2016 Election – Encouragement – My Thoughts Part 2

The 2016 U.S. presidential election is unique in this unfortunate way: the two major party candidates are the most unpopular candidates in (at least modern) American history. Their unpopularity is for good cause in both cases. Yet many people are likely to vote for one or the other, thereby imposing … Continue reading

Secession and the Free State Project

In the course of criticizing the Free State Project (FSP) and its participants, some people have claimed that the FSP is a secessionist organization or that Free Staters are secessionists. In response, I’ll summarize the FSP’s actual position, why some Free Staters do favor secession, and why I don’t. I … Continue reading

Free State Project board resignation and review

Yesterday, I attended my last meeting of the Free State Project board, after which my resignation became effective. This seems like a fitting time to review my time of service to the Free State Project. I began contributing to the Free State Project well before I joined the board. For … Continue reading

Voting and morality: I’ll join you; will you join me?

A few friends have posted “Will you join me in committing to vote?” on my wall. As short as the question is, that invitation isn’t as simple as it seems. Alas, my answer simply cannot match the brevity of your complex question, so I’ll just use lots of words like … Continue reading

A solution for Keene’s Central Square

The Front Page of today’s Keene Sentinel features an article titled: Nudity laws: Change needed? This link will likely expire soon, but the article appears identical to one published yesterday in the Union Leader, which is archived at Free Keene, which also features comments from people close to the actual … Continue reading

Faith and Liberty part two

In response to my previous entry, Tony pointed out my preposterous, if not confusing, statement: “I’m not shocked that fewer than half of the Denver MSA’s 2 Million residents attended this event.” (Note: MSA means Metropolitan Statistical Area) He replies, “This seems to say that although you were not shocked … Continue reading

FSP @ Faith and Liberty conference

The Free State Project had a table at the Faith and Liberty Conference in Denver, CO last Saturday, July 24th, 2010. The Faith and Liberty Conference brought together people who have adopted that seemingly rare (these days) combination of Christian theology and libertarian political philosophy. Chuck Baldwin and Alan Keyes … Continue reading