The Boss Hog of Liberty

East Central Indiana's Favorite Podcast

About the show

Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis discuss the happenings of their rural Indiana county week to week. The Boss Hog of Liberty is a local show with a national impact, because everyone in the world lives in a county similar to theirs. The crew details their lives and gives interview opportunities to the world's top experts in politics, policy, economics, and anything else they find interesting! Listen today, and support the show on Patreon at

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • 44: Robin Miller - Indy 500 Preview

    Episode  |  February 16th, 2018  |  1 hr 5 mins

    Robin Miller joins the Boss Hog of Liberty team for our first phone interview. Jeremiah Morrell, Dakota Davis, Danny Morrell, and Chris Spangle chat with Robin about local sports topics ranging from IHSAA basketball legend Marion Pierce, to New Castle Motor Sports Park being the first class racing gem of our community.

    Robin is entering his 50th year of covering Indycar and championship racing, along with his career covering the Indianapolis Colts, Pacers, and IU Basketball. Robin tells us about how the Unser family couldn’t rent a car in the continental United States, how Dan Gurney and AJ Foyt are some of the greatest legends he covered.

    We discuss Robin’s latest piece on previewing the expected field for the Indy 500. Danica Patrick let the word slip that she is going to be at Ed Carpenter Racing for the 500. Robin highlights her success at Indianapolis and her chances for a great finish at this year’s race. Conor Daly is expected to have a ride with Dale Coyne Racing. No worries about having a field of 33 this year.

    The guys are all going to take Dakota to his first Indy 500 experience this May. If you want to join them, jump on and get your tickets. Look for them in the turn 3 infield.

    Follow Robin on NBCSN and along with the Marshall Pruett Podcast. Information on supporting his cancer fight with commemorative stickers will be available through the Marshall Pruett Podcast as linked below.

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  • 43: State Rep. Tom Saunders - Nixon to the Statehouse - Wind / Ag / CAFO's / Cold Beer

    Episode  |  February 14th, 2018  |  1 hr 37 mins

    Episode 43 of Boss Hog of Liberty is a chat with State Representative Tom Saunders of Indiana. Jeremiah Morrell, Dakota Davis, and Kade Koger are this week’s hosts.

    We learn about the path Rep. Saunders took from writing a letter to President Nixon, to becoming the janitor at the County Courthouse, to spending the last 22 years as a State Representative. It was noted that Jeremiah volunteered on Tom’s first campaign, and Dakota was born as Tom took office. It was noted that Jeremiah ran against Rep. Saunders in 2012 and has a yard sign from every opponent he has ever faced.

    Rep Saunders leads the “Roving Elephants” club and they visit different historical sites and with the people that had first-hand knowledge, and they discussed his visit to the Mall on the day of Trumps inauguration.

    Long form discussion on Agricultural issues, including CAFO’s, Wind, and drainage. CBD Oil, Medical marijuana, Cold Beer, Sunday Sales, Township government, and many other topics.

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  • 42: Sean Row - Jury Selection - Space X - Sunday Sales - Snake Josh McDaniels

    Episode  |  February 9th, 2018  |  1 hr 43 mins

    Episode 42 features returning featured guest Sean Row. Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are joined by regular co-host Kade Koger. They discuss Super Bowl prop bets, Dakota’s Rock Star status at council meetings.

    We speak with Sean about his work in the public defender role. Learning that he might have 40 cases at one time. However only 1-2 a year go to trial. We also dig deep into jury selection and the importance of filling out the questionnaires that are mailed in advance.
    We continue to track Sunday Sales, CBD Oil, and Industrial Hemp as it tracks through the Indiana Statehouse, and hopefully landing on the Governor’s desk.

    Jeremiah seethes over Josh McDaniel’s making the Indianapolis Colts look like fools and taking joy in the Eagles beating the Patriots in the Super Bowl.

    Big discussions Space X and the work of Elon Musk in a possibly post NASA world with space travel and exploration.
    This week is the filing deadline for the old parties, so we notate our local candidates that are in the mix for seats. Boss Hog of Liberty will follow these races through November and bring the candidates through the show to learn about what they view the issues to be.
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  • 41: Mark Rutherford & The State of the Union

    Episode  |  February 1st, 2018  |  1 hr 17 mins

    Episode 41 features Mark Rutherford. An attorney from Indianapolis, he serves as the chairman of the Indiana Public Defender Commission, appointed by the Governor. Mark recently announced that he is a candidate for Secretary of State. We discuss the issues that the Secretary of State and how electing a Libertarian would make a difference in that office.

