Subsidized poppies in Afghanistan, paid for by US!

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    It seems now, in spite of all the talk about how much good it would do if we would only legalize cannabis, Obama wants to go over to Afghanistan and pay them to not grow poppies.

    Same thing as with our current subsidies that we pay American farmers. They are paid not to grow crops.

    Now.......let's look at this logically okay? If cannabis were legal, then people would quit doing the things that are illegal in favor of the ones that are legal (at least most).

    Then? Legalize marijuana and collect the taxes off of that and use that as a way to help pay for the subsidies that we are going to hand Afghanis. Shit.......pay them to grow cannabis instead of opium, and then give them a market to sell their product to! Opens up free trade, which fosters democracy, which in turn makes them feel better about us, and that would result in a peaceful place. The Taliban would then be neutralized, as people would be doing much better without them, and thus resulting in a win of the war on terrorism.

    Nice eh?
     
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    Biker Squid, what have you been smoking today?
     
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    I seriously think marijuana and all drugs need to be legalized, why we spend billions on the insane war on <some> drugs boggles my mind and our insane foreign policy subsidizes a lot of things directly or indirectly from this shit to socialized medicine.
     
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    Nothing that God and Jesus wouldn't approve of Chief!

    Ever heard of "Mr. Natural"? I think that's a comic book about God.
     
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    :lol: You're always good for a chuckle or two. Hope all is well in your world. I highly recommend Marlboro 100's - cowboy killers. I tried pot a good many years ago. Thought it was highly over rated and not worth the hastle.

    Never heard of "Mr. Natural" before. I'm not so much into comic books.
     
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    obamalama is gonna build nuclear plants in India too.. and tax your asses off the planet for burinng coal,, go figure,, what an asshole! and you damn fools voted for hymn.
     
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    How would you tax marijuanna. If it was legal everybody and their momma would be growing it in their backyards.
     
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    Why tax but it could be done the same way as the simple tomato plant, they are easier to grow than marijuana yet most buy their tomatoes from the produce section of a grocery store and that's taxed but for the ones like me who love fresh tomatoes, I buy the plants and they are taxed, so is the fertilizer.
     
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    ill take an ounce....Afghan Express....
     
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    Way more money in smuggling opium.

    Also, most of America's pot crop is domestic anyways.....Nobody wants that moldy-assed Mexican brick crap anymore.
     

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