October 18, 2010
Written by shayne · Filed Under Featured, Op/Ed
12 Responses to “Prop19 and the buzzkiller Eric Holder”
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prop19 is not losing where did you get your info. from?
The author clearly links to the source of that info where it says ’10 points.’ And btw that’s not good news to me, just what is being reported.
that poll is b/s last i checked it was 48 winning 41losing
Well I hope the poll you saw is right!
I think the government needs to do some serious studying of the long term effects of marijuana. There’s a good way they can do that within a short period of time; find pot heads from across the country who has been smoking weed for many, many years. Hey, Maybe Willie Nelson won’t mind participating, or Bill Meier.
They would find that even though it might cause someone to feel unmotivated at times to do any meaningful work; they will also find that many of the long term users are successful, responsible people. That means they are also people who know when to smoke and when not to; like before you need to go to work.
Show me an alcoholic that has drank for years and I’ll show you a useless individual that has more problems than they know what to do with and has some very serious social issues. Then, show me a long time pot head and I’ll show you someone who has got a level enough head on their shoulders to stay away from the heavier drugs, especially alcohol. Of course there’s always exceptions to the rule but this is what it’s really about.
Eventually, marijuana will be legal. It’s too bad that the country can’t see clear for that right now because all governments; local, state and federal; could sure use the money from taxing it. Plus all the money they’d save from not having to enforce laws and imprison people over it. In other words; it’s a huge cash cow.
I’m really surprised the Republican party; as money hungry as they are; haven’t found a way to get around the issues of legalizing marijuana and made it one of their platform. But then; they seem more interested in protecting big corporations and the rich, than solving our financial problems.
I don’t know how long it will take for weed to become completely legal; probably within the next ten years. Once the federal government makes it legal, it will probably be left up to the states, like alcohol; to decide to legalize it or not. The states then will all eventually legalize it once they realize the revenue they’re missing out on.
I do believe it will be good for society, mainly because less people will turn to alcohol for relief from the daily stresses of life, and instead turn to weed, which is less addictive and will cause less social problems.
Maybe Barack Obama will surprise us and if he wins a second term and becomes a lame duck president, he’ll go ahead and legalize it. Wishful thinking at least.
Prop 19 leads in all automated polls.
who wrote this article? rather than trying to be smug and comedic, why don’t YOU focus. Your article has so many incorrect assumptions, convoluted grammar , and sentence construction, who can take you seriously. enjoy your bud on your own time, but separate leisure activity from professional pursuits.
Prop 19 is trailing, huh?
It’s close, but they are within the MoEs…we’ll see come Nov 2
You’re going by the Reuters/Ipso poll? That is the ONLY poll that shows 19 losing. All the rest say the opposite. The Reuters poll used a sample of only 500 people, half Republican and half Democrat. All the other polls use a much larger sample. The Reuters poll has been out of step with all the rest of the polling going back to June and before.
Passing 19 will accomplish NULLIFICATION! By keeping our state and local law enforcement from assisting the federal govt., it effectively nullifies the federal law, because they do not have the resources to back it up. Federal law depends on local law enforcement to back them up. No backup – no enforcement.
This is how the states pressured the federal govt. to repeal alcohol prohibition too. Individual states repealed their own prohibition laws, leaving it all to the feds. History is repeating itself.
good points guys, in retrospect I should’ve added or referenced the other polls.
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