Re: [fourcornersporcupines] Open Letter to Free Staters
Wow. You manage to question my commitment AND patronize me all in one
email. How ambitious. And all wrapped up in a tidy little package that
only took four months to deliver. Ah, the mysteries of cyberspace!
>If someone opts out, that means they CHOOSE not to be affiliated, which inEither you misunderstood my email completely or I failed to adequately
>turn connotes they >are free to associate with whom and where they wish.
convey my feelings. I agree that individuals are free to associate with
whoever they wish as long as no one else is interfered with or harmed.
However, as a member of the original Free State Project, I also have the
right to be pissed off that copycat organizations are popping up all over
the place and decreasing our odds of success. There are a limited number of
hardcore freedom seekers that are willing to move somewhere for just one
shot and with every copycat organization that pops up, all of our chances of
success go down. (Free Territory Project? You must be kidding me.) The
whole idea behind this effort was concentration, and here we go diluting it.
I know and agree that the others are not �wrong� in any true libertarian
sense, but that does not mean that I have to like it or not express my
feelings about it.
>It'll be OK. Take two aspirin and continue your fight for freedom! If youHow dare you question MY commitment! I signed up to move IF 20,000 people
>feel so strongly about it >then go to NH now.
sign up and we have a legitimate shot at making a real change. Why would I
leave AZ to try to make a difference in NH when I am busy trying to make a
difference in AZ? I�m active in my county party, am running for county
office, routinely contact elected officials and like AZ whereas I�m not all
that fond of the northeast. I have no idea what your motive was in
suggesting I move to NH now, but I read it to be condescending.
>Regardless, if I can't make a decent living in either place (NH then WY)Where did this come from? I would never fault anyone that made an honest
>then I'd leave both. I >can't politic effectively while standing in a soup
effort to live up to the commitment. Even if they failed to do so. It is
the intentional dilution of effort that I am irritated with.
>In the mean time...fight the good fight.Count on it. You do the same.
Take off on a romantic weekend or a family adventure to these great U.S.