Speakers

Stephen Moore

Stephen Moore, Economist at the Heritage Foundation and the founding President of the Club for Growth, was our guest speaker on the topic, “Tax Reform.”

Kristen Waggoner, Jack Phillips and Barronelle Stutzman

Jack and Barronelle are being persecuted because their religious convictions do not allow them to provide services for same-sex weddings. They are here to give their story with Kristen Waggoner, who is lead counsel for their cases and will argue at the Supreme Court this fall.

Stephen Miller

Stephen Miller, Senior Advisor to the President, briefed the Members on the White House domestic policy agenda.

Corey Lewandowski

Corey Lewandowski, former Trump Campaign manager, spoke about Trump's agenda.

Ramona Trevino

Ramona Trevino, former Planned Parenthood manager, spoke about American tax dollars and abortion quotas.

Laura Ingraham

Laura Ingraham spoke to the members of the Conservative Opportunity Society about President Trump's agenda.

Art Laffer

Art Laffer, former Reagan economic advisor, spoke on the topic, "The Urgency of Tax Reform in 2017."

Brigitte Gabriel

Brigitte Gabriel, founder of Act for America, presented her analysis on the influx of refugees in Europe and its ramifications to the West.

Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer

Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer came to discuss the topic, "Europe's Failure to Deal with ISIS and Possible Solutions."

John Schlafly

John Schlafly came to discuss Phyllis Schlafly's legacy and moving forward.

Ambassador Jim Woolsey

Ambassador Jim Woolsey presented his analysis on the North Korean threat.

Larry Kudlow

Larry Kudlow made the case for why tax reform needs to happen in 2017.

Chris Buskirk

Chris Buskirk spoke with the members of the Conservative Opportunity Society on American Exceptionalism and natural law.

Dr. Daniel Dreisbach

Dr. Daniel Dreisbach spoke on the topic, "The Bible in Political Discourse of the American Founding."

Erik Prince

Erik Prince, founder of Blackwater, was our guest speaker on the topic, "Win More with Less."

Dr. Aref Nayed

Dr. Aref Nayed, former Ambassador of Libya to the UAE, discussed the future of Libya with the members of the Conservative Opportunity Society.

Michael Daugherty

Michael Daugherty, author of the book, "The Devil Inside the Beltway," spoke with the Members about the administrative state.

Vice President Dick Cheney

Vice President Dick Cheney addressed the members of the Conservative Opportunity Society concerning world events and the Trump Administration.

Lila Rose

Lila Rose, the founder and president of Live Action, was our guest speaker on the topic “The War Against the Unborn.”

Newt Gingrich

Newt Gingrich, the 50th Speaker of the House, was our guest speaker on the topic “Principles of Trumpism.”

Paul Clement

Paul Clement, 43rd United States Solicitor General and law professor, was our guest speaker on the topic the Supreme Court in 2017

General Jerry Boykin

General Jerry Boykin, one of the original members of the U.S. Army's Delta Force and current Executive Vice President of the Family Research Council, spoke on restoring readiness in our military.

Daniel Horowitz

Daniel Horowitz presented why filling Scalia’s seat with an originalist, while vitally important, is not enough to restore the constitutional balance of power both in the short run and long run.

Heather MacDonald

Heather MacDonald spoke at COS regarding her work on the “Ferguson effect” and its impact on policing.

John Lott

John Lott, an economist and a world recognized expert on guns and crime, discussed the topic: “Mass Shootings and the Problems with Background Checks.”

Gary Berntsen

Gary Berntsen, a retired 23-year Veteran of CIA's Clandestine Service, came to discuss the topic: “National Security Under a Lawless Administration.”

Chris Farrell

Christopher Farrell, on the Board of Directors for Judicial Watch with extensive experience in military intelligence , came to to discuss the topic: “The Terrorism Threat and Border Security.”

Dr. Matthew Spalding

Dr. Matthew Spalding, Associate Vice President and Dean of Educational Programs for Hillsdale College, came to discuss the topic: How to Unify Our Divided Party: Learning From Our Party’s Past.

General Petraeus

General David Petraeus spoke at the Conservative Opportunity Society's weekly breakfast about what we should have learned from 9/11 and the Arab Spring.

Tim Carney

Tim Carney, senior political columnist at the Washington Examiner, discussed crony capitalism with members of the Conservative Opportunity Society.

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