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Improving Our Nation's Entitlement Programs

Improving Our Nation's Entitlement Programs
June 24, 2016 • 08:16 am

James Capretta, Visiting Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, discusses a new report that explores ways to increase the effectiveness and sustainability of our nation's biggest and most costly entitlement programs, how demographic trends impact health care costs, and whether the welfare state should be replaced by guaranteed income for all.

What Matters to Millennials

What Matters to Millennials
June 24, 2016 • 08:01 am

Anthony Hennen, Staff Writer for Red Alert Politics, discusses how millennials embrace a "do what you love" ethos over a paycheck, how more millennials are going from college graduation to the minimum wage, and a recent Harvard Business Review report that indicates employers care about skills, not college name.

The Orlando Terror Attack and National Security

The Orlando Terror Attack and National Security
June 17, 2016 • 09:11 am

Peter Brookes, Senior Fellow for National Security Affairs at The Heritage Foundation, discusses the growing trend of home grown "lone wolf" terrorist attacks, the number of terrorist plots inspired by the Islamic State since 9/11, and the international implications of the attacks from a national security perspective.

Puerto Rico Bailout Bad for Bondholders and Financial Markets

Puerto Rico Bailout Bad for Bondholders and Financial Markets
June 17, 2016 • 08:52 am

Peter Roff, Contributing Editor at U.S. News & World Report, discusses why the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA) passed by the U.S. House and currently being considered in the Senate is a bad idea, how it gives a free pass to Puerto Rico's political leadership, and what other mechanisms exist for dealing with the Commonwealth's massive debt.

The 2016 Wacky Warning Label Contest

The 2016 Wacky Warning Label Contest
June 17, 2016 • 08:27 am

Bob Dorigo Jones, Senior Fellow at the Center for America, discusses how out-of-control lawsuit abuse hurts families, communities and job providers, and the finalists in the annual Wacky Warning Label Contest, the winner of which will be announced on Friday, June 17th on John Stossel's national television show on Fox Business.

Censorship on College Campuses

Censorship on College Campuses
June 10, 2016 • 09:13 am

Ari Cohn, Legal & Advocacy Officer for the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, discusses censorship on college campuses, the importance of free speech and recent protests over commencement speakers.

The Time to Rebuild Our Military is Now

The Time to Rebuild Our Military is Now
June 10, 2016 • 09:10 am

Justin T. Johnson, Senior Policy Analyst for Defense Budgeting Policy at The Heritage Foundation's Allison Center for National Security and Foreign Policy, discusses the 2016 Index of U.S. Military Strength, the National Defense Authorization Act and the dangers that lie ahead if the U.S. military remains dangerously weak and unprepared.

Single-Payer Health Insurance System Will Empower Federal Gov't, Not Patients and Doctors

Single-Payer Health Insurance System Will Empower Federal Gov't, Not Patients and Doctors
June 03, 2016 • 08:27 am

Sally Pipes, President, CEO and Thomas W. Smith Fellow in Health Care at the Pacific Research Institute, discusses the failure of single-payer healthcare, why bundled payments are bad medicine for Medicare patients and will lead to long waiting lists and rationed care, and how the majority of Americans still oppose ObamaCare.

The Iran Nuclear Deal and A Failure of Leadership

The Iran Nuclear Deal and A Failure of Leadership
June 03, 2016 • 08:13 am

Tzvi Kahn, Senior Policy Analyst with the Foreign Policy Initiative, discusses how the White House has virtually failed to hold Iran accountable for nuclear deal violations and how growing threats to U.S. national security demand a renewal of American leadership.


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