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320. Infrastructure Bill Passes, Liberals Want Us to Live with Less

November 12, 2021

On this episode, the ITT crew talks about the latest from COP26. Is the China/U.S. agreement on climate worth celebrating? Spoiler: no. Later, they talk about the recently passed “infrastructure bill.”

The Heartland Institute's Donald Kendal, Justin Haskins, Jim Lakely, and Nate Meyers present episode 320 of the In The Tank Podcast. On this episode, the ITT crew talks about the latest from COP26. Is the China/U.S. agreement on climate worth celebrating? Spoiler: no. Later, they talk about the recently passed “infrastructure bill.” And lastly, the crew discusses multiple calls from some on the left for Americans to suck it up and learn to live with less.

 

COP26

Washington Post - U.S. and China issue joint pledge to slow climate change
https://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2021/11/10/us-china-declaration-climate/

 

INFRASTRUCTURE BILL

Reason - Congress Finally Passed Biden's Inefficient, Deficit-Hiking Infrastructure Bill
https://reason.com/2021/11/06/congress-finally-passed-bidens-inefficient-deficit-hiking-infrastructure-bill/

WH – Build Back Better Framework
https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/10/28/build-back-better-framework/

Tax Foundation - Top Tax Rate on Personal Income Would Be Highest in OECD under New Build Back Better Framework
https://taxfoundation.org/democrats-top-income-tax-rate/

ATR - 50-State List of Top Tax Rates Under Democrat Bill
https://www.atr.org/50-state-list-top-tax-rates-under-democrat-bill

 

LEARN TO LIVE WITH LESS

NYP - Team Biden and its media apologists blame you for supply shortages the White House refuses to fix
https://nypost.com/2021/11/09/team-biden-and-its-media-apologists-blame-you-for-supply-shortages/

Boston Review - To Save the Climate, Give Up the Demand for Constant Electricity
https://bostonreview.net/science-nature/david-mcdermott-hughes-save-climate-give-demand-constant-electricity

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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.
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Justin Haskins is the director of the Socialism Research Center and editorial director at The Heartland Institute.
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Jim Lakely is the Vice President and Director of Communications of The Heartland Institute.
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Nathan Myers is a development coordinator at The Heartland Institute
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