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

  • 75: Chris Bowers & Jordan Bruno - A Comedians Hard Work, Comedy on Campus, and Van Living

    Episode  |  August 30th, 2018  |  1 hr 26 mins

    Episode 75 was full of laughs brought on by guest Chris Bowers. Chris is the former owner of Morty's Comedy Joint and motivational speaker/comedian. Dakota and Chris talked about the hard work that comedians have to do to become successful in their fields, after Dakota saw the incredible amount of work Dan Cummins puts into his shows.

    Jeremiah and Chris talk about the current climate on college campuses. and whether or not the environment there is increasingly hostile towards comedians. Chris makes the distinction that Andy Gross is in fact a magician and not a comedian.

    Jordan Bruno is back from living life in his Chevy Astro. The guys called him crazy when he told them his plan in episode 15. Were they right? Or was living life on the road better than it's cracked up to be?

  • BONUS: Henry County Commissioner's WECS Meeting

    Episode  |  August 22nd, 2018  |  41 mins 45 secs

    Audio from the August 22, 2018 Commissioner's meeting, where they voted to approve the Wind Energy Ordinance for Henry County. Audio provided by journalist Eldon Pitts.

  • 74: Steve Horwitz - John Schnatter, Andy Gross, and "Shop Local" Morality

    Episode  |  August 20th, 2018  |  1 hr 38 mins

    Episode 74 saw the return of Boss Hog of Liberty fan's favorite guest, Economics professor, Steve Horwitz. Steve stopped by to talk to the guys about the current political climate on college campuses. Starting first the decision to remove John "Papa John" Schnatter's name from his building and professorship. Steve and Jeremiah talked about the use of language in today's world, and the reasoning behind Ball State University's decision.

    Purdue Freshman, Mason Rottinghaus called in to tell the guys about his experience in the auditorium during Andy Gross's performance. The crew delves into the specifics of the "outrage" by Purdue students and asks whether or not this is a case of 21st century manufactured outrage. Chase Peyton asks Mason about his first impressions on campus, and Steve gives his insight as a professor.

    Finally, they discuss the supposed morality of shopping local vs. purchasing from a big box store. Steve does what he does best and breaks down the logistics of the scenario. Completely dismantling all of the "pro-local" arguments. What do you think, should we be more supportive of local businesses? Steve's writings for FEE on the topic can be found at


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  • 73: Rob Kendall - Roncalli Scandal - Can you cut taxes?

    Episode  |  August 16th, 2018  |  1 hr 36 mins

    Episode 73 of Boss Hog of Liberty is now available!

    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis host the legendary tax cutter from Brownsburg India, Rob Kendall. Rob is a We Are Libertarians network alumni, Host of the Rob Kendall Show at 93 WIBC, and producer for the Chicks on the Right’s midday show during the week. Our 3rd chair co-host is the American Hero, Chris Guffey.

    We talk local government, Rob’s exclusive interview with President Donald Trump. We learn how you go from volunteer at a radio station to working at the talk radio standard in the Midwest.

    Roncalli high school alumni, and Espresso podcast host, Joey Mulinaro called in and we discussed the controversy surrounding a school employee being suspended for being in a same sex marriage. A wildly complicated story, with as many layers as an onion. Should private schools be able to have moral clauses? If there are public dollars going to private schools, should there be strings attached? What happens when someone weaponizes a marriage license?

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  • 72: Jon Kindred - Booming Real Estate, The Economy, and The Effect of Local Governments

    Episode  |  August 9th, 2018  |  1 hr 29 mins

    This episode of Boss Hog of Liberty featured special guest Jon Kindred. Jon is a Realtor with F.C. Tucker, and has witnessed the growth of the market first-hand. jon sat down and explained the in's and outs of the business, as well as some trade secrets. The guys were ready to learn and asked Jon a series of questions, all of which came with a good answer.

    Kade Koger and Dakota Davis talked about the effect of home prices on local economies and how business like L&K Farms use the numbers to help caculate costs. Kade broke the news that the are now selling their world famous blueberry doughnuts once again. Jeremiah spent some time campaigning this week and is ready for your vote in the fall.

    Such a great episode with lots of incredibly valuable information!


