For the life of me, I cannot understand why some libertarians support Social Security. Why do they call for fixing and reforming it instead of abolishing it? What gives with that? Don't libertarians oppose socialism? Libertarians certainly are not hesitating to criticize the Democrat Party's new congressional nominee Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for being a "democratic socialist." The same goes for her political mentor U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, who has long labeled himself a socialist. Indeed, libertarians have recently been pointing out and criticizing the destructive consequences of socialism in countries like Venezuela and Nicaragua, not to mention Cuba and North... [Read More]
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