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Alternative Minimum Tax Could Ensnare Millions More Taxpayers

Tax expert and best-selling author Dan Pilla explains how President Obama and Democratic Party leaders eager for more money could end up allowing the Alternative Minimum Tax to take billions of dollars more from millions more Americans, most of whom earn less than $250,000 a year.

Health Care Requirement Wavers for McDonalds?

On today's podcast from the Heartland Institute, we talk with Bart Madden, author of the new book Free to Choose Medicine, about his innovative approach to reforming the FDA bureaucracy. You can learn more at FreetoChooseMedicine.com

The Parent Trigger II

School Reform News Managing Editor Ben Boychuk continues his series on California's parental empowerment law. In this edition of the podcast, Gabe Rose, deputy director of the Los Angeles-based Parent Revolution, discusses the grassroots origins and evolution of the parent trigger law, as well as some possible pitfalls and ways to improve it.

Film Tax Credits: Showy, Glitzy, Economic Failures

James Hohman of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy in Midland, Michigan, explains how the unseen costs of Michigan’s programs to attract film and television productions outweigh any potential benefits.

Dr. H. Sterling Burnett discusses renewable power mandates

Dr. H. Sterling Burnett discusses renewable power mandates currently being considered in the U.S. Senate.

Sarah Kliff: The 6 month anniversary of Obamacare

With Obamacare's six month anniversary, Benjamin Domenech talks to Sarah Kliff, chief health care reporter for Politico, about the unexpected policy and political ramifications of the law.
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