Statement of Support
Given our choices in the presidential election, we believe that Donald J. Trump is the candidate most likely to restore the promise of America, and we urge you to support him as we do.
Jeffrey H. Anderson, Ph.D.
author of “An Alternative to Obamacare” and “The Main Street Tax Plan”
Amherst College emeritus, author of “Constitutional Illusions and Anchoring Truths: The Touchstone of the Natural Law”
Larry P. Arnn
Hillsdale College, author of “Churchill’s Trial: Winston Churchill and the Salvation of Free Government”
Stephen H. Balch
Texas Tech University, National Humanities Medal, co-author of “Western Civilization and the Academy”
Emory University, author of “The Digital Divide: Arguments for and Against Facebook, Google, Texting, and the Age of Social Networking”
Darren J. Beattie
Duke University, author of “Aufhebung: Political Ideology in the post-Cold War West (forthcoming)”
former Secretary of Education, author of “America: The Last, Best, Hope”
Central CT State University, author of “Meeting the Demands of Reason: The Life and Thought of Andrei Sakharov”
Dennis Binder, S.J.D.
Chapman University, author of “Can we Secure the Hallowed Elms of Academe?”
Daniel A. Bonevac
University of Texas, author of “Deduction: Introductory Symbolic Logic”
author of “Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Champion of Freedom”
Ethics and Public Policy Center, author of “Honor: A History”
Thomas E. Brennan
lawyer and former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Michigan
George Mason University, author of “The Way Back: Restoring the Promise of America”
editor and writer, American Greatness
Loyola University New Orleans, author of “Liberty and Equality in Political Economy”
James Capua, Ph.D
Oscar and Emmy nominated producer, director, screenwriter of “Miracle on Ice” and “Hanoi Hilton”
Writers’ Representatives, LLC
CSU-Haywood emeritus, author of “A History of Anthropology as a Holistic Science”
author of “Nothing to Fear”
University of Oklahoma
Florida Atlantic University
John C. Eastman
Chapman University Fowler School of Law, author of “Born in the U.S.A.? Reassessing Birthright Citizenship in the Wake of 9/11”
CSU San Bernardino, co-author of “The Founders on Citizenship and Immigration: Principles and Challenges in America”
lawyer and writer
Peter J. Ferrara
Heartland Institute, author of “Power to the People: The New Road to Freedom and Prosperity for the Poor, Seniors and Those Most In Need of the World’s Best Health Care”
Burton W. Folsom, Jr.
co-author of “The Myth of the Robber Barons”
John D. Fonte, Ph.D.
author of “Sovereignty or Submission”
William A. Frank
University of Dallas, author of “Duns Scotus, Metaphysician”
Neal B. Freeman
writer and businessman, Peabody Award-winning television producer
Ohio Northern University, co-author of “Constitutional Morality and the Rise of Quasi-Law”
author of “Wealth and Poverty” and “The Scandal of Money: Why Wall Street Recovers But the Economy Never Does”
co-author of “Rediscovering God in America”
Newt Gingrich, Ph.D.
former Speaker of the House, co-author of “A Nation Like No Other: Why American Exceptionalism Matters”
lawyer and writer for The American Spectator
co-author of “The Crisis in American Journalism and the Conservative Response”
David P. Goldman
author of “How Civilizations Die: (And Why Islam Is Dying Too)”
Biola University, author of “Perfecting the Constitution: The Case for the Article V Amendment Process”
University of Dallas, author of “Shall We Go to Rome?: The Last Days of Henry Adams”
Franciscan University of Steubenville, co-author of “Renewal: How a New Generation of Faithful Priests and Bishops Is Revitalizing the Catholic Church”
Catholic University of America, author of “Managing the Presidency: The Eisenhower Legacy”
editor and author of “The Left In Power: Clinton to Obama”
Deal Hudson, Ph.D.
editor and author of “An American Conversion”
editor and writer
Christina Jeffrey, Ph.D.
