Thursday, February 28, 2013

Facebook Fodder For Libertarians

For everyone who wants to put liberty-oriented conversation starters on Facebook every day of their lives, here are a few resources:

All American Blogger has a selection of 99 Great Libertarian Quotes.  Here's a sampling.

  1. A government which robs Peter to pay Paul, can always count on the support of Paul. – George Bernard Shaw
  2. America needs fewer laws, not more prisons. – James Bovard
  3. War is just one more big government program. – Joseph Sobran
  4. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide. – John Adams (1814)
  5. They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. – Benjamin Franklin
  6. One of the greatest delusions in the world is the hope that the evils in this world are to be cured by legislation. – Thomas B. Reed (1886)
  7. If you are not free to choose wrongly and irresponsibly, you are not free at all. – Jacob Hornberger (1995)
  8. Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys. – P.J. O’Rourke
  9. The more corrupt the state, the more it legislates. – Tacitus
  10. Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. – George Washington
The other 89 are just as good.  

Artist Dan McCall creates some of the greatest posters, prints, t-shirts, and blog illustrations on the Net.  
Go here for generic Free Stuff like this.

Or free desktop wallpaper like this:

And then there's his art and print gallery.  There's probably something in here for everybody.  That doesn't mean everybody will like this one.....

Dan also puts some of his work-in-progress on Facebook.  He's a great guy.  Friend him.  

And then there's Reddit.  
Reddit is a place where, no matter how much of an individual you think you are, you can find a few hundred people just  
Here's a link to Libertarian Reddit.  Browse the top articles.  Facebook 'em.  Tweet 'em.  Email 'em.  

I hope you have fun with this stuff.  
Try to remember this one important rule:  "Polite People Never Change Anything".  

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