Roger Barris is all for consistency — unlike Democrat and Republican politicians, whom he stated are “complete hypocrites.” The Libertarian candidate for Congressional District 2 representative is running to create “the smallest government possible in order to create the greatest scope for individual liberty.” To Barris, his party’s views are actually principled and consistent. Democrats do not support economic freedom and will make policy based on polls, while the GOP cannot even pretend they support individual freedom under the current administration, Barris said. Barris’ small government values reflect in his many policy plans. He said he would introduce a single line bill declassifying cannabis from a Schedule I drug, and he is in favor of establishing term limits in Congress because “the most corrupt thing in American politics is the professional politician,” among other issues. Overarchingly, he is running to “de-weaponize” the federal government. While Barris finds it disheartening to see everything so divisive and politicized nowadays, he said it is an understandable consequence of big government. “If we have the federal government making every decision, involving itself in every aspect of people’s lives — and this is both on the right and the left — then, of course, we… Read full this story
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