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What our government thinks of us

From the Moving towards a Drug-free Society: Statement made by the 2nd Congress of World Federation Against Drugs – WFAD, Stockholm, Sweden on May 23, 2012… (where our own Drug Czar Gil Kerlikowske was a proud and eager participant):

[…] Realizing that advocates of legalization and decriminalization of drugs are driven by greed, disrespect of human rights and lack of understanding of the harms of drugs and of addiction, and that making drugs more legal to use, and thus more accessible, will escalate drug use and the chemical slavery of drug addiction; […]

The Congress of WFAD finds that states and all concerned individuals, groups and bodies need to support the international conventions on narcotics and to advocate for a balanced and restrictive policy that seeks to limit the harmful effects of drugs through prevention, law enforcement, treatment, and recovery programmes.

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51 comments to What our government thinks of us

  • claygooding

    “”The Congress of WFAD finds that states and all concerned individuals, groups and bodies need to support the international conventions on narcotics and to advocate for a balanced and restrictive policy that seeks to limit the harmful effects of drugs through prevention, law enforcement, treatment, and recovery programmes.””

    When do we get to hear a balanced policy? Surely they are not speaking of treatment for all marijuana users,even for a one time use,if they can afford it,otherwise it’s jail,and regardless it is a felony arrest in most states that keeps 1/5th of the poverty level Americans(estimate)locked into poverty.

    • Tommy

      Surely they are calling for just that. Remember, the Americans in this bunch are the old Straight, Inc. crowd.

  • ezrydn

    If it were honest, it would read:

    […] Realizing that advocates of prohibition and criminalization of drugs are driven by greed, disrespect of human rights and lack of understanding of the harms of drugs and of addiction, and that making drugs more illegal to use, and thus more inaccessible, will escalate drug use and the chemical slavery of drug addiction; […]

    There. There’s your “Balance,” a truth and a lie.

  • darkcycle

    Ad hominem to top all ad hominems. Kerli endorsed this? This smells of desperation.

    • Windy

      Oh, I fervently hope that IS what it is.

      On a happier note:
      US Congress Rejects UN Internet Takeover
      http://wattsupwiththat.com/2012/05/31/us-congress-rejects-un-internet-takeover-6/
      “As a followup to a previous story about congressional hearings regarding a proposal to turn over control of the internet to the United Nations International Telecommunications Union, we are happy to report that extensive public pressure has ensured that there remains a bipartisan consensus against allowing this transfer of power over the Internet.”

  • “If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie. It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the State.”
    – Joseph Goebbels – Minister of Propaganda in Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945

  • Nunavut Tripper

    Drug Free Society ? I assume that means no more coffee ,beer or wine. No more cigarette breaks and when their doctor writes a prescription they tear it up in disgust and have the doctor arrested.
    I’d be embarrassed to even attend that meeting.

  • Jose

    Wow. The hypocrisy is nauseating.

    We are greedy? Must be because we want a regulated and taxed product that employs our fellow Americans from the fields to the well lit, friendly retail counter.

    Disrespect for human rights? Obviously, because human rights includes fatherless homes. Kids can interact with their father in a setting comparable to an animal shelter, now that is human rights! Never mind the raids, that is just protecting us from ourselves. Terrorizing families, possibly killing their children does not represent disrespect for human rights in America unless it is in the Middle East apparently. I would love to see him float this turd over on the families in Mexico suffering under prohibition fallout. Better yet, he can go preach his “human rights” to the families of the beheaded corpses we keep scraping up down south.

    Slaves to addiction? I see, Kerli has to keep peddling the concept of “any use = addiction”. Slick move since he knows he has to keep drilling that one home.

    The statement that includes “limit harmful effects” along with the term “law enforcement” is very interesting. I can think of no WO(s)D’s law enforcement action that can not be construed to actually have harmful effects. Maybe Kerli sees the SWAT raids as benevolent angels sweeping in to save people through mercy and understanding under a boot. I would love to hear WFAD expand on that.

    Well, time to go put my Kerli doll back in the fire ant mound for a while (trying to go organic after Duncans input).

    Dang Pete, you got me boiling this morning!

  • Tony Aroma

    Can’t wait for that drug-free society. After we achieve that entirely reasonable goal, I think we should work on a prejudice-free society, then a disease-free society, then a poverty-free society. Finally, I think our ultimate goal should be a world without war where everyone loves everyone else and we all live together in peace and harmony. Anyone has a problem with that, we lock ’em up and throw away the key.

