NH #1 in 2021 Freedom Rankings as Opponents Admit Free Staters’ “Plan is Working”

NH #1 in North America for Economic Freedom 2021

NH #1 in 2021 Economic Freedom of North America

The successes of the freedom migration to New Hampshire keep piling up. So much that our statist opponents cannot ignore or laugh at us anymore. Their posts on social media are a constant stream of frustration at their failures to impose more tyranny on the Granite State. Recently, leftist group “Granite State Matters” posted, “FREE STATERS plotted to invade and take over NH two decades ago. Their plan is working.”, when announcing a podcast episode about it. This, not long after the Hillsborough Democrats gave a 90-minute infomercial about the amazing success of the Free State Project and the various organizations libertarians have started or engaged with here in New Hampshire. There are a lot more such caterwauling posts from the statists than I can put here. To see it all, I recommend following @FreeStateNH on Twitter.

Granite State Matters is right. The Free Staters’ plan is working. It’s actually been working for quite a while, but since COVID happened the migration has kicked into overdrive as libertarians, voluntarists, and liberty-loving anarchists have begun moving here sooner and faster, thanks to state governments becoming super-tyrannical virtually overnight.

Concentrating liberty activists in one small, low-population state is effective. The Free State Project is no pie-in-the-sky, fanciful idea. It’s a real movement with nearly two-decades under its belt. It’s a proven success. Anyone paying attention knows the freedom migration to NH has had more wins in 15 years than the entire Libertarian Party has nationally in 50 years.

It’s no surprise that with the world’s largest concentration of libertarians on the planet, New Hampshire is the freest place in all of North America, and arguably the entire world. Indeed, recently released studies from CATO and the Frasier Institute bear this out with hard numbers and research.

Freedom In the 50 States 2021

NH #1 in 2021 “Freedom In the 50 States” Study

CATO’s study, Freedom in the 50 States, looks at both economic and personal freedoms in multiple categories, coming up with rankings for each category and the overall score. Overall, New Hampshire has reclaimed the number one spot, defeating Florida, which had somehow snagged the top slot from NH in the 2020 rankings. Though the study is released in 2021, anything that actually happened in 2020 and 2021 are not factored into the study as it takes time to gather the statistics. The study’s authors point out in their NH analysis that New Hampshire had some major advances in freedom in 2021, like Education Savings Accounts, and lowering and eliminating taxes, and they expect NH to put some distance between it and #2 Florida in the coming years. These advances are largely due to the dozens of Free Staters who have been elected to the state house and the tireless efforts of groups like the New Hampshire Liberty Alliance.

Not only did New Hampshire beat Florida in the CATO study, but in the 2021 Economic Freedom of North America study by the Frazier Institute – with data from 2019 – NH again took the top spot, beating #2 Florida when all US states, Canadian provinces, and Mexican states were considered. New Hampshire also took number one in their separate ranking looking at just state and local laws affecting freedom, with Tennessee taking the #2 spot there and Florida dropping to #3. The difference in the results are that the overall North America freedom rankings factors in Federal government restrictions and the rankings of just the states ignores Federal controls. New Hampshire wins in both rundowns!

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Finally, thanks to the Free State Project‘s newsletter for pointing this one out, the “Taxpayer Return-on-Investment” rankings from Wallethub for 2021 show New Hampshire as the number one state, meaning not only do its inhabitants have an overall low tax burden, but that its government “services” are relatively high quality considering their low cost.

As the numbers of liberty migrants to NH continue to grow, it will get harder for the little tyrants to have any success expanding the state. They will continue to be frustrated and eventually, they’ll quit, as many already have. They they will leave New Hampshire for places where their meddling ways are common and welcome, like Massachusetts and New York. New York, by the way, is number 50 in both the Frazier and CATO studies. Libertarians who want a better life instantly and who are willing to work towards more freedom should move to New Hampshire as soon as possible. Here are 101 reasons why you should.

Don’t be fooled. Florida is not going to get more free and libertarians there have zero influence. Florida a police state. If you’re a conservative, move to Florida or Texas. If you’re a liberal, move to California or the other West Coast states. If you love liberty, there’s only one place on the planet with the largest and most successful liberty community, and that’s New Hampshire.

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12 Comments

  1. ha- great article.

  2. Thank you for posting this Ian.

    While New Hampshire is technically still a plantation farming the human serfs, it’s a kinder gentler plantation than some of the ones just down the river.

  3. Ian taking some liberties with what ever information you have. You continually call New Hampshire the freest state to live in but all you freekeeners do is whine, complain, throw tantrums, and protest about how repressed you are and how the laws restrict your freedoms.

    Ian, I looked at the CATO institute’s article on the freest state and Alaska is number one. You obviously jump in with both feet when you read something without testing the water. I believe that is what got you busted in the first place.

    This is all BS and propaganda. Just like most freekeene articles by Ian. I would have thought Ian would be doing everything possible to stay out of prison.

    When is the next hearing for Ian, RNP, and the rest of the crypto 6?

  4. @Jumping Jacks ,

    Sir, free is a relative term when used in the context of comparing one state to another. Of course NH isn’t free in any real sense. It’s just free when compared to the rest of the plantations.

    Sort of like a house servant had some privileges that field hands didn’t. Except in other states the field hands are “allowed” to puff a little of the devils lettuce and the house servants in NH have to buy massa’s liquor.

  5. Their posts on social media are a constant stream of frustration at their failures to impose more tyranny on the Granite State. Recently, leftist group “Granite State Matters” posted, “FREE STATERS plotted to invade and take over NH two decades ago.

    Their plan is working.”, when announcing a podcast episode about it. This, not long after the Hillsborough Democrats gave a 90-minute infomercial about the amazing success of the Free State Project and the various organizations libertarians have started or engaged with here in New Hampshire.

    There are a lot more such caterwauling posts from the statists than I can put here.
    Granite State Matters is right.

    The Free Staters’ plan is working. It’s actually been working for quite a while, but since COVID happened the migration has kicked into overdrive as libertarians, voluntarists, and liberty-loving anarchists have begun moving here sooner and faster, thanks to state governments becoming super-tyrannical virtually overnight.

  6. Oh Jacks, you and your imagination.

    Maybe try rereading the CATO article, especially the top part where it says “Overall Freedom Rankings
    1. New Hampshire ”

    And check back in with us about what you discovered? There’s a good sport.

  7. Weird how a super smart doctoral candidate like Jacks can be all fingers and thumbs with such a simple thing as an interactive map, huh Intrigare?

  8. Yeah makes you wonder if his degree program isn’t just a big scam. You know, like when he said he paid thousands of dollars for those PDRs only for us to find that they’re available for free online. Wasn’t that funny? Lol sorry Jacks

  9. It is amazing how jacks who hasn’t achieved a 5th grade reading level of competency has managed to get a PHD. I guess that just evidences the worthlessness and tyranny inherent in the system. It’s just a means of minimizing competition so a select few can profit off the majority.

  10. The Timberlane School Board has arrested another calm parent, six months after detaining Kathleen Bossi, a grandmother and Sunday School teacher, for not wearing a mask at their meeting. Nolan Pelletier, the chairman of the Libertarian Party of New Hampshire, was detained for “criminal trespass” at this week’s conference.pay someone to take my online class

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