Revisiting Ron Paul’s 1988 Case for Drug Legalization – RPI Houston Conference

RPI Senior Fellow Adam Dick takes another look at Ron Paul’s groundbreaking 1988 treatise on why all drugs should be legalized. Speech is from RPI’s May 2019 conference “Winning the War on the War on Drugs.” For information on RPI’s next conference in August, click here: RonPaulInstitute.org/conference

Original Youtube video here.

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Faustina Meran Contreras
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Franchescamiamor38@gmail.com or Conciousnesrevolution12@gmail.com . To Dr. Robert David Steele. Need to contact you as soon as posible before June 24 2019. I am the spokeperson of Consciousness Revolution to The Descolonization Communitte of 24 in the United Nation. We want Our Independence Now refering to Puerto Rico Colony. We are the Native Borikua Patriot of The Archipiélago Boriken misnamed Puerto Rico Island. From Evaristo Silva Cintron Former U.S.Marines.The truth will make us free. It is time for Commander in Chief President Donald Trump of the Republic of the United States of America to declassify open all the more than 100,000… Read more »

Cosmos
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Volume is so low. :/

steve clapper
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the drug war is unconstitutional on the face of it and has become its own goal there is zero none end game in this and the money both legal/illegal now is the only reason.

Landon Forbus
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If you legalize Drugs the United States corp. will Fall.

1977Melville
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War on poverty, war on drugs, war on the border, war on terror…….all epic fails.

jeffersonianideal
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Unnecessary drug laws meets unnecessary panning, tilting, and zooming.

jeffersonianideal
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Without the preceding adamant demand for medicinal marijuana, recreational legalization may not have occurred.

Paul Blevins
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Ron Paul for president please

Dx Mx
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Excellent message, questionable hairstyle and camera work.

jeffersonianideal
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Next time, try to come down just a bit prior to delivering a speech advocating marijuana legalization.

Daniel Downs
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Down with the CFR 49! Down with big government!

jose almeida
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i agree with ron paul in almost everything. except abortion. abortion should be legal!

38 38
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This video's audio is hearable only in the left speaker of my headphone.It gotta be a message to the left, since my left ear is on the left (left=Socialism&Big Gov).My right ear is on the right, so it already knows, no need to bother it too much (right=Capitalism?small Gov) Seriously though, I, as a "far-right" small Gov proponent, I still think drugs must be vehemently policed by the authorities one way or another. Maybe not in the current manner, but another way still.And don't argue with me using theories; I have someone close who got Parkinson disease and barely survived… Read more »

Jenn West
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The fiction so called government never had any right to make people believe they could make drugs illegal in the first place. It’s ridiculous and stupid. We do not need to legalize drugs they should have always been illegal in federal lands and to federal persons. What we need in this country is an awakening! You people are so dumbed down they don’t even realize the government has no control over them.

David E. Burden
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If you don't have total control and say-so over your own body, including what you put in it, you are a SLAVE.Cut through the rhetoric and just call it what it is; "Slavery".Whether it can be harmful to you or not, government has no right to dictate what you do with or to your own self.The criminals pretending to be the federal government, (which is really a corporation pretending to be a government), consider you chattel. They believe you are their property and they use all of us as a source of income because they themselves are too lazy to… Read more »

Paulette Maximun
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. . . around 1988, on the program "20/20", Barbara Walters and Hugh Downs both stated that they thought ALL DRUGS SHOULD BE LEGALIZED. This was after their program on drugs. Too bad few listened. . .

TheLaneSplitter MC
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Everyone buy Dr. Paul’s book: Liberty Defined.

GasLiquidSolid
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Good. The freedom to administer self drugs and medicine is akin to freedom to choose your own FOOD, CHURCH & DOCTOR

Never Gonnatell
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If voting worked, Ron Paul would have been president.

Chad Lickinstein
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We all lost our sovereignty! 100 yrs ago you could do any drug you wanted and not have to worry about it

Me Thinks
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Bring back qualuds

Radioactive Banana
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Read "Dope Inc", and see the Plan by La Rouche. Legalizing all drugs would continue the trafficking of drugs by govs and military. Definitely NOT what our society needs! Everyone is so fucked up on drugs world wide, it's time to get rid of all drugs and that would mean Hang the NWO traffickers! Hang the CIA trafficking pigs! CIA in denver! CIA must all hang for crimes against humanity! I look forward to it Ronny boy!

Radioactive Banana
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Does the CIA pay you to say that shit?

TheOriginalMakaaka
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But if drugs are legalized, how will corruption get their funds? Will that mean they have to get real jobs? Does that mean that nobody will buy their addictive poisons because certain plants will make their snake oil obsolete? "My baby has a cough, can you help my baby?" "QUICK! Get that baby a spinal Tap! Pronto! Hand me two vials of mercury and Aluminum! Get Alzheimer's darn-it! Alzheimer's! here, have some Cane Sugar and get ADD!…phew, I'm pooped, gonna wash that down with some Carcinogenic, but perfectly legal Alcohol and Tobacco. My head hurts, better pop a pain killer… Read more »

Peter Lemmon
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Need to put this message back in the Congress. Americans are worn tired of Washington's War against We The People. Thank you, Dr. Paul, God Bless

Brandon Boyer
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Buy that real commodity!!! It's called precious metal,freedom!!

cliff owens
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It feels like liquid is running from my ears while listening to him.
I love Ron Paul but give me a break

Daniel Renteria
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Drugs kill nations even if its marijuana

Sam Sticka
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Just like how the government assaults civil liberties in the war on terror.

Driss Peppi lefew
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Unjustly seized property is something I just recently found out about and trump supports it which really surprised me I thought he was all about American rights since he backed gun rights we dont need politicians to represent the people and stab us in the back anymore this way of doing things is outdated we have the technology for a direct democracy we only needed representatives when effective means of communication over the lands was not possible

Brian T Parent
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Of course, nobody researches down rabbit holes to see where things lead to anymore. Everyone just presumes to know everything. I don't know anything until I learn about it. Also, Reddit shared a video/article of a hippie presenting a Canadian Constitutional Lawyer who tried to bring The Rothschild & Sons Company along with The Queen of England to court in Canada in 2012. Funny how CBS's show, Supergirl, downplayed Reddit as a reliable source when Supergirl became a reporter in their show. Of course, mainstream media once used Reddit as a reference many times before that. Funny how things change… Read more »

Brian T Parent
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Of course, I think The British Royals and Rothschild Bankers used Prof. Adam Weishaupt's Illuminati as a smokescreen and/or a vehicle to obtain their objective of retaking control over The United States. It is the only thing that would make sense to me. Well, I know one thing. JFK sure was correct about a 'monolithic & ruthless' conspiracy through his speech at The Waldorf Astoria in 1961, and it really sucks when they censor you for sharing info and asking questions. The biggest question I have is, "Who took over The United States from within?" Muslims, Jews, Nazis, or is… Read more »

Brian T Parent
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and yes…The Fed needs to go. Still, our media is the biggest problem when they don't report the truth and are controlled by a few people like a monopoly who play partisan politics in favor of a few. Of course, so much of our history is based on lies since there is hidden history that they never mention, and they probably never will.

Ed Waggoner Sr.
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Good presentation Mr. Dick. Thank you.