Posts Tagged ‘racism’

Ron Paul passionately defends himself against accusation of racism based on newsletters he didn’t write. His stance on the position is fully defended as he associates himself and libertarianism with the most un-racist movements and people in history. His stance on the drug war is to pardon all the [non-violent] prisoners sentence simply for drug offenses (which includes mostly minorities).

Wikipedia Political Positions of Ron Paul

In 1997, Paul voted to end affirmative action in college admissions. Paul criticizes both racism and obsession with racial identity:

“Racism is simply an ugly form of collectivism, the mindset that views humans strictly as members of groups rather than individuals. Racists believe that all individuals who share superficial physical characteristics are alike: as collectivists, racists think only in terms of groups. By encouraging Americans to adopt a group mentality, the advocates of so-called ‘diversity’ actually perpetuate racism. Their obsession with racial group identity is inherently racist.” – Ron Paul on Government and Racism


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