[ExI] GOV _ TRUMP
johnkclark at gmail.com
Wed Mar 29 02:33:46 UTC 2017
On Tue, Mar 28, 2017 Dan TheBookMan <danust2012 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Slaveholding George Washington
All rich men in Virginia were slaveholders at the time, and as Virginia
was largest and richest state the first commander and chief was almost
certainly going to be a slaveholder. And unlike Jefferson at least
Washington freed his slaves when he died. Hey, better late than never.
> wasn't a radical.
though otherwise. If Washington has lost the war he would have been
> Had history been slightly different
George Washington would have been the first king of the USA, instead
after 8 years he chose to give up power and go home. That is very rare.
> Also, libertarianism as a form of radical politics isn't about seizing
is a trivial movement that should be of no interest to a serious minded
> It always is funny in a way that makes me want to puke how self-proclaimed
> libertarians don't know this.
I've always been a
but at one time I was a radical libertarian like you, and I thought
government should go away entirely, but over the years I've come to realize
like it or not government simply isn't going away this side of the
singularity, so I just must learn to live with it. Yes if we were starting
from scratch we could do better, but we're not starting from scratch.
John K Clark
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