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Liberty Lovers 10 Political Commandments

In 1966, Ronald Reagan popularized what became at that time the 11th Commandment for Republicans: "Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Republican." This strategy of "staying positive" eventually led to many Republican victories and Reagan's 8 year stay in the White House. In light of the fact that conservative and libertarian freedom lovers have consistently sabotaged themselves and made it possible for government worshippers to win elections, maybe a Liberty Lovers 10 Political Commandments is needed:

(1) Thou shalt not speak negatively of any other candidates or parties. Negative complaining, whining, attacking ... turns off voters. Such negativity is unnecessary, makes one look personally ugly, and is politically self-defeating. Grandma's advice: "If you can't say anything positive, don't say anything at all."

(2) Thou shalt not speak or write about issues which are anathema to the vast majority of voters. Grampa's way of putt…