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    Libertarians have this vast, though relatively simple, platform. They explain their philosophy with ease and precision but there is a reason this (non) governing scheme has never been used.............anywhere, anytime.

    Let's take a simple problem and apply a Libertarian solution.

    Problem: You live in a Libertarian state and desperately need a new highway between cities. How do you obtain the right of way?

    Only Libertarians need answer.
     
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    ...hmmmm...let me guess, you steal the land from the owners and build the stinking highway so more government employees can commute with ease from the 'burbs into their air-conditioned, paper-pushing makework 'job'..

    ...oh sorry, that would be how you don't-even-know-what-a-dollar-is-republicrat-parrots do things!.. ;)

    ...the rest of you, have a good day!..
     
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    That is probably the first of many stupid answers.
     
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    Naah not very many answers on this thread I would think.
     
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    Problem #2: You have a Libertarian school system. Strictly pay as you go. Of course this system is very efficient and we will say it is no more expensive than our local Catholic school. They use many unpaid nuns as teachers and administrators.

    This school still costs about $3500 per year per student in grades 2 - 8

    How could a family with three kids, making 40 grand a year, afford this?
     
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    Each Libertarian makes his or her own way, independently of course. I wonder though, if mankind is a social animal, what does that make a Libertarian? A social deviant, and their road a socio-path?
     
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    Actually, it was used in America for more than 150 years.

    Myth #1: Busted.

    You obtain right-of-way by declaring it and paying the landowners just compensation (the 5th Amendment mentions something about this)....We're libertarians, not anarchists.

    Myth #2: Busted.
     
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    "Were Libertarians"

    LMAO.
     
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    Libertarians are the ultimate elitists. They rarely if ever have more than single-digit support, but they brush that off with the attitude that that is only because most people aren't as enlightened as they are.
     
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    Not any that I've ever met.....And that's a lot.

    Nice try at trying to project the rank and overt elitism of the left onto others, dingleberry.
     

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