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jpgray Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-05-03 04:53 PM
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24. Right; most DUers are "libertarian" (not authoritarian) in political terms
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  -What's libertarianism exactly about? redeye  Aug-05-03 03:53 PM   #0 
  - But they actually ARE Republicans who smoke weed  wuushew   Aug-05-03 03:55 PM   #1 
  - met plenty of them  Ein   Aug-05-03 07:02 PM   #46 
  - found info here..  gully   Aug-05-03 03:56 PM   #2 
  - read for yourself  MattNC   Aug-05-03 03:56 PM   #3 
  - Yeah, right  sangha   Aug-05-03 04:05 PM   #8 
     - well...  MattNC   Aug-05-03 04:06 PM   #9 
     - It's all lies  sangha   Aug-05-03 04:24 PM   #16 
     - Nothing, it seems, will ever keep you informed  Character Assassin   Aug-05-03 04:54 PM   #26 
        - I'm sure you honestly believe there's a difference  sangha   Aug-06-03 12:14 PM   #76 
           - Well how, exactly, are you looking at the evidence, then?  Character Assassin   Aug-06-03 12:34 PM   #81 
              - Here's how  sangha   Aug-06-03 12:38 PM   #84 
  - keep the government out of all facets of your life  stoptheinsandity   Aug-05-03 03:58 PM   #4 
  - perhaps you need to check out the website too  jagguy   Aug-05-03 04:02 PM   #7 
  - sorry, you're probably right  stoptheinsandity   Aug-05-03 04:09 PM   #11 
     - NO, *YOU* are right stoptheinsandity  sangha   Aug-05-03 04:27 PM   #17 
        - hehe,  stoptheinsandity   Aug-05-03 04:32 PM   #18 
  - Carla certainly wasn't speaking for all libertarians  Alex88   Aug-06-03 03:56 PM   #109 
  - I think the motto is  htuttle   Aug-05-03 04:00 PM   #5 
  - LOL! n/t  MattNC   Aug-05-03 04:06 PM   #10 
  - What's mine is mine, screw you and yours  robbedvoter   Aug-05-03 04:00 PM   #6 
  - Critiques of Libertarianism  slappypan   Aug-05-03 04:10 PM   #12 
  - Thanks for the link slappypan  greekspeak   Aug-05-03 07:00 PM   #44 
  - There are people doing frightfully well, others are on the shelf  jpgray   Aug-05-03 04:12 PM   #13 
  - The Politics of Adolescents  Yavin4   Aug-05-03 04:13 PM   #14 
  - Ask a libertarian. Otherwise you won't get an honest answer around here  Character Assassin   Aug-05-03 04:16 PM   #15 
  - have you ever offered "an honest answer"?  Terwilliger   Aug-05-03 05:02 PM   #29 
  - Innumerable times. But I'm happy to keep doing it. Here you go.  Character Assassin   Aug-05-03 05:14 PM   #34 
     - Very cogent and impressive statement, CA  Hanuman   Aug-05-03 06:45 PM   #41 
     - that's a great small "l" libertarianism rant  Terwilliger   Aug-05-03 07:32 PM   #54 
     - Um...thanks, I think. A 'rant'? I wasn't exactly pissed off, you know  Character Assassin   Aug-06-03 12:30 PM   #79 
        - yes  Terwilliger   Aug-06-03 01:07 PM   #91 
           - Well okay I think the LP sucks plain and simple  Liberal Classic   Aug-06-03 04:48 PM   #117 
     - So I take it you are unfamiliar with "The Tragedy of the Commons"  pbeal   Aug-07-03 05:27 PM   #150 
        - Quite familiar with both, and your points are quite valid.  Character Assassin   Aug-07-03 05:51 PM   #151 
  - A LOT of very uninformed people are far  drdigi420   Aug-06-03 04:51 PM   #118 
     - Precisely.  Character Assassin   Aug-06-03 04:55 PM   #120 
  - There are 2 flavors, which we can call 'capitalist' and 'socialist' libs  Mairead   Aug-05-03 04:44 PM   #19 
  - Right; most DUers are "libertarian" (not authoritarian) in political terms  jpgray   Aug-05-03 04:53 PM   #24 
     - Bingo. I could easily call myself a Libertarian Socialist.  JanMichael   Aug-06-03 12:51 PM   #86 
        - Right on, JM!  Mairead   Aug-06-03 03:18 PM   #105 
  - Looking out for number one  Brian Sweat   Aug-05-03 04:45 PM   #20 
  - Libertarians are just Anarchist .....  geomon   Aug-05-03 04:45 PM   #21 
  - Wrong an Anarchist would never believe in property rights  wuushew   Aug-05-03 04:47 PM   #22 
  - It all depends on what type of Anarchists we are  geomon   Aug-05-03 04:53 PM   #23 
  - Twisted, unsupportable reasoning.  Character Assassin   Aug-05-03 04:56 PM   #27 
     - Missed the point ..  geomon   Aug-05-03 05:03 PM   #30 
  - You've got it wrong.  Mairead   Aug-05-03 05:33 PM   #38 
  - Anarchists aren't socialists? Since when?  bandera   Aug-06-03 02:02 PM   #99 
