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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

Interview with Scott Bullock

Scott Bullock, a senior attorney with the Institute for Justice, is the guest on this week's FIRE podcast. Scott recently co-authored "Policing for Profit: The Abuse of Civil Asset Forfeiture," and talks with Arin Greenwood about how the civil asset forfeiture system works, the system's abusive nature, and how a house in Texas came to have a lawsuit against it.

Interview with Neil Stevens

Info Tech & Telecom News managing editor speaks with Red State's Neil Stevens on the Henry Waxman Net Neutrality bill.

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.
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