    • Jose

      Spot on Tony. However, once we have achieved said goals there is no need for jails. By then we will have evolved from our bodies into homogeneous orbs of light energy that feed on neutrinos and solar harmonics. Hey, just trying to sound as rational as the WFAD.

    • Cliff

      “Anyone has a problem with that, we lock ‘em up and throw away the key.”

      …And if that doesn’t work, then we’ll kill ’em and their dogs too while we’re at it.

      • Duncan20903

        Those dogs are enablers! They’ll love you without reservation even if you are an addict!! For that they deserve to die!!!

  • I was given a drug to help quit smoking by my family doctor. It took 3 months to even begin to think I could get off the damned stuff because of the withdrawal symptoms. Another family member has been unable to stop taking clonopin. She is physically addicted and CAN’T get off.

    I would say that their statement fits the pharmaceutical industry to a tee.

  • Prohibitionist kiddy diddlers

    Sounds very much like a declaration of war.

    • kaptinemo

      Make no mistake, that’s exactly what it is. Rejoice, for they’re really starting to take us seriously, now. Seriously enough to risk a major stink when the normal UN-hating section of the American polity, which generally doesn’t like this Administration any way, hears about this.

      Several members of Obama’s Cabinet have been forced to resign by the Administration in its’ (often cowardly) attempt at ‘damage control’ by very quickly politically airlocking the embarrassments as fast as it could, regardless of the real circumstances. Let’s see what it does with this stinker.

      Heads ought to roll on this one. Indeed they should…

  • Maria

    I’d usually go on a polite rant to the echo chamber right about now. But seriously, fuck them. Begging your pardon.

    We know who exactly the greedy, irresponsible, heartless, merciless groups are in this fight and I can’t believe anyone sentient could hear/read those words and not cringe in shame or shake their head in embarrassment.

    Let them keep talking and dig their own grave with their ridiculous statements. Reality tells a different tale.

    • darkcycle

      In here we may be an echo chamber, but out there, the message is getting out loud and clear. We’re making a lot of noise right now, and they are exhausted. Their lofty platitudes and unachievable goals have given way to base name calling. That sort of flailing tells me they just don’t have anything left, just the naked aggression against the people that is at the core of the WOsD. To use an automotive metaphore, they are lacking traction, and I think they just smoked their clutch.

  • kaptinemo

    And we are paying taxes so that Kerli can defame us?

    Smells like a lawsuit brewing, as the organization that he is so wriggle-puppy happy to be associated with HAS JUST INSULTED MILLIONS OF UNITED STATES TAXPAYERS. Taxpayers that foot the bill for the UN with dues extracted from us via our taxes, whether we support the UN or not.

    A purported US public servant is aligned with an international organization paid for by member nation dues that has just slandered and libeled a significant portion of the US electorate. A serious line has been crossed, a very serious line, and there must be a reckoning, here.

    No half-assed non-apologies, no walking back, no ‘misquotes’, they made their sentiments loud and clear and Kerli DID NOT DISSENT IMMEDIATELY.

    No namby-pamby apologies acceptable this time; Rip him a new one. NOW.

    ACLU, are you watching this?

  • Marijuana is listed as a narcotic incorrectly. These people are suffering from the same lack of understanding of the harms of drugs and of addiction that they are accusing other experts in the legalization field of.

    Its obvious that these same Governments are the ones suffering from a lack of understanding and greed since it has been their own policies that have shaped the addiction problems that we have today. The actual problems have not subsided or lessened with these men at the helm. When they blame others for their own lackings, its an insult to intelligence.

    • Duncan20903

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      Nah, it’s indeed a narcotic. I think that you’re mistakenly identifying the word as the English language word “narcotic” which by definition does not include cannabis. However, in Legalese the word “narcotic” has a different meaning, which does include cannabis. They passed a law adding it to the list you know so that’s the end of this controversy.

  • divadab

    Why are you surprised that a government that has to lie to justify its monopoly capitalist/police state policies lives in fear and contempt of its citizens?

    These people act like an army of occupation in their own country. Evil imperions. Servants of the Dark Lord. They should be occupying the prisons they built for us.

  • Rita

    If I’m greedy for wanting to spend my money and my time the way I see fit, for wanting to keep what’s mine to myself, what does that make people who spend their entire careers trying to take what’s mine away from me?

