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Well seems I hit a nerve. I don't give a darn what people do .... if you want to do that fine... but I'm just commenting on the reasons why someone like Soros is pushing legalization. Why do you not say this about something like heroin? Also others on this thread said a somewhat similar thing about dumbing down the populace.
originally posted by: RomeByFire
originally posted by: ThirdEyeofHorus
a reply to: RomeByFire
Who is telling falsehoods? George Soros is pushing legalization. One has to wonder why, when it's been known for decades that it affects short term memory and DNA. THC accumulates in the fatty tissues of the brain. Soros wants the dumbing down of the populace to make them more passive and pliable forbtakwovee by the NWO.
What does it matter to you, what consenting adults do with their body, in their time, with their resources, in their own home?
If it bothers you that much, perhaps you should move to a more authoritarian nation.
originally posted by: ForteanOrg
originally posted by: luke1212
a reply to: RomeByFire
i have a few friends that smoke pot, i have never seen them get high and want to go out and cause problems. mostly they watch movies or game. have some friends that like to drink, once they get a good buzz going they start looking for trouble. i don't know if this is pretty much same for everyone as i neither drink nor smoke myself but seems to me they made the wrong one illegal
About pot etc. - there is ONE major problem with the stuff, and that is that it requires people to smoke. Tobacco is a very dangerous drug. Alcohol, if used moderately, does not hurt anybody but (possibly) the user. Pot, if smoked moderately, may hurt others too (fumes are dangerous).
I'm not sure it's the drink that makes your mates agressive - alcohol reduces your ability to control your emotions, but if you're not the agressive type, you will probably simply fall asleep if you drink too much.
Most people I know tend to drink at most a few beers or a few glasses of wine each week. Not on a daily basis. I've witnessed some alcohol related agression in my life, but most agression seems to be doing fine without the aid of liquor .
originally posted by: Vortiki
Jeff Sessions is an idiot. Period. Everything he rambles off about the topic isn't only wrong, its scientifically proven to be wrong. He is clearly in the pockets of big pharma and against the interests of the American populous.
If the majority of the population wants to legalize a multi-billion dollar industry why on gods green earth would you go against that?
originally posted by: Krazysh0t
a reply to: RomeByFire
Alcohol withdrawal can kill you
The fact that alcohol is legal and continues to be will remain the biggest hypocrisy to keeping literally ANY other drug illegal. Alcohol if it wasn't protected by the alcohol lobby would be a schedule 1 drug. I guarantee it.
Just for the record I heard even in the 80's that canbabis can alter DNA and here's a new study on it www.medicalnewstoday.com...
originally posted by: crankyoldman
It seems to me the OP rant is rather misguided and hysterical rather than looking at things as they are. First off, AG means "rule of law" not, "hey just do what I want and think is cool." So in order to stop the rant then change the law. As it stands, the law, misguided or not, is the issue, not "science says..." or "it hasn't hurt me none" or "stop telling me it's worse then booze..."
The law from a federal level is what it is for a reason. That reason is where the OP's rant falls apart. First off there has been nearly 100 years, 100YEARS of propaganda working to demonize the beloved weed, so to expect sessions, or any other person to say "oh cool, it's fine now" is silly. This was done for a reason, for one the genuine idea of not having people walking around stoned in the world might be a good thing, that aside, the reason is: demonize, make illegal, then make money from the black market to start... then, the actual reason pot is illegal: the Drug War, a declared war.
There are two declared wars in America right now, the war on poor people and the War on Drugs, as such, this means the DEA primarily, gets to go into any country it wants in search of the enemy, Drugs and those who sell it. In America, they authorities get to seize the assets, without due process, because the War on Drugs makes them the Enemy Of the State and their assets are, "spoils of war." Ever wonder why due process through the act of "asset seizure" is gone but due process for bank fraud is in order? There is no declared war on bank fraud...
The ignorance of the population is the problem. Folks standing with bongs and tee shirts proclaiming weed is good, weed is safe, weed is better then xyz is a pointless effort that shows their own ignorance and will always be ignored by the feds - always. Protests about weed, for weed, in favor of weed, showing weed, smoking weed or adding medical benefits to turn weed into a hero are POINTLESS! That only serves to show folks do not know what is going on at all.
Change the law. The law you want to change is to end the war on drugs. Stop that and the issue of smoking the chronic until your eyes rot is okay. Problem... you'll never accomplish this because of the obvious, once the DEA finds "drug connections" the big guns role into any country they want and due as they please. See a post here from a DEA guy who said, "yep, that's exactly how it works..."
originally posted by: choomsuba
a reply to: [post=21962746]Ca reply to: choomsuba
1) People who smoke weed tend to be more willing to question the status quo
*People who smoke weed question the status quo in a drug induced stupor, they don't remember what they questioned in the first place when they lose their buzz.