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Old 08-29-2017, 08:12 AM
 
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So I had a question on here a while back about the most libertarian state. It seems the consensus was that small states like New Hampshire Wyoming and Alaska where the most libertarian friendly states. Now I'm wondering if any major metro areas have a life and let life low taxes small government mentality. I know Denver, San Diego and Kansas City where some areas that came to mind. But I'm not sure.
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Old 08-29-2017, 08:59 AM
 
Location: The Springs
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I would not include Denver as being "libertarian". Colorado Springs, yes, but not Denver. Much of the eastern plains and western CO could be considered such.
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Old 08-29-2017, 09:19 AM
 
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Southern cities are abandoning social conservatism and becoming libertarian by default. So I would include Houston, Dallas, and Jacksonville. Atlanta may be just liberal but more libertarian than northern cities.
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Old 08-29-2017, 09:46 AM
 
Location: Mars City
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I would not include Denver as being "libertarian"
I second this (agree).

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Southern cities are .... becoming libertarian... I would include Houston, Dallas.
No way. There's nothing libertarian about the majority of Houston and Dallas. Texas cities have and will continue to be different from those in other southern states, but they are more of a unique Texas approach than libertarian.

On the other hand, most of the western and NW states seem to be the havens for this school of thought: Montana, Wyoming, the Dakotas, Nevada, maybe Idaho, maybe Alaska.
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Old 08-29-2017, 11:26 AM
 
Location: St Simons Island, GA
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Las Vegas. Legalized gambling and prostitution sounds pretty Libertarian to me.
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Old 08-29-2017, 11:28 AM
 
Location: Denver CO
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I would not include Denver as being "libertarian". Colorado Springs, yes, but not Denver. Much of the eastern plains and western CO could be considered such.
I'm in Denver, and this is accurate. Denver is liberal, not libertarian. There are other parts of CO that are more libertarian though.
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Old 08-29-2017, 11:37 AM
 
Location: Boston, MA
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I really don't think there is one. Most people on here don't really know what libertarianism is. It's not republicans who like weed, and it's not drinking on the street and hiring prostitutes. Denver is not even close to libertarian. Neither is Vegas. Nowhere really is.
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Old 08-29-2017, 11:49 AM
 
Location: St Simons Island, GA
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I really don't think there is one. Most people on here don't really know what libertarianism is. It's not republicans who like weed, and it's not drinking on the street and hiring prostitutes. Denver is not even close to libertarian. Neither is Vegas. Nowhere really is.
At the very core of Libertarianism is a belief in free will and minimization of government interference in the pursuit of personal liberty. So how is my assertion not tied into that?

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Old 08-29-2017, 05:54 PM
 
Location: Denver
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I really don't think there is one. Most people on here don't really know what libertarianism is. It's not republicans who like weed, and it's not drinking on the street and hiring prostitutes. Denver is not even close to libertarian. Neither is Vegas. Nowhere really is.
I will still call them Republicans who smoke weed. Austin felt like that to me very much so.
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Old 08-29-2017, 06:39 PM
 
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Basically just find areas where republicans are winning the millenial vote. So Oklahoma City/Omaha areas.
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