New study says pot affects brains. Guess that explains Obama’s performance.

Just recently both President Obama and Attorney General Holder firmly admitted to their own marijuana usage. I seem to remember on my application and renewals for security clearances that drug use was one of the questions, and a disqualifier for receiving a clearance – I guess that doesn’t apply to Commander-in-Chief. President Obama asserted that smoking pot is no more dangerous than drinking alcohol, but a new study seems to refute his delusional claim – maybe that’s just some of the residual effects the research study uncovered.

As reported by Associated Press and posted at yahoonews.com, a small study of casual marijuana smokers has turned up evidence of changes in the brain, a possible sign of trouble ahead.

“What we think we are seeing here is a very early indication of what becomes a problem later on with prolonged use,” things like lack of focus and impaired judgment, said Dr. Hans Breiter, a study author. Longer-term studies will be needed to see if such brain changes cause any symptoms over time, said Breiter, of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Massachusetts General Hospital.

Of course this has become a very prevalent issue and quite political as we see a push to legalize pot usage — already implemented in Colorado and Washington state. I support de-criminalizing pot use, but not legalizing it.

The study is among the first to focus on possible brain effects in recreational pot smokers, said Dr. Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The federal agency helped pay for the work. She called the work important but preliminary. The 20 pot users in the study, ages 18 to 25, said they smoked marijuana an average of about four days a week, for an average total of about 11 joints. Half of them smoked fewer than six joints a week. Researchers scanned their brains and compared the results to those of 20 non-users who were matched for age, sex and other traits.

The results showed differences in two brain areas associated with emotion and motivation — the amygdala and the nucleus accumbens. Users showed higher density than non-users, as well as differences in shape of those areas. Both differences were more pronounced in those who reported smoking more marijuana.

Another brain researcher, Krista Lisdahl of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, said her own work has found similar results. “I think the clear message is we see brain alterations before you develop dependence,” she said.

My concern is that we’re establishing the next generation of medically-dependent Americans. What happens when these long-term adverse affects upon the brain take shape? It will mean more government programs to care for those afflicted.

Consider what is happening in our schools – we’re teaching to tests, not developing critical thinking skills — and now this, allowing for potential damage to the brains of our young people. This is not how we promote better opportunities for our future generations.

Legalize recreational marijuana use — no. Decriminalize recreational marijuana use — yes. At least that’s what I think. What about you?

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thinkingabovemypaygrade
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thinkingabovemypaygrade

My non scientific observation…is that extended marijuana smoking makes some people…lazy & unmotivated. Not pounding on those who need medical marijuana. But why would we be surprised at any negative marijuana effects? Almost all drugs have side effects…which those in pain must deal with.

but here…healthy people are taking a drug (marijuana)…which may (in some of them) just make them a bit sluggish or “i don’t care” in mentality!!!

SouthernMan
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What about 2nd hand smoke? Regular smokers are getting crucified over it, but marijuana use not a peep

ShiekYerbouti
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That must be why my brothers dog is such a food stealer. Second hand smoke

ibelieveinfreedom2
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I read a report not that long ago that stated all the BS about second-hand smoke is just that, BS. designed by the nanny state to “control” the people. I have no doubt that it is true.

http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/secondhand-smoke-charade

http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/jamesdelingpole/100251229/passive-smoking-another-of-the-nanny-states-big-lies/

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/look-it-way/200907/is-second-hand-smoke-really-dangerous

The_Patriot
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It doesn’t fit their agenda

John
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To add another perspective, laws should be enacted for the common good and reason of protecting the majority of the populous from activities and things which would lesson its long term survival, making those laws a good thing for society. With that in mind, I would have to decide whether adding legality to marijuana increases or decreases the long term survival of the populous and IMO it does not. On the other hand, alcohol doesn’t either, but adding legalized marijuana to the mix is not a move in the direction of greatest survival for the majority and therefore the reason… Read more »
kozzzer219
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Yeah, but by this logic Bloomberg’s ban on big sodas or trans-fats are justified because, if the laws actually worked, people would likely get healthier and society would be better off.

Maybe you agree with those, but considering you are commenting here, I doubt it.

John
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First of all, I don’t believe Bloomberg’s ban represents the majority of his constituents, I may be wrong. As far as a comparing the big sodas and trans-fats bans with the marijuana laws, IMHO it is a matter of the difference between someone having the freedom of choosing to eat or drink something that may or may not be harmful to the person consuming as opposed to the freedom of choosing to smoke something that may or may not be harmful to the person consuming, but may be harmful to other people due to the effects created by the substance.… Read more »
kozzzer219
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Oh okay. I thought you were saying that you were against the legalization because individuals who use pot may be harmed, and thus leading to society being harmed because people who use it may end up worse off. So that was my fault.

But now I realize you were focusing on more the secondary effects of marijuana use. I’m personally in favor of legalizing it, and I would leave it to states to decide, but I definitely understand/respect more the argument you actually made (secondary effects) than what I thought you meant (prevent people from harming themselves with pot).

Marilyn Bender
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This is not news to me. At least 10 years ago I heard it said that pot kills brain cells. All I have to do is look at how some of my grandchildren have changed to know it’s true.

Philanthropussy
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Maybe it’s delayed stupidity. SCIENCE.

The_Patriot
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ALl you have to do is look at the puppet in the oval office to see the results

Philanthropussy
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I love the way people who never smoked pot know so much about it. It’s like know it all women talking about having a dick.

disisdadrum
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I love the way you ASSUME people never smoked pot know so much about it. How do you know whether or not someone has never smoked pot or not??
One thing is for sure, you definitely smoke something {^_^} {^_^}

Philanthropussy
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You assume I assume all on this site were non pot smokers, taking about something they know nothing about. Isn ‘t this post about an article ?
” you definitely smoke pot” , hypocrisy much????

disisdadrum
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Assumptions aside, you still don’t answer “How do you know whether or not someone has never smoked pot or not??”

I suggest you take a remedial reading course as, I never stated ” you definitely smoke pot”. The correct quote was, “One thing is for sure, you definitely smoke something”.

Philanthropussy
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People who make stupid statements about how terrible pot is always start out by saying they only did it once.
2) gee I’m sorry I misquoted you . I ASSUMED you said I smoked pot.
Now I know I have to be on my toes when I respond to you. I’m getting the impression you are the kind of person who must always show he’s right. I must say, stroking fragile egos is hard!!!

disisdadrum
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No need to be on your toes, just learn how to read no matter what impressions you get.

