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281. Cabal of Powerful People “Fortifying” the Election, Student Loan Forgiveness

February 12, 2021

Did TIME Magazine admit to election meddling? The ITT breaks down the article in question. Also, is student loan forgiveness inevitable? What are the policy implications of Biden’s plan. They discuss this and more.

The Heartland Institute's Donald Kendal, Justin Haskins, and Jim Lakely are joined by Isaac Orr in episode 281 of the In The Tank Podcast. Did TIME Magazine admit to election meddling? The ITT breaks down the article in question. Also, is student loan forgiveness inevitable? What are the policy implications of Biden’s plan. They discuss this and more. 
 
 
OPENING CHIT CHAT
 
NBC - Trump’s second impeachment
https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/donald-trump/live-blog/trump-impeachment-live-updates-democrats-deliver-arguments-senate-trial-n1256974
 
Time - The Secret History of the Shadow Campaign That Saved the 2020 Election
https://time.com/5936036/secret-2020-election-campaign/
 
 
PRIMARY TOPIC – STUDENT LOAN FORGIVENESS 
 
CNBC - $10,000? $50,000? What different amounts of student loan forgiveness would mean for borrowers
https://www.cnbc.com/2021/02/10/10000-50000-the-possibilities-for-student-loan-forgiveness-.html
 
The Hill - How Biden's student loan policies are rigged in favor of government and nonprofit workers
https://thehill.com/opinion/education/537701-how-bidens-student-loan-policies-are-rigged-in-favor-of-government-and#.YCGQCszd4A0.twitter
 
Cato - Massive Student Debt Cancellation Would Just Be Wrong
https://www.cato.org/blog/massive-student-debt-cancellation-would-just-be-wrong
 
Heritage Foundation - Student Loan Forgiveness a Regressive Policy That Hurts Working Americans
https://www.heritage.org/education/commentary/student-loan-forgiveness-regressive-policy-hurts-working-americans
 
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Donald Kendal is a graphic designer for The Heartland Institute, a research fellow for Heartland's "Stopping Socialism" project, and the host of Heartland's In the Tank Podcast and Stopping Socialism TV.
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