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 patreon.com/bosshogofliberty

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • 129: Trump Bans ECigs? Fires Bolton - Thunderwolf Edition

    Episode  |  September 13th, 2019  |  1 hr 21 mins

    Boss Hog of Liberty is back again!
    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts. Kade Koger plays co-host; Jacob Surber of the Thunderwolf podcast is the featured guest, Chris Guffey does his best as producer.

    https://bosshog.fireside.fm/144

    President Trump made us talk about him again; John Bolton was fired and the nation rejoiced; The FDA has been “instructed” to get rid of flavored vape juice. The law of unintended consequences in unchallenged. Enjoy the ride down prohibition lane.

    Finally the guys talk about the latest Netflix special of Bill Burr; when will the Netflix boycotts start?

    Our show is community supported on Patreon.
    Do your part by chipping into the cause by donating monthly at any level at www.patreon.com/bosshogofliberty and receive even more BONUS coverage and content.

  • 128: Highly Inappropriate - Reloaded

    Episode  |  September 7th, 2019  |  1 hr 38 mins

    Re-uploaded copy of episode 128!
    Some platforms received a duplicate of 127!

    Episode 128 of Boss Hog of Liberty is now available!

    https://bosshog.fireside.fm/143

    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts. Danny Morrell returns!
    Featured guest is Matt Worton of the Highly Inappropriate podcast. We talk NFL season starting, hurricanes, sports gaming, DJ work and much more!

    For even more bonus content, check out www.patreon.com/bosshogofliberty

  • 128: Highly Inappropriate - Matt Worton & Danny Morrell

    Episode  |  September 6th, 2019  |  1 hr 38 mins

    Episode 128 of Boss Hog of Liberty is now available!

    https://bosshog.fireside.fm/142

    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts. Danny Morrell returns!
    Featured guest is Matt Worton of the Highly Inappropriate podcast. We talk NFL season starting, hurricanes, sports gaming, DJ work and much more!

    For even more bonus content, check out www.patreon.com/bosshogofliberty

  • 127: Luck Retires - Betsy Mills & Chase are Back!

    Episode  |  August 30th, 2019  |  1 hr 45 mins

    Episode 127 of Boss Hog of Liberty.
    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts.
    Chase Peyton is 3rd chair after a VERY long absence.
    Betsy Mills is running for County Council and her heart is BROKEN over Andrew Luck's retirement. Hopefully Birthday Cake fixes everything.
    Producer Chris dresses like a flyboy for a major ceremony; makes the paper.

  • 126: Mark Brim is back - Square Bodies & Dad bods

    Episode  |  August 23rd, 2019  |  1 hr 16 mins

    Jeremiah and Dakota are joined by Mark Brim for episode 126!
    Mason is back to school, he sends in his first vlog from campus.
    The Castle is sold? No new broadband coming to Henry County.
    Mark needs to meet David Letterman, and much more!

    Make sure you stay until THE END. Little Brim's depend on it.

  • 125: Councilman Clay Returns! - Tax Increases or Bankrupt?

    Episode  |  August 15th, 2019  |  1 hr 44 mins

    Boss Hog of Liberty episode 125 is in the books!
    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts. Mason Rottinghaus is third chair before he heads back to Purdue. Councilman Clay Morgan is back!

    https://bosshog.fireside.fm/139

    Jeremiah’s in laws have moved to Henry County. Mason helped them move...Is that intern abuse?
    Councilman Clay breaks down the county budget, will they raise our taxes? If they do, will they ever go down (no).

    And Clay makes his BIG announcement about the commissioner’s race. Is he in or out??

    Our show is on the air because of the incredible GENEROUS support of our monthly donors. To help keep things running join at www.patreon.com/bosshogofliberty

  • 124: Mooreland Free Fair - TANSTAAFL?

