April 1

Bernard von NotHaus

Bernard von NotHaus

Bernard von NotHaus, founder of NORFED & the Liberty Dollar, on how he came to be known as a “special kind of terrorist” who faces up to 15 years in jail for attempting to create value-based barter.

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April 4

Nicholas Eberstad

Nicholas Eberstad

Nicholas Eberstad, scholar in political economy at the American Enterprise Institute, on how current population trends point toward a future with far fewer productive workers.

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April 5

Bill Whittle

Bill Whittle

Bill Whittle, Los Angeles-based writer, director & pilot — on why America couldn’t afford its government even if the rich were taxed at 100 percent, and the dangers of political iconography

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April 6

Robert Alt

Robert Alt

Robert Alt, deputy director of the Heritage Foundation’s Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, on how overcriminalization plays an overlooked role in Washington’s budget woes.

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April 7

Robert Kiyosaki

Robert Kiyosaki

Robert Kiyosaki, Inventor of velcro surfer wallets & author of “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” and “Unfair Advantage; The Power of Financial Education.

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April 8

Rep. Jim Jordan

Rep. Jim Jordan

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), chairman of the Republican Study Committee, on the countdown to the end of the world/temporary furlough of a few federal workers; ALSO, his competing spending cut bill that removes $9.5 trillion from the federal ledger.

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Cliff’s Notes Recap Weekly Recap for 4-4-11 to 4-08-11

  • Monday – If minting worthless money is terrorism, as the DoJ insists, it’s time to lock up Bernanke
  • Unintended Consequences Watch: A caller shares his a painful experience with health-care regulation
  • Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman still having trouble understanding this whole economy thing
  • Tuesday – Wal-Mart warns heavy inflation’s in the offing, sending Bernanke into fits of hysterics
  • Peter covers March Madness (i.e., the federal budget negotiations)
  • Bill Whittle discusses his video “Eat the Rich,” in which he describes how taxing the rich at 100% will still not cover the deficit.
  • Wednesday – Goldman Sachs’ Abby Joseph Cohen proves not everyone at Goldman is a genius
  • Despite having less than a third its population, America has more prisoners than India, reports the Heritage Foundation’s Robert Alt
  • Thursday – Don’t think a government a shutdown is catastrophic? Obama reminds us this could mean Yellowstone Park is temporarily inaccessible
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April 11

Marc Faber

Marc Faber

Marc Faber, publisher of the “Gloom Boom & Doom Report,” on whether Republicans can avert a total collapse of the economy if “cuts” continue at their current rate.

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April 12

Harris Miller

Harris Miller

Tuesday’s guests are:
Leslie Kass, senior director of the Nuclear Energy Institute’s business policy and programs, on the nuclear industry’s outlook on Main Street and Wall Street post-Fukushima.Harris Miller, president/CEO of Association of Private Sector Colleges & Universities & former Democrat Senate candidate in Virgnia, on the Obama Administration’s efforts to put for-profit colleges out of business

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April 13

Tad DeHaven

Tad DeHaven

Art Nunes

Art Nunes

Tad DeHaven,, budget analyst at the Cato Institute, on President Obama’s Wednesday budget address

Art Nunes, chief investment officer at Northwest Asset Management, on why he’s still bullish
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April 14

Salman Kahn

Salman Kahn

Salman Kahn, founder and president of the Khan Academy & recipient of the Microsoft Tech Award for education, on how expensive schools are being supplanted by higher-quality, totally free online courses.

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April 15

Tom Schatz

Tom Schatz

Tom Schatz, president of Citizens Against Government Waste, with a Tax Day special presentation on how the tax code facilitates abuse of taxpayers’ money.

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Cliff’s Notes Recap Weekly Recap for 4-11-11 to 4-15-11

  • Monday – Marc Faber describes inflation’s true danger to the monetary system
  • Somehow the Japanese were immune to the laws of economics
  • Tuesday – Economist/MSNBC host says the GOP’s Path to Prosperity would kill tens of thousands of childen
  • The Nuclear Energy Institute’s Leslie Kass debunks the media frenzy surrounding Japan raising its nuclear threat level
  • Wednesday – Cato’s Tad DeHaven reports of the devilish details of the $38 billion compromise
  • For the naysayers who think Michael Pento or Peter Schiff are just blowing smoke, the CBO says our economy cannot continue past 2037
  • Thursday – According to the president’s new budget, tax hikes are the same thing as spending cuts.
  • Friday – Retirement in America will soon go the way of the dodo bird.
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April 18

Robert Wenzell

Robert Wenzell

Robert Wenzel, President of Citizens Against Government Waste, with a Tax Day special presentation on how the tax code facilitates abuse of taxpayers’ money.

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April 19

Thomas Sowell

Thomas Sowell

Mike Pento guest hostingÖThomas Sowell, Syndicated columnist & Rose and Milton Friedman senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and author of the classic, “Basic Economics”

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April 20

Ron Paul

Ron Paul

Thomas Woods guest hostingÖ
Gerald Celente, founder & director of The Trends Research Institute, on his latest round of predictionsRep. Ron Paul (R-Texas), former Republican presidential candidate, Bernanke hinting he might keep QE2 going, Washington budget battles, and his new book,”Liberty Defined: 50 Essential Issues that Affect Our Freedom”

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April 21

John Challenger

John Challenger

Michael Pento guest hostingÖ
Brent Wilsey, president of Wilsey Asset Management, on why bond traders shouldn’t sweat the S&PJohn Challenger, CEO of Challenger, Gray & Christmas, on American workers’ stagnant wages

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April 22

Angela Logomasini

Angela Logomasini

Angela Logomasini, the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s director of risk & environmental policy, on why Americans should celebrate the earth by not recycling, flipping on some incandescent lights, and taking out their gas-guzzlers for a spin.

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Cliff’s Notes Recap Weekly Recap for 4-18-11 to 4-22-11

  • Monday – According to a new poll, Tom Woods reports, we’re screwed
  • Robert Wenzel takes on the views of inflation held by “economists” such as Paul Krugman.
  • Austrians-1, Krugman-0.
  • Tuesday – EThomas Sowell takes apart Geithner’s economic ignorance and wonders how the Obama administration will respond to the S&P downgrading America’s credit.
  • Wednesday – There’s no better place for Ron Paul to define liberty than on the Gold Standard in Talk Radio
  • Thursday – Former member of the Fed Board of Governors confesses the Fed’s trying to devalue the dollar, which calls “stimulative”
  • Friday – Peter celebrates Earth Day by sticking it to environmental alarmists, proving that free markets can solve our problems
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April 25

Lew Rockwell

Lew Rockwell

Lew Rockwell, Chairman of the Ludwig von Mises Institute & publisher of LewRockwell.com

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April 26

Tom Mullen

Tom Mullen

Tom Mullen, Author of “A Return to Common Sense: Reawakening Liberty in the Inhabitants of America,” on why liberty advocates should forget the Constitution and instead focus their arguments on natural law.

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April 27

Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson, CFA & director of economic analysis for Morningstar, on why the economy’s actually doing pretty darn well.

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April 28

Barry Hinckley

Barry Hinckley

Barry Hinckley, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Rhode Island, on why Congress is afraid to rein in the Fed, the debt, or pretty much anything else.

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April 29

Milton Wolf

Dr. Milton Wolf

Dr. Milton Wolf, Kansas-based doctor & cousin of President Obama, on why ObamaCare is destroying his profession and bankrupting an already indebted nation.

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