"The American Tea Party - All Passion, No Reason All Rhetoric, No Logic. I don't consider the Tea Party to be Libertarian as Libertarians tend to be very liberal on social issues. I see them as people who should be joining the Constitution Party…"
"Slavery is inconsistent with Libertarian principles. It is pretty much the most un-Libertarian thing there is. The axiom from which libertarianism draws all its' positions and stances is the principle of self-ownership. (From wikipedia:…"
"Yeah my ex-wife likes these guys and she has my daughter liking them. I hate this kind of music with a passion. Read an interview they gave. Lots of cussing and not much sense. I bet the christians are like "what the hell"!! "We gotta…"
"Saw it here too in the Washington Post.
Apparently the psychotic clown kings of the trailer park set like to do more than just piss off a young Eminem. They like to rap about rape and murder and Jaysus.
Or have they gone Joaquin?"
"You can disagree with my stance which I am more than happy to explain so you can understand my political point of view but the whole emotional aspect of this thread, specifically the dehumanizing/demonizing of "the Libertarian" is just…"
"Honestly, I don't understand all the hatred and vile language poured out at Libertarians on this thread.
-Almost all Atheists I know outside of ThinkAtheist are Libertarians. Among political groups, Libertarians are probably the most friendly…"
"On a large scale, libertarianism (which didn't exist until the 20th century) has not been tried. Classical Liberalism, libertarianism predecessor, had limited successes and while it influenced historical patterns of the last 200 years, it was…"
"In this highly rare and unusal case: they can protest, they can draw shame and publicity to such businesses (and they should) or they can take more drastic actions such as setting up another business, or even moving should they be so…"
"Speaking from personal experience as someone in a variety of different groups, political and not....
If you went to almost any forum on the internet, you'd find arguments exactly like the ones in this thread. I've probably seen a thousand…"
"Different sides of the same coin.
Conservatives want government to control what morals to live by and what values to hold.
Liberals want government to control what money you earn and how you use it.
Neither side is going to leave you the hell…"
"hell, I'm a Libertarian and I can't shut up about military spending.
The main reason they hate us abroad is not for our "freedoms" but because we constantly meddle in their countries. We don't need garrisons in the majority…"
"I can name a few ways the gov't is pissing me off:
-telling me who I can / can't marry
-telling me what I can/can't drink, smoke, ingest
-promoting attacks on this country with an overagressive and expansive foreign policy bordering…"
"Rand Paul as a Libertarian is a horrible example.
His one semi-libertarian position he tried to tout (that businesses should be free to "discriminate") he completely jacked up his argument. He's also a big pro-war guy and has attacked…"
"Corporations are government-created entities. If there was an actual "seperation of market and state" you wouldn't see government creating those entities. Neither would you see corporations buying off politicians in order to keep…"