Alfred Adask is the leading figure in the very controversial sovereign citizen movement, which takes the position that citizens are not subject to any statutes or proceedings at the federal, state or municipal levels. They especially reject most forms of taxation as illegitimate. He was recently featured on 60 Minutes, which has sparked a great deal of interest in his cause. For 12 years he published AntiShyster Magazine, he is a former candidate for the Texas Supreme Court, and was identified by the Federal government as one of the top dozen anti-government activists during the 1990s.
Dan Mathews is the irreverent driving force behind the colorful crusades and star-studded stunts carried out by PETA, one of the most high-profile pressure groups of all time. His brainstorms, such as the iconic “Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur” campaign, are regularly covered by CNN and TMZ. He has been profiled by such publications as The New York Times and USA Today. He as appeared on Dateline NBC, National Geographic Television, Good Morning America and Larry King Live. “Mathews’ greatest insight is his seemingly intuitive understanding that causes are as much about trendiness as they are about conscience,” wrote New York Magazine.
Chairs the Board of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and is a Senior Fellow at Yale University's Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. Mr. Woolsey previously served in the U.S. Government on five different occasions, where he held Presidential appointments in two Republican and two Democratic administrations, most recently as Director of Central Intelligence from 1993 to 1995. His public service has also included appointments as Under Secretary of the Navy, Ambassador to the Negotiation on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe, and General Counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Service.