Kenny is everywhere lately!
Just today he joined the homophobic, ultra-conservative Family Research Council as a “Senior Fellow for Family Empowerment” – because what an ’empowered family’ needs is not love or access to health care or help paying for education. No, what an ’empowered family’ needs some twit like Ken Blackwell to “stand and fight for preserving marriage and defending the unborn” with an “unwavering commitment to tax relief and conservative fiscal policies”.
It’s almost like he is running for office again…
WASHINGTON, March 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, Family Research
Council President Tony Perkins announced that Ken Blackwell, a former
undersecretary at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and
U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Human Rights Commission, will join FRC as
Senior Fellow for Family Empowerment. In this new role, Mr. Blackwell will
lead FRC’s efforts in addressing family economics, tax reform and
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Ken Blackwell has a distinguished record of achievement as a finance
executive, entrepreneur, diplomat, educator and independent corporate
director. He served the state of Ohio as both treasurer of state and
secretary of state. Mr. Blackwell also serves as the Ronald Reagan
Distinguished Fellow at the Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions
in Columbus, Ohio.
He is one of the nation’s leading conservative voices and a strong
advocate for free market enterprise and tax reform. The “Wall Street
Journal” has compared his policies and principles to those of former
President Ronald Reagan. In 2006, he became the first African-American in
Ohio history to be a major party nominee for governor.
“Over the years, we have known and worked with Ken Blackwell on the
toughest issues facing families and our country,” said FRC President Tony
Perkins. “We have witnessed Ken’s willingness to stand and fight for
preserving marriage and defending the unborn. His unwavering commitment to
tax relief and conservative fiscal policies has supported family
“I am honored to join our country’s premier public policy organization
dedicated to strengthening the family and defending the sanctity of life,”
said Blackwell. “I look forward to continuing my work as an advocate for
SOURCE Family Research Council