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Cannabis on national TV

Zach Galifianakis on the Bill Maher show.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KeSmR2hfp-I

One more visual that demonstrates the absolute absurdity of marijuana laws.

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15 comments to Cannabis on national TV

  • Ripmeupacuppa

    There is too much at stake to not rig this vote, besides, they have the technology to make it happen. There is no democracy in the United States of Aggression.

    Murder, Spies and Voting Lies:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0nPSBnnbD9o

  • darkcycle

    Galifianakis is my new hero.

  • darkcycle

    Cuppa; there is no reason to suspect vote rigging, the election hasn’t happened yet. You are correct, there’s a lot at stake here, and some hanky-panky is inevitable, but keep in mind, in the real world there are exit polls and people watching at every step. The machines have to reflect to some extent the popular vote so even rigging will only occur at the margins. Otherwise it is just a sham election (see G.W.Bush for more on that). If it ever becomes obvious that rigging occurs it casts further doubt on the already questionable electoral system in the U.S. They can’t afford that over this one issue in one State in a midterm election, this is really just small potatoes with an ‘e’ to the politicos, but they will be watching closely.
    Furthermore, if we’re already howling about fraud before the election, why did we even try it? I mean, if we don’t believe in the referendum and voting process’ integrity, why did we put this referendum before the people to begin with? Wouldn’t it seem a little pointless and cynical?
    No, with this election “we pays our money and we takes our chances”. We should all agree to abide by the results, whatever they are and take it like adults if we lose. We can do it again. With the truth on our side we can and will have the energy to try again, and again if necessary. As the dinosaurs die off, and the lies get older and more strained, it will only get easier for us and harder for them. They are alredy dead, they just don’t have the damn sense to lie down.
    So, no more about election rigging, ‘kay?

  • Just me.

    Rigged or not…people will smoke weed. So stick that in your pipe and smoke it gubermint. Oh , thats right, you cant. Thats ok we will.

  • claygooding

    What do we do if Prop 19 passes,,,we smoke some weed and go
    onward,thru the fog.

    What do we do if Prop 19 fails,,,,we smoke some weed and go
    onward,thru the fog.

  • darkcycle

    Lets smoke ’em at the polls, then we smoke ’em juss ‘acause we can.
    Then the battle for Washington State starts in earnest.

  • vicky vampire

    Maybe this is a toatlly dumb idea but maybe like Zach Galianiakis we need lots of celebs to light up on shows like Jay Leno,Today show The view ,Ellens,Dr phils and every other show they can think of have daily smoke ins drum it in to these folks we will not take it anymore. light up everywhere everyday so it becomes so common place.Then us folks start start protesting like the french do over there pension stuff whether we agree there is not important the pressure ishave huge smoke ins. we need to completly demistify pot.

  • WyldPirate

    Vicky Vampire:

    “Maybe this is a toatlly dumb idea but maybe like Zach Galianiakis we need lots of celebs to light up on shows like Jay Leno,Today show The view ,Ellens,Dr phils and every other show they can think of have daily smoke ins drum it in to these folks we will not take it anymore.”

    This is a damn good idea Vicky and would likely make a much needed impression.

    This is the biggest thing that has kept weed prohibition down–the fact that so many famous people smoke regularly and so many normal, everyday successful middle and upper-middle class people smoke. if they don’t smoke on the reg, the are fairly frequent.

    All of us middle-aged and older tokers know and are successful, normal people. yet we hide it and allow minority kids to take the lion’s share of the busts.

    I keep wondering when some serious civic disobedience will start again in the US. It’s beeen nearly 40 years since there has been any of consequence in the US.

    We are such pacivists here in the US today. Many of the rights we have today came about through years and years of protests. So many have total forgotten that there was tons of rioting and violence in the first half of the century–particularly with regard to labor unrest and union formations. During the Depression, there were huge amounts of unrest and violence around the country.

    Don’t get me wrong–I’m not advocating violence. the point I’m trying to make, is that for the most part, and in general adults of means and reputation suffer little for being caught in the legal system. Everyone that matters–legal system, police, society–pooh-poohs, but basically looks the other way; such that it is basically a white collar crime–with some exceptions, obviously.

    It would be nice if everyone that had influence–your entertainers, authors, politicians, doctors, lawyers, professors and teachers that smoked–just said fuck and I do it and JUST DO IT! Do it on the reg and in public.

    It would be a giant, constant “coming out” for those that derive benefit, happiness or whatever from a magnificent and useful gift of nature that should be celebrated instead of demonized.

