Conservative Political Action Conference Draws Political Heavyweights to Saint Louis

Conservatives from across the Midwest descended upon the St. Charles (Mo.) Convention Center in suburban St. Louis to hear political heavyweights from across the country speak at CPAC St. Louis 2013.

Dana Loesch Emcee CPAC STL 2013

St. Louis’ own Dana Loesch served as mistress of ceremonies during the morning hours at CPAC St. Louis 2013 at the St. Charles Convention Center Saturday.

St. Louis’ own Dana Loesch served as mistress of ceremonies during the morning hours and helped welcome a number of high-profile folks to St. Louis.  Among those who made it to St. Louis were Gov. Rick Perry (R-Texas), Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah), former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) and Lt. Col. Oliver North, USMC (Ret.).

Below are some of the pictures I captured at the event.

Perry Presser 3 CPAC STL 2013

Gov. Rick Perry (R-Texas) addresses members of the news media after speaking at CPAC St. Louis 2013 Saturday.

With Sen. Mike Lee R-TX CPAC STL 2013

I had the opportunity to discuss my latest nonfiction book, THE CLAPPER MEMO, with Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) Saturday outside the main event hall at the St. Charles Convention Center. The senator serves on the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Todd Akin CPAC STL 2013

Former 2nd District Congressman Todd Akin (right) chats with Carol Wessel Boyer of Troy, Mo., outside the main event hall at the St. Charles Convention Center Saturday.

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Bob McCarty is the author of Three Days In August (Oct '11) and THE CLAPPER MEMO (May '13). To learn more about either book or to place an order, click on the graphic above.

Bob McCarty is the author of Three Days In August (Oct ’11) and THE CLAPPER MEMO (May ’13). To learn more about either book or to place an order, click on the graphic above.

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About BobMcCarty

A native of Enid, Oklahoma, Bob McCarty graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in journalism in 1984. During the next two decades, he served stints as an Air Force public affairs officer, a political campaign manager, a technology sales consultant and a public relations professional. Today, Bob spends most of his time researching topics, writing about them and publishing those writings. When he’s not writing online, he’s working as an author. Bob’s first published book, Three Days In August: A U.S. Army Special Forces Soldier’s Fight For Military Justice (October 2011), chronicles the life story and wrongful conviction of Sgt. 1st Class Kelly A. Stewart, a highly-decorated Green Beret combat veteran. In his second book, THE CLAPPER MEMO (May 2013), Bob connects the dots between a memo signed by James R. Clapper Jr. — the man now serving as our nation’s top intelligence official — and the deaths of dozens of Americans in Afghanistan at the hands of our so-called Afghan “allies” wearing the uniforms of their nation’s military, police and security forces. Bob is married, has three sons and lives in the St. Louis area. Bob is available for media and blogger interviews. Simply drop a comment here, leaving your name, organization, phone number, e-mail address and area of interest. He’ll try to respond as soon as possible.

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