The Sharpe Way Show with Larry Sharpe
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Larry Sharpe has traveled the country, and has personally visited every county in New York, listening to people's concerns. Larry is launching The Sharpe Way, a show where answers, solutions and common ground can be found so that together we can forge a way forward.
The Sharpe Way is the way to mutual respect, where no one has to convert to be heard, because you can be as liberal or as conservative as you want, as long as you aren't forcing your beliefs on others.
The Sharpe Way Show with Larry SharpeJan 25, 2022
NYC Cops Killed! What, Who is to Blame? Defund or Reform Police?
Is it the guns? The cops? The criminals? Or something else? Larry Sharpe gives his take on the shooting of two NYC Police Officers answering a domestic dispute. Tune in to hear where the system has gone wrong and how just maybe reforms could have kept both of the officers and the perpetrator alive and ended the dispute peacefully.
How Would Martin Luther King Jr. Feel About The US Today?
How would MLK feel about the United States today? Larry Sharpe looks at Dr. King's views on race, war and government. Was he right or wrong? Were his speeches prescient, or totally off-base? Have we progressed in his eyes? Have we regressed? Should we care? Tune in to hear why much of what Dr. King spoke about is as relevant today as it ever was. Learn his views on Capitalism, Marxism, and Americanism. His positions may surprise you.
Learning Libertarianism? Happiness, freedom, both or neither?
To wrap up the New Year, Larry looks at and responds to the new Libertarianism.com. What is Libertarianism? Is it for everyone? Can even Democrats and Republicans live out Libertarian principles. Tune in and learn how Libertarianism may not be such a radical concept after all.
What Do We Want For Christmas? Larry Sharpe With A Holiday Special
What do we all want during this holiday season? Peace on earth? Family? Traditions or change? Larry Sharpe discusses the holidays and takes comments from listeners talking about what they wish for this holiday season.
Are Democrats Losing Popularity? Can Libertarians Compete?
Losing "Build Back Better," more lockdowns, inflation, alienation - What do these issues mean for the left? Can Libertarians do better? Larry Sharpe looks into the political issues that plague Democrats at the national, state, and local levels. Tune in to hear where our nation is headed and if a new path to prosperity lies ahead.
Red Table Talk - Is Sandra Bullock a "White Savior?" Larry Sharpe Reacts
Does the race or color of a parent matter? How should we talk about this? Larry Sharpe answers those questions with his response to Sandra Bullock's Red Table Talk comments tune in to hear why race does or doesn't matter in mixed race families and the communities they live in.
Non-Citizens Voting in New York City? Unconstitutional or Unquestionable?
Non-Citizens voting in New York City? Is this good, bad or something deeper? will this move increase or decrease trust in election integrity? Larry Sharpe weighs in on the new changes in non-citizen voting in NYC. Listen to hear the impacts of these new voter laws and why they may have consequences beyond their intent.
The Left, Right Divide is Crushing The United States - With Olivia Rondeau
Olivia Rondeau breaks down how Democrat and Republican messaging and policy is worsening both the divide between Americans and their lives in general. Could the Libertarian Party have answers or a new home for those feeling left behind by the Blue and Red establishment? Tune in to learn where government has gone wrong and how we can make it right.
Firing Workers in Schools, Prisons, Hospitals, & Private Businesses: What is The Cost?
How will mandates like New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's recent COVID-19 Vaccine mandate for all public and private employees affect New York State and the nation? Are these mandates temporary or long-term? What is the real human cost? Larry Sharpe discusses recent mandates and firings in schools, prisons, hospitals, & private businesses with guest, NYS Corrections Officer, Todd Kilburn. Listen to hear what these measures have actually achieved and who suffers most.
NY Mayor Bill de Blasio Mandates Total Employee Vaccination - Larry Sharpe Reacts
NY Mayor Bill de Blasio Mandates Total Employee Vaccination in New York City for private businesses. What mandates are next? Why are we mandating and for how long? Larry Sharpe reacts to Mayor de Blasio's latest press conference on the Omicron Variant. Tune in to hear what we could be doing differently and if government efforts are actually slowing the spread.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Governor Kathy Hochul - New York in Crisis
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Governor Kathy Hochul hold a joint press briefing about the most important issue we face in NY. Larry Sharpe reacts. Did they get New Yorkers' concerns right? Or are their solutions bad medicine for the COVID crisis, economy, and inflation? Tune in to hear what New Yorkers really need and if government solutions hit or miss the mark.
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation - What Is Right & Wrong? With Tim O'Connor
The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation is the agency tasked with protecting the environment in New York State. What are some complaints, compliments, concerns, anecdotes and answers for this agency? Is there an alternative to the DEC and what is its future? Tim O'Connor joins Larry Sharpe to discuss. Tune is to hear where the DEC has gone wrong and how New Yorkers can put it back on track.
Post Thanksgiving Breakdown - Plus: NY Gov. Kathy Hochul Attacks Omicron Variant
What are the pressing issues? Inflation, self defense, civil rights, the pandemic? How serious are they and what can we still be thankful for? Plus, Kathy Hochul declares State of Emergency to combat Omicron Variant. Can government help? Is New York's response to COVID creating more harm than good? Larry Sharpe hits it all. Tune in to learn what we must do to pull through the seemingly daily new crises. Maybe, it's not as bad as it looks?
NY Gov. Kathy Hochul Says "Specter of Gun Violence" Can She Stop it?
New York Governor Kathy Hochul talks the "specter of gun violence" and helping disadvantaged children. Does she have the answers to these problems? How have government solutions worked so far? Plus - what should we be thinking about during this Thanksgiving Season? Larry Sharpe breaks down Governor Hochul's latest press conference. Listen to hear where NY has failed in curbing violence and in helping poor communities and how we can actually address these problems.
Rittenhouse: Hero or Monster? Is America Safe? What Does The Verdict Mean?
What should we take away from the Rittenhouse trial and story? Will this embolden people to behave badly? Does the system work? What about Kyle? Larry Sharpe talks the case and reactions from the left and right. Democrats, Republicans, BLM; everyone has their own take. Tune in to hear what went right and wrong in the trial and to find out what it all means for the future of justice in America.
Is Inflation the Biggest Issue? Are Politicians Out of Touch?
Is inflation the biggest issue facing Middle Class and Poor Americans today? Who's fault is it? Do politicians care? Larry Sharpe weighs in on inflation and how we can address the concerns that are building around it. Tune in to hear how bad the problem really is and what we can do to head in the right direction.
Is The US Moving Libertarian? Republicans & Democrats Lean Toward Liberty?
Are Americans thinking about Libertarian policies? Is the United States recognizing that our warnings were real? Is the Left or the Right worried? Larry Sharpe takes a look at liberty in America. Tune in to hear how Libertarians are changing politics through more than just winning elections.
NY Governor's Race - Who Do Voters Want? & Gov. Hochul Promotes Vaccinating Children
Larry Sharpe is back fresh from another trip across New York and weighs in on what New Yorkers want from their Governor. Is COVID the number one issue for New Yorkers? How do they feel about Governor Kathy Hochul's push to vaccinate 5-11 year-olds? Is NY thriving under Democrat control? Tune in to hear whether politicians are pushing what voters actually want and if it is actually helping.
What do 2021 VA & NJ Races Mean for Left, Right & Libertarians? - Olivia Rondeau
Round two analysis with Olivia Rondeau. What does the upset in Virginia and the close race in New Jersey say about or current political attitude? Can a republican win in blue states? Are people fed up with Democrats? Can a Libertarian beat them both? Olivia Rondeau breaks down the 2021 elections and what they mean for America. Tune in to hear her take, it may surprise you.
Virginia, New Jersey Elections - Republicans Win & Democrats Fail? Larry Sharpe Discusses
What Happened this Election? How surprising is it that Republicans won Virginia Governor and other key races? Is Glenn Youngkin just a one-off or is this part of a bigger movement away from the left? Larry Sharpe talks Tuesday's election results and what they may mean for the future of politics in America. Tune in to hear why this "red wave" may not be so unexpected and what lessons we should learn from this election.
The X For Boys Car Workshop - Correspondent Olivia Rondeau
Correspondent Olivia Rondeau talks to King Randall, Founder of X For Boys about his effort to help black boys and young men develop skills to help them in their lives. Olivia shows that free market Libertarian solutions have helped black communities in Albany Georgia where government programs have failed. Tune in to learn about the work young black men and women like King are doing every day to better their communities.
Election Day - Libertarian New York City Mayor Stacey Prussman?
Libertarian New York City Mayoral Candidate Stacey Prussman talks this election and how important it is for New Yorkers and Americans. What have Democrats and Republicans done for New York City? Where have politicians failed? Why is a viable third party so important? Larry Sharpe and Stacey Prussman discuss these questions and more. Tune in to hear why voting against the status quo can have lasting effects beyond simply winning offices.
Safety, Survival, and Gun Rights - Correspondent Olivia Rondeau
Correspondent Olivia Rondeau attended a Richmond Virginia safety and survival seminar put on by Devin Perkins of Kids to Kings and sponsored by Gun Owners of America. Olivia reports on the knowledge being exchanged at the seminar and shares some things she learned from the presenters there. Listen to learn about grassroots efforts to spread survival and second amendment knowledge in local communities.
