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Smoking marijuana= the dumbing down of America
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Posted on 06/07/2010 10:44:56 PM PDT by april15Bendovr

Marijuana is causing America to be more and more dysfunctional. Its time we recognize that we have a problem.

Educational info on marijuana


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: abusers; cannabis; dope; dopes; grass; lushes; marijuana; pot; potheads; reefer; statists; users; weed; whytheycallitdope; wod; wosd
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1 posted on 06/07/2010 10:44:56 PM PDT by april15Bendovr
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To: april15Bendovr

I dont think so. Now Voting Democrat and Smoking Pot have dumbed down Millions of Americans!


2 posted on 06/07/2010 10:48:15 PM PDT by crazydad
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To: april15Bendovr

Riiight...an evil plant (that you can’t have!) is the cause...


3 posted on 06/07/2010 10:49:04 PM PDT by joseph20 (...to ourselves and our Posterity...)
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To: april15Bendovr

Some people on FR want it to be practically mandatory. I’d hate to be going to school today, where some places, you’re ostracized or physically abused for not trying it.


4 posted on 06/07/2010 10:49:33 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

My kid tells me that among his crowd tokers are thought of
as slackers and weenies.

Real men drink microbrew, and tequila.


5 posted on 06/07/2010 10:52:25 PM PDT by rahbert (Our enemy has yet to reveal himself...)
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To: april15Bendovr
Marijuana Smokers Face Rapid Lung Destruction -- As Much As 20 Years Ahead Of Tobacco Smokers http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/01/080123104017.htm

Cannabis Addiction and Young People (Part 1) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gI0DP9l24pI

Heavy Marijuana Use May Damage Developing Brain In Teens, Young Adults http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/02/090202175105.htm

Legalization of Marijuana: Potential Impact on Youth -- Joffe et al. 113 (6): e632 -- Pediatrics http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/content/full/113/6/e632

What does marijuana do to the growing brain? | greatfallstribune.com | Great Falls Tribune http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20100530/NEWS01/5300302

Weeding out your significant other? Marijuana and relationships | Psychology Today http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/all-about-addiction/201006/weeding-out-your-significant-other-marijuana-and-relationships

Harmful Effects of Marijuana Use on Mental Health Video 02 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duGqqqeCF5s

Michael Savage Argues with Marijuana Smoker over the Dangers of Pot - March 2nd, 2010 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dznkTwbFLY&feature=related

Loveline Studio - Bill Nye, eyes of addiction http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7mgp355dTw

The Thin Green Line : Put this in your pipe and smoke it http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/green/detail?entry_id=63987

CASA REPORT FINDS TEENS WHO HAVE INFREQUENT FAMILY DINNERS LIKELIER TO DRINK, SMOKE, USE MARIJUANA http://www.casacolumbia.org/templates/PressReleases.aspx?articleid=567&zoneid=66

Obama's New Drug Strategy Opposes Legalizing Pot - Political Hotsheet - CBS News http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-20004702-503544.html

Cannabinoid hyperemesis: marijuana puts patients i... [Australas Psychiatry. 2007] - PubMed result http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17464661

The Associated Press: Canada's 'Prince of Pot' ordered extradited to US http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5i4JOyK2cvOGaIGLssoUpOWHmF2IQD9FK79KO0>p> Long-term Affects of Smoking Marijuana http://www.5min.com/Video/Long-term-Affects-of-Smoking-Marijuana-173033858

Study finds marijuana smoking is risk factor for gum disease - icyou health videos http://www.icyou.com/topics/wellness/study-finds-marijuana-smoking-risk-factor-gum-disease

Famous PSA- Partnership for a Drug Free America "Brain on Drugs" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iE7ukc7MV-k&feature=related

Drugs of Abuse Publication, Chapter 7 http://www.justice.gov/dea/pubs/abuse/7-pot.htm

Marijuana - The Real Facts, Educational Anti-Marijuana Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sb8Xcoxqx-E&feature=related

