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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