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Position Paper : On Liberty and Capitalism

18 June, 2006

A – The Capitalist Infidel stands for the ideals of Liberty and Capitalism for every person.

B – DEFINING Liberty as the freedom from external restraint, compulsion, or interference in engaging in the pursuits or conduct of one's choice to the extent that they are lawful and not harmful to others and

C – DEFINING Capitalism as an economic system in which the means of production and distribution are privately or corporately owned and development is proportionate to the accumulation and reinvestment of profits gained in a free market.

D – RECOGNISING Capitalism as a fundamental building block for Liberty,

E – HIGHLIGHTING the role of the government as a service provider and

F – RECOGNISING the role of the government in ensuring Liberty by use of force.

G – FULLY AWARE of the threat to Liberty from unchecked governments,

1 – INSISTS that systems be placed to guide it's actions.

2 – RECOGNISES the role played by independent courts and newspapers.

3 – RECOGNISING the superior efficiency and effectiveness of private enterprises over state owned enterprises,

4 – CONSIDERING the risks of concentration of power,

5 – ENCOURAGES the reduction of roles played by governments to the provision of basic public services.

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Position Papers

17 June, 2006

The Capitalist Infidel has had enough of arguing with the right wingers. The Capitalist Infidel is going to start publishing Position Papers so he will not have to repeat his arguments over and over again.