TRICKLE DOWN TYRANNY: CRUSHING OBAMA'S DREAM OF THE SOCIALIST STATES OF AMERICA
Rep. Mike R. Pompeo was elected in 2010 by the 4th Congressional District of Kansas. A native of Wichita and graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, he patrolled the Iron Curtain as an Army officer before the Berlin Wall came down in 1989.
Washington Times Senior Editor for Opinion Emily Miller was awarded the Clark Mollenhoff Award for Investigative Reporting from the Institute on Political Journalism.
An interview with Rep. Ben Quayle, who was elected in 2010 by Arizona's 3rd congressional district, which is in the Sonoran Desert in the Valley of the Sun around Phoenix. One of his popular campaign ads stated, "Barack Obama is the worst president in history," a theme he has brought to Washington through tough, comprehensive criticism of current White House policies.
John A. Allison is the former chairman and CEO of BB&T Corporation, where he started working in 1971. Under Mr. Allison's leadership, BB&T grew from $4.5 billion in assets to $152 billion, becoming America's 10th largest financial services company and earning the bank's chairman a spot on Harvard Business Review's list of top 100 most successful CEOs in the world.
Dan Danner is president and CEO of the National Federation of Independent Business, America's leading advocacy group for small businesses. The average NFIB member employs 10 workers. A former White House staffer, Mr. Danner served as chief of staff to the U.S. secretary of commerce and in the private sector as an executive with Armco Inc., a steelmaker.
Newt Gingrich is a candidate for the Republican nomination for president. A former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, he commanded the national campaign that led to the GOP's historic takeover of Congress in 1994. Mr. Gingrich represented Georgia for 20 years in the House.
Rick Scott is the Republican governor of Florida. A successful businessman before entering politics, Mr. Scott and his wife Ann started out owning two Kansas City doughnut shops, which his mother ran. He later founded Columbia Hospital Corporation, which in 10 years grew to become the seventh-largest employer in America with over 285,000 workers at more than 1,000 hospitals, surgery centers and home-health outlets.
Robert Steven Kaplan is a professor at Harvard Business School and former vice-chairman of Goldman Sachs.