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54. Well in all fairness that may be true but they also think the
rising tide lifts all boats and that whoever is poor today would be better off and have more under their ideal of the state.

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  -Who in here can tell me exactly what the libertarian party is about? mrcheerful  Sep-26-06 08:27 AM   #0 
  - You can visit their websites to get their basic values, but...  Buzz Clik   Sep-26-06 08:31 AM   #1 
  - Yep ...  Cosmocat   Sep-26-06 08:38 AM   # 
  - Sums up my Libertarian friends in a nutshell. nt  blondeatlast   Sep-26-06 11:53 AM   #18 
  - you forgot that there theories  Iris   Sep-26-06 07:40 PM   #29 
  - Republicans who like to smoke dope  Love Bug   Sep-26-06 08:33 AM   #2 
  - You beat me to it. (NT)  Tesha   Sep-26-06 07:30 PM   #28 
  - Late to the game. Says it all. n/t  FormerRushFan   Sep-26-06 07:57 PM   #32 
  - I've heard libertarians refered to , simply as Republicans who smoke pot.  notadmblnd   Sep-26-06 08:34 AM   #3 
  - Can someone here give a real answer instead of a smart assed  schmuls   Sep-26-06 08:38 AM   #4 
  - Google is your friend.  Buzz Clik   Sep-26-06 10:44 AM   #15 
  - "Libertarian" is a catch-all used to describe many different things...  FormerRushFan   Sep-26-06 08:04 PM   #35 
  - The common thread is this:  Telly Savalas   Sep-26-06 10:12 PM   #44 
  - Libertarians  DuaneBidoux   Sep-27-06 05:51 PM   #58 
  - My take on the libertarians is that they are against any kind of  SmokingJacket   Sep-26-06 08:40 AM   #5 
  - basically, it means that my property  leftofthedial   Sep-26-06 08:42 AM   #6 
  - They are the ultimate "small government" party. They believe in  IdaBriggs   Sep-26-06 08:44 AM   #7 
  - Ok I was right  mrcheerful   Sep-26-06 08:57 AM   #11 
  - Do Libertarians like the way Hoover handled the great depression?  skipos   Sep-26-06 08:54 AM   #8 
  - Yes and No.  135th   Sep-26-06 11:40 AM   #17 
  - Propertarian anarchists (right anarchism).  endarkenment   Sep-26-06 08:55 AM   #9 
  - Built in excuse for their basic selfishness.  blm   Sep-26-06 08:56 AM   #10 
  - They are just like ...  lonehalf   Sep-26-06 09:01 AM   #12 
  - Bottom line: Fiscally conservative (practically in the Grover Norquist  mcscajun   Sep-26-06 09:10 AM   #13 
  - Libertarians have different beliefs, just like Democrats do  Lasher   Sep-26-06 09:24 AM   #14 
  - I agree, It does vary widely what (L)'s are about.  TheDonkey   Sep-26-06 11:29 AM   #16 
     - Most would want to shut the USDA down.  Lasher   Sep-26-06 12:49 PM   #19 
        - and spinach would be the least of our problems. . . n/t  Iris   Sep-26-06 08:20 PM   #39 
  - Acquiescing to corporate power. You know because liberty  izzybeans   Sep-26-06 01:05 PM   #20 
  - To quote Bill Maher  BoneDaddy   Sep-26-06 01:22 PM   #21 
  - Reduce the national debt and legalize dope  Husb2Sparkly   Sep-26-06 01:23 PM   #22 
  - Broadly speaking, they're socially liberal and economically conservative.  Donald Ian Rankin   Sep-26-06 05:27 PM   #23 
  - "It's a consistent and clear philosophy"  Iris   Sep-26-06 07:42 PM   #30 
  - Usually the "libertarian" Threads  GoneOffShore   Sep-26-06 07:57 PM   #33 
     - yes  Iris   Sep-26-06 08:11 PM   #36 
        - Why do you suppose they're silent?  GoneOffShore   Sep-26-06 08:17 PM   #38 
           - no clue.  Iris   Sep-26-06 08:21 PM   #40 
  - This is probably the best description posted yet.  135th   Sep-26-06 11:00 PM   #45 
  - Neal Boortz, radio talk show host in Atlanta, is a Libertarian.  Iris   Sep-27-06 06:20 AM   #48 
  - I used to believe the same thing.  Don1   Sep-27-06 07:10 AM   #51 
     - While the philosophy you outline there may not be consistent,  Donald Ian Rankin   Sep-27-06 10:14 AM   #52 
        - Poverty is not always a "negative freedom"  Don1   Sep-27-06 05:48 PM   #57 
  - The best definition I've found so far.  Luminous Animal   Sep-26-06 05:38 PM   #24 
  - Libertarians are Republicans that smoke pot.  AtomicKitten   Sep-26-06 05:53 PM   #25 
  - Libertarians..  sendero   Sep-26-06 06:09 PM   #26 
  - Well in all fairness that may be true but they also think the  treestar   Sep-27-06 04:17 PM   #54 
     - They think that.  sendero   Sep-27-06 06:09 PM   #59 
  - A Libertarian is a dishonest Republican....  AX10   Sep-26-06 06:44 PM   #27 
  - It's in the eye of the beholder  lwcon   Sep-26-06 07:54 PM   #31 
  - This is the best summary I've seen yet. I still feel the label is used  Mayberry Machiavelli   Sep-26-06 07:59 PM   #34 
     - I also tend to see it leaning rightward, but...  lwcon   Sep-26-06 08:15 PM   #37 
        - I think it's less of a useful political label than a way for the person  Mayberry Machiavelli   Sep-26-06 08:35 PM   #41 
           - Bingo! n/t  lwcon   Sep-26-06 08:47 PM   #42 
  - They're basically selfish people who believe in three principles:  Lydia Leftcoast   Sep-26-06 09:22 PM   #43 
  - Anyone catch The Fountainhead on TV last night?  135th   Sep-26-06 11:04 PM   #46 
  - I have a family member who is a rabid Libertarian.  silverweb   Sep-26-06 11:09 PM   #47 
  - Libertarians are just Republicans who smoke pot. n/t  IanDB1   Sep-27-06 06:22 AM   #49 
  - Some Libertarians are okay actually.  Don1   Sep-27-06 07:02 AM   #50 
  - Libertarians  NeedleCast   Sep-27-06 01:42 PM   #53 
  - In a nutshell...  bluedogyellowdog   Sep-27-06 04:55 PM   #55 
  - Anarchy and everyone for themselves  DuaneBidoux   Sep-27-06 05:45 PM   #56 
  - A libertarian knows that the libertarian party will never come to power so  Sapere aude   Sep-27-06 06:17 PM   #60 
 

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