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LordBaltimore

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Posted: May 7, 2012 - 5:29am


Great speech by Gary Johnson over the weekend. I'm really liking this guy.
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Posted: May 6, 2012 - 7:15pm

Libertarians Find Their Audience In 2012 Race : NPR
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Posted: Jan 27, 2012 - 6:06am

 hippiechick wrote:
 

The 24 straw men, gotta love it!!  Most of the above is a caricature of paleoconvervativism, not libertarianism. 

In reality, "hippie," people are attracted to the libertarian side for all kinds of reasons.  

A large portion — including myself — are socially liberal first, economically conservative second.   I strongly feel that the Democratic party is not socially liberal enough.  It is not antiwar enough and it is does not promote civil liberties enough.  

I don't trust the Democrats to prevent war or protect civil liberties for one second!  And almost no Democrats ever talk about legalizing marijuana or reducing incarceration of nonviolent drug "offenders."  They are just as enamored with police powers as the GOP, and in many cases are beholden to police and prison guard unions who lobby for more jails, less police accountability for brutality, and more arrests.  Libertarians offer the best chance to improve those issues, not the Democrats.  

But if you want "hippies" to keep being brutalized by cops, thrown in jail for nonviolent drug offenses, and shipped off to war, then by all means keep voting Democrat, hippiechick!! 

And by the way, I can't stand Ayn Rand, and she hated libertarians.  So stop associating her with libertarians, she was a war and military promoter, that's not a libertarian idea!

Look at the Libertarian Party's own nominee — Gary Johnson — and you will see that he supports gay marriage, is pro choice, and is pro-immigrant. A lot more than a lot of Democrats can say for themselves.
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Posted: Jan 23, 2012 - 5:24pm

 oldviolin wrote:
either way whatever power for goodness that you might possess in and against a world of wrong is forfeited, and you wind up relegated to the position you sought.
 
I wanted to be a mad scientist. I got the mad part... in abundance!
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Posted: Jan 23, 2012 - 5:22pm

 Umberdog wrote:

If only I had been born a lamb... with no opinions of my own. The world would be my oats.

 
either way whatever power for goodness that you might possess in and against a world of wrong is forfeited, and you wind up relegated to the position you sought.
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Posted: Jan 23, 2012 - 5:16pm

 oldviolin wrote:
seek to find the little gods of divisiveness and find a lot of nothing and no one...
 
If only I had been born a lamb... with no opinions of my own. The world would be my oats.


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Posted: Jan 23, 2012 - 5:11pm

 Umberdog wrote:

Seek a little and find gods. Seek a lot and find nothing.
 
seek to find the little gods of divisiveness and find a lot of nothing and no one...
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Posted: Jan 23, 2012 - 5:03pm

 oldviolin wrote:
{#Lol} since when was an open minded search for truth worthwhile?
 
Seek a little and find gods. Seek a lot and find nothing.
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Posted: Jan 23, 2012 - 5:01pm

 miamizsun wrote:

do you actually believe this to be accurate?
 
{#Lol} since when was an open minded search for truth worthwhile?

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Posted: Jan 23, 2012 - 2:31pm

 hippiechick wrote: 
do you actually believe this to be accurate?

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Posted: Jan 23, 2012 - 2:08pm

The End Of The Libertarian Fantasy


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Posted: Jun 18, 2011 - 6:01am


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Posted: Nov 27, 2010 - 3:25pm

 oldslabsides wrote: 
That would a good name for a thread: "There's a thread for that..."

Oh wait, there is a thread for that...  


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Posted: Nov 27, 2010 - 3:24pm

there's a thread for that...

 
 
$0.02 to Schlabby

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Posted: Nov 27, 2010 - 3:15pm

David Nolan dies at 66; founder of the Libertarian Party


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Posted: Nov 16, 2010 - 10:02am

there's a thread for that...
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Posted: Nov 16, 2010 - 10:01am

{#Wave} Discuss. {#Group-hug}