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The Rio Grande Foundation is back on the air with its own bi-weekly radio show on 770 KKOB AM. The show airs every other Saturday from noon to 1:00PM covering a wide variety of topics relating to free markets and individual liberty here in New Mexico including interviews with special guests and other newsmakers. Shows are available via the listen or download links below:
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RGF's 9/13/2014 Bi-Weekly Radio Show
RGF's 8/16/2014 Bi-Weekly Radio Show
RGF's 10/7/2012 Weekly Radio Show
This week's topic: Paul Gessing interviews Tom Woods of the Ludwig Von Mises Institute about Austrian economics, the ongoing economic crisis, and the current political situation.
RGF's 9/30/2012 Weekly Radio Show
This week's topic: Paul Gessing interviews petroleum engineer Rusty Riese, a petroleum geologist, on oil spills and their environmental impact. Riese and Gessing also discuss the oil and gas industry in New Mexico. Gessing then interviews Jim Scarantino, the New Mexico Watchdog, on various legislative corruption issues and shenanigans. Lastly, Eddy and Paul talk about the upcoming election and attacks on free speech.
RGF's 9/23/2012 Weekly Radio Show
This week's topic: Paul Gessing interviews Carol Wight of the New Mexico Restaurant Association on the minimum wage increase on the ballot this fall and how it will impact her industry. Gessing and Eddy then discuss the U.S. and its dramatic fall in recent economic freedom and what some high schoolers in Wisconsin are doing to stem the slide into tyranny.
RGF's 9/16/2012 Weekly Radio Show
This week's topic: Paul Gessing and Eddy Aragon discuss recent polling data on several major political figures, issues, and races voters will have the final say on in November.
RGF's 9/9/2012 Weekly Radio Show
This week's topic: Paul Gessing interviews Mark Mix, president of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation. Then, Gessing and Eddy Aragon discuss the political conventions and Bill Clinton's speech and legacy.
RGF's 9/2/2012 Weekly Radio Show
This week's topic: Paul Gessing discusses the proposed Albuquerque minimum wage increase with expert Michael Saltsman and continues the discussion with Ben Sugg, an intern with the Rio Grande Foundation. Sugg also discusses how he came to be a libertarian. Lastly, Gessing discusses an upcoming "Right to Work" event.
RGF's 8/26/2012 Weekly Radio Show
This week's topic: Paul Gessing interviews K. Carl Smith of the Frederick Douglass Republicans about civil rights, Frederick Douglass, the battle for personal liberty, and how black Americans can move towards liberty.
RGF's 8/19/2012 Weekly Radio Show
This week's topic: Paul Gessing discusses education reform, virtual learning and efforts underway to bring a new charter school, New Mexico Connections Academy, to the state.
RGF's 8/12/2012 Weekly Radio Show
This week's topic: Paul Gessing interviews New Mexico Watchdog Jim Scarantino and intern Marcos Portillo on their efforts to replicate New Mexico's Sunshine Portal despite labor union opposition; Paul interviews Jim on the scandal at the New Mexico Finance Authority; Paul interviews Marcos the intern on his background and how he came to the ideas of liberty.
RGF's 8/5/2012 Weekly Radio Show
This week's topic: Paul Gessing discusses energy and green energy corruption and interviews Marita Noon of Energy Makes America Great and Christine Lakatos, the Green Corruption blogger.
RGF's 7/29/2012 Weekly Radio Show
This week's topic: Paul Gessing discusses the "Libre Initiative" and its work in New Mexico, Milton Friedman Day, and Mitt Romney and the Olympics.
RGF's 7/22/2012 Weekly Radio Show
This week's topic: Paul Gessing interviews Christie Herrera of the Foundation for Government Accountability about ObamaCare, Medicaid, and what states and citizens can do to stop it. Also, Paul discusses "renewable" energy and why everyone seems to know how to run a utility these days.
RGF's 7/15/2012 Weekly Radio Show
This week's topic: Rob Nikolewski, the RGF's Santa Fe based Investigative Reporter, covers the Schott Solar fiasco, other solar projects that have gone bust, and the chances of Republicans taking the N.M. House.
RGF's 7/8/2012 Weekly Radio Show
This week's topic: Paul Gessing discusses the RGF's new study on "Right to Work," economic development, and the prospects for Right to Work reforms nationwide.
RGF's 7/1/2012 Weekly Radio Show
This week's topic: Jim Scarantino discusses the Richardson Administration's corrupt involvement with the State Investment Council and his findings on how the Obama Stimulus money was spent in New Mexico.
RGF's 6/24/2012 Weekly Radio Show
This week's topic: Paul Gessing interviews Jonah Goldberg.
RGF's 6/17/2012 Weekly Radio Show
This week's topic: Who is Jonah Goldberg?, Right to Work, the Supreme Court's upcoming decision on ObmaCare, Hew RGF Report on Health Care as a Right, and Transparency in Higher Education.
RGF's 6/10/2012 Weekly Radio Show
This week's topic: Paul Gessing interviews Harvey Yates about his book "Governor Richardson and Crony Capitalism:Contorting New Mexico's Oil and Gas Exploration Industry."
RGF's 6/3/2012 Weekly Radio Show
This week's topics: The chances of Obama getting re-elected; how Gary Johnson may affect the Obama-Romney race; the Congressional District 1 race between Lujan Grisham, Marty Chavez and Eric Griego; and statewide races of interest such as the David Coss-Carl Trujillo matchup to replace Speaker Lujan.
RGF's 5/27/2012 Weekly Radio Show
This week's topics: New higher education report, the federal budget, Jerry Ortiz y Pino and Paul Ryan, and asset forfeiture and the problems it presents for individual liberty.
RGF's 5/20/2012 Weekly Radio Show
This week's topics: Paul Gessing discusses education reform and “virtual” charters; gas prices and forum; Interview with Utah Rep. Ken Ivory on federalism and land management.
RGF's 5/13/2012 Weekly Radio Show
This week's topics: Tom Molitor of NM Watchdog discusses “what is NM Watchdog,” the State Investment Council, and Earthstone; the accomplishments of the NM Watchdog.
RGF's 5/6/2012 Weekly Radio Show
This week's topics: Gary Johnson wins the Libertarian Party nomination, interview with Rob Nikolewski from the convention; should conservatives hope for a Romney defeat?; health care reform, the pay gap; Susana Martinez as VP?
RGF's 4/29/2012 Weekly Radio Show
This week's topics: Paul Gessing discusses the Heritage Foundation’s Resource Bank, John Stossel, the environment, EPA Administrator “crucify energy industry,” how do we regulate the environment? The benefits of “grunt work” and the student loan debt “crisis.”
RGF's 4/22/2012 Weekly Radio Show
Paul's Guest Appearance on Energy New Mexico Radio Show
Paul's Gameplan on How the GOP Can Win the New Mexico House
Paul on Regulations and New Mexico's Economy and Tesla
Paul on Tesla and Spaceport America
Paul on Recent Legislative Session and Economic Study
Paul on Reforming Lottery Scholarships
Paul's Radio Interview on Flat Tax
Paul on KEND FM Radio in Roswell
Paul Discussing Government Shutdown