Philanthropussy
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Read ? I outsource

disisdadrum
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Perhaps you should switch the outsource you are using?

Philanthropussy
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It took too much time to train Jose

The_Patriot
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or you having a brain and not using it

Philanthropussy
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Oh, do you know what a dick feels like?

Chase
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I think this is bull. I smoke marijuana, and I am a 4.0 student in business school.

The_Patriot
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Of course you do, I have never met a pot smoker who thinks they are less intelligent than they were before.

ConservativeBabyKL
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Its another way to dumb down the youth , make and keep them stupid and controlled . Either by over prescribing antidepressants or trying to legalize pot everywhere.
I have witnessed those who have smoked all there life , High School through adult 50s there very STUPID. LIBERAL democrats want to continue to destroy America by making everyone a product of SOCIAL MARXIST GOVERNMENT.
We dont have a President we have a Marxist mental Commie squatter . And flocks of SHEEP

The_Patriot
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the communist agenda since 1946

OldmanRick
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The effects of drug use may not only be within the brain of the user, but changes or mental problems may also be evidenced in their offspring.

MotherBatherick
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Was just going to say….lol
BTW, Chelsea Clinton just announced that she’s adding to their gene pool. Yikes.

Philanthropussy
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Just another thing to love about Hil and Bil.

Philanthropussy
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Did we go back to the 1960″s. Is this “Refer Madness 2.0”? It’s like the media just discovered pot and is rehashing old anti pot propaganda. The evils of alcohol, prescription pills are far worse, people. I know, I know, wait. Give it a couple weeks and the media will find something else to scare people over.

MotherBatherick
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“give it a couple weeks and the media will find something else to scare people over”
-yeah. The media will flash a big picture of YOU on the screen with a warning.

Philanthropussy
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WARNING, do not confuse with Kate Upton.

The_Patriot
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Your stupid is showing again

Philanthropussy
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You have no idea what I look like, so zip it.

The_Patriot
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Your Looks don’t matter when your stupid is showing, it is a function of the brain and mouth, Not your aesthetics. Though I can’t imagine either one with you is at all attractive

Philanthropussy
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I thought you like girls who were dumber than you. Are they the ones who can boost your fragile ego?

The_Patriot
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No I love a woman with brains and common sense and both are what you are missing

Philanthropussy
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You forgot plastic, blow up, 3 holes and look kind Megan Kelly.

The_Patriot
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See that is your lack of intelligence showing again, Really it is very unbecoming of you. Go play in traffic

Philanthropussy
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Honey , my big Amer breast stop traffic!!!!!!

The_Patriot
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you don’t have big american breasts, you are not american. either that or you dropped out of school in the third grade

Philanthropussy
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Flattery will get you nowhere

The_Patriot
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you’re a sick person get help.

Philanthropussy
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Obamacare offers mental health treatments . Thank you Mr. Obama . Now we can treat crazies. You know they looks for get guns and kill 34 students at Virginia Tech and 20 kids in Newtown. You know, I akways wonder where the NRA is immediately after Obama makes a speech after a gun shooting. You would think they would want to nip it in the bud before the left wing media gets a hold of it.

The_Patriot
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You really are a left wing nut job. You are a shining example of someone whose brain they should examine. The ACA panel would decide that they are not worth curing and thus would put them in cells for a few months then, let them die with an overdose of drugs

Philanthropussy
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The info the right’s been yapping about Obanacare is ALL speculation . More and more great news js coming out. But, like the “new” BS Benghazi info you people claim to have , it means nothing .

The_Patriot
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big dreams

Philanthropussy
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Exactly

The_Patriot
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that’s all you have is big dreams

Philanthropussy
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It’s called ambition .

The_Patriot
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You have none which is really too bad for you. you started this whole thread by stating you had big breasts and I said you don’t that it is just dreaming on your part. You can’t even follow your own talking points. You’re pathetic

Philanthropussy
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Big dreams , big tits , big ambition .

OldmanRick
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Allen, “1984” is alive and doing quite well in Common Core. What the left wants is an obedient, subservient population easily influenced by incessant propaganda.

Philanthropussy
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Like baby boomers who voted for other baby boomers like McCain and Romney?

OldmanRick
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Or the uninformed, low information, gimmedat, union, MB, CAIR, party line, occupy Wall street bunch who voted without thinking for the brat and his trolls – Pelosi, Reid, Feinstein, etc.

Philanthropussy
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As far as I know they all are vegans who excerize daily , partice safe safe sex, go to metaphysical church , liberal arts graduate , progressives. Not hippy pots heads.

Toodumtu
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things like lack of focus and impaired judgment- – -Yup, old prez is for sure guilty of this. Strictly a amateur in the true sense of the word. Pity, pity.

dba_vagabond_trader
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Pot, coke and most of all, communism. He was suckled on it.

Philanthropussy
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Don’t forget the prescription pills kids are stealing from grandma’s medicine cabinet.

The_Patriot
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that has nothing to do with What barry does on a daily basis

Philanthropussy
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You people have on dea what communism is. They are just repeating what you are told by the right wing media. Open your eyes and think for yourself . What have Obama done that could lead you believe he’s communism???
I’ll wait until you call FOX for your answer.

The_Patriot
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Good thing you didn’t hold your breath waiting for the answer. I can think of a million reasons. So I real endeavor to make it easy for you. Socialised medicine single payer system known as the ACA or Obamacare, Control of the citizens through Medical programs: the ACA Equal pay for all. No freedom of speech, He gives his Propaganda ministry his marching orders. (the MSM) They print what they are told to print. Gun control leads to confiscation, all communist countries do not let their citizens have guns. food stamps EBT cards Government subsidized housing. He is killing off… Read more »
Philanthropussy
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No freedom of speech ? WTF do you clowns do all day is dump on Obama. Don ‘t you think Emperor Obama would want to stop that? Chavez did right away. Obamacare is working and what’s wrong with equal pay? Gun control ? I guess you didn’t hear the NRA paid congress off to stop that .

