Former Rep. Tom Tancredo is no libertarian. After all, he made his name attacking immigration. But the former member is now speaking politically painful truths.
Admitting that it may be â€śpolitical suicideâ€ť former Colorado Congressman Tom Tancredo said its time to consider legalizing drugs.
He spoke Wednesday to the Lincoln Club of Colorado, a Republican group thatâ€™s been active in the state for 90 years. Itâ€™s the first time Tancredo has spoken on the drug issue. He ran for president in 2008 on an anti-illegal immigration platform that has brought him passionate support and criticism....
I don't think easing access to drugs to undermine criminal efforts to satisfy their demand will reduce this demand. Considering our present societal decay and family-breakdown, I think drug use would actally increase if they were made legal.