Today, on the Ed Morrissey Show (3 pm ET), we welcome John Taylor of the Hoover Institution and Stanford University to discuss his new book, Getting Off Track: How Government Actions and Interventions Caused, Prolonged, and Worsened the Financial Crisis. What exactly cause the present economic crisis — and are we repeating the same mistakes that created it in Barack Obama’s Deadbeatonomics policies?

In the first half, we’ll talk with Dr. Anne Layne-Farrar of the Law and Economics Consulting Group (LECG) about her new study showing the impact of Card Check legislation. Dr. Layne-Farrar predicts that the American economy would lose between 1.5 million and 5.4 million jobs due to Card Check. Find out why!

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