March 1

Rand Paul

Rand Paul

Louie Gohmert

Louie Gohmert

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY),, founding member of the Senate’s newly formed tea party caucus, on whether he can help his Republican colleagues discover their collective backbone before America implodes.

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas), fourth term congressman from Texas’s First District, on the latest from the budget battling in Washington
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March 2

Kay Hymowitz

Kay Hymowitz

Kay Hymowitz, the Manhattan Institute’s William E. Simon fellow, on her new book, “Manning Up: How the Rise of Women Has Turned Men Into Boys”.

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March 3

Vox Day

Vox Day

Vox Day, Publisher of the popular Vox Popoli blog & author of the book “Return of the Great Depression,”

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March 4

Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher, Senior economic adviser at the American Petroleum Institute, on Secretary Geithner’s reassurance that central bankers have gas prices under control, and what real fixes exist that Washington is presently ignoring.

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March 7

Dick Morris

Dick Morris

Dick Morris, former adviser to President Clinton goes toe-to-toe with Peter; hangs up on Peter after 3 minutes!

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March 8

Walter Olson

Walter Olson

Walter Olson, senior fellow at the Cato Institute & editor of Overlawyered.com, on his new book, “Schools for Misrule; Legal Academia and an Overlawyered America”. Peter is also looking forward to your calls on politics, finance, and the economy.

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March 9

Jeff Cox

Jeff Cox

Jeff Cox, Jeff Cox, CNBC.com staff writer, on how inflation is impacting markets, why everyone’s afraid to begin using the word “stagflation,” and his forthcoming book, “Debt, Deficits and the Demise of the American Economy”.

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March 10

Dambisa Moyo

Dambisa Moyo

Dambisa Moyo, one of Time Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” in 2009 & author of “Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa”. on her latest book, “How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly – And the Stark Choices Ahead”.

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March 11

Scott Gottlieb

Scott Gottlieb

Friday’s guests are:
David Doniger, policy director & chief global warming lawyer at the Natural Resources Defense Council, on why Republican attempts at trimming the EPA’s budget endangers humanity.
Michele Leber, chairwoman of the National Committee on Pay Equity, on America’s bracing need for pay equity legislation to finally end the gender wage gap forever.Scott Gottlieb, practicing physician & resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, on why Medicaid is worse than no coverage at all Peter is also looking forward to your calls on politics, finance, and the economy.

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Cliff’s Notes Recap Weekly Recap for 3-07-11 to 3-11-11

  • Monday – A few choice words for those preaching it’s time for the “rich” to pay their “fair share”
  • Peter tries talking with Dick Morris, but Morris aborts the conversation after realizing the show is not a free platform for promoting his book
  • Tuesday – Peter talks about Dick Morris and other neoconservatives’ failure to apply the same logic used arguing for free markets to matters of foreign policy
  • A WSJ article reports Social Security is solvent until 2037. Really.
  • Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL) thinks iPods and laptops should be constitutional “rights”; Peter asks, “Why not mandate mansions, Maseratis, and round-the-clock nursing staffs for everyone?”
  • Wednesday – A Beijing-based professor warns Americans not to emulate China’s much-vaunted high-speed rail projects
  • Thursday – Even Keynes would not support the programs being launched under his banner these days
  • The West is dying; that much is clear even to Dambisa Moyo, a Zambia born author and economist
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March 14

Mark Skousen

Mark Skousen

Mark Skousen, Editor-in-chief of “Forecasts & Strategies” & producer of FreedomFest, on his outlook on the markets, and this year’s upcoming FreedomFest.

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March 15

Wayne Allyn Root

Wayne Allyn Root

Wayne Allyn Root, 2008 Libertarian vice presidential nominee & host of “The Wayne Allyn Root Show,” on March Madness (Wayne’s also a professional sports handicapper), why tsunamis aren’t stimulus projects, and how President Obama could be expected to resolve the NFL lockout. Peter is also looking forward to your calls on politics, finance, and the economy.

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March 16

Charles Butler

Charles Butler

Charles Butler, host of WVON’s “The Other Side with Charles Butler,” on how President Obama has lost the black community, and why a whites-only scholarship is A-OK.

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March 17

Harmon Kaslow

Harmon Kaslow

Harmon Kaslow, Harmon Kaslow, producer of “Atlas Shrugged,” on his quest to turn Ayn Rand’s classic into a box office smash hit.

