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       July 9 - 11, 2009  *  Bally's Las Vegas
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Speakers at FreedomFest 2009

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Keynote Speakers
listed in alphabetical order
David Boaz, Executive Vice President, Cato Institute Douglas Casey,
Best-Selling Author, International Investor and Entrepreneur
Ed Feulner, president of
The Heritage Foundation
Steve Forbes, Chairman and CEO, Forbes,
Editor-in-Chief, Forbes magazine, U.S.
Topic at FreedomFest:
“Freedom in Crisis”
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
"International Man: My Misadventures in the Third World."
Topic at FreedomFest:
World Economic Summit Panel: "Outlook for the Global Economy"
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
World Economic Summit Panel: "Outlook for the Global Economy"
"The Libertarian Entrepreneur Panel"
 
John Fund an American political journalist and columnist for the "The Wall Street Journal Charles Gasparino, CNBC's on-air editor and author of Blood on the Street. Larry Kudlow is host of CNBC's primetime "The Kudlow Report" and the co-host of CNBC's "The Call". He hosts "The Larry Kudlow Show" on WABC Radio John Mackey, founder & CEO, Whole Foods Market
Topic at FreedomFest:
Can Any Good Come Out of Washington and the New Obama Administration?" 

Debate:  “Fed Up With the Fed:  Should We Abolish?”
Topic at FreedomFest:
"When the SEC Fiddles, Wall Street Burns:  Warnings from the Market's #1 Reporter." 
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
"Clear and Present Danger"
Topic at FreedomFest:
"Randian vs. Conscious Capitalism"
Jeff Madrick
author The Case for Big Government (Princeton)
Stephen Moore, editorial page writer for the Wall Street Journal. Charles Murray, Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX)
Topic at FreedomFest:
Prosecution:  "Trial of the New Century:  Free Market Capitalism on Trial"
Topic at FreedomFest:
Defense:  "Trial of the New Century:  Free Market Capitalism on Trial"

 

Topic at FreedomFest:
"The Future of Liberty: Help Is On the Way."
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
Lawrence W. Reed, president of the Foundation for Economic Education Christopher Ruddy CEO and President of Newsmax Media, Inc. Peter Schiff President & Chief Global Strategist, Euro Pacific Capital Michael Shermer, Publisher, Skeptic Magazine
Topic at FreedomFest:
"Lessons from History We Dare Not Ignore"
Topic at FreedomFest:
"Freedom Alert: Obama and the Media"
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
The Collapse of the U.S. Bubble Economy and What It Means for Investors”
Topic at FreedomFest:
“200th Anniversary of Darwin: Oh My Have Things Evolved!”

 

Mark Skousen, financial economist, university professor, and producer of FreedomFest. Thomas Woods, Jr., is a resident scholar with the Ludwig von Mises Institute and  author of the York Times best seller: Meltdown: A Free-Market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed, the Economy Tanked, and Government Bailouts Will Make Things Worse. 
 
   
Topic at FreedomFest:

 

Topic at FreedomFest:
"Economic Meltdown"

Debate:  “Fed Up With the Fed:  Should We Abolish?”
 
   

All others
listed in alphabetical order

Dr. Aslam Abdullah, director of the Islamic Society of Nevada Gary Alexander Free-lance writer   Ty Andros CEO, Traderview
Topic at FreedomFest:
Sacred Text Project:  The Qur'an
 
Topic at FreedomFest:   Topic at FreedomFest:
'The Global Financial Crack-Up Boom'
Julie Barlow, Author Arthur Benjamin is both a professor of mathematics and a magician
Richard J. Bishirjian,  President, Yorktown University
William Black President W.H. Black & Co.
Topic at FreedomFest:
"The Story of French"
Topic at FreedomFest:
"The Joy and Mystery of Mathematics"
Topic at FreedomFest:
"Investing in For Profit Education"
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
Joe Bradley Rob Bradley, CEO and founder, Institute for Energy Research Floyd Brown, businessman, speaker and author Warren Coats, Chicago economist and former IMF monetary official to Bosnia and the Middle East
Topic at FreedomFest: Topic at FreedomFest:
Panel:  "The Future of Energy"
Topic at FreedomFest: "Becoming a Citizen Journalist or Blogging 101"
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
Panel: "What is the Best Monetary System?"

Debate:  “Fed Up With the Fed:  Should We Abolish?”
 
