libertarian

  1. GordonGecko

    Can anyone point to a successful modern Libertarian nation-state?

    Remember all criteria of the question must be met. 1. a "nation-state".....not some city or county 2. "modern".....not 100-200 years ago 3. "Libertarian"....i.e. full implementation of the libertarian agenda, not "partial" or "some aspects" of libertarianism 4. "successful"....not...
  2. Bourne

    Libertarian

    After the debacle of a piece of self-serving wet sh*t called Trump being "elected" into the presidency, not by popular vote but by the archaic electoral college system, I've had it with the Republican Party. I've voted republican since I was eligible to vote, but no longer. I've registered...
  3. L

    Libertarian Party wins court case against the FEC

    by Lauren Daugherty on February 2, 2017 in Press Releases For Immediate Release February 2, 2017 In a victory for more open presidential debates, a US District Court ruled yesterday against the Federal Election Commission (FEC) in Level the Playing Field et al v. Federal Election...
  4. GordonGecko

    To the Right: What IS the difference between a "conservative" and a "libertarian"?

    Seems there are a lot of guys who CALL themselves "libertarian"....but toe the same CONSERVATIVE line on social issues, war, etc. and just want to try to semantically "distance" themselves from being labelled a "conservative." So....for our Rightwing friends....tell me where libertarians...
  5. libertariat720

    Austin Petersen, the Libertarian who should actually be the candidate

    Gary Johnson is a dope. I was never a fan of him even though I supported him in 2012. Austin Petersen is a young libertarian who came in 2nd to Johnson at the convention. He actually makes sense, he knows his stuff, and is not afraid to ruffle a few feathers. I hope to god he runs again in...
  6. El VetoVoter

    I'd vote for Gary, except...

    If the election was a popularity contest to choose who would be the better friend or neighbor, then the choice would be easy. Gary Johnson is the only nice person running for President this election. All the other candidates have one thing in common. They want to tell us all how to live our...
  7. L

    Astute Political Posts on Social Media are Working for Libertarians

    According to a Rantic study that allegedly polled 10,000 Facebook users, many may be wasting their time making political posts on Facebook. The study categorized into Republicans, Democrats, and Independents. Perhaps they left the Libertarians out because they are doing well on social media...
  8. L

    Why The Libertarian Party Candidacy Will Go Nowhere

    by Longshot Lou If ever there were a sweet spot for a third party presidential candidate, 2016 would seem to be it. Discontent with the two parties has never been higher we are told. Clinton and Trump are the two most disliked presidential nominees in history, the pollsters say. Into the...
  9. bajisima

    Romney considering libertarian endorsement

    This could change everything. "Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson told CNN Thursday that Mitt Romney was considering endorsing him for president this fall. Johnson, a former governor of New Mexico, told CNN's Wolf Blitzer that he and Romney had spoken in recent weeks. "I...
  10. Tedminator

    Libertarian Townhall on CNN tonight

    This should be interesting.
  11. the watchman

    Romney says Trump will change America with 'trickle-down racism'

    Park City, Utah (CNN)Mitt Romney suggested Friday that Donald Trump's election could legitimize racism and misogyny, ushering in a change in the moral fabric of American society. The 2012 Republican nominee, who has openly opposed Trump's candidacy, went further than he has before in outlining...
  12. Howey

    Libertarian: I Refuse To Salute the Flag

    What a role model! Why I Do Not Pledge Allegiance to the Flag | Connor's Conundrums
  13. MaryAnne

    Libertarian On Emails

    Governor Weld speaks out. Libertarian VP Candidate Dispels Clinton Email Scandal In 20 Seconds
  14. Dangermouse

    American Politics Can't Get Weirder. Then This!

    The chair thinks the libertarian convention needs a lift!
  15. Devil505

    True conservatives should vote Libertarian

    If you're a real conservative and don't like Trump's radical policy promises and you don't like Hillary then you should seriously consider voting for Johnson/Weld on the Libertarian ticket. They will be on the ballot in all 50 states and would be the honorable thing to do on 11/8. Weld was our...
  16. L

    Bernie Sanders, First Libertarian Socialist?

    Could he be two thirds of the way there? Terry Michael | September 15, 2015 Ground-breaking research by political science experts (actually me, Googling) reveals that a new breed of American politician has been discovered, the first ever "libertarian socialist." And it has a name: Bernie...
  17. bajisima

    Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson says Trump is ridiculous

    "Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson said Tuesday Donald Trump makes "ridiculous" comments, and pitched himself as a general election home for potentially disaffected Bernie Sanders supporters. "With regard to Trump, he's saying some things that I just think are ridiculous and...
  18. boontito

    Gary Johnson Announces 2016 Run For Presidency As Libertarian

    As he did in 2012, Gary Johnson is again running for president as a Libertarian. Former Gov. Gary Johnson Announces Entry Into 2016 Presidential Race In 2012, Johnson received 0.99 percent of the popular vote, or a total of 1,275,971 votes, as the Libertarian Party's nominee. Johnson announced...
  19. Howey

    What Is A Libertarian?

    This is probably the most (and funniest) explanation I've ever read. It seriously describes every Libertarian I've ever dealt with on internet forums.
  20. P

    Libertarian superstar Ayn Rand defended Native American genocide:“Racism didn’t exist

    Ayn Rand is the patron saint of the libertarian Right. Her writings are quoted in a quasi-religious manner by American reactionaries, cited like Biblical codices that offer profound answers to all of life’s complex problems (namely, just “Free the Market”). Yet, despite her impeccable...