Porcfest 2011 - Speakers
*Master of Ceremonies Christopher Lawless
 

Free State Project spokesman and doer Christopher Lawless will preside as Master of Ceremonies at PorcFest 2011! Chris has been all over the country and the world, a big smiling FSP ambassador. Hes been quoted in print numerous times, and appeared on television, his most recent appearance being on the John Stossel show!

 
 

Adam Charles Kokesh (born February 1, 1982) is an American activist and talk radio host. Kokesh was a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps Reserve and is a veteran of the Iraq War. He is an outspoken opponent of the U.S. military intervention in Iraq and has received media attention related to anti-war protest activities. He is the son of Charles Kokesh, a Santa Fe venture capitalist, founder of a firm called Technology Funding and owner of the Santa Fe Horse Park

 
 

Brad Spangler has been a libertarian activist since stumbling across Murray Rothbard's "For a New Liberty" while more or less randomly browsing in a public library back in 1990. He helped petition for ballot access for the Missouri Libertarian Party in the early 90's, took part in party organizing and educational efforts and supported both candidates and ballot issue campaigns.

 
Brett Veinotte The School Sucks Podcast
 
 

As an educator, I've been very lucky. I have managed to completely avoid teaching in public school. However, I was trained to teach with public school teachers, my student teaching experience was in a public high school, and in private school, invisible forces burdened me with "state standards" (no matter how hard I tried to maneuver around them). When I left private school, the system followed me into private tutoring (grades, student apathy, etc...).

 
 

Carla Gericke, JD, MFA, AKA “Queen Quill,” was born in the police state of South Africa and emigrated to California after winning a green card in the lottery. She practiced law at Fortune 500 companies in Silicon Valley before redirecting her efforts towards liberty activism and writing. In 2008, Carla moved with her husband, FSP board member Louis Calitz, from New York City to New Hampshire. She is the program director of a NH-based arts non-profit, teaches writing, and is working on a memoir about the Free State Project.

 
Cat Bleish Don't Tread on Cat
 

Catherine Bleish is the founder and former executive director of the Liberty Restoration Project. She currently resides in Austin, Texas where she hopes to finish her Masters of Public Administration graduate degree from Park University.

Her activism begin through the anti-war resistance under Bush and grew into a lifestyle through the 2008 Presidential Campaign of Dr. Ron Paul. In the spring of 2009 she re-directed her energy and began to focus her research and activism on fusion centers.

 
Christina Heller
 

Christina is the director and producer of Libertopia. Libertopia is a documentary that examines the people of the Free State Project-- ordinary citizens attempting to reclaim a voice against big government which they believe shares neither their priorities nor their interests.

 
Daniel J. D’Amico His website
 

I was born in Demerest, New Jersey in 1982 but my family moved to south Florida when I was very young. I grew up in Baco Raton, FL and attended Pope John Paul II High School.

I went to Loyola University New Orleans from 2000 - 2004, double majoring in economics and marketing. After completing an honors thesis and graduating with a Bachelors of Business Administration, I entered the Economics Ph.D. program at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.
 

 
Ernest Hancock Freedom's Phoenix
 

Ernest Hancock strives to create an understanding of the Philosophy of Liberty. Understanding is far more important than agreement " that will come in its own time. “Declare Your Independence” works closely with FreedomsPhoenix.com to ‘Uncover the Secrets and Expose the Lies’ so that we can flourish in a very exciting future.

 
Ian Freeman FreeKeene.com
 

Ian Freeman is a voluntarist who moved his internationally syndicated talk radio show, "Free Talk Live" to Keene in 2006.  He created FreeKeene.com shortly thereafter, which has become the online destination for those seeking activist news and opinion from the Keene area and across the Shire.  Ian is also the Program Director of LRN.FM and one of the directors of the Civil Disobedience Evolution Fund.  In addition, he is the longest-seated board member of Cheshire TV, Keene's local public access channel.

