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Love Gov: From First Date to Mandate
Recorded: Monday, July 6, 2015
portrays the federal government as an overbearing boyfriend Scott Gov Govinsky who foists his "good intentions" on a hapless, idealistic college student, Alexis. Each episode follows Alexis's relationship with Gov as his intrusions wreak (comic) havoc on her life, professionally, financially, and socially. Alexis's loyal friend Libby tries to help her see Gov for what he really is a menace. But will Alexis come to her senses in time? Tune in to find out! Love Gov
Episode 1: An Education in Debt
Episode 2: Protection from Jobs
Episode 3: A Remedy for Healthcare Choices
Episode 4: House Poor
Episode 5: Keeping a Close Eye on Privacy
Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Banking and Finance, Business, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Corporate Welfare, Culture/ Society, Drugs (Illicit), Economic Policy, Education, Environment, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Freedom, Government Power, Government Secrecy, Government Waste/Pork, Health Care, Housing, Labor and Employment, Land Use, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Privacy, Privatization, Property Rights, Public Health/ Consumer Protection, Regulation and Deregulation, Taxes, Welfare, Womens Issues
Freedom Act, Patriot Act or Status Quo Act
Recorded: Monday, June 8, 2015
Senior Fellow Ivan Eland appears on RTs CrossTalk program to discuss topics surrounding the US Patriot Act and whether or not Edward Snowden was a hero or a traitor. On a panel with other defense analysts, the US war against terror is debated. The panel discusses whether or not the US government is violating the constitutional rights by collecting metadata of phone calls and emails of US citizens.
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Government Power, Government Secrecy, Privacy
Ivan Eland on Ranking US Presidents
Recorded: Sunday, October 26, 2014
Ivan Eland, Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute, appears on Fox & Friends to discuss his updated version of "Recarving Rushmore."
To order copies of "Recarving Rushmore: Ranking the Presidents on Peace, Prosperity, and Liberty,"
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Culture/ Society, Defense and Foreign Policy, Democracy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Fiscal Policy/Debt, Freedom, Government Power, Government Secrecy, Government Waste/Pork, History (U.S), Nationalism, Political Ideology and Philosophy, Politics, Regulation and Deregulation, Terrorism and National Crises, Trade
The War on Everything
Recorded: Monday, April 14, 2014
Research Fellow Anthony Gregory, author of
"The Power of Habeas Corpus in America,"
discusses how politicians love to declare war on social and economic issues, and how these "wars" only manage to increase government power while reducing liberty.
Experts: Anthony Gregory Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Justice/ Prisons, Free Speech, Freedom, Government Power, Government Secrecy, History (U.S), Immigration, Law Enforcement, Regulation and Deregulation, Terrorism and National Crises
Ron Paul: All You Have To Do Is Scare Them
Recorded: Wednesday, April 9, 2014
April 9, 2014
In this clip from "Ron Paul: Liberty Defined," Dr. Paul talks about how governments instill fear in populations through propaganda.
Experts: Ron Paul Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Bureaucracy and Government, Civil Liberties/ Human Rights, Constitutional Law, Democracy, Freedom, Government Power, Government Secrecy, Politics, Terrorism and National Crises
Recorded: Friday, March 21, 2014
Senior Fellow Lawrence J. McQuillan exposes Government misappropriation of gas tax revenue to fund "smart growth" urban development programs.
Experts: Lawrence J. McQuillan Type: Independent Institute TV Issues: Agriculture, Bureaucracy and Government, Economic Policy, Environment, Government Waste/Pork, Land Use, Regulation and Deregulation, Urban Issues
Art Carden on Stossel
Recorded: Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Research Fellow Art Carden on
Stossel to discuss the topic What you think you know...may not be so.
Experts: Art Carden Type: Television Issues: Agriculture, Economic Policy, Education, Free Market Economics, Trade
Ivan Eland on Cyber Insecurity After US Drone Downing
Recorded: Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Ivan Eland on RT discusses cyber threats after the downing of the U.S. military drone by Iran.
Experts: Ivan Eland Type: Television Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Government Secrecy, Technology