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 on: July 18, 2017, 07:36:03 am 
Started by Retiree - Last post by JasonPSorens
Goldwater's a great organization. I used to know Darcy Olsen when we were both at Cato (20 years ago!). Anyway, I see you have PM'ed me, and I'll reply by e-mail. Thanks for your interest.

 on: July 18, 2017, 07:34:15 am 
Started by jeffcap - Last post by JasonPSorens
The Praxeum is in Portsmouth, so it's a hub. But the city itself is extremely expensive and tightly zoned with high property taxes and some really bad politicians. Most Free Staters live in nearby towns rather than the city itself.

Same goes for Hanover, really, although Hanover is less densely populated and it really gets quite rural away from the College and the retail areas of Lebanon. We live in Lyme, the town just to the north, though probably not long-term. Ultimately, we'd like to live in a place like Croydon, about 35 minutes from the College.

 on: July 18, 2017, 07:30:29 am 
Started by liamseanhagerty - Last post by JasonPSorens
Welcome, Liam! It sounds as if you've been doing your homework.

The first thing I'd recommend is to visit before making the move. You'll get a feel for the different parts of the state and where you might want to live.

That said, my guess is that Plymouth would tick off most of your boxes. They have big box stores, reasonably fast Internet, and I expect municipal water & sewer. I don't believe Plymouth has natural gas connections, though, so you'd be on oil for heat. Like most of NH, it's extremely safe. Politically, it's dominated by the college and isn't too friendly, so property taxes are high and so are zoning regulations. If you go to any of the neighboring towns (like, say, Rumney), you get away from those problems, but then you're likely on well & septic.

In case you haven't come across it in the deluge of information, here is a link to a spreadsheet with data on NH towns. :)

 on: July 18, 2017, 07:21:02 am 
Started by JasonPSorens - Last post by JasonPSorens
This topic has been moved to Miscellaneous.

 on: July 17, 2017, 09:24:35 am 
Started by Seth - Last post by Seth
Hey RidleyReport,

The answer is yes and no.

The public (Mobilizer) accounts, where users can gather followers and make posts about legislation is on the web.

The private (Apptivist) accounts, where users are limited to iOS devices via the app at the moment. We will be making an android version as soon as possible.

If you are at all interested in posting public legislation alerts, I'd love to get your feedback on how the web side of the app works. You can use the code WEVVVVK to set up your account when signing up at .


 on: July 17, 2017, 08:22:50 am 
Started by Jerry B - Last post by Jerry B
I'm a 50-something fuddy-duddy, and I like a quiet peaceful area, so as far as location I am going to stay away from the Keene State College area, the high school, and the police station which seems to be to the far right on the map/satellite images. And I also think I'll stay away from the major shopping center areas. I hope this isn't in bad taste, or insulting, but are there particular neighborhoods or streets that I probably should stay away from? For example, I have read that the drug problem (opiates, etc.) is also in Keene. Are there specific streets where that is a problem? I hope I haven't offended anyone.

 on: July 16, 2017, 09:27:47 pm 
Started by Luck - Last post by Luck
GOP Official Who Sought Clinton's Missing Emails Commits Suicide

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MSM Still going on with the Don Jr. non-story while ignoring all the crimes the democrats committed

Saudi Arabia has been funding mosques throughout Europe that have become hotbeds of extremism

Doctors Mysteriously Found Dead After Summit For Breakthrough Cure For Cancer

Husband blindfolds his wife.... and then chops off her fingers to stop her studying for a degree

German police raid Holocaust revisionists house on orders of powerful Jewish organization

Obama had Trump Wiretapped even before he announced his run for President

Fusion GPS, the company behind the fake Trump pee dossier, linked to Goldstone, the man behind Don Jr's meeting with Russian lawyer

According to Wikipedia, if you're right-wing you're racist (or vice-versa)

Michigan Passes Law Sending Female Genital Mutilators to Jail for 15 Years

Six major US airports now scan Americans' faces when they leave the country

Donald Trump's Aides Develop Plans to Halve Legal Immigration

Damning New Report Shows How Oakland Cops Covered Up Their Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

The Bankers Use the Left Right Paradigm to Limit Political Parties To Something They Can Easily Control

NEOLIB NIGHTMARE! HUNDREDS OF VOTERS WITHDRAW Registrations As States Comply With Trump's Voter Fraud Commission

U.S. Charges More Than 400 People In Health Fraud Schemes and Opioid Scams Worth $1.3 Billion

Army prepares women to shower with men as part of ‘transgender’ training

White House Spokeswoman: Democrats Are The Real Colluders

Russian Lawyer Who Met Don Jr. Was OPENLY ANTI-TRUMP, Ally of Mccain

Moroccan asylum seeker rapes a 22 y/o woman heavily pregnant with twins, now stands trial

In Germany Sharia Police Using Violence, Intimidation to Enforce Sharia Law

Minnesota man, 98, wanted for Nazi war crimes in Poland but son decries 'charade'

Trigger Warning, Democrats: Your Path To Political Revival Is Through Trump Voters

The crisis in America's crime labs & wrongful convictions

Leaked Documents Show Democrats Plotted to Blame Russia For Hacking

While The Dems Begin Impeachment Proceedings, Chuck Grassley Demands To Know If Donald Trump Jr. Was Setup Under The Obama Administration

Documents Show Saudi, UAE Back Al-Qaeda, ISIS

Why Did Loretta Lynch Grant Trump Jr's Russian Lawyer A Special Visa To Enter America?

