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In this week’s The Reason Roundtable, editors Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Nick Gillespie, and Peter Suderman review supposed items on the agenda for former President Donald Trump’s potential second term.

00:26—Donald Trump’s second-term agenda

34:56—Weekly Listener Question

44:00—Congress passes FISA Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2023

50:50—This week’s cultural recommendations

Mentioned in this podcast:

The Case Against Trump: Donald Trump Is an Enemy of Freedom,” by Matt Welch

Demonic Dollar Store,” by Liz Wolfe

Why Electing Biden (or Trump) Won’t Settle Anything for Long,” by Nick Gillespie

11 Trillion Reasons To Fear Joe Biden’s Presidency,” by Nick Gillespie

How Much More Should Trump Be Spending on You?” by Nick Gillespie

Restricting Asylum Will Cause More Border Chaos,” by Fiona Harrigan

2024 GOP Candidates Are Competing To Restrict Immigration,” by Fiona Harrigan

President Trump Freed Drug Offenders. Candidate Trump Wants To Kill Them.” by Jacob Sullum

Republicans’ Dangerous Plans to Turn the War on Drugs into a Real War by Attacking Mexico,” by Ilya Somin

House Proposal Would Expand Federal Warrantless Spying Authority,” by Eric Boehm

Congress Prepares To Reauthorize a Warrantless Domestic Spying Program the FBI Abused,” by Eric Boehm

Congress Hasn’t Passed a Budget on Time in 27 Years,” by Peter Suderman

10 Disturbing Things About the FBI Since 9/11. Plus, James Comey.” by Nick Gillespie

Edward Snowden: The Individual Is More Powerful Today Than Ever Before,” by Nick Gillespie

FISA Section 702 Civil Rights Abuses, by the Brennan Center for Justice

One-Shop Stopping: Do Wal-Mart and Home Deport spell the end of ‘community?’” by Nick Gillespie

Don’t Throw the Book At Superstores,” by Nick Gillespie

Chain Heat: Are book superstores a threat to the reading public?” by Nick Gillespie

Why Does Hollywood Hate Real Estate Developers?” by Christian Britschgi

Send your questions to [email protected]. Be sure to include your social media handle and the correct pronunciation of your name.

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Audio production by Ian Keyser; assistant production by Hunt Beaty.

Music: “Angeline,” by The Brothers Steve

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