Brian Wesbury

Brian Wesbury is Chief Economist at First Trust Advisors L.P. His previous positions include Vice President and Economist for the Chicago Corporation and Senior Vice President and Chief Economist for Griffin, Kubik, Stephens & Thompson. He has also been a member of the Academic Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. In 1995-1996, he served as Chief Economist for the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress. He has written for several magazines, newspapers, and blogs, and he appears regularly on television, radio, and podcasts to discuss the economy and financial markets. He is the co-author of a weekly newsletter, “Monday Morning Outlook,” and the author of two books, including It’s Not as Bad as You Think: Why Capitalism Trumps Fear and the Economy Will Thrive.

Jeffrey Lord

Jeffrey Lord is a contributing editor for The American Spectator, a NewsBusters columnist, a NewsMax TV contributor, and host of The Word of the Lord podcast. He is also a member of the Penn Live editorial board and appears on Sky News Arabia. He is a former CNN commentator and has served as a guest host for the Sean Hannity radio show. He previously served as White House Associate Director of Political Affairs for President Ronald Reagan and as a legislative aide for Housing and Urban Development Secretary Jack Kemp in the administration of President George H. W. Bush. He has written for numerous publications, including The Wall Street Journal, the New York Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and The Washington Times. He is the author of three books, including What America Needs: The Case for Trump and Swamp Wars: Donald Trump and the New American Populism vs. The Old Order.

Victor Davis Hanson

Victor Davis Hanson is the Wayne and Marcia Buske Distinguished Fellow in History at Hillsdale College, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, a professor of classics emeritus at California State University, Fresno, and a nationally syndicated columnist for Tribune Media Services. He has written for several publications, including The Wall Street Journal, the Claremont Review of Books, The New Criterion, and the Daily Telegraph. A recipient of the National Humanities Medal and the Bradley Prize, he is the author of numerous books, including The Soul of Battle: From Ancient Times to the Present Day, How Three Great Liberators Vanquished Tyranny; The Second World Wars: How the First Global Conflict Was Fought and Won; The Dying Citizen: How Progressive Elites, Tribalism, and Globalization Are Destroying the Idea of America; and The End of Everything: How Wars Descend into Annihilation (forthcoming).

Caroline B. Glick

Caroline B. Glick is a senior contributing editor of Jewish News Syndicate, diplomatic commentator for Israel’s Channel 14, host of the Caroline Glick Show, and a columnist at Newsweek. She is a senior fellow at the Center for Security Policy in Washington, D.C., and a lecturer at the Israel Defense Forces’ War Colleges and Israel’s College of Statesmanship. She previously served as Assistant Foreign Policy Advisor to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. She has written for several publications, including The Wall Street Journal, the Journal of International Security Affairs, and Commentary. She is the author of Shackled Warrior: Israel and the Global Jihad and The Israeli Solution: A One State Plan for Peace in the Middle East.

Larry P. Arnn

Larry P. Arnn is the 12th president of Hillsdale College. He received his B.A. from Arkansas State University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in government from the Claremont Graduate School. He also studied at the London School of Economics and at Oxford University, where he served as director of research for the late Sir Martin Gilbert, the official biographer of Winston Churchill. He served as president of the Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy from 1985-2000. In 2015, he received the Bradley Prize from the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation. He is the author of Liberty and Learning: The Evolution of American Education, The Founders’ Key: The Divine and Natural Connection Between the Declaration and the Constitution and What We Risk By Losing It, and Churchill’s Trial: Winston Churchill and the Salvation of Free Government.

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