Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Social events no place for politics

(My Eastern New Mexico News column for January 2, 2019)




In spite of how libertarianism is often portrayed, it's not a middle ground between conservatism and progressivism. It's not even on the scale with those positions. But during social gatherings libertarians can be a neutral zone between conservative and liberal disagreement.

The silliness of the political right and left is clear to libertarians, yet we have common ground with each, on those few issues where they still support individual liberty. Progressives and conservatives are more similar to each other than they'll admit. Why should they fight over the minor details on which they disagree?..read the rest...

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2 comments:

  1. Nicely done article, considering asking my still mired in political beliefs relatives to read it.

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