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Need a little more freedom in your life? YOU FOUND IT! This is FREEDOM DAILY brought to you by The Freedom Foundation. Get the latest on the fight against big government and the union political machine. You'll hear from experts and organizers about what we can do to defend the principles that made our state and nation great! Listen or download Freedom Daily at KTTH.com and learn more at myFreedomFoundation.com.

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Freedom Daily August 1, 2014 - Host Jeff Rhodes with Guest Senator Randi Becker
Freedom Foundation managing editor Jeff Rhodes interviews Eatonville Republican Sen. Randi Becker, who co-chairs the Senate Health and Wellness Committee about the latest developments in the case of a whisteblower complaint in the Office of the Insurance Commissioner.
28:14 7/30/14
Freedom Daily July 30, 2014 - Host Jami Lund with Guests The Communications Department
Freedom Foundation Senior Policy Analyst Jami Lund sits down with the Communications Department at the Freedom Foundation to discuss how to get the Freedom Foundation's message out and how to engage with people.
27:37 7/30/14
Freedom Daily July 31, 2014 - Host Jeff Rhodes with Guest Susan Shotthafer
Freedom Foundation managing editor Jeff Rhodes interviews Susan Shotthafer, who led a successful petition drive to get a pair of labor reform measures on the November ballot in Sequim.
28:10 7/30/14
Freedom Daily July 29, 2014 - Host Max Nelsen with Guest Vinnie Vernuccio
Labor policy analyst Max Nelsen interviews Vincent Vernuccio, Director of Labor Policy at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy in Michigan, about a new concept for organizing labor unions in the public sector.
28:29 7/29/14
Freedom Daily July 28, 2014 - Host Glen Morgan with Guest Kristi Brumfeld
Glen Morgan interviewed Kristi Brumfield, former ESD state worker who became a whistleblower. They discuss whistleblowing from a state worker's perspective and how the union will not protect members who become whistleblowers, and in some cases collude with corrupt management to cover up the corruption.
28:07 7/28/14
Freedom Daily July 25, 2014 - Host Scott Roberts with Guest Glen Morgan
Scott Roberts and guest Glen Morgan discuss a recent jury-trial $12 million judgment against the Thurston County Commissioners and how elected officials and senior bureaucrats should be held personally liable for their actions rather than just always have the taxpayer pick up the costs.
28:30 7/25/14
Freedom Daily July 24, 2014 - Host Max Nelsen with guest Matt Haller
Labor Policy Analyst Max Nelsen interviews Matt Haller, Senior Vice President for Communications and Public Affairs at the International Franchise Association, about the IFA's lawsuit against the City of Seattle's $15 minimum wage ordinance.
28:26 7/24/14
Freedom Daily July 23, 2014 - Host Jami Lund with Guest Trent England
Senior Policy Analyst Jami Lund and Trent England, VP of the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs review the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and the recent court ruling striking down some elements of implementation.
28:17 7/23/14
Freedom Daily July 28, 2014 - Host Glen Morgan with Guest Kristi Brumfeld
Glen Morgan with Guest Kristi Brumfeld
28:07 7/23/14
Freedom Daily July 22, 2014 - Host Jami Lund with Guest Mike Reitz
Senior Policy Analyst Jami Lund, and Mike Reitz, VP of Mackinac Center for Public Policy in Michigan discuss how the tide is changing nationwide on public sector unions' undue influence.
28:33 7/22/14
Freedom Daily July 17, 2014 - Host Lund with Guest Michael Chartier
Education Policy Analyst, Jami Lund talks with Michael Chartier of the Friedman Foundation for Education Choice about the momentum for ending the education monopoly nationwide and how Washington compares to the rest nation.
28:32 7/17/14
Freedom Daily July 18, 2014 - Host Max Nelsen with Guests Freedom Foundation Interns
Labor policy analyst Max Nelsen speaks with the Freedom Foundation's three summer interns about their backgrounds, work at the Foundation and future plans.
28:28 7/16/14
Freedom Daily July 15, 2014 - Host Jeff Rhodes with Guest Daniel DiSalvo
Freedom Foundation managing editor Jeff Rhodes interviews Daniel DiSalvo, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and an outspoken critic of public-sector unions, about the impact of this month's Harris v. Quinn ruling.
28:15 7/15/14
Freedom Daily July 16, 2014 - Host Glen Morgan with Guest Representative Chad Magendanz
Glen Morgan and Rep. Chad Magendanz (Issaquah) discuss education policy in Washington State and how to improve it.
28:16 7/15/14
Freedom Daily July 21, 2014 - Host Jeff Rhodes with Guest Dale Schowengerdt
Freedom Foundation managing editor Jeff Rhodes interviews Dale Schowengerdt, attorney for Baronelle Stutzman, the Richland florist currently being sued by the state of Washington for refusing to cater a same-sex wedding because it violates her religious principles.