  • Cannabis

    I’m glad we can still watch the one above. Some clips of Zach on YouTube have been flagged:

    This video or group may contain content that is inappropriate for some users, as flagged by YouTube’s user community.

    To view this video or group, please verify you are 18 or older by signing in or signing up.

  • vicky vampire

    Thank you for your kind words,WyldPirate.I’m not for violence either,everyone is standing up for gay rights these days now itS time these same celebs and people with clout seriously started standing up for people who are bullied who smoking pot yes not just gays are bullied how many people have there medicine confiscated by lawenforcment and are undertreated for pain in this country and have possibly committed suicide that’s the elephant in room no one wants to talk about come on Hollywood after gay rights stand up for folks who enjoy marijuana for recreation and for incredible pain relief,I have been using for pain relief for two years.We ned a national coming out day i know theres 420 but organized way that would get everyone attention in country for months.By the way I’m all for gay rights I’m Bisexual.

  • DdC

    nearly 40 years since there has been any of consequence in the US…

    Pacivists or Apathetic? All the celebrities toking together still won’t be seen on censored corporate media. If the “Press” is truly “Free” it should print the Ganja truth. Since it doesn’t, it shouldn’t get protection from the First Amendment. Besides it’s “Public Airwaves” and tax subsidized cable so we should have the same access as NBCBSABC etc…

    Marijuana: the law vs. 12 million people
    Life magazine Oct 31, 1969. 25-35

    How Marijuana Unavailability Leads to Use of Harder Drugs (1969)

    The following study shows how the interception of marijuana shipments into NYC in 1969, led thousands of people to use harder drugs.

    OPERATION INTERCEPT CHAPTER 2
    The Multiple Consequences of Public Policy By Lawrence A. Gooberman
    The Multiple Consequences of Operation Intercept

    The findings given in this chapter have been consolidated from the responses to each of the major areas of inquiry as set forth in the interview guide. Excerpts from taped interviews with drug users and drug sellers, as well as drug abuse rehabilitation workers and journalists who closely observed the events of the summer of 1969 in the New York City area, will be presented. The findings are divided into three sections. The first section will focus on the availability of marihuana during the Operation Intercept era. The second section will be concerned with the range of behavioral reactions to the marihuana shortage. The third section will explore attitudinal reactions to the situation and to the underlying public policy. continued…

    Celebrity Stoners: American High Society

    NFL Buzzkill

    I’m transfering these and all DWR forum posts to the ending prohibition cybrary.

  • ezrydn

    (CNN) – During an interview on “The Situation Room,” comedian Bill Maher revealed to Wolf Blitzer that actor Zach Galifianakis did not really smoke marijuana on his show.

    “If it was a real joint, Wolf, I would have smoked it…I think it was cloves or something,” Maher said, adding “Zach’s crazy, he’s not that crazy.”

  • vicky vampire

    Yup its the usual CYA Hypocrisy,when I was younger I did not understand older folks who were disallusioned and angry now I totally get it I’m there I’m angry that I can not freely use
    Cannabis which truly helps me with chronic pain I’m on the Fucking opiates I’m tired of them.I only smoke occasionally. at least prop 19 is on ballet I pray it passes and yes I can never believe that God wants people to suffer constantly in pain they do mention herbs in the Bible and Esseness writings talk of mother earth honey milk and healing from earth and yes no one will ever convince me ever that the Lord would have condemed the use of Marijuana.

  • DdC

    Kaneh Bosm: Cannabis in the Old Testament
    This article shows how the Old Testament Prophets were none other than ancient shamans, and that cannabis and other entheogens played a very prominent role in ancient Hebrew culture.

    Christ and Cannabis, Jesus Used Cannabis

    Ancient Temple Hashish Incense! Did Jesus Inhale?

  • DdC

    Tea Party climate change deniers funded by BP

    Prop. 23 – The Texas Oil Companies’ Dirty Energy Prostitution

    Al Capone and Watergate were red herrings to divert the countries attention from the Fascist acts of eliminating competition. Booze/Ethanol or Ganja//Hemp. While GOP and DMZ continue to bicker over nonsense. Farmers still can’t grow. Instead of safer re-creation, inexpensive FARMaceuticals, and Nutritious Healthy Organic seed and oil, strong soft clothing, linen and paper. Pot, RxGanja and Hemp are Gateways to prison profits and cop-shop bloated budgets. The choice is OPEC Hydrocarbon fossil fuel or Homegrown Carbohydrate Veggie Oil and Filler up with Ethyl-nol. Tuck Fexas! Giants Won!
    Remember the Enrono!