All posts tagged "Slider"

  • DACA, North Korea, Trump budget deal

    This week on The Square Circle, we discuss President Trump’s decision on DACA, the latest North Korea provocation, and Trump’s budget deal with the Democrats. Jerrod Laber of Young Voices Advocates, conservative writer and editor Brian McNicoll,...

    • Posted September 7, 2017
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  • Mandatory Minimums and Public Safety

    Are mandatory minimum sentences necessary to protect public safety? Two experts debate the issue. Lawrence J. Leiser National Association of Assistant U.S. Attorneys Lawrence J. Leiser is founder and current president of the National Association of Assistant...

    • Posted September 5, 2017
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  • Hurricane Harvey, Joe Arpaio, military equipment to police

    The Square Circle is back this week, where we discuss the fallout from Hurricane Harvey, President Trump’s pardon of Joe Arpaio, and Trump’s lifting of the ban on military equipment going to local police. Karl Nelson of...

    • Posted August 31, 2017
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  • Is Marijuana Analogous to Alcohol?

    Is marijuana analogous to alcohol from a medical perspective? Two doctors debate the issue. David Atkinson, MD University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dr. David Atkinson is assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Texas Southwestern...

    • Posted June 1, 2017
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  • Basic Income: Better Than Welfare?

    Two economists debate whether a universal basic income would be an improvement over the current welfare system. Bryan Caplan, PhD George Mason University Bryan Caplan is a senior scholar at the Mercatus Center and a professor of...

    • Posted May 2, 2017
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  • Venezuela: An Indictment of Socialism?

    The economic situation in Venezuela gets worse by the day. Is this an indictment of socialism? Two experts on Latin America debate. Gabriel Hetland, PhD SUNY-Albany Gabriel Hetland, PhD, is an assistant professor of Latin American, Caribbean,...

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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  • immigration
    Immigration, Milo Yiannopoulos, transgender bathrooms

    This week on The Square Circle, we'll discuss these issues: President Trump issued another executive order on immigration this week, which calls for enhanced deportations and more border agents. Will this executive order survive in court? Alt-right provocateur...

    • Posted February 23, 2017
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  • Immigration, Betsy DeVos, terrorism

    This week on The Square Circle, we discuss President Trump's executive order on immigration, the Senate confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education, and the president's remark that the media underreports terrorism. Policy analyst Joe Albanese,...

    • Posted February 9, 2017
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  • Neil Gorsuch, refugee executive order, Sally Yates

    This week on The Square Circle, we discuss President Trump's nomination of Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court, his executive order on refugees, and his firing of Sally Yates. Bill Buck of MyWallit.com, Gregory Clay of GDClay.com,...

    • Posted February 2, 2017
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  • Inauguration boycotts, Chelsea Manning, James Comey

    This week on The Square Circle, we discuss the plans by many Democrats to boycott the inauguration, Chelsea Manning's commuted sentence, and questions about James Comey's ability to lead the FBI. Policy analyst Joe Albanese, Mytheos Holt of...

    • Posted January 19, 2017
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