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Interesting Weekend

I’m just getting back from Chicago. I went out to attend the Samsphere Conference put on by the Sam Adams Alliance. The purpose was very simple:

Samsphere is a new media forum, hosted by the Sam Adams Alliance, where bloggers and e-activists from across the country can gather together to network and share ideas. Samsphere will be specifically geared toward bloggers and e-activists who focus on local and state-level politics, and who are dedicated to the principles of individual freedom and limited government.

I’m not usually one to attend these things, but the Alliance was footing the bill, so I figured what the heck – it’s just my time. It was time well spent. The entire session was very informative and engaging and the company was great:

Erick Erickson * RedState * National
Allen Fuller * Flat Creek Management * National
John Fund * Wall Street Journal * National
Brad Jones * Face the State * National
Jenn Sierra * Fort Hard Knox * National
Erik Telford * Americans for Prosperity * National
E.M. Zanotti * American Princess * National
Bill Smith * ARRA News Service * Arkansas
Ben DeGrow * Mount Virtus * Colorado
Mark Johnson * ILGOPnet * Illinois
Doug Welch * Stix * Illinois
Bob Weeks * Wichita Liberty * Kansas
Earl Glynn * Kansas Meadowlark * Kansas
Jeff Blanco * Louisiana Conservative * Louisiana
Lance Dutson * Maine Web Report * Maine
Jack McHugh * Mackinac Center * Michigan
Chet Zarko * Outside Lansing * Michigan
Jim Hoft * Gateway Pundit * Missouri
Craig Sprout * Montana Politics * Montana
Chuck Muth * Muth’s Truths * Nevada
Skip Murphy * Granite Grok * New Hampshire
Mario Burgos * Mario Burgos * New Mexico
Maggie Thurber * Thurber’s Thoughts * Ohio
Chris Arps * Oklahoma Political News Service * Oklahoma
Trent Siebert * Tennessee Policy Institute * Tennessee
Leslie Carbone * Leslie Carbone * Virginia
Don Ward * Sound Politics * Washington
Fred Dooley * Real Debate Wisconsin * Wisconsin
Tristen Cramer * Haemet * Wyoming
Chad Everson * Grizzly Groundswell * Minnesota
Steve Sibson * Sibby Online * South Dakota

Sam Adams Alliance Staff

Nic Hall * Nicky Cheese * Illinois (currently in Texas)
Bob Costello * cozcommunio * Illinois
John Tsarpalas * Tsarchats * Illinois
Ken Marrero * Blue Collar Muse * Tennessee
Eric Odom * Eric Odom * Illinois
Mike Van Winkle * A Chicago Blog * Illinois
Micheal Tams * American Federalist * Illinois
Jodi Bridges * Thirty Something * illinois
Lennie Jarratt * Open Source Activism * Illinois
Drew Veeneman * Trenches of Democracy * Illinois