Doug Patton

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Doug Patton is "a freelance writer who has worked as a speechwriter and policy advisor for federal, state and local candidates, elected officials and public policy organizations.

"Born and raised in Iowa, Doug is a Vietnam era veteran who earned a B.A. in English from Bellevue University on the GI Bill, graduating in 1975. He and his wife, Pam, have raised two sons together and reside in the Omaha, Nebraska, area.

"In addition to his articles for Talon News, Doug writes a weekly column that appears in newspapers across the country and on, where he also serves as the Nebraska Editor." Talon News (cache file), February 19, 2005.

Doug Patton is an active contributor to

Doug Patton is a contributor to America's Voices. "Born and raised in the Midwest, Doug Patton graduated from Abraham Lincoln high school in Council Bluffs, Iowa, in 1966. After marrying his college sweetheart in 1969 and serving four years in the U.S. Air Force (1969-1973), Doug returned to school, graduating with a B.A. in English from Bellevue University, Bellevue, Nebraska, in 1975.

"Doug spent nearly twenty years in marketing and advertising before jumping into politics full time in 1993. He helped elect an unknown young Republican named Jon Christensen in Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional District during the GOP 'revolution' of 1994.

"Since then, Doug has served as a speechwriter and policy advisor to federal, state and local candidates and elected officials. He founded the Nebraska chapter of the Christian Coalition in 1995 and served as its first executive director for nearly 3 years. He was a candidate himself for the Nebraska Legislature in 2000. ...

"As a freelance columnist, Doug Patton’s work goes out weekly to over 1,500 newspapers. His columns can be read at various internet web sites, including GOPUSA, America's Voices, EnterStageRight, and at EtherZone." [1]