Barack Obama and The Hypocrisy of Choom.
Let me just lay this out for you. Barack Obama smoked a lot of pot in high school and college. To the point of having a ‘Choom gang’ dedicated to smoking the stuff. I don’t particularly care about that. Obama has since become a standard tough-guy politician on the War on Some Drugs*. I care somewhat about that, but it’s something that happens with a | Read More »
Not-really-shocker: no pot legalization under Obama.
Via Reason Hit & Run (and Instapundit), a (rare) definitive statement from this administration: “Legalization is not in the president’s vocabulary, and it’s not in mine,” he said. Kerlikowske said he can understand why legislators are talking about taxing marijuana cultivation to help cash-strapped government agencies in California. But the federal government views marijuana as a harmful and addictive drug, he said. “Marijuana is dangerous | Read More »
Democrats shut down Drug War debate in El Paso.
Crossposted at Moe Lane.com Last week, El Paso’s City Council took an interesting stand on Federal drug policy. The City Council had voted unanimously last week on a resolution originally drafted by the city’s Committee on Border Relations that expressed support for Juarez and called upon the federal government to take several steps to aid Juarez and Mexico. Those steps included clamping down on gun-running | Read More »
Libertarian: Gee, Obama’s not really living up to his Drug War rhetoric.
Particularly with his AG choice. (Via Other, Less Surprised Libertarian) Lefties: Yeah, we’re maybe a little alarmed about this, particularly the pot stuff Republican: Suckers. Except for Other, Less Surprised Libertarian. Signed, Republican PS: To mangle Dennis Miller, smoke it all and drink the bong water for all I personally care – but if you were expecting a Democratic politician to go easy on The | Read More »