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Ron Paul - Drug War Stance

Just wondering about this after the ad and all the Reagan talk. Was Ron Paul not opposed to drug legalization when he endorsed Reagan? Or did he not anticipate Reagan's escalation of the war on drugs? Or did he endorse him despite disagreeing with his position on drugs?

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that he endorsed him before he made Prez, saw that Reagan went back on some of his campaign promises (not Conservative enough) and later withdrew his endorsement.

RP is against a FEDERAL DRUG LAW, and is in favor of more a states aproach within the bounds of the Constitution!

help me out if i am wrong

Freedom may be worth searching for.

I have given up on my fellow Americans, (not DPers) as I will not shed one more calorie trying to awaken anyone else who is not a critical thinker and does not have the inherent feeling that something is wrong.


Did Reagan used to be pro-drug legalization? Or did Ron Paul just endorse him anyway?

In politics

People rarely agree with a person 100% on everything.

Even Rand Paul disagrees with his dad on a few things :)

What politicians do is prioritize their positions. For Dr. Paul, Reagan, a candidate running with what he regarded as very conservative ideas, even being labeled as "extreme" by some, would fit well with one of Dr. Paul's top priorities (actually THE top priority): limiting the size and scope of federal government.

It's not that Dr. Paul is pro-drug use (except maybe in the case of medical marijuana), it's that he is pro-liberty.