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Heartland’s Donald Kendal, and Justin Haskins are joined by Isaac Orr in episode #182 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s episode features work from the Center of the American Experiment, the American Enterprise Institute and the Reason Foundation.
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Heartland’s Donald Kendal is joined by Isaac Orr, Policy Fellow at the Center of the American Experiment, in episode #180 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s episode features work from the Foundation for Economic Education, the Pacific Research Institute, the American Action Forum, and the Institute for Energy Research.
In today’s edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, we listen in to a presentation given by Kyle Maichle – Project Manager of Constitutional Reform. Maichle is speaking to a tea party group based out of Princeton, Illinois, about an Article V Convention approach to reining in the national debt and the federal government.
Everything in Washington, D.C. established to do X – ends up doing X, Y, Z, and triplets of every letter in the alphabet. This anti-federalism is fueled by several basic precepts. Of course DC wants as much power as it can grab. The more power it wields – the more it can lord over us and the more favors it can dole out. And the more coin it can spend – and the more coin it can justify taking from us.
There is one thing that supporters and detractors of Bernie Sanders might agree on: he seems to be honest about his convictions. He is an avowed socialist, instead of pretending to believe in a role for private insurance. Unlike Barack Obama, his answer to the question “Do you get to keep your insurance plan?” is plainly No. There won’t be any more insurance plans. Everyone will be on Medicare.
Fiscal conservatives had mixed emotions, to say the least, about the $1.6 trillion omnibus budget bill that was corralled through Congress by Republicans and Democrats alike. Among the few bright spots of this pork-laden spending package was a provision to lift the crude oil export ban which has been in effect since the Carter administration.