American Clarion Contributors

American Clarion features dozens of writers from a variety of locations and backgrounds, some syndicated and some exclusive to American Clarion, writing on topics ranging from the international, national, state and local. Their biographical information can be read at the bottom of each of their articles.

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A.J. CastellittoA.J. Castellitto

A.J. Castellitto is a freelance writer who resides in NJ with his wife and five children. He holds a B.S. in Counseling and Human Services from the University of Scranton and his writings have been published at The Center for Western Journalism, The Christian Post, Intellectual Conservative and Reformed Perspective Magazine.

Adam BitelyAdam Bitely

Adam Bitely is the Editor-in-Chief of NetRightDaily.com. You can follow him on Twitter at @AdamBitely.

Anita StaverAnita Staver

Anita L. Staver is an attorney and serves as President of Liberty Counsel.

Bill WilsonBill Wilson

Bill Wilson is a member of the board of directors of Americans for Limited Government.Americans for Limited Government is dedicated to putting the principles of limited government into action. They work with local groups across the nation to promote freedom, limited government, and the principles of the U.S. Constitution. Their goal is to harness the power of American citizens and grassroots groups in order to put the people back in charge in states across the country.

Billy and Karen VaughnBilly and Karen Vaughn

Billy and Karen Vaughn are the parents of fallen Navy SEAL, Aaron Carson Vaughn (SEAL Team VI). The downing of Extortion 17 was the day Aaron’s life ended and the day their lives began again. As Billy and Karen began searching for answers their eyes were opened. They spend a considerable amount of time on Capitol Hill, and have shared their story on hundreds of local, state and national radio outlets including Fox & Friends, The Today Show, Hannity’s America and more.

Bob EllisBob Ellis

Bob Ellis has been the owner of media company Dakota Voice, LLC since 2005. He is a 10-year U.S. Air Force veteran, a political reporter and commentator for the past decade, and has been involved in numerous election and public policy campaigns for over 20 years. He was a founding member and board member of the Tea Party groups Citizens for Liberty and the South Dakota Tea Party Alliance. He lives in Rapid City, South Dakota with his wife and two children.

Bob WittstruckBob Wittstruck

Bob Wittstruck was a pastor for 33 years, was the associate director of the Black Hills Creation Science Association, and is a supporter of both Christian schooling and home schooling. His latest book, The Forgotten Factor of History God Rules, is being printed
in February or March of 2016. His email address is [email protected]

Bradlee DeanBradlee Dean

Bradlee Dean is talk-show host of The Sons of Liberty Radio, ordained preacher, heavy metal drummer for the international band Junkyard Prophet, and speaks across the country with his ministry reaching both young and old in schools, universities, tea parties, churches, and communities across the nation.

Brian BoscheBrian Bosche

Brian Bosché, 24, is unfiltered and keenly focused on the obstacles affecting young people. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcasting from Virginia Tech and worked in both national and local media. Brian is a third-year student at Liberty University School of Law, and is Vice President of the Student Bar Association. His sights are set on exposing the federal government’s destruction of opportunity and the American Dream.

Carrie K. HutchensCarrie K. Hutchens

Carrie Hutchens is a former law enforcement officer and a freelance writer who is active in fighting against the death culture movement and the injustices within the judicial and law enforcement systems.

Dale PflugDale Pflug

Dale Pflug is a U.S. Air Force veteran, retired engineer, program manager and business entrepreneur that lives in Central Florida. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, Plug now spends his time teaching the constitution as an Institute on the Constitution Instructor, as a Co-host on the Barry Foster show in Central Florida, and his weekly column on Thinking Reasonably.

Dave DaubenmireDave Daubenmire

Dave Daubenmire is a veteran 35-year high school football coach who was spurred to action when attacked and sued by the ACLU in the late 1990’s for praying with his high school football team. After a two-year battle for his 1st amendment rights, the ACLU relented and offered coach an out of court settlement. Challenging the "church of the Status Quo", Pass The Salt Ministries is calling Christians to wake up and engage the culture. Coach Dave has appeared on numerous national network shows including Fox News, MSNBC, CBS, The Savage Nation, defending Christian values. 

David BozemanDavid Bozeman

David Bozeman, former Libertarian Party Chairman, is a Liberty Features Syndicated writer.

David CoughlinDavid Coughlin

David Coughlin is a political pundit, editor of the policy action planning web site “Return to Common Sense,” and an active member of the Westchester County Tea Party. He retired from IBM after a short career in the U.S. Army. He currently resides with his wife of 40 years in Hawthorne, NY. He was educated at West Point (Bachelor of Science, 1971) and the University of Alabama in Huntsville (Masters, Administrative Science, 1976).

David John MarottaDavid John Marotta

David John Marotta CFP®, AIF®, is President of Marotta Wealth Management, Inc. of Charlottesville providing fee-only financial planning and wealth management at www.emarotta.com. Subscribe to his blog at www.marottaonmoney.com. Questions to be answered in the column should be sent to questions at emarotta dot com or Marotta Wealth Management, Inc., One Village Green Circle, Suite 100, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4619.

David MannDavid Mann

David Mann is a Christian who lives in Florida.

David PepeDavid Pepe

David J. Pepe (DJP I.F.) heads up a very small group of writers and staff called The Ignorant Fishermen Blog. Their sole desire in these trying last days is to bring glory to Almighty God and blow the warning trumpet, warning all (American’s and our world) that Almighty God’s Kingdom of Heaven is truly at hand!

