Ralph Benko, nominated as nonprofit blogger of the year in 2014 by the National Bloggers Club, is the author of The Websters’ Dictionary: How to use the Web to transform the world
which was awarded the “Trophée du choix des Internauts” in the World e-Democracy Awards 2010 from the World e-Democracy Forum, Paris, France, chosen by world vote from among “the 10 who are changing the world of Politics and the Internet.” He is an internationally published weekly columnist writing about politics and policy.
He serves as an advisor to and editor of the Lehrman Institute's thegoldstandardnow.org and senior advisor to the American Principles Project. Benko founded the Prosperity Caucus gathering of supply-side and free-market economists; served on detail as a deputy general counsel to the President’s Commission on Privatization and on White House agency staff under President Reagan. He holds a B.A. from Amherst College and a J.D. from Boston University Law School and is retired from the bar of the State of New York.