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From Pot to Porn to AARP - (Don't miss this information!)
A.I..M.ORG ^ | DECEMBER 29, 2004 | CLIFF KINCAID

Posted on 12/30/2004 3:14:22 PM PST by CHARLITE

The American Association for Retired Persons now calls itself simply "AARP" because some members are offended by the term "retired" and it wants to appeal to younger Americans. But the organization is now trying to explain a far more serious and deceptive practice. It hired an admitted former drug user and dealer as an editor of its 22-million circulation magazine. He has emerged as a spokesman on the so-called "medical marijuana" issue, telling America that seniors might benefit from smoking dope.

With the assistance of Jeanette McDougal of Drug Watch International, anti-drug activists Joyce Nalepka and Dee Rathbone uncovered the Dwyer connection when they read how AARP had "decided to study" the issue of "medical marijuana."

Grandparents are the most anti-drug segment of our society."

Perhaps this is why seniors have been targeted with a poll that is being used to push dope. Forcade, if he were alive, would be proud of AARP The Magazine.

(Excerpt) Read more at aim.org ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Philosophy; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aarp; aim; background; career; conspiracy; dope; eddwyer; editor; history; marijuana; medical; new; past; penthouse; playboy; pot; sex; soros; wodlist

1 posted on 12/30/2004 3:14:22 PM PST by CHARLITE
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To: CHARLITE

For a while now I have been under the opinion that AARP was created by the global socialists as a means of herding old people into the welfare state.


2 posted on 12/30/2004 3:18:16 PM PST by OK
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To: CHARLITE

"Grandparents are the most anti-drug segment of our society."

Can one imagine their grandparents, sitting around watching Jeopardy, when one of them says, "Let's roll a big fatty." :)

I'm having a hard time picturing that one. Thanks for the post, Charlite.


3 posted on 12/30/2004 3:21:47 PM PST by writer33 (The U.S. Constitution defines a conservative.)
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To: CHARLITE

Hmmm... Perhaps if the greedy geezers were too stoned to call their congresscritters, we'd get social security reform passed. These guys might be onto something!


4 posted on 12/30/2004 3:22:13 PM PST by Redcloak ("FOUR MORE BEERS! FOUR MORE BEERS! FOUR MORE BEERS!" -Teresa Heinz Kerry)
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To: international american

Ping!


5 posted on 12/30/2004 3:22:29 PM PST by writer33 (The U.S. Constitution defines a conservative.)
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To: CHARLITE

As my Mother used to say, "I won't go to that beauty parlor because only old people go there." She was 88 at the time.


6 posted on 12/30/2004 3:28:03 PM PST by Loyal Buckeye ((Kerry is a flake))
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To: writer33
Are you kidding !?

Don't the elderly take ENORMOUS amounts of drugs, albeit by prescription ?

7 posted on 12/30/2004 3:33:46 PM PST by hoosierham
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To: CHARLITE

Oreilly thinks AARP has an agenda. From Fox News, The OReilly Factor Talking Points Memo Partial Transcript:

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,141053,00.html


8 posted on 12/30/2004 3:35:16 PM PST by sportutegrl
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To: All
ON THE NET...


The 60 Plus Association

Family.org: Focus Over Fifty

Barbara's Entourage: Senior Citizens Go Web Surfing

Barbara's Entourage: Retirement

RetirementWithaPurpose.com

9 posted on 12/30/2004 3:35:34 PM PST by Cindy
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To: OK

I agree with your assessment.

My question is this: When are the adults going to step up and take over this organization and make it something more than a whining party.


10 posted on 12/30/2004 3:36:17 PM PST by CyberAnt (Where are the dem supporters? - try the trash cans in back of the abortion clinics.)
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To: writer33
Can one imagine their grandparents, sitting around watching Jeopardy, when one of them says, "Let's roll a big fatty." :)

11 posted on 12/30/2004 3:36:17 PM PST by bikepacker67 ("This is the best election night in history." -- DNC chairman Terry McAuliffe 11/2/04 8pm)
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To: writer33

Best friggin' LOLOLOLOL! I've had all today, w33!


12 posted on 12/30/2004 3:37:30 PM PST by 7.62 x 51mm ( veni vidi vino visa "I came, I saw, I drank wine, I shopped")
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To: CHARLITE

I was contacted by a Christian Seniors Association (I believe it was) that is trying to get off the ground.


13 posted on 12/30/2004 3:39:20 PM PST by Chi-townChief
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To: Cindy

NOTE: The links in post no. 9 are NOT AARP links.


14 posted on 12/30/2004 3:39:24 PM PST by Cindy
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To: Redcloak

In case you haven't noticed, UURP is leading the charge against SS reform. I refuse to send any money their way, as they are consistantly on the wrong side of every issue.


15 posted on 12/30/2004 3:40:19 PM PST by wita
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To: CHARLITE

So does this mean that AARP Magazine will soon have a foldout centerfold and "Letters to AARP" ?


16 posted on 12/30/2004 3:42:27 PM PST by festus (The constitution may be flawed but its a whole lot better than what we have now !)
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To: CHARLITE; .45MAN

This explains it *ping*


17 posted on 12/30/2004 3:53:40 PM PST by dansangel (Thank you Veterans past and present!)
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To: CHARLITE

It's going liberal/libertarian then.