David WhitneyDavid Whitney

Rev. David Whitney has been teaching the Christian heritage and history of our country with Institute on the Constitution for over a decade where he serves as Senior Instructor, and Radio show host on Dr. Stan Monteith’s Radio Liberty. Whitney is an Honors Scholar graduate from Rutgers University with a Masters Degree from Denver Seminary. A minister for 32 years, he is currently the Pastor of Cornerstone Evangelical Free Church of Pasadena, Maryland. As a member of the clergy, an activist and radio personality, Whitney has appeared in Washington Times, on Voice of America, Fox, ABC, NBC, CSPAN, BBC, and more.

Derek HowellDerek Howell

Derek J. Howell, Esq., is an attorney, former State Trooper, course instructor and Director of Operations for Institute on the Constitution. He also serves as an adjunct professor and adjunct faculty member at two colleges and a seminary in Maryland. Derek earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees, both with honors, from the Johns Hopkins University. Derek is currently a State Senate candidate for the Maryland General Assembly.

Don ToddDon Todd

Don Todd is director of research at Americans for Limited Government . He previously served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Labor-Management Programs from 2001-2009.

Doug CarterDoug Carter

Doug Carter has been studying the contrast between Christianity and the Mystery religions for over fifteen years. He is currently an instructor of Ethics and Old Testament in N. C. His spare time is devoted to his lifelong dream of being a graduate student in theology and philosophy and tracking anti-Christian iconoclasm in America.

Dr. TheoDr. Theo

Once an atheist and mocker of religion in general and Christians in particular, he was saved late in life when Jesus changed his heart. Dr. Theo is a Vietnam vet, combat medic and served with the 101st Airborne Division. Now retired with over 30 years as an emergency room physician, he fills his time with grand kids and teaches at a local university.

Dustin HowardDustin Howard

Dustin Howard is a staff writer and social media manager for Americans for Limited Government. Originally from the Missouri Ozarks, Howard has held numerous positions in Republican politics, including executive director of a northern Virginia Republican party and a staffer in county government.

Erica WanisErica Wanis

Erica Wanis is a consultant for the John Jay Institute’s Center for a Just Society. She resides in Leesburg, VA, with her husband and son.

Gina MillerGina Miller

Gina Miller, a native of Texas and current resident of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, is a radio/television voice professional.

Gordon GarnosGordon Garnos

Gordon Garnos was long-time editor of the Watertown Public Opinion, retiring after 39 years with that newspaper. Garnos, a lifelong resident of South Dakota except for his military service in the U.S. Air Force, was born and raised in Presho.

Greg HoltGreg Holt

Since 2014 The Olive Branch Report, the definitive Christian Magazine for today has featured the insightful writing and reporting of Christian blogger Greg Holt. His writing has been featured on American Prophet, American Clarion, Not Ashamed of the Gospel, and others. Greg is also the publisher of Inspirational Christian Blogs. Jesus is the Way, the Truth, and the Life. There is no other. http://theolivebranchreport.com

Guest AuthorGuest Author

Guest authors at American Clarion hail from a variety of sources and backgrounds. Their work is featured because we believe they have something important to say that our readers will appreciate. If you'd like to see a guest author become a regular here, please let us know!

Howard RichHoward Rich

Howard Rich is the chairman of Americans for Limited Government. Americans for Limited Government is dedicated to putting the principles of limited government into action. They work with local groups across the nation to promote freedom, limited government, and the principles of the U.S. Constitution. Their goal is to harness the power of American citizens and grassroots groups in order to put the people back in charge in states across the country.

J. Matt BarberJ. Matt Barber

Matt Barber is founder and editor-in chief of BarbWire.com. He is an author, columnist, cultural analyst and an attorney concentrating in constitutional law. Having retired as an undefeated heavyweight professional boxer, Matt has taken his fight from the ring to the culture war. (Follow Matt on Twitter: @jmattbarber).

Jake MacAulayJake MacAulay

Jake MacAulay serves as the Chief Operating Officer of the Institute on the Constitution (IOTC), an educational outreach that presents the founders’ “American View” of law and government. The former co-host of the syndicated talk show, The Sons of Liberty, he is an ordained minister and has spoken to audiences nation-wide, and has established the American Club, a constitutional study group in public and private schools.

JD LongstreetJD Longstreet

J.D. Longstreet is a conservative Southern American (A native sandlapper and an adopted Tar Heel) with a deep passion for the history, heritage, and culture of the southern states of America. At the same time he is a deeply loyal American believing strongly in “America First”. He is a thirty-year veteran of the broadcasting business, as an “in the field” and “on-air” news reporter (contributing to radio, TV, and newspapers) and a conservative broadcast commentator. Longstreet is a veteran of the US Army and US Army Reserve. He is a member of the American Legion and the Sons of Confederate Veterans. A lifelong Christian, Longstreet subscribes to “old Lutheranism” to express and exercise his faith.

Jenni Stahlmann and Jody HagamanJenni Stahlmann and Jody Hagaman

Jenni Stahlmann and Jody Hagaman are super moms with nine children between them, from an attorney to a toddler, and one on the autism spectrum. Together they host Parenting On Purpose with Jenni and Jody, a one-hour weekly talk radio show. They are parenting experts and leaders in the homeschool community, as well as weekly newspaper columnists and freelance writers.

Jennifer L FerrymanJennifer L Ferryman

Jennifer L. Ferryman is a full-time observer of all matters political, inspirational, and international.  She is committed to truth, passionate about life, and devoted to family.  A fiery conservative, she aims to expose anything ridiculous with candor and wit, all while maintaining the authority of Christ.  For further commentary and satire, please visit her blog at www.orderinthequart.wordpress.com

Jim AndersonJim Anderson

Jim Anderson is the husband of one wonderful woman and father of four equally wonderful daughters. His has worked in the sales and customer service fields for 30 years and has been active in the Church as a lay-minister for nearly as long. Jim has life-long passion for American Liberty as promulgated by the Founders and is equally passionate about spreading such commitment to others.

