health

The Un-Affordable Care Act

On Thursday’s show, we discuss Obamacare, NSA Surveillance, and the failure of the TSA with our candidate for Florida State House in District 80, Byron Donalds. The President and CEO of NCH Healthcare Dr. Allen Weiss and I discuss aging and generational differences. Orthopedic surgeon Dr. George Markovich and I discuss the excessive use of diagnostic tests in health care ... Read More »

Hillary: Declining Popularity & Trust

On Wednesday’s show, we had a few technical glitches (phone difficulties), so we couldn’t visit with our planned guests, but we discussed a number of topics including the just-signed-in-to-law “Freedom Act,” the field of candidates for the 2016 Presidential election, the declining popularity of Hillary Clinton, government waste (always a favorite topic of discussion on the show), and Big Labor’s ... Read More »

Insurance, Dodd-Frank and Crony Capitalism

On Tuesday’s show, we discuss the dilemma faced by many insurance companies because of Dodd-Frank and the Fed with Barron’s Washington Bureau Chief Jim McTague. We discuss the stalemate in Florida’s legislative session and possible outcomes in the Special Legislative Session with our State Representative Kathleen Passidomo, We also visit with Pastoral Psychotherapist Sam Sewell about “Eupsyhian Management.” We have ... Read More »

Remembering with Gratitude: Memorial Day

On Monday’s show, we discuss the history and significance of Memorial Day in America as well as developments with ISIS with author and historian Marc Schulman. We discuss the rising cost of healthcare in America with political activist David Bolduc. The President of Less Government Seton Motley and I discuss the failure of Congress to exercise its Constitutional authority, ceding ... Read More »

The Feds Blink: Governor Scott Gets “Low Income Pool” Funding

On Friday’s show, we discuss the “Low Income Pool” and Medicaid Expansion in Florida with the Founder and President of the Foundation for Government Accountability Tarren Bragdon. A Founding member and Leader of the Southwest Florida Citizens’ Alliance Keith Flaugh and I discuss Common Core, “High-Stakes Testing” and efforts to diminish their impact in Florida. We also visit with author ... Read More »

Future Trends: Personalized Medicine

On Thursday’s show, we discuss “personalized” medicine and other developments in healthcare with the President and CEO of NCH Healthcare, Dr. Allen Weiss. State House candidate Byron Donalds and I discuss the media’s obsession with the Iraq war, the failure of Obamacare exchanges, and developments in the Middle East. We also visit with the CEO of Snikwah International Roy Smith ... Read More »

Bad News for Social Security Recipients

On Friday’s show, we discuss new and alarming data on the Social Security Trust Fund with FGCU Economics Professor Dean Stansel. Keith Flaugh representing SWFL Citizens’ Alliance and I discuss Common Core and the legislative efforts to reduce its impact in Florida. We also visit with the President of the Foundation for Economic Education Larry Reed and local health expert ... Read More »

Our Declining Influence on the World Stage

On Thursday’s show, we discuss the vitues and liabilities of “Comfort Food” with the President and CEO of NCH Healthcare Dr. Allen Weiss. The Senior Writer for the Washington Examiner Charles Hoskinsin and I discuss the declining influence of the United States on the world stage. We also visit with the Founder and Producing Artistic Director of Gulfshore Playhouse Kristen ... Read More »

Byron Donalds: Candidate for Florida State House

On Thursday’s show, we meet the new Medical Director of NCH Healthcare Dr. Astor and discuss our relationship with insurance companies with the President and CEO of NCH Healthcare Dr. Allen Weiss. Byron Donalds and I discuss his decision to run for the State House in District 80 as well as his views on education and regulations in Florida. We ... Read More »

The Costs and Consequences of Dodd-Frank

On Friday’s show, the President and CEO of the Foundation for Government Accountability Tarren Bragdon and I discuss Obamacare, www.healthcare.gov, and King v Burwell Supreme Court Case. FGCU Economics Professor Dean Stansel and I discuss the cost and other consequences of Dodd-Frank. The author of “Where Should We Eat” Sharon Kenny and I dining opportunities on the Paradise Coast. We ... Read More »