News Archives 2006
(NOTE: Some of these older links might not work)
December 30, 2006
» Over 1000 sign the First 1000 pledge, making it a success with less than one day remaining!
December 21, 2006
December 17, 2006
December 15, 2006
» The FSP News for December has arrived. Check your e-mailbox or read it now...
December 11, 2006
» David Kirby & David Boaz write in TCS Daily that "New Hampshire may be the most libertarian state in the country."
November 15, 2006
» The FSP News for November has arrived. Check your e-mailbox or read it now...
» An Early Mover wins election to the New Hampshire House of Representatives.
November 5, 2006
» Time Magazine has a new article about the FSP: How to Stage a Coup, American-Style
. » Interview with Brian Wright, author of New Pilgrim Chronicles on IEET.
October 23, 2006
» The First 1000 reaches the halfway mark. If you've signed up, just get one more person to sign up and it will be complete!
October 15, 2006
» The FSP News for October has arrived. Check your e-mailbox or read it now...
Oct 2, 2006
»The Liberty Forum 2007 registration is now online! Sign up now, limited spots will go quickly for the John Stossel keynote dinner.
» Walter Williams touts the FSP as a "glimmer of hope" for freedom in America.
Oct 1, 2006
» 3rd anniversary of the announcement of NH as the Free State.
Sept 19, 2006
September 15, 2006
» The FSP News for September has arrived. Check your e-mailbox or read it now...
Sept 6, 2006
» The Free Talk Live hosts Ian and Mark make the move! Ian explains the joys of property ownership and the woes of dealing with tenants, and they are welcomed by a variety of fellow FSPers. Listen to it now on our podcast page!
August 27, 2006
» A few new articles mentioning the FSP available in the Newswire
August 15, 2006
» The FSP News for August has arrived. Check your e-mailbox or read it now...
July 27, 2006
» Free State Project Lanyards are now available!
July 24, 2006
» FSP Participant Tim Bauman makes a trip to New Zealand and gets a write up in the LibertariaNZ newsletter.
July 15, 2006
July 14, 2006
» FSP Gadsden Porcupine Flag now available!
June 30, 2006
» Text of PorcFest speeches by Jason and Varrin published in the Essay Archive.
June 27, 2006
June 26, 2006
» Cary March's $50/month PledgeBank challenge succeeded! 52 people pledged to send the FSP $50 per month for the next six months. It's not too late to add your name, and it's never too late to contribute.
June 25, 2006
» 2006 Porcupine Freedom Festival continues at Roger's Campground.
June 15, 2006
» The new Free State Project Survey is online! Please take a few moments to fill it out to help us focus our recruitment efforts. [Survey is now closed]
The FSP News for June has arrived. Check your e-mailbox or read it now...
June 4, 2006
» NH pays least income to taxes in U.S. - Again, New Hampshire has the lowest tax burden, for several years in a row...
May 15, 2006
» New May 2006 FSP Newsletter! Read now or check your mailbox!
» The Liberty Ladies of New Hampshire will be holding a "One-Pot Meal" cook-off on Saturday, June 24th @ 5:30 pm at PorcFest 2006. They are currently looking for entrants to cook up their best chili, soup, stew or other "one-pot" main dish. There is no entry fee and multiple cash prizes will be awarded. The deadline to register is June 15th.
May 02, 2006
» FSP participant Kat Dillon featured in New Hampshire Magazine article Advocates, Activists, Agitators as one of eighteen female activists in New Hampshire.
April 28, 2006
» New "No to Real ID Rally in New Hampshire video" shows lots of FSPers involved in this pro-freedom rally to fight against a national ID card.Update: Washington Post story
April 25, 2006
» New Hampshire can stop the coming federal police state, by Karl Beisel, published in the Union Leader, Manchester, NH.
April 23, 2006
» New Website is launched... While many new features are not quite ready for use, most of the old site's functionality is duplicated, and new features will be added as time permits. Let us know if you find any bugs!
This celebrates the 4 and 3/4's Birthday of the FSP!
April 6, 2006
» On the Newswire - Several stories about the defeat of the "restaurant smoking ban".
April 3, 2006
March 26, 2006
» On the Newswire - NH House and Senate back eminent domain constitutional amendments.
