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The Budget Deal, Job Creation, and Crony Capitalism

Thanks for listening to the Bob Harden Show. On Tuesday’s show, we discuss the budget deal, job creation, and crony capitalism with Contributing Editor to Barron’s Jim McTague. We discuss deregulation the taxi business in Collier County and the possibility of greater deregulation in Florida with our State Representative Kathleen Passidomo. We continue our discussion of conflict resolution skills with ... Read More »

Deregulation in Collier County

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Monday’s show, we discuss the Turkish Election, the Russian Plane shot down on Saturday, U.S Forces in Syria, and developments in the South China Sea with author and historian Marc Schulman. We discuss the Collier County Commission vote to deregulate the taxi business with the head of the Collier ... Read More »

The Budget Deal: More of the Same

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Friday’s show, the Founder and CEO of the Foundation for Government Accountability Tarren Bragdon and I discuss the programs presented to state legislators on welfare and healthcare reform at their recent conference in Orlando. FGCU Economics Professor Dean Stansel and I discuss the budget deal passed by the Senate ... Read More »

CNBC: Debate Losers

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Thursday’s show, the President and CEO of NCH Healthcare Dr. Allen Weiss and I discuss how healthy habits translate in to financial gains for both individuals and businesses. Florida State House candidate Byron Donalds and I discuss last night’s GOP debate as well as the two-year budget deal. The ... Read More »

We Need Protection from the EPA

Thanks for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Wednesday’s show, we continue our discussion of the basic tenets of Libertarianism with the Chairman of the Cato Institute Bob Levy. The Deputy Director for Federal Affairs at Americans for Prosperity Christine Harbin Hanson and I discuss the flawed Congressional effort to revive the Export Import Bank. We find out why ... Read More »

So How’s Obamacare Doing?

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Friday’s show, we visit with Tarren Bragdon, President and Founder of the Foundation for Government Accountability, about his recent debate about Obamacare with the former Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius. FGCU Economics Professor Brad Hobbs and I discuss the bias that his students bring to the ... Read More »

What About the Debate?

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Thursday’s show, the President and CEO of NCH Healthcare Dr. Allen Weiss and I discuss flu shots and the importance of immunization. Florida State House candidate Byron Donalds and I discuss the Tuesday’s Democratic Presidential Debate and the rift in the Democratic Party over public education. The President of ... Read More »

A Few Basics of Libertarianism

Thanks for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Wednesday’s show, we discuss a few of the basic tenets of Libertarianism with the Chairman of the Cato Institute Bob Levy. Local author Andrew Joppa and I discuss the importance of – as well as the sources of resistance to – the “Convention of States.” We discuss the deposition of the ... Read More »

Threats to Economic Growth

Thanks for listening to the Bob Harden Show. On Tuesday’s show, we discuss threats to the U.S. economy with Contributing Editor to Barron’s Jim McTague. We discuss proposed legislation in the next session with our State Representative Kathleen Passidomo. We discuss conflict resolution skills with the Founder of Best Self USA Rev. Sam Sewell. We also visit with Boo Mortenson. ... Read More »

Eliminating High-Stakes Testing and Common Core

On Friday’s show, we find out about the efforts in Tallahassee by Keith Flaugh and the Florida Citizens’ Alliance to stop Common Core and high-stakes testing. FGCU Economics Professor Dean Stansel and I discuss a few of the tax plans being proposed by GOP presidential candidates. We also visit with local author and columnist Sharon Kenny and with author and ... Read More »