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 […]

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 […]

Liberty Activists Protect Backyard Shooting, Fight Budget

Liberty Activists Protect Backyard Shooting, Fight Budget

WEARE – Around 80 people braved a frigidly cold Saturday morning, with wind chills below 0, to attend their town’s annual meeting, where the details of the annual town warrant were to be approved for the March ballot. Liberty activists played a key role in the outcome from start to finish. At least one dozen […]

Are You An Activist?

Issue #26 – Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 By Sandy Pierre I have long considered myself to be a liberty activist.  And as someone who lives in New Hampshire and interacts with other Free State Project early movers on a regular basis, many of the people in my social circle consider themselves to be activists as […]

The Kleptocrats’ Club

Issue #18 – Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 The New Hampshire Business Finance Authority by Bill Walker A US corporation pays 35% in Federal tax, then pays state income tax. Then the investors pay 15% income taxes on their dividends, and capital gains taxes on the nominal “increase” in value of their shares… not adjusted for […]

What Is Money?

Issue #6 – Thursday, June 26, 2014 By Dale Everett I’ve often said you need to take money out of the picture to grasp certain economic concepts. It’s easy to get distracted by money. I’m going to explore how misunderstanding money can distort economic understanding and lead to some fallacious and ultimately harmful delusions. But […]

Shire Free Church Denied Tax Exemption

Shire Free Church Denied Tax Exemption

Issue #4 – Thursday, June 12, 2014 KEENE – In the City of Keene’s Council Chambers on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, the four member Board of Assessors determined that the Shire Free Church has not met the legal burden of proof to qualify as a legitimate religious organization which can be exempted from property tax […]

Shire Free Church Applies for Tax-Exempt Status

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Shire Free Church Applies for Tax-Exempt Status

KEENE – The Keene Sentinel, one of New Hampshire’s largest print newspapers, profiled the Shire Free Church on the front page of its Sunday edition. The Shire Free Church was founded in 2010 as an interfaith church promoting peace. According to the Church’ website: “What unifies the Shire Free Church and its diverse members is […]