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  1. Docum3ntary Interview Observations

    This thread was made while filming "For Liberty". It puts faces to names and provides a glimpse into where we came from, and where we are going...

    Quote Originally Posted by ronpaulhawaii View Post
    On I-70 headed east

    Just left Granville, OH., home of former FEC Chairman, The Honorable Bradley Smith, and I gotta tell you, he seemed quite deserving of his honorific. He took time to speak to us as his family readied the house for the onslaught of a wedding this weekend.

    Many of us tend to think
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  2. LibertyRide - A Grassroots Journ3y

    I needed a pic from this thread and figured people might enjoy the read... This day and Death Valley remain the most harrowing bits of the venture...

    Quote Originally Posted by ronpaulhawaii View Post
    [h2]The First Mountain Was A Doozy[/h2]
    May 28th, 2009
    Timmonds Mountain… I was warned… The locals shook their heads seeing the book-mobile I was pulling. That was a bit intimidating, but, if life was easy it would be boring, and like our
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  3. Anarchism, Minarchism, Small Government Statism, and Statism Generally

    It is my belief that the State draws it's authority from the following areas:

    1. The monopoly on social contracts (within a certain area only one standard of law is accepted)
    2. The monopoly on violence (the liscence for force to enforce the statist standard of law within the area)
    3. The monopoly on capital (having only one accepted currency with no competition allowed)
    4. The monopoly on collective defense (using the statist law to compel or conscript someone ...

    Updated 01-22-2012 at 09:30 AM by ProIndividual

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  4. 'Opting-Out' - How to Achieve a Libertarian Society in the Context of the State?

    Remember when Ron Paul (at CPAC) was suggesting the ability to 'Opt-Out' of the system? I understand he was talking primarily about federal income tax - but why not think about it in terms of Federal, State, and Local?

    I was thinking deeply on this the other day, and it's theoretical implications.

    First, I would think passing 'Opt-Out' legislation would be less offensive (and thus easier to legislate successfully) to most liberals than outright abolishing or privatizing ...

    Updated 07-11-2012 at 09:35 PM by Sentient Void

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  5. Ames Straw Poll By the Numbers (Or, How Many People Does Ron Paul Need to Win?)

    Quote Originally Posted by 1836 View Post
    Introduction
    This is a breakdown of Iowa voter participation in the Ames Straw Poll, and what the grassroots and the campaign needs to achieve in order to actually pull of a good finish at the straw poll. I have put it together as a guide so that we can have an idea of what we need to achieve; perhaps it can serve as a reference for some activities in Iowa.

    I will update this thread as new ideas and information come forward.

    Turnout at the Straw Poll, and Factors
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