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About Carl Pettit

Carl Pettit is a writer, illustrator and musician whose education and travels have taken him all over the world. When not out exploring, or pondering the universe, he finds time to produce fiction for both adults and children. You can catch up with him on his blog, or twitter.

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  1. wellokaythen says:

    There are some conservatives, of the more libertarian variety, who do see things this way. To them, what’s the problem with same-sex marriage, if gay people’s money is just as green as anyone else’s? The market system doesn’t care about what you smoke or don’t smoke, the laws of supply and demand are the same. Not all political conservatives are cultural/social conservatives. There are some pro-free-market folks who would wholeheartedly agree with you. They may not be steering the Republican Party, but they are out there, and they don’t always get along well with the social conservatives.

    • I’m not versed in disagreements between libertarian factions, but I feel like the people you describe aren’t even well represented outside of Republican heterodoxy. What are the calls for “state’s rights” heard from the Gary johnsons and Ron Pauls but an attempt to centralize state power on a slightly more local level? As if a infringment on your rights is only legitimate when coming from Albany and not DC…

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