Donny Kendal, joined by Executive Editor Justin Haskins and Managing Editor Sarah Lee, present episode #138 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from The Heartland Institute, the Goldwater Institute, the Pacific Research Institute and the Pelican Institute.
Following Hurricane Matthew and the recent flooding in Louisiana, the mainstream media parroted talking points of radical environmentalists claiming these events prove that human-caused climate change is causing extreme weather. Nothing could be further from the truth.
At a time when the Louisiana legislature is facing a $1.6 billion budget shortfall with massive cuts in important programs like healthcare and education as a solution, legislators realize tough decisions have to be made—even when the choice may anger advocates who depend on the handouts they claim are essential for survival.
An opportunity to move back toward reinstituting the protections of economic freedoms (and away from the unbridled deference paid to police power legislation) has presented itself in the Great State of Louisiana.