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Hmm, I think I'm a conservative libertarian.

JPRiley
----- Original Message -----
From: Keith Fix <kefix(--nospam--at)yahoo.com>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 09, 2000 11:24 PM
Subject: Re: Structural vs Political: Waaay off topic


>
> --- John Riley <jpriley485(--nospam--at)peoplepc.com> wrote:
> > Fountain E. Conner, P.E. wrote:
> >
> > "As an aside (and this may be off-topic), a Liberal is someone who wants
to
> > spend *my* money for your programs.  A Conservative is someone who wants
to
> > spend *your* money for my programs -- Maybe not funny, but if the shoe
> > fits..."
> >
> > -----------------------------------------------------
> >
> > That's not the way I see it.  Both of your definitions are of a Liberal.
> >
> > As a conservative, I want you to spend your money any way you want, and
> > please let me do the same.
> >
> > John P. Riley, SE
> > Riley Engineering
> > Blue Grass, Iowa
> >
> Ok, I bite.
>
> I you're FOR public schools, you're a conservative.  If you're FOR public
> roads, you're a conservative.  If you're FOR marriage laws, you're a
> conservative.  If you're FOR a standing army, you're a conservative.
>
> If you're FOR licensure of engineers, you're a conservative.
>
> You might also be a liberal.
>
> If you oppose these things, and any other "public service" that requires
> taxation to be maintained, or interferes in the transactions between
> individuals, you're a LIBERTARIAN.
>
> Keith Fix, PE, legally married (and hypocrite)
> Little Rock, Arkansas
>
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