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The Life, Liberty, And Property Community

by @ 1:39 pm on May 20, 2006. Filed under Life Liberty & Property Community

Last month, I wrote about the departure of LLP Community founder Eric Cowperthwaite from the blogosphere. Well, that time has come, and its time for me to take over the reins of the LLP Community.

This post will serve as a permalink for the community and an introduction for new members, and will be updated as necessary.

1. What Is The Life, Liberty, and Property Community

The LLP Community was formed a little less than a year ago by Eric Cowperthwaite in the wake of the Supreme Court’s infamous decision in Kelo v. City of New London. Back then, Eric stated quite succiently what the community is all about:

To promote the big tent libertarian and classic liberal ideals of life, liberty and property. It doesn?t matter if you are a big ?L? or small ?L? libertarian, anarchist, rational anarchist. We want the big tent of people who believe that individual liberty and inherent rights are more important than the collective.

It?s also a great way to bring traffic to your site. Your activity hits the board on the Community Page and people come look!

Since then, the LLP Community has grown from a handful of bloggers to a community of more than 140 bloggers from all over the United States and Canada. While we don’t always agree with each other, the community is the modern-day equivalent of the pamphleteers who helped started the American Revolution and firmly in the tradition of thinkers ranging from Thomas Jefferson and Thomas Paine to Murray Rothbard and Ayn Rand. If really want to know what we’re all about, then there’s no better way to find out than to read our blogs. Wondering if you’ll fit in ? Well, its really pretty simple to know:

Are you someone who believes in the inherent rights of life, liberty and property? Do you think government?s job (if you believe in government) is to promote those rights? Do you define yourself as a libertarian, anarchist, minarchist, or classic liberal? Do you oppose the extension of the state further into your life?

If the answer is yes, then you’ll fit in well.

2. What do I need to do to join the LLP Community ?

First, you need to send me an email. Be sure to include your Blog’s URL and, if possible, links to a few things you’ve written on the subject of individual liberty, the Constitution, or any related topic.

Once I’ve told you that you’ll should add the Community Blogroll or Button, or both, to your blog.

The code for the blogroll is:

<script language=”javascript” type=”text/javascript” xsrc=”” mce_src=”” ></script>

And the button code is:

<a xhref=”” mce_href=”” >
<img xsrc=”” mce_src=”” alt=”The Community for Life, Liberty, Property” /></a><br />

There are other versions of the button available if you’re looking for something different, I will have a post up with those buttons shortly.

I’d like to thank Eric for putting together this community and handing his work over to me. I look forward to seeing the community grow in the future.

8 Responses to “The Life, Liberty, And Property Community”

  1. [...] Of everything I’ve done, the thing I’ve enjoyed the most is creating The Liberty Papers and the Life, Liberty, Property blog community. They’ve been great chances to get to meet a lot of other great bloggers who have similar political and philosophical beliefs. And to interact with those folks and a lot of commenters. Even the commenters who are consistently negative or reflexively opposed to anything that doesn’t fit their ideal were fun and interesting. [...]

  2. George D says:

    Is it me (operator error) or is there something wrong with the button code?

  3. Stan says:

    There is a problem, the image url is apparently incorrect. I just used this image url:

    Just replace the first image source with that url.

  4. [...] If you’re interested in joining our little group yourself, here’s all you need to know.   [link] [...]

  5. George D says:

    Thanks Stan, With what you gave me and a little fudging I got it to work. Is there a problem with the blogroll code? I’ve been out of computers for so long they laughed at me when I asked for a DOS disk at the Computer shop.

  6. [...] Welcome to the 51st edition of the Carnival of Liberty, a weekly collection of posts about individual liberty hosted primarily by the members of the Life, Liberty & Property Community. This week’s carnival marks a milestone for the Carnival of Liberty, as we’ve come to the end the first year of the Carnival of Liberty’s existence. The very first Carnival of Liberty was hosted, appropriately enough, on July 4th by Brad Warbiany. And, next week, as we officially mark the Carnival of Liberty’s first anniversary and the 230th anniversary of the birth of America, Brad will be hosting once again. [...]

  7. [...] A few days later, the Life, Liberty, and Property blog community was born. Started by a small group of bloggers irate over one Supreme Court decision, the community has now bloomed. Now boasting nearly 150 members, it serves as one of the core forces in the blogosphere for mobilizing libertarians to act on issues affecting us. Perhaps Kelo may be our Stamp Act, and the egregious violation of what our entire country perceives as essential liberties will result in us gaining the strength to win those liberties back. [...]

  8. [...] Brad Warbiany hosted the very first Carnival of Liberty on July 4, 2005, so it is only fitting that he be the host of Carnival of Liberty 52. Its been one year since the first Carnival of Liberty, and one year since the founding of the Life, Liberty & Property Community. As Brad notes, we’ve come a long way in both endeavours. Here’s to going further in the year to come. [...]

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