Jim BowmanJim Bowman

Jim Bowman is a 67 year old drafted Vietnam veteran, and a retired boiler maker with 31 years of service. He has been published in numerous newspapers in Florida and Philadelphia, is the author of This Roar of Ours, and the publisher of the Americanism of our Founders website. He is the proud father of a son and daughter, two grandsons and one granddaughter.

Jim KomanieckiJim Komaniecki

Jim Komaniecki is a conservative retired mechanical engineer from Box Elder, SD. In his spare time, he writes occasionally on important topics which should be of concern to all Americans such as moral philosophy, politics, and the importance of virtue in American society. Of current interest is exploring the integral relationship between social issues such as abortion and homosexual marriage and the fiscal economic issues. Jim is also a strong supporter of Constitutional principles, limited government, and individual freedom.

John HeidischJohn Heidisch

John Heidisch is an 18 year-old who has been born and raised in Florida. He was a co-founder of the original campus club, the American Club, at Spanish River High School in Boca Raton. John has helped begin American Clubs in public schools nationwide in cooperation with Institute on the Constitution, an organization run by former presidential candidate Michael Anthony Peroutka.

John JonesJohn Jones

John Jones is an aspiring writer and artist who temporarily resides in Federal Way. He was born overseas on an Air Force base in Japan, grew up in Louisiana, and spent six years in Alaska before his family finally moved back to the lower 48.

John KirkwoodJohn Kirkwood

John Kirkwood is a gun-toting, cigar-smoking, incandescent light bulb-using, 3.2 gallon flushing, fur-wearing, Chinese (MSG) eating, bow-hunting, SUV driving, unhyphenated American man who loves his wife, isn't ashamed of his country and does not apologize for his Christianity. He Pastors Grace Gospel Fellowship Bensenville, where "we the people" seek to honor "In God we Trust." He writes a weekly opinion column for Clashdaily.com and he co-hosts UnCommon Sense - the Christian Worldview with a double shot of espresso on UncommonShow.com. He is the proud homeschooling dad of Konnor, Karter and Payton and the "blessed from heaven above" husband of the Righteous and Rowdy Wendymae.

Ken ConnorKen Connor

Ken Connor is an attorney and co-author of "Sinful Silence: When Christians Neglect Their Civic Duty." He is also the Distinguished Fellow in Law and Human Dignity at the John Jay Institute's Center for a Just Society.

Kevin MooneyKevin Mooney

Kevin Mooney is a contributing editor to Americans for Limited Government. Americans for Limited Government is dedicated to putting the principles of limited government into action. They work with local groups across the nation to promote freedom, limited government, and the principles of the U.S. Constitution. Their goal is to harness the power of American citizens and grassroots groups in order to put the people back in charge in states across the country.

Kristine LowderKristine Lowder

A multi-published author and recovering Democrat, Kristine Lowder is a native Californian recently transplanted to the People's Republic of Washington State. She still refuses to cede her life, fortune, or sacred honor to liberal Nazgul or anyone else with poor eyesight. Kristine is a graduate of Biola University. You can find her online at: Kristine Lowder, Writer or at Conservelocity.

Lawrence MayoLawrence Mayo

Lawrence Mayo, also widely known by his pen-name "Lazamataz", is a skilled web developer in Microsoft .NET technologies. He has had a keen interest in politics for two decades, and been a political commentator and editorial writer for the last five years. Originally born in New York state, he transplanted to Georgia, and never looked back. Contact him at [email protected]

Mary WebsterMary Webster

Mary E. Webster is a descendant of Noah and Daniel Webster, and traces her ancestry back to the Mayflower. She is a graduate of the University of Iowa, College of Business. She has worked as a writer for the Media Research Center, and has authored several books including "The Federalist Papers: In Modern Language."

Michael BrescianiMichael Bresciani

Michael Bresciani is the publisher of American Prophet.org since 2005. The website features the articles and reports of Rev Bresciani along with some of America’s best writers and journalists, news and reviews that have earned the site the title of – The Website for Insight. Millions have read his timelyreports and articles in online journals and print publications across the nation and the globe. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook

Michael DayMichael Day

Michael Day is a native Californian and a retired mailman, proud of the fact that while most of his friends were protesting the war in Viet Nam, he volunteered for the draft and served in combat with the U.S. Army Infantry. His diverse life experiences range from singing with the San Diego Opera to doing menial labor and being involved in church leadership for twenty five years. His blog, http://retiredday.wordpress.com, is an expression of his deep convictions concerning freedom and Biblical faith.

Michael PeroutkaMichael Peroutka

Michael Anthony Peroutka Esq. is a former Presidential candidate and co-founder of Institute on the Constitution (IOTC) an educational outreach of his law firm that presents the founders “American View” of law and government.  IOTC has produced thousands of graduates in all 50 states with a full understanding of the Biblical principles on which those founding documents are based. Michael is a graduate of Loyola College and the University of Baltimore School of Law.

Nathan MehrensNathan Mehrens

Nathan Mehrens is president of Americans for Limited Government Foundation. He previously served as ALG’s General Counsel. Before that he was Special Assistant to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor. He previously served as Director of Research and General Counsel for several non-profit organizations that monitor and advocate on labor union issues.

NewswireNewswire

Newswire articles originate from a variety of sources including wire services, press releases and more. Newswire pieces are written by a representative of the person or organization that is the subject or source of the article and are presented as informational statements about the subject discussed.

Paul E. ScatesPaul E. Scates

Formerly a liberal and an atheist, Paul E. Scates served as a Marine in Vietnam and is a lifelong student of American history, politics and culture. A former contributor to national website TooGoodReports.com, he writes his staunchly independent Conservative and informed Christian commentary for his fellow ordinary, working Americans, the “we, the people” who are ultimately responsible for preserving our Constitutional liberties.

