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RKP5637 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-22-11 12:37 PM
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54. Ohhhh I know!!! That's been a major disappointment for me. It often seems
the republicans drive a stake in the ground and the new democrats say how can we move toward it ...
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  -At townhall, Obama says no letup on drug war. immoderate  Jul-22-11 11:38 AM   #0 
  - he's lying  fascisthunter   Jul-22-11 11:41 AM   #1 
  - Oh is he. So, you believe he intends on letting up on the drug war and is lying about it?  donheld   Jul-22-11 11:53 PM   #83 
     - no... I misread one sentence  fascisthunter   Jul-23-11 10:18 AM   #84 
  - And yet he mocks the left who are -  Hell Hath No Fury   Jul-22-11 11:41 AM   #2 
  - The DEA and their agents are parasite on society.  Dawson Leery   Jul-22-11 11:42 AM   #3 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jul-22-11 11:43 AM   #4 
  - We need an aggressive PUBLIC HEALTH approach to the use  iwishiwas   Jul-22-11 11:43 AM   #5 
  - That's not profitable in our prison nation. n/t  myrna minx   Jul-22-11 11:44 AM   #7 
     - I know. I am in WI where prisons are big business.  iwishiwas   Jul-22-11 12:06 PM   #29 
     - Bingo! And that's it, in a nutshell. n/t  locahungaria   Jul-22-11 12:18 PM   #43 
  - He believes this on an ideological, almost pseudo-religious level.  Romulox   Jul-22-11 11:44 AM   #6 
  - It is so unenlightened a position.  grasswire   Jul-22-11 11:46 AM   #9 
  - Same way some of the smart teabaggers can be so blind to logic and reason. n/t  RKP5637   Jul-22-11 11:49 AM   #14 
  - but we expect more of Democrats!  grasswire   Jul-22-11 11:56 AM   #19 
     - Ohhhh I know!!! That's been a major disappointment for me. It often seems  RKP5637   Jul-22-11 12:37 PM   #54 
  - Is he really?  krabigirl   Jul-22-11 12:10 PM   #35 
  - How can he not see how the War on Drugs is a racist foot on the black man's neck?  Romulox   Jul-22-11 12:10 PM   #36 
     - well if you listen to people like Cornell West and Tavis Smiley...  grasswire   Jul-22-11 12:56 PM   #64 
     - Whoa! Before you call for equal treatment under the drug laws...  immoderate   Jul-22-11 01:11 PM   #70 
  - does that make him a hypocrite as he has admittedly smoked pot AND used cocaine?  piratefish08   Jul-22-11 12:08 PM   #32 
  - There is NOBODY as zealous as the converted.  Romulox   Jul-22-11 12:11 PM   #37 
  - Yes, it does.  Ignis   Jul-22-11 01:21 PM   #73 
  - Yep. It is truly scary, can't believe people still buy into that reefer madness stuff.  krabigirl   Jul-22-11 12:08 PM   #34 
  - prison industrial complex donates big bucks to politicians  grasswire   Jul-22-11 11:44 AM   #8 
  - Yep, let's keep doing all of the crap that doesn't work because it works so well. Lame  RKP5637   Jul-22-11 11:46 AM   #10 
  - actually it is working very, very well  anarch   Jul-22-11 12:05 PM   #27 
     - Yep, that's for sure. n/t  RKP5637   Jul-22-11 12:38 PM   #55 
  - I hate the war on drugs, but I feel compelled to point out a pet peeve.  ZombieHorde   Jul-22-11 11:47 AM   #11 
  - A good point. It was rhetorical.  immoderate   Jul-22-11 12:06 PM   #28 
  - It's just a pet peeve of mine. The little saying doesn't really affect much.  ZombieHorde   Jul-22-11 12:15 PM   #40 
     - OK, I've got some too. (Hijacking my own thread.)  immoderate   Jul-22-11 12:43 PM   #59 
        - Those are good ones. nt  ZombieHorde   Jul-22-11 12:49 PM   #61 
  - My pet peeve? The racist War on (brown people who use) Drugs.  Romulox   Jul-22-11 12:20 PM   #44 
     - That is more than a pet peeve for me. nt  ZombieHorde   Jul-22-11 12:23 PM   #46 
  - Illegal Drugs are a money maker for the Mafia...  Octafish   Jul-22-11 11:48 AM   #12 
  - The WH never met a "war" it didn't like  blkmusclmachine   Jul-22-11 11:48 AM   #13 
  - Let me update that just a bit, this country never met a "war" it didn't like. n/t  RKP5637   Jul-22-11 11:51 AM   #16 
  - money money money money.....  Marrah_G   Jul-22-11 11:49 AM   #15 
  - Yep, exactly, that's the bottom line. There are BIG BUCKS in the war on drugs and  RKP5637   Jul-22-11 11:54 AM   #17 
