I visited a friend’s church this Sunday morning. One of the songs we sang posited that “Christ is everything I need,” and went on to say that, having met Jesus, nothing else in this life could ever satisfy me. I thought about that for a second. And I...
Personally, I like Rick Perry a lot, I suspect his hands are being tied by Federal agencies beyond his control, and I think responsibility for the following lies with Barack Obama, possibly in its entirety, certainly far more than with Rick Perry. However, our guest...
Technology is not so much “tech” in the sense people think of it, as the putting together of the giant puzzle of the world. Sand was here before anyone knew you could make it into glass, or lenses, or semiconductor chips, or beach resorts. But God knew...
You have to have a photo ID to get cough syrup, but we are supposed to believe that requiring one to vote is racist. Eric Holder has peddled a message of disenfranchisement and estrangement for ugly partisan purpose, and sadly, he has helped make that message a...
Nicholas Stehle is Vice President for Operations at The Martin Organization. He used to run IT for a billion dollar company. We run an exclusively Mac shop, so he’s clearly the go-to guy on all things Apple. AS A “MAC GUY”, MANY have asked me about the...
A Drudge Report main headline, a profile in a major lefty journal, all about my friend Ted Cruz. National Journal profiles the Texas Senator’s prospects through the lens of foreign policy. And well they should: a smart foreign policy would absolutely set Sen...
It’s the birthday of George Muller. He took on the physical and spiritual care of thousands of orphans in England. He lived a real faith, refusing a salary and depending entirely on Christ’s provision of unsolicited donations for the needs of the...
Statist nations feel no sense of obligation to their citizens. In a free market system, serving the interests of others (what in the Bible is called “the golden rule”) furthers one’s own self interest. But a communist state takes away all such...
One reason really. If he admits al Qaeda / ISIS are religious, and that their acts are in pursuit of their beliefs, he’ll have to admit that there is a qualitative difference between Billy Graham and Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Telling that glaring truth is more than...
So Obama is moving to “crack down” on tax inversions, which is nothing if not one of the monstrously self-defeating laws passed by the looters in Atlas Shrugged. There are two real scandals here, and neither of them have to do with tax avoidance. 1....
I am proud to have been Rod Martin’s friend for a quarter century, and I can tell you that he is one of the finest men and most outstanding leaders in our church and in our country today. He has a knack for turning everything he touches to success.Hon. Paul PresslerRetired Justice, Texas Court of Appeals; Past President, Council for National Policy
Rod Martin is one of America’s finest young minds.Dr. Edward TellerFather of the H-Bomb
Rod Martin has been a consistent advocate and a real conservative mover and shaker. He’s not new to this business. He’s got a great history and a great future.
Grover NorquistFounder and President, Americans for Tax Reform
The future of technology is the future of America. Rod Martin sees that future clearly, and also sees how to shape it for the betterment of all. He is firmly rooted in the traditions of faith and patriotism that have made America great. That’s why he has made, and will make, so many outstanding contributions in so many areas.Jim PinkertonFormer White House Director of Policy Planning; Fox News Contributor
Rod Martin is the kind of dynamic leader who has the knowledge, ability and experience to lead us successfully into the 21st Century. His vision for America is compelling.Gov. Mike HuckabeeFormer Arkansas Governor and Presidential Candidate
Rod is one of the sharpest, most gracious men I know, and one of the most gifted political thinkers today. His ability to analyze issues and communicate thoughtful insights on them have earned him the respect of people across the political spectrum.Dr. Tom AscolExecutive Director, Founders Ministries, Southern Baptist Convention
Rod Martin is a cornucopian entrepreneur and eutropic thinker whose influence radiates through an array of companies, institutions, movements and churches. A renaissance American, he is also a prolific friend of freedom and faith around the globe.George GilderFounding Father of Supply-Side Economics, Globally-Recognized Technology Guru
Rod’s achievements pale beside his character and his brilliance. He sees what others can’t. He leads when others won’t.Jane Russell"40 Most Iconic Movie Goddesses of All Time", Glamour
