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DRUGS WON THE WAR!
NYTimes ^ | 6.13.2009 | NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF

Posted on 06/16/2009 12:43:47 PM PDT by wolfcreek

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To: truthguy
The chic appeal of drugs will go down when they are legalized.

Yes. Now its "adventurous" to declare sovereignty over what you do to your own body.

Time to make doing drugs just stupid, not also a defiance of the Nanny State.

51 posted on 06/17/2009 8:14:14 AM PDT by secretagent
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To: Moonman62

“And when alcohol prohibition ended so did organized rime. /sarcasm “

Perhaps you are unaware of how powerful organized crime was during prohibition? The end of prohibition caused a significant decrease in organized crime. Drug prohibition is the new driver for organized crime. It is the new big money maker for criminals. Bigger than all their other rackets combined.


52 posted on 06/17/2009 8:42:03 AM PDT by monday
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To: wolfcreek
It's time for the WOD to end. (for more than a few reasons)

Agree.
53 posted on 06/17/2009 8:43:25 AM PDT by mysterio
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To: monday

If it weren’t for the behavior of drug addicts and people like yourself, drugs probably would be legal.


54 posted on 06/17/2009 10:29:57 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The issue of whether cheap labor makes America great should have been settled by the Civil War.)
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To: Moonman62
That didn't address the point about alcohol prohibition. Do you agree or disagree that organized crime's involvement in the alcohol trade mostly ended after Prohibition was repealed?
55 posted on 06/17/2009 4:38:55 PM PDT by Ken H
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To: Moonman62
“If it weren’t for the behavior of drug addicts and people like yourself, drugs probably would be legal.”

People like myself? Please explain why my behavior causes the war on drugs. Please be specific.

56 posted on 06/18/2009 7:05:35 AM PDT by monday
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To: familyop

I guess the war on poverty would have been won if we just executed the poor...


57 posted on 06/18/2009 7:17:52 PM PDT by Nate505
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To: Moonman62
If it weren’t for the behavior of drug addicts and people like yourself, drugs probably would be legal.

Nah, power addicts and people like yourself would still be getting high on government force.

58 posted on 06/18/2009 8:36:33 PM PDT by ellery (It's a free country.)
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To: pnh102

Just legalize pot already!


59 posted on 10/22/2009 10:33:34 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Blessed Be The Name Of The Lord,For His Name Alone Is Exaulted)
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