Much ado about very little seems to dominate the news.
Do we really think jobless, hopeless voters care whether adult politicians smoked pot in their youth?
Perhaps a better question might be whether or not they are capable of righteous decisions today and whether laws should be rewritten.
Is it cute to care about college escapades or high school antics when there are more vital issues?
Booze, tobacco and pot may indeed contribute to the death of any user addicted to a habit. Note the government sells alcohol and tobacco, which continue to generate taxes. It is thought that pot might generate money if we could squeeze it into the budget. Why does that word hypocrisy leap to mind?
Governments are peopled and led by human beings who have histories. Most have supposedly matured by the time we get them. Decisions and even news stories may wish to dwell on the Biblical statement “when I was a child I thought as a child” (1 Corinthians 13:11), but voters need more than that.
We have staggering debt, crumbling infrastructure, limited health care, a great need for diversity and innovation and the headlines target pot use – not even today – but yesterday.
Are we having summer-slow news days; it it due to vacationing leaders or some other form of news drain?
What we also have is a young lady on the west coast denied entry into United States, forever, because she told the truth. She smoked pot in the past. She didn’t grow it or sell it or hoard it. She was not convicted of anything.
It is right and perhaps proper for a country to protect its people from convicted criminals seeking entry, but really, this was reaching.
She is a nice-looking kid. The first word that I thought of when I saw her picture was “clean.”
Are we using hammers to kill ants?
Maybe we all fail to pass somebody’s squeaky clean test for one thing or another, but when does this become nit-picking or bullying?
Hey guys, she didn’t intend to stay or run for president. She just wanted to hear a little music.
Here’s my full disclosure – I never smoked pot nor anything else. My mother would have grounded me for the rest of my life. I was more afraid of her wrath than enticed by sin. She saved me from a lot of things, one of which generic viagra europe may have been refusal to enter the United States.
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