Tammy Bruce is a radio talk show host, New York Times bestselling author, blogger, Fox News Political Contributor and columnist at Newsmax. A former liberal who saw the light, she left the Democrat Party in 2008 and now proudly identifies as a Tea Party Independent Conservative. Ms. Bruce has been profiled, and her editorials and commentaries on significant social issues have been published nationally and internationally, in a wide variety of magazines, newspapers including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, the San Francisco Chronicle, Esquire, and The Advocate among others. A native of Los Angeles, Ms. Bruce holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Southern California. She also notes her interest in politics and individual liberty was sparked during her childhood in part because of the work of authors Ray Bradbury and George Orwell, both of whom remain her favorite writers. Ms. Bruce lives in Los Angeles with Snoopy the Cat, Snoopy’s best friend Sydney the Dog, and puts up with a raccoon she has named Rocky, who refuses to leave her outside patio.”
Jedediah Bila is a conservative columnist, commentator and author of Outnumbered:Chronicles of a Manhattan Conservative. She has been published regularly in Human Events, The Daily Caller, Newsmax and the Association of Mature American Citizens’ newsletter. She makes regular appearances on Fox News. Jedediah has been a regular guest on Fox News and Fox Business, including such shows as Hannity, FOX & Friends, Red Eye with Greg Gutfeld, Varney & Co., America’s Nightly Scoreboard and Follow the Money.
Josh Painter blogs from Brazos County in Texas, and is the creator of the Texans for Sarah Palin blog. He earned a journalism degree from the University of Arkansas and was in the radio business for 20 years and the information technology field for another 20. A long-time Democrat until “Reagan and Rush changed my way of thinking,” Josh began blogging in support of Fred Thompson in 2007 and for Sarah Palin since 2008. A former Episcopalian who converted to the Catholic faith, Josh plans to blog more about religion, and his Catholic conversion in the future.
Tami Nantz is the blogger outreach coordinator for Smart Girl Politics Action, and founder of Moms 4 Sarah Palin. In August 2008, as she witnessed the immediate onslaught of attacks against Governor Palin, Tami decided that she could no longer sit on the sidelines and be silent. Moms 4 Sarah Palin soon gained local media attention when a South Florida political reporter decided to do a story comparing local anti-Palin and pro-Palin bloggers. A short time later, CNN’s Randi Kaye came to Florida, spent some time with her, and aired the piece on both AC360 and the Campbell Brown Show. Tami continues to blog on Moms 4 Sarah Palin and is the Blogger Outreach Coordinator for Smart Girl Politics Action, where she actively recruits bloggers, blogs for Smart Girl Politics Action, and writes a monthly column called “Game Changers” for Smart Girl Nation, the organization’s online magazine. Tami now lives in the Washington, D.C. area with her husband and daughter.
Stephen K. Bannon is an award-winning conservative filmmaker who has written and directed such films as: The Undefeated, In The Face of Evil, Generation Zero, Fire From the Heartland and Battle for America. In addition he has produced The Last 600 Meters, Titus Andronicus and The Indian Runner. Steve is a former surface warfare officer aboard the destroyer U.S.S. Paul F. Foster (DD964). In addition he is an honors graduate of the Harvard Business School and has a masters degree from Georgetown University. He was a former Goldman Sachs investment banker, and has been a financier and entrepreneur in the entertainment business for 25 years. Steve is the co-founder of the National Tea Party Federation and has been a frequent speaker at Tea Party conventions and rallies throughout the country.
Jackie Siciliano is the senior community guide of Team Sarah which is the online home to over 78,000 supporters of Governor Sarah Palin and the conservative values she represents in the political process. Team Sarah was launched in late September 2008 by the Susan B. Anthony List , an organization that is dedicated to advancing pro-life women. Jackie is a daughter, wife, karate mom to Teddy (age 14), past PTA President, and definitely a Mama Grizzly for her country, Jackie is self-employed owning a small business with her husband Ted. She is also credited in Stephen K. Bannon’s film “The Undefeated” for having served as a film marketing organizer.
Stacy Drake is an editor for Conservatives4Palin. She was an artist and animator for over a decade in the broadcast news industry, recently relocating to Northern Colorado from Southern California. She is currently working toward owning a business in the printing industry. She started blogging after the 2008 elections, primarily in support of Governor Palin and against the permanent political class.
Whitney “Pitcher” Zahnd is a healthcare researcher currently residing in Springfield, Illinois. She earned a bachelor’s degree in microbiology and a master’s degree in Community Health both from the University of Illinois. Whitney is the Illinois Organize4Palin coordinator and has written for Big Government, Conservatives4Palin, and The Speech: A Time for Choosing blog. She also serves as the administrative coordinator for the Central Illinois 9/12 Project. Whitney credits Governor Palin’s introduction to the national political scene for instilling in her an interest in politics and understanding for conservatism and American exceptionalism.
Peter Singleton is the Iowa state coordinator for Organize4Palin. Peter has worked in several fields professionally, including in software sales and as an attorney, and has taken a leave of absence professionally to volunteer withOrganize4Palin. Peter has a law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, summa cum laude; an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley; and an undergraduate degree from Brown University. He’s been extensively involved in ministries in his local church in California where he is an ordained deacon and elder.
Janne Myrdal is the North Dakota state director for Concerned Women for America , the nation’s largest public policy women’s organization. She is also a founding member of the North Dakota Tea Party Caucus, and the North Dakota Organize4Palin coordinator. As an immigrant from Norway and now proud U.S. citizen, Janne knows freedom and justice must be protected and fought for at all times. She has worked with church relief groups, and has been active in the pro-life movement for nearly three decades. Janne has supported many strong constitutional conservatives for office and believes that restoring America to its Constitutional principles must happen at the grassroots level. Janne lives with her husband and three young children, in NE North Dakota, where they operate a family farm.
Kristen Hendershot is an Alaska resident and the Alaska O4P coordinator. A familiar sight among a multitude of Palin blogs, she has worked hard for many years to forward Governor Palin’s agenda. Over the years, she has been involved in local, state, and national campaigns aimed at moving forward the Constitutional Conservative message. Currently, she works in the rural healthcare field. She is a blogger for Alaskans4Palin. In her spare time, she can be found hiking, fishing, and out tearing up the tundra on her 4 wheeler
Thomas S Schmitz is the Organize4Palin California (O4P-CA) State Coordinator. Mr. Schmitz is a Southern California native based in Hollywood. Thomas’ controversial pop culture approach to modern politics delights supporters and offends critics. Mr. Schmitz has been described by Conservatives4Palin (C4P) as, “culturally rebellious”, and a “rebel with a cause”.