The_Patriot
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Facebook users are constantly monitored and censored therefore no freedom of speech. Barry cannot stop all of these things at once, he is doing it a little at a time. The ACA is not working it was never suppose to work. You believe he propaganda you listen to. It is all about control of the population through medical extortion, as well as destruction of the private insurance industry and destruction of the middle class What is wrong with equal pay is why should I make the same pay as a woman who could do the job better? She should make… Read more »
Philanthropussy
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Facebook is a private company Intelsat the gov is paying Zuckerburg 1 b. if Obama can ‘to stop freedom of speech , than it looks like you are winning that battle. Where is all the money from medical extortion going , but the national debt . I guess ” all men are created equal” doesn’t ‘t apply to a women’s salary . And what is a lazy women and how is that differ from a lazy man?

The_Patriot
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Medical extortion isn’t always about money numb nuts, it is getting from you what they want, whether it is controlling where you go what you do. Governing what medical procedures you get in return for rating out your neighbor. Do you actually use your brain for anything besides your head for a veil? If a woman does better than a man at a job then she should make better pay, If a man is better at the same job then he should get better pay than the woman, It is not rocket science but apparently you need someone to help… Read more »
Philanthropussy
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Wow emperor Parrot is going to set up women only jobs and men only jobs. That way everybody makes the same.
Of couse, some unscrupulous employer could get rid of all his women employees by giving them jobs they can ‘t do. Screw old women and pregnant women with jobs where they have to lift and stand all day. No unions to complain too.

ShiekYerbouti
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There is no such thing as “gun control”, there is however, “people control”. I’d advocate “peoples control of their government”

Philanthropussy
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Tell that to Ted Cruz. He and the rest of the NRA brown nosers took a victory lap around the Capital when they defeated Obama.

The_Patriot
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I am glad they did, they deserve the accolades. Defeating barry is the best thing that can happen to this country

Philanthropussy
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Then shut up about Obama and gun control .

The_Patriot
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excuse me so far up until this point it is a free country and I can talk about anything I want. Gun control is one of the first steps to making of a communist country and no I will not shut up about my rights

Philanthropussy
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But Obama’s gun control was defeated ? Why are you reps still yapping about something that isn’t there ? Or doesn’t the right wing media want to keep the illusion going to scare the underlings. ?

The_Patriot
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The state governments at the behest of the Feds are still mandating gun control, all you have to do to see it is the State of Connecticut

Philanthropussy
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The only rep that got any gun control passed was Reagan. After his best friend took a bullet for him . I wonder how Reagan would react to 20 dead kids?

The_Patriot
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He would make the laws for killing people harsher. Not control honest law abiding citizens.

Philanthropussy
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Honest law abiding citizens like nut cases like Jodie Foster loving Chapman?

ShiekYerbouti
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Add in ” collective salvation”

The_Patriot
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Thank you. Shiek, you do realize I am sure you are arguing with an illogical person. you cannot argue with an illogical person logically. You have to treat them like they are three year olds. That is the only way the understand

ShiekYerbouti
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I read his/her post’s often. I know the obfuscated ideology with this person. The hippie lettuce might be a factor.

The_Patriot
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The more we enlighten this person, we hope it sinks in, however I do not hold my breath.

The_Patriot
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barry uses, he is currently protecting the heroin poppy fields of Afghanistan. What more do you need to know? It is big business and even bigger money. Do you think for a moment that the powers in this country do not profit from it? Of course they do

Philanthropussy
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Barry took over after Bush.

ShiekYerbouti
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True

Philanthropussy
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Even before the war, the US tried to pay off poppy growers. But the dealers paid them more.,then the Taliban demanded a cut of the growers profits . On someplaces, poppy framing is the only thing poor , small towns have to make money. US gov know it was too expense to fight it , so they over look it.

ShiekYerbouti
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I think there might more to it than that. The govt wants to keep the corrections industry and it’s affiliates employed. Perhaps drugs and the crime associated with them is viewed as a positive by the communists in charge.

Philanthropussy
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Pres Karzi told the US to get the [email protected]@k out and let him ( extort) his country. The army gladly obliged. .

The_Patriot
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Nice try blaming Bush, barry has been there for 5. 1/2 years more than ample time to leave and/ or ample time to have defeated the Taliban.

Philanthropussy
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The Taliban is in more areas than Afghanistan and we pulled most troops our people from afghan. Remember Pres Katzi said his country doesn’t ‘t need the US anymore. As I said, it got too expressive for both administrations .

The_Patriot
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You have no idea what you’re talking about.

Philanthropussy
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That’s all West has been yapping about.

The_Patriot
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Just because he is discussing things does give you anymore intelligence. You try to post but you do nothing but jibberish

Philanthropussy
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Then why do you bother contacting me. Your name calling hasn’t stopped me. I stand up for my views. Troll much?

The_Patriot
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Because you ARE a troll, You need to know that you talk a bunch of stupid rhetoric AND MISINFORMATION

Philanthropussy
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Yet another man tell a woman how dumb there are. Did you learn that at home?

The_Patriot
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not all women are dumb or stupid, just in this case you are.

Philanthropussy
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My feelings would be hurt if I took you seriously

The_Patriot
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you should take me serious, GET an EDUCATION!

Philanthropussy
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I am not emcombraded with structure .

The_Patriot
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encombraded? there’s no such word. You have no structure, no education. You’re proud of being illiterate, sad very sad

Philanthropussy
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Iconoclast can make up words. It js out greatest achievements

The_Patriot
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you have no feelings

Philanthropussy
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Exactly

Rw Kent
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Legalize, tax and product control…just like Whiskey types of Moon Shine and Cigars and Cigarettes…None of which cure some cancers.possible solid pill size fuel cells..clothing and many more uses…It was mandatory you grow it for taxes in the last 100 years here in the USA…Boise Cascade..Newspaper moguls Hurst and others…Cut the trees to make paper..You get four harvest of pulp from hemp..in one year..And one cutting of trees..years to grow…Which makes more sense..plus you can grow your own..And not be Taxed any More Than You Are Now..Democrat Kare Tax..It is the Law..For/ Life you must pay…Thanks to Obama and his… Read more »
MaurerPower
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There are so many ridiculous statements made in your post…just absurd. Rather than waste time posting how ridiculous they are, this post has a great writeup of both sides of the argument, with your points made in glaring detail…

http://www.cracked.com/blog/5-pro-marijuana-arguments-that-arent-helping/

If you want it legalized, stop talking stupid an do in-depth research, not just what you heard someone say at a pub, or something you saw on the tv or high times magazine.

Philanthropussy
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Employers who move American jobs to China or employers who fire full time and hire two half timers with no bennies to save money. ??

