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The Heartland Institute’s Donald Kendal, Jim Lakely, and Samantha Fillmore are joined by Isaac Orr in episode 280 of the In The Tank Podcast. It seems lately like people who say they are conservative are starting to stray on issues that used to be basic – minimum wage, stimulus payments, and the national debt to name a few. The ITT crew explores this idea, discuss what has caused this, and talks about the path to normalcy (if there is one). Also, they discuss a proposal for the Biden administration to create a “Reality Czar” to police fake news in society – a truly dystopian concept.
News 13 – Florida Bill Would Limit Who Gets $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage
Cato Institute – The Distorted Minimum Wage Debate
National Bureau of Economic Research – Myth or Measurement: What Does the New Minimum Wage Research Say about Minimum Wages and Job Loss in the United States?
STIMULAS AND NATIONAL DEBT
WSJ – Welcome to the Era of Nonstop Stimulus
Politico – ‘We can’t wait’: Democrats brace for relief bill battle
BIDEN’S REALITY CZAR
NYT – How the Biden Administration Can Help Solve Our Reality Crisis
National Review – A Biden-Appointed ‘Reality Czar’? Sure, No Way That Could Backfire
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