September 21, 2016

A few reasons that millenials should not vote for Gary Johnson

Alternet - [The Libertarian platform] calls for abolition of the income tax and the privatization of almost everything the government does, including education. “We would restore authority to parents to determine the education of their children, without interference from government.” And if parents don’t want their children educated, or want them indoctrinated in a cult, or put them to work in a sweatshop instead of learning to read? Not our problem.

[On the environment] It opposes any kind of regulation; instead, it argues that we can rely on the courts. Is a giant corporation poisoning the air you breathe or the water you drink? Just sue: “Where damages can be proven and quantified in a court of law, restitution to the injured parties must be required.” Ordinary citizens against teams of high-priced corporate lawyers — what could go wrong?


Anonymous said...

There's a slight change of tack from the usual.
How about next, something about reason why one SHOULD VOTE for Stein?

Anonymous said...

So the Libertarian platform is an accelerated version of what neoliberal Democrats are already doing?

One is sorta-OK and the other is utterly unacceptable?