Woods, Merced to Headline LPF Fundraiser


Sept. 12, 2018

Contact: Marcos Miralles,
Chairman, Libertarian Party of Florida


ORLANDO – Noted Libertarian author Tom Woods and Libertarian Party National Vice Chair Alex Merced will be featured speakers at a fundraiser for the Libertarian Party of Florida in October.

The fundraiser will be held Saturday, Oct. 13 2018 in Orlando. Tickets are $55 until Sept. 28, when they will be $60.

Woods hosts the popular The Tom Woods Show podcast and author of a dozen books on the economy and conservative philosophy. Among them are bestsellers Meltdown: A Free-Market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed, the Economy Tanked, and Government Bailouts Will Make Things Worse and The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History.

A frequent guest on national television, Woods also appears regularly on radio programs, including National Public Radio, the Dennis Miller Show, the Michael Reagan Show, the Dennis Prager Show, and the Michael Medved Show.

Woods holds a Bachelor’s degree from Harvard University, and master’s and doctoral degrees from Columbia University. He is a senior fellow of the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama and a member of the editorial board for the Institute’s Libertarian Papers. Woods moved to Central Florida from Kansas in 2016.

Merced is an author, blogger, marketing consultant and financial industry corporate trainer. In 2008, Merced started his YouTube channel to introduce Libertarian ideas such as individual liberty and free markets. Merced also curated many of his videos at Libertarian101.com, LearnEconomicsNow.com and IntrotoLiberty.com. In 2016, Merced started Merliva LLC, a consulting company for social media marketing. Merced is a graduate of Bowling Green State University where he got his bachelor’s in Popular Culture studies.

Merced was elected as Vice Chair at the 2018 New Orleans National Convention. His past service includes Media Chair of the Manhattan Libertarian Party in 2018 and bids for state office. Merced is senior policy advisor to the Larry Sharpe gubernatorial campaign and currently lives in New York.

The event is scheduled for Oct. 13 at Cuba Libre Restaurant, Pointe Orlando, 9101 International Dr, Orlando. Tickets are here: http://events.eventzilla.net/e/libertarian-party-of-florida-ft-tom-woods–alex-merced-2138717556.

– By J. Mark Barfield, Staff Writer

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