Libertarians

Libertarian Party Platform – Proposed Planks

 

Reasons for Proposed Planks

 

1. LP should better detail regulations so can analyze problems to formulate solutions and transitions.

Examples:

Health care planks don’t address many problem regulations, like Certificate of Need.

Education planks don’t mention the bigger problem of subsidies to schools.

Electricity deregulation planks don’t address many problem regulations, like transmission constraints.

 

2. LP should consider the possibilities of: (a) market imperfections, and (b) already imbedded government-granted advantages, before moving to free markets.

Examples:

Does health care competition require ending the medical licensing of doctors?

Should children be responsible for their education even if parents are neglectful?

Should everyone be allowed to build electricity transmission lines?

 

3. LP should provide examples of real-life successes and failures, and cite reasons.

Examples:

Why has Europe been much more successful with medical licensing?

Why have school voucher programs been unsuccessful?

Why has electricity deregulation had so many problems in U.S.?

 

 

Planks              My Articles About Planks

Health Care    How Government Regulations Made Health Care Expensive

LP and AAM   Response to Coronavirus Lacks Market-driven Health Care

 

Education      Non-profit Schools Abuse Subsidies, Foster Wealth Disparity

LP and AAM

 

Energy            US Energy Policies Risk Economic and Environmental Crises

LP and AAM     Coal Industry's Demise Helped Along by Federal Regulators

                      The Feds Choose Winners and Losers in the Energy Industries

 

Tech &Other Tech Opportunities Depend on Shorter IP Lifetimes

AAM

 

 


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