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Bob Barr--Libertarian Candidate

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  • Shelly Waxman
    It is totally ironic that he is the LP candidate. Shows how low the LP has become as an instrument of change. Barr, a former prosecutor, was always on TV
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 1, 2008
      It is totally ironic that he is the LP candidate. Shows how low the LP has become as an instrument of change. Barr, a former prosecutor, was always on TV touting new criminal laws. There was no criminal law that he didn't like. A libertarian? No, just a guy who can't leave the limelight.
       
       
      Sheldon (Shelly) Waxman, J.D. http://www.thelawyer.info
      IC Specialist http://www.independentcontractor.info
      NewPulp Literary Productions-- http://www.newpulp.net
    • Justin Sobodash
      I couldn t agree more.  As a philosophically consistent libertarian and openly gay, agnostic person, I have left the LP for the Republican Party.  After the
      Message 2 of 2 , Jun 1, 2008
        I couldn't agree more.  As a philosophically consistent libertarian and openly gay, agnostic person, I have left the LP for the Republican Party.  After the 2004 platform debacle, it was clear the "Libertarian in Name Only" socially conservative Republicans had taken over.  They're getting a free ride off the goodwill developed by real, philosophically consistent libertarians.  If I'm going to be part of a party only concerned with having power, I may as well be part of a party that actually has power.

        ----- Original Message ----
        From: Shelly Waxman <shelly@...>
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        Sent: Sunday, June 1, 2008 2:32:29 PM
        Subject: Bob Barr--Libertarian Candidate

        It is totally ironic that he is the LP candidate. Shows how low the LP has become as an instrument of change. Barr, a former prosecutor, was always on TV touting new criminal laws. There was no criminal law that he didn't like. A libertarian? No, just a guy who can't leave the limelight.
         
         
        Sheldon (Shelly) Waxman, J.D. http://www.thelawye r.info
        IC Specialist http://www.independ entcontractor. info
        NewPulp Literary Productions- - http://www.newpulp. net

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