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This Week's "Your Turn" Radio Show Lineup

Join CFIF Corporate Counsel and Senior Vice President Renee Giachino today from 4:00 p.m. CDT to 6:00 p.m. CDT (that’s 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EDT) on Northwest Florida’s 1330 AM WEBY, as she hosts her radio show, “Your Turn: Meeting Nonsense with Commonsense.”  Today’s guest lineup includes:

4:00 CDT/5:00 pm EDT -  Justin Johnson, Senior Policy Analyst for Defense Budgeting Policy at The Heritage Foundation:  Military Readiness;

4:15 CDT/5:15 pm EDT - Trey Kovacs: Policy Analyst at the Competitive Enterprise Institute:  Obama's New Overtime Rule;

4:30 CDT/5:30 pm EDT - Ari Cohn, Legal and Advocacy Officer at the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education:  Free Speech on College Campuses;

5:00 CDT/6:00 pm EDT - Tzvi Kahn, Senior Policy Analyst at the Foreign…[more]

May 23, 2016 • 01:34 pm

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Commencement Season
By Thomas Sowell
Tuesday, May 24 2016
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Question of the Week   
Armed Forces Day is observed annually on the third Saturday in May. When was the first Armed Forces Day celebrated?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"On May 10, the Arizona Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case that could provide a roadmap to eliminate a persistent form of government waste in nearly all 50 states.At issue is the practice of union release time, which allows government employees paid time off to conduct union activity unrelated to their job duties or any public purpose. The wasteful practice occurs in a majority of state…[more]
 
 
—Trey Kovacs, Competitive Enterprise Institute
— Trey Kovacs, Competitive Enterprise Institute
 
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