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NH Population
« on: December 05, 2003, 08:49:49 pm »

Perhaps I am stupid, but why didnt the free state project choose one of the states with a smaller population such as delaware or rhode island.  They would have more influence in a smaller state.


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Re:NH Population
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2003, 09:15:18 pm »

From the home page I see that you are the newest member of the Forum.  I joined after the voting so there will be many others to educate you about all of that.  

One excellent point is that New Hampshire already has a significant population of freedom oriented people and more state elected libertarians per capita than anywhere else.

In addition:  It's the Live Free or Die state.  Anyone here who doesn't like what we do.  Oh well, it's their motto.  They can take it up with the founders of the state.

I wouldn't have voted for New Hampshire but I've already moved here.  If this movement were relocating to Peru I'd be fishing for anchovies right now.
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Re:NH Population
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2003, 10:43:38 pm »

Rhode Island was discarded early because it is hopelessly socialist. Delaware is also very statist in orientation and is too close to DC to escape its power. While NH is one of the higher population candidates, raw numbers are not the whole story. If a majority of the population already thinks your way, then you don't have to work so hard getting things done. In RI and DE, we would have been working against the local population. NH already leans our way, we really only need to help tip it all the way over in our direction.
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