Paula DagnelPaula Dagnel

Paula Dagnel is a 'transplanted Texan,' now residing in NC. A mother of two daughters, and grandmother of five. She writes poetry, and has had her work invited into a book entitled 'Eyes of the Poet: Love and Passion in Lasting Splendor." She feels keenly the importance of speaking out now, while the First Amendment still applies.

Publius HuldahPublius Huldah

Publius Huldah is a retired litigation attorney who now lives in Tennessee. Before getting a law degree, she got a degree in philosophy where she specialized in political philosophy and epistemology (theories of knowledge). She now writes extensively on the U.S. Constitution, using the Federalist Papers to prove its original meaning and intent. She shows how federal judges and politicians have ignored Our Constitution and replaced it with their personal opinions and beliefs. She also shows how The People can, by learning our Founding Principles themselves, restore our Constitutional Republic.

Rebekah RastRebekah Rast

Rebekah Rast is the national correspondent of Americans for Limited Government (ALG) News Bureau. Americans for Limited Government is dedicated to putting the principles of limited government into action. They work with local groups across the nation to promote freedom, limited government, and the principles of the U.S. Constitution. Their goal is to harness the power of American citizens and grassroots groups in order to put the people back in charge in states across the country. You can follow her on Twitter at @RebekahRast.

Richard RothschildRichard Rothschild

Commissioner Richard Rothschild was elected to office in 2010.  He ran under the mantra of “Less Government,” and describes himself as a Constitutional Conservative.   He has appeared in the Examiner, Baltimore Sun, ABC News, and has been a guest speaker on radio shows throughout America. Richard was the first elected official in America to officially terminate a government’s membership in Agenda-21 / ICLEI; the first official in Maryland to create a nullification resolution to thwart unconstitutional gun laws, and was also first in Maryland to pass an education choice program for parents that choose private, parochial, or home schooling for their children.

Rick ManningRick Manning

Rick Manning is the President of Americans for Limited Government and the former Public Affairs Chief of Staff for the U.S. Department of Labor. Americans for Limited Government is dedicated to putting the principles of limited government into action. They work with local groups across the nation to promote freedom, limited government, and the principles of the U.S. Constitution. Their goal is to harness the power of American citizens and grassroots groups in order to put the people back in charge in states across the country.

Ricki PepinRicki Pepin

Ricki Pepin is a former employee of the FBI. She is a published author and international lecturer. She has been leading courses on the U.S. Constitution, in collaboration with the Institute on the Constitution, for over 17 years. Ricki is married to retired Air Force Colonel Michael Pepin. She has two children and four grandchildren.

Rob PueRob Pue

Rob is the founder and publisher of Wisconsin Christian News, a regional Christian newspaper. While the main distribution of the paper is Wisconsin-based, WCN also has subscribers in nearly all fifty states.  He writes a monthly commentary for WCN, and can also be heard twice weekly, (Tuesdays and Saturdays) nationwide on the VCY America Radio Network, with his “From the Editor’s Desk” commentaries.  Rob’s messages offer unique teaching and insights from God's word, dealing with the most important issues of our day.

Rob ReillyRob Reilly

Rob Reilly is a soft-spoken, pro-Capitalist, Constitution loving, traditional American Conservative. He enjoys wearing his Gadsden Flag or DADDD (Dads Against Daughters Dating Democrats) t-shirts when he knows Liberals are around, and waging his own personal psych-ops war on tyrannical socialists, Medieval theocracies, and power-hungry thugs. His tech byline appears in a large number of print publications and high-traffic Web sites. Give Rob a piece of your mind at [email protected].

Robert BroadusRobert Broadus

Robert Broadus (aka Brutus) is a writer and course instructor for Institute on the Constitution, an educational outreach that presents the Founders’ American View of Law and Government. Broadus is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, and as Navy Veteran he is not a Republican or a Democrat — he is an Anti-Federalist. Broadus hosted the East-Coast Anti-Federalist radio show on Liberty Works Radio, and was a candidate for the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives from the state of Maryland. Robert has contributed to Fox News, AOL News, The New York Times, CBS, Rush Limbaugh Show, Washington Times, and more

Robert RomanoRobert Romano

Robert Romano is the Senior Editor of Americans for Limited Government (ALG) News Bureau. Americans for Limited Government is a non- partisan, nationwide network committed to advancing free market reforms,private property rights and core American liberties.

S. Michael CravenS. Michael Craven

S. Michael Craven is the President of the Center for Christ & Culture. Michael is the author of Uncompromised Faith (Navpress).The Center for Christ & Culture is dedicated to renewal within the Church and works to equip Christians with an intelligent and thoroughly Christian approach to matters of culture in order to demonstrate the relevance of Christianity to all of life. For more information on the Center for Christ & Culture, the teaching ministry of S. Michael Craven, visit the Center for Christ & Culture.

Shawn MathisShawn Mathis

Pastor Shawn Mathis is the pastor of Providence Orthodox Presbyterian Church. He writes representing his own views, not necessarily those of his church or denomination. His focus includes homeschooling, the Christian roots of American legal rights and practical apologetics.

Star ParkerStar Parker

Star Parker is the founder and president of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education, a public policy think tank that addresses issues of culture, race and poverty from a Judeo-Christian conservative perspective. She regularly consults with both federal and state legislators on market-based strategies to fight poverty; she has spoken on more than 190 colleges and universities about anti-poverty initiatives; has authored several books; and is a nationally syndicated columnist with Creators Syndicate. For more information please go to www.urbancure.org.

