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Prominent Republicans in Washington state, Colorado endorse legal pot

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by BIV, Oct 5, 2012.

  1. BIV

    BIV I'm Biv Dick Black, the Over Poster.

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    Baby steps kids, but it's coming.

    http://news.yahoo.com/prominent-rep...RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdANob21lBHB0A3NlY3Rpb25z;_ylv=3
     
  2. Don the Radio Guy

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    And not that phony "medical" bullshit. Good for them. Meanwhile Obama continues to imprison record numbers of people.
     
  3. BIV

    BIV I'm Biv Dick Black, the Over Poster.

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    The medical was a necessary step. It softened the landing for this. Full legalization would have never had a chance without it.

    How many state need to get on board before the fed relents?
     
  4. d0uche_n0zzle

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    The FEDS will never back off until they lock themselves up for being petty tyrants.
     
  5. BIV

    BIV I'm Biv Dick Black, the Over Poster.

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    I don't buy that. Get a swing state or two on board and it becomes an election issue. The country is fed up, enough pressure and they will cave. What it starts to become political suicide to not support it, things will change.
     
  6. Norm Stansfield

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    I love the ending of this video.
     
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  7. Lord Zero

    Lord Zero Viciously Silly

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    Watch this not make a dent on the RNC's position on the issue. The will of normal republicans is so far removed from the RNC's mind by this point.
     
  8. Don the Radio Guy

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    Maybe not right now, but this is the first step.
     
  9. Hack Hawk Down

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    Republicans in my state are outliers. Same with Colorado. Good luck with this over in the Bible Belt where the Republicans have their strength.
     
  10. Lord Zero

    Lord Zero Viciously Silly

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    Won't happen. RNC politicians cater to police interests too much to let the Drug War cash cow go..
     
  11. Don the Radio Guy

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    You think democrats don't? Police and prison guard unions own the whole system.
     
  12. Lord Zero

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    Stop associating my hatred of republicans with support for democrats. Of course the dems do it too. Barack Obama proves that beyond a shadow of a doubt. It's disgusting in any case.

    I watched a few episodes of Cops for the first time in a while a few weeks back. All but one or two segments (out of three or four episodes) had to do with vice. Of the vice cases, an overwhelming majority of them were drug cases. The cops always use the phrase "help keep/take drugs off the streets", but most of the time, they're just arresting users and addicts. The Drug War has done a fantastic job of turning cops and civilians against each other. The general public has become the target of the police, and the police have become a predator to the general public. And yet, the cops still think that they're protecting and serving.
     
  13. BIV

    BIV I'm Biv Dick Black, the Over Poster.

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    It will happen. There will come a point when too many states have legalized it and too many voters support legalization that, as I said, it will be come political suicide to not support legalization. All the money in the world won't help you if you can't pull the votes.

    And it's won't take much. Election margins are too slim. Again, get it legalized in a couple of the swing states and that the end of the war on pot.

    Besides, they still have plenty of other drugs to go after and most vice cops would love to be free of pot to go after them.
     
  14. mascan42

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    That's far in the future, I'm afraid. At this rate, I'd guess at least another 20 years before enough of the idiots who've had it drilled into their heads that all drugs a e-veal are convinced that the country won't implode with legalization.
     
  15. Don the Radio Guy

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    20 years is nothing in the scheme of things. It's taken almost 100 years to build the prison industrial complex to where it is, and drug prohibition is the fuel that fires that machine.
     
  16. Trendy

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    I hope the feds don't back down, do you have any idea what will happen if drugs are legal? Just ask my hero Bill O'reilly



    Bill owns Stossel as usual. Stossel doesn't care about the children, Stossel wants to make it easier for kids to get wacked out.
     
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    Really, he gets to have a sock puppet? We're going to allow this?
     
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    I now have absolute proof that smoking even one marijuana cigarette is equal in brain damage to being on Bikini Island during an H-bomb blast”
    ~Ronald Reagan
     
  19. Don the Radio Guy

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    So fucking what?
     
  20. Begbie

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    Because Ronald Reagan is trying to hand out life sentences to offenders who possess marijuana.

    Got to go now...the Challenger shuttle is about to lift off.
     
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