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! […]

Liberty Ballot: New Tool for New Hampshire Voters

Liberty Ballot: New Tool for New Hampshire Voters

CONCORD – A new website was launched last month: Liberty Ballot.  It enables New Hampshire voters to quickly and easily select their town from a dropdown list. They then get a printable copy of their Sept. 9th primary ballot, prepopulated with liberty-friendly candidates for whom to vote. Shire Liberty News interviewed one of the creators […]

BEARCAT in Keene Mocked by John Oliver on HBO

NEW YORK CITY – Last night John Oliver, host of the HBO comedy program Last Week Tonight, focused on the current events in Ferguson, MO, where de facto martial law has been declared and the National Guard has been mobilized in response to citizen protests over the police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old black man.  […]

4th Amendment Dead Ahead

4th Amendment Dead Ahead

Issue #12 – Thursday, August 7, 2014 By Carla Gericke The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be […]

False Arrest Settlement a Victory for Bill Alleman

WEARE — Bill Alleman has won a settlement in his civil suit over a false arrest, alleging retaliatory prosecution on the part of the Weare Police Department. In July of 2011, Mr. Alleman was arrested for recording Officer Brandon Montplaisir with his mobile phone. A New Hampshire District Court judge dismissed the charges approximately four […]

Burning Porcupine Festival

Burning Porcupine Festival

GRAFTON – The 7th Annual Burning Porcupine Festival will be held August 4 – 10 at the Hoyt Farm at 31 Hoyt Rd in Grafton. With a population of only 1340 as of the 2010 census, this tiny rural community has the highest concentration of liberty activists of any town in New Hampshire, according to […]