Alma M. Womack is a Louisiana native, graduate of LSU and a career wife, mother, grandmother and farm hand. She lives on Tupelo Brake on Smithland Plantation near Jonesville, LA, with 18 chickens and 8-14 dogs. She is fiercely patriotic, an unreconstructed Southerner, and a weekly contributor to the Jena Times newspaper.
Albert Constantine Jr.
"Albert Constantine Junior~ is the pseudonym of a Delaware native who grew up in the county council district once briefly represented by Joe Biden, and has followed the antics of the current occupant of the White House since that campaign. A fellow alumnus of the University of Delaware, following graduation, Albert spent the next few years on active duty with the United States Marine Corps, and the decade that followed in reserve status while pursuing a career in law enforcement that lasted more than thirty years in the state of his birth.
Bill Crews, AKA "Streiff"~ is a former infantry officer, CGSC grad and Army Operations Center alumnus. Bill is also the former Managing Editor at Red State, who although still continues to provide that great publication with stellar content, has graciously offered his time and effort to help grow this site.
Dana Pico~ is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and alumnus of the Patterson School of Diplomacy and international Commerce, and has written for the Kentucky Kernel, UK's student newspaper, as well as a few articles for the Lexington Herald-Leader, all in the days just after Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press. He is now retired and living on his small farm on the banks of the Kentucky River. You can find more of his writings at The First Street Journal.
Lt Col (ret) Darin Gaub is a Co-founder of Restore Liberty, an international military strategist and foreign policy analyst, an executive leadership coach, and serves on the boards of multiple volunteer national organizations. The views presented are those of the author and do not represent the views of the U.S. Government, Department of Defense, or its components.
Dave Agusta~is a retired manufacturing engineer from a major international corporation, having spent 39 years with the company. He was born and spent the first 62 years of his life in Western New York, moved to Colorado after retiring in 2010 and then 2 years ago to Twin Falls, Idaho. He now spends his retirement in his woodworking shop, making the occasional batch of wine, and kayaking on the Snake River with his wife. He considers himself very conservative, concerned with the size, power and overreach of the federal government and its growing intrusion into all Americans lives.
EagleHasLanded has an extensive insurance consultant background dating back over 3 decades. He merged his company with a national firm in 2018 and served as a Senior Partner until March 2021. He has been active in the Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and the Boys and Girls Club. He enlisted in the Army in 1976 and went on to graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1983 and served as an infantry officer until 1988.
Edward Haugland 38+ year IC DOD retired Senior Executive, Patriot, American, and defender of our Constitution. USAF veteran. Happily married! Independent Consultant. Expertise in Cognitive Warfare, Grey Zone, Advanced S&T/R&D, Nuclear Arms Control, Strategy and Strategic Planning.
“Elizabeth is the founder and editor of The American Crisis. She is a current contributor to Newsmax and The Western Journal and a previous contributor to RedState, The Dan Bongino Show, and The Federalist.” Her articles have also appeared on HotAir, Instapundit, RealClearPolitics, MSN, Newsmax, Ricochet and Twitchy. Prior to blogging, Elizabeth was a financial consultant at Merrill Lynch and an independent equity trader. She is a wife, a mom to three grown children and several beloved golden retrievers, and a grandmother!
Ethan Imaap has sought le bon mot, brotherly camaraderie, and God's favor since childhood. Over the course of two decades as an editor and writer he's covered commercial and recreational fishing in New England, life on Cape Cod, and how to discern good knives from bad while at a prestigious knife publication. Most recently, his efforts supported America's strong hunting tradition while calling out its saboteurs.
He spent one year, 1991-1992, in the U.S. Army, mostly at Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning, Ga. His thin claim to valor consists of getting accepted at such a prestigious institution in the first place, not washing out, and never falling out of a road march--and he's sticking to it! He looks up to all the knights and ladies he met along the way, continually reaching out to them as he shares his thoughts on the strategic and spiritual battle for America's soul at StormTheCulture.com.
