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drug war warrior: Ron Paul

In the movie Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, a non-political protagonist ended up with a congressional seat and attacked the entrenched perverse power. The popularity of that movie was due to widespread knowledge that little good comes out of those seats of power. Moreover, most people feel that good people go to Washington and inevitably, universally, catch “Potomac Fever”, which is the love and abuse of power.

Ron Paul is the exception that proves the rule. His long career in Congress, multiple presidential runs, huge popularity with Libertarians and reputation of voting NO on nearly every bill because they were unconstitutional make him stand out as unique among his peers.

The Future of Freedom Foundation published an interview with Ron Paul primarily about ending the awful War On Drugs. Here is a Washington insider, a medical doctor, explaining how much worse this version of prohibition is than the problems it claims to fight against.

 

Time to End the War on Drugs: Ron Paul

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Watch former Congressman Ron Paul present his perspectives on why America needs to end the war on drugs. This presentation is part of FFF’s Drug War Video Project, whose aim is to accelerate the end of this immoral and destructive government program.