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Tag: Libertarian Republicans
By Kevin Rex Heine, Section News
Gretchen Whitmer refers to it as a "civil war" (and Bill Ballenger tempers that to "controlled-fire civil war"); Todd Courser refers to it as "intense fellowship;" both Brian Calley and Wes Nakagiri refer to it as "a competition of ideas;" Saul Anuzis refers to it as "growing pains;" and Garrett Arwa cites it as evidence that the Michigan Republican Party is "coming apart at the seams."
Me? I think the truth is somewhere in the middle of all of that. I also think that these various characterizations dance around an interesting finding of the iCaucus Michigan survey, but which wasn't referred to in the press release in a way that would draw attention, and which by itself explains why a top-down approach to Michigan Republican Party unity is never going to work.
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I've always found Paulinians an interesting lot to watch drift from the fledgling Libertarian Party that accomplishes basically what the Detroit Lions do every season in the NFL when they "Restore the Snore" to Paulinians trying to get some traction in the Republican Party, bringing with them their Liberal social ills to the GOP. Fiscally speaking, I'm on board with Dr. Paul.
An income tax is the most degrading and totalitarian of all possible taxes. Its implementation wrongly suggests that the government owns the lives and labor of the citizens it is supposed to represent. Tellingly, "a heavy progressive or graduated income tax" is Plank #2 of the Communist Manifesto, which was written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels and first published in 1848.
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