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A Free Solution

A Free Solution

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Elevating voices of liberty and solutions rooted in freedom. Hosted by Kevin Wilson, Larry Sharpe, and Tim O'Connor.
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Almost WW3, FTX, Fake News
Almost WW3, FTX, Fake News
Kevin and Tim talk about the missile that hit Poland, FTX stuff, and fake news
01:10:45
November 28, 2022
Are you mad about the election results? It's all Tim's fault
Are you mad about the election results? It's all Tim's fault
Tim and Kevin talk about election outcomes in NYS and beyond. 
01:22:22
November 11, 2022
What do we make of these election results?
What do we make of these election results?
What do we make of these election results? With Kevin Wilson. Lots of callers today! Many calling about their voting experience in the Rochester area. 
49:09
November 11, 2022
When do we know we are wrong?
When do we know we are wrong?
When do we know we are wrong? with Larry Sharpe
45:35
November 11, 2022
Election eve, more on pandemic amnesty, transferable skills
Election eve, more on pandemic amnesty, transferable skills
Final evaluations before voting, whether or not the pandemic is still a salient issue, and more with Kevin Wilson
49:05
November 11, 2022
Do we need a pandemic amnesty?
Do we need a pandemic amnesty?
Kevin and Tim discuss a pandemic amnesty - is there forgiveness for people who politicians who locked us down? What about the people who recommended dangerous remedies? The deniers? The people still wanting to lock us up? Atlantic Article from Emily Oster that kicked this off - "Let's Declare a Pandemic Amnesty" Emily Oster FWIW was talking about opening up pretty early - Fully Opening Schools is urgent  Feb 2021 Kids last COVID policy makes no sense -  Masking Policy Is Incredibly Irrational Right now
01:06:12
November 06, 2022
What is that NY ballot proposal about? Is it worth taking on $4.2 billion in debt?
What is that NY ballot proposal about? Is it worth taking on $4.2 billion in debt?
What is that NY ballot proposal about? Is it worth taking on $4.2 billion in debt? Kevin talks about what it does and what the costs will actually be. Ballot Prop Language
49:10
November 06, 2022
Halloween in NY. What's really scary?
Halloween in NY. What's really scary?
Halloween in NY. What's really scary? with Larry Sharpe
49:08
November 06, 2022
Can politicians fix the problems they promise to?
Can politicians fix the problems they promise to?
Can politicians fix the problems they promise to? Kevin talks about the gubernatorial debate and the promises politicians * can't * keep. 
49:07
November 04, 2022
Debates and Polls
Debates and Polls
Debates and Polls with Larry Sharpe
49:12
November 04, 2022
Gain of function in US? Vaccine news? NY GOP gaining ground?
Gain of function in US? Vaccine news? NY GOP gaining ground?
Gain of function in US? Vaccine news? NY GOP gaining ground? Kevin explores these topics. 
49:10
November 04, 2022
We Hate Our Best Interest?
We Hate Our Best Interest?
We Hate Our Best Interest? With Larry Sharpe
49:38
November 04, 2022
Florida punishes people for helping
Florida punishes people for helping
Florida is punishing people trying to fix a roofs after a hurricane hit - plus other bad policies. Price gouging, jones act, bad building policies. 
49:06
November 04, 2022
Biden attacking freelancers?
Biden attacking freelancers?
Kevin talks about a new Department of Labor rule about how independent contractors are classified. 
49:04
October 14, 2022
Community matters most.
Community matters most.
Larry Sharpe talks community
49:10
October 14, 2022
Is Biden ending the war on drugs?
Is Biden ending the war on drugs?
Kevin talks about Biden's marijuana pardons. Actual policy shift or pre-election pandering?
49:39
October 14, 2022
Starting & Ending Violence in NY
Starting & Ending Violence in NY
Larry Sharpe talks about violence across NYS
52:01
October 14, 2022
Rochester Violence
Rochester Violence
Kevin talks about violence in the Rochester area and what to do about it
49:05
October 14, 2022
Jones Act, Education, Nuclear War, Fake News
Jones Act, Education, Nuclear War, Fake News
Kevin and Tim cover a broad range of topics - Jones Act, Education, Nuclear War, and Fake News
01:27:24
September 30, 2022
Time to eliminate the Jones act
Time to eliminate the Jones act
Kevin talks about why we need to eliminate the Jones act, gets a call from a Libertarian US senate candidate in Hawaii, plus poll discussion and foreign policy
49:07
September 30, 2022
New York Controls us with Money?
New York Controls us with Money?
New York Controls us with Money? With Larry Sharpe
49:09
September 30, 2022
Are environmental regulations hurting the environment?
Are environmental regulations hurting the environment?
