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- July 8, 2022

Peter Roff

Peter Roff is a longtime political columnist currently affiliated with several Washington, D.C.-based public policy organizations. You can reach him by email at [email protected]. Follow him on Twitter @TheRoffDraft.

Paul Crespo is the Managing Editor of American Liberty Defense News. As a Marine Corps officer, he led Marines, served aboard ships in the Pacific and jumped from helicopters and airplanes. He was also a military attaché with the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) at U.S. embassies worldwide.

He later ran for office, taught political science, wrote for a major newspaper and had his own radio show. A graduate of Georgetown, London and Cambridge universities, he brings decades of experience and insight to the issues that most threaten our American liberty – at home and from abroad.

David A. Keene

David Keene has been at the center of conservative politics for decades. He is a former Chairman of the Young Americans for Freedom and the American Conservative Union and has served as the elected President of the National Rifle Association. 

He worked as a campaign consultant, lobbyist and commentator. His writing has appeared in Human Events, National Review and many other conservative publications and remains Editor at Large for The Washington Times after more than four years as the paper’s Opinion Editor.

John Lott

Dr. John R. Lott, Jr. founded the Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC). 

An economist and a world-recognized expert on guns and crime, Lott served the Trump administration as the Senior Advisor for Research and Statistics at the Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Policy.

Shaun Kenny

Shaun Kenney is the Senior Editor for The Republican Standard. He previously served as the Executive Director for the Republican Party of Virginia. 

He is also currently a principal at K6 Consulting Group, a firm with more than 25 years of political campaign experience at all levels of government.

James Fotis

James J. Fotis has a long career of experience as an informed, decisive leader and an analytical, proactive problem solver. He served more than twenty-three years as the Executive Director of the Law Enforcement Alliance of America (LEAA); an association of law enforcement officers, crime victims and concerned citizens. 

During his tenure, LEAA became a serious influence in the law enforcement community, on Capitol Hill and within the Executive Branch of government.

John Solomon is an award-winning investigative journalist, author and digital media entrepreneur who serves as Chief Executive Officer and Editor in Chief of Just the News. Before founding Just the News, Solomon played a critical role in producing groundbreaking reports in the newsrooms of The Associated Press, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, Newsweek, The Daily Beast and The Hill.

Norman Leahy has written about national and Virginia politics for more than 30 years with outlets ranging from The Washington Post to BearingDrift.com.

A consulting writer, editor, recovering think tank executive and campaign operative, Norman lives in Virginia.

Steven Symes

Steven has loved all things on wheels from an early age. He started off admiring Corvettes and Porsches, but his tastes have grown to include a variety of everything, from classic to modern vehicles.

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