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Churches for Marijuana Legalization

We’re not just talking about religious groups supporting medical marijuana. This is pretty big.

A dozen Northern Nevada religious leaders plan to announce today they support the initiative to legalize marijuana.

And there are some pretty smart religious leaders involved…

The Rev. William Webb of Second Baptist Church, the largest black church in Reno, said […]

Terrorist, drug trafficker… doesn’t matter — just find something to call him.

For an interesting view on how the U.S. government often uses the drug war as a pretext to cover its real political foreign affairs agenda, read Washington’s Searching for a Smoking Gun on Chavez I’m guessing they’re not going to be using “child molester.”

Speaking of the children

I had missed this when it came out, but it seems Joe Lieberman has taken up with child abuser Mel Sembler, the founder of Straight, Inc.

[Thanks, Tommy]

For the children

Given the actions of Foley, the cover-up by House leadership, and bizarre moments like this, I think it’s fair to say that politicians have also lost any moral footing to claim that the drug war laws (or any other laws) they pass are… “for the children.”

And from now on, any time a politician suggests […]