Lew Rockwell, founder and Chairman of the Ludwig von Mises Institute, discusses how big government, big business, militant nationalism and a belligerent foreign policy have given the US a “galloping” case of fascism; the real difference between Obama and Newt Gingrich (former owned by the banks, latter by big pharma); the public cheers and standing ovations for uniformed military going about their business; and the re-colonization of mineral and energy-rich Africa.
MP3 here. (20:03)
Lew Rockwell is the founder and Chairman of the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, Vice President of the Center for Libertarian Studies in Burlingame, California, and publisher of the political Web site LewRockwell.com. He is the author of The Left, The Right and The State and served as Ron Paul’s congressional chief of staff between 1978 and 1982. Check out his podcast show here.