Left-Right Seesaw - Democrats vs Republicans: Does it Make A Difference? With Olivia Rondeau
Does the Left vs Right seesaw hurt us all? Larry Sharpe & Olivia Rondeau discuss fights in DC, fights within the parties, and how all the fighting has us distracted from making real change. Do Americans lose no matter which major party wins? Tune in to hear why the issues that affect us go much deeper than left and right and why which team wins may not make the difference you thought it did.
9/11 End the Damn Wars Rally - Correspondent Olivia Rondeau
Join Correspondent Olivia Rondeau as she attends the "End The Damn Wars Rally" in Washington DC on September 11th. Olivia digs into the reason for the rally and what attendees hope to accomplish. Listen to learn where the opposition to endless wars comes from, where it's headed, and why you should care about it.
"School Board Fights: Good Or Bad? CRT, Mandates & More" - Greenroom, September 16
Check out this Spotify Greenroom episode recorded September 30th, 2021. Larry and listeners discuss local school boards and how they are handling backlash from parents. Are they listening? Do they want to fix problems or rule over their subjects? Listen to find out how people on both sides of the table can come to the discussion and achieve better results for our children.
If you would like to join in on these conversations live on Thursday nights, download the app on your phone ( https://www.spotify.com/us/greenroom/ ) then just before the session begins, on your phone, click the link in linktree: https://linktr.ee/sharpeway and join in. Talk directly with us.
Cancel Culture - College Speech, Dave Chappelle & Who Wins?
Native American student called racist; Dave Chappelle at war with Trans Community; everyone wants to cancel someone. Who benefits from Cancel Culture? Who is actually hurt? Should you care? Larry Sharpe dives into cancel culture and how it is tearing us apart. Tune in to hear how we can communicate more constructively and come together.
NFT, Blockchain & Crypto - Rob McNealy of TUSC Discuses
Bitcoin goes public; Is Dogecoin a joke or a sound investment? What's happening with NFT's? Should you care about any of it? Rob McNealy of the crypto collective TUSC and Larry Sharpe discuss the origin, current state and future of crypto and blockchain technology. Tune in to learn how crypto will shape the future in ways you haven't even considered.
The War on Drugs Must End - Olivia Rondeau
Sharpe Way correspondent Olivia Rondeau talks The War On Drugs and it's consequences. Who does it hurt? Does it help anyone? How can we find a better way? Listen to hear the top arguments against The War on Drugs and how we can reduce the damage caused by current drug policies.
"Healthcare Worker Shortage?! - Mandates?" - LIVE Greenroom, Thursday, September 16
Check out this Spotify Greenroom episode recorded September 9th, 2021. Larry and listeners discuss the recent vaccine mandates and healthcare worker shortage. Are we on the right path? Are we on any path at all? Listen to find out how government has botched mandates and what some different answers to this pandemic may look like.
If you would like to join in on these conversations live on Thursday nights, download the app on your phone ( https://www.spotify.com/us/greenroom/ ) then just before the session begins, on your phone, click the link in linktree: https://linktr.ee/sharpeway and join in. Talk directly with us.
"Climate Change and Infrastructure" - Greenroom, September 9, 2021
If you would like to join in on these conversations live on Thursday nights, download the app on your phone ( https://www.spotify.com/us/greenroom/ ) then just before the session, on your phone, click the link in linktree: https://linktr.ee/sharpeway and join in. Talk directly with us.
Is Yale Student Email Racist? Are "Woke" Schools Threatening Professions?
A Yale Law School Student Trent Colbert is the target of administration officials after sending an email inviting other students to his Native American Law Students Association house party. Larry Sharpe asks "What is racist speech?" How much power a should a school have over student speech? Are we fighting racism or ruining futures in the name of righteousness?
NY Gov. Hochul Press Conference on Helping Drug Addicts: Larry Sharpe Reacts
New York Governor Kathy Hochul held a press conference on drug addiction. Will her plan actually help addicts? Did she miss the point? Are lockdowns exacerbating the issues and what can we ACTUALLY do to help those struggling with addiction? Larry Sharpe addresses these issues and talks actual solutions to New York's addiction crises.
Unemployment, UBI, Stimulus Checks, Greedy Corporations - Why Aren't We Working?
Why isn't America getting back to work? Are the jobs not "good" jobs? Have we changed? Is it the money? Larry Sharpe dives in to the United States' job shortage, its causes and its implications. Listen to hear how America can "get back to work" and why it matters.
COVID Opinions Changing? Larry Sharpe Takes The Pandemic Survey & Discusses LIVE
Have your thoughts on the Pandemic changed? Looking back, has hindsight changed your mind? Larry Sharpe takes The Pandemic Survey from the Advocates LIVE and discusses his reasoning. Tune in and take it along with him to find out where you fall. Link to the Pandemic Survey: https://bit.ly/3pFZUyi
NY Governor Kathy Hochul Signs Executive Orders: NY Gone From King to Queen?
It's the first "Tuesdays with Kathy" Sharpe Way! Larry Sharpe reacts to New York Governor Kathy Hochul's press conference on new mandates and her strategy to "protect every single New Yorker... period." Tune in to hear why this tall order is impossible from the start and the possible real motivations behind the governor's new mandates.
Amash & AOC: Who is Principled? How do They Vote?
Recent votes, past votes? Recent press, past press? Who is sticking to principle? Larry Sharpe answers these questions and more. Tune in to find out if politicians inevitably abandon their principles or if there is still hope.
NYS Bail & Parole Reform: Good Policy Gone Wrong? Or Just Wrong?
New York passed bail reform... poorly. And now passed parole reform... poorly? Or did it? Larry Sharpe talks why bail reform itself is a Libertarian and a good idea. Execution of the policy? There may be room to improve. Tune in to hear where New York has failed and how to fix it.
Identity Politics & Political Correctness Quiz: Larry Sharpe Discusses & Takes it LIVE
How do we feel about race, gender and power? In the workplace, academia and society? Larry Sharpe takes the Identity Politics & Political Correctness Survey live and talks the nuances that exist in all of these questions. Listen and you may be surprised to learn you agree more with the "others" than you thought.
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Larry Sharpe On Guns, ADA, & Unintended Consequences: Rebroadcast 2019 Ep. "Backlash"
Unintended consequences always show up in well-meaning policies. Can we predict them? Can we fix them after the fact? How can we balance the good and bad outcomes? Larry Sharpe discusses "Backlash" in this rebroadcast episode from 2019. Tune in to hear how Larry's message and solutions have stood up over the past few years.
Newsom, Elder & The California Recall Election: Could Libertarians Have Done Better?
The California recall election and recent government restrictions are dividing us more than ever. Could Libertarians heal us? Larry Sharpe talks the election, what it means and what we can do to come together. Tune in to hear what really matters when it comes to moving the nation in a positive direction.
9-11 Ceremonies Good or Bad? Larry Sharpe Discusses His Thoughts
Why doesn't Larry like 9-11 Ceremonies? What is wrong with 9-11 ceremonies? What should we be focused on? Tune in to hear the good the bad and what really matters as we remember September 11th.
The Political Affiliation Quiz: Larry Sharpe Discusses & Takes it LIVE
The Political Affiliation Quiz: Where does Larry stand? Where do you stand? How can we use a tool like this to have good conversations? Tune in and follow along to see where you align. The results may surprise you. Link to the Political Affiliation Quiz: https://bit.ly/3BVgkbC
Jim Babka of Downsize DC On Smaller, BETTER Government
Is smaller government really better government? How do we even move in that direction? Jim Babka and Larry Sharpe discuss initiatives and actions to reduce, refine, and revitalize our governments. Tune in to hear if "That government is best which governs least" is really true.
Jim is the President of DownsizeDC.org, Inc., mobilizing a brigade of concerned citizens to pressure Congress in a libertarian direction. This includes the creation of Read the Bills Act, One Subject at a Time Act, and Write the Laws Act. Jim is also a Colleague at the Foundation for Harmony & Prosperity. He’s the co-creator of a “post-statist” educational initiative called the Zero Aggression Project, demonstrating how politics violates the Zero Aggression Principle.
War on Terror, Defense, & the Military Industrial Complex - Revisited: Was Larry Sharpe Right?
With the end of the Afghanistan War and the 20th Anniversary of 9-11 upon us, now is as good a time as any to look at what we were thinking about The Military Industrial Complex in the past. This rebroadcast episode from November 2019 stands up today in it's predictions. Tune in to hear how The Military Industrial Complex functions, why it functions and how it affects you every day of your life.
What Don't You Like About Libertarians? Larry Sharpe Answers Negative Assumptions
Larry received a big response to a meme he shared on social media asking what people thought of Libertarians and Libertarianism. He addresses some of the most negative comments. Tune in to hear common arguments and talking points against Libertarians and why many are misunderstandings or downright fabrications.
Hurricane Ida, Wildfires & Climate Crisis: Can Libertarians Fix The Environment?
