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Richard Nadler

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Richard Nadler (1948-2009) was president of the nonprofit think tank Americas Majority and co-editor of Daily Dispatch, "a military blog reporting on events in Iraq." [1][2]

Americas Majority, headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, is a 501(c)(4) policy group "founded to increase the constituency for conservative causes: free market economics, international anti-totalitarianism, and morals based on Jewish and Christian scriptures," its website states. [3]

Rich Nadler, according to an April 6, 2006, article in The Pitch by Eric Barton, is a Kansas City "conservative pundit" who "runs an activist group called Americas Majority".

Barton noted that the "last time this newspaper reported on Nadler's activities, it was in a story about how he had produced some phone-bank messages urging African-Americans to vote Republican during the November 2002 elections ["Black Tuesday," December 12, 2002]. That story also noted that Nadler had produced TV ads two years earlier for a group called the Republican Ideas Political Committee. The spots featured a woman complaining that her son's violent, drug-infested public school offered 'a bit more diversity than [she] could handle.' The ads were labeled racist by such noted liberals as then-Sen. John Ashcroft." [4]

On "Intelligent Design"

Not "all Jewish Kansans oppose the introduction of 'intelligent design' into the school science curriculum," Jen Stone wrote May 6, 2005, in The Kansas City Jewish Chronicle. "Richard Nadler, the Republican political operative and vice president of the Access Communications Group whose caustic manner recently got him booted from KCPT TV's 'Ruckus' panel show, says Darwin is bunk."

"And Nadler holds to the view, often expressed on the American political right, that to exclude divine theories of human origin from school science curricula is, itself, discriminatory. ... 'The notion that church and state should be separated to the extent that the notion of a creator couldn't be mentioned in schools I find utterly repugnant,' Nadler said. 'It's tantamount to teaching atheism.' Nadler waved away any concern by Jewish parents that their children might be taught a Christian-inflected view of creation in future Kansas science classrooms.

"'I'm a private-school advocate,' he said. 'If you are concerned that Jewish kids are going to be educated in non-Jewish ways, send them to a Jewish school'," Stone wrote.

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The following is a March 8, 2006, Family Research Council lecturer's profile, for Nadler, who was to present "Feticide and the Birth Cycle in Me'am Lo'ez - The Authentic Pro-life Tradition of Judaism":

"Richard Nadler is a free lance journalist and policy analyst. A co-founder of the American Shareholders Association, he authored The Rise of Worker Capitalism (Cato Institute, Nov. 1, 1999), and The Influence of Intensity Factors on the Political Opinions of Investors (Dean Witter Foundation, Jan. 12, 2001). Mr. Nadler co-authored The Kyoto Protocol and U.S. Agriculture (Heartland Institute, Oct. 1, 1998) and Republican Issue Advertising in Black and Hispanic Population Areas: A Meta-Study of the 2002 Mid-Term Elections (Access Communications Group, Feb. 2003). He is the author of political biographies on Sen. Phil Gramm and commentator Pat Buchanan, and a frequent contributor to such publications as National Review, Policy Review, Insight Magazine, Education Reform News, and Human Life Review. In 2005, he authored Feticide and the Birth Cycle in Me'am Lo'ez, under his synagogue name: Reuben-Lev ben Herschel."

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