James Atticus Bowden
James Atticus Bowden is a co-founder of the Virginia First Foundation. He is a retired U.S. Army Officer and Defense Consultant. His home of record upon entering the United States Military Academy was Arlington, Virginia. He graduated in 1972. Bowden served as an airborne, ranger infantry officer in 5 Divisions. He earned graduate degrees from the JFK School of Government at Harvard University and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Columbia University. He taught as an Assistant Professor at USMA and Adjunct Faculty at the College of William and Mary.
BG(R) Jeffery Marshall
"Dr. Jeffery Marshall~ has a doctorate from Vanderbilt's Leadership and Learning in Organizations Ed.D. program. He is currently the President and founder of Morgan Works, a small company that helps organizations understand their environments and develop and execute effective plans. He is a retired Army Brigadier General and former Vice President, Consulting Services with a global consulting company.
Jennifer Barreto-Leyva is an attorney, journalist, and writer born and based in Venezuela, and raised in Puerto Rico. Pro-life activist. Former Fox News correspondent. President of Club de los Viernes chapter Venezuela, General coordinator of Mujeres en libertad. Host and producer of the shows Politics in skirts, Política en faldas, and The Talk. She is part of the national editorial board of the Republican National Hispanic Assembly. TV and radio host. Politics commentator in Red Liberty Media, and Oasis 1210 AM in Florida.
Columnist at Digital Dominium. President of The Ladies Coalition.
Jim Hollingsworth holds degrees from Mt San Antonio Junior College, Humboldt State College (University), and has a master's degree in Biblical Studies from Pensacola Christian College in Pensacola, Florida. He worked at the Bunker Hill Mine in Kellogg, Idaho as a Maintenance Planner, for Nine years, pastored churches and was principal of Christian schools for ten years, spent four years in Mexico doing church planting among the Tepehuan Indians, and spent over twenty years in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho as a building contractor. He is now retired and writing books: Climate Change: A Convenient Truth, Cortez: A Biography, The Ancient Culture of the Aztec Empire and Abortion Compassion. The book on climate is now in the Second Edition.
Joe Heaton is an avid Anti-Marxist who desires to confront their malignant ideas directly. He is a father who fears that his children will not grow up in the same free country that he did. He is disgusted by how many people who swore to defend the Constitution betray the Constitution by supporting the advent of tyrannical practices in America. Yet, he is not a political writer. He generally writes stories and about philosophical concepts.
John Green is a political refugee from Minnesota, now residing in Free Idaho. He is a graduate of Purdue University and spent 40 years doing product development, quality assurance, and strategic planning in the fields of railroad maintenance, oil exploration, and defense systems for the Army and Navy. As a retiree he now spends his time writing social and political commentary.
John Kachelman Jr
John L. Kachelman, Jr is an evangelist in the Churches of Christ and an author of over 25 published books, living in Montgomery, AL. He has been involved in humanitarian actions in 40 foreign nations as well as the USA. The successes of these efforts are attributed to the strength of the private sector’s compassion. He views the greatest threat to freedom as the political demagoguery that criminalizes, attacks and punishes man’s inalienable rights.
John Parillo is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy. After service in the first Gulf War, he left active duty for opportunities in the private sector. After a career in logistics, culminating as Vice President of Operations and Sales for Penske Logistics, he decided to retire and spend time thinking and writing about the meaning of life.
Dr. John R. “Buck” Surdu retired from the US Army as a Colonel after almost 29 years of service. He served in a number of leadership positions as an infantry officer before being transferred to the Acquisition Corps. He was a successful project manager within the Army as well as a project manager at DARPA for the Deep Green program, among other projects. He holds a Ph.D. in computer science with background and refereed publications in artificial intelligence, modeling and simulation, and software engineering. He is currently working in the defense industry, creating advanced technologies. He takes seriously his oath to defend the Constitution and Bill of Rights against all enemies, foreign and domestic.
