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In The Tank (Ep227) – Doomsday Clock Set to 100 Seconds, Trump Talks Climate Change at Davos

January 24, 2020

Heartland's Donald Kendal, Justin Haskins, and Jim Lakely are joined by Isaac Orr in episode 227 of the In The Tank Podcast.

Heartland's Donald Kendal, Justin Haskins, and Jim Lakely are joined by Isaac Orr in episode 227 of the In The Tank Podcast. They discuss how the Doomsday Clock has been set to 100 seconds, Elizabeth Warren getting called out by an "angry dad" over her college loan forgiveness plan, and how Trump told the elite assembled at the World Economic Forum in Davos to ignore the “prophets of doom” on the climate. The In The Tank crew gives their take on all these issues and more in this week’s episode.

The In The Tank crew gives their take on all these issues and more in this week’s episode.

CHIT CHAT

Elizabeth Warren confronted on student loan debt
https://twitter.com/ScottPresler/status/1220405470156001283

 

DOOMSDAY CLOCK

USA Today – Doomsday clock is 100 seconds to midnight thanks to nuclear threats and climate change
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/01/23/doomsday-clock-well-find-out-thursday-how-close-we-midnight/4541997002/

 

CLIMATE CHANGE

GWPF – Donald Trump Attacks the Climate Change Prophets of Doom (start at 2:14)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_lpVPh6LeU8&t=6s

Fox News – GOP looks to counter Green New Deal with three-pronged climate change plan: report
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/gop-looks-to-counter-green-new-deal-with-climate-change-proposals

 

REPUBLICAN HEALTH CARE IDEAS

AEI – The why and how of market-driven medical care
https://www.aei.org/articles/the-why-and-how-of-market-driven-medical-care/

HHS – Trump Administration Announces Historic Price Transparency Requirements to Increase Competition and Lower Healthcare Costs for All Americans
https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2019/11/15/trump-administration-announces-historic-price-transparency-and-lower-healthcare-costs-for-all-americans.html 

 

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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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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
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Jim Lakely is the Vice President and Director of Communications of The Heartland Institute.
jlakely@heartland.org @jlakely