The Focus on Federal luncheon will feature speaker, Cal Thomas, who will bring his perspective on current federal politics to Lake Houston Area business professionals and will give insight to how those issues will affect the Lake Houston Area. He will also be staying after the luncheon for a book signing for his new book, "What Works".
Meet the Speaker: Cal Thomas
Cal Thomas focuses on what promotes the general welfare, regardless of which party or ideology gets the credit. Without letting politics, or ignorance, get in the way, Thomas urges readers to pay attention so that politicians can no longer pick their pockets—literally or intellectually.
With a twice-weekly column appearing in hundreds of newspapers, Thomas is one of the most widely read and one of the most highly regarded voices on the American political scene. For 19 years he was a commentator on Fox News Channel, which included his own show "After Hours" and as a panelist for "Fox News Watch." For ten years he and Bob Beckel wrote the "Common Ground" column for USA Today.
A graduate of American University, Thomas is a veteran of broadcast and print journalism. He has worked for NBC News in Washington, D.C. and hosted his own program on CBNC that was nominated for a Cable ACE Award in 1995. In 2011, Thomas received the William F. Buckley, Jr. Award for Media Excellence from the Media Research Center. His latest book is What Works: Common Sense Solutions for a Stronger America was published in 2014 on the 30th anniversary of his syndicated column.
He has four adult children, eleven grandchildren. He resides in the South Florida area.