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libertarian

1. a believer in freedom of thought, expression, etc.
2. Philosophy a believer in the doctrine of free will
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There are historical grounds for placing pro-market libertarianism on the left.
And his preoccupation--one might even say fetish--with creating a rigidly principled jurisprudence reveals a methodology that is consistent with, if not identical to, judicial libertarianism.
The examination of these hard cases is what helps us sharpen our understanding of libertarianism and our ability to debate and defend the free society.
Given the insuperable difficulty of the public/private evidential divide here, such a narrative support of libertarianism could hardly end otherwise.
Robert Nozick, Ayn Rand, and Murray Rothbard are especially well-known exponents of hard libertarianism.
This is a complete and utter misconstrual of libertarianism.
Libertarianism in various forms has been part of America's DNA since the nation's founding ("Don't Tread On Me").
Of course, libertarianism has been an undercurrent in the Republican Party for some time, and has especially been in the news due to the primary election wins of several Tea Party-related Republican candidates.
The genius of Nozick's approach was that it made a case for libertarianism based on moral principles most people already accept.
One could argue, although Hudson does not, that libertarianism in theory will always lead to low-tax profligacy in practice.
What liberalism and libertarianism have in common is godlessness.
My Christmas wish this year is that people stop typing the word libertarian without first doing a modicum of research on what libertarianism means and how it relates specifically to the issue about which they're writing, or maybe even ask a handful of folks who at least call themselves libertarian.

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