Vermin Supreme fights for your right to pony

Vermin Supreme fights for your right to pony

On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, a Very Important Person was coming to Concord, NH, and he wanted to bring some ponies. Vermin Supreme had to file a lawsuit against the City to exercise his First Amendment “Right to Pony” at a book signing of another former presidential candidate, Hillary Rodham Clinton. Supreme, a political activist […]

CryptoKnights Unite in NH

CryptoKnights Unite in NH

This past Friday, it was hard not to feel like a superhero on a quest to free the world. On December 1, 2017, the Free State Blockchain Digital Assets Conference (FSBDAC) took place in downtown Portsmouth, NH. While the conference name is a mouthful that probably needs fixing for 2018–I’m partial to BlockchainNH–I was impressed. […]

The Wonderland of Liberty is in NH

The Wonderland of Liberty is in NH

On this day in 2012, I wrote an article for Freedom Phoenix called “Down the Rabbit Hole: Living in a Free State of Mind”. I described my vision for the future of freedom in New Hampshire thusly: “Through the looking glass we go! Let’s implement financial freedom and privacy in the spirit of the Switzerland of […]

Roadblocks Belong in Banana Republics, Not New Hampshire

Roadblocks Belong in Banana Republics, Not New Hampshire

Last weekend, Border Patrol hosted its first “Papers Please” roadblock in New Hampshire in the past five years. It was positioned just south of where the NH Cannabis Freedom Festival was taking place. And guess what? According to the Union Leader, more people were arrested for drug possession than for their immigration status. When I learned […]

PorcFest is Over, Wha, Whaa, Whaaaaa

PorcFest is Over, Wha, Whaa, Whaaaaa

PorcFest XIV The Free State Project’s 14th annual Porcupine Freedom Festival has come and gone. Today, as happens every year, I am totally bummed out. Bummed out because our prickle family reunion is over for another year. Bummed out about the friends I will have to wait a whole year to see again–just move already! […]

Pine Tree Riot Remembered

Pine Tree Riot Remembered

WEARE – Around sixty people gathered in the Weare Town Hall this evening for a Tax Day event to commemorate the Pine Tree Riot, one of the earliest tax protests in American history.  The event was sponsored by Americans for Prosperity, a national organization whose mission is to recruit, educate, and mobilize citizens in support […]

Peace Officer Screening Sparks Debate

Peace Officer Screening Sparks Debate

CONCORD – The Red River Theatre, in conjunction with New Hampshire Public Television, sponsored a free screening of the award-winning documentary, Peace Officer. The film tells the story of William “Dub” Lawrence, a retired cop who personally experienced the effects of the militarization of U.S. police forces.  Dub now works as a sewer repairman. He […]

Prison Death Triggers Activist Protest

Prison Death Triggers Activist Protest

MANCHESTER – On March 24th, several liberty activists joined forces with local Fight for 15 activists to protest a prison death at the Hillsborough County Department of Corrections aka the Valley Street Jail. Fight for 15 participant Jeffrey Pendleton, a homeless man employed at Burger King in Nashua, had died in custody in the jail […]

Free State Project Hits Milestone 20,000 Signers

Free State Project Hits Milestone 20,000 Signers

MANCHESTER – “This is a great day in the history of human freedom.” So began a press conference hosted by the Free State Project at the Radisson Hotel this morning.  The conference was held to officially announce the achievement of a major milestone in the Free State Project’s history: 20,000 participants have now signed its […]

It’s Snowden in New Hampshire

It’s Snowden in New Hampshire

Manchester – Preparations are underway for the ninth annual New Hampshire Liberty Forum.  The conference will once again take place at the Manchester Radisson, the largest convention hotel in the state. It will run Thursday, Feb. 18 through Sunday Feb. 21, 2016. Edward Snowden to headline This year’s keynote speaker is the internationally renowned/infamous (depending […]

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