Marijuana Availability - National Drug Threat Assessment 2010 http://www.justice.gov/ndic/pubs38/38661/marijuana.htm

Marijuana or Cannabis Sativa // OADE // University of Notre Dame http://oade.nd.edu/educate-yourself-drugs/marijuana-or-cannabis-sativa/

Associations between Marijuana Use During Emerging Adulthood and Aspects of the Significant Other Relationship in Young Adulthood http://www.springerlink.com/content/w67g04k747r5467h/

NBC Nightly News- Marijuana far from 'harmless' for addicts http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/34347853#34347853

Preteen Marijuana Use Linked to Comorbid Substance Abuse and Psychological Disorders - MDAAP http://www.mdaap.org/forum/showthread.php?p=6380

NIDA - Publications - Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know http://www.drugabuse.gov/MarijBroch/MarijparentsN.html

Dispelling the myths about marijuana http://www.hazelden.org/web/public/ade21007.page

Cannabis use and non-clinical dimensions of psycho... [Acta Psychiatr Scand. 2010] - PubMed result http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20199489

Consequences of receipt of a psychiatric diagnosis... [Psychiatr Serv. 2010] - PubMed result http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20360280

Dr. Drew Q&A "How addictive is marijuana when compared to heroin?" http://www.facebook.com/topic.php?uid=322308606937&topic=15022

The impact of early-onset cannabis use on functional brain correlates of working memory http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6TBR-4YRXD7C-2&_user=10&_coverDate=04/02/2010&_rdoc=1&_fmt=high&_orig=search&_sort=d&_docanchor=&view=c&_searchStrId=1304517658&_rerunOrigin=scholar.google&_acct=C000050221&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=10&md5=be77606c3bcc0358f8698385bd085eba

Some marijuana users have increased risk of liver damage | AORN Journal | Find Articles at BNET http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0FSL/is_4_87/ai_n25333582/

Update on Marijuana http://www.jpnonline.com/view.asp?rID=44592

ObamaCare's Medical Marijuana - Forbes.com http://www.forbes.com/2009/08/13/george-soros-marijuana-legalization-opinions-contributors-rachel-ehrenfeld.html

Long-term consequences of a single treatment of mice with an ultra-low dose of Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6SYP-4X85F54-1&_user=10&_coverDate=01/20/2010&_rdoc=1&_fmt=high&_orig=search&_sort=d&_docanchor=&view=c&_searchStrId=1293419481&_rerunOrigin=scholar.google&_acct=C000050221&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=10&md5=6800f71be0a823d0c9df30be7aa4d453

Mfiles Marijuana User Impact http://mfiles.org/Marijuana/user_impact/b3_source7.html

Pharmacology and effects of cannabis: a brief review http://bjp.rcpsych.org/cgi/content/full/178/2/101?ijkey=9btUkNGEbPKfI

Marijuana Not Only Gets You High, It Damages Your DNA - Cancer - FOXNews.com http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,526842,00.html

BBC : Cannabis, The Evil Weed? http://www.mefeedia.com/watch/26423068

Outcomes of occasional cannabis use in adolescence: 10-year follow-up study in Victoria, Australia - http://bjp.rcpsych.org/cgi/content/abstract/196/4/290

Cannabis and adolescence http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2009-12/muhc-caa121709.php

Marijuana Use Linked to Testicular Cancer http://www.medpagetoday.com/HematologyOncology/OtherCancers/12802

The DEA Position On Marijuana http://www.justice.gov/dea/marijuana_position.html

Marijuana Users Experience Addiction Withdrawal Symptoms | Narconon Drug Rehab http://www.drugsno.com/drug-rehab-news/press-releases/marijuana-users-experience-addiction-withdrawal-symptoms/

Marijuana the Escape to Nowhere DVD -- Hazelden http://www.hazelden.org/OA_HTML/ibeCCtpItmDspRte.jsp?item=7550&sitex=10020

Sleep Loss, Marijuana Use Linked in Teen Social Networks http://www.businessweek.com/print/lifestyle/content/healthday/637170.html