Rw Kent
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stock number 1211 Hong Kong Ecxhange..See who is taking jobs to China on your dime…It is past go along to get along stage in economics..You and me have been sold a debt that can not be repaired..ever..Why?..There are no accidents in D.C..

Philanthropussy
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Are you blaming Obama? You know this business behavior has been going on before He was born .

The_Patriot
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he has had 5.5 years to change policy, yes I blame barry

Philanthropussy
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Big government telling Amer business what to do.

The_Patriot
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Who in your mind is in charge of Big Government?

Philanthropussy
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So are in favor of Obama telling big business how to run things?

The_Patriot
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again, No I do not as that is communism, you are for big government and barry telling everyone what they can make

rockribbedrushy
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Actually that is Fascism. Government and Big Business colluding to make money and defraud the taxpayer.

Philanthropussy
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Good bye loser. I’m going home early . Unlike you i have a job, not like you who ask mommy for money. I ‘ going out with friends. Oh I’ my sorry I know the only friends you have are stuffed and live on your twin bed. I hate to tell you, but their smiles are phony.

The_Patriot
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Why do you show the world how pathetic and immature you are.
“It is better to let people think you are stupid than it is to post stupid rants and prove them right”
You prove them right each and every post, God help you

Philanthropussy
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Well you must be getting something out of my rants.

Philanthropussy
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Well nobody is listening to him !!! Calvin Klein is still paying a 13 y/ o Chinese kids 2$ to make 80$ t shirts

The_Patriot
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Because he isn’t doing anything good for this country

Philanthropussy
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So he should start by telling big business how to run their companies?

The_Patriot
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wow are you thick headed. Get out of the way and let businesses thrive. Let them do what they do and stop micromanaging business. The government has no business messing with companies

Philanthropussy
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Thriving by paying 13 y/o Chinese kids 2$ a day ???

The_Patriot
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Even if what you say is true that’s Chinese laws, which we have no control over. BTW 6.25 yen is the minimum wage an hour not a day which gets them 1000 yen a month. again that is minimum wage

Philanthropussy
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It’s great Greedy Amer business is taking advantage for other countries terrible labor laws.

falling321
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Well, of course they are! And GREEDY American consumers are glad that they are doing it, otherwise those $70 jeans would cost you $200! Because our government doesn’t have the sense to STOP over regulating, over taxing, over punishing businesses that would FAR prefer to stay in the US otherwise! And Obama has been the WORST one of the lot so far!

Philanthropussy
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You do know this thing started way before Obama took office, right? And you do know lots of others presidents before Obama could have fixed the tax situation, but didn’t? Life didn’t start 5 years ago.

Reba
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Well, I guess you can look at it several ways: Company can make more money going overseas and they welcome American Companies. Other Countries dictate the wages and any benefits the people receive. Saying that, I don’t approve of the wages people are paid in other countries, nor do I approve an American Business abusing it.

Philanthropussy
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Wow , something a liberal and conservative agreed on. I’m going to look out my window to see if I see flying pigs.

The_Patriot
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you two may agree but business is business and they are in business to make money not do favors for people

Philanthropussy
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If business treat their employees with respect and give them fair wages, people will stay. Otherwise , training new employees gets expensive.

The_Patriot
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Today’s market is not an employees market ans they will get paid minimum wage and if they don’t like it they can leave, because there are literally hundreds more that will take the job at that pay

Reba
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You are talking about entry level jobs, so a person can learn how to do a job, so they can move up. Right?

Philanthropussy
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Yes, big business uses that to control their employees.

Reba
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Yes, they are in business to make money. Does not mean they
should not treat workers descent.

The_Patriot
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If the workers are in a foreign country the company must abide by that country’s laws. If you do not like the laws then complain to the country not the company

Reba
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You should have read my post above the one you answered to.
I said businesses had to abide by other countries laws. So There!

The_Patriot
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Have you ever owned your own business?

Reba
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Yep! I’m not disagreeing with you. I think Government and the Unions need to get out and leave Businesses alone. Businesses were doing well until they kept raising taxes on them and changing laws every day. Saying that, Businesses need to make money to survive, but I don’t agree when they screw the workers. Are we still disagreeing? 🙂

The_Patriot
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I owned my own business as well, I paid my workers their worth. If I found them to be above average and they saved me money then I would give them a raise to between 12 to 15 an hour.
If they cost me money over all I got rid of them

Reba
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That’s how you do it!

The_Patriot
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there are millions of others that do that too and most are not as generous as I was

Reba
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🙂

Reba
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Didn’t hurt you, did it? I saw one going by my window and
sent it your way.

Philanthropussy
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Why I hear pigs make great pets. They are clean and like to snuggle.

The_Patriot
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Not true while pigs are clean they have bad tempers and do not make good pets

Philanthropussy
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I was talking about animals not the women you go out with

Reba
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Be nice!!!

Reba
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Not even Pot Belly Pigs?

The_Patriot
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even pot belly pigs

Reba
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Killjoy! 🙂

The_Patriot
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I had a friend who was a truck driver and pig farmer. If you cut yourself and walk into a pigs pen. Bring a cattle prod because the pig will try to eat you. Dead or alive the pig couldn’t care less

Reba
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Thanks for the information.
🙂

The_Patriot
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I’m out see you tomorrow night 🙂

Reba
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Good night my friend, take care.

The_Patriot
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Businesses are in business for one reason only and that’s to make money, not to spread their wealth across the whole population

The_Patriot
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You never take advantage of any opportunities? If you tell me no, you are lying

Philanthropussy
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Not that take advantage of other people’s misery.

The_Patriot
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Oh no? what do you think harry reid and his son are trying to do in Nevada wth Bundy’s ranch and land. they want to buy it from the government when the government seizes it from bundy then sell it to the Chinese for huge $$. because the chinese want to build another las vegas

Philanthropussy
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I don’t know all the facts about the ranch , so I can ‘t comment on it. Plus I doubt this country sells anything to China since we owe them big bucks .

Reba
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Yes, this administration is letting China buy us up. Check on the
Green Companies that have gone under after the administration used taxpayer’s money to fund them and the Chinese bought the companies for hardly anything. Check on other things to.

Philanthropussy
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This happened before Obama

Reba
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I’m not saying it did not happen under other Presidents, but it has been happening big time under this administration.

Philanthropussy
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Well Mercedes Benz and Fiat opened car factories here.

The_Patriot
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Bull, the Belgians bought our debt from China, shows how much you know

Philanthropussy
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That’s a lot of waffles

Reba
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You are a nut!!