    • Jose

      In the prohibs view I think it makes them “our saviours”. Reminds me of when I reprimand my son for running with scissors. With the prohibs logic I should take the scissors away and lock him in a padded cell with non-toxic markers.

    • Kimbal S. Pierce

      Well said Rita. As I was reading the statement about greed, enslavement, etc. I couldn’t help but picture the truth/facts as being spun exactly 180 degrees…to the right at that 😉

  • wow… not often do I walk into a room and ALL hackles are raised. Pissed everybody off did they? Well gosh dang it… poop can fly both directions and I suspect this particular turd will be thrown back at them frequently. I mean my first reaction was well kiss my white honky ass… but then I thought no… if they want to supply the rope we can find a tree.

    And as far as the intellectual level of this from them… I’ll do them one better… they’re a bunch of poopoo doody heads. Hah!

    It does appear the growing volume of dissent has definitely got their attention. Must be all the hammers beating on the wall outside their doors.

    Definitely another Thud!

  • Cold Blooded

    You cannot have a “drug free” society. That is a pipe dream, no pun intended.

    • Duncan20903

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      I saw a school listed for sale and thought how amusing it would be to have my own school free drug zone. It’s too bad it was so far away and a state fair blue ribbon worthy white elephant. What, you think I’m kidding? Oh my god, some sucker actually bought it?

    • Francis

      A prohibitionist-free society seems like a more worthy goal, although it’s probably an unattainable one as well. How about we just shoot for a society where the prohibitionists are out of power and thus no longer able to act on their violent control fantasies?

      • Kimbal S. Pierce

        “A prohibitionist-free society seems like a more worthy goal, although it’s probably an unattainable one as well. “

        No, a prohibitionist free society is completely possible, well, almost at least. Just prohibit religion!!!

  • Dante

    Proving once again:

    Our Federal Government = The Real Terrorists.

  • primus

    First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win. Ghandi.

    They are fighting us.

    • Francis

      “First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win. And then you try them for war crimes.”

      Ghandi / Francis collaborative effort (I added the last part) 😉

  • Chris

    U.S. Drug Policy ‏@ONDCP
    Last year, only .001% of Denver’s 20,000-inmate prison population was incarcerated for felony drug charges. #thirdway

    Must be harder and harder for them to arrest people for drug offenses when the state legalized medical marijuana and dispensaries statewide. And to choose Denver (“ground zero for the state’s most destructive drug subculture”) for their statistic? Hilarious. Stated differently, this simply says “We don’t have any federal agents capable of arresting people for marijuana in Denver anymore because of medical marijuana”.

    • Curmudgeon

      Unless I’m a lot higher than I think, .001% of 20,000 is .2. Therefore, two tenths of an inmate is jailed on a felony drug charge. What if all of ONDCP’s were this flakey?

      • Duncan20903

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        In Colorado they send potheads to Federal prison. For details, Google: “Chris Bartkowicz”. Perhaps the ONDCP just isn’t good with fractions and they actually meant 3/5ths of a person because the prisoner is a Negro?
        ……….
        I recall going to the ONDCP website once, perhaps in late 2007 or sometime in 2008. There I found an article headlined: “Think driving high on pot doesn’t kill? Think again” (perhaps paraphrased). In the body of the article appeared the story of an accident in Pennsylvania which found one man dead and a stoned man with the proverbial smoking pipe and a bag of pot at his feet. The stoned man was convicted and sentenced to prison. So far I’m convinced, “stoned” driving kills!

        But I was curious why there was no cite to a contemporaneously written article with details like the people’s names, the location or date of the accident, which jurisdiction in Pennsylvania, what led to the crash, just sniggling stuff like that. Fortunately there aren’t very many people convicted of vehicular manslaughter while stoned and it turned out Pennsylvania in the first half of 2007 had only one and it included the smoking pipe and bag of pot at the convicted man’s feet. Details omitted by the ONDCP: The stoned man was stopped at a regulated intersection at the time of the collision. He was rear ended by the man who died. The man who died had a BAC over 0.15. The only reason the stoned man was convicted was because of Pennsylvania’s “zero tolerance” (read: zero intelligence) law per the statements of the prosecutor in the case.

        If you look up the word “liar” in any thesaurus you should find that one of its synonyms is the word “prohibitionist”. If a prohibitionist were to tell you that it’s daytime at 12 noon you would be sharp to check outside before believing him.

      • John

        They probably forced the other four fifths into rehab.