  • 71: Craig Armstrong & Mark Wenning - Everything Agriculture, Tariffs, CAFO's, and Wind Farms

    Episode  |  August 2nd, 2018  |  1 hr 38 mins

    In this episode of Boss Hog of Liberty, Dakota and Jeremiah are joined by Craig Armstrong of Armstrong Farms, and Mark Wenning. Both are farmers in Henry County, Indiana and have a lot of information to share about the current issues facing the people that feed our nation. We talk about the history both have had in the farming industy and the future that they see coming. Craig shared some interesting facts about all of the products that soybeans are a part of.

    Dakota delves deep into the history of tariffs and their role/previous roles in the United States economy. There is a lot of information to be learned and history helps to develop a more well rounded view for 21st century politics. Craig and Mark answer questions about what they believe the effects these tarrifs will have on their family farms.

    Lastly, the crew discusses how farmers can diversify their operations in uncertain times like these. Options are out there, but they are not without controversy. Craig has been outspoken in his support of Industrial Wind Turbines and answers why he believes they will be good for America and Henry County.

  • Bonus - Jeremiah on the Rob Kendall Show - WIBC

    Episode  |  August 2nd, 2018  |  16 mins 34 secs

    Jeremiah Morrell visited WIBC and appeared on the Rob Kendall Show to promote the podcast, talk about his campaign, local option income taxes, and the Libertarian Party.


  • 70: Lee Marcum - Jack's Donuts, Shell Buildings, and Social Media in Politics

    Episode  |  July 26th, 2018  |  1 hr 39 mins

    This week on the show, the crew is joined by Lee Marcum. The owner of the nations greatest doughnut chain, Jack's Donuts. Jack's has been a staple in the the New Castle community for decades, but under Lee's leadership has been shaking up the doughnut game accross the state and accross the country. Lee explains what it takes to build up a business like he has and discusses the future of Jack's

    The guys also spent some time talking about the shell building in Henry County, Indiana. There are 25 shell buildings accross the state of Indiana and thousands more accross the country. Dakota talked to Corey Murphy from the Henry County Economic Development Corporation about the uses of the Shell Building and the specifics behind its purpose.

    Finally, they talked a little bit about the impact that social media has had on the world of politics. digging into the use of Twitter and Facebook by elected officials and candidates seeking office. The four discuss the benefits that have come along with it's rise, and the apparent downfalls as well.


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  • 69: Mark Brim - Kade's Korner & The Great Decade Debate

    Episode  |  July 18th, 2018  |  1 hr 40 mins

    Episode 70 saw the return of Boss Hog of Liberty's own 1970's expert. Mark Brim joined the crew in the studio for a surprise visit and Jeremiah's honeymoon return. Kade Koger is this week's third co-host.

    At the start of the show, the guys talk about Mark's background and make him take a quiz to figure out if he is a hipster, like he's been accused of. They discuss Mark's video career, and the projects that he has had a part in. This episode features the first session of Kade's Korner! Get expert farming advice and learn to be a pro!

    Finally, they discuss/debate what decade is/was the best to live in. a deep analysis of all things 70's, 80's, 90's, and 00's. Dakota thinks that the current time is the best. Mark says it was the 70's. What do you think?

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  • 68: Wedding Run-Down, Henry County Jail, AG Curtis Hill, NATO Summit

    Episode  |  July 13th, 2018  |  1 hr 35 mins

    Episode 68 saw the return of all 5 co-hosts. The guys reminisce about the weekend activities which included Jeremiah's wedding and a trip to New Castle Motor Sports. We also learned that Kade Koger loves to break out his dance moves.

    Dakota and Jeremiah took a trip to the Joint meeting concerning the Henry County jail and discovered that we are not unique in our current corrections situation. The duo gives a synopsis of what was said at the meeting, and their own personal opinions of what can be done to get us out of this mess. We talked about Attorney General Curtis Hill, and Dakota questions how any sane person can believe that he is innocent with the information that we know. Towards the end of the show, the guys talked about the Brussels NATO Summit and wether or not Trump was right to call out our allies during the meeting.

