Libertarians Realizing Rand Paul Is Not One of Them

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    Found this article after what Paulie said. Very interesting.

    Libertarians Realizing Rand Paul Is Not One of Them SpeakEasy

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    Abortion is pretty hotly debated within the ranks of the LP.

    Anyone who says that party members are of one mind on that or any other issue don't know jack about the LP.
     
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    Not just Abortion though. It's also the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan that's he not Libertarian on. He also supports the War on Drugs and a federal amendment to ban Abortion on top of that.
     
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    The Libertarian Party also backed away from the comments made by the Vice-Chair.
     
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    Don't want to offend Papa Paul.

    Is the Vice-Chair wrong?
     
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    He's wrong for his reasons in saying Rand isn't a libertarian, but he wasn't wrong in saying that Rand isn't a libertarian.
     
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    You don't think his stance on the wars make him not a Libertarian?
     
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    The reason the Vice-Chair said what he said was because of the controversy made out of Rand's comments on the Civil Rights Act, where Rand took the libertarian position. Rand's stance on foreign policy is where he gets in trouble with libertarianism.
     
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    And trying to make a federal amendment against abortion. And wanting to keep the War on Drugs going. And yeah...
     
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    Right. But as I said, the LP of Kentucky has come out and said they will not be running a candidate against Rand and doesn't endorse the comments made by Koch.
     

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