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Without this socialized system, ownership eventually goes to a handful of people and everyone else is left 'out in the cold'.  There is no justice, there is no tranquility, there is no common defence, and there is no general welfare in a society that only serves the wealthy and destroys the poor.   No system that when sustained destroys a great part of humanity serves the public.   Therefore such a system should never be tolerated by the public.

The libertarian belief is integral to an American belief tied to why the pioneers left existing homes and cultures to be free from the domination and tyranny of others.   As such, the libertarian ideals will always arise as a cause for humanity.    We must remember they were fleeing not so they could hoodwink and cheat others unimpeded; they were fleeing to be free of tyranny and injustice.

The libertarian belief alone does not create a society in which the general welfare is assured.   The libertarian belief is founded upon a government that makes this possible in the 21st century.   Certainly not a government sabotaged by legislators so that the very wealthy may rule by force.

Although the architecture of libertarian values is very American, the concept is universal.   Nowhere do people want their choices regarding their own lives impeded by the needless tyranny of an egomaniacal psycho or a group of them.

People must work together to mutually fulfill greater dreams, but this can only happen when people do so of free choice as opposed to coercion.

To this effect, the ancient Chinese I Ching notes (paraphrased) that leadership can happen in two ways.   One may lead by great character and win the love of the people to where others will die for her or him; or one may lead by force, by coercion and by intimidation, assured of a knife in the back at the first opportunity.      

Libertarian values transcend culture.  Libertarian values do not require adherence to religion or dogma with only one rule:   that if one expects respect from others, one must extend that respect to others.

Please don't confuse individual rights with the right to commit crimes provided you can get away with it in court as some capital-'L' libertarians might have you believe. 

Big money can always hide behind libertarianism; perpetrating injustice, harming humanity, enslaving people, treating people with disrespect, and imposing a philosophy that they own the world and the rest of us are trespassers.  In true libertarianism, this would be remedied by a just court system where the injured party is compensated.  In reality, our court systems are under-funded and require the costly services of an attorney, making legal recourse unavailable for too many people.

Only those with money can afford attorneys, so without government regulation and without recourse via the law, the masses are deprived of any protection.   Those who often pretend to be advocates of libertarianism while serving big money advance agendas to finalize the death, the enslavement, and tyranny over the masses, destroying the libertarian ethic.

To prevent this we must recognize the need for an economic system that provides fair distribution of the wealth, including recognizing the needs of our ecosystem and other life forms on this planet; government regulation should always be efficient, but never reduced to allowing any segment of the population to tyrannize and harm everyone else.

Legislators should have the authority to legislate laws that do not criminalize people without a specific complaint; court decisions finding repeat offenses against society in general should be the cornerstone upon which regulations are created and modified.

Upon such a foundation, the libertarian ethic can exist for all humanity.   Tyranny that infringes on personal liberty without just cause can be eliminated.     Protection for individual free choice should foremost in the eyes of government, not the destruction of free choice to ease the manipulation of the masses for a consumer-oriented self-destructing system of energy and resource waste to feed the greed of a very few while ignoring the general welfare of the people.

Our socialist Constitution can provide limited private property rights (that is the right to a home, food, and medical care and such personal effects as a person requires for their own craft) and when combined with a libertarian ethic ultimately unites all who truly support justice to make our Constitution do what the founders intended. 

Culture, as such, should never be imposed but must always remain a feature of free choice.  Many fear the disappearance of cultural values that exist by domination, by violence, by 'ganging up,' all contrary to a libertarian ideal and all acts of injustice.  Let those cultures of tyranny wither and vanish!   They have no place in a free 21st-century society.