    Sitting in the guest chair is Chris Guffey, who was one of the earliest super fans of the Boss Hog of Liberty podcast. Chris’s claims to fame are being a veteran, and was one of the first to climb the infamous mosquito hill last summer. When he is not at the gym, you can find him volunteering at Saved Games in New Castle.

    Topics include the State of the Union address, with clips from President Trump, Rep. Kennedy, and LP Chairman Nick Sarwark. Also a brief update on local wind ordinances and a major agriculture/industrial hemp bill that is working through the Indiana General Assembly.

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  • 40: Paul Fabrick - Government Shut Down / Indiana gets cold beer

    Episode  |  January 25th, 2018  |  1 hr 30 mins

    Episode 40 is a fun one with Paul Fabrick as the featured guest. Paul manages Montgomery Steakhouse in Spiceland and has the biggest voice you have ever heard on the Boss Hog of Liberty. He is featured on the UFC and the Bob and Tom show.

    The guys talk about their night out at Montgomery’s, do a Super Bowl preview, cover the latest county council meeting, a possible candidacy for Jeremiah. They guys get to know Paul and how he is involved in the community. Dakota explains why the government was shut down, and Jeremiah covers the statehouse topics and the issues of the week.
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  • 39: US Senate Candidate: Andy Horning & The Constitution

    Episode  |  January 18th, 2018  |  1 hr 24 mins

    Episode 39 is as our first dive into the US Senate Race. Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are joined by Kade Koger as they meet Andrew Horning.

    Andy is very experienced in Indiana politics, having run for Governor, US Representative, and US Senate in previous years, both as a Republican and as a Libertarian. We discuss the reasons why he is running, and what he believes it the corruption of our government. Andy discusses the need to return to simply abiding by the US and state Constitutions.

    Tune in to learn more about Andy and how you can help him make the ballot in May.

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  • 38: Trump Tower, Chicago, NFL, Indiana General Assembly

    Episode  |  January 14th, 2018  |  1 hr 23 mins

    Episode 38 is a deep dive into the issues of the State of Indiana. Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are joined by Chase Peyton.

    The guys discuss their recent trips to Chicago, Jeremiah visited Second City, Dakota had some great fried Chicken, and Chase watched the Bears beat up on the Browns in the snow.

    Discussions include the NFL playoffs, the Senate GOP’s agenda, including two major libertarian issues of Sunday Sales and civil asset forfeiture. Governor Holcomb’s State of the State is also broken down.

    Very informative show!
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  • 37: Senator Mike Crider - Medical Marijuana - DNR - CBD Oil

    Episode  |  January 5th, 2018  |  1 hr 42 mins

    Episode 37 of Boss Hog of Liberty is a great interview with State Senator Mike Crider, along with Jeremiah Morrell, Dakota Davis, and Kade Koger.

    Mike Crider represents Hancock County and portions of Marion and Shelby County Indiana. He recently was a candidate for the 6th Congressional district. Mike worked a career with the Indiana (Department of Natural Resources) and retired after 30 years.
    We learned about his role with DNR, the congressional race, summarized the highway bill that became law last year that mike carried, and previewed the legislative session that started this week. Topics include CBD oil, agriculture safety, constitutional carry, medical marijuana, and more!

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  • Holiday Easter Egg - Gift Exchange - Sponsored by MVP Barber Shop

    Episode  |  December 30th, 2017  |  11 mins 45 secs

    Jeremiah and Dakota exchange Christmas gifts on this special easter egg episode of Boss Hog of Liberty.

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  • 36: Lane Siekman for Congress & Chris Spangle

    Episode  |  December 28th, 2017  |  1 hr 26 mins

    Episode 36 of Boss Hog of Liberty is proof that people who don’t agree on everything makes a good program.

    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are joined this week by the leader of all libertarians, Chris Spangle founder, editor, and dear leader of the We Are Libertarians Network.
    Our featured guest is Lane Siekman, Democrat candidate for US Congress in the 6th District in Indiana. Lane is from Rising Sun, Indiana, a town of 2,000 people, in the smallest county in the state. Ohio County only has 6,000 residents.

