Mark Levin

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Mark Reed Levin (born September 21, 1957) is a Constitutional lawyer, president of the the prestigious Landmark Legal Foundation in Washington D.C., a top-rated nationally syndicated conservative talk radio host and a best selling non-fiction author. Also, the former Chief of Staff for Attorney General Edwin Meese during the Reagan Administration. Mark has been a frequent guest and substitute host on The Sean Hannity Show, and has also been an advisor to Rush Limbaugh, who frequently refers to him on the air with the nickname "F. Lee Levin." A reference to the famous defense attorney F. Lee Bailey. He is perhaps more well-known for his nickname, 'The Great One,' coined by his friend Sean Hannity. He is a believer in spreading the conservative message and wants the citizens to take an active political role in society.

In January 2012, Mark Levin threatens a campaign to defeat Rand Paul if Ron Paul decides run on the third party ticket. Emphasizing that the move would be "detrimental to this nation" and siphon a million votes in 2012. [1]

Career and honors

Beginning in 1981, Mark R. Levin served as advisor to several members of President Ronald Reagan's Cabinet, eventually becoming Associate Director of Presidential Personnel and ultimately Chief of Staff to Attorney General Edwin Meese; Levin also served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education at the U.S. Department of Education, and Deputy Solicitor of the U.S. Department of the Interior. He has practiced law in the private sector, and is president of the Landmark Legal Foundation in Leesburg, Virginia. He holds a B.A. from Temple University, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude, as well as a J.D. from the Temple University Beasley School of Law.

In 2001, the American Conservative Union named Levin the recipient of the prestigious Ronald Reagan Award.

Radio Host

Levin's first radio job was a Sunday afternoon show on WABC networks in 2002. In 2003, The Mark Levin Show was broadcast from the competitive 6:00 p.m. (EST) time slot, Monday through Friday. The show is distributed to over 150 stations and satellite radio by Citadel Media on ABC Radio Networks. His ever growing audience is top-rated on the AM frequency with over 5.5 million average listeners.


Levin's published the book Men in Black: How the Supreme Court is destroying America which discusses how activist judges are legislating from the bench. This book was released in 2005 and became a best-seller. In 2007, he published a non-political book "Rescuing Sprite: A Dog Lover's Story of Joy and Anguish," that dealt with the adoption of his dog from a humane society. His next book would be an instant success, "Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto." The book opened to 13 of 14 weeks as the No.1 best seller on the New York Times list. A review from says, "Levin lays out how conservatives can counter the liberal corrosion that has filtered into every timely issue affecting our daily lives, from the economy to health care, global warming, immigration, and more -- and illustrates how change, as seen through the conservative lens, is always prudent, and always an enhancement to individual freedom." His book is endorsed by fellow conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh. Levin said that his book is so successful without any help of the mainstream media outlets, which not even a single network has done a review. More than 1 million copies have been sold.

Television & Internet

Levin makes regular appearances with Hannity on Fox News. Levin is also a contributing editor for National Review Online. Also, Levin has social networking pages on Twitter and Facebook.

The Mark Levin Lexicon

Levin holds disdain for the mainstream media and the politicians who pander to them. He often likes to refer to them in a derogatory and humorous way. It is Levin's style that distinguishes himself from other radio personalities.


  • Liberalism is mind-boggling and stupid. [2]
  • Speaking of Congressional liberals, "You are some of the biggest frauds on the face of the Earth. Liberalism is lying. Sorry, it's true."
  • From his August 4th, 2009 radio program, "We now have the liberal playbook and we know what they are doing, and we are using it against them. Unlike the Democrats though, we aren't out to destroy our society, we are out to save it."
  • "The Congressional Switchboard number is easy to remember, 1-877-SOB-U-SOB, I kid you not." [3]
  • "Obama is a liar. Those who carry water for him like Pelosi, Reid, and the hacks on TV are liars too, because they knowingly repeat falsehoods." [4]
  • Get off my phone you big dope!

See also


  • Ameritopia: The unmaking of America by Mark Levin
  • Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto by Mark Levin ISBN 1416562850
  • Rescuing Sprite: A Dog Lover's Story of Joy and Anguish by Mark Levin ISBN 1416559132
  • Men in Black: How the Supreme Court is destroying America by Mark Levin ISBN 1596980095



  1. Levin Threatens To Campaign Against Rand Paul If Ron Paul Runs Third Party, RealClearPolitics, January 2, 2012
  2. July 7, 2011 broadcast
  3. 03/18 The Mark Levin Show
  4. Mark Levin Show 3/30/10

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