1787 Network Authors and Contributors
Adrian Wyllie, co-founder
Adrian is Chairman of the Libertarian Party of Florida, a co-host of the Liberty Underground radio show, and founding partner of the 1787 Network. He has over a decade of experience as an investigative reporter, and focuses on liberty causes, government corruption, and Constitutional violations. He is a third-generation Floridian, an entrepreneur, and served in the U.S. Army and Florida National Guard.
Alex Snitker, co-founder
Alex is a United States Marine veteran and the first Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate from the Great State of Florida. He is a founding partner of the 1787 Network, and co-host of the Liberty Underground radio show. He is deeply involved in the Libertarian Party of Florida and the Campaign for Liberty, and he is well know for his activism and lobbying efforts.
Alan Brooks, Tallahassee Reporter
Alan is a former United States Marine who served two tours in Iraq during his eight year enlistment. He is also a formerly a Deputy Sheriff at the Orange County Sheriff’s Office where he worked for three years. He is currently the Region 6 Representative for the Libertarian Party of Florida and is attending college in Tallahassee where he is an active member of the Young Americans for Liberty at Florida State University.
Paul served as a Florida Deputy Sheriff and State Trooper for over 25 years, and served from patrol trooper to traffic homicide investigator to lieutenant in criminal investigations. After retirement, Paul wished to pursue his automotive hobby and be left alone, but saw an increasing amount of waste in government as well as the government’s increasing involvement in our private lives and liberty, so he became politically active and remains so today.
Pete Blome is currently Chair of the Libertarian Party of Okaloosa County Florida, and At-large Director for the Libertarian Party of Florida. He vocal supporter of libertarian principles, and an ardent opponent of the demise of individual rights, and the coincident destruction of the free market and limits to government that go with it. Pete is a retired Air Force Officer and pilot, combat veteran, and graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and the University of Oklahoma where he received a master’s degree in public administration.
Greg is the chairman of the Libertarian Party of Pinellas County and a prolific writer on the topics of individual liberty and economic freedom. Known for his pro-liberty activism and outreach, Greg is regularly featured on television and talk radio in the Tampa Bay area.
Andrew Nappi is a proud Tenther who lives in Pasco County Florida. He believes strongly that the best position on any issue is “The Constitution, Every Issue, Every Time, No Exceptions, No Excuses.” He is a life member of the Tenth Amendment Center and a student of our nation’s Founders, Framers and Ratifiers and their writings. In his spare time he does pretty much anything his beautiful wife Tammy tells him to do.
Tom Rhodes is a the Current Chair of the Libertarian Party of Florida (LPF) Platform Committee, Current Vice Chair of the Libertarian Party of Citrus County (LPCC), current editor and contributor to the Official Newsletter of the LPF, newsletter editor of the LPCC since 2009, and former Treasurer of the LPCC. He currently earns his living as a chemist, and over his life has worked as a programmer, project manager, and chemistry teacher.
Brian C. Cole
Born in August 1974 in Birmingham, Alabama, Brian now lives Tampa, Florida. He has followed politics much of his life due to political interests of those in his family. Through personal research and political experience, Brian learned of the Libertarian Party and Campaign for Liberty. This ideological philosophy promotes both political and economic freedom, and adherence to the Constitution. Brian now uses his writing skills to spread the Libertarian message to others unaware of the movement.