    Lane works as an attorney, economic development official, professor at Ivy Tech, and we are pretty sure if asked, he would drive a snow plow or sweep a town street.
    We have in depth discussions about the future of the 6th district, what it is like to run for office in a rural community. Topics include Healthcare, Taxes, Opioids, Energy Policy, and much more.

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  • 35: State Representative Melanie Wright - Indiana Legislative Preview

    Episode  |  December 21st, 2017  |  1 hr 19 mins

    Episode 35 of Boss Hog of Liberty is our first episode with a State Representative.

    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are joined this week by one of our new rotating co-hosts, Danny Morrell. Danny, Chase Peyton, and Kade Koger are now officially in the lineup as co-hosts of the program.
    State Representative Melanie Wright joins us to talk about the upcoming legislative session. We discuss the committees she serves on, her involvement with human trafficking legislation and the involvement of the federal government in education. Melanie is a public school teacher and represents portions of Madison and Delaware Counties in Indiana. Melanie is a Democrat in a very rural and mostly conservative district.

    We discuss the three hot button issues that are coming our way this session, Cold Beer / Sunday Sales, CBD Oil / Marijuana legislation, and the possibility of constitutional carry of handguns.

    A must listen episode! Subscribe on ITunes, Listen on Tune In, or watch on YouTube!

  • 34: Chad Malicoat - Memorial Park - Doughboy - 'Bama Senate

    Episode  |  December 15th, 2017  |  1 hr 35 mins

    Episode 34 of Boss Hog of Liberty is a great episode! Subscribe on iTunes today!

    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are joined this week by Chase Peyton and Memorial Park Board President, Chad Malicoat.
    We talk about Chad’s leadership of the Henry County GOP club, the status of Memorial Park’s future, updates to the WG Smith Building, a new veteran’s museum and the refurbishment and location of the doughboy statue. Finally, the guys discuss the US Senate, the Alabama voters decisions, restrictive ballot access, the turnout numbers, and if we should even be voting for Senators in a popular vote?

  • 33: Actor/Model/Athlete Ben Smith - New Puppies for the Davis's and Morrells

    Episode  |  December 12th, 2017  |  53 mins 16 secs

    Episode 33 of Boss Hog of Liberty is up!

    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are joined this week by Audrey Davis and Ben Smith. This episode is a little break from politics to learn more about one of our locals who has made it big time.

    Ben is a native to New Castle and is now living in Atlanta, Georgia. He is an actor, spent some time modeling. You might remember him from those cool Apple IPhone 5 campaigns. Ben was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles, did a reality TV show sponsored by Budweiser, and is now appearing on a show available on Amazon Prime called Living Vee. Really fun interview. Give it a listen!

  • 32: MacKenzie for Congress - Bill Smythe - Brad Klopfenstein - Booze on Sundays - Jer got engaged!

    Episode  |  December 7th, 2017  |  1 hr 21 mins

    Episode 32 of Boss Hog of Liberty.

    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are joined this week by Bill Smythe and Brad Klopfenstein
    Bill is working for the Stephen MacKenzie for Congress campaign, Klop gives us an update on the future of Indiana Alcohol, we chat about Trumps relocation of the Israel embassy, and learn about Jeremiah’s engagement!

  • 31: Dakota's Wedding - Net Neutrality - Tennessee Football - New Smoking Age?

    Episode  |  November 30th, 2017  |  1 hr 30 mins

    Episode 31 of Boss Hog of Liberty.

    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are joined this week by Danny Morrell and Jesse Riddle.
    Dakota got married! Jeremiah and some of the wedding party destroyed Dakota’s truck.
    The guys cover net neutrality, University of Tennessee Football, and smoking may get changed to 21+?

  • 30: Kade Koger - Cold Beer - Deer Hunting - Arvin Vohra

    Episode  |  November 16th, 2017  |  1 hr 31 mins

    Episode 30 of Boss Hog of Liberty.

    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are joined this week by Danny Morrell and Kade Koger.
    They discuss the weekend hunting trip of Jeremiah and Dakota, the evening at Kade’s shooting range. Kade breaks down the way deer hunting works in Indiana. Jeremiah explains the recent actions by the Libertarian Party of Indiana dealing with Arvin Vohra’s use of social media. Conversation turns to the Libertarians success on the issue of Sunday alcohol sales and cool beer, highlighting Rex Bell’s campaign for Governor in 2016. Finally they discuss a lawsuit in the news in Henry County over a mistaken arrest.