Libertarian Party vis a vis Tea Party?

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    The TP is in no way the LIbertarian party.
    The TP are virtually all ex Bush supporters.
    War Mongerers are in no way libertarians.
     
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    The recently belated David Nolan, a co-founder of the LP, called Palin a shill and Beck a wannabe libertarian.
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJKpE2jPuIY]Libertarian Party Founder David Nolan Calls Sarah Palin A Shill, Glenn Beck A Wanna-Be Libertarian - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    One is an official political party, and the other is still just a movement.
     
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    Okay, so which party (or movement) is more aligned with the Republcian Party?
     
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    I would say TPM when considering some of the social issues....but also keeping in mind that there is a split in that regard, with some leaning more towards the Paul mentality than Palin.
     
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    The Tea Party of course.

    Libertarians believe in personal freedoms that Republicans make illegal.
    That combined with the general libertarian belief of non interference in world affairs....
     
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    Clearly that would the Tea Party. It began as an offshot of RP's grassroots, but it was very quickly co-opted as a way to keep "libertarian-curious" Republicans on the reservation.
     
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    Make me, bitch.:lol:
     
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    yeah a bowell movement.
     

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