Harsh weather and changing climates are affecting us all. Why aren't the EPA bans and regulations working? Are there better solutions? Larry Sharpe breaks down the failures that have lead to many environmental issues. Listen to hear who is responsible for stalling Climate Action. The answer may surprise you.
Ban Abortion & COVID-19? New York Mayor de Blasio & Gov. Hochul Press Conference Reaction
Abortion bans, mandates, business failures and more. Why is NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio still happy? What is Governor Hochul focusing on in her first weeks and in the future? Larry Sharpe reacts to what our elected representatives are pushing. Does what they say matters actually matter? What aren't they saying that really matters? Tune in to find out.
Tragedy in Afghanistan & In Louisiana: Can Federal Government Help?
Afghanistan, Taliban, ISIS-K, ISIL; what could we have done and what can we do in the Middle East? Is it the United States Government who is responsible to police the world? What about domestically? Who is responsible for disaster relief? Larry Sharpe answers these concerns and more. Listen to hear where we've made mistakes and how we can get better.
Socialism & Socialists: Outdated Ideas or Revolutionary Solutions?
Talking Leftist Ideology as the left sees it. Larry Sharpe discusses Socialism and ways to draw in left-leaning people to the Libertarian Movement. What are the "New Left" thinking? Is it the same as the "Old Left?" Tune in to here Larry "Communist Whisperer" Sharpe's take on making inroads and alliances with Democrats, Socialists, Progressives and all folks left of center.
Andrew Cuomo Steps Down. Kathy Hochul Stepping Up? What it Means for New York
Is former Governor Andrew Cuomo sorry? Angry? Sad? Will he go away or stick around? What will Kathy Hochul do as governor and what can New Yorkers expect? Larry Sharpe ways in on the governor's farewell speech and Kathy Hochul's first address. Listen to hear why now more than ever it is important to stay vigilant in New York State.
Nathan Lockwood of Rank the Vote Answers; "Why Ranked Choice Voting?"
Nathan Lockwood talks why Americans should push for ranked choice voting locally and nationally. Nathan is Executive Director of Rank the Vote. He played a leading role in founding and growing Voter Choice Massachusetts and has also served on the board of directors of the Voter Choice Education Fund. Tune in to hear what ranked choice is and how it could help break establishment politics for good.
COVID-19, Endless War, Global Disasters - What To Do? How Much to Worry?
So much to worry about? Disasters, war, plague, and more. How can we handle what's going on now? As individuals, friends and family members? Larry Sharpe talks the crises that are affecting us and what we can do to address them while staying sane ourselves. Listen to hear solutions, salves and strategies to address the struggles we are all facing.
Afghanistan: Success or Failure? George Bush, Donald Trump & Joe Biden at Fault?
Who is to blame and who can take credit or responsibility for US Intervention and pull out in Afghanistan? What is the future in the Middle East? Larry Sharpe talks the Bush, Obama, Trump, Biden war in Afghanistan and it's consequences. Tune in to hear where we've been, what we've done and where the Middle East is headed. Will the United States be involved? the answer may surprise you.
Stacey Prussman Discusses Her NYC Mayoral Run & NY's First Female Governor
Stacey Prussman and Larry Sharpe talk Stacey's run for Mayor of NYC as well as what they both think Kathy Hochul will bring as NY's first female Governor. Tune in to hear what the future holds for New York State, New York City, and women in power.
Andrew Cuomo Resigns - Is Democrat, Republican, or Libertarian Next Up?
Who Will Step Up in a Post-Cuomo New York? Will it be a Libertarian? Letitia James? De Blasio? Larry Sharpe talks what the next steps are for the state and for the politicians who wish to lead it. Listen to hear what the Democrats will do, what the Republicans will do and what New Yorkers will do in this unexpected turn of events.
Foreign Policy In Afghanistan or New York Politics More Important to Americans?
Should Americans care more about local politics or international politics and foreign policy? Freedom, healthcare, social issues? Larry Sharpe discusses how each of these issues affect Americans every day. Tune in to hear where Americans need to focus and why we should care.
Andrew Cuomo's Lawyer Builds Case Against Letitia James' AG Report on Sexual Harrassment
Governor Andrew Cuomo's lawyer Rita Glavin says AG Report is unfair and biased. Larry Sharpe breaks down His Majesty's side of the story. Is Letitia James treating Cuomo unfairly? Tune in to hear the Governor's defense plan and what his next steps will be.
Connor Boyack - Author, "Tuttle Twins" Discusses: Are Our Kids Being Taught Socialism?
Are our children being indoctrinated by government schools? Is what they are learning valuable? For them or for the system? What is the alternative? Connor Boyack answers these questions and more as he discusses his series of books "The Tuttle Twins." Tune in to hear how Connor is spreading the message of freedom and liberty in an exciting new way. Learn too why people are saying no to the same-old tired lessons taught in government schools and are instead seeking new ways of teaching their children.
Connor Boyack is founder and president of Libertas Institute, a free market think tank in Utah. Named one of Utah’s most politically influential people by The Salt Lake Tribune, Connor’s leadership has led to dozens of legislative victories spanning a wide range of areas such as privacy, government transparency, property rights, entrepreneurship, education, personal freedom, and more. A public speaker and author of over two dozen books, Connor is best known for The Tuttle Twins books, a children’s series introducing young readers to economic, political, and civic principles.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo & Attorney General Letitia James' Sexual Assault Findings
What does the New York AG's report on Andrew Cuomo's Sexual Assault allegations mean? What does Cuomo's response mean? Will he be impeached? Indicted? Larry Sharpe breaks down the report and its implications. Tune in to hear if THIS is the straw that will break the Emperor's rule or if Cuomo is even more entrenched than you thought.
Ben Burgis Pre-Game Show - Discussion On Libertarianism & Social Democracy
Ben Burgis and Larry Sharpe will discuss their wishes for similar outcomes in foreign intervention, economic freedom, and working class happiness, health and welfare through their "competing" systems. Tune in to hear what Larry plans to discuss with Ben on his podcast "Give Them an Argument."
Ben Burgis is philosophy instructor at Georgia State University Perimeter College, a columnist for Jacobin Magazine and Arc Digital Media, and the co-host of the Dead Pundits Society. He lives in Norcross, Georgia.
Jenin Younes - Government Pandemic Responses & Human Rights Violations
AIER Contributor Jenin Younes talks about how we are reacting to the current health crisis. Is it good, bad, ugly or some combo? Tune in to hear how crackdowns, lockdowns, and mandates, regardless of "efficacy" must be considered with the damage they cause to people, liberty and communities.
Jenin Younes is a graduate of Cornell University and New York University School of Law. Jenin currently works as a civil liberties attorney in Washington DC.
Youtuber CounterPoints Talks Foreign Policy, Intervention & Culture Wars
Connor, AKA Counterpoints, a Marine veteran and former Law Enforcement officer, turned YouTuber talks Politics, Foreign Policy and the Culture Wars with Larry Sharpe. Listen to hear a "Center-Right" perspective on all of these popular topics and more.
Dr. Shawn 'Thunder' Wallace Talks 3rd Party Voting in the Black Community
Is there a place for third parties in the black community? Dr. Wallace and Larry talk third party voting, liberal values, conservative values and more in this episode. Tune in to hear the surprising ways Dr. Wallace thinks third parties can reach out to the black community and why he thinks African Americans should walk away from the same old two choices.
Dr. Wallace is the director of Jazz Studies and associate professor of jazz saxophone at The Ohio State University. He is also the minister of music and worship arts at Second Baptist Church.
Andrew Cuomo's COVID Press Conference - Is NY Gov. Exploiting Coronavirus?
How will Andrew Cuomo continue to use COVID to win? How will he use tax payer dollars to coerce? Larry Sharpe answers these questions as he reacts to the governor's latest Press Conference. Tune in to hear how Cuomo will use coronavirus to take him straight through another election.
Freedom Fest, Education, UBI & More With Larry Sharpe
Larry Sharpe recaps Freedom Fest and talks education, universal basic income and many other important topics from the convention. Tune in to hear why liberty is still alive and well and how Freedom Fest provided some new hope and new answers for some important issues.
Andrew Cuomo Press Conference: Eric Adams Is The "New Mayor" of NYC?
Does NYC already have a new Mayor? Is Eric Adams a shoe-in even though the election is in November? Is he a progressive? Why does Andrew Cuomo care and why should you? Larry Sharpe breaks down Governor Cuomo's press conference with Eric Adams. Listen to hear what Adams actually has to offer, if its all a smokescreen and if there is any hope for good leadership in NYC and New York State.
Cuba and South Africa in Revolt? Why? Larry Sharpe Answers
Is there about to be serious change in Cuba, Africa and the World? Why is it happening now? Are these uprisings related? Larry Sharpe breakes down conflicts in these socialist countries and talks whether, globalism, capitalism, or socialism is to blame. Or is there a deeper issue? Tune in to here what citizens of these countries are fighting for and how they can get what they want.
