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Originally posted by SphinxMontreal
"Release that fear. Release it and breathe deeply. Take your freedom back with every breath."
Originally posted by crazydaisy
Great info on the lies - now tell me how do we find the truth?
Originally posted by ghostpigeon
reply to post by AwakeinNM
I'm not in the Tea Party and many of the ideas are counter to mine, but many coincide too. As somewhat who tends more toward the Marxist end of the spectrum, I feel like we need a strong libertarian/old-style conservative voice in this country to counter the tendency for all marxist states to drift or flat out establish themselves as a totalitarian government. I do believe the government, if it is truly built on democratic principles and can develop a cooperative consensus is capable of doing good for its citizens and providing help for both those who most need it, but also for society as a whole: think the highway system if you want and example - benefits both the capitalists and the workers in more ways than I can count. The social glue, however, has to be in a commonly agreed upon set of values that leaves room for dissent, but also helps by and large bind us together. We don't do the balance thing so well. You'd be surprised, however, how much flak I draw from the left liberal end of things on HuffPost for defending the Tea Party. A walking contradiction in terms I guess.
Originally posted by bwinwright
Are any powerful and/or influential people telling the truth, the whole truth?
Who can you trust? I think the answer is nobody.
Originally posted by thedarktower
I believe capitalism and greed are the problems. If a lie can make money they will tell it. What can we do? Communism doesn't work, as greed soon seeps in there too. The 5 year plans and the workers doing them end up answering to a higher power who has more wealth than the rest, which is the reason for a revolution in the first place.