author of “The UN/State Department Refugee Program Comes to Spartanburg”
Hillsdale College, editor of Imprimis
Robert C. Jeffrey
Brian T. Kennedy
writer, The American Strategy Group
Rowan College, author of “Misguided Guardians: The Conservative Case Against Neoconservatism” (forthcoming)
Claremont McKenna College, editor Claremont Review of Books, author of “I Am the Change: Barack Obama and the Future of Liberalism”
editor and author of “The Fortunes of Permanence: Culture and Anarchy in an Age of Amnesia”
Robert D. King
University of Texas—Austin, author of “Nehru and the Language of Politics in India”
Tel Aviv University
Robert C. Koons
University of Texas—Austin, co-author of “Metaphysics: The Fundamentals”
E. Christian Kopff
University of Colorado Boulder, author of “Virgil and the Cyclic Epics”
co-author of “JFK and the Reagan Revolution: A Secret History of American Prosperity”
Michael Ledeen, Ph.D.
co-author of NY Times best-seller “Field of Fight”
radio host and co-author of “The Fight of Our Lives: Knowing the Enemy, Speaking the Truth, and Choosing to Win the War Against Radical Islam”
Thomas Lifson, Ph.D.
editor and writer, American Thinker
Margaret Lindsay, Ph.D.
Thomas Lindsay, Ph.D.
co-author of “Investigating American Democracy”
University of Texas—Arlington, author of “Gridlock in Government”
Herb London, Ph.D.
author of “The Encyclopedia of Militant Islam”
John R. Lott, Jr., Ph.D.
Economist, author of “More Guns, Less Crime”
Ted Roosevelt Malloch
Oxford University, co-author of “America’s Spiritual Capital”
Johns Hopkins University, co-author of “The Supreme Court and American Constitutionalism”
editor and writer, contributor to “Dilemmas of American Conservatism”
Robert Oscar Lopez
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, author of “The Colorful Conservative: American Conversations with the Ancients from Wheatley to Whitman”
Faulkner University, author of “Literature and Liberty”
Tiffany Jones Miller
University of Dallas
Brian Patrick Mitchell
Academy of Philosophy and Letters
Laurie Morrow, Ph.D.
co-author of “Conversations on Philanthropy”
co-author of “Fueling Freedom: Exposing the Mad War on Energy”
Population Research Institute
author of “The Cost of Liberty: The Life of John Dickinson
columnist and writer
co-author of “No Higher Power: Obama’s War on Religious Freedom”
author of “Energy Freedom”
Michael J. O’Shea
Azusa Pacific University
Texas A & M emeritus, author of “The Economics of Property Rights”
Ronald J. Pestritto
Hillsdale College, author of “Woodrow Wilson and the Roots of Modern Liberalism”
Fran Fawcett Peterson
writer for American Thinker
James Piereson, Ph.D.
author of “Shattered Consensus: The Rise and Decline of America’s Postwar Political Order”
editor and writer, American Greatness
Stephen B. Presser
Northwestern University, author of “Law Professors: Three Centuries of Shaping American Law (forthcoming)
screenwriter and producer, former CEO Columbia Pictures, former president Universal Pictures
lawyer and writer
University of Indiana, co-author of “Measuring Judicial Independence: The Political Economy of Judging in Japan”
lawyer and author of “Upstream: The Ascendance of American Conservatism”
editor and author of “In the Ruins of the Church”
Oxford University, author of “The American Founding: Its Intellectual and Moral Framework
Erik S. Root, Ph.D.
Roger Bacon Academy, author of “All Honor to Jefferson?”
