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Forum: Diavlog comments 11-26-2008, 04:29 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 28,750
Posted By libertasanimus
Re: The Wonder Years

I am certain that both Brink and Frum are more knowledgeable about this period of history than me; they have both written books on the era.

I wouldn't judge them too harsly on their free ranging...
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-18-2008, 06:25 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 28,750
Posted By libertasanimus
Re: The Wonder Years

Thank you. I'm a progressive who sincerely appreciates libertarianism who votes democratic.

Conservatives aren't stupid, they (literally) have different moral values.

15 minute video explaining...
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-18-2008, 06:20 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 28,750
Posted By libertasanimus
Re: The Wonder Years

What do you mean? What conclusion were you hoping for?
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-18-2008, 06:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 28,750
Posted By libertasanimus
Re: Unanswered

I am more interested in the truth than ideology so allow me to try to answer your question.

I think that conservative economic ideology coupled with liberal international institutions was the...
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-18-2008, 06:12 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 28,750
Posted By libertasanimus
Re: The Wonder Years

You suggest that Brink and Frum have grossly mischaracterized history. What specific inferences or specific facts that they used to support their historical conclusions do you dispute?
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-18-2008, 06:11 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 28,750
Posted By libertasanimus
Re: The Wonder Years

I respect Brink and I am 99.999999% certain that he is and always has been an equal supporter of equal rights for ethnic minorities and women. He is a libertarian from the Cato Institute after all....
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-18-2008, 05:53 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 28,750
Posted By libertasanimus
Re: The Wonder Years

I respect David Frum. I'm a liberal, but I try to be reasonable and read The National Review and now that I've read that he is leaving I don't see how I can continue reading it.

You say that you...
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-18-2008, 05:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 28,750
Posted By libertasanimus
Re: The Evangelical Dixiecrats

Philisophically I am a libertarian, but until technology makes libertarianism feasible I am a center-left democrat, so I share your hope that this was a realigning election. But, Nate Silver at 538...
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-18-2008, 05:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 28,750
Posted By libertasanimus
Re: The Wonder Years

When I meet such people I usually refer them to this passage from the book that gave birth to capitalism:

"The necessaries of life occasion the great expense of the poor. They find it difficult to...
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-18-2008, 05:38 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 28,750
Posted By libertasanimus
Re: The Wonder Years

I agree with some of your ideas and don't understand how you reach some of your other conclusions. Could you specifically explain what is irrational about veganism, homeopathic remedies, and...
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-18-2008, 05:29 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 28,750
Posted By libertasanimus
Re: The Wonder of frum

I agree with Brink, but I respect Frum and I think that based on his statements in the diavlog that he cares about the environment and sustainability. Check out the last fifteen minutes of the...
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