Comment: I am NOT Libertarian

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I am NOT Libertarian

I am a strong advocate of COMMON SENSE thinking.

The two are not necessarily the same thing.

The application of Libertarianism as often espoused on this thread is definitely not the same thing as COMMON SENSE.
Not enough thought has gone into them, or thinking beyond standard Libertarian dogma.
No heed has been paid of the human condition.
No attempt has been made to understand the other 98%+ of the American public who would not currently describe themselves as Libertarians.

Therein lies a fundamental truth of why Ron Paul will not be President.

I saved this a while back.
I thought it was a good explanation of Libertarian thinking and had some very useful ideas on how to project a Libertarian case.
http://ian56commonsense.blogspot.co.uk/2011/11/small-governm...

"In the end, more than they wanted freedom, they wanted security. They wanted a comfortable life, and they lost it all -- security, comfort, and freedom. When ... the freedom they wished for was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased to be free."