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  • 67: Meeting Cousin Donnie & Cousin Rick - LP National Convention - Ron Paul & Donald Trump

    Episode  |  July 5th, 2018  |  1 hr 33 mins

    In the episode leading up to Jeremiah's wedding, the listeners finally get to meet the legendary cousins; Donnie Morrell and "Cousin Rick." The topics were the Krupp Cannon dedication that happened at Henry County's Memorial Park and other 4th of July holiday celebrations, Donnie's background and the interesting array of careers that he has had in public service. Plus, what story is Donnie hiding?

    On the national side, the guys cover the Libertarian National Convention, and why the elections for national leadership turned out (pretty close to) how they hoped. They also talked about Ron Paul's controversial tweet made in the last week, and Walmart's poor taste in marketing.

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  • 66 - House Attorney Sean Row - Jury Duty / Supreme Court Opening / New Laws

    Episode  |  June 28th, 2018  |  2 hrs 52 secs

    Episode 66 of Boss Hog of Liberty is in your news feed.
    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are Sean Row and Chase Peyton.
    We talk weekend events, Jer & Chase keep going fishing. Jeremiah is in the final weeks before marriage. Is Chase next? Dakota has jury duty coming up. Can he serve since he knows Sean, the public defender to the stars? What are his chances of getting on a jury?

    The Supreme Court has a vacancy. Jeremiah thinks they should appoint Merrick Garland for the reacts. Or Roy Moore. Perhaps Sean Row is the next man up?

    Finally, there are a bunch of new laws coming July 1st. One has something to do with purple paint, another with dams. And something about police taking your stuff.

    Listen to learn more!

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  • 65: Criders BBQ Bash - Jordan Peterson - Fishing Trips

    Episode  |  June 21st, 2018  |  1 hr 23 mins

    Episode 65 of Boss Hog of Liberty is in your feed!

    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are joined by Chase Peyton in the 3rd chair for sports. The featured guest is Bash Crider, who is opening up a brand new BBQ spot on south Main in New Castle. He built a 1000 gallon smoker he calls “war pig” and there soft opening is this weekend!

    Dakota went to Jordan Peterson’s lecture in Indy, he tries to educate the room. Jeremiah & Chase are fishing buddies now.
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  • 64: Robert Indiana - With Dick Bouslog & Aaron Dicken

    Episode  |  June 14th, 2018  |  1 hr 48 mins

    Episode 64 of Boss Hog of Liberty is in your feed!

    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis play host for a special Robert Indiana episode. Aaron Dicken and Dick Bouslog had the opportunity to visit the hometown artist at his home “The Star of Hope” in Maine in 2015. Following his passing last month, we wanted to talk about the life, career, and art of our hometown artist. Major Robert Indiana works include “LOVE”, the Mecca basketball floor, and American Dream I. For the podcast listeners, be ready to do some googling, or check out the livestream that was on Facebook or You Tube to see the props!

    We also talk a little bit about city and county business, as the gentlemen are city and county councilmen respectively.
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  • 63: Espresso - Bachelor Party - Post Malone's New Castle Tat

    Episode  |  June 7th, 2018  |  1 hr 33 mins

    Episode 63 of Boss Hog of Liberty is in your feed!

    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are joined by Chase Peyton as your bonus 3rd co-host. We feature the boys from the Espresso radio podcast, Joey Mulinaro and Benedict Polizzi.

    We talk Jer’s bachelor party, IndyCar pace car crash, NFL players getting in trouble in the summer time, NBA boredom, we take the Expresso pop quiz, is Dakota really wearing capri’s? Post Malone’s New Castle Connection. Is Darrin Jacobs trying to run this county? Also, Trojan woods are now safe for you to visit.

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  • 62: A Henry county murder? Catherine Winters Movie

    Episode  |  May 31st, 2018  |  1 hr 27 mins

    Episode 62 of Boss Hog of Liberty is now available!

    Jeremiah Morrell and Dakota Davis are joined by Eldon Pitts and Kandice Marie. New Castle Indiana was home to the biggest missing person’s case in the country in the early 20th century, when a young girl name Catherine Winters went missing. A nearly 1000 person search found nothing.

    Kandice adapted the story into a play, which then led to a movie Catherine. It was produced, shot, and acted with local talent. We talk about how you make it happen, and Eldon tells us what he thinks actually happened.

    A must listen episode.
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