Yesterday members of the Free State Project sent New Hampshire State Rep. Cynthia Chase a "thank you" card and flowers for the free media coverage generated by her anti-freedom comments because they expect it will boost their recruiting efforts.
America's mainstream media outside of the Live Free or Die State has largely ignored Chase's late December comments that would have instantly been labeled "hate speech" by Political Correctness Liberals had anyone other than a Democrat said it.
Writing in the "progressive" BlueHampshire.com in opposition to Free State members moving to New Hampshire, Chase said:
"What we can do is to make the environment here so unwelcoming that some will choose not to come, and some may actually leave. One way is to pass measures that will restrict the 'freedoms' that they think they will find here."
She wrote this after stating "There is, legally, nothing we can do to prevent them from moving here."
She doesn't explain how she can be "passing measures" while simultaneously admitting that there is "legally nothing we can do.".
As most libertarians know, the Free State Project was created to "recruit 20,000 liberty-loving people to move to New Hampshire" where their numbers could influence local politics and transform its society into something as close as possible to a free, voluntary, libertarian society.
Chase began her commentary with "In the opinion of this Democrat, Free Staters are the single biggest threat the state is facing today."
Some may interpret this to mean that Chase is saying that people who believe in the non-aggression principle, individual freedom and responsibility, and mutual voluntary interactions amongst peaceful people are a bigger threat to New Hampshire than murderers, rapists, child molesters and psychopathic mass shooters.
Thus, her idea of good governance would seem to be "restrict the freedoms of those I don't like."
Chase further wants to "shine the bright light of publicity on who they are and why they are coming."
But while her idea of a "bright light of publicity" consists of calling freedom "extremism" Free Staters call it "free publicity."
In a final irony Chase refused to talk to WMUR TV 9 yesterday about her comments because "she fears for the safety of her family."
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