politics

Is Our Power Grid Vulnerable to a Terror Attack?

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Wednesday’s show, we continue our discussion of “Executive Overreach” through Presidential Executive Orders with the Chairman of the Cato Institute, Bob Levy. We visit with the Florida State Director of Americans for Prosperity about their plans and strategy for 2017. Author and Political activist Andrew Joppa and I discuss ... Read More »

Angry, Bewildered, and Confused

Thanks for listening to the Bob Harden Show. On Tuesday’s show, we discuss how our legislators coordinate their efforts to achieve legislative results for the Paradise Coast with our State Senator, Kathleen Passidomo. Naples Illustrated Marketing Manager Shalyn Ormsby and I discuss what’s happening on the Paradise Coast this week in another edition of “On the Town.” Author and journalist ... Read More »

“Real Hero” Edmund Burke

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Monday’s show, we discuss current world affairs, especially in Syria, Germany, and the U.N resolution against Israel with author and historian Marc Schulman. The President of the Foundation for Economic Education Larry Reed and I discuss “real hero” and thought leader of the 18th century Edmund Burke. Local political ... Read More »

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Friday’s show, we visit with the co-founder of the SWFL Citizens’ Alliance Keith Flaugh about a recently-released study ranking 76 countries on educational outcomes for 15 year-olds – the results for the USA are not good. The President of the Foundation for Government Accountability ... Read More »

What to Expect from Future Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Thursday’s show, we discuss some of the implications locally for the repeal and replacement of Obamacare with Dr. Allen Weiss, the President and CEO of NCH Healthcare. Collier County School Board member Erick Carter and I discuss President-Elect Trump’s choice for Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos. We also visit with ... Read More »

Can Scott Pruitt Drain the EPA Swamp?

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Wednesday’s show, we continue our discussion of “Executive Overreach” and the “Treaty Powers” with the Chairman of the Cato Institute, Bob Levy. We visit with the President & CEO of the Naples Historical Society Elaine Reed about the proposed Naples Historical District. Author and Political activist Andrew Joppa and ... Read More »

A Glimpse at China’s View of President-Elect Trump

Thanks for listening to the Bob Harden Show. On Tuesday’s show, we discuss the implementation of legalizing medical marijuana in Florida with our State Senator, Kathleen Passidomo. Naples Illustrated Marketing Manager Shalyn Ormsby and I discuss what’s happening on the Paradise Coast this week in another edition of “On the Town.” Author and journalist in Washington, D.C., Jim McTague and ... Read More »

Is Speech “Free” on College Campuses?

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Friday’s show, we visit with the co-founder of the SWFL Citizens’ Alliance Keith Flaugh about advocacy for new legislation on local control of school textbooks and curriculum content. The Vice President of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) Samantha Harris and I discuss the state of “free ... Read More »

Trump on Trade

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Thursday’s show, Florida State House Representative-Elect Byron Donalds and I discuss his committee assignment in the State House as well as the “Trump Transition.” The president of Less Government Seton Motley and I assess Trump’s positions on international trade through a business rather than a political prism. We also ... Read More »

Meet Vail Horton: His Inspiring Story

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Wednesday’s show, we begin our discussion of “Executive Overreach” with the Chairman of the Cato Institute, Bob Levy. We visit with Vail Horton, who shares his inspiring story of overcoming his own physical limitations and his message that we all can be productive and find meaning in our work. ... Read More »