- Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, Buck McKeon, Joins Jerry to Discuss Closed Door Hearing on Action in Syria
- When is a Coup not a Coup? When Someone Who is Friendly With Congress Has a Lot of Money to Lose
- Jerry is Going GREEN?! After Talking to Jonathan Bass of Solar City He Can’t Wait…
- Senator Rand Paul on Getting Rid of Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Low-Level Drug Offenders
What are the Facts About Guns and How They Affect our Schools? Dr. Nick Gillespie Joins Jerry to Discuss
Nick Gillespie is a libertarian American journalist. He is the editor of Reason.com and Reason.tv and was the editor in chief of Reason magazine from 2000 to 2008. Gillespie hosts and anchors a number of the Reason TV offerings, and has become one of the most familiar faces of Reason TV.
Should the Republicans Finally Accept the Handle of 'the Party of No' and Just Say 'No?' Jed Babbin Weighs In
Jed Babbin is a former United States Deputy Undersecretary of Defense who served during the first Bush administration in the United States, and is the author of the political book Inside the Asylum as well as Showdown and In the Words of Our Enemies.
FLASHBACK - What would happen if the government shutdown? JD Debunks Government Fear Mongering on Fiscal Cliff, Debt Ceiling and Government Shutdowns.
Cracking the 2013 tax code
WSJ.com - Early in the morning of January 1, Congress finally got around to dealing with the tax part of the fiscal cliff drama by passing what is inaccurately named the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012. Thanks to the demise of the so-called payroll tax holiday, all workers will pay higher taxes this year, but the new law cancels federal income tax increases that would have resulted in added misery for just about everyone. The bad news is that higher-income folks will face higher rates. Here’s a detailed summary of the most-important changes for individual taxpayers. See full article at WSJ.com Market Watch
- Financial Intelligence: How to Make Smart, Values-Based Decisions with Your Money and Your Life
- Babylon Confidential: A Memoir of Love, Sex, and Addiction
- Stop Playing Safe: Rethink Risk. Unlock the Power of Courage. Achieve Outstanding Success
When Welfare Pays Better than Work
CATO INSTITUTE: By Michael D. Tanner - The federal government funds 126 separate programs targeted towards low-income people, 72 of which provide either cash or in-kind benefits to individuals. (The rest fund community-wide programs for low-income neighborhoods, with no direct benefits to individuals.) State and local governments operate more welfare programs.Of course, no individual or family gets benefits from all 72 programs, but many do get aid from a number of them at any point in time. - Read more...
Startups Aiming To Improve The World
Many organizations and individuals have found technology to be a great medium in order to change the world for the better. With the work of foundations such as the Gates Foundation, support from initiatives such as social enterprise accelerator Wayra UnLtd and the Nominet Trust… - Read more...
Is Your Toaster Spying On You?
For Americans concerned about their privacy, the NSA data grabs are daunting, but what about the data grabs happening inside your own home, perpetrated not by the government, but by your coffee machine? - Read more...
Me and My Obamaphones: Not on welfare or below the poverty line? Never mind — here’s your free phone
NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE: By Jillian Kay Melchior - Confession: You’re paying my phone bill. In the past month, I have received three shiny new cell phones, courtesy of American taxpayers, that should never have fallen into my hands. - Read more...
Eye-popping excuses in American political scandals
WASHINGTON TIMES: Delaware state officials have told Congress they likely destroyed the computer records that would show when and how often they accessed Christine O'Donnell's personal tax records. Larry Craig had a wide stance, Mark Sanford was hiking and Patrick Kennedy was rushing for a vote. Here are some head-scratching explanations for political scandals. - Read more...