All tagged current events

Dangerous Ground with author Laura Bennet, on The Shocking Truth of Child Sex Trafficking

Laura Bennet writes about hope, healing and redemption. She is the author of The Miracle of Us: Confessions of an Online Dater, Voices of the Past, Rachel’s Son and Dangerous Ground. She lives in Southwest Florida where she basks in tropical warmth with her husband and two youngest, teenaged children. When she’s not writing, she enjoys walking on the beach, photographing nature, playing guitar, watching hockey, her once-a-week mocha, and of course, reading. Connect with her on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. You can read her blog or book Laura to speak by visiting her at www.laurabennet.com. Get help writing or editing your next novel by joining her “Real Time Writers” Facebook group. Laura loves hearing from her readers.

An Iranian Immigrant's Journey to Find Hope and Happiness with Marina Shakour Haber

Marina Shakour Haber was born in Tehran, Iran; spent her youth in Munich, Germany; took her education to Paris, France; and continued her studies in Vancouver, Canada before settling in America in 1987 to pursue her dreams of starting her own business. 

Shakour Haber is now an author and speaker whose life’s purpose is to open people’s minds to the untapped wealth and abundance waiting to be discovered when they break away from restricting beliefs. She wrote Dream A Better Dream to help people transform the negativity of our society into one of hope and great new potential.  www.dreamabetterdreamnow.com

State Senator Eric Brakey, The Greatest Crisis Facing Our Country

State Senator Eric Brakey (R-ME),  In the Maine Legislature, Eric serve as Chairman for the Health and Human Services Committee and as a member of the Marine Resources Committee.

Eric Brakey represent District 20 in the Maine State Senate, which includes the people of Auburn, New Gloucester, Poland, Minot and Mechanic Falls.

He also manage financial records for Brakey Energy, a family-run business that helps industrial clients to lower energy costs and increase energy efficiency.

In his spare time, he  enjoy acting with the Lewiston/Auburn Community Little Theater (LACLT) and volunteering with Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Androscoggin County. www.BrakeyForSenate.com

Doc Greene Radio Celebrity Discussing his Take on Politics in the U.S.

KPRC 950 AM and 92.1 News FM and multiple appearances on TV including Fox 26 in Houston.

Doc Greene is the quintessential music man, conservative activist, and a thought-leader on the issues facing America and the state of Texas.

As a child/teen, Doc was raised on a cattle ranch in Wyoming, where he lived the cowboy life. As a young man He has worked on cattle drives every year, broken and has been known to break a few politicians during his broadcast career and whose goal is to give power back to “We the people.”

Today Doc is a Veteran USAF 1971-1975, sought  an entrepreneur,  amateur pilot,  expert sound professional, and professional musician.  He is married to his high school sweetheart, JoAnne, for 46 years and has 4 children and 10 grandchildren. He is on the air today fighting for liberty that affects our families on a national platform via

American Voice Radio NetworkRagingElephantsRadio.comYouTube.com and Social Media.

First Amendment Myths and Reality with Lata Nott

Lata Nott is executive director of the Freedom Forum Institute’s First Amendment Center, which has offices at the Newseum, in Washington, D.C.; and at the John Seigenthaler Center, on the Vanderbilt University campus, in Nashville, Tenn.

Nott formerly was the assistant director of admissions at the Georgetown University Law Center, where she implemented strategies to increase diversity, promote the scholarship program for high-need students, and integrate technology into the Law Center’s recruitment efforts.

Prior to that, she was a litigator in New York City at the law firms of Proskauer Rose and Chadbourne & Parke. In addition to her commercial litigation practice, she maintained an active pro-bono practice focused on asylum cases, and developed a proficiency in legal issues surrounding the Internet, data privacy, and cybersecurity, frequently contributing to Chadbourne & Parke’s technology law blog. She graduated from the University of California, Davis, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, with a Bachelor of Arts in international relations. She earned her Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School in 2010. At Columbia, she was a staff editor on the Human Rights Law Review and chair of the South Asian Law Students Association. She remains an active member of the New York Bar and the American Bar Association.

The First Amendment Center educates the public, policy makers, lawyers, journalists, students, and teachers about free expression issues. The Center is nonpartisan and does not lobby or litigate, but it is one of the most authoritative sources for information news, and analysis of issues relating to free expression, press freedom and religious liberty.  www.freedomforuminstitute.org/first-amendment-center

Texit: Why and How Texas Will Leave the Union, with Daniel Miller

Daniel Miller is President of the Texas Nationalist Movement and has been an outspoken advocate for Texas independence since 1996. As the head of one of the largest and most influential political organizations in Texas, Miller has extensively researched and engaged the issue of self-determination, not just for Texas, but as part of a growing global trend.  

He has been featured on every major news network and been interviewed by every major newspaper in Texas and around the world. A featured guest on FoxNews, CNN, CNBC, BBC News, RT-TV and many other news outlets, Miller has been a vocal proponent of a fundamental reexamination of the relationship between all states in the Federal union.

In 2011 he authored Line in the Sand, his first book, which addresses the roots of Texas Nationalism and the practical implications of national self-identity for Texans. Taken from years of experience, Line In The Sand, has become a primer in the fundamentals of Texas Nationalism.

Miller, a sixth generation Texan, was born and raised in Northeast Texas and currently resides in Southeast Texas with his wife, Cara. Both avid Texas Music fans, Daniel and Cara operate Radio Free Texas, one of the first online outlets for independent music created in Texas. www.DanielOMiller.com

A New Role Model for Teens, with Tal Tsfany sharing his new YA novel Sophie

When Tal Tsfany was looking for books with role models for his three children, he had a difficult time. He couldn’t find many stories with strong, virtuous role models, so he decided to make his own! The title character of Sophie embodies integrity, independence, and rationality. Sophie’s story portrays the importance of discovering and practicing the right principles.