Alleged Alphabay Admin Found Dead in Bangkok Jail

Politicians jeopardise the safety of whistleblowers with bad technology

Americans more likely to vote in times of uncertainty

What to know about the net neutrality 'day of action' internet protest

The robot lawyer that overturned 160,000 parking tickets can now help you in 1,000  legal areas for free

Robots and AI are going to make social inequality even worse

Google's life science division to release 20 million infected male mosquitoes in  California

NASA plans to test asteroid deflection technique

"Detroit Doctors" Charged In Medicare Fraud Are Almost All Arabs

MILO Hits #2 on NYT Nonfiction Best Seller List; Media Tries to Downplay Sales

Haiti Official Who Exposed The Clinton Foundation Is Found Dead --MSM silent

Women's Marchers Hired Armed Guards For Their Protest Against The NRA

Research Team Slams Global Warming Data

The Way Chicago "Works": Graft, Corruption, Political Connections, Bribes, Unions

London accuses France of plot to wreck Britain

Together, The Left And Right Can Kill The Establishment Propaganda Machine

PR Firm Explained How To Create Viral Buzz FakeNews of Huffman's reddit

Suicide rate for middle schoolers doubles, now kills more children than car crashes

U.S. Officials Withdraw From Australian Refugee Resettlement/Relocation Scheme

Clinton Deleted-Emails Researcher Allegedly Kills Self with Belabored Note: "NO FOUL PLAY"

Is Trump’s Laptop Ban for International Flights to US Raising the Bar for Aviation Security?

Global Research Recent News Articles

 on: July 16, 2017, 07:36:37 pm 
Started by Curryed - Last post by Curryed
I just wanted to know people's solutions to how federal programs should work and which ones we should have (Police,Fire,Court,Etc).

 on: July 16, 2017, 07:06:22 pm 
Started by Luck - Last post by Luck

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Researchers in China have teleported a photon from the ground to a satellite  orbiting more than 500 kilometers above

Chinese researchers just teleported the first object from the ground to Earth's  orbit

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Y-type Brown dwarf stars

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Ancient ‘House of the Dead’ discovered in Wiltshire

 on: July 16, 2017, 04:23:43 pm 
Started by liamseanhagerty - Last post by liamseanhagerty
Hello all,

My fiance and I have been following the Free State project for a couple years, and only now did we realize the website had a forum section. Feel free to make your preferred disapproving gestures :) At any rate we're both registered Libertarians who've escaped the communist madhouse of California that we were born in and are at the moment holed up in Arkansas. We've recently had the good fortune of both of us acquiring jobs that are work from home, so our living location is no longer tied to our work provided we have a stable internet connection. With that in mind, we've been doing research on making the move and while the Free State Project's moving guide and the links provided within it have been immensely helpful (and very well put together/high quality, my compliments!), I'll admit we're getting a little lost in the deluge of information available and were wondering if we could get some help sorting some stuff out below.

A lot of what we're attempting to sort through is standard housing-related stuff and feel free to just point us to a realtor if it's more appropriate. I'll bullet point the list below so it's easier to read and isn't a wall of text. For the record, we're fully expecting a "pick a few of these features or a few of these, but not all" situation.

  • My fiance is looking to attend Plymouth State University for their Meteorology program, so we're looking to purchase a house within commute distance (ideally no longer than 1 hour drive). If another New Hampshire college has a similar program and we missed it in our research she'd be open to them as well, but Plymouth was the only one we found.
  • My fiance's father will also be moving with us as he's getting up there in years, and he would prefer to be close to a Veteran's Administration center/clinic (within 30 miles or so).
  • Fairly close (within 10 miles) proximity of some bulk grocery stores (like Sam's Club or Costco) would be nice, but not a necessity.
  • We're all fairly spoiled Californians and have no experience living with things like well water, septic systems, and heating/cooling systems that aren't central heat and air (with a wall thermostat) as I've been reading is more the norm in the northern part of the state where Plymouth is; so an area where home utilities are more "modern" would be preferrable. We understand it would likely be expensive as the moving guide forewarned, but we're used to high utility bills between California's bureaucracy driving the price up artificially and Arkansas' awful weather making utilites expensive due to needing constant repair from flooding and tornadoes.
  • As mentioned earlier, our jobs require an internet connection. It doesn't need to be hyper fast, but a download rate of at least 24mbps would be comfortable. Some first-hand experience reviews with the local ISPs would be appreciated as well.
  • We use a startup mobile phone service called FreedomPop that piggybacks off of Sprint's network for our cell phones. From what I can tell Sprint is more established in the southern end of the state, but if the service is good in other areas I'm interested in hearing about it.
  • As for the actual house itself, since there will be the three of us and a good possibility of a couple kids in the future, we're looking for a house around 2000 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and is built wide rather than tall. 1 story, a 2+ car garage, and a basement shelter for extreme weather would be nice, but are not necessities. A garage would be especially preferred as my car is partially electric (a plug-in hybrid) and I wouldn't mind charging it in the garage overnight.
  • Since we were raised in the Silicon Valley area, we both have a great interest in integrated home technologies, and are wondering if it might be a better idea to buy and add-in the tech to an existing "run of the mill" house, purchase a fixer-upper, or just build a house from scratch with the integrated tech in mind. I'd be happy to share the extent of our ideas with anyone interested if it would be helpful in addressing this point.
  • We would prefer to avoid organizations such as a Home Owner's Associations if at all possible.
  • We've been using a website called Neighborhood Scout ( research average crime statistics and the relative safety of New Hampshire cities. We're open to hearing about first-hand experiences regarding crime and safety to see if the website's methodologies match how residents tend to perceive their area of residence on the subject. Here are some example reports for Manchester ( and Nashua ( for reference.

I apologize for the long post, even with the formatting to make it look nicer; and thank you in advance to anyone who read it all. We look forward to making the move in about a year or so when we have some money saved up; and to any replies to this posting in the meantime!

Liam Hagerty

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