Mark Twain's Radical Liberalism

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    Mark Twain's Radical Liberalism - Jeffrey A. Tucker - Mises Institute
     
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    [​IMG]Was Mark Twain aware of censorship and what were his thoughts about it? He was light years ahead of others in much, but what about free speech?
     
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    Mark Twain quotations - Conservative


    The radical of one century is the conservative of the next. The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out the conservative adopts them.
    - Notebook, 1898
     
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    Well being that Twain was a classical liberal he'd be considered a libertarian today, not a conservative.
     
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    Too bad there aren't many more people like Mark Twain in America today. Not necessarily because of his views on censorship but because of his overall great sense of humor. A truly great man and a giant in American storytelling.
     

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