Rachel Nichols VS. Maria Taylor: ESPN Race & Gender? Larry Sharpe Reacts
Who is right and who is wrong in the Rachel Nichols VS. Maria Taylor ESPN sportscaster drama? Does racism paly a role? Is this an example of bigger problems in the US? Larry Sharpe weighs in on the feud and talks sexism, racism, inclusion, diversity and more. Tune in to hear what we can learn from this conflict and how we can address these issues in a more constructive way.
Red Table Talk: Women Drinking Too Much? Larry Sharpe Reacts
Why do Americans drink so much and are we producing alcoholics? Are women drinking more now than ever before? What about our culture is pushing people to abuse drugs? Larry Sharpe reacts to the Red Table Talk discussion on drinking and substance abuse. Tune in to hear Larry's thought on addiction and how we can help people overcome it.
Cuomo To Reduce Violent Crime with MORE Gun Laws? Larry Sharpe Reacts
How will New York handle the recent violent crime wave? Is it a state of emergency? Larry Sharpe reacts to Gov. Cuomo's plans to crack down harder on guns. Listen to hear what has caused the rise in violence and why more gun laws is probably not the answer.
Is America Racist? History, CRT, The Olympics, & Racism With Larry Sharpe
How should we handle racism in the United States? What about our history? How should we talk about race? Larry Sharpe looks at racism in the past and present and how to tackle it in the future. Tune in to hear why we are botching the conversation on race and how we can move to something more constructive.
Dylan Burns Debate Comments? Larry Sharpe Responds
YouTuber and Streamer Dylan Burns discussed foreign policy and intervention with Larry recently. Many of his followers had a lot to say. Most were gracious, but not all were... Listen to hear Larry address the good the bad and the ugly and learn more about why both sides of the interventionist debate believe what they believe.
Is American History Important? Is it Being Erased? Larry Sharpe Answers
How should we teach history? Are Americans ignorant? Were the founding fathers evil? Should we judge? How and who really cares? Larry Sharpe dives into how we study and honor American History. Tune in to learn how the way we talk about history has become polarizing and unproductive and how we can start talking about it in a constructive way.
Sha'Carri Richardson, Laurel Hubbard & Olympic Controversy - Larry Sharpe Reacts
Are the Olympic rules fair? Does cannabis count as an enhancement? What about other drugs? Who will be competing in the future? Should we care and is this about society as a whole? Larry Sharpe reacts to the IOC rules, decisions and more. Listen to hear why you should care about these issues even if you don't care about the Olympics.
Libertarian Messaging Fails - Green Room Episode 1 With Larry Sharpe
Listen in to Larry Sharpe's very first Green Room from Spotify. Download the app and chat LIVE with Larry when he enters the room. Larry discusses some Libertarian messaging failures, successes, and a few policies that may not be as "wacky" as you think. Tune in to learn who is in favor of pocket nukes and other interesting discussions from the group.
Dylan Burns, Youtuber/Twitch Streamer Discusses Intervention or Non-Intervention
Another discussion on foreign policy free trade and more with Youtuber and Twitch streamer Dylan Burns. Should the United States be involved in foreign affairs? To what extent should America "Police" the world? How important are alliances? Can America maintain its position without interventionist policies? Larry hashes it out with another guest from the left. Listen to hear why this matters and maybe to change your mind.
Candace Owens vs Kim Klacik Feud? Larry Sharpe Reacts
Candace Owens VS. Kim Klacik. Are black conservative women in a civil war? Is either of these women a grifter? Is this all about Juneteenth or something else? Larry Sharpe reacts to Candace Owens' attack on Kim Klacik. Is Candace right? Tune in to hear how strippers and cocaine have become foremost topics in a feud between two of America's most well-known conservative black women.
California Governor Recall: Libertarian Candidate Jeff Hewitt Talks His Campaign
How will this recall in California work? Is there a chance for another Schwarzenegger event? What impact can this have in California and the entire nation? Larry Sharpe discusses Jeff Hewitt's campaign and how it will make a difference. Listen to find out why this campaign is one of the most important ways Californians can put control back in the hands of the people.
From his website: In 2004, Jeff Hewitt was asked to serve on the City of Calimesa Planning Commission, which empowered him to do more in Public Service. In 2010 Hewitt ran for City Council and served three terms as Mayor of Calimesa. In 2018, Jeff was elected to the Riverside County Board of Supervisors. With a lifetime of balance between the public and private sector, Supervisor Hewitt has the necessary knowledge needed to solve the challenges facing California.
CNN Says New York & California In Trouble - Larry Sharpe Talks Fixes
Are New York and California in trouble? What about their Governors? What are we uncovering? Larry Sharpe talks fixes to the systems in the country's two most looked-to states. Listen to find out how to change these states and how that can help our country turn in a better direction as a whole.
YouTuber Destiny Talks Foreign Policy, Sanctions and Diplomacy With Larry Sharpe
A discussion on sanctions, embargoes and free trade with Steven Bonnell, known online as Destiny. Should the United States be the "World Police?" How important are alliances. Can America maintain its position without interventionist policies? Larry and Destiny hash it out. Listen to hear who you agree with, why this matters and maybe to change your mind.
Destiny is an American Twitch streamer, political commentator, and YouTube personality. He was among the first people to stream video games online full-time and received attention as a pioneer of the industry. Since 2016 he has gained further attention for live-streaming political debates with other online personalities, in which he advocates for liberal politics.
John McAfee: Future Freedom and Privacy in the US? Rebroadcast from 2019
Here is a rebroadcast of an episode with John McAfee in 2019 while he was running for president. Larry and John discuss privacy, freedom, the system and the future, all from his boat somewhere in the Artic circle. John has some sharp language for Larry at times and he hurled some insults but was still gracious. Tune in to hear an unconventional take from an extremely unconventional man.
Will Smith & Kevin Hart, Red Table Talk: Fatherhood - Larry Sharpe Reacts
Is fathering different than mothering? Do daughters require different parenting than sons? How does our culture handle both? Can hardship be a good thing? Kevin Hart and Will Smith talk family and fatherhood. Larry Sharpe gives his thoughts on the discussion. Tune in to hear what they all say fatherhood is, what society says it is and why it matters to everyone, not just families.
Will Giving Young Men Purpose Fix Society? Larry Sharpe Talks Solutions
Should young men be our priority? Is there a root cause of all of our problems? Why care? Larry Sharpe talks crime wave, shootings, violence, bigotry and how they all may stem from one place - lack of purpose. Listen to hear how all these issues may be fixed through empowering individuals instead of trying to revive a collapsing system.
Krystal and Saagar Ask Is There A Housing Bubble? Larry Sharpe Reacts
What is going on with housing? What should we do? Will socialism fix it? Larry Sharpe reacts to Breaking Point's Krystal and Saager. Tune in to hear what we can do to prevent or at least weather another 2008-style crash.
Police Reform During a Crime Spree? Larry Sharpe Talks Defund or Crack Down
Why is the crime rate soaring? How can we reduce the violence? What kind of changes are cities looking at and Is it time for reform or a total reboot? Larry Sharpe discusses the "War on Violence." Listen to hear why what we are doing isn't working and what can be done to bring more peace and happiness back to our communities.
Is The Two-Party System Broken or Is It By Design? - How to Fix Democracy With Larry Sharpe
Is the two party system REALLY broken or is it working just as it is intended? Can we fix it? Why? Larry Sharpe talks ballot access, ranked choice voting and open primaries. Tune in to hear how addressing these and other issues can put the power of choice back in your hands or take more of it away.
Vaush, Gamer & YouTuber, Attacks Libertarian Messaging? Larry Sharpe Responds
How effective was the NHLP recent messaging on child labor? Is Vaush correct? What should the Liberty Movement do? Larry Sharpe talks "selling" liberty. Listen to find out how the way you deliver the Libertarian message to Democrats, Socialists, Republicans and others is just as important as the message itself.
Cuomo's Scandals Lost Him Support of The Wealthy?
Do scandals affect elite politicians anymore? Does "your team" matter more than anything? How can a new-comer get in the game? Larry Sharpe talks Andrew Cuomo's political maneuvering. Tune in to hear how politicians like "King Andrew" have become untouchable and unaccountable to the same people they claim to serve.
Must we Trust Our Institutions? Are We Allowed to Question Them?
Is there a trust and/or confidence crisis in the United States? What are the signs and consequences? Does it matter and can the government fix it? Tune in to find out how Larry Sharpe thinks the CDC, WHO and other institutions have gone astray and how they can work on building back trust.
Is Profit Theft? The Labor Theory of Value says "Yes." - Larry Sharpe Discusses
Why do so many think that profit is bad and that it is theft? Why do so many feel that capitalism is always exploitative? Is socialism a more fair and equitable way? Listen to find out where Marxism is right, where it is wrong and how government policies have historically given us the worst of both systems.
Critical Race Theory - What Does it Teach & is it Helpful?
A discussion on Critical Race Theory with Larry Sharpe. Is it good, bad, or otherwise? Will it lead to a more equitable society? Tune in to hear about problems CRT solves, problems it creates and how it should or shouldn't fit into our general society. Find out why how we approach it now just isn't working.
