Kurt Schlichter (Twitter: @KurtSchlichter), Senior Columnist for Townhall.com, was personally recruited to write conservative commentary by Andrew Breitbart. He is a name partner at a growing Los Angeles trial law firm, a retired Army Infantry colonel with a masters in Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College, and a former stand-up comic.
He is a frequent guest on Fox News, Fox Business News, and he does legal analysis for The Dr. Drew Show on HLN. He has appeared on air with such luminaries as Hugh Hewitt, Larry O’Connor, Tony Katz, Derek Hunter, Howie Carr, John Cardillo, and Chris Daniel among others. He appears weekly with Cam Edwards on Cam & Company on NRA News. His most recent book is “Conservative Insurgency: The Struggle to Take America Back 2013-2041.”
As an Army officer, he commanded a cavalry recon squadron, and served in Desert Storm and Kosovo as well as multiple disaster operations. He lives in the South Bay area of Los Angeles where his hobbies include red meat and red wine.