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Will President Obama Sit Down With Me To Discuss the FairTax?

Stuart95 Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 3:05 PM
Standard libertarian fare, which I happen to agree with. However, most people's eyes glaze over when hearing about commodity backing of currency or reform of the federal reserve system. A recent Rasmussen poll indicates that the issues of most interest to likely voters are, in order of importance: the economy, war on terror, job creation, energy policy, Afghanistan, immigration, government corruption, and taxes. When libertarians - who should call themselves socially moderate, fiscal conservatives for marketing reasons - find a leader who can articulate their philosophy so as to address the issues listed above, there will be hope for the nation.

When someone says “First Amendment” you immediately think about your right to free speech, or perhaps freedom of religion. The First Amendment actually goes beyond that. For those of you who attended government schools, it’s time for a refresher. Here’s the actual wording:

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”

Most people have a handle on the free speech, freedom of religion and...