If you think Trump is an authoritarian dickhead, just wait till a guy like Bernie clocks in at the White House. You'll quickly realize we were right to defend the 2nd amendment.
Couldn’t be anymore true
"Hi I'm a Libertarian Socialist. I love big government, higher taxes, and nationalizing industries. I also believe in free speech, except for nazis, Republicans, Christians, rich white men, and anyone else that disagrees with me."
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They mean he's a libertarian in terms of foreign policy and issues of social policy: legalized marijuana, abortion rights, etc.
Idk a single politician who has ever run on a true libertarian socialist agenda. I have zero issues with people voluntarily pooling resources to lead a better life. Honestly, it’s the last hope for Millennials. We’ll never be homeowners unless we start living multiple family names to a single home.
when right wing libertarians think anyone will trust them after they got suckered by trump
We don’t think he’s a libertarian. Chapo users just like him because he is a socialist in the slightest. They don’t like the other members of the Democratic Party but see sanders as a method of pushing a socialist agenda in a more public light.
But really though, what's with all the socialist defense in this sub the past week?
I know zero libertarians who believe Trump is libertarian. Maybe about 1/2 of my Trump people believe Trump is even really a Conservative. He basically ran against the Conservatives every bit as mich as he ran against the Democrats. I still chuckle about 'lil' Marco Rubio.'
Why does everyone on Reddit think Trump is the first President to declare a national emergency for something that isn't a national emergency? Or that he is setting some sort of precedent?
I miss Calvin Coolidge I the real libertarian president
I'm pretty sure the red hat cult is trying to take over this subreddit from the fact of how many downvotes this has gotten.
The power has been around for a while, Donald Trump didn't create that power... He just took advantage of it.
The only people claiming Trump is a libertarians are people in this sub claiming people are saying Trump is a libertarian.
I'm un-suscribing from r/Libertarian, Its just another hate Trump subreddit by pseudo Libertarians.
Trump didn’t create this power
Proof that leftists can't meme.
Still can't believe the dude plugged his own book when asked about his favorite book.
Considering, the last time he ran, the Democratic party adopted his message as their defacto policy positions across the board, I'd say you didn't teach him what you thought you did.
What lesson exactly?
Polling says that, at least in 2017 and 2018, he was the most popular politician/senator in the country.
How much money did he make off the last election?
This sub is politics light, people who don’t like their far left or right like to pretend they are libertarians then bring their statist opinions here.
That being said fuck Bernie
He matches Ron Paul on running without corporate donors, ending the drug war, LGBTQ rights, foreign policy, ending police militarization, and improving separation of church and state
These things make him more libertarian than the GOP candidate CMV
Lol the Dems will just end up selling him out again.
Who'd have thought Trump would lock in a second term by February 2019?
This is gonna be a long two years on this sub isn't it. The amount of socialists brigading in here pretending as though they're Libertarians is getting ridiculous. I've seen multiple argument already where the leftist doesn't even consider the possibility of voting for a Libertarian. Why the fuck are you here?
Who is "we"?
Libertarians and Trump supporters are two separate categories.
LMAO Bernie is the most popular politician in America but ok sure.
Bernie is more libertarian than most of the GOP.
I have trouble taking any politician seriously who tweets sensationalist, biased headlines at the rate he (or Trump) does.
"Amazon paid no taxes on $11.8 billion profits WAAAAAAAAAH." Yeah Bernie, show us how little you understand about taxes while preaching about how rich people need to pay more.
How could anyone support Bernie after he ran as being Anti-Establishment and then backed Hillary after she stole his nomination right from under him? Absolute coward.
I’ve never heard this one before
He lost in large part thanks to massive election fraud and media/DNC collusion to anoint queen Hillary. Are you personally taking responsibility for that? As many people in this thread have already pointed out, Bernie has been and continues to be the most popular senator in the U.S.
He’s a nice dude but he’s too old to be a serious candidate.
I’ll never forget this 😂
ayo fuck this post
at least he's better than Hillary
Are any Libertarians actually running this term? I can't find a straight answer on google.
You know he’s an economic genius when he runs for president, spending millions of dollars with no chance of winning.
So i have some questions: are libertarians the benevolent extremists of the Republican party, the same way democratic socialists are to democrats? If so, is bernie y'all mortal enemy?
Sanders: *Becomes country's most popular politician, multiple proposed policies (national healthcare, raising top marginal tax) favored by majority of Americans, majority of Democrats abandoning political establishment and shifting towards his policy stances*
Libertarian Party: *Gets three percent of vote, candidate disappears from political mainstream*
r/Libertarian: We ShoWeD yOu oLd MaN!!!
WTF he's not even black! how can he be a good politician?
ITT: ChapoTrapHouse trolls arguing that the least libertarian person in today's political landscape is somehow the libertarian choice for 2020.
Which country is this article talking about?
This article again!
I don’t get it? The ruling isn’t compatible with libertarianism, sure, probably in a country where free speech isn’t protected as rigorously as it is in the US, but that doesn’t really say anything about Islam does it?
Is this where we start rationalizing all the ideologies we need to destroy in the name of personal freedom to think and speak however we feel?
Muhammad eats baby weiners.
Trump is the most libertarian president ever, that's why he's enacting a national emergency (which he admits actually isn't an emergency) to bypass Congress to get money for an ineffectual wall and use eminent domain to take land from people sitting on the border.
