The Heartland Institute’s Donald Kendal, Jim Lakely, Chris Talgo, and Cameron Sholty present episode 364 of the In The Tank Podcast. In a huge win for free speech, a Circuit Court struck down a challenge of a Texas law that seeks to prevent big tech censorship. Heartland Government Relations Director Cameron Sholty joins the show to talk about this victory. Also, Biden says the pandemic is over. We say “duh,” but many others are angry.


Axios – U.S. beer shortage looms with gap in carbon dioxide supply


HDN – Federal Court Upholds Texas Law Prohibiting Social Media “Viewpoint Censorship”

Reason – Fifth Circuit Rejects First Amendment Challenge to Texas Social Media Common Carrier Law

LawFare Blog – The Fifth Circuit’s Social Media Decision: A Dangerous Example of First Amendment Absolutism

Vox – Two Republican judges just let Texas seize control of Twitter and Facebook

SECONDARY TOPIC – Biden Declares Pandemic Is Over

NYT – Biden Says the Pandemic Is Over. But at Least 400 People Are Dying Daily.

FactCheck – Is the Pandemic ‘Over’? Biden Says So, But Scientists Say That’s Up for Debate

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