They Have What It Takes, To Take What You Have

What has for years been a quasi-joke about the government actually appears to be completely true. They really do have what it takes, to take what you have. Of course, everybody wants to believe that the government really cares. They are only looking out for you and your best interests. There are many of us … Read more »

Armed Thugs Using ‘Necessary Roughness’

Many of you will notice as of late I’ve been posting many articles that paint the police force in a bad light. That’s not my intent, I don’t like “grouping people.” Surely not all cops are bad. A doctor is presented with symptoms, and searches for the root cause of the problem. He may prescribe something to … Read more »

Pat Robertson: The War on Drugs Has Failed; Legalize Marijuana!

Image credit: http://futurepocket.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/marijuana_1.jpgPat Robertson probably just shocked a large number of his followers when he made this statement on Wednesday the 7th:

“I really believe we should treat marijuana the way we treat beverage alcohol,” Mr. Robertson said in an interview on Wednesday. “I’ve never used marijuana and I don’t intend to, but it’s just one of those things that I think: this war on drugs just hasn’t succeeded.”

Mr. Robertson’s remarks echoed statements he made last week on “The 700 Club,” the signature program of his Christian Broadcasting Network, and other comments he made in 2010. While those earlier remarks were largely dismissed by his followers, Mr. Robertson has now apparently fully embraced the idea of legalizing marijuana, arguing that it is a way to bring down soaring rates of incarceration and reduce the social and financial costs.

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