Conservative Caucus Dinner


THE CONSERVATIVE CAUCUS OF DELAWARE CORDIALLY INVITES YOU AND YOUR GUESTS TO ATTEND ITS TWENTY-THIRD ANNUAL BANQUET GUEST SPEAKERRamesh Ponnuru Senior Editor, National Review; Columnist for Bloomberg View;and Visiting Fellow at American Enterprise Institute Sunday, October 14, 2018 Cocktails at 1:00 P.M.(Cash Bar)Dinner at 2:00 P.M.Harry’s Savoy Ballroom2020 Naamans Road, Wilmington, DelawareR.S.V.P. by Tuesday, October 9, 2018 [email protected]

Ramesh Ponnuru is a Senior Editor for National Review, a Columnist for Bloomberg View, a Visiting Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a Senior Fellow at the National Review Institute. In the fall of 2013, he was a resident fellow at the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics. He has been a fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs in London and a media fellow at the Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. Mr. Ponnuru has published articles in various newspapers, including The New York TimesThe Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Newsday, and The New York Post. He has also written for First Things, Policy Review, The Weekly Standard, The New Republic, Reason, and other publications. He has appeared on numerous television news programs, such as Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, PBS, CSPAN’s “Washington’s Journal,” and NPR’s “Morning Edition.” He is the author of The Party of Death: The Democrats, the Media, the Courts, and the Disregard for Human Life and author of the learned treatise, The Mystery of Japanese Growth. Mr. Ponnuru grew up in Kansas City, Kansas. He attended Princeton University where he earned a B.A. in history and graduated Summa Cum Laude.

About Judson Bennett

Captain A. Judson Bennett was a life- long resident of Lewes, DE. He served the maritime industry for 33 years, primarily as a Delaware River Pilot, guiding large ships to the Port of Philadelphia. Captain Bennett has been an active and consistent entrepreneur over the years.

He was elected as a Lewes City Councilman for 6 years. Afterwards he ran for the Sussex County Council as a Republican, and with 20 thousand people voting, lost Delaware’s closest election by 3 votes to an 8 year incumbent. Abandoning his personal political ambitions, he became the Republican District leader, advocating conservative values. Captain Bennett became a lobbyist in the state legislature advocating among many ideas, financial literacy concepts in education. He managed several political campaigns, including one for Governor of Delaware and one for the US Senate against VP Joe Biden. He is now the owner, operator, and writer for the Coastal Network which communicates regularly with over 6000 people throughout the State of Delaware.

Captain Bennett is a graduate of St. Andrew’s School in Middletown, DE (where the movie “The Dead Poet’s Society was filmed) and also graduated “Magna Cum Laude” from the University of Delaware with a BA in Criminal Justice and an MA in Liberal Studies.

He is now a Widower, living in West Palm Beach, Florida. Captain Bennett has one son, three grandchildren, and one great grand-daughter, all who live in Richmond, Virginia.