will hold a $99-per-person summer get-together and rally at Oppenheimer in Wheatfield on Wednesday, July 31, at Shelter 22.
* Selfish Libertarians
and Socialist Conservatives?
The 1969 YAF national convention ended with the expulsion of some libertarian
and anarchist members--but by then, many of the more radical students had already connected with each other.
and other third-party candidates have never won state elections in Texas and rarely make a meaningful difference in election results, with one big exception: As spoilers.
He said Libertarians
are seeing growth in the more sparsely populated areas that are still close to metros, a description that fits each of the two districts with four candidates in the general.
In the book's introduction, he and Schlueter note that a "sound public philosophy must take people as they are and not as we want or imagine them to be." Wenzel contends that his libertarianism is not Utopian because it recognizes that human beings are fallible and admits that there has never been a perfectly libertarian
(7) Indeed, the origin of Libertarian
theory coincides with the Enlightenment era plantation society.
Asked about global warming, he put a "libertarian
" spin on Hillary's vow to drive the coal miners into the unemployment line by claiming coal is simply being run out of business by the free market.
In our analysis, Wenzel is herein taking on the stance of a thick libertarian
. From the perspective of libertarian
thinism, just because "as humans, we can empathize with the horror of unjustified pain" it would not "be appropriate to ban the torture/cruel treatment of animals." There are many things that bring "horror" to us: horror movies, the loss of a game of our favorite sports team--when we have bet more money on them than we should have, having our marriage proposal turned down, etc.
In general, though, non-white conservatives possess a political refugee status on campus and the libertarian
group fills a niche role in this regard: YAL and SFL are havens for conservatives still uncomfortable with their place in the broader GOP hierarchy.
Justice Stephen Field dissented and unwittingly became the patron saint of the libertarian
But why is a libertarian
intellectual asserting these as the alternatives from which to choose?