Most left libertarians take no issue with becoming wealthy in of itself. It is state privilege which we oppose. State privilege leads to an artificial wealth gap we see today. Left libertarians/anarchists believe that once those privileges are removed then we will see a much freer and equal society.yet boils down to crying about the rich exploiting the poor.
This article on Benjamin Tucker and his freed market socialist (confused?) views is an enlightening one which explains the position of many left libertarians.
I won't derail this thread any longer. If you want to continue the discussion you are welcome to PM me.
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"Men did not make the earth ... it is the value of the improvement only, and not the earth itself, that is individual property... Every proprietor owes to the community a ground rent for the land which he holds." -- Thomas Paine, Agrarian Justice
McCain is a good man. He just is not presidential material.
McCain's loss was first and foremost a repudiation of Bush and the neocons. He did a poor job of distancing himself from Bush, when the nation, as a whole, wanted to run away from Bush. So, with McCain swimming upstream, he then further complicated his chances of success with the two things I outlined....
Analysis: Turning points led to McCain's defeat - CNN.com
Why Did John McCain Lose? | RealClearPolitics
Campaign Strategy: Why Obama Won and McCain Lost - Election 2012
McCain lost because he didn't raise enough money? Seriously? That doesn't strike you as a woefully weak argument? It should. Do you know why he did raise enough money? See above.
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