Dick Newbert has been a widely-published commentator for more than three decades with his opinion pieces having appeared in whole or in part in: Americans United for the Separation of Church and State, Boston Phoenix (MA), Bucks County Courier Times (PA), Bucks County Intelligencia (PA), Chicago Tribune, Concord Monitor (NH), Congressional Record (House of Representatives Agricultural Committee), Democratic Jewish Outreach of Pennsylvania, Family Motor Coaching, Langhorne Ledger (PA), Manchester Union Leader (NH), Milford Cabinet (NH), Nashua Telegraph (NH) as a paid weekly [Sunday] contributor for many years, National Association of Builders’ Builder Magazine, National Law Journal, New Hampshire Profiles, New York Times (on-line and print versions), Newsweek, NJ.Com, Philadelphia Inquirer (PA), Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (PA), Politics PA, Roanoke Times (VA), San Francisco Chronicle (CA), Sarasota Herald-Tribune (FL), Shady Brook Villas' Voice (PA), Smercomish.com, Trenton Times (NJ), US News & World Report, USA Today, Volkswagen’s Small Talk, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Washington Times, and NH Public Radio (WEVO FM-89.1). 

He has sponsored and underwritten an annual scholarship contest for Bucks County (PA) high school seniors who are challenged to write an essay answering a controversial subject requiring then to demonstrate critical thinking and both a knowledge and understanding of American History, the Constitution and Civics.  More on this contest can be found at: https://civicscontest.org.

Dick, a graduate of Tufts University, is a retired Naval Reserve Officer, Vietnam veteran and entrepreneur with a business varied background in finance, real estate, MIS, manufacturing and management consulting. He has been active in many business organizations, local community boards, the American Red Cross (having served on two reginal boards and having made more than 550 blood donations), recreational and interscholastic and other youth programs, is a past president of his Rotary Club and was a consultant to John Anderson during his 1980 third-party presidential campaign. 

He has a passion for photography and, together with his wife, has traveled in their motorhome extensively throughout North America … having visited our federal and all fifty state capitols, each of the of the nation's presidential libraries/museums and more than forty of the nation’s national parks. Dick lives with his wife in Langhorne, PA and winters in Sarasota, FL.