  • Prohibitionist kiddy diddlers

    Carry on Kerli, kill ’em all!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxX7YW_97QU

  • nick

    Truth is, these boneheads lost the “war on drug” as soon as medical marijuana came to be in California. The rest of the “war” will be our wonderful government kicking and screaming like an infant who doesn’t get the toy he wanted at wal-mart.

  • Servetus

    The WFAD prohibitionists are swift-boating us. They’re attacking everything that constitutes the strongest qualities of their opposition, including anti-prohibitionist respect for human rights and a primary perspective on the true effects of illicit drugs.

    Given that the only support currently received by prohibitionists seems to come from those who mostly ignore the drug issue altogether, awareness is viewed as the enemy. This may be why the WFAD hide out, far, far away in dimmest, darkest Stockholm, for their annual sabbath. If the coven showed up in Oakland, it would be a different kind of holiday.

    The prohibitionist motivation that harm is good, that lifelong persecution is the key to social control, can and usually does result in unexpected levels of retaliation.

    Our best hope at this point may be that we can reduce the prohibitionists’ reputations to total ash within their own petty and destructive lifetimes. Trial and punishment take longer, and presumes that aging international criminals, such as Dr. Robert DuPont, aka prohibitionism’s Dr. Josef Mengele, et al., will live long enough to see justice catch up with them.

  • CJ

    oh wow. ok…………..
    you know on a serious note (having written this after my honest but exaggerated reboletti piece response) i am genuinely offended.

    greed?

    WE

    WE WE WE!! WE DONT KNOW THE HARMFUL EFFECTS OF DRUGS?

    WE!!!!!

    WAIT WAIT WAIT!!

    OK!

    So i know that MOST of US here are involved in reform because at some point in our lives we were too smart to accept an order we disagreed with.

    You see, there are all these studies etc. about people like us, studies and what have you that suggest we are the lot that are the above average intelligence – the predominantly smarter percentage of the population – no, not because we use drugs (though personally, id say opinion only, that probably would have something to do with it) but i think the studies are based around the fact that we lot are not ok with mindlessly accepting orders. Those who do are incapable of growing, they are incapable of realizing the flaws and faults of things which usually leads us to finding the solution to said flaws – us the intelligent, curious lot – probably all of us were too board with school to care much for it.

    i realize my lack of citing things here and generally the way im writing this would be sarcastically and expertly picked apart by a reformist, if someone would like to go ahead and cite all the things ive said and make it all proper, be my guest. but im pretty sure im writing to folks who dont disagree and who are clearly on the same side as me or otherwise kind of get what im saying.

    But the big thing here

    for the MOST part this organization is compiled of people that have absolutely NO real experience with narcotics AT BEST MAYBE they did a LITTLE POT in school MANY MOONS AGO.

    Ive said it before ill say it again, anybody out there who loves to read seriously im not joking at all go pick up burry my heart at wounded knee it is EXCELLENT it has so much excitement like a modern novel but it is a non fiction piece about native americans.

    im sorry if youre offended by this but what im about to say is true us drug users, drug reformists are no different in many ways than the persecuted native americans, the persecuted homosexuals (and yes i know many of us are proud homosexuals, bisexuals, i myself am an incredible edible hetero sexual but most my friends my true good friends have been gay infact my closest family member is bi and i myself wish i was gay but im not) and we could learn alot from the homosexual civil rights movement. furthermore though on the subject of burry my heart, PLEASE read it guys. please. first of all i am a native american, i actually got heavily into opiates because of my native american jaw line which is so large and protrudes that it weighs down the hell out of my TMJ and causes profound chronic facial pain which crippled me for years, literally in bed, could not move wanted to die because of facial pain until i found opiates. but this is the thing and it is perfecct about drugs drug users drug reform drug prohibition and native americans

    when the native american genocide went into full force there became an office of the govt which still exists today to over see the native american situation the Bureough of Indian Affairs which was run by native american hating white men who proceeded to institute policy that saw to their extinction.

    the Bureough of Indian Affairs is not unlike the Drug Czar okay its pretty much the same now get this

    there was a Native American, loved his people, hated what was happening and knew the only way to help them was to get inside. This is in the book too and its important. VERY IMPORTANT. A little before the civil war he was in a pub, now you could not imagine the abuse this native american must have gone through in life, he was not in the woods with any tribe but living among white men, forcefully learning the ways of the white man and forcing his way into their culture. A little before the civil war in a saloon a fight breaks out, its him back to back with a white man the two of them fighting off many men together like butch cassidy and the kid, starsky and hutch, michael jordan and scottie pippen, ron jeremy & jenna – well you get the point. after knocking the hell out of everybody like a john wayne flick the two turn around, irish boxing stances held up until they realize they were fighting together. The white man shook the natives hand didnt give a damn it was a native, thought he was a great fighter and was greatful for his help that white man? Ulysses S Grant. The native? The seneca (of the iroquois nation) called him Donehogawa his english name was Ely Parker. Grant would become a general in the Union and he gave that native who kicked butt with him a spot in his unit. Later on Grant would become President and his long time close friend Donehogawa would become the first Native American to head the Burough of Indian Affairs. Donehogawa became the commissioner.

