Nearly every position you endorse depends upon a free market, but no such market exists.
Free markets do not exist because the people who direct our world do not want free markets. Our rulers need to control every aspect of everything. Free markets are out of their control. No free markets.
Second, voting doesn't matter. Everything about the process is rigged to favor certain people. Outsiders be damned. Vote counting is mostly done by machines controlled by private parties. That's just stupid.
Most importantly, Sovereign people have had their right to create money usurped.
I know you follow me so far. Here's where I lose you.
Money is not wealth, but gold is.
Money is not a commodity, but gold is.
Money is a unit of measurement per Article 1 Section 8 of the US Constitution. Google it.
There are two Golden Rules, Dr. Paul – which do you believe in?
He Who Has the Money Makes the Rules.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Would you have your friends loan “money” at interest when you might choose #2 and outlaw usury?
Money is a measurement. You can no more charge interest on dollars than charge interest on inches.
Dr. Paul, this is the primary issue separating us. You were once Libertarian and might understand how a public utility such as (real, fair, true) money cannot endure interest. Who may charge interest on a public utility? Not even the government itself has such a right. Interest on money is baneful.
There is a sensible road to a real economy: http://perfecteconomy.com