MARIJUANA DEPENDENCE AND ITS TREATMENT http://www.drugabuse.gov/PDF/ascp/vol4no1/Marijuana.pdf

Afroman - Because I Got High (Censored) Nothing exemplifies the life of a pothead better than this tune by Afroman. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nw4Pygn9qF0

Good Video-Messing With Heads http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=8732755138348766936#

Smoking Pot Is A Waste Of Your Life / Anti-Marijuana PSA Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCbsEhvNIZ8

Cannabis use, cognitive performance and mood in a sample of workers http://cat.inist.fr/?aModele=afficheN&cpsidt=18830499

Marijuana and Mental Health - Parents. The Anti-Drug. http://www.theantidrug.com/advice/expert-advice/marijuana/mental-health.aspx

Teen Brains Damaged by Heavy Marijuana Smoking http://alcoholism.about.com/b/2009/02/05/teen-brains-damaged-by-heavy-marijuana-smoking.htm

Cannabis dependence in the San Francisco Family Study: Age of onset of use, DSM-IV symptoms, withdrawal, and heritability http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6VC9-4X8CD3T-1&_user=10&_coverDate=02/28/2010&_rdoc=1&_fmt=high&_orig=search&_sort=d&_docanchor=&view=c&_searchStrId=1270409750&_rerunOrigin=scholar.google&_acct=C000050221&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=10&md5=7e87f9fd223c1808993ca05442330b97

SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Science -- Study aims to clear haze surrounding pot addiction http://legacy.signonsandiego.com/news/science/20080314-9999-1n14dope.html

Teenagers Smoking K2 Have Authorities Incensed: Kids Who Smoke Incense Have Easy Access to the Legal http://drug-abuse.suite101.com/article.cfm/teenagers-smoking-k2-have-authorities-incensed

DETOXING FROM MARIJUANA-Marijuana Anonymous World Services http://www.marijuana-anonymous.org/detox.shtml

Marijuana: The Myths Are Killing Us http://www.justice.gov/dea/pubs/pressrel/pr042605p.html

Chronic use of cannabis and poor neural efficiency in verbal memory ability http://www.springerlink.com/content/2665775k6383136m/

Teen Marijuana Use Might Have Lasting Effects on Mood, Anxiety Information on Healthline http://www.healthline.com/healthday/teen-marijuana-use-might-have-lasting-effects-on-mood-anxiety

Does cannabis use affect prospective memory in young adults? -- Bartholomew et al. 24 (2): 241 -- Jo http://jop.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/24/2/241

The Residual Cognitive Effects of Heavy Marijuana Use in College Students http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/275/7/521

Cannabis use and risk of psychotic or affective mental health outcomes: a systematic review http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(07)61162-3/fulltext

6 posted on 06/07/2010 10:52:41 PM PDT by april15Bendovr (Free Republic & Ron Paul Cult = oxymoron)
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To: nickcarraway
I’d hate to be going to school today, where some places, you’re ostracized or physically abused for not trying it.

No more than the same kind of people "forced" you or I to get drunk or smoke cigarettes in school.

If a person becomes a smoker, a drunk or an addict because of the friends they choose...they are
a) being irresponsible blaming others and also
b) lack character because they hang out with the wrong people.

My experience has been your average pot smoker is MUCH more peaceable with someone with them refraining from it, than your average drinker, or smoker....

7 posted on 06/07/2010 10:58:28 PM PDT by AnalogReigns
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To: april15Bendovr

Shrimp boats Is Acomin
Their Sails are in sight.
Shrimp Boats is acomin
there will be dancing tonight.

** Ron Paul version.

Shrimp Boats is acomin
Their pork is in sight.
Shrimp Boats is acomin
They will be drugged up tonight.


8 posted on 06/07/2010 10:59:44 PM PDT by HuntsvilleTxVeteran ((B.?) Hussein (Obama?Soetoro?Dunham?) Change America Will Die From.)
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To: AnalogReigns

Please don’t use the relatively respectable term ‘smoker’ for potheads. This stuff is true, and it’s a laarrrgge part of why europe and now the west coast is falling apart. And yes, it makes people lazy idiots who may be harmless but also useless.