    Episode  |  August 9th, 2019  |  1 hr 24 mins

    Boss Hog of Liberty live at the Mooreland Free Fair!
    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts. Mason Rottinghaus completes his internship!

    https://bosshog.fireside.fm/138

    Friday night at the fair. Lots of distractions, ambient noise, and interruptions! We talk about the concept of “TANSTAAFL” at the “Free Fair”. Jeremiah had a fun meetup with Rex Bell, Chris Guffey, and Nick Sarwark the Libertarian National Chairman! Right here in east central indiana at the Dairy in Hagerstown. He is moving to New Hampshire for the Free State Project.

    Jeremiah bought some ghost pepper pickles. Every DROP was consumed over the course of the show.

    Mason does the man on the street interviews looking for free food and anyone who has a story. Lisa Catron stopped by with an albino cucumber. And lots lots more!

    Our show is on the air because of the incredible GENEROUS support of our monthly donors. To help keep things running join at www.patreon.com/bosshogofliberty

  • 123: CAN government "SAVE" the Theater? Should it be saved?

    Episode  |  August 1st, 2019  |  1 hr 9 mins

    Boss Hog of Liberty is back again!
    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts. Chris Guffey makes it all sound great!

    https://bosshog.fireside.fm/137

    The City of New Castle has put in a bid on the Castle Theatre. The guys talk about the prospects of a government entity getting in the real estate business. Is this the only way to “save” a building? We go DEEP into the rabbit hole. How do you get operate it going forward?

    Henry County Memorial Park is possibly looking at a name change. The park board did not take action, so now the County Commissioners are going to hear the request. Very interesting times!

    Producer Chris is running for City Council. This week he is doing a police ride along, and visiting most of the departments. Stay tuned for his tale!

    Jeremiah almost lost his life in a kayaking accident. To get that story join any level at www.patreon.com/bosshogofliberty

  • 122: Wind is DEAD? McAfee Arrested - Trump Trolls Hard

    Episode  |  July 26th, 2019  |  1 hr 17 mins

    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts. Kade Koger plays co-host; Mason Rottinghaus is your intern, Chris Guffey does his best as a producer.

    First show back in studio after the remote episode for the County Fair. We talk John McAfee’s strange arrest at sea, Jeremiah’s government sewer saga, and the big report on the Big Blue River Wind Farm.

    Kade and Chris attended the planning commission hearing that may have ended the project in a 4-4 tie? We explain it all!

    To get Mason to try an X Rated pepper, we need to get the Patreon feed over $600 / month.
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  • Raw Audio - Planning Commission Meeting

    Episode  |  July 23rd, 2019  |  2 hrs 40 mins

    Raw Audio
    BREAKING NEWS

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    https://bosshog.fireside.fm/135

    The Henry County Planning Commission met on July 23, 2019 to consider a commission approved use application for a wind energy conversion system in seven townships in Henry County for the Big Blue River Wind Farm.

    Ultimately the planning commission tied at 4-4. Planning Commision members Dan Roach, Ed Yanos, Justin Curley, and Rachel Clark voted yes. Members Larry Brayton, Tom Green, Kenon Gray, and Dale Cole voted no. Member Olene Veach recused due to a conflict of interest as a lease signer in the project.

    This is over 2 hours of audio collected during the meeting. It is unedited. Unfortunately the final segment was not captured.

  • 121: LIVE at the Fair - Mason almost died - Royalty showed up!

    Episode  |  July 18th, 2019  |  1 hr 16 mins

    Episode 121 of Boss Hog of Liberty was our first LIVE episode. On location at the Henry County 4-H Fair.
    https://bosshog.fireside.fm/134
    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts. Chris Guffey is on producer duty. Mason is back as intern, doing stupid human tricks. Make sure you watch the video! Jalapenos, peanut butter, marshmallows, and lemon shake ups are involved!

    Guests include royalty - Mr and Miss Henry County - Luke Coffman and Brittany Alvarez, Extension Director Justin Curley, returning co-host Danny Morrell makes a brief appearance after his leader duties were completed.