Tyler Cowen is a professor of economics at George Mason University Stephen Cox, senior editor, Liberty Adrian Day, Chairman and CEO, Adrian Day Asset Management
Brian Doherty is a senior editor at Reason magazine and Reason.com

 

Topic at FreedomFest:
"The Culture of Capitalism"
Topic at FreedomFest:
Panel:  "Liberty & Religion"
Panel:
“Anarchy or Limited Gov't?"
Topic at FreedomFest:
Panel:  "Where in the World to Invest?"
Topic at FreedomFest:
"Gun Control on Trial"
Bert Dohmen, president and founder of Dohmen Capital Research Robert Enlow, Executive Director of the Friedman Foundation Gene Epstein Barron's Economics Editor Andrew Ferguson, contributing editor of Liberty
Topic at FreedomFest:
"2009, Year of Pain, Disillusion, and Profits!"
Topic at FreedomFest:
Panel: “The Future of Education: It
Ain’t What it Used to Be”
Topic at FreedomFest:
Debate:  “Fed Up With the Fed:  Should We Abolish?”
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
Panel: "Liberty & Religion"
Panel: "Why Your Friends and Neighbors Support Big Government"
 
Keith Fitz-Gerald is Investment Director of the Money Map Press

Jon Fleischman is the founder and publisher of FlashReport.org

Fred Foldvary lecturer in economics at Santa Clara University
Vito Fossella,  Superfund USA
Topic at FreedomFest:
Panel: "Outlook for the Global Economy"
Topic at FreedomFest:
"Hear the Secrets of a Blogger that Makes a Six Figure Income, Online"
Topic at FreedomFest:
"How I accurately predicted the Crash of 2008, and why civilization will collapse in 2026"
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
“SuperFund: Beating the Market in Good Times and Bad”
David Friedman, professor of law at Santa Clara University and academic economist Marsha Friedman publicity expert, radio personality and public speaker Reverend Joseph Fuiten,Senior Pastor, Cedar Park Assembly of God Joe Gandolfo a renowned tax consultant
Topic at FreedomFest:

 

Topic at FreedomFest:
"Become a Celebrity Expert and Pump Up Your Business!" 
Topic at FreedomFest:
Sacred Text Project:  The Four Gospels
Topic at FreedomFest:
“Asset Protection, Income, Gift & Estate Tax Strategies Your Attorney and Accountant Failed to Disclose”
 
Jon Golding, Advisor on global wealth protection, asset diversification and tax reduction. Alex Green, Investment Director of the Oxford Club. Paul Groepler, President, Santo Spirits, Inc. Larry Grossman, President of Sovereign International Asset Management
Topic at FreedomFest: Topic at FreedomFest:
"Money and What Matters:  The Road Map to a Rich Life"

 

Topic at FreedomFest:
“Why Tequila, Why Now: Profiting
from a Liquor Company in a Down Economy”
Topic at FreedomFest:
“Warning! The Government is Going to Nationalize Your Retirement Plan”
Scott Harris, Allied Energy Group Don Hauptman, freelance writer and author Ronald Holland
Member of BFI Advisory Board & Co-Editor of Mountain Vision Newsletter
Edward Hudgins. Director of Advocacy for the Atlas Society
Topic at FreedomFest: Topic at FreedomFest:
"Ayn Rand's Playboy Interview: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at What They Never Published"
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
Panel:  "Alternative Investing"
Panel: "Tax Havens: Do They Still Exist?"
Topic at FreedomFest:
"Randian Capitalism vs. Conscious Capitalism"
Craig Huey, president of Creative Direct Marketing Group (CDMG) Nelson Hultberg, Americans for a Free Republic Vernon Jacobs, CPA, international tax practitioner and tax author Terry Jones is Associate Editor and Senior Economic Analyst for Investor’s Business Daily.
Topic at FreedomFest:
“Marketing during a Recession:  16 Strategies for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs”
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
"The Ron Paul Revolution: Why We Must Form a Third Political Party to  Win It"
Topic at FreedomFest:
"Tax Help for Bad Investments and Other Losses"
Topic at FreedomFest:
Panel: "Taxation and ObamaNation"

Gurucharan S. Khalsa, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist specializing in personal optimization and expert in Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan
 

Adam Kokesh, congressional candidate New Mexico’s 3rd 
Congressional District
Harry King, M.D.
heart surgeon & exercise/fitness guru
Thomas Krannawitter, Assistant Professor of Political Science
Hillsdale College

