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Old 01-04-2018, 10:15 AM
 
Location: Central Mexico and Central Florida
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trumpers live in fear of everything. They protest the nanny state, yet they do not trust themselves to be tempted by a little bit of weed. Must have big bad Feds looking into their homes, their bodies.
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Old 01-04-2018, 10:16 AM
 
Location: Minnysoda
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Do I think the state should regulate either? No and neither should it profit
Works for the liberal paragon of a country Germany.
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Old 01-04-2018, 10:17 AM
 
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Of course it does. Do you not know what 'social conservative' means? They promote and support moral values going all the way back to the days of founding where gays were being put to death.

Your views are more in line with liberalism.
So, you believe that blacks, who overwhelmingly voted against gay marriage, are conservative Republicans? Lol
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Old 01-04-2018, 10:18 AM
 
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And how were your police and schools funded before pot taxes?

Were your police and schools not funded before pot?
Car tabs were higher. Then they went lower. Now we are doing mass transit because 236 people are arriving in Seattle a day so costs go up again. I'm sure a state like Mississippi does not worry about things like this. Texas has massively high property taxes while ours are moderate.
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Old 01-04-2018, 10:20 AM
 
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What happened to the party of small fed and states rights?
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Old 01-04-2018, 10:20 AM
 
Location: Florida
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Surprised this isn't here yet.

Jeff Sessions the Trump appointed Attorney General will announce today that he is rescinding a trio of memos from the Obama administration that adopted a policy of non-interference with marijuana-friendly state laws.

Sessions to rescind Obama-era rules on non-interference with states where pot is legal - CNNPolitics

Too much freedom for those States evidently!
Sessions has got to be insane to take this one on. Sixty percent of the country is in favor of legalizing. Billion dollar industry, thousands of jobs, and many investors have their funds in it.

Depending on Sessions' tactics, I think we'd see civil disobedience like we have not seen in decades. This is not a move that will make the current admin any more popular.
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Old 01-04-2018, 10:23 AM
 
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The ad, “Without pot taxes, we can’t figure out how to fund anything! Th sky is falling! Vote Democrat!”
This is what Cory Gardner will have to defend. His party taking away a half a billion dollars from the state of Colorado on top of making SALT no longer tax deductible (because they do have an income tax). Good luck Cory Gardner and other blue state Republicans.

Milestoned: Colorado Pot Tax Revenue Surpasses $500M
https://www.usnews.com/news/best-sta...es-500-million

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What happened to the party of small fed and states rights?
That was always a complete and total LIE.
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Old 01-04-2018, 10:24 AM
 
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Real Conservatism does not condone government forcing morality on people.

Governing conservatism and social conservatism are only linked due to the word and that MOST social conservatives are also fiscal Conservatives. Blacks are very socially conservative on many issues but not governing or fiscal conservatives typically.

True conservatives would be socially liberal on topics involving government being hands off on things like prohibitions.
Sorry but your definition of Conservatism bears little resemblance to experience.
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con·ser·va·tism
kənˈsərvədizəm
noun
noun: conservatism
1.
commitment to traditional values and ideas with opposition to change or innovation.
"proponents of theological conservatism"
2.
the holding of political views that favor free enterprise, private ownership, and socially conservative ideas.
"a party that espoused conservatism"
the doctrines of the Conservative Party of Great Britain or a similar party elsewhere.
"the thrust of post-war Conservatism"
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Old 01-04-2018, 10:26 AM
 
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Are there any supporters of President Trump that still claim to be pro state rights? Because what Sessions is doing is the exact opposite of that.

The people of California have spoken. The state and its citizens voted to legalize marijuana, and now Jeff Sessions wants the federal gov't to step in and override a state's business.

I believe 50% of republicans approved of legalizing marijuana, and 70% of democrats. That makes marijuana legalization one of the most bipartisan issues in politics in 2018 America. But Sessions wants to end it.

And I believe nearly 10,000 jobs were created overnight on 1 January as California recreational dispensaries opened all across the state. So if Sessions and the DOJ orders all of them to cease and desist, does that mean Sessions and Trump are okay with putting 10,000 American workers out of a job?
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Old 01-04-2018, 10:26 AM
 
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Depending on Sessions' tactics, I think we'd see civil disobedience like we have not seen in decades. This is not a move that will make the current admin any more popular.
Not according to Finn. He believes that no matter what happens, pot is too low on people's priority list to even consider voting differently in the future. I'm sure the thought of civil disobedience gave him a good chuckle.

I wonder who's more out of touch: Finn or the majority of posters in this thread.
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