Jake Shannon (@JakeShannon) is a financial expert (M.Sc. Financial Engineering, author, and radio host). His forthcoming book ‘ENDonomics’ predicts the end of the United States as we know it by 2025. He is also an expert in libertarian political theory. Current Chairman of the Libertarian Party of Utah and author. Predicted that the Tea Party movement would be co-opted by the GOP in the acclaimed ‘TEA-O-CONNED: The Hijacking of Liberty in America’.