Jonathan Daniels (pseudonym) is a follower of Christ who has spent his working life in private industry and family businesses, with parallel service in elected office and various roles in the church and community. “Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other” – John Adams.
King Pizza is a practicing lawyer living in Florida. During the pandemic, he spoke out publicly to his county commission against the implementation of a mask mandate. Besides politics, he enjoys eating pizza (sadly, he says, "yes" to pineapple on pizza) reading, taking photographs and watching Jeopardy.
Lawrence Sellin, Ph.D. is retired U.S. Army Reserve Colonel and a veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq. He had a civilian career in international business and medical research. Dr. Sellin is the author of Restoring the Republic: Arguments for a Second American Revolution. His email address is email@example.com.
Marcus Watkins is a God first conservative, grassroots GOP political activist and proud family man. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism from Columbia College Chicago.
Marcus is National Director for the Michigan Republican Assembly, an advisor to and member of BLEXIT Michigan (Former Assistant State Director), a member of the Wayne County Republican Party, Citizens of Free Speech and Michigan Leadership Group. He writes about culture and politics and is a lover of baseball, jazz and fine wine.
An irreverent old guy, whatever that means. Retired and still learning. I guess that means I'm still alive. If I teach anyone anything from my writings, it is because I wrote something I was wanting to understand better for myself. I also include strong opinions from time to time.
Retired Army intelligence officer and senior executive from the intelligence community. Currently ranching in Colorado with horses and a variety of herd animals. Experienced large program manager with test and evaluation expertise. Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance expert with extensive national technical means experience. Overseas tours in Germany and Korea. Active investor, golfer, hockey player, reloader.
Michael A. Thiac~ is a retired Army intelligence officer, with over 23 years experience, including serving in the Republic of Korea, Japan, and the Middle East. He is also a retired police patrol sergeant, with over 22 years service, and over ten years experience in field training of newly assigned officers. He has been published at The American Thinker, PoliceOne.com, and on his personal blog, A Cop's Watch.
Ned Claybrook (a pseudonym) is a graduate of the United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point. He served in the U.S. Army after graduation, and reached the rank of Captain. After completing his service obligation, he took a position at a Fortune 500 company and successfully managed there for 11 years, gaining experience in fleet maintenance, logistics, manufacturing, and purchasing.
Realizing that the socially woke culture of a global corporation is a dreary prison for conservative white males, he left the corporate ladder to start a career as a financial advisor. He has never regretted the transition. White currently owns his own business and focuses on helping people achieve the American Dream of financial independence. In his free time, he follows politics avidly and strongly advocates for “Constitutional conservativism with a libertarian bent.”
MG (R) Paul Vallely
Major General Paul E. Vallely, U.S. Army (Ret) is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point. His 31 year service in the Army included two combat tours in Vietnam , 15 years experience in Special Operations, culminating as the Deputy Commanding General, U.S. Army, Pacific. MG Vallely is now the Chairman of Stand Up America US Foundation. He and LTG Thomas McInerney co-authored the book, “Endgame” – "Blueprint for Victory for Winning the War on Terror.”
a US Navy veteran and liberty-loving American. I am also a high school educated middle-aged proud member of the middle class. I consider myself a conservative in politics but I am not what most people think of when they imagine a conservative. I am not a religious man, do not hunt or fish, and don't own a gun. I live in a big beautiful house in a small Victorian town in central Pennsylvania with the woman of my dreams.
Richard Edward Tracy
Richard Edward Tracy is the nome de plume of one of the original lost boys from Neverland. Richard Edward always dreamed that when he grew up, he would be like Rod Serling. Time passed and as Richard Edward continued to hang out with the boys, he realized that no one in Neverland ever grew up, ever got any older. (I guess that’s why they call it NEVERland). Richard Edward is a US citizen, a USAF veteran, a proud American and yes, still struggles at growing up.
