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Two Minutes with Tim - Right to Try (Ep12)
5:53
March 12, 2018
Right to try is a movement allowing terminally ill individuals access to experimental treatments lacking FDA approval. At age 25, Mikaela Knapp was diagnosed with a rare form of kidney cancer. To access experimental treatments with life-saving potential, Mikaela and her husband Keith launched a national social media campaign, culminating with an appearance on Good Morning America. Sadly, Mikaela never received treatment and passed in 2014. She could still be here today if she had the right to try.

3:36
April 20, 2018
At a Heartland Institute event, James O'Keefe spills the beans on the mainstream media. O'Keefe highlights the differences in propaganda between totalitarian regimes and democratic republic countries. O'Keefe also highlights CNN's abuse of the Russia story through the use of hidden cameras!
 
7:00:12
April 19, 2018
In the 2016 election, Donald Trump labeled the mainstream media “fake news.” Finally, more Americans are becoming aware of the lies and distortions propagated by the mainstream media. To expose media falsehoods, journalist James O'Keefe created Project Veritas, an independent news organization whose reporters go where traditional journalists dare not.
 
8:24
April 13, 2018
Heartland Institute President Tim Huelskamp defends the second amendment from an attack by retired US Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.
 
3:37
April 13, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) takes over a decade to authorize drugs for consumer use to ensure released drugs won't end up causing unforeseen harm. But, what if a terminally ill patient wants access to an unapproved drug that could save their life? Should people have this right? Free to Choose Medicine creates a dual track system allowing patients access to unapproved drugs. These patients know the risk, but desire right to save their own lives!
 
5:54
April 6, 2018
Heartland Institute President Tim Huelskamp discusses the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
 
6:10
April 5, 2018
Matt Kibbe, president of Free the People, discusses the two primary rules of Libertarianism. Kibbe explains what makes a society free as well as the dangers of losing that freedom.
 
6:12
March 29, 2018
Heartland Institute President Tim Huelskamp talks about the issue plaguing our schools, bullying. Bullies make lives miserable for their victims. Yet, most programs seem to focus on reducing the number of bullies rather than helping the victim. Huelskamp explains how school choice is the best way to quell bullying. He believes it's cruel to send children to their bullies day after day at the same schools.
 
3:38
March 28, 2018
If there's one our past teaches us, it's that the darkest periods of modern history begin with confiscating civilians guns.
 
5:54
March 23, 2018
Civil asset forfeiture is a tool allowing law enforcement to seize assets from people without charging them with a crime. It's meant for hindering the operations of criminal organizations nd drug pushers. Unfortunately, this tool also incentivizes law enforcement to seize as much as possible because they can keep and utilize the seized assets. This leads to innocent people losing their property.
 
2:28
March 23, 2018
Barrack Obama called income inequality the trying issue of our time. Yaron Brook, chairman of the board at the Ayn Rand Institute, completely disagrees. Is income inequality the problem, or is it cronyism and systems the keep the poor from working up the economic ladder?
 
1:14:07
March 15, 2018
Vicki Alger, Independent Institute research fellow and contributor to The Heartland Institute’s The Patriot’s Toolbox, will present a convincing case for commonsensical education reform.
 
5:53
March 12, 2018
Right to try is a movement allowing terminally ill individuals access to experimental treatments lacking FDA approval. At age 25, Mikaela Knapp was diagnosed with a rare form of kidney cancer. To access experimental treatments with life-saving potential, Mikaela and her husband Keith launched a national social media campaign, culminating with an appearance on Good Morning America. Sadly, Mikaela never received treatment and passed in 2014. She could still be here today if she had the right to try.