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MARCH 9, 2018

Both Parties Guilty of Economic Ignorance (Audio: Interview)


Economic ignorance has spilled over into both parties, says Tom Giovanetti in an interview with WAVA's Don Kroah. For the Democrats, it’s ignorance regarding tax cuts, and for Republicans, it’s illiteracy on trade policy and tariffs. 

MARCH 9, 2018

Tariffs, North Korea and Texas's 'Blue Wave' (Audio: Interview)


In a discussion with Mark Davis of 660 AM - The Answer, IPI president Tom Giovanetti covers why tariffs are poor policy, North Korea has won a coup of legitimacy and respect by gaining Trump's acceptance to meet, and whether Democrats in Texas should be encouraged by the recent Texas primary results. 

MARCH 9, 2018

History Shows Tariffs Are A Bad Idea (Audio: Interview)


In an interview with the WBAP Morning News, IPI president Tom Giovanetti warns host Brian Estridge of the folly of President Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs, and how the tariffs' impact will harm U.S. consumers and downstream  industries. 

MARCH 8, 2018

Giovanetti Minces No Words Condemning Trump Tariffs (Audio: Interview)


In an interview with Sirius XM POTUS Channel 124 hosts Michael Steele and Rick Ungar, IPI president Tom Giovanetti minces no words as he calls President Trump's tariff move terrible policy and explains why it will hurt both U.S. consumers and downstream industries. "I do not indict (Trump's) sincerity, I indict his understanding of economics," said Giovanetti.

MARCH 7, 2018

Tariffs Invite More Cronyism into the DC Swamp (Audio: Interview)


Opening the door to tariffs means opening the door to crony capitalists looking to Washington for a leg up over their competitors, warns IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews to the WBAP Morning News’s Hal Jay. 

MARCH 6, 2018

Brilliant Argument: Tax Reform Makes ACA Unconstitutional (Audio: Interview)


Joining WBOB’s Ed Dean, IPI resident scholar Dr. Merrill Matthews explains why the 20 states which have filed a new lawsuit against Obamacare have a brilliant argument in the wake of the new tax cut law.

MARCH 5, 2018

New Legal Challenges to Obamacare (Audio: Interview)


On the Vicki McKenna Show, Merrill Matthews discusses the latest lawsuit from the states challenging the constitutionality of Obamacare, and the specific effort by Idaho to challenge Obamacare’s “essential benefits” mandate.

FEBRUARY 23, 2018

Live From CPAC: Giovanetti Talks School Safety, Bike Sharing & Dershowitz (Audio: Interview)


Live from CPAC, IPI president Tom Giovanetti joins Mark Davis on 660 AM - The Answer discussing Dallas's bike share program, safety in public schools, and IPI's upcoming Hatton W. Sumner Lecture Series event with acclaimed civil liberties attorney Alan Dershowitz. 

FEBRUARY 22, 2018

A Radical Idea for the Food Stamp Program (Audio: Interview)


In an interview with KMED's Bill Meyer, IPI's Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses how President Trump has proposed replacing part of the food stamp program with a box of nutritious food. Matthews says the idea is well worth considering, especially as a state demonstration project. 

FEBRUARY 19, 2018

The Coming Public Pension Death Spiral (Audio: Interview)


In an interview with WAAV's Tyler Cralle, Tom Giovanetti discusses what he predicts is the next big fiscal crisis: the collapse of public pensions. Giovanetti describes the underfunded public pension systems as political rackets used to subsidize various crony schemes, and a taxpayer disaster-in-the-making.

 

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