- Dec 26, 2004
Yeah that was pretty ridiculous and made me lose some respect for the guy. He and his administration basically mocked the whole purpose of thatpublic forum by not properly responding to the overwhelmingly most popular question. It just shows how completely separated Washington D.C. is from theAmerican people.Originally Posted by digitalO22
Obama laughed at the idea. He addressed it during a speech and then questioned the logic of the online audience.
This debate is needed, and more official, across-the board laws need to be known. The laws are changing so fast, but all through the medical aspect of the drug. I'd be excited to see it legalized through recreational use.
Bill Maher's comment was the best, "that sounded like a John McCain response."
Government will eventually wet its beak in pot. Government is Mafia for non Sicilians. Government, especially State level governments, make a lo of money offof gambling, tobacco and alcohol. In other places and at other times, government has obtained revenues from prostitution. It is only naturally, that asattitudes about pot liberalize, government officials who are always looking to get more money to buy more votes, will want to get a cut of this very popularvice.