27:44 7/15/14
Freedom Daily July 14, 2014 – Host Jeff Rhodes with Guest Michelle Earl-Hubbard
Freedom Foundation managing editor Jeff Rhodes interviews Seattle attorney Michelle Earl-Hubbard, of the Washington Coalition for Open Government, about the closed-door negotiations between the governor and Washington's government employee unions.
28:28 7/14/14
Freedom Daily July 11, 2014 – Host Jeff Rhodes with Guest Gerald Molen
Hollywood motion picture producer Gerald Molen discusses the recent controversy in which a book written by his colleague, Dinesh D'Souza, were dropped temporarily by Costco; and he previews the Freedom Foundation’s Legacy Honors Luncheon, at which he will be the keynote speaker.
28:16 7/11/14
Freedom Daily July 10, 2014 – Host Glen Morgan with Guest Senator Mark Schoesler
Glen Morgan interviews State Senator Mark Schoesler from Ritzville about Governor Inslee's efforts to give more power to the Department of Ecology, change the water quality standards in the state, and our government's regulatory War on the Poor.
28:16 7/10/14
Freedom Daily July 9, 2014 – Host Scott Roberts with Guest Glen Morgan
WA State Department of Ecology Bob Penhale views citizens as animals to be hunted, and Governor Inslee is holding secret meetings. What do these things have in common? Scott Roberts hosts Freedom Daily today with fellow freedom fighter Glen Morgan. They discuss these issues and more.
28:21 7/9/14
Freedom Daily July 8, 2014 – Host Jami Lund with Guest Shawn Newman
Senior Policy Analyst Jami Lund interviews Shawn Newman, the attorney representing more than two dozen Thurston County employees suing the union, AFSCME Council 2 for refusing to honor their Constitutional rights to pay only the fee for workplace representation.
28:20 7/8/14
Freedom Daily July 4, 2014 – Host Jami Lund with Guests Rep. Elizabeth Scott
Education Policy Analyst, Jami Lund discusses "Common Core State Standards" with state Representative Elizabeth Scott of Monroe. What are the "common core" educational learning targets for public schools, what are the impacts and when does it happen?
28:18 7/4/14
Freedom Daily July 3, 2014 – Host Scott Roberts with Guest William Bryant
​Today, Scott Roberts hosts Freedom Daily with guest Bill Bryant and they talk about forming your own employee association, as an alternative to joining one of the big government unions.​
28:18 7/3/14
Freedom Daily July 7, 2014 – Host Jeff Rhodes with guest Mary Ruth Edwards
Managing editor Jeff Rhodes interviews Prosser school teacher, who is challenging incumbent Republican Maureen Walsh for her party’s nomination in the 16th Distict House of Representatives race claiming Walsh isn’t conservative enough.
28:31 7/3/14
Freedom Daily July 2, 2014 – Host Jami Lund with Guests Rep. Liz Pike and Scott Roberts
Jami Lund and Scott Roberts discuss with Representative Liz Pike how state artificial price mandates for public projects called “prevailing wage laws” harm businesses and drive up the cost of government.
27:44 7/2/14
Freedom Daily July 1, 2014 Host Jeff Rhodes with Guest Richard Sanders
Managing editor Jeff Rhodes interviews former Washington State Supreme Court Justice Richard Sanders about the court’s recent threat to hold the Legislature in contempt unless it appropriates more money for education under the McCleary ruling.
28:31 7/1/14
Freedom Daily June 30, 2014 – Host Max Nelsen with Guest Trent England
Labor Policy Analyst Max Nelsen talks with Trent England about the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Harris v. Quinn which deals a major blow to certain public-sector labor unions.
28:32 6/30/14
Freedom Daily June 27, 2014 – Host Glen Morgan with Guest Rep. Matt Manweller
Glen Morgan interviews Representative Matt Manweller about a recent situation in Liberty, WA where the US Forest Service was abusing a disable vet - including seizing his mining equipment and preventing him from accessing his small mining claim. Local citizens took it upon themselves to help their fellow neighbor.
28:31 6/27/14
Freedom Daily June 26, 2014 – Host Max Nelsen
Labor Policy Analyst Max Nelsen discusses a new survey about Seattle’s recently adopted $15/hour minimum wage law.
28:26 6/26/14
Freedom Daily June 25, 2014 – Host Jami Lund with Guest Suzie Hanson
Education Policy Analyst, Jami Lund, is joined by Suzie Hanson, Director of the Washington Federation of Independent Schools to discuss how private schooling options improve the liklihood of an educated citizenry.
28:16 6/25/14
Freedom Daily June 24, 2014 – Host Scott Roberts with Guests Rep. Matt Shea and Glen Morgan
Scott Roberts talks about the problems with electronic home monitoring. Guests Rep. Matt Shea (R-Spokane Valley) and Glen Morgan, Freedom Foundation's Property Rights Director give perspective to the problems, and outline potential legislative remedies.
28:06 6/24/14