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The Libertarian Party
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The Libertarian Party is committed to America's heritage of freedom:
individual liberty and personal responsibility
a free-market economy of abundance and prosperity
a foreign policy of non-intervention, peace, and free trade.
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Where the Libertarian vs Republican Comparison Falls on the Nolan ChartThe Nolan Chart, which charts political views on the axes of economic and personal freedom, remains useful for political comparisons.

Those of the libertarian persuasion would fall in the top quadrant, while conservatives would fall on the right quadrant.



If we were to use a libertarian vs republican chart, we would not see much of a difference on political views as in the case of the libertarian vs conservative chart comparison. After all, the party of Lincoln is the de facto home of conservatives. However, the leadership of the party is perhaps more centrist than the conservative wing of that party.

There are some conservatives who straddle the liberty quadrant of the Nolan chart. A similar dynamic can be seen with libertarianism, where certain followers lean more towards the right part of the quadrant.
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93I'm sorry. I have no idea what you are trying to say. Best wishes to you.Doo-August 10
92 >That defines liberty and freedom in our system No it doesn't. It isnTimF-August 9
91The Court interprets constitutional provisions that are focused on liberties andDoo-August 9
90No, deciding those cases isn't defining liberty or freedom. It might be allTimF-August 9
89Ah, but the Court does indeed define liberty and freedom, and it has done so forDoo1August 9
88The Supreme Court doesn't define the definition of freedom or liberty. TheyTimF-August 9
87The US Supreme Court has rejected your expansive notions of "freedom" Doo-August 9
86Whenever I hear someone state they are against something whether it be abortion Don Green-August 9
85No its a normal definition of freedom. Freedom isn't the only value. You TimF-August 9
84Everyone Should Be a Little Bit Libertarian Let’s wait to take sides until we’vDon Green1August 9
83Opponents Of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates Have A Curious Definition Of ‘Freedom’ MDon Green-August 8
82Libertarian vs. Liberation creates third-party conundrum on Virginia ballots [gDon Green-August 5
81The rise of the 'Liberty Republican' Ron Paul’s final campaign for presDon Green-July 24
80[graphic] US President Joe Biden. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence JacksoDon Green-June 19
79Letter: History shows Libertarian ideas are winning History shows Libertarian iDon Green-June 10
78Why Trump is more likely to win in the GOP than to take his followers to a new tDon Green-May 3
77A Brief History of the American Libertarian Movement: A Reading Guide April 10, Don Green1April 11
76Robert Baird: Liberals versus libertarians [graphic] ROBERT BAIRD Board of ConDon Green-February 27
75It’s the Tea Party Anniversary. Here’s Why I’m Not Celebrating.As we edge closerDon Green-February 23
74Libertarian vs Republican: How Different are these Two Political Groups? Are ReDon Green-February 14
73A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear: The Utopian Plot to Liberate an American Town (Tom Clarke1February 2
72The first and most important change needed in Washington right now is Term and ADon Green-January 30
71In my original posting I said I am not there yet, but certainly moving in this dDon Green-January 30
70It's a very small election, but Libertarian Party Candidate Robert Reynolds TimF-4/14/2020
69My AEA Speech on the Presidential Panel, 1980 David Henderson econlog.econlib.oTimF-5/24/2011
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