Steve DeaceSteve Deace

Steve Deace's show is nationally syndicated and he is ranked one of the 100 talk show hosts in the nation by Talkers Magazine, the leading trade publication in news talk radio. Deace is also one of the youngest hosts to make the list. He is a columnist for The Washington Times and is the author of the best-selling book Rules for Patriots: How Conservatives Can Win Again, which reached #1 in the "elections" category at Amazon.com.

Tom TothTom Toth

Tom Toth is a financial advisor for Toth Financial Advisory Corporation in Leesburg, VA, and a regular contributor and webmaster for NetRightDaily.com and Americans for Limited Government.

Tony PerkinsTony Perkins

Tony Perkins is President of the Washington, D.C.-based Family Research Council. He is a former member of the Louisiana legislature where he served for eight years, and he is recognized as a legislative pioneer for authoring measures like the nation's first Covenant Marriage law. He received his undergraduate degree from Liberty University and a Master's Degree from Louisiana State University in Public Administration. Perkins is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, and a former police officer and television news reporter.

Victor SharpeVictor Sharpe

Victor Sharpe is a freelance writer, contributing editor of
Family Security Matters, regular contributor to
American Thinker,
Canada Free Press,
Renew America and many other conservative websites. He is also the author of Politicide: The Attempted Murder of the Jewish State.

Wayne LelaWayne Lela

Wayne Lela is a freelance writer who has been published in the New Oxford Review and other publications. Lela is a founder of Heterosexuals Organized for a Moral Environment (HOME). Lela and his associates visit college campuses, engaging students and faculty about the scientific and moral pitfalls of homosexual behavior.

William J. FedererWilliam J. Federer

William J. Federer is a nationally recognized author, speaker, and president of Amerisearch, Inc, which is dedicated to researching our American heritage. The American Minute radio feature looks back at events in American history on the dates they occurred, is broadcast daily across the country and read by thousands on the internet.

William R. MannWilliam R. Mann

William R. Mann is a retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel. He is currently a political observer, analyst, activist and writer for conservative causes. He received his Bachelor of Science at West Point and a Masters in National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School. He currently resides with his wife in Pensacola, Florida.

Willie DeutschWillie Deutsch

Willie Deutsch is Editor-in-Chief for NetRightDaily.com, and Social Media Director for Americans for Limited Government.

Woodrow WilcoxWoodrow Wilcox

Woodrow Wilcox is the senior medical bill problem solver at Senior Care Insurance Services in Merrillville, Indiana. That is the largest senior citizen oriented insurance agency in the Midwest. For over six years, Woodrow Wilcox has helped senior citizens with medical bill problems with Medicare and VA clinics. He has saved senior citizens over $1 million in wrongful charges. For more health care articles by Wilcox, visit www.medicareproblems.net or www.woodrowwilcox.com.
© 2013 Woodrow Wilcox. Re-published here with the permission of the author.

Zorek RichardsZorek Richards

Zorek Richards is a former resident of Rapid City, South Dakota. He started out as a Democrat and was won over to the Republican Party by Ronald Reagan. Today he considers himself a conservative independent, a Mississippi transplant, and a bit of a cultural watchman, with special interest in The First Amendment (specifically, the media and the impact of Christianity). He has a website at www.zoreks.com and twitter @Z__Notes.


Author Biographies

A.J. Castellitto

A.J. Castellitto

A.J. Castellitto is a freelance writer who resides in NJ with his wife and five children. He holds a B.S. in Counseling and Human Services from the University of Scranton and his writings have been published at The Center for Western Journalism, The Christian Post, Intellectual Conservative and Reformed Perspective Magazine.

Adam Bitely
Adam Bitely
Adam Bitely is the Editor-in-Chief of NetRightDaily.com. You can follow him on Twitter at @AdamBitely.

Anita Staver
Anita Staver

Anita L. Staver is an attorney and serves as President of Liberty Counsel.

Bill Wilson
Bill Wilson
Bill Wilson is a member fo the board of directors of Americans for Limited Government. Americans for Limited Government is dedicated to putting the principles of limited government into action. They work with local groups across the nation to promote freedom, limited government, and the principles of the U.S. Constitution. Their goal is to harness the power of American citizens and grassroots groups in order to put the people back in charge in states across the country.

Billy and Karen Vaughn
Billy and Karen Vaughn
Billy and Karen Vaughn are the parents of fallen Navy SEAL, Aaron Carson Vaughn (SEAL Team VI). The downing of Extortion 17 was the day Aaron’s life ended and the day their lives began again. As Billy and Karen began searching for answers their eyes were opened. They spend a considerable amount of time on Capitol Hill, and have shared their story on hundreds of local, state and national radio outlets including Fox & Friends, The Today Show, Hannity’s America and more.

Bob Ellis
Bob Ellis
Bob Ellis has been the owner of media company Dakota Voice, LLC since 2005. He is a 10-year veteran of the United States Air Force, a political writer for the past decade, and has been involved in numerous election and public policy campaigns for nearly 20 years, including a Tea Party leader and organizer since 2009. He lives in Rapid City, South Dakota with his wife and two children.

Bradlee Dean
Bradlee Dean
Bradlee Dean is talk-show host of The Sons of Liberty Radio, ordained preacher, heavy metal drummer for the international band Junkyard Prophet, and speaks across the country with his ministry reaching both young and old in schools, universities, tea parties, churches, and communities across the nation.

Brian Bosche
Brian Bosche
Brian Bosché, 24, is unfiltered and keenly focused on the obstacles affecting young people. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcasting from Virginia Tech and worked in both national and local media. Brian is a third-year student at Liberty University School of Law, and is Vice President of the Student Bar Association. His sights are set on exposing the federal government’s destruction of opportunity and the American Dream.

