“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Clayton E. Cramer is a historian, author, and software engineer. He has a master's in history from Sonoma State University. He played an important early role in demonstrating that the book Arming America by Michael A. Bellesiles was based on fraudulent research; he has sometimes been called Bellesiles' "most persistent critic". His work was cited in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals' United States v. Emerson decision. He currently resides in Boise, Idaho, USA.
In the spring of 2008, Cramer ran for the Republican nomination for District 22 of the Idaho State Senate. He has suggested that he has designs on reentering politics at a later date.