9 posted on 06/07/2010 11:01:20 PM PDT by Tolsti2
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To: AnalogReigns

Marijuana smokers aren’t very peaceful when they are detoxing. They’re often very agitated.


10 posted on 06/07/2010 11:03:05 PM PDT by april15Bendovr (Free Republic & Ron Paul Cult = oxymoron)
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To: april15Bendovr
. Participants in the video report resorting to acts of desperation, such as scraping bongs and pot pipes and pulling their bedroom dresser out from the wall, to retrieve just enough marijuana to give them their next high.

Scraping pipes and retrieving stray buds from behind the dresser. Oh the humanity! Will the depravity ever end?

The same NIDA Monitoring the Future survey of 129 college students found that someone who smokes pot once daily may be functioning at a reduced intellectual level all of the time.

So if you are high every day, you aren't operating at peak efficiency? Who would have thought?

What a drama queen.

11 posted on 06/07/2010 11:17:08 PM PDT by Minn (Here is a realistic picture of the prophet: ----> ([: {()
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To: Tolsti2

And people should absolutely NOT have the right to be lazy idiots. We need them up and moving about in accordance with our plans for them.


12 posted on 06/07/2010 11:17:10 PM PDT by shempy (BOYCOTT GM & CHRYSLER - support American VALUES!)
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To: april15Bendovr
If a person chooses to smoke pot then its not up to the nanny state to be concerned with the health effects. The so called war on drugs has been a miserable failure.

It has wasted untold billions and engendered a loss of respect for the law.

It is people are who not treated as adults by the nanny state that is much more of a problem than any possible effects of cannibals.

By the way there are a lot of very stupid people in the country who don't drink, smoke or have any vices..if there was only a way to fix stupid..

13 posted on 06/07/2010 11:17:28 PM PDT by montanajoe
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To: april15Bendovr

i used to smoke it so i speak from experience (how many others who posted here can say that?)

It is LESS harmful than alchohol in moderation.

Too much (as in anything else) is very bad for you. Paranoid cloudy thinking and lack of motivation are the major symptoms of too much.

Too much alcohol can kill your liver and cause more permanent damage, though.

If only one could be made legal, I would choose pot without a doubt.

I would not smoke it- except occasionally, about as much as I enjoy alcohol- a couple of times a year, maybe, one or two drinks max- I have not been drunk or had a hangover in 20 years. (I also usd to do too much alcohol so i know about both of them)


14 posted on 06/07/2010 11:18:50 PM PDT by Mr. K (This administration IS WEARING OUT MY CAPSLOCK KEY!!!!!)
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To: joseph20
Naughty Vegetable Alert!

Alcohol makes you dopey too - lets ban that stuff!

15 posted on 06/07/2010 11:22:06 PM PDT by corkoman
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To: april15Bendovr
Marijuana smokers aren’t very peaceful when they are detoxing. They’re often very agitated.

Marijuana certainly has it's dangers, and isn't an optimum lifestyle for anybody. Everyone should avoid it. But as somebody who "detoxed" many back in the day, I have to say that's the dumbest thing I've heard in a long time.

16 posted on 06/07/2010 11:24:03 PM PDT by Minn (Here is a realistic picture of the prophet: ----> ([: {()
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To: corkoman
They are proven bad for you and they harm society.

In addition to marijuana, America needs to criminalize tobacco, fast cars, loose women, strong liquor, and chin beards.

17 posted on 06/07/2010 11:36:25 PM PDT by shempy (BOYCOTT GM & CHRYSLER - support American VALUES!)
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To: shempy

As long as they receive no benefits and are truly an ‘island’ on their own, fine by me.


18 posted on 06/07/2010 11:36:48 PM PDT by Tolsti2
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To: Minn

Frankly, a pothead without their weed is about as psychologically bad of shape as any drug addict out there. Nasty business.


