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Old 05-30-2008, 03:16 PM
 
Location: Home is where the heart is
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He doesn't know where he stands on a lot of issues.

There was a good story in the Washington Post recently that talked about how the Obama team formulated policy: They didn't. They thought they could run on something nebulous like "Hope" and "Change" without telling people what changes to hope for.

He's REALLY not ready for prime time.
If you're going to cite an article, please provide a link.

 
Old 05-31-2008, 01:30 AM
 
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If you're going to cite an article, please provide a link.
Okay. It's here:

washingtonpost.com
 
Old 05-31-2008, 04:27 AM
 
Location: Jonquil City (aka Smyrna) Georgia- by Atlanta
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How does decriminalizing marijuana connect with having a black agenda?

They should just legalize it already. We spend too much money prosecuting it, and alcohol is way more dangerous.
Because it is only blacks that go to jail/prison for it. While about 90% of it is smoked by white people. But whites will not yell for decriminalization for it because they do not go to jail for it. Maybe Obama, if he wins, should enforce the law and instruct the Justice Dept to fully prosecute ALL marijuana cases and insist on prison time for ALL people caught with it. When white college kids start being hauled off to the Federal Penitentary in Atlanta, then we will see huge support for decriminalization among whites!
 
Old 12-08-2008, 10:48 AM
 
Location: goodyear
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In times like this when we are giving billions to bail out the capitalist infrastructure of america where do u think we are going to get the money to pay for all of this. The war on drugs is a 40 year multi billion dollar money pit that has not changed a thing other than how long u will go to jail for smoking pot. If we legalized drugs that would kill the black market that is making all the drug money in the billions. And it would also offer up a new form of revenue for our struggling economy. We would save billions by not fighting the war on drugs and we would also make billions because we would of course be meeting the demand of all the current functioning as well as non functioning addicts we already have in this country. And if you dont do drugs already you wont start but if you do hey be responsible or pay the consequences alcohol does the same thing drugs do they get you high and are both addictive so lets legalize it and start making some money.
 
Old 12-08-2008, 05:44 PM
 
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Legalize pot and the recession will be over.
 
Old 08-20-2016, 03:03 PM
 
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I remember Obama was first against legalization of gay marriage before he came out in support. Maybe he did not flip flop on this issue but you can see how he can easily change his mind.

But what is important is that most Americans only vote in presidential elections but ingore local that have the most impact in their lives. Laws such as decrminilaxing or legalizing marijuana are made at state and local (city, county) level.
 
Old 08-20-2016, 03:33 PM
 
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Let's see...

Here he was for it, then against it, then for it again:

Presidential Candidate Barack Obama Backs Federal Decriminalization -- “I think the war on drugs has been a failure, and I think we need to rethink and decriminalize our marijuana laws.” - NORML

And then he changed his mind again and was against it:

Obama Campaign Retracts Statement Supporting Decriminalization - NORML

Does this guy ever make up his mind on anything? This kind of behavior is NOT what I expect from a President.
Everybody does it.

Look at Trump's Muslim ban: a temporary ban on all Muslims --> my rich Muslims friends can come in --> shucks, it's just a suggestion, folks --> it's not a Muslim ban, it's the region of origin!!

Mick
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