Larry Sharpe Takes "My Political Compass" Quiz in Real-Time, Discusses Results
A discussion on the multiple questions on the political compass. Where will Larry land? Where will you land? Tune in to find out where you and Larry actually stand on the political spectrum. The answer may surprise you.
Do Americans Want The Truth? - Larry Sharpe AMA
Do we want the truth? Are we too blinded to see it? Too overwhelmed? Does it matter? Larry Sharpe talks truth about COVID, Israel, Government and more. Listen to hear how we've lost truth and how Larry thinks we can get it back.
Glenn Beck Talks 2018 Gubernatorial Campaign with Larry Sharpe
Larry Sharpe's interview with Glen Beck in 2018. Larry and Glenn talk running for office, why conservatives need a third party and Larry's solutions to fix New York State. Tune in to hear why Larry says fixing the state with simple solutions is not as crazy as it may sound.
NY Gov Cuomo's Press Conference is All About Bribes - Larry Sharpe Breaks it Down
What are NY State's real priorities for rebuilding post COVID? Who are we bribing with what? Is Cuomo still the front runner for NY Governor? What are the keys from his last press conference? Larry Sharpe answers on a special "Thursdays with Andy!" Listen to hear why asking who is rebuilding, how they are doing it and why are more important than you thought.
Sean Hayes, NYC Council Democrat Candidate On if He is Anti Far-Left
Sean Hayes is an Experienced Business, Academic, Media & Legal Professional who believes that New York City Government has moved away from pragmaticism and towards identity politics. Larry Sharpe and Hayes discuss "Woke" culture, cancel culture and national polarizing issues are harming the people of New York. Listen to hear where you agree or disagree and why remembering our purpose is never a bad idea.
Future of Leadership & Work? Larry Sharpe at Columbia Prep and Nazareth College
What does the future of leadership and work look like for our youth in America? What is "Post-Industrial America and how does it change what graduates can expect and how should they act? Listen to learn what is most important today for young people looking to start their careers.
Guns & Abortion in the Supreme Court - Larry Sharpe Weighs In
The Supreme Court takes up Abortion Rights and Gun Rights this year? What will be the outcomes? Will we really lose Roe Vs. Wade or gain back Second Amendment rights? Larry Sharpe talks what outcomes he would like to see. Tune in to hear why your preferred outcome may not turn out the way you had hoped.
Should Blacks & Asians Hate Each Other? - Larry Sharpe Answers Red Table Talk
Is there animosity between Asian and Black America? Why? What is the problem and what is the history? Jada Smith, family and friends discuss Red Table Talk and Larry Sharpe reacts. Listen to hear how the racial "divide" can be overcome and why it isn't as great as it may seem.
Larry Sharpe Guest Hosts the "In Hot Water" Show
Larry Sharpe guest hosts the "In Hot Water" show at the Compound Media studios during his 2018 campaign for NY Governor. The show can be a bit raunchy so be forewarned! Listen to hear how well Larry's policies hold up even after three years and a global pandemic.
Veiwing Israel-Palestine & Socialism: Does Our Education Make Us Ignorant?
Why is THIS Middle East conflict different? Why are so many youngsters pro-socialism? Can history help us understand and Is our education system helping or hurting? Listen to hear why context is key to understanding these issues.
How to Fix Poverty - Larry Sharpe at Queens College
Why do the poor stay poor? Are there government solutions? Is the war on poverty working? Larry Sharpe speaks at Queens College on solutions to poverty. Listen to hear how we can bring people out of poverty and why the government has failed for so long.
Universal Basic Income, Work Ethic & Pride - Are Americans Losing or Gaining?
Are we losing our work ethic? Is our pride too strong, too weak or something else? Do Americans need more purpose or more money? Larry Sharpe discusses the changing work landscape in America. Tune in to find out where we're headed and how all of us will be affected by this "new normal."
Pipeline Ransom, CDC Mask Mandates, Israel & Palestine With Larry Sharpe
Should Colonial Pipeline have paid the ransom? What to do about new CDC view on masks? What is going on with the Middle East and Israel? Larry Sharpe gives his take on these topics and more. Listen to hear some unique solutions to these problems you won't find from more "mainstream" sources.
US Higher Education Collapsing - Will Colleges & Universities Survive?
Is the US college & university system collapsing? Why are fewer Americans going to college? Will schools go out of business? Larry Sharpe talks the future of higher education in the United States. Listen to hear how schools are never going "back to normal" and why that isn't necessarily a bad thing.
Pipeline Cyber Attacks - Was it Russia or Robin Hoods? Larry Sharpe Talks Security
Handling Cyber Robin Hoods - Are we ready to protect ourselves? Are they "State" actors? What is the proper response? Larry Sharpe talks the recent attack on our nation's energy infrastructure and what we can do about it. Listen to hear how cyber security is one of the most important issues to address for our country and for yourself.
Do Americans WANT To Work? What is Causing High Post-Pandemic Unemployment?
Is it true that "nobody wants to work anymore?" Are government checks hurting us? Is the workforce changing? Larry Sharpe talks work in America. Listen to hear how the workplace is going to change and whether the future of American work is bright or whether we need to re-evaluate where we're headed.
Legalize Mushrooms? Daniel Grauer & Aaron Genuth of Hudson Valley Psychedelic Society
What is the future of Psychedelics? Daniel Grauer, author of Psychedelic Consciousness: Plant Intelligence for Healing Ourselves and Our Fragmented World and the executive director and cofounder of the Hudson Valley Psychedelic Society and Aaron Genuth co-launcher of Decriminalize Nature New York City and State talk what the future holds for psychedelics in NY and the United States. Listen to hear how mushrooms can change our lives in ways you never expected.
Biden, Trump & The Gig Economy - Unionize Uber & Lyft? Is it "Fair?"
Is Biden or Trump right on the "Gig Economy"? Biden reversed the Trump-era gig economy rule allowing more workers to re-classified as independent contractors. Republicans say this will only make it harder for workers to find work, Democrats say it doesn't go far enough. Tune in to hear who is right and why the deeper effects of this change may lead to some unexpected consequences for workers and businesses.
Did Star Trek Predict US Politics Today? (Spoiler) It DID!
Were Star Trek producers able to see the future? How did they know where US foreign policy was going? How did they predict the great political divide? Have we always had these problems? Larry Sharpe breaks down the Star Trek episode "Day of the Dove" and shows how it deals with issues as relevant today as they were 60 years ago. Listen to get a new perspective on a classic show and see how it is more relevant than you ever expected.
Destiny/Larry Sharpe Discussion - Larry Responds to Comments
Do Libertarians hate poor people? Is Socialism the only "moral" system? What system works? Larry takes a look at his discussion with Youtuber and gamer Destiny and reacts to comments on the stream. Tune in to hear whether Youtube commenters are arguing in good faith or if they are trying to score points for their team and why the latter goal helps nobody.
Destiny (Steven Bonnell) - Anti-Libertarian Capitalist Gamer Debates Larry Sharpe
Steven Bonnell, aka "Destiny" is an American Twitch streamer, liberal political commentator & YouTube personality who identifies as a Social Democrat. Steve and Larry hash out their differences while also exploring common ground. Who is responsible for government accountability? Do representatives listen? Is the "free market" really free and can it succeed where government has failed? Tune in and decide what solutions you think hold the answers.
James Carville Says Progressives Are Tired of "Wokeness" - Larry Sharpe Responds
Are you down with the "wokeness?" James Carville says that the woke agenda could be pushing progressives further right. Is woke culture too much now? What's the future? Larry Sharpe talks cancel culture, racism, equity and more. Tune in to hear if wokeness is the problem, the symptom, or the solution.
Joe Biden Fighting Afghanistan, Russia and China? Larry Sharpe Talks Foreign Policy
Is leaving Afghanistan the right move? What to do about Russia? How about China? Larry Sharpe reacts to Richard Haas, Joe Biden and others with various opinions on our foreign policy. Who is right, who is wrong? Listen to find out how the United States can repair and rebuild its relationships with other powers and why doing so is an absolute must.
Elaine, The Redheaded Libertarian Talks World History & Governments with Larry Sharpe
It's a joint show with The Red Headed Libertarian and The Sharpe Way! Elaine and Larry talk, world history, forgotten history, falling empires and more. What does history have to teach us about today? Tune in to find out if the United States is the world's next fallen empire and if it's too late to turn it around.
Justin Bieber & D.C Statehood Are Racist? Larry Sharpe Discusses
Are we inserting race into everything? Are we creating a worse or better environment? Does everything have to be a war? Larry Sharpe discusses how we talk about race. Listen to learn why everything seems to be about racism, why it isn't, and why awareness and understanding matter.
Aliens, Illuminati, Past Lives? Grimerica Joint Show With The Sharpe Way
Alternative and conspiracy theories are everywhere! Why? Which do you believe? What are some of the newest? 5G mind control, population control, Bill Gates, microchips and more! Listen and learn which of these "wacky" ideas may be just a little more plausible than you thought.
COVID Security Theater? Larry Sharpe Talks Lockdowns, Mandates, & More
Do lockdowns work? How effective are mask mandates? Is it all for show? Larry Sharpe answers these questions and more on this Monday Morning AMA. Listen to hear why much of our government response to the COVID Pandemic may be more theater than treatment.
