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Riley Gaines

Riley Gaines is a recent graduate from the University of Kentucky where she was a 12x NCAA All-American swimmer. This past year, Riley competed and tied with transgender swimmer Lia Thomas at their NCAA championships. Since directly experiencing the injustice of allowing men in women’s sports, Riley has been outspoken on why this issue is […]

Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj

Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj served two terms as Mongolia’s prime minister and another two terms as president. He is customarily addressed as “President Elbegdorj” (pronounced Elbeg-doorj) or “President EB.” President Elbegdorj began his involvement in politics as a youth activist. He has been described as the “Golden Sparrow of Democracy” for his role in the peaceful 1990 […]

Dennis LeBlanc

Dennis had a professional and personal relationship with Ronald Reagan for more than thirty years. He was first assigned to Governor Reagan’s detail in 1971 as a California highway patrolman. During that time, he assisted with the advance work necessary for the Governor’s schedule. Following Reagan’s governorship, Dennis LeBlanc joined “Deaver and Hannaford,” a public […]

Sigrid Weidenweber

Born in Germany in 1941, Sigrid Weidenweber remembers the horrific aftermath of Fascism.At the end of the war, she found herself living under Communism. Both of these totalitarian regimes left indelible marks on her psyche. She developed a healthy distrust of governments usurping too many powers in order to control people supposedly for their own […]

Grace Jo

Grace Jo was born in North Korea, a place where she almost starved to death as a child. Two of Grace’s brothers died of starvation. Grace’s father was tortured and starved to death, he passed away when North Korean agents transferred him from a detention center to a jail and his “crime” was that he […]

The Honorable Gregg Abbott

Named “Best Governor in the Nation” in 2020, Governor Greg Abbott is building upon his record as a strong conservative leader who fights to preserve Texas values and ensure the Lone Star State remains the best place to live, work, and raise a family. Governor Abbott’s vision for an even stronger Texas of tomorrow is […]

The Honorable Dan Brouillette

Dan Brouillette is president of Sempra Infrastructure, a leading global energy company focused on three key development platforms: LNG and net-zero carbon solutions, renewable power, and modernized energy networks. Prior to joining Sempra, Brouillette served as the 15th United States Secretary of Energy. In this capacity, he led a workforce of 105,000 employees and federal […]

Dr. Alice Louise Kassens

Dr. Alice Louise Kassens is the John S. Shannon Professor of Economics at Roanoke College, director of Roanoke College’s Center for Economic Freedom, a research fellow with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis’ Institute for Economic Equity, a senior analyst with the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research, an associate editor for Journal of […]

Dr. Brian Strow

Dr. Brian Strow serves as dean of the Marshall E. Rinker Sr. School of Business and professor of economics at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, Florida. Prior to his move to South Florida, Dean Strow served as the WKU BB&T Professor for the Study of Capitalism at Western Kentucky University. Dr. Strow […]

Carrie Severino

Carrie Campbell Severino is the president of the Judicial Crisis Network, and co-author with Mollie Hemingway of the bestselling book Justice on Trial: The Kavanaugh Confirmation and the Future of the Court. As a go-to expert on the confirmation process, Mrs. Severino has been extensively quoted in the media and regularly appears on television, including […]

Tom Lewis

Tom Lewis is an award-winning businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Founded in 1991, T.W. Lewis Company is best known for its quality and outstanding customer service in the homebuilding industry and has received numerous industry awards, including America’s Best Builder in 1998 and the National Housing Quality Gold Award in 2009. In […]

The Honorable Darrell Issa

Congressman Darrell Issa represents California’s 50th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. The District encompasses the central and northeastern parts of San Diego County and a portion of Riverside County, including Fallbrook, San Marcos, Valley Center, Ramona, Escondido, Santee, Lakeside, El Cajon, Temecula, and the mountain and desert areas of the San Diego-Imperial County […]

Kali Fontanilla

Kali Fontanilla is a former public high school teacher of 15 years. Her rebuttal statement to Prop 16 in California helped to stop the push for legal reverse racism and a new extreme version of affirmative action in 2020. She wrote a 25-page guide against Critical Race Theory for Candace Owens’ BLEXIT Foundation. She has […]

Dr. James Harrigan

James R. Harrigan is the Senior Editor at the American Institute for Economic Research, and the F.A. Hayek Distinguished Fellow at the Foundation for Economic Education. He is also co-host of the Words & Numbers podcast. He was formerly Managing Director of the Center for Philosophy of Freedom at the University of Arizona, Dean of […]

Wesley Hunt

Wesley Hunt was born and raised in Houston, TX in a military family and is a proud alumnus of St. John’s School.  Upon graduation from St. John’s, Wesley accepted an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point. In 2004, he received his commission in the U.S. Army and graduated with a Bachelor […]

Dr. Robert Lawson

Robert Lawson is a Clinical Professor and holds the Jerome M. Fullinwider Centennial Chair in Economic Freedom; he also is director of the Bridwell Institute for Economic Freedom at the Southern Methodist University (SMU) Cox School of Business. He earned his PhD and MS in Economics from Florida State University and his BS in Economics from […]

Dr. William Kline

William Kline is an Associate Professor in the College of Business and Management at the University of Illinois, Springfield. He is the director of the Business and Society project and a senior fellow at the Academy on Capitalism and Limited Government. He has taught Business Ethics for over 20 years. He earned his PhD in […]

Dr. Carl R. Trueman

  Born and raised in England, Carl Trueman is a graduate of the Universities of Cambridge (M.A.) and Aberdeen (Ph.D), and has taught on the faculties of the Universities of Nottingham and Aberdeen before moving to the United States in 2001 to teach at Westminster Theological Seminary (PA). In 2017-18 he was the William E. Simon Visiting Fellow in […]

Noelle Mering

Noelle Mering is a Fellow at Washington DC based think tank the Ethics and Public Policy Center where she co-directs the Theology of Home Project. She is an editor for Theology of Home, co-author of the Theology of Home book series, and the author of Awake, Not Woke: A Christian Response to the Cult of […]

Ambassador Joseph James Cella

Ambassador Joseph James Cella served as the Ambassador of the United States of America to Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga, and Tuvalu from October 17, 2019 to January 20, 2021. Cella and his family were the largest family to serve in an ambassadorial posting overseas in the history of the State Department. He has over twenty-five […]

Kirk Cameron

Kirk Cameron is known by millions as “Mike Seaver” from the 1980s hit sit-com, “Growing Pains.” Since then, he’s invested his time and energy into faith and family-focused films, television shows and live events, including “Fireproof” -the marriage-centered film that became the #1 inspirational movie of the year, inspiring the best-selling book “The Love Dare”, […]

The Honorable Mike Gallagher

Congressman Mike Gallagher has represented Wisconsin’s 8th District in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2017. Mike was born and raised in Green Bay, where he now lives with his wife Anne and daughters, Grace and Rose. Mike served for seven years on active duty in the United States Marine Corps, including two deployments to […]

Eric Metaxas

Eric Metaxas is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Fish Out of Water, Martin Luther, If You Can Keep It, Bonhoeffer, Amazing Grace, and Miracles. His newest book is Is Atheism Dead? (EricMetaxas.com/Atheism). He has written more than thirty children’s books, and his books have been translated into more than twenty-five languages. His writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and […]

Jeanne Ives

 Jeanne Ives served three terms as an Illinois State Representative. First elected in 2012, Representative Ives demonstrated not only a willingness to lead on difficult issues and question powerful House leaders, but also an insightful understanding of policy.  In keeping with her fiscally conservative principles, she refused both a taxpayer funded pension and healthcare. Her […]

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