State confronts haze of questions after voters make marijuana legal

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Even after Dec. 6 it won’t allow smoking MJ on buses and in public, while driving, etc.  One is not really allowed to slam a PBR on the Free Mall Shuttle either, but drinking such has been legal since the 30s.

How interesting that the Sentinel’s print headline screams “Reefer Madness?”, while the online version headline is more sedate.
So Stan Hilkey said, “You would have to believe that 100% of the people in this state that use marijuana responsibly 100% of the time. That’s an assumption that I am very skeptical of.” Fair enough. I am very skeptical that 100% of police-state-friendly drone-loving law enforcement officials will use governmental power responsibly 100% of the time, too. So we’re even.
In view of the election results, it has become painfully obvious that the riders in America’s economy wagon mathematically outnumber the pullers, and that’s a self-evidently unsustainable paradigm. Therefore, I am inclined to no longer pull my rhetorical punches when it comes to “for the children” faux “conservatives” pretending that the FBI’s 1936 “Reefer Madness” film is anything other than a wannabe-clever propaganda lie to benefit the financial interests of William Randolf Hearst.
I am fed up with faux “conservatives” who love standing armies which the Founders feared and hated. I am fed up with the constitution-defying militarization of America’s police. I am tired of wrong-address warrantless no-knock raids ignoring the 4th Amendment and killing innocent people and pets.
I am fed up with these same “throw the book at ‘em” faux “conservatives” who want to stick the taxpayer for billions of dollars to build prisons to house recreational pot smokers, while they proudly and determinedly remain too ignorant in Constitution 101 and Economics 101 to understand that when the debt-as-money oligarchs can create infinite amounts of unconstitutional interest-bearing legal-tender fiat currency, they can simultaneously buy the votes of the multitudes of “freebie” addicts with false and unsustainable promises of eternal Santa Claus.
Neither the “right” nor the “left” will talk about the provable unconstitutionality of the dishonest debt-as-money system because it gives them the carrot-and-stick power to engage in social engineering for their own personal ideological and financial benefit.
The fraudulent “war” on drugs has destroyed the U.S. Constitution. That destruction began in earnest with Civil War and the pro-federalist lie of M’Culloch v. Maryland, 17 U.S. (4 Wheaton) 316 (1819), which, for all practical purposes gutted the 10th Amendment by eliminating the idea that the powers of the federal government were limited and specifically enumerated. The Founders intended for all other powers were to remain with the states and the people.
Full disclosure: in my foolish youth, I spent a couple of years trying to be a hippie. I smoked enough pot to know for a first hand fact that “Reefer Madness” is a ridiculous lie. I have been a teetotaler for 45 years. I favor nutrition over poison. Medicine is poison. Alcohol, tobacco and marijuana are poison. A freedom-loving society doesn’t need laws coercing us from ingesting poison.



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