[Rushtalk] Myth and Truth About Libertarianism

Paf Dvorak notmyname at thatswaytoomuch.info
Tue Sep 25 14:45:08 MDT 2012


At 09:35 AM 9/25/2012 -0400, you wrote:
>My point was that the power needs to be at the local level, not Federal.  We
>need a very small weak Federal government that stays out of the way of both
>people and local governments.  The opposite of what we have today.

The best "system" is one wherein individuals are responsible for themselves.


>-----Original Message-----
>From: rushtalk-bounces at csdco.com [mailto:rushtalk-bounces at csdco.com] On
>Behalf Of Dennis Putnam
>Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 9:17 AM
>To: Rushtalk Discussion List
>Subject: Re: [Rushtalk] Myth and Truth About Libertarianism
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>Already tried and failed. It was called the Articles of Confederation.
>
>On 9/25/2012 9:10 AM, Dennis Putnam, Jr. wrote:
> > The Constitution can be implemented on a local level and work quite well.
> > The only need for a Federal Government would be to negotiate trade
> > treaties and to establish self defense.  Notice I said defense, not
> > offense.  The Constitution clearly states that we should only have a
> > standing Navy and in fact the founding fathers were against the idea
> > of having standing armies like we have now.  I can fully understand
> > why people say we do not need a Federal Government given our current
> > status in this country.  I'm not sure what the Somalia model is.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: rushtalk-bounces at csdco.com [mailto:rushtalk-bounces at csdco.com]
> > On Behalf Of Dennis Putnam
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 8:59 AM
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> > Subject: Re: [Rushtalk] Myth and Truth About Libertarianism
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> > Here we are back to the Somalia model yet again.
> >
> > On 9/25/2012 7:55 AM, Dennis Putnam, Jr. wrote:
> >> Local governments only could certainly work.
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: rushtalk-bounces at csdco.com [mailto:rushtalk-bounces at csdco.com]
> >> On Behalf Of Paf Dvorak
> >> Sent: Monday, September 24, 2012 8:50 PM
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> >> Subject: Re: [Rushtalk] Myth and Truth About Libertarianism
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> >> At 04:05 PM 9/24/2012 -0400, you wrote:
> >>
> >>> We not only need regime change, we need a mindset change in this
>country!
> >> Yes we do, Let's start with the idea that we don't need a federal
> >> government at all.
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