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September 26th, 2014 at 8:21 am
From Climate Summit Charades to Scorched-Earth Judicial Politics
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CFIF’s Timothy Lee, Senior Vice President for Legal and Public Affairs, discusses this week’s United Nation’s summit on climate change, more inconvenient truths about global warming, and Harry Reid’s court packing efforts.

Listen to the interview here.

September 9th, 2014 at 11:39 am
Former FEC Chairman Pans So-Called DISCLOSE Act of 2014
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In an interview with CFIF, Bradley Smith, Founder of the Center for Competitive Politics and former Federal Elections Commission Chairman, discusses the numerous flaws of the so-called DISCLOSE Act of 2014. 

Listen to the interview here.

September 6th, 2014 at 10:05 am
The Democratic Shift to the Left
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In an interview with CFIF, Bart Hinkle, Editor and Columnist with the Richmond Times-Dispatch, compares the ideological shifts in the two major political parties and the legal challenges facing Texas Governor Rick Perry and former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell.

Listen to the interview here.

August 28th, 2014 at 4:04 pm
Podcast: U.S. Foreign Policy
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In an interview with CFIF, Chris Griffin, Executive Director of the Foreign Policy Initiative, discusses some of America’s most pressing foreign policy concerns, including ISIS and Iraq, Israel and Hamas, and Russia and Ukraine, and why it is imperative for the United States to improve its credibility in foreign policy.

Listen to the interview here.

August 23rd, 2014 at 5:20 pm
Podcast: Lawsuit Further Exposes IRS Scandal
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In an interview with CFIF, Lori Lowenthal Marcus, Co-founder and President of Z STREET, discusses her organization’s ongoing lawsuit against the IRS, and how an IRS employee informed her that her organization’s tax exempt status application was delayed because the group was “connected with Israel” and expressed opposition to the Obama Administration’s foreign policy.

Listen to the interview here.

August 17th, 2014 at 11:46 am
Why We Shouldn’t Be Blind to the Barriers of Preventative Medicine
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In an interview with CFIF, Dr. Sunil Gupta, founder, chairman and chief medical officer of IRIS, discusses how barriers to medical care and access to the latest technologies are delaying preventative screening for Diabetic Retinopathy, a leading cause of preventable blindness in the United States in people 20 to 65 years of age.

Listen to the interview here.

August 15th, 2014 at 7:22 am
Podcast – Net Neutrality: A Solution in Search of a Problem
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In an interview with CFIF, Mike Wendy, director of Media Freedom, discusses how so-called “Net Neutrality” is a solution in search of a problem and why heavy-handed government regulations are not good for consumers or investment.

Listen to the interview here.

August 10th, 2014 at 10:03 am
Inversions and the Urgent Need for Corporate Tax Reform
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In an interview with CFIF, David R. Burton, Senior Fellow in Economic Policy at the Institute for Economic Freedom and Opportunity at The Heritage Foundation, discusses why the U.S. corporate tax rate makes it difficult for domestic companies to compete in the global economy, the Obama Administration’s efforts to stop companies from incorporating overseas and the urgent need for tax reform in the U.S.

 Listen to the interview here.

August 7th, 2014 at 9:42 am
The Fate of ObamaCare and the Courts
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Timothy Lee, Senior Vice President of Legal and Public Affairs at CFIF, discusses the recent contradictory federal appeals court rulings on ObamaCare subsidies and what they mean for consumers and the ultimate fate of ObamaCare.

Listen to the interview here.

August 1st, 2014 at 7:58 am
The Arab-Israeli Conflict: Is Peace Possible?
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In an interview with CFIF, Bruce Herschensohn, Professor at Pepperdine University School of Public Policy, author and CFIF Board Member, discusses the war between Israel and Hamas, Secretary of State John Kerry’s bungled attempt to achieve a cease-fire and President Obama’s performance on foreign policy issues.

Listen to the interview here.

July 28th, 2014 at 9:28 am
Big Labor’s Latest Targets: Women and Student Athletes
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In an interview with CFIF, Aloysius Hogan, Senior Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, discusses the recent SCOTUS decision in Harris v. Quinn, labor unions’ targeting of women, and the latest on the proposed unionization of student athletes. 

Listen to the interview here.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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