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@YesYoureRacist Libertarians have been involved in every step of the formation of the "alt-right". The origin of Libertarianism is closely associated with the "Old Right". (Many alt-right writers trace their roots to paleolibertarianism of Rothbard.)
@YesYoureRacist In the 80s, Koch brothers founded Citizens for a Sound Economy (tobacco lobbyist group and sponsor of early Tea Party events) and appointed Ron Paul as chairman. Tea Party name is from Ron Paul presidential campaign's "moneybomb" fundraiser on anniversary of Boston Tea Party.
@YesYoureRacist "Alternative right" came from the anti-neocon "paleoconservative" Right in attempt to steer things in a more libertarian direction, first coined by Paul Gottfried in 2008 at a white nationalist H.L. Mencken Club talk. Richard Spencer then launched the Alternative Right website.
@YesYoureRacist Jack Hunter, the Pat Buchanan conservative/Ron Paul libertarian, then started writing about the alt-right in 2009. Hunter then became an aide to Rand Paul. In 2013, Hunter was forced to resign after racist remarks he made as his radio personality "Southern Avenger" was exposed.
@YesYoureRacist The vast majority of the populist, pro-white alt-right that supported Ron Paul in 2008 and 2012 defected en-masse to Trump. Many of the remaining Ron Paul libertarians today still hold opinions that are in line with the alt-right.
@YesYoureRacist "4chan was libertarian. During the 2008 presidential election, it supported Ron Paul (replacing its traditional greeting “sup /b/” with “ron paul /b/”). 4chan wanted the right to do as it pleased and not much else." medium.com/@DaleBeran/4ch…
@YesYoureRacist Ron Paul was involved with Operation Red Dog, the failed invasion of Dominica in 1981 involving Don Black, the founder of Stormfront, David Duke & assorted neo-Nazi & KKK groups, in an attempt to establish a white supremacist regime in a country with almost no white inhabitants.
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