education

One Million New Jobs – and Counting!

Thanks for listening to the Bob Harden Show. On Tuesday’s show, we discuss the Omnibus Budget Bill and its impact on the economy with Contributing Editor to Barron’s Jim McTague. We discuss the creation of one million jobs in Florida since 2010 and the Governor’s agenda for the state with our State Representative Kathleen Passidomo. We discuss the impact of ... Read More »

The Plummeting Price of Carbon-Based Fuel

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Monday’s show, we discuss the plummeting price of energy and its implications, the elections in Spain and developments in Israel and the Middle East with author and historian Marc Schulman. We also visit with local publisher and Naples City Council candidate Reg Buxton and with local businessman and political ... Read More »

Economic Freedom in America

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Friday’s show, the leader of the Southwest Florida Citizens’ Keith Flaugh and I discuss both education and gun-rights bills pending in both the state house and senate. FGCU Economics Professor Dean Stansel and I discuss the newly-released 2015 Economic Freedom of North America Report, for which he is the ... Read More »

Our Economy and the Paris Climate Agreement

Thanks for listening to the Bob Harden Show. On Tuesday’s show, we discuss the Paris climate agreement and its potential effect on our economy with Contributing Editor to Barron’s Jim McTague. We discuss the funding of Florida’s transportation and infrastructure needs with our State Representative Kathleen Passidomo. We discuss the need to “think with both brains” with the Founder of ... Read More »

Returning Control of Public Education to Local School Boards

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Friday’s show, the leader of the Southwest Florida Citizens’ Keith Flaugh and I discuss bills pending committee assignment in both the state house and senate that would bring more local control of the curriculum in Florida schools. FGCU Economics Professor Brad Hobbs and I discuss forms of economic bias ... Read More »

The San Bernadino Attacks and the President’s Speech

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Monday’s show, we discuss the terrorist attacks in San Bernadino and the President’s response with author and historian Marc Schulman. The Public Information Officer for the Collier County Sheriff’s Office Michelle Batten and I discuss a recent rash of shopping area thefts and holiday shopping safety tips. We also ... Read More »

Florida Education Reform and Common Core

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Friday’s show, one of the leaders of the Southwest Florida Citizens’ Pastor Rick Stevens and I discuss the efforts of the Florida Citizens’ Alliance to introduce legislation in the State Senate to bring more local control of the curriculum in Florida schools. FGCU Economics Professor Dean Stansel and I ... Read More »

ISIS Not the Greatest Threat for Obama?

Thanks for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Wednesday’s show, we continue our discussion of the basic tenets of Libertarianism with the Chairman of the Cato Institute Bob Levy. We discuss Michael Bloomberg’s comments about Ted Cruz and “climate change” with author and political activist Andrew Joppa. We discuss the Paris Climate Summit with Professor at the University of ... Read More »

Common Core: Math Results “A Disaster”

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Monday’s show, we discuss the growing tensions between Turkey and Russia as well as the Paris Climate Summit with author and historian Marc Schulman. The president & CEO of Jewish Family & Community Services Jackie Faffer and I discuss the expansion of their Senior Center as well as their ... Read More »

Teaching the Principles of Freedom & Virtue

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Friday’s show, the leader of the Southwest Florida Citizens’ Alliance Keith Flaugh brings us up to date on the efforts of the Florida Citizens’ Alliance combat to combat high-stakes testing and to have more local control of the curriculum in Florida schools. FGCU Economics Professor Dean Stansel and I ... Read More »