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I Am Not Stoned: Sobering Realities For Taxpayers On The Road To Legalizing Marijuana

anti-neocon Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 10:55 AM
it's time for false conservatives to stop calling non-prohibitionists "pothead". how juvenile !! it's NOT a matter of approving of the use of any specific substances. it's a matter of recognizing the proper role of government, and recognizing that government authority is limited by the constitution and by the concept of the liberty of the sovereign individual.

Pot fans got what they wanted in Colorado: they finally convinced voters there to support the legalization of “recreational marijuana.” It’s seen as a huge victory for those who support the powers of the individual states, and a great example of “federalism” in action. But who is considering the burden of all of this on the American taxpayer?

Before I go further, let me be clear: I have never in my entire life consumed marijuana. When I was a kid I was out of step with my peers on this, but I’ve just never been interested in “trying it,” and that’s...