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

Captain-Jeff Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 5:47 PM
Can someone please point out where in the US Constitution it says that the federal government should regulate, approve or control the trad of marijuana or anything else within the limits of a state? Oh, that's right, the SCOTUS told us that what the founders "meant" to say was that the Constitution was NOT to limit the government but to limit the rights of the people and their states.

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...