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Ben Boychuk is managing editor of American Greatness. He is a regular columnist with the Sacramento Bee, a weekly syndicated columnist with Tribune Media, and a veteran of several publications, including Investor’s Business Daily and the Claremont Review of Books. He lives in California. Connect with Ben on Twitter at @benboychuk.

Chris Buskirk is the publisher and a senior editor of American Greatness and the host of the host of The Seth & Chris Show on 960 KKNT. He was a Publius Fellow at the Claremont Institute. and received a fellowship from the Earhart Foundation. Chris is a serial entrepreneur who has built and sold businesses in financial services and digital marketing.  Chris has also been heard on other shows including NPR’s Morning Edition and The Hugh Hewitt Show. Chris received his B.A. from Claremont-McKenna College.  Connect with Chris on Twitter at @TheChrisBuskirk.

Publius Decius Mus, or “Decius,” is the pen name of Michael Anton. He was a senior contributing editor of American Greatness from July 2016 until January 2017. He currently serves as deputy assistant to the president for strategic communications on the National Security Council.

Seth Leibsohn is a contributing editor to American Greatness and also hosts The Seth & Chris Show on 960 KKNT. He is the former vice president of Empower America, one of the nation’s premier think tanks and has counseled, written speeches for, and collaborated with candidates for national office and several former cabinet officials. He has also collaborated in the writing of prominent op-eds, speeches, and several national best-selling books. He is a senior fellow with The Claremont Institute, chairman of the board of Not-My-Kid and co-founder of the political action committee, Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy.

Seth co-authored The Fight of our Lives with former U.S. Education Secretary William J. Bennett. Leibsohn was the producer, co-host, and guest host for the nationally syndicated radio show, “Bill Bennett’s Morning in America,” helping bring it from its debut on 60 stations to more than 250 stations nationwide and making it the 7th largest national radio show in the country with over 3.75 million listeners. Born and raised in Phoenix, he holds a graduate degree in political theory from the Claremont Graduate School and a law degree from Northeastern University in Boston.

Julie Ponzi is senior editor of American Greatness. She received her M.A. and is a candidate for the Ph.D. at the Claremont Graduate University. She has written for the Claremont Review of Books, The Online Library of Law and Liberty, the Columbus Dispatch, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and the Washington Times.  She was also a regular and long-time contributor to the Ashbrook Center’s blog, “No Left Turns.” She lives in California.