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I Am a Libertarian

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    Distrustful of Government - It doesn't matter which side is in charge, politicians will always be corrupt.
    ameeker ameeker 21-25, F Nov 14, 2007

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    Good Article By Bob Barr On Townhall.com - http://townhall.com/columnists/BobBarr/2008/10/27/republicans_accuse_democrats_of_%E2%80%9Csocialism,%E2%80%9D_but_republican_bailouts...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 29, 2008

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    Too liberal for conservatives, too conservative for liberals.
    thenymphomanic thenymphomanic 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 28

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    From Republican to Libertarian - When I first became interested in politics it was largely for religious reasons; under the guidance of a very religious Repiblican I joined the...
    Curtains Curtains 18-21 1 Response Apr 3, 2009

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    All About Freedom - Honestly, I just don't want someone else being able to tell me what to do at gun point.  Government is supposed to be the only one with the ability to use...
    newtexasfun newtexasfun 21-25, M 2 Responses Aug 30, 2007

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    I Am A Libertarian - I dis-like republican or democrat party!!! and for MANY REASONS.
    more2lifethenthis more2lifethenthis 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 5, 2011

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    Proudly - I've always identified with libertarian ideology, even before I knew what it was called. Since I was about 14. Not sure why. I suppose I could be a redneck, but...
    Jayk Jayk 18-21, M 1 Response May 15, 2010

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    I supported Ron Paul in 2008... When I was in fifth grade. I loved John Stossel's specials on 20/20 when I was a kid. I knew I agreed with these people, but I didn't learn what...
    hoohahoohaha hoohahoohaha 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 21

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    Wake The EFF Up America!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - Reading all the events that are going on in the white house these days is really really scary. This should scare you too. Whether you are...
    HikingGuy HikingGuy 46-50, M 4 Responses May 14, 2013

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    2008 Vote - I am a Libertarian but I'm not going to be voting for Bob Barr this year. He would make a great President, certainly better than McCain or Obama but I'm thinking Chuck...
    Soothsayer8 Soothsayer8 18-21, M 17 Responses Jun 17, 2008

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    For me, the only way to handle the US is to refer to and abide by the Constitution. For those who think it's an outdated document cooked up by a bunch of stuffy old white men, you...
    dianashayne789 dianashayne789 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2013

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    We Should Be Looking At Harassment In The Context Of Personal Rights Rather Than Restrictions - We have the whole protected groups thing. However if you look at it, this is a very...
    ratburn ratburn 18-21 Nov 14, 2012

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    Just A Little Note - Congratulations to Rand Paul. He speaks highly of liberty. It's exciting when a politician who leans towards libertarian values. :)
    iamdollparts iamdollparts 26-30, F May 19, 2010

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    Both The Democratic And Republican Party Are Involved With Big Business - The old myth goes that the Republicans want to stay out of big business, and the Democrats want to...
    ratburn ratburn 18-21 Oct 24, 2012

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    Plz Help...i Am Not Happy To My Husband Nd Her Family With My Family Plz..i Need A Freedam - Namesta Madam:- Mara name sonal hai or mai 17 saal ki hu..or bahut garib pariwaar sa...
    SONALJAINRK1985 SONALJAINRK1985 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 23, 2012

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    I wasn’t born a Libertarian. I was actually born and raised a liberal Democrat in Minnesota. My Father was a union steward. I was even nominated to United States Air Force...
    TexasLibertarian TexasLibertarian 70+, M Dec 12, 2013

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    Maybe - Somethings I Can Ident... - maybe - somethings I can identify with, some I can't....
    thatweirdromanguy thatweirdromanguy 46-50, M Feb 14, 2007

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    I Want the Gov Outa My Beezwax. - That is the name of a group I started because I am a left wing libertarian. Libs are a diverse group -- and they should be! That is freedom. I am...
    dahliasantos dahliasantos 41-45 Mar 24, 2008