Reba
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Hell, I haven’t even heard or seen that news.

The_Patriot
Guest

I do not remember which site I saw it on

Reba
Guest

Get back to me on it, please.

Reba
Guest

Thank you. 🙂

The_Patriot
Guest

there are several graphs and it is towards the bottom of the page

The_Patriot
Guest

There’s no way I am going to be able to track it down

ShiekYerbouti
Guest

Those employers would for the most part love to have their fellow Americans work for them. They send jobs overseas and use part-time employees to get around the tyrannical regulations and expenses, union rules etc, placed upon them by the fed govt. Companies are not in business to be charitable organizations. They want to make a buck and provide for their own families and investors. That’s what surviving and thriving is about.

Philanthropussy
Guest

They do it the save cash. They pay Chinese a quarter of what they pay Americas and sell for huge outfit. To make it worse, they don’t pass the savings on to the customer .
Of course, if you believe company can leave the country to save buck and provide for their rich families, you have no problems with wealthy Americans denouncing their citizenship and move to countries with no income tax to save money .

The_Patriot
Guest

They are free to leave just as you are. You love communism and socialism so much then yes I would invite you to leave and live in Europe

Philanthropussy
Guest

I may be a communist , but I believe in keeping Amer jobs in Amer. Buy American is a myth big business dreamed up.

The_Patriot
Guest

Trust me when I tell you it was not big businesses Idea to send jobs overseas for the fun of it. They were taxed and government programed into doing it so they could make more money.
Between being over taxed and higher minimum wages, Labor unions forced businesses to go elsewhere

The_Patriot
Guest

To tell a company they cannot save money or to set how much money a company or person is allowed to make is Communistic

Philanthropussy
Guest

What a Repubiican like you wants big government to tell Aner business what to do ?

Rena
Guest

You are wrong, Businesses do not want governments to tell them what to do, small businesses are being run out because of big government telling them how to run their businesses… ACA for one being forced onto the public has hurt small businesses as well as telling them they can’t deny a LGBT couple their services or they will face huge fines…

Philanthropussy
Guest

I love how republican are so quick to use small business to illustrate how liberals don’t care about people but have no problem with Amer companies taking Amer jobs away. Or corporate greed

Reba
Guest

Damn Ms. P. No one said anything about Republicans. Do you not think Democrats, Independents and Liberals run businesses? The facts are; when government interferes in anything, they screw it up. Businesses are what provide jobs for “Our Country” and when the Government and Unions interfere, is when Businesses take their Companies to Foreign Countries. I would rather our Businesses stay in the United States, but until the Government quits dictating to them and everyone else; they are not going to stay here.

Philanthropussy
Guest

Reba, you know I like and appreciate your opinion, but this particular conservation with started by patriot. 5 hrs ago I said I think it ‘s ‘ terrible American business take American jobs to China to save money and never pass the saving to customers . Patriot said our government should tell business to come back .
Go back and read all the comments bet Patriot and me. You will see what I mean. You are agreeing with me.

Reba
Guest
I read both of your post. I do think they should come back to the United States and no, they don’t pass any savings to us. I believe they should be taxed when they import cheaper products back to us, but then they would past the cost back to us. If the government would lower their taxes and quit dictating to them what they can and can’t do, they would come back. Example: Check your groceries out, because a ton of products have decreased in size, but the cost has gone up. I buy American if at all possible and… Read more »
Philanthropussy
Guest

I hate that I have to think of my wallet over buying American.

Reba
Guest

Your right, some American made products are a little more and in time the price will come down. I hate buying foreign made, because most of the time it does not last. I’ll spend the extra dollar to buy Made in America if it’s something I really need, or I do without.

Philanthropussy
Guest

I buy American made wine and food.

The_Patriot
Guest

that’s the way it should be, In time eif everyone did that the price of american goods would come down and the price of foreign goods would go up as tariffs would also increase

The_Patriot
Guest

I did not say the government should tell businesses to come back. I proposed various incentives for businesses to come back

Philanthropussy
Guest

Incentives full a company that makes millions by going over seas? How much js that going to cost the American tax payer and add to the nation debt?

Reba
Guest

Incentives could be less taxes on some things. Like some States offering lower taxes for a company to come to their State. Even Governor Scott has done it.

Philanthropussy
Guest

I agree completely , the US and states should do what they can to keep companies from leaving, but companies should want to do the right things and stay here

The_Patriot
Guest

speak english I have no Idea what you are trying to ask

The_Patriot
Guest

Look if you do not like how capitalism works and you enjoy the socialism the move to europe if you aren’t already there

Philanthropussy
Guest

Really?? I could say if you don ‘t like the way Obama is running this country , leave. How does that feel?
Guess what clown , in my Anerica people can have different opinions . Good or bad .

The_Patriot
Guest

I was here first before you and the muslim barry. So while it is your opinion it isn’t a very good one.
I do not like the way barry is running the country and I can vote against him which I did, I can also vote against his subordinates in this years elections. If push comes to shove and there is a civil uprising I will be glad to take part in it

Philanthropussy
Guest

American are too fat for civil uprising .

Reba
Guest

HA HA!
LOL, LOL!!!!!

Philanthropussy
Guest

I can’t believe it’s after midnight . Need to get some sleep. I ‘m having my mother over for Easter dinner and have to clean the house and make a pie and chocolate cake ( her favorite ). I hope you gave a feast Easter .

Reba
Guest

You to and enjoy your mom.

The_Patriot
Guest

Happy Easter

Reba
Guest

Happy Easter, my friend and we are still waiting for the sun to come out. 🙂

The_Patriot
Guest

Beautiful day here

Reba
Guest

Sure, rub it in! We never got the sun they promised, oh well.

The_Patriot
Guest

Everyday above ground is a good day, If you have no expectations to the day when something nice happens it is frosting on the cake! 🙂

Reba
Guest
Reba
Guest

LOL! You are so funny!
Hey, haven’t seen anything from Casper, have you?

The_Patriot
Guest

nope not in days

Reba
Guest

She graduates May 3.

The_Patriot
Guest

Oh sorry Not all here lol I am turning in early sorry. but It is good to see you well you know what I mean

Reba
Guest

Yep, I’m not either. On the other one that posted a new newsletter. Take care!

