EP142: Couched in Inflation
09/24/2022
EP142: Couched in Inflation
On this week's episode of Consumer Choice Radio David is joined by guest host Elizabeth Hicks. They interview the Canadian Tax Payers Federation's Franco Terrazzanno talking all things tax cuts.Liz and David then break down:the inflation crunchstudent loan forgiveness madnessAmerican vs Canadian rea
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EP141: Cop Show
09/16/2022
EP141: Cop Show
It doesn't matter if you're in the US or Canada, there's a government ready to "free" you from inflation with...more inflation. We cover that, plus the real problems with criminal justice reform and current policing efforts, the migrant wars between US governors, and then checking in on the alcohol
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EP140: Kings and Failed Tech Bills
09/10/2022
EP140: Kings and Failed Tech Bills
New King, same as the old queen? Also, a breakdown of a failed tech bill in Congress, the Canadian Conservative leadership election, and monarchy vs. all in terms of government. Plus some travel anecdotes from the alps.Broadcast on Consumer Choice Radio on September 10, 2022.Syndicated on Sauga 960A
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EP139: Dad Influencers
09/01/2022
EP139: Dad Influencers
David is back from his dad leave with some tips and tricks for new dads. Plus we discuss the baby product industry, a long rant about ArriveCan and Canada's COVID restrictions, and some thoughts on alcohol recommendations!Broadcast on Consumer Choice Radio on September 3, 2022.Syndicated on Sauga 96
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EP138: [rebroadcast] The Rise of the New Puritans, Tips on the Housing Market (w/ Noah Rothman + Daniel Foch)
08/26/2022
EP138: [rebroadcast] The Rise of the New Puritans, Tips on the Housing Market (w/ Noah Rothman + Daniel Foch)
Daniel Foch is a realtor in Toronto, Ontario.https://twitter.com/daniel_fochNoah Rothman is associate editor of Commentary Magazine and author of the book "The Rise of the New Puritans: Fighting Back Against Progressives' War on Fun"https://amzn.to/3RGLKewOriginally broadcast on Consumer Choice Radi
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EP137: The Privacy Show
08/19/2022
EP137: The Privacy Show
For today's program, we welcome in our guest Bill Wirtz, host of the ConsEUmer podcast.After a segment detailing municipal broadband, inflation reduction, and energy lawsuits, we dive into why online security and privacy matters! Some tips on password generators, credit cards, and email aliases. Oh
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EP136: Language Massage
08/12/2022
EP136: Language Massage
In this rip we hit on paid blood plasma, 87,000 new IRS agents, the Trump raid, Theranos, and the (im)morality of state lotteries.Broadcast on Consumer Choice Radio on August 13, 2022.Syndicated on Sauga 960AM and Big Talker Network.Website: https://consumerchoiceradio.com***PODCAST*** Podcast Index
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EP135: Clean Car Salesmen (w/ Paul Jossey)
08/05/2022
EP135: Clean Car Salesmen (w/ Paul Jossey)
Yaël + David back at it, deconstructing the "Inflation Reduction Act" bill, throwing shade on the Canadian Conservative Leadership election, and debating just how far we should go in trying to battle the Chinese Communist Party.INTERVIEW: Paul H. Jossey is principal attorney at Jossey PLLC, which sp
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EP134: Welcome to Atlanta
07/28/2022
EP134: Welcome to Atlanta
Hey there, Yaël checking in from Atlanta! We go over some of the economic data about a recession. Facts don't matter!Then we hand it off to an interview with friend of the show Matthew to get the latest on Ukraine, Russia, and what is next for liberal democracies in Europe. A good time.INTERVIEW: Ma
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EP133: 2024 (w/ Elizabeth Hicks)
07/23/2022
EP133: 2024 (w/ Elizabeth Hicks)
Our colleague Elizabeth Hicks drops by to discuss the 2024 election and what some of the candidates could bring to the table for consumer choice.Broadcast on Consumer Choice Radio on July 23, 2022.Syndicated on Sauga 960AM and Big Talker Network.Website: https://consumerchoiceradio.com***PODCAST*** 
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EP132: The Rise of the New Puritans, Tips on the Housing Market (w/ Noah Rothman + Daniel Foch)
07/16/2022
EP132: The Rise of the New Puritans, Tips on the Housing Market (w/ Noah Rothman + Daniel Foch)
Daniel Foch is a realtor in Toronto, Ontario.https://twitter.com/daniel_fochNoah Rothman is associate editor of Commentary Magazine and author of the book "The Rise of the New Puritans: Fighting Back Against Progressives' War on Fun"https://amzn.to/3RGLKewBroadcast on Consumer Choice Radio on July 1
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EP131: House of Cards Boris Edition
07/08/2022
EP131: House of Cards Boris Edition
The slaying of Shinzo Abe, the downfall of Boris Johnson, and some historical facts about foreign constitutions. Plus, some insight on the Canadian Conservative leadership election.Followed by interviews with Canadian MP Scott Aitchison and Danish political scientist Bjorn Lomborg.Broadcast on Consu
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EP130: A Joint Energy Production (w/ Bill Wirtz of ConsEUmer)
07/03/2022
EP130: A Joint Energy Production (w/ Bill Wirtz of ConsEUmer)
