Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Liberty, Freedom and Free markets on Twitter [1]

Twitter is a great tool, people are blunt and straight to the point, they only have 140 characters to say what they would like to say. Here are some tweets that discuss free markets, liberty and freedom.

The IRS saying that people are "customers" is like a rapist calling victims "girlfriends" (John Yowan)

you weren't wrong. I was just "excercing" my right to dissent and that's what a libertarian "philosophy" allows us to do #;-) (Shawn J Feid)

We'd all be surprised how efficient and smaller government would be if congress/president had to live by the same laws we do (Libertarian Comic)

When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators. - P.J. O'Rourke (Famous-Quote.net)

Have faith in the goodness of the individual. It is there. And, sometimes, it's up to us to tap into it.☺ (Dimitri Vassilaros)

I'm not a party worshiper. I look at individuals, regardless of party. (Pepper-LibertyTalks)

It's now Authoritarian vs. Libertarian. Since Democrats vs. Republicans has been obliterated, no real difference between parties...( MATT DRUDGE)

Following anyone or anything without knowledge is weakness... this is why.Seek out the truth~please!( Karen)

 Freedom or Liberty, in my opinion, needs to leave you the right to act your conscience, even if my conscience or PC trends disagree (Simon Acceou Strain)

This is particular to America: Silver Underground | Free State Project Calls for Help Against Police Militarization (Silver Circle)

You can stand tall without standing on someone. You can be a victor without having victims. - Harriet Woods" #libertarian (Chipmunk Spacy)

Greatest threat to liberty in USA is well-meaning people who feel, "I don't like it so you can't do it." (Philip Schuyler)

"If one rejects laissez-faire on account of mans fallibility n' moral weakness one must for the same reason reject any kind of gov't action" (Old Whig)

"There will be (likely) some kind of real financial collapse and disorder that will require a total reconstruction of the system" 14/14 (Screwed by State)

"There's no honest pricing left anywhere in world because central banks everywhere manipulate & rig the price of all financial assets" 13/14 (Screwed by State)

"System we have now is one in which Fed decides,through a Politburo of planners sitting in Washington,how much liquidity is necessary" 11/14 (Screwed by State)

"Suffering inflicted on the 99% by our system doesn't come from free markets but from crony capitalism that is now our economic system" 8/14 (Screwed by State)

"Friedman(wrongly) held the central bank could improve upon the performance of free market by targeting the correct level money supply" 3/14 (Screwed by State)

War prosperity is like the prosperity that an earthquake or plague brings-Ludwig von Mises (LibertyTalks)

Authority should derive from the consent of the governed not from the threat of force - Barbie, Toy Story 3 (John Yowan)

Business' cannot pay taxes, people pay taxes-Government does not care for the poor, people care for the poor #Libertarian #tcot (Will Ricciardella)

Insanity: Trusting the government to solve a problem they caused in the first place. #tcot #tlot (LibertyTalks)

To be #Libertarian is to follow the philosophy that allows people to choose their own pursuit of happiness, their own destiny. To live free and be yourself. (Jose Shnanderson)

Hemp is the most useful plant on the planet, I'd say. You can create a plastic 10 times stronger than steal from hemp (Jose Shnanderson)

"Thanks to the Communist Party of China, we now know the path to poverty alleviation is Capitalism." wp.me/p2Unkl-1AM (We Are Libertarians)

It's now Authoritarian vs. Libertarian. Since Democrats vs. Republicans has been obliterated, no real difference between parties...( MATT DRUDGE)

Political parties squabbling over which connected mates get nominated for the taxpayer gravy trains. How charming. (Benjamin Hayes)

When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty. (J Montana )

Be prepared so you won't have to be scared… Keep control of your own finances i.e. #bitcoin + #phyzz (coɴsτɴτιɴε)

"its hard to free fools from the chains they revere" keep sticking to your beliefs for true equality maybe someday every1 wakes (sean carey)

Democracy is two wolves & a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote.-Benjamin Franklin #tcot (Grace Thompson)

After watching 1984, I can only pray that we will not even get to that state of madness!! (Grace Thompson)
"I'm a libertarian because I value individuals and their ability to make the bast choices for themselves!" (The IHS)

you really do believe that gov is still of the people? Then explain the last 13 years (not so angry anymore)

less authority the gov has over you, less power corporations have. How does more gov solve that? (not so angry anymore)

Libertarian philosophy: I'll mind my business, and you mind yours. (Liberty 603)

We should (in my opinion) stop paying taxes if we don't agree with whats going on. (Chuck Burns)

We are more free today than we will be tomorrow. (Libertarian Rant)

black press gets it's stepping orders from leftist think tanks run by white progressives...that's why. (Ξ BLACK REPUBLICAN Ξ)

When's the last time you read the word "freemarket“ in a black publication? (Ξ BLACK REPUBLICAN Ξ)

A society of Freedom. I believe people are good. Not to be treated like pigs. (Governor of Virginia)

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