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Gary Johnson, Libertarian

Gary, Johnson, a former Governor of New Mexico, is running for President as a Libertarian. Johnson claims to be a social liberal and fiscal conservative. Johnson hopes to win enough votes to prevent any other candidate from winning a majority. … Continue reading

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Far out

A single dimensional continuum from left to right fails to capture the complex spectrum of political opinion. I propose a two-dimensional representation like that shown. Moderate views from liberal to conservative fall along the horizontal axis. Extreme political views which … Continue reading

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Rep. Justin Amash on what ails us

Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI), a libertarian, responds to President Obama’s State of the Union address: The essential error of the Obama presidency is an unfounded belief that greater government power—in our pocketbooks, in our private lives—will make America more prosperous … Continue reading

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Dr. Ben Carson

“No, I don’t want to be president. Why would any sane person want to do that? I think I have to consider that, with so many clamoring for me to do it.” — Dr. Carson Dr. Carson’s story is one of … Continue reading

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LIbertarian poverty proposal

No, we’re not living in an Ayn Rand novel. — Paul Krugman Writing about “Libertarian Fantasies,” Paul Krugman explains that the libertarian view of society “bears little resemblance to reality.” Krugman continues: Mike Konczal takes on a specific example: the currently … Continue reading

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