Reba
Guest

Happy Easter, my friend and we are still waiting for the sun to come out. 🙂

The_Patriot
Guest

and you’re a fool if you believe that

Philanthropussy
Guest

I’ve gearing from you clowns for months yapping about revolution, impeaching Obama, taking back the White House , civil uprising . All it is is talk.

The_Patriot
Guest

I do NOT want any government agency to tell big or small business what to do, That’s communistic

Philanthropussy
Guest

Then what the [email protected]@k is your solution to keep Amer business from doing business in China? Bec it seems to me you favor saving millions by paying non Amers BS money and pocketing the savings is better than paying Amer a fair wage.

The_Patriot
Guest

First reduce taxes on businesses
increase tariffs on imported goods
Lower minimum wage.
Increase oil and gas production in this country
Get unions to back off super high wages.
Repeal of the ACA.
raising full time to 40 hours
Tax incentives for keeping jobs in the US.
get rid of illegal aliens who are taking jobs away from legal citizens.

Philanthropussy
Guest

Lower min wage so hard working people are reduced to taking gov bennies and food stamps . I guess you don’t work or you would know full time IS 40 hrs. Get lazy blacks to pick fruit so Amer business don’t hired illegals . Raise taxes to payl the billion$ of incentive to keep Amer business in the US. If ACA is repealed , then raise more taxes to cover the 10m using ACA. Or of you what to cut them lose ?

Rena
Guest

Lazy blacks? aren’t you a bit racists huh? The blacks I know where I live are not lazy and work very hard, and have college degrees. I say let prisoners work the fields and do the jobs liberals say that Americans don’t want to do. It will pay for expenses while in prison. ACA is nothing more than another tax that Obama covers as an insurance. People are paying higher premiums and higher deductibles thanks to that POS.

Philanthropussy
Guest

Really? I say lazy blacks and that’s racist but when you clowns talk about black criminals it’s different . If we use prisoners as labor force we have to treat them like
Regular America workers under regular American work labor laws like 8 hr day and OT if over 40 hrs. Breaks after 2 hrs, water and lunch breaks , bathroom breaks, inside AC place to rest. Illegals don’t get that bec illegal work isn ‘to regulated .

Rena
Guest

You generalized them by saying Lazy Blacks… had you said lazy people in general then no race right? Why did you choose black as being the lazy one? … This is the BS you lot do to us all the time.. how does it feel to be called a racist?

Philanthropussy
Guest

I was talking about prisoners not illegals .
Blacks usual do manual jobs. A step above picking fruit

Rena
Guest

Why do you keep going back to blacks? Many people do manual jobs, not just blacks, Blacks are also in a lot of white collar jobs, own businesses and are intelligent too… you seem to think they are at the bottom of the barrel for some reason… you sure you aren’t a tad bit racist or perhaps a bit bigoted?

Philanthropussy
Guest

Sorry I forgot you are a good egg, not like the rest of the idiots on this site.

The_Patriot
Guest

all the blacks I know are in businesses, not out in a field picking fruit or manual labor. That’s a racist picture you are painting

Philanthropussy
Guest

You are kidding?? The way you people talk about blacks automatic criminals and thugs ?

Reba
Guest

Prisoners get a small wage, they get breaks and a lunch break, but they do not get regular pay as you and I would. Illegals working in “Our Country” for farmers should be regulated.

Philanthropussy
Guest

They may get small wages but work under the same labor laws as non criminals . Illegals don’t get anything bec they have no voice.
Can I ask you, how you ever seen an illegal in a nice job ? Something that isn’t picking fruit, cleaning or in a kitchen?

The_Patriot
Guest

They do not work under the same laws as non criminals who have no idea what you’re talking about

Philanthropussy
Guest

Who is they? Illegals ,or non criminals ?

The_Patriot
Guest

typical of you, you cannot even follow your own conversation. Criminals DO NOT work under the same laws as non criminals

The_Patriot
Guest

Wow since when do criminals that are incarcerated get the same rights as law abiding citizens?
They don’t, your argument is invalid

Philanthropussy
Guest

Things have changed for prisoners since chain gangs. They don’t break rocks all day.

Reba
Guest

Yes things have changed. They keep the Highways clean and mowed and they raise gardens and other things. They are not paid the same as someone that works on the outside, but they do earn a small wage.

Philanthropussy
Guest

I see them on the road too. I think they are prisoners on minimum security.

The_Patriot
Guest

IT’s called a work release program

The_Patriot
Guest

NO! they wouldn’t be because you are increasing hours for full time work to 40 hours.
The blacks I know are not lazy.
no, raising taxes only makes you less money, less taxes makes you more money, because it allows businesses to upgrade by spending more on things they need to do more business.
Repealing the ACA would free up funds so the businesses can afford to higher more people and replace old machines

Philanthropussy
Guest

I’m going to sleep. Have a greAt Easter , chat with you soon

Philanthropussy
Guest

Full time is 40 hours. Business have been getting rid of full timers and hiring pt timers with no bennies. Unless you want to tell businesses what to do, again. If blacks are not lazy then why aren’t they already working the fields ? Damn Lincoln for freeing the slaves!! Big business will not passes saving to consumers . They aren’t ‘t passing the savings from cheap Chinese labor !!! And ACA is working

Rena
Guest

Do you think you could talk a bit more professional instead of using “bennies” and Amer … grow up please… you might be taken a bit more serious if you could at least sound like you are an adult or had some sort of intelligence…

Philanthropussy
Guest

Bennies mean benefits and Amer means Americans. I am using Amer shorthand . That has nothing to do with intelligence or maturity.

Rena
Guest

Really PP…. I would have never guessed… and that is not American shorthand that is BS… no one I know of uses bennies for benefits and Amer for American… its all made up in your little brain… grow up and learn to talk like an adult…

Philanthropussy
Guest

If I write bennies and Amer. I save a whole 5 min at the end of the year.

The_Patriot
Guest

and you call blacks lazy? you are worse then they are

Philanthropussy
Guest

Do I have to tell you whenever I am joking?

Rena
Guest

LOL good call!

The_Patriot
Guest

Thanks 🙂

The_Patriot
Guest

You want people to respect you more? do not use your shorthand

Philanthropussy
Guest

Liberals don ‘t line conformity.