Are environmental regulations hurting the environment? Kevin talks about how environmental review is making it impossible for green projects to move forward. 
49:11
September 30, 2022
Transparency is key! But Fear hurts us all!
Transparency is key! But Fear hurts us all!
Transparency is key!  But Fear hurts us all! with Larry Sharpe
49:04
September 23, 2022
Government shouldn't use people as props. Flying migrants up north
Government shouldn't use people as props. Flying migrants up north
Government shouldn't use people as props. Flying migrants up north. Kevin takes several calls today, gets told to leave America. 
49:09
September 23, 2022
Kevin and Tim Inflation, Fed pressure to stop disinformation, and more
Kevin and Tim Inflation, Fed pressure to stop disinformation, and more
Inflation, Fed pressure to stop disinformation, and more
46:54
September 23, 2022
Unity and Division in NY
Unity and Division in NY
Unity and Division in NY with Larry Shape
49:11
September 23, 2022
Monarchy, Abolishing the TSA, and do we need health commissioners?
Monarchy, Abolishing the TSA, and do we need health commissioners?
Monarchy, Abolishing the TSA, and do we need health commissioners? With Kevin Wilson
49:10
September 23, 2022
Threatened Democracy? Blackouts, legalized corruption, and more.
Threatened Democracy? Blackouts, legalized corruption, and more.
Threatened Democracy? Blackouts, legalized corruption, and more with Kevin Wilson
49:03
September 23, 2022
Healing Pain? Learning in NY Schools?
Healing Pain? Learning in NY Schools?
Healing Pain? Learning in NY Schools? With Larry Sharpe
49:08
September 23, 2022
Dark Brandon speech, Student Lans
Dark Brandon speech, Student Lans
Labor Day Special. Join us as we talk about the world the latest events and the future of America. What did you think of Biden's speech? Banning the internal combustion engine. And Kevin and Tim break down the loan forgiveness deal.
01:29:25
September 23, 2022
Is the World Economic Forum something to worry about?
Is the World Economic Forum something to worry about?
Kevin and Tim finally get around to talking about WEF. Are they a threat to individual liberty?
01:21:23
August 26, 2022
The worst way to fight cancel culture and student loans
The worst way to fight cancel culture and student loans
Kevin talks about the wildest press conference in Rochester and cancel culture. Gets a couple callers. Then Kevin discusses Biden student loan forgiveness plan
49:08
August 26, 2022
NY Following CDC Rules on COVID. Does that mean we're cool with Gov Hochul now?
NY Following CDC Rules on COVID. Does that mean we're cool with Gov Hochul now?
NY Following CDC Rules on COVID. Are we cool with Gov Hochul now? (No). How long do bureaucrats get between setting a policy amidst unknowns to adjusting that new policy when new information comes out? How do we hold those policy makers accountable? Kevin Wilson discusses, plus the Stop Woke Act gets shut down in court. 
49:06
August 23, 2022
Digital Privacy and Fake News
Digital Privacy and Fake News
Kevin and Tim talk about whether Facebook is turning over messages to prosecute women for abortion, Liz Cheney and Trumps continued impact, the FBI, Fake News, Immigration, whether you have an obligation to return the cart to the carousel. 
01:19:07
August 19, 2022
Is there any good news out there?
Is there any good news out there?
Kevin talks about some good things happening in politics and policy: Drone strikes waaaaaay down Over the counter hearing aids legalized Germany turning back to nuclear power, use approves first SMR Funding Students, Not Systems in Arizona
49:08
August 19, 2022
Raids & Schemes, Normal Politics?
Raids & Schemes, Normal Politics?
A Free Solution with Larry Sharpe
49:08
August 19, 2022
Is it time to abolish the FBI?
Is it time to abolish the FBI?
Kevin talks about the raid on Trump and whether Republicans are serious about wanting to abolish the FBI. 
49:08
August 19, 2022
Supporting the State?
Supporting the State?
Larry Sharpe - Supporting the State?
49:03
August 10, 2022
Inflation Reduction Act is like busting a dam to put out a forest fire
Inflation Reduction Act is like busting a dam to put out a forest fire
Kevin talks about the impacts of the inflation reduction act, the IRS adding 87,000 new employees, and some free solutions. 
49:06
August 10, 2022
Britney Griner gets 9+ years for weed, Alex Jones, 3D printer guns, fake news
Britney Griner gets 9+ years for weed, Alex Jones, 3D printer guns, fake news
Kevin and Tim talk Britney Griner gets 9+ years for weed, Alex Jones, 3D printer guns, fake news
01:01:03
August 05, 2022
Dems messing with Republican Elections, Pelosi Visits Taiwan
Dems messing with Republican Elections, Pelosi Visits Taiwan
Kevin talks about libertarianish Rep Pete Meijer losing his primary (in part because Dems backed his Trumpy opponet) and whether Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan is ill advised. Keith calls in again to say MacArthur should've nuked China during the Korean war, we should just get a war with China over with. 
