Libertarian Party . John Spivey email@example.com Todd Hedgcoth Todd.firstname.lastname@example.org. Are Libertarians right or left wing?. We get the terms right wing and left wing from the French Estates-General where nobility sat to the right of the king and ‘commoners’ sat to the left.
What’s good for
The king is good
It’s good to be
Power to the People!
Not as easy….
Here’s what the new political map looks like….
“What luck for rulers
that men don’t think.”
"Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one."
— Elvis Presley
That’s $9,149,341,364,936.71 / 303,517,894Debt divided by total population as of 12/04/07
You’ve inherited $1 Million Dollars from
a distant relative. You must donate $300K to ‘help people’ in order to keep the rest.
How do you donate this money? Help some family directly? Give to an organization? Which one?
USDA -Agricultural Subsidies
For Manhattan in 2003 –
family farm on Park Ave.!
“Those who give up essential liberties for temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.”
Thomas Paine say about war and taxes?
“…taxes (are) not raised to carry on wars, but that wars (are) raised to carry on taxes."
(Note: Nader was on 34!)
BUT WHAT ABOUT RON PAUL????
* Republican Liberty Caucus
Libertarian Theorist –
Not a practicing libertarian though!
Texas Freedom Fighter
Abolitionist, Libertarian/Natural Rights Activist
"Abuse of power isn't limited to bad guys in other nations. It happens in our own country if we're not vigilant. Those in power get jaded, deluded, and seduced by power itself."
"There's a rebel lying deep in my soul. Anytime anybody tells me the trend is such and such, I go the opposite direction. I have a reverence for individuality... I've always considered myself too individualistic to be either right-wing or left-wing."
Academy Award Winner
Former Libertarian Mayor, Carmel CA
As mayor he repealed a municipal law that forbade anyone to eat
ice cream on the sidewalk
Trey Parker and Matt Stone
Penn & Teller
(small “L” Libertarian)
To Libertarian – “I vote for the candidate who will do the least.”
That’s in TEXAS alone!
In 2008 – we’re wanting even more!!!
We don’t have a ‘primaries’