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July 18th, 2014 at 3:04 pm
Podcast: What Can and Should Be Done to Reign In Obama Admin’s Lawlessness?
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CFIF Contributing Editor Ashton Ellis discusses why critics agree that President Obama is failing to uphold his oath of office, Sarah Palin’s premise that Obama is acting lawlessly with respect to America’s unsecured border crisis, and what, if anything, can and should be done about it.

Listen to the interview here.

July 14th, 2014 at 8:52 am
Podcast: The Growing Crisis in Iraq and the Middle East
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In an interview with CFIF, Robert Zarate, Policy Director of the Foreign Policy Initiative, discusses why the collapse of Iraq would be a disaster for American interests and security in the Middle East and what America should do in Iraq.

Listen to the interview here.

July 7th, 2014 at 8:59 am
Podcast: The “Lost” IRS Emails
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In an interview with CFIF, Hans von Spakovsky, Manager of the Election Law Reform Initiative and Judicial Studies at The Heritage Foundation, discusses Lois Lerner’s “lost” e-mails, how the Justice Department is not taking the IRS investigation seriously and other recent IRS scandals.

Listen to the interview here.

June 23rd, 2014 at 8:29 am
Supreme Court Winding Up Current Term
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In an interview with CFIF, Megan Brown, a partner in Wiley Rein’s Litigation, Appellate and Communications practice, reviews several recent Supreme Court decisions and cases, including Greece v Galloway (town prayer) and McCullen v. Coakley (”buffer zones”), some First Amendment cases presently before the DC Circuit, and a percolating and timely establishment clause case in the Second Circuit over the World Trade center cross.

Listen to the interview here.

June 20th, 2014 at 10:05 am
School’s Out, But Lunchroom Fight Continues
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In an interview with CFIF, Daren Bakst, Research Fellow in Agricultural Policy at The Heritage Foundation, discusses the massive food costs of the new school lunch requirements, major declines in student participation, food waste, lack of flexibility and First Lady Michelle Obama’s criticism of the House of Representatives for considering a one-year reprieve for certain schools.

Listen to the interview here.

June 10th, 2014 at 3:31 pm
Podcast: SCOTUS, Congress and the War on Political Speech
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In an interview with CFIF, Erin Murphy, partner at Bancroft PLLC, discusses her successful legal argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in McCutcheon v. FEC, in which the Court held the federal aggregate limits on campaign contributions unconstitutional.  Ms. Murphy also discusses her work on Bond v. United States, a case recently decided by the Court involving a poisoned mailbox.

Listen to the interview here.

May 29th, 2014 at 4:54 pm
Podcast: The Radical Environmentalist War on Private Property
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In an interview with CFIF, Marita Noon, Executive Director of Energy Makes America Great, discusses the latest dubious efforts by extreme environmentalists to keep private property owners from selling, developing or using their land.

Listen to the interview here.

May 9th, 2014 at 1:31 pm
Podcast: Donor Disclosure Requirements Infringe on First Amendment Rights
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In an interview with CFIF, Allen Dickerson, Legal Director at the Center for Competitive Politics, discusses why the California Attorney General’s demand for the list of supporters to a non-profit organization damages freedom of association, violates the clear terms of a federal tax law and ignores the Supremacy Clause of the United States Constitution.

Listen to the interview here.

May 2nd, 2014 at 1:23 pm
Podcast: The IRS, ObamaCare, Keystone XL Pipeline and Other Scandals
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In an interview with CFIF, Phil Kerpen, President of American Commitment, discusses damaging emails between IRS official Lois Lerner and DOJ employees, misleading numbers in ObamaCare, and another delay with the Keystone XL Pipeline.

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April 22nd, 2014 at 10:14 am
ObamaCare Enrollment Numbers: Why the Administration’s Celebration is Premature
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In an interview with CFIF, Sally Pipes, President, CEO and Taube Fellow in Health Care Studies at the Pacific Research Institute, discusses how the Obama Administration’s enrollment figure celebration for ObamaCare’s insurance exchanges is premature, why four years of ObamaCare failures is long enough and her testimony before the U.S. Senate on what the U.S. health care system can learn from other countries.

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April 8th, 2014 at 12:44 pm
Why the NCAA Should Defend Against Athlete Unionization
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Timothy Lee, CFIF’s Senior Vice President of Legal and Public Affairs, discusses what is wrong with the NLRB’s regional ruling that scholarship football players are employees and eligible to form a union.

Listen to the interview here.

March 28th, 2014 at 8:26 am
Podcast: Putin’s Ukraine Strategy
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In an interview with CFIF, Leon Aron, Resident Scholar and Director of Russian Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, discusses how far Russian President Putin will go in Crimea and other parts of the Ukraine, what will stop him, and the impact, if any, of sanctions imposed by the United States.

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March 20th, 2014 at 8:49 pm
New Food Labels: A $2 Billion Exercise in Irrelevancy
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Troy Senik, CFIF Senior Fellow, former speechwriter for George W. Bush and senior editor of Ricochet, discusses First Lady Michelle Obama’s push for new FDA nutritional labeling guidelines and the lessons learned from California’s regime of high taxes, oppressive regulation and rampant litigation.

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March 14th, 2014 at 9:16 am
Podcast: ObamaCare from the Eyes of a Canadian Healthcare Refugee
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Shona Holmes, a leading patients’ rights advocate who fled Canada to seek life-saving medical treatment in the United States, discusses how universal health care does not end suffering, it just redistributes it, and how access to health insurance does not equal access to healthcare.

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March 7th, 2014 at 8:39 am
Why It’s Getting Harder to be a Liberal
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In an interview with CFIF, Robert Knight, Senior Fellow at the American Civil Rights Union, discusses the growing list of issues and failures liberals are trying to spin for the Obama Administration, from ObamaCare to foreign policy, and why it’s getting harder every day to be a liberal.

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February 21st, 2014 at 7:42 am
ObamaCare: Less Choice, Rising Premiums and Broken Promises
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In an interview with CFIF, Abigail MacIver, Florida Director of Policy and External Affairs at Americans for Prosperity, discusses how Americans are losing access to trusted doctors and facing higher premiums and deductibles, and why state lawmakers should be held accountable for ObamaCare.

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February 17th, 2014 at 10:47 am
The IRS’ Latest Target: The First Amendment
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In an interview with CFIF, Peter Roff, contributing editor at U.S. News & World Report, discusses the Obama Administration’s use of the IRS to silence its critics by limiting the First Amendment rights of tax exempt groups.

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February 13th, 2014 at 12:43 pm
Should the Brakes Be Put on Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications?
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In an interview with CFIF, Marc Scribner, Research Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, discusses “talking cars” and the significant challenges that remain to insure that security and privacy issues related to the technology have been addressed. 

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February 6th, 2014 at 9:41 pm
Safety First: Red Light Cameras, Drones and the Sochi Olympics
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In an interview with CFIF, George C. Landrith, President and CEO of Frontiers of Freedom, discusses how there is no benefit to red light cameras, the government’s reluctance to allow the use of drones in commercial settings, and whether drones or other security measures will enhance safety at major events like the Sochi Olympics.

Listen to the interview here.

January 29th, 2014 at 2:04 pm
Podcast: Median Income Continues to Decline … and So Do Temperatures
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CFIF Senior Vice President Timothy Lee discusses how the U.S. has fallen from the top ten most economically free nations in the world and how, in unrelated news, temperatures have fallen too despite the warnings from the global warming alarmists.

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