Libertarian Party

The Libertarian Party is a political party in the United States that rigidly supports limited governmental activity. It is estimated that the Libertarian Party is the third-largest political party in America. The party is active in all 50 states and claims to have more than 200,000 registered voters, which would be more than the membership of all other third parties combined.

The political philosophy of the Libertarian Party transcends the conventional categories of “liberal” and “conservative” thought. In general terms, the party's platform combines liberal views on civil liberties with conservative laissez-faire economic beliefs. It also advocates a noninterventionist foreign policy and favors global free trade. In its most basic form, Libertarianism believes in total economic and personal freedom, as long as one does not impinge ...

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