Filed under: Cool, Haters, National, New Hampshire, News, Politics, Update
More proof of how effective the Free State Project is: the political establishment has teamed up to attack the FSPers running for town council and school board.
A hitpiece mailer has gone out to every household in Beford in a direct mail campaign with a two-sided, full-color flier that likely cost thousands to print-and-mail. This, after the duo of Matt Philips and Aaron Day were attacked on cable access television and in online emails. It’s a nonstop attack against the FSP that merely vindicates further the strategy of combining activist efforts in one geographic area – the establishment is freaking out and the official move for the FSP has not yet begun!
I also love that the state-worshiping opposition has now paid to advertise the Free State Project to every household in Bedford. Awesome!!
If you love liberty, please join the Free State Project now and help us reach 20,000 participants sooner, rather than later so we can trigger the official move. Join the fun and the amazing community.
Here are recommendations from the NH Freedom blog for Tuesday’s vote. Keep in mind that if you are not registered to vote, you can show up at the polls on the day of the election and get registered right then!
Candidates for Office:
School Board Member (one-year term) – Ian Freeman
School Board Member (three-year term) – Steven William Lindsey (ONLY VOTE FOR STEVEN, not any other candidates)
School District Clerk – write-in Conan Salada
School District Moderator – write-in Darryl W. Perry
Ballot Questions: Yes on 2, 3, 4 and 5. No on all other Questions. Read more
The Free State Project is getting national press from NPR over several participants moving and getting active in the small town of Grafton, NH. Of the entire libertarian movement worldwide, the FSP is making the largest impact. Here’s the story from NPR.
Maureen O’Reilly beams with pride as she shows a visitor around Grafton, N.H., a town so small it doesn’t even have a traffic light.
“Have a look at this,” O’Reilly says, pointing to a postcard view of hilly rural New England. “How beautiful is this? It’s really pretty in the fall, really, really pretty.”
But behind the beautiful view, locals are dividing into opposing camps. About 50 Libertarians have moved into Grafton from around the country, splitting the town over their push to shrink its government. Read more
Filed under: Audio, Court, Govt. Schools, Hypocrisy, Keene Weekly News, Politics, Rant, Satire, Video
Dumb pedestrians in Keene – Voters vs Keene school district: Ongoing lawsuit – Man attacked by moose responds with deadly force – 5 reasons not to tip. Freerock joins. Show notes at: BlackSheepRising.org
Filed under: Audio, Corruption, Court, Govt. Schools, Hypocrisy, Keene Weekly News, News, Politics, Video
The Keene school bureaucrats have gone all out this month in an attempt to “educate” the voters on a controversial, 20 year, $13 million bond to be used for the restructuring of five elementary schools. I’ve uncovered huge, full page adverts in both the Keene Sentinel and the Monadnock Shopper. They put together a 30sec radio ad that plays on WKBK. If you turn your adblock off, you might notice a “vote on article 1″ at the top of the Sentinel’s website. I’ve also discovered a number of campaign signs scattered throughout Keene and yesterday I received a flyer in the mail. Who’s paying for all this nonsense? The taxpayers of course. How does the district justify such an unethical use of your hard-earned money? It’s for the kids, duh. Shut up and get back in line.
Filed under: Civil Disobedience, Data, Free Concord, Free Press, International, Issues, Living Free, Nashua, National, New Hampshire, News, Noncooperation, Outreach, Personal Freedom, Photos, Politics, Secession, Victimless Crimes, Video
This week’s installment of AKPF #1 takes place in three acts. The most modern information is presented initially, and all others are portrayed in descending order. You won’t want to miss out on the historical knowledge presented in the latest episode!
I’ve been informed that someone, apparently from the “STOP FREE KEENE!!!” facebook group of haters, has been leaving color, two-sided hitpiece fliers on cars downtown that have been saved by Robin Hood of Keene. The flier (PDF) quotes an alleged Graham Colson facebook profile update then proceeds to attack Robin Hooders. On the flipside of the flier, it cites some of my answers to the Sentinel questions for school board candidates.
This is really great news! I wasn’t planning on doing any campaigning for school board besides media requests, so imagine how pleased I was that someone took the time to not only distribute my ideas, but also pay for full color printing to-boot! Whoever you are, I am humbled and honored that you feel my ideas are so important that you’d spend your precious time and money spreading them. Thank you so much and keep up the great work!
Filed under: Free State Project, New Hampshire, News, Politics, Update
As reported here last week, two Free State Project participants are running for office in Bedford, NH and their candidacy is stirring up displeasure on the part of the political class in town. The old boys are angry that their power structure is being threatened and are lashing out against the liberty-loving candidates.
Now the dust-up has received front page coverage in the Union Leader.
Libertarians worldwide should take note: This is what happens when you actually have a chance at making an impact, as we do here in NH. The establishment will attack and they will attack hard. Most libertarians have no experience with this – their campaigns are largely ignored nationwide. In New Hampshire the opposition doesn’t ignore us – they are attacking and actually encouraging people to research the FSP! What great free publicity!
If you love liberty, start making plans to move here as part of the Free State Project and get active. These pro-state people are scared and desperate already, and the official FSP move hasn’t even begun!
A decision is expected likely next week from today’s emergency hearing at Cheshire superior court on liberty activists’ suit against the Keene school board for their allegedly illegal actions at this year’s deliberative session. The Keene Sentinel’s Kaitlyn Mulhere reports:
A judge has taken under advisement a request by four residents to find actions that took place at the Keene School District deliberative session were illegal.
Conan Salada, Darryl W. Perry, David Crawford and Eric LaRoche filed a petition against the school district last week, saying that the amendments voters approved at the session completely void their seven petition articles. Read more