Tag Archives: Individual Rights

The Rubin Report: Dave Rubin- What is a Classical Liberal?

Source: The New Democrat I’ve been asked many times in the past what are my politics. I’m been accused ( if you want to put it that way ) of being a Libertarian or some other right-winger especially on social … Continue reading

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Democratic Socialist: Classical Liberalism and Fascism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat According to Wikipedia: “Fascism is a form of radical authoritarian nationalism, characterized by dictatorial power, forcible suppression of opposition and control of industry and commerce that came to prominence in early … Continue reading

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AlterNet: Alexandra Rosenmann- Why Noam Chomsky Won’t Call Himself a Modern-Day Liberal

Source: The New Democrat I’ve blogged a lot about Noam Chomsky over the last five years or so, because I find him to be absolutely fascinating as well as very intelligent. Even though we don’t tend to agree economic policy, … Continue reading

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AlterNet: Opinion- Valerie Tarico- “I Am Pro-Abortion, Not Just Pro-Choice”: The Difference Between Pro-Choice & Endorsement

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Reading this piece by Valerie Tarico, reminded me of a conversation that I was in about three years ago on Facebook of all places that was about abortion. And after … Continue reading

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Thom Hartmann: Thom Hartmann & Michael Medved Debating the Role of Government in America

Source: Thom Hartmann: The Great Debate- Thom Hartmann vs Michael Medved You ask the question’s what’s the role of government and you’ll get many different answers across the political spectrum in America. From Socialists who want government to do almost everything. … Continue reading

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The Birch Swinger’s: Bobby Kennedy’s Speech For Humanity

Bobby Kennedy, laying out perfectly what it means to live in a liberal democracy. What individual liberty is about the right for Americans to live their own lives and live in freedom. Without government infringing on individual lives and their … Continue reading

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AlterNet: Opinion- Sean McElwee: ‘The Case For Censoring Hate Speech’: No Good Case

  “For the past few years speech has moved online, leading to fierce debates about its regulation. Most recently, feminists have led the charge to purge Facebook of misogyny that clearly violates its hate speech code. Facebook took a small … Continue reading

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The Film Archives: C-SPAN: Conservatism vs. Liberalism- William F. Buckley, Jr. vs. George McGovern, From 1997

Source: The Film Archives-C-SPAN: Conservatism vs Liberalism- William F. Buckley vs George McGovern, From 1987 This is the perfect debate to have when it comes to American politics, not necessarily the two perfect people for this debate. Even though I doubt … Continue reading

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Akshay Pahilajani: Noam Chomsky- On Liberalism in 1977

Source: FRS FreeStates I like what Professor Chomsky said early on in this video, because that’s exactly what I could base this entire blog around. This one point where he says that liberalism when it was first developed was anti-establishment … Continue reading

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AlterNet: Opinion-Joshua Holland-Understanding The Ideological Divide Between Liberals and Conservatives

Source: AlterNet: Opinion- Joshua Holland-Understanding The Ideological Divide Between Liberals and Conservatives If you ask me why I’m a Liberal, I’ll tell you because I believe in Individual Liberty. Liberal Democracy, Limited Government, the US Constitution and Bill of Rights. That … Continue reading

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