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sam sarrha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-27-09 06:39 PM
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35. why bother due to us in Afganistan. there is a 5 year supply of Heroin dirt F'n cheap on the streets
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  -legalize pot, but DON'T tax the hell out of it The Straight Story  Mar-27-09 05:23 PM   #0 
  - agreed.  terisan   Mar-27-09 05:25 PM   #1 
  - like cigarettes and alcohol both have increased taxes  stray cat   Mar-27-09 05:25 PM   #2 
  - are you a libertarian?  provis99   Mar-27-09 05:27 PM   #3 
  - Wanting a freedom we used to enjoy makes one a libertarian?  The Straight Story   Mar-27-09 05:30 PM   #6 
  - Insisting there should be no compromise on freedom for to benefit of society makes one a libertarian  Oregone   Mar-27-09 06:05 PM   #25 
     - I didn't say they should not tax it  The Straight Story   Mar-27-09 06:32 PM   #30 
        - Taxes will be set such that it still remains profitable enough for enterprise and..  Oregone   Mar-27-09 06:36 PM   #33 
  - lazy, whiny potheads?  ixion   Mar-27-09 05:46 PM   #12 
  - Ignoramus  walldude   Mar-27-09 06:56 PM   #41 
  - Round these parts  Bluenorthwest   Mar-27-09 06:13 PM   #28 
  - Not quite right  droidamus2   Mar-27-09 05:28 PM   #4 
  - Exactly...  Oregone   Mar-27-09 06:00 PM   #20 
  - I say decriminalize it  blogslut   Mar-27-09 05:28 PM   #5 
  - That isn't decriminalization, that's legalization. I live in NY and personal possession has been  OmmmSweetOmmm   Mar-27-09 05:31 PM   #9 
     - Okay  blogslut   Mar-27-09 05:49 PM   #13 
        - I feel the same way. After all, it grows like the weed it is. It would be ridiculous  OmmmSweetOmmm   Mar-27-09 07:11 PM   #44 
  - I think they should tax it reasonably. Tobacco is a plant, too.  MADem   Mar-27-09 05:30 PM   #7 
  - Is home brewing and home grown tobacco taxed now?  tridim   Mar-27-09 05:31 PM   #8 
  - I can see them legalizing and then not allowing people to grow it for personal use  The Straight Story   Mar-27-09 05:33 PM   #11 
  - I can understand a reasonable tax, but  lob1   Mar-27-09 05:31 PM   #10 
  - $100 bucks an ounce is nothing. That is anything but punative whatsoever.  Oregone   Mar-27-09 05:54 PM   #17 
     - Plus the fact is CA is  Bluenorthwest   Mar-27-09 06:18 PM   #29 
        - Perhaps the people objecting are an older crew who don't purchase anymore...  Oregone   Mar-27-09 06:33 PM   #31 
           - I paid $400k for my house, and I pay $100 for good stress.  lob1   Mar-27-09 07:15 PM   #45 
  - ok.. Like we're allowed to use "micro breweries" for personal beer..  annabanana   Mar-27-09 05:50 PM   #14 
  - "If you want it in your garden why should you have to pay the government to allow you to have it?"  Oregone   Mar-27-09 05:51 PM   #15 
  - Legalize opium poppies!!!  MercutioATC   Mar-27-09 05:52 PM   #16 
  - They let you out of the dungeon? :)  The Straight Story   Mar-27-09 05:56 PM   #18 
  - Amazing, isn't it?  MercutioATC   Mar-27-09 06:03 PM   #24 
  - Peyote and Coca are but...  Danzo   Mar-27-09 05:58 PM   #19 
  - Fair enough.  MercutioATC   Mar-27-09 06:02 PM   #23 
  - I don't care about the peyote, shrooms, and coca  sammythecat   Mar-27-09 06:01 PM   #21 
  - Can't you plant poppies in your yard currently?  Oregone   Mar-27-09 06:07 PM   #26 
     - Yes, I think you're right, but  sammythecat   Mar-27-09 06:38 PM   #34 
     - My parents grew them in the Northwest with no problem (to repel deer)  Oregone   Mar-27-09 06:47 PM   #37 
     - why bother due to us in Afganistan. there is a 5 year supply of Heroin dirt F'n cheap on the streets  sam sarrha   Mar-27-09 06:39 PM   #35 
  - Id love it if you could get real Coca leaves down at the farmers market!  Oregone   Mar-27-09 06:01 PM   #22 
  - Legalize everything.  bigwillq   Mar-27-09 06:34 PM   #32 
  - as long as people pay for their own detox and rehab.. no problem  sam sarrha   Mar-27-09 06:41 PM   #36 
     - If more drugs were legal,  Oregone   Mar-27-09 06:49 PM   #38 
  - it already is for some people  iamthebandfanman   Mar-27-09 07:09 PM   #43 
  - If someone's going to grow it and package it for sale  sammythecat   Mar-27-09 06:10 PM   #27 
  - a simple "Stump Tax" would do.. consider what its worth i pay 30% on my wages, we needa Commonwealth  sam sarrha   Mar-27-09 06:51 PM   #39 
     - Plutocratic Kleptocracy  sammythecat   Mar-27-09 10:23 PM   #46 
  - taxation is part and parcel of the cost of living  LanternWaste   Mar-27-09 06:54 PM   #40 
  - well ideally small quantities wouldnt be taxed.  iamthebandfanman   Mar-27-09 07:08 PM   #42 
  - Agree  WVRICK13   Mar-28-09 07:06 AM   #47 
  - Sin, Inc.  rucky   Mar-28-09 07:07 AM   #48 

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