    When it happened there was alot of optimism amongst natives who were being wiped out at horrifying rates. And Donehogawa WAS NOT a self loathing native, no he was the rare breed of person who goes through pain staking lengths to achieve his goals amongst his enemies not endeavoring to be like the enemy but always maintaining his original intent to help his original cause.

    An indian in charge of the Indian Affairs office? It may sound like nothing to you – nothing infact obvious. Donehogawa after all was the first but far from the last, infact, the office still exists (although its prestige and prominence is zero now) and many native americans have held the commissioner spot since Donehogawa BUT NOT UNTIL WAY LONG AFTER Donehogawas reign, until the genocide was basically done and if a noble native took the spot there would be little to nothing he could do anyway. Donehogawa failed because more or less everything he wanted to do got shot down, he was politicked and ruined, eventually even his friendship with the President which bailed him out plenty of times, couldnt protect him and he was replaced by a white man.

    Listen, an Indian in charge of the Borough of Indian Affairs sounds like nothing but back then it was beyond controversial. It couldve ruined Ulysses S. Grants career before it really started and then he wouldnt have been on the 50 dollar bill. Seriously. It was high level controversy and considered madness. I mean, seriously, A NATIVE AMERICAN to see to NATIVE AMERICAN needs/causes? THATS PERPOSTEROUS!

    LOL!

    Think about it, a drug user in charge of the drug czars position. Imagine that? Imagine that level of controversy? Of course. It’d be the same thing.

    But you know what’s scary guys? The scary thing is, the likelihood is, in my opinion, not remotely as far fetched as a native as the commissioner of the indian affairs beurough back in the civil war era and this is real bad. REAL DANGEROUS guys. Because this is one of the unused, nuclear weapons of the prohibitionist. Guys bear with me.

    The ultimate weapon of prohibition is this in my opinion. and I sadly believe at some point this will happen. See Donehogawa could’ve been a, “uncle tom” if you will (please dont be offended, again, i am a native and a former homeless junkie who will probably be homeless again and i have death sentence STDs from shared IV needles so if anybody is sensitive to racism and judgment its me, i mean no offence with the phrase uncle tom) and history wouldve cited him the greatest commissioner ever. He couldve been full of it, and ushered the manifest destiny ideology quicker and better than anyone, if he wanted. He couldve used his standing as a native to mislead the natives to a quicker mass genocide. He didnt – he could’ve.

    Heres the thing, i said imagine a drug user as drug czar. I didnt say an ex drug user. The dogma of AA is what dictates so called “treatment” (and lets emphasize AMERICAN treatment because it is the AMERICAN philosophy) the fact of the matter is AA is wrong. Its not based on science either and the one and only time they broke their anonymous rule and funded a multi million near 20 year long research project with the hopes of finding concrete results of how great they were so they could add that report to their bible and further get their foothold in coerced treatment guess what? THE RESULTS FAILED. It is the truth – like i said, a prohibitionist could sarcastically take apart everything im saying because im not citing, if youd like to, go ahead and cite this. At the very least, if you dont believe anything im saying look it up yourself and youll see. The project wasa an embarassment and it found out that AA was not very successful infact numbers were in the single digits in terms of sucess.

    The bottom line is their philosophy is wrong, not based on science either. It is a dangerous organization, they act like 12 year old children with their smartarse catchphrases when someone exposes their BS. Like a spoilt arrogant child, they have an answer for everything. The fact is they are a religious organization, by definition. They are also a cult, by definition. What they proclaim as fact, is not based on fact. The organization is dangerous but beloved by prohibionists because their platform is ever condusive towards taking people that use drugs or alcohol (which the govt hates) and making them obsessed with social status, materialism, God and obeying and loving authority – bottom line. So of course the govt is going to back and promote this group. Most all treatment groups conveniently use the AA methods as gospel. Ive been through enough to know.

