Welcomes Allen West as New Contributing Columnist

Posted: Apr 01, 2015 8:30 AM Welcomes Allen West as New Contributing Columnist

Townhall Media, a national leader in conservative news, announced Wednesday that former U.S. Representative (FL-22) and Lieutenant Colonel Allen West has joined the Townhall family of talented and influential conservative voices as a regular, bi-weekly contributor for

"I am excited and honored to welcome Lt. Col. Allen West as a regular contributor to our site,” said Katie Pavlich, Editor at “We look forward to sharing his unique perspective, shaped by his impressive background, expertise and experience in all aspects of life and public policy, with our audience."

West’s exclusive columns will cover a broad range of issues, including, but not limited to: health care, environment, retirement, education, taxes, and energy. His pieces run online every other Wednesday beginning April 1, 2015.

West, who is President and CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis, praised Townhall in a statement shortly after the partnership was confirmed:

“An example of the greatness of America is this: I remember being a civilian-military advisor to the Afghanistan Army for two and half years and the most integral medium that kept me in tuned to conservative perspective on issues was And now, I have been blessed to be named a contributor to Townhall. This is what we must fight to preserve – the aspect that in our beloved Constitutional Republic, hopes and dreams are achievable by the individual by way of the pursuit of happiness – not a government perceived guarantee of happiness. I look forward to providing you, the thoughtful conservative reader, bi-weekly insightful missives.”

The NCPA is a nonpartisan nonprofit devoted to promoting free-market alternatives to government-regulated initiatives. For more information, please visit Lt. Col. West’s first column can be found here, and subsequent columns can be found every other Wednesday on Townhall’s homepage or at