politics

States Take a Stand Against Centralization of Education

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Friday’s show, we visit with Keith Flaugh, co-founder of the SWFL Citizens’ Alliance, about Tuesday’s local voting results in Collier and Lee Counties. The Will Skillman Fellow in Education Policy at the Heritage Foundation Lindsey Burke and I discuss the growing discontent with Common Core and Federal intervention in ... Read More »

Zika Virus Update

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 outbreak and containment of the Zika Virus on the Paradise Coast. Newly elected Florida State House Representative Byron Donalds and I discuss his campaign as well as the results of other local elections. ... Read More »

Balancing Act: Civil Liberties and National Security

Thanks for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Wednesday’s show, we discuss the legal tension between our civil liberties and national security with Bob Levy, Chairman of the Cato Institute. We discuss the failures and fallout from the Iran Nuclear Deal with Professor at the University of Houston and author of “Scared Witless: the Prophets and Profits of Climate ... Read More »

The Economic Calendar and the Presidential Race

Thanks for listening to the Bob Harden Show. On Tuesday’s show, we visit with Lee Dixon, candidate for Collier County School Board in District 4. We discuss the economic calendar and the presidential election with author and Contributing Editor to Barron’s in Washington D.C., Jim McTague. State Representative Kathleen Passidomo and I discuss state education as well as her campaign ... Read More »

Celebrate “Capital” on Labor Day

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Monday’s show, we discuss recent developments in Syria, Turkey, Yemen, Iraq, and Columbia with author and historian Marc Schulman. We celebrate Labor Day; we find out why the President of the Foundation for Economic Education Larry Reed suggests we should also celebrate “Capital Day”. We also visit with the ... Read More »

The Importance of Your Vote

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Friday’s show, we visit with Keith Flaugh, co-founder of the SWFL Citizens’ Alliance, about early voting results and the importance of voting in this election cycle. We visit with Collier County School Board candidate Louise Penta about her goals for improving accountability and quality of education in Collier County ... Read More »

Two Examples of Costly Government Regulation

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 nine key points for successful parenting. Candidate for Florida State House in District 80 Byron Donalds and I discuss his campaign as well as the Collier County School Board race. The President of Less ... Read More »

Reforming Islam in America

Thanks for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Wednesday’s show, we discuss our foreign policy choices with Emma Ashford, Research Fellow at the Cato Institute. We discuss how Secretary of State John Kerry is targeting our air conditioners with Professor at the University of Houston and author of “Scared Witless: the Prophets and Profits of Climate Doom” Larry Bell. ... Read More »

The Economic Calendar and the Presidential Election

Thanks for listening to the Bob Harden Show. On Tuesday’s show, we discuss “The Wave of the Future: Micro Education” as an alternative to public schools with William Mattox from the James Madison Institute. We discuss the economic calendar and its importance to the presidential election with author and Contributing Editor to Barron’s in Washington D.C., Jim McTague. State Representative ... Read More »

The Importance of Economic Ideas

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Monday’s show, we discuss recent developments in Syria, Turkey, Russia, Yemen, and Israel with author and historian Marc Schulman. We discuss the history of economic thought beginning with Adam Smith through Rose & Milton Friedman with the President of the Foundation for Economic Education Larry Reed. We also visit ... Read More »