The comment section is filled with gundamentalists making the usual arguments about THEIR RIGHTS. One of those gundamentalists had this to say:
For those of you who are unaware, Rich Paul moved to NH as part of the Free State Project, the group of armed miscreants who are moving en masse to NH with the stated goal of taking over and eliminating our state government, then threatening secession.
Rich Paul lives in Keene with the Free Keene cult. He's in his 50's, and spends a chunk of each year in the county lockup for marijuana related offenses or probation violations. He's unemployed and unemployable.
Rich Paul is regarded as a heroic activist in libertea circles because he smokes pot in public, and dares the police to arrest him. He was arrested for selling pot, which apparently also makes him a hero in the eyes of his fellow Free Staters. They wail about how he was "targeted" because he's pro-marijuana. Apparently it hasn't occurred to them that maybe he's just bad at being a dope dealer.
The Free Staters love to natter on about how peaceful and nonviolent they are. They claim to adhere to the libertarian "non-aggression principle." Here we have a "peaceful" Free Stater wishing death on our governor. Here we see how seriously they take that non-aggression philosophy.
It's clear that Rich Paul doesn't have even a slight grasp of how NH state government functions. Governor Hassan hasn't ever arrested anyone that I'm aware of. She didn't write the federal drug laws. The conceal carry permit statute has been in effect for a century without impacting gun ownership. He's not ever going to be considered one of the great thinkers of the FSP. And, at least he's only wishing death on Governor Hassan. So far.
Some more of the greatest hits of Rich Paul:
He's a real man o' peace, that Rich Paul.
This is what the Free State Project is bringing to our state. Phony peaceniks, armed to the teeth.
The "he's only one guy, don't judge us all..." crowd will be coming by to comment. Thing is, he's NOT just one guy:
Free Stater Muni Savyon murdered his son, then killed himself.
Free Stater (kicked out for show) Chris Cantwell cheers on cop killers and wants to violently overthrow the government.
Free Stater Vin Suprynowicz wrote a book attempting to turn NH mass murderer Carl Drega into a folk hero.
Free Stater Darryl W. Perry is "not opposed to using force if neccessary" to "reclaim freedom."
Free State signer Larken Rose reads his essay "When Should You Shoot a Cop" a video that is from the Cop Block website.
Free Stater Bill Bochyinski owns the Twin Mountain Country Store.
It's not just one guy.
**** See Rich Paul's Rebuttal in the Comment Section!