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The purpose of Libertarian Hotties is to:
• Connect with politically attentive, liberty-loving women.
• Use themed pictorials of attractive libertarian women to draw attention and educate the public.
• Network [potential] models and photographers, and anyone else who wants to help spread a pro-liberty message.
• Dispel the libertarian stereotype of "white male with bad haircut."
Political pin-up projects tend to support specific candidates. We'd like to encourage something similar, that focuses on individual issues -- foreign policy, market crisis, drug laws, sex laws, health care, taxes, gun control, censorship, etc.
It doesn’t matter what your party affiliation is. If you identify with the movement to minimize government, maximize personal freedom, and encourage a more sustainable economy, you’re probably one of us.
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I plan on getting this text on my right ribcage as soon as I get my tax return (O the irony!)
The Latin is "Manus haec inimica tyrannis ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem" which is a quote by Algernon Sidney, a 17th century English political theorist and opponent of King Charles II, who eventually put Sidney to death. Along with other English Enlightenment philosophers, Sidney's life and writings heavily influenced the political timbre of colonial America leading up to the Revolutionary War. Roughly translated (paraphrasing a rhyming quartet as translated by John Quincy Adams) it means "This hand to tyrants shall ever be sworn the foe, and by the sword seek peace under liberty's repose"
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I knew that we were in bad shape, but I hadn't actually realized just HOW bad until moments ago.
In 1873, an ounce of gold was valued at $20.67 USD.
According to kitco.com, on today's date, January 13, 2007, an ounce of gold is valued at $899.30 USD.
In 135 years, this is an inflationary rise of 4350.75%
Assuming that a dollar was actually worth a dollar in 1873, today the dollar is worth 1 to 43.5075 specie. In other words, the dollar today is actually worth 2.298 cents.
In January 1998, an ounce of gold was valued at $252.80 USD an ounce. Even if we made the gross assumption that a dollar was worth a dollar in 1998 (the dollar was actually worth about 8 cents in 1998) it would only be worth about 28 cents today. This is an inflationary rise of 355% in just the last ten years!
So, do a little math. Take whatever you earn: hourly, weekly, monthly, whatever. Multiply that by 0.02298. That's what you actually make in REAL dollars.
I make about $27.58 a month. How about you?
To put things in perspective, however, the dollar today is doing about 3.86 times better than the Continental dollar was doing at the end of the Revolutionary War, where in 1783 it was worth about 1 to 168 specie, or about 0.6 cents.
Don't you think we would have learned a valuable lesson about runaway inflation in 225 years?
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