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The Marijuana Rebellion

RINO Detector Wrote: Sep 26, 2012 12:30 PM
I agree. Legalize it. George W. Bush was an alcoholic and most likely tried cocaine at least several times or was in the area of it. Had he been caught and not rich, he would be a felon. Barack O'bama, well, that scum's history is well know. He would definitely have been a convicted felon if caught doing his drugs. Clinton definitely possessed marijuana even if he did not inhale, which probably would have made him a felon in Arkansas when he did. These men have no business destroying others' lives, at least not for simple marijuana possession, but that is what they do in administering the drug war. Drug usage generally stupid. But it is our decision.
miketurnerusa Wrote: Sep 26, 2012 8:34 PM
A valid argument indeed. The laws will tend to penalize the poor and less privileged.
By the time the 21st Amendment ended national alcohol prohibition in December 1933, more than a dozen states had already opted out. Maryland never passed its own version of the Volstead Act, while New York repealed its alcohol prohibition law in 1923. Eleven other states eliminated their statutes by referendum in November 1932.

We could see the beginning of a similar rebellion against marijuana prohibition this year as voters in three states -- Washington, Colorado and Oregon -- decide whether to legalize the drug's production and sale for recreational use. If any of these ballot initiatives pass, it might be the...