Monday, December 23, 2013

On Bill O'Reilly's War on Pot

This dude is so full of shit. He actually said on one of his more recent segments that, once a kid starts smoking pot, his entire life is ruined and he can never recover from it. I mean, I don't know about you folks but I grew up in the '70s and a good solid percentage of the kids that I went to high school and college with used to get high and used to do so regularly, and the vast, vast percentage of them turned out OK. Not that I'm advocating, OBVIOUSLY, that students should smoke pot but enough already with these damned scare tactics of his.

5 comments:

dmarks said...

Its true. Most people do survive the stupidity of internationally damaging their brains with dangerous toxic chemicals. Ib agree with you that the vast majority come out ok.

By the way I am becoming a lot less hardline/prohibitionist against recreational drug abuse... but I do draw the line against those who push the drugs on minors (perhaps the true villain in the Trayvon Martin situation) and the effort to legalize pot-related DUI in Michigan.

Will "take no prisoners" Hart said...

I don't know if I'm in favor of all drugs being legalized but cannabis is a real no-brainer to me. a) It helps to cripple the cartels and reduces street crime, b) it helps to create more jobs (growing, transporting, selling, etc.), and c) it helps in terms of raising revenue.

Will "take no prisoners" Hart said...

Oh, and it can also be used in industry; the Dodge Viper actually possessing a cannabis strain in its bumper.

Rational Nation USA said...

The war on drugs has cost American taxpayers dearly and has accomplished little if anything. Decriminalization, legalize, regulate, tax, educate and rehabilitate with tax dollars from drug sales, and as Will said, beat the drug cartels at their on game. Reduce violent crime and shrink the police state at the same time.

O'Reilly is an ignorant putz.

Will "take no prisoners" Hart said...

The dude is still living in the '50s in his head.