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BridgeTheGap Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-08-11 09:15 AM
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Pres. Obama: Drug Legalization is a Legitimate Topic for Debate
It's been 40 years since President Nixon's "War on Drugs." Is it possible that peace talks are now at hand? On Thursday, President Obama said the question of drug legalization and regulation is an "entirely legitimate topic for debate" the first sitting president to do so since cocaine, heroin and marijuana were made illegal in the U.S.

In a question-and-answer session on YouTube, in which the top 10 questions submitted to the President focused on drug policy, Obama responded thoughtfully to that query from a representative of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, a group of former law enforcement professionals whose experience on the streets has led them to conclude that drug prohibition actually drives crime and does not solve drug problems.

Read more: http://healthland.time.com/2011/01/28/president-obama-c...
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bluedave Donating Member (206 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-08-11 09:19 AM
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1. Eliminating the DEA
would be a fine way to start cutting unnecessary,frivolous spending
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Webster Green Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-08-11 09:30 AM
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DEA are corrupt, sadistic, lying scumbags.
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