Contributors


Art Smith

Mr. Smith is a Systems Architect for Wells Fargo, and a guest political blogger at the Des Moines Register. Art holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Drake University in Des Moines. Art is the Publisher of The Conservative Reader. Click here to email Art.

Justin Arnold, Editor for The Conservative Reader: Iowa, Contributing Editor for The Conservative Reader, US Politics
Justin Arnold

Mr. Arnold is a long time constitutional conservative. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Literature from the University of Iowa. He is self-employed, running a small business in Ankeny, Iowa where he resides with his wife. Click here to email Justin.

Brian Nygaard
Mr. Nygaard is a Managing Director with Atticus Advisers, a marketing consulting firm in Atlanta, Georgia. Click here to email Brian.

John Bloom
Mr. Bloom was the Chairman of the Iowa Polk County Republicans 2009-10. He is married with 4 Children and 5 Grandchildren. He holds a BS in Business, Eastern Illinois, and an MBA, University of Iowa. He is retired from John Deere, where he worked for 34 years in accounting, supply chain management and strategic planning.Click here to email John.

Steve Waechter

Steven Waechter
Mr. Waechter is an attorney and a recent graduate of Drake University.Click here to email Steven.