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

Peter 2 Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 10:37 PM
It is not a conservative's job to protect people from themselves - let them smoke pot.
weedwam Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 12:08 AM
I say let them have it all......coke, crack, heroin, and anything new coming down the pike.
anti-neocon Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 10:46 AM
yes, that's THEIR business, not rick santorum's.

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...