Murray and others, and Mises. They talked about this. There was no audience out there. I would go to campuses, when I first went into Congress, and I would get 20 or 30 people come out and maybe convert one or two." ….Continue

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Monday, January 6th, 2014

Debt Makes The NSA & War Possible, The Fed Makes Debt, See The Problem?

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"There are a couple of ways you can think about the national legislature’s debt. One of the ways I suggest you think about it is that this is future pain. That’s what it is, future pain, future misery, and future tyranny. If there is an actual effort to pay the debt or to honor the commitments that make up part of the $222 trillion debt, that would then require a confiscation of private wealth and private property that today seems incomprehensible."….Continue

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Monday, December 16th, 2013

Malvasi - Consumer Credit Society Impoverishes Wealth And Soul

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "According to the Reuters News Agency, the Sparkasse Bank in Chemnitz recently issued a MasterCard adorned with the hoary visage of Marx himself. So, now you can get a MasterCard Karl Marx edition. Doesn’t this play right into Marx’s adage that the capitalist would sell the very rope that would be used to hang himself?" Check out today’s transcript for the rest…….Continue

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Friday, December 13th, 2013

Will Someone Get The Pope Off The Selfish Economics & Back to Bashing Gays!?

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – “ 'Would Someone Just Shut That Pope Up?' by Patrick J. Deneen, who is a professor at the formerly-Catholic Notre Dame University -- [mocking] 'Mike, why do you say formerly-Catholic?' Are they really Catholic when you invite the world’s greatest pro-abortionist to be your commencement speaker, speaking of President Obama, 2010?  Look it up."  Check out today’s transcript for the rest… Begin Mike Church Show Transcript Mike….Continue

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Friday, December 13th, 2013

Why Buy The Cow When You Can Get Subsidized Milk For Free?

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "With all the knowledge that we have about how things grow and how the earth works and how better to grow crops so they can produce more, we still have to have some kind of a federal overlord or government overlord supervising this?  I thought we were more evolved than that.  The Romans had licked farming.  Hell, the Egyptians had licked farming.  Here we are 5,000 years later, [mocking] 'We can’t do it without the Department o….Continue

dude wheres my bailout

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

The GM Bailout, What's a $10.5 Billion Fleecing Between Friends!?

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"The story is “The taxpayer loss on the GM bailout is $10.5 billion,” mere chump change, I know, when we’re talking about budget deficits of $1.5 trillion three years ago and $700 billion this year. What’s $10.5 billion between friends, right? "….Continue

John Taylor-friend to James Madison

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

What Did The Founders Think Of Big Government? Let's Ask John Taylor Of Caroline

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – The last caller to the program asked me what I thought the founders, why they opposed or why they afraid of big government. I said to him that to answer that question, you’d have to understand or explain exactly what big government would have meant to them. It did not mean to them what it means to us today, because we see this monstrosity and this excessive abuse of power that unfortunately has become commonplace, it seems, has b….Continue

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Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Conservative, Tea Party, And Republican Are Not Synonyms

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – Here’s the headline from the magazine post: “Why the Tea Party Can’t Govern.” Here, let me give you the tease, “Something is seriously wrong with conservatism.” Let me stop right there. Damn skippy, yeah! Hello!? Conservatism is an advertising slogan. That’s what’s wrong with it. Anything that becomes an ism, you might say, is probably, going back to Frohnen’s post about “What is this Thing called Virtue?….Continue

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Friday, October 25th, 2013

Caller Steve Says Resistance Is Futile And We Will All Be Assimilated By Leviathan

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – What’s a solution, Steve? What’s a solution? Why don’t you give me one? I have a very long, nice, written record that you can go to at this place called MikeChurch.com and you can see all the proposed solutions you would like to see. They were all aired on this radio channel. Why don’t you tell me what your solution is then? Check out today’s transcript for the rest…….Continue

dont-panic

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Caller David Says The End Is Near And The Bottom Will Fall Out Of America

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – Folks, if you’re wondering what he’s talking about, here’s what happens. The borrowing authority is granted by lifting the so-called debt ceiling. Where does the money come from? Do you just print it off? That’s one way that you could do it. What generally happens is the Treasury Department tells all their buddies on Wall Street: We’re going to issue $110 billion in Treasury notes. Check out today’s transcript for t….Continue

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Monday, October 14th, 2013

Why We're Called to Give The Shirts Off Our Backs To The Poor & The Government Isn't

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – To say financial ruin and financial decline is in our future if we don’t borrow more money is to equate our financial enterprises with debt and with government servitude.  God calls us to Give The Shirts Off Our Backs to the poor. Is that worthy of a manly sentiment from free people or is that a bunch of people who probably lost their way and have lost most connection that they may have had to how life actually is supposed to work….Continue

dude wheres my bailout

Monday, October 14th, 2013

A Government Bailout Is NOT Economic Activity

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – The economic pain that is being felt is not actual economic pain.  This is what drives me nuts about this.  It is the actions of the State that are going to be curtailed, which are different than the actions of the private sector, as it is known.  Why isn’t that being said?  Check out today’s transcript for the rest… Begin Mike Church Show Transcript Mike:  It ought to be illustrative, or it o….Continue

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Monday, October 7th, 2013

Obamacare - An Austrian Economics Lesson

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – In Human Action, you learn one of the principles of the Austrian economists is you can’t predict what people are going to do. A scheme like the Affordable Care Act is what you should call a planned market. It is a centrally-planned market. Centrally-planned markets don’t work. They do not deliver what it is they are created to deliver. They don’t deliver it because they can’t. It is impossi….Continue

First Pacific F-22 rolls out

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Nearly A Half-Million Employees Left At Department Of Defense, And That's With Half Furloughed

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – If you weren’t opposed to the standing army from the standpoint that the framers of the Constitution and the generations that came after them had been very wary of and with very good reason of having standing armies lying around for obvious reasons, perhaps the latest statistics from the shutdown will warm you to the idea of at least considering this. Check out today’s transcript for the rest…….Continue

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Monday, September 2nd, 2013

Raise The Minimum Wage, Destroy The Market

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – Any wage control damages a market because it has an effect on the price mechanism. Wage is part of the price mechanism, too. Your ability as a businessperson to set the wage, this is part of the price mechanism. This is how you arrive at how much to sell the donut for. The labor cost, that goes into the price mechanism. Anytime the government comes in and sets the price, it is altering forever the m….Continue

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Friday, August 9th, 2013

Community Rises Above Inequality And Endures

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Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – As we grow further and further and further away from any shared theological experience. We grow further and further away from any possible chance to be knit together as communities ever again. I don’t think that this plays itself out until there’s anarchy. I just think we’re in a phase right now, an epoch, and it’s our job as good Christian citizens to fix it. You can only fix it by leading ….Continue

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