     - We're also not overly fond of being mischaracterized  Character Assassin   Aug-06-03 02:04 PM   #100 
     - Which part do you disagree with?  bandera   Aug-06-03 02:49 PM   #103 
        - Which part can you actually support?  Character Assassin   Aug-06-03 04:28 PM   #112 
     - Depends on the kind of anarchist you mean. Some are socialists, certainly  Mairead   Aug-06-03 03:25 PM   #106 
  - thats his point  chomskyite2   Aug-05-03 11:06 PM   #66 
  - American Libertarianism has NOTHING to do with anarchism  Terwilliger   Aug-05-03 05:00 PM   #28 
     - Again... missed point...  geomon   Aug-05-03 05:07 PM   #31 
     - They don't want to eradicate the government  Terwilliger   Aug-05-03 07:19 PM   #49 
        - Please defend that statement. It flies in the face of reality.  Character Assassin   Aug-06-03 12:36 PM   #82 
           - You want everyone left alone (which includes businesses)  Terwilliger   Aug-06-03 01:09 PM   #92 
              - That does not address your original contention.  Character Assassin   Aug-06-03 01:51 PM   #96 
     - Off Topic....But...  geomon   Aug-05-03 05:16 PM   #36 
     - Hi again RE: American Libertarianism has NOTHING to do with anarchism  Liberal Classic   Aug-06-03 04:59 PM   #121 
  - Four flavors:  poskonig   Aug-05-03 04:53 PM   #25 
  - Thanks for pointing this out. We've had some libertarian types  janx   Aug-05-03 05:11 PM   #33 
  - John Stuart Mill  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-05-03 06:38 PM   #39 
  - libertarianism is the same as a totalitarian dictatorship  WhoCountsTheVotes   Aug-05-03 05:11 PM   #32 
  - Save your tired, shopworn canards for PS 101  Character Assassin   Aug-05-03 05:18 PM   #37 
  - I Think  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-05-03 06:42 PM   #40 
  - a totalitarian dictatorship of property owners  WhoCountsTheVotes   Aug-06-03 12:10 PM   #75 
     - It isn't.  JanMichael   Aug-06-03 12:54 PM   #88 
  - Ever hear that your house is your castle?  Liberal Classic   Aug-06-03 04:54 PM   #119 
  - Put simply, "I Me Me Mine"  leftofthedial   Aug-05-03 05:14 PM   #35 
  - All I have to say is...  DEMActivist   Aug-05-03 06:47 PM   #42 
  - It's a Political Philosophy about nothing  Capn Sunshine   Aug-05-03 06:53 PM   #43 
  - Conservative Republicans  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-05-03 07:01 PM   #45 
     - Too True  stoner_guy   Aug-05-03 07:49 PM   #55 
  - libertarianism not equal to Libertarianism  ezmojason   Aug-05-03 07:16 PM   #47 
  - There has been little treatment here of NORML Libertarians  greekspeak   Aug-05-03 07:17 PM   #48 
  - Libertarianism is...  Birthmark   Aug-05-03 07:24 PM   #50 
  - Why can't I be the master of my own existence  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-05-03 07:27 PM   #51 
  - Definition, please?  Birthmark   Aug-05-03 07:30 PM   #52 
     - Like Mill Said It  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-05-03 07:49 PM   #56 
        - Your personal habits don't sound too healthy! lol  Birthmark   Aug-05-03 08:01 PM   #58 
           - The harm I do to others outside my  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-05-03 08:56 PM   #62 
              - So...  Birthmark   Aug-05-03 09:02 PM   #63 
                 - But  theboss   Aug-06-03 02:27 PM   #101 
                 - Would insurance be outlawed, then?  Birthmark   Aug-06-03 04:43 PM   #115 
                 - Can the government  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-06-03 05:29 PM   #126 
  - who should chose?  ezmojason   Aug-05-03 07:32 PM   #53 
     - Really?  Birthmark   Aug-05-03 08:45 PM   #61 
        - your being a literalist  ezmojason   Aug-05-03 10:08 PM   #64 
  - It's Repubes that don't want to take the blame for the shit Bush...  Hubert Flottz   Aug-05-03 07:58 PM   #57 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-05-03 08:10 PM   #59 
  - "certainly closer to the former {greedy} than the latter {altruistic}."  Mairead   Aug-06-03 03:55 PM   #108 
  - one dollar one vote, instead of one person one vote?  WhoCountsTheVotes   Aug-06-03 11:45 PM   #130 
  - Capitalists who want to have fun with their money  bandera   Aug-05-03 08:25 PM   #60 
  - answering some personal need  ezmojason   Aug-05-03 11:00 PM   #65 
  - Got brain?  Character Assassin   Aug-06-03 01:00 PM   #89 
