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Rand Paul: Voters ready for Libertarian Republican in 2016



Sen. Rand Paul says he'll wait until 2014 to decide whether to run for president, but he believes voters are ready for a Libertarian-minded Republican candidate.

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You are kidding right? The non aggression principal is the most important tenant of Libertarianism. That is according to judge nap.

Then every person who

Then every person who supports abortion rights and claims to be a libertarian isn't actually a libertarian since they don't support the non aggression principle.

yes, that would be my opinion.

I've actually been bringing up this point for a long time. Thx. I believe, like judge nap, that the chain reaction of life begins when the sperm enters the egg. But, seeing as though we are a minority in politics, we have to make "compromises" to have the bigger tent. How much should we compromise? I don't know and can't speak for everyone. My personal belief: I am willing to share a tent with folks that at least believe abortion is a state issue. At least in my state I believe we have a chance to make some changes. As it stands now, according to the feds abortion is legal. Gary Johnson for example, even though pro abortion, still argued it was as state issue. We all know legislation at the federal level will not resolve this problem. As the good Dr Paul has wrote in his book, the only thing that will resolve this problem of abortion is a true moral, just and prosperous society. (paraphrase) Even just fixing the economy will save more babies then any piece of legislation could. I know compromise is a no no word, but we all do it to some degree. This leads me to my next point. Going back to your last comment. I will say that no you don't have to agree on everything to be Libertarian. We actually disagree on so very much. But the non aggression principal is definitely at the top. IMO Is is the most important and one that cannot be ignored. Rand is no doubt going to be the best choice in 2016, should he not be cheated out of the chance like his father. And there is a good chance he will probably get my vote despite his sanctions vote. But I think its important we continue to bring it up and keep that issue on the forefront. The more concern there is, the higher the likelihood he may react and change his mind. The sanctions vote is really one of the few things keeping many libertarians from jumping 100% on board the Rand train. And its important he knows it. Is that so wrong. We both know that LibPac scans DP regularly to check the "pulse" of libertarians.

Boom ^

This guy right here.

"Once you become knowledgeable, you have an obligation to do something about it."- Ron Paul


he only enhanced my argument.

Bring On

The Judge!


"I, __________, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic."


There is no duration defined in the Oath

The misinformed commentary

In the comments section of that article is mind numbing and painful, like a dry erase marker constantly squeaking across the board while the monotonous professor gives his lecture.


I'm over the idea that you

I'm over the idea that you can elect a president and have change. Ya it would be nice if a liberty minded guy got elected to the federal presidency but I don't think it matters that much.

The war is being fought in the trenches in the local and state governments. If we succeed there the federal govt. should fall in to place.

If not, then prepare for a violent revolution.

Im going to have to agree

Im going to have to agree with you. So many misinformed people happy about their slavery and brainwashed into thinking freedom is crazy and dangerous. Factor that in with TPTB, a controlled media, and a duopoly on party participation in presidential elections and it's an impossibility to start at the top and work your way down. We have to keep fighting at the local level and work our way up.