Wednesday, January 05, 2022

Can't join Libertarian party, either

(My Eastern New Mexico News column for January 5, 2022)




I'm libertarian, uncapitalized, to separate the ethical philosophy I follow from the political party I can't. 

A Libertarian, capitalized, is a member of the Libertarian Party. 

Ethical libertarianism is based on the recognition that no one has the right to use-- or threaten-- violence, personally or politically, against anyone who isn't currently violating the life, liberty, or property of another. This is the guiding principle which distinguishes a libertarian from anyone else. Follow it and you're libertarian, don't and you're not...read the rest...

I could sure use some monetary influx.