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Libertarian Group Plotting to Take Over U.S. State

MIAMI Libertarians who hope to take control of a U.S. state’s government and then do away with most of it are looking at 10 states as possible targets and aim to make their selection by October.

Leaders of the almost 2-year-old Free State Project say membership is nearing a magic 5,000 mark, the number that the group has set as the trigger point for an internal vote on which U.S. state they should call home.

Alaska, Delaware, Idaho, Maine, Montana, New Hampshire, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont and Wyoming are all in the running.

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Posted by Editor at June 5, 2003 1:00 PM