 
Topic at FreedomFest:
 “Optimizing Human Potential and Uniqueness with Kundalini Yoga and Meditation as taught by Yogi Bhajan"
“The Experience of  the Sacred Self in  Sikh Dharma”
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
 “Defending Liberty:  From US Marine in Iraq to Freedom Fighter in America.”
Topic at FreedomFest:
"
Avoid The Powder Keg On Our Way To 120 Years”
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
"Vindicating Lincoln"
Marshall Langer, attorney specializing in  international law and taxation Greg Lukianoff, president of FIRE Steve Mariotti, Founder NFTE Thomas McQueen CPA specializes in  international tax
Topic at FreedomFest:
"Saving Lots of Taxes by Moving to Another State or Country"
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
"Unlearning Liberty:  FIRE on Campus"
Topic at FreedomFest:
"Teaching Entrepreneurship to Inner City Youth" 
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
“Choosing an Offshore Entity to Minimize Taxes”
Daniel J. Mitchell Senior Fellow with Cato Institute and a top expert on tax reform and supply-side tax policy Julian Morris, Executive Director
International Policy Network
George Murdock
co-founder Nature’s Way
Mimi Murdock
co-founder Nature’s Way
Topic at FreedomFest:
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
Panel: “Outlook for the Geo-Political Economy”
Topic at FreedomFest:
"Health is Wealth!  How to avoid America's impending health catastrophe
Topic at FreedomFest:
"Health is Wealth!  How to avoid America's impending health
catastrophe
Robert Murphy, Author Jeff Nabers, Author,  5 Steps to Freedom: What You’re Not Supposed to Know about Escaping Financial Slavery Jean-Benoît Nadeau, Author Jon Nadler Senior Analyst, Kitco Metals Inc.
Topic at FreedomFest:
"The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Great Depression and the New Deal"
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
Panel:  "Alternatives to Wall Street Investing"
Topic at FreedomFest:
"The Story of French"
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
“Gold: One Year After the World
Ended‘
Al Norman, the guru of the anti-Wal-Mart movement.

Noelle Nikpour Republican Consultant and Strategist

Rick O'Donnell president of the Acton Foundation for Entrepreneurial Excellence Eric Olsen Business owner, lived on both sides of US/ Mexico border
Topic at FreedomFest:
Big Debate: “Wal-Mart: Good or Bad for America?”
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
Panel: “State Think Tanks: How
Effective Are They?”
Topic at FreedomFest:
Panel: “Libertarian Entrepreneurs: How to Make it, Spend it, and Give
it Away”

 
Topic at FreedomFest:
"The Big Immigration Debate:  Is Mexico Exploding?”
Randall O'Toole, Senior fellow Cato Institute and contributing editor Liberty Maurice O’Sullivan, Kenneth Curry Professor of English at Rollins College Tom Palmer
Atlas Global Initiative for Free Trade, Peace, and Prosperity

 
Elena Panaritis an expert on property rights, illiquid real estate assets, and public sector management
Topic at FreedomFest:
"How Obama Is Using Transportation Funds to Turn the United States Into Europe"
How Greenhouse Gas Regulations Are Used to Fight Property Rights and Individual Freedom”
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
"How to Write a Classic"
Topic at FreedomFest:
"The Dangerous Consequences of FDR's Four Freedoms Speech" 
Topic at FreedomFest:
A Powerful Formula for Prosperity for the World's Poor -- and It's Already Working"
Daniel Peterson, professor of Islamic Studies and Arabic,  Brigham Young University Louis F. Petrossi co-founder of the Wealth Research Institute David T. Phillips, CEO of Phillips Financial Services, LLC Mark A. Plummer
President of Chestnut Petroleum Inc.
Topic at FreedomFest:
Sacred Text Project: 
“American Scripture: The Book of Mormon"

 

Topic at FreedomFest:
"The 3 Best Ways to Multiply Your Wealth"
Topic at FreedomFest:
"The 10 Most Common Estate Planning Mistakes & How to Avoid Them"
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
Eric Rabkin professor of English Language & Literature at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Richard W. Rahn senior fellow at the Cato Institute and chairman of the Institute for Global Economic Growth. Michael Ramirez senior editor and the editorial cartoonist for Investor's Business Daily Al Regnery, publisher of The American Spectator
Topic at FreedomFest:
Mini-Festival on Libertarian Science Fiction/Fantasy
 
Topic at FreedomFest:

 

Topic at FreedomFest:
“Editorial Cartooning, Journalism and a Citizen's Duty in a New World Order”
Topic at FreedomFest:
Wayne Root
Libertarian Party vice-presidential nominee '08
James Rowan, Managing Director of Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, a full service investment banking firm Rick Rule, founder of Global Resource Investments, Ltd John Schaub, real estate investor and advisor
Topic at FreedomFest:
"Empowering the Citizen Revolution with God, Guns, Gambling, School Choice and Tax Cuts!”
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
Panel:  "Investing in For Profit Education"