Robert of Rosemont
A graduate of Franklin & Marshall College and the Wharton School of Business, Robert is a life-long resident of Pennsylvania. A third-generation poll watcher, Robert’s grandmother was a suffragette and the first female columnist of any daily newspaper in America. She was instrumental in making Mother’s Day a national holiday. Before she had eight kids, Robert’s mother worked for the Office of Naval Intelligence. Robert’s father was a Captain in the US Navy. His career included contested landings in the Pacific Theatre, taking back Japanese held islands. Robert spent 14 years traveling to Capitol Hill to meet with staffers and members of the House and the Senate. He has presented at the Department of Navy, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Agriculture, the House Oversight Committee and the General Accounting Office. Robert is a registered Independent voter.
Ron Yates is an author of historical fiction and action/adventure novels. Before turning to fiction, he was an award-winning foreign correspondent for the Chicago Tribune and Professor of Journalism at the University of Illinois where he was also the Dean of the College of Media. The books in his “Finding Billy Battles Trilogy” have won multiple awards, including the Goethe Grand Prize Award for Historical Fiction and “Best Book of the Year” from Chanticleer International Book Awards, as well as the Grand Prize from The KCT International Literary Awards and the New York City Big Book Award. Ron proudly served four years in the U.S. Army Security Agency.
Sam Pearson~ is a retired Army Colonel with a variety of experience in both government and private sectors. As arguably one of the World's foremost military logisticians, he has been responsible for the on time delivery of supplies and services worth billions of dollars. After service in Southwest Asia, he was hand picked to support logistics operations in support of earthquake relief operations in Haiti. Pearson now serves as a consultant and volunteer mentor for students seeking their doctorates in advance statistical analysis.
Selwyn Duke (@SelwynDuke) has written for The Hill, Observer, The American Conservative, WorldNetDaily and American Thinker. He has also contributed to college textbooks published by Gale – Cengage Learning, has appeared on television and is a frequent guest on radio. His website is www.SelwynDuke.com.
Silas DoGood is a pen name for a 1985 graduate of West Point. After a short and undistinguished military career, Silas took his honorable discharge and went to work for a defense contractor for a few years. After that, he worked for several IT companies in the greater Kansas City area. Silas still resides in Kansas City, where he raised his two children and along with his wife of over 30 years is eagerly waiting on his children to dutifully produce grandchildren.
Stu Cvrk retired as a Captain after serving 30 years in the US Navy in a variety of active and reserve capacities, with considerable operational experience in the Middle East and the Western Pacific. Through education and experience, an oceanographer and systems analyst, Stu is a graduate of the US Naval Academy, where he received a classical liberal education, which serves as the key foundation for his political commentary.
Susan Marie Stidham
Dr. Susan Marie Stidham has both a Bachelor of Science degree from San Diego State University and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from UCDavis School of Veterinary Medicine. She maintains a private equine veterinary practice in the foothills of Northern California. She is a patriot and the daughter of retired USMC LtCol HE Stidham, a decorated Marine Raider, and battle field promoted WWII and Korean War veteran.
Teresa Ford~ is a retired high school principal and English teacher. She spent 30 years in public education, the last fifteen in educational administration. Her patience with adults is limited, but she can ignore teenagers for hours at a time. She and her husband have three adult children who live on opposite ends of the country, unfortunately in liberal states. Teresa enjoys reading, gardening, traveling, and a good (or even mediocre) glass of wine.
Tom Weaver hails from Fort Worth Texas and hopes to someday return home from his current residence in Massachusetts.
Tom graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1974. He was qualified as a Chief Nuclear Engineer and a Surface Warfare Officer, serving as the Electrical Officer on the USS Virginia CGN-38 and the Navigator of the USS Texas CGN-39.
Tom left the US Navy for the civilian world in 1979.