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“What you really need to do is go back in the ’30s, when they outlawed all types of drugs in Kansas [and] across the United States,” Alford said, according to the Garden City Telegram. “One of the reasons why, I hate to say it, was that the African-Americans, they were basically users and they basically responded the worst off to those drugs just because of their character makeup, their genetics and that.”
originally posted by: amazing
What an idiot. LOL How do we keep electing these idiots over and over again?
I love how people are like...movie stars and hollywood stay out of politics because you're too stupid to be a politicians. LOL
But these are our politicians!
originally posted by: Shamrock6
originally posted by: olaru12
a reply to: TinySickTears
He can kiss his political career good by.
His district is overwhelmingly white and he's already issued an apology. Doubt he'll go down in flames.
I’m not going make any more remarks about that. To me, that’s neutral. Basically, I got called a racist, which I’m really not, and it’s just the way people—the interpretation of people. To me, I’m trying to look at what’s really the best for Kansas.
“I was wrong, I regret my comments, and I sincerely apologize to anyone whom I have hurt,” he said in the statement. “Substance abuse is a blight on our society, and legalizing marijuana only opens the door to harder drugs. I have seen firsthand how drug abuse destroys lives, even within my own family, and I remain committed to fighting the spread of addiction in our state.”
He even went so far as to argue that jazz musicians were creating “Satanic” music all thanks to the influence of pot.
originally posted by: StallionDuck
Politicians are so because they're not good at anything else but being idiots.
What I'm curious about is... What brought you to the point that made you think "I'm going to google 'black people can't handle their weed'"? I have to know this.
Think before you respond. Someone might call you racist