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Libertarians' Awkward Bedfellows

Thasic Wrote: Feb 27, 2013 6:13 AM
I am not really a Libertarian, although I do lean that way on several issues. That being said, I have to applaud long and loud in full agreement with Mr Stossel. The one overarching problem with Republicans is the lack of inclusivness. They claim a big tent but just can't wait to kick anyone to the curb that does not fall into lockstep with them on every single issue. The smallest deviation and you are no longer a 'real' conservative, whatever that may be. If the Republicans don't get their heads out of their nether regions they best get used to being the minority party, until they go the way of the Whigs.
Ken1984 Wrote: Feb 27, 2013 7:10 AM
You are mixing up Republican and conservative. You can be a real Republican, but not a real conservative. The other problem is that there are two types of conservative: Social and fiscal. If you live in a big tent, get used to people not agreeing with you on everything. If you want to be with people who agree with you on everything, become a Democrat.

KenC

Last week, Conservative pundit Ann Coulter told me and a thousand young libertarians that we libertarians are puss- -- well, she used slang for a female body part.

We were in Washington, D.C., at the Students for Liberty conference, taping my TV show, and she didn't like my questions about her opposition to gay marriage and drug legalization.

"We're living in a country that is 70 percent socialist," she says. "The government takes 60 percent of your money. They take care of your health care, your pensions ... who you can hire ... and you (libertarians) want to suck up to...