politics

James J. Hill: the “Empire Builder”

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. Apologies for the delay in posting today’s show – we had a few technical difficulties. On Monday’s show, we discuss the significance on Memorial Day, ISIS, violence in Turkey, and politics in America with author and historian Marc Schulman. Local businessman and political activist, David Bolduc, and I discuss the ... Read More »

The Dangers of “Protectionist” Trade Policies

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Friday’s show, we discuss protectionist policies and their impact on free markets with BB&T Distinguished Professor of Free Enterprise at FGCU Bradley Hobbs. Entrepreneur and author Dave Bego and I discuss the likely impact of Big Labor on the presidential election campaigns. Local community leader Keith Flaugh from the ... Read More »

The Budgeting Process in Collier County Schools

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 “Blue Zones”, individual choice, and “medical marijuana”. Collier County School Board member Erika Donalds and I discuss the need to audit the school board budgeting process as well as the current school board election ... Read More »

Billionaire’s Club Funds Climate Crisis Propaganda

Thanks for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Wednesday’s show, we meet and talk with Don Orrico from the James Madison Institute and learn about their involvement in policy making in Florida and here on the Paradise Coast. The Founder and President of the Freedom & Virtue Institute Ismael Hernandez and I discuss his new book, “Not Tragically Colored: ... Read More »

Meet Ambassador Francis Rooney: Candidate for Congress

Thanks for listening to the Bob Harden Show. On Tuesday’s show, we talk with Ambassador Francis Rooney about his decision to run for Congress in District 19. State Representative Kathleen Passidomo and I discuss Representative Curt Clawson’s surprise announcement to retire from Congress after serving one full term in office. President and Founder of the Foundation for Government Accountability Tarren ... Read More »

The Cost & Quality of Education

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Monday’s show, we discuss current world affairs including developments in Syria, Israel, and Viet Nam with author and historian Marc Schulman. Local businessman and political activist, David Bolduc, and I discuss Collier County School expenses per student and Superintendent Kamela Patton’s Guest Commentary in the Naples Daily News. Executive ... Read More »

Tradeoff: Security Vs. Liberty

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Friday’s show, we discuss the tradeoffs between “security” and our liberty with BB&T Distinguished Professor of Free Enterprise at FGCU Bradley Hobbs. Entrepreneur and author Dave Bego and I discuss the work “slowdown” at TSA and its connection to unions during national political campaigns. Local community leader Keith Flaugh ... Read More »

Why Farm Subsidies Don’t Work

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 “conformational bias” and its effects on science, healthcare, and daily life. Florida State House candidate Byron Donalds and I discuss the President’s directive on bathroom use in public schools as an example of government ... Read More »

Dr. Zuhdi Jasser: A Need for “Visionary” Foreign Policy

Thanks for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Wednesday’s show, we continue our discussion on gun control and our Second Amendment rights with Constitutional Scholar and Chairman of the Cato Institute Bob Levy. The Founder and President of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy Dr. Zuhdi Jasser and I discuss Donald Trump’s “vision” speech on American foreign policy. We ... Read More »

President Obama’s Curious Bathroom Directive

Thanks for listening to the Bob Harden Show. On Tuesday’s show, we discuss Donald Trump’s economic policies and today’s primaries in Oregon and Kentucky with author and Contributing Editor to Barron’s in Washington D.C., Jim McTague. State Representative Kathleen Passidomo and I discuss President Obama’s curious directive to local school boards around the country on the use of “school bathrooms.” ... Read More »