Energy and the Environment

Alex  Epstein

Alex Epstein, Founder of the Center for Industrial Progress, is a philosopher and energy expert. Known as one of the world's most innovative champions of the fossil fuel industry, he has publicly debated Greenpeace, the Sierra Club,, and Occupy Wall Street. Author of Fossil Fuels Improve the Planet, his writings have been published in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Investor’s Business Daily, and hundreds of other publications. He has spoken about the economic and environmental benefits of fossil fuels at dozens of universities, including Stanford, Duke, Rice, and UCLA. He has defended fossil fuel energy in debates against Greenpeace,, and the Sierra Club.

Cost: $7,500 plus airfare and lodging for speech; $10,000 plus airfare and lodging for debate

Topics: Energy and the Environment

Humberto  Fontova

Humberto Fontova is a columnist and the author of five books including Exposing the Real Che Guevara and Helldivers Rodeo. His books have been published worldwide and translated into five languages. One was optioned for a Reality TV hunting/fishing show titled "Humberto's Revenge." Fontova is a frequent commentator on Che Guevara mythology and Latin America matters for the national media including FoxNews, GlennBeck TV and CNN. His weekly columns appear on Townhall, Frontpage Magazine and several other conservative publications. More details and videos on website:

Cost: $2,000 plus airfare and lodging

Topics: Communism & Progressivism Energy and the Environment Foreign Policy

Katie  Kieffer

Katie Kieffer is an author, entrepreneur and commentator. She is the author of the new book published by Random House titled LET ME BE CLEAR: Barack Obama’s War on Millennials and One Woman’s Case for Hope.” She writes a weekly column for She also runs

Kieffer graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of St. Thomas. She has a background in business and journalism. As a college student, Kieffer founded, edited and published a nationally recognized student newspaper. During her senior year, Kieffer was the only female student entrepreneur that the University of St. Thomas recognized with a practicing entrepreneur award.

Kieffer has over five years of experience in commercial real estate. She chaired a National Young Professionals Forum of rising stars in commercial real estate and received state and national honors for her leadership in business. She has been named one of the Twin Cities’ “25 Finest Young Professionals.”

Kieffer has been featured on CNBCMSNBCFOX Business, FOX News, The BLAZE TV, HLN, Extra!, Sun News, NRA TV, NEWSMAX TV, and HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher.” 

Cost: $1,000 plus travel, lodging, and meals

Topics: Diversity Economics & Capitalism Education Energy and the Environment Feminism Healthcare National Security Religious Liberty Second Amendment

Robert  Spencer

ROBERT SPENCER is the director of Jihad Watch, a program of the David Horowitz Freedom Center, and the author of twelve books, including two New York Times bestsellers, The Truth About Muhammad and The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades) (both Regnery). His latest book is Did Muhammad Exist? An Inquiry Into Islam's Obscure Origins (ISI).

Spencer has led seminars on Islam and jihad for the United States Central Command, United States Army Command and General Staff College, the U.S. Army's Asymmetric Warfare Group, the FBI, the Joint Terrorism Task Force, and the U.S. intelligence community.

Spencer is the Associate Director of the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI). He is a weekly columnist for PJ Media, FrontPage Magazine, and, and has written eleven monographs and well over three hundred articles about jihad and Islamic terrorism.

Cost: $3,000 negotiable, plus airfare and lodging

Topics: Constitution Energy and the Environment Foreign Policy Taxes & Spending

Phil  Valentine

Phil Valentine is the host of the award-winning, nationally syndicated radio talk show, The Phil Valentine Show, which is heard in about 100 markets across the United States. He has been named by Talkers Magazine as one of the Heavy Hundred: The 100 Most Important Radio Talk Show Hosts in America and is listed by Talkers as one of the top 100 talk show hosts of all time.  He is the author of several books including The Conservative's Handbook, Tax Revolt and Right from the Heart.  

His film, An Inconsistent Truth, is winner of three film festival awards including Best Documentary at the Nevada Film Festival and the Excellence in Filmmaking award from the Anthem Film Festival.  An Inconsistent Truth is the 20th top grossing nature documentary of all time at the box office.  It grossed more than notable films GaslandFuel and Cool It.

Valentine's talk show in his home market is the most listened to talk show in Nashville, routinely garnering twice the listeners of Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity.  His show is the recipient of 18 AIR Awards and three prestigious New York Festivals awards including the Gold World Medal for Best Talk Show.

Cost: $2,000 plus travel expenses & lodging

Topics: Conservative Thought Constitution Economics & Capitalism Energy and the Environment Liberty Taxes & Spending