“Free Staters are the single biggest threat the state is facing today.” – State Rep Cynthia Chase

District 8 State Representative Cynthia Chase of Keene has made her position clear on liberty-loving activists moving here, and it’s quite the endorsement of the success of the Free State Project. In a post to Blue Hampshire, she reveals that she believes Free Staters are the biggest threat to the state (something to be proud of) and that she and some others on Central Square during the peace vigil attempted to scare away a visiting couple from moving here. (As an aside, what was Ms. Chase doing at the peace vigil? She must be very confused about what peace is. Hint- it doesn’t include using aggressive force on people via “the state”.)

Here’s her comment from Blue Hampshire:

In the opinion of this Democrat, Free Staters are the single biggest threat the state is facing today. There is, legally, nothing we can do to prevent them from moving here to take over the state, which is their openly stated goal. In this country you can move anywhere you choose and they have that same right. What we can do is to make the environment here so unwelcoming that some will choose not to come, and some may actually leave. One way is to pass measures that will restrict the “freedoms” that they think they will find here. Another is to shine the bright light of publicity on who they are and why they are coming. They can not put their ideology into our statutes unless we elect them in great enough numbers to take over our General Court. We have already seen them try during the last session of the General Court. Our last election was a repudiation of their extremism.

Here in Keene we had a couple show up on Central Square to take part in our weekly Saturday morning peace demonstration. In the course of the conversation they allowed that they were Free Staters considering moving to Keene. The folks on the Square told them in no uncertain terms not to do that because Free Staters are not welcome here. Cheshire County is a welcoming community but not to those whose stated goal is to move in enough ideologues to steal our state, and our way of life.

Ultimately the Free Staters want NH to be a platform state for them to export their views to the rest of the country. Some of these folks dress up pretty well, but if you check their website you will find that they are really wolves in sheep’s clothing. The best strategy from my perspective is to keep shining a light on their views and activities and make it very plain that NH is not up for sale to any ideology. To ignore these people and hope they go away is a recipe for disaster.

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  1. Cynthia Chase
    House Democrat
    Cheshire 3

    110 Arch Street #38, Keene, NH 03431-2168

    Home Phone: 603-357-2381
    Work Phone:
    Email: cyndychase25@gmail.com

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    • I sincerely hope all of these “undesirables” move into her district.

  2. the sea hag looks like CINDY SHEEHAN, poor deluded creature, you disagree with them they destroy you. FORREST GUMP BUNCH, ”STUPID IS AS STUPID DOES.”

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  3. Typical liberal. Is Cynthia Chase even a woman? She looks like a union thug to me…. overweight, man-like features, zero common sense, and telling others what is good for them.

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  4. Replace “free stater” with “blacks” and read it again.

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  5. This woman scares me, how the heck did she get re-elected. Have we lost our minds?

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  6. Sincerely a clueless jackass who has no place in political office. It’s Liberal Loons like this that make my blood boil, who the hell does she think she is??

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  7. I loooove this “liberal” xenophobia. These Nazis just don’t get it.

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  8. When Ms. Chase says that she opposes the Free Staters moving to NH, she might have mentioned that she brought her sorry butt from Rhode island, along with her views, which many home grown Granite Staters might find repulsive.

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    • I grew up here in Rhode Island. Yeah, it is pretty hopeless politically. I was just mentioning today how many AWESOME, passionate, opinionated people live here, and yet no one is doing much on a local level to enact any real change.

      The spirit of many beautiful people here has been broken by the oppression of every tax imaginable, independent business failures, lack of jobs, and lack of community support.

      I was taxed 3 times for my car recently.
      Income tax on the cash I made to buy the car.
      Sales tax: many hundreds.
      …..and now a hefty property tax each year I own it.

      I am STILL paying a tax for another car, 1997 vehicle worth NOTHING, but RHODE ISLAND changed its laws to jack up the book value on old cars and is now taxing EVERY vehicle in RI, even those that are worthless, based on their agenda-based, rigged law that screws all the citizens of RI.

      I don’t even bother calling anyone to complain—I’ve tried in the past to talk to my representatives….they do not call back!

    • Same in MO & all hve to be registered, which means they hve 2 B insured.

  9. So, i’m a liberal but this makes me mad. The whole point of the democratic process is to put your views out there and let the people decide. This lady sounds like she wants to stop the will of the people. I am not for that.

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    • Stop being a liberal. Liberals are fascists as this lady proves.

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