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Open Thread - 10/12/2012


US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

TomCat
- 647 days ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).



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Kit B. (277)
Friday October 12, 2012, 10:18 am

"Oh, now you're John Kennedy?" Even Ryan knew that was dangerous territory, time to retreat!

I want to add one to your list, TomCat. The War on Drugs. The billions of dollars wasted, the people slaughtered, the lives ruined for using marijuana and then sent to prison. The years lost in developing marijuana for proper use in fighting so many diseases, cancer, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, seizures, and on and on, goes the list. The US government is not unaware, they own the patents for the cannabinoids (not THC) found only within the marijuana plant. The other result of the war on drugs, the price and restrictions on ordinary pain relief for those who need the help.
 

Carol H. (229)
Friday October 12, 2012, 10:49 am
thanks Tom, noted
 

Arielle S. (316)
Friday October 12, 2012, 11:30 am
LOL - love the cartoon, Tom - and Kit, I agree with you as usual. Imo, Ryan, the Petulant Liar, got creamed last night.
 

Dandelion G. (381)
Friday October 12, 2012, 11:59 am
Love the picture above too, and Joe looked like he was having a great time too.
 

Joe R. (189)
Friday October 12, 2012, 4:17 pm
Thanks TomCat. (3:42)
 

Dave C. (212)
Friday October 12, 2012, 7:51 pm
if you love war....domestic and international then R/R are your boys, but if you want peace and hope for the future....put aside your disappointment and vote Obama/Biden.....then push them to the left as far as we can.....
 

John B. (215)
Friday October 12, 2012, 8:42 pm
Thanks Tom for the Post Glad to know the Dr. visit went well. The GOP has a war against everything and their not done yet. Read and noted.
 

JL A. (272)
Friday October 12, 2012, 10:10 pm
I agree Kit and add one more--War on PBS (and Big Bird and Sesame St. in addition to Main Street)
 

Pat A. (117)
Saturday October 13, 2012, 3:00 am
Bless you, dearest TC, for telling us about the internet search for 'completely wrong' - it DOES give loads of pictures of Rmoney!! Glorious - has made my day!
 

Pat A. (117)
Saturday October 13, 2012, 3:09 am
PS - am very glad your doctor's visit went so well!
 

TomCat S. (286)
Saturday October 13, 2012, 9:07 am
Thanks everyone. Kudos to Kit.

Now, if only there were a cure for BOFS. (Bald-headed Old Fart Syndrome). ;-)
 
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