Our Looming Trillion Dollar Doom –

This week The Reason Roundtable, Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie tackle the pending $3.5 trillion spending bill and the also-pending vaccine mandates for students under 12.

The following topics were discussed during the event:

1:23 The bill for infrastructure that was due to be completed last week, and why is no one talking about it.

22.54 Weekly Listener Question What is the best way to reconcile this with my libertarian beliefs? Is it possible to get them elsewhere than New York City?

31:48: Gavin Newsom plans to add the coronavirus vaccine to the list of mandated vaccines for public schools—as soon as it’s approved, that is.

49:56: Weekly media recommendations

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Ian Keyser, audio production
Regan Taylor produces assistant production
Music by The Brothers Steve: “Angeline”,