Republican Liberty Caucus New Hampshire

posted Jan 10, 2012, 3:46 PM by Bill Duncan   [ updated Jan 16, 2012, 12:51 PM ]

This seems like the go-to place for Free State Tea Party legislators and Free State Fellow Travelers (FS &FSFT).

Here is their slate of endorsements from the 2010 

Here is their list of RINO's to be defeated.  This reinforces the point that there is a split between traditional Republicans and the "Republican Impersonators" - the FS &FSFTers and that advocates should understand that.

Here is their "voter guide" for the 2010 election.

Here is their national parent organization, useful to see what their mission and principles are.

Here is a letter to the editor from the chair of the RLCNH defending them.  

The Republican Liberty Caucus of New Hampshire is a state chapter of a national organization formed long before the Free State Project. We are not officially allied or linked with the Free State Project. Our philosophy is clearly laid out on our website, "At the Republican Liberty Caucus we believe that less government means more liberty. We advocate the principles of individual rights, limited government, and free enterprise."

She was responding to this earlier letter.

.....the state seemed to have gone libertarian in a big way in 2010, with the election to the Legislature of about 12 Free State Project candidates who ran as Republicans and over 100 Republican candidates who got in after being vetted and supported by the New Hampshire Liberty Alliance and the Republican Liberty Caucus of New Hampshire, which are both organizations that Free State Project members and supporters created several years ago, in part to weed out moderate Republicans.

.....candidates with libertarian leanings then came out of the woodwork and with the bonus of some Tea Party enthusiasm were swept into the Legislature, these candidates were not representative of New Hampshire Republicans in general.

.....these politicians have set about cutting costs, dismantling programs and imposing libertarian ideology on New Hampshire citizens. 

But here is the Sept 2009 post on the organization's web site on the occasion of the organizations rebirth, with Tim Condon, Free State Project membership director, becoming vice chair and Dan McGuire, FSP pledge signer and member of the New Hampshire House helping the new RLCNH leadership get started.

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