2016 New Hampshire Election Results Defy “Blue State” Myth

There's a persistent myth that New Hampshire is a blue state, politically speaking. Bernie Sanders won the Democratic primary in a landslide, Hillary Clinton barely squeaked out a win over Donald Trump, and both of 2016's US Congressional elections went to Democrats. Beyond that, there's the general impression that New
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2016 New Hampshire Election Results Defy “Blue State” Myth

The Empire Always Comes Home

Have you seen Uncle Sam’s guard dog? He got it back when he drove out the Brits from our yard. He kept it in case they tried to return or if anyone else treaded onto our side of the fence. For keeping us safe and free, this dog had won our love and respect. But then
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The Empire Always Comes Home

4 Things I Learned Doing Jury Nullification Outreach

[caption id="attachment_3478" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo credit: Randy Clemens (RandyClemens.com)[/caption] It's no secret I've been active in jury nullification outreach. You see, jurors in the United States act as the people's voice in the justice system, protecting against an overreaching government putting citizens in jail for ridiculous reasons. Part of this sacred
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4 Things I Learned Doing Jury Nullification Outreach

Voluntary Holidays

[caption id="attachment_3470" align="alignleft" width="300"] OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA[/caption] It's that time of year where the whole country is rushing around, making plans to spend the holidays in a traditional fashion with their blood relations. Not me. For the past several years, I've chosen to break that cycle. Not because I have anything
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Voluntary Holidays

Legislators Take Heat from Americans for Prosperity for Anti-Liberty Votes

This year, state-based grassroots issue advocacy organization Americans for Prosperity (AFP) flexed its muscle, both in New Hampshire and nationwide, causing a significant political shakeup among legislators who voted for more government spending and regulations. According to Americans for Prosperity-New Hampshire (AFP-NH) Grassroots Director Ross Connolly, the organization employed a dedicated
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Legislators Take Heat from Americans for Prosperity for Anti-Liberty Votes

Anti-Trump Protesters Converge At Manchester City Hall

This article originally appeared in the Manchvegas Press and is reprinted here in full with permission from the author An estimated 300 people converged in front of City Hall in Manchester this Saturday to protest President-elect Donald Trump’s victory in last week’s presidential election. The gathering mirrors similar public demonstrations in
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Anti-Trump Protesters Converge At Manchester City Hall

13 Nonpolitical Ways to Fight for Liberty

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Like many before it, this election season has underscored the futility of American politics. Never before in recent memory have we been presented with choices so hostile to liberty. Politically speaking, we’re in for a rough, divisive next four years, with plenty of government expansion of power.

Thankfully, we have alternatives to politics. There are much better ways of effecting change for good than through voting. So don’t despair: get to work. Here are 13 of the best ways to advance the cause of human liberty outside of the political system.

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Free State Supporter Shot Over Flag, Dems Exploit for Political Gain

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A friend of the Free State Project was shot in Manchester over a dispute regarding the Project’s flag, and NH Democratic Party leadership capitalized on the incident for political gain.

Jarrod Ean-Dixon, longtime New Hampshire resident and a supporter of the Free State Project, was shot in an altercation over the Free State Project’s flag. The flag (pictured left), which is a play off of the Gadsden Flag, features a porcupine instead of a snake, along with the famous motto: “Don’t tread on me.” The porcupine is the symbol of the Free State Project due to its docile and defensive nature paired with its willingness to defend against aggressors when cornered. Ean-Dixon was at a social gathering where the flag was prominently displayed, and two guests engaged in a dispute with him, considering the altered porcupine version of the flag to be disrespectful. An altercation ensued and Ean-Dixon was shot multiple times.

At time of writing, Ean-Dixon remains in critical condition but is expected to survive. The two assailants are in police custody. [Read more…]

13 Nonpolitical Ways to Fight for Liberty – Practice Self-Sufficiency

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The hour of darkness approaches. Millions head to the polls, desperately seeking to find a new ruler who will make their lives better off. The liberty faithful, if they’re smart, have gone rogue, focusing on Bitcoin, encryption, guns, jury nullification, and filming cops, all the while fueling the black market economy and community social safety net. And while they spread the word of liberty, practice less authoritarian relationships and solve everything they can without government, there’s still that nagging fear that the government can just shut down the supermarkets and we’d all be screwed. Want some peace of mind?

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13 Nonpolitical Ways to Fight for Liberty – Independent Media

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The horrifying presidential election is over. The outcome, same as if it had been different, spells four years of dark days for liberty, at least on the governmental front. The hardcore liberty activists, however, are gearing up for a long battle, stocking up on Bitcoin, guns, and sustainable supplies, all the while encrypting their communications, buying and selling off the grid, taking care of their own, solving their own problems, and treating each other with respect for their autonomy. They’re picking away at the system by encouraging jury nullification and filming cops, and making sure liberty’s ideas are well-represented in the court of public opinion. The elite, though, still want to engage in a more direct role. Here’s how you do that. Here’s how you push the advancement of freedom to the next level. [Read more…]

13 Nonpolitical Ways to Fight for Liberty – Move to New Hampshire

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The terrible political slugfest between two of the worst people to ever run for public office has ended, and America has proceeded through one of the two large dark doors presented, both leading to disaster. Instead of despairing, though, libertarians, already having written this election off as a loss, are preparing for a long winter. The casual supporters of liberty are stockpiling defensive weapons, practicing encryption, donating to private charity, and spreading liberty’s message in regular conversations. The more adventurous are using Bitcoin whenever possible, participating in the black market, actively seeking nongovernmental solutions to their problems, and even changing the way they conduct personal relationships. If this isn’t enough action for you, you can grow your own food, inform juries about nullification, and film police. You can even start your own independent media outlet if you want to be one of the most hardcore out there. Still want to do more? There’s one thing left to do.

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13 Nonpolitical Ways to Fight for Liberty – Practice Voluntary Relationships

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Like wildlife fleeing a forest fire, you’ve done just about everything possible to escape from government in the face of this horrible presidential election year. Use Bitcoin? Check. Encrypt? Check. Support black markets, private charity, and nongovernmental solutions? Check, check, and check. You even practice self-defense and the fine art of the keyboard warrior while holding cops and courts accountable. But despite all that, you’re still victim to one of the most insidious ways government still holds sway over your actions: how you conduct your relationships.

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