national security

“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 »

Hackers and Your personal Data

On Tuesday’s show, we discuss personal data protection from hackers and we discuss the GOP presidential field with Barron’s Washington Bureau Chief Jim McTague. We discuss developments on the budget stalemate in Florida’s Special Legislative Session with our State Representative Kathleen Passidomo, We also visit with Pastoral Psychotherapist Sam Sewell about “Eupsychian Management” and listening skills and with Boo Mortenson ... Read More »

The Pope, Climate Change, and the Wealth of Nations

On Wednesday’s show, we discuss the recently signed-in-to-law USA Freedom Act in the context of our national security and our civil liberties. We discuss the link between pain and anxiety with author and health and wellness expert Peggy Sealfon. Local political commentator Andrew Joppa and I discuss his thoughts on Islam, and author and Newsmax columnist Larry Bell and I ... Read More »

The Un-Affordable Care Act

On Thursday’s show, we discuss Obamacare, NSA Surveillance, and the failure of the TSA with our candidate for Florida State House in District 80, Byron Donalds. The President and CEO of NCH Healthcare Dr. Allen Weiss and I discuss aging and generational differences. Orthopedic surgeon Dr. George Markovich and I discuss the excessive use of diagnostic tests in health care ... Read More »