Getting to help elect good men and women to office is what keeps me involved in politics and it’s my pleasure to count this week’s guest as a friend and client. Dr. Brian Byrd was elected in May of this year as City Councilman here in Fort Worth, Texas. Brian is a good man and phenomenal candidate and ran as close to a technically perfect campaign as I may have ever seen. In the end, he was the only candidate running in the Fort Worth May election to beat an incumbent.
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Our guest this week is a fellow Hillsdale College graduate.
Ian M. Swanson is the host of “The American Way” and co-host of “Omaha’s Morning Answer” radio shows on 1420 AM “The Answer” in Omaha, NE.
Matt Mackowiak (Mack-o-VEE-yack) is an Austin based political and communications consultant and President of Potomac Strategy Group. They provides political consulting to conservative campaigns, as well as media relations and crisis communications assistance to companies, groups and individuals.
Sean Davis is a co-founder of The Federalist. He previously worked as an economic policy adviser to Gov. Rick Perry, as CFO of Daily Caller, and as chief investigator for Sen. Tom Coburn. He was named by The Hill as one of the top congressional staffers under the age of 35 for his role in spearheading the enactment of the law that created USASpending.gov. Sean received a BBA in finance from Texas Tech University and an MBA in finance and entrepreneurial management from the Wharton School.