Allen West served as an US Representative representing Florida's 22nd and 18th District. He is a 22 year veteran of the military where he earned the rank of Lieutenant Colonel as well as a Bronze Star and a Meritorious Service Medal. He is a Fox News contributor and the author of the bestseller Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin’s Journey to Faith, Family and Freedom. LTC West is the newly appointed CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis.
Mike Gonzalez is a senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation and a former member of both the Securities and Exchange Commission and the State Department in the Bush White House. His new book is entitled, A Race For the Future: How Conservatives Can Break the Liberal Monopoly on Hispanic Americans.