    The bottom line is, the absolute worst thing that could ever happen is when the prohibitionists realize that if they put a 20 year hardcore AA veteran in the drug czars chair, it would deal a very harmful blow to reform.

    I wont say fatal blow lol. Look this is the bottom line guys, like it or not – drug prohibition will end. It will. I’m sorry but if you are really that ignorant to think drug prohibition will last until the sun engulfs earth well if you really think that then it would make sense that youd waste your lifetime supporting prohibition. The bottom line guys drug prohibition will end one day. Globally it will end. The issue is when. We obviously would like to see this in our life time and if the Berlin wall, Soviet Union and Hulk Hogan have taught us anything, then we know that anything is possible, brother. BUT! To institute a big book touting meeting going SPONSOR into the drug czars office would set us back quite some time.

    What we need is, yes, a drug user in the drug czars position. Dont be daff. Seriously. He’d have to obviously be a secret drug user who would eventually publicly reveal it maybe after his term or after making major headway that garners widespread public acclaim or at some point either that or a drug user turned casual user OR someone who was a hardcore user but stopped for a noble reason (notice how its always selfish reasons AA people have for joining AA?) like child birth, marriage or something – but became unquisitive about the truth of the drug situation and thus found out that 99% of the so called problems that are attributed to drugs are actually because of prohibition.

    I laugh at these bastards like Kerlikowske. God. So ignorant man. But how can a society be so daff. Think about it… “I DONT USE DRUGS, I DONT LIKE DRUGS, I AM GODLY ENOUGH TO DECIDE NO ONE ELSE IS ALLOWED TO USE DRUGS EITHER!” and “LETS PUT PEOPLE IN CHARGE OF DRUGS THAT HAVENT DONE THEM, DONT REALLY KNOW THEM AND HATE THEM! THATS A GREAT IDEA!”

    what i wouldnt give for a few minutes alone with any of these bastards.

    ….what? NOT LIKE THAT!!! PERV!!!!

    well……..maybe…well…eh..erm..

    id be lying if i said i dont like putting needles in holes in my body…..

    hm…gilly baby, tie me off… yabba dabba do!!!!!!!! hubba hubba

    • darkcycle

      Interesting idea, CJ. A mole in the Drug Czar’s office. The problem is they have it set up so that the drug czar’s hands are tied. The law forbids him from doing ANYTHING that would undermine prohibition. It even constrains the drug czar’s speech, he can’t even TALK about drug law reform. So I fear our hypothetical mole would meet the same fate as Donehogawa. Nice idea though.

      • darkcycle

        P.S. Why is it Junkies are always so unique? Every heroin addict I’ve ever known has believed that the only person who understood is another junkie. Even people who have kicked “could never possibly understand” them. You are not the only person to have done narcotics, CJ. Not by a long shot.

        • Prohibitionist kiddy diddlers

          A happy little bunny, bouncing through the forest, stumbles upon a giraffe rolling a joint.
          
’Giraffe, think about what you’re doing to yourself! Come with me and bounce through the forest, you’ll feel so much better!’
          The giraffe tosses his smoke and goes bouncing with the rabbit.

          Next they come across an elephant chopping up a line of coke.
          ‘Elephant my friend, come bouncing with us through the pretty forest, you’ll feel so good!’
          The Elephant tosses his gear and joins them.

          The three animals then come across a lion about to shoot some smack.
          ‘Lion my friend, why do you do this? Think about what you’re doing to yourself! Come bouncing with us through the sunny forest, you will feel so good!’

          The lion puts down his works, unbinds his arm, and starts to kick three shades of shit out of the rabbit.
          The giraffe and elephant watch in horror, then finally obtain the presence of mind to pull the lion off the rabbit.

          ‘Lion,’ they reprimand, ‘why did you do this? He was merely trying to help us!’

          ‘That little fucker has had me running around the forest like an idiot for hours every time he’s been on ecstasy!’

        • darkcycle

          Ahhh..the parable of the Rabbit, the Giraffe, the Elephant and the Lion. How perfectly fitting. Wasn’t that one of Aesop’s?

        • Prohibitionist kiddy diddlers

          Correct! This particular one is from Uncle Mac’s collection,
          ‘A Scag-Head’s Own Aesop’ 🙂

        • … heh…

          these days – in the wondrous New! millenium – we have Aesop’s great, great, great… grandnephew… Whasup. Or ‘sup, as his friends call him.