education

The Feds Blink: Governor Scott Gets “Low Income Pool” Funding

On Friday’s show, we discuss the “Low Income Pool” and Medicaid Expansion in Florida with the Founder and President of the Foundation for Government Accountability Tarren Bragdon. A Founding member and Leader of the Southwest Florida Citizens’ Alliance Keith Flaugh and I discuss Common Core, “High-Stakes Testing” and efforts to diminish their impact in Florida. We also visit with author ... Read More »

Bad News for Social Security Recipients

On Friday’s show, we discuss new and alarming data on the Social Security Trust Fund with FGCU Economics Professor Dean Stansel. Keith Flaugh representing SWFL Citizens’ Alliance and I discuss Common Core and the legislative efforts to reduce its impact in Florida. We also visit with the President of the Foundation for Economic Education Larry Reed and local health expert ... Read More »

The Supreme Court and Religious Freedom

On Wednesday’s show, we discuss the Supreme Court’s position on religious freedom with the Chairman of the Cato Institute Bob Levy. We also visit with Collier County School Board member Erika Donalds, the Founder and President of Maximize Your Talent Art DeLorenzo, and Newsmax columnist Larry Bell. We have terrific guests scheduled for Thursday’s show including the President and CEO ... Read More »

Florida’s Legislative Session Begins

On Tuesday’s show, we discuss the opening day of Florida’s legislative session as well as key issues including over-regulation, Common Core, and elder abuse with State Representative Kathleen Passidomo. The Founder and President of the Freedom & Virtue Institute Ismael Hernandez explains how the Institute teaches young children the virtues on free enterprise and self-reliance. We also visit with Barron’s ... Read More »

What is Common Core?

On Wednesday’s show, we discuss the court injunction against Obama’s immigration executive order with the Chairman of the Cato Institute Bob Levy. Professor at the University of Wisconsin and Common Core expert Dr. Duke Pesta highlights just a few of the threats to public education presented by Common Core, and we discuss his workshops on the Paradise Coast this week. ... Read More »

Textbooks and the Collier County School Board

On Monday’s show, we discuss developments and news from Ukraine, Egypt, Israel and ISIS with author and historian Marc Schulman. We visit with dance instructor Johnny PerMar, the founder of the Hunger Ball, created for the benefit of St. Matthews House. We also continue the discussion about textbooks review by the Collier County School Board with local political activist David ... Read More »

Obamacare Goes to Court

On Wednesday’s show, we discuss the upcoming Supreme Court decision on Obamacare with the Chairman of the Cato Institute Bob Levy. We also visit with the Founder and President of Students for Liberty Alexander McCobin, the Founder and President of Maximize Your Talent Art DeLorenzo, and Newsmax columnist Larry Bell. We have terrific guests scheduled for Thursday’s show including the ... Read More »

The Confluence of Faith and Free Markets

On Wednesday’s show, we discuss the good works of the Acton Institute under the leadership of Rev. Robert Sirico as well as the leadership of the Collier County School Board and the “textbook controversy” with school board member Kelly Richter. We also visit with the President of the Friends of Baker Park Delores Sorey, the President of Less Government Seton ... Read More »