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25. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Jun 18, 2013, 16:57 Bodolza
 
RollinThundr wrote on Jun 18, 2013, 16:12:
What disconnect is that? That government is far bigger and bloated than it should be? That's reality pal.

No, that is not the disconnect. Let me point out the relevant quote to you, since you seem to seem to have missed it:

Beamer wrote:
The strongest tenant for most libertarians is the concept of pulling yourself up by your bootstraps.

Personally, I find that to be completely ridiculous and not based in reality...

I'd also add that I think that many libertarians have the same unrealistic basis for their philosophy that the socialists have. The system they believe in depends on individuals acting in the best interest of themselves and their community, but time and time again it's been shown that enough people will do neither, and completely screw it up for those who might.
 
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