Shocking news item of the year: Pat Robertson sez LEGALIZE IT

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  1. yuyuyup
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    "I'm ... I'm not exactly for the use of drugs, don't get me wrong, but I just believe that criminalizing marijuana, criminalizing the possession of a few ounces of pot, that kinda thing it's just, it's costing us a fortune and it's ruining young people. Young people go into prisons, they go in as youths and come out as hardened criminals. That's not a good thing."

    http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2010/12/shock-c...a-legalization/
     


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    Former Staff mthrnite So it goes.

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    That guy's crazy though, he's liable to say just about anything.
     
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    He's an idiot though.
     
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    Crazy or not, he's just what we need to get the Christians to stop saying, "MARIJUANA IS EVIL." That majority is large, and their support could help us end these retarded, wasteful, and useless laws. More power to him, because he did make a good point.
     
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    Former Staff mthrnite So it goes.

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    Pat Buchanan is in favor of legalization too, and has been for a pretty long time, but that hasn't swayed the political right wing at large to accept it as an option. Robertson will be seen as a lone kook on this, other Christian leaders will not follow suit.
     
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    You're probably right, but hopefully it will pave the way to more people openly supporting it.
     
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    I agree, and I am a big "Right Winger".
     
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    I hope that it is legalized. Not because I smoke, but because I'm sick of hearing stoners complaining about it.
     
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    Maybe stoners complain about it because the difficulty to maintain it when it is illegal? haha jk. I am not starting anything...
     
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    Governments are idiots for not legalising and controlling the distribution of weed, or any other drug for that matter. The amount of revenue that it would bring in would be immense, and the money could be put towards better uses than organised crime.
     
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    Pat Robertson is a loser
     
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    I almost thought it said "Rob Pattenson". Anyways, I'm fine with the legalization of drugs, they should let people do whatever the hell they want. If they legalize it, they can stop it from being overused however they see fit.
     
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    LEGALIZE NOW !!!!

    Why alcohol and cigs but not weed.
     
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    Because the average college student can't grow and sell alcohol.
     
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    You don't have stuff like this in the States? http://www.the-online-homebrew-company.co.uk/
     
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    Why does anything this guy says surprise anyone anymore?
     
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    lol i thought this thread was about that guy from twilight
     
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    ... are corrupted ... Corpocracy rules the world.
     
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    only someone addicted would say that big bad government bla bla bla



    you poor soul that weed must a dry your brain
     
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    The man is a fool...
     

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