Carrie K. Hutchens
Carrie K. Hutchens
Carrie Hutchens is a former law enforcement officer and a freelance writer who is active in fighting against the death culture movement and the injustices within the judicial and law enforcement systems.

David Bozeman
David Bozeman
David Bozeman, former Libertarian Party Chairman, is a Liberty Features Syndicated writer.

David Coughlin
David Coughlin
David Coughlin is a political pundit, editor of the policy action planning web site “Return to Common Sense,” and an active member of the Westchester County Tea Party. He retired from IBM after a short career in the U.S. Army. He currently resides with his wife of 40 years in Hawthorne, NY. He was educated at West Point (Bachelor of Science, 1971) and the University of Alabama in Huntsville (Masters, Administrative Science, 1976).

David John Marotta
David John Marotta
David John Marotta CFP®, AIF®, is President of Marotta Wealth Management, Inc. of Charlottesville providing fee-only financial planning and wealth management at www.emarotta.com. Subscribe to his blog at www.marottaonmoney.com. Questions to be answered in the column should be sent to questions at emarotta dot com or Marotta Wealth Management, Inc., One Village Green Circle, Suite 100, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4619.

David Mann
David Mann
David Mann is a Christian who lives in Florida.

David Pepe
David Pepe
David J. Pepe (DJP I.F.) heads up a very small group of writers and staff called The Ignorant Fishermen Blog. Their sole desire in these trying last days is to bring glory to Almighty God and blow the warning trumpet, warning all (American’s and our world) that Almighty God’s Kingdom of Heaven is truly at hand!

David Whitney
David Whitney
Rev. David Whitney has been teaching the Christian heritage and history of our country with Institute on the Constitution for over a decade where he serves as Senior Instructor, and Radio show host on Dr. Stan Monteith’s Radio Liberty. Whitney is an Honors Scholar graduate from Rutgers University with a Masters Degree from Denver Seminary. A minister for 32 years, he is currently the Pastor of Cornerstone Evangelical Free Church of Pasadena, Maryland. As a member of the clergy, an activist and radio personality, Whitney has appeared in Washington Times, on Voice of America, Fox, ABC, NBC, CSPAN, BBC, and more.

Derek Howell
Derek Howell
Derek J. Howell, Esq., is an attorney, former State Trooper, course instructor and Director of Operations for Institute on the Constitution. He also serves as an adjunct professor and adjunct faculty member at two colleges and a seminary in Maryland. Derek earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees, both with honors, from the Johns Hopkins University. Derek is currently a State Senate candidate for the Maryland General Assembly.

Doug Carter
Doug Carter
Doug Carter has been studying the contrast between Christianity and the Mystery religions for over fifteen years. He is currently an instructor of Ethics and Old Testament in N. C. His spare time is devoted to his lifelong dream of being a graduate student in theology and philosophy and tracking anti-Christian iconoclasm in America.

Dr. Robert R. Owens
Dr. Robert R. Owens

Dr. Theo
Dr. Theo
Once an atheist and mocker of religion in general and Christians in particular, he was saved late in life when Jesus changed his heart. Dr. Theo is a Vietnam vet, combat medic and served with the 101st Airborne Division. Now retired with over 30 years as an emergency room physician, he fills his time with grand kids and teaches at a local university.

Gina Miller
Gina Miller
Gina Miller, a native of Texas and current resident of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, is a radio/television voice professional.

Gordon Garnos
Gordon Garnos
Gordon Garnos was long-time editor of the Watertown Public Opinion, retiring after 39 years with that newspaper. Garnos, a lifelong resident of South Dakota except for his military service in the U.S. Air Force, was born and raised in Presho.

Guest Author
Guest Author
Guest authors at American Clarion hail from a variety of sources and backgrounds. Their work is featured because we believe they have something important to say that our readers will appreciate. If you’d like to see a guest author become a regular here, please let us know!

Howard Rich
Howard Rich
Howard Rich is the chairman of Americans for Limited Government. Americans for Limited Government is dedicated to putting the principles of limited government into action. They work with local groups across the nation to promote freedom, limited government, and the principles of the U.S. Constitution. Their goal is to harness the power of American citizens and grassroots groups in order to put the people back in charge in states across the country.

J. Matt Barber
J. Matt Barber
Matt Barber is an attorney concentrating in constitutional law. He is author of the book “The Right Hook – From the Ring to the Culture War” and serves as Director of Cultural Affairs with both Liberty Counsel and Liberty Alliance Action, and Associate Dean with Liberty University School of Law.

JD Longstreet
JD Longstreet
J.D. Longstreet is a conservative Southern American (A native sandlapper and an adopted Tar Heel) with a deep passion for the history, heritage, and culture of the southern states of America. At the same time he is a deeply loyal American believing strongly in “America First”. He is a thirty-year veteran of the broadcasting business, as an “in the field” and “on-air” news reporter (contributing to radio, TV, and newspapers) and a conservative broadcast commentator. Longstreet is a veteran of the US Army and US Army Reserve. He is a member of the American Legion and the Sons of Confederate Veterans. A lifelong Christian, Longstreet subscribes to “old Lutheranism” to express and exercise his faith.

Jennifer L Ferryman
Jennifer L Ferryman
Jennifer L. Ferryman is a full-time observer of all matters political, inspirational, and international.  She is committed to truth, passionate about life, and devoted to family.  A fiery conservative, she aims to expose anything ridiculous with candor and wit, all while maintaining the authority of Christ.  For further commentary and satire, please visit her blog at www.orderinthequart.wordpress.com

Jim Anderson
Jim Anderson
Jim Anderson is the husband of one wonderful woman and father of four equally wonderful daughters. His has worked in the sales and customer service fields for 30 years and has been active in the Church as a lay-minister for nearly as long. Jim has life-long passion for American Liberty as promulgated by the Founders and is equally passionate about spreading such commitment to others.

