Tag Archives: libertarianism

Arvin Vohra: Freedom and Irresponsibility

By Arvin Vohra, Vice Chair, Libertarian National Committee via FB:

How does real libertarianism, which is freedom + responsibility, address buying a computer? Simple: you can buy whatever computer you want, as long as you pay for it.

It isn’t, “You get to buy whatever computer you want, and then taxpayers have to pay for it.” That would be freedom + irresponsibility.… Read more ...

Dr. Mary Ruwart to be Featured Speaker at “Architects of the New Paradigm” Conference

 

Dr. Ruwart, author of Healing Our World: The Compassion of Libertarianism, former candidate for the Libertarian Party presidential nomination and former member of the Libertarian National Committee will be a featured speaker at the Architects of the New Paradigm Conference in Ashland Oregon, 25 to 26 March 2017. She will be joined by self-described “radical voluntaryist” Foster Gamble, whose 2011 documentary THRIVE  (and subsequent movement) explicates a path toward a libertarian/voluntaryist utopian future for humanity.… Read more ...

Clint Bishop: Ain’t No Party Like a . . . Party!

parties2A Conversation with paleo-libertarians, minarchists, libertarian right,  classical liberals, conservatarians, fusionists, liberty leaning conservatives, paleo-conservatives, and constitutionists.

By Clint Bishop, American Third Party Report, September 7th, 2016:

Hey you! Yes you, the libertarian or conservative with libertarian leanings that doesn’t feel quite at home in the Libertarian Facebook groups.… Read more ...

Cody Quirk: Coming Out As Libertarian

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by Cody Quirk (American Third Party Report, September 6th, 2016):

This editorial has been long overdue for those that have followed, or paid close attention to my political progression over the past 4 years, of which has changed a bit drastically since our last presidential election. This editorial, in addition, will also serve somewhat as an apology to several Libertarian bloggers and commentators that I have argued and spared with online in the past over ideology, the U.S.… Read more ...

Cody Quirk: No, Darrell Castle Is Not More Libertarian Than Gary Johnson

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Darrell Castle

The following article was originally published earlier today at American Third Party Report:

by Cody Quirk

An interview with Constitution Party presidential candidate, Darrell Castle, seems to have much of the minor-party blogosphere up in debate and argument over Mr. Castle’s claim that he is more libertarian then Libertarian Party presidential candidate, Gary Johnson.… Read more ...

Open Thread VI for Discussions of Small ‘l’ Libertarianism and Anarchy

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At Independent Political Report, our mission is to post articles about independents or alternate parties. From time to time, however, an interesting article comes around regarding the philosophy of libertarianism or anarchy, both of which are topics which many of our readers have interest in. This thread is dedicated to those articles.… Read more ...

Mark Axinn, Chairman of Libertarian Party of New York, Is Interviewed About Libertarianism

Mark Axinn, who is currently Chairman of the Libertarian Party of New York, is interviewed by Debora Vincent D’Souza, a Columbia Journalism School student.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader’s New Book Urges Liberals to Back Rand Paul

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Posted to The Week

By Bill Scher | May 1, 2014

This week, Ralph Nader returned to the political stage with a new book, Unstoppable, whose triumphant subtitle is The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State. To kick off his publicity tour, he has argued that liberals should “definitely” impeach President Barack Obama, abandon the “international militarist” Hillary Clinton, and instead embrace Sen.Read more ...

Laurence Vance: Is It Okay to Kill?

Found in LibertarianChristians.com

Is it okay to kill? I don’t mean a bug in your house, a snake in your garage, or a deer in the woods. Deer tastes good; you may not know if that snake in your garage is poisonous; and bugs are home invaders.
I mean is it okay to kill a man, a human being, a person?… Read more ...

Lee Wrights: Peace Is the Death of War

by R. Lee Wrights

BURNET, Texas (May 26) – When I began my quest for the Libertarian presidential nomination, my staff and I were committed to making the campaign about more than just winning the nomination. We determined that whoever was the nominee, the message of the Libertarian Party in 2012 would be “Stop All War,” and that message would be heard in all 50 states.… Read more ...

Lee Wrights: The Messenger Is Also The Message

by R. Lee Wrights

BURNET, Texas (April 7) – In the 1960s Marshall McLuhan, a Canadian educator and philosopher, coined the phrase “the medium is the message.” He meant that the method used to convey a message, the medium, becomes part of the message itself and affects the way the message is perceived.… Read more ...

Lee Wrights: Libertarianism Is Different Because It’s About Peace

by R. Lee Wrights

BURNET, Texas (March 17) – As I’ve crisscrossed the country the past few months visiting Libertarian state party conventions, I’ve had plenty of time on the road between stops to reflect on what I’ve heard from my fellow libertarians. And what I’m hearing from an increasing number of them is that they’re ready to make a difference in 2012 simply by being different, by being true libertarians.… Read more ...