Nothing remotely libertarian about originalist judges, withdrawal of troops from conflict, showing open disdain for the Federal Reserve, signing criminal justice reform, and supporting legislation that would allow the state’s to decide whether or not marijuana and other substances are legal. Nope. Not at all.
Of course, that’s not to say that he supports policies that do stand against individual liberty and the free market (tariffs, ballooning debt, red flag and bump stocks, as some quick examples) but to say that there’s no overlap whatsoever is akin to not having anything to say other than “orange man bad”
These comments... Looks like /r/the_donald is leaking again.
Trump is the most libertarian president we have ever had over the past half century.
Nixon, Carter, Bush, Obama and Clinton make Trump look like a libertarian.
Should be noted that this diagram is not to scale because it wouldn't fit in a typical browser window if the gap were wide enough.
Most libertarian president probably ever. Top three at least. Oh wait I forgot “libertarian” on this sub means socialist or something.
First, I'd say you should add a third non-overlapping circle labeled "Conservative" or "Republican." Fact is, Trump is determinedly non-ideological, which can mean "flexible, practical" or can mean "unprincipled, amoral", depending on whether you agree with him on a specific issue.
Second, one thing I like and don't see mentioned elsewhere in comments is progress at the FDA to speed the review and approval processes for both patent and generic drugs.
I prefer this image as a Libertarian Venn diagram
How about the first and second amendments?
Except all the commie nations disarmed the proletariat so...
Just because I agree with someone on most things doesn't mean I can't disagree on a given issue, Reagan was wrong on this issue (assuming the quote isn't just totally taken out of context). Just because I think he was a pretty good president overall doesn't mean I have to agree with every single word he ever said
I’m so confused. What is life?
Good ol' Reagan
Biggest peacetime expansion of Federal government ever
Biggest peacetime explosion of the deficit
Drinking age 18 -> 21
Sold arms to terrorists to fund other terrorists
He signed the Firearm Owners Protection Act like a good little political cuck ... so yes, screw Reagan.
I wonder what Marx is reaching for under his suit jacket. 🔫
"What is the worldly religion of the Jew? Huckstering. What is his worldly God? Money.…. Money is the jealous god of Israel, in face of which no other god may exist. Money degrades all the gods of man – and turns them into commodities…. The bill of exchange is the real god of the Jew. His god is only an illusory bill of exchange…. The chimerical nationality of the Jew is the nationality of the merchant, of the man of money in general."
Holy Shit Karl, that's pretty racist
Only communists only want people to have guns so they can overthrow free market capitalism (the best economic system conceivable, morally and practically), execute the rich, execute political dissidents, execute the "wrong" types of socialists, set up a totalitarian State, and then later take away the guns so people can't revolt.
Gee, we have so much in common /s.
Nobody has a problem with marx's support for revolutions, just what he thought they should stand for.
Reagan did get shot by someone on the street though, didn’t he? Not saying it’s correct. Just a bit of relevant context.
Karl Marx was in favor of arming only communists.
The 1 thing he said that wasnt retarded. Broken clock etc etc
Weird. So marx didnt know the only way to create a socialist government is by disarming the public?
FULL COMMUNISM SUBREDDIT
Marxists talks the talk, get into power in 1919 and seizes everyone's guns.
Reagan talks the talk, gets into power in 1981 and doesn't seize everyone's guns.
I don't hate Reagan but Hughes amendment was like the worst legislation he's ever passed. Because of Hughes amendment I can't go to the store and buy an automatic machine gun anymore. If Trump can do something I wish he can repeal Hughes Amendment
BUT WHAT ABOUT VUVUZEULA!?!?!?!?!
Praising Marx over Regan.. One is responsible for the mass murder of a hundred million. The other was President.. You have to be a special kind of stupid to keep repeating a tried, failed, millions die, rinse and repeat failed economic theory.
The quotes don’t address the same topic!
Reagan was saying it's lamentable that people have to take those precautions in the first place, not that they shouldn't be allowed to.
Stopped Clocks and all that..
Well...This is breaking some illusion
Broken clock is right twice a day I suppose.
Said after he was shot by a insane person...no doubt! I would say the same thing. Anyone would.
Marxy boy would be a second amendment fan huh?
People like you are why libertarians aren’t taken seriously. This is an adam smith quote put in front of a picture of AOC. AOC is a retard but don’t automatically say something’s bad because she “said” it.
With that being said, I don’t agree with this statement, but it’s not fair to AOC to blame her for it
I should get into politics! If she can, anyone can!
It's true in many ways though. Regulatory capture comes to mind.
Edit: I'd love a downvoter to actually comment on how regulatory capture is not problematic
Jesus... what an idiot.
What does the Constitution say?
AOC is so much worse than Trump. I really hope her NYC district falls apart into major depression and poverty cause those idiots deserve it for voting her in
I liked when she said that unemployment was low because people have more than one job.
NRA lost a lot of support by endorsing the bump stock ban
Trump's bump stock ban was some bullshit but Pelosi pretty much threatened to use the National Emergency law to take away all the scary black guns now that Trump is using the same screwed up law to pay for a border fence.
Trump ignores congressional budget rules for a fence so Pelosi promises to gut the second ammendment.
Seems like a reasonable response. /s
I know there is a lot of left leaning vs right leaning arguments here but let's not ignore the bigger danger to freedom. Land rights and runaway spending are not the same as government moves to disarm the population.
I will say this, I’m no longer a democrat because of their opposition to guns and freedom, and while I’m not a republican I will side with them every time the gun debate comes up because at least their not anti gun democrats.
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