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John Lillis: Privacy, Compliance, Reciprocity Concerns in Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act

BTN PODCAST - The United States government is trying to force overseas financial institutions to comply with this nation's demands for information on US account holders, regardless of the laws and customs of the foreign countries. Tax expert John Lillis of the White & Case law firm in New York discusses the implications for financial privacy, business compliance costs, and reciprocity.

Francis Cianfrocca: The Entitlement State

HCN PODCAST - Heartland's Benjamin Domenech discusses the New York Times' coverage of the ever-expanding entitlement state with Francis Cianfrocca.

CPAC PANEL: Starving at a Feast: Why Aren't We Using Our Untapped Energy Resources?

Ann McElhinney, Film Director and Producer, "Not Evil Just Wrong", Charles Drevna, President, American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers, Conn Carroll, Senior Editorial Writer, The Washington Examiner and James Taylor, Senior Fellow and Managing Editor, Environment and Climate News, Heartland Institute discuss America's energy resources at CPAC.

Rep. Dennis Ross: Obamacare

HCN PODCAST - Benjamin Domenech interviews Rep. Dennis Ross (R-FL) about Obamacare and the repeal and replace efforts in the House.

Leon Kass: American Citizenship and President's Day

SRN PODCAST - Love and knowledge of one's country is essential to developing educated citizens and ensuring the United States' survival, says Leon Kass. He's a coeditor of What So Proudly We Hail and a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. Kass joins the podcast to talk about the importance and content of an excellent civic education on the occasion of George Washington's birthday this month, also known as President's Day. Check out the online civics curriculum he's helped develop and visit the AEI Program on American Citizenship online.

Anthony Esolen: How to Destroy a Child's Imagination

SRN PODCAST - With wickedly funny, deeply poignant prose, Providence College Professor Anthony Esolen's new book dissects how current approaches to education and parenting squash children's imaginations and cheapen childhood. Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child discusses forming a child's mind and heart to wonder at the world around him. "Imaginative children are by nature difficult to herd," he says. "Schools are built for a certain kind of efficiency and anonymity; they look like factories, and serve many of the same functions." Esolen both explains why and discusses what to do about it.
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