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Amazing! Milton Friedman On Why Drugs Should Be Legalized

Milton Friedman makes a compelling case to why drugs should be legalized. This video honestly gave me chills! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLsCC0LZxkY&feature=related

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The War on Drugs is quickly losing support

William Buckley was against the war on drugs. Glenn Beck has endorsed the legalization of marijuana. Even Pat Robertson is now against the war on drugs. The problem is that the lobbying industry against marijuana (and other drugs for that matter) is enormous. Another problem is that the legalization movement damages itself by actually promoting drug use. A lot of people think "only drugies want to legalize drugs." That isn't the case at all. We have to disassociate ourselves from drug users in my opinion. It's an easy case to make (increase in crime, wasting billions of dollars, etc.) but many still think we're all a bunch of hippies.

Rand Paul / Justin Amash 2016
Continue the Ron Paul R3VOLUTION

Śo what needs to happen to

Śo what needs to happen to finally end it?

juan maldonado

Ron Paul 2012

Ron Paul 2012

Watch all of "FREE TO CHOOSE"; Excellent PBS Series!

Read the Book "Free To Choose" and "Freedom & Capitalism".

Doctor Paul and I talked about our mutual appreciation for Dr.Friedman's TV series FREE TO CHOOSE back in 2003. And we talked briefly in 2008 about Doctor Paul doing a FREE TO CHOOSE Revisited, whereby Doctor Paul would host the show and revisit Hong Kong and the points made in the series.

For many in the liberty movement, we came into it through Dr Friedman. Some before that came in because of Ayn Rand, Murray Rothbard, and many others. Today, the "gateway liberty drug" is Doctor Ron Paul...


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"The System of Liberty: Themes in the History of Classical Liberalism" ...by author George Smith --
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Wow that's beautiful man!

Wow that's beautiful man! There so many other people out there helping others learn about liberty, but it all starts from an origin. The person responsible for me was Alex jones and he taught me about Ron Paul. When I was in the marines, I would move to a new duty station and there would be other marines who knew my Sgt. From my previous duty station! The world is big, but it's really not lol

juan maldonado

What's Ron Paul's view on our

What's Ron Paul's view on our boarder? And does every libertarian think like him or no? Does anyone know???

juan maldonado

Brilliant Simplicity

Perfect to send to your "Oh-My-God-We-Can't-Legalize-Drugs" friends.

I'm on it lol.

I'm on it lol.

juan maldonado

This is my first video ever

This is my first video ever watching Dr. Friedman... I'm gonna look up more! I have to admitt that I've heard of him before, but I never knew any of his opinions on anything.

juan maldonado

Not a fan of Milton

He's the promoter of "laisser faire" corporatism and a big proponent of the IMF.

But, ya, definitely, marijuana and hemp should be legalised.

The question is, if it's legalised, will he and his cronies privatize the heck out of it to Big Pharma and drive the price even higher?

That'd be tough since anybody

That'd be tough since anybody who can grow a garden can certainly grow cannabis.

A nation of sheep breeds a government of wolves.

Exactly! I don't think they

Exactly! I don't think they want competition lol

juan maldonado

Is he? Idk... Show me some

Is he? Idk... Show me some videos, because I heard he was a libertarian.

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Just read The Shock Doctrine

from cover to cover and make up your own mind.

That is a horrible book

Evil actually.

Best argument against a Socialist: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOMI0ORGH44&feature=related

Milton responds to Ms. Klein.


Yes, please BUY this wonderful libertarian BOOK! We all must know the History of Freedom! Buy it today!

"The System of Liberty: Themes in the History of Classical Liberalism" ...by author George Smith --
Buy it Here: http://www.amazon.com/dp/05211820

This is the most eye opening book

I ever read. Everything she says HAS happened in South America.

Listen to the Confessions of an Economic hitman. He's telling the same story as an insider.



Amazing videos... It's kinda

Amazing videos... It's kinda cool when people can sit and talk and disagree without yelling.

juan maldonado

My understanding

From watching Milton (and also listening to other great economists' view of him) I have found that his tends to be libertarian leaning in a lot of his philosophical views, but PLEASE approach with caution. Some of his economic views, etc. do not line-up correctly with libertarian views. So, bottom line is that he does have many good views, but just be cautious and do not assume he is libertarian in all of his thinking. :) This video is great though!

Just another person trying to change the world... :)


Friedman has done a lot of great work and is appreciated my many libertarians. He has disagreed with Misnians like Paul, Rockwell and myself on the question of the federal reserve ( oh, I got to put myself in the same sentence as those guys:).) This is a huge disagreement; among other things, the huge increase in federal spending could not of happened without the fed. Friedman may also disagree on even more fundamental economics such as what economics can calculate. You might want to ask Californians if his teaming up with the actor Arnold S. helped them.

There are a number of really helpful people who have big political flaws, without which I wonder if they could of had the success they had. Would Hayak have escaped Mises shadow if he didn't agree to some govt. welfare spending? Would Walter Williams be at George Mason if he didn't give faint lip service to interventionism? I can't recall Williams writing on war so he got a good deal. Rand Paul is in the same boat as Williams. Ayn Rand is like Ron Paul in my book since the compromises they made were truly tiny and not unethical. The guy who
got the biggest shaft may of been the best: Mises.

I have a question for you if

I have a question for you if you don't mind. How do libertarians feel in terms of the boarder? I feel everybody should allowed in or out just as long as we don't give them entitlements. I feel if welfare were gone there would be no anchor babies! I've heard some libertarians think differently on this issue?

juan maldonado

Cautious of what?

There is no "correct" libertarian views. Friedman is definitely a libertarian. Not all libertarians have identical views.

Does he believe in taxes?

Does he believe in taxes?

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