national security

The Pope and Islam

On Monday’s show, we discuss Russia’s role in Syria, Iraq, and the Middle East, unrest in Catalonia, our relationship with China and other current world events with author and historian Marc Schulman. The Founder and President of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy and the author of “The Battle for the Soul of Islam” Dr. Zudhi Jasser and I discuss ... Read More »

Real Hero, Roberto Clemente

On Tuesday’s show, we discuss “real hero” Roberto Clemente with the President of the Foundation for Economic Education Larry Reed. We continue our conversation about the importance of “Assertiveness” with the Founder of Best Self USA Rev. Sam Sewell. We discuss the dredging and improvement of Florida ports with State Representative Kathleen Passidomo. We also visit with the Senior Writer ... Read More »

Winners in the GOP Debate

On Thursday’s show, the President and CEO of NCH Healthcare Dr. Allen Weiss and I discuss the diagnosis and treatment of spinal stenosis. Florida State House candidate Byron Donalds and I discuss his campaign kickoff on September 22 as well as last night’s GOP Presidential debate. Barron’s Washington Contributing Editor Jim McTague and I discuss the anticipated Fed action on ... Read More »

“Baptists & Bootleggers”

On Friday’s show, we discuss how the Foundation for Government Accountability is working with state Governors to reinstate work requirements for welfare recipients with its President and Founder Tarren Bragdon. FGCU Economics Professor Brad Hobbs and I discuss the regulatory concept of “Baptists and Bootleggers”. We also visit with local author and columnist Sharon Kenny and with author and business ... Read More »

The Senseless Attack on Law Enforcement Officers

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 and the Paradise Coast. Florida State House candidate Byron Donalds and I discuss the attack on police officers in the United States – fostered in part by a lack of leadership. Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. George ... Read More »

The Economic Burden of Obesity

On Thursday’s show, the President and CEO of NCH Healthcare Dr. Allen Weiss and I discuss the economic burden of obesity. Florida State House candidate Byron Donalds and I discuss “birthright citizenship” and recent developments in the Iranian nuclear deal. Author Mark Bauerlein and I discuss his new book, “The State of the American Mind.” We also visit with Naples ... Read More »

Florida Schools and High-Stakes Testing

On Friday’s show, Keith Flaugh of the Florida Citizens’ Alliance brings us up-to-date on high-stakes testing in Florida schools. FGCU Economics Professor Dean Stansel and I discuss the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds and the precarious financial health of our entitlement programs. We also visit with author and entrepreneur Dave Bego about last night’s GOP debate. We have entertaining ... Read More »

Homeland Security and Islamic Jihad

On Friday’s show, we discuss homeland terror and the Iranian nuclear deal with the Founder and President of the Islamic Forum for Democracy and author of “The Battle for the Soul of Islam” Dr. Zudhi Jasser. FGCU Economics Professor Dean Stansel and I discuss the correlation between the rising cost of higher education and student loans. We also visit with ... Read More »

Human Trafficking, Malaysia, and the Free Trade Agreement

On Monday’s show, we discuss current world events, including developments in Greece, Iran, and here in the United States with author and historian Marc Schulman. We discuss the misguided proposal to put Eleanor Roosevelt on the $10 bill with the President of the Foundation for Economic Education Larry Reed. We also discuss human trafficking, Malaysia, and the proposed free trade ... Read More »

Federal Law and Sanctuary Cities

On Thursday’s show, we discuss the Iranian nuclear deal, Sanctuary Cities, and Planned Parenthood with Florida State House candidate Byron Donalds. We discuss the importance of taking charge of your own health with health and wellness expert Peggy Sealfon. The President and CEO of NCH Healthcare Dr. Allen Weiss and I discuss leadership lessons from legendary Marine General James Mattis. ... Read More »