Jim Bowman
Jim Bowman
Jim Bowman is a 67 year old drafted Vietnam veteran, and a retired boiler maker with 31 years of service. He has been published in numerous newspapers in Florida and Philadelphia, is the author of This Roar of Ours, and the publisher of the Americanism of our Founders website. He is the proud father of a son and daughter, two grandsons and one granddaughter.

Jim Komaniecki
Jim Komaniecki
Jim Komaniecki is a conservative retired mechanical engineer from Box Elder, SD. In his spare time, he writes occasionally on important topics which should be of concern to all Americans such as moral philosophy, politics, and the importance of virtue in American society. Of current interest is exploring the integral relationship between social issues such as abortion and homosexual marriage and the fiscal economic issues. Jim is also a strong supporter of Constitutional principles, limited government, and individual freedom.

John Jones
John Jones
John Jones is an aspiring writer and artist who temporarily resides in Federal Way. He was born overseas on an Air Force base in Japan, grew up in Louisiana, and spent six years in Alaska before his family finally moved back to the lower 48.

John Kirkwood
John Kirkwood
John Kirkwood is a gun-toting, cigar-smoking, incandescent light bulb-using, 3.2 gallon flushing, fur-wearing, Chinese (MSG) eating, bow-hunting, SUV driving, unhyphenated American man who loves his wife, isn’t ashamed of his country and does not apologize for his Christianity. He Pastors Grace Gospel Fellowship Bensenville, where “we the people” seek to honor “In God we Trust.” He writes a weekly opinion column for Clashdaily.com and he co-hosts UnCommon Sense – the Christian Worldview with a double shot of espresso on UncommonShow.com. He is the proud homeschooling dad of Konnor, Karter and Payton and the “blessed from heaven above” husband of the Righteous and Rowdy Wendymae.

John W. Whitehead
John W. Whitehead
Constitutional attorney and author John W. Whitehead is founder and president of The Rutherford Institute. His new book The Change Manifesto (Sourcebooks) is available in bookstores and online. He can be contacted at [email protected]. Information about The Rutherford Institute is available atwww.rutherford.org.

Ken Connor
Ken Connor
Ken Connor is an attorney and co-author of “Sinful Silence: When Christians Neglect Their Civic Duty.” He is also the Distinguished Fellow in Law and Human Dignity at the John Jay Institute’s Center for a Just Society.

Kevin Mooney
Kevin Mooney
Kevin Mooney is a contributing editor to Americans for Limited Government. Americans for Limited Government is dedicated to putting the principles of limited government into action. They work with local groups across the nation to promote freedom, limited government, and the principles of the U.S. Constitution. Their goal is to harness the power of American citizens and grassroots groups in order to put the people back in charge in states across the country.

Mary Webster
Mary Webster
Mary E. Webster is a descendant of Noah and Daniel Webster, and traces her ancestry back to the Mayflower. She is a graduate of the University of Iowa, College of Business. She has worked as a writer for the Media Research Center, and has authored several books including “The Federalist Papers: In Modern Language.”

Michael Day
Michael Day
Michael Day is a native Californian and a retired mailman, proud of the fact that while most of his friends were protesting the war in Viet Nam, he volunteered for the draft and served in combat with the U.S. Army Infantry. His diverse life experiences range from singing with the San Diego Opera to doing menial labor and being involved in church leadership for twenty five years. His blog, http://retiredday.wordpress.com, is an expression of his deep convictions concerning freedom and Biblical faith.

Michael Peroutka
Michael Peroutka
Michael Anthony Peroutka Esq. is a former Presidential candidate and co-founder of Institute on theConstitution (IOTC) an educational outreach of his law firm that presents the founders “American View” of law and government.  IOTC has produced thousands of graduates in all 50 states with a full understanding of the Biblical principles on which those founding documents are based. Michael is a graduate of Loyola College and the University of Baltimore School of Law.

Nathan Mehrens
Nathan Mehrens
Nathan Mehrens is President for Americans for Limited Government (ALG). He previously served as ALG’s General Counsel. Before that he was Special Assistant to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor. He previously served as Director of Research and General Counsel for several non-profit organizations that monitor and advocate on labor union issues.

Newswire
Newswire
Newswire articles originate from a variety of sources including wire services, press releases and more. Newswire pieces are written by a representative of the person or organization that is the subject or source of the article and are presented as informational statements about the subject discussed.

Paul E. Scates
Paul E. Scates
Formerly a liberal and an atheist, Paul E. Scates served as a Marine in Vietnam and is a lifelong student of American history, politics and culture. A former contributor to national website TooGoodReports.com, he writes his staunchly independent Conservative and informed Christian commentary for his fellow ordinary, working Americans, the “we, the people” who are ultimately responsible for preserving our Constitutional liberties.

Paula Dagnel
Paula Dagnel
Paula Dagnel is a ‘transplanted Texan,’ now residing in NC. A mother of two daughters, and grandmother of five. She writes poetry, and has had her work invited into a book entitled ‘Eyes of the Poet: Love and Passion in Lasting Splendor.” She feels keenly the importance of speaking out now, while the First Amendment still applies.

Publius Huldah
Publius Huldah
Publius Huldah is a retired litigation attorney who now lives in Tennessee. Before getting a law degree, she got a degree in philosophy where she specialized in political philosophy and epistemology (theories of knowledge). She now writes extensively on the U.S. Constitution, using the Federalist Papers to prove its original meaning and intent. She shows how federal judges and politicians have ignored Our Constitution and replaced it with their personal opinions and beliefs. She also shows how The People can, by learning our Founding Principles themselves, restore our Constitutional Republic.

