Hey everyone. For the last couple months my friend and I have been racking our brains trying to figure out a way to legally create a news blog type site with a forum for our localized area. We were thinking of trying to get a community posting their troubles and concerns about what is going on in certain areas. Aiming to qualify for "safe harbor" protections.
We all have been noticing how Rand has been making some decisions and doing some things that are annoying us. He is saying and doing things that go against what his dad preached and what the liberty movement seems to be about. On the other hand he sometimes says and does things that make me think "he gets it"
My question is, Do you think Rand Paul is trying to play politics to win the white house rather than have a principled stand?
I think he might be, and I'm not sure its a bad thing. See his father took the principled stand. Thats why I fell in love with him. "He cured my apathy" but Ron's goals were different. I'm not sure he was ever playing to win, he was playing to change the conversation, and spread the message. He did a fantastic job. If he made compromises like Rand he wouldn't have been successful. Rand has different objectives then his father does. It appears that he has been interested in the white house ever since he joined the senate. He has been essentially in campaign mode since he took the senate seat. I wonder if he is doing what it takes to get to the white house, and when there can efforce a principled stance. He can impliment his libertarian idology once preseident.
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My Michigan absentee ballot for the primary has arrived. Having been in the UK for a quarter century now (yes, I am indeed in Nigel Farage territory), I have no idea if anyone on the ballot is libertarian/constitutional-leaning or not. There are no third party candidates listed.
Any advice, O Mighty DPers?
Cheers in advance.
Can the government be run like a business?
Right now it seems all we export is death. We farm illness and human misery for profit. A government hell bent on having it all. Complete control. No exceptions. Death and Extortion pay very well.
So what's the next step? What should a limited government look like?
How should things like education and food safety be handled?
What does the new "Liberty" product line look like?
I got the following e-mail from the Libertarian National Campaign Committee describing how the GOP of Illinois is trying to stop voters from having the option to vote for Libertarian candidates.
What kind of campaign strategy relies on cheating the voters? Anybody familiar with this tactic?
Either they despise the voters, or their gubernatorial candidate doesn't care about anything beyond his own campaign, because I would imagine Libertarians in Illinois will remember this and never vote for a Republican, again, even in those races where no Libertarian is running. How is that a good idea?
Here's the letter:
The Illinois Republican party, and their billionaire gubernatorial candidate, have declared war on Libertarian candidates.
I haven't had a chance to look this up effectively, but it seems regardless of who is in power, in all countries of the world, that party will push for war to insure its continuity. Obviously this isn't for every country and every case, but sure does seem common.
It would be interesting to look at major conflicts and see how the political party in power has changed its views leading up to that conflict.
So i just heard of this an app called WAZE ( https://www.waze.com/ ) This is legit for road-trips tells you where cops are and where traffic is jammed up. This is probably the coolest app iv seen in a while as far as functionality. Not to mention the actual map service is great. This works by people (you and I) giving road conditions with icons symbolizing whats going on. Pig hiding, traffic is creeping slow. The select icons to describe whats going on, it's quick and easy.
With a wind-down going on in Iraq and Afghanistan, the MIC is without a good bread-and-butter Middle Eastern meat-grinder.
We saw the beating of war-drums with Libya. The beating of war-drums with Syria. With Iraq (again), and now with Ukraine.
Words like "backing" and "funding" and "arming" are synonymous with "controlling", and the forces in Libya, Syria (and their spillover into Iraq), and Ukraine are all "western-backed".
A couple weeks ago I asked the Dp why it appears that most of the DP members are men. I was of course using very little factual information, more just my interpretation of the "voice" of the members comments, and the subjects that were discussed. Lots of generalizations going on, thats why I asked. After receiving loads of comments, a lot of Dpers mentioned that they were woman. More than I expected. Several even mentioned that they were grandmothers. I have to admit, and I a mean no offense, that I was shocked.
I'd like to see more libertarian communities outside the USSA.
Anyone here interested in starting one up?
Which country do you think provides the best opportunity to get one going?
I'm so depressed about this place I either want to run for the hills, or start over down South. Anyone here have the same thoughts?
So the movie The Purge: Anarchy has been released to theatres. This is the sequel to the movie about all crime being legal for one day out of the year. The director has professed that the roots of this movie are in his aversion to gun culture.
interesting article on the subject.
So I got to thinking, what would I do if all crime was legal?
What do all these people have in common? If Rand gets elected you know he is going to join the club. It saddens my heart to even think of it, but you know the State is going to eliminates anyone what gets in the way of corporate profits and the NWO. I feel...
Via Breitbart, 7/11/2014 :