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URGENT: Public Hearing TONIGHT on Parking Rate/Fine/Hours Increase Proposal

November 12th, 2015 - 12:35pm by FTL_Ian in

Parking Meter FailThe city of Keene has (again) quietly stuck their proposed parking rate and fine AND hours-of-enforcement increases into tonight’s FOP committee agenda. It’s item #8 here.

This may be our last chance to stop this proposed increase – as you may recall, at previous hearings petitions with hundreds of signatures of people downtown, including dozens of...

NH Bloggers Weigh in on Seacoast UBER Civil Disobedience

November 10th, 2015 - 1:07pm by FTL_Ian in

FSP Early Mover Christopher David Makes the Headline Story in Portsmouth Paper

FSP Early Mover Christopher David Makes the Headline Story in Portsmouth Paper

This weekend, the Portsmouth Herald ran the news of Free State Project early mover Christopher David’s arrest as their above-the-fold feature story, Boston’s FOX 25 ran a piece , and now New Hampshire’s bloggers are weighing in with some solid opinions on Portsmouth’s hottest topic...

VIDEO: UBER Driver Turns Self In, Released from Police Custody on Felony “Wiretapping” Charge

November 9th, 2015 - 3:31pm by FTL_Ian in

JP Freeman and Jessica Phillips of Keene Cop Block traveled to Portsmouth this morning to accompany Christopher David as he turned himself in on a felony wiretapping charge . Free Keene broke the story of Chris’ civil disobedience of illegally driving people around Portsmouth as a driver with UBER. He was targeted by police for recording audio of a bouncer at a bar (who it appears is a cab driver by day) threatening Chris. Now, he’s facing years in prison.

JP recorded a brief interview...

Keene’s Bitcoin Vending Machine Celebrates One Year of Operation!

November 9th, 2015 - 11:32am by FTL_Ian in

Keene Bitcoin Vending Machine

Keene’s Bitcoin Vending Machine

On November 5th, 2014, the Shire Free Church launched Shire Bitcoin Vending when we placed our first Bitcoin Vending Machine at 101 Deals thrift store in Keene at 661 Marlboro St.

In April of 2015, the Keene machine was upgraded to the Lamassu brand Bitcoin Vending Machine. Lamassu is based...

Keenevention Releasing Weekly Videos – First Up: the Political Action Panel

November 6th, 2015 - 11:19pm by FTL_Ian in

Darryl W. Perry Keynote 2015

Darryl W. Perry @ Keenevention 2015

Keenevention may be over for 2015, but the video posts have just begun. We record every speaker and panel discussion that hits the stage and then release them weekly in the order they occurred. Here’s the first in the series, the Political Action Panel featuring host Darryl W. Perry. Darryl and his panelists discussed various ways to make an impact on politics from outside the two party system. Panelists included Alstead Town Selectman Chris Rietmann, former Libertarian state representative Don Gorman, and...

BREAKING: Warrant Issued for Illegal UBER Driver for WIRETAPPING!

November 5th, 2015 - 5:27pm by FTL_Ian in
Illegal UBER Driver Christopher David

Christopher David Delivers his Keynote at Keenevention 2015

Illegal UBER Driver Christopher David’s wife is very pregnant. In fact, she’s due any moment. What better time for Portsmouth police to issue a warrant for his arrest ?

Chris posted an update to his facebook today informing us that the officer who...

Union Leader Covers Keenevention 2015

November 4th, 2015 - 2:12pm by FTL_Ian in
Ladies Panel @ Keenevention 2015

Ladies Panel @ Keenevention 2015

Meghan Pierce, a reporter for Manchester’s Union Leader filed this report on Keenevention 2015, focusing mostly on this year’s Ladies Panel. Thanks for the coverage, Meghan. Here’s the article :

‘Keenevention’ draws libertarian activists By MEGHAN PIERCE Union Leader Correspondent

KEENE — Liberty activists flocked to the third annual “Keenevention” over the weekend.

Bringing a female...

Keenevention 2015: Day Three Recap

November 3rd, 2015 - 1:13am by FTL_Ian in

Tech Panel 2015

Keenevention 2015 Tech Panel

After an amazing HALLOWKEENE costume dance party on Saturday night (look for pics and an article about that soon) that wrapped up at 1:30a, we began Keenevention 2015’s Sunday morning bright and early at 9am with this year’s Technology Panel, hosted for the third year in a row by Sovryn Tech ‘s Brian Sovryn. This year’s tech panel was a full 90 minutes compared to only 60 last year. This year the two 60-minute panels from previous years were eliminated, and now all panels are standard Keenevention length of...