Tag: legalized pot
If there is one discovery, since the inception of human society, with the mojo to make teen boys–indeed, men of any age–indifferent to sex, it would be cannabis.
The science is clear and unambiguous – pot is a dangerous substance. It is not like alcohol at all. There is a reason it is classified as a Schedule I controlled dangerous substance, right along with heroin, LSD and ecstasy.
The essential consideration that disqualifies cannabis as the moral equivalent of alcohol is human tradition, especially Western tradition. Alcohol is found everywhere and virtually every culture has a set of traditions which dictate its use.
In past two years, FEC records show total pot-related contributions — either from industry PACs or individuals who operate marijuana-related businesses — to Colorado federal candidates were about $20,000.
Colorado Democrats won in 2012, not on the power of their ideas, but because too many Republicans stayed home. Their hard-left ideology represents a small geographical and numerical swath, which I will call the “commie belt,” that runs like a ribbon through the center of the state.
There appears to be not simply a lack of virtue in Washington D.C. but an outright madness blinding the good and impelling the bad in the power grab of the age.
When pot practitioners flooded towns like Nederland, Telluride, Breckenridge, Steamboat Springs, et al., marijuana became commensurate with the Centennial State. A population of giggling munchers has been with us for a long time, but now, nearly 40 years after John Denver serenaded sweetly about the wacky weed, Coloradans are on the verge of making the smoking of pot a protected human right.
Ron Paul is a RINO in the purest sense. He eschewed the Libertarian label and mounted the red, white and blue elephant to transport him to a viable candidacy. He is not a Republican, except in name. He is an unprincipled Libertarian who sold out his true title in order to gain traction in his presidential campaign.