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Jon Stewart Scolds Media For Ignoring Ron Paul, the One Who "Planted the Grassroots!"


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I'd use the political term 'volitional' (as opposed to a private individual's charity)

Then its no longer

Then its no longer socialism.. ;) I assume you mean that people can get together in ANY society and create their own socialist communities WITHOUT forcing others to join. Im all for that..

If you disagree with me on anything you are not a real libertarian...

WHAT? You are a socialist?

WHAT? You are a socialist? LOL Just curious, but what are you doing on a Libertarian website? And FYI libertarianism and socialism are diametrically opposing views.

This is a first, but you'll come around when you realize that freedom is a big tent.

If you disagree with me on anything you are not a real libertarian...

I read it and Norm Chomski

I read it and Norm Chomski defines himself as the same. Those underlying terms are contradicting. Its like saying you are a Christian atheist. Just doesn't work just because you make up a new term.

If you disagree with me on anything you are not a real libertarian...

It's Noam Chomski..

by the way.
;)

Yeah, well, Norm is his evil

Yeah, well, Norm is his evil twin brother..

If you disagree with me on anything you are not a real libertarian...

You are wrong boht historically and factually

the very first libertarian was a communist. you have no leg to stand on.. proof your point please. You cannot. because if you force capitalism on libertarianism it just becomes another use of force to enslave.. thus not libertarian.. capitalism cannot and should not be forced the same as socialism.. this is true libertarianism. Liberty is the freedom to choose without the threat of force.. become a libertarian. One can be a socialist and a libertarian just as well as a libertarian and a capitalist.. they are not mutually exclusive as they are economic models not political models.

Well, Tim...

Let's start with grammar. Then, can we move into monetary policy.

Happiness is found alone on a gravel road.

...

I have trouble "proofing" my point. And, if that's honestly what you think the saying is, then I'm up the doo-doo creek.

Happiness is found alone on a gravel road.

Capitalism and libertarianism

Capitalism and libertarianism are not the same. The former deals with the way the private sector runs its economy. The latter deals with the function of Government.

Socialism: "Socialism is an economic system in which the means of production are publicly or commonly owned and controlled cooperatively, or a POLITICAL philosophy advocating such a system." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socialism It comes from communism.

Libertarianism: "Libertarianism is the POLITICAL philosophy that holds individual liberty as the organizing principle of society. Libertarianism includes diverse beliefs, all advocating minimization of the state and sharing the goal of maximizing individual liberty and political freedom." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Libertarianism

Those are contradicting philosophies.

Actually they ARE both political and economic models. See above definitions. And, NO< you cannot be a libertarian and a sociailist at the same time. One promotes FREEDOM, the other FORCE. They are diametrically opposing views. Sorry.

If you disagree with me on anything you are not a real libertarian...

Gotta go with Brian on this

Gotta go with Brian on this one.

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huh?

that makes no sense at all. Obama is Bush 3. WTF is a libertarian socialist? you are very confused.

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Bernie Sanders for

Bernie Sanders for President?? It gets better and better...LOL Libertarian socialist is an oxymoron.

If you disagree with me on anything you are not a real libertarian...

Like I said read a bit.. it is not.. your just not well read.

The first person to describe himself as a libertarian was Joseph Déjacque, an early French anarchist communist. The word stems from the French word libertaire, and was used to evade the French ban on anarchist publications.[18] In this tradition, the term "libertarianism" in "libertarian socialism" is generally used as a synonym for anarchism, which some say is the original meaning of the term; hence "libertarian socialism" is equivalent to "socialist anarchism" to these scholars.[19][20] In the context of the European socialist movement, libertarian has conventionally been used to describe those who opposed state socialism, such as Mikhail Bakunin. In the United States, the movement most commonly called libertarianism follows a capitalist philosophy; the term libertarian socialism therefore strikes many Americans as a contradiction in terms.

However, the association of socialism with libertarianism predates that of capitalism, and many anti-authoritarians still decry what they see as a mistaken association of capitalism with libertarianism in the United States.[21] As Noam Chomsky put it, a consistent libertarian "must oppose private ownership of the means of production and the wage slavery, which is a component of this system, as incompatible with the principle that labor must be freely undertaken and under the control of the producer."[22]

Huffington Post for Ron Paul

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/16/jon-stewart-ron-pau...

Check out the comments from some of the HuffPost super users. A lot of them say things like "Paul is the only GOP I would vote for." It's great.

"We don't need a Department of Energy; we need a Department of Freedom" - RP
"We need to defend liberty.. and liberty!" - RP

Awesome comment from New York Times...

"I've considered myself a liberal, progressive till now. After watching Jon's video of Ron Paul blasting the establishment for our multiple boondoggle wars - I'm voting for Ron all the way this time. It's time we really shake up Washington."

Even CATO is covering this...

Is 96 Diggs a good amount these days?

We used to have them running in the thousands. I was surprised to only see 96 so far. Almost 2500 on reddit. Maybe Digg imploded?

Digged anyway.

Should...

Should we consider buying something from one of the Daily Show's sponsors, and including a photocopy of the receipt in a Thank You letter to the Daily Show for this spot and let them know there's more where this came from contingent upon their continued fair coverage of the Doctor?

THANK YOU JON STEWART.

I truly appreciate this effort because of the absolute truth behind the comedy.

It really is laughable.

FOX NEWS can shove it. Wallace MAKES ME SICK.

Unbelevable what is going on.

Now I really wish he had won Iowa because how could they have ignores FIRST PLACE?

Or maybe they would have found a way to do that too.

"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
-Ron Paul

Ron Paul blackout = Ron Paul blackout

Another news story would have topped it.
The results would been downplayed.
and the same thing woud have happened they would have focused on what went wrong for the other contenders.

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I'm mad that I'm not as funny as Stewart and Colbert

After years of trying to make fun of neocon propagandists for stiff-arming Paul, they just bang out a hilarious segment like it's nothing.

They are pros.

We have got to get some comedians.

I find myself furious with

I find myself furious with the two CNN `journalists` in that clip. Rarely is the silencing of Ron Paul so blatant and admitted. Anyone know the names of these two pieces of sh*t?

CNN

"CNN... the Cartoon News Network" - Gerald Celente

"The sinews of war are infinite money" ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

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They must be two comedians in a

skit. . . much like our Humor Against Tyranny LL's gig.

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"You can hold

the Ron Paul stuff"

He looks like that in my head, now.

"You underestimate the character of man." | "So be off now, and set about it." | Up for a game?

Comment from Huffington Post...

"Ending the wars and restoring civil liberties is enough for me to vote for Ron Paul. The fact that the TV won't touch him tells me he's more of a threat to this corrupt system than anything or anyone else."

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/16/jon-stewart-ron-pau...

He's catching on...

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