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    “The nationalist not only does not disapprove of atrocities committed by his own side, but he has a remarkable capacity for not even hearing about them.” --George Orwell

    Quote Originally Posted by AuH20 View Post
    In terms of a full spectrum candidate, Rand is leaps and bounds above Trump. I'm not disputing that.
    Who else in public life has called for a pre-emptive strike on North Korea?--Donald Trump



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    I was a big fan.

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    I can't think of a favorite government program.

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    I don't even wanna look. It makes me nauseous to think of how much money they take steal.


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    The intellectual battle for liberty can appear to be a lonely one at times. However, the numbers are not as important as the principles that we hold. Leonard Read always taught that "it's not a numbers game, but an ideological game." That's why it's important to continue to provide a principled philosophy as to what the role of government ought to be, despite the numbers that stare us in the face.

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    R.I.P.. Sure coulda used him in 2016.
    He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution,
    and unacknowledged by our laws;
    giving his Assent to their Acts of pretended Legislation:

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    A true gentleman and decent man.

    I count as one of the high points in my political world having a talk over drinks with him.

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    3 people told me that they became millionaires because of his investing advice.
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    The good old days, when the Libertarian Party still had serious candidates.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt Collins View Post
    3 people told me that they became millionaires because of his investing advice.
    And you haven't followed their investment advise?
    He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution,
    and unacknowledged by our laws;
    giving his Assent to their Acts of pretended Legislation:

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    Quote Originally Posted by kcchiefs6465 View Post
    If Harry had been elected, he would have faced the same transparently hate-fueled bias with which Trump is now contending.

    The notion that a president has the potential to ride in like the cavalryman in shining armor to save the day and make us free, happy, and prosperous runs away with absurd. Fighting the overwhelming tide that has been set up by whatever virtue is nothing that can be put to good effect by a president or any other political figure or organization without vast popular support. Theye have managed to set the population at its own throat with such perfection that achieving a critical mass against Themme is just this side of impossible. Whether this is all the result of a vast and deep conspiracy of "globalists" (or whomever), or simply that of the logical progression to be realized by successive generations of men seeking by their nature the same things (re-election, wield of power, profiting through office or other position, etc.) is irrelevant to the fact that the political status quo is nearly impossible to defeat.

    The state of the common man, intellectually, morally, and so forth now keeps the population in a sufficiently fractious state of mutually conflicting interests, distrust, and hatred through manipulation. Until that is overcome, which likely will not be happening any time soon, there is no way to break the apparent grip on the political nation. Just look at the large support Trump enjoys, and then look at the seismic wave of opposition that is building with the clear collusion of the established network media. The bull$#@! and outright lies are so thick, nobody with a shred of intelligence and integrity can deny them. Compare with the large support Obama had, at least for the first two years, and the swooningly unstinting media support he enjoys to this day, despite his behaviors that smacked of treason and other blatant corruptions. But of course, there's nothing to see here.

    "The fact is that the average man's love of liberty is nine-tenths imaginary, exactly like his love of sense, justice and truth. Liberty is not a thing for the great masses of men. It is the exclusive possession of a small and disreputable minority, like knowledge, courage and honor. It takes a special sort of man to understand and enjoy liberty - and he is usually an outlaw in democratic societies."
    -- H.L. Mencken

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    Quote Originally Posted by phill4paul View Post
    R.I.P.. Sure coulda used him in 2016.
    No doubt about that.

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    Perhaps so Osan but if people actually got to keep their own money then Lord knows the improvements that could be had. I like the argument, regardless of how much of a puppet POTUS is.
    “The nationalist not only does not disapprove of atrocities committed by his own side, but he has a remarkable capacity for not even hearing about them.” --George Orwell

    Quote Originally Posted by AuH20 View Post
    In terms of a full spectrum candidate, Rand is leaps and bounds above Trump. I'm not disputing that.
    Who else in public life has called for a pre-emptive strike on North Korea?--Donald Trump

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    Quote Originally Posted by phill4paul View Post
    And you haven't followed their investment advise?
    I will be soon
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