politics

Deficits, Debt, and the Entitlement Crisis

On Friday’s show, we discuss high-stakes testing and Common Core with local political activist Keith Flaugh. Senior Fellow from the Cato Institute Michael Tanner and I discuss his new book, “Going for Broke” exploring the precarious financial health of our entitlement programs. We also visit with the President and Founder of the Foundation for Government Accountability Tarren Bragdon and with ... Read More »

“Blue Zones” Implementation in Collier County Schools

On Thursday’s show, the President and CEO of NCH Healthcare Dr. Allen Weiss and I discuss the implementation of “Blue Zones” in Collier County Schools. Candidate for Florida State House Byron Donalds and I discuss the EPA spill of hazardous materials in Colorado rivers, Hillary’s emails, and the GOP “outsider” candidates. Author and local columnist Sharon Kenny and I discuss ... Read More »

Collier County’s Artificial Reef Project

On Wednesday’s show, we discuss the artificial reef project already in progress in Southwest Florida with attorney Jeff Ahren. Andrew Joppa and I discuss the winners and losers of the GOP Presidential Debate. We discuss the impact of the proposed EPA rules for Florida with the President of the Hispanic Leadership Fund Mario Lopez. We also discuss the “The Dirty ... Read More »

The Pope, the President, and Income Inequality

On Tuesday’s show, we discuss the Pope, the President, and Income inequality with the Chairman of the Cato Istitute Bob Levy. We discuss the GOP presidential candidate debates and the upcoming special legislative session with State Representative Kathleen Passidomo, We also visit with Pastoral Psychotherapist Sam Sewell about “active” listening skills and with Boo Mortenson about her humorous observations and ... Read More »

Could Assad Fall in Syria?

On Monday’s show, we discuss current world events, including developments in Syria, Yemen, Turkey and Afghanistan with author and historian Marc Schulman. We discuss Net Neutrality and the resulting slow and needless loss of innovation with the President of Less Government Seton Motley. We also discuss the implementation of “Blue Zones” in Collier County Schools with political activist David Bolduc. ... Read More »

Maintaining Optimal Health on the Paradise Coast

On Thursday’s show, the President and CEO of NCH Healthcare Dr. Allen Weiss and I discuss the rating and assessment process for healthcare facilities in Florida. We continue the healthcare discussion with Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. George Markovich and with Wellness Coach Michelle Joy Kramer. We also visit with Naples City Council member Bill Barnett. Please join us on Friday for ... Read More »

Wind Power Waste and the EPA

On Wednesday’s show, we discuss immigration policy and law in the United States with the Chairman of the Cato Institute Bob Levy. Andrew Joppa and I discuss the important and defining differences between a democracy and a republic. We discuss marine safety with Public Information Officer of the Collier County Sheriff’s Office Michelle Batten. We also discuss the new EPA ... Read More »

GOP Candidates and the Debate

On Tuesday’s show, we discuss the GOP presidential candidate debates and public funding of Planned Parenthood with Barron’s Washington Contributing Editor Jim McTague. We discuss jobs created in the state of Florida and the upcoming special legislative session with State Representative Kathleen Passidomo, We also visit with Pastoral Psychotherapist Sam Sewell about communication skills and with Boo Mortenson about her ... Read More »

The Economic and Moral Case for Welfare Reform

On Friday’s show, we make both the economic and moral case for welfare reform with the Founder and President of the Foundation for Government Accountability Tarren Bragdon. FGCU Economics Professor Dean Stansel and I discuss the effects of occupational licensing and increasing the minimum wage. We also visit with the health and wellness expert Peggy Sealfon and local author and ... Read More »

Helping At-Risk Girls Achieve Success

On Thursday’s show, the Executive Director of PACE Center for Girls in Immokalee Marianne Krearns and I discuss their mission and remarkable results working with “at risk” middle and high school girls in Collier County. We discuss the planned tax increase for Collier County schools, John Kerry’s testimony on the Iran nuclear deal and Ted Cruz’s Senate Floor speech with ... Read More »