    Jeremiah paid more than $100 for a chocolate chip pie at a scholarship auction! A fist fight almost broke out over the biggest piece.
    Chris Guffey had an update on the city council. He saved the world from a speed trap! We are hoping a statue is erected soon.

    Pedal pull grand champion (2-3) year old division, Will Thompson makes his podcast debut.

    Enjoy it all!

    To get Mason to try an X Rated pepper, we need to get the Patreon feed over $600 / month.
    Do your part by chipping into the cause by donating monthly at any level at www.patreon.com/bosshogofliberty

  • 120: Can Counties be saved? More horrible peppers

    Episode  |  July 11th, 2019  |  1 hr 4 mins

    Episode 120 of Boss Hog of Liberty is now available!
    https://bosshog.fireside.fm/133
    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts. Chris Guffey is on producer duty.
    The show explores the idea of counties and what they face. A recent study came out detailing their common struggles around infrastructure, education, housing, and childcare. Deep dive into the subject.

    Locally there is a surprise new City Council candidate! The City of New Castle now has three contested races!

    Surprise final thoughts. The boys ate peppers again. “Tobasco” peppers, grown by Dakota. Way hotter than expected!
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  • 119: State Police Press Releases - July 4th Special!

    Episode  |  July 4th, 2019  |  1 hr 26 mins

    Episode 119 of Boss Hog of Liberty is now available!
    https://bosshog.fireside.fm/132

    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts. Chris Guffey is producer.

    We talk about the July rash of stops on I-70 in July for plant related infractions. Facebook had an outage, it was like going back to dial up modems and analog memes.

    We talk about Independence Day and what it means to us.

  • 118: Democrat Debates Start - Who can beat Trump? - Mark Brim

    Episode  |  June 28th, 2019  |  1 hr 58 mins

    Episode 118 of Boss Hog of Liberty is now available!
    Sponsored by Farmer Brad LLC - producer of fine poultry products and poultry equipment!
    https://bosshog.fireside.fm/131
    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts. Mark Brim returns to help us break down the Democrat debates, we talk local jails, getting ripped off on the internet, and how our new sponsor has to fight local government just to be able to keep his business alive in Wayne County Indiana.

    The guys confess what they actually like doing, but nobody else would.
    Chris Guffey keeps us sounding WAY better than MSNBC.
    For even more bonus content, check out www.patreon.com/bosshogofliberty - This week’s bonus content is WORTH it. Mark got back on the saddle again. Faced his biggest fear.

  • 117: Take this job and shove it? Employment in the Trump Era

    Episode  |  June 20th, 2019  |  1 hr 40 mins

    Episode 117 of Boss Hog of Liberty is now available!

    https://bosshog.fireside.fm/130

    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts. Full house tonight with Kade Koger in the co-host seat, summer intern Mason Rottinghaus is back. Chris Guffey pushes the buttons in the producer’s chair.
    The big topic tonight is employment. What makes you want to work somewhere? The Indianapolis Business Journal podcast recently talked about giving employees paid time off to volunteer. Unemployment is historically low. Labor is a sellers market. The crew examines what drives you to work somewhere? Is it all about the money? The people? The schedule? Kade is an employer, Mason is about to start a career, Jer, Chris, and Dakota are in their careers.
    Great conversations around a huge issue!

    We also talk about our absolutely laziest habits. It is confession time.
    Confess your laziness by emailing dakota@bosshogofliberty.com

    For even more bonus content, check out www.patreon.com/bosshogofliberty - This week’s bonus content is WORTH it. Wheat fields and velvet are involved.

  • 116: Rural Broadband - Is it a utility and a right?

    Episode  |  June 14th, 2019  |  1 hr 24 mins

    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are your hosts.
    We did deep into the issue of Rural Broadband. Massive areas are underserved without access to affordable internet. Can the market fix this problem? The state of Indiana has a 100 million dollar program underway to jump start the process.

    We try to sort it all out.

    For even more bonus content, support the show at www.patreon.com/bosshogofliberty