Mark Edge was born and raised in the southern Tampa Bay area of Florida. He began his radio career in 1999 and within three years, won an Addy award in relation to his work in the industry. In addition, Mark has received numerous sales awards within the advertising industry and was the youngest general manager of a radio station in the Tampa Bay Area. He is also a pig farmer, loves tropical fish and classic automobiles, volunteers at the local Fire Department, and manages to amuse himself with his eclectic knowledge of semi-useless information. As a Quaker, Mark believes in an orderly progression to society where governments are no longer tied to landmasses. He has a great enthusiasm for American history and human rights. Mark is married and lives with his lovely wife, young son Jack, and a small collection of pets with silly names. He can sometimes be found singing karaoke in and around Keene, New Hampshire. Ian Freeman is a Florida native who began his career in radio while just 17 years-old. Leaving his native Florida, Ian made the move to New Hampshire as part of the Free State Project in 2006. Ian is a workaholic, by day acting in his affiliate relations capacity for Free Talk Live. In addition, he actively blogs over at FreeKeene.com while then also acting as Program Director of LRN.FM – the Liberty Radio Network,and all this while hosting Free Talk Live. Ian actively encourages liberty-loving people to declare their independence from the coercive system and move to the Shire. Outside of the radio business, Ian is a practicing minister in the Shire Free Church.