The_Patriot
Guest

you do lie, you twist the truth to fit the narrative and you use excuses to try to explain away that you are illiterate

The_Patriot
Guest
Another shining example of you have no clue what you are talking about. The ACA changed full time to 30 hours a week. Trying to force employers to give workers insurance. To answer that, Companies cut workers hours to 29 hours so they didn’t have to give workers insurance.. Uneducated give me type of people, no matter what the race is, will not work because they do not have to under barry’s government policies. Business does not have to pass on savings to consumers, they are in business to make money not to spend it. You really just don’t get… Read more »
Philanthropussy
Guest

Greedy Amer businesses who get millions from tax breaks paid by Aner tax dollars , cut people’s hours bec they don’t what to supply their honest loyal workers healthcare. Good bless Anerica

The_Patriot
Guest

just because you are illiterate left wing fool doesn’t make the system bad

ShiekYerbouti
Guest

I believe THIS country should have no income tax.

Philanthropussy
Guest

So how do we pay from roads, national parks and the military , Allen West pension and Wall St bailouts?

ShiekYerbouti
Guest

Tax on consumption. Sales Tax. Roads, local, schools- local, Bail-outs– not at all.

Philanthropussy
Guest

That’s great if you have the money to spend 30$ on tolls. And 10$ extra on one bag of chips for your kid’s birthday party .

ShiekYerbouti
Guest

Wrong! The bag of chips would be federal tax. The toll road should NOT be from state DOT sending money to the fed govt. for redistribution. ( I spend over 100$ on tolls per month, 1200$ per year. criminal amount)That is how it now operates and it is wrong. For instance, property tax is higher rate in affluent neighborhoods and is being redistributed to lower “hoods” If an area has crappy roads and schools, we are free to move to an community of our liking is how it should be.

Philanthropussy
Guest

I don’t understand. Who is paying fed taxes? Why are states billions and billions in the hole and cutting social programs ?

ShiekYerbouti
Guest

My state, Florida is not “in the hole”.

Philanthropussy
Guest

All states are in the hole except Colorado and Washington. They have all that Ganga money.

ShiekYerbouti
Guest

Did you partake of the hippie lettuce before you wrote this?

lungshot
Guest

Or read this article at the Daily Beast:

“No, Weed Won’t Rot Your Brain”.

“I’m disappointed that scientists are still able to publish high-profile
papers that only look at neuroimaging without a behavioral endpoint,”
says Carl Hart, an associate professor of psychology at Columbia
University who was not associated with the research.

I’m not saying pot is safe, but offending pot smokers is no way to garnish support for the GOP.

falling321
Guest

So telling kids that pot makes permanent changes to AT LEAST two parts of their brain is ‘alienating’ them? I thought it was educating them to the dangers of the choices they were making! Of course, the average teenager doesn’t have the sense to listen and make better choices no matter how much you try to educate them. I’m not worried about weed ‘rotting’ a teens brain, I am concerned about permanent changes which will effect the rest of their lives.

lungshot
Guest

Using your logic, more gun laws will deter gun crimes. We can’t even keep drugs out of prisons! Do you really think ruining someone’s life by incarceration at tax payer expense is the correct thing to do? I’m not saying anti-drug campaigns are wrong, I’m saying the
recreational use of pot based on another B.S. study that didn’t include a
behavioral endpoint shouldn’t be used to insult pot smokers that have
perfectly functional lives.

falling321
Guest
Where did you see me say that I thought pot smokers should go to jail? You haven’t. I believe that small quantities of pot should be decriminalized. Not legalized, but decriminalized. No one should go to jail for smoking or growing a small quantity of pot in their own home. As for the study, the results should definitely be confirmed (again, since this is the second time this has been found, but the first it has been widely talked about) and of course larger, long term studies should be done. BUT that said, how many of those ‘perfectly functional’ lives… Read more »
lungshot
Guest

So should our govt be involved with every behavior it thinks is “unproductive”? Where do you draw the line? Prohibition doesn’t work, it only empowers cartels, the DEA and politicians. Having an arrest on your record does FAR more damage than recreational drug use.

MaurerPower
Guest
So you’re saying that people should NOT be informed of potential hazards? There should be no yield signs on the road, GMO research should not be published, and any finding about side effects of certain prescription and illicit drugs should never be shown until a long term 20 year study is completed. Preliminary finding shouldn’t be allowed? I suspect that a lot of people who have experienced side effects of thyroid drugs and the thousands of Thalidomyde babies born due to a lack of information given to the public. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thalidomide The argument that releasing information is alienating people is insane.… Read more »
lungshot
Guest

Using flawed studies to push an agenda is no way to win the argument that drug use should remain criminalized. We’re seeing that now on the climate change debate. Reason and logic should be applied equally across all debates.

MaurerPower
Guest
You are absolutely right and I agree with you. An assumption seems to have been made that I asserted that it should be criminalized. I have not I do think it should be decriminalized, but not deregulated or legalized. But I do think regulation should be present. We are having the same issue in Canada right now. In fact our laws are getting more strict on driving and toking. It’s quite the conundrum… But also using flawed studies to promote an alternate agenda or refusing to acknowledge any negative effect or responsibility required with a drug of any kind isn’t… Read more »
lungshot
Guest

I agree MP, minors should not be legally using pot and it should be discouraged much like alcohol. As for adults, it should completely legal, but any accidents caused under the influence should be harshly penalized, much like alcohol. Remember, prohibition does little if anything to reduce the use of pot, it only empowers the prison/DEA/politico/drug cartels at the expense of the taxpayer and freedoms of the users who have not harmed anyone else. It’s not the govt’s role to harshly prevent people from making stupid decisions that only affect themselves, IMHO. Peace.

rockribbedrushy
Guest

Are you saying that the new demo is Lawyers on Weed or Stoned Pilots?
Really? Really?

lungshot
Guest

Well, the old demo of prohibition, homophobia and theocracy sure aint gonna win any further elections for the GOP. And throw in war mongering, debt, the inability to eliminate useless govt depts and the federal reserve, and you have the current GOP recipe for disaster.

MickeyFreakinDougal
Guest

So weed diminishes your motivation? This is news?

falling321
Guest

While we have long known that weed diminishes motivation, we did NOT know that it caused an actual change in the physical development in the part of the brain that regulates motivation and emotion. Now we know that the lack of motivation and the flat affect of pot smokers is not just a temporary chemical change that will end in a few hours or weeks, they will have to live with those changes permanently! Just imagine a country full of middle age people who have no more motivation to support themselves than today’s 18 year old pot smoker!

