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Penn Jillette: Why I Am A Libertarian

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Hrm usually this guy annoys me. But he seems pretty cool as a Libertarian.
 

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I can't imagine why anybody cares why he is a libertarian. He has always been right of center, though.
 

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Not bad, but the video conflates Big "L" Libertarianism" with small "L" libertarianism.
 

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I thought it was interesting. I disagreed on one point. The first question to be asked when considering how to solve a problem is whether or not it's really a problem. Then you look at more freedom.

When I moved to Colorado in the 1960s, the culture seemed to be, "Mind your own business." Then, with the invasion of the Californians the moved to gated communities, homeowners associations and laws to regulate everything. So, I left.

I heard Roger MacBride speak in 1976 and thought he was great. Then, in Colorado, the Libertarian Party became two two-plank party: drugs and weapons. That was all they talked about so I lost interest. But, with what it looks like we'll be facing in November, I'll seriously consider voting Libertarian.
 

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I can't imagine why anybody cares why he is a libertarian. He has always been right of center, though.

Well to be honest i didnt care. But this video and his thoughts caught my attention.
 
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