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Bread and Circus – Week in Review – The Corbett Report

Posted by JerseyG

Stoned on Righteousness

By Robert C. Koehler

It’s not just about us. If Californians legalize marijuana on Nov. 2, maybe Mexico will end its horrific drug war.

The “war on drugs,” like the war on terror, is a simplistic and brutally stupid solution imposed on a complex, multifaceted human problem, born out of the notion that you can take evil out of context and eradicate it with the firepower of righteousness. Science and the arts have long ago moved on to new realms of awareness, but we’re still playing politics the way we did in the 19th century — or the 12th or 1st — with the primary difference being that we have the capacity to do far more harm these days.

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Marijuana–time to legalize it

By Joe the Cop
Chicago Now

Voters in California will have the opportunity in November to vote on a ballot referendum to legalize marijuana. The measure is known as Proposition 19, the “Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010.”

I’ve had some fun in this blog making fun of potheads and their antics. I coined the phrase “pothead clown car” and I’ve talked about home-based dope dealers smoking themselves retarded. That being said, I think it’s about time that this nation takes a serious look at legalizing marijuana. I’m not the only cop who thinks so, either.

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