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JuniperLea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-26-09 04:19 PM
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36. You mean those shallow and petty social consequences...
That should be put in their place and ignored for the greater good of mankind? Those consequences?
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  -I don't want weed legalization to be a part of President Obama's legacy ecstatic  Mar-26-09 11:43 AM   #0 
  - Yes, many people should be imprisoned for nothing to protect your sensibilities  Kurt_and_Hunter   Mar-26-09 11:44 AM   #1 
  - well, I did say it should be decriminalized  ecstatic   Mar-26-09 11:46 AM   #5 
     - So, you're willing to pass up all the tax revenue  JuniperLea   Mar-26-09 11:47 AM   #9 
        - Yes, I am. Besides, it would be illegal again by 2012  ecstatic   Mar-26-09 11:50 AM   #13 
           - Our State is Going Bust. We Need the Tax Revenue!  AndyTiedye   Mar-26-09 12:47 PM   #25 
           - What utter bullshit  JuniperLea   Mar-26-09 12:55 PM   #26 
  - Centrist argues for the status quo. World is shocked! nt  Romulox   Mar-26-09 11:45 AM   # 
  - What the hell does Obama's race have to do with it?  smoogatz   Mar-26-09 11:45 AM   #2 
  - Unfortunately, stereotypes exist  ecstatic   Mar-26-09 11:47 AM   #10 
     - Exactly. For most people here it is a non-issue.  empyreanisles   Mar-26-09 12:01 PM   #17 
     - You're right, it is dumb and racist  JuniperLea   Mar-26-09 12:56 PM   #27 
     - What, white people don't smoke weed?  smoogatz   Mar-26-09 12:06 PM   #20 
  - I don't think his being black has anything to do with it. Canada is fine with decriminalization for  Captain Hilts   Mar-26-09 11:46 AM   #3 
  - It's a GREAT idea that would be praised throughout history.  Dawgs   Mar-26-09 11:46 AM   #4 
  - Only on Planet Stoner  Richardo   Mar-26-09 11:48 AM   #11 
     - You haven't been following the polls then  cbc5g   Mar-26-09 11:49 AM   #12 
     - I'm sure they said the same thing after the repeal of prohibition.  Dawgs   Mar-26-09 01:12 PM   #29 
  - It's not a presidential issue anyway  JuniperLea   Mar-26-09 11:46 AM   #6 
  - Actually the President does have lots of power on the issue, the DEA and ONDCP are federal agencies.  Bjorn Against   Mar-26-09 07:23 PM   #38 
     - The Prez doesn't make laws  JuniperLea   Mar-26-09 08:05 PM   #41 
        - True, but the President does have some influence over Congress and even more over federal agencies.  Bjorn Against   Mar-26-09 08:13 PM   #43 
  - What about the principle of the greater good?  avaistheone1   Mar-26-09 11:46 AM   #7 
  - After he tackles the really important things, he can look at that.  Richardo   Mar-26-09 11:47 AM   #8 
  - He could direct his people to reschedule it to Schedule III  tridim   Mar-26-09 11:50 AM   #14 
  - wow racist much? ur the one making a connection to his race. n/t  iamthebandfanman   Mar-26-09 11:55 AM   #15 
  - Nope. Just not oblivious to social consequences like some people  ecstatic   Mar-26-09 12:00 PM   #16 
     - Again, I agree 100% with you.  empyreanisles   Mar-26-09 12:04 PM   #19 
     - The wingnuts and racists already hate him.  smoogatz   Mar-26-09 12:08 PM   #21 
     - You mean those shallow and petty social consequences...  JuniperLea   Mar-26-09 04:19 PM   #36 
        - If you notice, back when it was candidate Clinton  ecstatic   Mar-26-09 04:25 PM   #37 
           - Oh, no she didn't  JuniperLea   Mar-26-09 08:07 PM   #42 
  - a huge number of black men should be thrown in prison, to avoid a few jokes by comedians  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-26-09 12:02 PM   #18 
  - I am 68 years old, and I need for it to be legalized.  juajen   Mar-26-09 12:39 PM   #22 
  - The question that the President answered had nothing to do with medical marijuana.  FrenchieCat   Mar-26-09 12:43 PM   #24 
  - Hear hear!  JuniperLea   Mar-26-09 04:15 PM   #33 
  - President doesn't make laws, Congress does.  harun   Mar-26-09 12:41 PM   #23 
  - It's about dismantling the war on drugs, or prohibition, if you will...  stevietheman   Mar-26-09 01:08 PM   #28 
  - how about decriminalizing it at the federal level  tabbycat31   Mar-26-09 01:40 PM   #30 
  - Legalizing marijuana would be one of many things to make Obama a great president  zulchzulu   Mar-26-09 01:52 PM   #31 
  - Only if everything else is passed... maybe in his 8th year  ecstatic   Mar-26-09 04:15 PM   #32 
     - And all the people who need it for medical reasons can just suffer  JuniperLea   Mar-26-09 04:18 PM   #34 
  - It would give him a legacy as an enlightened Presidency like Lincoln  Cleita   Mar-26-09 04:19 PM   #35 
  - I wouldn't mind a more sensible drug policy that involves decriminalization though. n/t  Hansel   Mar-26-09 07:39 PM   #39 
  - I think that's why Obama said what he said.  backscatter712   Mar-26-09 07:42 PM   #40 

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