Monday, February 22, 2021
On Point of View today, It’s going to be super busy! Guest host Dr. Merrill (Buddy) Matthews welcomes his first guest, Sterling Burnett. Their topic of discussion is the Outrage over the Outage. His next guest is financial expert Dan Pilla. They will be talking about financial planning for the tax season. Then Buddy welcomes Dr. Jim Denison of the Denison Forum. Buddy and Jim will share their wisdom on media censorship. The rest of the hour Buddy speaks with Jonathan Saenz, President of Texas Values, about the ban the Bible Bills.
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Sterling Burnett, Ph.D
Senior Fellow - Environmental Policy | Managing Editor - Environment & Climate News - The Heartland Institute
Prior to joining The Heartland Institute in 2014, Burnett worked at the National Center for Policy Analysis for 18 years, ending his tenure there as senior fellow in charge of environmental policy. He has held various positions in professional and public policy organizations, including serving as a member of the Environment and Natural Resources Task Force in the Texas Comptroller’s e-Texas commission.
Burnett is a former board member and past president of the Dallas Woods and Water Conservation Club; a senior fellow at the Texas Public Policy Foundation; an academic advisor for Collegians for a Constructive Tomorrow; an advisory board member to the Cornwall Alliance; and an advisor for the Energy, Natural Resources and Agricultural Task Force at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
Burnett has an associate's degree in arts and sciences from Eastfield Community College (1984), a B.B.A. and a B.A. in cultural anthropology from Southern Methodist University (1986), and a M.A. (1991) and a Ph.D. (2001) in applied philosophy from Bowling Green State University with a specialization in environmental ethics.
Founder & Executive Director - Tax Freedom Institute, Inc.
For over three decades, Dan Pilla has been the nation’s leader in taxpayers’ rights defense and IRS abuse prevention and cure. Regarded as one of the country’s premiere experts in IRS procedures and general financial problems resolution techniques, he has helped hundreds of thousands of citizens solve personal and business tax and financial problems they thought might never be solved. As the author of 14 books, dozens of research reports and hundreds of articles, Dan’s work is regularly featured on radio and television as well as in major newspapers, leading magazines and trade publications nation-wide. Dan is a frequent guest on numerous talk radio programs where he is heard by millions of people each year. His fast-paced interviews provide hard-hitting answers to even the toughest questions. His many media appearances include CNN, CBS, CNBC, Fox News, CSPAN, the CBS Radio Network, the USA Radio Network and many others. His books have been recommended by prominent magazines and financial publications such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Money, Family Circle, Investor’s Business Daily and more. Dan has written or contributed to major articles for Reader’s Digest, National Review, Reason, USA Today Magazine and others. The Associated Press once commented that “Dan Pilla probably knows more about the IRS than the commissioner.” The Wall Street Journal ranked his book, The IRS Problem Solver, as the number one tax book in America. Dan was a consultant to the National Commission on Restructuring the IRS. He works with numerous public policy research institutes and presented testimony to Congress on several occasions. His testimony to the Senate Finance Committee blew the lid off IRS abuse and led to many new taxpayers’ rights and protections. He was a member of the Editorial Board of the Road Map to Tax Reform Project, which drove the Bush Administration’s tax reform agenda. Dan is admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court and is enrolled to practice before the IRS. Dan is also the Executive Director of the Tax Freedom Institute, Inc., a national association of tax professionals.
Jim Denison, PhD
CVO | Co-Founder - Denison Forum
Dr. Jim Denison is the CVO of Denison Forum. His Daily Article and podcast globally reach over 200,000 subscribers. Dr. Denison guides readers to discern today’s news—biblically. He is the author of multiple books and has taught on the philosophy of religion and apologetics at several seminaries. Prior to launching Denison Forum in 2009, he pastored churches in Texas and Georgia. He holds a Ph.D and a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Jim and his wife, Janet, live in Dallas, Texas. They have two sons and four grandchildren.
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President - Texas Values
Jonathan M. Saenz, Esq., is the President of Texas Values, a nonprofit group dedicated to preserving and advancing a culture of family values in the state of Texas.
Prior to leading Texas Values, Jonathan headed the Liberty Institute offices at the Texas Capitol in Austin where he served as Director of Legislative Affairs and Attorney for Liberty Institute. Jonathan believes in religious liberty, sanctity of human life, family values, and constitutional rights, and has been involved in numerous court cases, including cases before the Texas Supreme Court and the United State Supreme Court. Jonathan has been featured in local, national and international media such as Fox News, CNN, USA Radio, Austin-American Statesman, Dallas Morning News, and Houston Chronicle among many others and is a sought after speaker for important events.
Mr. Saenz received his law degree from the University of Houston Law Center where he was honored as a Public Interest Law Fellow. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin. Jonathan is a native Texan (5th generation) who grew up in Houston, Texas and is a proud American. He and his family live in Buda and are members of Santa Cruz Catholic Church.
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