     - In answer from someone (allegedly knowledgeable)  bandera   Aug-06-03 02:35 PM   #102 
     - Game. Set. Match.  Character Assassin   Aug-06-03 04:44 PM   #116 
     - Force, etc.  bandera   Aug-07-03 01:24 PM   #142 
        - Are you really this willfully ignorant?  Character Assassin   Aug-07-03 01:47 PM   #143 
           - Zigs and zags and avoidance.  bandera   Aug-07-03 02:59 PM   #147 
              - So yes, you really are that willfully ignorant and dwell on irrelevancies  Character Assassin   Aug-07-03 04:26 PM   #148 
     - jesus!  incontrovertible   Aug-06-03 11:27 PM   #128 
        - Property "rights"  bandera   Aug-07-03 12:25 PM   #139 
           - How about, um, LEGAL usage?  incontrovertible   Aug-07-03 09:42 PM   #154 
     - "I don't think that word means what you think it means"  pbeal   Aug-07-03 12:21 PM   #138 
        - For the last time....  Character Assassin   Aug-07-03 12:38 PM   #141 
           - you really do have to put up proof  pbeal   Aug-07-03 05:59 PM   #153 
  - General reply to replies:  redeye   Aug-05-03 11:31 PM   #67 
  - There's a libertarian party in my country...  arcos   Aug-06-03 12:24 AM   #72 
  - Answer to Question 6:  Hanuman   Aug-06-03 12:06 PM   #74 
  - Of course not. Why would you even assume that?  Character Assassin   Aug-06-03 01:04 PM   #90 
  - My god...  Hanuman   Aug-06-03 01:32 PM   #93 
  - Why I would think that...  redeye   Aug-06-03 04:08 PM   #110 
     - Some quick thoughts  Hanuman   Aug-06-03 04:34 PM   #113 
     - Some quick replies  redeye   Aug-06-03 05:09 PM   #123 
     - Microsoft cannot raise prices indefinately  Liberal Classic   Aug-06-03 05:04 PM   #122 
        - They can't...  redeye   Aug-06-03 09:37 PM   #127 
           - Like I said:  Hanuman   Aug-07-03 11:24 AM   #134 
              - The basis of size...  redeye   Aug-07-03 11:40 AM   #135 
                 - As I recall...  Hanuman   Aug-07-03 02:02 PM   #146 
  - You certainly do seem to work hard at it!  Mairead   Aug-07-03 12:33 PM   #140 
  - No government in anything  BushHasGotToGo   Aug-05-03 11:31 PM   #68 
  - Feudalism  Philosophy   Aug-05-03 11:32 PM   #69 
  - I guess so...  redeye   Aug-05-03 11:40 PM   #70 
  - That's patently absurd  Character Assassin   Aug-06-03 12:53 PM   #87 
  - Doesn't such a policy violate the Dec. of Independence and ..  wuushew   Aug-05-03 11:42 PM   #71 
  - BINGO!  Terwilliger   Aug-06-03 12:30 AM   #73 
     - Hey, I thought we took away votes from Pubbies?  Liberal Classic   Aug-06-03 05:09 PM   #124 
  - 18 words describing libertarianism  bandera   Aug-06-03 12:22 PM   #77 
  - And small, stupid children talk about things they don't know....  Character Assassin   Aug-06-03 05:23 PM   #125 
  - I Got Mine, Screw YOU. (nt) (13 words to spare)  WoodrowFan   Aug-06-03 12:28 PM   #78 
  - actually no  jagguy   Aug-06-03 04:24 PM   #111 
  - Libertarians are conservatives on weed.  edward   Aug-06-03 12:31 PM   #80 
  - And democrats are...  Hanuman   Aug-06-03 01:41 PM   #95 
     - Why? You have a problem with smoking weed?  edward   Aug-06-03 03:06 PM   #104 
        - Are you serious?  Hanuman   Aug-06-03 03:52 PM   #107 
  - OK, so I won't tell you "bullshit"...  BiggJawn   Aug-06-03 12:37 PM   #83 
  - libertarians are bi-polar  snooper2   Aug-06-03 12:42 PM   #85 
  - My question is can there be Fundies who are Libertarians?  wuushew   Aug-06-03 01:34 PM   #94 
  - Every true libertarian I know  Hanuman   Aug-06-03 01:55 PM   #97 
  - Judge them by their websites  mojowork_n   Aug-07-03 05:16 PM   #149 
  - straight answer  jagguy   Aug-06-03 01:59 PM   #98 
  - As a resident libertarian, let me try to answer...  Liberal Classic   Aug-06-03 04:40 PM   #114 
  - most eloquently explained  incontrovertible   Aug-06-03 11:40 PM   #129 
     - Seconded  redeye   Aug-07-03 06:48 AM   #132 
     - specialized legislatures  sweetheart   Aug-07-03 01:56 PM   #144 
     - Thanks!  Liberal Classic   Aug-07-03 12:11 PM   #137 
  - A Religion  durutti   Aug-07-03 02:59 AM   #131 
  - Libertarianism is basically "Ive got mine screw you."  The Lone Liberal   Aug-07-03 06:56 AM   #133 
  - More unsupportable fallacies  Character Assassin   Aug-07-03 11:45 AM   #136 
  - better example would be de Sade  acropolis   Aug-07-03 02:00 PM   #145 
  - One thing about libertarianism I don't like  jiacinto   Aug-07-03 05:54 PM   #152 
 

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