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Newly elected libertarian Republican legislator discovered

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  • Eric Dondero
    (Alan Turin, please post to LR) This is very exciting folks! Every election cycle we have someone who pops up who we were unaware of. I sent an inquire to
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 21, 2006
      (Alan Turin, please post to LR)
      This is very exciting folks!  Every election cycle we have someone who pops up who we were unaware of.  I sent an inquire to newly elected State Rep. Marc Greenberg of Arkansas a couple weeks ago asking him if he was a libertarian Republican.  Here's his response:
      I certainly do place a very high value on individual freedom, as well as the related values of limiting government, respecting free markets, and increasing government transparency. My goals as a state legislator include strengthening property rights, tax reduction and simplification, expanding disclosure in government and more choice in education.
      As a former staffer at several think tanks, including the Cato Institute, I can tell you that liberty is very dear to me and that I aim to make our state's political system have more respect for it. I am a great admirer of Dick Armey, the former majority leader of the U.S. Congress, and I think that he provided an excellent model for principled public service. We would have a smaller, cheaper, and better federal government today if we could have elected more people like him.
      I won my election in June, because no Democrat filed against me. I had an extremely active primary and runoff campaign for the nomination; I finished at the top of the ticket in both elections. I am not sure if I should say very much publicly about what happened during the campaign, since it might look ungracious of me and make at least one of my opponents look pretty bad.

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      Dondero is a US Navy Veteran, former Libertarian Party National Committeeman, fmr. Senior Aide to US Congressman Ron Paul R-TX, and Founder of the Republican Liberty Caucus.  www.mainstreamlibertarian.com
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