The Enemy is ALWAYS the State.
If you are libertarian like me, I'm sure you are used to people misunderstanding your views.
Depending on the issue at hand, I will be blasted or praised by the traditional liberal or conservative ideologues.
For example, on one day I may come out in defense of the right of homosexuals to marry and enjoy the same priveledges and rights as any other couple. For this, I'll be praised by liberals and blasted by conservatives.
Another day I may say that affirmative action programs are simply reverse discrimination and really only serve to furthur disenfranchise the very people they are designed to benefit by creating a State mandated scheme of victimization. For this, the conservatives applaude, and the liberals think me an insensitive and racist or sexist bully.
What is typically lost in such issues is WHERE I'm arguing from, and why. My enemy, as it has always been, is the State, the Powers That Be.
Libertarians advocate freedom from oppression, and oppose State programs which benefit a select few at the expense of others - regardless of the perceived utlility of it.
Forcably taking from one to benefit another without consent is WRONG. Period. It doesn't matter how much or how little you have, and shouldn't. Denying a person the right to ingest any substance they wish to in their own home is equally wrong. As is denying any person priveledges based on something as inconsequential and petty as sexual preference.
So, yeah, you'll see me advocate capitalism and free trade, but you'll also see me get pissed off when the government bails out a failing mortgage firm or airline. I'll get equally pissed when the government proposes to bail out homeowners who bought estates they clearly couldn't afford on adjustable rate mortgages.
So let it be clear. I'm NOT necessarily pro-business. I'm NOT even necessarily pro-equality (this simply follows from my philosophy). In the end, what I realy am is ANTI-STATE.
In any situation, you can typically count on the libertarian in the room to side with personal liberty and against the state.
I case that was not clear enough, I think this article sums things up fairly well:
The Enemy is Always the State, by Lew Rockwell:
I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world. - Richard Dawkins
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