Ma'Khia Bryant Case - Is Violence Partisan? Larry Sharpe on Police Shootings
Is every act of violence by the police and potential criminals now viewed through a left-right lens? Are intentions and impact partisan? Do representatives really care or are they political opportunists? Larry Sharpe responds to the Ma'Khia Bryant and other recent shootings. Listen to find out how we can address the roots of the animosity between Law Enforcement and the people they are charged with protecting and why we've failed so far.
Diversity Training at Netfix? Larry Sharpe Responds to Verna Myers
How should diversity training be taught? What is the right environment? What's the future? Larry responds to a Harvard Business Review video with Verna Myers, Netflix VP of Inclusion Strategy! Listen to find out why the top down, check-box formula hurts individuals, organizations and you.
Andrew Cuomo's Tax Press Conference: Wealth Redistribution is Bad? Larry Sharpe Responds
Did Trump redistribute NY taxpayer money to Republican states? Who is responsible for high taxes in New York? Is it really all the Federal Government's fault? Larry Sharpe responds to Governor Andrew Cuomo's press conference on NY State Taxes. Listen and find out who's to blame for crushing taxes and why NY tax policy may be coming to your state next.
Floyd-Chauvin Verdict: Justice? Accountability? Does This Fix The Problem?
Did George Floyd get "Justice?" Was the Derek Chauvin verdict right, righteous, or something else? Were comments from officials like Maxine Waters, Joe Biden, and Nancy Pelosi appropriate, tone-deaf, or too far? Larry Sharpe sifts through the complicated feelings and implications involving this case. Listen to find out why we still have a long way to go for criminal justice reform and why there are many more steps we must take if we truly want to fix police and citizen relations.
Are Libertarians Communicating The Right Message? Larry Sharpe Reacts to Reason & Rubin - Sharpe Way AMA
How are we convincing people that Libertarian ideas have a place in their lives? What terms are working? What is changing? Larry Sharpe responds to the recent Reason/Rubin Report video on the "right way" to spread the libertarian message. Libertarians should listen to find ways to fine-tune the message of liberty. If Libertarianism is something you're just becoming familiar with, listen and you may find some surprising common ground.
Biden Taking Land Through Eminent Domain to Build Trump's Border Wall? Wait, What? Larry Sharpe Reacts
Joe Biden said Trump's border wall was bad. Now he wants to use government force to take land to expand it? Larry Sharpe discusses Eminent Domain, "Greater Good," and broken promises. Tune in to learn why there may not be as big of a difference between the Democrats and the Republicans when it comes to government policy.
President Biden Says We Are Leaving Afghanistan! Larry Sharpe Reacts
Are we actually leaving Afghanistan? Is the War in Terror ending? Will this affect the Military Industrial Complex? Find out why we should remain cautiously optimistic even though we've seen this play before.
Cops vs. Civilians? Is Fear The Problem? Larry Sharpe Talks Police Shootings
Police Shootings - Why the tension? Why the aggression? Why the race problems? Larry Sharpe digs deep into the issues of police violence and systemic injustice. Listen to hear where we can make actual change in order to reduce the use of deadly force and unnecessary interactions between police and citizens.
Krystal and Saagar Talk Wealth Gap On "Rising" - Larry Sharpe Responds
What are major causes for the growth in the wealth gap? Is government helping or hurting? How are the lockdowns affecting it? Listen to hear Larry Sharpe's take and find out why the guilt may lie less with the one percent and more with elected officials.
Joe Biden's Solutions to Gun Violence? Larry Sharpe Responds
How should we deal with violence? Suicide? Domestic abuse? Is gun control the answer? Or maybe "Red Flag" laws? Larry Sharpe responds to President Biden's press conference on gun violence and gun control. Listen to find out why declaring a "War On Guns" will do nothing if we don't address the issues that cause people to want to commit violent acts.
Responding to Socialists? Larry Sharpe Reacts to Vaush-Supporter Comments
Last week Larry had a great conversation with Libertarian Socialist YouTuber Vaush. We spoke about many Libertarian solutions to our country's problems. He was gracious and civil and in general, most of his audience was the same. Some of his audience... not so much. Larry responds to the chats posted on the Vaush YouTube video.
Governor Cuomo Pitches $212 Billion Budget.- Larry Sharpe Reacts
Where is all the money coming from? Is it a federal bailout? Are taxes going up? Do we REALLY need to to spend this much? Listen to hear Larry's reaction and see why this blockbuster budget may be a distraction from something more.
Can Modern Monetary Theory Work? What Do Economists Think? Larry Sharpe Discusses
Is Modern Monetary Theory the answer to our poverty and wealth inequity problems? Can we print our way to prosperity? How does the US dollar REALLY work? Larry Sharpe breaks down how Modern Monetary Theory is supposed to work and why it is the hot new solution in Washington DC. Listen to find out how MMT could end up hitting you right in your wallet.
More Government Services Grow The Economy? Biden's Infrastructure Spending? Criminal Justice Reform? - Larry Sharpe AMA
Is building infrastructure going the wrong way? Is criminal justice reform going the right way? Do more and bigger government services actually help Americans? Listen to find out Larry's solutions to these issues and as he answers questions from viewers. Find out why increasing spending and increasing the size of government often misses the mark.
Is Pop Culture a Political Tool? Did it Give Us President Trump? Comedian Avery Razor Talks With Larry Sharpe
Comedian Avery Razor talks pop culture and politics and about his Averything podcast on this episode of the Sharpe Way Stew. Tune in to hear Larry and Avery discuss why pop culture matters even in politics and why even that viral TikTok video could give us our next president.
Handling Anti-Asian Street Violence? Larry Sharpe Reacts
What is happening with street violence? Why? What should we do? Those questions and more.
Crisis on the border? Are both sides are wrong? How bad is it?
How bad is the southern border crises? What should be done? Who is right? Answers to those questions and more.
Larry Deconstructs His Conversation With Libertarian Socialist Youtuber Vaush
What is Libertarian Socialism? Do Libertarianism and Socialism mix? Larry responds to comments and deconstructs his conversation with Libertarian-Socialist Youtuber and Gamer, Vaush. Healthcare for all, taxes, corporations and more. Larry talks about his solutions to these problems.
Do Libertarians Believe In Socialism? Vaush, Internet Broadcaster, and Larry Sharpe Discuss
Do Libertarians believe in Socialism? Libertarian Socialism vs Anarchism. What are some Libertarian solutions to common problems? Larry Sharpe and Internet Broadcaster, Vaush discuss these issues and more. Their answers might surprise you.
Are Voter ID Laws Racist? Are They Good, Bad or Both?
New Voters Laws: Good, Bad or Both? What will be the outcome of the new national and state voter ID laws? What are the arguments for voter ID laws? Who do voter ID laws tend to be favored by? Why are they happening? Is there another solution? Those questions and whatever else you like with Larry Sharpe.
Crypto To The Moon? Activist Rob McNealy on Dollars, Doge and Crypto's Future
Rob McNealy is a serial entrepreneur, podcaster, cryptocurrency advocate, self-defense activist and recovering corporate MBA. Rob is a co-Founder of TUSC (The Universal Settlement Coin), a decentralized, non-ICO cryptocurrency project that is focused supporting the retail firearms industry with their payments issues. Listen to hear what Rob is trying to achieve, where he thinks crypto is headed and why you should jump on board.
Ben Shapiro Asks, "Is Systemic Racism is Real?" - Larry Sharpe Reacts
Is Systemic Racism is real? What is it? Should we care and what should we do? Larry Sharpe reacts to Ben Shapiro's recent live video on systemic racism. Listen to hear Larry's opinion on "racism" vs "racial" and learn what he thinks can help address issues that affect people of color every day.
Ibram X. Kendi's TED Talk, What is Anti-Racist? Larry Sharpe Reacts
Ibram X. Kendi says we should be anti-racist. Should we? Can we? What does a real answer look like? Larry Sharpe talks racism, race, and how we can make real change. Listen to find out how just maybe we can make the need for anti-racism obsolete.
Biden Says America Needs Gun Control - Larry Sharpe's Response
Time for "Common Sense" gun control? Should we ban assault weapons? Does the Second Amendment matter? Larry Sharpe reacts to President Biden's press conference on gun control and a discussion of Fox News's The Five. Listen to hear what the root of our gun violence problem is and whether more gun control will address this terrible problem.
Alexi McCammond - Cancel Culture, Woke & One Strike, You're Out?
Alexi McCammond is canceled. One Strike and You're Out? Who gets 2 or 3 strikes? Who is the Umpire/Referee? Who is even playing the game? Listen to hear why Larry Sharpe thinks zero tolerance is not only the wrong answer, but causing us real harm.
Elon Musk's Wall Street Journal Interview: Regulations, Monopolies & Corporate Greed
Elon Musk talks entrepreneurship, small government, small business, monopolies and moving to better places. Larry Sharpe reacts to the Wall Street Journal interview and gives his opinion on Musk's views. Are tech billionaires so different? Are they wrong? Tune in and you may be surprised to find what you agree on.
