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267. Election 2020 Predictions, IL Fair Tax Analysis

October 30, 2020

The panel gives their predictions on how the presidential election is going to pan out. Last, they briefly discuss the proposed “fair tax” in Illinois.

The Heartland Institute's Donald Kendal, Justin Haskins, and Jim Lakely are joined by Isaac Orr for episode 267 of the In The Tank Podcast. The In The Tank crew discusses California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new Thanksgiving COVID restrictions as well as some of the Halloween trick or treat bans. After that, the panel gives their predictions on how the presidential election is going to pan out. Last, they briefly discuss the proposed “fair tax” in Illinois. 

 

OPENING CHIT CHAT - NEWSOME'S THANKSGIVING RESTRICTIONS

CDPH - Guidance for Private Gatherings
https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/CDPH-Guidance-for-the-Prevention-of-COVID-19-Transmission-for-Gatherings-10-09.aspx

FEE- Trick-or-Treating Bans Are the Scariest Part of Halloween in 2020
https://fee.org/articles/trick-or-treating-bans-are-the-scariest-part-of-halloween-in-2020/ 

 

MAIN TOPIC - ELECTION 2020 POOL

Interactive charts - https://www.270towin.com/

 

SECONDARY TOPIC - FAIR TAX

Heartland Institute - An Economic Assessment of the Illinois 'Fair Tax'
https://www.heartland.org/_template-assets/documents/10-28-20%20FairTaxReport.pdf 

Illinois Policy - Progressive Income Tax Would Create 50.3% income tax rate for Small Businesses
https://www.illinoispolicy.org/progressive-income-tax-would-create-50-3-income-tax-rate-for-small-businesses/ 

Illinois Policy - Progressive Tax Could Cost Nearly $1,800 a year in Home Equity
https://www.illinoispolicy.org/reports/progressive-tax-could-cost-nearly-1800-a-year-in-home-equity/

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Donny Kendal is a graphic designer for The Heartland Institute and the host of Heartland's "In the Tank" podcast.
dkendal@heartland.org @InTheTankPod
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Justin Haskins is the Editorial Director and a Research Fellow at The Heartland Institute.
jhaskins@heartland.org @JustinTHaskins
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Jim Lakely is the Vice President and Director of Communications of The Heartland Institute.
jlakely@heartland.org @jlakely
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Isaac Orr is a policy fellow at the Center of the American Experiment on mining and energy issues and a policy advisor for The Heartland Institute.
isaac.orr@americanexperiment.org @thefrackingguy