RNC Chairman Michael Steele Sets the Record Straight on ‘New Captains of Industry’

January 6, 2011

HOUSTON, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – “New Captains of Industry” (www.blogtalkradio.com/newcaptainsofindustry/) today announced the availability of its interview with Michael Steele, Chairman of the Republican National Committee, hosted on January 5, 2011 by market commentator, institutional fund manager and Chairman of the National Eagles and Angels Association, George Jarkesy.

During the frank and insightful discussion, Chairman Steele endeavors to set the record straight on the many notable accomplishments achieved by the RNC in the most recent election cycle; misreported or outright misrepresentations of key facts; prevailing opportunities and challenges confronting the Party in the upcoming Presidential election cycle; and his impassioned belief that the Party must continue working to redefine itself – particularly in view of his opinion that the landscape has indeed changed irrevocably.

“Our Party must continue to redefine itself in 21(st) Century terms,” states Chairman Steele. “The dynamics shaping us are vastly different from what they were just 10 years ago; just five years ago. We’ve made tremendous progress in the past two years… and have a new wellspring of Republican leadership and young gun donors who want to come be a part of helping the Party grow and sustain itself.”

When asked his opinion on what impact the new Republican leadership will have on policymaking related to entrepreneurial growth companies, he said, “The Party leadership will speak very clearly to a new mandate that was given to us by the People on November 2. That being: stop the spending; cut the debt; reduce the deficit that we have right now; and put this country back on a stronger fiscal footing by relying on and trusting the entrepreneurial spirit and ingenuity of the men and women who actually create the wealth of this country – and that’s small business owners – recognizing that they know best how to create a dollar, save a dollar and spend a dollar.”

To directly access the interview, go to: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/newcaptainsofindustry .

On Tuesday, January 11, 2011, Chairman Steele will deliver the keynote address at the National Eagles and Angels Association’s (NEAA) national launch luncheon to be held at The Oak Room in the Plaza Hotel beginning at 11:30 AM ET. For information on attending the luncheon or learning more about NEAA membership, please call Dwayne Deslatte, Director of National Operations, at toll free 1-888-465-NEAA (6322) or send an email to info@eagleandangel.com.

About Michael Steele, Chairman, Republican National Committee

Chairman Steele was elected Chairman of the Republican National Committee on January 30, 2009. As Chairman, Steele has endeavored to set a new direction for the Republican Party – actively engaging Americans in their local communities and empowering state and local Republican organizations to do the same. A self-described “Lincoln Republican,” Chairman Steele earned a place in history in 2003 when he was elected Lieutenant Governor of Maryland, becoming the first African-American elected to statewide office in the state. An expert on political strategy and election reform, he previously served as Chairman of GOPAC, and also held posts on the National Federal Election Reform Commission and the NAACP Blue Ribbon Commission on Election Reform.

Chairman Steele’s experiences as a successful elected conservative African-American Republican and his engaging speaking style have launched him into national prominence. His ability as a communicator and political analyst have been showcased by his position as a contributor on the Fox News Channel and as a regular host for the Salem Radio Network’s nationally syndicated Morning in America Show. Additionally, Chairman Steele is an entertaining and eloquent guest on cable political talk shows such as HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher and Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report.

About “New Captains of Industry”

“New Captains of Industry” is an online radio show hosted by George Jarkesy on http://www.blogtalkradio.com/newcaptainsofindustry . Jarkesy has a passion for building small businesses and promoting growth of the American economy. A successful money manager and a professional investor, respected financial and corporate advisor and a dynamic public speaker, Jarkesy has founded, invested in and helped to build companies engaged in a broad range of industry sectors. New Captains of Industry’s Interview guests are CEO’s and experts in natural resources, economic trends and growth companies. Jarkesy is the Chairman of the National Eagles and Angels Association. Since June 2007, he has also served as the Managing Member of John Thomas Capital Management Group, LLC, which is the general partner for John Thomas Bridge and Opportunity Fund, L.P. and John Thomas International Fund, LP. John Thomas Capital Management Group, LLC employs creative approaches to hedge its portfolios against multiple risks. He is very active in private placement investment markets, and has originated and/or participated in many investments over the past 20 years, including both debt and equity in angel investments, private, pre-public and public companies.

For more information, please contact:

Dwayne Deslatte, Director of National Operations

888-465-6322 or via email at Dwayne@eagleandangel.com

SOURCE National Eagles and Angels Association

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