2015-05-16: Big Government fails


This weekend, Glen talks about the Amtrak train crash, Obama’s Camp David Summit, Islamic State’s advance in Ramadi, and Hillary Clinton’s scandals.  Glen talks with Dr. Paul Kengor, the executive director of the Center for Vision and Values at Grove City College about his new book, Takedown: From Communists to Progressives, How the Left Has Sabotaged Family and Marriage.  Glen talks with Jerry Bowyer, Forbes contributor, editor of Afluentinvestor.com, and executive Director of the Principled Reasoning Institute about the failure of government programs to combat poverty.  Finally, Glen talks with Bob Fragasso (Chairman and CEO of Fragasso Financial Advisors) about what investors worry about during these tough economic times.

Glen will serve as Chairman of the Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania’s annual “Tribute to Veterans.”  This emotional event will take place on May 21st, 2015 at the Carnegie Music hall in Oakland, Pittsburgh.  To get more information and to register for the event, click on the ad above.

This coming Tuesday is election day in Pennsylvania.  To find a voters guide, visit PAfamilyvoter.com.


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 calledForever.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 visithttps://glenmeakem.com.

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