national security

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 »

Giving & Gratitude

Happy Thanksgiving, and 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 express the reasons for our gratitude for being U.S citizens and living on the Paradise Coast. Local businessman and State House Candidate in District 80 Byron Donalds and I discuss his candidacy ... Read More »

President Hollande’s Visit to the White House

Thanks for listening to the Bob Harden Show. On Tuesday’s show, we discuss to significance of French President Hollande’s visit to the White House today with Contributing Editor to Barron’s Jim McTague. We discuss the Governor’s “Florida First” Budget with our State Representative Kathleen Passidomo. We discuss patterns of thinking that are toxic or that can heal with the Founder ... Read More »

President Obama and His Critics

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 the dangers of alcohol abuse as well as the Blue Zone Project kick-off last Saturday. Local businessman and State House Candidate in District 80 Byron Donalds and I discuss the terrorist attacks in Paris, ... Read More »

The Syrian Refugee Crisis and Islam

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 the Syrian refugee crisis in the context of the religion of Islam with local author and political activist Andrew Joppa. We find out how “scientific” data is being ... Read More »

Syrian Refugees in Florida?

Thanks for listening to the Bob Harden Show. On Tuesday’s show, we discuss the terror attacks in Paris and their probable impact on the 2016 election with Contributing Editor to Barron’s Jim McTague. We discuss the Governor’s request to Congress to defund the settling of Syrian refugees in Florida with our State Representative Kathleen Passidomo. We discuss “cognitive/behavioral therapy” with ... Read More »

Update on Common Core & High-Stakes Testing

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Friday’s show, we get an update from Keith Flaugh representing the SWFL Citizens’ Alliance on legislation to fight high-stakes testing and Common Core in Florida. FGCU Economics Professor Dean Stansel and I discuss the work of Nobel Prize-winning economist Angus Deaton. We also visit with local author and columnist ... Read More »

U.S Foreign Policy and the Middle East

On Monday’s show, we discuss our foreign policy in light of developments in Russia, Syria, Israel, and the Middle East with author and historian Marc Schulman. Senior Writer for the Washington Examiner Charles Hoskinson and I discuss Obama’s new Syria Plan and his response to Russian aggression. We also discuss the judge’s ruling last week on the injunction to halt ... Read More »

The health Hazard of Soft Drinks

On Thursday’s show, the President and CEO of NCH Healthcare Dr. Allen Weiss and I discuss the health risks associated with consuming sweetened soda drinks. Florida State House candidate Byron Donalds and I discuss Russia’s aggression in the Middle East as well as well as the GOP change of leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives. Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. George ... Read More »