fix articles 9323, libertarians
The class struggle of th Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson (tags)
The Libertarians’ economic program voices the economic grievances of some of the more economically insecure layers of the American middle class through their criticisms of the domination of the major banks and corporations. Based on conceptions which originate in the right-wing and anticommunist Austrian School of bourgeois economics
Three Things That Make Libertarian Heads Explode (tags)
The inequality problem, the public goods problem and the regulation problem make libertarian heads explode.
Sounds of Truth Festival set for 7/7 in Irvine (tags)
Think it’s impossible that Occupiers, Tea Partiers, Republicans, Democrats, and Libertarians could ever sit down together in a civil conversation? Rebellious Truths doesn’t. The nonprofit Rebellious Truths (www.rebellioustruths.org) is making modern history by hosting the very first “Sounds of Truth Festival” on Saturday, July 7th.
Obama: A disaster for civil liberties (tags)
Obama is a police state thug, just like Bush!!!!
Some Libertarians Quotes (tags)
Some Libertarians Quotes "The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary."
POCs, Women, Apply for Redistricting Commission before FEB 15 (tags)
I know the anarchists here think this is all a big-ass joke, but, could some progressives, social democrats, socialists, and greens apply? We need more women and people of color going for it - new people, wise people. The left and right third parties are lagging on getting women involved.
Freedom of Religion in Libertarian Spain (tags)
Hello, For anyone interested, here is Part 2 of the 'Libertarian Spain in the 1930's' series
Sudden outbreak of democracy baffles US pundits (tags)
Conservatives, libertarians and lefties all raised objections to the Bailout for very sound reasons of their own. The media had done all it could to keep awkward questions off the air. The result has left us disenfranchised.
To spoil or not to spoil in '04? (tags)
"It's decision time for those of us inhabiting that lonely corner of the Nolan Chart where dope and porn elicit almost as much enthusiasm as capital gains tax cuts."
Libertarians for the Dingbat (tags)
It strikes me that the Republicans as "the lesser evil" theory no longer carries any weight, notwithstanding their classical liberal rhetoric. A case can be made that Bill Clinton was a better "Republican" than the current ruler of the White House.
GOP in name only? (tags)
Is a crypto-Libertarian extremist with a prison record who advocates selfishness as a personal philosophy and promotes atheism to teenage criminals the best candidate to represent the Republican Party?
The Elusive and Endangered Female Libertarian (tags)
"If my observations are correct, and the reasons that there are so few female libertarians are reasons that may be hard to overcome, the next step is to decide how much of a problem this is."
Takeover Artists Are Welcome Here (tags)
Within limits, I think libertarian impulses are healthy for the body politic. But when it comes to libertarian trust of industry captains, I prefer the government to impose reasonable regulations on business for the public good.
Libertarians and Conservatives -- Neither Side Really Gets It (tags)
The rift between libertarian and conservative movements in America today can be repaired. Mutual success can be achieved by cooperating on more critical subjects like dismantling public education in favor of home schooling and privatization.
America owes talk host Rush Limbaugh a debt of gratitude, Libertarians say (tags)
"One thing we don't hear from American politicians very often is silence," said Joe Seehusen, Libertarian Party executive director. "By refusing to criticize Rush Limbaugh, every drug warrior has just been exposed as a shameless, despicable hypocrite.
Conservative-Libertarian Split: Liberals Get It, Conservatives Don't (tags)
The left is aware of the emerging conservative-libertarian schism while the right for the most part remains in denial.
Attack of the Dean-Leaners (tags)
"At some point, no one can say precisely when, libertarians apparently swore a feudal oath of fealty to the Republican Party... with this alliance (such as it is) we hold our noses and vote for Republican in close presidential elections, while they pay lip service to limited government."
Does macho-flash language work? (tags)
Many Libertarians who engage in name-calling or macho-flashing believe that our "absolute truth" is so clear that people should embrace it after hearing our slogans, and so virtuous that anyone who opposes it must be evil or stupid.
Libertarians prepare to haul ass for a guv'ment-free clime (tags)
"(Libertarians) don't have the competence needed to run a political organization. The party attracts people who are anarchists at heart. They cannot follow orders or work as a team."
GOP = Goldwater's Old Party? (tags)
Antiwar libertarian bloggers and Internet columnists often link to left-of-center websites like Indymedia, Common Dreams, Alternet.org and CounterPunch while others consider voting for Democratic candidate Howard Dean.
Libertarians who loathe Israel (tags)
Irrational hatred for "an isolated Sparta, bristling with weaponry and little else" prompts libertarians to forget their welfare economics. For example, Raimondo menacingly warns that without US aid, Israel would cease to exist... Come again?
Words to Seduce the Left (tags)
Watch as I make a seemingly "anti-business" argument designed to fit within the Left's world view, but ... TA-DA!!! ... I actually make an argument in favor of laissez-faire... now that's how to "serve it up with a LEFT SPIN"
Why are White Supremacists flocking to "Libertarianism"? (tags)
"If George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, et al., were to claw their way out of their graves, the first thing they'd do is start another revolution." -- from a "White Nationalist"
Swindled by the Great Republican Deception (tags)
The modern American Libertarian is very different from European-variety libertarians (anarchist-socialists) like Noam Chomsky, they are instead direct descendants of Republicans Barry Goldwater & Ronald Reagan. And they are battling for your body and soul.
Where are the Right-Wing Artists? (tags)
Conservatives and libertarians expect their artists to be supported by the market, but that attitude ill serves the creation of a conservative or libertarian culture... the common perception in Hollywood is that Conservatives are "bigots"
Libertarians say hearings into Iraq's weapons program are pointless (tags)
"Do we really need a congressional hearing to discover that politicians are adept at using words as weapons of mass deception?"
Are Republicans different from Libertarians? (tags)
Libertarians advocate maximum liberty with minimum restrictions in any and all arenas of human activity. This sounds good, but carried to its logical extreme, it involves decriminalizing virtually every "vice" known to man.
Civil Liberties and the Real World (tags)
Perhaps in their haste to champion individual freedoms (regardless of consequence), libertarians have forgotten that the Constitution begins; "We the people..."
What the Libertarians really think (tags)
"Folks, it is sheer lunacy out there. The American Left took the word "liberal" from the classical liberals a long time ago and perverted it, and now libertarianism is being impaled in the same fashion."
Libertarians disturbed by 'leftists who hate America' (tags)
As Libertarian Party news editor, I too am disturbed that Libertarians are linked with leftists who hate America, and who would cheerfully repeal the freedoms we work so hard to defend.
How to break a Conservative Libertarian masquerading as a Liberal (tags)
"We should provide aid and assistance to those who are our friends and simply ignore those who are not. After all if they can afford to insult us it must be because they don't need us. Let them strike out on their own. If they survive fine, if they become extinct fine."
Consider a third alternative (tags)
Libertarians are just like those racist liberals who think that blacks deserve to go to school more than whites, simply by virtue of their blackness. Don’t give me that lifetime of oppression rubbish.