19 posted on 06/07/2010 11:37:46 PM PDT by Tolsti2
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To: april15Bendovr

Just wait until 3-D porn gets everyone addicted, then there will be more in depth immersion channeling.

There have been several sci-fi films of people using either androids or “hosts” to occupy while their real bodies are cocooned at home.

America is “Escaping from Reality”. Why?

Because it sucks with inept leadership getting stronger every day with no hope of it being stopped.

America needs desperately a Revolution, we need heroes, patriotic heroes willing to risk all to take back our country.


20 posted on 06/07/2010 11:55:56 PM PDT by Eye of Unk ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act" G.Orwell)
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To: nickcarraway
I’d hate to be going to school today, where some places, you’re ostracized or physically abused for not trying it.

Name two...

21 posted on 06/08/2010 12:02:35 AM PDT by metesky (My retirement fund is holding steady @ $.05 a can.)
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To: metesky

So you can gang up on them too? No thanks.


22 posted on 06/08/2010 12:09:28 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: joseph20

the plant isn’t evil, as it’s effects are obvious and widely known.

lulling people into a sense that its ok to use and won’t impair your judgment, drive or motivation... that myth, perpetuated by the left, is the evil part with the goal to undermine the moral foundation of the country and break it from its conservative roots.

i expect to get bashed by the pro-pot crowd now... go for it... you are wrong, but are too stoned to realize it. no amount of logic or historical evidence will pull your lips from the bong. you’re a wasted generation and hopefully you won’t pass the attitude to your children... which is unlikely, given that you feel self righteous enough to bash me on a public forum. as such, your self-righteous pro-pot/pro-drugs attitude would have been on display for your children to see their entire lives.

congratulations... you have fallen for the progressive trap and introduced limitations into your life.


23 posted on 06/08/2010 12:11:43 AM PDT by sten
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To: april15Bendovr
My sister was a police officer, and she says that when she came across perps who were druggies, she could always tell at what age they started smoking dope, because their development was arrested at that age.

She's now running an alternative sentencing program for drug offenders, and sees proof of her theory every day.

24 posted on 06/08/2010 12:12:44 AM PDT by SuziQ
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To: april15Bendovr

Smoking marijuana= the dumbing down of America

Actually, attending Public School has had a much greater dumbing down affect. We should outlaw Public Schools first.


25 posted on 06/08/2010 12:17:25 AM PDT by anonsquared
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To: april15Bendovr

When the non-pot smokers on this forum start giving me even a little trouble debating them I’ll consider switching back to booze. lol


26 posted on 06/08/2010 12:20:07 AM PDT by TigersEye ("Flotilla" means "pirate ships running supplies to terrorists.")
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To: nickcarraway
Apparently asking for clarity is “ganging up”. Who knew?
27 posted on 06/08/2010 12:23:36 AM PDT by metesky (My retirement fund is holding steady @ $.05 a can.)
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To: april15Bendovr
A substantial percentage of America cannot face reality without being drugged into stupidity. If the problem is to be explained it will have to be at a 6th. grade reading level since that's about the average.
28 posted on 06/08/2010 12:31:23 AM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: sten

The limitations imposed by prohibition are worse.


29 posted on 06/08/2010 12:32:40 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: count-your-change
A substantial percentage of America cannot face reality.

Fixed for you. This thread is a testament to it.

30 posted on 06/08/2010 12:33:59 AM PDT by TigersEye ("Flotilla" means "pirate ships running supplies to terrorists.")
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To: april15Bendovr
Quite a collection of articles you have there. They are somewhat unnecessary here on FR, though. Do you honestly believe that any serious Freeper is arguing that smoking marijuana is healthful and beneficial? Could you make that argument for alcohol? People here know that marijuana is a vice, just like alcohol, tobacco, and Funions, but that adults can and should run their own lives and decide what levels of risk are acceptable. Even if we accepted all of your cited articles as gospel, it doesn't change the argument one bit.

