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Libertarian State Reps Dyer and Phinney Speak at LPNH 2018 Convention

May 10th, 2018 - 3:16am by FTL_Ian in

Last year, state representatives Caleb Dyer , Joseph Stallcop , and Brandon Phinney made history by flipping from Republicans and Democrat to the Libertarian Party of New Hampshire .

The three of them outnumber the total number of Libertarian Party state reps in all the other 49 states combined.

At this year’s LPNH convention in Concord both Reps Dyer and Phinney spoke to the attendees about their decision to flip to the Libertarian Party of NH and what it’s meant to them. (Rep. Stallcop wasn’t able to make it.) Phinney even highlights some...

From China to New Hampshire: Lily Tang Williams’ Keynote Speech at LPNH 2018 Convention

May 6th, 2018 - 3:38pm by FTL_Ian in

Lily Tang Williams tells her story of growing up in and eventually leaving China to seek individual freedom, which ultimately led her to Colorado, the Libertarian Party and now to her new home in New Hampshire! This was recorded at the Libertarian Party of New Hampshire ‘s 2018 Convention last weekend. Full video from the convention business session will be available on the Free Keene YouTube .

VIDEO: State Trooper Fails to Intimidate 4/20 in Concord

May 5th, 2018 - 1:04pm by FTL_Ian in

Here’s the final video from the series of videos from this year’s 4/20 Rally in Concord, NH at the state house steps where a lone state trooper walks up and attempts to intimidate the peaceful cannabis users into leaving a place where they have a right to be by bellowing, “If you’re smoking marijuana here you need to leave… move out now!”

A few inexperienced attendees begin to make an exit but most of the crowd stays in defiance. After being greeted by state representatives who were attending the event including Dan Hynes, the lone trooper tries again with a much more timid, “If you’re smoking marijuana, please move off the property.”

No one leaves. While he could have written tickets for anyone smoking the now-slightly-decriminalized cannabis, he instead exits the scene, never to return.

For those keeping track, this is the first time in nearly a decade of 4/20 rallies at the state house...

Libertarian Party State Reps Caleb Dyer, Joseph Stallcop Speak and Toke at Concord 4/20

April 26th, 2018 - 1:00am by FTL_Ian in

The speeches from the Concord 4/20 just keep coming! This time it’s two videos featuring two of the New Hampshire state representatives who are actual Libertarian Party of NH members, Caleb Dyer of Pelham and Joseph Stallcop of Keene. Both flipped to Libertarian after being elected as Republican and Democrat in 2017, respectively. (Here are articles about Caleb and Joseph’s historic party changes.)

First up, Caleb Dyer’s speeches from both 2018 and 2017 ‘s 4/20s at the state house steps in Concord:

Joseph Stallcop couldn’t make it this year, but here’s his off-the-cuff speech from 2017 that had...

Speaking to the Concord 4/20 About Refusing Plea Deals and Jury Nullification

April 24th, 2018 - 11:50pm by FTL_Ian in

There are more videos coming of the speeches from last week’s 420 rally on 4/20 at the Concord state house steps. Here are my two speeches from 2018 and 2017 . In 2018 I talked to the crowd about not taking the plea deal on marijuana violations and in 2017 I discussed jury nullification .

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Rich Paul’s Triumphant Return to the 420 Rally He Created

April 23rd, 2018 - 11:21am by FTL_Ian in

In 2010, Rich Paul founded the yearly mass civil disobedience event on April 20th in front of the state house steps in Concord where cannabis users come to toke up in full public view. After taking a year off from activism in New Hampshire, he has returned to retake his role as the emcee of the well-attended rally where thus far, no one has ever been arrested. Here are some highlights from his speeches at last week’s 420 celebration :

Smoke ’em if you got ’em!

More 420 videos to come. Please subscribe to the Free Keene YouTube channel for the latest.

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