Skip Navigation

In The Tank (ep152) – AFEC 2018, and Universal Health Care Debate!

August 10, 2018

Donny Kendal, with the help of Director of Communications Jim Lakely and State Government Relations Manager Charlie Katebi, presents episode #152 of the In The Tank Podcast.

Donny Kendal, with the help of Director of Communications Jim Lakely and State Government Relations Manager Charlie Katebi, presents episode #152 of the In The Tank Podcast. This weekly podcast features (as always) interviews, debates, and roundtable discussions that explore the work of think tanks across the country. The show is available for download as part of the Heartland Daily Podcast every Friday.

In the first section of the podcast, Donny is joined by Heartland Director of Communications Jim Lakely. Jim gives a wrap up of The Heartland Institute's recent America First Energy Conference. Jim talks about some of his favorite presentations and explains why Heartland has decided to host an energy-specific conference. 

If you want to watch the presentations in full, go to AmericaFirstEnergy.org or YouTube.com/HeartlandTube

In the main section of this podcast, Donny adopts the leftist point of view on Universal Health Care to debate Heartland State Government Relations Manager Charlie Katebi. Donny, using content and talking points from the left, argues in favor of socialized health care; Charlie counters and responds to all of Donny's claims.

Donny's Sources:
Center for American Progress - Medicare Extra For All
Vox - Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All costs $32 trillion. That's a Bargain!

Charlie's Sources:
The Hill - Medicare for All Would be a Fiscal Nightmare
Mercatus Center - 'Medicare for All' Plan Would Cost Federal Government $32 Trillion

[Please subscribe to the Heartland Daily Podcast for free on iTunes at this link.]

Article Tags
Taxes
Author
Donny Kendal is a graphic designer for The Heartland Institute and the host of Heartland's "In the Tank" podcast.
dkendal@heartland.org @InTheTankPod
Author
Charlie Katebi is state government relations manager with the Heartland Institute
@@CharlieKatebi