Tsfany is an entrepreneur and an executive in the computer software industry. He received his bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and master’s in business administration. He is the proud father of Ron, Shiri, and Yael.  

About the Novel: Sophie is a 13-year-old refugee from Syria who escaped with her sick mother to the U.S. As an illegal immigrant, Sophie is trying to avoid deportation while dealing with hardships and conflicts in her own unique way.

Leo, Sophie's best friend, tells the story from his point of view. While doing so, he is learning and introspecting, trying to understand Sophie's approach to life.

Sophie is illustrated by my son Ron, a (and I'm very objective...) talented young illustrator who captures the essence of Sophie, Leo, and their unique relationship. www.sophie-book.com

NY State Gubernatorial Candidate Larry Sharpe, Rethinking Government, Empowering People

Larry Sharpe is a Bronx native, a Marine Corps veteran, an entrepreneur, and a management consultant with 15 years of experience mentoring international executives, entrepreneurs & salespeople. He is also a teacher, previously serving as a guest instructor for business management and leadership at institutions such as Yale University, Columbia University, Baruch College and John Jay College. He is now running for Governor of New York in order to make education more effective through innovation, reform the criminal justice system to focus on rehabilitation, and build an economy that works for all of New York State. https://www.larrysharpe.com/

Shift Toward Liberty, with candidate for Congress John Horst

John Horst is a Cybersecurity Engineer with over 20 years experience helping civilian and military leaders succeed with secure, cutting-edge information technology.

One of four children of a Navy family, John was raised in San Diego, graduating from Saint Augustine High School in 1985. He and his wife Pauline married in 1995 and bought their Mira Mesa home in 1997. 20 years later, they have raised two boys in Mira Mesa and will be sending them off to college soon.

Over those 20 years, John has given thousands of hours to various volunteer groups in his community. John was elected to two terms on the Mira Mesa Community Planning Group, serving as Secretary for five years and Chairman for three. John has a proven track record of practical solutions and successful community advocacy at all levels of government.

His unique background gives John an unmatched grasp of how local problems span multiple levels of government. Practical solutions require leadership which is willing to work across both the political aisle as well as across various levels of government.

John is committed to a principle articulated by President Ronald Reagan – it is remarkable how much can be accomplished when you do not care who gets the credit. www.johnhorstforcongress.com

Scott Sturgill serves as the CEO of Durable Safety Products where he has built a very successful safety company that has employees locally and throughout the USA.  Scott recently served as the Chairman of the Board for the Greater Sanford Regional Chamber of Commerce.  Under his leadership businesses are thriving in the region and new businesses continue to open.

Scott became involved with politics after seeing firsthand how high taxes and red tape impact entrepreneurs.  He is very vocal and takes a strong stand against wasteful spending and demands that politicians must adhere to the same rules as everyone else.  Scott is focused on removing government barriers to private-sector job creation, economic growth, cutting government spending, improving healthcare and running government with a business mentality.

A 4th Generation Seminole County resident Scott and his wife, Tracy reside in Sanford with their two daughters. www.scottsturgillforcongress.com

A New Way to Think About Climate Change with Dr. Anita Sanchez

Anita Sanchez, Ph.D., is a transformational leadership consultant, speaker, coach and author of the new book, “The Four Sacred Gifts: Indigenous Wisdom for Modern Times,” coming in September 2017 from Enliven, a new imprint from Atria Publishing Group of Simon & Schuster.

She bridges indigenous teachings with the latest science to inspire and equip women and men to enjoy meaningful, empowered lives and careers. With four decades of experience coaching and training executives and their teams in dozens of Fortune 500 companies, governmental groups and non-governmental agencies, Anita is an established leader in global organizational change initiatives. She is a member of the Transformational Leadership Council with luminaries such as Jack Canfield, Marianne Williamson and John Gray, as well as the Association of Transformational Leaders, the Evolutionary Business Council, and serves on the Boards of the Bioneers organization and the Pachamama Alliance. Anita resides in the mountains outside of Boulder, CO with her husband and sons.  www.FourSacredGifts.com.

Kathie Glass, for Texas Governor, On Restoring Sovereignty Back to the People!

Kathie Glass was born in Buford, Georgia. Her father worked for General Motors as an assembly line worker, and her mother was a school secretary.  As the first person in her family to go to college, Kathie worked her way through college and law school.

At the age of 20, Kathie graduated magna cum laude from the University of Georgia with a degree in English.  She received many academic honors, including Phi Beta Kappa.  At 23, Kathie graduated from the University of Georgia School of Law.

On 7/7/77, Kathie came to Texas, and she has been a proud Texan ever since. She met Tom Glass, an Aggie and Odessa native, at a Texas Libertarian Party conference in 1981.  They had their first date at a national convention in Denver. Tom and Kathie married and then raised their two children in Houston. Their daughter is a Rice graduate and attorney.  Like his father, their son graduated from Texas A&M with a chemical engineering degree, and works in Houston.  Tom and Kathie have a small ranch in central Texas.

Kathie was the Libertarian nominee for governor in 2010.  She ran an active, statewide campaign, getting over two per cent the vote and gaining the Party ballot access for four years. Once again, she excelled in the debates. As the AP said, “Kathie Glass seemed to steal the show.”

In her 2014 gubernatorial campaign, Kathie traveled 40,000 miles to all 254 counties in Texas in her tour bus. www.kathieglass.org