War – what is it good for? Slaughtering people, and nothing more. What's in the News with stories on Federal Reserve Bitcoin, national cannabis legalization, ICE injustice, Stingray bans in NH, cops walk free – again, and filming cops. And, How to Live a LAVA Lifestyle on a town that lost all of their cops.

Charlie Gard has died, and it is the state's fault. Do you hate the state yet? What's in the News with stories on losing the right to freedom of speech and guns, paying child support for someone who is not your child, e-cigarette regulations update, and Trump on police brutality. Also, and Ancap App segment on an update on Swarm City and a The Next Generation segment on homeschool savings, but not for homeschoolers.

Are we seeing the final throes of the drug war in America? Is this the beginning of the end of the drug war? What's in the News with stories on an update to Charlie Gard, mandatory vaccines, life imitating satire, the Nevada Governor must be high, Big Brother is garbage, eugenics, and civil asset forfeiture is expanding. A New Hampshire, It's Like This Too segment on the many wins we've had so far, and a Herding Cats segment on the Freecoast Festival. 


The Baltimore police department has found themselves in a bit of trouble thanks to body cameras. What did they do now? This is the forty-sixth episode of The LAVA Spurt, Baltimore Police Are On Crack.

I had the pleasure of being on the Felony Friday podcast with John Odermatt recently, and we played, “Is it a crime?” This is the forty-fifth episode of The LAVA Spurt, Is it a Felony?

I was recently on the Classical Liberal podcast with Alex Shaw. Make sure to check out his podcast on any podcatcher. This is the forty-fourth episode of The LAVA Spurt.

The Tuttle Twins - a child's foundation of freedom


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Keep the LAVA flowing!

by 1supercoach

Great perspective on all the relevant issues of today! Rodger does a great job breaking down the issues and answering most of the questions I have about any given topic…. saving me loads of research time every week that I just don't have! I started donating this month because the value I have received is just too great not to! Looking forward to more from Rodger and the Pax Libertas team.

The Tuning Fork of Liberty

by Waviator

The LAVA Flow podcast by Rodger Paxton is a clarion call to wake up and start rocking the slave ship we are on. If his jimmies are being rustled, it is for good reason. He succinctly reports on travesties of Justice and organizes his brief podcasts to inform us on the State's Python-like squeeze on our liberty. Rodger reports on news stories that deserve more traction and citizen rage that the 4th Estate ignores while supplications to the State. His take on libertarian questions that ring true like the tuning fork of Liberty that he is. He fairly points out where others disagree, but brings us faithfully back to the Non-Aggression Principle. Most importantly, Rodger (and Jessica) Paxton walk the walk. Rise up!

Top Notch!

by yrrabsille

Straight forward libertarian news and commentary from a level-headed guy who really does his homework. There's no fluff in the news aspect of this show, and there's no compromise in the commentary/opinion aspect. Rodger has built a great foundation for his growing network of podcasts that have become a staple in the Anarchist news world. If you're not listening to The LAVA Flow yet, then what's wrong with you?

Remarkable work

by Christian Edward Gruber

I tripped over the LAVA Flow podcast while poking around Podcast Republic, and then seeing a pointer from a Kinsella post. I subscribed but never got around to working through the episodes. The other day I did, starting with going back through the review of LP candidates, as I was curious what a voluntaryist/agorist would have to say about an electoral politics happening. I was impressed. I find Rodger's style a lovely mix of sincerity, thoughtfulness, humor, and sarcasm, with some great analysis. Since that, a few days ago, I've power-listened to the whole thing and contributed on Patreon. This is some good stuff, and I look forward to more content. His commitment to principle, even present where he struggles with questions of tactics in the movement, rings true and shows through, and I am happy to find this “ally in liberty”. Keep it up.

Thorough, Informative, A Good Use of Time

by Elisabethienne

These podcasts are so well researched it is unbelievable. Each topic or event is presented with background information that is cited in the show notes so a listener can easily access and perform their own research. Rodger presents is with a wrapup of some issue or event that we don't have the time to go out and research ourselves. He presents his own viewpoint which is truly libertartarian, and he states his opinions honestly, in an editorial style, rather than presenting his own opinion as news. This has jumped to my must-hear podcast and I'm grateful to Mr. Paxton for taking the time to create it.

The Lava Flow Podcast is quite possibly the best podcast that you aren't listening to!

by MasterBuilder357

Rodger Paxton, creator of The Lava Flow Podcast consistently delivers clear, concise Libertarian perspectives on topical current events, as they relate to freedom, liberty and economy. Paxton has a unique proclivity for delivering this perspective eloquently, with pristine clarity of thought while hammering home the importance of holding our government accountable for the various forms of mismanagement that have perpetuated our fall from greatness. The content that you will encounter on this delightfully informative podcast will possibly open your mind to think about issues critically, from angles you may have never considered before. If you are interested in broadening your understanding of Libertarian principles, I strongly urge you to add LAVA Flow to your library. I am confident that it will quickly become your Libertarian podcast of choice. Liberty up with LAVA Flow!


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