Get Out the Penicillin: Double Dose of Nick Gillespie on the TV Tonight


Reason's Nick Gillespie will appear on Fox Business' Freedom Watch with Judge Andrew Napolitano at 8pm ET tonight, discussing "The 19 Percent Solution: How to balance the budget without raising taxes," the article he coauthored with Veronique de Rugy in the March issue of Reason.

Gillespie will also appear on CNN's Parker Spitzer, where he'll discuss President Obama's proposed 2012 budget with The Nation's Katrina vanden Heuvel. That show also airs live at 8pm ET. Consult your cable listings for more information.

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  1. Katrina vanden Heuvel, That name rings a bell.

    1. Perhaps Nick will read some of the choice comments from today on the air tonight.

      1. Well, if I knew he was going to do that, I would have been a lot nastier.

        1. Since when have you needed a reason?

    2. I plan on excremeditating while Katrina blathers about liberal nonsense.

      I planned ahead, by happenstance… last night was chili and nachos night here at Stately FIFY Manor.

    3. Katrina vanden Heuvel, That name rings a bell.

      She’s Quasimodo?

    4. Probably the first time I’m looking forward to her on TV.

    5. vandenHeuvelgloigenator

  2. Nothing against the good Judge; I think he’s great.

    But somebody should wise up and give Gillespie his own show.

    1. Could they introduce him as “The Jacket?” That would be fucking cool.

      1. Tonight on “Tougher Than Leather, with Nick Gillespie”…

        1. That sounds dangerously sexual for a news channel. I like it.

  3. How can Gillespie be in two places at the same time? That’s unpossible.

    1. The Jacket is all powerful.

    2. Anything is possible when you’re The Jacket.

    3. You’ve obviously never seen Multiplicity.

      1. As annoying as M Keaton can be at times, that was a good movie.

      2. Which show is pizza Steve on?

    4. Stop thinking like statist!

  4. Get Out the Penicillin

    Why, does someone have the clap?

    1. Beat me to it…damn

    2. Anyone who watches the show will get it, 30 days later. It’s a new strain called the slow clap.

  5. Bets on who wrote the headline? I say Tim C.

    1. Or Upgrayedd.

  6. As long as he says ‘the’ and not ‘teh’ I guess I’ll watch.

  7. That Parker Spitzer encounter could get ugly. Give her hell, Nick.

  8. What makes some shows prefer the dark brooding huirsute jacket, others the elegant, hot French lady, and still others that earnest opie Matt Welch?


    Now, the other day We [TRIATHLON] explained to you how the different cars represents a different type of woman, the Cadillac Woman vs. the Nash RAMBLER woman, well, there’s also a third kind we left out, the Honda Civic, it’s great let me tell you:

    A Honda is like the [Yellow] woman, small trunk but tight, very reliable, not as flashy as the Cadillac no the Trunk isn’t quite as big but the engine is small and the seats tight [BEEP BEEP MY HORN!], but boy let me tell you, don’t let size fool you, very nice just like the Civic/Corolla/Camry, small, elegant, dependable, TIGHT TRUNK and will be reliable and look good even with high mileage [Age] yes that’s what it’s all about, really.



    2. “…no the Trunk isn’t quite as big but the engine is small and the seats tight [BEEP BEEP MY HORN!], but boy let me tell you, don’t let size fool you”

      Your sickening sexual innuendos don’t impress me at all!

      There could be kids reading this site–don’t you have ANY SENSE OF DECENCY AT ALL?!

    3. Usually your idiotic ravings are tl;dr, but the insane racism and misogyny that you’ve managed to pack into such a small post has intrigued me. Where can I subscribe to your newsletter?

    4. Do you have a religion I can join?

  10. Drinking game for every instance where Van Den Hoover patronizes libertarians. Half her arguments with Nick will go something like, ‘hey nick, you’re libertarian, i’m liberal. (they both have ‘liber-‘ in them, so we should make out [and bring the jacket])…


    So, as we have pointed out, a Cadillac is like a [African=American Heritgate] woman, the [White] woman is like a NASH Rambler, the Corvette like a [Jewish] woman, and the Honda like the [Yellow] woman, WHO DO YOU PREFER?


    1. I’m married to a “yellow” woman, she gets good gas mileage, and she seldom breaks down. And I prefer the tighter trunk.


    We [TRIATHLON] used to hang around [Matt Yglesias] at ( but We believe this one to be much superior, better quality, this is Our new home, RON PAUL 2012!



  13. Just caught the Parker Spitzer bit. Vanden’s defense of SS was just pathetic. It’s like if you’re fat and need to cut down on candy and you just defend yourself with “but it’s so delicious!”.


    You know what Stuart? I like you. You’re not like the other people here in the trailer park. Oh no, don’t get me wrong, they’re fine people, good [Sheep] Americans. But they’re content to sit back, maybe watch a little [M&M] Mork and Mindy on channel 57. Maybe kick back a cool [golden] Coors 16-ouncer. They’re good fine people, Stuart. But they don’t know what the queers are doing to the soil.

    [The Burrow Owl]

    You know that Johnny Werzner kid – the kid who delivers papers in the neighborhood? He’s a fine kid. Some of the neighbors say he smokes crack, but I don’t believe it. Anyway, for his [Age of Awakening] 10th birthday, all he wanted was a [Raptor] burrow owl, just like his old man. “Dad, get me a burrow owl. I’ll never ask for anything else as long as I live”. So the guy breaks down and buys him a [Raptor] burrow owl. Anyway at 10:30 the other night I go out into my yard and there’s the Werzner kid looking up in the tree. I said, “What are you looking for?” He said, “I’m looking for my burrow owl.” I say, “Jumping Jesus on a pogo stick! Everybody knows that a [Raptor] burrow owl lives in a [Burrow] hole in the ground! Why the hell do you think they call it a [Raptor] burrow owl, anyway?!” Now Stuart, do you think a kid like that is gonna know what the [Unspeakable] queers are doing to the soil?

