John Pudner

TBOR Attends Major Conservative Gathering in DC, Speaks at Liberty Bell

September 21, 2021

TBOR President Francis Johnson, Board Member Dr. Richard Painter, and Executive Director John Pudner attended the Intercollegiate Studies Institute Gala. Read the story on the event here. https://catholicvote.org/conservatives-see-faith-as-key-to-saving-western-values-in-higher-ed/. Pudner then spoke at the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia as a keynote speaker for partner organization American Promise’s Constitution Day event. You can watch John’s portion of the Constitution Day live stream below and hear his comments about why getting big money out of politics is so important. American Promise Constitution Day live […]

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TBOR PA Tour and Constitution Day

September 13, 2021

Take Back Our Republic along with Pennsylvania’s American Promise members are launching a campaign to make the Keystone State the 23rd to call for the American Promise constitutional amendment to stop big money corruption. Hundreds of Pennsylvanians have signed the American Promise  Citizen Pledge, ranging from former Governor Tom Ridge to a small business owner in Carlisle, PA who says that the excessive amount of money in our elections threatens “the very nature of democracy.” We encourage all of our […]

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Join TBOR and American Promise for Democracy is Brewing in Pennsylvania

September 1, 2021

Take Back Our Republic and American Promis are partnering to host “Democracy is Brewing” in Doylestown, Pennsylvania on September 17th from 5:00 PM-7:00 PM We hope you can join us to discuss a vision of a government that is run by people and not big money. We’ll discuss how you can get involved and your first drink is on us (first come, first serve basis). Cheers to democracy! More details on the event and how to RSVP can be found […]

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TBOR Executive Director Joins NANR To Discuss How To Save The Republic

August 27, 2021

Earlier this morning TBOR Executive Director John Pudner joined Andy Moore at The National Association of Nonpartisan Reformers (NANR) as a guest on their podcast. John and Andy discuss how best to reform American democracy so that politicians are incentivized by good governance rather than foreign money and by fair representation rather than special interests. The description of the podcast outlined on NANR’s website is below followed by the link to listen. A reformed political operative himself, John Pudner founded Take […]

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TBOR Executive Director Talks Utah and Wyoming Elections On The Rod Arquette Show

August 10, 2021

Yesterday evening TBOR Executive Director John Pudner joined the Rod Arquette show to discuss how Utah is a good example for other red states on how to run elections. John also discussed the elections reforms TBOR is working on in Utah’s neighboring state of Wyoming. You can listen to John’s interview with Rod below.

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Executive Director John Pudner Pens Op-Ed In Salt Lake City Tribune

August 5, 2021

Utah is known as a forward-thinking, innovative, and conservative state that produces real results that solve tough challenges. The state ranks first in the nation for its economic outlook in ALEC’s Rich States, Poor States report, a distinction it has maintained since 2008. Utah’s leadership among conservative states and aptitude for innovation is not only exemplified in business and tech, but also in elections. Other red states should follow suit and advocate for the successful adoption of key election reforms, using […]

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TBOR’s John Pudner and Board Member Richard Painter Featured On NTV BC-Moscow

July 19, 2021

Over the weekend NTV BC-Moscow interviewed Executive Director John Pudner regarding Hunter Biden and the sale of his artwork and the 911k payments made from the University of Pennsylvania to President Biden over the last few years for a no-show Professors position. TBOR does occasionally get international news coverage and unbeknownst to TBOR staff NTV also included previous clips from Board Member Richard Painter and Advisory Board Member Peter Schweizer discussing these topics as well. A translated transcript of a […]

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$68m China>UPenn, $911k UPenn>Biden

July 15, 2021

RealClearPolitics and Newsweek coverage of TBOR’s efforts to disclose potential pay-for-play politics follow the iconic “Follow the Money” line uttered by Hal Holbrook (playing Deep Throat) to Robert Redford (playing reporter Carl Bernstein) in the Watergate movie (All The President’s Men). We now know the money in this story included: $68 million from China to UPenn (President Amy Gutmann, Trustee Chair David Cohen) $4 million salary to Gutmann, and  $911,000 Professor Salary to Joe Biden, who never taught a UPenn […]

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TBOR Cheyenne Kickoff Event Featured in Multiple Wyoming Outlets

July 13, 2021

TBOR’s Wyoming chapter launch in Cheyenne just prior to the 4th of July weekend was a huge success! The event was attended by over 85 people and was highlighted this weekend in the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle as well as the Pinedale Roundup, Sublette Examiner, and Gillette News Record. Wyoming continues to be a key state for TBOR, and a special thanks go out to our coordinator Anna Bilderbeck for hosting the event at her Art gallery in downtown Cheyenne. Check out […]

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TBOR Exposes Potential Biden-China Pay-for-play

July 12, 2021

RICHARD W. PAINTER AND JOHN PUDNERON 7/12/21 AT 7:30 AM EDT How can we have a U.S. ambassador to Germany who raised secret money from Saudi Arabia and China while paying candidate Joe Biden over $900,000 as a university professor who never taught classes? What would be the response on Capitol Hill if Presidents Donald Trump, Barack Obama, or George W. Bush nominated Amy Gutmann under similar circumstances? The credibility of our foreign policy, and our national security in the face of the growing foreign […]

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Take Back Our Republic strive to be the leading organization in promoting a culture in politics where character and ideas are the basis of being elected and every election is financed with transparency, primarily by the people to be represented and not by outside interests. Headquartered in Auburn, AL since 2015, TBOR has strong financial backing, an engaged board, more than 100 volunteer coordinators in 47 states, and a staff who stands by our mission.

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