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Saturday, September 14, 2013

"individuals should be free to do as they like as long as they don't hurt others, and that the government should keep out of people's day-to-day lives."

The perfect storm is brewing for a referendum on the unchecked authority and arrogance of big government, and Republican incumbents ignore these trends at their own peril.
According to the poll, 68% of Republican voters believe that "individuals should be free to do as they like as long as they don't hurt others, and that the government should keep out of people's day-to-day lives."
Sixty-one percent of American voters believe the economic policies coming out of Washington are hurting rather than helping, and only 17% believe ObamaCare will have positive personal impact (a new low point since the law was passed in March 2010).
This big-tent libertarian constituency isn't a small camp of eccentrics who discuss the merits and pitfalls of Objectivism while wearing Von Mises T-shirts. These are Americans of all ages, races and creeds who politically self-identify in a number of different ways, but share a common guiding philosophy.


Read More At Investor's Business Daily: http://news.investors.com/ibd-editorials-on-the-right/091313-671008-voters-are-tired-of-big-government-favor-libertarian-values.htm#ixzz2euRQIZ9A
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