  - the banks  Enrique   Jul-22-11 12:08 PM   #33 
  - What an asinine position!  polichick   Jul-22-11 11:55 AM   #18 
  - He iied when he was running for president about Pot  Ichingcarpenter   Jul-22-11 11:58 AM   #20 
  - eh delete thte stupid dupe, sorry  pitohui   Jul-22-11 12:00 PM   #21 
  - No. You have that backwards. (nt)  w4rma   Jul-22-11 12:03 PM   #24 
  - The Fast and Furious stupidity  Ichingcarpenter   Jul-22-11 12:07 PM   #30 
  - I see, you want to eliminate the symptoms before you'll eliminate the disease...  immoderate   Jul-22-11 12:18 PM   #42 
  - sorry about our posts getting out of order -- my service acting up  pitohui   Jul-22-11 12:26 PM   #49 
     - Why go after them with bullets, when legalization will wipe them out?  immoderate   Jul-22-11 01:30 PM   #74 
  - 'obama is doing the right thing' You still left that in your stupid post  Ichingcarpenter   Jul-22-11 12:25 PM   #47 
     - ok obama is doing the CORRECT thing  pitohui   Jul-22-11 12:29 PM   #50 
        - The Drug Cartels being busted are by the Federalies  Ichingcarpenter   Jul-22-11 12:35 PM   #53 
           - this was a multi-agency operation  pitohui   Jul-22-11 12:59 PM   #66 
  - we can't decriminalize and make billionaires of those who are cutting off heads  pitohui   Jul-22-11 12:00 PM   #22 
  - This is NOT a proposal to decriminalize "cutting off heads."  immoderate   Jul-22-11 12:30 PM   #51 
     - well let's try it this way  pitohui   Jul-22-11 01:04 PM   #69 
        - These murders are for greed. Why not wipe that out first?  immoderate   Jul-22-11 01:52 PM   #75 
  - and conservatives will still hate you  PurityOfEssence   Jul-22-11 12:02 PM   #23 
  - It's what Blessed St. Ronald would do, you know. n/t  QC   Jul-22-11 12:03 PM   #25 
  - Well, there goes the doper vote.  Safetykitten   Jul-22-11 12:04 PM   #26 
  - Well, at least we have plenty of money to continue this charade.  bullwinkle428   Jul-22-11 12:07 PM   #31 
  - Here is a program that can be cut to save money.  dbonds   Jul-22-11 12:12 PM   #38 
  - If he said this on the campaign trail  felix_numinous   Jul-22-11 12:14 PM   #39 
  - When will he give up the ruse and change his party affiliation?  Doctor_J   Jul-22-11 12:17 PM   #41 
  - where's the link. what townhall. i want to see his words.  spanone   Jul-22-11 12:22 PM   #45 
  - I was listening to it on C-SPAN, it was about the third or fourth question.  immoderate   Jul-22-11 12:54 PM   #62 
  - thanks, i'll try to find it  spanone   Jul-22-11 12:56 PM   #63 
  - Found a clip here  Harry J Asslinger   Jul-22-11 01:16 PM   #71 
     - Harry J....  immoderate   Jul-22-11 02:25 PM   #76 
        - None other than the infamous..  Harry J Asslinger   Jul-22-11 02:48 PM   #79 
           - Brother!  immoderate   Jul-22-11 02:56 PM   #82 
  - The prison-industrial complex needs prisoners  FlyByNight   Jul-22-11 12:25 PM   #48 
  - The Justice Department needs to focus on pot, not Murdoch or BP.  Dr Fate   Jul-22-11 12:31 PM   #52 
  - And all of the voter suppression  Doctor_J   Jul-22-11 02:55 PM   #81 
  - LOTS of SPINE! when it comes to oppressing the pot smokers...  meow mix   Jul-22-11 12:39 PM   #56 
  - Afflicting the afflicted..  Fumesucker   Jul-22-11 12:42 PM   #58 
  - OK Now it's personal. n/t  Ganja Ninja   Jul-22-11 12:39 PM   #57 
  - And Obama locks up the drug dealer vote...  Fumesucker   Jul-22-11 12:45 PM   #60 
  - Do they contribute that much?  immoderate   Jul-22-11 12:57 PM   #65 
     - I was thinking more in terms of the symbolism involved..  Fumesucker   Jul-22-11 01:17 PM   #72 
        - Sorry, I was just being way too cool...  immoderate   Jul-22-11 02:53 PM   #80 
  - Another little piece of "Give A Shit" which I am now snipping off and tossing away  hatrack   Jul-22-11 12:59 PM   #67 
  - Jail for pot users. My Wall St. friends walk free. n/t  Hotler   Jul-22-11 01:00 PM   #68 
  - Yup, blindly follow where many men have failed before....  DainBramaged   Jul-22-11 02:26 PM   #77 
  - Obama Bad Obama Bad Obama Bad nt  JoePhilly   Jul-22-11 02:27 PM   #78 
  - What is his obsession with war anyway? Sounds like a fetish. nt  eilen   Jul-23-11 10:46 AM   #85 

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