Florida Governor DeSantis Opens His State: Should He Have? - Larry Sharpe's Take
Was DeSantis correct? How is the mainstream media covering lifting lockdown restrictions and mask mandates? How are Florida Dems reacting? Larry Sharpe weighs in on the chaos, (or lack thereof) of reopening after COVID. Listen to here if this was the right move or if it's reckless and doomed to failure.
"Officer" Tatum VS. Maj Toure - CPAC & Black Outreach?
Maj Toure of "Black Guns Matter" on a CPAC panel talks how conservatives are reaching out the Black Community. Are They? What could they do better? Officer Tatum disagrees with Maj's take. Listen to hear Larry Sharpe take on Officer Tatum's response to Maj and learn why black outreach needs both "Carltons" and "Wills."
The Liberty Movement Can Shine During COVID-19
Does COVID-19 need socialism? A benevolent ruler? Or does the Libertarian solution to the pandemic work better? Tune in and hear why the urge to control is the exact wrong answer in the midst of coronavirus.
COVID-19 & Our School System - Larry Sharpe Talks Keeping Children Safe
How do we protect our kids during this pandemic? Our teachers? Larry Sharpe discusses Ideas on keeping our kids safe as we navigate this pandemic. Listen to hear what we are doing and what we need to do better to make sure we give our kids the attention they need and keep them safe in the process.
COVID Stock Market Crash: Protecting Your Finances - Larry Sharpe Talks Solutions
COVID and the reaction by the government has left the country and the stock market in turmoil. Will we recover? How? Larry Sharpe talks solutions to protect your savings. Listen to hear how worried you should be and how to manage the freefall.
How To Fight COVID-19 - Solutions for Coronavirus From Larry Sharp
Homemade masks? Breweries making hand sanitizer? Do we need bailouts and the National Guard? Larry Sharpe with another discussion on what works and what doesn't to get us through the COVID-19 Pandemic. Listen to hear why our governors and Congress are getting it wrong.
COVID Fallout: Bailouts, Shelter-in-Place, Lockdowns?
Should the government pass a COVID bailout? Do we need to shelter in place? Who is responsible for our safety? Larry Sharpe talks possible solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen to hear how we can keep ourselves safe and make sure we avoid causing more harm.
COVID-19: Consequences of Government Mandates & What Should We Do?
COVID-19 and its impacts are already far reaching. Should we lock down? Should we mandate behavior? Or is there a local Libertarian answer? Larry Sharpe discusses. Tune in to hear how Larry thinks we should tackle this pandemic and learn some novel solutions to the novel coronavirus.
Congressional Candidate Claudia Tenney - Do Republicans Share Libertarian Principles?
Congressional candidate Claudia Tenney talks local politics, small business, and the role of government as she sees it. Can Republicans and Libertarians get along? Is there really a way to "take on the establishment?" Listen to hear what Tenney says she will bring back to NY22 as she tries to recapture her congressional seat.
Gun Control Racist? Anthony Colandro of Guns for Hire Talks Second Amendment
Who gets gun rights in America? Who is taking them away? Does this unfairly affect minorities? Second Amendment Activist Anthony Colandro talks about the importance of protecting gun rights. Listen to hear how the right to bear arms correlates with safety in homes, communities and our country; the answer may surprise you.
Activist & Congressional Candidate Julio Pabon Talks Community Vs Federal Solutions
How important is community? Are local answers the solution? Do federal programs fix local issues? Congressional candidate Julio Pabon talks about this issues and more. Listen to hear his campaign planks and learn why every solutions comes back to building community.
Adam Nutter Talks NYPD, Comedy & Trauma With Larry Sharpe
Adam Nutter, Comedian, Former NYPD Officer, and Host of "Words With Nerds" talks policing for profit, police reform, the war on drugs and more with Larry Sharpe. Listen to hear Adam's take from the inside, why policing is not what most people think it is, and how we can change incentives to make it better.
Nick Gillespie, Editor at "Reason" on Liberty, Libertarians, & Better Government
What is the Liberty movement? Who are Libertarians? What can concerned citizens do to move government in the right direction? Listen to hear Larry Sharpe and Nick Gillespie discuss solutions to reform a growing and ever more distant, unresponsive, government. The answers may be simpler and closer to home than you think.
Vinoo Varghese Talks Bail Reform, Weinstein & Trump Impeachment With Larry Sharpe
How will New York's bail reform laws affect New Yorkers? Are they safe? What will happen with Trump's impeachment? Is the Harvey Weinstein case a win for Me Too and women? Hot topics of discussion with Attorney Vinoo Varghese. Listen to find out how these headlines may affect your day-to-day life more than you may have thought.
James Altucher Discusses Business, Failure, And Cancel Culture With Larry Sharpe
How to be successful? What IS failure? Larry Sharpe talks with James Altucher about what it takes to to succeed, fail, and succeed again. Listen to find out why the "Ten Steps To Success" and "Guaranteed Paths to Success" are anything but helpful and what it actually takes to build the life you want.
Abolish The Prison Industrial Complex? The Military? Larry Sharpe Talks Reforming Government
How can we move toward a smaller more effective government without crushing millions who depend on government jobs? Listen to hear Larry Sharpe's solutions and learn why incremental change, redirecting incentives, and changing culture can give us better people and better government.
What Does It Mean to Be Better in 2020? - Solutions For Success From Larry Sharpe
The New Year is time for resolutions. So many people make them and so many people... break them. Larry Sharpe has three big steps to make sure any resolution you make this year actually happens. Listen to find out keys to success that have helped Larry and that are certain to help you achieve the goals you set.
Vaping & Vaccinations - Can Government Mandate What Goes In Your Body? With Matthew Elliott
Is it the government's job to tell you what you can and cannot put in your body? Larry Sharpe talks with Matthew Elliott of The United Vapers Alliance about vaping bans, vaccine mandates and more. Listen to find out why the the government's approach to regulating these industries should concern you.
Leadership Types - By Control or By Example?
What is the right way to lead? Can you control people, or is leading by example more effective? Larry Sharpe outlines different leadership styles and chats with listeners live on air. Listen to find out why this matters and why most of our representatives are doing it wrong.
John David McAfee
John David McAfee is a British-American computer programmer and businessman. He founded the software company McAfee Associates in 1987 and ran it until 1994, when he resigned from the company.
The Sharpe Way Dec 9, 2019: with Batin "Ashante" First on Personal Defense
Dec 9, 2019: Ashante is the founder of Fitness, Fuel & Fire, a Tactical Firearms Training company. They specialize in Fitness & Nutrition for optimal Power, Performance and total mind/body alignment. They provide Firearms Education and Training for the whole family, from children 5 years old to seniors.
Larry and Ashante First talk about self-defence as broader than training to use firearms, situational awareness, preparing for the unexpected emergency, youth awareness and shooting competition teams, NY’s practice of adding fees/fines/tolls and things that don’t sound like taxes to address their overspending including NY’s projected $6.1 billion budget deficit, the role of nutrition, how information overload can lead to people to lose awareness and critical thinking, analog vs. digital learning, learning about topics like technology and firearms that can be used or misused, and more.
The Sharpe Way: Dec 2, 2019, Larry Sharpe talks with callers about the impacts of prohibition and regulation of voices.
Dec 2, 2019: Larry Sharpe talks with callers about the impacts of prohibition and regulation of voices. Topics covered include: how the War on Drugs is a cruel and ineffective way to deal with drug addictions, pros and cons of incrementalism as an approach to changing policy, black markets, how schools currently prepare high school students for life and jobs, the bans on vape flavors reward the black market, impacts of making consensual adult sex work illegal, government monopoly and addiction to money from gambling, why sin taxes are relatively popular vs. other taxes, and more.
The Sharpe Way 11-25-19: with You on "The Liberty Movement After the 2019 Election"
Nov 25, 2019: Larry Sharpe talks with callers about the Liberty Movement after the 2019 Election. Topics covered include: incrementalism in the liberty movement, the importance of all voices to reach people in all positions in their journey to liberty, the pros and cons of the Libertarian Party as the vehicle for advancing liberty, connecting liberty concepts to solutions to issues that matter to voters, how to respond when someone says “voting for a 3rd party is a wasted vote”, Libertarian influence on policy changes even when a Libertarian doesn’t win, and much more.
The Sharpe Way 11-18-19: with Jason Stapleton, Entrepreneur
Nov 18, 2019: Jason Stapleton is a massively successful Entrepreneurial personal brand builder. He launched Trade Empowered in 2009 and it quickly grew into one of the biggest and most well-respected trading education companies in the world. He is also host of “The Jason Stapleton Program” podcast with over 30,000 daily listeners.
Larry and Jason talk with callers about the role of failure in success, the definition of “fairness”, how to address when someone says a third party vote is a “wasted vote”, responsibilities and realities of media vs. consumers of the media, two parties...and President Trump...and impeachment, the tendency to want people in power to do more of us than they are qualified to do, personal responsibility, legislation creating generations of people dependent on the government and the negative impact on families, and more.
