The New Dominion: NH state rep calls for ‘State Defense Force’

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State Rep. Daniel Itse of Fremont, NH, wants to create a volunteer “permanent state defense force,” separate from the New Hampshire National Guard, to assist with disaster relief and “defend the state against invasion.” The legislation would require NH Gov. John Lynch to establish a state guard comprising an undetermined number of volunteers who sign up for one-year stints. It would have an “inactive reserve” made up of all able-bodied adult state residents, with exemptions for conscientious objectors, state and federal officials, and others.

Itse might be considered the founding father of the Tea Party movement as it was Itse who proposed in February, 2009, that the state of New Hampshire need not comply with federal legislation, citing Thomas Jefferson’s Kentucky Resolutions. Within days, 37 states followed his initiative. This has brought a seismic shift in American outlook, from one of global conquest via economy, military, IPad, Google or Bono, to one which might be called a sense of regional dominion.