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Tequila
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05 Mar 2011, 11:20 am

Mine is:

Centre-right
Classical liberalism
Withdrawalist euroscepticism
National conservatism
Civil libertarianism
UK unionism
Secularism

Your turn? :)



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05 Mar 2011, 5:03 pm

Hhmm. Mine are hard. But I'll give it a go. Some of these terms won't be real, but nonetheless describe what I believe.

Strongly held convictions:
Science-based policy
Secularism
Humanism
Multilateralism
Cultural tolerance
Basic human rights
Cautious environmentalism
Egalitarianism
Progressive Income Tax

Depends on the day:
Center-left to left leanings
Socialism, if I'm not to ticked off at other people for being lazy
Direct democracy, when I forget how bad the average person (myself included) is at making policy decision
Big Government, until I remember how lazy some beurocrats are.

I think that's everything...



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05 Mar 2011, 5:24 pm

Libertarian
Free marketeer
Civil libertarian
Free-trade isolationist
Legal pragmatist, who sometimes likes the outcomes of originalist interpretations.
Semi-skeptical to some democratic frameworks
Anarchism curious.
Somewhat of an Austrian economics enthusiast. (Fan of Hayek)

.... probably other things, but whatever.



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05 Mar 2011, 5:47 pm

Vigilansism :wink:
Top executive must not be a member of any party and must have a solid history of maintaining an impartial and secular position while also favoring religious freedom
Free market with some nationalized industries, similar to the setup in Quebec
Secular politics, without any religious interference
Space and science based policy
Universal Healthcare
Educational priority
Egalitarianism
Self-determination
Cooperative ("Mondragon" styled) business/corporation model
Alter-globalism based "world government" involving direct-democracy
Abolition of all military establishments and cracking down on private military companies
Ban Scientology and charge L Ron Hubbard post-humously with Crimes Against Humanity
Using technology and intellectual progress (and all of the above) to ultimately lead to a self-sufficient, peaceful & cooperative pseudo-libertarian/anarcho-capitalist civilization without central government and spread across the solar system in independent states of either small or large groups of individuals

I can't think of much more. I support most efforts at small government and egalitarianism. Some will say that small government and universal health care are mutually exclusive but I disagree. I think progress takes time, and eventually we should limit government to taking care of people's health and the infrastructure of the country. Most people don't seem to realize that the people make the country, not the flag, borders or ideology. Thus the only thing the government should be concerned with is ensuring their well being and justice. Change won't come from the 1% who value the way things are. What they refuse to realize is that they can maintain their lifestyles without squeezing the common man for all he's worth


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05 Mar 2011, 6:20 pm

Oh, I forgot pacifism. I would happily cut the military budget to nothing and give it all to universal healthcare, education, humanitarian work, science, and space exploration.



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06 Mar 2011, 12:18 am

Libertarian socialism.
I oppose "free" markets,
and support federally-protected individual freedoms.
I'm an anti-imperialist.

I have a lot anarcho-utopian ideas.


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07 Mar 2011, 11:52 am

Objectivist.
Free markets
The only proper function of government is to defend individual rights.