Re: [RLC-Discuss] LP Convention notes
- A quite reasonable point and you were right not to do so. But let's
take this discussion to RLC-Discuss. RLC-Action is for RLC activism
ideas and reporting. Thanks. -- Philip Blumel
--- In RLC-Action@yahoogroups.com, "Daniel Quintiliani" <danq@...>
> --- In RLC-Action@yahoogroups.com, Ray Holtorf <rayholtorf@> wrote:
> > The best thing that can happen to libertarianism is
> > the downfall of the Libertarian Party. I would be
> > absolutely THRILLED if the so-called Constitution
> > Party took off and bled off the flaky religious
> > zealots from the Republican Party. Don't you think
> > most people with political experience know that? The
> > LP is the worst thing that ever happened to
> > libertarians because it segregated and marginalized
> > our philosophy.
> Another thing the Libertarian Party did to libertarianism was to
> the philosophy a bad name. When you say "libertarian," most peopleyou
> think "stoner" or "pothead" because of the LP's major focus on, and
> mishandling of, that very small issue.
> They also have a deliberate anti-traditional values image and
> attitude. When advocating policy, they forget that "just because
> can, doesn't mean you should."
> That is why I never got involved with the LP.