Loc: San Jose, Ca USA
Originally Posted By: Greger
Communism? Not a high bar? How much chit you got in your house that says "made in china"? Who does your government borrow money from when they can't run the printing presses fast enough? That would be Communist China.
Oh please China is not much for communism any more... I think Cuba is the only country I can think of that come remotely close to being communist. And even there, I think a person has to draw a distinction between theoretical political ideology and the practical political reality. And THAT is the clear distinction I would draw between libertarian theory and any conceivable libertarian government. I think a libertarian government would be libertarian in the same way as communists... governments that hold only to the pretense of communist principals while practical governing reality drove them all closer to fascism.
Edited by Ardy (05/23/0911:35 PM)
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