|Joseph Puglisi in Altusia, February 2012|
14 November 2010 - 22 February 2011
29 September 2011
21 February 2011 - 22 June 2011
27 September 2011 - 15 January 2012
1 December 2012
|Born|| 20 September 1996|
Brookhaven, New York, U.S.
|Birth name||Joseph D.|
|Citizenship||Tiana, Juclandia, United States|
|Political party||Communist Party|
|Alma mater|| National University of Zealandia|
University of Tiana
|In service||2010 - 2011|
|Battles/wars|| Hakkai-Pongonesian War|
Tianan War of Independence
Joseph Puglisi is the 4th and current President of Tiana. He also serves as Chairman of the Communist Party of Tiana, and has served numerous terms as both President and Prime Minister of the Republic of Tiana. He has been a notable political figure in Tiana throughout the nation's existence as an independent state, and an equally notable figure intermicronationally.
Puglisi's interest in micronationalism and nation projects began at a young age, but he entered the micronational community in 2010. Puglisi's micronational career has involved political roles in numerous micronations, including the Republic of Tiana, Sultanate of Hakka, Kingdom of Zealandia, Kingdom of Juclandia, State of Sandus, Zonian Confederacy, Grand Duchy of Flandrensis, Kozuc Khanate, Democratic People's Republic of Danesland, Federal Republic of BlueSkies and Students' Isocratic Oligarchy of Yabloko. He has held administrative positions in numerous micronational discussion outlets, including MicroWiki - a website, MicroPub - a Skype group, and MicroGroup - a Facebook group.
Joseph Puglisi has described himself as both a Marxist and a libertarian socialist for years. He has been known to be critical of both capitalism and statism - which he describes as "inextricably linked". Puglisi is also an ardent internationalist, and has criticized nationalism as "short-sighted, divisive, and dangerous". He is also firmly socially libertarian - being a fervent proponent of civil liberties, gay rights, gun rights, freedom of religion, and unlimited freedom of speech.
While Puglisi has been critical of modern American domestic and foreign policy, Puglisi has praised the United States of the 18th and 19th centuries as being "historically a bastion of freedom... a haven for radicals and freethinkers... far ahead of its time, in comparison to the despotic monarchies which plagued Europe at the time".
Puglisi has described his religious views variously as atheism, agnosticism, and secular humanism. Puglisi has cited the New Atheist movement as influential to his views on the relationship between religious and public affairs. Despite being generally critical of religion, Puglisi has stated his support for a form of "materialist spirituality", and described spirituality as a "deeply personal matter".
Awards and decorations
|Hakka||2010||Sultan of Hakka|
|Hakka||2010||Associate of the Royal Sovereign Estate|
|Optima||2011||Marquis of Gilville-upon-Sturt|
|Zealandia||2011||Viscount of Damnpots|
|Zealandia||2011||Knight Commander of the Order of the Shower|
|Zealandia||2011||Order of the White Cane|
|Senya||2011||Order of the Phoenix|
|Senya||2011||Order of the Democratic Enviromental Society|
|Sandus||2011||Ribbon of Flora|
|Sandus||2011||Order of the Sage|
|Sandus||2011||Ribbon of Pebon|
|Yabloko||2011||Companion of the Order of the Falcon|
|Berin||2011||Order of the Berinese Sun|
|Safiria||2011||Order of the Generous Underclassman|
|Burkland||2011||Order of Puglisi|
|Montosh||2011||Officer of the Order of Montosh|
|Faryar||2011||Knight of the Order of the Hummingbird|
|PR Kozuc||2011||Order of San Chance|
|Landashir||2012||Companion of the Community of Landashir|
|Berin||2012||Order of the Baphomet|
|Schwanensee||2012||Order of National Glory|
|Zealandia||2012||Order of the Red Star|
|Austenasia||2012||Commander of the Austenasian Order|
|Zealandia||2013||Officer of the Order of Zealandia|
|Sabia and Verona||2013||Official of the Order of the Needle|
|Lycem||2013||Brother of the Order of the Steel Ring|
|Includes outdated, revoked, and/or disowned awards|