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Governor Brown promotes the pot zombie apocolypse

Apparently, once legalization happens, everyone’s going to quit their jobs and just say “Dude” a lot.

After legalization, he said, “if there’s advertising and legitimacy, how many people can get stoned and still have a great state or a great nation? The world’s pretty dangerous, very competitive. I think we need to stay alert, if not 24 hours a day, more than some of the potheads might be able to put together.”

Right.

  1. Alcohol.
  2. Pot’s not new (though Brown should know that).
  3. Even though there’s a slim chance in hell of it happening even with legalization, I’ve got to say that I’d feel a whole lot safer if I knew our Secretary of State was sharing a bowl right now.
  4. There’s something really offensive about this kind of statement inferring that citizens are merely slaves or tools of the state and their sole purpose is to provide a certain level of productivity.

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36 comments to Governor Brown promotes the pot zombie apocolypse

  • Frank W

    This from a guy who snorted coke off Linda Ronstadt’s ass. Count on him to support any statist bullshit.

  • Popoca Tepetl

    Dead Kennedys – California Über Alles – YouTube
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIqESwzCGg4‎

    “California Uber Alles”

    I am Governor Jerry Brown
    My aura smiles
    And never frowns
    Soon I will be president…

    Carter Power will soon go away
    I will be Fuhrer one day
    I will command all of you
    Your kids will meditate in school
    Your kids will meditate in school!

    [Chorus:]
    California Uber Alles
    California Uber Alles
    Uber Alles California
    Uber Alles California

    Zen fascists will control you
    100% natural
    You will jog for the master race
    And always wear the happy face

    Close your eyes, can’t happen here
    Big Bro’ on white horse is near
    The hippies won’t come back you say
    Mellow out or you will pay
    Mellow out or you will pay!

    [Chorus]

    Now it is 1984
    Knock-knock at your front door
    It’s the suede/denim secret police
    They have come for your uncool niece

    Come quietly to the camp
    You’d look nice as a drawstring lamp
    Don’t you worry, it’s only a shower
    For your clothes here’s a pretty flower.

    DIE on organic poison gas
    Serpent’s egg’s already hatched
    You will croak, you little clown
    When you mess with President Brown
    When you mess with President Brown

    [Chorus]

    • Plant Down Babylon

      I was waiting for someone to bust this out!

      I almost rolled in my grave when he got elected again.

      The stupidity of a majority of kalifornians never ceases to amaze me. Add feinstein to the list.

  • oh dear… moonbeam drank the kool-aid.

    I swear, somebody really needs to make a pot zombie movie… the list of sight gags is tremendous, as is the list of stoner stars.

    Insulting black folk was great sport for awhile too…

    and since I’m now in that state of mind I’d like to share a thought I had earlier today.

    We all know the WOD is an atrocity. A Constitution throttling homicidal insanity. How many hackles would I raise if I said, “the WOD has wrought more harm on our nation than did 9/11”…? is it outrageous or sadly true?

    • primus

      Undoubtedly. If not for the softening up of rights and becoming accustomed to being lied to and having the constitution tortured to death, the clampdown on rights post 9/11 would not have been possible.

    • Windy

      Sadly true.

    • Rodney D

      Yes, the potheads get no respect…we weren’t even worthy of being hated by the bigots until they ran out of people to hate due to political correctitude. No respect at all.

    • darkcycle

      “Pot Zombies”….It’s been dome, and it’s awful..

    • well, we’ll see if I outrage anyone with the “worse than 9/11” theme

      I submitted a 500 word oped to our local cage-liner using it in reply to this:

      Allow local pot sales bans

      • Windy

        Boy that “Go Ducks” dude is a real prohibitch, at first I thought he was just a prohibidiot, but as I read more of his comments, I altered my opinion.

  • Jeff Trigg

    Right. Its not his and the Democrats fault California is going downhill, its the potheads fault.

  • claygooding

    Perhaps Jerry Brown should visit Napa Valley,,not the wine tour,,the technology capitol of the free world,,where drug screening is not allowed because the people that built today’s technology,,the same technology that drives the defense industry to the new computerized washing machines were created by potheads.

    Or even a quick conversation with all those low motivation professional and olympic athletes in trouble over marijuana use would share more knowledge of why marijuana smokers never accomplish anything worthwhile.

    He could think about what he is for example,,a politician that went to college and like 80% of the other politicians that are elected and have tried marijuana but still managed to ruin this country putting others in jail for it,,,still.

  • hey… it could be a new world beat/reggae/rock type sound… apocalypso, ganja zombies. The sound track to the movie of the same name. 🙂

    and in case no one has noticed this latest storm covers 1/2 the nation. It was 80 in TX yesterday, gonna be in the 20s tomorrow. Maybe a foot of snow for DC…

    I’m a big fan of weather. Especially living where I do, we get the easy part – after weather hits the mountains and then the deserts all bets are off what it’s gonna do. But it’s relevant in that the weather will seriously (already has this year) set back civil infrastructures. If it gets serious enough we will need all hands on deck and then our NG troops can get back to their real mission, here, at home.