 
Jack Shimek
 
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Jack Shimek has been involved in the freedom movement since the late 60's in the objectivism study groups, Libertarian Parties of 3 states, the New York libertarian scene in the 70's, in the tax rebellion/tax honesty movement, the supper club scene in 3 states and he was an early convert to Agorism, when SEK3 first coined the term.

 
Jacob Huebert His website
 

Jacob H. Huebert is an attorney, a law professor, and the author of Libertarianism Today.

His articles have been published in newspapers across the country, including the Christian Science Monitor, Baltimore Sun, St. Louis Post-DispatchOrange County Register, and many others, as well as in scholarly and professional journals. He has appeared numerous times on national television and radio to discuss consumer credit issues, legal issues, and libertarianism. 

 
 

Jamie Crane is a host of Wheels Off Liberty, a show about freedom and whatever else comes across his A.D.H.D mind. He is unaffiliated with any political party and considers himself a Horny Anarchist because he feels that no politician would ever hijack a movement known as the Horny Anarchists. In his spare time he enjoys dipping snuff, drinking beer and viewing naked pictures on the internet. He loves you all hard.

 
 

Julian Heicklen was born at an early age. At 8 days, he was circumcised. This was so traumatic that he did not walk or talk for a year. There was nothing unusual about his early development. He went to Cornell University to become the usual engineering nerd.

 
Larken Rose His website
 

Larken Rose, a self-described "tax heretic" and enemy of the state, is the author of three books, one video, and countless articles, among other things. He is unapologetically and unconditionally committed to ending the "federal income tax" deception, and more importantly, the more fundamental fraud underlying the entire notion of "government" and "authority."

 
 

Host of Free Talk Live. Free Talk Live is a nationally syndicated, open-lines, current-events show with a liberty bent to the issues. FTL can be heard on 90+ stations and XM and has been named the Best Political Podcast on the Internet five times by Podcastawards.com and to Talkers Magazine's Heavy Hundred List, the 100 Most Important Radio Shows in America three times. Listen live 7p to 10p, Monday to Saturday at Freetalklive.com and in the TV Room at Porcfest!

 
 

Michael Boldin is the founder and executive director of the Tenth Amendment Center. Michael has a full schedule working as senior editor of the Center’s website, writes a regular column, fields media interviews, and travels the country (when invited, of course) to speak to crowds about sticking to the Constitution " every issue, every time, no exceptions, no excuses.

 
Pete, Ademo & Beau Liberty On Tour
 

Liberty on Tour, founded in 2010 by Pete Eyre and Ademo Freeman, couples on-the-road activism with new media to advance the voluntary society. Through in-person interactions, online networking and constantly-varying content, LOT advocates for self-government, personal responsibility and consensual interactions.

 
Roderick Long ~Wiki on Roderick Long
 

Dr. Long specializes in Greek philosophy; moral psychology; ethics; philosophy of social science; and political philosophy (with an emphasis on libertarian/anarchist theory). He has also taught medieval philosophy and eastern philosophy.

 
Stefan Molyneux Freedomain Radio
 

Stefan Molyneux is the host of Freedomain Radio. He has been a software entrepreneur and executive, co-founded a successful company, and worked for many years as a Chief Technical Officer. He studied literature and history at York University, holds an undergraduate degree in History from McGill University, and earned a graduate degree from the University of Toronto, focusing on the history of philosophy. He received an ‘A’ for his Master’s Thesis analyzing the political implications of the philosophies of Immanuel Kant, G.W.F. Hegel, Thomas Hobbes and John Locke. He also spent two years studying writing and acting at the National Theatre School of Canada.

 
Tarrin Lupo Lupo Literature
 

Author Tarrin P. Lupo is a full time liberty activist who runs a news service called The Low Country Liberty Report.  He is also nationally known for co-hosting the wildly popular Wheels off Liberty show and guest hosting other acclaimed national podcasts.  Tarrin has successfully written two eBooks titled Stash Your Swag: 100+ Secret Hiding Places Under $50 and How to Make a Living Outside the System. He currently resides in Savannah Georgia and is a member of the Free State Project, spending time in New Hampshire promoting the ideas of Freedom and Liberty.