A joint ConsEUmer/Consumer Choice Radio episode to celebrate Canada Day and July 4th! We bring in our colleague Bill Wirtz to cover the news:🥸 Politicians become jokers at the G7🛢️ Macron makes case for American oil exports🪙 How to tip in North AmericaHow to celebrate Canada Day/July 4thThe problem
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EP129: Busting Myths on the Housing Crisis (w/ Mark Calabria)
06/24/2022
EP129: Busting Myths on the Housing Crisis (w/ Mark Calabria)
Mark Anthony Calabria was the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. He was formerly the chief economist for Vice President Mike Pence. He is now a senior advisor at the Cato Institute.We talk all things housing!Broadcast on Consumer Choice Radio on June 25, 2022.Syndicated on Sauga 960AM a
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EP128: A Public Spending Spree (w/ Franco Terrazzano and Shane Morris
06/17/2022
EP128: A Public Spending Spree (w/ Franco Terrazzano and Shane Morris
Franco Terrazzano is the federal director at the Canadian Taxpayers' Federation.https://www.taxpayer.com/about/spokespeople/franco-terrazzano-How did the Governor General's entourage rack up $100,000 in in-flight meals?-What should Doug Ford do to make life more affordable?-And why are politicians s
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EP127: The Bees Are Alright (w/ Bill Wirtz)
06/09/2022
EP127: The Bees Are Alright (w/ Bill Wirtz)
In this episode of Consumer Choice Radio David is joined by his CCC colleague Bill Wirtz where they discuss-Russian funding of environmentalist groups-Political views and watching the news-The myths and facts of the "Beepocolypse"-The importance of targeted advertising-Healthcare in Europe and medic
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EP126: No More Man-Dates
06/03/2022
EP126: No More Man-Dates
Yaël is back from DC, David is excited about the recent Ontario election, and we hit all the news on pelletgrills, This Is Us, the "Let's Go Brandon" Coin, and the US government cops up to inflation.Broadcast on Consumer Choice Radio on June 3, 2022.Syndicated on Sauga 960AM and Big Talker Network.W
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EP125: Ukraine, Bitcoin, and Liberal Democracy (w/ Matthew Mežinskis)
05/26/2022
EP125: Ukraine, Bitcoin, and Liberal Democracy (w/ Matthew Mežinskis)
Yaël is in DC, David is back from his delightful Ontario countryside séjour. We talk about the Davos World Economic Forum, politicians that want to ban ministers from joining, and the loons that follow it, and the media incentives to cover the Johnny Depp/Amber Heard trial.INTERVIEW: Matthew Mežinsk
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EP124: Don't worry Elon, ESG is a Pay-to-Play Racket (w/ Dr. Kimberlee Josephson)
05/20/2022
EP124: Don't worry Elon, ESG is a Pay-to-Play Racket (w/ Dr. Kimberlee Josephson)
INTERVIEW: Dr. Kimberlee Josephson is an Assistant Professor of Business and the Associate Dean for the Breen Center for Graduate Success at Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Pennsylvania, and an adjunct research fellow at the Consumer Choice Center.https://twitter.com/dr_josephson-Tesla kicked ou
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EP123: Debate Hustle
05/13/2022
EP123: Debate Hustle
—Quotas have led to shortages of baby formula, and the WHO is once more to blame– Breaking down the Canadian Conservative Leadership DebateThere's enough meat there :)Broadcast on Consumer Choice Radio on May 14, 2022.Syndicated on Sauga 960AM and Big Talker Network.Website: https://consumerchoicera
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EP122: Menthol Madness (w/ Guy Bentley)
05/06/2022
EP122: Menthol Madness (w/ Guy Bentley)
INTERVIEW: Guy Bentley is the director of Consumer Freedom at the Reason Foundation—Understanding the stakes in the FDA's proposed rule that would ban menthol tobacco products—The social justice arguments that we should all heed—Has consumer freedom fared better under Biden, Trump, or Obama?—Decrimi
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EP121: Sustaining a Cannabis Economy ( w/ Chris Becker)
04/29/2022
EP121: Sustaining a Cannabis Economy ( w/ Chris Becker)
INTERVIEW: Chris Becker is a co-founder at the Honeybee Collective, a Colorado-based sustainable cannabis company.—How Honeybee Collective is approaching the corporate structure, employee ownership, and sustainability differently—The roll-out of Colorado legalization demystified—Competing against Co
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EP120:  A YIMBY MP (w/ MP Scott Aitchison)
04/22/2022
EP120: A YIMBY MP (w/ MP Scott Aitchison)
INTERVIEW: Scott Aitchison is a Canadian member of Parliament for Parry Sound—Muskoka, Ontario, and a candidate for leader of the Conservative Party of Canada.—How exclusionary zoning harms local communities—It's time for YIMBY at all levels of government—Restoring food affordability by abolishing s
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EP119: Ending the Housing Crisis + Human Freedom Bitcoin (w/ MP Raquel Dancho, Alex Gladstein)
04/15/2022
EP119: Ending the Housing Crisis + Human Freedom Bitcoin (w/ MP Raquel Dancho, Alex Gladstein)
—How do millennials and GenZ view politics?—Voting in two countries—Elon Musk's gargantuan offer for Twitter—Should the trustbusters now sit down?INTERVIEW: Raquel Dancho is a Canadian member of Parliament for Kildonan—St. Paul, Manitoba.—How millennial Conservatives can end the housing crisis—It's
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