 
Topic at FreedomFest:
Resource Speculator’s Bootcamp 
“Where Do We Go From Here?  Making Money in Today’s Market”
Topic at FreedomFest:
"Opportunities and Pitfalls In Today's Real Estate Market"
Andrew Schectman, Owner, Miles Franklin Byron Schlomach, Director of the Center for Economic Prosperity at the Goldwater Institute J. Neil Schulman an award-winning writer and filmmaker Van Simmons, President David Hall Rare Coins
Topic at FreedomFest:
"Got gold?  It’s very hard to get now and you haven’t seen anything yet!"
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
Panel: "Taxation and ObamaNation"
Topic at FreedomFest:
Panel:
"Libertarian Science Fiction/Fantasy: What's Worth
Reading?" 
Topic at FreedomFest:
"The World's Most Private Investments: Rare Coins and Collectibles"
 
Eric Singer Congressional Effect Management Jo Ann Skousen, instructor in English lit & writing at Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY Dennis Slothower,
Author of ON THE MONEY and STEALTH STOCKS
Donald G. Smith, Chief Investment Officer, Donald Smith and Company
 
Topic at FreedomFest: Topic at FreedomFest: Topic at FreedomFest:
“Long / Short Trading: A Strategy for Profit in Any Market”
Topic at FreedomFest:
Panel: “Libertarian Entrepreneurs: How to Make it, Spend it, and Give it Away”
 
Tom Stewart
CM Capital Services
Nathan Tabor, Founder and CEO of TCVmedia.com and TheConservativeVoice. com Michael Tanner, Senior Fellow with Cato Institute Chris Tarkowski, RyHolland Fielder, Inc
Topic at FreedomFest:
July 11 – Highly Secured Real Estate Investments in This Market? Not So
Crazy…”

 
Topic at FreedomFest:
“Building a Political Following using Web 2.0: The New Politics of Facebook,
Twitter and the Blogosphere”
Topic at FreedomFest:
Obamacare: Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid”
Topic at FreedomFest:
Michael Teig, President/CEO
TigerLight, Inc.
Scott Tips, President and Legal Counsel for National Health Federation Martin Truax, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Morgan Keegan, Inc. Frank Trotter, president of EverBank Direct
Topic at FreedomFest:
“The World’s Most Effective Non-Lethal Personal Protection Device
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
“Health Freedom Around the World”
Topic at FreedomFest:
“How to Beat the Market with High Income”
Topic at FreedomFest:
“The Outlook for the Dollar:  Look Out Below!”
 
Mike Turner Sabinal Capital Investments, LLC and TurnerTrends, Inc. Bob Tyrrell, founder and editor in chief of The American Spectator Jon Basil Utley,  Associate Publisher of The American Conservative Dr. Richard Vedder is Distinguished Professor of Economics at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.
Topic at FreedomFest:
“Beating the Market in Spite of Washington”
 
Topic at FreedomFest: Topic at FreedomFest:
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
Big Debate: “Wal-Mart:  Good or Bad for America?"
Jeffrey Verdon, Advanced Estate Planning & Asset Protection Strategies Richard Viguerie, President of ConservativeHQ.com Dr. Dave Wang is the Manager of Queens Library at Hollis and an Adjunct Professor of St. John’s University Jim Walsh, assistant editor of Liberty
Topic at FreedomFest:
"Estate Planning for Women Only"
“Tax and Asset Protection Strategies for High Net Worth Investors”
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
"Liberals Have More Fun, but Conservatives Live Longer!" 
Panel: "The Future of Freedom in America"
 
Topic at FreedomFest:
"Chinese Philosophy of Confucius and the Founding Fathers"
Topic at FreedomFest:
Panel: "Liberty & Religion"
Panel: "Obama's First Six Months"
Steven Watts, professor and author of "Mr Playboy: Hugh Hefner and the American Dream" Matt Welch is editor in chief of Reason magazine Paul Wigdor, President Superfund USA Chip Wood, founder & CEO of Soundview Publications. He writes a free weekly commentary, Straight Talk.
Topic at FreedomFest:
"Fantasyland, Walt Disney, and the American Dream"
"Playboy, Hugh Hefner, and the American Dream."
 
Topic at FreedomFest: Topic at FreedomFest:
“SuperFund: Beating the Market in Good Times and Bad”
Emcee

 

Peter Zipper, President & CEO of Caye International Bank based in Belize.      
Topic at FreedomFest:
"Belize: The Best Kept Secret in Offshore Banking."
     

 

 
 
 
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