With regards to the science of the articles in question, I will say that many of them draw conclusions regarding marijuana abuse, not purely marijuana usage. Often we'll see the test subjects as individuals who smoke pot daily, which, to any reasonable human being, is abuse of the drug. Imagine what the studies would say if they examined the effects of alcohol consumption on people who regularly drink a 12-pack of beer per day since they were 14 years old. You assume the negative effects of marijuana as they correlate with abuse are the same for all usage. That is logically unsound and highly unscientific.

Finally, you should bear in mind that, in the end, the whole question of drug prohibition is really about governmental power over its citizens. The government that can regulate what a person ingests in the privacy of his own home, or which plants he grows in his garden on his own property, is a government that has virtually unlimited control over its people. That is not the intention of our Constitution, nor is it the letter of the Constitution, on the federal level.
31 posted on 06/08/2010 12:47:34 AM PDT by fr_freak
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To: april15Bendovr

Excellent archive. Well done!


32 posted on 06/08/2010 12:49:43 AM PDT by death2tyrants
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To: sten
the plant isn’t evil, as it’s effects are obvious and widely known.

lulling people into a sense that its ok to use and won’t impair your judgment, drive or motivation... that myth, perpetuated by the left, is the evil part with the goal to undermine the moral foundation of the country and break it from its conservative roots.

i expect to get bashed by the pro-pot crowd now... go for it... you are wrong, but are too stoned to realize it. no amount of logic or historical evidence will pull your lips from the bong. you’re a wasted generation and hopefully you won’t pass the attitude to your children... which is unlikely, given that you feel self righteous enough to bash me on a public forum. as such, your self-righteous pro-pot/pro-drugs attitude would have been on display for your children to see their entire lives.

congratulations... you have fallen for the progressive trap and introduced limitations into your life.


Gee Mister, what in the world are you talking about? I am guessing that you meant to direct your above comment to another person?
33 posted on 06/08/2010 12:50:26 AM PDT by joseph20 (...to ourselves and our Posterity...)
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To: joseph20

He was confused. lol


34 posted on 06/08/2010 12:56:05 AM PDT by TigersEye ("Flotilla" means "pirate ships running supplies to terrorists.")
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To: fr_freak

Exactly.

Most of the “horrors” of marijuana are from the abuse of the drug. Not the occasional user.

If an adult wants to smoke, drink, eat whatever......fine by me.
If they commit a crime that harms another person or another person’s property, then charge them with that crime.

If that person is slacking off at work because of intoxication.....fire them.

Their bodies, their lives. In my opinion, this is about freedom.


35 posted on 06/08/2010 1:14:49 AM PDT by Aurorales (I will not be ridiculed into silence)
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To: april15Bendovr

Look what it has done for Jamaica . Good music but that’s about it .


36 posted on 06/08/2010 1:21:53 AM PDT by sushiman (1)
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To: Aurorales
Their bodies, their lives.

Say what you will, and I'll just add this. Since job entry drug testing in the oilfield, it has become a much safer place to work.

As with all drugs, and I include alcohol, their bodies (and minds) may not exactly be up to snuff when doing things which affect others.

37 posted on 06/08/2010 1:43:49 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: Smokin' Joe
I agree with you.

If it is a place of business and the business wants to drug test for reasons of safety or some other issue, by all means test away.

They should not hire who they feel cannot do the job and do it well.

I just don't think it is anybody's business if someone is drinking or smoking whatever.

Everyone has to live with the consequences of their actions, good or bad.

I just hate it when the “I know what is best” crowd tells everyone else how to live.

38 posted on 06/08/2010 1:52:31 AM PDT by Aurorales (I will not be ridiculed into silence)
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To: TigersEye

So what makes YOU capable of “fixing” my post, as if it needed it?


39 posted on 06/08/2010 2:03:35 AM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: april15Bendovr

Thanks for posting, bookmarked.

How’s the flamesuit?


40 posted on 06/08/2010 2:38:38 AM PDT by oprahstheantichrist (The MSM is a demonic stronghold, PLEASE pray accordingly - 2 Corinthians 10:3-5)
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To: shempy
And people should absolutely NOT have the right to be lazy idiots. We need them up and moving about in accordance with our plans for them.