Rebekah Rast
Rebekah Rast
Rebekah Rast is the national correspondent of Americans for Limited Government (ALG) News Bureau. Americans for Limited Government is dedicated to putting the principles of limited government into action. They work with local groups across the nation to promote freedom, limited government, and the principles of the U.S. Constitution. Their goal is to harness the power of American citizens and grassroots groups in order to put the people back in charge in states across the country. You can follow her on Twitter at @RebekahRast.

Richard Rothschild
Richard Rothschild
Commissioner Richard Rothschild was elected to office in 2010.  He ran under the mantra of “Less Government,” and describes himself as a Constitutional Conservative.   He has appeared in the Examiner, Baltimore Sun, ABC News, and has been a guest speaker on radio shows throughout America. Richard was the first elected official in America to officially terminate a government’s membership in Agenda-21 / ICLEI; the first official in Maryland to create a nullification resolution to thwart unconstitutional gun laws, and was also first in Maryland to pass an education choice program for parents that choose private, parochial, or home schooling for their children.

Rick Manning
Rick Manning
Rick Manningis the Vice President of Public Policy and Communications for Americans for Limited Government and the former Public Affairs Chief of Staff for the U.S. Department of Labor. Americans for Limited Governmentis dedicated to putting the principles of limited government into action. They work with local groups across the nation to promote freedom, limited government, and the principles of the U.S. Constitution. Their goal is to harness the power of American citizens and grassroots groups in order to put the people back in charge in states across the country.

Robert Broadus
Robert Broadus
Robert Broadus (aka Brutus) is a writer and course instructor for Institute on the Constitution, an educational outreach that presents the Founders’ American View of Law and Government. Broadus is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, and as Navy Veteran he is not a Republican or a Democrat — he is an Anti-Federalist. Broadus hosted the East-Coast Anti-Federalist radio show on Liberty Works Radio, and was a candidate for the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives from the state of Maryland. Robert has contributed to Fox News, AOL News, The New York Times, CBS, Rush Limbaugh Show, Washington Times, and more

Robert Romano
Robert Romano
Robert Romano is the Senior Editor of Americans for Limited Government (ALG) News Bureau. Americans for Limited Government is a non- partisan, nationwide network committed to advancing free market reforms,private property rights and core American liberties.

S. Michael Craven
S. Michael Craven
S. Michael Craven is the President of the Center for Christ & Culture. Michael is the author of Uncompromised Faith (Navpress).The Center for Christ & Culture is dedicated to renewal within the Church and works to equip Christians with an intelligent and thoroughly Christian approach to matters of culture in order to demonstrate the relevance of Christianity to all of life. For more information on the Center for Christ & Culture, the teaching ministry of S. Michael Craven, visit the Center for Christ & Culture.
Star Parker
Star Parker
Star Parker is president of the Coalition on Urban Renewal & Education and author of the new book White Ghetto: How Middle Class America Reflects Inner City Decay. Prior to her involvement in social activism, Star Parker was a single welfare mother in Los Angeles, California. After receiving Christ, Star returned to college, received a BS degree in marketing and launched an urban Christian magazine.

Tom Toth
Tom Toth
Tom Toth is the Social Media Director for Americans for Limited Government. A communications and public policy professional, Tom is a regular contributor and webmaster for NetRightDaily.com and he manages the social media presence for ALG. Tom is a graduate of Liberty University and lives in Alexandria, VA with his wife.

Victor Sharpe
Victor Sharpe
Victor Sharpe is a freelance writer, contributing editor of Family Security Matters, regular contributor toAmerican ThinkerCanada Free PressRenew America and many other conservative websites. He is also the author of Politicide: The Attempted Murder of the Jewish State.

Wayne Lela
Wayne Lela
Wayne Lela is a freelance writer who has been published in the New Oxford Review and other publications. Lela is a founder of Heterosexuals Organized for a Moral Environment (HOME). Lela and his associates visit college campuses, engaging students and faculty about the scientific and moral pitfalls of homosexual behavior.
William J. Federer
William J. Federer
William J. Federer is a nationally recognized author, speaker, and president of Amerisearch, Inc, which is dedicated to researching our American heritage. The American Minute radio feature looks back at events in American history on the dates they occurred, is broadcast daily across the country and read by thousands on the internet.

William R. Mann
William R. Mann
William R. Mann is a retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel. He is currently a political observer, analyst, activist and writer for conservative causes. He received his Bachelor of Science at West Point and a Masters in National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School. He currently resides with his wife in Pensacola, Florida.

Willie Deutsch
Willie Deutsch
Willie Deutsch is Editor-in-Chief for NetRightDaily.com, and Social Media Director for Americans for Limited Government.

Woodrow Wilcox
Woodrow Wilcox
Woodrow Wilcox is the senior medical bill problem solver at Senior Care Insurance Services in Merrillville, Indiana. That is the largest senior citizen oriented insurance agency in the Midwest. For over six years, Woodrow Wilcox has helped senior citizens with medical bill problems with Medicare and VA clinics. He has saved senior citizens over $1 million in wrongful charges. For more health care articles by Wilcox, visitwww.medicareproblems.net or www.woodrowwilcox.com. © 2013 Woodrow Wilcox. Re-published here with the permission of the author.

Zorek Richards
Zorek Richards
Zorek Richards is a former resident of Rapid City, South Dakota. He started out as a Democrat and was won over to the Republican Party by Ronald Reagan. Today he considers himself a conservative independent, a Mississippi transplant, and a bit of a cultural watchman, with special interest in The First Amendment (specifically, the media and the impact of Christianity). He has a website at www.zoreks.com and twitter @Z__Notes.