Con to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
"The law [Patriot Act] is working as it was supposed to by making life more difficult for terrorists without affecting the rest of us. In fact, even the ACLU had to admit last year that there hasn’t been a single proven abuse of the Patriot Act."
Experts Individuals with PhDs and JDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the ACLU. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to the ACLU.
Involvement and Affiliations:
President, The Heritage Foundation
Publisher of Policy Review, 1977-2001
Served on the Congressional Commission on International Financial Institutions, "Meltzer Commission," 1999-2000
Vice-Chairman, National Commission on Economic Growth and Tax Reform, "Kemp Commission," 1995-1996
Chairman of the US Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, 1982-1991
Consultant for Domestic Policy to President Reagan and adviser to several government departments and agencies
Presidential Citizens Medal from President Reagan, 1989
Member, Secretary of State's UNESCO Review Observation Panel, 1985-1989
Member, Carlucci Commission on Foreign Aid, 1983
Member, President's Commission on White House Fellows, 1981-1983
US Representative to the United Nations Second Special Session on Disarmament, 1982
Served on Executive Committee of the Presidential Transition (from the Carter to Reagan Administration)
Treasurer and Trustee, Mont Pelerin Society
Trustee and former Chairman, Board of The Intercollegiate Studies Institute
Member, Board of the National Chamber Foundation, Board of Visitors of George Mason University
Trustee, Acton Institute and the International Republican Institute
PhD, University of Edinburgh (Founding President)
Richard M. Weaver Fellow, London School of Economics
MBA, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (Joseph Wharton Award)