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What about corporate fascism?  Darn the masse... by Neal Chalabi Chambers on Friday, Nov 22, 2013 at 3:14:33 PM
"Isn't that what our Constitution is about?"I real... by Daniel Penisten on Friday, Nov 22, 2013 at 6:07:05 PM
Sometimes my attempts to engage in humor and tongu... by Neal Chalabi Chambers on Saturday, Nov 23, 2013 at 3:10:40 AM
The best ideas of RonPaul were not libertarian at ... by jean labrek on Monday, Nov 25, 2013 at 6:41:08 PM
While I appreciate that the Scandinavian countries... by Neal Chalabi Chambers on Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 at 11:24:10 PM
 In this fine article, Neal Chalabi Chambers,... by Daniel Penisten on Friday, Nov 22, 2013 at 5:58:15 PM
"Libertarians believe in adherence to the princip... by Daniel Penisten on Friday, Nov 22, 2013 at 6:37:49 PM
The thing is that to avoid tyranny, to support dem... by Charles Roll on Friday, Nov 22, 2013 at 7:13:30 PM
Great concentrations of power in the hands of man ... by Neal Chalabi Chambers on Saturday, Nov 23, 2013 at 3:33:37 AM
"Simple limitations of the contractual limitations... by Daniel Penisten on Saturday, Nov 23, 2013 at 2:06:18 PM
It is very simple.  Non disclosure agreements... by Neal Chalabi Chambers on Monday, Nov 25, 2013 at 11:42:50 PM
I meant to say (too late to edit) that non disclos... by Neal Chalabi Chambers on Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 at 11:42:19 PM
I always enjoyed the sentiment of Frank Herbert, t... by Sun King on Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 at 10:43:19 AM
Yeah, that's my take on a libertarian philosophy t... by Charles Roll on Friday, Nov 22, 2013 at 7:01:26 PM
Well said Charles Roll. And thanks for the informa... by Daniel Penisten on Friday, Nov 22, 2013 at 8:17:20 PM
Daniel, In response to all your questions, if you ... by Charles Roll on Saturday, Nov 23, 2013 at 6:56:13 PM
I like Ron Paul generally but like yourself find m... by Neal Chalabi Chambers on Saturday, Nov 23, 2013 at 3:44:01 AM
The super rich don't want to downsize and destroy ... by Neal Chalabi Chambers on Monday, Nov 25, 2013 at 11:45:39 PM
Most of us who see need for reforms understand the... by Charles Roll on Friday, Nov 22, 2013 at 7:22:21 PM
Thank you Charles Roll. For providing the study op... by Daniel Penisten on Sunday, Nov 24, 2013 at 12:28:07 AM
thanks for stickin' with it. Appreciate what you a... by Charles Roll on Sunday, Nov 24, 2013 at 2:42:52 AM
A little history about the New World Order.  ... by Neal Chalabi Chambers on Monday, Nov 25, 2013 at 11:52:17 PM
Funny, I went to my public library some time ago, ... by Sun King on Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 at 10:52:32 AM
I do not know why a great writer like Francis Baco... by Neal Chalabi Chambers on Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 at 11:51:32 PM
Fahrenheit 451 is by Ray Bradbury ... although it ... by Charles Roll on Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013 at 3:52:26 PM
Yeah, as I lie in bed last night I recalled quite ... by Neal Chalabi Chambers on Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013 at 9:50:02 PM
Good morning Charles. I began reading the Wikipedi... by Daniel Penisten on Monday, Nov 25, 2013 at 1:41:11 PM
The "Wikipedia Article goes on to state: " Instead... by Daniel Penisten on Monday, Nov 25, 2013 at 1:58:31 PM
Mr. Roll? Could you write an article about the "Ch... by Daniel Penisten on Monday, Nov 25, 2013 at 2:06:45 PM
Thanks for the compliment, asking me to write an a... by Charles Roll on Monday, Nov 25, 2013 at 5:06:54 PM
BTW: I don't necessarily agree with or endorse the... by Charles Roll on Monday, Nov 25, 2013 at 5:33:43 PM
Oooops! Wrong link ... at 'article' ... that link ... by Charles Roll on Monday, Nov 25, 2013 at 5:47:48 PM
I think the "all forms of money" isn't about all I... by Charles Roll on Monday, Nov 25, 2013 at 3:20:10 PM
About the 'central bank' thing, this was explored ... by Charles Roll on Monday, Nov 25, 2013 at 3:40:04 PM
BTW: I hope you aren't supposing that the Chicago ... by Charles Roll on Monday, Nov 25, 2013 at 4:34:27 PM
Ii understand your suspicions of the IMF, but it r... by Charles Roll on Monday, Nov 25, 2013 at 2:37:35 PM
That concept is basic.  If you or I printed m... by Neal Chalabi Chambers on Monday, Nov 25, 2013 at 11:53:46 PM
Actually, you or I can write out IOUs anytime we w... by Charles Roll on Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 at 7:59:51 AM
Very long conversations I've had here at OpEdNews ... by Charles Roll on Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 at 8:14:32 AM
"Huge businesses have the ability to muddy respons... by Daniel Penisten on Friday, Nov 22, 2013 at 8:30:54 PM
As is being pointed out more and more often, recog... by Neal Chalabi Chambers on Saturday, Nov 23, 2013 at 3:47:50 AM
Noam Chomsky doesn't think so.  He said years... by Neal Chalabi Chambers on Monday, Nov 25, 2013 at 11:58:02 PM
"...little fiefdoms with petty kings and queens."A... by Daniel Penisten on Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 at 11:13:22 AM
Neal writes: "It seems every political party be... by Daniel Penisten on Friday, Nov 22, 2013 at 8:51:05 PM
Again, the key to all this is transparency.  ... by Neal Chalabi Chambers on Saturday, Nov 23, 2013 at 3:49:48 AM
Bad behavior is an arbitrary line in the sand.&nbs... by Neal Chalabi Chambers on Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 at 12:03:33 AM
The term "bad behavior" represents real values tha... by Daniel Penisten on Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 at 11:34:13 AM
Mr Chambers postulates: "The libertarian belief is... by Daniel Penisten on Friday, Nov 22, 2013 at 9:13:06 PM
The emigrants from Europe were smothered by the so... by Neal Chalabi Chambers on Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 at 12:12:49 AM
We, Us "little kings and queens" stomped on the Pe... by Daniel Penisten on Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 at 11:42:16 AM
Your welcome Dan and I believe many of us libertar... by Neal Chalabi Chambers on Saturday, Nov 23, 2013 at 3:13:15 AM
"I hoped to take back the libertarian principles f... by Daniel Penisten on Saturday, Nov 23, 2013 at 2:38:14 PM
Building a nation that works for everyone and not ... by Neal Chalabi Chambers on Sunday, Nov 24, 2013 at 1:05:16 PM
The time has come for a return to truth, justice a... by Neal Chalabi Chambers on Sunday, Nov 24, 2013 at 1:10:36 PM
Neal shares in his fine article: "...the way corpo... by Daniel Penisten on Thursday, Nov 28, 2013 at 10:23:36 AM