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Ed Ring: Government Employee Compensation 'Is Breaking Our Cities and Counties'

BTN PODCAST - Full-time local government workers outside public safety receive more than $96,000 in pay and benefits in Redondo Beach, Calif., a level of compensation that is typical in cities along much of the California coast, says Ed Ring of UnionWatch.org. Remarkably, full-time firefighters in the city average more than $220,000 in pay and benefits. "It's breaking our cities and counties in California, and it's going to happen in the rest of the country if it hasn't already," says Ring.

Yaron Brook: The Principles of Liberty - Part 2

FIRE PODCAST - Yaron Brook, president of the Ayn Rand Institute discusses the Ayn Rand Institute's outreach to high school and college youth, how to make moral arguments for smaller government and individual liberty, "income inequality," and much more. This is part two.

Yaron Brook: The Principles of Liberty - Part 1

FIRE PODCAST - Yaron Brook, president of the Ayn Rand Institute discusses the Ayn Rand Institute's outreach to high school and college youth, how to make moral arguments for smaller government and individual liberty, "income inequality," and much more. This is part one.

Avik Roy: A Conservative Case for Universal Coverage

HCN PODCAST - Avik Roy discusses the status of Obamacare, Avik’s conservative case for universal coverage and if Obamacare can be a defining issue for the 2016 Presidential election.

Bob Bowdon: The Ticket to National School Choice Week

SRN PODCAST - National School Choice week 2014 starts January 26. To celebrate, and help the thousands of participants across the country create their own events, filmmaker Bob Bowdon is out with a new documentary. It's called "The Ticket," and it introduces viewers to seven different forms of choice at whistle train stops across the country. Bob joins the podcast to discuss his film, ChoiceMedia.tv, and National School Choice Week.

Jack McHugh: Way Too Early for Governor to Offer Money to Detroit

BTN PODCAST - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder recently proposed sending $350 million of state funds to Detroit but provided few details. Jack McHugh of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy explains why, regardless of the details that may emerge, it's way too early for Michigan's political leaders to talk of sending any more money to the city.
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