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FEBRUARY 5, 2016

New Hampshire, Tax Proposals & Civil Asset Forfeiture (Audio: Interview)

In an interview with KSKY's Mark Davis on 660 AM - The Answer, IPI president Tom Giovanetti discusses what's at stake for GOP presidential contenders in the upcoming New Hampshire primary, all the candidates' tax plans, and the "mission creep" of civil asset forfeiture abuse that threatens civil rights and the integrity of law enforcement. 

FEBRUARY 3, 2016

Mission Creep: Civil Asset Forfeiture Abuse (Audio: Interview)

Under civil asset forfeiture, your property can be taken without a warrant or even without you being convicted of any wrongdoing and it’s become a horribly abusive system, says Tom Giovanetti on Upfront with Vicki McKenna. 

FEBRUARY 2, 2016

GOP Candidates Shouldn't Lead Healthcare Reform Proposals On This Idea (Audio Interview)

Allowing people to buy a health insurance policy available to residents of another state might be helpful, but it’s not a panacea—and it might not achieve anything, warns IPI's Dr. Merrill Matthews on KMED's Bill Meyer Show.

FEBRUARY 1, 2016

As Sanders Soars, the Battle for the Spirit of America

In the battle for Iowa's Democrats, Hillary Clinton isn't doing much better than Bernie Sanders, a socialist.  In a chat with WAEB's Bobby Gunther Walsh, IPI's Merrill Matthews discusses the ideological battle for the United States.

JANUARY 7, 2016

Ethanol and the Iowa Primary (Audio: Interview)

On 660 AM - The Answer's Mark Davis Show, Merrill Matthews discusses the upcoming presidential primary in Iowa and its policy implications for ethanol subsidies and mandates. 

DECEMBER 23, 2015

Robert Pratt Reads "Twas the Week Before Christmas: Congress's Festive Omnibus Bill" (Audio: Interview)

Robert Pratt of "Pratt on Texas" reads Dr. Merrill Matthews' clever poetic tribute to Congress's end-of-year omnibus bill. 

DECEMBER 22, 2015

'Twas the Week Before Christmas Omnibus Poem (Audio: Interview)

Mark Davis, host of 660 AM - The Answer's Mark Davis Show, reads a poem by Dr. Merrill Matthews about Congress' festive omnibus bill, passed one week before Christmas. 

DECEMBER 17, 2015

What's Necessary For Security & What's Giving Government Too Much Power? (Audio: Interview)

In this interview with Steel on Steel’s John Loeffler, IPI research fellow Bartlett D. Cleland discusses the urgent need to protect U.S. critical infrastructure from domestic or foreign cyberattacks while balancing Americans’ right to privacy.

DECEMBER 17, 2015

Who’s Right on Digital Privacy? (Audio: Interview)

During the Dec. 15 GOP presidential debate in Las Vegas, Sens. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio sparred on the issue of electronic privacy and the NSA surveillance program. Tom Giovanetti discusses with Mark Davis of 660 AM The Answer the merits of encryption and digital privacy vs security.


DECEMBER 10, 2015

Should You Be Able To Buy Junk Food with Food Stamps? (Audio: Interview)

In this interview with KMED’s Bill Meyer, IPI’s Merrill Matthews discusses whether we should be making welfare more comfortable or uncomfortable for recipients in this manner.   




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