1989 - present: Book of Mormon and Bible, teaching me of Christ and Satan, and the eternal battle between love and hate, freedom and slavery.
1992: An Enemy Hath Done This by Ezra Taft Benson
1993: None Dare Call It Conspiracy by Robert Allen
1993: The Naked Capitalist by Cleon Skousen
1993: The John Birch Society, Robert Welch
1994-ish: Harry Browne (I was a precinct leader and helped campaign for him)
Mid Nineties - present: Ron Paul caught by attention and I've been a fan since and student of his since.
2007 to the present: the Daily Paul blog has been influential
2010 to the present: Alex Jones. He's my newest hero and mentor. He's not perfect, but courageous he is, a patriot he is, an educated man he is, and a great educator he is.
"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a rEVOLution before tomorrow morning." - Henry Ford