49:08
August 05, 2022
Punishing New Yorkers? Can we Grow?
Punishing New Yorkers? Can we Grow?
Larry Sharpe talks about NYS and growth
49:15
August 05, 2022
Burn pit bill, waiving teacher certs in Florida, and the inflation reduction act
Burn pit bill, waiving teacher certs in Florida, and the inflation reduction act
Kevin talks about whether the Republican Senators objecting to the burn pit bill have a point, waiting teacher certification requirements for veterans in Florida (and why NYS should do more of this), and the inflation reduction act. 
49:06
August 05, 2022
Are we in a recession? Should we ban air conditioning? + Other stuff. + Fake News
Are we in a recession? Should we ban air conditioning? + Other stuff. + Fake News
Tim and Kevin talk about why politicians are reluctant to call a second quarter of negative GDP growth a recession, federal marijuana legalization, whether we should ditch air conditioners, and fake news. 
01:23:17
July 29, 2022
Would ending bail reform fix Rochester violence?
Would ending bail reform fix Rochester violence?
Kevin talks about causes of violence, specifically in Rochester. With a police officer killed recently and 44 murders, it's understandable that people feel Rochester is spiraling out of control. Did bail reform cause this? Was it caused by marijuana legalization? [What? no.] What other factors caused this and what can we do? Plus - are libertarians too naïve on crime? 
49:08
July 29, 2022
Fighting Cops and the MTA
Fighting Cops and the MTA
Larry Sharpe talks NYS issues
49:05
July 29, 2022
Lee Zeldin uses struggling veteran to push bail reform
Lee Zeldin uses struggling veteran to push bail reform
Kevin talks about the attack on Lee Zeldin and how he could have used this as an opportunity to support veterans. Instead it was turned into a cynical push about bail reform in a case that isn't really about that issue to begin with. 
49:24
July 29, 2022
Does Congress need to codify our rights?
Does Congress need to codify our rights?
Tim and Kevin talk about the bill to legalize gay marriage / repeal the Defense of Marriage Act plus the bill to codify the right to contraception. Plus fake news
01:15:21
July 29, 2022
After all of this, can we rely on police to protect us? Plus NYS ballot access
After all of this, can we rely on police to protect us? Plus NYS ballot access
Kevin talks about the new footage coming out of Uvalde, TX the mass shooting stopped by a legal gun owner in Indiana, and police officers in Denver hitting bystanders. Plus, Lee Zeldin loses a ballot line with some shenanigans. 
49:10
July 19, 2022
John Bolton - Coup master. Plus inflation, police response and fake news
John Bolton - Coup master. Plus inflation, police response and fake news
John Bolton - Coup master. Plus inflation, police response and fake news with Kevin Wilson and Tim O'Connor. 
01:31:21
July 19, 2022
New Inflation Numbers are out - looks bad. Can we do anything about it as individuals? Are we at the mercy of government policy?
New Inflation Numbers are out - looks bad. Can we do anything about it as individuals? Are we at the mercy of government policy?
New Inflation Numbers are out - looks bad. Can we do anything about it as individuals? Are we at the mercy of government policy? Kevin goes over the causes of inflation, how government policy caused this with both overspending and worsening supply issues. 
54:20
July 19, 2022
Do you have the right to defend yourself from attack in NYC? Talking about the NYC bodega clerk stabbing
Do you have the right to defend yourself from attack in NYC? Talking about the NYC bodega clerk stabbing
Kevin talks about the right of self defense. Do you have the right to defend yourself from attack in NYC? Talking about the NYC bodega clerk stabbing. 
49:08
July 19, 2022
Kevin can't believe how bad the new NYS Gun law is
Kevin can't believe how bad the new NYS Gun law is
Kevin talks about how bad the new NYS gun law is: Text of law: https://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/default/files/2022-07/EXTRAORDINARY_SESSION1-CONCEALED_CARRY_IMPROVEMENT_ACT-BILL.pdf
49:03
July 07, 2022
USA Birthday .. one day late
USA Birthday .. one day late
Larry Sharpe 4th of July show. Well, 5th. 
49:07
July 06, 2022
Are we learning anything new from the Jan 6th hearings?
Are we learning anything new from the Jan 6th hearings?
Kevin and Tim talk about someone calling him a libtard, whether Kevin is being naïve about the Epstein client list, news from the Jan 6th hearing, and more SCOTUS fallout. 
01:23:36
July 01, 2022
Ghislaine Maxwell, Primaries, Prayer in School?
