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Mitt Romney, Big-Government Man

HarleyStar Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 4:25 PM
I'm puzzled by your typical Libertarian response. Given what you say is true, why don't we all just go stick our heads in the oven and get it over? While the outlook is indeed grim, I don't accept the Libertarian position that it's revolution or nothing. The US government and our current two-party system is designed for course changes, not revolution. Unfortunately, our political leaders are merely a reflection of the people that vote for them. Given the state of popular culture, it's perfectly logical that our leaders are panderers or moral reprobates that cater to the clueless and perverse.
nawlins72 Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 5:51 PM
So you're puzzled by the responses of libertarians but you also recognize the insurmountable task of changing the system. Interesting.

President Obama tanked in the last debate. Good.

Now maybe people will listen when Mitt Romney says things like, "The genius of America is the free enterprise system, and freedom, and the fact that people can go out there and start a business. ... The private market and individual responsibility always work best."

They do.

But then Romney responded to Obama by essentially saying: I want big government, too!

We who hope for smaller government as a way to expand liberty and create prosperity are disturbed by what we heard last week. The GOP candidate painted himself as a big...