Weed Legalization Could Set Off A Radical Chain Of Events In Latin America

Discussion in 'Latin America' started by longknife, Nov 10, 2012.

  1. longknife
    Offline

    longknife Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Sep 21, 2012
    Messages:
    25,205
    Thanks Received:
    8,348
    Trophy Points:
    900
    Location:
    Sin City
    Ratings:
    +13,581
    by Michael Kelley

    [​IMG]
    drug war mexico

    The top advisor to incoming Mexican president Peña Nieto said the world's first full legalization of marijuana in Colorado and Washington “changes the rules of the game” in the war on drugs, The Washington Post reports.

    Mexican officials have called for a review of joint U.S.-Mexico drug policies because, as Mexican Congressman Manlio Fabio Beltrones pointed out, "the largest consumer in the world has liberalized its laws.”

    Read full story @ Effect Of Weed Legalization On Mexico Drug War - Business Insider

    If the trend continues and we find states legalizing not only pot but other drugs, it will mean the market dries up and the drug cartels begin to lose their incomes.
    What will happen south of our border? And, will the violence spill over into the USA?
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  2. Katzndogz
    Offline

    Katzndogz Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Sep 27, 2011
    Messages:
    65,659
    Thanks Received:
    7,418
    Trophy Points:
    1,830
    Ratings:
    +8,337
    The United States will incrementally legalize all drugs.
     
  3. Dreamy
    Offline

    Dreamy Silver Member

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2009
    Messages:
    2,629
    Thanks Received:
    430
    Trophy Points:
    98
    Ratings:
    +430
    I hope this brings forth and honest review of the never ending it would seem and truly laughable "War on Drugs". Sometimes it feels as if the Cartels and the US government are actually on the same side.
     
  4. Katzndogz
    Offline

    Katzndogz Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Sep 27, 2011
    Messages:
    65,659
    Thanks Received:
    7,418
    Trophy Points:
    1,830
    Ratings:
    +8,337
    There has never been a war on drugs. There's been an accomodation of drugs but no war on drugs. We intend to deal with drugs like we do with illegal immigration. Cure the problem by legalizing it.

    The war on drugs could have been won decades ago by allowing users to experience the consequences of their drug use. No benefits, no medical care, no requirements of employers to keep users on the payroll. A few hundred drug users gasping out their last in gutters and alleys would do more to discourage drug use than any law.

    Oklahoma is the latest state to deny benefits to drug users.

    Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin Signs Welfare Drug-Testing Bill - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

    Using drugs must be made to be very unattractive. That will end drug use, not sending them to rehab, counseling and community service.
     
  5. thanatos144
    Offline

    thanatos144 Gold Member

    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2009
    Messages:
    14,475
    Thanks Received:
    1,245
    Trophy Points:
    215
    Location:
    Stuart Florida
    Ratings:
    +2,332
    Legal Pot was one of the main reasons Liberaltarins hate the republican party...They Ignorantly think Democrats will do it LOL When has democrats ever wanted freedom of any kind?
     
  6. Katzndogz
    Offline

    Katzndogz Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Sep 27, 2011
    Messages:
    65,659
    Thanks Received:
    7,418
    Trophy Points:
    1,830
    Ratings:
    +8,337
    A drugged society is far more complicit than one that has their wits about them. Drug users are remarkably easy to control. Control the drug, control of the person goes right along with it.

    Read Brave New World.
     
  7. Dreamy
    Offline

    Dreamy Silver Member

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2009
    Messages:
    2,629
    Thanks Received:
    430
    Trophy Points:
    98
    Ratings:
    +430
    I agree. Thus why I placed the words in quotations.
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  8. Dreamy
    Offline

    Dreamy Silver Member

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2009
    Messages:
    2,629
    Thanks Received:
    430
    Trophy Points:
    98
    Ratings:
    +430
    How do you know this to be true?

    I can honestly say the legalization of drugs is NOT what made me lose faith in the GOP.

    The Democrats can offer me nothing I want so they are not even in the equation.
     
  9. HUGGY
    Offline

    HUGGY I Post Because I Care Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2009
    Messages:
    33,727
    Thanks Received:
    3,805
    Trophy Points:
    1,140
    Location:
    Seattle, in a run down motel
    Ratings:
    +6,285

    OK is a shithole bastion of morons. There is no reason to go there or live there.
     
  10. thanatos144
    Offline

    thanatos144 Gold Member

    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2009
    Messages:
    14,475
    Thanks Received:
    1,245
    Trophy Points:
    215
    Location:
    Stuart Florida
    Ratings:
    +2,332
    Apearently they can if you won't vote to defeat them and the only thing I see is pot..... Or abortion on demand.
     

Share This Page