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Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket Episode #49: UBI Exposed! (w/Antony Sammeroff)
Show Summary: UBI exposed! With plans in hand, Johnny and Raylene find Antony Sammeroff on desolate isle planet of Scottlanderia! Antony uses the final piece of the puzzle, as well as exposing the dangers of UBI, to open the ancient communicator and to make contact with ancient cosmonaut Ron Paul in hopes to restore liberty and choice to the galaxy! Antony Sammeroff co-hosts the Scottish Liberty Podcast and has featured prominently on other libertarian-themed shows including The Tom Woods Show, Lions of Liberty, and the School Sucks Podcast. Meanwhile, Johnny’s squadron led by ground control gains a huge victory in the Spooner system by savagely destroying the last of the state’s fleet with the help of Jimbob’s savage memes! Though liberty has yet to be fully restored, the need for freedom is more powerful than ever! Will Johnny and Raylene make contact with the ancient cosmonaut Ron Paul? Will this be the last fight for our heroes? Stay tuned to hear Antony Sammeroff on Episode #49 on Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket!
About the Guest: Antony Sammeroff co-hosts the Scottish Liberty Podcast and has featured prominently on other libertarian-themed shows including The Tom Woods Show, Lions of Liberty, School Sucks Podcast and many more. His book Universal Basic Income — For and Against (with a foreword by Robert P. Murphy) is available on Amazon Kindle. His previous self-help book Procrastination Annihilation is free to download from www.beyourselfandloveit.com/. Antony blogs on economic issues at http://seeingnotseen.blogspot.com/ and his articles have also been published by The Scottish Libertarian Party, The Cobden Centre, The Backbencher, The Rational Rise, and ActualAnarchy.com.
About the Host: Johnny “Rocket” Adams was the creator and host of “The Johnny Rocket Launch Pad – Libertarian Rock n’ Roll Experience” and now “BLAST OFF with Johnny Rocket!” He’s also a musician, graphic artist, author, and former Chief Warrant Officer. Johnny spent his early days earning his stripes as a helicopter pilot in the U.S. Army. Back stateside, Johnny immersed himself in the classic works of Murray Rothbard, Henry Hazlitt, and Ludwig von Mises. From there the AnCap known as “Johnny Rocket” was born. Speaking truth to power from your cell phone tower, Johnny digests the philosophy of liberty and brings them to the man on the street on a weekly basis. Johnny Rocket was also the front-man of the rockabilly group “Hot Roddin’ Romeos” and puts pencil to paper with the critically acclaimed comic series “The Liberty Force.” New York Times best-selling author and podcast host Tom Woods calls Johnny Rocket “one of the most entertaining figures in the liberty movement.”
About the Co-Host: Raylene Lightheart is an activist in the libertarian movement. She is a dedicated wife and homeschool mom of five. She is passionate about self-ownership, free association community, and unfettered liberty. Raylene is the director of marketing and sales of Launchpad Media Group.
She is the assistant communications director for Libertarian Party of Washington State and also serves as Region 3 alternate. She also is on the board of Libertarian Party of Kitsap County and was awarded the 2018 Porcupine Award for LPWA. As a child, Raylene dreamed of being in broadcasting. When Johnny asked her to be the co-host for his new show, Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket she was thrilled to have the opportunity to advance liberty through education, outreach, and entertainment.
About Ground Control: Benjamin Wiegold is a fellow Libertarian, from the corrupt state of Illinois. Ben is the new producer, sound engineer, and editor of the Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket. Ben has also done work for the Mises Institute and numerous other publications. Ben is a musician, hardcore anarchist, and just an all-around cool dude!
Guest Website: www.beyourselfandloveit.com,
Music Provided By:
Joey Altruda - “The Knockaround”
Hot Roddin’ Romeos - “Moonlight”
Ralph Rebel - “Old Poor Boy”
download Antony Sammeroff’s book procrastination annihilation for FREE from beyourselfandloveit.com/doit
Previous Shows with Guest: Johnny Rocket Launch Pad #138: Procrastination Annihilation (w/ Antony Sammeroff)
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Recorded At :
Escape Pod Studios: Peoria, Arizona 85382
Johnny uses the legendary Electrovoice RE-20 microphone, Top Of the Line Mogami cables, The industry standard DBX 286s, ART EQ355 Dual Channel 31-Band Equalizer, Focusrite Scarlet 6i6, and smokes “the sweet Turkish blend “of his Camel cigarettes.
Base One: Federal Way, Washington 98003: Raylene uses a Rode Podcaster microphone. The RODE Podcaster makes high-quality computer recording easy!
Blast Off! is pre-recorded, mixed, and mastered by Benjamin Wiegold. The theme song of "Blast Off! With Johnny Rocket “is "Roots Rock" Performed by Hot Rod Walt and Psycho DeVilles from the record Supercharger (2007) self-released at www.psychodevilles.com. After Party song “Positivity” is from the record Kingston Cocktail (1997) by Joey Altruda released by Will Records. The All-Nighter song is “Christy” and is from the record “Cocktails with Joey” (1995) by Joey Altruda released by Will records. Please visit https://www.discogs.com/artist/337572-Joey-Altruda to purchase Joey’s music. All songs used with permission from artists.
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