"I sit and day dream, I've got day dreams galore.
Cigarette ashes, there they go on the floor.
I go away weekends, leave my keys in the door.
Why try to change me now?" -- Sung by Frank Sinatra

Oh wait! Old Blue Eyes was a boozer, not a pothead.

(I recognize your sarc, shempy)

41 posted on 06/08/2010 2:38:52 AM PDT by ARepublicanForAllReasons (BORDERS, LAWS and LANGUAGE)
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To: Tolsti2
Please don’t use the relatively respectable term ‘smoker’ for potheads. This stuff is true, and it’s a laarrrgge part of why europe and now the west coast is falling apart.

Mexicans and Muslims doing the jobs potheads won't do?

42 posted on 06/08/2010 2:49:16 AM PDT by ARepublicanForAllReasons (BORDERS, LAWS and LANGUAGE)
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To: Eye of Unk

“America is “Escaping from Reality”. Why?”...”Because it sucks with inept leadership getting stronger every day...”
****

That is an excellent question, but I would add that the escape mechanism has been in place long before the 2008 elections.

“Just wait until 3-D porn gets everyone addicted”

That reminds me of the film, “Idiocracy”, the likes of which we are approaching every day. Wanna see the future? Watch that movie.


43 posted on 06/08/2010 2:59:51 AM PDT by Canedawg (I'm not digging this tyranny thing.)
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To: april15Bendovr

Lemme guess, you’re the re-incarnation of Joe Friday?


44 posted on 06/08/2010 3:57:39 AM PDT by ninonitti
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To: april15Bendovr
Are you just providing information for people to make informed decisions or do you support the prohibition of marijuana? Because those are two different issues.

If you support the ban of marijuana, because of how people harm themselves with it, would you support the ban of everything else that people can harm themselves with? That's the question.

Second, what about the harm that prohibition itself causes? Is there any kind of cost and benefit analysis? Is there any concern about how the attempted enforcement of a prohibition increases the size, scope and power of government? Is there any thought to the question of whether the government could ever be successful in enforcing the ban? I believe it was William Buckley who said, 'if there is no solution, there is no problem'. Buckley advocated the re-legalization of drugs, including heroin, btw.

Just wondering here, I never see any discussion of this issues by the misguided conservatives, who have adopted the liberal/leftist policy of drug prohibition as there own. Does conservative mean 'adopting liberal policies a generation later, because they've been around that long'?

45 posted on 06/08/2010 3:57:51 AM PDT by Jabba the Nutt (Are they insane, stupid or just evil?)
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To: april15Bendovr

Any discussion of Marijuana users always brings out the the users, who are happy with their crutch,

Yes alcohol can be a crutch too.

I dont need or use either. Just because something is legal doesnt mean it is mandatory.


46 posted on 06/08/2010 4:01:33 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Jabba the Nutt

You don’t see any discussion about the merry-go-round of “the sky is falling” research papers from people like the RWJF that work closely with the bureaucrats that take those results to Congress to argue for more money and then use some of the money for more research grants.


47 posted on 06/08/2010 4:16:58 AM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: april15Bendovr

Out of all of the problems that we face... yep... this is the MOST important. Sheeeeesh.

LLS


48 posted on 06/08/2010 4:39:37 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ( WOLVERINES!)
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To: Aurorales
Most of the “horrors” of marijuana are from the abuse of the drug

No, almost every single one of the "horrors" of MJ are from the drug laws, and are inflicted on the users by cops and the courts.

49 posted on 06/08/2010 4:39:43 AM PDT by LIBERTARIAN JOE (Don't blame me - I voted for Ron Paul!)
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To: april15Bendovr

The worst things about marijuana is that it makes you have sex with older women, play the piano REALLY fast, and murder innocent virgins. At least according to the experts at this link. Personally I wouldn’t know of course.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0028346/


50 posted on 06/08/2010 4:49:51 AM PDT by tlb
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