... It s not a charge, it s an obvious observation. He s created a separate organization unaffiliated with the GOP which is working to raise money and produceMessage 1 of 38 , Jan 16, 2009View SourceDGHarrison wrote:
>It's not a charge, it's an obvious observation. He's created a separate
>> Wasn't it more of a snub than an insult?
>> To be fair, there are a lot of libertarian Republicans who are not
>> pleased with Ron Paul and feel that he's been working to undermine their
>> efforts to move the GOP in a more libertarian direction.
> I'd sure like to hear the justification for that charge.
unaffiliated with the GOP which is working to raise money and produce
in competition with the Republican party, and is based on promoting a
variant of libertarianism in which the belief in many aspects of
individual liberty has
been replaced with nativism, conspiracy paranoia and fanaticism.
... This is the classic libertarian failing: trying to trickle down from the top. We can t get a libertarian RNC chairman without first having a significantMessage 38 of 38 , Jan 26, 2009View SourceOn Monday 26 January 2009 01:09:23 am DGHarrison wrote:
> I had hoped that we rank and file members might be allowed to express aThis is the classic libertarian failing: trying to trickle down from the top.
> consensus on who we want to lead our party -- but then, perhaps it never
> really was our party.
We can't get a libertarian RNC chairman without first having a significant
number of county and state GOP chairmen. We need to trickle up. We are doing a
bit in this direction, but it is a long term task. We need to learn who are
the fair-weather fiscal conservatives and who are the real free marketers, and
then support the latter at all levels of the GOP organizations.