    If or when the weather gets bad enough that it will force peace thru forcing survival we won’t know until we get there or don’t. If it doesn’t happen few will notice;’ Shit happens. Big rocks fall from the sky. BIG volcanoes go boom. Ice ages and planet wide drought… greedy asshats with too much power…

    If we have “100 year storms” doesn’t that kind of imply that there are 1,000 year storms? And million year storms? Mini-ice ages only take a decade…

    And there ya go! An end-of-the-earth ice age ganja zombie movie!

    • Duncan20903

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      My annual flock of robins that stop here every year on their way north to rape my holly tree for berries were here about a month ago. It was -10˚ that day. Somehow they got the message that it was time to migrate before it was actually safe. I’m wondering if I will even see that flock this fall because they all froze to death. I’ll try to keep in mind that I may see it, but that it might consist of less than 10 birds. I also get to see a flock of starlings that like to stop here on their way south and then north but apparently starlings aren’t as easily suckered as robins are. Evidence supporting the allegations of “climate change” continue to accumulate.

      notice: I’ve abandoned the English standards of measure entirely.

      • Plant Down Babylon

        Are those African or European robins?

        • Duncan20903

          Judging based only on the sheer volume of coconuts they leave in my yard I’d feel safe in presuming that they’re European robins.

        • B. Snow

          OMG – that’s it, I’ve got it!

          We can be 95% sure that ONDCP (‘Deputy’ – as in ‘Fife’ Director) Michael Botticelli would answer, “I don’t know” and he’d be out of our hair for good.

          Now, lets see – then we just have to get him to the Gorge of Eternal Peril and questioned by the Bridge-Keeper… But, no worries = “I got this.”

          Getting him to cross would actually be very simple = Just tell him there’s a Cannabis Festival or a Phish Concert going on = over on the other side of the Gorge… (opposite/across from the Bridge-Keeper).

          We get a brand-new cellphone, *with GPS* = Because we’ll want it to be tracked-down.
          Take it to the Gorge, & then we call-in a generic “anonymous noise disturbance” making sure to casually add – “and I think they may be using drugs.”

          We could – use a cheap phone & then simply chuck the phone across the Gorge… If it’s a feasible distance to throw a cellphone across, (But, I haven’t visited there in many years… So lets call that Plan B.)
          Plan A – is that we just give the shiny new smart-phone to the Bridge-Keeper!

          I will make the offer with just one modest “condition” – the best/most ironic part – I’ll simply bribe the Bridge-Keeper to ask Deputy (Director) “Botticelli Fife”any three of the following handful of questions:

          1. “What’s the problem here Officer/Agent?”

          2. “Who called-in about a ‘noise disturbance’? I don’t hear any noise/music…
          3. “Who called in this -anonymous report- of drug use?” (aka – “a strong odor of marijuana?” or the new variant “a distinct smell of *raw* of marijuana?”

          4. “When/(what time) was this that they called you?”

          That oughta do it. (Of course, There could always be a few more.)

  • DdC

    “if there’s advertising and legitimacy,
    how many people can get stoned
    and still have a great state or a great nation?

    37,691,912 in CA as of Jul 2011

    The world’s pretty dangerous

    The Scythians – High Plains Drifters
    They were expert horsemen, and were one of the earliest peoples to master the art of riding and using horse-drawn covered wagons. This early high mobility is probably why most scholars credit them with the spread of cannabis knowledge throughout the ancient world.

    The astonishing victories of the Scythians brought them a great deal of fame, and much of Western Persia fell under the rule of Scythian chieftains. It has been recorded that they invaded Syria and Judea around 625 BC, and even reached the borders of Egypt where peace terms were reached with them by the intimidated rulers of that kingdom.

    very competitive.

    So why compete, keep it outlawed?

    Why Do You Think They Call it DOPE?
    * Cannabis Hemp: The Invisible Prohibition Revealed
    * The Elkhorn Manifesto
    * Marijuana and Hemp: The Untold Story

    He also expressed worry about the “tendency to go to extremes.

    California Governor Proposes Massive Prison Expansion To Avoid Freeing Inmates
    * U.S. prison population largest in world
    * Sesame Street’ now has a show for kids with parents in prison
    * insidious drug-war weapon

    advertising and legitimacy?

    Oh of coarse lies, deception and massive intimidation do so much better…

    I think we need to stay alert,

    Does Weed Turbocharge Outside The Box Thinking?

    if not 24 hours a day, more

    28 hours a day!

    more than some of the potheads might be able to put together.

    Shit, I’ve had 32 hour days asshole.
    Jerry Brownose is still a condescending lapdog…

    That’s him on his knees
    I know that’s him
    Yeah, from 7 to 11
    At the Prison Union

    Jerry Brown, Jerry Brown
    He’s a clown, that Jerry Brown
    He’s gonna get caught
    Just you wait and see
    (Why’s everybody always pickin’ on me)

  • strayan

    Cannabis users just managed to persuade more than half the voting population of Colorado and Washington (state) that they should repeal cannabis prohibition.

    “Lazy” you say?