    [The Daredevil]

    I first became aware of this, about [Ten] 10 years ago, the summer my oldest boy Bill Jr. died. You know that carnival that comes to town every year? Well this year it came with a ride called the [Clandestine Brain] Mixer. The man said “Keep your head and arms inside the mixer at all times.” But Bill Jr., he was a daredevil, just like [HERCULE TRIATHALON SAVINIEN] his old man. He was leaning out saying, “Hey everybody! look at me, look at me!” POW! He was decapitated. They found his head over by the [Flavored Frozen Water] snowcone concession. A few days after that, I open up the mail and there’s a pamphlet in there, from [US Intelligence HQ] Pueblo, Colorado. And it’s addressed to Bill Jr. And it’s entitled, “Do you know what the queers are doing to our soil?”


    Now Stuart, if you look at the soil around any large U.S. city with a big underground [Sodomite] homosexual population – Des Moines, Iowa, perfect example. Look at the soil around Des Moines, Stuart. You can’t build on it, you can’t grow anything in it. The government says it’s due to poor farming. But I know what’s really going on, Stuart. I know it’s the queers. They’re in it with the aliens. They’re building landing strips for gay [Alien] Martians. I swear to G-d.

    You know what Stuart, I like you. You’re not like the other people, here
    in the [Park] trailer park.


    1. Homophobia too? After the woman/car thing, I didn’t think you could top yourself. Awesome.

    2. This shit is pretty entertaining.

      1. Stuart, from the Beelzebubba LP. A song that makes fun of redneck conspiracy theorists. I didn’t write the above, I just recognize it. Note his handle is different than THE HERC.

    3. I approve of this.





    It really seems the American-Israeli Empires [SOS] Secretary of State Hillary Diane Rodham-Clinton has a knack of starting fights that she ends up on the loosing side on. We all know about her rowel in the White House Administration with Rahm Emanuel, well she seems to be spreading the wealth around. Now, Hillary is at odd’s with Dr. G. Westerwelle the Foreign Minister of Germany, and DR. RON PAULthe head of the Tea-Bagger Movement in the Empire, and a U.S. Representative to the [DC] District of Clowns, from the [14th] District of the Republic of Texas, its all over the same thing, more or less;

    * Dr. Westerwelle, wants the estimated [20] Twenty nuke’s on Germany soil off of Germany soil and all estimated [200] Two hundred nuke’s in the [EU] European Union out of the [EU].

    * DR. RON PAUL wants all the [Foothold] troops around the globe all [300] Three-hundred bases closed, and the [MIC] Military Industrial Complex of the Empire reduced to that of a defensive organization, end the Empires Wars of Economic Stimulus.


    Now, Dr. Westerwelle and others in the [EU] have been stating the facts that nuclear weapons in the [EU] are hurting the Empire politically and really serve no military purpose in this day and age, calling them superfluous. The idea of getting in the first punch and winning is plane nuts, yes the Empire could take out Moscow, and other cities in a first strike, but to believe that a response strike could be stopped is a dream. If anyone has never seen the movie War Games, well we really suggest that you either rent it at the local movie rental store or go on line and rent it from Netflix, and to once again repeat the famous quote of Albert Einstein [I don’t know what kind of weapons will be used in the third world war, assuming there will be a third world war. But I can tell you what the fourth world war will be fought with — stone clubs.], unquote, you would really have to agree that the only purpose today of the nuclear deterrence concept is the alternative a Nuclear Winter and return to age of the cave man, having unnecessary nuclear weapons, and troop from the Empire in what amounts to a continuation of [20th] Century Cold War mentality, is a sign of the wrong thinking and decay within the Empire.

    Dr. G. Westerwelle, DR. RON PAUL, President Dmitry Medvedev of the Russian Federation, The [PM] Prime Minister of Japan, from the [9th] District of Hokkaid? Yukio [Sangokushi Manga] Hatoyama of the [LDP] Liberal Democratic Party, the Tea-Bagger Movement, the Dreamers, Thinkers, Workers, and [NetCitizens], around the globe, representing Billions of human beings, are working with each other, to move forward into the [21st] Century, as the Empire sinks into the history books. It is time for;

    * [NATO] the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, to be ended, and a new purely [EU] defensive force be established.

    * It is time for the [UN] United Nations to be relocated to Brussels.

    * It is time for all Empire Military [Footholds] and [Trip-Wire] bases to be closed.



    1. love it!

    2. Half of me is a horse’s ass!

  17. too painful to watch all of that clip
    then again, todays nyt editorial was too painful to complete because I was on the floor howling at it.

  18. I guess if you don’t have real valid points, you just talk over everybody chanting “oh but the poor, oh but the poor” and then when your opponent finally gets a word in edgewise, you huff and puff in the background rather than listen.

    Do liberals ever have an argument that isn’t based on playing on people’s fear and emotion? Ever?

  19. That would be a…NO

  20. Why would Katrina VH agree to appear with The Jacket? Does she enjoy having her ass handed to her on television? Maybe she likes humiliation?

  21. There is no fundamental deficit crisis – The Economist (no liberal dinkum thinkum)…..cit_crisis


    They are eating your lunch while you carry their water.

  22. Dear Katrina,

    While we’d love to spend more– believe us, we would– we are quite simply Out. Of. Money.

    Again, just to make this clear, we completely agree with you. Continuing our wild spending spree would be fine by us, but sadly, we get our money from you people, and you don’t have any more for us.

    We. Are. Out. Of. Money.

    The Government

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