The Pope’s Global Warming Summit

[display_podcast] Jim Lakely (Director of Communications at the Heartland Institute) appeared with Glen to talk about  Heartland’s recent visit to the Vatican.  Heartland scholars and scientists traveled to Rome to push back against the hypothesis of catastrophic human caused climate change. In addition to the radio excerpt above, you can watch Heartland Institute’s press conference […]

What Did My Parents Ever Do to the Federal Reserve?

As posted at The Center for Vision and Values by Dr. Shawn Ritenour March 13, 2015   In September 1993, President Bill Clinton reassured his radio audience that “if you work hard and play by the rules, you’ll be rewarded with a good life for yourself and a better chance for your children.” Picking up […]

Dave Spigelmyer, President of Marcellus Shale Coalition talks about Natural Gas

[display_podcast] This past weekend, Glen talked with Dave Spigelmyer (President of Marcellus Shale Coalition) about the economic benefits of hydraulic fracturing and shale gas, and why the state of Pennsylvania should continue to allow drilling in state forests.

Economist and Author Amity Shales talks tax rates with Glen

[display_podcast] This past weekend, Glen talked with noted economist, historian, and New York Times best selling author, Amity Shlaes (Author of Coolidge and the award winning best seller The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression Graphic Edition) about the economic dangers of liberal tax, borrow, and spend policies.  History shows that when […]

Dr. Mark Hendrickson On Problems with Piketty’s European Economic Vision

[display_podcast] On his radio program this past weekend,  Glen talked about the economy, Islamic terrorism, energy, and the environment.  Glen also talked with Dr. Mark Hendrickson (A fellow for economic and social policy with The Center for Vision and Values) about why European styled socialism has failed to create economic prosperity and social mobility wherever […]

2015-01-31: Attacking North American Oil Production

[display_podcast] The Senate passed legislation Thursday approving the Keystone oil pipeline 62-36.  Nine Democrats joined Republicans in supporting the legislation.  That didn’t stop President Obama from AGAIN promising to kill this popular bi-partisan legislation with a veto.  But this renewed veto threat wasn’t the only attack against North American energy by the President this week. […]

Assessing Thomas Piketty’s “Capital in the Twenty-First Century”

By Dr. Mark Hendrickson Editor’s Note:  This article first appeared at Forbes.com.   As Published at The Center for Vision and Values Dr. Hendrickson will appear with Glen Meakem this coming weekend to talk about his new book, Problems with Piketty: The Flaws and Fallacies in “Capital in the Twenty-First Century.” French economist Thomas Piketty’s […]

Bob Fragasso’s Economic Outlook for 2015

[display_podcast] Bob Fragasso (Chairman and CEO of Fragasso Financial Advisors) joined Glen to talk about his economic outlook for 2015.  Overall, Bob is optimistic, but warns that certain industries may suffer in the months ahead.  Now is the time to make sure your investment portfolio has the proper asset allocation and is poised to grow […]

2015-01-21 Meakem Minute – more taxes

[display_podcast]   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, […]

2015-01-20 Meakem Minute – free college

[display_podcast]   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, […]