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. Currently, he is a Fox News contributor, the author of the bestseller Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin’s Journey to Faith, Family and Freedom, and CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis.
Peter J. Wallison holds the Arthur F. Burns Chair in Financial Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute. Previously he practiced banking, corporate, and financial law; and served as White House Counsel in the Reagan Administration. His latest book is titled Hidden In Plain Sight: What Really Caused The World’s Worst Financial Crisis And Why It Could Happen Again.