Allen West is the CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis. Previously, he served as an US Representative representing Florida's 22nd and 18th Districts. 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, founder of AllenBWest.com, and the author of the bestseller, Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin’s Journey to Faith, Family and Freedom.
Jillian Melchior writes for National Review as a fellow for the Franklin Center and Independent Women’s Forum.