2014-04-26: The United States Retreats. The World is Less Safe.

The Ukrainian people are living with the fear of an imminent invasion by Russia.  Peace talks between the Palestinians and the Israelis broke down this week after Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas joined the terrorist organization Hamas in a unity deal.  And the Taliban is claiming it shot down a helicopter in Afghanistan this weekend, killing 5 NATO troops.  Glen talks about these and other foreign policy headlines during this weekend’s radio program.  When the United States retreats, the world is less safe.

Glen talks with a number of interesting guests.  Matt Brouillette (President and CEO of the Commonwealth Foundation) talks about the need to protect tax payers from big-government, pro-public union legislators.  Jim Hanak (Founder and CEO of PA Leadership Charter School) talks about the latest attempt by Harrisburg legislators to cut charter school funding and give unions more power over us and our children.  To learn more about the latest funding cut proposals, visit savemyspecialeducationstudent.com.  John Henne (President and Owner of Henne Jewelers) joins Glen with some advice for men on how to shop for Mothers’ Day.  And Nick Kelsh (renowned photographer) joins Glen with some pointers on how to take the perfect picture of your wife with your children.

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Glen Meakem is a successful technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and conservative talk radio show host, who offers information and insights on how individuals, our states, and our nation can be more successful. Glen’s unique perspective has been shaped by his experiences as founder, chairman and CEO of the B2B internet success Freemarkets Inc – which he founded in 1995, took public in 1999, and sold to Ariba in 2004. In 2006, Glen co-founded Meakem Becker Venture Capital, a firm that invests in early stage start up companies.  More recently, Glen has founded and is the Chief Executive Officer of a new internet company called Forever.com.  Concerned about the liberal political agenda that had gripped the United States and his home state of Pennsylvania, Glen launched the radio program, “Glen Meakem on the Weekend” in 2008. Glen served as an officer in the United States Army Reserve and is a veteran of the First Gulf War. He earned his undergraduate degree from Harvard and his MBA from Harvard Business School. For more information about the Glen Meakem on the Weekend Radio Program, or to read Glen’s blog, please visit http://glenmeakem.com.


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