Ron Paul said heterosexuals in the military were "causing more trouble than the gays" in explaining his support for the repeal of "Don't ask, don't tell" during an interview with the Iowa State Daily. Paul was arguing that heterosexual relationships in the military were equally disruptive, and, due to the larger proportion of heterosexual soldiers, more likely to occur. So yes, you just have the same rules for everybody and treat them all the same. Paul had originally favored keeping the "Don't ask, don't tell" policy, but decided in to switch his vote and support repeal.
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The political positions of Ron Paul R - TX , United States presidential candidate in , , and , are generally described as libertarian ,  but have also been labeled conservative  and constitutionalist. No"  reflects both his medical degree and his assertion that he will "never vote for legislation unless the proposed measure is expressly authorized by the Constitution ". The central tenet of Paul's political philosophy is that "the proper role for government in America is to provide national defense , a court system for civil disputes, a criminal justice system for acts of force and fraud, and little else. Luskin as economic advisors to his campaign. His warnings of impending economic crisis and a loss of confidence in the dollar in and were at the time derided by many economists, but accelerating dollar devaluation in led experts like former Federal Reserve chair Alan Greenspan to reconsider hard money policies such as those of Paul. Paul believes the size of the federal government must be decreased substantially. In order to restrict the federal government to what he believes are its Constitutionally authorized functions , he regularly votes against almost all proposals for new government spending , initiatives, or taxes ,  in many cases making him in a minority of members of the house by doing so.
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Rand Paul recently made headlines for stating that President Obama's stance on gay marriage "couldn't get any gayer. Paul often bills himself as a libertarian, and his stance on some issues bears this out. He has used his authority as a senator to block the escalation of the drug war , protect the privacy of U.
This is a copy of one of the "Ron Paul Political Report" newsletters, which has stirred controversy. CNN recently obtained the newsletters -- written in the s and one from the late s -- after a report was published about their existence in The New Republic. None of the newsletters CNN found says who wrote them, but each was published under Paul's name between his stints as a U. Paul said he had never even read the articles with the racist comments. Paul , who is not considered a front-runner, has become an Internet phenomenon in the current race , raising tens of millions of dollars from a devoted online base, many of them young people drawn to his libertarian straight talk.