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HI 28 - Rich Man Poor Man with Bill Whittle

HI 28 – Rich Man Poor Man with Bill Whittle

Jason Hartman talks with Bill Whittle, host of Afterburner, regarding poverty levels in the United States and the strategies that undermine democracy and free markets.  Bill’s opinion is that America has the richest poor people in the world, versus countries like Africa, where millions of people live...

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Public Pension Lessons from Scott Walker's Recall Election

Public Pension Lessons from Scott Walker’s Recall Election

We’ll leave the posturing about the ramifications of Wisconsin governor Scott Walker’s recent recall election to those with a political axe to grind. There’s no doubt that the whole thing was a big deal. A REALLY big historic deal. Walker was only the third sitting governor in United States history...

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HI 27 - High Occupancy Rates with Military Tenants

HI 27 – High Occupancy Rates with Military Tenants

Jason Hartman hosts a two-part show where we start with some reflections on the recent "Meet The Masters of Income Property Investing" event at The Hyatt Regency in Irvine, California. Investment Counselors, Ari and Sara join Jason as they discuss the following: 1)   Establish 5 year plan for where...

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HI 26 - Issues and Conflicts Facing Our Nation's Border Patrol Agents with Andy Ramirez

HI 26 – Issues and Conflicts Facing Our Nation’s Border Patrol Agents with Andy Ramirez

Join Jason Hartman as he interviews Andy Ramirez, founder and president of the Law Enforcement Officers Advocates Council, regarding the legal struggles that border patrol law enforcement officers face with illegal immigration and drug smugglers. As insane as it sounds, border patrol has been told it’s...

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HI 25 - Pensions, 9/11, and Real Estate Investing

HI 25 – Pensions, 9/11, and Real Estate Investing

In this episode, Jason talks with a former police officer of 24 years.

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Collective Bargaining Revisited - Right or Privilege?

Collective Bargaining Revisited – Right or Privilege?

We couldn't let this one go by unchallenged, even though it might ruffle a few feathers in union shops around the country. The New York Times conducted a recent poll that concluded 60% of Americans did not want the collective bargaining "rights" of unions taken away. The exact wording of the question...

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The Best Defense Against an Uneasy Pension Future

Given recent collective bargaining strife in Wisconsin and Ohio, and the accompanying union protests, it"s not unreasonable for first responders of all types to be a little wary about the future of their retirement plan - pensions if you want to call them that. Regardless of which side you come down...

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