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Of course they focus on drug legalization and foreign policy, the issues where we and the mainstream conservatives most disagree, rather than on fiscal and economic issues, where we have most in common.

If we're going to be successful in coming elections, we need to find common ground with mainstream conservatives. If we allow "social issues," drugs, and foreign policy to divide us, the next GOP presidential nominee will be yet another establishment stooge. We don't need to abandon our principles at all, but we need to form a coalition, as Ron always said vis a vis Congressional politics. The platform of a conservative-libertarian candidate in 2016 needs to focus primarily on fiscal and economic issues, with some emphasis on foreign policy, and virtually nothing about social issues or drugs. That's the only winning ticket IMO. End tangent.

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