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Posts Tagged ‘podcast’
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.

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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.

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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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January 24th, 2014 at 12:38 pm
Podcast: Is the Government is to Blame for Recent Meningitis Outbreaks?
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In an interview with CFIF, Sally Pipes, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Pacific Research Institute, discusses how the federal government fumble on the meningitis vaccine Bexsero is partially to blame for outbreaks of bacterial meningitis on college campuses and how other regulatory hurdles in the healthcare arena must be taken down.

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January 10th, 2014 at 9:00 am
Podcast: How Liberal Special Interests are Bankrupting Our States
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In an interview with CFIF, James Lacy, attorney and author, discusses his book “Taxifornia: Liberals’ Laboratory to Bankrupt America” and why tax-and-spend liberals are to blame for rotting state economies.

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December 22nd, 2013 at 12:16 pm
Podcast: The Latest IRS Targeting
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In an interview with CFIF, Bradley A. Smith, former Chairman of the Federal Election Commission and Founder and Chairman of the Center for Competitive Politics, discusses the latest IRS power grab – proposed IRS rules that, if approved, will severely limit the free speech rights of 501(c)(4) not-for-profit organizations.

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December 19th, 2013 at 2:56 pm
Podcast – The Senate Filibuster Rules Change: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
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In an interview with CFIF, Carrie Severino, Chief Counsel and Policy Director of the Judicial Crisis Network, discusses the Senate filibuster rules change and judicial nominations to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

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December 13th, 2013 at 9:50 am
Podcast: The Truth About the IRS Scandals
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In an interview with CFIF, Charles C. Johnson, investigative journalist and researcher, discusses the IRS’s most recent proposed rules regarding political activity of non-profit social welfare organizations, and what can be done about the latest IRS scandals ranging from targeting of conservative groups to leaking of tax information.

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December 6th, 2013 at 9:14 am
Podcast: Is Over-Regulation Impacting Transportation Safety?
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In an interview with CFIF, Marc Sribner, Research Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, discusses transportation safety and security, vehicle automation and self-driving, and airline merger and antitrust nonsense, all in the context of government over-regulation.

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December 2nd, 2013 at 3:12 pm
Podcast: Right to Work
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Aloysius Hogan, Senior Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, discusses recent efforts to repeal laws that require workers to pay union dues as a condition of employment, why union membership offers little value, and a Supreme Court challenge to union practices.

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November 15th, 2013 at 1:19 pm
Podcast: Battle Continues in Education over Common Core
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In an interview with CFIF, Michael Brickman, National Policy Director at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, discusses Common Core, the national education curriculum adopted by 45 states and the District of Columbia, and the impact of Common Core on American competitiveness.

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November 8th, 2013 at 9:43 am
Podcast: Six Reasons Why ObamaCare Will Fail
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In an interview with CFIF, Lawrence McQuillan, Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute, explains why ObamaCare will fail and free-market healthcare will succeed, and discusses the book “Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis,” which identifies the key problems with and corresponding solutions to ObamaCare.

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November 7th, 2013 at 8:04 am
Podcast: Farm Bill Fight in Congress
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Andrew Moylan, Outreach Director at R Street Institute, discusses why Congress is missing a prime opportunity to cut spending and make commonsense reforms with the Farm Bill, and how unfortunately for taxpayers, consumers and farmers it will result in keeping the status quo and rewarding special interests.

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