March 23, 2006
» New item in the Store: FSP Matchbooks
March 21, 2006
» New item in the Store: FSP Bookmarks
March 17, 2006
» Newly available: video interview with Amanda Phillips from the 4/05 LP Minnesota convention.
March 16, 2006
March 15, 2006
March 13, 2006
» FSP President Amanda Phillips resigns; Varrin Swearingen to be new President. More ...
March 12, 2006
March 8, 2006
March 1, 2006
February 22, 2006
» FSP reaches 7,000 participants!
February 21, 2006
» On the Newswire - Brian Gottstein of the FSP on the Neal Boortz radio show discussing the San Francisco gun ban & joining the FSP.
February 20, 2006
» Sandy Pierre won the Organizers vote for new Board Member. She won over a high-quality field of: Ian Bernard, Tim Condon, Jon Maltz, and Lynn Pina.
» Board of Directors Meeting Minutes for 02/19/06.
February 19, 2006
February 17, 2006
February 16, 2006
February 14, 2006
» Porcfest news: Free Staters at Roger's Campground will receive 5 nights for the price of 3 (camp sites and RV sites only). Call 603-636-1062 and make your reservations now!
February 12, 2006
» Results from the January 2006 Free State Project Recruitment Challenge
» FSP press release: FSP offers safe haven for San Francisco gun owners
February 8, 2006
» FSP now has an RSS newsfeed for FSP-related items.
February 6, 2006
» The FSP Board of Directors is holding another vote to elect a new Director to fill the slot vacated by Evan Nappen. The voting group consists of the coordinators and organizers of the FSP as indicated on this page. Anyone who is a participant and of the age of majority in Nevada (18) is eligible to run. Submit your candidacy to FSP Secretary Jean Alexander by Friday, Feb. 10. Voting will begin on Feb. 11 and complete on Feb. 17. If you meet the eligibility requirements and have the time, energy, and temperament for the job, please consider running for this open board seat.
January 31, 2006
» FSP desktop backgrounds in various sizes. Inspired by 50's pinup and the Johnson Motors retro style designs.
January 29, 2006
» Free State Blogs - Chronicles of Progress Toward Freedom in New Hampshire.
January 20, 2006
January 16, 2006
» Endorsement from Tom Bowler of Libertarian Leanings.
» The January 2006 Recruitment Challenge has begun! For every new FSP signup this month, The Tennessee FSP local group, plus matching donatorsVince Silvia and John P. Cunningham (both of Massachusetts) will each contribute $10 – for a total of $30. Let's make them pay!
January 15, 2006
» Morey Straus won the Organizers vote for new Board Member. He won over a high-quality field of: Ian Bernard, Lloyd Danforth Jon Maltz, and Brian Sullivan.
» Board of Directors Meeting <;a href="/about/bod_minutes/15jan06.php" mce_href="/about/bod_minutes/15jan06.php">Minutes for 01/15/06.
» The January issue of FSP News is now available.
January 13, 2006
January 11, 2006
» Cato Institute: NH has 4th lowest-size state/local bureaucracy (pdf)
January 10, 2006
» Several new stories on the Newswire.
January 6, 2006
» According to the Tax Foundation, New Hampshire's state and local tax burden as a percentage of income has fallen for the third straight year, while state and local tax burdens have held steady in the rest of the country. Iowa is the only other state in the country where taxes have fallen three consecutive years.
» On the Newswire - "NH bill aims to prevent Katrina-style gun seizures".
January 3, 2006
January 2, 2006
January 1, 2006
» Candidate sought to fill open Board of Directors seat: The FSP Board of Directors has established a group to elect a new Director to fill the slot vacated in October by Adam Rick. This group consists of the coordinators and organizers of the FSP.
Anyone who is a participant and of the age of majority in Nevada (18) is eligible to run for this open Board seat. If you have the time, energy, and temperament for the job, please submit your candidacy to Jason Sorens by January 7. The group will then vote, and the results will be announced after January 10.
Also, Evan Nappen has just announced his departure from the Board, in order to better manage his business and family transition from New Jersey to New Hampshire. The Board expects to elect a candidate to this spot at its January meeting.
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