The Sharpe Way 11-11-19: with you on "The War on Terror, Defense, & the Military Industrial Complex"
Nov 11, 2019: Larry Sharpe talks with callers on this special Veterans’ Day show. Examples of topics covered include some suggestions for more effective support of Veterans on this day and throughout the year, the domestic and foreign impacts of the War on Terror, the real level of fear about terrorists, innovative alternatives to dealing with people who threaten the US, the use of security theater in defense, the negative impacts of the TSA, foreign aid role in war and jobs. What nation is actually going to invade the US? Instead of the focus of our current military industrial complex, what are the three areas on which we should focus our national defense?
The Sharpe Way 11-04-19: with Mike Vass on "Upstate vs. Downstate NY Politics!"
Nov 4, 2019: Michael "Vass" Vasquez is a political commentator with a special focus of the 1st Amendment, 2nd Amendment and Immigration. Mr. Vass is owner of MV Consulting Inc and its podcast “NO Soundbites Allowed”.
Larry and Michael talk about how a black, Puerto Rican man originally from the Bronx and a family of all Democrats changes to Republican, and other topics such as splitting New York State, eminent domain with Downtown Hospital project in Utica, 2020 Election, vaping flavor bans, and more.
The Sharpe Way 10-28-19: with You on "Empathy I: Race"
Oct 28, 2019: Larry Sharpe talks with callers about empathy and its role in race. Examples of topics include: cultural and environmental impacts in perception and communication between races, the unfair but healthy burden of being the “other” in any given environment, you don’t have to “get it” or fix things to have a conversation, slavery vs. apartheid, reparations, a unique characteristic of American slavery, how the War on Drugs destroyed black families, how Democrats and Republians affect the black community, ownership and entrepreneurship, immigration communities, asking intent vs. attacking in conversations, “cancel culture is real...and it’s really stupid”. Listen for this and more about race.
The Sharpe Way 10-21-19: with Vinoo Varghese on "Criminal Justice"
Oct 21, 2019: Vinoo Varghese has experiences with all sides of the Criminal Justice System, including both prosecution and criminal defense. CBS News, Fox News, HLN, and MSNBC all call on Varghese for his legal opinions. The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the New York Law Journal, and Law360 have quoted him multiple times.
Larry and Vinoo talk about how the son of a taxi driver becomes a successful criminal defense attorney who has beaten the IRS, the consistency of the law vs. the differing cultures of the District Attorneys in each district, TV prosecutors vs. real courtrooms, the massive failure of the War on Drugs, jury vs. bench trials, jury nullification, jury duty, the United States Federal criminal system is designed to convict, defense of defense attorneys, the court of public opinion, law enforcement insurance for violence, involving corrections officers in changing the system, “stop and frisk” for guns and the loss of trust in police, safety surveys, and more.
The Sharpe Way 10-07-19: with Maj Toure, 2019 Candidate for Philly Councilman At-Large
Oct 7, 2019: Maj Toure is running for Councilman At-Large in Philadelphia. He is a Hip Hop artist turned activist, and founder of Black Guns Matter. Philadelphia Weekly once referred to Toure as "the Prophet of Philadelphia."
Larry and Maj talk about translating liberty to the hood, the role of family and friends in political affiliation, Maj’s suggested reading list to open your mind, how a bad system can make people behave terribly, forgiveness and healing, the soft bigotry of low expectations, immigration, the servicing aspect of government services, voluntary socialism, and more.
The Sharpe Way 10-14-19: with Debra Altman, NYC Council Woman
Oct 14, 2019: Debra Altman is the first elected Libertarian in New York City. Altman is the Councilwoman for Citywide Council District 75 Schools.
Larry and Debra talk about Debra’s experience as an entrepreneur trying to support herself in NYC, how the welfare system isn’t meant to help but to maintain people in poverty, the value of cash in poor communities, how property tax is causing elderly people and low-income people go into foreclosure and making home ownership more like rental than ownership, the current state of Individual Education Plans (IEP) - special education plans, why Debra broke out of the stereotypes, taxes are an inefficient way to get services to people who need them, cyber security and self-reliability, variety of programs within each school for best results, many more topics related to education, and of course, the process and advice for running for office as a Libertarian.
The Sharpe Way 09-23-19: with Matt Welch, Editor-at-Large at Reason
Sep 23, 2019: Matt Welch is an American blogger, journalist, author, and libertarian political pundit. Welch is currently an editor-at-large at Reason, the libertarian magazine of “Free Minds and Free Markets.” He served as Reason's editor-in-chief from 2008-2016. Welch is also a co-host of two podcasts: “Reason Editors Roundtable” and “The Fifth Column”.
Larry and Matt talk about the current political climate vs. the 70s, how similar Republicans and Republicans are in NY, the focus on national politics when local politics affect voters more directly, the impact of a strong alternate party, increased urbanization, how consumers can improve journalism, immigration over the past few decades, symbols in heterogeneous cultures, Gary Johnson, Bill Weld, and much more.
Breaking The Poverty Cycle With Ownership - Larry Sharpe Talks Fixing Poverty
What are some solutions to poverty that don't involve more welfare or entitlement programs? Are there ways to promote ownership and entrepreneurship in impoverished communities in order to help people bring themselves out of poverty? Larry Sharpe talks Libertarian solutions to poverty and takes your calls.
The Sharpe Way 09-16-19: with Lincoln Chafee, former Governor of RI
Sept 16, 2019: Lincoln Chafee has been Mayor, a Senator, and a Governor. He also points out that he has been a Republican, a Democrat, an Independent, and now a Libertarian. Listen now to hear more about what has caused Lincoln Chafee to make these changes throughout his life as well as conversation on numerous subjects, including unnecessary wars, vaping bans, restaurant tips and more.
The Sharpe Way 09-09-19: with Michael Tolkin, founder of Smart Cities
Sept 9, 2019: Michael Tolkin is a tech entrepreneur, innovator, former Democratic candidate for Mayor of New York City, and the founder of Smart Cities. Listen as Michael and Larry talk about Michael's past run for Mayor, Artificial Intelligence, city-oriented approaches to solving current problems, retail business trends, and more.
The Sharpe Way 09-02-19: with You on "Backlash: Unintended Consequences"
Sep 2, 2019: Larry Sharpe talks with callers about examples of unintended consequences caused by government policies. Examples include the Americans with Disabilities Act and obesity, Cannabis and the War on Drugs, FEMA and flood insurance, guilty until proven innocent, school shootings and the 2nd Amendment, zero tolerance, population control in China, and more.
The Sharpe Way 08-26-19: with Howie Hawkins, 2020 Presidential Candidate, Green Party
August 26, 2019: Howie Hawkins is an organizer, activist, former teamster, former US Marine and proud long-time member of the Green Party. He has run for office multiple times, from local city council to Governor of New York (along side of me) and now he is running for President. Howie and Larry talk about the history of how Howie joined the Green Party, free college, ballot access for alternate parties, what is a libertarian socialist, definition of capitalism, automation and trends in labor, and more.
"Backlash" Unintended Consequences - Do Government Solutions Work or do They Cause More Harm Than Good?
Government solutions are always pitched as fixing all problems with little or no thought given to the negative effects. Are there always unintended consequences? How bad are they? Are there alternatives to government solutions? Larry Sharpe takes your calls and discusses.
Special Announcement - News About The First Call-in Show
Big news on our first live guest and first live call in show!
Episode 2 - What Do Mass Shootings Have To Do With Happiness?
The mass shooting epidemic is not a gun problem; it is a happiness problem. Let's make happier people, not stricter laws.
Special Episode - The Sharpe Way July 2019: with 10 Guests at FreedomFest
Larry Sharpe sat down with multiple guests at FreedomFest 2019 and talked all things liberty and freedom.
00:00 Dan Fishman, Executive Director, Libertarian Party. How to talk about Libertarianism to more people.
13:40 Jeff Kanter, Founder Your Freedom Hub. Healthcare vs. healthcare insurance and healthcare reform.
22.22 Wolf Von Laer, CEO, Students For Liberty. How is the liberty movement growing with Millennials, when ao many Millennials want socialism?
29:40 Boomer Shannon, Libertarian Political Strategist. Different approaches to get Libertarians elected.
35:35 Jason Cozens, Glint. New gold-based debit card launching in the US.
43:19 John Lott, President Crime Prevention Research Center. Research on guns and crime prevention and the impact of laws.
58:30 CJ From Deplorable Choir. How a group of stay-at-home moms started a choir focused on Trump and conservative entertainment.
1:03:43 Jim Babka, President Downsize DC. How to get legislators to write fewer and clearer laws; how to move toward the right kind of government.
1:16:05 Nicholas Sarwark, Chair Libertarian Party National. Prospects for the LP with the 2020 election. Role of respect and human dignity for all.
1:31:00 Patrick Brown, President FeedMe. A new app that consolidates feeds from many sources into a single feed that can also be segmented into mini feeds of targeted content. How does this impact the bubbles of information vs. exposure to more ideas?
Episode One - What Is The Sharpe Way?
What is the Sharpe Way? What do I hope to achieve? What will you help me to make it.
Looking forward to something big!