Mon, 4 May 2015
CW 511 – Doug Hall – Promoting Federal Budget Transparency, National Priorities Project & 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee
Jason invites his mother, Sara, Fernando, and Brad to do a mini recap on the Memphis property tour they just had. Fernando shares his property performance statistics to the audience and Brad talks about the Mississippi real estate market. Our guest today is Doug Hall of the National Priorities Project. He talks to Jason on the federal discretionary budget and how his company is trying to make the federal budget more transparent to taxpayers.
[1:50] Sara shares her thoughts on the Memphis property event.
[3:30] Jason's mother shares her thoughts about the properties in Memphis.
[6:00] Fernando showed clients charts and graphs on how his properties have preformed over the years.
[9:50] Fernando has a annual 23% return from his real estate investments versus 13% annual return from his Apple stock.
[14:10] Brad talks about what Jason and the team can expect to see in the Jackson, Mississippi market.
[18:50] Jason introduces Doug Hall.
[21:05] Doug looks at both the federal discretionary budget as well as the overall budget.
[27:14] Should there even be unions in the public sector?
[29:50] What is the impact of federal spending at both the state and local level?
[34:40] Doug points out that the Pentagon is essentially unauditable.
[38:45] If you reduced the military spending by 2 billion dollars, you could increase other areas of the discretionary budget like education, medicare, etc by 50%.
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