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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. 

OCTOBER 16, 2015

The Quickest Way to Lower the Trade Deficit (Audio: Interview)


In this interview with WAVA’s Don Kroah, IPI’s Merrill Matthews applauds the US House of Representatives for approving to lift the ban on crude oil exports, saying it’s the best way to not just lower the trade deficit but also to counter Iran. 

SEPTEMBER 29, 2015

Trump's Tax Plan: Weighing Its Political, Philosophical and Economic Merits (Audio: Interview)


Trump's plan is a dynamo in two of these areas and a failure in the last area.

 

SEPTEMBER 29, 2015

What Should the U.S. Do About Climate Change? Three Policy Perspectives


Robert Bryce, Bob Inglis, Dr. Benjamin Zycher

IPI President Tom Giovanetti moderates the discussion between Robert Bryce of the Manhattan Institute, former Congressman Bob Inglis and AEI's Dr. Benjamin Zycher.

SEPTEMBER 28, 2015

Trump’s Tax Plan: Business In the Front, Populism In the Back (Audio: Interview)


IPI’s Merrill Matthews speaks with nationally syndicated Lars Larson on the newly released tax reform plan from GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.

 

SEPTEMBER 8, 2015

Team Obama Claims Full Employment, But Sluggish Economy Still A Disaster (Audio: Interview)


On WBAP’s Chris Salcedo Show, IPI president Tom Giovanetti delivers a damning blow to the full employment “victory lap” Team Obama is claiming current labor statistics prove. 

 

AUGUST 25, 2015

Matthews On Monday’s Stock Market Slide (Audio: Interview)


IPI resident scholar Dr. Merrill Matthews joins WAVA’s Don Kroah to discuss reasons behind the “Black Monday” stock market slide and whether it’s temporary or part of long-term trend. 

AUGUST 23, 2015

Oreos Moves To Mexico; Should We Boycott? (Audio: Interview)


Americans should be troubled when a company decides to invest overseas rather than domestically. The US should do a better job on free trade and competing internationally.  

AUGUST 21, 2015

Oreos And U.S. Global Competitiveness (Audio: Interview)


Tom Giovanetti joins KMED’s Bill Meyer on Oreo’s move to Mexico from Chicago, pointing out how onerous taxes, regulations and labor costs make the U.S. a prohibitively expensive place to invest for businesses.

MARCH 25, 2015

To Cut IRS, First Start Tax Reform


Ted Cruz famously called for abolishing the Internal Revenue Service in his announcement to run for president. Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses on WINA's Schilling Show whether eliminating the agency is possible, explaining that any kind of attempts to downsize the IRS must first start with downsizing the tax code. 

 

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