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firefox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-11-05 12:39 AM
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8. The Republicans are a tightly controlled group
They very seldom abandon the party line because the Republican Party will replace them if they don't. They are puppets to the same force as Bu$h. They are distributed books to tell them how to answer questions. They are all but robots.

Ed Rosenthall was a big person in the medical marijuana movement in California and an expert grower that wrote several books and contributed to magazines on the subject. I believe it was him that was asked how cannabis prohibition would end. He said one day a group of men would say it is time to legalize pot and that would be that.

It may be hard to appreciate that answer, until you are somewhat a wonk on the subject, and I have come to agree with him. Now somebody else in a DrugSense chatroom and I were discussing the Republicans and he is the one that pointed out that they are highly controlled by the leadership. He said that on ending prohibition, that one day there would be a small group of Republicans met in a room and one of them would tell the rest, that prohibition is over.

I would read on the Bilderbergers- and the Federal Reserve-
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  -Can anyone help me understand Repub's blind allegiance to Bush? mcctatas  Jun-11-05 12:11 AM   #0 
  - Maybe.....they don't have to worry about  shraby   Jun-11-05 12:13 AM   #1 
  - Uh-huh, that's my theory. n/t  quiet.american   Jun-11-05 02:58 AM   #29 
     - Mine too!  dusty64   Jun-11-05 08:57 AM   #33 
  - Embarrassment?  deadparrot   Jun-11-05 12:19 AM   #2 
  - There is a little something for everyone in the GOP.  LostInAnomie   Jun-11-05 12:22 AM   #3 
  - But aren't some of those interests mutually exclusive?  mcctatas   Jun-11-05 12:28 AM   #5 
     - Absolutely not.  LostInAnomie   Jun-11-05 12:48 AM   #18 
  - I think at this point it's only the fundies that still back him  noahmijo   Jun-11-05 12:28 AM   #4 
  - The fundies have the dubious benefit of believing in miracles  Nikki Stone 1   Jun-11-05 12:34 AM   #6 
  - It's MONEY and POWER.  Carolab   Jun-11-05 12:36 AM   #7 
  - That is the correct answer, Carolab  Carla in Ca   Jun-11-05 12:43 AM   #13 
  - The Republicans are a tightly controlled group  firefox   Jun-11-05 12:39 AM   #8 
  - It's a brainwashed cult  FreedomAngel82   Jun-11-05 12:58 AM   #23 
     - BINGO, THAT'S IT!  Proud_Lefty   Jun-11-05 11:28 AM   #38 
  - One word: Clinton  cat_girl25   Jun-11-05 12:39 AM   #9 
  - Yeah, poor bubba is responsible for everything from 9/11 to the state  mcctatas   Jun-11-05 12:46 AM   #16 
     - I wonder  FreedomAngel82   Jun-11-05 12:59 AM   #24 
  - It is money and power  Erika   Jun-11-05 12:40 AM   #10 
  - Republican Congressmen are robots  firefox   Jun-11-05 12:40 AM   #11 
  - Power.....  Jade Fox   Jun-11-05 12:41 AM   #12 
  - Republican Congressmen are robots- really  firefox   Jun-11-05 12:44 AM   #14 
  - dupe  Jade Fox   Jun-11-05 12:46 AM   #15 
  - fascism  leftofthedial   Jun-11-05 12:47 AM   #17 
  - He makes them feel like  Nite Owl   Jun-11-05 12:50 AM   #19 
  - They think  FreedomAngel82   Jun-11-05 12:51 AM   #20 
  - Bush Co. are sociopaths & they are able to convince people who are unable  Pachamama   Jun-11-05 12:52 AM   #21 
  - Zombies which are possessed by de devil  lonestarnot   Jun-11-05 12:52 AM   #22 
  - Fear and spite nt  Hand   Jun-11-05 01:02 AM   #25 
  - they know that if they didn't have him  Lexingtonian   Jun-11-05 01:09 AM   #26 
  - You know how when you are four your parents can do nothing wrong?  jobycom   Jun-11-05 01:23 AM   #27 
  - One thing about the reptillicans  laugle   Jun-11-05 01:36 AM   #28 
  - its has to do with an aging people  cleveramerican   Jun-11-05 03:38 AM   #30 
  - Its an easy one, Money and Power....  petersond   Jun-11-05 03:43 AM   #31 
  - Because he kicks Democrats' ass...  kentuck   Jun-11-05 07:23 AM   #32 
  - I have no idea at all  four more wars   Jun-11-05 09:16 AM   #34 
  - Ain't much pride when your stuck inside a slowly sinking ship.....  OneTwentyoNine   Jun-11-05 09:58 AM   #35 
  - Unstated threats, IMO  Jose Diablo   Jun-11-05 10:51 AM   #36 
  - religious rights power over our leaders  erosartbymaia   Jun-11-05 11:21 AM   #37 
  - republican voters show up in lock step for three reasons  ldf   Jun-11-05 12:05 PM   #39 
  - great summary nt  steve2470   Jun-11-05 12:21 PM   #42 
  - It is the very nature of conservatism that leads to blind allegiance.  DuaneBidoux   Jun-11-05 12:09 PM   #40 
  - The sharks and remora are still feeding.  gulliver   Jun-11-05 12:16 PM   #41 
  - to accept someone like bush as president,  agincourt   Jun-11-05 12:47 PM   #43 

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