American Rights?
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Elsewhere in this issue of The Libertarian Enterprise, you'll find my article, "American Rights?" I have written it for a particular purpose.

Republicans are getting ready to cash in, politically, on the efforts of those, this past summer, many of them libertarians or independents, who managed to make life so wonderfully miserable for the evil and corrupt leadership in the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives. The Democrats know they are doomed, and many of them are jumping ship already, announcing that they won't be running for reelection.

For those of my readers too young to remember, this is the way the so-called Republican Revolution started in 1994. Unfortunately, most of the Republicans who swept the House back then were not all that interested in liberty. The rest had their revolution jerked out from under them by the usual compromisers, so anxious to retain power that they compromised with the very evil they had been elected to get rid of.

We libertarians can't do much to change what's about to happen. We are too few in number, we have too little money, and our own party has been stolen from us and demolished by unspeakable political trash. What we can do is operate on the nuances, using whatever leverage circumstances present us with, to steer events in a more acceptable direction.

Republicans, for example, are absolutely underwear-wettingly terrified that libertarians, independents, and genuine old-school Goldwater conservatives (as opposed to self-deceiving Reagan-type conservatives) might join together in a third party movement that won't have to work very hard to split the vote and strip them of their otherwise certain victory over the Democrats in 2010. You can hear the fear in Limbaugh's voice each time a caller brings the subject up and he has to plead with listeners sick and tired of stupid, mush-mouthed excuse-making would-be wheeler-dealers like Newt Gingrich and Michael Steele.

Those of us in the general freedom movement will have to convince the Republicans that they have no choice but to compromise with us, to give us what we want, if they are ever planning to get the win they want. We have to make them understand that we can find no reason to prefer their limp-wristed incompetent fascism over Obama's Marxist hordes.

It's up to them to convince us otherwise.

For now, as a start, take the item I've written for this issue, "American Rights?" and send it to every Republican you know. It will give them something to think about as they're washing and drying their underwear.

L. Neil Smith
Publisher and Senior Columnist
The Libertarian Enterprise


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