Politics Homesteading for Ron Paul
posted by May 7 at 11:35 AMon
As regular readers of the The Stranger’s print edition might be aware, I’ve found myself in a mild housing problem, which has left me in the market for a new home. And while many considerations have been brought into play while searching for said new home—distance to ethereal Vietnamese dinner option Ballet being paramount among them—there’s always been a certain nagging thought:
“No matter where I decide to settle, my landlords will almost certainly not have the covenant of freedom espoused by Ron Paul guiding their every decision.”
And really, if I’m to be a true American, can I really settle for the petty tyranny of a landlord anyway? What if they come for my guns in the middle of the night? What if they won’t accept my Ron Paul gold dollars as payment for my rent? These are the things that keep me up nights.
With this in mind, my discovery today that Paul supporters have apparently bought a small chunk of West Texas with the intention of turning it into a gated Community of Freedom (dubbed ‘Paulville’!) pretty much settled my looming housing crisis:
The West Texas Community was selected for it’s warm climate and great solar and wind generation capabilities, along with low cost of establishment. Close to the small agricultural community of Dell City, Texas in Hudspeth county.
Hudspeth county has no building codes, this is important to people who want to experiment with alternative building technologies such as straw bale, rammed earth, papercrete an other non traditional building styles for these off grid homes.
Many investors of this property are seeking off grid technologies such as solar and wind power, realizing true freedom is when you have no obligations to pay and or rely on the grid for services like electricity. However most investors are very technology orientated and will have needed convenience items such as cell phones and internet connections.
I don’t even know what ‘rammed earth’ means, but I’m all over it. Any idea what the media market is like in Dell City, Texas?