ICON Synopsis, Guandolo event Sept 15, 2015

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On 9/15/15, John Guandolo was ICON speaker for a second time.  The prior time was in April 2014, and the national and international events in the interval have been stunning.  ICON President Janie Wagstaff provided an abbreviated reminder of his background in the Holyland court case, his blog site “Understanding the Threat”, counterterrorism education regarding […]

Garland Tucker, “Conservative Heroes” – Lecture Synopsis

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Synopsis of Garland Tucker’s presentation “Conservative Heroes”.    ICON Lecture Series event of 6/16/15. Dear Friends, This is the second event for which ICON has constructed a post-event synopsis.  It is our intention to continue to do so after future events, and since these synopses are still a new work in progress, we are particularly interested […]

The Plight of the Christians

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ICON Editorial Note: This article is from the WSJ. We felt this to be extremely relevant to our upcoming lecture series events in both October and September. Please refer to the original article publisher, the Wall Street Journal, for appropriate credits. By WALTER RUSSELL MEAD May 15, 2015 10:27 a.m. ET The Christian communities of […]

ICON Series Speaker: Garland Tucker III

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June 16, 2015 “Conservative Heroes: Fourteen Leaders Who Shaped America, from Jefferson to Reagan” Read Endorsements for Garland’s book Mr. Tucker co-founded Triangle Capital Corporation’s predecessor companies, Triangle Capital Partners, LLC and Triangle Mezzanine Fund LLLP in 2002 and 2003 respectively. Prior to co-founding Triangle, Mr. Tucker and an outside investor group sold First Travelcorp, a […]