Discussion in 'Political/Religious' started by LithoJazzoSphere, Nov 6, 2008.
tl;dr: 4 more years.
He's running!!! He will be on the Colbert Report tonight.
Ha, I came in here to post that Who-ley Barbour just announced he's not running.
his site is up:
He's always been pro-life. The otherwise similar Gary Johnson is pro-choice. I've said before that abortion doesn't have a libertarian perspective. It doesn't depend on your philosophy of government intrusion, but on your belief as to whether or not a fetus below a certain age constitutes rights-entitled life.
I thought libertarianism means letting people choose for themselves.
If you believe that a fetus is a person then you would need to let the fetus choose, which it naturally won't be able to do until long after it has been born.
I think it's ambiguous, so I don't really care either way how abortion is decided.
That's not pro-choice though. A fetus is not a sentient being and can't choose anyway.
Well, that's where the disagreement is. I'm saying that if you believe it does constitute a sentient being, then naturally you would be pro-life.
Do you have memories of when you were in the womb?
You're asking the wrong person. I'm not one of those people who insists that a fetus is a sentient being. You'd have to ask one of them. I'm just responding to your question about how someone who is libertarian could support such a position.
However, most people don't remember anything from before the age of 3 at the earliest, and many people don't remember anything from before 5 or 6.
It only follows that we should kill people until they turn 6. Let's start in the black community.
it's funny because it's true. a real libertarian would let the woman and the child decide for themselves and not get the government involved in any way.
In a sorta funny mood where I'm actually thinking of joining the Republican Party, in spite of the fact that I disagree with a of its members and even think that many of the most dangerous people to this country are in that party. The truth is, I can only really think of 3 people I respect enough to vote for for president, and 2 out of 3 are Republicans (Ron Paul and Gary Johnson, the lone Democrat would be Dennis Kucinich). But more importantly, the party that is more likely (though still very unlikely) to embrace the ideals I have of personal responsibility and freedom is the Republican Party. That's the thing that I think is the real ugly truth about the Democratic Party, that they want to keep people dependent on the government.
I dunno, we'll see. If I do join, it will be with the intent to bring about (or join) a revolution from within.
Wtf? Didn't you make a post at some point where you were confused by people voting against their own interests (health care, unemployment benefits, etc.)?
I don't think so.
Good luck. I was a Republicunt for years until I realized the error of my ways. Be a registered independent (my state calls it "Unaffiliated") like us cool kids.
It might've been quite a while ago, but it was definitely you. You were complaining about having a shitty job with no benefits and said that it makes the most sense for you to just vote for someone who will give you more stuff.
Huh. Sounds like it was probably a troll post.
Newt announces. World yawns.
That guy is such a dipshit. Words are not enough to express y dislike for him.
apparently neither are letters.
I'll be your spotter.
Huckabee is out of the running. And thank god for that. Bring on Romnzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz...
Huntsman is out.
good production. also, who is tim yawnplenty.
gonna be so disappointing/boring when Mitt is crowned the nominee.
what if a Mitt announces in a forest and nobody hears it because a Sarah is driving her bus through it.
I'll take Mitt Romney any day over Lolwlenty or Palin.
There's no way he'll be the nominee if the typical primary voter has views like this.
I skipped to the last page to see how the story ended, but it obviously is an unfinished piece. she didnt even say who she was being paid by going to vote for
GOP don't play like that, hommie. u dead.
Supposedly Rudy 9/u11ani is in.
Mitt Romney would probably make the best president in the last 40 years.
Too bad he's a fucking mormon, therefore limiting his chances of getting elected to about 2%
Major GOP debate tomorrow night. Includes Romney and 6 other people who also have no chance.
For those without TVs like me, it should be on http://live.cnn.com at 8:00 pm tonight.
Gary Johnson was uninvited to this event (meaning that we was not invited and was also refused participation when he requested to attend).
Yeah, due to a rule that candidates who don't have enough exposure (something like less than 2% in consistent polling) aren't allowed to debate. Seems very arbitrary. More proof that the system is stacked in favor of the rich and famous.
God, Ron Paul is such a terrible speaker. I feel bad for him because I think he's right about most things.
Pawlenty has no chance, the guy is just awkward.
Gingrich is coming off well. Surprisingly so are Santorum and Bachmann. I still think Romney will be in the lead after this, though.
Well that sucked. Mitt had to make some cringeworthy statements to stay relevant with the retarded GOP base. It's sad that he has to jump through the burning hoops of bigotry just to keep the base distracted from his Mormonism (and from T-Paw's shameless pandering and self-promotion). Bachmann was entertaining and Palinesque (and batshit insane) as usual.
full debate here: http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2011/06/14/video-the-new-hampshire-2012-debate-in-full/
saw a bit about romney on colbert but wasnt sure on the legitimacy/exaggeration of it. Basically saying that he made a living off of investing in businesses like he was turning houses except the businesses totally failed after he sold them... i guess its more like a used cars salesman than someone who turns houses. make the junk car look prettier and functional with band-aid fixes and resell at a serious mark-up.
palin 2.0 has thrown her retarded hat into the proverbial ring
What he sees in the mirror.
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