How serious is the Libertarian Party about being taken seriously?

That’s a good question, I’m glad you asked.

Rhys M. Blavier asks this question in an article on Liberty for All.  He concludes with a positive rephrase of the oft cited Ronald Reagan quote.

“Government is not the solution. It is the problem — which we must learn to solve.”

I like his rephrase much better.

“Libertarianism must end its stunted childhood,” Rhys writes.  “To become meaningful, we must move it beyond a simply philosophy into a practical vision for realistic government.”

Then he posits a serious of questions. I’ve asked myself similar questions, and that’s why I set up this website to promote practical and principled politics for libertarians.

  • There will be government, so how can we improve it?
  • There will be taxes, so how can we make them beneficial rather than draconian?
  • A movement can not succeed simply by being against things, so what are we for?
  • What is the role of government?
  • What is the purpose of laws?“
  • For whom do we speak?“
  • To whom do we speak?“
  • How do we become perceived as being inclusive and not exclusive?

Let the positive thinking begin.

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