    • query… how many congressmen spent their evening crashing into parking barriers while stoned on pot and getting arrested for it?

      Let’s stack up the alcohol/legal drug induced criminal (or extreme stupid) incidents by elected reps next to all the cannabis induced criminal/stupid incidents committed by elected reps…

      in fact let’s just compare all real world substance harms and rate them on a scale shall we… in fact “moonbeam” let’s deal with reality – you lie, you suck, I’m over it.

  • DdC

    OT+- Minister of Native American Church Says Religious Rights Prevail
    The code notes that ceremonial use of peyote by Indians is protected by federal regulation as a centuries-old religious sacrament when it is integral to a way of life and perpetuates tribes and cultures, he said. When 28 states enacted similar protections, Congress acted in the interest of uniformity and to ensure a national standard of religious practice under the First Amendment.

    The U.S. Code of Federal Regulations concerning food and drugs lists the Native American Church as a special exemption regarding drug enforcement. Peyote is a controlled substance but not for nondrug use in native religious ceremonies.

    U.S. vs Boyll Native American Church 10/29/00

    ceremonial use of peyote by Indians is protected by federal regulation as a centuries-old religious sacrament when it is integral to a way of life and perpetuates tribes and cultures

    Archeology: Ancient Temple Hashish Incense! Did Jesus Inhale?

    But not Cannabis ceremonial use as a centuries-old religious sacrament? Hemp is a controlled substance, but not exempted for nondrug use. It was integral to our way of life. I guess Peyote isn’t nutritional, nor would it replace fossil fools, wood and cotton. Not a Threat to Big Pharma and Big Ag.

    New Zealand’s regulation of new psychoactive substances
    Last year the New Zealand parliament passed the Psychoactive Substances Bill 2013, which the associate minister for health argued was “to protect New Zealanders, particularly young New Zealanders, from the harm caused by untested drugs and an unregulated market.”

    Marijuana Wars – Al Jazeera
    attitudes towards legalisation in US, and L. America’s efforts to combat drug violence

  • cj

    To the dude who said about the pot movie..I could have sworn theres a recent zombie movie like that that was straight to video. Speaking of movies..it really pisses me off in enter the Dragon when they show the cavalcade of allegedly heroin using women. Theyre all laughing maniacally. Ive done and do alpt of diesel and theres been some strange group moments no doubt but ive yet to find any laughing gas in my heroin

  • Duncan20903

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    Hey, if you don’t like Governor Brown’s politics, then just wait 15 minutes. He’ll “re-invent” himself. Again.

  • CarolDuhart2

    Amotivational zombies. That’s right, Brown. Hundreds of blogs, several successful initiative petitions, at least 2 lobbying organizations. Hundreds of dispensaries. I was under the impression all that took a lot of effort, often focused effort. We haven’t even gotten into the mountain of creative endeavors created while on cannabis.

    Compare that to alcohol.

    Jerry Brown is channeling his “I’m sorry I tried all that stuff when I was young” guilt.

    Also, since when has one drug ever taken over a whole state or country? Booze, even though it’s completely legal, hasn’t. Cigarettes, ditto. Would legal pot be any different? As Sly Stone said years ago “Different Stokes for Different Folks”. And there’s a natural limit anyway. Some people aren’t interested in any substance, are allergic/resistant to all, have religious reasons or whatever. I figure at least 10% of any adult population is like this.

    And I have believed for a long time that we would soon have electronic/direct brain stimulation versions of highs anyway. Put a helmet on your head or get into a special room, and get all of the effects without chemical sideeffects.

    • DdC

      I went to a lecture/talk given by Timothy Leary at UCSC in the 90’s and that was part of the speech. Technology and a virtual reality type of “high” would be the new LSD. I just can’t figure out how to keep the electronic components from tearing the paper when I roll them up.

  • Randy

    Gov. Brown is merely trying to protect all the government jobs needed to enforce drug prohibition. Politicians are loathe to upset the bureaucracy they’ve created.

    • Duncan20903

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      Randy, you’ve obviously not followed Moonbeam’s career. When he made a lame bid for the Democratic nomination in 1992 I had the opportunity to meet him face to face in New Hampshire and he was singing a completely different song.

  • Servetus

    Despite his Yale law degree, Governor Jerry Brown fails to understand that enforcing marijuana laws to impose the Protestant work ethic onto unwilling citizens is unconstitutional. Brown’s version of the drug laws’ intent advances Calvinism, a religious point of view, and further fails the Lemon test by causing law enforcement to become excessively entangled with religious ethics.

  • Raffish

    Moonbeam doesn’t mean any of it but needs to send the right signals. He’s not exactly sly.

    Nor is he wrong: we in California depend on prohibition almost as much as we depend on weed. One Does Not Simply upend that shit. Children may starve.

  • primus

    Anyone who has read Machiavelli’s Prince recognize the signs.

  • Dave in IL

    “if there’s advertising and legitimacy, how many people can get stoned and still have a great state or a great nation?”

    Wow,he went kind of North Korean there for a second. Has Gov. Brown been travelling with Dennis Rodman?