I am often asked what it means to be a libertarian. I'll admit at the begining it was hard to define. I knew I didn't support the seeminly endless wars and massive governement spending, but I also didn't think you should go to jail for doing things that only harm you (like using drugs)
I think a lot of people feel that way. Many jaded republicans and democrats feel as though their beliefs are not truely being represented. More importantly, for those who are looking at the idea of libertarianism, there is a need for someone to clearly define it.
I've heard a lot of different explanations about what a libertarian is but I think it's best to always work from principles. That's why I created the 5 principles of libertarianism for the show. It's a way for everyone to understand my philosophy and where my loyalties lie.
Today on the show I talk about these 5 principles and how they can be used to assess any particular "issue" you might encounter. For anyone who needs them here they are: