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Steve Deace

Steve  Deace

Steve Deace is a nationally syndicated radio host for the USA Radio Network. His radio program has been featured in major media such as Fox News, CBS News, ABC News, CNN, MSNBC, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Politico, The Weekly Standard and Real Clear Politics, among others. He's one of the top 100 talk-show hosts in America, according to Talkers Magazine. In 2013, he wrote the second-most shared column of the year for USA Today, defending "Duck Dynasty" and traditional American values. In addition to being a contributor for Conservative Review, USA Today and Town, Deace is a columnist for The Washington Times. He is also the author of the book "Rules for Patriots: How Conservatives Can Win Again," which includes a foreword by David Limbaugh and is endorsed by a who's who of conservative leaders. He lives in Iowa with his wife Amy, and their three children: Ana, Zoe, Noah.

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Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is interviewed by host Bill O'Reilly during "The O'Reilly Factor" television program, on the Fox News Channel in New York, Monday, April 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

The idiocracy has its first love triangle

Welcome to the idiocracy's first political love triangle. A low-information presidential candidate propped up by a low-information media, all in the hopes of rallying a low-information electorate to overthrow the Republican Party. Published April 19, 2016

Bruce Springsteen performs with the E Street Band at Madison Square Garden, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Robert Altman /Invision/AP)

The trans craze is cray-cray

Further evidence we are a superpower in decline. AARP-eligible rock stars, who refuse to grow up and act their age, think daring to uphold the constitution as well as the privacy, security, and dignity of restrooms somehow makes you America's Taliban. Published April 12, 2016

A supporter holds a sign as he waits for Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz's campaign stop at Waukesha County Exposition Center, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Waukesha, Wis. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

We can win again - if we want to

These are truly uncertain and unsettling times. To paraphrase the great prophet Bon Jovi, we are "Livin' on a prayer." Published April 5, 2016

This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Ben Affleck, left, and Henry Cavill in a scene from, "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice."  (Clay Enos/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)

Why the critics are wrong about 'Batman v. Superman'

The negative reviews given to last weekend's blockbuster debut of "Batman v. Superman: Dawn Of Justice" were perfect testimony to an age desperately struggling to stay centered around truth. Published March 30, 2016

In this March 21, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Donald Trump: The Palm Sunday candidate

A comfortable people have the luxury of letting biblical tales drift into a status no more compelling than that of a nursery rhyme. Published March 22, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a campaign rally Monday, March 7, 2016, in Grand Rapids, Mich. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

2016: If we can't get this one right, we deserve to lose

We believe in utterly silly things these days. But the truth is Bernie Sanders is not a real-life Santa Claus, he's just a communist. Donald Trump is not a heavy weight champion of the people, he's just another elitist jerk. And Hillary Clinton isn't always being framed, she's just a criminal. Published March 8, 2016

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Pensacola Bay Center in Pensacola Fla. Trump is a part-time Florida resident - and a full-time problem for its home-state senator, Marco Rubio. Rubio is counting on Florida to reshape the Republican presidential contest that Trump has so far dominated by winning three of the first four states to vote.  (AP Photo/Michael Snyder, File) **FILE**

Finally! Some valid reasons to vote for Donald Trump

I've been requesting valid reasons why anyone who sincerely cares about the Constitution, or claims to be a conservative, can still be supporting Donald Trump's reality show ... err ... presidential campaign now that we have a clearer picture of his New York values. And knock me over with a feather if Trump Cult hasn't risen to the occasion once more. Blasting off with a litany of (nonsensical) explanations for why they're committing what amounts to political self-immolation. Published February 25, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., attends a campaign stop outside a polling place at Gilbert Hood Middle School in Derry, N.H., during the New Hampshire primary Tuesday Feb. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Rubio simply is not yet ready to lead

Too many people today have decided that when it comes to picking presidential candidates, we need to find one nicer than God. Published February 9, 2016

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a campaign event at the Grace Baptist Church, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in Marion, Iowa. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Yes, Ted Cruz can win the GOP nomination

When a man's logic rests on the decorum and magnanimity of Donald Trump, you probably want to stop following his trail of bread crumbs before total and complete madness sets in. Published February 4, 2016

Republican Presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, campaigns at Penny's Diner in Missouri Valley, Iowa, Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Ted Cruz -- ethanol's best friend

Those who live and die by corporatism and taxpayer-funded subsidies have determined to go all-in to stop Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican, from winning the Iowa Caucuses in a few weeks. Apparently Mr. Cruz believes too much in freedom and limited government for these people's tastes. It won't work, because these people have lost almost all their political clout for various reasons. Not the least of which is most people are tired of the corporatist gravy train. Published January 5, 2016

Tina Fey attends the premiere of "Sisters" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Liberal Tina Fey gives conservatives some good advice

When confronted with racial injustice, Rosa Parks said "no." When confronted with tyranny, Winston Churchill said "no." When confronted with colonial arrogance, Mahatma Gandhi said "no." Published December 22, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Friday, Dec. 11, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Why Donald Trump should dump Iowa

When it comes to the Iowa caucuses, Admiral Akbar has some sound advice for Donald Trump: "It's a trap." Published December 15, 2015

Republican presidential candidate, Dr. Ben Carson speaks during a town hall meeting at Winthrop University, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, in Rock Hill, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

Ben Carson throws pro-lifers under the bus

Ben Carson's presidential campaign has been notable for the public's view of him as perhaps the most honest human being in a very large field. How disappointing then that Mr. Carson recently said one of the most intellectually dishonest things any presidential candidate has uttered on the road to the White House. Published December 1, 2015