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March 18

J. Christian Adams

J. Christian Adams

Friday’s guests with special host Wayne Allyn Root:
Rep. Ted Poe, Republican congressman from Texas’s 2nd District, on how taxpayer money is funding American adversaries, and the latest from Congress on the debt crisis
Dave Bego, author of “Devil at my Doorstep,” on how Andy Stern’s SEIU waged a three year war against his family-owned business
J. Christian Adams, former official at the Department of Justice, on an internal DoJ report detailing how race affects prosecutorial strategy under Attorney General Eric Holder
Michele Leber, chairwoman of the National Committee on Pay Equity, on America’s bracing need for pay equity legislation to finally end the gender wage gap forever.Scott Gottlieb, practicing physician & resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, on why Medicaid is worse than no coverage at all Peter is also looking forward to your calls on politics, finance, and the economy.

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Cliff’s Notes Recap Weekly Recap for 3-14-11 to 3-18-11

  • Monday – Mark Skousen: the reason smart people back a 100 percent gold standard is because it works
  • Tuesday – Don’t believe the hype: Despite a seeming uptick in the dollar, it’s actually hitting record lows
  • Jim Cramer: This tsunami will work wonders for Japan’s economy
  • Wayne Allyn Root: When public-sector unions negotiate pay with politicians, taxpayers lose
  • Wednesday – Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) admits ObamaCare is just a way for the camel to gets its nose under the tent of nationalized health care
  • MSNBC whiz kid Lawrence O’Donnell wonders whether white skin explains Michele Bachmann’s voters stupidity
  • Thursday – Donald Trump may be a successful businessman, but his economic prowess leaves much to be desired
  • Sensing its anti-collectivist moral, Hollywood rejects “Atlas Shrugged,” reports the film’s producer, Harmon Kaslow
  • Friday – It’s 10 AM. Do you know where your tax dollars are? Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) with a startling report
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March 21

Ray Walser

Ray Walser

Monday’s guests are:
Jeff Cox, staff writer for CNBC.com & author of the forthcoming “Debt, Deficits, and the Demise of the American Economy,” on the Fed’s fake inflation numbers, financial “black swans” becoming the norm, and whether the Fed could pass its own stress testRay Walser, Senior policy analyst at the Heritage Foundation, with a report on local economic issues in the Latin American countries President Obama is visiting

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March 22

Dave Johnson

Dave Johnson

Tuesday’s guests are:
Lee Munson, chief investment officer at Portfolio LLC, on the philosophical questions surrounding making money off JapanDave Johnson, Fellow at the Campaign for America’s Future & founder of Seeing the Forest

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March 23

Robert Murphy

Robert Murphy

Wednesday’s guests are:
Walter Molony, spokesman for the National Association of Realtors, on why tight credit’s to blame for February’s miserable housing numbers.Robert Murphy, adjunct scholar at the Mises Institute & author of “The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism,” on why trade deficits are no big deal.

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March 24

Rick Santelli

Rick Santelli

Wednesday’s guests are:
David Gilmore, founder of Foreign Exchange Analytics, on the merits of a strong dollarRick Santelli, CNBC on-air editor, on the imploding housing market, states moving to adopt gold-backed currencies, and his view of the tea party movement’s economic literacy

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March 25

Brad Galvez

Brad Galvez

Scott Gottlieb, practicing physician & resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, on why Medicaid is worse than no coverage at all Peter is also looking forward to your calls on politics, finance, and the economy.

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Cliff’s Notes Recap Weekly Recap for 3-21-11 to 3-25-11

  • Monday – Donald Trump has a beef with China for its currency manipulation, yet apparently has no problem with the Federal Reserve
  • Donald Trump’s solution to the “China problem”? A 25% tariff/tax on Americans’ purchase of Chinese goods
  • CNBC’s Jeff Cox: America’s economy needs to take its lumps so that it can start growing again
  • Tuesday – Nobel Peace Prize recipient Barack Obama starts a war in Libya
  • Wednesday – When asked whether Libya poses a direct threat to America, Attorney General Eric Holder says that information is “confidential”
  • After ripping Peter for his trade deficit warnings back in 2007, Pento gets economist Robert Murphy to admit he’s the one who got it all wrong
  • Thursday – Rick Santelli: Reading the tea leaves on the Portugal fiscal crisis and how it foreshadows what’s coming to America
  • Friday – Utah State Representative Brad Galvez reports on his attempts to make Utah the first state to legalize gold and silver as competing currencies to the U.S. dollar
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March 29

Chris Lawless

Chris Lawless

Chris Lawless, spokesman for the Free State Project, on his organization’s strategy to preserve American liberty, and the new documentary about it, “Libertopia.”

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March 30

Barry Eichengreen

Barry Eichengreen

Barry Eichengreen, Professor of economics at UC-Berkeley and author of “Exorbitant Privilege: The Rise and Fall of the Dollar and the Future of the International Monetary System”.

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March 31

Glen Bradley

Glen Bradley

Glen Bradley, Republican representative in North Carolina’s General Assembly, on his much-mocked attempt at introducing a value-based monetary system into the Tar-Heel State.

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