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    I am a libertarian because it is as close to an anarchist one can get while still believing in government. I firmly believe people can very easily be good or bad depending on the...
    jaredtucker jaredtucker 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    How I Became A Libertarian - Since I was young, a world of politics has always been around me, and it wasn't until early this year when I finally decided to join the Libertarian...
    Fri1991 Fri1991 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 1, 2013

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    More than anything I want my liberty and wallet to be left alone by the government. I voted for Gary Johnson in 2012, as my protest vote (Romney was going to win my state). I...
    ashley420d ashley420d 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 20

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    The Local And Federal Governments Need To Know Their Place - The only job of the Federal Government is to enforce the constitution, which therefore means its their job to defend...
    ratburn ratburn 18-21 Oct 17, 2012

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    M 2 But For Different Reasons - I am a liberterian but for different reasons, I consider myself right winged. The left has brought us the Kelo decision and gun control/ The war in...
    whiteguyasiangirl whiteguyasiangirl 31-35, F Jul 27, 2006

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    Leanings Any Way - i am an independent, always have been. Conservative on many issues, but not all. Some may say liberal in these other areas. i think maybe more libertarian...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 1 Response Feb 4, 2009

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    Freedom As the Founding Fathers Intended!! - Forget the IRS, and income tax. Forget sticking our nose in every country's business. Forget BIG GOVERNMENT. Say yes to States' rights...
    Cunninglinguist Cunninglinguist 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 31, 2007

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    I Guess You Can Count Me In, Too? - I used to never be much into politics and certainly was never very patriotic....until 911.  After I watched that crap happen, I couldn't...
    MysticWriter MysticWriter 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 8, 2006

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    Yes - I love small government and very little government interference in what a man does to himself. Drug laws are stupid. The income tax and social security are ******. It all...
    bvb1123 bvb1123 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 24, 2011

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    Im A Left Leaning Libertarian - Yes, a leftist can be a libertarian too. But if I had to explain Leftist vs. Rightist libertarianism, I would explain rights like candy. With the...
    ratburn ratburn 18-21 Jul 21, 2012

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    Let's Experience "Noah's Ark II" - A retired NASA engineer named Jim McLance suggested a way to jump start human settlements on Mars with the idea of a pioneer journey be...
    rongold53 rongold53 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 2, 2010

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    A Nanny State Leads To A Police State - In reality, a nanny state is just an expansion of big government on the left side, while a police state is big government on the right...
    ratburn ratburn 18-21 1 Response Oct 8, 2012

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    Less Government - Less BS  laws and happier local people.... So many convoluted intervetions from government... life would be simpler and better.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 22, 2008

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    Liberty - I've been a libertarian since the realization at age 18 that the word "society" is a particularly pernicious figure of speech that allows those in power to get...
    saintjimmy saintjimmy 26-30, M May 28, 2006

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    Why Am I a Libertarian? - I think I am a Libertarian because I can see positives and negatives from both big political parties. WHAT I THINK ON SOME POLITICAL ISSUES  ...
    cubsfan83 cubsfan83 22-25 Mar 27, 2009

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    The Scoop - Recently I've heard a lot of people talking about the Libertarian party as if we were right wing extremists.  One person said "Republicans on steroids."  Well I...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 8 Responses Aug 12, 2011

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    opticaltee opticaltee 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 18

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    'Libertarian' is just a fancy way of saying you grew up in the suburbs
    GiantKaiju GiantKaiju 22-25, F Mar 22

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    I currently live in Savannah, Georgia and I'm going to be trying to move out west in the next two years or so probably. I have multiple interests; I am firstly a Christian...
    Cydramech Cydramech 26-30, M Mar 24

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    I was overwhelmed with my dad's spirit this morning driving to work. The last year of his life was a mess. In fact, the last few years of his life were a mess. Today, I was in the...
    JohnnyDough JohnnyDough 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 28

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