MickeyFreakinDougal
Guest

I was being facetious. I quit smoking weed 19 years ago, but believe I still deal with long-term effects. No offense was intended by my comment.

MsMoomMist
Guest

Mickey, can you even image what greater motivation one would have it they dropped the dupe, tobacco, and booze? “Think a minute!” You would probably be the next “real” President

Scott711
Guest

I wonder which party would benefit by dumbing down millions of young people with pot. Guess thats a no-brainer.

MotherBatherick
Guest

obama’s mentor (who he lovingly called “Pops”) Frank Marshall Davis, admitted to being a regular pot smoker and he was one VERY MESSED UP guy….an admitted pedophile and Communist.

samantha
Guest

Yup, ‘dame bramage’. . .

The_Patriot
Guest

You obviously know what if feels like to be an Ass

Philanthropussy
Guest

A tight smooth as that looks great in jeans .

The_Patriot
Guest

I did not say you have an ass I said you are an ass, Moron. get an education, your brain is wasting away

Philanthropussy
Guest

My spiritual advisor Thumper the bunny said ” if you have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all”

Tread7
Guest

Absolutely !!

Rafael X
Guest

Isn’t Ben Carson the Doctor? Or did Allen West get a degree in medicine we don’t know about? Preliminary results about possible alteration to the brain? Nicotine in cigarettes alters the brain, so does alcohol. Pot smoke ages ago explains Holders, and Obama’s poor performance really? Does Allen West knows how many of Tea Party colleagues drink daily or are on anti-depressants or sleeping-pills? Seriously Col. stick to Ukraine and the military that is your area of expertise.

Rena
Guest
You don’t need a doctorate to understand research studies. Tell me oh wise one, do you ever read any research studies and do you have any opinions on them? If so then you are just like LTC West and posting what he feels about the usage of marijuana use and our current state of affairs in this country where we already have a high population of persons dependent on the government for medical care. This is his “are of expertise” as he is also a former Congressman of Florida’s 22nd and 112 districts.. I’m sure this is a matter he… Read more »
Rafael X
Guest

The study was very simple it monitored changes in the brain comparing marijuana users to non-users and found there was some changes in the brains of users right?

falling321
Guest
Correct. And since Obama himself said that he was a heavy pot user when he was young (along with coke) and since we now know that smoking pot makes real physical changes in the brain, not just temporary changes in the brain’s chemistry, we can extrapolate that Obama’s brain has suffered similar changes. And since Obama’s himself said that he was lazy and his flat affect is easily seen by all who observe him, (leading to the label “no drama, Obama”) it is all too easy to extrapolate that Obama’s pot smoking most likely resulted in the very changes the… Read more »
ShiekYerbouti
Guest

Surely you can’t mean that pot smoking makes someone a pathologically lying communist homosexual? Perhaps it just amplifies those characteristics in people whom are already pathologically lying communist homosexuals

Rafael X
Guest

That is exactly where I have a problem. I don’t think anyone can “extrapolate” credibly if they are not trained in the field. I think “speculate” would be a more accurate term when you trying to make a study say what you want it to say. Once you get into speculation you can speculate anything.

MaurerPower
Guest
You are absolutely correct about people saying extrapolate, interpret, assume, or speculate are certainly more appropriate. However, your assertion that there are no conclusive studies on the physical alteration of the brain for smokers under 30 is wildly inaccurate. There is actually a great deal of research existing by universities all the way back to when THC averaged 5-7%, unlike today’s averages of 10-30%. Get a friend with a university research account and there are many there, not government funded, and not biased. It’s fine to say, I like pot and I want to get high and I don’t want… Read more »
aemoreira81
Guest

The pot of today, however, is also stronger than the post of yesteryear. What is also not known is how much pot Obama smoked, or how often he did. How much and how often one smokes pot, or if pot is adulterated with other substances, does matter.

falling321
Guest

We know, because of his book, that Obama smoked a considerable amount of pot, even had a name for his pot smoking group…the Choom gang. And we know, from his own words, that he smoked crack and snorted coke when ever he could scrap together enough money to purchase some. And in his own words, he was only a mediocre student, because he preferred to get high instead of study.

Rafael X
Guest

What words? where?

rockribbedrushy
Guest

What, there is no National Pot Head Institute for Better Health?
You can’t get Gates to fund it? Because Windows code is written by pot heads to be sure, no?

Heath Juhnke
Guest

All the reefer madness mentality has to stop! If marijuana really makes you unmotivated and supposedly lazy explain all the gold medals Michael Phelps won! I’m just saying is all. All the research that has been done so far is extremely biased because the government has not let many people or instuitions to do the research on marijuana and they limit what information they choose to use .

MaurerPower
Guest
Excellent example about Michael Phelps! Problem is if you actually pay attention to that, if pot doesn’t affect motivation or performance, and 40% of people use it, then 40% of olympians would be regular users, not just one, correct? Because all of the young pot smokers would be just as motivated to achieve what the non-smokers also achieve, that’s your assertion right? So the question is, then why don’t they achieve at the same rate as others? Does it affect physical performance? Motivation? mental acuity? What is it? Before arguing and using ONE example of a person who happens to… Read more »
ShiekYerbouti
Guest

You may mean govt. FUNDED research. But that is also an incorrect claim on your part.

Heath Juhnke
Guest

Legalize, regulate , educate,tax… Marijuana is far safer than alcohol!

Reba
Guest

You must believe whatever you hear.

rockribbedrushy
Guest

Yeah, there’s nothing of any concern in the smoke is there, eh?
No carcinogens? Right!

Chase
Guest

Vaporizers don’t produce smoke, neither do edibles.

encierro
Guest

Medical treatment should be denied to anyone who foolishly consumes harmful chemicals, especially for the purpose of seeking a false sense of happiness. Get a life!

encierro
Guest

Pay attention when you read this and understand if you are able: Search “Marijuana in the Body” by FrontLine.

I’m not ready to pay for other pot-heads who inflict damage to their bodies by their poor choices.

Reba
Guest

I hope you were not raised on a Farm, work in a certain Factories or even Breathe. You don’t have to smoke or do anything to get cancer or other diseases. Research your facts from the ones that know what they are talking about and not the ones that do it for the money.

Rafael X
Guest

Does that include alcohol and tobacco?

encierro
Guest

Did they make these choices, or were they forced upon them with threats? You know the answer.

parlayer
Guest

I bet obozo is a Bogart.

grassroot
Guest

Impaired judgement, when it comes to policy.