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The Political Climate in America’s Colleges and Universities

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Friday’s show, co-founder of the Florida Citizens’ Alliance Keith Flaugh and I discuss the impact on students of “high-stakes testing” in Florida schools. The BB&T Distinguished Professor of Free Enterprise at FGCU Bradley Hobbs and I discuss the current political climate in America’s colleges and universities. We also visit ... Read More »

News on Central Avenue Expansion

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 the redevelopment of Central Avenue as a “walking” street and the plan to make the Paradise Coast a “Blue Zone”. Local businessman and candidate for Florida State House in District 80 Byron Donalds and ... Read More »

Should We Impose Tariffs on Manufactured Goods?

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Monday’s show, we discuss current world affairs including developments in Syria, Europe, and the United States with author and historian Marc Schulman. Local businessman and political activist, David Bolduc, and I discuss the appropriateness of Donald Trump’s proposed manufacturing tariffs. We also visit with the Executive Director of the ... Read More »

The Allure of Socialism for the Young

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Friday’s show, co-founder of the Florida Citizens’ Alliance Keith Flaugh and I discuss of few of the alternatives to traditional public school for parents and their children. BB&T Distinguished Professor of Free Enterprise at FGCU Bradley Hobbs and I discuss the allure of Socialism for young people. We also ... Read More »

Americans for Prosperity and the Legislative Process

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Friday’s show, co-founder of the Florida Citizens’ Alliance Pastor Rick Stevens and I discuss the non-partisan forums planned to inform citizens on the Paradise Coast about School Board and State Legislative candidates. BB&T Distinguished Professor of Free Enterprise at FGCU Bradley Hobbs and I discuss Joseph Schumpeter’s concept of ... Read More »

Common Core and Public Education in Florida

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Friday’s show, co-founder of the Florida Citizens’ Alliance Pastor Rick Stevens and I discuss Common Core and the problems it creates in education in Florida and Collier County schools. BB&T Distinguished Professor of Free Enterprise at FGCU Bradley Hobbs and I discuss the great economist F. A. Hayek and ... Read More »

Paradise Coast: Number One Retirement Community

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 the recently-released ranking of retirement communities, ranking Naples number one in Florida and number three nationwide. Local businessman and candidate for State House in District 80 Byron Donalds and I discuss last night’s Democratic ... Read More »

Measuring Success in the Collier County School District

Thanks for listening to the Bob Harden Show. On Tuesday’s show, we discuss strategic planning and the Superintendent’s evaluation process with Collier County School Board member Erika Donalds. We discuss the last week of the current legislative session and the budget reconciliation process with our State Representative Kathleen Passidomo. We review the positive aspects of anger with the Founder of ... Read More »

Liberty, Responsibility, and the Liberty Movement

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Friday’s show, co-founder of the Florida Citizens’ Alliance Pastor Rick Stevens and I discuss the legislative and political agenda to correct problems in education in Florida and Collier County schools. BB&T Distinguished Professor of Free Enterprise at FGCU Bradley Hobbs and I discuss the Liberty Fund, the assault on ... Read More »

The Freedom Movement at Colleges and Universities

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Friday’s show, co-founder of the Florida Citizens’ Alliance Pastor Rick Stevens and I discuss some of the problems with public education in Florida and Collier County schools and steps to deal with them. BB&T Distinguished Professor of Free Enterprise at FGCU Bradley Hobbs and I discuss the attack on ... Read More »