What They're Not Tellin' You
Announcing Premium Content from Patrick MacFarlane on Substack
In 1994, when I was a year old, my grandfather died from colon cancer.
I am told that he was a very colorful man with many eccentricities. My mother speculates that he suffered from undiagnosed bipolar disorder. She tells me that he would often stay up all night reading in his study. On weekends, he’d be found holed up in his shop across the road, creating inventions. When he was caught up with an idea or a project, he pursued it vigorously. Later, he would crash and recover.
He was a member of the John Birch Society. He would often tell my mother about the Federal Reserve scam. When she was a kid, he made her read Harry Browne’s 1973 book, Freedom in an Unfree World: A Handbook for Personal Liberty.
He often wrote editorials in the guest column of the local paper decrying government corruption. In 1991, he wrote an op-ed condemning George H.W. Bush’s invasion of Iraq. It is the only one that I actually have a clipping of.
There were many phrases that he would often say. One of them was “and… what they’re not telling you.” This often began an oral expose of one nefarious scheme or another. I am proud to carry on his intellectual legacy.
Since I started producing content, I’ve struggled to find the right outlet to publish premium content. Primarily, it has been difficult for me to put effort into premium content that no one ends up consuming.
Although I will continue releasing bonus content on Patreon, Substack will now be the best place to consume my premium content. This includes, bonus episodes of my podcast Liberty Weekly, early access to my Libertarian Institute articles, and exclusive premium articles.
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