Ghislaine Maxwell, Primaries, Prayer in School?
Kevin talks about the Maxwell case, wanting to see the client list, and gets called a "libtard" for pointing out how Trump had a relationship with Epstein (maybe an innocent one! We don't know). Plus, a discussion on open primaries and the school prayer case. 
49:05
June 30, 2022
What's important? Jan 6, Abortion, Primaries?
What's important? Jan 6, Abortion, Primaries?
Larry Sharpe talks about Jan 6, abortion, and the major party primaries
49:11
June 30, 2022
Do you only have the rights government gives you?
Do you only have the rights government gives you?
Kevin talks about the Dobbs decision and how it ignores the 9th Amendment. Does the right to self defense come from the 2nd amendment or is it a right we already have? What about other rights not written down in the Constitution? Does the government have unlimited power to curtail our liberty if they're not explicitly prohibited from doing so?
48:53
June 30, 2022
MASSIVE 2A SCOTUS ruling on concealed carry in NYS
MASSIVE 2A SCOTUS ruling on concealed carry in NYS
MASSIVE 2A SCOTUS ruling on concealed carry in NYS - Kevin and Tim talking Supreme Court cases NYS Concealed Carry Case Miranda Rights Double Jeopardy Education Funding Plus, who killed the cows? Solving the bovine murder that gives everyone something to be mad about.  And of course, fake news. 
01:08:57
June 24, 2022
That $91 Million Rochester police budget is worth a moment of criticism
That $91 Million Rochester police budget is worth a moment of criticism
Kevin talks about the Rochester, NY police budget, how it compares to other areas, and what solutions could help reduce that spending. 
49:10
June 23, 2022
Who has your back? With Craig Miles
Who has your back? With Craig Miles
Primaries, midterms, legislative sessions, Supreme Court rulings, Who has your back in each of these arenas? Democrats or Republicans? Who should we root for and what should we pay attention to? Discuss with Craig Miles
48:50
June 23, 2022
Rochester pushing back against failing schools?
Rochester pushing back against failing schools?
Rochester pushing back against failing schools? Kevin talks about City Council voting down the city portion of the Rochester City School budget. 
48:58
June 23, 2022
So much fake news - gas, inflation, STAR Rebates, fake news
So much fake news - gas, inflation, STAR Rebates, fake news
Kevin and Tim on their uninterrupted (non-radio) show. So much fake news - gas, inflation, STAR Rebates, fake news about Little Caesars. Lots going on in this show. 
01:19:06
June 17, 2022
What does it take to keep young talent in your city?
What does it take to keep young talent in your city?
Kevin talks about Monroe County's new "RETAIN" plan to bribe STEM graduates with a whole $2000 to stay in Rochester if they get a job here. 
48:55
June 17, 2022
Who has the power to fix this country? With Craig Miles
Who has the power to fix this country? With Craig Miles
Who has the power to fix this country? Democrats? Republicans? Albany or Washington? Or is there a better way to address the needs of New Yorkers and Americans? Perhaps the answer is closer to home. Craig Miles discusses. 
54:18
June 15, 2022
Rising Violence, Including Political Violence
Rising Violence, Including Political Violence
Kevin talks about the new gun control compromise proposal supported by 10 Republicans, violent crimes going up 25% in rural areas, and whether entering a period of rising political violence. 
49:04
June 14, 2022
Thursday Podcast: NY Fails Body Armor Ban, Supreme Court Cases, Fake News
Thursday Podcast: NY Fails Body Armor Ban, Supreme Court Cases, Fake News
NY's body armor bill might not ban the plate carriers that the Buffalo shooter used Foster Care Supreme Court Cases that make it harder to present new evidence after a conviction and a case where federal law enforcement can violate your 1st and 4th Amendment rights with impunity. Political Violence Fake News - Johnny Depp, "Ronald Reagan's Racism Saves Lives", human composting. 
01:16:23
June 10, 2022
NYS Gas Tax results and spending $121 million on a Rochester Zoo
NYS Gas Tax results and spending $121 million on a Rochester Zoo
Kevin talks about the impact of the NYS Gas tax holiday, whether politicians can be responsible when elections incentivize short term thinking, getting businesses to voluntarily make themselves more accessible, spending $121 million on a zoo in Rochester, and more. 
49:00
June 09, 2022
 Big System, Big Pain, No Progress!
Big System, Big Pain, No Progress!
Larry Sharpe talks politics on A Free Solution
48:27
June 07, 2022
Biden's Command and Control Economy
Biden's Command and Control Economy
Kevin talks about Joe Biden using the Defense Production Act for Green Energy, plus more NY laws: Body Armor Laws More punishments for cannabis sellers Right to repair  Broadband regulation
49:46
June 07, 2022