May 22

American Enterprise Institute Resident Scholar Claude Barfield explains Trade Promotion Authority and the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement that are stirring so much debate in Washington. What's the real story behind these provisions? How does China fit in or not fit in? Those questions and more are answered. Plus, the Outrage of the Week goes oink!

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May 15

An update on Trade Promotion Authority and the NDAA. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) has called on the IRS to explain a potentially illegal deal with an outside law firm. Plus, another Obamacare exchange fails, what does this mean for the ACA - and the Outrage of the Week! 

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May 08

The Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) is causing a stir in Washington, even though it would just simplify the process through which trade deals are approved for a few years. NTUF's Michael Tasselmyer stops by to discuss Presidential retirement perks. Plus, the Outrage of the Week!

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Apr 29

Dan Pilla (taxhelponline.com and author of the new book "How to Win Your Tax Audit" returns to talk about the latest challenges for taxpayers, IRS abuse, the mess Obamacare is creating in the tax system and more. Plus, the Outrage of the Week!

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Apr 24

A number of items on the agenda this week, on Tax Freedom Day! 50 groups step up to tell Congress to end the Export-Import Bank, Ways & Means tags the IRS for making taxpayers feel their budget cut pain, Pete & Doug on the MSNBC roster failing to pay taxes, plus a proposal to take soda taxes national! And all that BEFORE the Outrage of the Week! 

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Apr 20

NTUF's Michael Tasselmyer joins the podcast to discuss all the issues surrounding tax complexity, from identity theft to economic output. Plus, Pete Sepp on his testimony to the House Small Business Committee - and the Outrage of the Week! 

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Apr 10

National Taxpayers Union Foundation's new analysis of tax complexity reveals a $233.8 billion cost to the economy. Jon Coupal, HJTA President and new NTU board member, joins the podcast to discuss his career defending taxpayers in California. Plus, the Outrage of the Week! 

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Apr 03

What happened at the end of last week that could be a sign of tax hikes coming in Congress? Plenty of action in the states. What does it mean that Jeb Bush won't rule out raising taxes? Plus, the Outrage of the Week! 

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Mar 26

NTU Executive Vice President discusses the budgets Congress has been voting on (and one which passed the House), the "doc fix", and vote-a-rama. Plus, the Outrage of the Week! 

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Mar 19

Leslie Paige, Vice President of Policy and Communications for Citizens Against Government Waste joins the podcast to discuss a cost saving oversight mechanism known as a RAC, that could save taxpayers billions of dollars, but is getting push back from some politicians. Plus, the Outrage of the Week! 

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