Assange influenced by "American libertarianism, market libertarianism"

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    Assange: I'm Influenced by "American libertarianism, market libertarianism" - Hit & Run : Reason Magazine

    I might take issue with his comment that "a free market ends up as monopoly unless you force them to be free" depending on what he meant by that remark, but exposing the state for what it is, a lying criminal organization, is certainly a good thing.
     
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    ^^^ That's why I'm not a libertarian.... they're so fucking naive.
     
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    Oh, my! A tea partier?
     
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    I'm a libertarian, but I have enough expertise in politics and history to understand that a free market ends up as monopoly unless you force them to be free.

    He is a libertarian with a streak of reality.

    Unfettered markets lead to disaster
     
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    Ass-ange is influenced by money fame power and anger.

    This guy needs to be flogged.
     
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    That..in no way gives him the right to put up unfiltered stolen classified material.

    I am all for whistle blowers...and people who ferret out hidden crimes..but I am not for anyone putting lives at risk to grandstand.
     
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    Interesting because everything i've ever read about him indicated he was just your average hardcore Anti-American Leftist. You're giving us a different perspective on Assange. Thanks.
     
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    What Manning did was not 'whistle blowing', it was treason.
     
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    And unchecked governments lead to tyrannical rule.
     
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    You're not a libertarian because you believe in the efficacy of state coercion.
     

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