Rod Martin wears with uncommon grace an uncanny ability to link his vigorous faith to the practical challenges of both the business world and the political arena. Yet the respect he shows for others carries a warmth and modesty that are both too rare among those who are strong advocates of feisty positions.Joel BelzFounder, World Magazine; Former Chairman of the Board, Covenant College
Rod Martin is not only effective and efficient, but he is also perceptive, wise and gracious. He gets things done. He is a great friend and a great ally.Dr. Ted BaehrPublisher, MOVIEGUIDE®; Chairman, Christian Film and Television Commission
One of America’s most brilliant, creative individuals, my friend Rod Martin exhibits the finest traits of the global entrepreneur.Buck JohnsFounder & CEO, Inland Energy
Rod Martin is a born leader and an outstanding political mind. Anyone who takes him on is going to have a serious fight on their hands.Dick DresnerCelebrated International Political Consultant, Credited With Boris Yeltsin’s 1996 50-Point Turnaround Re-Election
If Rod Martin represents the next generation of leaders, America has nothing to worry about.Hon. John Paul HammerschmidtU.S. House Republican Leadership, 1967-1993
Rod Martin sees the world through a different window than the rest of us.Jay StrackFounder, Student Leadership University
Rod Martin has a unique combination of personal integrity, economic acumen and entrepreneurship. He is a man to be trusted and his business foresight is a matter of public record.Deal HudsonFormer Senior White House Advisor; Former Publisher, Crisis Magazine; Founder, Inside Catholic
My friend Rod Martin brings to politics and government incredible experience and insight, including how to use very advanced technology to motivate huge groups of people on an everyday basis.Hon. Haley BarbourFormer Governor of Mississippi; Former Republican National Chairman
Rod Martin and [former Howard Dean campaign manager] Joe Trippi are America’s two foremost experts on online politics.Annual Bipartisan Conference of George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management
Rod Martin is a modern day philosopher-statesman. He is a capitalist intellectual, a conservative iconoclast, a gentle adversary and a kind prophet. He inspires us towards a fresh national vision built upon the original founding principles.José GonzálezPresident, Semila
A leader and a servant, in public life and in private, Rod Martin strides at the top of his profession, and has nowhere to go but up. He is in the truest sense of the word ‘outstanding’.Hugh O'BrianLegendary Actor; Founder, Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY)
Rod Martin literally wrote the book on excellence. Humble yet brilliant, a man of love and compassion, with penetrating clarity he illuminates the world around us, and we are both stirred and enlightened.Dr. Gil AmelioExecutive Committee, AT&T; Former CEO, Apple Computer and National Semiconductor
Rod is one of our nation’s leading minds. He’s smart, original, and very committed—a combination that one rarely finds.Peter ThielFounder, PayPal.com, Clarium Capital, Founders Fund; Co-Founder, Facebook
Rod Martin is one of those impressive Renaissance types whose genius spans politics, economics, philosophy, technology and history. These are the qualities of a truly visionary entrepreneur. Rod has them in spades.Kevin FreemanAuthor; Founder, Freeman Global Investments; formerly managed $2.5 billion Private Client Group for Sir John Templeton
Rod Martin is a Reaganite-Thatcherite conservative…[and] a man who has spent much of his life ministering to and working for the benefit of others. I know Rod as an advocate for freedom, a leader who understands the real changes we need in Washington, and who has the drive and ability to make those changes happen.Steve ForbesPresident and CEO, Forbes; Former Presidential Candidate
Rod Martin is undoubtedly one of the most accomplished thought leaders at the interface of technological innovation and entrepreneurship today. He is a wonderful mentor, a humble role model, and a deep inspiration for the next generation of scientific innovators and entrepreneurs.Dr. Harald OttOtt Laboratory for Organ Engineering and Regeneration, Harvard Medical School
America badly needs more leaders who really get the future. We need more Rod Martins.Randy TateFormer Deputy Whip, U.S. House of Representatives
Rod Martin is a man of uncommon vision and character. Ever since I first worked alongside Rod in the early days of PayPal, I’ve been struck by his powerful vision for the future. Rod understands the intersection of technology, politics and culture in a way that few others do.Eric JacksonFormer Chief Marketing Officer, PayPal.com; Author, The PayPal Wars; Founder and CEO, CapLinked.com
Rod D. Martin is a technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist, hedge fund manager, author and conservative activist from Destin, Florida.