Tag Archives: Liberal

Libertarianism Won’t Catch On

Libertarianism as a political philosophy, values liberty as its core principle. It believes in maximizing individual autonomy and freedom of choice. Like any other political philosophy, it exists on a spectrum from one extreme to another, but generally the modern Libertarian is socially liberal, i.e. supporting that people can do what they want to do […]

Which Labels do you Wear?

I was in a meeting recently trying to resolve a dispute. It’s typical in these meetings for all parties to make their points using every manner of explanation and rationalization possible. At one point, one party began discussing the demographics of the area and used the electoral map of 2004 to make their point. This […]

Labels & Talking Points

Tax and Spend Liberal. That beauty has been a Republican label for Democrats for the entirety of my adult life. Left-winger, leftist, conservative, neocon, and the list goes on. What do they mean and why are they used, and why on earth do regular people who do not work in the political arena use them […]