Vice President
David Almasi

Starting as an intern in 1987, David Almasi previously served as executive director and director of media for the National Center for Public Policy Research before becoming the organization’s vice president in 2017. He also serves as the staff director for the National Center’s Project 21 black leadership network.

A veteran of the Washington, D.C. non-profit industry, David has served in media and communications roles for Defenders of Property Rights, Putting People First and Accuracy in Academia. He was also a communications and marketing strategist for URAC – a health care accreditation group.

David’s commentaries have appeared in publications such as the Washington Post, Washington Times, Houston Chronicle, Detroit Free Press, Miami Herald, Philadelphia Inquirer and Orlando Sentinel. He has been a guest on the Fox News Channel and One America News.

He is also co-author, with David Ridenour, of the 1990 book Nicaragua’s Continuing Revolution (Signal Books). He is the co-author, with Council Nedd II, of Does America Hate God? Faith Under Fire (CreateSpace).

He is the chairman of the Moose Legion for Lodge #1076 in Franconia, Virginia.

David is a 1989 graduate of Northwestern University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science with a specialization in both American government and comparative political systems. He was a recipient of the Evans Scholarship, which is awarded to golf caddies with a “strong caddie record, excellent grades, outstanding character and demonstrated financial need.”

David is a native Chicagoan who knows that you don’t put ketchup on hot dogs and that the best pizza is actually thin-crust pub-style (with sausage) found on the South Side. He now lives in Northern Virginia with his wife, Nancy, and their two puppies – Gilby and Gracie.

Featured Appearances

Featured Articles

1 Investor With 1 Share Can Call Out Corporate Leftism (April 2021)

Washington Owner Could De-Politicize NFL by Making It Boring (September 2020)

Fighting COVID-19 Isn’t Just the Government’s Job (March 2020)

A Woman on the $20 Bill? Make Her an Entrepreneur (April 2015)

Misleading Statistics Driving Voter ID Criticism in Pennsylvania (July 2012)

Jesse Jackson Outrage Strategy: No Dough, No Go? (June 2008)

Racial Bias Is What Some People Want Us to See… No Matter What (April 2008)

Hold Your Tongue, Unless You’re Criticizing a Conservative (May 2007)

Court Rules Your Property Really Isn’t Your Property (July 2005)

Tom Joyner Tunes Out Health Concerns (November 2004)

Spurring Lower Prices: FDA Aided America’s Rx Drug Consumers By Not Banning Authorized Generics (July 2004)

The Benefit of Brown: Providing Opportunity for Those Who Want It (May 2004)

Elitist “Environmental Justice” Bad News for Minorities (April 2004)

Blacks Need Green to Compete with Whites in NASCAR (February 2004)

Hispanic Economic Progress Endangered by McCain-Lieberman (October 2003)

Civil Rights Report Wrong on Environmental Justice Priorities (October 2003)

Parents Beware: Chain Stores Going Crazy Selling “Girls Gone Wild” (October 2003)

Regulatory Reform: The Next Civil Rights Battlefield (February 2003)

Senate Puts Black Arkansas Jurist at the Back of the Bus (May 2002)

Giving With One Hand, Taking Away with the Other (April 2002)

Be Aware of Scams Like the Nigerian Connection (February 2002)

Who Will Monitor the Monitor? (February 2002)

Civil Rights Commission Should Address the Economic Impact of Environmental Justice Policies (January 2002)

Civil Rights Movement Needs Consistency (March 2001)

For Our Children’s Future, Replace Affirmative Action (June 1999)

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