Do YOU Live in the ‘Least Free’ State in the Country?

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Freedom? It is a worship word! You will not say it!Your Wonkette loves a fun fact, so we were thrilled to learn that a new study has revealed the “least free” state in the nation. Who can guess which state has the most FEMA concentration camps per capita? Twenty points and a bag of Bill O’Reilly’s used loofahs to the winner! Let’s first review the candidates.

Is it:

Trick question! The answer is “none of the above” because the real answer is New York, because of taxes and regulations:

New York may be first in taxes, but a survey has ranked it dead last in one important characteristic: freedom.

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A new study says the New York side of [the Byram] river is part of the least free place in America; seriously.

Don’t worry, the “study,” courtesy of the libertarian think tank at George Mason University in Virginia, also looked at regulations on fireworks, alcohol, and tobacco purchases. True freedom is being so drunk you manage to raze the top off your mullet with a roman candle you lit on the end of your cigarette. HELL YAH, AMERICA.

[CBS Local]

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Kris E. Benson writes about politics for Wonkette and is pursuing a doctorate in philosophy. This will come in handy for when they finally open that philosophy factory in the next town over. @Kris_E_Benson

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