business

Our Eroding Economic Freedom

On Friday’s show, we discuss real estate supply and value on the Paradise Coast and in Florida with the Managing Partner of Terracap Management Steve Hagenbuckle. FGCU Economics Professor Dean Stansel and I discuss the result of the Fraser Institute’s Economic Freedom of the World Report. We also visit with local author and columnist Sharon Kenny and with author and ... Read More »

The EPA’s Assault on the Private Sector

On Tuesday’s show, we discuss the EPA’s assault on the private sector and the environment with the President of Less Government Seton Motley. We discuss the economy and the impact of over-regulation with State Representative Kathleen Passidomo, We also visit with Barron’s Contributing Editor Jim McTague and with Boo Mortenson. We have great guests lined up for Wednesday’s show, including ... Read More »

“Baptists & Bootleggers”

On Friday’s show, we discuss how the Foundation for Government Accountability is working with state Governors to reinstate work requirements for welfare recipients with its President and Founder Tarren Bragdon. FGCU Economics Professor Brad Hobbs and I discuss the regulatory concept of “Baptists and Bootleggers”. We also visit with local author and columnist Sharon Kenny and with author and business ... Read More »

Real Hero – Jesse Owens

On Friday’s show, we discuss “Real Hero Jesse Owens” with the President of the Foundation for Economic Education Larry Reed. FGCU Economics Professor Dean Stansel and I discuss the market volatility and the latest federal budget estimates. We also visit with local author and columnist Sharon Kenny and with author and business owner Dave Bego. We have entertaining and informative ... Read More »

Phony Science and Climate Change

On Wednesday’s show, we discuss ways the Cato Institute scholars would recommend amending the Constitution with the Chairman of the Cato Institute Bob Levy. Local author Andrew Joppa and I discuss immigration reform the 14th Amendment, and “birthright citizenship”. We discuss the climate change hoax and the phony science behind it with author, columnist and Professor Larry Bell. We also ... Read More »

Immigration Reform and “Birthright Citizenship”

On Wednesday’s show, we discuss ways the Cato Institute scholars would recommend amending the Constitution with the Chairman of the Cato Institute Bob Levy. Local author Andrew Joppa and I discuss immigration reform and “birthright citizenship”. We discuss the impact of the proposed EPA regulations with author, columnist and Professor Larry Bell. We also discuss the “Blue Zone Pledge” in ... Read More »

Trends in Technology and the Loss of Jobs

On Monday’s show, we discuss trends in technology and the loss of jobs with author and historian Marc Schulman. We discuss Net Neutrality and the resulting slow and needless loss of innovation with the President of Less Government Seton Motley. We also discuss America’s public pension crisis with the President of the Independent Institute Lawrence McQuillan. We have great guests ... Read More »

Florida Schools and High-Stakes Testing

On Friday’s show, Keith Flaugh of the Florida Citizens’ Alliance brings us up-to-date on high-stakes testing in Florida schools. FGCU Economics Professor Dean Stansel and I discuss the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds and the precarious financial health of our entitlement programs. We also visit with author and entrepreneur Dave Bego about last night’s GOP debate. We have entertaining ... Read More »

Wind Power Waste and the EPA

On Wednesday’s show, we discuss immigration policy and law in the United States with the Chairman of the Cato Institute Bob Levy. Andrew Joppa and I discuss the important and defining differences between a democracy and a republic. We discuss marine safety with Public Information Officer of the Collier County Sheriff’s Office Michelle Batten. We also discuss the new EPA ... Read More »

Protecting Private Property Rights

On Monday’s show, we discuss current world events, including developments in Israel, Ukraine, Syria and the South China Sea with author and historian Marc Schulman. We discuss the Innovation Act and the importance of patent protection with the President of Less Government Seton Motley. We also discuss the military’s firearms policy with political activist David Bolduc. We have great guests ... Read More »