18 posted on 12/30/2004 3:56:01 PM PST by A CA Guy (God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: writer33
My Gram had rheumatoid Arthritis. She tried everything (including acupuncture, which was pretty much limited to experimental practice in 1968 Seattle)
, but the drugs that were available at the time were either too weak to give her any relief, or so strong she couldn't get out of bed.

My older brother turned her on the "devil weed" and it became her big secret.

She smoked dope for close to six years. (and it helped her immensely! ;'}
19 posted on 12/30/2004 4:00:22 PM PST by rockrr (Merry Freeper Christmas!)
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To: CHARLITE

Paging Mena Arkansas--Mrs. Tokin' Arkancide, Hillary is now on an important Sr. Citizen commission....


20 posted on 12/30/2004 4:24:55 PM PST by The Spirit Of Allegiance (REMEMBER THE ALGOREAMO--relentlessly hammer on the TRUTH, like the Dems demand recounts)
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To: writer33

How old is a person now who attended Woodstock at age thirty?


21 posted on 12/30/2004 4:25:36 PM PST by aroostook war
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To: writer33

When I was a teenager.. an old codger in his eighties across the street would come over almost daily to partake in smoke. He said it helped counteract some of his reactions from various drugs they had him on... he didn't smoke a fatty, but he did smoke out of his own pipe. And now you know the rest of the story.


22 posted on 12/30/2004 4:29:17 PM PST by Blast_Master
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To: aroostook war

"How old is a person now who attended Woodstock at age thirty?"

Well, about 65 or 66 I guess. They'd be a senior.


23 posted on 12/30/2004 4:33:13 PM PST by writer33 (The U.S. Constitution defines a conservative.)
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To: hoosierham
I imagine the context is anti-illegal drugs, not anti-drug.
24 posted on 12/31/2004 7:06:43 AM PST by Gunrunner2
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To: Gunrunner2
The AARP and Lyndon LaRouche have announced a campaign against private personal accounts for Social Security, even though the system was originally designed to provide such accounts to individuals. Larouche, a former Marxist and convicted felon who always runs for president, is issuing a mass pamphlet entitled "Bush's Social Security Privatization: A Foot-in-the-Door for fascism." Meantime, AARP, described by the New York Times as "the influential lobby for older Americans," is spending $5 million on an advertising blitz to defeat the Bush plan. In fact, as we disclosed, AARP The Magazine has been taken over by the counter-culture. Older Americans would be horrified if they knew.
25 posted on 12/31/2004 9:17:59 AM PST by CHARLITE ((very-angry-and-not-going-to-take-it-anymore))
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To: CHARLITE

BTTT


26 posted on 12/31/2004 9:22:03 AM PST by Fiddlstix (This Tagline for sale. (Presented by TagLines R US))
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To: CHARLITE
seniors might benefit from smoking dope.

Perfectly true (and even more true of inhaling via vaporizer, which involves no combustion).

27 posted on 12/31/2004 12:10:42 PM PST by Know your rights (The modern enlightened liberal doesn't care what you believe as long as you don't really believe it.)
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To: writer33

Try renting the movie "Saving Grace"
It is thoroughly entertaining.


28 posted on 12/31/2004 1:06:18 PM PST by PaxMacian
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To: Gunrunner2
I imagine too many seniors whine too much; in the 1980s while unemployed due to work injuries I drove my $100 '69 Dodge to a church for the gov't cheese,butter etc. where a bunch of old ladies with parlor hairdos and very late model Olds,Pontiacs,etc made snide remarks about my "youth and laziness" pitched just loud enough to be sure they were heard. I bet not one of the senior citizens was dealing with the severe chronic pain I endured until my back surgery some months later.

Personally I have long held in contempt those who believe reaching a certain age is an automatic ticket to free medical care , an rv and vacation home ,late model cars and vacation cruises on at the younger people's expense.

WE seldom hear from or about hose millions who retire quietly but we sure hear enough from the GIMME crowd at AARP !!!!

29 posted on 12/31/2004 6:33:07 PM PST by hoosierham
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To: hoosierham

You are, my friend, correct.


30 posted on 12/31/2004 6:35:26 PM PST by Gunrunner2
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To: aroostook war
"How old is a person now who attended Woodstock at age thirty?"

You mean that one 30-year-old guy at 1969 Woodstock? Why he'd be 65.

But 30-years olds were not in vogue, and certainly not at Woodstock. Ever hear the 60's phrase, "Don't trust anyone over 30?

31 posted on 01/03/2005 2:12:52 PM PST by robertpaulsen
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To: CHARLITE

I'm 66. Take no medications. Have perfect health (thank God) and enjoy an occasional doobah. Smoked my first one in 1958. I also enjoy Coors Light Beer.


32 posted on 01/03/2005 2:17:50 PM PST by Beckwith (John, you said I was going to be the First Lady. As of now, you're on the couch.)
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To: PaxMacian
"Try renting the movie "Saving Grace". It is thoroughly entertaining."

Yeah. I saw that. The one with Tom Hanks? Where they land at Normandy, then they find the guy, then there's a big battle and Hanks dies?

33 posted on 01/03/2005 2:22:44 PM PST by robertpaulsen
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To: robertpaulsen

No, that is Apocolypse Now.


34 posted on 01/04/2005 7:28:58 AM PST by PaxMacian (Gen 1:29)
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