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Your Sim City: Anarchist, Socialist, Other?

The real world exists right now, while potential worlds exist in the future. In order to achieve a higher state of civilization, it is not enough to imagine it, the society at large must take steps to get from here to there. Equality is a fine ideal, but how do we get from inequality to equality without forceful redistribution? Violent revolutions are attempts to perfect society without the forethought necessary to finesse a society into a better future. A violent revolution is like hammering a screw into a board: it won't be pretty, but it will get there!

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Daily Paul ad choices promote establishment politician's campaign

Come on Daily Paul you need to be more selective of the advertisers! I keep seeing election ads for the local establishment bums.

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Anybody invested/knowledgeable on the 'LED lighting revolution'?

I was talking to a sales friend of mine over drinks last night. The guy has sold everything under the sun and been pretty successful at it. He kept going on and on about LED 'replacement' lighting.

Apparently LED lighting has been making huge breakthroughs. So big, that governments are extremely interested in the technology. I have today off and am going to be doing my own research to see if the information I received is valid.

His main points were:

1. The technology has finally landed that makes LED lighting commercially viable on a broad scale.

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Fundraising for Veterans

I had an idea the other day that I wanted to share with you all.

After the news of abuses to veterans that have come to light recently, I want to try to do something to help.

I have come up with a business idea to spread the message of the oath we took and to help out vets in need at the same time.

What are the best ideas to start fundraising?

I have started to research various websites but know nothing about them.

Any feedback would be appreciated.

p.s This is not a vet bashing thread opportunity.

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What has happened to Dave Hodges?

I really like reading his site. It seems his site has been taking down(404 error) and his face book page has been removed. Does anyone have any idea what is going on? I worry for him. He has been reporting some controversial stuff lately.

His site was www.thecommonsenseshow.com. Everything related to him or his site seems to be down.

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Why Is This So Low?

Why is this so low. I can't conceptualize why this is only 3$ a share. Were is this to go in the future? Does the stock follow the price of gold in a way?

http://finance.yahoo.com/echarts?s=IAG+Interactive#symbol=IA...

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Questions for my fellow libertarians who are atheists?

To all libertarian atheists,

Why is aggression wrong? I assume you support the NAP, as do I. But why? What happens to people who violate the NAP? There is no natural "punishment" for rights violations. It's not like physical laws that I can't disregard. If I jump up, gravity pulls me down. If I violate someone's rights, nothing happens to me.

If you say it's just inherently wrong, that's fine. I'm not quibbling with that. But it is a moral statement. But if are just a bag of chemicals and not a creation of a divinity, why does it matter if our supposed "rights" are violated?

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Homeschooling curriculum

I'm looking into homeschooling my two kiddos here in California. Anyone here homeschool and if so what curriculum are you using?

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Questions for my fellow anarcho-libertarians

Do you support nullification? If you do, how do you reconcile that with not supporting any government? Doesn't the nullifying government use tax dollars and it's territorial legal monopoly to resist the Federal Government?

Would you support immediately letting all prisoners out of prison? Aren't prisons funded by taxes?

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European Election

Do you come from EU country? Is there a liberty candidate that got elected? Please let us know about that.

From Poland:
4 radical liberty minded people got a seat. "New Right" got 7.2% of votes.
Their leader is Janusz Korwin-Mikke. For decades he has been advocating minimal government, freedom and personal responsibility.
His positions: free market works better in every industry, minimize taxation, send bureaucrats to useful work, pro-gun, pro-life, pro-capital punishment, anti-gay-activism, conservative.

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Did the USDA always buy submachine guns?

I'm not being facetious. Is this new?

Has the USDA always packed heat while stamping packed meat?

Has the USDA always checked Big Macs with Mac-10's?

Have they had it their way at BK with an AK?

Have they always dealt fines with TEC-9's?

Tell me, when did the USDA start inspecting Coca-Cola with a Maschinenpistole?

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Snowden / Greenwald's list of American's the NSA spied upon - Make your guesses now

Greenwald... "is to reveal names of US citizens targeted by their own government in what he promises will be the “biggest” revelation from nearly 2m classified files."

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so - we like to speculate around here... let's make some guesses as to who the big names on the list will be....

I'll guess Glenn Greenwald ;)

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Comparing gun laws in countries with same socio-economic statuses

Hi friends, I usually post when I seek the opinions of liberty lovers so I can further enhance my understanding of and passion for liberty. My question is in regards to some stats I saw on LewRockwell in regards to gun ownership and intentional homicides across the globe.

Some key points outlined in the LewRockwell.com article are:

-Honduras has the highest homicide rate on earth, and a gun ownership rate similar to that of Great Britain.

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Who are you?

Break the shell
Come out fully formed
Into the clean free air
The birthright of us all
Our patrimony
Our right to stand before god
Before the world
Unashamed
Unembarrassed
Unafraid of human malice
Cruelty and pettiness
Confined and narrow minds

Become what thou are
Proclaimed the misled Prophet
Do not hide your face
Proclaimed the son of God

To freely shape one's character
To bind oneself to Him
In between these two injunctions
Is the path we humans tread

Don't forget to have a laugh
But take yourself seriously
Don't always be a drag

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Can anyone source this ?

The Rattlesnake as a Symbol of America
"I recollected that her eye
excelled in brightness, that of any other animal, and that she has no
eye-lids. She may therefore be esteemed an emblem of vigilance. She
never begins an attack, nor, when once engaged, ever surrenders: She is
therefore an emblem of magnanimity and true courage. As if anxious to
prevent all pretensions of quarreling with her, the weapons with which
nature has furnished her, she conceals in the roof of her mouth, so
that, to those who are unacquainted with her, she appears to be a most

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