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Heartland Weekly: Sen. Rand Paul on Heartland Podcast

July 2, 2018

Week of June 25, 2018

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Janus Could End Public Unions
Justin Haskins
The Hill
The Janus ruling has an undeniable impact that could spell the end for public unions across the country, now that their members are no longer forced to join. Public sector employees across the country should rejoice!

Sen. Rand Paul on Heartland Podcast
Host: Jim Lakely and Justin Haskins
Guest: Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)
Heartland’s Jim Lakely and Justin Haskins interview U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) about his support for association health plans and the new vacancy on the Supreme Court.

Cheering Dismissal of Climate Lawsuit
Heartland.org
This week, U.S. District Judge Alsup threw out a lawsuit attempting to hold five of the world’s largest oil companies financially liable for rising sea levels and other aspects of future global warming, scoring a big win for climate skeptics across the globe.

The Declaration of Independence
Hosts: Chris Talgo and Andy Singer
Guest: David Shestokas
Shestokas explains the importance of July 4 as an American holiday and how Richard Henry Lee’s set forth the creation of the Declaration of Independence.

Climate Change Trial of the Century
Host: H. Sterling Burnett
Guest: Peter Ferrara
Senior Fellow Peter Ferrara discusses the climate litigation thrown out this week by Judge Alsup, and what it means for the future of fossil fuels.

Welcome to the YouTube Blacklist
Host: Jack Stocker
Guest: RazörFist
YouTube star RazörFist, a frequent guest on the popular “Louder with Crowder” show on CRTV, joins the podcast to discuss social media censorship.

Insuring Disaster in Hawaii
Daniel Sutter
Freedom Pub
Subsidizing building in risky areas is poor policy, but transparency makes direct subsidies a better option.

Reverse ACA’s Medicaid Expansion
Charlie Katebi
Detroit News
Medicaid expansion has pushed millions of newly eligible individuals into the program’s substandard insurance rolls and denied health care to the truly needy.

EPA Must Cancel Damaging Rules
Tom Harris and Tim Ball
Climate Change Dispatch
Pruitt is dismantling expensive and unnecessary environmental policies of the Obama administration and he must continue his pace.

Association Plans Foster Choice
Sarah Lee
American Thinker
The Department of Labor issued a rule change that makes it possible for small businesses and associations to offer more affordable health care plans.

Protesters Aren’t Stopping Pipelines
Steve Goreham
Freedom Pub
With rising protests backed by sympathetic media coverage, one might conclude that the US pipeline network is in decline, but this is not the case.

CPS Fails, CSAs Needed
Chris Talgo
InsideSources
In June, the Chicago Tribune reported on rampant assaults on students in Chicago Public Schools. Child Safety Accounts can provide an answer.  

Author
Billy Aouste is the new media specialist for The Heartland Institute.
baouste@heartland.org @HeartlandInst