John LeBoutillier is a nationally recognized political columnist, pundit and the former Republican member of U.S. House of Representatives from New York. In 1980, LeBoutillier was elected to represent New York’s 6th District becoming the youngest member of the 97th Congress. Lecturer and author, LeBoutillier has written numerous articles which have appeared on the New York Times Op-Ed Page, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times Sunday Magazine and in major publications throughout the nation. Recently he co-authored THE OBAMA IDENTITY with Ed Klein. He along with noted Canadian broadcaster, Arlene Bynon, launched BYNON/LEBOUTILLIER, the first international talk radio show, airing simultaneously on WABC Talk Radio in New York City and AM640 in Toronto and airing in the United Kingdom.
Interview by Stephen Thompson, Ph.D.
Welcome to OpenBeast. Describe yourself with three adjectives?
Principled. Straight-talking. Funny
What is “The Obama Identity” initiative all about?
A satirical look at Obama and his critics – especially the “Birthers”.
Talk to us about your Sky Hook II Project and its current status.
My life is devoted to the cause of returning the still-held-alive US POWs in Vietnam, Laos and Russia. They’re there – held alive and against their will – and we need to get them back.
What is you typical work day like?
Up at 5:30 Am… after routine chores and reading, I write or do radio or prep my Foxnews.com TV Show – CAMPAIGN CONFIDENTIAL.
Any upcoming projects or initiatives you would like to share?
Just to please watch CAMPAIGN CONFIDENTIAL at 2 PM East Coast time on Mondays. www.live.foxnews.com
Tell us about your talk show venture Bynon/LeBoutillier.
Along with Toronto radio host Arlene Bynon, we created the first-ever international talk radio show – Arlene in Toronto and me at WABC in NYC – and explore issues of concern to both Americans and Canadians.
What are your favorite leisure time activities?
I play baseball – I am a pitcher – in Mens Senior Baseball League – MSBL – which is regular hardball for men over 25.
So who will be our next President?
Am not yet sure if our next President is even in the race yet.
Would you like to add anything?
You can read my stuff at www.johnlebout.com