I am not a libertarian, I believe that libertarian economic policy leads to corporate tyranny. I can however, sit and listen to Ron Paul talk about certain issues and take something useful from it. But oh my god that interviewer needs to stop talking over his interviewees like that, he was treating Ron Paul with disrespect, like as if he's speaking to a senile, dementia suffering fool. Respect your elders young man, you are insulting the intelligence of viewers when you nod and say "uh huh" like you're listening to your grandmother rant about the post man.
Valid criticism for sure. However, a true free market doesn't abide monopolies. If the government spent it's regulatory effort on a true free market, then we wouldn't have verizon/comcast/amazon/google/apple-esque companies that can throw their extraordinary weight behind whatever suites them best and preserves them. The government's current fiscal and foreign policy (semi-economic imperialism and ludicrous defense budgets and projects) benefits them immensely. Perhaps it's idealistic to say that libertarianism could or would correct this, but no libertarian person wants monopolies, oligopolies, or, as you put, corporate tyranny!
Doesn't the government allow monopolies? They give corporation the tools to paten goods and create tax loopholes. The Libertarian idea is with out a government, corporations will lose hold on making money from patent and there will be no tax loophles due to the shrinking of taxes. That means corporations will be taxed and there will be fresh compedition to make a fool of anyone to start monopolies.
Great job! Todd let ya talk!
Todd feels so uncomfortable when Ron brought up how the party changed the rules to not seat his delegates
@dopestick: "I am not a libertarian, I believe that libertarian economic policy leads to corporate tyranny."
Well that is where you're wrong. A libertarians economic policy is all about cutting spending & conserving it's financial currency(by state law & federal law). This country has spent way too much money on stupid things & on other things that were way over the top under Bush & Obama's tenure in office.
Not true employees and consumers are the ones that make companies. With that said if a company becomes to powerful or tyrannical you could protest then if you are a employee then quit then the company will have to give in or will fail. The people are more powerful then you think saying you dont believe in libertarianism is saying you do not believe in yourself.