University of Chicago emeritus
Constance Rossum, University of La Verne, co-author of “Rehabilitating Rehabilitation”
Ralph A. Rossum
Claremont McKenna College, author of “Antonin Scalia’s Jurisprudence: Text and Tradition”
Chapman University, co-author of “Principles of Constitutional Law”
writer, former White House speechwriter
Roger L. Simon
Academy Award-nominated screenwriter, co-founder PJ Media, author of “I Know Best: How Moral Narcissism Is Destroying Our Republic, If It Hasn’t Already”
S. Fred Singer, Ph.D.
University of Virginia emeritus, author of “Global Climate Change: Human and Natural Influences”
University of Southern California, author of “The Analytic Tradition in Philosophy”
author of “Trump the Press”
University of Dayton, retired, co-author of NY Times bestseller “A Patriot’s History of the United States”
Vanderbilt University, author of “Be the People: A Call to Reclaim America’s Faith and Promise”
co-founder of PayPal, author of “Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future”
George Mason University, author of “The Encyclopedia of Science and Technology”
R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.
editor and author of “The Death of Liberalism”
co-author of “An Uncertain Legacy: Essays on the Pursuit of Liberty”
Bradley C.S. Watson
Saint Vincent College, author of “Living Constitution, Dying Faith: Progressivism and the New Science of Jurisprudence”
University of Illinois emeritus, author of “Bad Students, Not Bad Schools”
Thomas G. West
author of “Vindicating the Founders”
lawyer and writer
S. Stanley Young
North Carolina State University
Scot J. Zentner
CSU San Bernardino, author of “Liberalism and Executive Power: Woodrow Wilson and the American Founders”
Timothy W. Caspar
Hillsdale College, author of “Recovering the Ancient View of Founding: A Commentary on Cicero’s De Legibus”
Arthur Herman, Ph.D.
author “Douglas MacArthur: American Warrior”
D. Brian Scarnecchia
Ave Maria University, author of “Bioethics, Law and Human Life Issues”
Hudson Institute, former senior director of the National Security Council
University of Texas — Austin, author of “Disaster by Decree”
author of “The Death of the Grown-Up”
Brown University, author of “Sharia versus Freedom”
Charles C. Johnson
author of “Why Coolidge Matters”
Ohio State University, author of “Homer’s Cosmic Fabrication”
Leon Hadar, Ph.D.
author of “Sandstorm: Policy Failure in the Middle-East”
Ronald J. Rychlak
University of Mississippi, author of “Disinformation”
author of “Marriage Ground Zero” (forthcoming)
Michael P. Tremoglie
J. Eric Wise
lawyer and writer
Brandon J. Weichert
University of Kentucky
Samuel J. Mikolaski, D.Phil.
Thomas C. McCollum, III
James S. Corum, Ph.D.
co-author of “Fighting the War on Terror”
Stephen D. Cooper
Marshall University, author of “Watching the Watchdog: Bloggers as the Fifth Estate”
Michael A. Livingston
Rutgers University, author of “The Fascists and the Jews of Italy: Mussolini’s Race Laws, 1938-1943″
Tina Trent, Ph.D.
co-author of “Crisis in American Journalism and the Conservative Response”
lawyer and author of “Eco-Imperialism”
University of California, Santa Barbara
Emory University, author of “Darwinian Politics: The Evolutionary Origin of Freedom”
Senior Fellow, the London Center for Policy Research, author of “An American Vision for the Middle East”
Sean K. Anderson
Idaho State University, co-author of “The Historical Dictionary of Terrorism”
Christine P. Ries
Georgia Institute of Technology
author of “Deadly Consequences”
James M. Holland
University of Akron
Steven C. Michael
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Ross Terrill, Ph.D.
author of “The New Chinese Empire”
B. D. McCullough
Drexel University, co-author of “Fundamentals of Predictive Analysis”
Diana Klebanow, Ph.D.
co-author of “People’s Lawyers: Crusaders for Justice in American History”
author of “To Hell in a Handbasket”
The views expressed do not represent the opinions of the colleges, universities and institutions of those who have signed this letter. For further information, please contact Frank Buckley at firstname.lastname@example.org.